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Steamboat Springs city manager addresses snow removal complaints

Steamboat Springs City Manager Gary Suiter is attributing a flurry of snow-removal complaints in the city to the combination of frequent, heavy snowfall and small private contractors not following plowing rules.

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Steamboat Springs City Council members weigh in on city’s controversial new PR practice

Steamboat Springs City Council members have different reactions to the news that the city’s public relations manager is manufacturing quotes for officials in city press releases.

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County moves to approve six-lot subdivision, city objects

Routt County commissioners voted 2-0 to approve a six-lot subdivision over the city of Steamboat Springs' objections.

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Some fear potential tax overload as community groups eye 2017 ballot initiatives in Steamboat Springs

With as many as six or seven local tax initiatives headed for the ballot in 2017, some community groups are starting to take steps they hope will prevent a case of tax heartburn in the electorate that dooms them all.

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Rita Valentine Park improvements get high-profile endorsement

On more than one occasion, Don Valentine has had to make a trek to a public meeting to defend the park that is named after his late wife. But last week, Valentine found himself praising the latest idea for the park.

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Steamboat Springs City Council president uncomfortable with new PR position manufacturing 'quotes' for city officials

Even Steamboat Springs City Council President Walter Magill eventually admitted his “quote” in a recent press release from City Hall didn’t sound like Walter Magill.

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Still no deal on Arnold Barn, but negotiations continue

The Arnold Barn will have to hold on through a few more snow storms before its future becomes clear.

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Tony Connell stepping down from Steamboat Springs City Council

Citing work demands and his desire to spend more time with his family, Steamboat Springs City Councilman Tony Connell plans to step down from the council next month.

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Steamboat Springs City Council weighs in on proposal to buy Yampa Street lot for future bridge

The Steamboat Springs City Council does not appear to be willing to buy another piece of property on Yampa Street that some community members have eyed as another riverside park with a new pedestrian bridge.

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Dog group eyes third off-leash park in Steamboat Springs

But before the new off-leash area at Whistler Park goes beyond the conceptual phase, the city wants to hear from residents about the idea.

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Human Services building so cramped its shortcomings are driving policies and procedures

An architectural firm has reported to Routt County commissioners that the current Human Services building is so cramped its shortcomings are driving policies and procedures.

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Routt County roads get plowed once a day, drivers cover 20 to 30 miles in 8 hours

Routt County Road and Bridge Director Janet Hruby explained Jan 10 why it’s not practical for her crews to plow the same rural road multiple times a day.

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Steamboat Springs City Council to discuss possibility of investing in another Yampa Street property

The owner of 655 Yampa Street pitched the property to the city in the fall with a price tag of $1.3 million.

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Future of Rita Valentine Park back on Parks and Rec agenda

A community group that wants to improve local parks for canines will seek public input Wednesday evening on a proposal to add new dog-related amenities to Rita Valentine Park.

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Used snowplow ordered by Steamboat Springs City Council is experiencing breakdowns

The Steamboat Springs City Council learned this week that its decision to buck a city staff recommendation and buy used snowplowing equipment instead of new vehicles has likely not come without some consequences.

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