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Official Business Directory & Complete Relocation Guide

O n T h e M ov e Steamboat

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2011/12

CMC Expansion • Bike Trails • Yampa Street Renewal • SmartWool Visiting Locals • Business Leader Q&A’s • New Chamber Executive VP


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MAKING STEAMBOAT WORK CMC expansion • Bike Trails • Yampa Street Renewal • Smartwool Visiting Locals • Business Leader Q&A’s • New Superintendent

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On the cover: Photographer Corey Kopischke caught the Jones family, Sarah and Sam with their sons, Bennett, 7, and Cooper, 9, cruising down the Yampa River Core Trail in Steamboat Springs.

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Departments Welcome Business Briefs Business & Economy Medical Services Climate & Demographics Transportation Technology, Communications, Utilities & Infrastructure Housing & Building Employment Local Government Education Tax Structure Culture & Community Year-round Recreation Where to Worship Features Straight Talk: Q&As Belonging In The ‘Boat A New Chapter: CMC Making Steamboat Work Business & Relocation Resources Chamber business listing directory www.steamboatchamber.com

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On the Move Publisher Deborah Olsen Editor Jennie Lay Sales Executives Christina Freeman Karin Kagan Dave Lawler Sales & Marketing Adviser Travis Gainsley Staff Photographer Corey Kopischke Art Director Julie Hebard Bookkeeping Sandy Lindsay Jacobs Contributors Kyleigh DeMicco Amanda DeVos Heidi Hendersson Randy Rudasics

Deborah Olsen

Steamboat Springs On the Move is published annually by Ski Town Publications, Inc., in conjunction with the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. The Chamber distributes this free publication to individuals and businesses considering relocating to the Steamboat area. Additional relocation information is available online at www.steamboatchamber.com or by calling the Chamber at 970-879-0880. Information in this publication is gathered and carefully compiled in a manner intended to ensure maximum accuracy at press time. However, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and Ski Town Publications, Inc., cannot, and do not, guarantee the complete accuracy of all information furnished, or the complete absence of errors and omissions, hence no responsibility for same can be nor is assumed. Š2012, Ski Town Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Welcome

Deborah Olsen

Relocation is a challenging process. We hope you find this publication useful in answering some of your questions. Whether you are looking to move your family or to relocate a business, purchase a business or start a new business, this guide will point you in the right direction. Although tourism is a mainstay of the Yampa Valley economy, an increasingly diversified mix of businesses has emerged during the last 20 years. With strong highspeed internet capabilities, location neutral

businesses can serve customers globally while enjoying the Steamboat Springs mountain lifestyle. With a wonderful support network, including a state-ofthe-art medical center, a community college that recently added bachelor’s degree offerings, a highly skilled labor pool and a support network for entrepreneurs through Colorado Mountain College’s Small Business Resource Center, Steamboat and the Yampa Valley offer a nurturing environment for business owners. Community is at the heart of Steamboat and our surrounding towns. Small-town values reign and open space is highly valued as evidenced by the development rights that have been secured to preserve agricultural space throughout the valley. The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association represents more than 80 percent of local businesses and offers an impressive array of programming and events for locals and visitors.

Volunteerism provides passionate and creative solutions to social challenges and vibrant cultural offerings. Volunteers have taken on the challenge to recognize, expand and promote our bicycling amenities through the Bike Town USA Initiative, offering increased summer tourism and an improved quality of life for locals. The program will include Safe Routes to School, additional trails, mapping of trails and improved signage. Whether the entrepreneurial bug has you or you are considering a second home in the Yampa Valley, Steamboat offers a great environment where our genuine Western hospitality will make you feel right at home. Visit www.steamboatchamber.com and let us help with your visit or relocation. Your success is important to us! Marion Taylor Finance & Human Resources Director Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association

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public restrooms – long identified as a need by visitors and locals alike. “People are going to be amazed when they see the finished project,” Duckels says. “It’s a ‘gold star’ project, filled with intricate details, and it’s something our town can really use.” – Deborah Olsen

Focus on the River

The grand staircase is a highlight of the new base area promenade.

Boosting the Base Beautification and redevelopment continue around ski area base A creek with waterfalls, a rock sculpture symbolizing the geologic history of Routt County and the Grand Staircase are among the highlights of the new promenade at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area. A heated walkway invites pedestrians to meander from Torian Plum at the north end of the base to One Steamboat Place on the south, with lights and signage guiding the way. In summer, Burgess Creek will be diverted from its underground culvert into a manmade streambed, complete with ponds, waterfalls and other features, running alongside the promenade. In the fifth summer of this multi-year project, the promenade and creek bed began to take shape. Previously, much of the work had focused on infrastructure, but the payoff was big in summer 2011, when passersby began to see the magnitude of the project. What has been described at best as a confusing mishmash and at worst as an eyesore, the Steamboat Ski Area base is transitioning from a 40-year-old hodgepodge to a masterpiece of landscape architecture, hydrology and design. Funded by the Steamboat Springs Redevelopment www.steamboatchamber.com

Authority, the project has employed approximately 200 workers for five tough economic years. “It’s a huge project to be doing in a downturn. It has created jobs for local companies,” says city engineer Janet Hruby. Steamboat native Derek Duckels of Duckels Construction has been in charge of the project throughout its five-year build-out. “It’s a very important personal project for me,” he says. “And now to see the culmination – this is the vision. I take a lot of pride in building something my kids are going to enjoy, in knowing you are contributing a little something to the place you grew up.” Depending on weather, Duckels hopes the project will be substantially complete by ski season 2011/12, with little remaining for summer 2012 other than landscaping and perhaps a small section of creek bed. Nearby landowners are dovetailing with the public project to make improvements to their own property. Torian Plum repaired its underground parking lot, and Thunderhead Lodge installed a new roof. The Ski Corp. installed heated pavers in Gondola Square and is building a permanent stage near the gondola terminal building. The structure will also feature

The community prepares to re-imagine Yampa Street In the ongoing evolution of Steamboat Springs’ reinvigorated downtown vibe, Yampa Street is up next for improvements. Tyler Gibbs, the city’s director of planning and community development, says the community can expect opportunities for input during the coming year. “There seems to be a lot of energy and support focused on Yampa Street, from Bike Town USA to MainStreet. Everyone is talking about Yampa’s potential to be a great street for events and linkage for bicyclists through town to Emerald Mountain and other trails,” Gibbs says. “The river is such an amenity…and it hasn’t been fully explored by a long shot. There are so many properties that are poised for development or redevelopment all along there.” Yampa Street has been recommended as an arts and entertainment district among other things, and everyone’s ideas will likely come to the table during visioning sessions. To start the effort, there is early talk of the Farmers’ Market moving to Yampa Street in 2012. Ultimately, Yampa Street will need street lamps, infrastructure, trash containers, banners – all the fixtures that would make a street feel conducive to pedestrian access. While design standards for improving the streetscape were commissioned during the construction boom a few years ago, Gibbs says he looks forward to actually seeing what the street will look like as more development occurs, ideally including more residential units at a variety of price points. “This is going to take money and time,” says Tracy Barnett, executive director of MainStreet Steamboat. “Yampa will need all the things that make it feel more like a festival street, more inviting. Instead of turning our backs to the river the way we always have, now we’re realizing that the water is really our best thing.” – Jennie Lay 5


Business Briefs A Two-Wheel Fortune Deborah Olsen

Growing the ultimate biking destination With more than 500 miles of single track, Steamboat Springs is already a bike town. Now Steamboat’s biking community, together with the city and Routt County, is taking this pastime to a new level. Steamboat aspires to become Bike Town USA as well as Ski Town USA. The citizen-led Bike Town USA initiative encompasses community enhancement, bike safety and economic benefits through cycling. As of June 2011, the city had pumped more than $2.1 million into the effort over the preceding year. Project coordinator Lane Malone says Steamboat has all the prerequisites to succeed in this undertaking. “We already have tremendous cycling assets. Trails, pathways, a wide-open valley to bike around and two major high-end bike manufacturers. We have a great base to get started with.” If Steamboat were to become wellknown as a biking destination, that could mean an increase in visitors, tax dollars and new jobs. Committee member Rich Lowe says that in 15 years, Steamboat might get up to 180,000 bikers visiting town each year. “According to studies, they would spend an average of $113 a day and stay in town for four nights. With those numbers, we can expect to see an $81 million revenue (spike) in the marketplace, and that can create about 750 new jobs,” he says. “Biking can do for Steamboat and Colorado what skiing has done for many years,” Malone says. “One of our goals is to create a long-range plan to develop cycling tourism to a level where economic activity during non-ski season months complements ski season economic activity.” – Heidi Hendersson

Ride the Rockies bicycle tour participants camp out at Steamboat Springs High School.

Virtual Learning

cam and hand in assignments via Google Documents. Soon they will even be able to get notes from an interactive whiteboard. This innovative thinking grew as a way to resolve the difficult travel schedules facing student athletes and foreign travelers at the school. Half of the students attending Lowell Whiteman are competitive skiers who are away for weeks or months at a time. For the traveling students, keeping up the school work has not always been an easy task.

Lowell Whiteman School creates a global classroom Step into the virtual classroom at Lowell Whiteman School. Chances are you’ll be joined by future Olympians at ski areas all over the world, surfing the educational wave and keeping up with their peers back on campus in Steamboat Springs. Since October 2010, LWS high school students have had the opportunity to watch lectures online, attend classes via web6

“It’s difficult to leave school for that long of a period. This online system is absolutely necessary. It lightens the burden for both students and teachers,” says Andy Pratt, the school’s former technology director who set up the virtual classroom. Using Lifesize hardware, Pratt set up high-definition cameras in two classrooms. The cameras hook up to a computer that compresses sound and video and transfers data to an online server. “Students that are traveling can go Steamboat Springs On The Move 2011/12


Business Briefs Heidi Hendersson

online, view the lectures and keep up with the other students. Sometimes they even get more out of it, since they can rewind and look at it again. It works like a YouTube video,” Pratt says. He sees the virtual classroom is the future of education – although he emphasizes the importance of balancing that with face time in school. “Our goal is not to eliminate people coming here. This is just an attempt to provide more services for the students, not replacing teachers and the school itself,” Pratt says. “There are certain things you just can’t get over the Internet.” – Heidi Hendersson

Easy access to natural amenities like Fish Creek Falls helps boost Routt County’s livability ranking.

Economy on the Upswing

reports. “It appears we have left the worst of 2009 behind.” – Jennie Lay

Yampa Valley Partners foresees local recovery In a mid-2011 forecast for the regional economy, Yampa Valley Partners says “economic recovery is taking root.” The nonprofit regional data collection and collaboration organization reports that gross retail sales are “showing an optimistic 4 to almost 7% increase over last year.” In addition, median real estate listing prices have decreased, raising the affordability factor. While new home construction remains stalled, the report says remodels and renovations continue to be the main focus for the construction trade. And they report that the regional unemployment stress indicator “is showing improvement” – with expectations that job availability and employment numbers will rebound as a result. Health care remains a “strong economic driver,” according to the report: “Healthcare is a big and booming business in the Yampa Valley. Based on employment and income statistics….the healthcare/social assistance industry sector in the Yampa Valley is among the fastest growing industry sectors over the past 10 years, increasing at a rate faster than the balance of the economy.” Daily consumer spending in 2011 continues on par with 2010, however April and May of 2011 showed a spike. “The forecast for the economic stress indicator is continued improvement albeit at a very slow pace,” Yampa Valley Partners www.steamboatchamber.com

Assessing Our Quality of Life Routt County’s Livability Index reports in for 2010 The Routt County Livability Index began in 2008 as a way to provide factbased data for the community to make more informed choices. It stemmed from hundreds of hours of input and analysis as to what our community values most – and ultimately it serves as a tool to measure change over time, looking at economics, civics, social and environmental factors. Convened by the Routt County Economic Development Cooperative, the study’s data sets come from public sources, and conclusions are designed to be updated to quantify community-wide quality of life from year to year. Routt County is among a handful of progressiveminded communities in the country that have adopted this process of measuring its health – breaking away from the onedimensional self-assessment tool of sales tax to reflect the true complexity of the community. Routt County’s 2010 measurement of “Livability” declined 2.3% since the baseline was established in 2008, reflecting its largest decline in the areas of satisfaction with the economy (undoubtedly a reflection of the current national economic recession). In contrast, the social livability index has seen improvement. Routt County now ranks second in livability as compared to other Colorado resort-

centered communities in Summit, Eagle, Gunnison, Pitkin, Grand and San Miguel counties. – Jennie Lay Review the full report at www.livabilityindex.com

Sustainable Business Program Sustaining the Future And making Steamboat green Amid the Yampa Valley’s natural beauty is a lively community where individuals, families and businesses are committed to living sustainably. “One hundred more years” is the theme of Steamboat Springs’ Sustainable Business Program. From recycling to resource conservation, the program has enrolled more than 80 businesses since inception in March 2007. The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association collaborates with consultant Lyn Halliday of Environmental Solutions Unltd., LLC, to educate businesses on sustainable practices. The focus of the Sustainable Business Program is the Triple Bottom Line – financial success, social responsibility, proactive environmental management and the inter-relationships among them. The program offers businesses an opportunity to save money, gain sustainability and receive community recognition. Utilizing private consultations and custom-tailored plans, businesses in any industry can learn to identify and implement practices to become more sustainable. This includes the use of green products, clean energy, pollution reduc7


Business Briefs

Entrepreneurial Resources in the Yampa Valley Advice from the Small Business Center More than 90 percent of businesses operating in the Yampa Valley qualify as small businesses. Typically, entrepreneurs needed a little help when starting up. Whether moving a business here, purchasing an existing one or starting a new venture, the Yampa Valley has a variety of valuable resources readily available. The Colorado Mountain College Small Business Resource Center provides seminars for entrepreneurs and small-business owners and managers. Located in the Bogue Enterprise Center at CMC, the SBRC is an incubator for start-up businesses and offers resources and programs to manage the challenges of entrepreneurship. The local office offers five pieces of advice to aspiring Steamboat Springs entrepreneurs. 1. Need help creating a business plan, building a budget or creating marketing strategies? Yampa Valley SCORE, a volunteer arm of the government’s Small Business Administration, offers experienced business counselors in Steamboat 8

and surrounding areas. This service is free and confidential, and is hosted in the SBRC. 2. Earn an associate’s degree or certificate in entrepreneurship at CMC. The curriculum services those who wish to learn the formal steps of running their own business – and learning now often means fewer mistakes later. 3. Joining the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is a productive way to learn about the Steamboat community. Business leads, vendors and professional service providers are among the relationships a small business needs to thrive in Steamboat. Chamber programs and events help expand those networks. 4. Consult a local commercial Realtor who understands the nature of renting property for office or retail space. 5. Interview bankers, insurance brokers, CPAs, Internet-service providers and web developers to find a professional who has the particular small-business experience you need. Learn from others and build a solid network of contacts as you go. For more information on SCORE, CMC Small Business Resource Center and the CMC Entrepreneurship program, call (970) 870-4491. – Randy Rudasics

Tom Kern Leading the Chamber Tom Kern is the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s new executive vice president. He follows in the footsteps of 25-year Chamber veteran Sandy Evans Hall, who left for a similar post in California. “I’ve been coming to Steamboat since 1973,” Kern says, recalling days when a ski lift ticket cost a mere $8. But the changes he has witnessed since then have never detracted from Steamboat’s local charm or a feeling of authenticity, he says. “Steamboat has never really changed who it is. It may have grown, but it never changed the character of the community or the people.” That’s admirable, Kern says. And he looks forward to living and working in the place he’s enjoyed as a frequent visitor over nearly four decades. “My wife and I have visited every major ski resort in

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tion and waste minimization. In addition, businesses are encouraged to implement re-use techniques, resource conservation and improve overall building designs. With a few small steps, Steamboat is working together to leave Mother Earth in as good or better shape for future generations. For example, when it came time to give the front of BAP! a make-over, employees opted for a vegetable garden instead of perennials. ResortQuest Steamboat has reduced paper waste by using USB flash drives for daily reports instead of printing them each day. PostNet owner Kathy Stokes took her local sustainable business practices to headquarters to encourage sustainability in worldwide outlets via a green task force. Black Tie Ski Rentals and SmartWool offer incentives to employees who carpool or use alternative transportation to commute. There is no requirement to join, as the Sustainable Business Program is customized to meet each business’ goals. For more information, call the Chamber at (970) 879-0880. – Kyleigh DeMicco

Tom Kern; Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s new executive vice president.

