Matt Stensland is a photojournalist for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He has worked for the paper since January 2006. Matt started working at the paper as a reporter covering the town of Hayden, real estate and business. After about a year he was hired on as the newspaper's first full-time videographer. He is currently the cops and courts reporter and photographer. Matt has a bachelor's degree in print journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and grew up in Urbana. When not working, you will most likely find Matt soaking at either the Old Town or Strawberry Park hot springs. You can visit his website at www.mattstensland.com.
The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night will consider a proposal for a new building that will house a marijuana cultivation facility.
The 14th Judicial District Commission of Judicial Performance has unanimously recommended that District Court Judge Shelley Hill and Routt County Court Judge James Garrecht be retained.
An arraignment in District Court was postponed for the Steamboat Springs mother who police think left her 3-year-old son at home alone for three days before he died.
Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers scaled steep rocky terrain and trudged through snow and mud to help a hunter on Rabbit Ears Pass during the early morning hours Tuesday.
Voters on Nov. 4 will decide whether to retain Judge Shelley A. Hill for the 14th Judicial District, which encompasses Routt, Moffat and Grand counties, and Routt County Court Judge James Garrecht.
Amendment 67 is a constitutional amendment that if approved by voters will provide a definition for a “person” and a “child” in the Colorado criminal code.
Construction crews on Friday completed their final night of work on U.S. Highway 40 running through Steamboat Springs.
Those needing a bathroom or shower at the Routt County Fairgrounds hit the jackpot when the county was awarded nearly $365,000 in grant money.
The two-vehicle crash involving a large sport utility vehicle and a semi was reported at about 2:30 p.m. near mile marker 153 on U.S. Highway 40 in Grand County. The highway then was closed for nearly five hours. Colorado State Patrol identified the woman who died in the crash as Debra Emal, 61, of Fraser.
Bill Hayden’s persistence paid off. In recent years, the Hayden Town Council member has positioned his name plate upside down during meetings, pledging to not turn it upright until a new water tank was constructed at Yampa Valley Regional Airport.