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Vying for lodging tax dollars

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Lindsay Wilkop bikes up Emerald Mountain on Thursday afternoon. The Steamboat Springs Trails Alliance believes adding new hiking and biking trails to the city and surrounding areas is the best use of the lodging tax, and has the most potential to attract tourists.

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Taxing debate: City Council prepares to decide fate of lodging tax as 2 finalists jockey for slice of the pie

For many in Steamboat who have been following the tax debate with a vested interest in one of the proposals, the luxury of a win-win scenario is elusive. With council set to revisit the recommendation July 2, the stakes are high, and emotions are running strong.


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