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West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation approved: What now?
West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation approved: What now?

June 26, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With the ballot question on the West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation now answered, the community is looking ahead to what happens next.   Though results are still preliminary, the annexation was approved with 59.7%...



West Steamboat Annexation ballots are due by 7 p.m. Tuesday
West Steamboat Annexation ballots are due by 7 p.m. Tuesday

June 23, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Ballots for the West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation election must be turned into the secure ballot drop box at the Steamboat Springs City Hall or Routt County Courthouse by 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25....


Letter: Steamboat Restaurant Association supports annexation
Letter: Steamboat Restaurant Association supports annexation

June 20, 2019

The Steamboat Chapter of the Colorado Restaurant Association would like to voice our strong support of the annexation of land for building the West Steamboat Neighborhoods.  After much education on the project, we believe this...



Beth Melton: Vote ‘yes’ for housing
Beth Melton: Vote ‘yes’ for housing

June 19, 2019

This time last year, I was running for office, talking to people across the county — young, old, wealthy, working class, from each municipality, longtime residents and new arrivals. Over and over, I had conversations...


Richard Levy: Vote ‘no’ to WSN
Richard Levy: Vote ‘no’ to WSN

June 18, 2019

Thank you, Steamboat Pilot and Today, for your June 4 “Our View” editorial. You stated that “West Steamboat Neighborhoods was never intended to be an affordable housing project.” I could not have said it better....


Young Professionals Network Board: Vote ‘yes’ on June 25
Young Professionals Network Board: Vote ‘yes’ on June 25

June 18, 2019

For many years now, the Young Professionals Network — or YPN — has been surveying our members, asking them what issues and challenges are most important. We consistently hear that “housing” is a big concern. Having a healthy...


Stephen M. Aigner: Ready, fire, aim!
Stephen M. Aigner: Ready, fire, aim!

June 18, 2019

This current proposed annexation is unnecessary for our community. We currently have enough housing approved or in the pipeline to provide housing for 1,877 new residents. This is over one and a half times the...


Local builders: Support annexation
Local builders: Support annexation

June 18, 2019

As representatives of the building community, we are in support of the West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation and encourage everyone to vote “yes” on Question 1 by June 25. We believe annexation of the West Steamboat...



Scott Ford: The cornerstone of our community character
Scott Ford: The cornerstone of our community character

June 11, 2019

Community character refers to the distinct identity of a place — the collective impression it makes on residents and visitors. People often choose the places they live and spend their leisure time based in part...