North American and Steamboat Springs is the best one of them all,” he says. Kern hails from Lawrence, Kansas, and brings to Steamboat years of experience from various Chambers around the country. Since 2008, Kern has been the chief executive officer of the 950-member Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. In Lawrence, Kern worked extensively in economic development and government affairs. Prior to that, Kern served as chief operating officer at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce in Vienna, Virg., executive vice president of the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, and executive director of the National Cherry Festival in the resort community of Traverse City, Mich., Of particular interest to the Steamboat Chamber’s busy event planners, the eight-day cherry festival that Kern headed up averages 600,000 in attendance and has an economic impact of approximately $15 million each year. “Events are a strong motivator for our summer visitors and Tom’s experience with large scale event planning will help us capitalize on that,” says Kara Givnish, the Chamber’s special events and sponsorship coordinator. “I think he will help us grow the great events we have and introduce a few new events to add to the summer lineup.” Kern says he’s encouraged by Steamboat’s strong interest in biking events and the promotion of a year-round, healthy, active lifestyle. He’s looking forward to lots more of that focus as he makes the transition to Steamboat life with his wife and two golden retrievers. “It’s a great tradition,” he says. – Jennie Lay Steamboat Springs On The Move 2011/12


Business & Economy Entrepreneurial Advice

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade www.advancecolorado.com Community Information Center www.yampavalley.info Need more assistance or advice? See the local business listings starting on page 34 for meeting spaces, business attorneys, CPAs, internet service providers, web developers and consultants. www.steamboatchamber.com

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Sales-tax Revenue

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2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

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$16,558,792 $16,710,433 $19,694,307 $19,726,038 $18,154,751 $16,339,588

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City Sales Tax Collections Compared by Year

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SCORE Business planning tools and spreadsheets. www.score.org or call Yampa Valley SCORE at (970) 870-4491 (Bonus! Stay in touch with community programs and seminars by signing up for the free Yampa Valley SCORE newsletter)

•Major industries: mining, agriculture and residential, including second-home sector and location-neutral businesses •Tourism’s estimated contribution to Steamboat’s sales tax revenues: 35-40% •350,000 winter visitors •250,000 summer visitors •Winter (November to April) generates approximately 55-60% of city sales tax revenues. •Peabody’s Twentymile Coal Mine in Routt County is one of the largest coal producers in Colorado. •Twentymile Coal Mine employs 515 people and shipped 8.6 million tons of coal in 2008 – more than 25% of Colorado’s total coal production. •Steamboat has rich connective ties with Routt County’s agricultural heritage and economy. Major crops produced in

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Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council www.steamboat-chamber.com/info/edc.asp

this high mountain county include cattle, sheep, horses, hay, alfalfa, wheat, barley and oats •Organizations that help protect local agricultural assets are CSU Routt County Extension, Community Agriculture Alliance, Historic Routt County and Yampa Valley Land Trust •10 depository institutions with comprehensive banking services •The county is home to many entrepreneurial companies. Recent local winners of the Colorado Companies to Watch award include Big Agnes, Boa Technology and Moots Cycles. •More than 90% of local companies have 10 employees or less. •Location-neutral business is Routt County’s fastest growing economic sector, accounting for about 8 percent of wages earned by the county’s population. •Location-neutral employees’ estimated contribution to the local economy: between $70 and $80 million annually.

Business & the Economy in Steamboat Springs

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Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association www.steamboatchamber.com

Fast Facts

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Thinking of starting a business in Steamboat Springs – or moving your existing business here? Here are 11 great local business research and education resources for entrepreneurs, as suggested by Randy Rudasics at the Small Business Center at Colorado Mountain College.

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Medical Services

•Yampa Valley Medical Center is a 39bed, acute-care regional hospital with 546 employees, 212 active volunteers and a medical staff of 86 physicians representing 34 specialties. •YVMC is a nonprofit, independent community hospital that provided $4.3 million in charity care in 2010. •In 2010, YVMC provided medical services for 7,702 emergency visits, 3,982 surgical cases, 18,251 SportsMed visits, 2,185 infusion/chemotherapy treatments, and 2,407 mammograms. •YVMC’s Family Birth Place, which provides maternity and newborn services, welcomed 321 newborns in 2010. •Yampa Valley Integrated Health opened its doors in 2010. More than 700 people have since received services such as acupuncture, neuro-

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muscular massage and herbal therapy in the hospital’s new holistic health clinic. •Patients from 12 states came to YVMC to receive joint replacement surgery and the specialized orthopedic care offered by the New Mobility Joint and Spine Center. •The Doak Walker Care Center offers skilled nursing in an intergenerational setting with GrandKids Child Care. •The Haven in Hayden provides assisted living for 20 residents. •Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association provides well-child care, immunizations, home health care, grief support, care for the terminally ill, handicapped clinics, prenatal care and a neurology clinic. •Steamboat Mental Health Center provides outpatient and 24-hour emergency mental health services.

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Fast Facts

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps participants plant the community garden. Routt County is spending a $1 million LiveWell Colorado grant designed to increase access to healthy food.

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Climate & Demographics Deborah Olsen

Fast Facts Climate & Demographics •Steamboat Springs elevation: 6,695’ •Elevation of surrounding mountains: more than 11,000’ •According to weather records, since the 1980’s Steamboat has had the least variable weather pattern in Colorado. •Record cold: -54° on Jan. 7, 1913 •Coldest month: January, with an average high of 28° •Record hot: 99° on July 7, 1897, and July 17, 1909 •Warmest month: July, with an average high of 82° •Average snowfall at the Steamboat Ski Area: 354” (10 year average) •Record snowfall at the Steamboat Ski Area: 489” in 2007/08 •Average snowfall downtown Steamboat: 170” •Steamboat’s population: 12,088 •Steamboat is the state’s 51st most populated municipality •Routt County’s population: 23,989 •Growth between 2000 and 2010: 23% in Steamboat, 19% in Routt County and 17% in Colorado Population Estimates 2000

2005

2008

2010

Colorado 4,301,261 4,718,562 5,011,390 5,029,196 21,905 19,831 23,989 23,738 Routt Co. Steamboat Springs

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10,846

12,088

11,965

Source: U.S. Census Bureau & Colorado Demography Office

Ski Season Snowfall at Steamboat Ski Area (inches) Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Total

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0 5 35 100 109 47 72 37 405

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0 21 90 73 68 84 79 18 433

Source: Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. www.steamboatchamber.com

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Transportation Heidi Hendersson

Yampa Valley Regional Airport nears the end of a three-phase expansion and renovation. The completion of this year’s $9 million project includes new baggage facilities and a full-service restaurant.

Steamboat Springs Mileage Chart Denver

160

Colorado Springs

240

Fort Collins

160

Dallas

951

Chicago

1,171

New York City

1,991

Grand Junction

196

Cheyenne

206

Salt Lake City

339

Los Angeles

991

Seattle

1,190

Miami

2,269

Fast Facts Transportation • Free local bus service hours: 6:40 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. during the winter, and 6:30 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. during the summer • Distance to Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden : 22 miles

• Yampa Valley Regional Airport: jet service from Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Newark, and Denver. • Steamboat Springs Airport, aka Bob Adams Field: 4,700-foot runway for general aviation

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Fast Facts Technology, Communications, Utilities & Infrastructure • Estimated number of location-neutral employees in Routt County: 1,500. • The fastest growing industry sectors in Routt County’s economy are the professional, scientific and technical services. • According to the 1990 U.S. Census only

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3% of Routt County residents worked from home. By the 2010 U.S. Census this labor force has grown to 12%. • Approximately 1,500 to 1,800 Routt County individuals work from their home. The expansion of broadband capabilities in the Yampa Valley is making this possible. • Broadband speeds are rapidly increasing in the Yampa Valley. Download speeds of 100Mbps and upload speeds

of 20Mbps are available at competitive prices similar to the pricing for such services found in metropolitan areas. • A strategic goal of the Routt County Economic Development Cooperative over the next three years is for 95% of the Routt County households to have access to broadband speeds that are equal to that found in downtown Denver. • Routt County has five Internet service providers, three of which are wireless. 13


Housing & Building Heidi Hendersson

Fast Facts Housing & Building • Average cost of a three-bedroom single-family home: $258.11 per square foot (2010). • Median sales price for a single family home: $700,000 (2010). • The Yampa Valley Housing

Authority works to provide affordable housing for people with up to 120% of the area median income ($86,400 for a family of 3) in programs such as rental housing and deed restricted multi-family housing, and up to 150% ($108,000 for a family of 3) in the down payment assistance loan program.

A hot air ballon floats above the Rollingstone Golf Course and the surrounding neighborhood. Median Sales Price for Property in Steamboat Springs 2007

Single Family $849,500 Home Townhome $649,000 Condo $346,930 Lot $556,250

2008

2009

2010

$709,500 $709,500 $360,000 $560,000

$627,500 $712,500 $398,000 $415,000

$700,000 $555,000 $310,000 $517,500

Source: Steamboat Springs Multiple Listing Service

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Employment Cathy Wiedemer

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Average Annual Wage Routt County Colorado $50,000

Fast Facts

$40,000

Employment

$30,000

•Routt County’s unemployment rate has been the highest average rate in the five northwestern counties over the last year. The April 2011 rate was 10% compared to 10.9% in April 2010. •Average size of Routt County’s labor force in April 2010: 14,310. •Average size of Routt County’s labor force as of April 2011: 13,825. • Number of businesses in Routt County as of 2011: 2,122. •Routt County businesses with fewer than nine employees: 1,743, which is a total of 81.7% of the business. •Routt County’s largest employer: Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., with nearly 1,800 wintertime employees. •Steamboat Springs’ largest year-round employer: Yampa Valley Medical Center. •Average annual wage in Routt County in 2010: $38,792 ($18.65 per hour) •Average annual wage in Colorado in 2010: $46,696 ($22.45 per hour). •The Colorado Workforce Center provides employment services and job referrals.

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Industry Sector Employment Steamboat’s Top 10 Real Estate, Rental and Leasing Other Services (except public admin.) Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services

Establishments Employees

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Local Government Fast Facts Local Government •Steamboat Springs is governed by an elected, seven-member city council that appoints a city manager. •Steamboat’s volunteer boards include a planning commission, board of adjustment, historic preservation, and parks and recreation commission. •Steamboat primarily generates revenue through sales, use and lodging taxes. •Steamboat does not have a municipal property tax. •In addition to normal municipal services such as police, fire, utilities, a general aviation airport and community development, Steamboat also provides public transit and parks and recreation services and facilities including an Olympic-size ice arena, an

18-hole golf course, a six-court indoor tennis center, a professional rodeo facility, hundreds of miles of community walking and bike trails and the Howelsen Hill Recreation Complex. •Routt County encompasses 2,331 square miles or 1,491,840 acres. More than 735,000 acres (47%) are publicly owned, and most of that is in Routt National Forest. •An elected three-member board of county commissioners with staggered four-year terms governs Routt County. The board appoints a county manager. Volunteers are appointed for the planning commission, board of adjustment, purchase of development rights citizen board, airport advisory board, right to farm and ranch mediation board, extension advisory board, fair board and Yampa Valley Housing

Authority board. •Routt County raises money from property, use and sales taxes, in addition to various state and federal sources. County services include law enforcement and jail, planning, building permits and inspection, environmental health, road and bridge, clerk and recorder, motor vehicle, treasurer, assessor, agricultural extension office, county and district courts, regional airport, multi-agency emergency communications center, coroner, district attorney and health and human services. •Steamboat is the county seat. The three other incorporated municipalities in the county are Hayden (pop. 1,814; 22 miles west), Oak Creek (pop. 949; 23 miles south) and Yampa (pop. 489; 30 miles south).

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Education Heidi Hendersson

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10th Grade Writing

47% 68%

10th Grade Reading

65% 80%

10th Grade Math

32% 60%

10th Grade Science

48% 64%

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9th Grade Writing

53% 81%

Education

9th Grade Reading

66% 91%

9th Grade Math

38% 69%

8th Grade Writing

54%

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8th Grade Reading 8th Grade Science

67% 51% 49%

81% 71% 67%

7th Grade Writing

59%

84%

7th Grade Reading

67%

84%

7th Grade Math

53%

79%

6th Grade Writing

62%

78%

6th Grade Reading

71%

90%

6th Grade Math

63%

86%

5th Grade Writing

5th Grade Science

60% 69% 66% 47%

87% 74% 74% 59%

87% 84% 84% 74%

4th Grade Writing

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64%

90%

4th Grade Reading

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90%

87%

4th Grade Math

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87%

90%

3rd Grade Writing

51%

59%

74%

3rd Grade Reading

73%

77%

90%

3rd Grade Math

70%

86%

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•Steamboat Springs School District RE-2 operates two elementary schools (grades K-5), one middle school (grades 6-8), one charter school (grades K-8), one high school (grades 9-12), and one alternative high school (grades 9-12). •Student to teacher ratio: 1:25 in elementary school and 1:25 at the secondary level. •The Education Fund Board administers proceeds of a half-cent city sales tax. •A Montessori strand was incorporated into Strawberry Park Elementary School in 2004. •Average spending per student for the 2009/10 academic year: $10,237 •Total K-12 enrollment for the 2010/11 school year: 2,200 students. •Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus offers two-year associate of arts degrees, community education, on-campus living and bachelor’s degrees in business administration and sustainability studies. •High school students have the option to enroll concurrently at CMC – 40 did so during the 2010/11 school year. •Private schools offer K-12 education in Steamboat: Lowell Whiteman Primary School, Whiteman High School and the Christian Heritage School.

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Tax Structure Heidi Hendersson

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• Sales tax: Steamboat Springs 4%, Colorado 2.9%, Routt County 1% and Routt RE-2 School District 0.5%. • Short-term lodging tax: 1%. •Local marketing district lodging tax: 2%. •School tax: 0.5%, allocated by the Education Fund Board. • Routt County reappraises property every odd year for the two following years.  This market value is multiplied by the assessment rate of 7.96% for all residential properties (29% for all other properties). • Commercial property accounts for four times the amount per $100,000 in valuation as residential property tax. • Colorado income tax: 4.63% of taxable federal income. Steamboat Springs On The Move 2011/12


Culture & Community

Parks and Recreational Facilities Steamboat Springs’ 19 parks include playgrounds, tennis and volleyball courts, softball, soccer, rugby and lacrosse fields, picnic areas, a botanic park, fishing ponds, rodeo grounds, kayak courses and a skate park are publicly available. The city also operates an indoor ice rink, year-round tennis center, Haymaker golf course and the Howelsen Hill Sports Complex. The Yampa River Core Trail connects several parks throughout town. Info: Parks and Recreation, 970-879-4300, www.ci.steamboat.co.us/recreation

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council Established in 1972, the Arts Council is a nonprofit organization that produces art and cultural events and serves as an adviser and advocate for more than 30 affiliated organizations. Housed in the historic train depot along the Yampa River (1001 13th St.), the Arts Council manages the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot, which encompasses two galleries and a community resource center for arts and cultural information. Info: 970-879-9008, www.steamboatspringsarts.com

Fine Art More than 17 art galleries are located downtown and near the base of the ski area. Some feature nationally renowned artists while others showcase regional and local visual artists. The Steamboat Art Museum and the Depot also host exhibits. Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp Founded in 1913, the nation’s oldest operating performing arts camp offers summer programs taught by an international faculty in dance, theater, musical theater, dramatic writing and equitation for ages 8 through college. Master workshops for adults also are offered. Perry-Mansfield presents performances throughout summer. Info: 970-879-5823, www.perry-mansfield.org

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Twenty religious organizations, more than 60 clubs and service organizations and more than 24 nonprofit human services provide opportunities for community involvement and cultural enhancement.

Tread of Pioneers Museum The museum celebrates the Yampa Valley’s rich and diverse heritage, from Native Americans to Olympian skiers. Info: 970-879-2214, www.treadofpioneers.org

Emerald City Opera Emerald City Opera brings artists from the world’s great opera houses to Steamboat to collaborate with local artists. Additionally, ECO presents the Resident Artists Spotlight and Outstanding Artists concert series throughout the year. Info: 970-879-1996, www.emeraldcityopera.com

Strings Music Festival Strings produces summer and winter music series featuring classical and contemporary artists, with performances held in the Strings Music Pavilion.

