Steamboat Ski Area gets planning OK for new race-specific trail

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.’s plan to build a new race-specific trail for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club received a unanimous recommendation Thursday night from the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission.

Mountain Massage Institute recruiting for classes in Steamboat

A new massage school opening in Steamboat Springs plans to blend online curriculum with hands-on learning to make it easier for students to complete the training required to be a massage therapist.

Butcherknife Brewing Company delivers kegs to Steamboat restaurants

Steamboat Springs’ Butcherknife Brewing Company delivered its first kegs to restaurants this past weekend, “culminating a journey to market spanning nearly five years,” according to a news release.

Atmos Energy files for gas rate increases in Colorado

A proposal by Atmos Energy to increase natural gas base rates would increase residential bills by an average of 5.4 percent in Northwest Colorado, according to a news release.

Classic burger joint Back Door Grill opens takeout window

Steamboat can now grab classic burger fare out of the takeout window in the Ghost Ranch’s building on Seventh Street.

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Longtime Steamboat banker Paul Clavadetscher retires from Centennial Bank

Paul Clavadetscher retired from being president of Centennial Bank on May 30 — 21 years to the day after he started working in Steamboat Springs on June 1, 1993.

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Rocket Fizz candy store preps for grand opening celebration

Friday night into Saturday morning, Patrick Evans will be working to install neon signage above his RocketFizz location on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Friday last day to take business improvement district survey

Friday is the last day for downtown Steamboat Springs stakeholders to take a survey about what projects or items they’d like to see they business improvement district take on.

All-day housing event set for June 13 in Steamboat Springs

The city of Steamboat Springs, Routt County and the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors have organized a full day of speakers, panel discussions and question and answer sessions on the subject of “local and regional housing needs, challenges and opportunities,” according to a news release.

Uber's transportation service makes it to Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs quietly moved into the world of smartphone-based, on-demand transportation this past winter with two licensed charter operations signing on with the Uber service.

Oak Street Holistic Health Fair planned for Tuesday evening in downtown Steamboat

Health and wellness providers on Oak Street in downtown Steamboat Springs are hosting a Holistic Health Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Steamboat's PowerIce approved for $500,000 in job credits

Steamboat Springs-based company PowerIce has been approved for more than $500,000 in state tax credits to add up to 100 jobs during the next five years.

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For rent by owner: How technology and familarity are changing the vacation rental landscape

The last time the city of Steamboat Springs rewrote its vacation rental permit process, it was 2007 — Apple had just debuted the iPhone and the for rent by owner website Airbnb still was a year away from its first listing. Since then, the technology surrounding short-term rentals has only become better and easier to use for owners and renters alike. Time and increased familiarity have made vacation rentals an attractive option for more people.

Business briefs: Downtown restaurant Aurum adds daily brunch service to offerings

Recently-opened Yampa Street restaurant Aurum is adding brunch service starting June 1, according to a news release. It will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. seven days per week, the release states.

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Vista Verde Guest Ranch near Clark hits market for $19.9 million

Christy Belton, of Ranch Marketing Associates, has listed Vista Verde Guest Ranch in the upper Elk River Valley for $19.9 million.