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Routt County saw strong voter turnout in Tuesday’s election

November 6, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Routt County voters hit the polls harder than the rest of the state. Of the county’s 19,740 registered voters, 8,903 cast ballots in Tuesday’s coordinated election, meaning 45.1% of voters participated, according...


Proposition DD squeaks by

November 6, 2019

ASPEN — Colorado voters have narrowly passed a measure that will legalize sports betting and use the taxes raised to fund projects outlined in the Colorado Water Plan. As votes trickled in Tuesday night, the...


Election ushers in all-female school board

November 5, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Among the five candidates competing for three four-year terms on the Steamboat Springs School Board, Lara Craig, Kelly Latterman and Kim Brack emerged victorious. For the two-year term, Chresta Brinkman earned 70...



Colorado voters reject Democrat-backed tax revenue measure

November 5, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure Tuesday asking if the state could keep tax revenue that otherwise would be refunded under limits set by the state constitution. Voters also were deciding...


Proposition DD still too close to call

November 5, 2019

ASPEN — It’s still too soon to tell whether Colorado voters have passed a measure that will legalize sports betting and use the taxes raised to fund projects outlined in the Colorado Water Plan. As...



Jason Lacy re-elected to Steamboat Springs City Council

November 5, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Current Steamboat Springs City Council President Jason Lacy will remain on the council. Lacy was elected to the two-year, at-large City Council seat, earning more votes than George Krawzoff, former city transportation...



LIVE UPDATES: 2019 Election Day in Routt County

November 5, 2019

Editor’s note: This story will be updated throughout Election Day with the latest election news and results. View full election results and a recap of all the ballot measures and candidates at SteamboatPilot.com/election. 10:30 p.m....



Letter: Fire district board supports 2A

November 1, 2019

For more than 40 years, the Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District and the city of Steamboat Springs have worked jointly to provide fire suppression, fire protection and public education, rescue and extrication, hazardous materials,...


Fact Check 7: How do Steamboat teacher salaries compare?

October 31, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — This is the seventh and last installment in Steamboat Pilot & Today’s “Fact Check” series on key topics related to the Referendums 4A, 4B and 4C — Steamboat Springs School Board’s proposed...


Letter: Fire district board supports 2A

October 31, 2019

For more than 40 years, the Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District and the city of Steamboat Springs have worked jointly to provide fire suppression, fire protection and public education, rescue and extrication, hazardous materials,...


Lonn Clementson: Please consider ‘yes’ on 4A

October 31, 2019

Nobody owes me anything. I feel blessed to have been raised in this valley.  After my K-12 education in Steamboat Springs, undergraduate degree at Colorado College in Colorado Springs and working as a carpenter in Steamboat...




Letter: Listen to the teachers

October 30, 2019

Steamboat voters have asked for information from people who have first-hand knowledge of our schools. Here are the facts from the teachers. We have squeezed all of the juice from our current buildings. The teachers...