Vail Daily parent buys Steamboat paper

By scott miller

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Simons family of Lawrence, Kansas, owners of WorldWest Limited Liability Company, have sold the Steamboat Pilot & Today to Colorado Mountain News Media, a division of Swift Communications.Dolph and Dan Simons, co-managers of the Kansas-based company, negotiated the terms of the sale of the paper. Colorado Mountain News Media will assume ownership Aug. 1.“Our family has been coming to the valley since 1960s, and we were thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to run the Pilot and Today since 1994,” said Dan Simons. “We are proud of the employees and their commitment to quality journalism. …

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