STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In the Colorado ski town of Steamboat Springs, motels line the freeway, once filled with tourists eager to pitch down the slopes or bathe in the local hot springs.
Now residents like Marc McDonald, who keep the town humming by working service-level jobs, live in the converted motels.
DENVER (AP) — Ken Mauldin was jolted awake last weekend with his wife screaming incessantly in their split level home in Colorado's mountain town of Steamboat Springs where their three children were sleeping one floor below.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man had a rude awaking early Saturday morning when a roughly 400-pound (181-kilogram) bear flipped the lever doorknob to his home and rummaged through some dog food, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said Monday.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 41-year-old Colorado man died after falling about 70 feet (21 meters) during a rock climbing excursion in Utah.
Steamboat Pilot & Today reports Arlo Lott Jr., of Steamboat Springs, fell when his rappel anchor broke loose in Farnsworth Canyon on Saturday.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A Colorado woman died when she fell into whitewater rapids on the Colorado River while on a boating trip in Grand Canyon National Park, park officials said Friday.
ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (AP) — Andrew Hyde, a backcountry skier from Steamboat Springs, Colorado, was killed in an avalanche northeast of Rocky Mountain resort town, authorities said.
Hyde, 49, was found swept up against a tree and not breathing after the avalanche Saturday, according to a preliminary incident report for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A new chairlift represents “a game-changer” for Colorado’s oldest ski area.
That’s according to Brad Setter, Howelsen Hill’s manager.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a 46-year-old Steamboat Springs man who was killed when his plane crashed at the top of Emerald Mountain in northern Colorado.
Steamboat Pilot & Today reports Dr.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Katie Lee graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Wyoming in communications last spring, but as summer started, she hadn’t yet found a job.
At the gym, she was talking with the new principal at Craig Middle School, Sara Linsacum, and she suggested Lee should try teaching, potentially filling one of the district’s openings amid the pandemic.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — With his cattle ranch threatened by a deepening drought, Jim Stanko isn’t cheered by the coming storm signaled by the sound of thunder.
“Thunder means lightning, and lightning can cause fires,” said Stanko, who fears he’ll have to sell off half his herd of about 90 cows in Routt County outside of Steamboat Springs, Colorado if he can’t harvest enough hay to feed them.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — An off-duty police officer in Colorado died in a 200-foot (70-meter) fall while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park this week.
Park rangers responded Thursday to Mount Lady Washington, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) northwest of Denver.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A massive firework launched over a Colorado ski resort town has set a record for the world's largest aerial firework...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jeff Morehead's cat slips through the small, square door carved into his wooden fence, a gateway from Morehead's mobile home lot to a serene landscape of blooming flowers and shade trees...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — Christina Allevato Payton had a rare find in Steamboat Springs: a waterfront home for under $1 million...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado pyrotechnics expert plans to launch a world record firework — but not until there's snow on the ground.
Tim Borden tells KUSA-TV that the shell would be just over 5 feet (1.5 meters) in diameter and weigh 2,400 pounds (1,088 kilograms).
Average spring snowfall (inches): 36.3Average annual snowfall (inches): 179.6Population: 12,148
On first glance, it may seem audacious for a town to crown itself “Ski Town, USA.” But whether you are walking down Main Street, carving down Mount Werner, cheering on jumpers at Howelsen Hill or just soaking it all in at a mineral hot spring, Steamboat Springs, Colo., earns its title.