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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.

Business Briefs: Coldwell Banker names director of business development for Steamboat, Vail

Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties announced that Michael Taylor joined as the director of business development for offices serving Steamboat Springs and Vail.

Local finding it hard to park Greek food wagon at base of Steamboat Ski Area

Cynthia Pougiales' quest to park her new Greek food wagon at the base of Mount Werner has been so difficult in recent weeks, she and her friends have pondered the idea of instead having two donkeys pull the wagon around to make mobile sales.

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New business helps visitors get a healthier high in Steamboat Springs

Local entrepreneur Drew Koehler is hoping to tap into the state's lucrative recreational marijuana industry with his new vaporizer rental business. Koehler's sales pitch is that vaporizers are healthier to use than smoking marijuana. They also are more discreet.

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Running store in Steamboat hopes to start on the right foot

Susan and Joshua Boles are hoping Routt County's active running community will be drawn to their new store, Twisted Trail Running Company, which they hope to open in Steamboat Springs later this month.

Intrawest reports boost in sales of season ski passes

The parent company of Steamboat Ski Area announced Monday that its sales of season passes and frequency products for the upcoming ski season were up about 14 percent in volume and 20 percent in sales dollars through Nov. 2 compared to last year.

Real estate transactions from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Real estate transactions

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Chamber still working to grow number of summer visitors recommending Steamboat to their friends

Events were busier. Sales tax collections reached historic levels. But there's still one big summer data point that still isn't going the direction city officials and the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association want it to.

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Steamboat-based mulch manufacturer catching on in oil fields

Trent Jones said his Mountain Pine Manufacturing, which employs five people, has the potential to triple its sales next year, which could lead to him hiring 10 to 15 additional employees.

Standing Tall program brings old West principles to business

“Standing Tall: What do You Stand For?” is an inspirational, interactive morning workshop that will show participants the common sense principles of the old West.

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Downtown Steamboat Springs stakeholders narrowly reject proposal to fund BID with property tax

The defeat of the tax measure sends downtown business leaders back to the drawing board to try and figure out how to secure more revenue for upkeep and improvements in a downtown area that just two years ago was scrambling to find money to save flower baskets on Lincoln Avenue. It also casts doubt on whether the Steamboat Springs City Council will continue to consider a proposal from the city to use tax increment financing under an urban renewal authority to fund things like sidewalks and pedestrian lighting downtown.

Proponents of downtown tax are optimistic heading into Election Day

Sometime after 7 p.m. Tuesday, everyone will learn whether commercial property owners in the downtown BID will pay an extra property tax worth four mills that could be spent on things like wayfinding signage, trash and recycling collection and parking management.

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Yampa Valley Medical Center honored as 2014 Navigator Awards' Business of the Year

On Friday evening, Yampa Valley Medical Center will be honored as the Business of the Year during the 2014 Navigator Awards ceremony at the Strings Music Pavilion.

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Navigator Awards honor Sarah Fox as Young Professional of the Year

Sarah Fox began working construction as a carpenter's helper while in middle school and spent a summer during high school working on the original construction of Emerald Mountain School in Steamboat Springs.