"In our opinion, the money needs to fund a comprehensive marketing campaign aimed at making sure visitors and locals know it’s business as usual on Yampa Street despite the inconveniences that will be caused by ongoing construction work in the downtown area." — Editorial Board
"I love mud season for many a reason ..." — Ann Ross
"Between growing security lines, shrinking seat sizes and paying extra for everything from carry-ons to window seats, there’s plenty to grumble about in modern air travel." — Michael Bennet
The level of public opposition to the Routt County Board of Commissioners’ exploration of the possibility of allowing more rural property within 5 miles of cities and towns to create secondary housing units makes us wonder how committed our community is to creating workforce housing.
"The real issue is not baiting the poor bears and inciting them to do battle with trash containers." — Paul Wellman
Our view: Young people deserve to know the facts about how marijuana will affect them, and it’s up to the adults in their lives to educate them.
"We hope that Natural Choice can find a location that better suits their needs, but we feel the town, our customers and community groups would not be served by having that location be in the Curve Plaza." — Marc and Denny Swanson
"Will we say that the Community Code defines the sort of height, mass and setbacks that the community has agreed is desired in our downtown area? Or will we say that the Community Code standards are no longer relevant ...?" — Scott Wedel
"Given the steps that have already been taken, we think prime use for the Overlook site would be as a residential subdivision." — Editorial Board
"I was very disappointed how delegates were awarded to Cruz without the opportunity for local Coloradans to vote." — Ron Pollard
"I was very unhappy that the Republican Party made the decision to eliminate the vote of the people to express their support for a presidential candidate." — Loretta Van Norstrand
"Put two vehicles passing each other and a biker in the middle, and you’ve got an accident waiting to happen." — R. Guthrie
"Most of our ski companies profit from government-granted and protected monopolies on public lands." — Chris Kipfer
We encourage the city to learn from this experience and review its policies and procedures for initiating such capital projects. This is particularly important in terms of a project such as Central Park, in which delays will almost certainly have a negative impact on residents and businesses alike.
Having lived in Southern California for a brief spell and returning recently to Colorado, the thought of a roller coaster at the base of the Steamboat Ski Resort is dredging up thoughts of the world we left behind.