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Planning commission bucks county recommendation, wants part of scenic road to remain public

A public outcry from cyclists, birders and artists helped convince the Routt County Planning Commission to vote against a proposal to privatize part of a scenic county road south of Lake Catamount.

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Steamboat briefs: Gondola work will close Gondola Square, promenade

Gondola Square and the promenade between the Sheraton and One Steamboat Place will be closed through late June while crews work to update the gondola. Guests are asked to use caution, follow all detours, obey signage and stay out of construction zones in the base area.

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Storm drops a foot of snow at higher elevations

Much of the Yampa Valley woke up to a dusting of snow Tuesday morning, but it was a different story at higher elevations.

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Downed trees cause outages in South Routt County

Winter weather Monday night took its toll on power lines maintained by Yampa Valley Electric Association in South Routt County.

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Who's knocking on my door?: The Record for Monday, April 24, 2017

7:28 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who made a threatening comment at a convenience store in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza. A warning was issued.

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2 earthquakes rattle Northwest Colorado last week

Rangely and Craig earth moves from 3.7 and 3.9 tremors

The earth made some rumbles at about 11 a.m. on Earth Day, Saturday when a minor earthquake originating roughly 3 miles west, northwest of Rangley left some people feeling shaken.

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City officials, Steamboat Ski Area moving ahead with Howelsen Hill talks

City of Steamboat Springs officials don’t think the pending sale of Steamboat Ski Area will throw a mogul in the resort’s potential bid to take over Howelsen Hill operations.

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Colorado reporting record high marijuana sales

Colorado’s marijuana industry — one of the most mature in the nation — continues to thrive, posting record-setting sales figures through the first two months of 2017.

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Could Steamboat Today offices become City Hall? City leaders take a tour with real estate agent

City officials who toured the Steamboat Pilot & Today offices with a realtor on Friday left thinking the large commercial building might be worth pursuing for city facilities.

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Girls cited for shoplifting makeup, clothes at Walmart: The Record for Sunday, April 23, 2017

1:37 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man carrying a cardboard box full of bottles in the 900 block of Yampa Street. The caller thought this was odd. Police could not find the man.

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Timetable for Steamboat schools bond issue already tight

Steamboat Springs school board member Michelle Dover said the board has been coming together like never before in 2017 in an effort to upgrade or build new school facilities.

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Bike donations help children enjoy summer in style

Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas and Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare join forces to help local youth organizations roll through summer.

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Whiteout: The damage done

There have been 137 confirmed fatalities at Colorado’s ski resorts over the past decade. Kevin Pitts became the state’s first for the 2016-17 season.

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Water restrictions to be announced soon in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs residents won’t be able to water their lawns as often as usual this summer due to the drier than normal spring.

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Planned water outages in Oak Creek persist longer than expected

Oak Creek residents were advised April 24 that “You may experience longer periods without water today. We will make every attempt to keep you notified of issues as they occur, and our progress.”