Elk River Guest Ranch access includes one-third of a mile of river access for trout fishing, 900 feet shared with five adjacent lots and another 900 feet that is exclusive to the guest ranch.
Kris Hammond was traveling from Loveland to San Antonio in his white Mercury Lynx about four or five days prior to his wedding day when the driveshaft gave out near Lamesa, Texas.
Meteorologist Joel Gratz forecasts that Steamboat Ski Area could see 4 to 11 inches of new snow from Friday night to Monday night with the best chance of snow arriving Saturday night.
The chickens are pastured on a farm in the Elk River Valley that has been out of production for 30 years.
The Routt County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to spend an additional $43,000 on liquid magnesium chloride to extend the dust-inhibiting treatment to portions of eight more roads.
Steamboat Springs residents who drove to work under gray skies Tuesday morning and thought they were seeing a little green grass poking out of south-facing road embankments weren’t imagining things.
Crested Butte is only about 20 miles from Aspen as the eagle flies, but 275 miles and 5 hours and 19 minutes via U.S. Highway 50 by car in winter.
Based on historic trends, building official Carl Dunham said the numbers for January, February and March paint an optimistic picture for the rest of 2013.
SF Capital, based in Atlanta, will wait for Marabou lots already on the market to clear before returning to marketing its new acquisitions under more favorable conditions.
The new Routt County Habitat for Humanity duplex in Riverside has been ready for occupancy since mid-February but continues to stand empty to the frustration of the two families who have dreamed of moving into a home of their own there for the past two years.
“The horse family is one of the most native of any group in North America. They were here continuously since the end of the dinosaurs.” — Ecologist Craig Downer
Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.'s goal is to complete the new Four Points Lodge and have it operational in time for the 2013-14 holiday season.
In addition to cutting April and May flights to one round trip to and from Denver, there will be two daily round trips in June instead of the three that operated last summer and three flights in July instead of the four that served YVRA in July 2012.
The Fetcher family will donate more than half of the $700,000 appraised value of the acreage that sits on a high bench overlooking Steamboat Lake.
U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said the bill would allow small water districts to generate power by placing hydropower plants in existing water pipes, conduits and ditches.
The sheriff told the county commissioners Monday of his need for a flex position that would allow a patrol-level sergeant to be promoted to take some of the pressure off his investigators during the busiest times of year.
No two winters in Steamboat are alike - hang around long enough and you’ll be able to say that you’ve seen snow fall from the sky in town in every month of the year.
Higher percentage of ski season airline seats to Steamboat are full even though overall arrivals are down
Preliminary figures suggest the financial performance of Steamboat’s ski season airline program will finish stronger this year than last even though the number of travelers on the jets is down.
If you don’t recall Bud Johnsen from his days as manager of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, you definitely remember him from the Diamond BJ Dance Hall.
Three single-family homes, all selling at $4 million or higher, have closed this year with a combined value of $13.9 million.
“Tourists and locals alike seek out and want to taste the local flavors. People are not only getting a meal, they’re getting an education,” Steamboat Springs restaurateur Michael Fragola said during Wednesday's National Agriculture Week breakfast.
There has been modest improvement in the last two weeks near the 10,500-foot summit of Buffalo Pass, where an additional 2.4 inches of water has accumulated in the snow since March 6.
"Now’s the time to do it. Hiring a person with the right skill sets is really critical for us," said County Manager Tom Sullivan.
The new Eagleridge Chadwick would represent a revival of an uncompleted parcel in the existing Chadwick Estates Villas townhomes originally approved in 2007 and halted after the real estate downturn.
Charley Temple pushed a herd of 1,500 steers from his father’s ranch near Wagon Mound, N.M., to Northwest Colorado, where they wintered on open range near Maybell and spent their summers in Twentymile Park.
Spokesman Charlie Williams said he’s hopeful that the partnership can develop a minimum of 29 lots for mobile homes on the site and that lot rents at the new park would be similar to those at West Acres, where the average is about $560.
