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Legislation To Benefit Ski Towns

Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have cosponsored a bill that would allow local forest service agencies to keep more of the money received from ski area permitting. Under current law, ski area permit fees paid to the Forest Service are sent to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and then appropriated back to the Continue reading

Comment On Steamboat Ski Area Improvements

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for the public to comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement which analyzes proposed improvement projects at the Steamboat Ski Area. The input will help Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Home Owners Owe Money

Several property owners in Shadow Mountain Village are behind on their payments to Moffat County to pay for improvements to the water system that occurred over the last three years. Each property owner in Shadow Mountain was responsible for paying a little over $2,000 for the work, which can be paid in 20 annual installments of Continue reading

Meeting To Talk West Lincoln Park Improvements

A community meeting will be held Wednesday in Steamboat to discuss improvements at West Lincoln Park. The meeting will focus on the construction of a new picnic pavilion and playground and how the construction could relate to the future of the Yampa Continue reading

TMH Looks To Save $100K Per Month

The Memorial Hospital  at Craig could save around $100,000 a month if they are successful in refinancing a loan they have through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. TMH is currently working on a $37.6 million refinance loan with the United States Department of Agriculture. The effective interest rate on the Continue reading

Revocable Licenses Required In Stemaboat

Business owners should be aware that a revocable license needs to be acquired for any private improvements, amenities, or any other items located within Steamboat City Limits. Revocable licenses need to be obtained for permanent features like awnings, and for movable items like sandwich boards, outdoor displays, clothing and bike racks or Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Improvements Underway

howelsen-hill-rockThe City of Steamboat has begun improvements on the Howelsen Hill Nordic Trial System. The first phase of the project is expected to last into early November. The city is currently working to widen the trail behind the concrete bleachers at the Rodeo Ground. The project will also realign the trails on the Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Planned For 2017

swingin bridgePlans to repair Swinging Bridge on Moffat County Road 83 in Browns park took a big step forward last week after the Colorado Department of Local Affairs approved Moffat County’s request for a $760,000 grant to repair and improve the bridge. Swinging Bridge has been open only to foot traffic for the last two years. During that time, the Moffat Continue reading

Improvements Possible For Elk Head Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNAt their regular meeting this week the Craig City Council agreed to extend the City’s lease agreement with the Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain and provide assistance to the area around Elk Head Reservoir. The lease requires Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain the facilities, provide recreational assistance by supplying park rangers and law enforcement, and to add infrastructure to the area as they see fit. The terms of the agreement are for 20 years, with the Continue reading

Transit Improvements in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatTransit users in Steamboat may notice a few changes and improvements to transit stops over the next month. Transit stops will see enhancements at Shadow Run, Herbage, Sundance Plaza, Rotary Park, Dream Island, as well as stops along Continue reading

Steamboat Bike Park Closed for Improvements

Bicycle 32The Bear River Bike Park in Steamboat is closed temporarily through September 19th, in order for Routt County Riders to make improvements to the park. City officials request that everyone stay out of the area during this time for their own safety and so that the work can be done quickly. Improvements will include completing the return Continue reading

Lighter Triple Crown Numbers Due to Poor Economy

triple crownTriple Crown’s presence in Moffat County was lighter this year, but it had nothing to do with the facilities.  That’s according to the Moffat County Commissioners, who say they have heard Continue reading