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Roger Ashton: Which road will we take?
Roger Ashton: Which road will we take?

May 19, 2019

The public vote on the West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation squarely plops the residents in the city of Steamboat Springs at an important crossroad. Looking down the road in one direction we’ll see a viable option...


Letter: Annexation is right plan for community’s future
Letter: Annexation is right plan for community’s future

May 15, 2019

In June, we will make an important decision about our community’s future by voting on the annexation of 191 acres into Steamboat Springs for the creation of West Steamboat Neighborhoods, a neighborhood of 158 deed-restricted...




Our view: Key questions on annexation must be answered
Our view: Key questions on annexation must be answered

May 7, 2019

The long-running drama surrounding the proposed West Steamboat Neighborhoods continues to be of high interest locally. And for good reason — key questions about the project remain unanswered just weeks before special-election ballots will be...




FACT CHECK: What’s going on with street access to West Steamboat Neighborhoods?
FACT CHECK: What’s going on with street access to West Steamboat Neighborhoods?

May 5, 2019

Editor’s note: This story was corrected at 3 p.m. Monday, May 6 to reflect that three City Council members wanted to see the access agreement in writing before the annexation ordinance was approved.  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As of now, the developers of West Steamboat Neighborhoods are still negotiating access to connect streets in the development to U.S. Highway 40. This specific...









Steamboat annexation election postponed to June 25
Steamboat annexation election postponed to June 25

April 17, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The date of the West Steamboat Neighborhoods annexation election has been postponed by a week to June 25.  The Steamboat Springs city attorney and City Clerk’s Office requested additional time to print and...


Our view: Listen, challenge, engage
Our view: Listen, challenge, engage

April 16, 2019

Steamboat Springs residents will now have the opportunity to vote June 18 on the annexation of 190 acres of land on the west side of town, which if approved will become home to West Steamboat...




Paula Cooper Black: ‘We made room for you’
Paula Cooper Black: ‘We made room for you’

March 24, 2019

To my fellow citizens: “We made room for you.” This is one of the things I will always remember Hazie Werner saying as we made a fuss every time a new stoplight went in downtown....