Bud Werner Memorial Library is a downtown gathering point for cultural and community events,as well as books.

Literature Literary Sojourn is the oldest established literary festival in the Rocky Mountains. Nominees and recipients of literary awards, including the National Book Award, the Edgar Award and the Pulitzer Prize, have presented here. Info: 970-879-0240, www.literarysojourn.org

Politics The free, nonpartisan Seminars at Steamboat are casual talks with high-caliber experts that focus on domestic and foreign policy, social issues, health, economy, natural resources and the environment. Info: 970-879-1589, www.seminarsatsteamboat.com

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First Friday Art Walk Art venues and supporting businesses extend their hours the first Friday of each month to showcase visual and performing artists. Appetizers and refreshments are served. Info: 970-879-9008 www.steamboatspringsartwalk.com

Music, Theater, Comedy and Dance A free year-round concert series is presented at the Steamboat Ski Area and Howelsen Hill. Nightclubs and restaurants on the mountain and downtown regularly bring in national and local talent. Local dance, music, choral and theater groups put on annual performances.

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Steamboat boasts a professional orchestra that performs throughout the fall and winter months, under the direction of conductor Ernest Richardson.

Pro Rodeo Professional rodeo performances are held Friday and Saturday nights from June through August at the Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Hill. Events include bull riding, barrel racing, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, calf scramble, ram scramble and pee-wee barrel racing as part of the PRCA ProRodeo Series.

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Sister Cities Steamboat Springs has two sister cities: Saas Fee, Switzerland, and San Martin de los Andes, Argentina.

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Year-round Recreation Deborah Olsen

Fast Facts Year-Round Recreation More than 1,000 square miles of public lands including the 520,000-acre Routt National Forest, four state parks and two wilderness areas surround Steamboat Springs. Winter Steamboat is best known for skiing and snowboarding at the Steamboat Ski Area and Howelsen Hill. Other activities include snowshoeing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, ice climbing, dog sledding, ice skating, hockey, fly fishing, hot air ballooning and hot springs soaking. • Steamboat Ski Area has nearly 3,000 skiable acres accessed from 165 trails. • City-owned Howelsen Hill Ski Area is the home of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, the oldest winter sports club in the West and the training center for 69 Winter Olympians (Steamboat has produced more winter Olympians than any other town in North America — 86 athletes and counting.) • Howelsen Hill features a complete natural ski-jumping complex, cross country ski trails and international Nordic events. • Steamboat has five Nordic ski areas within a 30-mile radius. Spring Kayak, raft and canoe on the Yampa River through meandering class II and III rapids. Other rivers in the region include the Colorado Elk, Eagle and Green. Summer Warm days and cool nights are ideal for biking, hiking, backpacking, fishing, golf, tennis, boating, swimming, horseback riding, water skiing, soaking in the natural hot springs, gondola rides and scenic drives. • Steamboat Springs has hosted many large-scale bicycling events. The 2011 schedule includes Ride the Rockies (June), Bicycle Tour of Colorado (June), Steamboat Stinger (July), Ride4Yellow (August), USA Pro Cycling Challenge (August) and the Steamboat Stage Race (September). • The Steamboat Springs Running Series is Colorado’s biggest, with 13 runs. • Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake, Stagecoach and Yampa River state parks offer abundant camping, boating and fishing. Fall Changing aspen leaves make for picturesque drives and hikes. Hunters come in search of plentiful elk, deer and antelope. • Routt County has one of the largest elk herds in the West. 20

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Where to Worship Anchor Way Baptist Church 40650 Anchor Way 970-879-7062, www.anchorway.com The Buddhist Center of Steamboat Springs 2550 S. Copper Frontage 970-846-2699 Christian Science Church Seventh and Oak Church of Christ 1698 W. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-6670 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1155 Central Park Dr. 970-879-0220 Concordia Lutheran Church 755 Concordia Lane 970-879-0175 Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses 3000 Elk River Rd. Euzoa Bible Church 32305 County Road 38 970-879-0123 First Baptist Church 3200 Divine Way 970-879-1446 Har Mishpacha The Jewish Congregation of Steamboat Springs 970-879-2082 www.harmishpacha.org Holy Name Catholic Church 524 Oak St. 970-879-0671, www.holynameecc.org Seventh Day Adventists Church 347 12th St. Steamboat Springs Evangelical Free Church Christian Heritage School 970-879-3020

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Straight Talk Three Steamboat locals talk about work, play and making a difference

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Between the stunning surroundings and a bounty of recreational opportunities, Steamboat Springs ranks as unquestionably idyllic. But ultimately it’s the people who create the stellar magic in this remote rural town. Big things are afoot in this small place, where we are as globally

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connected as anyone. Hone some insight from three locals who are thriving as parents, professionals, entrepreneurs and dedicated volunteers. Together, their thoughts and inspirations offer a glimpse of what makes Steamboat, and the world, a better place.

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Dave Nagel, 42, moved to Steamboat Springs 11 years ago. His first job here was as a lift operator at the ski area. Now he’s married, has two kids and is raising hundreds of thousands of dollars locally via the Ride 4 Yellow and Ski 4 Yellow cancer-awareness events. He is also a business, real estate and commercial litigation attorney at the helm of the bustling practice of Feldmann Nagel, LLC. “We have been called the TIC of law firms in Steamboat,” he says, referencing the international construction company that got its start in the Yampa Valley. “We have grown to now having offices in Vail, Denver, Austin, Providence and San Diego, primarily due to our military law practice area. We plan to include an international office on that basis as well. Denver has become our flagship office due to its central location…however, Steamboat will always be our headquarters.” As for his preference between two distinctly different ends of Steamboat professional spectrum? “Both of them have been pretty sweet,” Nagel says. “I’ll be one of those guys where people are saying, ‘When is that old dude going to retire?’ I plan to continue to live the lifestyle that has made me and my family successful in Steamboat.”

On The Move: What compelled you to start your business here? Dave Nagel: After law school, like many of us in Steamboat, I took the leap of faith of leaving a big city job for lifestyle, recreation and family-based reasons. OTM: Got any advice for someone trying to start a business in Steamboat? D.N.: Hustle. I also believe you need to get involved at the charitable and probono level to support the community. OTM: What are the biggest day-to-day issues facing running your business in Steamboat? D.N.: Day-to-day we’re pretty solid. Like many firms, we tightened up expenses and looked to expand service lines. Locally, our real estate and construction law pracwww.steamboatchamber.com

tice has taken a hit like everyone else in those industries. By increasing our presence and outreach in larger metropolitan areas like Denver and Austin, we’ve been able to increase business opportunities. OTM: What spurred you to start Ride 4 Yellow, then Ski 4 Yellow, in Steamboat? D.N.: My family turned to Livestrong six years ago when my sister-in-law was diagnosed with cancer. My brother and I have fundraised in her survivorship honor since then, and we both wore out our family and friends with donation requests over the years. So we decided to go bigger. A major emphasis of the event was to have a local impact, and to keep dollars in the valley. We had the benefit of the “Lance effect” in our first year, which put us on the map. Ski 4 Yellow was an awesome follow-up to keep it fresh and to tap into our homegrown ski Olympians, ski heritage and the ski industry. OTM: What have they brought us? D.N.: This past March we granted $100,000 locally and created an endowment of $30,000. We granted another $130,000 to Livestrong at the global level. OTM: Got any other pet volunteer projects around town? D.N.: I’ve been involved in the Yampa Valley Community Foundation and the Chamber and I like their missions and direction. I’m also a commissioner on the Urban Renewal Authority and look forward to the unveiling of the new base area. OTM: Ski or snowboard? D.N.: Snowboard. My first board was a vintage Burton air. It’s been donated to Powder Pursuits and is hanging up there. OTM: Mountain bike or road bike? D.N.: Mountain bike. I love the single track. OTM: Backpack or car camp? D.N.: Backpacking is tip-top. The Zirkels are one of my favorites. OTM: What’s the best perk you can offer an employee in Steamboat? D.N.: The powder day clause! OTM: What would you like to do to make your business more green or sustainable?

D.N.: We’re involved in the Chamber’s sustainability program. We look to cut natural resources by recycling and making our building energy-efficient. OTM: Got a favorite advice book? D.N.: “Blink,” by Malcolm Gladwell. The premise is that you know in a blink of an eye the correct decision to make for yourself in any given situation. The challenge is to consciously capture your gut instinct as it occurs. OTM: Favorite local amenity? D.N.: Steamboat Ski Area and Howelsen Hill. OTM: Looking at Steamboat’s changes, what gives you hope and what worries you? D.N.: Steamboat will rebound and has. We see positive indicators in the business realm, and the city has done a good job managing finances and making investments for economic growth. The name of the game is sustainability over the short term. One issue that we have to continue to improve upon is our airport service. OTM: What is lacking in terms of infrastructure that would aid your business? D.N.: We are a technology-dependent industry which provides a great upside in that we have the ability to interconnect with clients and our offices with location “neutrality.” Our biggest resource need locally: qualified paralegal support. OTM: How important is the local ski industry to your business? D.N.: It’s huge. It is the backbone of the community. The history, ranching, people and Western spirit are our soul. OTM: What’s the hardest part of doing business in a resort community? D.N.: When you’re a lawyer in a small resort community, you generally represent half of the people in town, which means the other half are on the other side of the table. OTM: The easiest part? D.N.: Business is business anywhere… but its more enjoyable conducting an informal deposition on a chairlift vs. in a boardroom. 23


Sarah Jones

Zero Waste Warrior

Sarah Jones and family enjoy a sunny day ride along the Yampa River Core Trail.

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While Sam has his own investment management firm and works remotely with his office in Denver, Sarah has quickly embedded herself as a Steamboat volunteer extraordinaire.

On The Move: Tell us about your decision to move to Steamboat. Sarah Jones: We moved to Steamboat from Denver. My husband, Sam, and I have wanted to move to Steamboat for a really long time. It took us 20 years. OTM: Biggest challenge to moving here? S.J.: Starting our kids in a new school. OTM: Easiest part of settling in here? S.J.: Finding my way around town. OTM: Any advice for someone who is thinking about moving here? S.J.: Make sure you are OK with snow and cold. OTM: First job? S.J.: Camp counselor with the Boys and Girls Club in Concord, N.H. OTM: Favorite job? S.J.: Research assistant in graduate Photo © Corey Kopischke

Sarah Jones wonders, “Does a 40hour week volunteer position count as a job?” Besides being mother to two young boys (Bennett, 7, and Cooper, 9), and a consultant working remotely on environmental remediation at the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Jones, 42, leads the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Sustainable Schools program. “I work many more hours at my volunteer job,” she says. Jones and her husband, Sam, moved to Steamboat Springs in spring 2010. Since then, skiing, mountain biking and river trips have become part of the family’s standard repertoire. “My kids get to ski after school in the winter and go mountain biking every Wednesday morning in the summer. I love saying that to my friends in Denver! That, and I can drop my kids off at school at 8:10 and be on the trail to run or bike by 8:15,” she says. But Steamboat hasn’t been just fun and games for the Jones family.

school. I got to do field work in some really interesting places – Butte, Mont.; the Navajo Reservation in Arizona; Silverton; and Trail, B.C.; in the Selkirk Mountains. OTM: Any advice to someone who wants to work remotely from Steamboat? S.J.: For me, it was easy. I was working from home in Denver already. It took Sam several years to get his company ready. Sam had to find the right people as staff in the Denver office that could work unsupervised, solve problems themselves and take responsibility for various parts of the company. Getting started is really about orienting your company to work without you being present, including very honest verbal discussions about what is expected and several dry runs. Working remotely for the summer months is a good test. OTM: What’s key to balancing your career and your family in Steamboat? S.J.: I have a husband with a flexible schedule. I also start work at 5 a.m. I have two hours to get things done before anyone else in the house is awake. Steamboat Springs On The Move 2011/12


OTM: What is Steamboat lacking in terms of infrastructure? S.J.: Deferring to my husband’s insight, Sam says Steamboat has everything that anyone would need to work remotely. As long as you are available 100% of the time to answer client questions, and remain dedicated to reaching out to clients regularly beyond their requests, it doesn’t really matter where you put yourself. OTM: You volunteer a lot. What are some of your main projects, and why? S.J.: Right now, most of the projects I am working on revolve around trash – really! I have been working with the schools to replace the Styrofoam lunch trays with reusable plates; teaching kids about recycling, upcycling and composting; and getting more school events to be Zero Waste. OTM: Got a pet nonprofit around town? S.J.: Yampa Valley Sustainability Council and Yampatika. OTM: What about them grabs you? S.J.: We chose Steamboat because of its beautiful natural surroundings. So it’s more apparent to me here than anywhere else how important it is to take care of

our environment. I believe getting children connected with and educating them about the natural world is the only way to ensure its preservation into the future. OTM: Got a favorite advice book? S.J.: “Last Child in the Woods” by Richard Louv. Louv writes about the importance of getting our children outside in wild places and letting them play. OTM: Favorite local amenity? S.J.: Emerald Mountain. OTM: Why raise kids here? S.J.: I grew up in a small town in rural New Hampshire and loved my childhood. I wanted my children to have the same thing. In Denver, we never felt like the kids could just go outside and play. In Steamboat, they get to do that all the time. OTM: What do you feel hopeful about and what worries you in our community? S.J.: I see the YVSC Zero Waste Initiative and Sustainable Schools programs growing, and I’m hopeful that the Steamboat community will embrace the concept of sustainability and bring it into their businesses and homes. But I worry that the tough economic times might affect prog-

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ress made on the city and county level. OTM: What’s the best perk you can offer an employee in Steamboat? S.J.: I get lots of volunteer help. Besides being thankful for their work, really good chocolate chip cookies. OTM: Favorite business web resource? S.J.: www.yvsc.org OTM: As a mom? S.J.: Relishrelish.com. Pick five recipes and it prepares a grocery list for you. OTM: Thoughts on Steamboat schools? S.J.: The teachers are so dedicated! Resources are limited and teachers are being asked to do more and more. Despite that, they still care about each individual child. That’s part of a small community. OTM: Anything you’d especially like to see more of in the curriculum? S.J.: Science and sustainability, of course. OTM: As a mom, are there any local programs you especially rely on? S.J.: We love the library. They have amazing programs for kids and it’s a wonderful place to hang out, read and do homework. We also feel very lucky to have the Steamboat Winter Sports Club.

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Ryan Marsden

HOmetown by design

On the Move: First Steamboat job? Ryan Marsden: Haymaker Golf Course. I was the range kid after school and over the summer. I loved this job because I got to drive something with a steering wheel before I had a driver’s license, which made me feel super cool…and I played free golf. OTM: What spurred you to help start the Young Professionals Network? R.M.: YPN is the Chamber’s brainchild. The women over there saw the need for an organization to connect young professionals. I believed in the cause and it was a great way to meet new people, stay involved and be a part of this great community. OTM: How has YPN helped you? R.M.: YPN is a great way to create connections with people you perhaps would never meet. It has also been a great learning tool for me, being a member of the board of advisers. When I joined the board, I was the rookie who had no idea what a “motion to approve” meant or what a quorum was. It was not as intimidating to stand up and say, “uhhh please explain” as it may have been jumping into a board with seasoned members. I now have a bit more experience under my belt to join 26

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Ryan Marsden, 25, was born and raised in Steamboat Springs. Returning home as a young professional, he has a hard time seeing why he’d move anywhere else. A designer and project manager at Kelly and Stone Architects, Marsden attended Soda Creek Elementary, Steamboat Springs Middle School and played Sailors baseball and golf before heading off to the University of Colorado in Boulder. “When I left for school, I never thought I’d be back so soon, but the opportunity presented itself and I took advantage, and am extremely content with my decision,” he says. He’s was recently named Steamboat’s Young Professional of the Year. Above all, Marsden remains a Steamboat native through and through. “I started out on a pair of skis about the time I could walk,” he says. He longs for more time to support his long list of “recreational habits,” and on any given workday, you’re destined to find Rocky, his springer spaniel, sleeping under his desk.

other organizations in the future. OTM: What would your advice be to someone who wants to design and build a home in Steamboat? R.M.: Engage a designer or architect early in the process, sometimes even before you purchase the property. This can be extremely beneficial in understanding if the program you want is even feasible. Do your research and find a designer or architect that you feel comfortable working with. The process is such that relationships are extremely important.

