There isn't much that 7-year-old Tyler Scholl loves more than running.
High gas prices and forests ravaged by beetle kill have not deterred dedicated campers, as some park officials predicted.
Less than two weeks after 10-year-old Tyler Johnson lost his feet and part of the fingers of his right hand to amputation, life is starting to look a little more like it used to.
The Steamboat Springs City Council will vote on a resolution to approve the pre-annexation agreement for Steamboat 700 during its meeting Tuesday.
Routt County commissioners enjoyed a new view of Lincoln Avenue on Monday as they conducted business for the first time from their recently renovated hearing room.
After an undiagnosed disease left 10-year-old Tyler Johnson near death in late June, he's now bravely coping with the loss of both feet and the fingers of his right hand, which were amputated this week.
Eight-year-old Paige VanArsdale can't wait for the new climbing wall being built at Soda Creek Elementary School. She said it's going to be "pretty tall" and measured the height with her hands - about a foot and a half.
With unlimited recreational options on Emerald Mountain, city officials and consultants are struggling to satisfy everyone with future plans for the area.
Six-year-old Kevin Kaster did not want to climb down from the sparkling new statue on the Routt County Courthouse lawn when his mom asked him to.
Phippsburg residents are being asked to conserve water because of a water shortage that was discovered late Tuesday afternoon.
Residents asked to conserve while solution is sought
Officials trying to determine cause of shortage, while residents are urged to conserve. Contamination is not a concern, officials said.
Changes to affordable housing requirements could prove costly
Recent changes to the city's community housing guidelines will result in higher costs to developers and increased affordable housing in Steamboat Springs, city officials said Tuesday.
City officials are working on contract details
City officials could buy some time to negotiate a long-term contract with Triple Crown Sports.
There was a time in Steamboat Springs when prominent men in town thought women shouldn't be allowed to dance because it caused too many divorces.
County, state road construction costs increase as a result
A shortage of asphalt and one of its key ingredients is affecting paving projects in Routt County and across the state.
County commission votes against three boundary expansions
The Routt County Planning Commission is not in any hurry to extend the Urban Growth Boundary for ambitious developers.
Severance agreement approved for Steamboat's city manager
Alan Lanning's role as Steamboat Springs' city manager will end Saturday.
City Council to discuss severance agreement of city manager tonight
The Steamboat Springs City Council will vote tonight on a resolution for a severance agreement pertaining to City Manager Alan Lanning's contract, city officials said Monday.
Crackdown results in discussion of notification process
A recent crackdown on violators of the Steamboat Springs sign ordinance has prompted discussion between realtors and city officials to change the notification process for people in violation of the code.
Officers cracking down on tubers who don't comply
Tubers and river users caught breaking rules will face the consequences as law enforcement officers crack down on violators. Following a Fourth of July weekend that saw an unexpectedly high number of tubers on the Yampa River, police officers are actively ticketing violators.
Record summer for Steamboat Springs Transit
It's a record year for Steamboat Springs Transit, and this weekend is predicted to be the busiest of the summer.
Steamboat 700 has won a small victory in the battle to be built.
City planning commission recommends Urban Growth Boundary expansion
The Steamboat Springs Planning Commission voted 4-3 Thursday night to recommend expanding the city's Urban Growth Boundary to accommodate Steamboat 700.
Planning Commission votes against Emerald Mountain proposal
Steamboat Springs residents could one day see a new neighborhood and Nordic ski lodge on Emerald Mountain - but it likely won't happen anytime soon.
City accepting applications of qualifications from developers
City officials are entertaining the possibility of demolishing the Iron Horse Inn and rebuilding from the ground up.
The city's Fourth of July parade was designed for children, but most adults were smiling just as big as red, white and blue floats rolled down Lincoln Avenue on Friday for one of the biggest parades in Steamboat Springs history.
City requesting removal of infected trees on private property
City officials are asking Steamboat Springs property owners with trees infected by the pine bark beetle to remove the dead trees as soon as possible.
