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Steamboat City Council to hear annexation proposal Dec. 4

November 18, 2018 — The Steamboat Springs City Council will soon consider Brynn Grey Partner’s proposal to annex 190 acres west of current city limits.Brynn Grey plans to build 450 housing units, including single-family homes, duplexes and triplexes in an area adjacent to the Overlook development.

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Beetle-killed timber presents business opportunities across Colorado Rockies

November 17, 2018 — The mountain pine beetle has devastated one-fifth of Colorado forestland over the past couple of decades, but the lumber and alternative energy industries have been able to make good use of the wood from these blighted forests.

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Lodging sales tax collections up 15 percent after Chamber focuses on fall travel

November 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The city of Steamboat Springs collected more than $2 million in sales taxes in September, a 3 percent increase from the same month last year, according to a news release.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Weeds in hay — a cautionary tale

November 15, 2018 — The Steamboat Pilot and Today has told the tale of leafy spurge and its impact on the Yampa Valley. Now spreading from an area just west of Hayden down to the Utah state line, this invasive plant spreads quickly and is challenging, at best, to get

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Low Country Kitchen to move into former Cloverdale space

November 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — LOW County Kitchen will continue to serve up its signature shrimp and grits, its famous 48-hour recipe fried chicken, and house-made buttermilk biscuits with the same warm, southern hospitality that they have since opening in 2014.But now owners Brain and Katy Vaughn will take that taste, and service to the restaurant’s new location in a 1918 craftsman-style home at 207 Ninth Street that used to house the Cloverdale Farm and restaurant.

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South Routt businesswoman looks to grow Branches in Steamboat

November 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — In the past decade South Routt entrepreneur Lora Reichley has built a strong following across Routt County, and in the past six with her store Last Call Floral and Events.

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Steamboat accountant receives CPA license

November 10, 2018 — Kristara Mielke, who works for Ingalls, Ingalls & Co. in Steamboat Springs, recently received her CPA license. The CPA certification process requires 2,000 hours of experience verified by a licensed CPA, 150 credit hours of professional education and passing a series of exams in the

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Big Iron Coffee opens new cafe in downtown Steamboat

November 10, 2018 — On Thursday evening, Bowen Rodkey was busy installing beetle-kill panels on the front of the counter at Big Iron Coffee Co.'s new café location in downtown Steamboat Springs. It’s only been a few weeks since Rodkey and his wife, Nina Mundy Rodkey, completed the purchase of the Steamboat Coffee House with the plan of opening Big Iron Coffee's second location.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Sustainable beef

November 8, 2018 — Today, many of us are thinking about ways to make our lifestyle as sustainable as possible. What does it mean to be sustainable when the subject is beef and raising cattle? Can the ranching industry, a vital part of life in the Yampa Valley for

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Home energy assessments available for free

November 7, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When the snow shovels come out, so do the checkbooks to pay for higher home energy bills. Routt and Moffat county residents can learn how to lower home energy bills and increase home comfort through a free home energy assessment. A local

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Vacasa continues to grow by offering community association management program

November 3, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Since 2009 Portland-based Vacasa has become the go to for travelers looking to rent a home, or condo for vacation, and for homeowners hoping to pocket a little cash on a home they own in a popular destination.But more recently Vacasa has expanded its reach by launching a real estate arm in July and now a community association management program that will provide management services to vacation rental homeowners through their respective community associations.

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Yampa Valley Brewing Co. to open Barrel Cathedral brewery in Craig next year

November 2, 2018 — CRAIG — Now that the ink is dry on all the contracts, the rumors brewing since early in the year can be confirmed: Yampa Valley Brewing Co. is coming to Craig in 2019. Developers Derek Duran, Luke Tucker and partners purchased the historic building at

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Community Agriculture Alliance: 2014 Farm Bill expires, adding to uncertainty

November 1, 2018 — The Agriculture Act of 2014 — also called the 2014 Farm Bill — expired at midnight Oct. 1, but the conference committee, made up of 57 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, remains squarely focused on getting a bill passed before the

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Colorado Group Realty welcomes Gullotti as new agent

October 29, 2018 — Mike Gullotti has joined Colorado Group Realty as a broker associate. "Agents who join CGR must meet our high standards, and Mike certainly does," said Colorado Group Realty CEO Steve Goldman in a news release. "He is professional, hard-working, ethical and has a very friendly

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Hear, hear: Father, son create new hearing aid battery business

October 27, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Business man RJ Pole and his dad, Bob Pole, recently started hearOclub, a business solution they believe addresses a serious problem they first noticed when it impacted someone they loved.

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Steamboat job fair to be held Tuesday at Library Hall

October 26, 2018 — A Steamboat job fair will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall. The event will feature over 20 local and regional employers looking to hire for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions in Routt and Moffat

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Steamboat Sotheby’s Community Fund grants over $10K to nonprofits

October 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty Community Fund recently completed its fall 2018 grant cycle, awarding $10,400 to eight nonprofit organizations for their work to benefit the Steamboat Springs and Routt County communities. Since its inception in 2017, and after just three rounds of

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Seasonal eating

October 25, 2018 — It's almost November, and we've already seen the first snowfall and hard frost of the fall, meaning no more outdoor tomatoes, peas or lettuce from our high-country farms. There are, however, numerous crops that are abundant this time of year: broccoli, romanesco, kale, radicchio, winter

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Pennsylvania equity firm invests in Honey Stinger

October 24, 2018 — After years of being chased by potential investors, Steamboat Springs’ homegrown energy food company, Honey Stinger, is finally taking on a partner they feel comfortable with.

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August sales tax collections in Steamboat mark 18th consecutive month of year-over-year growth

October 22, 2018 — August sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were up 4 percent compared with the same month in 2017, according to a report from the city. Year-to-date collections are up 6.3 percent compared with last year.

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