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The Priceless Years: Self-sufficiency wage for Steamboat Springscompared with other Colorado, US cities

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Report: Routt County is least affordable place in state for couples to raise preschool-aged children

With Routt County again earning a troubling ranking in child care affordability, there is some new movement on the part of county officials and business leaders here to address the issue.

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The Priceless Years: Routt County is one of the most expensive areas in the country to raise kids, but parents say it's worth it

On Aug. 29, Kathy Elliott’s life will change dramatically. That’s the day her daughter, Abbey, will enter kindergarten in Steamboat Springs, and the family’s child care tuition bill will shrink from $12,000 per year to about $2,400.


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