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.
As thousands of visitors prepare to take their winter vacations here, some employers are scrambling to find the employees that will keep the city's restaurants, hotels and small businesses humming.
Intrawest CEO Bill Jensen replaced by Thomas Marano.
The change could be useful for some long term-downtown parkers especially when the city rolls out new license plate reading technology to improve parking enforcement or if parking meters are installed downtown.
The launch of the new daytime winter schedule on Dec. 7 will coincide with the launch of a new GPS tracking service that will allow riders to use their smartphones to track buses in real time and see exactly when a bus is due to arrive at any of the bus stops in the city.
Susan Petersen, the city's longtime recreation manager, recently resigned to take another career opportunity here in Steamboat. Mike Albrecht, who has supervised the Howlesen Ice Arena for the last six years, also is leaving his post.
Steamboat Springs City Council debates how involved police chief should be in police station planning
Some members felt public safety director Joel Rae's leadership role in the project is appropriate given his many years of experience with the police department. But other members felt it wouldn't be appropriate for Rae to continue being a point person on the station planning because they felt the proposal is controversial and Rae's involvement could end up damaging his reputation.
Magill told his fellow council members that a prospective operator of such a business approached him and said he or she would look to possibly start the company in Oak Creek if the rules here weren't changed.
Lodging tax revenue used to install enhanced pedestrian crossings, make Lower Spring Creek Trail safer
A trio of enhanced pedestrian crossings and a safer Lower Spring Creek Trail in Steamboat Springs are the first signs that hundreds of thousands of lodging tax dollars are starting to be being spent to improve local trail systems.
It will cost local farmer Mike Arroyo significantly less this holiday season to gas up his Ford F250 Super Duty pickup and make the regular 192-mile drive to Grand Junction to visit his daughter.
Cynthia Pougiales' quest to park her new Greek food wagon at the base of Mount Werner has been so difficult in recent weeks, she and her friends have pondered the idea of instead having two donkeys pull the wagon around to make mobile sales.