Steamboat Springs boy, 10, may never know cause of infection
Ten-year-old Tyler Johnson remains undiagnosed at The Children's Hospital in Denver, and medical staff told his mother it's possible he may never be diagnosed.
Celebrations scheduled across Steamboat
Tonight's highly anticipated fireworks show will top off a Fourth of July packed full of fun. There isn't a moment or excuse to rest today, with activities taking place throughout Steamboat Springs.
Liquor License Authority holds hearing for Nerneys today
Kevin and Kathy Nerney, owners of the now-closed Jade Summit restaurant and Pirate's Pub bar, once again will appear before the city's Liquor License Authority for an alleged violation.
City Council approves first reading and two-question format
City officials gave initial approval Tuesday to a two-part ballot issue that would ask voters whether to renew the city's half-cent sales tax for education and, if so, whether to share its revenues with schools across Routt County.
Steamboat boy making progress at Children's Hospital
Medical staff at The Children's Hospital in Denver met Monday morning to discuss Tyler Johnson's case, but his mother said they still haven't diagnosed the 10-year-old Steamboat Springs boy.
County commissioners discuss signage needs for C.R. 36
County Road 36 is scheduled to be striped Wednesday, despite public opposition and a divided Routt County Board of Commissioners.
Tyler Johnson, 10, fights undiagnosed disease at The Children's Hospital
When a healthy 10-year-old gets sick, most parents don't expect it to change the child's life forever. But that may be the case for Tyler Johnson of Steamboat Springs.
A proposed development at Burgess Creek Road and Storm Meadows Drive faced skepticism from the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission and neighbors of the property Thursday.
Thursday work frustrates drivers caught in road detours
Crews working on paving projects in downtown Steamboat Springs plan to finish projects today, while crews at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area have extended road closures as improvement work continues.
Morning traffic snarls, detours frustrate drivers
Downtown road-paving projects that frustrated drivers Thursday morning are scheduled for completion before the weekend.
Drivers encouraged to bike to work this week
Finding a parking spot around town might be a little easier than usual this week as some commuters swap their cars for bikes during Bike to Work Week.
Event helps raise awareness of agriculture in Yampa Valley
Almost as many four-legged creatures as two-legged creatures turned out for the third annual Cayuse Classic on Saturday at Sidney Peak Ranch.
Annexation planners say application will meet public needs
Supporters of Steamboat 700 said Friday that plans for their proposed 700-acre annexation will make a public vote unnecessary.
Steamboat nearly sold out of economical rides as gas prices rise
Businessmen are riding them. Hard-working women are forking over thousands for them. And even grandmothers can't get enough of them.
Financial shortages for road, bridge repairs common across Colorado, speaker says
The outlook is "doom, gloom and gloomier" for the state's transportation system, a speaker at the Colorado Municipal League's annual conference said Thursday.
Wednesday morning outage third caused by animals in 5 weeks
Three small animals could cost Yampa Valley Electric Association more than $1 million.
About 6,400 YVEA customers lost power for about 45 minutes Wednesday
A YVEA spokesman said a bird likely caused a power outage that lasted for less than an hour in the mountain area Wednesday.
The city and Steamboat 700 developers agreed Tuesday night to allow the annexation process to move forward without a completed environmental assessment - a study that could take 18 months or longer to complete.
All Forest Service routes tentatively scheduled to open by July 4
Eager adventurers will have to wait one or two weeks to head to higher elevations.
Projected growth in the Yampa Valley and across the Western Slope could strain local electricity infrastructure in the not-so-distant future.
Mustang Roundup allows drivers a lap on the course
It's hard to hear anything over the rumble of the '66 Ford Mustang GT 350 poised at the starting line.
Eagle Scout's wildlife refuge project faces improvements
A wildlife refuge built as an Eagle Scout project and impacted by ongoing construction at Sixth Street and Yampa Avenue will be restored, a city official said Thursday.
Draft study shows redevelopment is right remedy for slumping sales
Planned redevelopment is on the right track to meet future lodging and commercial demands at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, which a study states is "not performing at industry standards" and is lagging behind downtown retail sales, even in the winter.