Tom Ross writes a column that appears Tuesdays and Saturdays in the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He also writes features and covers weather news for the newspaper. He started working for the newspaper in 1979.
Tom has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is from Madison. His interests include Nordic skiing, Fly Fishing, book making and documentary photography.
Kate Gmeiner's weather station, between downtown and the base of Steamboat Ski Area, confirms that precipitation has come in dribs and drabs early and late this month, with nothing but trace amounts in the middle of the month.
Steamboat, airport in two different Uber zones
Uber officials are in contract talks with Yampa Valley Regional Airport Director Kevin Booth.
When the greater sandhill cranes returned to the Yampa Valley earlier this month, there was a sizable flock that hadn’t forgotten Robert Bruchez’s grain field on Routt County Road 70.
Court's in session, shut off that saw
“Interruption of court proceedings due to excessive construction noise will not be allowed.”
The tale of how Hazie Werner gained her first experience as a midwife as a 9-year-old has been lost to obscurity for three decades but is finding an enriching new life of the web.
The smoke is coming from an approved burn of a slash pile left over from beetle-killed tree removal on the north side of the ridge between Fish Creek Falls Road and Strawberry Park.
Growth industry: destination weddings
Buyers of the $9 million Wildflower Meadows property are seeking a permit to host weddings and special events on the 154-acre site.
Steamboat Pilot and Today reporter Tom Ross recently sat down with Brock and McKelvie to hear them retell some of their favorite stories of the people, now long gone, who helped shape the future of the Yampa Valley.
Home-grown breakfast burritos
The Egg Lady is really Kris Brannan, who, with her husband, Ed, grows leghorn chickens and white Duroc pigs on their ranch west of Craig.
Anglers cautioned: The ice close to the shore at Stagecoach Reservoir is very thin, it's a different story at Steamboat Lake.