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 Steamboat Springs City Council isn't convinced a new park ranger program is the best investment the city can make to keep the Yampa River from being loved to death.
Jerry DeLong told the council the police department is still down three officers, and recruiting efforts are ongoing.
The council on Tuesday voted unanimously to remove the $880,000 worth of stabilization work city staff wanted to do over the next two years on Howelsen from the city's capital improvement program.
Council President Bart Kounovsky said as he was reviewing the 281-page budget book this weekend, it was the city's proposal to increase its workforce by nearly 10 full-time equivalents that stood out the most.
In one presentation, attendees of the 2015 Economic Summit will see how a medical technology company, a farm, an outdoor retail manufacturer and a high school teacher have innovated their businesses in Steamboat Springs.
Brent Whittington's path to purchasing a titanium bicycle manufacturing company in Steamboat Springs started in June when he picked up a brochure at the city's visitor center.
Gary Suiter will have a busy first week as interim city manager in Steamboat Springs.
State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, and Rep. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, plan to again introduce a bill that would require drivers of passenger vehicles to have chains or winter tires with adaquate tread whenever there is snow and ice on I-70 between Morrison and Dotsero.
According to a search warrant at the Routt County Courthouse, an accountant at the city recently received an email that was made to look as though it was from Finance Director Kim Weber.
With an early funding commitment from the Steamboat Springs City Council and improved driver recruiting efforts, the transit service plans to avoid a repeat of the major cuts and changes that left many riders frustrated last year.