Plans to create private recreational facilities including ATV trails and a manager’s home as well enhancements to trout habitat on Green Creek Ranch on the Yampa River just upstream from Lake Catamount will be reviewed by the Routt County Planning Commission Sept. 1.
State directs landfill to tighten procedures
Colorado Department of Health and Environment has issued a compliance order to Milner Landfill.
The slow-motion slide into a highway guardrail is an all-too-frequent mishap on the Routt County road system in winter
Routt County has ample buildable land for community land going north and south on transportation corridors.
Cari Hermacinski was named to a state tax advisory committee at a time when funding available for grants may be undergoing a seismic adjustment.
Taylor Fletcher confirms his status as one of the fastest Nordic combined skiers on the World Cup in Summer Grand Prix in Germany.
Shaunna Watterson served her audience at the Tread of Pioneers Museum lemon ice, the way her pioneer grandmothers made it.
Work matters: Rocky Mountain Youth Corps' model for building young adults spreading throughout Northwest Colorado
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has begun exporting its successful organizational model to other communities in Colorado.
The reaction of 14 lodging shuttle and transit drivers to the possibility of creating a new roundabout on Mount Werner Circle at the entrance to Ski Time Square led to an 'aha moment.'
A chestnut mare named 'River' goes missing in remote Pilot Knob area of Routt County.
State law prohibits Routt County from imposing an excise tax of more than 5 percent on pot, but the Town of Hayden, which operates under a home rule charter, is not bound by that limitation.
The ease with which guests are able to navigate streets, bike trails and intersections contribute to a sense of arrival at the resort base at the foot of Mount Werner.
New era in airline program funding
The 2017 budget marks the last time, for the foreseeable future, that funding the airline program won’t rely in part on a .25 percent general city sales tax to help attract winter flights to the Yampa Valley.
Taking care of Routt County's wooden bridge
Strapped into a safety harness affixed to the Tree Haus Bridge, Jace Smith stood perched above the Yampa River and reached above his head to apply a coat of transparent finish to one of the heavy timbers of the bridge.
Chickens have personality's too
“He’s really sweet, he’s happy a lot, but sometimes he pecks me.” — Dyllan Spitzley, 13, talking about her champion rooster at the Routt County Fair.
Dapper's campaign funding more than triple Corrigan's
As of July 28, Commissioner District I challenger Tim Corrigan has raised $35,055 in campaign funds compared to $9,569 for incumbent Tim Corrigan.
Cooling trend arrives late in week
After an overnight low of 42 degrees Friday into Saturday, the first day of the weekend promises to be mostly sunny with a high of 75 degrees.
Banana, cherry, lime snow cones are one of the keys to success in 4-H Western Horse Show.
Taxes bound up in the interest
Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn explains legal constraints she says prevent her from accepting Peabody Energy's/Twentymile Coal's property taxes, as offered
Trains pulled the Silver Circuit
The history of the Silver Circuit is all about the railroads generating business and delivering entertainment to remote mountain towns such as Steamboat Springs.
One of the most apparent changes at the intersection of Apres Ski Way and Village Drive will be the installation of four-way stop signs at the intersection.
Town of Breckenridge detective urges Routt County Commissioners to ensure they have 'teeth' in their regulations if they choose to allow marijuana grow facilities.
Steamboat's last mayor dies at 89
The late Jim Golden took Yampa Valley Electric Association from 4,000 customers and less than $1 million in annual revenues to 18,500 meters and annual revenues of $26 million.
Gallery shows work of artists near and far
Gallerist Rufina Tegeder is blending works by local and international artists at the opening show of her new Gallery 89 at 1009 Lincoln Avenue
Jace Romick's photographs capture classic cars showing the patina of age, as well as action photos comprising details of cowboy gear and tack.
Jace Romick's closeups of classic cars showing the patina of age, as well as action photos comprising details of cowboy gear and tack.
The Gooding brothers describe their planned Brooklyn Bluff subdivision as a model for how infill development can work in Steamboat Springs.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to take a fresh look at the limitations of Colorado Highway 131 serving as an emergency detour route for traffic when I-70 is shut down.
Dry storm made fire fighting tougher
Nearly two-thirds of Steamboat Springs moisture in July fell in the first five days of the month.
“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
The problem, simply put, is that housing demand is outpacing supply in much of Routt County
I would be surprised if Cantwell didn’t have the brass to ask St. Peter for permission to fish some private water.
Arriving ski season airline seats up 4 percent for 2016-17.
In her role as a civil engineer with the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Routt County, Chayla Rowley, 27, enjoys the job’s variety. After earning her engineering degree from the University of Colorado, she moved to Steamboat three years ago, where she quickly found a strong interest in Steamboat’s young people through a church congregation.
When Jason Peasley first considered leaving a secure job with the Steamboat Springs Planning Department to head up the nonprofit Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA), the mix of emotions he experienced reminded him of one of the greatest outdoor adventures of his young, 33-year-old life – rowing the thundering rapids of the Grand Canyon.
Trout biologists are seeking to bolster pocket of pure Colorado River cutthroat trout discovered in Burgess Creek on Steamboat Ski Area.
Tom Lillie, president of the South Routt Library District, told board members July 12 the Peabody bankruptcy could cause them to defer plans to build a new library building in Oak Creek.
Ironically, the same hay growers who were desperate for a cold rain in June are now hoping the monsoons hold off until they get the crop in the stack.
Peter Stanko, Sr. came to the Yampa Valley Walsenburg in 1907 and acquired his ranch from Logan Crawford, a member of Steamboat Springs’ founding family.
Think of Pecos Bill, who was mythically raised by coyotes after his parents “misplaced” him by the Pecos River.
My most precious find? A bright little orange container of mosquito repellant that looked brand new. It’s mine now!