OTM: What are some architectural elements that you admire around Steamboat? R.M.: Historically, I love the Depot, out of nostalgia mainly. I love the history of this building. When folks first came to Steamboat, this was the first building they experienced off the train. Modern…the new library, without a doubt. Steamboat needed a great space like the new library for the community, right along the river and bike path, close to parks – and it looks good. OTM: What do you see the future of archiSteamboat Springs On The Move 2011/12


tectural design looking like in Steamboat? R.M.: As my generation gets older and begins renovating existing structures or designing new homes, the trend will become smaller and more efficient. Many people my age share the belief that having spaces beyond your means is not necessary and creating smart uses of spaces is practical and necessary. I also love the idea of using local and regional materials. We have so much beetle kill in this region and we should be using it in more and more ways. OTM: What’s the best perk you can offer an employee in Steamboat? R.M.: A ski pass or a powder clause. OTM: What would promote more green construction projects in Steamboat? R.M.: Knowledge and understanding. OTM: Favorite local amenity? R.M.: The Yampa River Core Trail. OTM: What would make it even better? R.M.: Extending the bike path even further and creating more routes. OTM: Looking at Steamboat’s changes in the past few years, what are you most hopeful about? R.M.: We all know Steamboat will continue to grow and I am hopeful that it will continue attracting full-time residents that contribute to this great community and are passionate about keeping it such an amazing place to live. OTM: What are Steamboat’s biggest challenges in attracting and retaining employees? R.M.: The cost of living in such a great place is high, but there are trade-offs and ways of making it work. OTM: What is Steamboat lacking in terms of infrastructure? R.M.: With technology at everyone’s finger tips, there’s nothing that should hold a business back. OTM: What is your favorite web site as a professional resource? R.M.: Design blogs. It’s great to see what people are creating and coming up with. OTM: How important is the local ski industry to your business? R.M.: It’s probably one of the most important aspects of Steamboat’s economy. Most businesses rely on the people that it brings in. The skiing and culture of skiing play a part in why people fall in love with this valley, then they come back in the summer, and it totally seals the deal. They don’t call it the Yampa Valley Curse for nothing. u www.steamboatchamber.com

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Expanding what it means to live like a Steamboat local

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D’Ann Kavanaugh and her dog Cooper relish their annual Steamboat Summers

What really defines a local in Steamboat Springs? Initial consideration obviously leans toward those who live and work here throughout the highs and lows of four distinct seasons. But there’s more to being a local than that. It involves understanding and connecting with the community. It’s about participating in what happens and intimately knowing and loving all that the Yampa Valley offers. It isn’t always about your mailing address. Many families and individuals feel like Steamboat locals, but they primarily live and work elsewhere. They may be second-homeowners, live in town part-time, or visit as much as they possibly can – year after year. They are more than mere vacationers passing through. They blend in, hone in on their favorite watering holes, get a library card, volunteer at special events and stay tuned in to the local news. “Steamboat Magazine’s” Dave Lawler calls these folks “v-ocals” – a special brand of visitors who act, and feel, like locals. Someday, they might move here full-time. Nancy Heaney and her husband divide their time between Steamboat and Denver. “The spontaneity makes us feel like locals,” Heaney says. “I don’t have to make appointments to do things with friends.” Shaun Fauley lives and works in Chicago, but he, his wife and two teenagers can’t wait to come to Steamboat. “We tend to fit our life in Illinois around Steamboat rather than the other way around,” Fauley explains. 28

Michael DeGrandis, flys through the air after launching from the water ski jump at Bald Eagle Lake.

Chris DeGrandis and her husband spend a lot of time moving back and forth between Steamboat and Cleveland, Ohio, but it’s worth it every time they return. “I get the feeling that I am home,” DeGrandis says. Linda May and John Morrison live in Houston, but spend every summer and Christmas in Steamboat. “I don’t feel like an outsider,” May explains. D’Ann Kavanaugh trades the hot summer weather at her home in Sedona, Ariz., for the pleasant Steamboat climate. “I feel a real part of this town,” Kavanaugh says. Thomas Becker owns a farm in Missouri, but anytime he has the chance to escape, he’s Steamboat-bound. “Every time I get to go back, I still get that feeling of relief, like there is an end to my incarceration,” Becker says. He says that if he ever has children and doesn’t raise them in Steamboat, he will feel like he cheated them. Steamboat Springs On The Move 2011/12


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Having a place to call their own is what typically grounds these folks. Owning a place or returning again and again to a familiar spot is what they say repeatedly makes them feel settled and at ease. It could be a house, a condominium, an apartment or a guest bedroom with their name on it. They spend a lot of time here – and the more time that passes, the more familiar their own list of special spaces becomes. They’ve found favorite things, not because someone told them, but because they’ve tried them – cravings from a personal experience, whether it’s the perfect powder run, the ideal bike trail, the most delicious Linda May and John Morrison: proud pizza, the best cup of coffee, or a cozy Steamboat v-ocals. corner in a restaurant or bar. They know where to grab a newspaper, find their trusty mechanic or buy the cheapest gas – and how long it will take to get to each by foot, bike or car. Ultimately, the little things add up to the big local experience. “When I have a lousy meal or bad cup of coffee [back home], I just think this will make it that much better the next time I get to go to Harwig’s or get coffee at Off the Beaten Path,” Becker says. Topping the v-ocals’ necessity list: having value cards for the local grocery stores, a library card at Bud Werner Memorial Library, a local bank account, a post office box and a local phone number. That’s rounded out with a summer pass to the gondola, the rodeo or the Howler alpine slide, a membership at the Old Town Hot Springs, and, of course, a ski pass to Mount Werner or Howelsen Hill. And staying connected while you’re away – subscribing to “Steamboat Magazine,” following the Facebook pages of favorite local businesses and organizations until you can return again.

Finding your people Sharing Steamboat with family is a big part of feeling like a local. The May-Morrison family story is not uncommon: They always brought their children to Steamboat. Now their children bring their grandchildren in search of the same deep ties and Yampa Valley experience. On the other hand, DeGrandis has found her local grounding via two sons who are athletes in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. The century-old club is a tradition at the heart of local life – and it has lured in more than its share of families over the years. DeGrandis’ eldest son recently graduated from Lowell Whiteman School, and her younger one is still a boarding student. Meanwhile, Steamboat remains her home away from home. While that often means the comfort of good friends and neighbors – and impromptu dinner gatherings – ironically, the feeling of blending in means standing out. “Feeling like a local is a lot of just knowing people when you’re out running errands,” Morrison says. “Like when it takes you 45 minutes to get a few things at the grocery store because of all the visiting.” DeGrandis agrees: “When I walk into the Old Town Hot Springs, people know my name. It’s things like that – the recognition and ability to have conversations – that make me feel like a local.”

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Knowing the landscape Just like locals, v-ocals have a hard time choosing which season they like best. The rivers, lakes and wilderness lure them to amass every kind of hobby – and storage closets full of gear. Repeatedly, they say they like to escape at peaceful places like the library, the Yampa River Botanic Park and benches alongside the Yampa River. They also say they wouldn’t miss all the hoopla of Winter Carnival, the Fourth of July Parade or Art in the Park. Steamboat is “a relaxing place, but also a place of so much activity,” DeGrandis says. www.steamboatchamber.com

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Getting deeper into the heart of the town Delving into nonprofits and clubs gives volunteers a local voice. Not only does it pay to contribute time, energy and expertise, but you’re guaranteed to meet the full-timers. A plethora of ways to pitch in extends from fundraising campaigns, to galas, to mentoring at-risk youth and entrepreneurs. Opportunities abound to hand out water at a running race, be a docent at the Depot or create a signature sculpture for Bust of Steamboat. Global nonprofits like Come Let’s Dance rely on local support as much as Steamboat’s vibrant arts programs like PerryMansfield and Strings Music Festival. Others find community in Steamboat’s churches or a Bible study group. Lots of part-timers sit on advisory boards for groups like Yampatika and Seminars at Steamboat. Personal passion translates well for volunteering at the Steamboat Art Museum or the Humane Society. May has become a regular performer in the library’s Storytime for Grownups program – one of three v-ocals in that cast.

Re-defining local “There’s a dual feeling of belonging to the community and of caring about the community,” Heaney explains. Perhaps being a Steamboat local is more of an idea than anything else. V-ocals may come and go, but a part of their heart never leaves. After almost 30 years of back-and-forth, Fauley is “possessed by the same miraculous, unrelenting attraction to this beautiful valley.” “When I come over Rabbit Ears and that vista opens up over the valley, that’s when I get the feeling that I am home,”

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The extended May-Morrison family gathers at the Yampa Valley Botanic Park.

DeGrandis says. When Becker came to Steamboat in 2001, he was driving west with no particular plan. He stopped in Steamboat and had this feeling of, “I think I need to be here.” He stayed for the next eight years coaching alpine racers at the Winter Sports Club, leaving occasionally to attend to his farm. These days, Becker spends most of his year farming in Missouri but most of his days thinking about returning to Steamboat. “Every time I get to come back, I am like a little kid running back to the candy store,” he says. “I will never be able to get it out of my system.” u

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A new chapter Colorado Mountain College expands in Steamboat Springs

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Monson Hall makes way for modern CMC facilities.

Following suit on the upgrade-trend in Steamboat Springs, the residential campus of Colorado Mountain College is making $22.9 million in new additions to enhance the education it offers to students and the community. “Steamboat is a highly educated community already that has always been supportive of CMC,” says George Bagwell, former CEO of the Alpine Campus and current CMC professor. “Improving a higher education facility is always a plus.” A 60,000 square-foot, three-level academic center is replacing three older buildings on campus. This mammoth structure, equipped with geo-exchange heating and cooling technology, will house an abundance of new facilities including a gym, auditorium, yoga and Pilates studio, state-of-the-art kitchen, bookstore and cybercafé, as well as classrooms for programs such as ski business, outdoor studies, art, resort management and emergency medical training. Construction kicked off June 1, 2011, and is scheduled for completion by August 2012. A private giving campaign is helping www.steamboatchamber.com

raise $2.7 million to fund the project. “This transformation of the hillside will provide us with the room we need and higher quality facilities to accomplish our mission: instruction,” Bagwell says. The fall 2011 semester also sees CMC expanding from a 2-year college to a 4-year college, as the school begins offering a Bachelor of Arts degree in sustainability studies and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. “We plan on adding at least three more bachelor’s degrees in the relatively near future,” CMC President Stan Jensen says. Nevertheless, CMC will continue to be an open-access college that offers preparatory programs and associates degrees. With the expansion, efforts are being made to improve pedestrian and bicycle access along Bob Adams Drive, the primary access road to CMC, to encourage the presence of Steamboat citizens on campus. A new secondary access road joining 12th Street is designed to help ease traffic flow in and out of the college. “This is an exciting new chapter for CMC to carry on what we have been doing while also becoming a better resource to the community and providing more opportunities to students,” Jensen says. u 31


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By Deborah Olsen

SmartWool, the clothing and sock manufacturer headquartered in Steamboat Springs, is not your normal small-town business. First of all, its foundation is built on socks. Ski socks, dress socks, hiking socks, hunting socks, even baby socks. True, SmartWool has expanded its New Zealand merino wool products to include base layers, clothing and accessories, but socks are still at its core. Secondly, the business is housed in a modern, but otherwise abandoned, airport terminal. Jets are tethered to the tarmac behind SmartWool’s offices, and hangars border the property. And then there’s the fact that it’s a multinational business with distribution in nearly 10,000 retail stores in 35 countries around the globe, and its global headquarters are in Steamboat. Like other nationally recognized, outdoor-related businesses headquartered here – Moots Cycles, Kent Ericksen Cycles, BAP! and Honeystinger, for example – SmartWool started out as a small-town operation that was built from the ground up by a handful of people. SmartWool shares a common philosophy with Steamboat that may be a contributing factor in its growth. “We are a common group of people who share a passion for the joy we find outside,” says SmartWool president Mark Satkiewicz, describing his colleagues. He could just as easily be characterizing the Steamboat lifestyle. Living an active mountain life is a sentiment at the heart of why most residents enjoy Steamboat. Still, a satisfying lifestyle can only take a business so far. About five years ago, SmartWool realized it could be poised to achieve significant growth, despite the challenging national economy. But to get there, it needed a substantive strategic plan. “We had overleveraged ‘getting to live in Steamboat,’” Satkiewicz says. “To succeed as a business, you must clearly define who you want to be.” Satkiewicz and his team developed a mission statement and vision for the future. They demonstrated their commitment to enabling people to find their joy in the outside and to live their active mountain lives every day. Getting out SmartWool’s work environment embraces “doing great work and feeling great about being here,” Satkiewicz explains. “How do you balance work and play?” he asks rhetorically. The solution at SmartWool is to “provide benefits that matter.” Last spring, mechanics from local shops gave employees’ bikes a pre-season tune-up, and gave their riders tips on maintenance and repair. Throughout summer, SmartWool cuts its workday short on Fridays and employees go on a group bike ride, which www.steamboatchamber.com

ends at a local pub for beers and good times. Those employees who choose not to join the ride still come to the after-party. The company provides an unusual opportunity for staff members and guests to attend the annual Outdoor Retailer tradeshow. SmartWool employees pay their own way to join a group bike ride that covers the 360 miles between the office and Park City, Utah, home of the tradeshow. “We love the camaraderie and we really enjoy the ride,” says SmartWool’s Molly Cuffe. “It’s a very special time for the team to get to know each other in a completely different way – challenging ourselves to the fullest. For some people, this is the biggest personal accomplishment they have ever achieved.” SmartWool offers incentives to employees who commute on their bikes, and accommodates flexible work schedules and a casual dress code – although it’s best not to show up in a competitor’s attire, Satkiewicz quips. SmartWool has embraced an old ski town tradition, offering employees a “powder clause” that allows them to sample the fresh snow on Mount Werner before coming in to work on powder days. Group ski days and ski passes are also seasonal benefits. The trade-off for this time to play is employees’ commitment to get their work done well and in a timely fashion. Full-time employees are eligible to be paid for up to 40 hours per year of volunteering for a nonprofit cause. From building mountain bike trails to delivering firewood to needy families throughout the county, SmartWool employees volunteered more than 1,500 hours of their time to serve the community in 2010. In recognition of SmartWool’s corporate culture, “Outside Magazine” has named the Steamboat-based company as one of the “Best Places to Work” for the past three years. Getting real But running a multi-million-dollar business from a remote, rural town does pose challenges. Number-one, Satkiewicz says without hesitation, is travel. It’s a long way from Steamboat to Auckland, or even to Seattle, Wash., headquarters of REI, one of SmartWool’s largest distributors. Seasonal fluctuations in service from Yampa Valley Regional Airport compound the problem. Employee recruitment can also be complicated. While the company supports promotion from within and has a policy of hiring locally whenever possible, occasionally SmartWool has to look outside the Yampa Valley to find essential skill sets. That’s when the “Target factor” sets in. “How far did you say it is to the nearest Target?” job candidates ask incredulously. Despite the 90-mile drive to Target, a successful symbiosis exists between SmartWool and its Steamboat headquarters. It’s obvious the mindset matters: Active. Mountain. Life. u 33


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AccountantsCertified-Public Ingalls, Ingalls & Company, PC 405 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2977 Donna S. Meitus, CPA, PC 941 Lincoln Ave., Suite 100 970-879-9141 Kari Nelson, CPA 729 Oak St. 970-879-7869 Tredway, Henion, Palmquist & Kesy, PC 330 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 101 970-879-1787 www.thpk.com

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Chaos Ink 80 E. Fourth St., Craig 970-824-3920 www.chaosink.com

Photo.Graphics.Art 2550 S. Copper Frontage Rd., Suite 212 970-879-7728

Creative Bearings, Steamboat 211 Third St. 970-870-8008 www.creativebearings.com

PostNet Postal & Business Services 1625 Mid-Valley Dr., #1 970-871-9000 www.co105.postnet.com

