The owner of Elkins Meadow has an application in to the city to develop the 104-acre parcel with 20 luxury homes, making preservation of the land an unlikely scenario.
Council to hear pilot program that would clean up town
In an effort to improve recycling in the city, Yampa Valley Recycles will attempt tonight to get the City Council to approve a pilot program that would add recycling drop-offs to newspaper boxes. The project, which derives some of its inspiration from projects in other mountain towns, would be put in place on Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue in front of Mountain Souper Juice this summer.
Lalive fails to finish; Street 16th
Picabo Street, her star-spangled ponytail flapping as she sped down the Wildflower course, failed to crack the top 10 in her Olympic finale Tuesday.
Dream year continues for moguls skier
Travis Mayer, the 19-year-old Cornell student who lives and trains in Steamboat Springs, continued his meteoric rise in freestyle moguls skiing Tuesday, capturing the silver medal.
Commissioners turn down proposal on south side of town
For the second time in nine months, Routt County officials shot down a gravel pit proposal on the south edge of Steamboat Springs along U.S. 40.
Subzero weather doesn't impact spruce beetle population
Although the Yampa Valley has experienced numerous days of subzero temperatures this winter, the frosty weather is not expected to minimize the spruce beetle epidemic in Routt County.
It was the telegraph that killed the Pony Express, but it's the Internet that keeps its spirit alive today. Winter Olympic fans arriving here to attend the Nordic skiing events can't escape the "Western Experience" as they make the short hike from the herd of shuttle buses at the transit center into the dramatic cross country stadium in the shadow of 11,470-foot Mount Timpanogos.
Group spent the night in North Routt backcountry near Wyoming border
What started out as a common snowmobile trip for a group of 10 locals on Sunday ended Monday with 21 experienced riders digging themselves out of a drainage filled with deep, dry snow.
Sharing facility with school may be the only option
The East Routt Library Board informed the Steamboat Springs School Board Monday night that the search for a new library site still is under way, but it needs more motivation on the end of the school district.
The fans waiting for the start of the women's downhill Monday were willing to wait patiently at the base of the Wildflower course.
A 29-year-old Hayden man faces a felony assault charge for allegedly spitting on a Routt County Sheriff's deputy Sunday evening.
Alborn 8th, Jones 34th after Tuesday preliminaries
The youngest male at the Olympics will compete with the world's best during the final round of the K-120 ski jumping Wednesday. Seventeen-year-old Clint Jones of Steamboat Springs jumped 111.5 meters Tuesday morning to finish 34th in the qualifying round. The top 50 ski jumpers in Tuesday's preliminaries advance to the finals Wednesday.