August 6, 2013
Ernie Slone, editor of Dog Fancy magazine, on Saturday presented Steamboat Springs City Council member Kenny Reisman and his daughter Macy with an award proclaiming Steamboat Springs as Dog Town USA. About 60 residents and their dogs attended the ceremony. Slone also presented Holly Larson and Molly Waters, of the Routt County Humane Society, with a check for $5,000. The annual award was given based on criteria including the presence of dog-friendly activities, restaurants, businesses, dog parks, medical specialists and pro-dog legislation, according to a release from the magazine.