I attended the meeting in Steamboat where the proposed Hayden casino was discussed and I came away with the feeling that the Sleeping Giant Group is driven more by potential profits to be made from off-casino ventures than its desire to better serve the Routt County community.
In reading many letters to the editor, one might be led to think every economy in the valley is wonderful. But then you turn the page and read that school athletic programs need funds, small county communities can’t afford law enforcement, the city of Steamboat Springs is contemplating cuts to services, the airlines need help filling seats, the county can’t afford to maintain gravel roads, and there are many locals searching for jobs where there are none. Which page is correct?
Questioning the integrity of our electoral process is all the rage among conservatives during the past four years, and the visit by Catherine Engelbrecht of True the Vote to the Steamboat Institute last week was no exception.
Did you see Halley’s Comet when it sailed past Earth in 1985 and 1986? If not, you’ll have to wait until 2061 for another chance, because Halley’s Comet only comes around once every 76 years.
Shutterfly. Blabberize. Glogster. iMovie. The Steamboat Springs School Board was thrilled Monday night when a group of six elementary school teachers briefed them on these new tech and Web tools being deployed in local classrooms.
Voters have little time left to register to vote in the upcoming election. Routt County residents still can visit the Clerk and Recorder's Office to register by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday or can register online at www.govotecolorado.com.
Hayden's Friday loss to West Grand threw a wrench in the things we thought we knew about local 8-man football.
2:10 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers pulled over and arrested a 24-year-old man from West Virginia who was suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol at Seventh and Yampa Streets.
People making records requests would be required to post a deposit of $25 when the county determines such a request would result in more than 15 minutes of work.
The meeting is hosted by the board of the Local Marketing District, which oversees the flight program that is funded in part by a 0.25 percent general sales tax in Steamboat.
If it isn’t bears in this town, it’s raccoons acting like Dumpsters are luxury condos with a meal plan.
A busy weekend in Routt County high school sports was highlighted by another big win for the Steamboat Springs High School football team. Up next: a showdown with Palisade.
There were six permits issued for new homes with a combined value of $5.3 million in the county last month, producing a third-quarter combined valuation of $6.9 million.
The three black bears had their sights set on groceries in a car on Meadowbrook Circle on Monday.
The Steamboat Springs Challenger Fund gets ready to distribute grants, Literary Sojourn authors impress and a relative of Butch Cassidy speaks in Craig.