Nicole Miller is the assistant editor at the Steamboat Pilot & Today. She worked as a Colorado Press Association intern for the paper from May through August 2006 and started full time in December 2006. She has a Bachelor of Science in journalism news editorial with an emphasis in environmental studies from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder. At CU, she worked as the managing editor of The Campus Press, the university's weekly student paper, and launched an online daily news source for students. Nicole is originally from Steamboat but grew up in Aurora and Loveland. She enjoys rooftop margaritas and harassing reporters about deadlines.
The city collected $2,197,395 in March compared with $2,124,982 in March 2012, an increase of 3.4 percent and a slight bump from the preliminary March report, which showed a 3.1 percent increase.
The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board on Wednesday night approved its 2013-14 budget after giving its final support to all grant requests from Routt County’s three school districts.
Sales tax collections in Steamboat Springs increased in March, but the growth slowed dramatically from January and February of this year, when it neared double digits.
Sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were up 7.6 percent in February compared with February 2012, according to a final report released Monday.
Most of the chairlifts at Steamboat Ski Area closed at about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday because of sustained winds in the upper 50 mph range, according to a news release from the ski area. The ski area expected all of its remaining 12 lifts to operate Wednesday.
Sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were up nearly 7 percent in February compared with February 2012, according to a preliminary report released Monday.
Already good news got slightly better Thursday when the city of Steamboat Springs released its final sales, use and accommodations tax report for January. The city collected $1.9 million in sales taxes for an 8.5 percent improvement compared with January 2012.
Season passes for adults will increase $20 to $979 if purchased by June 1. The 2.1 percent increase from the 2012-13 adult season pass rate is the largest increase in pass prices for next season.
Following a December 2012 report marred by collections that were below December 2011 levels, the January report showed growth in all sales tax areas and categories as well as growth in other taxes the city collects.
December sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were down more than 5 percent compared with the same month in 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the city.