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.
“We are not the only species who lives and dreams and loves on the planet.” — Author Terry Tempest Williams
In the case of the seasonal housing market, Steamboat is competing directly with the other mountain resort towns and their ability to provide housing.
“Democracy is messy, and progress is often slow, but it is worth it and it is important, and I will dedicate the rest of my life to public service." – Erin Biggs
A person could spend the better part of a lifetime amassing, reading and appreciating a collection of Western history books to the likes of those in the personal library of the prolific author Sureva Towler of Steamboat Springs.
Looking only at grow facilities, no retail
Routt County officials have studied the policies of other counties that allow marijuana grow operations, as well as the experience of the nearby town of Oak Creek.
Biggs remains loyal to Bernie
Democratic National Convention delegate Erin Biggs, of Steamboat Springs, interned for the late Sen. Ted Kennedy while in college.
Charlotte and Portia's spirits live on
Longtime Perry-Mansfield drama teacher senses the presence of "the Ladies" in vintage log cabins
A Peabody spokesperson said July 20 the company has already begun the process of contacting county treasurers to make arrangements to pay overdue property taxes.
A difficult bidding process has delayed the estimated completion date of 9 miles of fiber optic cable spanning downtown Steamboat Springs August 2017.
"I fought all the fights that I was elected to by Colorado's 3rd Congressional District and everything you elected me to do.” — Brita Horn, delegate to Republican National Convention