Laura Mazade

Assistant editor

Email: lmazade@SteamboatToday.com Call: 970-870-1368

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Laura Mazade is the assistant editor for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. She is in charge of budgeting the daily newspaper and works with reporters on story assignments and editing and assists with planning news content for the online and print editions. She started working for the newspaper as a copy editor in August 2009 and then took on the role of evening editor in July 2011. Laura grew up in Muskegon, Mich., where she spent a lot of time enjoying Lake Michigan by sailing, kayaking and lounging on the beach. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Grand Valley State University in Michigan. While at Grand Valley, she worked as a copy editor, news writer and special sections editor at the student newspaper, the Grand Valley Lanthorn. After graduating in April 2008, she interned on the copy desk for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Michigan and then worked for the Bowling Green Daily News in Kentucky in 2008 and 2009.

Recent Stories

Northwest Colorado nonprofits go through training to develop financial plan

Five Routt and Moffat County nonprofits were awarded grants after going through six months of professional development training with Yampa Valley Community Foundation and Shell to ultimately come up with a long-term financial plan.

City of Steamboat Springs sales tax report shows 6 percent increase for May 2014

The city of Steamboat Springs released its final May 2014 sales tax report showing a 6 percent increase from sales tax collections in May 2013, a difference of $60,668.

Sales tax collections continue to climb with February report

The city of Steamboat Springs released its final February 2014 sales tax report showing a 3.6 percent increase from sales tax collections in February 2013.

Take Back the Night to raise awareness of sexual violence in community

On Wednesday night, a group of people will make its way from the Steamboat Springs Police Department to the downtown Routt County Courthouse to bring light to a complex issue. This is the first year Steamboat Springs will host Take Back the Night to raise awareness of sexual violence in the community.

February sees slight increase in sales tax collections

The preliminary February sales tax report released by the city of Steamboat Springs shows the continuing trend of gains, even if just a slight increase.

Mountain Valley Bank enters into merger with Platte Valley Financial Service Companies

According to a news release, Platte Valley Companies will acquire the outstanding shares of Mountain Valley Bank and its parent holding company, Mountain Valley Bancshares Inc.

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'Strength & Heart' to celebrate women of Routt's past

Years of research and sifting through the archives at Tread of Pioneers Museum have led to creating an event that will take participants back in time.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival lands in Steamboat on Sunday

The Banff Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour will host several films ranging from eight to 25 minutes long at the Chief Theater starting at 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Winter Carnival: Button artwork shows spirit of giving back

This year’s Winter Carnival button artwork was made all for the sake of giving back to the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. And with the club celebrating its 100th year, it seems like a fitting time.

'Sound and Fury' back in Steamboat for 1 more show

“Sound and the Fury” first was introduced to the Steamboat Springs audience in 2007. Now the musical drama is back at the Depot Art Center for its second run at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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A map shows the primary care doctor capacity of all the healthcare regions in Colorado. The lighter areas, including the region that includes Routt, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Jackson counties, have a better ratio of residents to primary care doctors.

Rebecca Remington helps her daughter Abby with decorating her cookie Sunday during the Season's Greetings event at Steamboat Ski Area. The ski area hosted a couple of reindeer and a visit from Santa along with the cookie decorating for kids.

Tricia Flower shows off Blitzen at Steamboat Ski Area on Sunday.

Delaney Leonard pets Blitzen the reindeer Sunday during the Season's Greetings event at Steamboat Ski Area. Tricia, Scott and Cody Flower brought their two reindeer, Blitzen and Rupert, to greet the crowd at the base area.

Santa and Bob Dapper ride in on horseback to greet the crowd Sunday at Steamboat Ski Area.

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