Scott Franz is a reporter and photographer for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He interned as a reporter at the Boulder Daily Camera and as a photographer at Rich Clarkson and Associates in Denver.
Scott grew up in Austin, Texas, and plans to enjoy all of the outdoor activities Steamboat has to offer … and all of the days that don’t reach 100 degrees.
Routt County Search & Rescue is conducting a search Monday morning for a man last seen in the Yampa River overnight.
A pre-application submitted to city planners reveals developers are eyeing a 32- to 34-unit apartment project adjacent to the Shell station on Weiss Drive.
Concerned about becoming a "nanny state" and adopting rules the city can’t enforce, the Steamboat Springs City Council has decided against setting a speed limit on the Yampa River Core Trail.
The council voted, 6-1, Tuesday night in favor of plans to rezone the 4.7 acres the RiverView project will encompass between Lincoln Avenue and the Yampa River from Third to Fifth streets.
It’s hard to punt on a name as good as "The Verne Lundquist Sickest Trail in America."
Taxis, shuttles and commercial vehicles, which might help alleviate the parking problem, currently are not allowed to drop off riders at the parking lot near the attraction.
If the project is going to continue, it will now require the approval of the Steamboat Springs City Council.
The Steamboat Springs City Council has agreed to make a down payment on a more visible home for a nearly 90-year-old barn that is a relic of the city’s western heritage.
An unsuccessful grant application for some new playground equipment at West Lincoln Park means Steamboat Springs’ iconic Yampa River Queen playground will stay afloat for now.
The council could invite the community to start sending in proposals Tuesday.