In 2005, the East Routt Library District asked voters for what amounted to $29 million throughout 20 years to expand the Bud Werner Memorial Library and hire additional personnel to staff the new facility.
Don’t be fooled by the rain and snow of the past couple days; Northwest Colorado remains very much in the midst of extreme drought conditions. And absent historic levels of moisture throughout the next few weeks, nothing can change that reality.
Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins has taken a lot of heat in the past two weeks for his take on two of Colorado’s new gun control laws, and we think unfairly so.
In the case of the Steamboat Springs School District and the Education Fund Board, a fundamental change in the granting process is long overdue, and we support the efforts of Fund Board members to push the district in that direction.
A long and thorough process to identify the next recipient of the city’s 1 percent tax on nightly lodging accommodations is coming to an end, and one project stands above the rest as most deserving of the annual revenue stream.
Steamboat Springs City Council member Cari Hermacinski hit the mark this week when she said that when it comes to selling the Iron Horse Inn, the city of Steamboat Springs’ focus should be on offsetting as much of the original $5.19 million debt as possible.
We question the value of spending so much taxpayer money to achieve slight reductions in class size, particularly when research shows questionable benefits of doing so.
The Steamboat Springs City Council’s decision to remove “interim” from Deb Hinsvark’s city manager title grabbed the headlines last week, but the council deserves kudos for a related step taken during its March 5 meeting.
Based on the results of last year’s mandatory water restrictions in Steamboat Springs, we see no reason not to take similar steps this year.
The Routt County Fair’s home arts competition is one of the annual highlights of the weeklong summertime celebration of agriculture and ranching, always featuring an eclectic mix of homegrown produce, homemade baked goods and unique arts and crafts creations from residents young and old
By not committing to fund for all-day kindergarten, the Steamboat Springs School Board risks sending the message that the educational value of the program isn’t worth ensuring that every eligible child has access to it.
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, which makes the federal government’s actions during the past couple of weeks as it relates to security at airports across the county all the more baffling.
Proposed legislation that would give firefighters in local municipalities like Steamboat Springs collective bargaining rights is bad policy that should be rejected by lawmakers in the Colorado House of Representatives.
A scorecard that attempts to rank U.S. ski resorts by their environmental impacts falls short of fairly depicting the Steamboat Ski Area and its overall efforts at sustainability.
The majority of the Steamboat Springs City Council was right last week to propose an extended contract for Interim City Manager Deb Hinsvark.