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Era of the Super Pass: Steamboat Ski Area invites guests to invent their own 'framily'

A Steamboat Passport group could include the members of someone’s college rock band, their softball team, church group or former colleagues. And Passport holders may use their days singly, for long weekends or long vacations.

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Era of the Super Pass: Ski resorts forced to adapt and change with demographic cycles

The world is turning 30 and 60 at the same time, and neither one bodes well for the destination ski resort industry, says veteran ski industry executive and educator Tim Cohee.

Era of the Super Pass: Can ski areas succeed with symbiotic relationships?

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Rob Perlman said his ski area has modest expectations regarding Steamboat’s ability to attract skiers from Toronto and Quebec via the Intrawest Passport, but it’s definitely a goal.

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Wild Plum brings new food, wine and energy to base area

Wild Plum is the revamp of The Market on the Mountain, which closed in the spring after operating across the street in the Village Shopping Center for nearly 40 years.

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New Mexican restaurant coming to Hayden

Hayden residents and visitors will soon have convenient access to Margarita Gomez’s authentic Mexican food.

Founders of new food delivery business in Steamboat Springs were involved in travel company scam

Investigators with the Colorado Attorney General's office were very intrigued this week when they learned about Andy and Bethany Wunder's new restaurant and alcohol delivery business in Steamboat Springs.

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Black Friday, Small Business Saturday bring sales to Steamboat businesses

While national Black Friday sales fell significantly from 2013, local business owners say they had a busy, strong holiday weekend.

Routt County sees strong real estate market report

Strong fall market numbers are leaving real estate professionals optimist about the region’s economic recovery.

Steamboat Ski Area's airline marketing program takes Yampa Valley Boys on the road

The Yampa Valley Boys, Steve Jones and John Fisher, should succeed in reinforcing Steamboat’s image as a cowboy ski town; their latest CD, “New Home on the Range,” charted at number 11 in the top 30 Western albums.

Unique exercise device takes top prize in local business plan competition

Elk River Valley residents Jim and Jo Lauter have created an exercise device that allows anyone to mimic the sport of horseback riding from the comfort of their living room.

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New restaurant and alcohol delivery service up and running in Steamboat Springs

From an exhausted skier to a family that doesn't want to pack into a car on a snowy night to that man who doesn't want to make the trip to the grocery store, Wunder can think of a number of different people who will use her new delivery business.

Business briefs: Ski boot company finding way to repurpose boot liners

A new partnership between a custom ski boot maker and SAVEarth will help people in underdeveloped countries like Nepal and Mongolia secure some warm footwear this winter.

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Jensen steps down as Intrawest CEO

Intrawest CEO Bill Jensen replaced by Thomas Marano.

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Parking time limit extended in lot at Eighth and Oak streets

The change could be useful for some long term-downtown parkers especially when the city rolls out new license plate reading technology to improve parking enforcement or if parking meters are installed downtown.

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Round Mountain Ranch sells for $11 million

The three-bedroom, three-bath 5,126-square-foot owners home has three fireplaces and includes a bell tower. Other residences on the property are a 4,000-square-foot, two-story log home designed for a ranch manager, two additional staff houses and three guest cabins.