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.
With a big development on the horizon, the Steamboat Springs City Council wants to engage the public next year in a conversation about the future character of the downtown area.
A team of seasonal bus drivers who hail from at least 11 different states are ready to start shuttling thousands of residents and visitors around Steamboat Springs this winter. But some other Colorado ski resort towns aren’t so lucky this year.
The special meeting, which is open to the public, starts at 8 a.m. in the Aspen Room of the resort.
In a four-month period last year, a series of discounts given to seven pilots totaled $6,340.
City Streets Superintendent David Van Winkle said he’s already received a handful of emails thanking the city for starting a new plowing system that makes the roads wider and leaves fewer windrows, or piles of plowed snow, in front of citizens’ driveways.
The U.S. Forest Service temporarily halted construction on a more difficult biking trail on Buff Pass in the fall before the snow started flying because some concerns were raised about the plans for the trail.
Steamboat Springs Planning Commission rejects approval of several illegal dwelling units on Buena Vista Court
The property owners had hoped new parking plans could bring their units into compliance.
Next week’s weather forecast in Steamboat Springs calls for an extended period of snow and cold.
The free class allows citizens to go behind the scenes of city operations and learn how their government functions on a day-to-day basis.
City Attorney Dan Foote said he believes the council has had the option of getting health insurance coverage from the city since 1992. But voters have never approved the benefit as required in the city’s charter.