The plan calls for the development and reroute of some multiuse and Nordic ski trails as well as some small yurts to be added on the property for light backcountry adventuring.
More than 200 miles above the Earth, Steve Swanson will spend six months doing experiments on the station.
Tim Lim had just barely opened the back of his big diesel pickup on Wednesday morning when he was mobbed by a group of excited elementary school students.
For all the fun they’ve had on Yampa Street, all seven members of the newly-seated lodging tax committee that will help to oversee the funding of improvements on Yampa also have some horror stories to share.
The crippling Comcast outage that left 13,000 customers here without Internet, phone and cable service for several hours last week still is fresh in the minds of some Steamboat City Council members.
Special events that are set to receive special event funding include a new ranch rodeo and first round bull riding series slated for July 3 in Steamboat and a bike week that will coincide with the 2014 world summit of the International Mountain Biking Association.
The danger of Hilltop Parkway when it gets icy in the winter was apparent Dec. 26 when a Jeep Cherokee, traveling an estimated 30 to 35 miles per hour, slid off the road and hit a group of pedestrians who were walking the same direction as the Jeep.
As adults continue to line up to buy their first bags of recreational marijuana here in Steamboat Springs, many teenagers in Routt County quietly are wondering how this new age of pot sales could affect them.
Collections on the mountain were up 22 percent, and citywide collections were up 6 percent compared to November 2012.
The research comes after many downtown stakeholders and some members of the City Council have said it's time to solve a parking problem they fear will only get worse when more and more visitors come to town.
Mainstreet Steamboat resolved to get funding for downtown business improvement district passed in November
Mainstreet Manager Tracy Barnett kicked things off the organization's annual meeting by promising 2014 will be a year things “ramp up” here in downtown Steamboat.
Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association begins efforts to attract more group conferences to town
Last week, a majority of the Steamboat Springs City Council signed off on the city spending $21,000 to help get the program up and running.
Despite treacherous weather conditions, Colorado Parks and Wildlife counts local bald eagle population
Starting at the same time, five Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers took treacherous trips around Routt County to perform the annual winter count of the bald eagle population here.
Ron Berig, the city's street and fleet superintendent, said Monday that since Oct. 4, the city's entire snow removal fleet has been deployed 40 times already.
"We're very pleased with the caliber of the candidates," Anne Small, the city's director of general services, recently said about the job search.
There's still that brand new building smell at Casey's Pond Senior Living. But the staff isn't wasting any time to innovate as it launches a new program they think will benefit many community members.
No smoking signs soon will be installed at all of the bus shelters, and police will help to remind people of the rule.
The National Weather Service forecast office in Grand Junction is designed to never shut down, not even for a second. There’s enough diesel fuel on hand to power the large generator behind the building for a month.
At the National Weather Service office in Grand Junction, you really wouldn’t know Travis Booth was an intern until he told you that was his title.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a forecaster for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction? Here's feature on the men and woman who predict the weather for Steamboat Springs and 52,000 square miles of western Colorado, southern Wyoming and eastern Utah. The stakes are high in this office, and a lot of people depend on the forecasters inside of it.
Jim Pringle pulls out his Samsung Galaxy smartphone, and with a few taps of the finger, a map appears showing what the weather is expected to do in about a week.
One of the challenges will be to weigh the benefits of adding more challenging trails, such as the downhill gravity variety, versus improving in-town trails and connections such as the Yampa River Core Trail.
The first bag belonged to 22-year-old Patrick Krenke, from Minnesota. Behind him were tourists from Maryland, Nebraska, Florida, Tennessee, North Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas, South Carolina, Arkansas, Montana, New York, Illinois and the District of Columbia.
Steamboat Springs has entered a “bold new era,” City Council President Bart Kounovsky proclaimed Tuesday night moments after the license for Rocky Mountain Remedies was approved.
Last year was the seventh year in a row the city's bus service carried more than 1 million riders.
