A series of one-on-one meetings between Steamboat Springs City Council members and the head of the city's parks and community services department were cancelled last week after two council members expressed concern the meetings could violate open meetings laws.
Steamboat Springs City Manager Deb Hinsvark continues to have the support of five of her seven bosses.
However, the city's bus lines that are the least utilized during the year, including the yellow and purple lines, could continue to see some tweaks or cuts.
In the past, when the American flags were removed from James Albert Chew’s grave after Memorial Day ceremonies, all of the visible reminders of the man’s military service disappeared from the Steamboat Springs Cemetery.
As of Friday, the city had received back more than 1,000 of the 3,000 surveys it sent out to random households in the city and the county.
City staff will host an open house at the Workman park at 603 Yampa St. at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The public will soon find out whether the Steamboat Springs City Council believes its partnership with City Manager Deb Hinsvark has improved since November.
In the eyes of the committee, the construction of a combined city and county facility in west Steamboat is a better alternative to the city building a new station on its own or renovating its current police headquarters on Yampa Street.
From a new artist studio to a new store that will feature lingerie on Lincoln Avenue, here's a quick look at some new establishments coming to town along with some other business updates.
The pared-down winter bus service sputtered and irked many local riders. Now, city officials are hoping to avoid a repeat next winter by recruiting more drivers and walking back the cuts they made to the service.
The commission on Wednesday night voted unanimously to recommend that city staff work with local cycling and trail building groups to design and and construct a new, gentler trail that would run from the stables parking lot at the base of Howelsen Hill up to the Ricky's Ridge trail on Emerald.
A Front Range consulting company that specializes in the development of ziplines and aerial adventure courses was at Howelsen earlier this week to start to see if the terrain at the park would be suitable for a course.
Mainstreet Steamboat Springs believes it has finally found a way to get more visitors to realize there is much more to downtown than just Lincoln Avenue.
The city is bracing for a six-figure repair bill, and the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is hoping everything can be fixed in time for the slide to open sometime before July 4.
City officials want to get several hundred more of the surveys back in the coming weeks so that the results can be deemed statistically significant.
Rarely has a Steamboat Springs City Council proclamation attracted such a big and distinguished audience.
After a piece of paper with her name on it was pulled out of a basket in City Hall last month, Kelley Conner was the proud new owner of a 101-year-old home on Yampa Street.
Some council members are ready to hit the gas on new driver recruiting efforts and restore the level of bus service to what it was before it was cut back in the winter.
The committee is set to vote on the idea of a shared facility later this month.
Steamboat Springs Transit Manager Jonathan Flint hopes members of the public show up to the meeting to reflect on their experiences with the bus service and make recommendations for the future.
If the Steamboat Springs City Council chooses a financing option that would involve assuming debt, the city projects the list of $10.3 million in proposed infrastructure improvements could be finished after three years.
Some police station committee members in Steamboat Springs are pointing to the success of a shared facility in Moffat County as a reason to explore such an arrangement here in Routt County.
On Thursday night's episode, Seroka extended his winnings to $150,800 after easily defeating his two competitors that included a government relations liaison from Washington D.C.
Botanic Park leaders told the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night that they fear Triple Crown's entrance into the neighboring Emerald Park would bring unwanted noise and traffic to the area and limit local use of the fields.
There will be more negotiations with other taxing entities and more public discussions before the council considers taking the vote that would put the downtown improvement plan into action.
Community members who are interested in the future of the trail system on Emerald Mountain are invited to take a quick field trip with the Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday.
City staff will present the council with more details about the plans to improve the downtown corridor with new sidewalks and pedestrian lighting, among other things.
City Manager Deb Hinsvark told the Steamboat Springs City Council the repairs are expected to be costly.
When local veteran and rancher Jim Stanko was asked back in December whether Steamboat Springs deserved to be named "The Most Veteran Friendly Little City in Colorado" for 2015, Stanko put together a list of 15 reasons why the answer is a resounding "yes."
The planned improvements include two new diesel-electric hybrid buses that will replace a pair of 18-year-old diesel buses, GPS tracking system upgrades and a potential service improvement to the regional bus line that runs between Steamboat and Craig.
Community members can learn more about the specifics of the project at the Steamboat Springs City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
Some elected officials and the city's police station building committee have had some brief discussions about the concept of unification in recent weeks.
Moffat County's top law enforcement officials traveled to Steamboat on Monday to talk about what it's like for multiple agencies to work together under the same roof.
City Manager Deb Hinsvark said the deputy city manager will oversee things including public outreach and performance management programs.
A driver who pumped 15 gallons of unleaded gas at the Western Convenience station on Sunday last week paid $21 less than they did last year.
Lila M. Stucker faces 144 counts of embezzlement of public money, a Class Five Felony, as well as felony theft charges after a bookkeeper in the Treasurer's Office provided an investigator with evidence that Stucker misappropriated $21,057 in county funds from 2006 to 2013.
At lower elevations in Steamboat Springs, only modest snow accumulations are expected Friday and Saturday.
Isaias Simon and his sister, Ana Simon, are accused of threatening to have a boy deported if he did not pay them $2,000 to fix their vehicles.
State Representative Diane Mitsch Bush will continue to push for new legislation that would require more drivers to use snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 in the mountains despite the State Senate's move to study the issue first.
The working group will study alternative funding sources for parks and recreation amenities.
The Steamboat Springs City Council took no action and had nothing to say publicly Monday night after it met for three hours behind closed doors to discuss a police misconduct investigation and City Manager Deb Hinsvark's work performance.
The forecast calls for possible wind gusts of 45 to 55 miles per hour on Tuesday afternoon.
Drivers should expect delays if they decide to take this route to and from the Front Range.
The May meeting will offer the public a chance to weigh in on the changes and cuts, which were recently made to the bus service this winter, and offer recommendations for the future.
Elected officials Tuesday night pledged $400,000 from a community housing fund to support a 48-unit project that would be built near the intersection of Elk River Road and U.S. Highway 40 on land that is owned by the Yampa Valley Housing Authority.
Flood insurance policyholders who reside in the city's 100-year floodplain should see an annual savings of $42 per premium, according to a press release from the city.
Goodbye, Cinnamon and Aqua Lines. Hello Yellow and Red.
Thousands of community members in Steamboat Springs will soon have the chance to grade the quality of city services and let their elected officials know what the city's funding priorities should be in the coming years.
Steamboat CIty Council agrees that city should take on common area maintenance at new hangar development
Council members viewed their decision to take on the maintenance responsibilities as an economic development opportunity.
A council member also told City Manager Deb Hinsvark Tuesday night that she should have a succession plan ready in case the investigation turns up any evidence of wrongdoing on her part.