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The downtown sidewalk issue is a matter of enforcement not so much common sense.
Leash Law IN Steamboat. They were in National Forest.
For the record, the paper along with other media sources remind everyone of these events and to make sure your dogs are taken care of. The local Humane Society runs ads reminding people that dogs and other pets can be stressed by the fireworks.
If you think these events might be an issue we are surrounded by National Forest that is at your disposal for some peace and quiet.
For David and the first comment:
From 7 News.
DENVER - For the first time, Colorado has issued retail marijuana licenses. The documents were mailed Monday to 348 businesses.
Licenses were sent to 136 stores, 178 cultivation facilities, 31 product manufacturing facilities and 3 testing facilities, the Colorado Department of Revenue's Marijuana Enforcement Division reports. The vast majority of all licensed facilities, a total of 270, are located within the City and County of Denver. The next highest concentration of licensed facilities is in Steamboat Springs, which has nine.
Regardless of where Joe is from, he is an out of state visitor who would like to know that his continued enjoyment of Steamboat as a kid friendly town will remain as these new laws take affect.
The MusicFest crowd is different from Joe and other families. Take the same age group and add booze/dope you will get the same behavior no matter where they are.
For those who are stoked about the new laws, great; but understand that not everyone shares your enthusiasm.
It's one thing to raise kids in a ski town knowing there is an abundance of drug use but it's another when it's front page news and topic of conversation across the nation.
I agree with Mark H., I'd love to see what would happen if a few new gun retailers opened shop in town along with a firearms manufacturer.
For those singing the praises about the shops bringing "tourist dollars" to town keep in mind that in the long run the family SKI DOLLAR will still be spread further, benefit more people throughout town, and most likely carry more weight.
It's not about shielding his kids from the rest of the world but more an issue of the overall environment of Steamboat and how it will evolve from here.
I agree that Steamboat is a family friendly community no matter if you're a resident or a visitor but with MMJ and now the recreational sales permitted it has brought it to the forefront and there is a point when you want kids to be able to be kids.
Please leave this guy alone for expressing his concerns because it doesn't matter if you smoke or not, not everyone has to be or is "stoked" about the new laws.
Either include the station with the New Emerald Park access which is location neutral or even on the other side of town by the transit center. Both locations have good highway access, close to town and without residential conflict.
A possible downsized sub-station downtown for those who insist on police presence along Lincoln and Yampa streets.
It seems that the project is in motion whether we like it or not, so might as well make the best decision possible and consider future physical and technological growth, since they've outgrown the current location on both counts.
Keeping it downtown limits future expansion.
Still think the area between RR tracks and HWY 40 in conjuntion with the Emerald Park access is the best loaction. Between town and the mountian, good highway access and already in a commercial area.
Even though the city owns the Iron Horse, think of the added conjestion to the already loaded Hwy 40 & Downhill Drive intersection.
And Yampa Street should be turned into more of a destination with "CENTER " street parking and Round About's at Little Toots and 5th Street so people can easily turn around. Might also help alleviate traffic hazards at 5th and Yampa between pedestrians, bikes and vehicles.
Passenger has a CDL and was allowing a non-certified person operate the truck. They were both issued tickets.
After watching them load the guys on gurneys and into separate helicopters I'm relieved it wasn't worse. With the amount of emergency response vehicles that were there I thought for sure it was a head-on.
The Emerald Park Hwy access would be a great location for a new police station.
As far as actual Hwy access there is already break in the median and an open line of visibility in that stretch of the highway.
Whereas the access point from the Iron Horse is already a cluster with low visibility and stacked next to a busy light/intersection.
Just mentioned the same thing above before reading your post.
The Emerald Park Hwy access would be a great location for a new police station. As far as actual Hwy access there is already break in the median and an open line of visibility in that stretch of the highway. Whereas the access point from the Iron Horse is already a cluster with low visibility and stacked next to a busy light/intersection.
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