I think the non-sale of the ski area to the Muellers is a disaster for the community of Steamboat Springs. We are stuck with a company that can't manage itself or get along with the community. It's beyond belief. I don't think $500,000 is enough money to compensate the Muellers for backing out of a deal the Muellers worked so carefully to put together.
There is a mess to sort out at Town Hall in Oak Creek. The assistant town treasurer has resigned, accusing the town manager of improprieties on her way out the door. The town manager has submitted his letter of resignation, too, though whether he resigns, he says, is up to the Town Board.
But owner of ski area doesn't define Steamboat Springs
Deflating. That's the best word I can use to describe the emotions that pervaded Steamboat Springs last week. When the news broke that American Skiing Company's deal to sell the ski area had been abandoned, you could almost hear business leaders gasping.
Meeting is at 8:45 a.m. Monday
A preliminary budget for the Steamboat Springs School District will be presented to education board members at 8:45 a.m. today at the George Sauer Human Services Center.
Still, March was colder than normal
Though sunny spring time weather has definitely arrived in the Yampa Valley, with temperatures going above 50 degrees for the second time in two weeks this weekend, March numbers show that the month was colder than average.
Free passes to those who properly follow clues
Armed with a riddle for a clue, skiers and riders set out for one of the most rewarding Easter egg hunts in the valley Sunday, but only three people came up with the goods.
Council meets at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday
On a City Council agenda with a number of potentially contentious development applications, the Ranch at Steamboat may be the most controversial.