Salida High School students earn construction trade certification

From left, Caleb Ediger, 18, senior; Gabe Gentile, 17, senior; and Ed Office, 17, junior are the first Salida High School students to complete the Colorado Mountain College Basic Construction Technology certificate. All three students spent two years in the program working on active job sites in the area gaining hands-on skills.

After two years of learning skills at live job sites, students first to receive certificates

1000 Words: CMC Steamboat Springs shares vegies with LiftUp Routt County

Mikhaila Hobbs, LiftUp of Routt County food bank manager, accepts a donation of fresh greens from Becky Edmiston, professor of biology. The vegetables were harvested from the Bear Park Permaculture Center at CMC Steamboat Springs. The center produces hundreds of pounds of food each year including tomatoes, squash, greens, beets, radishes, broccoli, beans, berries, apples and more. Photo by Greg Hughey

Bear Park’s growing dome produces plenty of vegetables to go around