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.

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Cabin turned Craftsman: Novel home arises from abode of famous novelist

The iconic, two-story Craftsman-style home that Susan Handloff and Bert Halberstadt built at 173 Maple Avenue downtown rose from humble beginnings. At its heart is a simple log cabin, one of three constructed by Steamboat’s most famous author, John Rolfe Burroughs, upon his return to Steamboat in 1945 after spending four years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II.

From the editor: Continuing the community conversation at a new time

After more than four years of hosting Coffee and a Newspaper events, the Steamboat Pilot & Today has decided to change things up a bit. The April 1 event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the newspaper office.

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Dave Wittlinger named Steamboat Pilot & Today's new digital sales manager

Long-time Steamboat Springs resident Dave Wittlinger has joined the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s staff as digital sales manager for Explore Steamboat Digital Services.

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Ski Corp. unveils prices for 2015-16

Season pass price increases to $1,049

Unrestricted adult season passes will cost $1,049 next winter, which represents a $50 increase over this season. Last year, season pass holders saw a $20-a-year bump in price.

From the editor: A year of recreational pot

The Steamboat Pilot & Today team is looking back on the past 365-plus days of legalized pot, and we’re publishing a five-part series of articles breaking down the first year and what it means for Steamboat Springs and Routt County.

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Steamboat Springs library tastes lean toward the literary

The top-circulated adult fiction title at Steamboat Springs' Bud Werner Memorial Library in 2014 was Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Invention of Wings.” The book choice provides a glimpse into the literary likes of Steamboat readers.

Single-engine Cessna crashes south of Rabbit Ears Pass

A single-engine Cessna aircraft crashed late Sunday morning south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass.

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2014 Year in Review: Top news stories

From problem bears poaching food from trash cans and sneaking into condominium hot tubs to Steamboat’s first foray into recreational pot sales, 2014 was a year to remember.

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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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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