Steamboat Ski Area announced Monday morning it had opened the gondola and Heavenly Daze trail, affording 2,000 feet of vertical.
Bolstered by clear weather, construction crews are nearing the finish line on the first phase of the major improvement project in downtown Steamboat Springs.
Continuing Monday, Oct. 31, Yampa Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Sixth and Eighth streets, including the Sixth and Seventh street intersections.
Helicopter pilot Brian Jorgenson spends most of his summer nights on the road, and most of his summer days in the air working for some of skiing's top-level lift manufactures.
With work scheduled to be completed on the Yampa Street improvements next year, the group wants to tackle another downtown eyesore.
An under-construction home on Amethyst Drive is on its way to becoming the county’s first certified passive house under both American and European standards.
Routt County Regional Building Official Ben Grush said in summer 2015 that his department would soon decide whether to move forward toward adoption of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.
Fueled by 13 $1million home starts, numerous six-figure remodels and a handful of big institutional building projects, this construction season is putting up numbers like the Yampa Valley hasn’t seen since the boom years of almost a decade ago.
Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project and Oak Street work will continue this week.
The Yampa Valley Housing Authority is seeking proposals from developers who might be interested in building new residences on two Oak Creek lots owned by the housing authority.
Yampa Street construction managers are hoping for a long Indian summer as they approach a late November deadline to have the first phase complete.
The discussion occurred following a ski season when two of the ski passes went missing and one councilman caught some flak for his frequent use of the city benefit.
“At this point, I’m not willing to reconsider it,” Walter Magill said Thursday. “I’ll be interested in hearing what the court has to say. We looked at each of the variances and had a dialogue on it” before we approved those variances.
Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project will continue the week of Sept. 5, but there will be no active work on Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day.
Downtown Lincoln Avenue will be sandwiched by construction starting Tuesday when work begins on Oak Street.