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Yampa Street construction project moves into second week

So far, Yampa Street construction has impacted one business, but the owner remains optimistic.

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Idea of tiny houses gaining traction locally

Steamboat Springs High School students, under the direction of industrial arts teacher Dusty Dike, are finishing up their seventh “tiny home” build.

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Yampa Street closures begin this week

Construction on Yampa Street will ramp up this week, with some closures beginning Monday.

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Light industrial buildings hold potential for eight live-work units

Decade-old live-work plan resurfaces

It was originally in 2005 that Steamboat Today reported new industrial sites in Steamboat Springs were scarce and that only a few lots remained in the fourth and final phase of the Copper Ridge Business Park.

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87-room Homewood Suites by Hilton planned for U.S. Highway 40

An 87-room suite-style hotel could be the newest addition to U.S. Highway 40’s hotel row on the southern edge of Steamboat Springs.

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YVMC plans updates in emergency department, orthopedics, child care

As one of the first steps of the project, YVMC Foundation has partnered with CCS Fundraising to conduct a philanthropic campaign feasibility and planning study.

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Planning Commission weighs in on plans for ski area's mountain coaster, golf course

The Steamboat Ski Area's plan to build a new mountain coaster and mini-golf course at the base of Mount Werner had a mostly smooth ride Tuesday at a city planning commission meeting.

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Flat Tops at Wildhorse would create 21 single-family homes near Trailhead Lodge

Resort Ventures West Principle Brent Pearson said one of the goals of the developers is to deliver “an appropriately-sized" single-family home that is efficient and doesn’t include too much costly space.

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Ski free this weekend at Winter Park with Steamboat pass

Steamboat Ski Area pass holders who had their weekend biking and jogging plans ruined by the spring snowstorm have an alternative option if they don't mind driving a bit.

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Lift ticket tax for public transit raised at City Council meeting

City Council explores ideas for funding city services

Councilman Tony Connell wants to ask the electorate in November to approve a tax on lift tickets sold at the Steamboat Ski Area to help pay for the local public transportation system, as well as new amenities, such as a teen center, that are geared toward youth.

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Barn Village at Steamboat thriving with new construction

The subdivision’s history, in many ways, represents a microcosm of the Steamboat real estate market through the past dozen years, said real estate broker Chris Wittemyer, who represented the More family, the original developers, and Gibraltar Residential in transactions throughout the years.

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Hotel seeks noise exemption for steam whistle sound at base of ski area

The timing of the whistle sounds at the base area is still to be determined, but they would likely occur around the end of the ski day.

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Free trainings offered to help prep for updated county building codes

Officials at the Routt County Regional Building Department are promoting a series of free trainings for Yampa Valley construction professionals in preparation for the county’s proposed move to updated building codes later this year.

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Stairway to heaven

The growing trend of climbing on skis for one sweet downhill slide

When Susie and Paxton Jones agreed to a Valentine’s lunch date last month, counting calories wasn’t a consideration. By the time they had reached the dining room at Four Points Lodge high on the Steamboat Ski Area, the couple had climbed almost 2,700 feet of vertical.

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Small houses, big potential

The allure of tiny homes and small building is catching the attention of developers and builders in Steamboat Springs. They are asking themselves whether building small could be the answer to Steamboat’s ongoing affordable housing challenges.