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.
Hikers and cyclists can continue using the trail but will have to hobble over the boulders about 1/2 a mile past the start of the trail.
When Steve Swanson needs to either grab or pass the baton in the Wild West Relay race this weekend, things could get complicated.
There are lots of dreams and visions floating around about the future of trails in the Routt National Forest surrounding Steamboat Springs. The challenge? There likely isn't enough money or manpower to build and maintain all of the proposed mileage.
Trail closures in the area have now been lifted by the U.S. Forest Service.
Parking consultant says Steamboat Springs doesn't have a 'big' downtown parking problem, but challenges remain
The ideas community members offered up at a forum focused on downtown parking improvements ranged from the grandiose and futuristic to the plain and simple.
Drivers should expect to see traffic go down to one lane near Pine Grove Road on the east side of town and near Elk River Road to the west.
Will the issues with Steamboat's downtown parking soon warrant a big investment or change? That's a question parking consultants and community members could start to help answer Tuesday night at a parking forum at the community center.
Meanwhile, crews over in Moffat County are gaining control of some big blazes.
Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Manager Tracy Barnett is used to things being busy downtown.
City officials reported this week that they anticipate the latest repair bill to fix the deep scars left by a spring mudslide won't be as substantial as some of the six-figure repair bills of past years.