Matt Stensland

Cops and courts, 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

DUI enforcement stepped up for holiday weekend

Despite a drop in DUI arrests last year, Steamboat Springs police continue to step up enforcement during busy holiday weekends.

Nighttime road construction to begin Tuesday

Night road construction is slated to begin Tuesday on Lincoln Avenue on either side of downtown Steamboat Springs.

2nd man suspected of marijuana crimes turns self in

The second man who police believe produced marijuana that was then mailed to Illinois turned himself into authorities Wednesday.

Free, drop-off recycling program meets demise in Steamboat

After Saturday, recycling for some Steamboat Springs area residents will require a little more effort and possibly money.

Charges filed against two men related to shipping marijuana across state lines

Two men face felony charges related to a sophisticated Routt County marijuana-growing operation that police say was used to produce and ship marijuana to Illinois.

Marijuana inspectors visit Oak Creek businesses

An inspection Wednesday at two marijuana businesses in Oak Creek could lead to action being taken by state and Oak Creek officials.

Sheep farmer who died in ATV crash was dedicated to industry, children

The Greeley man who died in an all-terrain vehicle accident last week in North Routt County is remembered as a hard-working sheep farmer who was dedicated to educating future generations.

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Scholars discuss economic impacts from cycling

One of the images shown during Zac Cole's presentation depicted a $100 bill with Benjamin Franklin wearing a cycling helmet.

New hearing dates set to review Oak Creek marijuana business

Hearing dates have been changed in Oak Creek to consider a land-use change for a property at 208 S. Sharp St., where a company by the name of Dank Frank’s wants to operate a retail marijuana cultivation facility, infused products production and retail storefront.

Amid controversy, Fisher resigns from Massachusetts marijuana nonprofit

Amid controversy, a Steamboat Springs marijuana businessman has resigned from the leadership role he held with a Massachusetts company trying to open two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Boston area.

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Recent photos

People check out the Classic Lifeguard helicopter Saturday during the Wild West Air Fest.

The Rocky Mountain Renegades fly over Steamboat Springs Airport during the Wild West Air Fest.

The Rocky Mountain Renegades fly in formation during the Wild West Air Fest.

A large crowd gathers to watch Don Nelson fly his Sukhoi 26 during the Wild West Air Fest on Saturday at Steamboat Springs Airport. The air festival continues Sunday.

Don Nelson performs aerobatics in his Sukhoi 26 during the Wild West Air Fest on Saturday at Steamboat Springs Airport.

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