Tim Keenan

Tim Keenan 12 hours, 58 minutes ago on Audrey Dwyer: My tips for a winning Super Bowl party

No way, Audrey. All those Seahawks fans should be drinking the staple of Washington beers, Olympia. If you guys are lucky, you might be able to pull some out of the Sunpie's Mystery Beer Cooler on Saturday; that's where I had my first, and ya know what, I kinda liked it. Meanwhile, us cheater-cheater-allways-beaters will be drinking a world-class beer called Sammy Adams Boston Lagah that's actually brewed in Pittsburgh. There's just one advantage us Pats fans have over you Hawks: Clam CHOWDA!

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Tim Keenan 3 days, 23 hours ago on Talk with astronaut Steve Swanson packs Library Hall

50% of the time they were performing maintenance? Hmm, hope that number doesn't keep going up. I wanted to be there, too.

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Tim Keenan 4 days, 19 hours ago on As rental market tightens, Steamboat's defunct hotels become affordable workforce housing

That's the whole point of something like the planning commission. You have developers on there; you have people who are more cautious; you have public comment from interested parties. Hopefully, the end product takes everyone's concerns into account. It ain't perfect, but it's as close as we humans can get.

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Tim Keenan 5 days, 3 hours ago on As rental market tightens, Steamboat's defunct hotels become affordable workforce housing

I think Planning Commission is planning to tackle CDC revisions soon. If someone points this out to them, I'm sure they'll keep this situation in mind when they propose their changes.

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Tim Keenan 2 weeks, 6 days ago on City of Steamboat Springs 'scrambling' to improve bus system

The website has driven me nuts -- but... Sometimes, usually later in the day, it'll tell me x bus is 12 minutes behind or so about 30 minutes before its scheduled arrival, , only for the time to rapidly dwindle within about 5-10 minutes of its actual arrival. Conversely, sometimes it'll tell me it's more or less on time, only for the predicted arrival count to continuously tick upward. And sometimes, it works like a charm and is particularly useful when I know I don't need to run out the door. Which happens more often? Right now, it's about equal. All in all, I'd say I appreciate the info. It does make for a weird situation though, when I'm looking at the times on my phone, but I don't want to tell my fellow would-be passengers what I find because I can't be sure it's even semi-reliable.

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Tim Keenan 3 weeks ago on Jon Grossman: A Texan perspective at MusicFest

It's really weird to have a big music fest in town and not be invited to partake. You would think there would be a little more local outreach. I think this serves to create a little resentment at times. I know a lot of people miss Ski Jam. I wasn't around for that, but I've heard plenty of stories.

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Tim Keenan 1 month ago on The recruiting line: Some Western Slope transit agencies using pay raises, incentives to help recruit drivers

No doubt these folks deserve closer to $20/hr than $15. The bus service is funded by a 1 percent sales tax from both Crested Butte and Mount Crested Butte. It also receives funding from a 1 percent tax on lift tickets sold in Mount Crested Butte. Anybody anybody?

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Tim Keenan 1 month ago on The recruiting line: Transit agencies on Western Slope struggle to hire seasonal bus drivers

Not sure who you guys have been interviewing, but from the people I've talked to -- locals and tourists alike -- reaction has been almost exclusively negative, especially lately with buses falling 45 minutes behind in some cases and the app/website unreliable. Very messy at this point. I'm afraid the bus service here is going to stick out in tourists' minds for all the wrong reasons. That's not to say it can't get better, but right now it doesn't look so good, and this is crunch time.

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