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.
The Housing Authority and development partner Overland Property Group recently learned their 48-unit affordable housing project in west Steamboat will be backed by nearly $11 million in low income housing tax credits from the Colorado Housing Finance Authority.
After receiving a single construction bid that was about 25 percent over the anticipated cost of the project, the city of Steamboat Springs has decided to hold off on the reconstruction of Central Park Drive until next year.
As she listened to the city's only female police officer describe a lack of transparency, possible gender discrimination and overly-aggressive police officers at the Steamboat Springs Police Department, City Manager Deb Hinsvark sounded conflicted.
City Manager Deb Hinsvark said Tuesday she has decided not to offer the deputy city manager job to the lone finalist who was brought to Steamboat last week from Florida to meet community members.
Interim Police Chief Jerry DeLong is reviewing other reports from the investigation to determine if they will be released.
Delays on Colorado Highway 9 could reach up to 45 minutes because of the major highway improvement project there. Meanwhile, road work is also expected to create significant delays on U.S. Highway 40 on Berthoud Pass, which some drivers have been using as a detour.
The Steamboat Springs City Council will weigh the committee's recommendation Aug. 4 and decide what to do next.
The era of fumbling through jackets and layers to find and display that ski pass to a lift agent at the Steamboat Ski Area is over.
The Routt County Board of County Commissioners isn't convinced yet it should pitch in for infrastructure improvements in downtown Steamboat Springs.
The school district is considering using the 70-acre Overlook property as a home for the new high school that would have capacity for more than 1,100 students.