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Well someone didn't read the Breckenridge article.. Pd parking is a horrible idea and will make parking in the residential areas of this little town absolutely miserable for those who live on the side street such Oak and so on.. This has been brought up repeatedly and now Breckenridge is feeling serious draw back on their now parking problem which did not exist on any side street until parking meeters were installed. Can we finally put this pd parking mumbo jumbo to rest and get on with other more important issues that steamboat truly has... IMO, (parking is not one of them) unless there is a major event down town. Isn't that what our great bus ,shuttle system and core trail are here for. If it does come down to installing some sort of parking relief, a parking garage is the best alternative IMO... Its kind of funny how we have 2 parking garages at ski time square yet it is an issue to have one downtown.. As far as I know there are no parking issues at the ski area unless the knolls lot is being used for an event and even then, one only has to wait a few minutes on a shuttle... If you didn't read the Breck article, it is in the march 4th issue under news from our neighbors.. I did a search so I could attach it but couldn't locate it under the search archives for some reason???
Cool info.. Hmmm... Hasn't this story already been done.... http://t.steamboattoday.com/news/2016/oct/13/inside-steamboat-patrol-shack/
Please no Cottonwoods.. Yes, they can be great for shade but if anyone has had to deal with these nightmare trees then you know what I am talking about. We have three and they are like sappy superglue to your dogs fur and especially paws..
Will then leave a permanent stain if tracked onto ones carpet or car seats.. In fact, I think it is illegal now for gaedening suppliers to sell them for planting. Any other tree then a cottonwood.. :(
Same goes for OC. It baffles me that OC and Hayden don't seem to be prospering from this growth like many other small towns outside of resort communities. The amount of DUI and lack of personal transportation here may also have something to do with this. There are quite a few people here who do not drive or own a car..
I also agree with Rob. The school requested it and probably for good reason.. Its kind of pathetic for some to think that this is taking away some form of right of freedom. I grew up in Durango as a kid, and the 3 years I spent at Durango Senior Highschool, the school along with police would do this at least twice a year and yes with drug dogs. This is nothing new and it is only to protect the safety of your kids. And yes there is probably some intimidation with this and for good reason.. Have we forgot that this little town has one of the highest suicide statistics in colorado and now that heroin is on the rise we are seeing and unprecedented spike in overdoses with teenagers not just adults anymore.. . I hope that nothing was found but highly doubt it.
S.W..., I said a huge waste of resources and I stand by that comment.. Its most likely only a matter of time before the growth and greed cause the meadows and knolls lot to become pd parking any way Actually surprised it hasn't happened yet. The barn could be another ticket window like steamboat had at the old Christy base patrol garage, alleviating the busy times at the gondola ticket office.
...IMO... The barn should be protected and if moved, should be visually located for all to enjoy, not moved to someones private property..
Even though it is not the historically photographed barn, it is one of Steamboats Historic Icons for many long time residents here. This barn is seen every time one heads to the mountain or parks at the meadows lot and is one of not many things left that show off our western heritage here. (or did we forget why we fell in love with this great town).
I had always thought that when the wild horse gondola was being proposed that it should have been also used to shuttle people from the meadows lot instead of using shuttle vans. That barn could have been used as a covered base for it.. How cool would that have been..
Instead, now we have a 4 car gondola that runs at about 2 miles per hour (actually not sure but its damn slow) and there is never ever any one on it!! Seems like a huge waste of resources to me:(
Bill is exactly right.. Urgent care facilities are usually quite a bit more expensive then going into your local hospitals ER and unfortunately many don't know this until that $3000 bill comes for a dislocated finger.
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