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Obituary: Ross Gene Warbington

August 23, 2019

January 6, 1951- August 17, 2019 Ross Gene Warbington, 68, of Steamboat Springs passed away at his home Aug. 17, 2019. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at Holy...

Bat found in Hayden tests positive for rabies

August 23, 2019

A bat found on a property in Hayden has tested positive for rabies, according to Routt County Public Health. It is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Routt County since 2014, according...

Over a Cup of Coffee: Burritos and enchiladas

August 23, 2019

A couple of weeks ago I made burritos with ground beef and refried beans, similar to the first of this week’s recipes. We hadn’t had burritos for a while so they tasted good. This week’s column features two recipes — one for burritos and the other for enchiladas.

Janet Sheridan: TaskRabbit could improve my life

August 23, 2019

Recently in New York City, a dog-loving lady hired a worker to distract her chihuahua while she completed a project. Evidently, the dog was a showboat, and the doting owner was a milquetoast incapable of putting her grandstanding dog in another room. Thus, according to a report on, an able-bodied young man chatted with the owner, played with the dog, watched TV for two hours, and earned $51.

Under the Dome: Summer — Time to travel, listen and learn

August 23, 2019

My senate colleagues from the Denver or Colorado Springs area can describe their districts by the streets that bound the communities that they represent. When they ask me about my district, I mention the borders of Wyoming and Utah and the Continental Divide. Their events are minutes apart, and mine are hours. I'm not complaining. I would challenge any state senator in the country to represent an area as rich in natural beauty and wonderful citizens.

Across the Street: READ every day

August 23, 2019

I recently read an article by Catherine Winter titled the Ten Benefits of Reading: Why you should read every day. Many writers have written articles about the "Five (or Ten) Most Important…", and you can fill in the blank. I've been intrigued by these articles because I can quickly skim through the headlines and see what people are thinking. Then, of course, I consider how the author's opinions align with mine.