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Estimated $4K intended for nonprofits stolen at Run Rabbit Run race in Steamboat

September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Run Rabbit Run racers were not the only ones to pull a fast one Saturday. Thousands of dollars in cash were stolen from the race's merchandise tent, money that race organizers had planned to give to nonprofits. As Race Director Paul Sachs

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Steamboat sales tax collections increase for 17th consecutive month

September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — July sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were up 2.3 percent compared with the same month in 2017, according to a report from the city. Year-to-date collections are up 6.6 percent compared with last year. The city’s collection of

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Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties welcomes new sales associates

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Cole Helberg and Michael Gullotti have joined Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties as full-time, independent sales associates working out of the Steamboat Springs office. Helberg grew up in Tuscon, Arizona. Before moving to Steamboat Springs with his family in November 2014, Helberg worked

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CGR announces ‘Steamboat Springs Home of the Year’

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The 2018 Steamboat Springs Parade of Homes was presented by Colorado Group Realty on Aug. 11, and featured six properties located from Marabou Ranch all the way to Catamount Lake. After the tour, participants voted for their favorite home, and the Fish Creek

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Big Agnes/Honey Stinger employees complete 740-mile section of Continental Divide Trail

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It took 14 weeks, but the employees at Steamboat Springs-based Big Agnes, Honey Stinger and BAP have completed their 14-week staff meeting on the Colorado section of the Continental Divide Trail. "Through all of it, what's incredible is no one got hurt,"

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Steamboat Chamber unveils new brand

September 11, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The leadership at the Steamboat Springs Chamber is hoping that a new name, a new logo and a new website will help better define the organization's three main goals in the community while updating a brand that has been around for more

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New solar aquaponic farm growing in Hayden

September 10, 2018 — HAYDEN — 41North's vegetables are fueled by the sun — and some fish poo converted into aquaponic fertilizer. At the new solar aquaponic farm in north Hayden, garden operator and CEO Jay Hirschfeld hopes to sell his tilapia, microgreens, herbs and vegetables to restaurants in

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VIDEO: Business Leader of the Year Navigator Award goes to Mark Walker

September 10, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It’s clear that Mark Walker cares about Steamboat Springs and making sure the community thrives. Walker, this year’s Navigator Award winner for Business Leader of the Year, took the reins as president of Resort Group in 2005. Resort Group is Steamboat’s largest lodging

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New planning director goes to work in Steamboat Springs

September 9, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Rebecca Bessey is not the new kid on the block. In fact, depending on which of Steamboat Spring's city blocks you pick, she had a role in why that block looks the way it does. Bessey steps into her new role as director

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VIDEO: Young Professional of the Year Navigator Award goes to Jason Peasley

September 9, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Jason Peasley is a young professional who is excelling at a job that seasoned executives would find daunting. Steamboat Springs has been trying to come up with a solution to the affordable housing crisis for decades, and many say the 35-year-old Navigator

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VIDEO: Service Excellence Persons of the Year Navigator Award goes to Jason and Kelly Landers

September 8, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The underlying philosophy for good service comes down to one thing: "If the world had more smiles, it would be a better place." Those are the words of Kelly Landers, who opened Creekside Café with her husband, Jason, in 2002. Kelly and Jason

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Steamboat, Ikon Pass score with Denver Broncos partnership

September 8, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The parent company of Steamboat Resort is hoping to score a touchdown with a new partnership announced with the Denver Broncos. Alterra Mountain Company has struck a three-year deal that will make the Ikon Pass the "preferred ski pass of Broncos country."

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VIDEO: Business of the Year Navigator Award goes to Freshies

September 7, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It would be hard to find someone who loves the Steamboat Springs community as much as Kristy and Scott Fox. Since 2003, the 2018 Navigator Award recipients of Business of the Year have been inviting locals and visitors to their home away from

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Innovative Ag Colorado seeks to generate power from food waste on Steamboat farm

September 4, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS —Mark Berkley's cobbled together solutions typically come in the form of a bolted, odds-and-end contraption to make operations easier on the mushroom, microgreen and edible flower farm he founded in Steamboat Springs. Much of his urban farm, Innovative Ag Colorado, is insulated in

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Owner hopes to bring long-held traditions to new Steamboat Barbershop

September 2, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — John Greco hopes when customers walk into the Steamboat Barbershop it feels as though they have stepped back in time — when a trip to the barber was about a lot more than just taking a little off the top. "I wanted

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Steamboat Academy of Music hopes to hit high note with families

August 30, 2018 — Holly Fielding is hoping to hit the right note this year as she brings a new concept, the Steamboat Academy of Music, to Steamboat Springs.

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RE/MAX Skydiving Team to open Wild West Air Fest

August 29, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The RE/MAX Skydiving Team will be jumping into free fall to open the Labor Day weekend celebration at the Wild West Air Fest in Steamboat Springs. The skydivers will present the colors at 5,000 feet as the national anthem plays. "This is a thrilling

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Steamboat Sotheby’s hosts 13th annual Labor Day Home Tour

August 28, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty will be hosting its 13th annual Labor Day Home Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. The free, self-guided tour features 28 distinctive properties in locations ranging from downtown Steamboat to Alpine Mountain Ranch and Club,

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Analyst: Decline in foreign visits to the U.S. due to economics, travel costs, politics

August 28, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — While the local economy is robust, there could be signs of concern on the horizon, including foreign visitation that seems to be cooling. Ralf Garrison, a longtime resort industry analyst and consultant, said there’s been a decline in international leisure travel into the

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Aspen Skiing Co. raises base pay for employees amid labor shortage

August 27, 2018 — ASPEN — As Aspen Skiing Co. prepares for the upcoming winter season, the company will be recruiting about 1,200 new employees with a higher base pay. This year, the minimum hourly wage for Skico employees will be $13.50, up from $12 last season. “We are

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