Debate continues about large-format retail west of town
The conversation to decide whether a big box store will spring up next to Steamboat II - or on both sides of it - begins at tonight's meeting of the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission.
Diamond spoke about trends, future with panel at business breakfast
The next several weeks look good for tourists, Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. President Chris Diamond said this morning, at a breakfast that included predictions and concerns from other local business leaders.
Moffat County Commissioners Tom Gray and Tom Mathers said the Colorado Division of Wildlife needs to demonstrate honesty and make itself available to local residents if it wants to improve its public image.
City Council will draft major policy revisions
In a 4-3 vote, the Steamboat Springs City Council decided to move forward with an affordable housing ordinance that would suspend linkage, an impact fee that requires developers to mitigate - with units or a fee - a percentage of the work force housing their developments are thought to create.
Bricks to line entry of Gardner Field
The Steamboat Springs Booster Club is set to begin selling Sailors Pavers - engraved bricks that will line the entrance to Gardner Field at Steamboat Springs High School.
Sixteen-year-old Josh Hines, of Hayden, will be honored tonight as the Steamboat Springs Community Youth Corps' 2008 Corpsmember of the Year. He's receiving the award from the city's Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services department.
In the 19 years I've lived here, I've watched Steamboat take on many personas. One year, ads proclaim Steamboat is Ski Town USA; the next, Steamboat is a world-class ski resort. We're friendly, folksy, snowy and home to lots of Olympians.
Facility continues expansion in face of budget cuts
The slowing economy and threat of cuts from the state have not slowed the North Routt Community Charter School.
US Rep. John Salazar reads tribute to House of Representatives
John R. Fetcher died Feb. 6 at Yampa Valley Medical Center. He was 97. Fetcher was known throughout Colorado as a builder of ski areas and reservoirs. Congressman John Salazar paid tribute to Fetcher on Tuesday during a speech before the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys and girls Alpine teams each finished third on Friday in Beaver Creek. Pacing the boys in the giant slalom event was Connor Bernard, with a third-place finish.
The resources to develop a geothermal power plant may lie right in Steamboat Springs' backyard, Matthew Sares plans to tell a local audience Thursday.
LIFT-UP of Routt County is very grateful to the generous community we live in. At a time of great need in our county, we have seen countless food drives and food donations, donations for our Thrift Store, and amazing monetary donations to assist those in need. It is obvious from our perspective that we live in a caring, supportive and generous community.
In Colorado, 7.3 percent of adult men use chew tobacco on a daily basis, compared to the national rate of 6 percent. Chew tobacco use rates can vary dramatically according to where you live, and some areas of Southeast and Southwest Colorado can have rates of adult men who chew as high as 20 percent. Among high school-age boys in Colorado, about 12.4 percent use chew tobacco, whereas the national rate is about 10 percent.
Steamboat trounces Eagle Valley, 63-39
While Steamboat Springs played like the Road Runner, its Eagle Valley counterparts looked more like the Wile E. Coyote.
12:50 a.m. A noise complaint was received from the 3300 block of Columbine Drive where there was a loud party.
There are few men who have had as great an impact on the Yampa Valley as Jim Temple and John Fetcher. Their lives are worth remembering, honoring and celebrating.
Talk to focus on pointers from Harvard authors
Randy Rudasics is leading a lunchtime workshop Thursday to explain what he means. Rudasics, manager of the Bogue Enterprise Center and a SCORE counselor, plans to use a book to guide the business-focused Success Steps talk at Steamboat Smokehouse.
Routt manager: Area revenues are declining at a severe rate
Fearing deeper revenue declines than budgeted, Routt County government has instituted a hiring freeze that applies to all positions vacated as of Tuesday.
Commissioners move toward increasing penalties for local infractions
The Routt County Board of Commissioners gave preliminary approval Tuesday to adopting the Colorado Department of Transportation's Model Traffic Code, which not only would raise fines for local traffic offenses, but also send some of that money back to Routt County's general fund instead of to the state.
Owners aim to compete with other Steamboat Springs operation
Resort Dry Cleaning has opened in Steamboat Springs to compete with Natural Cleaners. Resort Dry Cleaning is in Riverside Plaza in western Steamboat. Shawn and Rhonda Graham own the new operation, which opened Jan. 19.