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Combo of fresh powder, temperatures allow Steamboat Ski Area to open more terrain

Steamboat Ski Area announced Monday morning it had opened the gondola and Heavenly Daze trail, affording 2,000 feet of vertical.

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Fair weather keeps downtown Steamboat Springs construction on track

Bolstered by clear weather, construction crews are nearing the finish line on the first phase of the major improvement project in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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City releases update on construction projects

Continuing Monday, Oct. 31, Yampa Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Sixth and Eighth streets, including the Sixth and Seventh street intersections.

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Elevating Elkhead, new lift promises less time on the lift for local skiers and snowboarders

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.

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Business challenged to spruce up alleys

With work scheduled to be completed on the Yampa Street improvements next year, the group wants to tackle another downtown eyesore.

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Three local homes featured on Green Building Tour

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.

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Building department moves toward codes upgrade

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.

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Routt County construction industry hits biggest permit valuation in 7 years: $96.5 million

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.

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City offers construction updates

Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project and Oak Street work will continue this week.

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Yampa Valley Housing Authority seeking development proposals for Oak Creek land

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.

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Construction managers banking on good weather

Yampa Street construction managers are hoping for a long Indian summer as they approach a late November deadline to have the first phase complete.

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Steamboat Springs City Council members raised concerns about ski pass perk, emails show

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.

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Steamboat Springs City Council president stands by approval of controversial apartment project

“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.

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Yampa construction halted for Labor Day

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.

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Sidewalk work starting on Oak Street

Downtown Lincoln Avenue will be sandwiched by construction starting Tuesday when work begins on Oak Street.

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