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New Steamboat company selling locally-made alpaca fleece hats just in time for winter

November 20, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Your next favorite winter hat could be made with fleece from of a fluffy, cuddly alpaca living on a farm off Routt County Road 35A between Steamboat Springs and Oak Creek. Yampaca, a brand new local clothing company, launched an online store

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Steamboat base area condo project re-enters city planning process with new design

November 18, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A base-area condominium project that would overlook Ski Time Square is back in the city planning process with its third design iteration in less than two years. The Crawford at Burgess Creek, a five-unit development across the street from the Storm Watch

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New program aims to inspire next generation of tech entrepreneurs

November 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Drew Stachnik is hoping to inspire a few good ideas with a new high school startup program, called NXT, aimed at the next generation of technologically savvy entrepreneurs in Routt County. "The program itself is labeled as a pre-accelerator,” Stachnik said. “The hope

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Wax on, never wax off: This Utah company thinks it’s changed ski tuning forever

November 4, 2017 — SALT LAKE CITY — From tree sap and whale blubber to chemically enhanced concoctions of silicon and fluorinated carbon, skiers have long tinkered with treatments to make sticks glide on snow. Stephan Drake thinks it's time to end the dabbling and the centuries-old history of

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New marijuana retailer Billo bringing a sophisticated vibe to Steamboat

November 3, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat’s newest marijuana retail business, Billo, is open in the Curve Plaza commercial center on Steamboat Springs' west side, and as soon as customers enter the store they're almost certain to notice a new vibe. The retail environment is meant to be

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Some business owners in west Steamboat report lower sales amid major roadwork

November 1, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The major construction project that has had drivers slowing down and seeing orange for several weeks in west Steamboat Springs is nearing the finish line. But there will still be some temporary lane closures to navigate, and several business owners in the

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What’s in a name? New ski resort partnership that includes Steamboat and Winter Park mulls new name

October 15, 2017 — Vail Resorts. American Skiing Co. Aspen Skiing Co. Boyne USA. Triple Peaks. Intrawest. Peak Resorts. North America's largest ski resort operators have historically directed more creative effort into marketing and business plans than picking a company name —  with the exception, arguably, of Utah's Powdr Corp.

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Steamboat Ski Resort places takeout order for Vail restaurant exec

October 15, 2017 — High elevation dining mogul tabbed

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Love Colorado? State hopes Amazon will notice that you’re counting the ways

October 7, 2017 — A grassroots public campaign is asking Coloradans to share what they love about their state in hopes a collection of those anecdotes and details will persuade a tech giant looking for a second home to love it, too. Colorado Loves is the name of the

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Steamboat company lands $100K award from EPA to develop monitor

October 3, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A Steamboat Springs small business was among 14 across the United States that earned a share of $1.6 million in funding to develop technologies that will help protect human health and environment from the Environmental Protection Agency. Michael Kimble said his business,

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Daycare goes to the dogs at new Steamboat Springs business

October 2, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Daycare in Steamboat Springs has gone to the dogs, and that’s exactly what Monica Schultheis was hoping for when she opened Peace Love Petcare in March. "This is an indoor daycare designed for people who go to work and don't want to

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Steamboat ski lift chairs sell out in 28 minutes

September 25, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Twenty-eight minutes is all it took for Steamboat Ski Area to off-load 100 chairs from the original Storm Peak Lift. "We expected this sale to be really popular, and it was," said Loryn Kasten, senior communications manager for the Steamboat Ski and Resort

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RiverView stakeholders expect to start building public infrastructure in downtown Steamboat this spring

September 23, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — One of the largest potential mixed-use developments in downtown Steamboat Springs is a significant step closer to becoming a reality. The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night endorsed the formation of a metro district that will oversee the funding and construction

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Real estate transactions for Sept. 1 through 7, 2017

September 9, 2017 — • 1423 Morgan Court Seller: Timothy and Linda Calkins Buyer: Hilmar and Patricia Froening Date: Sept. 1 Price: $389,500 Property description: 1,053-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath condo 901 Villas at Walton Creek. Sold for $340,000 in 2006. • Mineral rights Seller: Gerald L. Miller Buyer: Bruce C.

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End of DACA leaves Routt County families uncertain, afraid

September 7, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — For Alejandro Parra, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as DACA, had been a blessing. During the past four years, DACA has allowed Parra to build Ruby's Company, LLC from the ground up. His efforts with the local cleaning company

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Routt County United Way celebrates Better Business Bureau accreditation

September 6, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Routt County United Way Executive Director Kate Nowak understands the importance of trust. The organization has been building that foundation of trust in the Steamboat Springs community for decades, and Nowak said it made sense to seek accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, which sets

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Yampa Valley Medical Center, UCHealth invite public to celebrate partnership

September 1, 2017 — The work has been completed, and now, the leadership of Yampa Valley Medical Center and UCHealth are inviting the public to celebrate. The deal was months in the making, but YVMC and UCHealth have made their partnership official and have planned public events to mark the

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Oak Creek prepares to celebrate as construction project nears end of road

August 30, 2017 — David Bonfiglio let out a loud, "Yipee!” when asked how he feels now that the end of one of Oak Creek's largest construction projects in recent memory is in sight. "When you have these needed projects that are whatever, like every 50 years, you have to

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Oak Creek icon bound for storage as Brand Spankin’ Used prepares to close

August 29, 2017 — OAK CREEK — It didn't take long for owner Janine Pierce to strike up a conversation with a woman who walked through the front door of the Brand Spankin’ Used thrift store located on Main street in Oak Creek. For the past 15 years, Pierce has

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Real estate transactions for Aug. 11 through 17

August 19, 2017 — • 2700 Eagleridge Drive Seller: Giant View Inc. Buyer: Christian M. Jorgensen Date: Aug. 11 Price: $473,000 Property description:  condo C21 Terraces • 2300 Mount Werner Circle Seller: Cornell, Brend, Thomas and Suzanne Clapp Buyer: Hindsight SBS LLC Date: Aug. 11 Price: $28,500 Property description:

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