Tag Archives: Steamboat

Tax Collections Up For August

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in August according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August increased .36% when compared to the previous year, with the Continue reading

Steamboat To Lift Water Restrictions

Water restrictions that were instituted in May in Steamboat will be lifted this weekend. The restrictions will be removed Saturday, but residents are still being asked to conserve water around their homes and property.  Summer water usage data indicates that, under the mandatory stage 2 Continue reading

Road Closed Through Wednesday

Rollingstone Drive in Steamboat will be fully closed to traffic between Anglers Drive and Pine Grove Road through Wednesday. While the closure is in place, Highway 40 should be used as an alternative route between Pine Grove Road and Anglers Drive. The closure will allow crews to Continue reading

Bridge Closed For Re-Decking

The Stone Lane pedestrian bridge on the Walton Creek Trail in Steamboat is now closed to allow the bridge to be re-decked and painted. The closure is expected to last one month, weather permitting. The public will not be able to access the bridge while the Continue reading

Rubber Ducky Race Postponed

The Northwest Colorado Health Rubber Ducky Race, scheduled Saturday in Steamboat, has been postponed due to low water conditions in the Yampa River. The race will be rescheduled after Northwest Colorado Health receives Continue reading

Crews Limit Deep Creek Fire Growth

Crews have been able to limit the growth of the Deep Creek Fire over the last few days, but have not increased containment of the blaze. The lightning started fire, which is burning nine mile northeast of Hayden, is at just over 2,200 acres and is 0% contained. Structures which were immediately threatened by the blaze have been evacuated and those within a five-mile radius of the fire have been placed on Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss CPW’s Budget Problems

A meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon in Steamboat to discuss future funding for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW is currently experiencing a significant budget shortfall that officials say may affect the agencies ability to manage Colorado’s 41 state parks. To help find potential solutions to the budget issue, CPW is looking for the public to Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For July

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in July according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for July when compared to the previous year increased by 1.2%, with the biggest gains coming from Marijuana sales, Continue reading

Field Catches Fire Monday

A haying operation resulted in a wildfire Monday on property off of Klein Road between Steamboat and Milner.  The fire is believed to have been caused by sparks from a hay baler or tractor, resulting in a field catching fire around 6 in the afternoon. It took firefighters about 6 hours to fully suppress the blaze, which burned Continue reading

Reward Offered For Info On Graffiti

The City of Steamboat is offering a $500 reward to anyone with information, or who can identify the individuals responsible for graffiti that occurred at the Bear River Skate Park over the past month. Graffiti was discovered on July 29, with red paint defacing the ramps in several locations across the cement structure. A second more extensive incident occurred on August Continue reading

Former Steamboat Teacher Receives 1 Year In Jail

A former Steamboat Springs High School teacher was sentenced to a year in the Routt County Jail and four years of probation earlier this week. Dustin Dike recently pleaded guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor criminal trespassing for his role in stealing a $75,000 backhoe in June of last year. Dike also has a case pending against him Continue reading

Two More Trips For Seniors Coming Up

The City of Steamboat’s Parks and Community Services Department will host two more trips this summer for seniors 55 or older. Next week, seniors will be able to watch the Colorado Rockies take on the Chicago White Sox. The cost of that trip is $45 which includes transportation and Continue reading