On the first Monday of every month, an opposite the editorial (op-ed) is submitted to the Steamboat Today.You can read the op-ed here.
Commissioner Doug Monger - August 5, 2019 Op-Ed: Economic Health
When one thinks about economic health, resilience and development, it’s possible to think county government doesn’t have a lot to do with how the economy functions and operates. That thought is far from correct. County government is quite active in creating economic vitality and supporting the backbone of a healthy community.
Commissioner Tim Corrigan - July 1, 2019 Op-Ed: Aspects of healthy life in Routt County
As I travel around Routt County, I see many of our residents riding bikes, running, skiing, walking and engaging in all kinds of healthy activities. Routt County’s natural environment lends itself to living an active and healthy lifestyle. The county supports many of our favorite outdoors areas and trails through partnerships with the state of Colorado and the U.S. Forest Service. Read More...
Commissioner Beth Melton - June 3, 2019 Op-Ed: Residents should play a role in safety
Routt County plays a critical role of ensuring the safety of residents and visitors. The most obvious and visible is law enforcement through the Routt County Sheriff’s Office.
The county also is responsible for the safety of residents in many other ways, including air and water quality monitoring, restaurant inspections, maintaining safe roads and bridges, coordinating emergency operations, supporting the well-being of children and the elderly through human services and providing 911 services, among many other critical safety functions. Read more...