April’s modest decline in overall sales tax revenues came in spite of this year’s early Easter holiday, which in turn had a significant impact on tourist numbers for the final two weeks of the 2012-13 ski season.
Steamboat Springs is playing host to more than 400 Rotarians this weekend as part of the Rotary District 5440 Conference.
The school's board of directors made the decision during an emergency meeting Monday and just days after a state inspection report detailed numerous violations.
Just three weeks after her 19-year-old son’s death on the slopes of Howelsen Hill, Maureen Ryan pleaded by phone and by email for the Steamboat Springs Police Department’s lead detective on the investigation to call another skier who had found himself in the area near the Alpine Slide on that same snowy March 17, 2011, evening. But Ryan’s pleas went unanswered.
The Hayden Valley Elementary School fourth-grader won a 2013-14 season ski pass and $50 in cash for her poster reminding skiers and riders about the importance of staying in control.
The Steamboat Pilot & Today collected 50 awards during Saturday’s Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Contest banquet, highlighted by the 2012 Advertising Innovation award.
Steamboat Pilot & Today General Manager Scott Stanford was named the 2012 Colorado Newspaper Person of the Year on Saturday. The honor is the highest bestowed upon a newspaper professional by the Colorado Press Association.
Steamboat's Forever Fit hopes four free community seminars will provide wealth of knowledge to weekend warriors as well as the parents of youth athletes.
The tradition is not quite as old as Winter Carnival itself, but what better exemplifies the down-home pageantry and annual coming together of community like the small, round buttons unique to each year’s midwinter celebration?
Carl Howelsen may be the father of ski jumping in Steamboat Springs and the founder of its Winter Carnival, but he was renowned as The Flying Norseman long before he happened upon Northwest Colorado.
Despite the drop-off, 2012 tax revenues are poised to top 2011 revenues by about 1 percent, and the city is expected to beat its revenue budget by about 8 percent.
Powerful storm to exit Steamboat by Thursday afternoon but not before dumping as much as 2 1/2 feet at ski area
As much as 16 inches of snow is expected in town by Thursday evening with almost double that total possible for Steamboat Ski Area.
There will be a 10 percent increase in the number of overnight guests staying in Steamboat on Saturday. The Mountain Travel Research Program predicts increased occupancy for the next two months at Western U.S. ski resorts when compared with 2012.
The centennial celebration of the uniquely Steamboat event will feature a mix of old and new. Winter Carnival buttons are on sale now and provide admission to almost all carnival events.
The undercover operation was conducted Friday and Saturday by the Colorado Department of Revenue. Local police said the 80 percent compliance rate isn't good enough.
The 1979 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School is scheduled for a six-month stay at the International Space Station beginning in March 2014.
Private landowners gave the property to the U.S. Forest Service at the end of 2012. Forest Service officials say they'll now be able to more effectively manage wildlife species such as native cutthrout trout that live in some of the streams in California Park.
VNA's new Community Health Center offers affordable primary health care options for the uninsured, underinsured
There was little fanfare Jan. 2 when the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association opened the doors to its new Community Health Center in Steamboat Springs — but perhaps there should have been.
Fletcher had the top overall cross-country time, which propelled him from 34th place after the jumping portion to 10th place overall. He was the top U.S. finisher on the day.
The number of guests who stayed in Steamboat lodging properties during the Christmas and New Year's holiday period represented a four-year high, but activity is expected to dip this weekend before stabilizing in advance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend.
New House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst told the Steamboat Today on Thursday that tackling economic issues is her party's top priority for the upcoming legislative session.
The clock hardly had stopped ringing in the new year Tuesday morning when Ann Reese finally broke down and called her doctor.
Collections fell by 1.7 percent compared with November 2011, though 2012 year-to-date revenue remains on track to exceed 2011 collections.
The Dec. 30 edition is the final Pilot & Today in the traditional broadsheet format. For a limited time, the Pilot & Today is offering a free three-month trial for new subscribers to have the Sunday newspaper delivered to their homes each weekend.
Wall was booked into Routt County Jail on Thursday afternoon after his arrest by the Colorado State Patrol.
