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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steamboat Pilot & Today Editor Lisa Schlichtman offers her top arts and entertainment picks for the upcoming weekend.
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.
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...
Perry-Mansfield dance and musical theatre students to present a weekend of performances, including one in collaboration with Strings Music Festival.
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.
Honey Stinger's Jennifer Shea was tapped as one of SportsOneSource’s annual listing of 40 under 40 award winners.
Christine Carlberg, of Hayden, was killed Sunday night in a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 40.
Steamboat Pilot & Today won the General Excellence Award as the best overall newspaper in its circulation class at the 2015 Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Awards, which were held Saturday during CPA’s annual convention at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel.
A Rifle woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 40 approximately 4 miles west of Hayden at 12:40 a.m. Thursday.
Newspaper launches new events calendar online, in print
To help readers discover all Steamboat has to offer when it comes to entertainment, art, music, film, meetings, educational lectures and the performing arts, we are launching a new online calendar and Happenings events listing.
Updated version offers enhanced user experience
The Steamboat Today has launched a new app that offers readers an enhanced experience when searching for local news on their smartphones or tablets.
For Steamboat Springs native Laura*, an addiction to prescription pills began with a snowboarding injury at 16.
“No one thinks they’re going to become a heroin user.”
Watching Amanda* interact with her young son, it’s hard to believe that a year and four months ago she was a hardcore heroin user.
Access to addiction treatment is a challenge in Northwest Colorado
A key piece to the puzzle of addiction lies in access to treatment and recovery — a resource that local experts say is limited in Northwest Colorado.
Steamboat Springs community begins to address national issue of opiate addiction
“This community has 100 percent been affected; I see it on a daily basis — the abuse of alcohol and drugs,” Dr. Davis Wilkinson, a Steamboat Springs medical provider, said. “It’s here, and the problem isn’t going to go away, and we don’t have a lot of time.
If nothing else, I hope the article serves to educate people about the dangers of prescription painkillers and the fact that these legally prescribed drugs are highly addictive.
Skiing on Christmas is our family tradition, and inside the pages of our inaugural Holiday Guide, you’ll read about how other local families celebrate the holidays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 is currently working to restore telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Yampa, Fraser and Granby.
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 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.
“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.
The 2015 Spirit Challenge features 10K and 5K running races beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Middle School.
The Steamboat Art Museum has launched a capital campaign to raise an estimated $500,000 to renovate the museum’s home in the historic Rehder building at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Eighth Street.
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.
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.
Long-time Steamboat Springs resident Dave Wittlinger has joined the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s staff as digital sales manager for Explore Steamboat Digital Services.
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.
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.
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.
A single-engine Cessna aircraft crashed late Sunday morning south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass.
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.
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.
Aspiring bakers have until Friday to register for the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s 2014 Holiday Dessert Bake-Off.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.