Airline capacity into Yampa Valley Regional Airport ramps up for Presidents' Weekend and spring break to follow.
The reduced valuation of Salt River Project's share of the property in the Hayden power plant will impact taxing entities, including Routt County government, the East Routt Library District and the West Routt Fire Protection District in Hayden.
Meteorologist Dennis Phillips said the average daily low temperature of 24.1 degrees here through Feb. 13 compares to the historic average minimum for this month of 6.5 degrees.
Johan Monsen and Ulf Clacton of Swed Properties, working with Ski Town Commercial, hope to deliver a community of small manufactured single-family homes to the market by late summer 2018.
“You’ll have the opportunity to tell that to the judge when we move forward,” with legal action. "It’s not our intention to take your property," Commissioner Doug Monger said to Reno Ager, owner of the asbestos site.
Jim DeFrancia's co-developer, Gorsuch, a cousin to Supreme Court nominee
Steamboat resident Jim DeFrancia among members of development team for proposed Gorsuch House at Base of Aspen Mountain.
Routt County Manager Tom Sullivan: Choice of new emergency operations manager a good fit for first responders' desire for more layers of disaster training.
Various chairlifts at Steamboat Ski Area are apt to stop briefly on a daily basis as skiers fall while loading or unloading, but thanks to backup systems, the times when a lift has been evacuated are few and far between.
You may be wondering “What about the gondola?” after reading Saturday's story about how Steamboat Ski Area prepares for possible chairlift evacuations.
Long may you run
Fetcher first spied the old bulldozer in the Moonhill Meadows subdivision. It had been sitting in one place for so long that a tree was growing through it, and its steel tracks were embedded 6 inches deep in the ground.
With the closing of five pending conservation easements, Routt County's landmark ranch preservation program will have conserved more than 50,000 acres.
Among the most daunting to read but also among the most profound poems in Lindsey Royce's new book "Bare Hands," are "My Father’s Animals" and "My Father the Bard."
Winter Carnival 2017: Steamboat Winter Carnival embodies Steamboat's traditions of skiing, ranching and performing arts
Steamboat's holy triumvirate
Carl Howelsen succeeded in implanting the love of winter sports into this community at the cellular level, and today, skiing and local culture are inseparable.
"My biggest motive is for sustainability. It feels really good to live close enough to where you work to be able to (bike) commute, it's one of the beauties of living in a small town." – Middle School math and science teacher Mindy Mulliken
Winter above the 'Clark-tic Circle'
The deepest snow in the Park Range just east of Steamboat is at the Tower Snotel on Buffalo Pass, where the 96 inches of snow there contains 30.4 inches of water.
Deb Proper recalled this week that, for her first backcountry hut trip on skinny skis to the Fowler Hilliard hut in 1984, she wore wool knee socks and knickers.
Steamboat Ski Area saw measurable snowfall on 22 of 31 mornings in December 2016, and 20 of 31 days in January 2017
Sue Egger's yaks never talk back to her, they just bring home the prize ribbons from the National Western Stock Show in Denver.
Fat tire bikes are mountain bikes with over-sized tires and treads that allow cyclists to pursue their passion on packed, snowy surfaces, and for the first time this winter, Haymaker Nordic Center has them.
Steamboat company grows from 44 to 75 luxury homes in 5 years
The Moving Mountains catered chalet concept relies on removing the inherent logistical challenges from a ski vacation in order to free guests to pursue their passions.
Steamboat Ski Area reported reaching 102 inches of snowfall at the summit of Mount Werner in the month of January, resulting in back-to-back months that topped the century mark.
Yes, Uber has been in Steamboat for two years, but getting an Uber driver to meet you at Yampa Valley Regional Airport, 22 miles west of Steamboat in Hayden, isn’t always straightforward.
A lot of the undesirable chemical compounds the upper Yampa River has been tested for are at such low levels scientists cannot accurately measure them.