Steamboat Ski Area opened for the season Nov. 21, but it’s several dates throughout the next week that signal the real start to winter for many in Steamboat Springs, particularly those employees and businesses that rely on winter tourism.
The freshman lawmaker will serve on the Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee as well as the Transportation and Energy Committee at the Capitol in Denver.
There was 2.1 percent growth in sales tax revenue compared with October 2011. Year to date, the city is 2.1 percent up on 2011.
Pro Cycling Challenge sponsorship also among agenda items facing Steamboat’s governing body Tuesday
The 2013 city budget, a city manager search process, hosting and sponsoring a stage of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge and providing direction on where to potentially construct a new police and fire station are among the topics to be tackled by the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night.
Amendment 65, one of three statewide ballot questions to be decided by Colorado voters this fall, seeks to strike down the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 Citizens United decision by instructing state lawmakers and Colorado’s congressional delegation to push for and support campaign finance reform at the federal level.
The newspaper's Coffee and a Newspaper gathering will provide opportunity for an informal meet and greet with local candidates. All are welcome to stop by between 7 and 9 a.m. Wednesday.
A live auction Sunday featuring hundreds of collectible items will be used to help Sk8 Church pay its rent for the next year.
Building permits for new construction in Steamboat Springs and Routt County were issued at a snail's pace through the first six months of the year, and a recent uptick is typical in the summer.
Spillane, who last year retired from Lowell Whiteman Primary School, will help Paddington Station Preschool as it struggles with child porn charges against a longtime teacher.
Chief Master Sgt. Charles "Chuck" Anderson will replace Philo Shelton, who resigned in early June. Anderson's first day is Aug. 15.
I'm no stranger to the longstanding conflicts between cyclists and motorists here in Routt County, but it really hit home one day last week.
Rain sets record, brings headaches
The powerful monsoon storm that swept through Steamboat Springs on Friday afternoon and evening was one for the record books.
Steamboat's Hot Air Balloon Rodeo has been grounded, but that doesn’t mean the skies will be devoid of the floating aircraft — within city limits, that is.
Most years, the dark clouds that pushed over Steamboat Springs late Thursday afternoon would pose a menacing sight. But this isn’t most years, so those clouds and the rain they potentially held were a welcome sign for most residents here.
As Steamboat Springs nears the one-week mark since mandatory water restrictions were put in place, officials say it’s still too soon to determine what impact they’re having. But expect the restrictions to remain in place for the foreseeable future.
The cancellation of Wednesday's fireworks display at Howelsen Hill might allay the fears of local fire officials, but it’s not eliminating them.
The man and his female passenger were thrown from the motorcycle after the crash. The man was airlifted to St. Anthony Hospital in Denver, where he is listed in serious condition.
Steamboat Springs residents are used to navigating detours around Lincoln Avenue, but Wednesday's July Fourth holiday schedules will include a new twist for motorists making their way through downtown during the festivities.
The 0.11 inches that fell on the city represents the most in a single day since May 24. Isolated thunderstorms remain in the forecast for much of the week.
Total collections increased by more than 6 percent from last year. Year-to-date sales tax revenues are now about 1 percent above 2011 through the first five months of the year.
The man took a leap at King Solomon Falls in extreme northern Routt County. It took rescuers 7 1/2 hours to reach him and lift him to an awaiting helicopter.
Dave Terranova and his wife, Jodi, once dreamed of going back to school to earn degrees in veterinary science. But with a couple of kids and a mortgage, a return to campus wasn’t an option. So they did the next best thing: They bought a pet supply store.
Citing extreme drought, low flows in the Yampa River and discharges from Fish Creek Reservoir now exceeding inflows, mandatory water restrictions have been put in place for all of Steamboat Springs.
Whether picking up tire-flattened soda cans and other trash from Lincoln Avenue or waking up with a start at 3 a.m. with an idea to improve the downtown business district, Tracy Barnett can’t shake free from her devotion to Mainstreet Steamboat Springs.
A daytime high in the low 90s means another red flag warning is in place for Routt County. A chance of afternoon thunderstorms is expected to bring little to no rain.