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New Big Agnes tents feature light switches

Backpacker calls Big Agnes' latest line of tents, "equal parts party, and practical."

Intrawest, Powdr, Boyne ski resort operators unveil M.A.X. Pass

For Steamboat season pass and Steamboat-15 pass holders, the M.A.X. Pass means they could add five days at 22 resorts for a $249 up-charge (adult rate), according to Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. spokesman Mike Lane.

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Ski Corp. unveils prices for 2015-16

Season pass price increases to $1,049

Unrestricted adult season passes will cost $1,049 next winter, which represents a $50 increase over this season. Last year, season pass holders saw a $20-a-year bump in price.

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Straightline owners plan to make the most of inconvenient situation this spring

Some retailers would be peevish over having to temporarily abandon their store for eight or nine weeks and move their merchandise and fixtures not once, but twice. But the owners of Straightline are seizing upon the disruption as an opportunity to rejuvenate their store.

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Regis professor says business must be sustainable

By 2050, the average daily temperature across the world may be 5.4 degrees higher than it is today, the global population will top 9.6 billion and forest wildfires will be up between 50 and 175 percent, according to a Regis University assistant professor who spoke at Colorado Mountain College this week.

Lodging chairman says Steamboat resort will bustle into first week in April

January delivered mixed results among different property management companies and part of the fall-off was attributable to hesitant Front Range skiers who are very discerning about ski conditions.

Steamboat Movement Fest promises to bring yoga tourism to Steamboat

The Steamboat Movement Fest will offer outdoor yoga classes along with vendor villages in Gondola Square and live music on the performance stage.

Steamboat seeks to add Hockeyville USA to its brand

If local hockey aficionados get their way, Steamboat Springs could also soon be known as Kraft Hockeyville USA.

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Local sticker company expanding to new markets

The founders of Steamboat Sticker shipped their first order of stickers in January, 2014, and the stickers have since been making their way to retailers in more than 18 states around the country.

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Thrift Store Treasures: Sifting through the hidden gems of Routt County's thrift shops

A thrift store is a place where people can donate items they no longer need, and the stores are dependent on donations from the community. Customers come from all walks of life, and one never knows what they’ll be looking to buy.

Proposed Ridge at Deer Mountain subdivision straddles urban growth boundary

A majority of the Planning Commission agreed that the five-acre lots called for in the Deer Mountain plan are preferable to the existing platted subdivision of 35-acre parcels.

Real estate prices up, inventory down in 2015, according to forecast

The real estate market may see a dramatic increase in purchase prices and a supply that continues to shrink in 2015, according to real estate broker Doug Labor.

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180-unit condo development proposed south of Walgreens

A former Steamboat Springs resident and developer has proposed building a 180-unit condominium development along Highway 40, just south of Pine Grove Road and the old Staples building.

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Chadwick Flats introduces green, multi-unit horizontal living to Steamboat

Innovative new design will maximize space and views, minimize stairs

A new three-unit residential development near the base of Steamboat Ski Area will offer private, single-level floor plans stacked atop each other, a design yet to be seen in Steamboat.

Business briefs: New pet grooming business opens on Yampa Street

Dogs in Steamboat Springs have a new place to be pampered, and those looking for information on how to buy a small business can find it by attending a seminar at CMC.