“I’m here to represent the thousands of us who live in North Routt and drive 129 every day. I respectfully suggest the main artery serving thousands of residents deserves more attention.” — Nancy Mucklow
Routt County commissioners expressed their frustration Monday with two Minnesota men who had to be rescued for a second time from Fish Creek Canyon Jan. 12 by Search and Rescue volunteers.
Downtown Steamboat Springs and the Strawberry Park Hot Springs received a positive mention in the February/March issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Birds of a feather differ over wildfire
Ask a western tanager, a woodpecker and an olive-sided flycatcher how they feel about forest fires and you’re apt to get three different answers.
The duration of daylight in Steamboat Springs is increasing by about two minutes every day in January and will reach 10 hours and 7 minutes by the last day of the month.
Laura Von Boecklin is enthused about her new role at the Westminster Legacy Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the city of Westminster.
Routt County commissioners voted 2-0 to approve a six-lot subdivision over the city of Steamboat Springs' objections.
“We don’t have no unnecessary roughness penalties.” — rodeo bull rider and Cowboy Downhill contestant Garett Norby, comparing rodeo events to NFL football.
Some of the best rodeo cowboys on the planet will be in town as Steamboat Ski Area plays host to the 43rd Bud Light Cowboy Downhill.
Yampa Valley Housing Authority might be able to tap tax credits for next project, but deal will be complex
“If we want to achieve our affordable housing goals, we have to do something different from what we’ve done for the last 20 years.” — Yampa Valley Housing Authority Executive Director Jason Peasley
"The Sustainability Awards are dedicated to the time, energy of these heroes who have been the inspiration for our organization and a reminder to us of why we do what we do." – Yampa Valley Sustainability Council Executive Director Sarah Jones
An architectural firm has reported to Routt County commissioners that the current Human Services building is so cramped its shortcomings are driving policies and procedures.
Routt County Road and Bridge Director Janet Hruby explained Jan 10 why it’s not practical for her crews to plow the same rural road multiple times a day.
Open door for housing
“We’re going to make a lot of progress this coming year. We want to be in a position where people are watching, because we have so much going on.” - Yampa Valley Housing Authority Director Jason Peasley
The highest snowpack measurement closer to Steamboat, on a percentage basis, is in Buffalo Park south of U.S Highway 40 on Rabbit Ears Pass.
Old Town Steamboat residents were working hard Thursday to remove snow from their driveways after 23 inches of snow fall in three days in city.
Routt County is buying $437,271 worth of new vehicles from Front Range dealers under a state bidding agreement.
Sheriff Garrett Wiggins says he waited to seek approval for purchasing body evidence cameras for his deputies until legal and technology issues had been more thoroughly explored.
Steamboat meteorologist Michael Weissbluth expects as much as 1 to 2 feet of snow on the Thursday morning ski report.
“He called me from the trees and said, ‘Hi Paige, this is Paul, I’m calling from the Land of the Little People.’”
Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Dana Duran's favorite aspect of the club is that the youngsters all interact with one another without regard for status derived from economic circumstances or prowess in academics or athletics.
The site of the proposed Fox Grove subdivision abuts the north side of Fish Creek Falls Road on the northeast corner of its intersection with Steamboat Boulevard.
Routt County approves settlement to enforce zoning but defers lawsuit over Oak Creek Canyon property strewn with junk.
The Steamboat Springs Kiwanis Club was well known for the commemorative holiday ornaments it sold for 32 years to raise funds the club in turn donated to community organizations.
Holiday gifts that make memories
A modest holiday gift that makes a child feel like they fit in with their peers can mean a great deal. When their parents recognize it, and come through in the end, it creates a lasting memory.
What's not to like about free skiing?
With fresh snow on the hill and blue skies above, young families, snowboard dudes and infrequent skiers mingled with rising competitive skiers clad in brightly colored suits for a free ski day at Howelsen Hill Ski Area.
City of Steamboat Springs uses bulk of Iron Horse escrow to secure permanent easement on Yampa River
Securing access to the Yampa
Of the total escrow amount, $267,000 will be devoted to the easement, which will ensure permanent public access to a strip of riverside between the Yampa River Core Trail and the water’s edge on the west side of the Iron Horse.