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This story appeared on the front page of the Steamboat Pilot & Today on June 10, 2021

By Suzie Romig, Steamboat Pilot & Today

After 20 years as a Steamboat Springs-based company specializing in energy foods made from honey, Honey Stinger now has its first local, company-managed beehive.

In partnership with Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs and biology professor Becky Edmiston, the Honey Stinger hive was installed last month in an electrified enclosure on the hillside above the college campus. The location is home to three other hives managed by Edmiston and the college’s student Beekeeping Club that started in 2012. Read more.

Bees and beekeepers at CMC Steamboat's apiary

At CMC Steamboat’s apiary, Honey Stinger beekeepers, from left, Kate Burleson and Shannon Grasser search for healthy signs of the queen bee, which means finding eggs or larvae. Photo Stephanie Stocking