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Hometown business owner hoping to gain an edge with ski-tuning shop Edgewerks

December 8, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As a former Alpine ski racer Ryan Duke understands the importance of having an edge when he steeped into the starting gate.These days on the giant slalom course are behind him now, but he is combining his experience between the gates with the latest ski tuning technology as part of his business, Edgewerks.

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Tacos Del Barco island flavors to be resurrected as Marcia & Joe’s Kitchen

December 5, 2018 — It may be cold and snowy outside in Steamboat Springs, but business owners Marcia Morgan and Joseph Richardson are hoping to warm things up a bit with their island-inspired menu, which will be unveiled when Marcia & Joe’s Kitchen opens Friday, Dec. 7, at 912 Lincoln Ave.

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City, county still not sold on former Steamboat Pilot & Today office building

December 4, 2018 — Despite a significant reduction in the price, the city of Steamboat Springs and Routt County are not jumping at the opportunity to purchase a large commercial building on the west side of town for office space.

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Steamboat Springs City Council to consider allowing up to 6 people per multifamily housing unit

December 2, 2018 — This year, 180 Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation employees are living in a two-bedroom, two bathroom apartment with six people in the unit.

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New owners, same approach at RK Pet Ranch

December 1, 2018 — After more than a decade running RK Pet Ranch, owner Peggy Musser is handing over the leash of the business to new owners Lonnie Castelli and Talitha “TJ” Appenzeller.

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RE/MAX in Steamboat names Wendy Harvey as new associate

December 1, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Wendy Harvey has joined the team at RE/MAX Partners in Steamboat Springs as an associate. Her business background includes a 20-year career in Washington, D.C., working for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. Her expertise lies in marketing communications and technology. After moving to

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Aspen Mountain gets Forest Service approval on 180-acre terrain expansion

November 29, 2018 — ASPEN — The U.S. Forest Service has approved Aspen Mountain’s proposed 180-acre Pandora terrain expansion after concluding the “benefits outweigh the potential costs.” Forest Service supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams wrote in a draft decision released Wednesday that adding the acreage on the upper east side of the

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Steamboat man receives patent on bear-proof invention

November 26, 2018 — A few years ago, local inventor Rollin Stone came up with an idea for a roll-away trash can lid that would test the resolve of a 650-pound grizzly bear nicknamed Kobuk the Destroyer.

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New base area restaurant Timber & Torch debuts at Steamboat Resort

November 24, 2018 — With a new fireplace, an indoor-outdoor bar and an improved barbecue area, the Timber & Torch restaurant at the base of Steamboat Resort will be serving up a new look and a fresh menu this winter.

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Local startups bring fresh ideas, strong plans to business plan competition

November 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Two local startups companies got a little boost of confidence this week when they were picked from a list of six finalists as the winners of the 2018 Community Business Plan Competition.

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Aspen-Snowmass expects snow, Ikon Pass to boost tourism

November 22, 2018 — ASPEN — Aspen Skiing Co. officials are optimistic that better snow conditions to start the season and the creation of the Ikon Pass could fuel growth in skier visits at its four ski areas this season. Last season, Steamboat Resort fared better than Skico, which

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BLM seeks public comment on Twentymile Mine expansion

November 21, 2018 — The Bureau of Land Management is working to gather information from the public on a proposed expansion to Twentymile Coal Co.’s Foidel Creek Mine.

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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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