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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Governor Appoints Chief Christensen to Colorado Peace Officers Standards & Training Board

Cory Christensen Chief of Police_sm_thumb.jpg Cory Christensen, Chief of Police for the City of Steamboat Springs, was appointed earlier this month by Governor John W. Hickenlooper to the Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (POST).   Christensen was named to the POST Board ...Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Water Providers Announce Mandatory Water Restrictions

With minimal precipitation, above average temperatures and runoff steadily increasing, coupled with a very dry February and March, the four districts which provide water to the Steamboat Springs area – Mt. Werner Water, City of Steamboat Springs...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Construction Update - Week of 4/24/17

9th STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

CLOSURE 
  • 9th Street Pedestrian Bridge Closed – NO ACCESS ACROSS THE BRIDGE
The 9th Street pedestrian bridge was closed Monday, April 17th, for a refurbishment project that includes re-decking and painting of the enti...Read on...
Posted on: April 12, 2017

2017 Community Survey Headed to Residents

The city will be sending out the 2017 community survey to residents of Steamboat Springs and second home owners next week. In order to make the survey a statistically valid compilation of information, surveys will be mailed through the US Postal Service t...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2017

Steamboat Springs Fire Academy Enrollment Now Open

The enrollment period is now open for the Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue (SSFR) 2017 Fire Academy. Applications for this year’s program will be accepted until Friday, April 28, 2017.  

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue is a combination fir...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2017

New 2A Buffalo Pass Mountain Bike Trail Naming Contest Unveiled

Ever wonder how particular mountain bike trails received their names. Now you have an opportunity to make history and leave your mark on Routt County by naming the new 2A funded mountain bike trail on Buffalo Pass. Nominations due to the U.S. Forest Servi...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2017

U.S. Highway 40 And Mt. Werner Road Median Clean-Up

Crews will be cleaning the landscaped medians along U.S. Highway 40 from downtown to JD Hays Way, as well as the Mount Werner Road medians and traffic circles, beginning Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th, weather permitting.  Work wi...Read on...
Posted on: April 13, 2017

9th Street Pedestrian Bridge Closing for Reconstruction

Beginning Monday, April 17th, the 9th Street pedestrian bridge will be closed for a refurbishment project that includes re-decking and painting of the entire structure.  The bridge project is anticipated to last approximately one month, weather p...Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Summer Bus Schedule Begins Monday, April 17th

Steamboat Springs Transit (SST) will start the summer bus schedule on Monday, April 17, 2017.  This summer’s schedule will be similar to the 2016 summer schedule as well as the Winter Night Line.  Service areas will include all...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Steamboat Springs Teen Council – April Teen Of The Month

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Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council have selected Libby Lukens as Teen of the Month for April, 2017 because she is an outstanding teen in the community and embodies the following values of the teen council:

  • Demonstrates that teens are valuable c...
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Posted on: April 13, 2017

20th Anniversary Season Opens On April 20th

Haymaker Golf Course swings into its 20th Anniversary Season with its earliest opening in course history on Thursday, April 20th with the first tee time of the year for 18-holes at 10am. The practice facility opened today, April 13th, and the golf shop wi...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Drone Operations Around the Steamboat Springs Airport & City

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects the number of private drones in the United States will reach 3.6 million by 2021, tripling the 2016 total. Furthermore, the FAA expects that 442,000 drones will be flying for commercial purposes in 2021.&a...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2017

Muddy Trail Etiquette

As temperatures rise, local trails are beginning to melt out across the city. However, the trails on Emerald Mountain are still too wet to ride and a closure remains in effect as well for wildlife populations on the Spring Creek trail until April 15th. T...Read on...
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Registration Is Open For Summer Youth & Teen Programs

Registration is now open for all Youth and Teen Summer Programs including spring and summer swim lessons, summer day camps, ASSET camps, and mini-sprouts.   The City of Steamboat Springs partners with Old Town Hot Springs offering two sets of sw...Read on...
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Slacklining In City Parks

Slacklining has grown in popularity since it first emerged in mountain communities such as Steamboat, and now is enjoyed in a variety of parks across the city. With the early arrival of spring, walk your way to a balanced, enjoyable and safe slacklining e...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2017

Spring Is In The Air For Streets Division

The first day of spring is behind us, and thoughts have now turned toward landscaping and work around the house and commercial properties. The City of Steamboat Springs Public Works department offers the following spring tips to assist homeowners and cont...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2017

April Stools Runs All Month

It’s April Stools again!  It’s no joke, the City of Steamboat Springs needs your help…to clean up the parks and trails by picking up the poo! The crew from Pet Kare Clinic is, once again, hosting a spring April St...Read on...
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Bears Emerge From Hibernation - Is Your Trash Ready?

With the early arrival of spring across the City of Steamboat Springs, the Steamboat Springs Police department reminds residents of the wildlife protection regulations as bears start to emerge from hibernation. The department responded to its first bear c...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Free Mulch Now Available At Howelsen Ice Arena

The mulch generated through the City of Steamboat Springs’ Christmas tree recycling program is now available to the public. Mulch is located to the right of the Howelsen Ice Arena entrance (285 Howelsen Parkway). The City of Steamboat Springs ...Read on...
Posted on: March 27, 2017

New Automated External Defibrillators Installed In City Facilities

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The City of Steamboat Springs has increased the number of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in city facilities with the addition of three new AED stations this month. The new AEDs have been placed in high-volume areas including Centennial Hall, Cit...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Jon Snyder Named Public Works Director

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The City of Steamboat Springs announced today that Jon Snyder has been named as the new Public Works Director. Snyder was selected from a pool of 40 applicants for the position.  “Jon stepped into the interim role without hesitation a...
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