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Our View: Downtown Steamboat’s moment is here

The city of Steamboat Springs Planning Director Tyler Gibbs will brief Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday on a plan to fund long-neglected basic infrastructure in downtown.

Sam Jones: School-time efficiency

Reading the articles in the paper regarding whether or not our school district should cut select standardized tests from our academic program got me thinking about school-time efficiency.

Mark Traum: Thank you, attendees

A warm and heartfelt thanks to our wonderful and extremely generous attendees of last Saturday’s inaugural Ski for Parkinson’s Nordic event. We are all truly fortunate to be living in such a caring and supportive community.

Omar M. Campbell: Groups comforting

I wish to express my admiration and gratitude to the following law enforcement organizations: town police; state patrol and wildlife officers; County Sheriff’s Department and All Crimes Enforcement Task Force. Every day, they risk life and limb to protect us residents.

Karen Jimmerson, Jane Bennett: Thank you, Joan

We would like to send a big shout-out to our friend Joan Lazarus and thank her for her incredibly generous outreach to our community during her time as executive director of Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp.

Karen Jimmerson and Jane Bennett: Thank you, Joan

We would like to send a big shout-out to our friend Joan Lazarus and thank her for her incredibly generous outreach to our community during her time as executive director of Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp

Omar M. Campbell: Having these organizations in comforting

I wish to express my admiration and gratitude to the following law enforcement organizations: town police; Colorado State Patrol; Parks and wildlife officers; Routt County Sheriff’s Department; and ACET (All Crimes Enforcement Task Force). Every day, they risk life and limb to protect us citizens.

Our View: Decision-making process needs work

Last Tuesday’s six-hour Steamboat Springs City Council meeting was marked by an interesting series of decisions and discussions.

Scott Wedel: City’s path is flawed

The most recent City Council meeting was an attempt to push toward finalizing the location of a police station that instead put the selection process into turmoil and significantly damaged the reputation of the city manager.

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s and Voorhees: A big thank you

Last Saturday’s fire in Yampa left a huge hole in its the history and main street. People lost their homes and livelihood, but no one was seriously injured. Amazing!

Stephanie Finegan: What an opportunity

After reading the latest story about the city of Steamboat looking into becoming a STAR Community, my first thought was “what an opportunity.”

Our View: City’s credibility takes huge hit

The revelation Tuesday night that a close relative of a member of the Steamboat Springs City Council had been hired to vet the final police station sites was shocking to say the least.

Randy Watson: Great Steamboat service

Our family was in Steamboat over the holidays. Beautiful town, a very special place as you know. While we ran into friendly and consumer driven folks everywhere, you should know this, we had a waitress, Keri at Mazzola’s that represented your community better than anybody.

Our View: Steamboat's signature stories

As we embark on a new year in Routt County, it’s common to look back on the previous year to determine if there were memorable moments, lessons learned and progress made or lost.

Robin Stone: Solving the bear problem

Let's be aware of the probable consequences over the next 30 years of the initial steps Steamboat Springs is considering to solve the bear problem.