Tom Ross

Features and weather reporter

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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.

Recent Stories

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Guardrail repairs cost Routt County $10K-plus annually

The slow-motion slide into a highway guardrail is an all-too-frequent mishap on the Routt County road system in winter

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Housing focus is on feasible projects

Routt County has ample buildable land for community land going north and south on transportation corridors.

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Governor taps Routt County's Cari Hermacinski for state granting advisory group

Cari Hermacinski was named to a state tax advisory committee at a time when funding available for grants may be undergoing a seismic adjustment.

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Fletcher skis fastest in summer heat of Germany

Taylor Fletcher confirms his status as one of the fastest Nordic combined skiers on the World Cup in Summer Grand Prix in Germany.

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Pioneer Campbells and McPhees took different routes to North Routt

Shaunna Watterson served her audience at the Tread of Pioneers Museum lemon ice, the way her pioneer grandmothers made it.

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Work matters: Rocky Mountain Youth Corps' model for building young adults spreading throughout Northwest Colorado

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has begun exporting its successful organizational model to other communities in Colorado.

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Roundabouts one way to meet several goals at approach to resort base

The reaction of 14 lodging shuttle and transit drivers to the possibility of creating a new roundabout on Mount Werner Circle at the entrance to Ski Time Square led to an 'aha moment.'

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Chestnut mare falls during trail ride, goes missing in remote area of Routt County

A chestnut mare named 'River' goes missing in remote Pilot Knob area of Routt County.

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Routt County's proposed pot tax too 'high' for Hayden's liking

State law prohibits Routt County from imposing an excise tax of more than 5 percent on pot, but the Town of Hayden, which operates under a home rule charter, is not bound by that limitation.

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Public invited to open house on ski area arrival experience

The ease with which guests are able to navigate streets, bike trails and intersections contribute to a sense of arrival at the resort base at the foot of Mount Werner.

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