The zip line, approved by Planning Commission Sept. 4, would begin on the upper portion of a 71-acre parcel of land off U.S. Highway 40 where it ascends the lower portion of Rabbit Ears Pass.
A line of rain and snow will move through Colorado from Aspen to Steamboat on Sunday night into early Monday morning, but the first week of November likely will be mild and dry.
Whether it’s for an hour after school or a full day during summer vacation, youngsters are welcome at the Boys and Girls Club at remarkably low rates.
The sign in front of Mountain Brew signals that it’s a coffee shop, but really it’s a restaurant that feels like home.
Chef Kate Rench, of Cafe Diva, reels in her customers with a dessert menu studded with confections that evoke country home cooking. Then she dazzles them with an exotic twist on those old favorites like, for instance, a summery fresh peach cake.
If Steamboat Springs is America’s authentic cowboy ski town, Ray Heid, with one foot in a cowboy boot and the other buckled into his Telemark ski boot, personifies that spirit. And visitors tap into it.
I squeezed my satchel through the narrow opening in the subway turnstile, but before I could pull my suitcase along with me, the gate swung shut. I had a grip on the handle, but my luggage was stranded on the other side of the barrier.
Pleasant Valley rancher Bill Gay, the son of pioneers, was presented with the 2014 Leckenby Award and the family of the late Jan Prouty Vail accepted the Larson Award on her behalf.
Political volunteers might want to set down their phones just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday, when the Denver Broncos take to Sports Authority Field to take on the rival San Diego Chargers.
The Community Agriculture Alliance has picked up where a group of committed volunteers with the Yampa Valley Co-op left off, this time with a Web-based ordering and delivery solution for locally produced food.
Bob Beauprez and Jill Repella are running against John Hickenlooper and Joe Garcia for the offices of Colorado governor and lieutenant governor.
Mark Udall, Cory Gardner and Gaylon Kent are running for the United States Senate seat.
Realigning the intersection of Village Drive and Après Ski Way to make it safer has been on the list of public infrastructure improvements needed at the ski base for more a decade.
Snow was falling, but not sticking, in downtown Steamboat midday Wednesday, and the National Weather Service in Grand Junction was calling for 3 to 5 inches of snow to accumulate Wednesday afternoon.
The Navigator Awards present an opportunity to celebrate the best business practices of successful entrepreneurs in the community.
Voters who complete mail ballots may choose to drop them off in a secure, outdoor box located under the elevated walkway linking the old Routt County Courthouse with the annex.
The open position of assistant airport manager at YVRA will not be filled this year and operations of Three Wire restaurant in the terminal, expected to lose $358,000 this year, will be cut back significantly outside of ski season.
Routt County commissioners gave a Craig man until Aug. 1 to apply for building permits, and he engaged an engineer and draftsman in order to comply.
Deep Creek Meadows Ranch has been in agricultural production since the 1930s. Fred and Flora Wolf have owned and operated the ranch with productive irrigated hay meadows for 30 years.
“What problem are we trying to solve? How many complaints over 10 years have there been about camping? I do think there would be a little less enjoyment of peoples’ private property.” – Tony Connell
Tuesday’s discussion could center around the question of whether or not dwelling in nontraditional living quarters like yurts and converted buses over extended periods of time still constitutes permissible camping.
Although the project has been underway for seven weeks, motorists still are adjusting to signage posted by the contractor asking motorists to remain in two lanes until they reach the designated narrowing point, where they are asked to alternate.
Funding of $17,000 from the Colorado Waste Tire Program is available to cleanup nearly 4,000 tires from four sites in Routt County including one in Oak Creek Canyon where an estimated 3,000 tires are being stored.
County planner says removing the dated high-density zoning from the Young’s Creek Preserve parcel would be a benefit if the project subdivision goes forward.