Acting for the first time as the city's marijuana licensing authority, the council will consider approving the first retail marijuana license for Rocky Mountain Remedies.
The city wants to replace its vehicular railroad crossing at Trafalgar Drive with a pedestrian-only crossing via the Yampa River Core Trail and create a new vehicular crossing near the Hampton Inn.
Doctors at Yampa Valley Medical Center said the achievement will help to attract more patients seeking cancer treatment to the local hospital.
At first blush, it may be hard to believe that cobalt blue horses, black and white photos of old ranches and intricately woven pieces of art all could look good together in the same room.
In just a matter of days, adults 21 and older likely will be stopping by Rocky Mountain Remedies to legally purchase recreational pot for the first time.
For several years, cities around the state including Steamboat have used tax increment financing to inject millions of dollars worth of property and sales tax gains from “blighted” areas into redevelopment projects.
As he rumbles up the steepest part of Howelsen Hill at 10 p.m., David "Marv" Shively shakes his head every time his snowcat hits ice or leaves behind an imperfection.
It may not have tasted all that great, but the 8-ounce shots of a dark green concoction that included kale, frozen berries, heaps of spinach, orange juice and other veggies helped Debbie Aragon's insurance office prevail in Livewell Northwest Colorado's first 5210 challenge.
It will be the first time in recent years the council has turned to a facilitator for help with such planning.
Currently, the city is projecting sales tax collections will come in about 11 percent, or $1.9 million, over the Steamboat Springs City Council's budget figure.
In the meantime, the city still is looking for community feedback about its list of potential locations.
In recent months, some parents and new school board members who were passionate about Laurel School Preschool were trying to raise enough money to get the doors back open.
The Steamboat Springs City Council will hear about the idea Tuesday night as Routt County Riders asks the city about the potential of it guaranteeing a loan from Alpine Bank to purchase the equipment.
The new lights on the mountain are ready to go and will allow skiers to ride down 1,000 vertical feet of terrain from the top of the Christie Express lift to the base area.
Steamboat Springs business, health care leaders continue educational workshops on Affordable Care Act
While the last major health care workshop here last month looked at the challenges Obamacare is facing from a national level, Friday's presentation had more of a local flavor and was attended by several small business owners.
City staff and SmartWool say the odors have not posed any sort of health or safety threat to the 65 employees who work inside the newly renovated building Smartwool is leasing from the city, but the fumes have at times become bothersome enough to send some employees to work from home.
On Wednesday night, Tennis Center Director Jim Swiggart stood before the city's Parks and Recreation Commission to "talk about the cool things" that have happened at the facility this year.
Pamela Lane residents and three former members of the Steamboat Springs City Council on Wednesday night told their city's Parks and Recreation Commission it still isn't time to allow Triple Crown to play on the ballfields at Emerald Park.
Chris Cole, currently the airport operations officer at the Albuquerque International Sunport in New Mexico, has been named the city of Steamboat Springs' next airport manager.
Some water bills temporarily higher than usual as city of Steamboat gets everyone on same billing cycle
Some bills are higher because the city is working to get all of its customers on the same billing cycle, and the latest round of bills included 45 days of service for some customers instead of the usual 30.
Downtown stakeholders in Steamboat Springs to take first step toward getting funding for improvement district
Next week, the Steamboat City Council will be asked to approve several new appointments to the city's seven-member downtown business improvement district board that has sat dormant and inactive since the last tax vote failed six years ago.
The trails committee alone attracted 28 applicants, many with diverse professional backgrounds ranging from a welder at Moots cycles to a nurse at Yampa Valley Medical Center.
The bad news for powderhounds is there isn’t much snow expected to accompany the ongoing cold spell.
Grady Turner started incorporating healthy food in the classroom when he noticed childhood obesity was on the rise.
CDOT has budgeted to spend $6 million on the project on U.S. Highway 40 where it runs between Snow Bowl Plaza and 13th Street, and between Third Street and the pullout near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass.