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Our view: Secondary units good idea

Though last week’s decision by the Routt County Board of Commissioners, which will allow rural homeowners to construct secondary housing units on their properties, elicited disagreement between county commissioners and the Routt County Planning Commission, we think the move has the potential to relieve at least some of the county’s affordable housing problems.

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Our view: Residents deserve to know

We commend Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn for working diligently, and successfully, to negotiate payment terms with the energy giant, but the same time, we’re frustrated by her unwillingness to release the particulars of the settlement.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Make pick-ups happy reunions

Long day? Overwhelmed by your to-do list, and the ice cream is melting in the car? Yes, you say? Let’s make those pick-ups peaceful and quick.

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Real estate transactions for Aug. 25 to Sept. 1, 2016

Real estate transactions for Aug. 25 to Sept. 1, 2016

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Accidental shooting case still pending in DA's Office

Three-year-old Gavin Stiles shot himself with his father's police-department-issued handgun, according to a final autopsy report released this week by Routt Coroner Rob Ryg.

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Highway department ready to study future of detour routes when I-70 closes in Glenwood Canyon

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to take a fresh look at the limitations of Colorado Highway 131 serving as an emergency detour route for traffic when I-70 is shut down.

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Steamboat delegate to Democratic Convention inspired to work for change

“Democracy is messy, and progress is often slow, but it is worth it and it is important, and I will dedicate the rest of my life to public service." – Erin Biggs

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Routt County to conduct study in effort to land federal grant for asbestos cleanup at Royal Hotel site

Routt County seeks grant for engineering study that could lead to cleanup of asbestos in remains of the Royal Hotel in the Town of Yampa.

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Reiter drops IOC lawsuit

Steamboat Springs Alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter has dropped his lawsuit against the International Olympic Committee. He had hoped to force the organization to reverse its decision to remove parallel slalom from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Jury to deliberate in trial of Georgie Hand

Proceedings wrapped up about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and the only step left in the criminal trial is for the jury to deliberate and return a verdict.

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Eyes up and plan ahead: Expert racers offer NASTAR tips

Some of the top local ski and snowboarder racers have some tips for competitors setting in on Steamboat Springs for the NASTAR National Championships, which begin Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Local cheer squads return from Cheer Sport Denver Grand Championship after top showings

Middle school cheerleaders return from Denver after top showing with first place trophy.

Club riders rack up World Cup results

The results were mixed for Steamboat Springs-based Alpine snowboarders at a recent parallel slalom event in Bad Gastein, Austria.

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Commissioners, treasurer sound off

The feud continued Tuesday between Routt County commissioners and Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn.

Muss has career-best day in Italy

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine snowboarder AJ Muss had the best performance of his career Saturday, riding to 11th in a parallel slalom event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Ledecka wins at Alpine snowboard World Cup

Czech Alpine snowboarder Ester Ledecka, who’s trained with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, got a blazingly fast start to her season Saturday.

Six local snowboarders named to U.S. team

A big batch of Steamboat Spring snowboaders were included on Wednesday when the U.S. Snowboard Team announced its athletes for the season.

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Depot Art Center's holiday exhibit opens Friday, continues throughout the month of December

In conjunction with the First Friday Artwalk, the Steamboat Springs Arts Council will unveil its holiday Christmas tree and handmade ornaments donated by local artists for the new exhibit, "Gift."

Thoughtful Parenting: Provide positive environments this holiday season

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition would like to reiterate the importance of limiting youth access to alcohol, marijuana, tobacco and other drugs and expound upon the Social Host Ordinance. If you don’t permit it, you don’t promote it. Think smart this holiday season, and don’t allow your child to underage drink.

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What a save: Local kayaker's feat goes viral

Lucas Strickland didn't even know a video was being taken when he dove into a raging river to rescue a kayaker at a race in North Carolina earlier this month.