Lisa Schlichtman


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Lisa Schlichtman is the editor of the Steamboat Pilot & Today. She joined the newspaper team in July 2013. Lisa has more than 20 years of journalism experience, serving as a newspaper reporter, editor, owner and publisher of newspapers and magazines in Cassville and Monett in Southwest Missouri. She is a native of St. Louis, Mo., and a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Lisa and her husband, Mike, have two sons, Nicholas, who lives in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Ryan, who lives in Denver. The Schlichtmans have been vacationing in Colorado since 1985 and are thrilled to be full-time Steamboat Springs residents. When Lisa is not at the newspaper, she enjoys running, hiking, skiing, reading, meeting new people and discovering all Steamboat Springs has to offer.

Recent Stories

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From the editor: Immerse yourself in the Steamboat experience

Wish You Were Here is a new 360 video project that we’re embarking on, which will allow our audience, near and far, to immerse themselves in the Steamboat Springs experience.

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From the editor: Sidestepping the spin

"Our problem with the city’s new public relations strategy centers on the fact that the city is disseminating false information as if it were fact, especially as it pertains to elected officials." — Editor Lisa Schlichtman

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Steamboat's live morning show resumes Monday with new host

The Steamboat Today Show returns for the winter season on Monday, Dec. 5, featuring a new host and plenty of informative and entertaining features that focus on what’s happening in Steamboat Springs.

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From the editor: Join the conversation

If you want more interaction with your fellow voters, the Steamboat Pilot & Today is offering a new way to join the Election Day 2016 conversation.

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From the Editor: Politics at the grassroots level

Regardless of your political affiliation or if you’re completely fed up with politics in general, I invite you to attend our 2016 Election Forum Thursday night to experience politics at its most grassroots level.

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Best Yoga Instructor: Ally Johnson

Steamboat Springs yoga instructor Ally Johnson won Best of the Boat honors for Best Yoga Instructor.

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Most Eligible Bachelorette: Meg Palumbo

Meg Palumbo was selected as Best of the Boat's Most Eligible Bachelorette.

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Medical examiner testifies in Thomas Lee Johnson murder trial

Jury members in the first-degree murder trial of Thomas Lee Johnson heard detailed testimony Monday about the numerous slash and stab wounds inflicted on Lori Bases, whose lifeless body was discovered in a Steamboat Springs residence in the early morning hours of May 12, 2000.

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Autopsy photos from Lori Bases murder admitted into evidence

The first police officer to arrive at the Steamboat Boulevard home where Lori Bases was found murdered in May 2000 was the first witness to be called by the prosecution Monday in the trial of Thomas Lee Johnson, the man accused of killing the 31-year-old Bases.

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Steamboat welcomes literary rock stars

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents its annual readers festival

Literary Sojourn welcomed six critically acclaimed authors to Steamboat Springs who offered inspirational insights into their creative process to a sold-out crowd of readers.

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Audrey Dwyer

The Leadership Steamboat class of 2015 hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony in early October to celebrate the installment of four permanent educational signs along the core trail and Yampa River. The signs were the final piece of the group's "Catch the Drift" river stewardship project and detail how to protect rivers through safe recreation, preservation and understanding of the Yampa's inherent value.

A view of Mica Lake taken from the lake's northside Sunday morning.

One of the natural sculptures found all along the Mica Lake trail in the Mount Zirkels Wilderness Area.

My husband Mike taking in the views on the Mica Lake trail.

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