The search for a new high school athletics director officially began this week in Steamboat Springs.
The record for May 12-18
As 34 Hayden High School seniors get ready to take the next step in their lives, they will be remembered as a close-knit class that shared some good and sad times during their four years.
City Hall becomes a little less cramped
When the city planning department moved into its new digs at Centennial Hall last winter, it left behind several other departments who now have hopes of spreading out cramped office cubicles, and maybe even getting a dry roof over their heads.
Officials of Intrawest Corp. said this week that the Steamboat Ski Area is "on their radar screen," but they have moved beyond their company's phase of aggressive acquisition and will focus $400 million of available cash flow on building commercial properties in their resort villages and retiring debt.
Letters for May 14-19
Weekly planner for May 21-25
Junior tourney tees off on four greens The four golf courses in town are teaming up to offer a citywide junior tournament this summer.
After lunch Tuesday, four fourth graders ducked into a small barn on Scott and Tricia Flowers' ranch, just southwest of Steamboat Springs, and giddily bounced through the building, which was home to chickens and turkeys.
If you were looking for proof of just how important last weekend's Special Olympic Regionals were, all you have to do is watch Kelly Chambers' face.
Former city hall's future could contain retail and office space
Jim Cook hopes his new building at 41 Eighth St. can become a test case for urban renewal in downtown Steamboat Springs.
Chris Diamond stood up in front of Steamboat Springs City Council and the Chamber Executive Board this week and hiked his sweater vest up to his chin to reveal a golf shirt bearing the logo of American Airlines.
Chamber hires marketing director Charlotte Mills has been hired as marketing director for Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.
Local briefs for May 14-19
Maria del Angel is a bilingual single mother with three children, Zavia, age 15, Roberto, age 13, and Alan, age 4. Del Angel, her three children and her brother currently live in a one bedroom apartment in a tough neighborhood in the heart of the Denver metro area, where the crime is so bad the kids cannot even play outside.
When Routt County contracted out for its very first courthouse back in 1877, it spent $100 on a little log cabin with a dirt floor and sod roof.
Authorities search for missing Scout Authorities were searching Saturday night for an 11-year-old who had gotten separated from his Boy Scout troop while on a camping trip in the Pike National Forest.
Gardening isn't an aerobic activity, but it's a productive and satisfying way to cultivate some new, good health habits. While it isn't a traditional "sport," it can be quite a challenge to your body, involving every muscle and joint.
Weeknight games on Front Range a hassle On Tuesday night, the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team's season came to an end with a heartbreaking, overtime loss to Broomfield in Broomfield.
It couldn't have been much closer, but Steamboat Springs middle-distance runner Rachel Starr wouldn't have had it any other way.
Tennis Center prepares for new season
It is that time of season again at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs, as the outdoor clay courts are scheduled to open Wednesday, said Jim Swiggart, director of the Tennis Center.
Two Oak Creek women try out for Broncos cheerleading squad
It was a pretty admirable performance for two women who had very little dance experience going in.
According to graduating seniors and teachers, small class size and a sense of family unity creates an ease of learning in private schools. Ryan Kiely, graduating senior at Christian Heritage, said these aspects and the Christian influence have made for a difficult decision in leaving Steamboat and his friends.
Do nightly rentals pose problems
The issue of vacation home rentals in Steamboat Springs has been a hot topic recently as the city continues work on its new Community Development Code. The city has discussed the regulation of these rentals, which are perhaps more commonly known as nighly rentals. We asked Evlyn Berge, owner of Special Places and a member of the Community Preservation Alliance, for her take on vacation home rentals in Steamboat Springs.
While Memorial Day is a time of year to recognize and honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives for democracy and devout patriotism, it's also a great time of year to have a party.
In brief for May 14-19
Like a first milestone in life, many people will always remember the day they graduated from high school as the end of one period of time in life and the beginning of another.
Building permits for May 7-11
Around town for May 14-19
South Routt's Mark Littman may be gone, by he's far from forgotten
It may be a little known fact, but when Mark Littman met his wife, Karrie, they were both living in Denver, doing the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. shifts and wearing business suits. Mark Littman, a well-known south Routt local who died May 6 while scuba diving in Florida, was known for his love of the outdoors in particular, skiing, hunting and fishing. And Karrie, she was known to be where Mark was and doing the same thing. In Oak Creek, the Littmans were known as the owners of Big Tuna's, which Karrie is still running.
City Council passes first reading of 'impact fee' ordinance for new construction
On a hike, a snowmobile ride, a ski or a snowshoe through the vast stretches of land in Routt County, there always will come a time when something appears and it's hard to tell what it is or why it happened.
So how much is in your wallet?
The Yampa Valley is known for its pristine places that simply take one's breath away. This isn't one of them. Its outside face is certainly dignified, but on the inside, it is over-crowded and causes discontent for those people who must spend their days there. The hallway is cramped, causing ripples of movement whenever anyone has to sidle down that pathway. Welcome to the Routt County Courthouse.