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Best of the Boat guest ranch: The Home Ranch
Best of the Boat guest ranch: The Home Ranch

May 20, 2019

The Home Ranch wins Best Guest Ranch. (courtesy photo) Voted this year’s Best Guest Ranch, the Home Ranch Relais & Chateaux in Clark sits on nearly 5,000 acres of the upper Elk River Valley, surrounded...


Best of the Boat Golf Course: Haymaker Golf Course
Best of the Boat Golf Course: Haymaker Golf Course

May 17, 2019

Haymaker Golf Course wins Best Golf Course in this year’s Best of the Boat contest. (Photo by John F. Russell) Nestled in the valley with amazing views at every turn, 18-hole Haymaker Golf Course aced...


Best of the Boat school teacher (K-12): Eric Nilsson
Best of the Boat school teacher (K-12): Eric Nilsson

May 15, 2019

Steamboat Springs High School science teacher Eric Nilsson was voted Best School Teacher (K-12). Talk about some street cred. Eric Nilsson used to work as a plutonium engineer for the U.S. Department of Energy. This,...



Best of the Boat ice cream/frozen yogurt: Ciao Gelato
Best of the Boat ice cream/frozen yogurt: Ciao Gelato

May 10, 2019

Ciao Gelato wins Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt. (Photo by Scott Franz) Located next to the Smokehouse on Lincoln Avenue, Ciao’s gelato and family-friendly atmosphere continues to draw rave reviews. For more Find complete 2018 Best...


Best of the Boat hair stylist: Cassandra Marinez
Best of the Boat hair stylist: Cassandra Marinez

May 8, 2019

Cassandra Marinez has been voted Best Hair Stylist. Hair stylist Cassandra Marinez comes out head and shoulders above the rest of the haircutting crop in this year’s voting and is now bringing her scissor skills...


Best of the Boat fishing outfitter: Steamboat Flyfisher
Best of the Boat fishing outfitter: Steamboat Flyfisher

May 6, 2019

World champion and three-time Olympic silver medalist Johnny Spillane owns Steamboat Flyfisher, which won this year’s Best Fishing Outfitter. (Photo by John F. Russell) While Johnny Spillane won three Olympic silver medals in Nordic combined, he...


Best of the Boat lunch spot: Freshies Restaurant
Best of the Boat lunch spot: Freshies Restaurant

May 3, 2019

The fun-loving crew at Freshies takes pride in providing top service and good food. The restaurant was voted Best Lunch Spot in this year’s Best of the Boat contest. (Photo by John F. Russell) Want...


Best of the Boat car salesperson: Stacey Rogers
Best of the Boat car salesperson: Stacey Rogers

May 1, 2019

2018 Best of the Boat car salesman Stacey Rogers, of Cook Chevrolet Subaru. (Photo by Tom Ross) Over the past 32 years, Stacey Rogers figures he has sold cars to four generations of family members....



Best of the Boat food truck: Skull Creek Greek
Best of the Boat food truck: Skull Creek Greek

April 26, 2019

Skull Creek Greek’s “Wagon-A-Go-Go” is more than just a food cart. Serving up traditional Mediterranean fare — including Greek gyros, salads, falafels and more — it’s a converted 1930s sheepherder’s wagon, which can be booked...


Best of the Boat cellular phone company: Go Wireless
Best of the Boat cellular phone company: Go Wireless

April 24, 2019

Go Wireless wins Best Cellular Phone Company. (courtesy photo) Founded in Southern California in 1995, and now with 750 stores across the country, GoWireless tops the list in this year’s contest as Best Cellular Phone...



Best of the Boat bakery: Smell That Bread Bakery
Best of the Boat bakery: Smell That Bread Bakery

April 19, 2019

Smell That Bread Bakery wins Best Bakery in this year’s Best of the Boat contest. (courtesy photo) If you catch a whiff of something baking downtown, follow your nose up 11th Street to this year’s...


Best of the Boat title company: Land Title Guarantee Co.
Best of the Boat title company: Land Title Guarantee Co.

April 17, 2019

Land Title Guarantee Co. has been serving the Steamboat market for 20 years, and its excellence shows. Giving back to the community through various philanthropic endeavors, Land Title also fosters a collaborative approach to doing...




Best of the Boat electrician: Don Kuntz, Current Electric
Best of the Boat electrician: Don Kuntz, Current Electric

April 10, 2019

Current Electric owner Don Kuntz was named Best Electrician in Steamboat. (courtesy photo) Current Electric owner Don Kuntz is abuzz about winning this year’s Best of the Boat contest, and he couldn’t be happier. Born...