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

Exploring Steamboat: A community that gives where it lives

The longer I live in Steamboat, the more impressed I become with this community’s spirit of generosity and the willingness of local residents to step up and get involved when there’s a need.

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Entries wanted for Holiday Dessert Bake-Off

Aspiring bakers have until Friday to register for the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s 2014 Holiday Dessert Bake-Off.

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Best of the Boat: Rocket Fizz places second in best candy shop category

If you want to go retro, Rocket Fizz on Lincoln Avenue is the bee’s knees. Open since May, the candy and soda pop shop has vintage appeal that attracts old-timers and youngsters in droves.

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Best of the Boat: Fuzziwig's is #1 candy/sweets store

For kids of all ages, a trip downtown or a family vacation to Steamboat Springs just isn’t complete without a stop (or two or three) at Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory at Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

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Best of the Boat: Moose Mountain Trading Co. is best woman's clothing store

After 20 years, Jenny Wall, owner of Moose Mountain Trading Co., knows how to fill her Lincoln Avenue store with clothes and gifts that women crave — luxurious sweaters, gorgeous knit dresses and the perfect selection of stylish accessories that add the crowning touch to any outfit.

Exploring Steamboat: Social club is a bridge builder

Steamboat Springs' Over the Hill Gang is one of the most active organizations I’ve encountered since moving here a little over a year ago.

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Breast cancer survivors connected by faith

Beverly Engle and Marcia Merchant both agree they were fortunate to have discovered their cancer early thanks to their practice of getting annual mammograms.

From the editor: The community’s newspaper celebrates 25 years

From its inception, Steamboat Today has been the community’s newspaper. The free daily was launched quickly with a small staff, and throughout the past 25 years, it has grown to become Routt County’s trusted source for news and information as well as serving as a catalyst for business growth through advertising.

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Routt County Fair marks 100th anniversary

It takes an act of God, or in Routt County, the annual fair, to entice local ranchers out of the hayfields and off the ranch for several days in August. For the past century, the Routt County Fair has been the one event that brings together ranch families and others from all corners of the county — Yampa, Hahn’s Peak, Pleasant Valley, Oak Creek and Clark — to congregate, compete and camp at the historic fairgrounds in Hayden.

Routt County Fair gets started, celebrates 100 years

The 100th rendition of the Routt County Fair begins Friday night at the fairgrounds in Hayden and lasts for a full week with several new events planned that pay tribute to the fair’s century-long history.

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Junior Girl Scout Troop #4178 of Steamboat Springs toured the Steamboat Pilot & Today offices Oct. 3. Troop members include Abbie Boyce, Taylor Graham, Suzy Magill, Avery Duty, Eileen Cashen, Maggie Wilson, Mia Collins and Mia McNamara with leader Rhonda Graham.

Eddie Baran fished in the water next to Oak Creek's Decker Park Monday after the Labor Day parade. On Sunday, Eddie won the "First Fish" award in the Kids Fishing Derby. His fishing buddies for the day were Gabe Baran and Shaden Ebaugh.

Ava Johnson, Graci Johnson and Grace Dukesherer rode on the Historical Society of Oak Creek and Phippsburg's float Monday during the annual Labor Day parade. This year's event had a railroad theme and hundreds turned out to watch the procession make its way down Oak Creek's Main Street. The town's Labor Day festival spanned three days and included a large number of activities, from horseshoe tournaments to an art show.

Oak Creek police officer Bobby Rauch and his young sidekick, Jace Wisecup, cycled down Main Street as part of Monday's Labor Day parade.

Chloe and Emerson Beers, who were visiting from Fort Collins, had the opportunity to dress up and participate in Monday's Labor Day parade in Oak Creek with their "Nana" Mary Kay Graver, of Stagecoach. Chloe and Emerson's dad, Brendan Beers, won the 5K "No Fun" run, which took place before the start of the parade.

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