Along the horseback ride, Buddy Werner encountered a stray sheep and stopped to round her up. Werner heaved the sheep onto a packsaddle where the sheep rode serenely and became the trip mascot.
Meteorologist Joel Gratz, who focuses on Steamboat, said all of the forecast models he follows point toward a stormy period from Wednesday to March 24.
Allan White and Jane McLeod have not set an asking price for the 439-acre Vernon Summer ranch consisting of two parcels about 4 miles apart. Instead, they have solicited proposals.
Billy Kidd said Buddy Werner’s humility and sportsmanship were never more evident than at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
The Routt County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to prohibit marijuana on all county property. The resolution prohibits the sale, possession, use or display of marijuana.
Steamboat kids are in for one of the best Easter egg hunts ever, just 18 days away on March 30.
The new plantings in the road medians on Mount Werner Circle would be chosen with water conservation and cost of upkeep in mind.
Four recent sales at Howelsen Place were for more than $400 per square foot and averaged 96 percent of listing price. Condos also are under contract at The Olympian and The Victoria downtown.
Anyone who wants to glimpse what it was like to travel among grizzlies and wolves when the Rocky Mountains truly were wild can get a feel for it by reading “The Journals of Lewis and Clark,” as compiled by Bernard DeVoto.
The Routt County Planning Commission voted, 8-1, on Thursday night to recommend approval of an 11.7-acre expansion at one of the closest gravel mining operations to the city of Steamboat Springs.
Yamcolo Reservoir, with a capacity of 9,000 acre-feet of water, was tapped early in 2012 when every drop of water committed to agriculture was used.
Yampa Valley group calls for strategic plan to strengthen economy through sustainable energy practices
Steamboat Springs City Council member Sonja Macys said Steamboat Springs and Routt County need a communitywide economic development plan that includes standards allowing for measurable results.
Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District General Manager Jay Gallagher said he plans to consult City Council about invoking watering restrictions in Steamboat Springs four to six weeks earlier than in 2012.
Summer 2013 stands to be another like summer 2012, when irrigation water was in tight supply on Elk and Yampa river valleys farms and ranches.
The Steamboat Springs School District’s application to Great Outdoors Colorado for a $76,848 grant to help rebuild the playing field, running track and bleachers at the middle school received unanimous support Tuesday from the Routt County Board of Commissioners.
I received reports over the weekend that the trek was rugged from Denver into the mountains and through the Eisenhower Tunnel. But the tedium those skiers and snowboarders endured couldn’t have matched the rigors of traveling over Rollins Pass and through “The White Desert” by train to reach Colorado’s Western Slope in the winter of 1909.
After hearing a request from the Fair Board to ban pot from the fair’s exhibits, the county commissioners plan to expand the fair ban to all county properties and facilities.
Local weather observer Art Judson measured the density of the snow in in town at 0.11 grams of water per cubic centimeter. At that density, the wet snow is 11 percent water.
For every glamorous destination ski resort in North America, there are dozens of smaller ski areas that have their own vital roles to play in the ski industry. Snowy Range — just west of Laramie, Wyo., and owned and operated by the Maddox family of Steamboat Springs — is among them.
Former Steamboat Springs resident Greg Hampshire, now of Cheyenne, Wyo., was making a return to skiing after breaking his tibia plateau two years ago. He brought his snowboarding son Ryan, 15, along with him.
How does Wyoming's Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area compare with its competitors across the state border?
Some eyebrows might have raised this week when Penny’s Diner and the nearby Oak Tree Inn in the small South Routt town of Yampa sold for nearly $2.5 million.
LDM Global CEO Chris O’Reilly said the number of his company's employees based in Steamboat Springs could grow from 12 to 20 throughout the next year.
A visiting physician who broke her arm in a skiing accident consequently lost her wedding band only to have a ski patrolman and a tiny rodent help her husband recover the precious jewelry a day later.