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.
Routt County Sheriff Wiggins estimated there is as much as 6,900-square-feet of space that could be shared between the Sheriff's Office and the Steamboat Springs Police Department in the form of training rooms, evidence rooms, locker rooms, an impound yard and a parking lot.
The committee met with high-ranking police officials Monday morning to discuss how the location of a new station would impact local law enforcement operations.
New restaurants and bars are popping up around town, while the future of some empty commercial spaces remain unclear. Here's a look at the latest business news in Steamboat Springs.
The emails between City Manager Deb Hinsvark, Steamboat Springs City Council members and the city's top two police officials offer the public a closer look at the city's response to the serious accusations of misconduct leveled against DelValle and Rae by former Police Detective Dave Kleiber and other officers.
Steamboat CIty Council to discuss downtown funding, public safety facility with county commissioners
The council and the commissioners have a lot to talk about Tuesday night.
As part of a plea deal, Scott Brooks pleaded guilty to prohibited use of a weapon, a misdemeanor.
The Steamboat Springs City Council will soon decide whether the city should maintain common areas around the new private hangars at Steamboat Springs Airport despite language in a signed ground lease that calls for the private developer to do the work
City hires interim police chief, public information officer for remainder of police misconduct investigation
Craig Police Department Commander Jerry DeLong will lead the Steamboat Springs Police Department while an investigator looks into the claims of misconduct against Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Police Chief Bob DelValle.
In the coming weeks, drivers who take the highway between Silverthorne and Kremmling will encounter delays of up to 45 minutes from a combination of reduced speed limits, alternating lanes of traffic and traffic holds as construction crews start a major project to make the road safer.
While the city prepared for the investigation to ramp up, recent Steamboat Springs High School graduate Jessica Miller organized the modest protest that started with about six protestors.
In many ways, the citizen police station committee is taking the police station project back to square one.
The opening of Sharon's comes almost 20 years after Sharon Stone closed a restaurant with the same name in West Steamboat that operated from 1988 to 1996.
Routt County Riders is proposing that a new, gentler trail be built that would run from the base of Howelsen Hill at Sombrero Stables to the Ricky's Ridge trail on Emerald Mountain.
"The use of this park is something we really need to begin a community dialogue on," Planning Director Tyler Gibbs said.
The Colorado Highway 9 improvement project will add eight-foot-wide shoulders and wildlife underpasses and overpasses to a stretch of highway between Silverthorne and Kremmling that was the site of 47 car accidents involving wild animals between 2007 and 2011.
During a joint meeting with the Steamboat Springs City Council Monday night, several of the Steamboat Springs School Board members urged the council to exhaust all other options before considering an urban renewal plan that would use some property tax increment to fund infrastructure like sidewalks and pedestrian lighting.
Work to convert the Workman property into a riverfront park is scheduled to begin in August.
Police station committee chairman John Kerst called the misconduct allegations the "900-pound gorilla in the room."
The emergency meeting was called Friday, less than two days after council members read a 10-page letter from former Steamboat Police Detective Dave Kleiber that alleges the police chief and deputy police chief have created "an atmosphere of fear and intimidation" and "a hostile work environment" at the police department.
The city has received five letters of interest for the 101-year-old house.
At In Celebration of Kids, Harlow Kuntz has Mario Kart races to win, quads to drive around and birthday parties to attend.
As police station planning enters fourth year, citizens committee ready to move past previous challenges
The city has now spent three years trying to build a new police station, and there have been plenty of twists, setbacks and long nights in Citizens Hall since city staff first pitched the idea to council in March 2012.
With so many ideas and redevelopment proposals for the once-defunct hotel floating around in the community, the council took a potentially big step Tuesday night toward deciding the property's future.
The city's Parks and Recreation Commission recommended the group, saying the city is not adequately maintaining and growing its recreation amenities with its general fund.
After two hours of interviews, the council seated police station committee members with a wide range of ages and professional backgrounds.
The city of Steamboat Springs received five letters of interest for the 101-year-old Workman house that must be relocated or demolished from the riverside property this summer before it can be transformed into a public park.
City staff is recommending that proposals for the property, which includes a hotel building and a separate building of studio apartments with month-to-month leases, be accepted through April 16.
The snowmobiler, who reportedly sustained significant internal injuries in the accident, was riding down Farwell Mountain northeast of Pearl Lake when rescuers said she hit an unseen depression in the snow and was ejected off of the snowmobile.
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.