A new beer and wine festival, a high school mountain bike race and a freestyle bullfighting competition at Brent Romick Rodeo Arena are among the new events that are poised to land in Steamboat Springs in the coming months.
The commission voted Wednesday to recommend that the city start a yearlong pilot program allowing two types of e-bikes on the Yampa River Core Trail.
If the Steamboat Springs City Council’s recent discussion about revising a public art policy was a painting, it would have been a very splattered Jackson Pollock, not a neat, easy to understand Winslow Homer.
The city is considering allowing e-bikes, which give riders an assist via an electric motor, on the Yampa River Core Trail as a pilot program this summer.
The downhill-only trail could run from the Dry Lake Campground on Buffalo Pass to the Spring Creek ponds.
Outdoor recreation business leaders are putting their money where their mouths are by taking their biggest trade show out of the state that has hosted it for 20 years following a political feud.
I didn’t get to help lure a duck to safety out of a quickly-freezing pond, or witness any dramatic chases and arrests that you see so often on "COPS." But my mostly uneventful ride-along with the Steamboat Springs Police Department last month still furthered my appreciation, and fascination, of the work our police do every day.
Young professionals in Steamboat Springs are emerging as the most vocal supporters of a housing proposal that would add 450 units, including some for workers with lower incomes, to the west side of the city in the coming years.
Young professionals in Steamboat Springs have a new voice on the City Council.
The Steamboat Springs City Council thinks a developer’s latest water proposal for new neighborhoods on the west side of town still is too risky for the community and its taxpayers. But the council is resolved to trying to keep the housing proposal afloat in the coming weeks through some negotiations.
Who will get the final rose?
The Steamboat Springs City Council and a developer interested in building new neighborhoods in west Steamboat will see if they can tread the water issue together on Tuesday night.
Greg Kohler said it’s tough driving into downtown Steamboat Springs after dark this month and seeing the beloved neon rabbit in front of his business still suffering from a broken face.
A battle concerning the future of the west end of downtown Steamboat Springs continued in Citizens Hall on Tuesday night as City Council members faced more opposition about its decision to approve a controversial apartment project.
Tony Connell’s seat on the Steamboat Springs City Council is now one of the hottest tickets in town.
The “for lease” signs on the windows of All That in downtown Steamboat Springs are not signs the 40-year-old business is closing anytime soon.
Northwest Colorado’s representative on the State Transportation Commission thinks a new state-funded bus service catered mostly to skiers traveling to ski resorts along Interstate 70 leaves Colorado’s more isolated resort destinations out in the cold.
The city's planning commission will weigh in on the revised concept for the condos Feb. 9.
The snow sculptures caused quite a stir when they were abruptly pulled from the 2016 Winter Carnival lineup after there weren’t enough high school students interested in participating that year.
A new Steamboat Springs business is letting skiers and riders skip the lift lines and learn how to safely make turns in the less-traveled backcountry.
Only two residents have applied to replace Steamboat Springs City Councilman Tony Connell ahead of next week’s application deadline. The city’s elected officials are hoping more will step forward in the next few days for a chance to serve.
If you have a weekend ritual of cozying up with a good Steamboat Springs City Council agenda, it might be a good idea to start that ritual a little earlier this weekend. Make that a lot earlier.
As community members prepare to usher in another weekend of fun, fireworks and ski jumping through fiery hoops later this month at Howelsen Hill, there are a lot of questions swirling around about the park’s future.
City sales tax records show the industry sold $10.8 million in product last year and added $431,113 to the sales tax coffers.
Refugees in Steamboat Springs unaffected by Trump order, but Dreamers await direction from new administration
West African refugees who have made Steamboat Springs their second village have not been impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily halting immigration into the country from seven majority-Muslim nations.
Five people lost their lives driving on Routt County highways in 2016, making last year the deadliest year on local roads since 2009.
City of Steamboat Springs releases some emails related to controversial Iron Horse decision but withholds others
Emails from Steamboat Springs City Hall offer the public little additional insight into how the city and a developer agreed on a controversial settlement for how to spend $267,000 of public benefit money to buy back an easement the city sold last year at the Iron Horse Inn.
Steamboat Springs police, cycling advocates weigh in on proposal to let cyclists roll through stop signs
Cyclists would be allowed to treat stop signs as yield signs under a bill that was recently introduced in the state legislature.
Archie Lowe doesn’t mince his words when he describes the snowplowing situation on Buena Vista Court.
The city’s elected officials have learned that pursuing taxes or fees on short-term rentals to help fund community housing would be complicated, expensive and perhaps even unfeasible.
Steamboat Springs residents who want to serve on the City Council have until Feb. 7 to apply for a chance to be appointed for the job.
A work session focused on addressing community housing shortfalls was marked by new commitments from elected officials and a back and forth between a city council member and the head of one of the city’s largest lodging properties about how much of a role local employers will play in helping to solve the problem.
The developers who were planning to build a controversial 14-unit condominium project on Burgess Creek Road near the base of Steamboat Ski Area have scaled back their plans.
Could the third time be the charm for the effort to fund a business improvement district in downtown Steamboat Springs?
Members of a steering committee that spent months studying the region’s housing woes are hoping elected officials in Steamboat Springs will soon be willing to start taking some action and “do things differently” than the city has in the past.
Renters living in illegal secondary units on Buena Vista Court will have some more time to stay in their homes while their landlords try to solve some contentious parking and snow-removal problems that have been causing headaches on the cul-de-sac.
Steamboat Springs City Manager Gary Suiter is attributing a flurry of snow-removal complaints in the city to the combination of frequent, heavy snowfall and small private contractors not following plowing rules.
Steamboat Springs City Council members have different reactions to the news that the city’s public relations manager is manufacturing quotes for officials in city press releases.
Some fear potential tax overload as community groups eye 2017 ballot initiatives in Steamboat Springs
With as many as six or seven local tax initiatives headed for the ballot in 2017, some community groups are starting to take steps they hope will prevent a case of tax heartburn in the electorate that dooms them all.
On more than one occasion, Don Valentine has had to make a trek to a public meeting to defend the park that is named after his late wife. But last week, Valentine found himself praising the latest idea for the park.
9:44 p.m. Officers were called to a report of some Green Bay Packers fans who may have been celebrating their team's victory too much in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue.
Steamboat Springs City Council president uncomfortable with new PR position manufacturing 'quotes' for city officials
Even Steamboat Springs City Council President Walter Magill eventually admitted his “quote” in a recent press release from City Hall didn’t sound like Walter Magill.
The Arnold Barn will have to hold on through a few more snow storms before its future becomes clear.
The city of Steamboat Springs' search for a new operator of Howelsen Hill has produced four potential bidders.
Citing work demands and his desire to spend more time with his family, Steamboat Springs City Councilman Tony Connell plans to step down from the council next month.
The Steamboat Springs City Council does not appear to be willing to buy another piece of property on Yampa Street that some community members have eyed as another riverside park with a new pedestrian bridge.
But before the new off-leash area at Whistler Park goes beyond the conceptual phase, the city wants to hear from residents about the idea.
Some city leaders recently pointed to the results of the survey as evidence the city might want to invest more of its lodging tax dollars in flatter, more accessible trails instead.
The owner of 655 Yampa Street pitched the property to the city in the fall with a price tag of $1.3 million.
A community group that wants to improve local parks for canines will seek public input Wednesday evening on a proposal to add new dog-related amenities to Rita Valentine Park.