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Dog’s Eye View: Is anybody out there?

Have you wondered why some dogs bark intermittently, day or night, in your neighbor’s yard? Are you that neighbor? Have you thought that there could be a connection between the dog’s type or breed; his age, energy level or temperament; or the environment the he is in?

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Steamboat briefs: Assessor, treasurer’s web pages down for maintenance

The Routt County Assessor’s Office and Treasurer’s Office web pages will not be available from 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26 through Aug. 28 while a database conversion is conducted.

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Routt County's proposed pot tax too 'high' for Hayden's liking

State law prohibits Routt County from imposing an excise tax of more than 5 percent on pot, but the Town of Hayden, which operates under a home rule charter, is not bound by that limitation.

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Steamboat Institute's Freedom Conference returns Friday

The Steamboat Institute’s annual Freedom Conference and Festival returns this Friday and Saturday and features an impressive list of guest speakers.

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Steamboat Springs City Council orders property owner to produce maintenance plan for historic barn

Historic preservationists are calling on the Steamboat Springs City Council to hold a property owner’s feet to the fire to help save a historic barn that is being neglected near the base of the Steamboat Ski Area.

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2nd downtown Steamboat Springs bar faces penalties for serving after hours this summer

Police officers on July 10 found bar patrons at The Pit on Fifth BBQ drinking alcohol after 2:33 a.m., according to a police report.

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Wildfire prompts small closure

A wildfire reported Saturday has prompted a small closure in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness.

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The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

12:19 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person who crashed a bike near mile marker 67 on Colorado Highway 131.

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City Council bucks developers' Iron Horse spending proposal

The council felt many of the items in the developers’ proposal were deferred maintenance items the developer should pay for, not public improvements that would benefit the community.

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Steamboat briefs: Public invited to open house on ski area arrival project

The Urban Redevelopment Authority Advisory Committee will host a public open house on the “Ski Area Arrival Experience” from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the Burgess Creek meeting room at the Steamboat Grand.

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City Council discusses potential impact of large housing proposal in west Steamboat Springs

The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday expressed concern about the impact a major development proposal for up to 1,600 new housing units on the west end of town would have on a city staff that is already struggling to keep up with the developments they already have on their plate.

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School board votes for mill levy to fund full-day kindergarten

Voters this fall will decide whether to approve a tax increase to fund free full-day kindergarten for students in the Steamboat Springs School District.

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Fire grows to 25 acres

Despite cool, overcast weather, the Silver Creek Fire grew to 25 acres Tuesday and continued to eat though dead, beetle-killed lodgepole pine trees.

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Steamboat Springs City Council members surprised, angered, stumped by request for emails

As more cities across Colorado and the nation put the email communications of their elected officials online for the public to review for free, city council members in Steamboat Springs are still communicating online with each other in a manner that concerns government transparency advocates.

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Woman seriously injured in boating accident

A 38-year-old Steamboat Springs man faces a felony after a woman was seriously injured in a boating accident Sunday at Stagecoach Reservoir.