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After losing a landmark, town of Yampa invited to look to the future

When the Royal Hotel burned in January, the town of Yampa also lost a watering hole that offered much more than cold beer.

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Steamboat Springs City Council moves closer to forming downtown URA

Council President Bart Kounovsky said past councils have for decades passed on opportunities to invest in the downtown corridor, and the current council should be the one to pull the trigger.

Yampa Valley Housing Authority close to applying for permit to build 48 affordable apartments

The tentative business arrangement with Overland Property Group to build the affordable apartments in Steamboat calls for the developers to absorb the entirety of the nearly $2 million debt on the land incurred by the authority in the real estate run-up of the last decade.

Sheriff's Office investigating disappearance of Stagecoach man

The Routt County Sheriff's Office is releasing very little information related to the investigation of a missing Routt County man.

Twentymile Mine asks to mine additional acres

Routt County's Twentymile Coal Mine is asking permission from the federal government to mine coal from an additional 310 acres under ground.

Police station committee applications will be accepted through March 12

Community members who want to help the city of Steamboat Springs build a new police station can now apply for the job online at the city's website or in person at City Hall.

Mitsch Bush bill would eliminate red tape for Colorado Mountain College

A bill sponsored by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush would provide administrative relief for Colorado Mountain College, which currently keeps two separate budgets for two- and four-year programs at the school.

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City of Steamboat seeks new owner for historic house on Yampa Street

The century-old Workman home at 603 Yampa St. must be relocated or demolished before the city can follow through with its plan to convert the riverside property into a public park this summer.

The Record for Monday, March 2, 2015

12:07 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of vandalism in the 1500 block of Shadow Run Court. A man said he had been locked inside an outdoor pool area and damaged a fence while trying to climb out. No crime was committed.

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Greater sandhill cranes make their way to the Yampa Valley this month

The First Crane Sighting Contest will take place throughout the month of March as the greater sandhill cranes begin making their way to the Yampa Valley.

Steamboat briefs: Pot series will be topic of Coffee and a Newspaper

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is hosting its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza. The topic of this month’s event will be a discussion of the Pilot & Today’s five-part series on the first year of legalized recreational marijuana.

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Downtown improvement plan returns to Steamboat Springs City Council

City Council asked city staffers during its Jan. 20 meeting to return this week with additional research as they wrestled with the question of whether or not to fund public improvements in the downtown through a tax incremental financing program.

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Yampa Valley Autism Program's 7th annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball returns Saturday

This Saturday will mark the Yampa Valley Autism Program's seventh year hosting an annual Mardi Gras Masquerade fundraiser.

The Record for Sunday, March 1, 2015

8:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person on Walton Creek Road. There was a man standing in the middle of the road swinging his arms around to hit cars as they drove by. When officers arrived, there was no one to be found.

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Red Wings, Blackhawks alum to face-off at Howelsen in 2nd annual Steamboat NHL Alumni Classic March 28

For the second straight year, Howelsen Ice Arena will host the Steamboat NHL Alumni Classic March 27 and 28 — a benefit for Steamboat Springs youth hockey highlighted by an exhibition game between NHL greats from the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks.

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