Steamboat Springs City Council has resolved to make an investment in downtown Steamboat. This spring, it will decide how a more vibrant downtown will be funded, and how much of the vision the city can afford.
In recent months, several community members have spoken both in favor and opposition to the proposal to use tax increment financing to fund downtown improvements.
Answers to questions about URA.
A former state senator, a school bus driver, two ex-cops and a former city planning director are among the 23 community members wanting to help the city of Steamboat Springs build a new police station.
Backpacker calls Big Agnes' latest line of tents, "equal parts party, and practical."
The City Council will have at least 15 community members to choose from to serve on the seven-member committee.
Current airport manager Chris Cole has landed a new job as an aviation planner in Alaska.
The city of Steamboat Springs and Yampa Valley Electric Association recently reached an agreement to open up the electric cooperative's old parking lot on 10th Street to public parking.
Donations to the campaign came from a mix of local businesses, part-time residents and downtown residents.
The increased enforcement of the leash law is the city's response to some recent complaints about dogs that are off leash getting into confrontations with leashed dogs on popular trails on Emerald Mountain.
After years of complaints about the safety of 13th Street, which is used by many bikers and Fairview residents, there are now plans to install new digital speed limit signs this spring that will aim to slow down vehicular traffic.
Council President Bart Kounovsky said past councils have for decades passed on opportunities to invest in the downtown corridor, and the current council should be the one to pull the trigger.
The century-old Workman home at 603 Yampa St. must be relocated or demolished before the city can follow through with its plan to convert the riverside property into a public park this summer.
The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night endorsed the creation of a seven-member citizens committee that will help plan for the new station that will replace the cramped police headquarters on Yampa Street.
The fundraising effort comes as ice arena stakeholders report high demand for the existing ice in prime time.
Area wildlife manager Jim Haskins said it appears the moose ran over the woman from behind while she was walking two dogs on a road in Storm Mountain Ranch.
But first, the council will have to come to a consensus on the committee's role in the project.
The move to change the noise ordinance comes nearly two years after some council members started forwarding a few complaints about the street sweeper noise to the public works department.
The founders of Steamboat Sticker shipped their first order of stickers in January, 2014, and the stickers have since been making their way to retailers in more than 18 states around the country.
Eric Berkey was nervous about returning to the ski slopes as a quadriplegic. Then he met two men in Steamboat Springs who had an invention that would help him get on the slopes.
At Steamboat Treasures & Tees, tourists are currently buying a lot more shot glasses adorned with marijuana leaves than ones adorned with this city's most iconic barn.
Because the city budgeted to spend significantly less last year than the total amount of sales tax collected, $1.8 million in sales tax revenue went back into reserves.
Tracy Barnett, who has managed the Mainstreet program now for a decade, is looking forward to semi-retirement and having time to take some RV trips around the country with her husband, Cooper.
Jo Sarafis has nothing against holiday lights shaped like snowflakes.
Dogs in Steamboat Springs have a new place to be pampered, and those looking for information on how to buy a small business can find it by attending a seminar at CMC.
City staff is also moving ahead with a plan to raze the old Workman house on another end of the popular downtown roadway this summer and convert the property into a park with terracing down to the river.
The dollar amounts from the industry are big, but not nearly big enough to raise the eyebrows of anyone working in the city's finance department.
Steamboat Paddleboard Adventures owner Danny Tebbenkamp thought the parking lot right next to the Yampa River would be an ideal place to rent paddleboards from.
The project on Colorado Highway 9 will add eight-foot-wide shoulders and some fenced wildlife underpasses and overpasses to a stretch of highway that was the site of 47 car accidents involving wild animals between 2007 and 2011.
The company's net loss was $31.1 million, down from $122.2 million during the same quarter in 2013. Revenue in the quarter increased from $102.1 million in 2013 to $120.8 million last year.
Cell phone charging stations at Thunderhead Lodge and Wi-Fi connections on gondola cars in Vail would have seemed silly, even ridiculous, a decade ago. Not anymore.
Like ceviche, bacon-wrapped jalapenos and perfectly-layered chicken nachos? They're now being served at the Double Diamonds Bar near the base of the ski area.
The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night got a crash course on bear management in Colorado and how things like wildlife Tasers could be used by officers in the future to haze problem bears.
A lot of work goes into making the Winter Carnival’s Night Extravaganza so unique.
Routt County commissioners want to discuss possible collaboration with city on police station project
As the city of Steamboat Springs continues to look for a place to build a new police station, the Routt County Board of Commissioners is wondering if a piece of land right next to the Routt County Jail is the best spot.
The move follows a citizen's complaint to the city about the noise from the sweepers and the fact that the activity currently violates the city's own noise ordinance.
The Steamboat Springs City Council last month balked at the stricter trash rules after hearing opposition from several constituents, so city staff had to come up with another plan to try and curb human encounters with wildlife in the city.
City staff will present the council with an option to fast track the conversion of the Workman home site into a public park with river access.
Steamboat is one of 22 communities around the nation that has earned a grant from the EPA this year to help advance its environmental sustainability efforts.
River users in Steamboat Springs are brainstorming ways to limit the negative impacts from all the summer fun on the Yampa River.
Valerie McCarthy and Brian Savoie are introducing a new spa treatment to Steamboat Springs that involves getting into a futuristic looking flotation tank filled with 10 inches of water and more than 800 pounds of Epsom salts.
After failing to get any consensus on the best place to build the station Jan. 7, the council last week voted unanimously to soon discuss the possible formation of a citizens committee to help plan for the new public safety facility.
The commission also will learn that 13 commercial river outfitters sent 14,791 tubers, 529 anglers, 419 kayakers, 815 stand-up paddle boarders and 802 rafters and canoeists to the town stretch of the Yampa River during the most recent summer season.
The sale of 603 Yampa St., also known as the Workman property, closed Jan. 16 for $610,000. It was purchased from Leland and Linda Workman with the lodging tax revenue that voters dedicated to Yampa Street improvements.
After Darling's plane crashed Sunday morning south of Rabbit Ears Pass, Darling climbed out of the wreckage of his mangled Cessna and lit a pool of spilled fuel to stay warm until rescuers reached him in a remote part of the woods.
There's a good chance the next piece of pork you eat at Creekside Cafe owes some of its good taste to the spent grains the pig ate from a local brewery in Steamboat Springs.
The Sheraton Steamboat Resort found housing for dozens of its seasonal workers by leasing out 23 rooms in the city's defunct Iron Horse Inn close to downtown. In a similar arrangement, Resort Group secured housing by leasing out the empty Alpiner Lodge on Lincoln Avenue.
It won't be a trip to the International Space Station, but it will be as close to one as you can get right now here on Earth.
The Steamboat Springs City Council made it clear Tuesday night that it wants to soon invest in some major improvements like sidewalks and lighting in downtown Steamboat.
Although the cut was "disappointing," a majority of the council agreed it should respect the city's grant vetting process that led to the reduced funding and not invest any more city dollars in the series of concerts this year.