This coming Saturday evening, I will be conducting a summer stargazing event out at the Yampa River State Park campground, three miles west of Hayden on U.S. Highway 40, beginning at 9 p.m. This will be my second “Yampa River Star Party” event. and I am very excited about it! Last summer, we had a great crowd of...

Planets Venus and Jupiter are heading for a very close conjunction in our evening sky later this month. A similar conjunction of the same planets happened in November 2004, as shown in this telephoto view. Brighter Venus is to the left, Jupiter to the right. The bright spikes are the result of light diffraction within...

This article appeared in the Pilot and Today. By Teresa Ristow. Colorado Mountain College student Molly Goldberg was elected last week as the youngest member of the Amnesty International USA Board of Directors. Steamboat Springs — A Colorado Mountain College student is now the youngest member of Amnesty...

This article featuring CMC Ski & Snowboard Business graduate Zachary Ray’s art was printed in S-Magazine. By Mark Kristofic. Every once in a while, you meet someone who is truly inspiring. And often it can be someone who you least expect.  My story begins when I was at a ski trade show and had two hours between...

This article was published in the Steamboat Springs Pilot & Today. By Teresa Ristow. Molly Goldberg said she struggled with academics as a teen and barely graduated high school, but she’s now flourished as a student at Colorado Mountain College. She graduates with an associate’s degree during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m....

NASA Astronaut Steven Swanson, Ph.D. will give the keynote commencement address at Colorado Mountain College’s spring graduation ceremony in Steamboat Springs on May 2. Swanson is a 1979 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, and though he’s traveled more than 83 million miles in space throughout his 17-year...

Frick’s passion for environment, teaching noted in faculty honor Betsy Frick was named 2014 adjunct Faculty of the Year for the Colorado Mountain College campus in Steamboat Springs. “Dynamic” and “spatial” may not be the words most people think of when it comes to geology. But they are among the ones Betsy...

NASA’s New Horizons robotic spacecraft. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – January signals the beginning of a journey to reach a new planet, the first time NASA has launched such an effort since 1989. Between January and July NASA’s New Horizons robotic spacecraft will explore planet Pluto – yes, even the space agency says it’s...

Leadership Steamboat is sponsored by Colorado Mountain College in partnership with the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. The program is aimed at growing and enabling business and community leaders. The culminating project of this year’s class of new leaders was Yampa Valley Gives, which  partnered with...

This article was published in the Steamboat Today. By Teresa Ristow. Steamboat Springs — Joel S. Allen has spent about 15 years working on a series of hand-wrapped hanging fiber sculptures, an art installation he calls “Hooked on Svelte.” Photo: Dustin Bartholomew/courtesy. Despite his obvious commitment to the...