For a January that has been one of the coldest on record, the next week looks to be a welcome break from subzero temperatures.
On Thursday, 14th Judicial District Judge Shelley Hill issued an order denying the city of Steamboat Springs’ request to dismiss a claim from Maureen Ryan related to the death of her son, Cooper Larsh, while he was skiing at Howelsen Hill on March 17, 2011.
The Oak Creek Town Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at town offices.
After a cold, dry start to January, Steamboat Springs could see the return of snow going into the weekend.
With the forecast in mind, Yampa Valley residents should take precautions for cold weather and possible emergency situations.
During the second day of an evidentiary hearing for a lawsuit about the death of Cooper Larsh at Howelsen Hill Ski Area in March 2011, the defense called two witnesses, both sides made closing arguments and a gulf remained between the competing sets of facts.
Evidentiary hearing under way in lawsuit over 2011 skier death at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs
Thursday was the first day of an evidentiary hearing related to the snow-immersion death of Cooper Larsh at Howelsen Hill on March 17, 2011. The hearing continues Friday morning.
Maureen Ryan, who lives in Boulder County, filed a lawsuit against the city of Steamboat Springs, which operates Howelsen Hill, for the wrongful death of her 19-year-old son, Cooper Larsh.
The oft-cited economic analyst who handled a fair amount of data work for the nonprofit organization decided to end the relationship after he felt he was pressured to not take public stances on controversial civic issues. Ford has publicly opposed the city of Steamboat's sale of its public safety campus to local companies Big Agnes, Honey Stinger and BAP.
Jim Kissane has joined Sam Jones in applying for the Steamboat Springs School Board seat vacated by former board member Wayne Lemley.
After a rough start and some failed ventures, Wildhorse Marketplace off Mount Werner Road is past gaining steam and is primed to push ahead with growth.
December's snowfall in the city of Steamboat Springs and on the mountain has been enough to crack the top 10 monthly totals for each location.
Whether it was the delayed snowfall or the days of the week on which holidays fell, the shopping pattern was different for Steamboat Springs businesses this holiday season.
The sunny skies overhead Christmas Day won’t last long as another storm is forecast to move into Northwest Colorado.
When the ice castle opens on New Year's Eve in Ski Time Square, what visitors see will be unique to them as the castle continues to grow and change as winter progresses.
For those planning to enjoy a white Christmas in Steamboat Springs or elsewhere across western Colorado, plan for snow and tricky driving conditions as a couple storms are set to hit the state before Christmas.
The energetic piano runs and riffs of Michael Kaeshammer will warm the Yampa Valley on Friday night.
In 2013, the USA Pro Challenge is coming back to Steamboat Springs, and organizers hope viewers come away with Bike Town USA on the mind.
Eight years after he left a physician position at the center, Smilkstein will be the new medical director after the board ratifies the hiring Jan. 7.
As the Routt County Building Department closes another year, small changes are afoot.
Only a couple of months after another One Steamboat Place shop, Fleischer Sport, made the move to open a downtown location, Ski and Bike Kare is working the other way and taking over what used to be the marketplace area in the front of Truffle Pig.
On Thursday, the Oak Creek Town Board approved its 2013 budget, along with water and trash collection rates.
The Oak Creek Holly Festival starts with Zumba at 9 a.m. Saturday at Let's Dance Studio and concludes with the lighting of the Christmas tree at 6 p.m.
The Community Holiday Wishes Party is Sunday, but there remains a major need in the community: About 125 families, seniors and Horizons clients still are in need of gifts this holiday season.
The first of a series of storms headed for Colorado is set to arrive Friday, and it looks like it'll benefit southern Colorado more than our region of the state, but things are looking up for Steamboat toward the end of the weekend.
Thursday is the last meeting of 2012 for the Oak Creek Town Board, and the agenda reflects the culmination of many months of work.
Steve Ivancie took over for Diane Mitsch Bush on the Routt County Board of Commissioners on Monday. The former Steamboat Springs city councilman and state House candidate has to get up to speed quickly — his first vote will come Tuesday.
The anecdotal and data-driven evidence for the return of Routt County’s housing market continues to pile up.
Steamboat Springs business Butcherknife Brewing Co. broke ground Wednesday — on the 79th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition, owner Mark Fitzgerald noted — on its new building on Elk River Road.
Another Central Park Plaza business will be gone in January. Blockbuster is leaving its 3,066-square-foot store between Walmart and City Market by Jan. 20.
Twin Enviro Services has acquired Old West Sanitation’s Moffat County operations, and Old West will focus on better serving its Routt County customers.
While another quick shot of snow is forecast for overnight Wednesday, a pattern change in the works could bring significant snow to Steamboat Springs.
Yampa Valley SCORE is putting on the competition with help from Colorado Mountain College and the city of Steamboat Springs.
Stephanie Reineke and Lori Bourgeois are closing Cellar Liquors in downtown Steamboat Springs after five years of running the Lincoln Avenue business.
There’s a slight chance of snow in town Friday night, and odds are a little better for Mount Werner, according to the National Weather Service.
The Friends of the Chief hired Tamara Beland to be the executive director of the Chief Theater in Steamboat Springs. Beland comes to Steamboat after spending six years in Denver.
People come to Steamboat Springs to have fun, spend time with friends and family, get away from it all and unplug — but only in the literal sense of Ethernet cables. Wi-Fi still is a requirement.
We’re entering a new season in Routt County. Yes, ski season. But it’s also the time of year when a new crop of businesses opens in Steamboat Springs.
The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is a cross section of the community in socioeconomic terms, but it also provides a place for Steamboat residents long in the tooth to mingle with those who might be getting their first experience of the town.
As Rich Rucker was wrapping up skiing on Opening Day at Steamboat Ski Area, he paraphrased Warren Miller: There’s never been a bad day of skiing.
The sound of snowmaking guns was in the air Wednesday morning as the faithful gathered in front of Christie Peak Express chairlift and waited for the rope to drop on the first turns of the season.
After perhaps waking up early Friday to wait in line or elbow your way through a crowd for a deal, take Saturday easy with a chocolate-fueled stroll through downtown Steamboat Springs.
On average, an adult will get two to five colds per year, according to a study cited by the Common Cold Centre at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom.
Five petitions about Oak Creek’s plan to charge its enterprise funds management fees have been certified.
On Thursday, the town of Oak Creek held a public hearing on its 2013 proposed budget as part of a budgeting process that has lasted for months.
The results for Routt County in the 2012 general election were somewhat predictable, but some interesting information can be gleaned from individual races.
Democrats in Routt County as well as across Colorado celebrated Tuesday night after taking control of the state House and Senate and seeing the passage of two amendments with widespread liberal support.
Boosted by strong early voting and mail voting turnout, Election Day waits have been non-existent in Routt County and Steamboat Springs. The polls close at 7 p.m. today.
The city of Steamboat Springs, which owns the Iron Horse and has managed the hotel business for more than a year, has been losing money on the nightly rental portion of the operation.
The petition submitted to the town of Oak Creek to either limit the town’s ability to collect management fees from its utilities or put the matter to a vote edged closer to completion this week.