The Steamboat Springs City Council must quickly address the city's broken affordable housing ordinances if the goal of creating attainable housing for our work force is to have any chance of success.
Seller's name listed first, followed by the buyer - BIRMINGHAM PARTNERS LLC To ALIDEN LLC For STEAMBOAT CROSSING COMMERCIAL CONDOMINIUMS UNIT 7 - $215,000
Hanrahan named Optimist Teen of Month
Steamboat Springs police arrested a 22-year-old man Friday night after he allegedly rammed another car and tried to run over downtown partygoers while intoxicated.
Sound fiscal policy
Saturday, Nov. 22, marks the 29th year since our daughter, Marie Blee, went to a dance in Craig and never came back home to Hayden, where we were living at that time.
I am so very grateful to all of you for your participation in the festivities at Centennial Hall on Tuesday. That large (but not all-inclusive) list starts with Kathy Connell, who is an activist of the first order. She enlisted a virtual cast of hundreds: City Council, city staff, chef extraordinaire Nancy Kramer and all of you who took the opportunity to share that fabulous evening with me and my family. Thank you all who have contributed so generously to the Carol Booth Fox Garden Fund; Steamboat is a wonderful place. I hope to make it even lovelier with your help and suggestions.
Most instructive of the studies that followed the election of Barack Obama and increases in control of the Senate and House by Democrats is a mapping of the percent change in party votes by county produced by the New York Times at http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/results/president/map.html.
Great schedule of winter events on tap
Quietly and without much fanfare, our solar system recently gained two more named dwarf planets. They were discovered a few years ago, but it takes awhile for the official naming process to run its course.
Funding for spec homes and second homes under close bank scrutiny
Besides the obvious, there's a very practical reason independent building contractors in Steamboat Springs aren't in the planning stages for new spec homes to launch in 2009.
Doug Beall, vice president of development for the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., shared news Wednesday about the progress of One Steamboat Place, the large luxury condominium project poised to expand and modernize Gondola Plaza.
Visitors to last week's Success Steps luncheon left with a bounce in their step and whispers of grins on their faces.
The Hayden Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a grand opening and ribbon cutting Friday for RedClay Designs and Gifts, which Cindy LaDue owns. Hayden's newest business is at 300 W. Jefferson Ave. The ribbon cutting will be at noon Friday, followed by a book signing by local photographer Jim Steinberg, author of "Colorado Scenic Byways; Taking the Other Road." The grand opening continues through Saturday. LaDue can be reached at 276-8104.
Johnson & Johnson Physical Therapy treats athletes training for the Olympics and athletes training for the next game against Palisade. It treats dancers who train at Juilliard and dancers who train at Perry-Mansfield. It treats people who fly in from Chicago and people who live on Lincoln Avenue.
A good pie recipe has a way of sticking around - to plates, forks, ribs and recipe cards.
Occupation: Administrative support staff for the Routt County Probation Department on weekdays, wedding cake designer on weekends
Developer predicts 2009 sales tax increase
Members of Steamboat's real estate and development community gathered at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel ballroom Wednesday to look for reasons for optimism on the heels of a third quarter that produced the lowest unit sales volume in more than five years.
Preseason polls, years of futility and the extreme cold have done nothing to temper Western State College men's basketball coach Mike Moskowitz's expectations.
Bud Werner Memorial Library uses popular media players to inspire, help learning
When a teacher sees an MP3 player in the classroom, it's often basis for punishment - a sign that the student isn't paying attention to the lesson. But in Steamboat Springs, the lesson increasingly is the iPod.
I wake up every day with the goal of not getting punched in the face. I almost always succeed.
Glen William Pinhaud, 48, Longmont - Driving under the influence, speeding, weaving, open container (Colorado State Patrol)
Expansive dirt-colored scars overlooked Steamboat Springs early Friday morning high on the slopes of Mount Werner. They - along with a week's worth of not-quite-cold-enough temperatures - were signs that fall had yet to fully loosen its grasp on Ski Town USA.
The North Routt Community Charter School is experiencing sharp growing pains this year as expanding enrollment runs into a shrinking budget, even as the school attempts to increase capacity.
Parents, children tour new Yampa facility as playground awaits completion
Despite doubling its capacity with its new facility in Yampa and finally being able to accommodate everyone who wanted to attend this school year, the South Routt Early Learning Center already is receiving phone calls from parents of infants who want to get on the waiting list.
Search and Rescue missions adjust to GPS devices
Technological advances are not only making more tools available to search and rescue crews, they're allowing lost hikers and hunters to help themselves.
The developers of the First Tracks affordable housing project were turned down by the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission on Thursday night, yet they still deemed it a successful hearing.
I can't dance. Doesn't matter if it's rock 'n' roll, big band or swing - I have a better chance of finding gold at the end of a rainbow than finding the beat on the dance floor.
Joe Roberts draws a cartoon that appears weekly on the editorial page of the Sunday Pilot & Today. This is the cartoon for Nov. 16, 2008.
I have just finished one of the most interesting years of my life, because I had a chance to meet more than 10,000 people after knocking on 26,000 doors as part of my campaign for State Senate.
"Seek first to understand, then to be understood."
I wish gasoline were still $4 a gallon. Before you question my sanity, take a breath and read on.
Confidence pays off for Hayden coach
Successful basketball coaches come from everywhere and start with all manners of experience.
Any doubts former head Houston Astros trainer Dave Labossiere had about leaving baseball after 25 years in the big leagues floated away last week.