Proponents of downtown tax are optimistic heading into Election Day

Sometime after 7 p.m. Tuesday, everyone will learn whether commercial property owners in the downtown BID will pay an extra property tax worth four mills that could be spent on things like wayfinding signage, trash and recycling collection and parking management.

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Yampa Valley Medical Center honored as 2014 Navigator Awards' Business of the Year

On Friday evening, Yampa Valley Medical Center will be honored as the Business of the Year during the 2014 Navigator Awards ceremony at the Strings Music Pavilion.

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Navigator Awards honor Sarah Fox as Young Professional of the Year

Sarah Fox began working construction as a carpenter's helper while in middle school and spent a summer during high school working on the original construction of Emerald Mountain School in Steamboat Springs.

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Ed MacArthur honored as 2014 Navigator Awards' Business Person of the Year

Ed MacArthur, owner of Native Excavating, will be honored as the 2014 Navigator Awards' Business Person of the Year.

Real estate transactions from Oct. 24 to 30

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Back Door Grill upgrades to bigger location on Oak Street

With new facilities, burger joint will increase menu options

Since originally opening four months ago as a tiny takeout window burger joint, Back Door Grill has expanded rapidly and now is located in a larger home on Oak Street, complete with indoor seating, a bar and an upcoming extended menu.

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Wildhorse Homesteads in Steamboat take shape

A residential phase of construction in the Wildhorse Meadows area is underway, with crews currently pouring foundations for five family residences in two buildings.

Business briefs: Crunch time for BID election

Time is running out for downtown commercial property owners and tenants to vote in the election that will decide whether a new property tax downtown will support things like marketing and maintenance.

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Wendy's closing after long run in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat residents looking for Baconators, spicy chicken sandwiches and Frosty treats soon won't be able to find them at the Wendy's at the corner of U.S. Highway 40 and Anglers Drive.

Business briefs: Veteran broker is new director of business development for Coldwell Banker

The new Director of Business Development for Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties' local offices is Michael Taylor.

Best Shoe Store: Steamboat Shoe Market

Steamboat Shoe Market is Best of the Boat.

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Businesses in Steamboat Springs recognized for sustainability efforts

The use of a worm farm to turn organic waste into valuable compost helped Steamboat's Pet Kare Clinic on Wednesday clinch the 2014 Sustainable Business of the Year at an awards ceremony hosted by the Steamboat Sustainable Business Consortium.

Embezzlement case continues for former Routt County couple

A former Routt County couple accused of embezzling nearly $5 million from window-covering company Hunter Douglas will continue to work through the case in Colorado's U.S. District Court in Denver.

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Demand for Steamboat rentals driving up prices

A rebounding economy is pushing a new crop of residents into Steamboat rental housing, and the demand is driving prices up while available inventory shrinks, creating one of the tightest rental markets in years.

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Sotheby's and Buyer's Resource in Steamboat merge

The merger comes after months of talks between the two companies, which center on Buyer's Resource wanting to open up their business to sellers and Sotheby's benefiting from Buyer's Resource's 15 years of expertise exclusively representing buyers.