Construction crews that have been waiting to start the major road work at Central Park Drive were still in a holding pattern Thursday afternoon.
Transit Manager Jonathan Flint reported Thursday the city's local bus service carried 660,568 passengers from Dec. 6 to April 10 and significnatly improved its on time performance.
Councilman raises idea of publicizing names of those who violate city's leash law
A Steamboat Springs City Council member wants to put residents who don't pick up after their pets or abide by leash laws in the dog house.
Central Park construction project again delayed by legal issues
Construction crews have not been able to launch the major Central Park Drive road work project on schedule because the city is still working to get an important easement signed to allow work in a certain area.
Natural Choice and their prospective landlord said Friday that Councilwoman Heather Sloop and Councilman Tony Connell failed to disclose some personal conflict of interests and should have recused themselves prior to the close and controversial 4-3 vote that stopped the move.
“The city can't be the only partner, and there's gotta be a better way to fund it,” Counciwoman Kathi Meyer said Tuesday as the Steamboat Springs City Council weighed a $100,000 request from the Chamber to fund a group sales program in the city. “Shouldn't this (group sales) position be funded by all the groups who benefit? If the Chamber truly believes this will be good for business, there should be a lot of skin in the game from a lot of entities.”
A majority of the people who have been chosen to serve on the citizens' panel that will help choose Steamboat Springs' next city manager also sit together on the board of directors for the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.
More people in Steamboat Springs this year are coming back to their illegally parked cars to find pink parking tickets.
City to recoup part of loan balance after short sale of former city manager's home
City Attorney Dan Foote said the city is now discussing a plan to have former city manager Alan Lanning repay the remaining $64,446 of the loan in monthly installments.
Dissenters say committee lacks voices of skeptics, average people
A Steamboat Springs City Council member and one of the city's most frequent public commenters fear the citizens committee, which will help choose the next city manager, lacks the voices of skeptics and the common man.
In denying the move, the council rejected the recommendations of the city's planning staff and planning commission to allow Natural Choice to move into a location the business felt is more visible than its current spot in a tucked away industrial area.
For the first time, the bats in this state are surrounded by white nose syndrome on two fronts.
Community Services Director John Overstreet said the cost to build a new Igloo is $543,000, which is $202,865 more than the city anticipated it would be in 2014.
Around Memorial Day, the city of Steamboat Springs will deploy a new park ranger program that aims to reduce conflicts at city parks, on the Yampa River and on the Core Trail.
The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is again asking the Steamboat Springs City Council to contribute money to a program that aims to lure more group conferences to the city.
Monday marks the start of the reconstruction of Central Park Drive in Steamboat and the second phase of a safety improvement project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne and Kremmling.
Under option A, the park would be designed as a passive park, with nature trails, new basketball courts, a picnic and BBQ area, a new multi-use filed and an expanded skate park.
The Iron Horse Inn will soon have a new name, new interiors, new landscaping, faster Internet and much higher rents.
According to records from the Federal Election Commission, Cruz has raised $8,805 from 37 donations in Steamboat Springs.
Thursday is the last call for margs at one of Steamboat Springs' most established Mexican restaurants.
A new pedestrian underpass near the intersection of Pine Grove Road and U.S. Highway 40 is closer to becoming a reality.
The timing of the whistle sounds at the base area is still to be determined, but they would likely occur around the end of the ski day.
The four men who are vying to lead city government hail from Michigan, Texas, Georgia and the interim city manager's office in Steamboat Springs.
The parks and recreation lobby in Steamboat Springs has in recent years become the city’s most passionate and tenacious group.
Flashing signs are already warning drivers about a major road construction project that will begin April 4 on Central Park Drive between Mount Werner and Pine Grove roads.
In the spring of 2017, U.S. Highway 40 and its intersection with Elk River Road will see some big changes.
A representative from Slavin Management Consultants, the recruiting firm being paid by the city to help find the next city manager, told Steamboat Today on Tuesday he thought it would be weeks before the names of the finalists would be revealed publicly.
The bill, crafted by State Reps. Diane Mitsch Bush, D- Steamboat Springs, and Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, would have required that all passenger vehicles have adequate tires or chains or alternative traction devices from Oct. 1 to May 15 on the interstate between Morrison and Dotsero.
Council President Walter Magill, who last month floated the idea of testing meters in certain portions of downtown, last week suggested the city should first focus on stepping up enforcement to keep cars from overstaying their welcome.
Search firm says it could be weeks before finalists' names are released
The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday selected six city manager finalists following an hour-long executive session. But they only referred to them by the number on their confidential applications.
Northwest Colorado's two state legislators are again in the opposite lanes on a proposed bill that aims to reduce winter crashes and traffic snarls on Interstate 70 in the mountains.
Program Manager Lisa Popovich said during the team's visit that she is looking forward to Main Street adopting a strategy that is more project driven than it has been in the past.
On Wednesday night, Oxbow Design Collaborate and the National Park Service will present two conceptual plans for Bear River Park in west Steamboat.
They are also handling more calls at the same time.
Though the council voted earlier this month not to take city staff's recommendation to mandate that no work occur between Memorial and Labor days from Sixth to Eighth streets on Yampa Street, members urged the city to work with the chosen contractor to minimize the impacts.
Steamboat Springs City Council members on Tuesday left Citizens Hall with confidential binders containing the bios of 10 people who could become the next city manager.
After controversial executive session, City Council endorses short sale of former city manager's home
Councilman Scott Ford wanted the council to start the dialogue about the decision in public before convening a closed-door session to discuss negotiating strategies with the other lien holders on Lanning's property.
The Steamboat Springs City Council will allow the city to spend as much as $450,000 to purchase two used road graders as part of a plan to make the city's snow removal operations safer and more efficient next winter season.
Because of the difficulty he has had selling his home in the Silver Spur neighborhood just west of town, previous city councils have granted Alan Lanning three separate extensions on the home loan that was supposed to be repaid six months after Lanning's resignation in July, 2008.
Steamboat police suspect alcohol contributed to after-hours incident
Police Chief Cory Christensen said John "Nelson" Kane used a snow pad that protects snow sprinklers to slide down the HS100 jump hill before 3 a.m. Saturday when the park was closed.
The 4-2 approval vote came after the developer agreed to extend a snowmelt system to the alleyway on the property.
Commissioners recommended the approval despite the new location's proximity to Bear River Park.
Today, the city wants to spend $80,000 to acquire all of what is now called Hitchens Island to guarantee permanent public river access and to allow for public improvements to be made on what is currently privately owned land near the Iron Horse.
As he joked with a large audience at Bud Werner Memorial Library on Wednesday afternoon, it was hard to tell Nick Power used to be part of the heroin problem in Steamboat Springs.
Many of the dozens of people who spoke urged the city to not focus on making back all of the money spent to operate the ski area.
The total is about $250,000 more than city staff was anticipating spending on both projects in 2014 during budget discussions.
Community members invited to share vision for historic ski hill
"The challenge we have, and I think it's a good one for us as a council to have, is we need to bond a whole new generation to this hill, because it's such a special asset," Councilman Scott Ford said.
Natural Choice wants to move from its current location on Downhill Plaza to the new space at Curve Plaza next to Lil' House Country Biscuits & Coffee.
Officers found the meth in Kelsie Lee Jolley's vehicle following a Feb. 16 traffic stop on Rabbit Ears Pass.
City Council president proposes test run of downtown meters
Because city officials predict a downtown infrastructure improvement project could erase approximately 17 parking spaces, City Council President Walter Magill is floating the idea of testing out paid parking as early as this summer.