Scott Franz is a reporter and photographer for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He interned as a reporter at the Boulder Daily Camera and as a photographer at Rich Clarkson and Associates in Denver.
Scott grew up in Austin, Texas, and plans to enjoy all of the outdoor activities Steamboat has to offer … and all of the days that don’t reach 100 degrees.
Before it was boxed into a corner next to a busy parking lot, tagged with heart-shaped graffiti and littered with cans and an old shopping cart, the Arnold family's iconic metal-roofed barn was a prominent landmark in the Yampa Valley.
If community interest in the unspent lodging tax revenue is as strong as it was three years ago, the parks and recreation commission will oversee quite the competition.
The city of Steamboat Springs will soon have to decide whether it wants to spend as much as $1 million to replace a dam and preserve a pond at one of its most idyllic parks.
At $6 per head, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep used to be the most valuable cut of wild game meat consumed by pioneers in Routt County in the late 1800s.
How are businesses on Yampa Street faring with the major construction project that has put fences, noisy equipment and dust in front of their storefronts? It really depends on who you ask.
In a place where trail builders have imagined developing seamless trails all the way to Dinosaur National Monument, big dreams are starting to become reality.
The volunteers who spent hours cleaning up the Yampa River after the busy Fourth of July weekend will likely never know how that computer monitor got into the water.
Former city councilwoman Kathy Connell is one of the residents urging the city to create more dog parks and tweak its ordinances to make them friendlier to dog owners.
Council members got a preview of the 2017 budget Tuesday night.
"This is a very complex little spot," city facilities manager Steve Hoots said Monday.