The trails committee alone attracted 28 applicants, many with diverse professional backgrounds ranging from a welder at Moots cycles to a nurse at Yampa Valley Medical Center.
The bad news for powderhounds is there isn’t much snow expected to accompany the ongoing cold spell.
Grady Turner started incorporating healthy food in the classroom when he noticed childhood obesity was on the rise.
CDOT has budgeted to spend $6 million on the project on U.S. Highway 40 where it runs between Snow Bowl Plaza and 13th Street, and between Third Street and the pullout near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass.
The city's Parks and Recreation Commission next week will talk about the possibility of adding baseball games at Emerald Park this summer.
Routt County residents have until Friday to apply for their chance to help oversee the spending of Steamboat Springs' lodging tax dollars on trails and the Yampa River Promenade.
Casey Earp, an economic development Intern for the city of Steamboat Springs, acknowledges the idea is "pie in the sky," but he's hopeful community groups can come together and boost the local food market regardless.
Business leader says company considering selling large office park at the city's western edge as two parcels.
The funding for base area improvements from the city's urban renewal authority is scarce again for 2014, but that won't stop several smaller-scale projects from going forward.
Steamboat residents 12 years ago voted to give the council annual pay raises based on the consumer price index in Denver and Boulder. But when the city cut the pay of its employees four years ago during the Great Recession, the council at the time didn't feel comfortable receiving those raises and voted them down every year until Tuesday night.
The informational sessions should be especially helpful for people who are shopping for a new health insurance plan that they would like to take effect as soon as Jan. 1.
You're probably thinking about it right now. You know, all that rich stuffing, fried turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries and the like. It's the holiday eating season, and chances are there will be plenty of calories to consume along with all of the joyous memories you are about to gain.
The formation of the steering committees is a big step forward following the approval of Referendum 2A, which will dedicate an estimated $5.1 million to trail projects and $900,000 to the Yampa River promenade in the coming years.
Citizens Hall felt like a courtroom during the 1 1/2-hour hearing as a lawyer representing the landlords for Market on the Mountain said the city should deny the liquor application because the market already is serving the liquor needs in Steamboat's resort area.
A possible extension to the south of the hyper-popular concrete pathway will be one of the discussions at Tuesday night's Steamboat Springs City Council meeting.
In a report to the Steamboat Springs City Council, City Manager Deb Hinsvark outlined five options the city could implement until more drivers are on board.
The dozens of people who gathered at Colorado Mountain College to try and learn more about the impact Obamacare will have on them and their businesses learned even the experts on the issue still are trying to understand all of the changes.
Suicide prevention resources.
The chaplain for the Steamboat Springs Police Department says he can’t solve that survivor’s guilt and grief in the hours or days after the tragedy. He doesn’t try to. But he does help to plant a seed that long-term help is available and that there are many people who will help them regain control of their lives.
Facing a barrage of holiday music and happy Christmas shoppers at a supermarket in Maryland, Ronna Autrey abandoned her heavy shopping cart in the middle of the store and left in a hurry. All of the happiness and music was too much for the mother to bear as she was grieving her son’s recent suicide. “I just lost it,” she said. Back in that grocery store 12 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine the things Autrey would go on to do in the Yampa Valley.
The preliminary hearing of Lisa Lesyshen, the Routt County woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son before attempting suicide May 29, was held Wednesday in Denver, and emotional testimony was offered by the victim's father and police detectives.
The council's decision Tuesday night means the city will be able to increase the base wages of several city employees who have sustained years of furloughs and salary freezes.
Yampa Valley residents yearning for cheap DVD rentals, movie theatre candy, new-release Tuesdays and the pressure of some modest late fees have a new movie store to check out.
At stake Tuesday is city funding for a new police station in 2014 and $735,000 worth of salary and benefit adjustments for some city employees.
As James Diehl and Scott Berroth drove around Northwest Colorado in a GMC pickup on Monday, the two men talked about how great it was to be veterans.
If Susan Mead could only grow one thing while she was stranded on a desert island, it would be garlic. Hands down, she says.
Rick Meoli is one of dozens of veterans who left the service and rose to become a business leader in Steamboat Springs. Here, veterans run scuba diving businesses, chocolate factories, saw mills and propane companies.
The pay package includes $735,000 worth of salary and benefit increases that would impact about 129 of the city's 216 benefited employees.
The two men said they look forward to helping a school district that already earns stellar academic ratings gain even higher marks.
After winning with 59 percent of the vote Tuesday night, the local businessman won't have too much time to savor his victory before getting to work as a council member.
With the approval of 71 percent of city voters, the 1 percent tax paid by lodging guests will be dedicated to local trail projects and a new promenade on Yampa Street for the next decade.
By 2 p.m. Monday, emergency responders had tended to several rollovers and crashes in Steamboat Springs and Hayden but reported no serious injuries.
Steamboat Springs residents on Monday morning were greeted by 5-plus inches of snow on the ground and some slippery road conditions that led to multiple car crashes.
The district said the cost of the clinic and its current medical plan is running $98,000 below what was projected for the first quarter of the school year.
The road project perhaps most visible to Steamboat Springs residents was completed Friday morning when Native Excavating finished renovating the medians on U.S. Highway 40.
The Routt County elections office has received and processed about 3,000 valid ballots out of the more than 15,000 that were mailed out.
New Steamboat City Council members poised to have big impact on employee pay, police station funding
Scott Ford and either Tony Connell or Clark Davidson will have to hit the ground running Nov. 12 and help a deeply divided council approve a budget.
The council voted unanimously to have its Parks and Recreation Commission discuss the proposal Nov. 13 before it is brought back to council.
Steamboat Springs City Council fails to pass 1st reading of budget after debate over employee pay raises
The impasse means the two new council members who are sworn in Nov. 12 will help pick back up the discussion.
At recent meetings, council members have shown they have different views of the raises that aim to ensure city employees here make a wage similar to what other government employees are making in cities comparable to Steamboat.
Fielding's withdrawal leaves Tony Connell and Clark Davidson vying for the only contested council seat this election cycle.
Next year, there are plans to improve Decker Park by adding things like a new basketball court and disc golf.
The sites range from a 5-acre parcel near the Hampton Inn on U.S. Highway 40 to the existing campus at 840 Yampa St.
New committee helping city of Steamboat create transfer of development rights program for Yampa Street
Since 1984, several master plans created for the city's urban corridor have called to protect the views on the downtown roadway and to create better access points to the river.
Former Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts on shortlist of candidates for economic development job in Florida
The Hernando Today reported last week that nine candidates, including some other former city managers from across the country, are being considered for the job.
The city of Steamboat Springs is advising residents to take measures to protect their water meters from freezing or bear the cost of replacing a broken one.
Anne Small, the city's director of general services, said Wednesday that the city received about 140 applications for its Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department director position and about 65 applications for the airport manager position.
Steamboat Springs City Council candidates Tony Connell and Clark Davidson are among the few candidates spending on their campaigns.
Dave McAtee, the director of lake operations at Catamount Ranch & Club, rode one of his coworker's fat bikes in the winter and had enough fun on it to conclude that they should be allowed on some of the 25 kilometers of groomed trails at Lake Catamount.
Kathy Connell, a State Highway commissioner from Steamboat, was very upbeat and enthusiastic Monday when she could say the state soon will spend tens of millions of dollars to help make Colorado Highway 9 safer.