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Mitsch Bush bill would eliminate red tape for Colorado Mountain College

A bill sponsored by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush would provide administrative relief for Colorado Mountain College, which currently keeps two separate budgets for two- and four-year programs at the school.

The Record for Monday, March 2, 2015

12:07 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of vandalism in the 1500 block of Shadow Run Court. A man said he had been locked inside an outdoor pool area and damaged a fence while trying to climb out. No crime was committed.

Steamboat briefs: Pot series will be topic of Coffee and a Newspaper

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is hosting its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza. The topic of this month’s event will be a discussion of the Pilot & Today’s five-part series on the first year of legalized recreational marijuana.

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Downtown improvement plan returns to Steamboat Springs City Council

City Council asked city staffers during its Jan. 20 meeting to return this week with additional research as they wrestled with the question of whether or not to fund public improvements in the downtown through a tax incremental financing program.

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Yampa Valley Autism Program's 7th annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball returns Saturday

This Saturday will mark the Yampa Valley Autism Program's seventh year hosting an annual Mardi Gras Masquerade fundraiser.

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Colorado Nordic skiing legend Sven Wiik turns 94

Steamboat's Sven Wiik, 94, who was inducted into the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame way back in 1979, was born to glide on a pair of skinny skis on Feb. 27, 1921, in Solloftea, Sweden.

The Record for Sunday, March 1, 2015

8:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person on Walton Creek Road. There was a man standing in the middle of the road swinging his arms around to hit cars as they drove by. When officers arrived, there was no one to be found.

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Red Wings, Blackhawks alum to face-off at Howelsen in 2nd annual Steamboat NHL Alumni Classic March 28

For the second straight year, Howelsen Ice Arena will host the Steamboat NHL Alumni Classic March 27 and 28 — a benefit for Steamboat Springs youth hockey highlighted by an exhibition game between NHL greats from the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks.

Natural Grocers investigating security breach

Grocery chain Natural Grocers said Monday that it has hired a data forensics firm to investigate a potential data breach.

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Jimmy Westlake: Dawn arrives at Ceres this week

Images taken of Ceres by NASA's Dawn spacecraft as it approaches the dwarf planet have far exceeded Hubble’s best shots. We now can see craters large and small pocking Ceres’ surface.

Steamboat briefs: Logan Sankey named Teen Council Teen of the Month

The Steamboat Springs Teen Council has selected Logan Sankey as the Teen of the Month for February 2015.

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Steamboat hosting championship week for junior Nordic and Alpine skiers

Steamboat Springs is playing host to two big junior championships this week in the special jumping and Nordic combined 2015 Nationals as well as the U16 Alpine championships.

Playing the Game: Lessons from the experienced

Did 2012 Steamboat Springs High School graduate Jake Miller make a mistake by opting to play basketball at the next level?

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Playing the Game: The ups and downs of collegiate sports careers

With more high schoolers committing to play NCAA sports than ever before, the trend to become one of the roughly 460,000 collegiate student-athletes nationwide is being felt right in Steamboat Springs.

Health briefs: Hep A vaccination recommended for travel

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association recommends people planning travel to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America receive a Hepatitis A vaccination.

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Doak Walker Legends Award reunites old friends in Dallas

Annual Doak Walker Legends Award ceremony reunites old friends

This weekend's Doak Walker Legends Award presentation in Dallas was a trip down memory lane for Steamboat Springs residents Rod Hanna and Dean Vogelaar.

Up to 2 feet expected in the mountains early this week

Forecasters are predicting one to two feet of snow will fall in the mountains surrounding Steamboat between Monday and Wednesday, with nearly a foot expected in town.

Routt County Grand Futures to see leadership change

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will see a leadership change this spring, when current Routt County Program Director Kate Elkins steps down and Grand County program director Megan McCord takes her place.

Fletchers pair finishes 9th in final World Championships event

Despite recording the day's fifth-best cross country time, the Steamboat Springs duo of Bryan and Taylor Fletcher slipped to ninth overall in the final Nordic combined team competition at the World Championships in Sweden.

4 youth hockey girls tabbed all-league

Four girls on Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey League squads made the Mountain States Girls Hockey All-League squads, announced last weekend in Denver.

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