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.
During one of its longest and liveliest meetings of the year, several council members questioned a recent designation of downtown as blighted along with the suggestion the area is in need of the tax tool to correct that.
Lindsay Balgooyen and her brother, Dan, were hiking around Smith Rock in Oregon in May when they thought of their big business idea. Just weeks later, their new entrepreneurial endeavor would take the top prize at the Breckenridge Startup Weekend and spur a move from Steamboat Springs to new shared office space in Frisco.
Staff on Sept. 2 will host a preliminary budget workshop with the council.
School board members see the plan as coming at the expense of their future tax funding.
Poor pedestrian lighting, missing sidewalks and the presence of a flood zone are some of the things that have helped downtown Steamboat Springs join Colorado's long and growing list of blighted areas.
In three years, Steamboat's Hala Gear has evolved from a modest garage and van operation into a growing fixture of Steamboat Springs' elite group of outdoor manufacturers.
Two conservative speakers participating in a debate about national privacy issues at the Steamboat Institute's annual Freedom Conference gave very different answers when asked whether they thought National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was a traitor or a patriot.
Denver-based pilot Don Nelson is bringing his Sukhoi SU-26, a supercharged Russian plane with 400 horsepower that was built in the mid 1980s specifically to win the World Aerobatics Championships.
When Arianthe Stettner takes people on historic walking tours downtown, she enjoys taking them way back to a time when glass windows arrived by wagon and horses were way more popular than cars.
Longtime local business owners Bob and Bert Rundell have found a young and enthusiastic couple to take over their one-stop automobile shop in west Steamboat Springs.