Balloons fill the sky during the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in 2008.
Passengers unload after taking a ride on the Douglas C-47 Skytrain military transport aircraft at the Wild West Air Fest at Steamboat Springs Airport during Labor Day weekend in 2011. Summer air service again has become a topic of interest for Steamboat as dissatisfaction with the reliability of the current daily flight to Denver has mounted.
Hot air balloons light up the evening at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.
Matthew Doro rides through a sunlit meadow on Emerald Mountain during a Quarry Mountain Town Challenge race in May.
People gather at the promenade at the base of Steamboat Ski Area on an evening in July for the Free Summer Concert Series show featuring Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Steamboat Springs residents attend the free summer concert featuring Michael Franti and Spearhead at Howelsen Hill in 2009.
Steamboat Springs golfer Butch Boucher tees off at Haymaker Golf Course during the Colorado Golf Association Senior Stroke Play Championships in 2012. Haymaker is planning to use the city-produced marketing efforts at golf expos outside of Steamboat Springs.
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Wes Hatch and Redneck rumble down Lincoln Avenue with the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series group in the 2012 Fourth of July parade in downtown Steamboat Springs.
Warren Stairs competes in the bareback riding competition during the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series season opener in June at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena. The city is working with the rodeo, as well as other local amenities, to produce videos and images to market themselves.
Camie Haskins rounds a barrel during the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo series barrel race in 2010.
The city has allocated $25,000 for marketing efforts of facilities such as the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs.
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Children and parents converged on a pile of sand in June in the middle of Yampa Street during the first Yampa Street Live event, which featured a beach theme.
Dallas Morning News, June 2, 2013
Colorado Avid Golfer, "Explore Steamboat Springs and Grand County," June 11, 2013
The Guardian, "Top 10 outdoor trips and activities in Colorado," July 20, 2013
Soroco senior Ryan Jeep runs the ball Friday against West Grand. Jeep, filling in at quarterback for an injured Matt Regan, was effective most of the time, but he and the Rams bogged down in the red zone. West Grand finally broke through, and that was enough to knock off Soroco in Oak Creek, 16-6.
Photo by Joel Reichenberger
Active Gear Review, "Steamboat Springs, a little piece of Colorado Heaven," July 2013