Michael Schrantz is the online editor and South Routt reporter for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. Before coming to Steamboat, he worked at the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in Fairbanks, Alaska. Michael has degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Missouri – Columbia.
In a letter to the Yampa Valley Housing Authority dated May 31, First National Bank of the Rockies President and CEO Pete Waller said the bank will not take a writedown on its loan to the housing authority.
The Steamboat Springs City Council authorized Tuesday night the expenditure of $5,000 dollars to help compile a market review in preparation for a larger look at the community housing plan and will hear back on progress during the first meeting in September.
The global economy is on the slow track to growth, and with it, Steamboat Springs’ sales tax revenue continues to grow, as well.
In July 2007, Ken Farmer was four months into remission from a rare type of cancer in his head and neck. Friends and coworkers marveled at his positive attitude and refusal to give up on being the same person he was before the disease struck.
The Savor Steamboat event at the base area Saturday will bring a taste of the Yampa Valley’s heritage to visitors and residents alike.
On Thursday night, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend denial of Emerald Heights’ community housing plan to City Council with an added note to look at the meeting’s minutes.
The town has been awarded a $62,340 Great Outdoors Colorado grant to complete some repairs and improvements at the park that hosts multiple area events.
The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer reports about 8,600 visitors have made plans to stay Saturday night in Steamboat.
On Tuesday, Steamboat Springs Planning Director Tyler Gibbs presented a plan to allow portable signs downtown during the summer ahead of a more permanent solution.
Notable changes include adding another weekly flight from Los Angeles and increasing Saturday seats coming from Newark and Houston into Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden. However, there are fewer seats guaranteed for the daily Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth flights.