Element Print & Design 1804 13th St. 970-871-6748 www.elementprints.com Homes & Land of Steamboat Springs & NW Colorado 3001 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite E 515-745-5279 www.steamboatspringshomesforsale.com Mona’s Art To Go 2619 Copper Ridge Cir. 970-870-3400 www.monasarttogo.com Northwest Graphics 625 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 101 970-879-5444 www.nwgprint.com

Proper Exposure Photography 737 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-1961 www.kenproperphotography.com Spillane Creative 801-232-6902 www.spillanecreative.com Steamboat Connection Coupon Book 3170 Columbine Dr. #27 970-870-3352 www.steamboatconnection.com Steamboat Design Associates, LLC 1355 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-3636 www.sdasteamboat.com

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Steamboat eBusiness 35 5th St., Unit 103 970-846-6453 www.steamboatebusiness.com

Advertising & Promotional Materials AllSteamboat.com 610 W. Broadway, Jackson, WY 307-690-0824 www.alltrips.com Colorado Embroidery 2750 Downhill Plaza, Unit 203 970-879-8342 www.sewkool.com KPA Productions 3259 Willow Brook Ct. 970-734-4321 www.kpaproductions.com

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Resort Publications 777 McKinley St. 970-879-7791 www.steamboatcouponbook.com SendOutCards Rebecca Hanson 970-846-5559 www.sendoutcards.com/rebecca Ski Town Publications, Inc. 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite F 970-871-9413 www.steamboatmagazine.com Specialty Promotional Products 970-879-9639 www.specialtypromotionalproducts.com Steamboat Guide 970-846-6420

Logo Motion 60400 County Rd. 62, Clark 970-879-4529

Steamboat Sign Company 816 North Park Rd. 970-879-7606 www.steamboatsigncompany.com

Northwest Graphics 625 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 101 970-879-5444 www.nwgprint.com

Steamboat Specialties 35 11th St. Unit 120 970-879-6587 www.steamboatspecialties.com

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This guide represents listings that are business-to-business, relocation- and government-related. Other Chamber businesses that are tourist-related are listed in the Steamboat Springs Visitors’ Guide. For more information, log on to www.steamboatchamber.com or call 970-879-0880. TouchMark Promotions, Inc. 1475 Pine Grove Rd., Suite 205 970-871-6155 www.touchmarkpromo.com

Snow Diamond Alpacas 29125 CR 14A 970-871-1459 www.snowdiamondalpacas.com

Agriculture

Sunset Ranch 42850 County Road 129 970-879-0954 www.sunsetranchinc.com

Bar Lazy L Family Inc.­ 970-879-1082 www.barlazylranch.com Community Agriculture Alliance 1694 13th St., Suite 201 970-879-4370 www.communityagalliance.org Del’s Triangle 3 Ranch 55675 County Rd. 62, Clark 970-879-3495 www.steamboathorses.com Dutch Creek Guest Ranch 61565 County Road 62 Clark 970-879-8519 www.dutchcreek.net Elk River Farm & Feed 2680 Copper Ridge Cir. 970-879-5383 www.elkriverfarmandfeed.com Elk River Guest Ranch 29840 County Road 64 970-879-6220 www.elkriverguestranch.com Glen Eden Resort 54737 County Road 129 Clark 970-879-3907 www.glenedenresort.com High Tide Ranch 39765 County Road 44 970-879-1663 www. hightideranch.com The Home Ranch 54880 County Road 129 Clark 970-879-1780 www.homeranch.com M & M Ranch 50803 Aspen Meadows Ct. 970-879-5200 Moffat County Fair 539 Barclay, Craig 970-824-9180 www.moffatcountyfair.com The Nature Conservancy 970-879-1546 www.nature.org Routt County Fair Association 398 S. Poplar St., Hayden 970-276-3068 www.routtcountyfair.org Saddleback Ranch 37350 County Road 179 970-879-3711 www.saddlebackranch.net

Sweetwood Cattle Co. 44285 County Road 129 970-879-7456 www.sweetwoodcc.com Vista Verde Guest Ranch 31100 County Rd. 64, Clark 970-879-3858 www.vistaverde.com

Aircraft — Fuel & Maintenance Galaxy Aviation Yampa Valley Regional Airport 970-276-3743 www.galaxyaviation.com

Airports Bob Adams Field County Road 129 (Elk River Road) 970-879-9042 Yampa Valley Regional Airport Hayden 970-276-5020 www.co.routt.co.us

Alternative Energy & Fuels Emerald Mountain Energy, Inc. 35 Butcherknife Alley 970-819-1264

Apartments Central Park Management 800 Weiss Dr., Suite A 970-879-3294 www.centralparkmgmt.com Mountain Village Apartments 1101 Mtn. Village Cir. 970-870-1719 www.steamboatapartments.com The Ponds at Steamboat 800 Weiss Dr. 970-871-5140 www.pondsatsteamboat.com Yampa Valley Housing Authority 970-870-0167 www.yvha.org

Appliances/ Sales & Repairs Major Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration 50803 Aspen Meadow Ct. 970-870-0983 www.majorheating.com

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Mountain High Appliance, Inc. 445 Anglers Dr. Ste. B 970-879-8316 www.mountainhighappliance.com

Holloway, Brabec & Karet, P.C. 330 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-5532 www.hollowaylaw.com

ReStore by Routt County Habitat for Humanity 719 Oak St. 970-871-6101 www.routtcohabitat.org

Law Offices of Ralph A. Cantafio, PC 345 Lincoln Ave., Suite 202 970-879-4567 www.cantafiolaw.com

Sears Hometown Neighbors 2851 Riverside Plaza 970-879-4604 www.sears.com

Lettunich and Vanderbloemen 200 Lincoln Ave., Suite 300 970-879-0100x10

Thurston Kitchen & Bath 1625 Midvalley Dr. #6 970-879-9222 www.kitchensofcolorado.com

McGill Professional Law Corporation 1107 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-6200

Architectural Design & Building Allen-Guerra & Burns, Inc. 2130 Resort Dr., Ste. 350 970-870-3230 www.agbarchitecture.com Hawkins Architects 222 James St. 970-871-0814 www.hawkinsarchitects.com Kelly and Stone Architects (KSA) 465 Anglers Dr., Suite C 970-875-0590 www.ksaarch.com Mountain Architecture Design Group 634 Oak St. 970-879-5764 www.mtnarch.com Steamboat Architectural Associates 345 Lincoln Ave, Suite 200 970-879-0819 www.steamboatarchitectural.com Steamboat Engineering & Architectural Design, Inc. 2740 Acre Ln., Suite E 970-871-9101 Ty Arch 29345 Oak Dr. 970-846-6019 www.toddyoungarchitect.com Vertical Arts 690 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 1 970-871-0056 www.vertical-arts.com

Sharp, Steinke, Sherman & Engle, LLC 401 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-7600 Lynaia M. South Orr, LLC 24 Fifth St. 970-879-9300 Weiss & Van Scoyk, LLP First National Bank Building 970-879-6053

ATV Equipment and Rentals Steamboat Lake Outfitters 60880 County Road 129 970-879-4404 www.steamboatoutfitters.com Steamboat Powersports 2989 Riverside Plaza 970-879-5138

Automobile Rental Avis Rent A Car Hayden 970-276-4377 www.avis.com Cook Chevrolet 1955 Curve Ct. 970-879-3900 Steamboat Motors, LLC 2310 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-8880 www. steamboatmotors.com/rentals

Automotive Repairs/Sales

Wagner Design Studio 2740 Acre Ln., Suite 304 970-846-0905 www.wagnerdesignstudio.com

Big O Tires 2440 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-7771 www.bigotires.com

West Elevation Architects 365 Anglers Dr., Suite B 970-879-7026 www.westelev.com

Bob’s Downtown Conoco, Inc. 942 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-9735

Attorneys

Cook Chevrolet/Subaru 1955 Curve Ct. 970-879-3900

Feldmann, Nagel & Associates 1120 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-8616 www.colo-lawyers.com

Doran Auto Repair 2670 Jacob Cir. 970-870-1814 Elk Mountain Automotive 2570 S. Copper Frontage #10 970-870-1871 Four Star Repair, Inc. 2034 Snow Bowl Plaza 970-879-7557 Grease Monkey of Steamboat U.S. 40 and Downhill Drive 970-871-9900 NAPA Auto Parts 2550 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-0909 www.routtcountyautoparts.com Neste Auto Glass 3110 Elk River Rd. 970-879-2725 Steamboat Motors, LLC 2310 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-8880 www.steamboatmotors.com The Truck Stop 1890 Elk River Plaza 970-879-2939

Banks & Banking Associations Alpine Bank 1901 Pine Grove Rd. 970-871-1901 www.alpinebank.com Bank of the West 555 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-4040 www.bankofthewest.com First National Bank of the Rockies 270 Anglers Dr. 970-871-8070 www.fnbrockies.com Millennium Bank 635 Market Place Plaza 970-870-9990 www.mymillenniumbank.com Mountain Valley Bank 2201 Curve Plaza, 101A 970-870-6550 www.mountainvalleybanking.com Vectra Bank Colorado, Steamboat Springs 2155 Resort Dr./703 Lincoln Ave. 970-870-4217 www.vectrabank.com Wells Fargo Bank West, N.A. Steamboat Springs 320 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-0550 www.wellsfargobank.com Yampa Valley Bank 600 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2993 www.yampavalleybank.com

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All businesses listed in this directory are members of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. To learn more about membership call (970) 875-7004

Business Directory BuildersContractors Abacus Mechanical, Inc. 2800 Downhill Plaza 970-846-2806 www.abacusmechanical.com Calcon Constructors, Inc. 401 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-1976 www.calconci.com Cogswell Construction, Inc. 1776 13th St. 970-879-3886 www.cogswellconstruction.com Connell Resources, Inc. 2673 Jacob Cr. 970-870-0200 www.connellresources.com Crystal Peak Construction 2550 S. Copper Frontage Rd., #112 970-879-2235 www.crystalpeakconstruction.com D & D Enterprises, Inc. 29998 West U.S. 40 970-870-1767 Dobell Contracting Company 2063 Snow Bowl Plaza 970-870-9625 www.dobellcontracting.com

GE Johnson Construction Company 5613 DTC Parkway 970-986-2274 www.gejohnson.com Goulette Construction Walden 970-723-4958 High Point Roofing, LLC 2667 Copper Ridge Circle 970-879-5488 Holmquist-Lorenz Construction Company 2667 Copper Ridge Cir., Unit 2 970-879-6831 www.steamboatbuilders.com JSM Builders, Inc. 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite F 970-871-4899 www.jsmbuilders.com K&K Builders 155 Anglers Drive 970-870-7872 www.kressighomes.com Krueger and Associates, Inc. 266 Blue Sage Cir. 970-879-1785 Lafarge Corporation 970-879-0500

Dowden Plastering West 44450 County Road 44 970-879-6345 www.dowdenplastering.com

Letson Enterprises, Inc. 1500 Skyview Ln., Suite B 970-879-3366 www.letsonenterprises.com

Drahota Construction Co. 1901 Pine Grove Rd., Suite 202 970-871-7823 www.drahota.com

McIntosh Construction 30750 County Road 14E 970-879-8831

Duckels Construction 3500 Duckels Ct. 970-879-6072 Guier Fence Colorado 1900 Bridge Ln., Riverfront Park 970-819-6752 www.guierfence.com Fair & Square Construction 61543 Cottonwood, Hahns Peak 970-879-7725 www.fairandsquare.org Fairview Construction, Inc. 1111 Pleasantville Ln. 970-879-2646 Fowler & Peth 21 Ten Mile Dr., Granby 970-887-9609 www.fowlerpeth.com Fox Construction, Inc. 2034 Snow Bowl Plaza 970-879-7529 www.fox-construction.com Frontier Structures, Inc. 2675 Copper Ridge Cir., #4 970-879-8240

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Rivertree Custom Builders, Inc. 1247 Saratoga Ave. 970-879-1016 H.E. Rogers Construction 798 Amethyst Drive 970-870-9504 Shively Construction, Inc. 1495 Pine Grove Rd., Suite C 970-879-5656 www.shivelyconstruction.com

Toolpath Design 1935 13th St. 970-871-8665 www.toolpathdesign.com

Interiors with Altitude 1855 Shield Dr. #2 970-870-9222 www.altitudes.biz

Business Services

J.K. Wall Designers Ltd. 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite C-1 970-879-4675 www.walldesigners.com

Corporate Barter Solutions 2835 Downhill Plaza 970-870-3414 www.cbsbarter.com

Snow Country Construction, Inc. 600 S. Lincoln Ave, Suite 206 970-879-3311

Deer Park Road Corp. 1857 Ski Time Square Dr. 970-879-2126

Structural Associates Company 2024 Indian Summer Dr, 970-870-3125 www.structuralassoc.com

Heartland Payment Systems 970-470-0540

TIC The Industrial Company 2211 Elk River Rd. 970-879-2561 www.tic-inc.com Warm Mountain Craftsmanship 31555 County Road 35 970-846-5860 Yampa Valley Construction Trades Association 970-291-9289 www.yvcta.org

Building Materials/ Supplies Ace at the Curve 2155 Curve Plaza 970-879-8014 www.aceatthecurve.com

Mountain Meadow Preserve, LLC 1291 Turning Leaf Ct. 970-945-0147x1 www.theporches.com

All Tech Glass Service 2524 Copper Ridge Dr. A-6 970-879-1471 www.steamboatglass.net

Mountain Roots 2005 13th St. 970-879-1754 www.mountainroots.com

Alpine Lumber Company 1090 Pine Grove Rd., Suite 2 970-879-5550 www.alpinelumber.com

Ken Nelson Construction 27458 Brandon Circle 970-879-6686

Guier Fence Colorado 1900 Bridge Ln. 970-819-6752 www.guierfence.com

Pappas Builders, Inc. 840 The Boulevard 970-879-2462 www.pappasbuilders.com

Mountain View Tuff Decks LLC 970-879-8035

Tyke Pierce Construction 38615 Klein Rd. 970-879-8568

Rental Service Corporation 2251 Downhill Dr. 970-871-0991 www.rentalservice.com

Revelation Roofing of the Rockies Hayden 970-846-4385 www.revelation-roofing.com

Sherwin-Williams 385A Anglers Dr. 970-879-6166

Mountain Temp Services, Inc. 1755 Central Park Dr., Suite 15 970-879-1634 www.mountaintemp.com Northwest Graphics 625 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 101 970-879-5444 www.nwgprint.com PostNet Postal & Business Services 1625 Mid Valley Dr. #1 970-871-9000 www.co105.postnet.com Professional Finance CO, Inc. & PFC Check Solutions 5754 W. 11th St., Suite 100, Greeley 800-864-4391 www.pfccollects.com Staples 1600 Mid Valley Dr. 970-879-5428 www.staples.com Steamboat eBusiness 35 5th St., Unit 103 970-846-6453 www.steamboatebusiness.com

Carpet, Tile and Flooring Affordable Flooring Warehouse 2835 Downhill Plaza 970-870-0754 www.steamboatfloordeals.com American Carpet & Floor Care 1280 13th St., Unit I 970-879-3282 Best Carpet & Upholstery Service 36630 County Road 14 970-879-2266 Carpets Plus 1580 Pine Grove Rd. 970-870-8036 www.carpetsplus.com

Timberline Furniture & Mattress 1707 Lincoln Ave. 970-870-8807 www.timberlinefurnitureandmattress.com

Cellular Communications Ensignal/Verizon Wireless 507 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-7601 www.ensignal.com My Wireless 2155 Resort Dr., Suite 200 970-870-6000 www.mywirelessinc.com NorthWest Data Services 1169 Hilltop Pkwy., Unit 105 970-879-0734 www.northwestdata.com Zirkel Wireless 1625 Midvalley Dr. #1 970-871-0854 www.zirkelwireless.com

Child Care Baby Business 30006 County Road 14-C 970-879-6645 www.babybusiness.org Discovery Learning Center 2875 Village Dr. 970-879-5973 Grandkids Yampa Valley Medical Center 1024 Central Park Dr. 970-879-1322 www.yvmc.org Kids Kabin Preschool 624 Pitkin St. 970-879-5896 Laurel Street Preschool & Family Center 582 Laurel St. 970-879-7776 www. laurelstreetschool.com Young Tracks Preschool & Child Care Center 1647 Mid Valley Dr. 970-879-5790 www.youngtracks.com

