- Margaret J. Blevins Craig
Robinson Construction will finish some work at stalled subdivision
Under the agreement, Oregon-based Robinson Construction will finish some of the work at the subdivision.
Steamboat Springs' lodging is forecast to be about 43 percent full this weekend, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association's weekly lodging barometer. Lodging was 61 percent full June 28, 2008.
Tentative flight schedule reflects 12 percent drop in capacity
Denver-based airline Frontier won't fly to Yampa Valley Regional Airport this winter, spokesman Steve Snyder confirmed Wednesday. Snyder said Frontier could return for future ski seasons.
Ski Corp. official Andy Wirth said it was unlikely that Frontier would be back at YVRA for a second ski season.
County commissioners delayed a decision Tuesday about whether to spend millions of dollars on a conservation easement to block the Colorado River Ranch from development.
There are few sights in nature more beautiful than the starry summer sky. When the sun goes down and the summer stars come out, three of the first ones you see, high in the northeastern sky, will be the trio of bright stars that forms the corners of an unmistakable asterism called the Summer Triangle. Although it is called the Summer Triangle, it first becomes visible during the early evening in late spring and hangs on in our evening sky until early winter.
In the local bluegrass band Ragweed, everyone involved brings something different to the table. Ragweed plays at 8:30 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon.
IDs lead to new accountability measures
To help bestow order on the controlled chaos of emergency response, Routt County Director of Emergency Management Bob Struble will create standardized identification cards for all emergency responders in the coming weeks.
Consultant John Milosovich said to improve a jail's operating efficiency, perhaps the most important thing to change is an attitude often passed from shift to shift and year to year.
On Snake Island in the Yampa River, Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien spent about an hour Tuesday morning talking with a Steamboat Springs Community Youth Corps crew about why they were outside.
Black highlights importance of saving, establishing good credit
To start her workshop Tuesday, Elizabeth "E.A." Black cited dismal figures about financial literacy in the United States.
Yampa Valley Regional Airport received approval Tuesday to hire a mechanic. The Routt County Board of Commissioners waived the county's hiring freeze, citing public safety concerns, as well as the fact that taxpayers don't directly fund the position. The Hayden airport's mechanic left this spring, Airport Manager Dave Ruppel said. The mechanic cares for about 40 pieces of equipment necessary for airport functions. The person also fills in when others are absent, sometimes driving runway snowplows, Ruppel said.
12:59 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a verbal argument in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Everything was fine.
As if on cue, Mother Nature awarded Sunday's arrival of summer with consecutive days of sunny, warm and nearly precipitation-free weather. We couldn't ask for better reasons to ditch our cars for our bikes and pedal to work as part of Bike to Work Week.
Developers to address concerns about roads, visual impacts
The developers of Song Mountain agreed Tuesday to change their tune before they come back to the Routt County Board of Commissioners on Aug. 25. They'll present a revised version of their plan to build a residential subdivision of as many as 272 lots on 896 acres overlooking Stagecoach Reservoir.
Town's suggested cuts can't meet expected $200,000 shortfall
Hayden trustees and town staff members met calmly Tuesday evening to discuss the facts of budget cuts. The town expects to see $200,000 in revenue reductions this year.
Dear President Obama, I am feeling a little ho-hum about our national holidays. They are a great time to get paid not to work, unless you are self-employed like me, in which case you get to enjoy not working and not getting paid.
On Tuesday afternoon, the four musicians of Meridian Quartet shook off their jetlag, tuned up their instruments and lilted through a George Gershwin string quartet they hadn't played in two and a half months.
Today's Thunderhead Hill Climb will start with a children's event at 5:28 p.m. Adult races begin at 6 p.m. and start in two-minute intervals. Registration is from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. at the base of Steamboat Ski Area's gondola.
The Colorado Junior Golf Association Haywhacker Junior Golf Championships results from Tuesday, June 23
The Steamboat Springs American Legion baseball team dropped a trio of games during the weekend at a tournament in Green River, Wyo. Steamboat fell, 9-0, to Cheyenne 9-2 to Jackson and 5-4 to Green River. All three teams were from Wyoming.
Highlands Ranch golfer takes title at Haymaker Golf Course
If there was ever a day Connor Klein grew up on a golf course, it was Tuesday during the final round of the Haywhacker Junior Golf Championships at Haymaker Golf Course.
Crested Butte race offers up surprises
Mountain bike racer Linnea Dixson knew she would face bigger and tougher fields after moving up to Category 1 for Saturday's Wildflower Rush cross-country event in Crested Butte, but she had no way to expect what happened as she neared the end of her first lap.