Matt Stensland

Law enforcement, environment and Hayden reporter, photographer

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Matt Stensland is a photojournalist for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He has worked for the paper since January 2006. Matt started working at the paper as a reporter covering the town of Hayden, real estate and business. After about a year he was hired on as the newspaper's first full-time videographer. He is currently the cops and courts reporter and photographer. Matt has a bachelor's degree in print journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and grew up in Urbana. When not working, you will most likely find Matt soaking at either the Old Town or Strawberry Park hot springs. You can visit his website at www.mattstensland.com.

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South Routt fire departments seek new volunteers

The Oak Creek and Yampa fire departments are looking for new recruits.

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Steamboat Ski Area logs 22.5 inches of snow over 3 days

If 22.5 inches of snow at the Steamboat Ski Area in 72 hours was not enough, weather forecasters say more is on the way.

Man suspected of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

Hayden police arrested a 37-year-old man Monday that they believe sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl.

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Routt County youths shop with cops

Corporal Ryan Adrian with the Routt County Sheriff’s Office organized the inaugural Shop With a Cop event, which paired the youth with a deputy or Steamboat Springs Police Department Officer.

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Standoff with police ends peacefully in Steamboat Springs

Police surrounded a home on Huckleberry Drive just outside Steamboat Springs city limits Friday during a standoff that involved Routt County SWAT team members.

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College mascots hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Area

College mascots, additional terrain and night skiing arrived at the Steamboat Ski Area on Friday.

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Standoff with police ends peacefully in Steamboat Springs

Police surrounded a home on Huckleberry Drive just outside Steamboat Springs city limits Friday during a standoff that involved Routt County SWAT team members.

Judge throws out lawsuit against Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs

A lawsuit filed by a woman after she got booted from the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs has been dismissed by a District Court judge.

Hayden superintendent hosting discussion about schools

Anyone interested in Hayden schools is invited to visit with Hayden School District Superintendent Trudy Vader at 11 a.m. Friday at Hayden Public Library.

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Lottery proceeds awarded for Routt County projects

Colorado Lottery proceeds will be used to work on Steamboat Springs trails and protect a piece of agricultural land from future development.

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