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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Public Survey Guides Future of Downtown

The Steamboat Springs community kicked off the first long-range vision plan for downtown since 1999 in mid-April with two public workshops incorporating a public survey seeking insights from citizens.   The full Downtown Workshop Presen...Read on...
Posted on: April 18, 2018

New Dog Waste Receptacles Installed Across City in Partnership with Steamboat Digs Dogs

Twenty new dog waste receptacles have been installed to replace the PVC pipes that housed plastic trash bags throughout the trails and parks of the City of Steamboat Springs. The program is part of the ongoing partnership between the city and Steamboat Di...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2018

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

While many people will be out of town for spring break next week, city crews will be taking the time to clean 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. The spr...Read on...
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Burglary Suspect Identity Confirmed by Forensic Science

Steamboat Springs Police have identified the suspect in a March burglary after physical evidence provided a critical link to the crime scene.  On March 5, 2017, police officers responded to Orange Peel Bicycles, at 1136 Yampa Street, for an intr...Read on...
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Mandatory Stage 2 Water Restrictions Go Into Effect May 1

The four Steamboat Springs area water districts – Mount Werner Water, City of Steamboat Springs, Steamboat II Metro District and Tree Haus Metro District – will institute mandatory stage 2 water restrictions starting May 1, 2018.&n...Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2018

Steamboat Springs Teen Council’s March Teen Of the Month

Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council (SSTC) have selected Julia Congdon as Teen of the Month for March 2018.  Julia has been selected for this honor by members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council because she is an outstanding and passi...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2018

What You Can Do to Prepare for High Water

While peak flows can vary, the Yampa River, which is flowing around 775 cubic feet per second this morning, generally peaks in late May to early June.  Smaller tributaries, such as Butcherknife Creek, Burgess Creek and Spring Creek can peak signi...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Steamboat Springs Transit Summer Schedule Begins Monday, 4/16

Steamboat Springs Transit (SST) will start its FREE summer schedule on Monday, April 16, 2018. The summer schedule will be similar to 2017 with the exception of no Purple or Orange Line service this year. With that change, the Yampa Valley Medical Center ...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2018

Bears Emerging from Hibernation And So Should Your Wildlife Resistance Containers & Trash Practices

With the 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 first signs of spring bear activity...Read on...
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Planning & Community Development Leadership Transitions with Tyler Gibbs Retirement

Planning and Community Development Director, Tyler Gibbs, has announced his plans to retire from the City of Steamboat Springs around Labor Day after what will be eight years of service to the community.  “It is a privilege and a lot...Read on...
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Adopt-A-Trail Allows Volunteers to Get Their Hands Dirty

Do you have a favorite neighborhood trail or section of the Yampa River Core Trail? Did you know you can look after that trail or a segment of it as part of the Adopt-A-Trail program?   The City of Steamboat Springs Open Space and Trail...Read on...
Posted on: March 29, 2018

City Launches New Monthly Radio Show – City Limits

The City of Steamboat Springs is launching a new monthly radio talk show, City Limits, on Steamboat Radio’s KKSB-105.7FM, airing the first Monday of every month starting April 2, 2018.  “Public input is extremely valuable and...Read on...
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Alternatives & Funding Sources for Parks Proposed

A week ago, the City of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation presented alternatives and ideas for improving the city’s parks, recreation, open space, trails and river facilities during a public workshop at Olympian Hall.  Choices inc...Read on...
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Portion of Skyline Trail Closed for April

The Skyline Trail in the Sanctuary neighborhood will be closed to all users from the Mount Werner Water Treatment Plant lower parking lot to the Heavenly View access beginning Friday, March 30. However, the upper portion of the Skyline Trail from Heavenly...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2018

What You Need To Know If You Fly A Drone

Drone Map 5.2 Miles.jpg The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects the number of drone pilots to increase from 20,000 just two years ago to a range of 10 to 20 times as many by 2021.  With the increased popularity and use of drones, Airport Manager Stacie Fain r...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Streets Division Celebrates Arrival of Spring

The first day of spring is just behind us, and thoughts now turn 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 contra...Read on...