"What it comes down to, is that local communities want to be treated with dignity and respect if water from their basins is moved out and they no longer have that water for their own uses." — Jeff Devere, Rangely resident
Commissioners Steve Ivancie and Doug Monger were uncomfortable investing public dollars given CEC’s unwillingness to share with them financial details involved in building the solar garden.
New building department chief Ben Grush said Monday he takes special pride in two college buildings where he did inspections, including a $25 million convocation center with a basketball arena.
Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department Director John Overstreet thinks his department can bring in more revenues while attracting more people — both residents and visitors — to the city’s parks and recreational facilities.
A significant share of Routtt County’s low-income households are headed by single parents, making it even tougher for a lot of families to place their children in a secure child care setting while they hold down jobs.
State water plan meeting affords a chance to speak directly to a state legislator about Colorado's future water supply.
Assessing damage to the dam's concrete outlet works at Steamboat Lake is part of an overall engineering study to create a new maintenance plan.
John Rolfe Burroughs was always in the Dog House writing his Western history books
John Rolfe Burroughs’ historic writing cabin, the Dog House, has finally found a new home at the Hayden Heritage Center.
County Planning Director Chad Phillips said he would not immediately issue the permit to Steamboat Zipline Adventures, waiting the five days opponents are given to appeal the decision.
Dean Smith retired from his post at Yampa Valley Regional Airport after almost nine years as assistant manager and with a military Legion of Merit medal.
People who were fortunate enough to be on the scene when Steamboat Geyser suddenly came to life in Yellowstone National Park this week were hugging and singing, and their clothing was covered with geyser crystals.
In the midst of a 12-day run of rain that ended August, it was the .52 inches and .78 inches that fell back-to-back on Aug. 27 and 28 that rallied Steamboat past the five-inch threshold.
The Routt County Planning Commission will hear a proposal Thursday night from Steamboat Zipline Adventures to build a series of eight zip lines off a steep southwest facing hillside comprising 71 acres near the foot of the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass.
A number of Steamboat ski and snowboard instructors have built up their own clientele, often repeat customers, who book their entire winter calendar with private lessons.
Tuesday’s vote by Routt County commissioners to use $600,000 of property tax dollars to conserve 3,507 acres of Dry Fork Ranch marks a landmark 50th conserved property for the Purchase of Development Rights program.
A photographer, scholar and journalist strike out to capture, share a passion for wilderness to honor the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act
Before the railroad came to Yampa, Doc Marshall and another man drove most of the cattle in South Routt to Salida where there was a railhead that passed them on to Texas.
City dwellers are saying “Enough already!” But the real pain is being felt by farmers and ranchers who depend upon the valley’s grass hay crop to make their world go around.
Wednesday's Yampa River flows measured 408 cubic feet per second in Steamboat, setting an all-time record for Aug. 27
Steamboat Springs-based meteorologist Mike Weissbluth said Steamboat’s relationship with El Nino is complex and varies with the longitudinal ocation of a ridge of high pressure that typically sets up in the eastern Pacific during El Nino years.
Hayden’s Jody Camilletti among those seeking seat on Hickenlooper’s new oil and gas task force
Camilletti said her motivations for seeking a spot on the energy task force are tied to economic health of Colorado farms and ranches
A weather change arrives Saturday night when a fall-like storm will bring dropping temperatures and heavy rain, possibly mixed with snow at high elevation as the main front moves through the area.
The natural tendency is to look at a quarter-century of Steamboat Today with the archival evidence — news stories and photographs. But the first 25 years of the daily newspaper also can be viewed through the lens of the changing technology we have used to publish the newspaper.
Trenia Sanford’s efforts to reinvigorate Moonhill Schoolhouse dovetail with the upcoming Talking Green program where speakers will talk about how the adaptive reuse of historic buildings protects them.
The concrete median itself isn’t flashy, but three electronic signs that are soon to be installed will change that.
The top four candidates all had substantive comments to make in phone interviews, and County Manager Tom Sullivan expects to bring top candidates to town for personal interviews Sept. 4 and 5.