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

Best Fitness Instructor and Best Personal Trainer: Rebecca Williams

Two-time podium topper: Old Town Hot Springs personal trainer and fitness instructor Rebecca Williams finished at the top of both categories in this year's rankings.

Best Floral Shop: The Tall Tulip

You won’t find roses or carnations at Tall Tulips Flower Shop, which has been selected for the fifth year running as Best Flower Shop in the 2015 Best of the Boat contest. Instead, the Tirones order flowers from the Aalsmeer Flower Auction in Holland.

From the Editor: Picking our battles

Steamboat Today and the city of Steamboat Springs have reached an impasse over the release of three portions of the police investigation conducted by independent investigator Katherine Nuanes.

USA Pro Challenge: Soon to be a Steamboat Springs keepsake

To commemorate the Steamboat Springs start of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge, artist Chula Beauregard was tasked with creating a poster that would highlight the Stage 1 start route, which begins with parade laps through downtown.

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Exploring Steamboat: An anniversary camping trip to Mica Lake

While hiking up to the Royal Arch in the Flatirons of Boulder two weekends ago, I decided it was time for me to push my boundaries a bit. It had been 29 years since my husband Mike and I had last done a real backpacking trip, so we decided that’s how we’d spend our 30th anniversary weekend — hiking up to Mica Lake in the Mount Zirkels Wilderness Area and camping overnight.

CenturyLink reports telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Yampa and Oak Creek

CenturyLink is currently working to restore telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Yampa, Fraser and Granby.

From the editor: Lovin' those Steamboat summers

This summer’s photo contest is not limited to selfies. You may also send in photos of you, your friends and family enjoying summer in Steamboat that are taken by others.

Steamboat firefighters extinguish fire at marijuana-growing facility

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue responded to a fire at a marijuana growing facility on Downhill Drive Saturday morning, and firefighters were able to suppress the blaze before it spread to adjacent units.

From the editor: Step up and serve

“Step Up and Serve” is the name we’ve chosen for a pair of forums the Steamboat Pilot & Today will be sponsoring June 10 and 17. The events, which will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. both nights in the newspaper’s community room, are open to anyone in the community interested in running for Steamboat Springs City Council.

Spirit Challenge is an event for the whole family

The 2015 Spirit Challenge features 10K and 5K running races beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Middle School.

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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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