Permit request for zip line before county Planning Commission on Thursday

The Routt County Planning Commission will hear a proposal Thursday night from Steamboat Zipline Adventures to build a series of eight zip lines off a steep southwest facing hillside comprising 71 acres near the foot of the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass.

Steamboat Ski Area creates new meeting room for private ski, snowboard lessons

A number of Steamboat ski and snowboard instructors have built up their own clientele, often repeat customers, who book their entire winter calendar with private lessons.

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Foreclosure rates down in Routt County

In 2014, county Treasurer Brita Horn anticipates just 100 homes will begin the foreclosure process, down from 134 in 2013, 233 in 2012 and 306 in 2011.

Business briefs: U Grok It wins 2014 GROW conference Smackdown

U Grok It Inc., the makers of a UHF RFID reader and system for iOS and Android devices with offices in Steamboat Springs, San Francisco and Seattle, was selected as the winner of the 2014 GROW conference Startup Smackdown, according to a news release.

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Trio of Steamboat Springs entrepreneurs wins at Breckenridge startup weekend

Lindsay Balgooyen and her brother, Dan, were hiking around Smith Rock in Oregon in May when they thought of their big business idea. Just weeks later, their new entrepreneurial endeavor would take the top prize at the Breckenridge Startup Weekend and spur a move from Steamboat Springs to new shared office space in Frisco.

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Colorado Group Realty gives $23,500 in grants to nonprofits

Colorado Group Realty has awarded $23,500 to local nonprofits as part of the ninth annual Charitable Foundation grant program.

Steamboat Springs Chamber board conducting interviews for new CEO

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is immersed in its search for a new chief executive officer, and board members hope a candidate will be in place before the end of next month.

Real estate transacions for Aug. 15 to 21, 2014

Real estate transacions for Aug. 15 to 21, 2014

Real estate transactions for Aug. 8 to 14, 2014

Real estate transactions for Aug. 8 to 14, 2014

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Steamboat Ski Area announces a flurry of new capital improvements

Billy Kidd has a lot of new research to do this upcoming ski season.

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Southwestern Energy invests millions more in Northwest Colorado

Drilling in Moffat, Routt counties will continue through 2015

Southwestern Energy’s oil and gas play in Northwest Colorado got much bigger in July after the company entered an agreement to acquire an additional 74,000 net acres of mineral leases in the Niobrara shale formation for $31 million.

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Gov. Hickenlooper spends Colorado's birthday talking business in Steamboat Springs

Governor John Hickenlooper was so impressed by what he saw Friday morning on a tour of Elkstone Farm in Strawberry Park, he gave the growing farm's leader some unsolicited marketing advice.

Business briefs: Local Ace Hardware store earns national award

It may have been scorching hot in Las Vegas last week, but employees of the local Ace Hardware store in Steamboat Springs who traveled to Sin City were feeling pretty "cool."

Horse-training couple wins county approval to add land to Marabou

The HOA and one of Marabou’s homeowners were seeking the change to resolve an awkward legal situation for the HOA, and to allow one of the homeowners to create an apartment in a private barn.

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Aviation, aerospace discussion lands in Northwest Colorado

Venues in both Moffat and Routt counties played host to the Colorado Space Business Roundtable Wednesday and Thursday as part of the second annual Aerospace Business Development Road Trip. A crowd of about 50 — including Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid and Colorado House of Representatives candidate Chuck McConnell, among others — gathered Thursday morning at Colorado Northwestern Community College to hear an array of speakers discuss the ever-changing world of aircrafts and related topics.