Business Briefs for Sept. 10 |

Business Briefs for Sept. 10

Wildhorse Meadows breaks ground

Construction has begun at Wildhorse Meadows. Local excavation firm Native Excavating has been working on the initial ground-work, which is scheduled for completion by Oct. 1. Site work, including grading, roads and utilities, on the 47-acre site will continue during next year with completion anticipated for fall 2007.

Wildhorse Meadows is near the base of the Steamboat Ski Area and will be directly connected to the mountain via a gondola. The development includes a mix of housing types including home sites, mountain lofts, townhomes, condo-hotels and attainable housing.

Wildhorse Meadows is being developed by Resort Ventures West and S&P Destination Properties. For information contact Devon Purdy at 970-879-6116 or

Realtors award funds

to Steamboat nonprofits

The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors has donated more than $27,000 to local charitable organizations for their housing assistance programs. The money was given to the Yampa Valley Housing Authority, Routt County Habitat for Humanity, Horizons Specialized Services, LIFT-UP of Routt County, Advocates Against Battering and Abuse, West Routt Housing and the Routt County Foundation for Senior Citizens.

Statewide, The Colorado Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Foundation donated $639,000 this year to housing organizations across Colorado.

Saddle Mountain Ranch holding horse workshop

A leadership workshop is being held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 at Saddle Mountain Ranch. Christina Haxton will teach the Aha! HorseSense workshop, using horses to teach teamwork, leadership, goal setting and trust building. All workshop activities are done on the ground so no horse experience is necessary. The cost is $49 per person or $39 when two or more people register. Visits for more information. Proceeds will benefit Routt County 4-H members.

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