Chiropractors Rinn Chiropractic Center 505 Anglers Dr., Suite 102 970-879-6501 www.rinnchiropractic.com

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This guide represents listings that are business-to-business, relocation- and government-related. Other Chamber businesses that are tourist-related are listed in the Steamboat Springs Visitors’ Guide. For more information, log on to www.steamboatchamber.com or call 970-879-0880. Sanford Chiropractic 1560 Pine Grove Road 970-879-8040

Churches Anchor Way Baptist Church 40650 Anchor Way 970-879-7062 www.anchorway.com

Colorado Assn. of Commerce & Industry 1600 Broadway, Suite 1000 Denver 303-831-7411x4609 www.businesscolorado.com Colorado Workforce Center 425 Anglers Dr. 970-879-3075 www.yourworkforcecenter.com

Holy Name Catholic Church 504 Oak St. 970-879-0671 www.holynamecc.org

Elk Mountain Lodge 118 A.F. & A.M. (Masons) 111 Eighth St. 970-879-2154

United Methodist Church of Steamboat 736 Oak St. 970-879-1290 www.umcsteamboat.org

First Impressions of Routt County 970-870-5270 www.firstimpressionsofrouttcounty.org

Cleaning Services, Equipment, & Supplies

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition 970-879-6188 www.grandfutures.org

A-brite 2730 Downhill Plaza, Suite 101 970-846-8802

Har Mishpacha 970-879-2082 www.harmishpacha.org

Air Quality Systems, Inc. 27337 Winchester Ct. 970-875-0200 www.sbairqualitysystems.com

Historic Routt County! 842 Lincoln Ave, Suite 3 970-875-1305 www.historicrouttcounty.org

Alpine Pro Tint & Window Cleaning 970-879-1445 www.alpinetint.com American Carpet & Floor Care 1280 13th St., Unit I 970-879-3282 Best Carpet & Upholstery Service 36630 County Road 14 970-879-2266

Horizons Specialized Services 405 Oak St. 970-879-4466 www.horizonsnwc.org Independent Life Center, Inc. 483 Yampa Ave., Craig 970-826-0833 Kiwanis Club of Steamboat 970-879-3633 www.yampavalley.info/ commorgs0042.asp

Steve Green Company 2570 S. Copper Frontage Rd. 970-879-5717 www.stevegreencompany.com

Lift-Up of Routt County 2125 Curve Ct. 970-870-0727

Mountain View Car Wash & Detailing 150 Trafalgar Dr. 970-870-3363 www.steamboatcarwash.com

Main Street Steamboat Springs 751 Yampa St. 970-846-1800 www.mainstreetsteamboatsprings.com

Perez Services, Inc. 2853 Abbey Road 970-870-0104

Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA 970-819-6233 www.nwrmcasa.org

Steamboat Flood Suckers 970-871-0001 Steamboat Tinting 2607 Burgess Creek Rd. 970-879-4200 www.steamboatwindowtint.com Sunshine Window Cleaning 970-870-7212

Community Services Better Business Bureau 970-224-4222 x 116 www.rockymtn.bbb.org

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Assn. 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 101 970-879-1632 www.nwcovna.info Partners in Routt County 1370 Bob Adams Dr. 970-879-6141 www.partnersrouttcounty.org Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mtns. 1104-B 11th St. 970-879-2212

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Routt County Council On Aging 1605 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-0633 www.rccoaging.org Rocky Mountain Youth Corps 1705 13th St. 970-879-2135 www.rockymountainyouthcorps.org Rotary of Steamboat 970-879-4595 Routt County United Way 135 Sixth St. 970-879-5605 www.unitedwayroutt.com Routt Powder Riders 970-291-9289 http://routtpowderriders.com Ski Town USA Lions Club 970-879-5839 The Steamboat Institute 27855 Whitewood Dr., E 970-871-9936 www.steamboatinstitute.org

Computer/Copier Services/Sales

Deer Park Road Corp. 1857 Ski Time Sq. 970-879-2126

Advanced Copier Solutions 30395 Downhill Dr., Unit E 970-846-7267 www.steamboatcopiers.com

Edward Jones Investments David Lamb 1815 Central Park Dr., #101 970-879-7742 www.edwardjones.com

Alpine Document Solutions, Inc. 2550 S. Copper Frontage Rd., # 104 970-879-2588 www.alpinecopier.com

Edward Jones Investments Chris Puckett 941 Lincoln Ave., Ste. 200B 970-879-1851 www.edwardjones.com

Cartridge World of Steamboat Springs 1755 Central Park Plaza 970-879-9097 www.cartridgeworldusa.com

Environmental Solutions Unltd., LLC 970-879-6323 www.environmentalsolutionsllc.com

Computer Cures 2955 Village Dr. #4 970-879-8890 www.computercures.biz

Natural Resource Consultants County Road 33A 970-879-8319

Computer Support Guys 2130 Resort Dr. 970-870-7984 www.computersupportguys.com

Northwest Colorado Consultants, Inc. 2580 Copper Ridge Dr. 970-879-7888 Nutrition Prescription, Inc. 702 Oak St. 970-870-0100

Steamboat Mental Health 407 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2141 www.cwrmhc.org

JDB Technology Solutions, LLC 75 Fifth St. 970-871-6343 www.jdbtech.com

Steamboat Springs Parks & Recreational Services 245 Howelsen Pkwy. 970-879-4300 www.steamboatsprings.net

The Mac Ranch 117 Eighth St. 970-879-1270 www.macranch.com

Steamboat Mental Health 407 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2141 www.cwrmhc.org

NorthWest Data Services 1169 Hilltop Pkwy. Unit 105 970-879-0734 www.northwestdata.com

Delivery Service/ Packing & Shipping

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Howelsen Hill Lodge 970-879-0695 www.sswsc.org Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association 970-871-0063 www.steamboatyouthhockey.com Yampa Valley Community Foundation 465 Anglers Dr. 970-879-8632 www.yvcf.org Yampa Valley Housing Authority 970-870-0167 www.yvha.org

PostNet Postal & Business Services 1625 Mid Valley Dr., #1 970-871-9000 www.co105.postnet.com Staples 1600 Mid Valley Dr. 970-879-5428 www.staples.com Tuck Communication Services 529 25-1/2 Rd., Suite 113, Grand Junction 970-879-2441 www.tcs-comm.com

Counseling

Federal Express 2717 S. Copper Passage 800-463-3339 Steamboat Brochure Delivery 970-879-4550 United States Postal Service 200 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-8360 www.usps.com The UPS Store 1815 Central Park Dr. 970-879-6161 www.theUPSstore.com Worry Free Delivery 308 Old Fish Creek Falls Road 970-291-9502 www.worry-free-delivery.com

Yampa Valley Partners 745 Russell St., Craig 970-824-1133 www.yampavalleypartners.com

Watersong Computer Services 57 10th St. 970-879-2745 www.watersong.com

Yampa Valley Recycles 970-870-7575 www.yampavalleyrecycles.org

Consultants

AvantGarde Dental, PC 1169 Hilltop Pkwy., Unit 203 970-871-0033 www.avantgardedental.com

ACZ Laboratories, Inc. 2773 Downhill Dr. 970-879-6590 www.ACZ.com

Sunny Lodwick, DDS 100 Park Ave., Suite 106 970-879-7572

Yampatika 925 Weiss Dr. 970-871-9151 www.yampatika.org

Dental

Mary Brown 3303 Covey Cir. 970-879-0270

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All businesses listed in this directory are members of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. To learn more about membership call (970) 875-7004

Business Directory McCreight Progressive Dentistry 940 Central Park Dr. 970-879-4703 www.mccreightsmiles.com Pine Grove Dental Associates 1475 Pine Grove Rd., Suite 107 970-879-1959 www.pinegrovedentalarts.com Rabbit Ears Dental Office 440 S. Lincoln Ave. #B-10 970-879-5630 Theodore S. Schrock, DMD 505 Anglers Dr., Suite 201 970-879-0817 Weimer, Allan D., D.D.S., M.S., P.C. 100 Park Ave., Suite 104 970-879-4290

Distributors Artesian Bottled Water Company 2550 S. Copper Frontage #102 970-879-7068 B & K Distributing 1140 13th St. 970-879-1906 Coca-Cola Bottling Company 480 Capital Ave., Hayden 970-824-6863 Sweetwood Cattle Co. 44285 County Road 129 970-879-7456 www.sweetwoodcc.com Yampa Valley Beef 31 Main St., Yampa 970-638-4687 www.yampavalleybeef.com

Drug Store/ Pharmacy City Market 1825 Central Park Dr. 970-879-3290 www.citymarket.com Lyon Drug 840 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-1114 Safeway 1400 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-3766 www.safeway.com Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 1805 Central Park Dr. 970-879-8115 www.walmart.com

Dry Cleaners & Laundromats Curbside Laundry 189 S. Walnut St., Hayden 970-276-1131 www.steamboatchamber.com/ms/ curbside.htm 38

Resort Dry Cleaning 2851 Riverside Plaza, Unit 130 970-879-1598 Ski Town Cleaners 1815 Central Park Dr. 970-879-0074 Ski Town Laundry 2179 Curve Plaza, B-102 970-871-4698

Education Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat 325 Seventh St. 970-871-3160 www.craigbgc.org Bridgestone Winter Driving School 2200 Village Inn Ct. 970-879-6104 www.winterdrive.com Colorado Connections Academy 8 Inverness Dr. E, Ste. 240, Englewood 303-794-2302 www.connectionsacademy.com Colorado Mountain College/Alpine Campus 1330 Bob Adams Dr. 970-870-4444 www.coloradomtn.edu First String Music 1880 Loggers Ln. 970-871-4661 www.steamboatspringsmusic.com KharSOL 1311 Dream Island Plaza #1B 970-871-8524 www.kharsol.com Laurel Street School & Family Center 582 Laurel St. 970-879-7776 www.laurelstreetschool.com Mountain Learning Network 75 Fifth St. www.mountainlearningnetwork.org Mountain Sports Kayak School 800 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-8794 www.mountainsportskayak.com Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA 970-819-6233 www.nwrmcasa.org Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp 40755 County Road 36 970-879-7125 www.perry-mansfield.org

Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym 1280 13th St. 970-870-0384 www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com Steamboat Springs RE-2 Schools 325 Seventh St. 970-879-1530 www.sssd.k12.co.us Jen Terhune Music 1880 Loggers Ln., A 970-819-8715 www.mountainsofmusik.com Lowell Whiteman Primary School 818 Oak St. 970-879-8081 www.lwps.org Lowell Whiteman School 42605 County Road 36 970-879-1350 www.lws.edu

Electrical & Plumbing Abacus Mechanical, Inc. 2800 Downhill Plaza 970-846-2806 www.abacusmechanical.com Central Electric 2618 Copper Ridge Cir., Unit A 970-871-9611 Elite Electric, Inc. 2005 Bear Dr. 970-870-1882 Emerald Mountain Energy, Inc. 35 Butcherknife Alley 970-819-1264 Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating 1900 Bridge Ln., Unit 3 970-879-1504 www.grandlakeplumbing.com High Country Plumbing Supply 2831 Elk River Rd. 970-879-2599 www.ferguson.com Stagecoach Electric, Inc. 33033 Maricopa Tr.,Oak Creek 970-736-8215 Steamboat Electric, Inc. 2540 Copper Ridge Dr. #6 970-879-0133

Electricity Yampa Valley Electric Assn. 32 10th St. 970-879-1160 www.yvea.com

Electronics J & S Audio Visual 2300 Mt. Werner Cir. 970-871-5529 www.jsav.com Morgan Systems Inc. 2815 Downhill Plaza #401 970-879-7119 www.morgansystemsinc.com Paragon Technology Group 3766 Highway 82, Glenwood 970-870-8709 www.paragon-usa.com

Employment Colorado Workforce Center 425 Anglers Dr. 970-879-3075 www.yourworkforcecenter.com

Engineers — Consulting

Financial & Investment Services Capital Funding Advisors, LLC & Mortgage Capital Advisors, LLC 501 Anglers Dr., Suite 101 970-879-8765 www.fundingadvisors.com Heartland Payment Systems 1115 Longview Cir. 970-470-0540 Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, LLC 1475 Pine Grove Rd. 970-870-0830 www.mtnwst.com Sleeping Giant Financial Services 675 Snapdragon, Ste. 3-D 970-879-1670 www.lpl.com

Baseline Engineering 2740 Acre Ln., Suite 205 970-879-1825 www.baselinecorp.com

Steamboat Investment Advisors, LLC 1041 Lincoln Ave., Suite 310 970-871-0300 www.steamboatinvestments.com

Civil Design Consultants Inc. 2145 Resort Dr., Suite 100 970-879-3022

Fireplaces & Hot Tubs

Drexel, Barrell & Co. 2955 Village Dr., Suite 14 970-879-1523 www.drexelbarrell.co

Hot Stuff Hearth & Home 1625 Mid Valley Rd. #3 970-879-7614 www.hotstuffhearth.com

Northwest Colorado Consultants, Inc. 2580 Copper Ridge Dr. 970-879-7888 Steamboat Engineering & Architectural Design, Inc. 2740 Acre Ln., Suite E 970-871-9101

Excavators All Terrain Excavating, Inc. 2688 Jacob Cir., #101 970-879-8125 Connell Resources, Inc. 2673 Jacob Cir., Unit 100 970-870-0200 www.connellresources.com D & D Enterprises, Inc. 29998 West U.S. 40 970-870-1767 Johnson Excavation 2611 Downhill Dr. 970-879-0982 Native Excavating, Inc. 1878 13th St. 970-879-6231 www.nativeexcavating.com

­ ountain Home Stove & M Fireplace LLC 3064 Elk River Rd. 970-879-7962

Framing East West Frame Shop 810 Lincoln Ave. #3 970-879-5225 Mona’s Art To Go 2619 Copper Ridge Cir., unit 2 970-870-3400 www.monasarttogo.com

Gas or Propane Atmos Energy (natural gas) 2770 Downhill Drive 888-286-6700 www.atmosenergy.com Ferrellgas (propane) 2020 13th Street 970-879-1375 www.ferrellgas.com

Gas Stations/ Convenience Stores 500 S. Lincoln, LLC 500 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-870-1875

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This guide represents listings that are business-to-business, relocation- and government-related. Other Chamber businesses that are tourist-related are listed in the Steamboat Springs Visitors’ Guide. For more information, log on to www.steamboatchamber.com or call 970-879-0880 Bob’s Downtown Conoco, Inc. 942 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-9735 Kum & Go 80 Anglers Dr. 970-871-0753 Loaf’n Jug 555 Marketplace Plaza 970-870-6848 www.loafnjug.com Shop & Hop Food Stores 35775 E. Hwy. 40 970-748-9660

Government City of Steamboat Springs 137 10th St. 970-879-2060 www.steamboatsprings.net Department of Motor Vehicles Driver’s License 970-870-0715 Routt County Courthouse Annex, 136 6th St. 970-879-0108 www.co.routt.co.us Routt County Assessor’s Office 522 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-5544 www.co.routt.co.us

Grocery/Health/ Nutritional Products Bamboo Market Health Foods 1110 Yampa St., Ste 100 970-879-9992 www.bamboomkt.com City Market 1825 Central Park Plaza 970-879-3290 www.citymarket.com Gondola General 2245 Gondola Square 970-879-3193 Healthy Solutions Natural Food Store Third & Lincoln 335 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-4747 www.healthysolutions.org Market On The Mountain Apres Ski & Village Dr. 2500 Village Dr. 970-879-2965 Nutrition Prescription Inc. 702 Oak St. 970-870-0100 Safetway 1400 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-3766 www.safeway.com Sundance Health Zone 425 Anglers Dr., Ste. E 970-871-0605

Health & Fitness Align Pilates, Physical Therapy , Wellness 702 Oak St. 970-870-0100 www.alignsteamboat.com Anytime Fitness 1875 Central Park Dr.. 970-875-1130 www.anytimefitness.com Fusion Fit 1625 Mid-Valley Dr. 970-870-1444 www.fusionfitsteamboat.com Kinetic Energy Physical Therapy 1585 Mid Valley Dr., #3 970-879-8026 www.kineticenergypt.com Manic Training Downhill Dr, Unit G Yampa Valley Business Park 773-729-0428 www.manictraining.com Old Town Hot Springs 136 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-1828 www.oldtownhotsprings.org Peak Fitness Center, Inc. 1103 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-4943 www.peakfitnesssteamboat.com

