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.
Steamboat's Barb Parnell earns national award for promoting healthy lifestyles in Northwest Colorado
Wherever there's a new playground, trail or healthy eating initiative popping up in Routt County, chances are Barb Parnell played a pivotal role in it.
When he first reported the fire around 12:30 p.m., West Routt Fire Chief Bryan Rickman estimated it had burned about half an acre and had a moderate potential of spreading.
The final week of spring should be a delight for outdoor enthusiasts in Steamboat Springs.
The city anticipated no gains in sales tax as it started budgeting last year, and projected a 2 percent drop in the revenue the year before.
The school is hoping that starting in the fall, all of the fourth-graders at Soda Creek and Strawberry Park elementary schools in Steamboat Springs will be able to strum on new nylon-string guitars and find joy in music — just like Asher did this school year.
The deployment of new sandwich boards downtown could be the first idea to become a reality out of the many that were generated at a brainstorming session last week.
The Steamboat Springs School Board saved some big agenda items for its last regular meeting of the school year.
The steady stream of pending applications for the students has some Steamboat Springs School Board members wondering how much longer the district can continue accepting them.
Bear that knows how to open car doors gives Steamboat Springs residents another reason to lock their vehicles
District Wildlife Manager Danielle Domson said Wednesday the bear is believed to be a yearling that also could be responsible for killing some ducks in a pond near Mauna Kea Lane on Saturday morning and digging through a garbage can in an open garage on Blue Sage Circle.
An energy services company told the district Monday night that by using a system called energy performance contracting, it could pay for capital projects that improve the energy efficiency of its buildings with the substantial savings the projects generate.