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Erin Biggs: Sessions' appointment disturbing

"I respectfully call on Senators Gardner and Bennet to issue a strong public statement condemning the appointment of Jeff Sessions to the position of Attorney General and to demand a more appropriate appointment." — Erin Biggs

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Our view: The road twice plowed

"We’d like to see the county study traffic volumes on its roads and find a way to plow the busier roads at least twice on heavy snow days." — Editorial Board

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Fixing health care requires repeal of Obamacare

Two weeks into 2017, it is clearer than ever that fixing our nation’s health care system will require a full repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

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Protect Colorado’s health care access, coverage gains

"The policies our new elected officials may enact promise to affect both health care access and coverage — factors that research shows can dictate not just how we live, but how long and well we live." — Dr. Ned Calonge, Karen McNeil-Miller and Dr. Chris Wiant

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Jenette Settle: ACA repeal would cost jobs

"One very important aspect of the ACA is the number of jobs it has created." — Jenette Settle

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Our view: A bridge too far

The proposal to sell the undeveloped lot for $1.3 million arrives when there are more urgent questions to be answered by local governments about community priorities.

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Our view: Barn may get new lease on life

We were given reason to hope last week with the news that the Steamboat Ski Area has emerged as a potential caretaker of the historic Arnold Barn.

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Natalie Breitung: Helping our heroes

I have the privilege of working with our heroes every day. Whatever their needs, I try to find resources to help.

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Jim Webster: Dark side of powder days

I read with interest the recent article on the excitement of skiing 20 inches of fresh powder on Thursday. Unfortunately for me, some guests who felt entitled to a selfish, uncontrolled behavior spoiled my day on the slopes.

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Exploring an innovative solution

We were both intrigued and encouraged at the news of a recent proposal by a small groups of developers to create a 40-unit micro-apartment complex on a 2.79-acre parcel situated at Pine Grove Road and its abutment with Sundance Plaza.

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Scott Tipton: Setting the stage for 2017

A recent analysis by the Competitive Enterprise Institute showed that for every law Congress passed in 2016, the Obama Administration issued 18 rules and regulations. With a total of 3,853 last year, the administration issued the most rules and regulations since 2005.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: CAA Market bridges gap between producer, consumer

At Community Agriculture Alliance, we continue to be grateful for all of our Yampavores. A Yampavore is a person whose diet consists of food locally grown in the Yampa Valley.

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Dog’s Eye View: But baby, it's cold outside.

These past several days, with large accumulations of snow and lowering temperatures, brought to mind my checklist for winter pet care.

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Our view: Open the door council

"If the Steamboat Springs City Council is making New Year’s resolutions for 2017, we hope a pledge to meet less often in executive session tops that list." — Editorial Board

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Our view: This little ski area needs more marketing

The success of the latest in a series of free ski days, hosted by the city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreational Services Department at Howelsen Hill Dec. 23, leads us to the conclusion that, without a doubt, there is demand for low-cost family Alpine skiing and snowboarding in the heart of downtown Steamboat.

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