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mtns. 1104-B 11th St. 970-879-2212 Steamboat Medical Group 1475 Pine Grove Rd. #102 970-879-0203 www.steamboatmedical.com Steamboat Mental Health 407 S. S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2141 www.cwrmhc.org Steamboat Orthopaedic Associates, Inc. 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 190 970-879-4612 www.steamboatortho.com Yampa Valley Medical Associates, PC 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 100 970-879-3327 www.yvma.com Yampa Valley Medical Center 1024 Central Park Dr. 970-879-1322 www.yvmc.org Yampa Valley OB/GYN PC 1600 Pine Grove Rd. 970-879-8533

Insurance

Rhythmic Touch Sports Massage Therapy 701 Yampa St., 2nd Floor 970-367-8500 www.rhythmictouch.net

Alpine Insurance Agency, Inc. 1169 Hilltop Parkway, Suite 205A 970-879-2265 www.alpineinsure.com

Rocky Mountain Osteopathic Center 419 Oak St. 970-367-6129 www.fluidbody.net

Debbie Aragon Agency/State Farm Insurance 404 Oak St. 970-879-1756 www.debbiearagon.com

Steamboat Pilates, Yoga and Fitness 970-879-6788 1104 Lincoln Ave., #103 www.steamboatpilatesandfitness.com

Brown & Brown Insurance 675 Snapdragon Way 970-879-1363 www.bbinsurance.com

Yoga Center of Steamboat 701 Yampa St. 970-870-1522 www.yogacenterofsteamboat.com Yoga To You 581 Retreat Place 970-222-3095 www.susanemead.com

Hospitals & Clinics Healthcare Foundation of the Yampa Valley 385 Anglers Dr. 970-871-2515 www.yvmc.org/foundation Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Assn. 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 101 970-879-1632 www.nwcovna.info

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Dax Mattox Agency/State Farm Insurance 1915 Alpine Plaza, C2 970-879-7773 www.daxmattox.com MDM Group Associates, Inc. 2620 S. Copper Frontage Rd., Suite G-3 970-879-5560 www.mdmgroup.net Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, LLC. 11 E. Victory Way, Craig 970-870-0830 www.mtnwst.com Pinnacol Assurance 7501 E. Lowry Blvd., Denver 303-361-4785 www.pinnacol.com

Strong Insurance/ Farmer’s Insurance 1495 Pine Grove Rd., Ste A201 970-879-1330 www.stronginsurance.net Rocky Mountain Health Plans 2777 Crossroads Blvd., Glenwood Springs 970-244-7881 www.rmhp.org Willow Creek Associates 1495 Pine Grove Rd. 970-879-6519

Resort Broadband 2130 Resort Dr. 970-870-1818 www.resortbroadband.com Zirkel Wireless, LLC 1625 Mid Valley Dr. #1, Ste. 129 970-871-0854 ext. 101 www.zirkelwireless.com

Kitchens and Baths All Tech Glass Service 2524 Copper Ridge Dr., A-6 970-879-1471 www.steamboatglass.net

Interior Decorators & Designers

Bartolini Kitchen & Bath 445 Anglers Dr. 970-879-7916

Bartolini Kitchen & Bath 445 Anglers Dr. 970-879-7916

Fedewa Custom Works 1794 Kamar Plaza 970-879-1174 www.fedewacustomworks.com

Champlin Interiors 32290 County Road 38 970-870-8960 CWC Designs 4015 Whistler Rd. 970-331-1520 www. cwcdesigns.net Home on the Range 1880 Loggers Ln., Suite E 970-870-6777 www.homeontherangeinteriors.com Interiors with Altitude 1855 Shield Dr. #2 970-870-9222 www.altitudes.biz Irene Nelson Interiors, Inc. 729 Oak St. 970-879-7596 www.irenenelsoninteriors.com J.K. Wall Designers, Ltd. 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite C-1 970-879-4675 www.walldesigners.com

David A. Lindahl & Associates, LLC 2550 S. Copper Frontage Rd., #104 970-879-7615 Thurston Kitchen & Bath 1625 Midvalley Dr. #6 970-879-9222 www.kitchensofcolorado.com

Landscape Architects— Contractors & Designers Gecko Landscape & Design, Inc. 2624 Copper Ridge Cir. 970-870-3299 Little Shop of Growers 2670 Copper Ridge Cir., #3 970-879-8577 www.littleshopofgrowers.com

Skyline Design 970-846-9449 www.skylinedesigninteriors.com

Mountain Roots 2005 13th Street 970-879-1754 www.mountainroots.com

Steamboat Shade & Shutter 400 Cherry Dr. 970-879-5253

Mountain Valley Landscape 32650 RCR 38 970-846-2785

West Elevation Architects 365-B Anglers Drive 970-879-7026 www.westelev.com

Internet Service Providers Comcast 625 S. Lincoln Ave. 888-824-4010 www.comcast.com JDB Technology Solutions, LLC 75 Fifth St. 970-871-6343 www.jdbtech.net

Mountain West Environments 36015 East U.S. 40 970-879-2313 Windemere Landscape & Garden Center 1801 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2403 www.windemereland.com

Lawn Maintenance Ace at the Curve 2155 Curve Plaza 970-879-8014 www.aceatthecurve.com

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All businesses listed in this directory are members of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. To learn more about membership call (970) 875-7004

Business Directory Gecko Landscape & Design, Inc. 2624 Copper Ridge Cir. 970-870-3299

Peabody Energy/ Twenty Mile Mine. 29515 County Road 27 970-870-2711

Capital Funding Advisors, LLC 501 Anglers Dr., Suite 101 970-879-8765 www.fundingadvisors.com

Mountain Valley Landscape 32650 County Road 38 970-846-2785

Medical

Colorado Lending Source 2520 S. Grand Ave., Suite 207, Glenwood Springs 970-947-1400 www.coloradolendingsource.org

Neils Lunceford 91 E. Agate Ave, Granby 970-887-3977 www.neilslunceford.com

Libraries Bud Werner Memorial Library 1289 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-0240 www.steamboatlibrary.org

Lighting—Fixtures & Supplies Ace at the Curve 2155 Curve Plaza 970-879-8014 www.aceatthecurve.com Light Works of Steamboat 1890 Loggers Ln., Unit C 970-879-3905 www.lightworksofsteamboat.com

Linen Supply/ Commercial Laundry ALSCO - American Linen 314 S. Fourth St., Laramie, WY 307-742-2121 www.alsco.com

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 101 970-879-1632 www.nwcovna.info Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains 1104-B 11th St. 970-879-2212 Steamboat Medical Group 1475 Pine Grove Rd. #102 970-879-0203 www.steamboatmedical.com Steamboat Mental Health 407 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2141 www.cwrmhc.org

Yampa Valley Medical Associates, PC 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 100 970-879-3327 www.yvma.com

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 320 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-8586 www.wfhm.com/lynn-reiff

Yampa Valley Medical Center 1024 Central Park Dr. 970-879-1322 www.yvmc.org

Discovery Map International 360-547-1374 www.discoverymap.com

Medical Marijuana

Steamboat Pilot (Sunday newspaper) 970-879-1502 www.steamboatpilot.com Steamboat Today (free newspaper Monday-Saturday) 970-879-1502 www.steamboatpilot.com

Manufacturing & Production SmartWool Corp. 3495 Airport Cir. 970-879-2913 www.smartwool.com 40

Mountain Valley Bank 2201 Curve Plaza, 101A 970-870-6550 www.mountainvalleybanking.com

Willowcreek Oxygen & Medical Supply 2570 S. Copper Frontage #6 970-871-0999

Yampa Valley OB/GYN PC 1600 Pine Grove Rd. 970-879-8533

Steamboat Magazine 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite F 970-871-9413 www.steamboatmagazine.com

Millennium Bank 685 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 10 970-870-9990 www.mymillenniumbank.com

Vectra Bank Colorado, Steamboat Springs 2155 Resort Dr./703 Lincoln Ave. 970-870-4217 www.vectrabank.com

Magazines and Newspapers

HomeLink Magazine 1815 Central Park Dr. 970-879-5465 www.homelinkmagazine.com

First National Bank of the Rockies 270 Anglers Dr. 970-871-8070 www.fnbrockies.com

EWC 1600 Pine Grove Rd. 240 Arthur Ave. 888-700-0883 Rocky Mountain Remedies 2750 Downhill Plaza 970-871-2768 www.rockymountainremedies.com

Mortgage Brokers Alpine Bank 1901 Pine Grove Rd. 970-871-1901 www.alpinebank.com Bank of America Home Loans 721 Oak St. 970-871-1395 mortgage.bankofamerica.com/kathyarce Bank of the West 555 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-4040 www.bankofthewest.com

Pets, Pet Shops & Livestock Supplies Elk River Farm & Feed 2680 Copper Ridge Cir. 970-879-5383 Paws ‘n Claws ‘n Things 345 Anglers Dr., Suite B 970-879-6092 Weaver’s Waggin Wash 130 Ninth St. in Oak Street Plaza 970-871-0021

Physical Therapy/ Sports Medicine Center for Sports Medicine & Rehab. 1169 Hilltop Parkway, Unit 202B 970-879-7799 SportsMed, Justin DeSorrento Sports Medicine Center 1024 Central Park Dr. 970-871-2370 www.yvmc.org Steamboat Spine & Sports Physical Therapy 1560 Pine Grove Rd., Suite B 970-879-7031

Printers

Yampa Valley Bank 600 S. Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2993 www.yampavalleybank.com

Element Print & Design 1804 13th St. 970-871-6748 www.elementprints.com

Yampa Valley Mortgage 600 Lincoln Ave., #203 970-879-0996

Northwest Graphics 625 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 101 970-879-5444 www.nwgprint.com

Movers Conroy Moving and Storage 2510 Copper Ridge Dr. 970-879-1125 Ski Town Movers 970-871-0002

Optical Services Eyecare Specialties 365 Anglers Dr., Suite A 970-879-2020 Mountain Eyeworks 1755 Central Park Dr. 970-879-2595 www.mountaineyeworks.optometry.net Steamboat Vision Clinic 130 N 9th St. 970-879-4266 www.steamboatvisionclinic.com

PostNet Postal & Business Services 1625 Mid Valley Dr. #1 970-871-9000 www.col05.postnet.com Steamboat Specialties 35 11th St., Unit 120 970-879-6587

Professional Services Colomark Media 3353 Willow Brook Court 970-819-6354 www.colomark.com Colorado Embroidery 2750 Downhill Plaza, Unit 203 970-879-8342 www.sewkool.com Corporate Barter Solutions 2835 Downhill Plaza 970-870-3414 www.cbsbarter.com Create A Stir 499 Enterprise St., Hayden 970-846-3649

J&S Audio Visual 2300 Mt. Werner Circle 970-871-5529 www.jsav.com Kuch Marketing Group 30331 Sagebrush Trail 970-846-2707 www.izigg.com/kuch Labor Finders Intermountain 1665 E. Hwy. 40 970-824-0380 www.laborfinders.com Outside Edge Marketing Group 970-846-6247 www.outsideedgemarketing.com Photo Express House/ Hot Shots 743 Oak St. 970-879-6339 www.photoexpresshouse.com Rob Powers Announcing 970-846-8772 www.robpowersannouncing.com Ski Town Movers 970-871-0002 Steamboat Flood Suckers 970-871-0001 Steamboat eBusiness 35 5th St., Unit 103 970-846-6453 www.steamboatebusiness.com Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association 125 Anglers Dr. 970-875-7004 www.steamboatchamber.com Steamboat Tinting 2607 Burgess Creek Rd., B207 970-879-4200 www.steamboatwindowtint.com Wagner Design Studio 2740 Acre Ln., Suite 304 970-846-0905 www.wagnerdesignstudio.com Yampa Valley Embroidery 430 Storm Mountain Ct. 970-871-1278

Public Relations Wragg & Casas Public Relations, Inc. 1000 Brickell Ave., Suite 400, Miami, Fla. 305-372-1234 www.wraggcasas.com

Radio Stations KBCR (1230 AM)/ KSBT(96.9 FM) 2110 Mount Werner Rd. 970-879-2270 www.kbcr.com

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This guide represents listings that are business-to-business, relocation- and government-related. Other Chamber businesses that are tourist-related are listed in the Steamboat Springs Visitors’ Guide. For more information, log on to www.steamboatchamber.com or call 970-879-0880. KFMU (103.9 FM/105.5 FM) 2955 Village Dr. 970-879-5368 www.kfmu.com KIDN The Mountain (95.5 FM/95.9 FM) 2955 Village Dr. 970-870-0900 KRAI (93.7 FM/102.3 FM/ 550 AM) 1111 W. Victory Way, Craig 970-824-6574 www.krai.com KUNC/KRNC (88.5 FM) (National Public Radio) 1901 56th Ave, Suite 200,Greely 970-378-2579 www.kunc.org Z Rock (97.3 FM) 2955 Village Dr. 970-879-5368 www.kqzrock.com

Real Estate Alpine Mountain Ranch 33105 Meadow Creek Dr. Main line: 970-875-1200 www.alpinemountainranch steamboat.com Kathy Cain 970-875-1200 www.alpinemountainranch steamboat.com Buyer’s Resource Real Estate 56 9th St. Main line: 970-870-8885 www.buysteamboat.com Susana Field 970-870-8885 www.buysteamboat.com Doug Labor 970-870-8885 www.buysteamboat.com Ulrich Salzgeber 970-870-8885 www.buysteamboat.com Guergana Smith 970-870-8885 www.buysteamboat.com Coldwell Banker Silver Oak 1585 MidValley Dr. Main line: 970-879-8814 Polly Banks 970-846-4981 www.silveroakltd.com Karen Beauvais 970-846-8814 www.silveroakltd.com

Mix Beauvais 970-846-8448 www.silveroakltd.com

675 Snapdragon Way (Central Park) Main line: 970-871-6368

Randall Hannaway 970-846-2104 www.mybrokers.com

Bo & Sue Stempel 970-819-1123 www.mybrokers.com

Annick Chappot-Look 970-846-6392 www.silveroakltd.com

349 W. Jefferson (Hayden) Main line: 970-871-6368

Dave Hartley 970-846-3281 www.mybrokers.com

Lisa Stoll 970-846-2302 www.mybrokers.com

Tim Aigner 970-846-1708 www.mybrokers.com

Amy Hillenbrand 970-846-8440 www.mybrokers.com

Lori Thompson 970-846-6350 www.mybrokers.com

Joe Armstrong 970-846-7441 www.mybrokers.com

Nancy Jarchow 970-846-1473 www.mybrokers.com

Jon Wade 970-819-6930 www.mybrokers.com

DJ Chotvacs 970-846-5368 www.professionalgroup.realliving.com Joanne Erickson 970-819-0755 www.steamboatexpert.com Giles Howard 970-846-6445 www.steamboathomesandland.com Vicki Jackson 970-846-9126 www.champagnepowderproperties.com John James 970-846-0797 www.silveroakltd.com Dale Lucas 970-420-8995 www.silveroakltd.com Jim Lucas 970-846-3878 www.silveroakltd.com Catherine Lykken 970-734-5909 www.catherinelykken.com Steven Novak 970-846-3060 www.silveroakltd.com Hal Noyes 970-846-2087 www.halnoyesrealestate.com Amonica Raffy 970-846-3588 www.silveroakltd.com Susan Ross 970-819-2300 www.steamboat-property.com Greg Rudolph 970-846-9955 www.steamboathomesandland.com

Todd Asbury 970-846-4621 www.mybrokers.com Mike & Ronna Autrey 970-875-2941 www.mybrokers.com Izabela Banas-Golaszewski 970-819-6551 www.mybrokers.com Sharon Beaupre 970-846-8257 www.mybrokers.com Kelly Becker 970-846-2300 www.mybrokers.com Troy Brookshire 970-875-2920 www.mybrokers.com Amy Brown 970-846-2114 www.mybrokers.com Scott Campbell 970-846-3881 www.mybrokers.com Kelda Combs Wall 970-870-8800 www.mybrokers.com Coleman Cook 970-846-5086 www.mybrokers.com Jim Cook 970-846-1746 www.mybrokers.com

