Navigator Awards chart a course to new venue at Strings Pavilion

The Navigator Awards present an opportunity to celebrate the best business practices of successful entrepreneurs in the community.

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Leaders of business improvement district address concerns at tax proposal meeting

The leaders of Steamboat Springs' downtown business improvement district Monday night continued to make their case for why downtown property owners should embrace a property tax increase to pay for additional marketing and maintenance.

Steamboat Economic Summit kicks off Friday

The summit is targeted toward the Steamboat business community and offers a great networking opportunity in addition to its educational value.

Business briefs: Society of CIC recognizes Ravenscroft for 20 years of leadership

Chip Ravenscroft, of Steamboat Select Insurance Group in Steamboat Springs, was honored for his ongoing pledge to education, commitment to excellence and dedication to the insurance profession. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors present Ravenscroft with a formally-inscribed certificate for his continued participation in the CIC program.

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Monthly report shows real estate market numbers up

Real estate transactions are on an upward trend in Routt County, both in gross volume and number of transactions, according to a monthly market report released this week by the Land Title Guarantee Co.

Historic Elk River ranch sells for $11.25 million

Originally known as the May Ranch for most of the 20th century, the property at 44285 Routt County Road 129 more recently was owned by cattle rancher Ryan Wood, one of the founding members of the Under Armour sports apparel brand.

Eight-lot residential subdivison proposed in Stagecoach

County planner says removing the dated high-density zoning from the Young’s Creek Preserve parcel would be a benefit if the project subdivision goes forward.

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Steamboat Springs Chamber names new CEO

Jim Clark, a tourism development professional with more than 30 years of hospitality experience, has been named as the new CEO of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, according to a news release.

Butcherknife Brewing Co. announces coffee porter launch

This week, Butcherknife Brewing Co. is launching its sixth beer, the Morningside Porter, a 4.8 percent ABV porter.

Intrawest acquiring remaining interest in one of Canada's busiest ski resorts

Company also discusses latest earnings report

Intrawest acquired its first 50 percent interest at Blue Mountain in 1999 and has operated it as a joint venture with Blue Mountain Resorts Holdings Inc. ever since.

First National Bank of the Rockies becomes Bank of the San Juans

Ten First National Bank of the Rockies branches were renamed Bank of the San Juans following an acquisition by Montana-based Glacier Bancorp Inc., according to a news release.

Permit request for zip line before county Planning Commission on Thursday

The Routt County Planning Commission will hear a proposal Thursday night from Steamboat Zipline Adventures to build a series of eight zip lines off a steep southwest facing hillside comprising 71 acres near the foot of the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass.

Steamboat Ski Area creates new meeting room for private ski, snowboard lessons

A number of Steamboat ski and snowboard instructors have built up their own clientele, often repeat customers, who book their entire winter calendar with private lessons.

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Foreclosure rates down in Routt County

In 2014, county Treasurer Brita Horn anticipates just 100 homes will begin the foreclosure process, down from 134 in 2013, 233 in 2012 and 306 in 2011.

Business briefs: U Grok It wins 2014 GROW conference Smackdown

U Grok It Inc., the makers of a UHF RFID reader and system for iOS and Android devices with offices in Steamboat Springs, San Francisco and Seattle, was selected as the winner of the 2014 GROW conference Startup Smackdown, according to a news release.