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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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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Editor's top picks for All Arts Festival weekend

To help you navigate the festival, I’ve studied the events schedule and consulted with several leaders in the arts community to create my top five picks for the All Arts Festival weekend.

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A towering vision: Steamboat couple builds home as fundraising tool for nonprofits

Steamboat couple Guido and Naoko Costantini have embarked upon a new fundraising concept they'll be introducing to the community through a series of events that will highlight and support three different local charities — Selah, Yampa Valley Autism Program and Come Let’s Dance.

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Acclaimed author Bonnie Nadzam returns to Steamboat Springs for book signing

Author Bonnie Nadzam, who called Steamboat Springs home for two years after college from 1999 to 2001, wrote “Lions” while living in Fort Collins, and she said the fictional town, which emerged as another character in the novel, is a “mash-up” of different places around the state.

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Editor chooses 4 'best bets' for weekend

Steamboat Pilot & Today Editor Lisa Schlichtman offers her top arts and entertainment picks for the upcoming weekend.

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Steamboat Living: 20 Under 40-Ashlee Anderson

After traveling the country for five years, living in no place longer than six months, Ashlee Anderson was looking for a community where she could put down roots. She found that perfect place when she traveled to Steamboat in 2012...

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Steamboat Living: 20 Under 40-Helen Beall

Since moving to Steamboat in 2008, Helen Beall has worked tirelessly to contribute the community. The former Mars Hill University soccer player now coaches soccer in Steamboat. She also serves on the boards of Yampa Valley Gives and the Steamboat Soccer Club, is former director of the Steamboat Mountain Soccer Tournament, and is a proud member of the 2015 Leadership Steamboat class.

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Perry-Mansfield dance students to perform original choreographed works

Perry-Mansfield dance and musical theatre students to present a weekend of performances, including one in collaboration with Strings Music Festival.

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Celebrate Fourth of July Steamboat style

A spectacular fireworks show, an old-fashioned block party and a festive parade along Lincoln Avenue highlight Steamboat Springs’ Fourth of July festivities and the 113th Cowboys’ Roundup Days.

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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.

Kids do the “Hokie Pokie” during a live music and juggling performance by Brad Kindred and We’re Not Clowns during the 2015 Children’s Book Feast.

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