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Routt, Moffat tax valuation dinged by reduction in valuation of Hayden Station power plant

The reduced valuation of Salt River Project's share of the property in the Hayden power plant will impact taxing entities, including Routt County government, the East Routt Library District and the West Routt Fire Protection District in Hayden.

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West Steamboat housing proposal evokes strong reactions

Young professionals in Steamboat Springs are emerging as the most vocal supporters of a housing proposal that would add 450 units, including some for workers with lower incomes, to the west side of the city in the coming years.

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Lisel Petis appointed to Steamboat Springs City Council

Young professionals in Steamboat Springs have a new voice on the City Council.

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Steamboat Springs City Council not ready to endorse latest water proposal for housing development

The Steamboat Springs City Council thinks a developer’s latest water proposal for new neighborhoods on the west side of town still is too risky for the community and its taxpayers. But the council is resolved to trying to keep the housing proposal afloat in the coming weeks through some negotiations.

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Royal Hotel owner might deed asbestos site to Routt County to land cleanup grant

“You’ll have the opportunity to tell that to the judge when we move forward,” with legal action. "It’s not our intention to take your property," Commissioner Doug Monger said to Reno Ager, owner of the asbestos site.

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Routt tabs FEMA veteran to lead county's emergency operations

Routt County Manager Tom Sullivan: Choice of new emergency operations manager a good fit for first responders' desire for more layers of disaster training.

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Steamboat Springs City Council to revisit water proposal for new west end neighborhoods

The Steamboat Springs City Council and a developer interested in building new neighborhoods in west Steamboat will see if they can tread the water issue together on Tuesday night.

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Battle over controversial Steamboat Springs apartment project heads back to courts

A battle concerning the future of the west end of downtown Steamboat Springs continued in Citizens Hall on Tuesday night as City Council members faced more opposition about its decision to approve a controversial apartment project.

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9 Steamboat Springs residents apply for seat on city council

Tony Connell’s seat on the Steamboat Springs City Council is now one of the hottest tickets in town.

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Routt County's ranch preservation program closes in on 50,000 acres conserved

With the closing of five pending conservation easements, Routt County's landmark ranch preservation program will have conserved more than 50,000 acres.

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Steamboat Springs city planners not endorsing new Burgess Creek Road condo proposal

The city's planning commission will weigh in on the revised concept for the condos Feb. 9.

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Steamboat Springs City Council members hoping more residents will apply for open council seat

Only two residents have applied to replace Steamboat Springs City Councilman Tony Connell ahead of next week’s application deadline. The city’s elected officials are hoping more will step forward in the next few days for a chance to serve.

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Monster Steamboat Springs City Council agenda clocks in at 908 pages. Here are the 'CliffsNotes':

If you have a weekend ritual of cozying up with a good Steamboat Springs City Council agenda, it might be a good idea to start that ritual a little earlier this weekend. Make that a lot earlier.

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What's next for Howelsen Hill? City in wait-and-see mode

As community members prepare to usher in another weekend of fun, fireworks and ski jumping through fiery hoops later this month at Howelsen Hill, there are a lot of questions swirling around about the park’s future.

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