Tom Ross writes a column that appears Tuesdays and Saturdays in the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He also writes features and covers weather news for the newspaper. He started working for the newspaper in 1979.
Tom has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is from Madison. His interests include Nordic skiing, Fly Fishing, book making and documentary photography.
Snowy gridirons — ski resorts' delight
The 1984 Snow Bowl called for snowshoes instead of football cleats but made such an impression on the national television audience that it boosted numbers for the 1984-85 ski season at resorts across the Colorado Rockies.
In terms of the entire ski season, four inches of powder isn’t a big thing. But in terms of transforming a Thanksgiving holiday ski experience, it means a lot.
Real estate market reflects a shortage of homes priced in 'sweet spot' from $1 -$1.3 million prized by location neutral workers relocating to Steamboat.
The digitization of the Three Wire Winter magazine will preserve the recorded voices of mid-Twentieth Century Routt County pioneers.
STARS inline to use 'active' open space at storage expansion
D Bar K proposes 270 additional storage units south of Steamboat Springs city limits
A large majority of the members of the Routt County Planning Commission agreed that the current master plan allows for short-term rentals, but only in a handful of existing commercial zone districts.
County budget tops $52 million
Personnel expenses for Routt County employees working in governmental activities jobs increased 8 percent over 2015 by $1.455 million to $20.32 million.
Sam Jones, of All Season Financial Advisors, told an audience of 63 people at Moots Cycles Tuesday evening his investment in solar energy really began to pay off at his home in rural Steamboat when his wife purchased a hybrid, plug-in car.
Sam Jones of told an audience of 63 people at Moots Cycles on Steamboat’s west side Tuesday night that his investment in solar energy really began to pay off at his home in rural Steamboat when his wife purchased a hybrid plug-in car.
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