Longstanding barbecue restaurant Steamboat Smokehouse gets new owners

Steamboat Smokehouse will be open Friday, serving brisket, St. Louis-style ribs and pulled pork for the first time in months and under a new set of owners.

San Francisco, Washington-Dulles added to Steamboat winter air service

For the 2014-15 ski season, winter air service into Steamboat Springs will add nonstop flights from San Francisco and Washington, D.C., in addition to expanding flights from Seattle and Los Angeles.

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Outgoing Chamber exec saved 4th of July with a 'little help from his friends'

Kern also took an active role in restoring and broadening summer airline service here. And recently, played a leadership role in acquiring a new piece of telecommunications infrastructure that some say has the potential to give Steamboat more bandwidth at a lower cost.

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Steamboat design, build professionals use online community to attract clients

The size and reach of Houzz has helped Steamboat Springs-based businesses that use the service to market to more people and generate clients in new ways.

Business briefs: Steamboat properties earn TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Highmark Steamboat Luxury Vacation Rentals and four Steamboat properties managed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2014.

City Market remodel in Steamboat to last until end of year

The City Market in Central Park Plaza currently is undergoing a remodel that will modernize the store and improve the experience for customers, according to spokeswoman Kelli McGannon.

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Routt County real estate market has strong May performance

At more than $56 million, it was the largest monthly dollar volume in more than a year and the best May total since 2008, according to a report from Land Title Guarantee Co.

Colorado vacancy, rent survey reduces Steamboat report to once per year

A report from the Colorado Division of Housing showed that multifamily rents on the Front Range have reached all-time highs in the first quarter of 2014, but for the first time, information about Steamboat Springs is missing from the report.

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Report: Rocky Mountain West follows nationwide housing preference trends

The Sonoran Institute works with cities and counties across the West trying to grapple with questions surrounding growth, Clark Anderson said, introducing himself and his organization to those gathered for an all-day forum about housing issues in Steamboat Springs.

Business briefs: Steamboat designer returns after year spent studying in Italy

Steamboat designer Valerie Stafford, a partner at Rumor Design, recently returned from a year spent studying in Italy at the Florence Design Academy, according to a news release.

Cannabis credit co-ops unlikely to gain traction without federal signoff

The most recent attempt by Colorado legislators to allow marijuana businesses access to financial services is a nice token gesture, according to those in the industry, but in reality will do little to change the status quo of secretive bank accounts and large amounts of cash changing hands.

Butcherknife Brewing in Steamboat to participate in Simultaneous Collaboration Brew

As the crew at Butcherknife Brewing Co. in Steamboat Springs starts to heat mash tuns and mill grain Thursday morning to make a saison, they won’t be alone.

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Lodging occupancy up across Colorado; Steamboat results mixed so far

According to travel research firm DestiMetrics, lodging already booked for the summer is up 6.8 percent in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming among the properties that participate in its figures.

The Steamboat Grand receives TripAdvisor award

The Steamboat Grand hotel at the base of Steamboat Ski Area received the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, according to a news release.

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Housing forum keynote speaker shares affordable project experience

The challenge of providing affordable or workforce housing isn’t unique to resort communities or Colorado, said James DeFrancia, the keynote speaker of Friday’s housing forum at Citizen’s Hall, but a smaller employment and tax base could mean greater struggles for a municipality the size of Steamboat Springs.