News October 10 - Vladan Chase
Steamboat Resorts changed their mind on snow making. They looked at the warmer temperatures set to return next week, and first said they would not be making snow even with the storm set to hit through today. They then went back on that and decided it was too good of an opportunity to miss. They will be blowing snow today through tomorrow as much as temperatures allow.
A proposed hotel got the ok from City council Tuesday night, though there was one big condition, the developers had to return to council with more community benefits for the project. The proposed hotel is on the corner of tenth and yampa.
With snow expected through the day along much of the western slope, CDOT is reminding drivers of the new traction laws. The new law requires vehicles to have all wheel drive, snow tires, or to carry chains for the nine months from labor-day through Memorial day. The same law also increased the minimum tread depth for tires to three sixteenths of an inch.
Finally some good news on the traffic front, motorists travelling in to Steamboat from the west side of town should expect a little smoother commute as the project on thirteenth street begins to wind down. The oak street proect is set to be concluding by Halloween between sixth and seventh. The river road interceptor, another thorn in the side of commuters, will hopefully be wrapped up by November first.
In Sports, it will be a heavy weekend of action with many teams winding up to their regional competitions. For the Sailors on KTYV, football plays Palisade tomorrow, and Soccer plays at Evergreen on Saturday. Both those games can be heard on KTYV one oh five seven, and streamed online at steamboat radio dot com. Or you
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