Mike Shuttleworth 970-879-8692 www.champagnepowderproperties.com

Greg Danziger 970-846-7292 www.mybrokers.com

Robert Yazbeck 970-846-7685 www.silveroakltd.com

Martin Dragnev 970-291-9412 www.mybrokers.com

Colorado Group Realty 509 Lincoln Ave.(Downtown) Main line: 970-870-8800 www.mybrokers.com

Lee Findell 970-846-0695 www.mybrokers.com

2200 Village Inn Ct. (Ski Mtn.) Main line: 970-870-8899

Penny Fletcher 970-846-4429 www.mybrokers.com Vonnie Frentress 970-846-4372 www.mybrokers.com

www.steamboatchamber.com

Bart Kounovsky 970-875-2958 www.mybrokers.com Dean Laird 970-846-8284 www.mybrokers.com Cathy & Mike Lewis 970-846-4617 www.mybrokers.com Sandi Martin 970-819-6556 www.mybrokers.com Sharon Martin 970-846-9987 www.mybrokers.com Kris McGee 970-846-2105 www.mybrokers.com Nick Metzler 970-846-8811 www.mybrokers.com Chris Paoli 970-819-1432 www.mybrokers.com Eliese Pivarnik 970-819-6372 www.mybrokers.com Joy Rasmussen 970-846-8678 www.mybrokers.com Kenny Reisman 970-846-5101 www.mybrokers.com Marne Roberts 970-846-1868 www.mybrokers.com Ken Schomaker 970-846-1240 www.mybrokers.com Gabby Seide 970-819-9891 www.mybrokers.com Annamarie Shunny 970-846-7547 www.mybrokers.com Shelley Stanford 970-846-2991 www.mybrokers.com

Beth Walsh 970-846-7032 www.mybrokers.com Sharon Pace Ward 970-846-3480 www.mybrokers.com Ronald Wendler 970-846-7500 www.mybrokers.com Nancy Westphale 970-846-0504 www.mybrokers.com Amy Williams 970-846-8601 www.mybrokers.com Pete Wither 970-846-1867 www.mybrokers.com Scott Wither 970-846-5898 www.mybrokers.com Colorado Partners Realty Group 33255 Creek Summit Ln. Main line: 970-879-6201 www.coloradopartners.net Alica Bernat 970-879-6201 www.coloradopartners.net Aileen Sandstedt 970-291-1255 www.coloradopartners.net Commercial Property Group 3001 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite E Main line: 970-879-1402 Medora Fralick 970-879-1402 Stephanie McDonald 970-879-1402 Mark McElhinney 970-879-1402 Bill Morris 970-879-1402 Elk River Realty 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite C2 Main line: 970-879-8103 www.elkriverrealty.com

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All businesses listed in this directory are members of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. To learn more about membership call (970) 875-7004

Business Directory Mike Woolverton 970-879-8103 www.elkriverrealty.com

Emily Dickerman 970-819-1699 www.onesteamboatplace.com

Steve Elkins 970-846-5376 www.beststeamboatrealestate.com

Lisa Olson 970-846-0713/970-879-6895 www.lisaolson.com

High Mountain Sotheby’s International Realty 708 Lincoln Ave. Main line: 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com

Debbie Edgerton 970-846-2819 www.onesteamboatplace.com

Dutch Elting 970-846-1676 www.dutchelting.com

Barkley Robinson 970-819-6950 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com

Stephanie Fairchild 970-819-1311 www.steamboatagent.com

Marc & Audrey Small 970-846-8815/970-846-1154 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com

Charlie Dresen 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Joanne Erickson 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Kristi Hoffman 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Ted Hoffman 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Alexa Nachtweih 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Aimee Nagel 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Ryan Stafford 970-879-8101 www.steamboathomesonline.com Marci Valicenti 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Tom Valicenti 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Stephan Zittel 970-879-8101 www.steamboatspringsrealestate.com Moser & Associates Inc. 610 Oak St. Main line: 970-879-2839 Bill Moser 970-879-2839 MR Realty 2150 Resort Dr., Suite 200 970-879-0763 www.mrrealtysteamboat.com One Steamboat Place 2250 Apres Ski Way Main line: 970-875-1000 www.onesteamboatplace.com Todd Allsberry 970-846-4897 www.onesteamboatplace.com Kirk Brinks 970-379-5216 www.onesteamboatplace.com

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Bland Kiser 970-367-7780 www.onesteamboatplace.com Michael O’Donnell 970-819-1223 www.onesteamboatplace.com Prudential Steamboat Realty 610 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 100 Main line: 970-879-8100 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Angela Ashby 970-819-4897 www.yoursteamboathome.com Ivy Baker 970-846-7707 www.forsalesteamboat.com Moose Barrows 303-579-1924 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Christy Belton 970-734-7885 www.steamboatspringsranch.com Beth Bishop 970-846-7523 www.lisaolson.com Cam Boyd 970-846-8100 www.steamboatagent.com Stacy Brown 970-879-8100 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com John & Wanda Busch 641-425-8713/641-425-6782 www.move2steamboat.com Jack & Diane Carter 970-846-3261/970-870-0594 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Laura Cusenbary 970-879-8100 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Colleen de Jong 970-846-5569 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Michelle Diehl 970-846-1086 www.steamboatdream.com Charlie Dresen 970-846-6435 www.steamboatsmyhome.com

Cheryl Foote 970-846-6444 www.steamboatmountainproperties.com Greg Forney 970-846-5507 www.mrsteamboat.com Darrin Fryer 970-846-5551 www.realsteamboatliving.com Suellyn Godino 970-846-9967 www.exclusivesteamboatproperties.com Vicky Hanna 970-846-1725 www.sidneypeakranch.com Molly Hibbard 970-846-8536 www.steamboatliving.com Robyn Higginbotham 970-846-8247 www.steamboatliving.com Steve Hitchcock 303-846-5739 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Fred & Karen Hughes 970-846-4841/970-846-1880 www.steamboatspringsrealtor.com Paul Knowles 970-879-8100 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Kim Kreissig 970-846-4250 www.kreissighomes.com Cindy MacGray 970-846-0342 www.steamboathomesforsale.com David Magee 970-291-9076 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Anne Mayberry 970-846-1425 www.steamboatestates.com

Ali Small-Kovach 970-819-7740 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com

Ski Town Lifestyle Properties 703 Lincoln Ave. 970-870-0552 www.skitownlifestyleproperties.com Beth Postemski 970-870-0552 www.skitownlifestyleproperties.com Judy Wagar 970-870-0552 www.skitownlifestyleproperties.com

Kelly Silva Stahl 970-846-6072 www.steamboatestates.com

Steamboat Agents, LLC 2179 Curve Plaza, Suite B101 970-870-0444 www.steamboatagents.com

Erik & Kathy Steinberg 970-846-2933 www.sresortrealestate.com

Dave Barnes 970-819-5169 www.steamboatagents.com

Adrienne Stroock 970-846-3590 www.steamboatareaproperties.com

Michelle Barnes 970-846-4220 www.steamboatagents.com

Harry Thompson 970-846-1556 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com

Kevin Dietrich 970-870-0444 www.steamboatagents.com

Hal Unruh 970-879-8100 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com

Maurreen Morrissey 970-870-0444 www.steamboatagents.com

Pam Vanatta 970-291-8100 www.steamboatestates.com

Gery Smith 970-846-4504 www.steamboatagents.com

Billie Vreeman 970-620-0655 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com

Ted Varouxakis 970-870-0444 www.steamboatagents.com

Jim Walters 970-846-8760 www.steamboathomeproperties.com

Steamboat Home Management 555 Marketplace Plaza 970-879-1981 www.resortlodgingsteamboat.com

Caroline Wellford 970-846-6668 www.beststeamboatrealestate.com Tom Wilson 970-846-4121 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com Chris Wittemyer 970-846-1364 www.steamboat4sale.com Remax 442 Oak St. Main line: 970-879-5100 www.remax-steamboat-co.com Mitch Cantele 970-879-4636 www.steamboatproperties.com

Dave Moloney 970-846-5050 www.broker1.com

Ski Town Commercial 729 Pine St. 970-871-0002 www.skitowncommercial.com

Carolyn Nickum 970-819-4192 www.prudentialsteamboatrealty.com

Jon W. Sanders 970-871-0002 www.skitowncommercial.com

Jim Funk 970-879-1981 www.resortlodgingsteamboat.com Steamboat Real Estate, Inc. 620 Oak St. Main line: 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com Niffy McNiff Bube 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com Mitch Clementson 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com Kim Folkestad 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com Donna Mae Hoots 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com

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This guide represents listings that are business-to-business, relocation- and government-related. Other Chamber businesses that are tourist-related are listed in the Steamboat Springs Visitors’ Guide. For more information, log on to www.steamboatchamber.com or call 970-879-0880. Pam Landy 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com

Christi Herbert 970-734-5590 www.callsteamboathome.com

Pam Lindahl 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com

ChLoe Lawrence 970-819-2150 www.steamboatlocalbrokers.com

Jeff Preston 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com Amy Scarborough 970-879-5000 www.steamboatrealestate.com Carla VonThaden 970-846-4184 www.steamboatrealestate.com Steamboat Village Brokers, Ltd. 1855 Ski Time Square Dr. Main line: 970-879-7800 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Chuck Armbruster 970-846-5655 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Bridget Asbury (970) 846-3600 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Roy Powell 970-846-1661 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Wayne Ranieri 970-879-7800 x123 steamboatvillagebrokers.com Cindy Rogers 970-846-3671 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Lance Romick 970-846-1524 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Heather Ruggiero 970-846-1717 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Suzie Spiro 970-846-8161 www.steamboatmountainhomes.com

Steve Asbury (970) 846-2496 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

John Tomasini 303-718-7907 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Barb Backurz 970-846-0301 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Anthony Walton 970-846-7577 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Darlinda Baldinger 970-879-7800 x104 www.steamboatlocalbrokers.com

Ray Wright 970-879-7800 x119 www.steamboatrealestateinfo.com

David S. Baldinger, Jr. 970-846-7192 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Arlene Zopf 970-846-5310 www.buysteamboatsprings.com

Ryan Barclay 970-846-8101 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Taylor/Brennan 2420 Ski Trail Ln. Main line: 970-879-2924

Joan Conroy 970-879-7800 x116 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Steve Downs 970-879-7800 x108 www.stevedowns.com Rebecca Ferguson 970-846-2293 www.steamboatsprings4sale.com Diane Franklin 970-879-7800 x110 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com Peggy Garrett 970-734-4132 www.homesinsteamboat.com Janet Gilliland 970-846-8035 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

Joe Brennan 970-879-2924

Real Estate Appraisers & Inspectors ASI Appraisal Services 320 Lincoln Ave., Suite E 970-879-5307 Complete Home Inspection Services 40171 Lindsay Dr. 970-871-1478 www.completehomeus.com Elliott Appraisal Services 810A Broad St. 970-879-1472

Joan Hart 970-879-7800 x111 www.steamboatvillagebrokers.com

www.steamboatchamber.com

Real Estate Developers

Septic/Port-a-Johns/ Sanitation

Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club 32135 Meadow Creek Dr. 970-875-1200 alpinemountainranchsteamboat.com

B & J Pump and Well 1280 13th St., Unit F 970-879-6132

The ATIRA Group 702 Oak St. 970-870-9800 www.theatiragroup.com Colorado Group Realty, Inc. 509 Lincoln Ave. 970-870-8800 www.mybrokers.com David Development 701 N. Post Oak Rd. #630, Houston, TX (713) 812-8885 Mountain Meadow Preserve, LLC 1291 Turning Leaf Ct. 970-945-0147x1 www.theporches.com One Steamboat Place 2250 Apres Ski Way 970-875-1000 www.onesteamboatplace.com Resort Ventures West 610 Market Place Plaza, Suite 210 970-879-7772 www.resortventureswest.com

Real Estate/Long Term Rentals Central Park Management 800 Weiss Drive Ste A (970) 879-3294 www.centralparkmgmt.com MR Realty 2150 Resort Drive, Suite 200 (970) 879-0763 www.MRRealtySteamboat.com Mountain Village Apartments 1101 Mtn. Village Circle (970) 870-1719 www.steamboatapartments.com

Real Estate Title Services Land Title Guarantee Company 721 Oak St., Suite 102 970-870-2822 www.ltgc.com

Royal Flush Industries, Inc. 1605 Shield Dr. 970-870-6500 Twin Enviro Services 1 County Road 205 970-879-6985 www.twinenviro.com Waste Management of the Rockies 2701 Downhill Dr. 970-879-2400 www.wm.com

Signs & Banners Lone Oak Studio, Inc. 2570 S. Copper Frontage #9 970-879-4889 Northwest Graphics 625 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite 101 970-879-5444 www.nwgprint.com PostNet Postal & Business Services 1625 Mid-Valley Dr. #1 970-871-9000 www.co105.postnet.com Specialty Promotional Products 970-879-9639 www.specialtypromotionalproducts.com Steamboat Sign Company 816 N. Park Rd. 970-879-7606 www.steamboatsigncompany.com Steamboat Specialties 35 11th St. Unit 120 970-879-6587

Snow Removal All Terrain Excavating, Inc. 2680 Jacobs Cir. 970-879-8125 Duckels Construction 3500 Duckels Ct. 970-879-6072 Johnson Excavation 2611 Downhill Dr. 970-879-0982

Security Services

Native Excavating 1878 13th Street 970-879-6231 www.nativeexcavating.com

Strong Arm Security 2150 Mt. Werner Rd. 970-879-7788

Snow Biz 40470 Fathom Dr. 970-846-2763

Western Security Systems 1206 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-5281

Storage Aames Storage 2504 Downhill Dr. 970-879-9171

Alpine Mini Storage 1804 13th St. 1934 13th St. 970-879-3382 Conroy Moving and Storage 2510 Copper Ridge Dr. 970-879-1125 D-Bar-K Storage 35495 U.S. 40 970-879-6464 www.steamboatstorage.com Walton Pond Mini Storage 800 Weiss Dr., Suite A 970-879-6464 www.steamboatstorage.com

Television Comcast 625 S. Lincoln Ave. 888-824-4010 www.comcast.com Rocky Mountain PBS 1089 Bannock St., Denver 303-892-6666 www.rmpbs.org Steamboat TV 18 1901 Curve Plaza 970-871-4215 www.steamboattv18.com

Transportation Bob Adams Field Steamboat Springs 970-879-9042 Big Mountain Pedicab 970-819-6933 Airport Car Services 1088 Longview Cir. 970-870-3033 GO Alpine 1755 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-2800 www.goalpine.com Steamboat Springs Transit 970-879-3717 www.steamboatsprings.net Storm Mountain Express 2318 S. Copper Ridge Cir. 970-879-1963 www.stormmountainexpress.com Yampa Valley Regional Airport Hayden 970-276-5020

Trash Removal and Recycling Service Aces High Services 1605 Shield Dr. 970-870-6500 Waste Management of the Rockies 2701 Downhill Dr. 970-879-2400 www.wm.com

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All businesses listed in this directory are members of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. To learn more about membership call (970) 875-7004

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Yampa Valley Recycles 970-870-7575 www.yampavalleyrecycles.org

Veterinarians The Animal Healing Center 344 Oak St. 970-879-8933 www.sacredpets.com Mt. Werner Veterinary Hospital 35825 East U.S. 40 970-879-3486 www.mtwernervet.com Pet Kare Clinic 102 Anglers Dr. 970-879-5273 www.petkareclinic.com Steamboat Veterinary Hospital 1878 Lincoln Ave. 970-879-1041

Water and Sewer City of Steamboat Springs Water 970-871-6303 Mount Werner Water 970-879-2424 www.mwwater.com

Web Design & Development 3bischoff 970-819-9569 www.3bischoff.com Creative Bearings 211 Third St. 970-870-8008 www.creativebearings.com JDB Technology Solutions, LLC. 75 Fifth St. 970-871-6343 www.jdbtech.com Outside Edge Marketing Group 970-846-6247 www.outsideedgemarketing.com

Note: The Chamber Business Directory in this publication is only a partial listing of Chamber member businesses. This list is limited to Chamber members with businesses relevant to residential or commercial relocation and/or business development. For tourismrelated businesses, please see the Steamboat Springs Visitors’ Guide.

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