The city of Steamboat Springs is working to collect parking fines from individuals who have multiple unpaid tickets, including one man who has racked up 23 parking citations in the city since January and owes $2,800.
A recent internal survey reveals employees at Steamboat Springs City Hall are collectively more satisfied with their jobs and work environment than they were last year.
"We knew from the start that once it got established in the thick timber and the beetle kill, it would be a long term event," U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos said. "This is going to be something we as the Routt National Forest are going to be dealing with for quite some time."
Tired of seeing chemical herbicides being sprayed on noxious weeds along some of their favorite trails, two women have started a grassroots effort to remove the weeds by hand.
Immediately after the executive session, the council announced, without taking any motion or having public discussion, it had selected councilwomen Heather Sloop and Robin Crossan to work with city staff to negotiate a potential new supplemental agreement with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club regarding the usage of Howelsen.
The city's inability to secure the easements by April 4 ultimately led to a two-and-a-half week delay in the project and kept a cone zone in front of businesses after Memorial Day, frustrating some business owners.
The employees at Go Alpine Taxi in Steamboat Springs never know what to expect when they answer the phone.
While the business owners remain excited about the improvements the project will bring, they are faulting the city for not doing enough to mitigate the impact of the work, which they say has significantly impacted their revenue.
Steamboat Springs Fire Chief Mel Stewart said Thursday the outlook for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show has looked favorable, but he's waiting to see what the weather does next week before making the final call on Wednesday.
The city's Parks and Community Services Department will propose the city fund design of the park improvements next year, with funding for the project's first phase coming in 2018.
Schmiggity's was cited by the city for serving alcohol after hours and allowing patrons to drink outside in the spring.
In its third revote of the year, the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night reversed its controversial decision to call dibs on free concert tickets and VIP concert passes.
The city's aging Igloo child care facility will not be replaced with a new modular building this year.
Emails obtained last week by the Steamboat Today through an open records request show some recent friction between the recently-fired manager and the city's public works director about airport oversight and operations.
The project would require the city spend $385,000 of its reserves.
While it is now legal to be on the river in the area, the southern portion of the island will remain off limits to the public for some time.
Christina Uhl grew emotional Tuesday night as she told the Steamboat Springs City Council it needs to think more about the workers who are renting couches or who have left because they can't afford to live here.
The owners of a downtown Steamboat Springs nightclub will learn sometime next month what penalties they will face for having two liquor license violations in the spring.
Some City Council members are pushing to create a new joint use agreement that could offer the city more financial security and reduce its risk on such things as maintenance and operating costs at the ski complex.
"We had a faux paux, and let's move on," Council President Walter Magill said after he apologized to his fellow council members for allowing the vote to transpire the way it did and cause angst.
The city of Steamboat Springs could fine or temporarily yank a liquor license from a downtown dance bar because of two alleged alcohol violations that occurred at the venue in the spring.
The plans included a variety of different housing types ranging from duplexes to townhomes to single family homes.
After getting an earful from their constituents, some Steamboat Springs City Council members appear ready to revisit and walk back a decision to call first dibs on some free Strings concert tickets and VIP lanyards.
The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday will meet with a real estate development company that is interested in creating new neighborhoods on the west side of town, possibly on the Steamboat 700 parcel.
City officials are hoping to cut the ribbon on the new Workman Park on Yampa Street in time for the busy Fourth of July weekend.
On Monday, Connell Resources plans to open up the newly reconstructed portion of Central Park Drive where it runs from Pine Grove Road to a brand new roundabout in the middle of the shopping complex.
The Steamboat Springs City Council has approved the first reading of a budget for a new child care center, despite the project's increasing cost.
Councilman Tony Connell said the council is currently working much more than previous councils and deserves some perks.
Gary Suiter has signed on to help the Steamboat Springs City Council accomplish a long list of goals, ranging from restoring public trust to building a new police station to coming up with a long-term plan for the city's historic ski hill.
Levy would generate funds for substance abuse prevention, treatment
The list of people endorsing the proposal includes Tom Gangle, regional director of Mindsprings Health; Dave Wilkinson, emergency director for Yampa Valley Medical Center; several staff members at the Foundry, a local rehabilitation center; and YVMC CEO Frank May.
There were audible "wows" from many members of the audience when School Board President Margaret Huron counted up the combined years of service of the retirees.
The man, who had been floating on a double inner tube without a life jacket, had become separated from the tube in the cold, swift current.
The final draft of a new master plan for Bear River Park calls for a wide range of amenities that would appeal to volleyball and basketball players, skaters, cyclists, hikers, rafters and boaters.
City of Steamboat Springs officials say they really don't have a better place to put Mount Marsh than its current home off 13th Street.
A Steamboat Springs City Councilman is seeking support for two tax measures he feels are needed to improve city services and combat a local substance abuse epidemic.
The Barrows chairlift has survived its latest skirmish with Mother Nature atop Howelsen Hill.
Take a look at the bear hotspots in Steamboat Springs.
The new 2,500-square foot building will host up to two employees and 30 children at a time. It is replacing a 31-year-old modular city officials fear is so old it has become a liability.
In a lawsuit filed last week, Ken Manley claims the council did not follow proper procedure and broke rules when it approved several variances for the 60-unit 1125 Lincoln Ave. project, which will be taller and more dense than what is allowed by the city's Community Development Code.
Wayne Iacavetto had one of the most important jobs of WWII.
Two types of businesses Steamboat Springs has never seen before are being planned for the downtown corridor.
Chainsaws were buzzing Thursday up on Emerald Mountain as crews worked to build another new mountain biking trail in Steamboat Springs.
Lower elevation trails open, but many remain unrideable
Mother Nature is making it more difficult than usual for volunteers to get Emerald Mountain ready for hikers and bikers this spring.
City Council approves city manager contract offer for Gary Suiter
The Steamboat Springs City Council has offered Gary Suiter a city manager contract that would pay him an annual base salary of $185,000 and give him a more generous severance package in the event his contract is ever terminated within six months of a council election.
Some Steamboat Springs residents have waited more than 30 years to see the groundbreaking ceremony that occured Friday on Yampa Street.
The city of Steamboat Springs' great reverse-angle parking experiment will continue despite some concerns from the city's elected officials.
In a city that’s home to an estimated 5,500 canines, two officers are stepping up efforts to help keep the peace. But they are facing some resistance in Dog Town USA.
Mike DeGregorio was a bit late to work on Friday.
The Steamboat Springs City Council is ready to start dotting some i's and crossing some t's with the man they offered the city manager job last week.
The 203-mile detour around the major rockfall event in Glenwood Canyon may have ended months ago, but collatoral damage resulting from the interstate closure still lingers in Northwest Colorado.