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Dream Island pedestrian crossing taking shape

The concrete median itself isn’t flashy, but three electronic signs that are soon to be installed will change that.

Search for top building official for county, city resumes

The top four candidates all had substantive comments to make in phone interviews, and County Manager Tom Sullivan expects to bring top candidates to town for personal interviews Sept. 4 and 5.

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Steamboat Ski Area announces a flurry of new capital improvements

Billy Kidd has a lot of new research to do this upcoming ski season.

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New redevelopment project in the works near base of Steamboat Ski Area

Over the next few years Blue Sage Ventures is aiming to be a big part of a new sort of renaissance at the base area by sprucing up the iconic Clock Tower Square and adding new residences and commercial spaces around it.

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Major road construction project set to start Thursday in Steamboat Springs

Drivers should expect to see traffic go down to one lane near Pine Grove Road on the east side of town and near Elk River Road to the west.

Steamboat Ski Area gets planning OK for new race-specific trail

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.’s plan to build a new race-specific trail for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club received a unanimous recommendation Thursday night from the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission.

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Steamboat Ski Area saw 19,000 night skiers during 1st season under lights

Tuesday night marked the first time the ski area has publicly disclosed how many skiers and riders the new lights on the lower mountain attracted here in Steamboat.

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Steamboat developer hopes to convert steak house space to apartments

The Old West proposal would create both a five-bedroom apartment on ground level at 111 Eleventh St. and a second, three-plus bedroom apartment on the second floor above it.

Steamboat City Council members to continue to push for changes at regional building department

City staff has since last year considered privatizing the department as a way to make it more efficient, but Routt County officials earlier this month indicated they would reject such a proposal.

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Seasonal Steamboat Ski Area employees will no longer receive health insurance from Intrawest

In an email to employees, ski area officials wrote that an analysis from Intrawest showed coverage on the new health exchange would be cheaper for most of its seasonal employees.

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Steamboat Springs residents adapt to life next to the new lights at Steamboat Ski Area

When Anthony D'Aquila recently stood on the front porch at a friend's house about 10 miles south of Steamboat, they lamented how the lights have changed the landscape.

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Promenade at base of Steamboat Ski Area featured in new magazine article

Danny Paul, a staff engineer for the city of Steamboat Springs who works on the base area projects, said the project can continue to serve as a “good model” for other communities.

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Developer looks to move forward with 2nd phase of Wildhorse Marketplace

The next phase of Wildhorse Marketplace could be in place by late 2015 or early 2016.

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Steamboat Ski Area to usher in night skiing era Friday with fireworks, torchlight parade

The new lights on the mountain are ready to go and will allow skiers to ride down 1,000 vertical feet of terrain from the top of the Christie Express lift to the base area.

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Major paving project scheduled this summer for US Highway 40 in Steamboat

CDOT has budgeted to spend $6 million on the project on U.S. Highway 40 where it runs between Snow Bowl Plaza and 13th Street, and between Third Street and the pullout near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass.