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 Springs is one of three communities in Colorado selected to participate in a National Main Street Center pilot program that will test a "revamped" approach to the Mainstreet program.
City officials and local land managers have made it clear they currently don't have enough funds in their own budgets to take on the responsibility of maintaining the new trails that are being created with the backing of millions of dollars in lodging tax funds.
New concrete trail connections would allow hotel guests and others safer, more convenient access to the Walton Creek Trail and the Core Trail.
The Steamboat Ski Area plans to open 31 trails across 168 acres Wednesday.
The city's Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve the conceptual plans for a 180-unit development that would feature 11 four-story residential buildings on a 6.73-acre lot.
A growing bamboo ski pole company and a local entrepreneur trying to create the equivalent of a Fitbit for cattle now have some more money to grow their businesses thanks to their victories in a local business plan competition.
The passes now use a technology called radio frequency identification, or RFID, to automatically open gates and give skiers access to the lifts.
Slavin Management Consultants in January will launch a nationwide search for a new city manager.
Mauled trash cans, tricky relocation operations and a report of a bear taking a ride in a garbage truck are fresh signs Steamboat Springs still has room to improve when it comes to keeping local wildlife out of garbage and trouble.
Assistant City Attorney Dan Foote said prior to August, the city was hearing from as many as two new individuals each month who wanted to get in on the local marijuana industry in some form.