Matt Stensland

Law enforcement, environment and Hayden reporter, photographer

Email: mstensland@SteamboatToday.com Call: 970-871-4247

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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.

Recent Stories

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Chemical spill clean-up complete on Rabbit Ears Pass

In total, 5,880 tons of soil was removed from the area by Custom Environmental Services and disposed of at the Twin Enviro landfill in Milner.

Hayden Planning Commission to further explore allowing marijuana grows

The Hayden Planning Commission on Thursday is expected to decide whether to recommend allowing marijuana grow facilities to the town council.

Judge considers releasing documents related to Zimmerman homicide

During a hearing Wednesday, Judge Shelley Hill again expressed her desire to unseal records related to the Ed Zimmerman homicide case.

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A cleaner coal

A piece of Routt County’s coal industry is undergoing a major addition.

Campers brave conditions for Memorial Day weekend

Despite the damp weather, people were filling up propane tanks, and campers were rolling into Routt County for Memorial Day weekend.

Vehicle repairs adding up after fuel contamination in Steamboat

Bad fuel is suspected of sending numerous cars to local mechanics this week, each one requiring hundreds or even thousands of dollars in repairs.

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It's unclear what will be released from investigator's report

It is unclear whether a final report will be made public related to the investigation into accusations against Steamboat Springs Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle.

Hayden officials to discuss water tank, mosquito spraying

Hayden officials Thursday will be updated on the Seneca Hill water tank project and will discuss whether to stop spraying for mosquitos.

Hearing set to determine whether to unseal documents in Zimmerman homicide case

A hearing has been scheduled to determine whether documents currently sealed in the Ed Zimmerman homicide case should be unsealed.

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Council members satisfied with marijuana status quo

A strong majority of Steamboat Springs City Council members are not interested in allowing any more marijuana dispensaries.

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Passengers disembark at Yampa Valley Regional Airport from an American Airlines jet from Chicago in December 2014.

Graduates celebrate Sunday during the Hayden High School graduation.

Juan Carlos Valdez lifts up principal Gina Zabel on Sunday during the Hayden High School graduation.

Laura Johnson get a hug Sunday during the Hayden High School graduation.

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