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Steamboat briefs: Urban renweal authority to host public open house

The Steamboat Springs Urban Renewal Authority Advisory Committee will host a public open house at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 to present designs for the realignment of the nearby intersection of Apres Ski Way and Village Drive, which are intended to enhance pedestrian and vehicular safety.

Stuart Handloff: Area supports cookout

Thanks to all who supported the free community cookout at the Routt County Courthouse to learn more about the programs that Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide provides to the greater Yampa Valley area. The music by Christensen and Friends was entertaining, the barbecue from the Excel Energy Power Smokers was mouth-watering and desserts from the Drunken Onion and Freshies topped it off.

Navigator Awards plan to celebrate business leaders with an evening of entertainment

The 2014 Navigator Awards presentation was memorable as celebrated Nashville session guitarist and record producer Brent Rowan, a longtime Steamboat Springs resident, hosted country star Joe Nichols in an intimate acoustic performance.

Routt County clerk tests online system that sends voters updates on the status of their mail ballots

A new opt-in website would allow voters in the 2015 all-mail election to track their ballots with voice, text or e-mail updates

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

6:21 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a home that was on fire at Routt County Roads 33 and 41. The home was not on fire. A campfire near the home was putting up smoke.

Steamboat Springs City Council to consider interim city manager hiring process Tuesday night

The Steamboat Springs City Council has at least eight people to choose from to lead the city on an interim basis after City Manager Deb Hinsvark's expected resignation and departure Tuesday night.

Colorado joins Clean Power Plan challenge

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Saturday that Colorado will be represented in a multi-state legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

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Authorities dismantle illegal marijuana grow site on Buffalo Pass; 2 Mexican nationals arrested

Two men who were camping at the grow site were taken into custody without incident after an early morning operation that started at 4 a.m.

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Fletcher brothers shine at Nordic combined Summer Grand Prix in Germany

Olympian Taylor Fletcher of Steamboat Springs set a torrid pace with the second fastest roller ski time to finish 12th in a FIS Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix Sunday in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, along the Czech border.

Routt County Jail inmate accused of assaulting 3 jailers

The incident started just after 6 p.m. when deputies said inmate Threasa Lynn McIntosh, 45, tore pages out of a book and flushed them down the toilet, causing it to plug and overflow and flood the holding cell.

Monday Medical: A home for cancer care

Yampa Valley Medical Center’s Jan Bishop Memorial Cancer Care Center will provide a warm, welcoming environment with convenient access to top quality care.

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South Routt 4-H shooters have big weekend at state

Taylor Kirby received her first gun on her sixth birthday, a present from her father, Rick. It was a little Daisy BB gun, which had been spray painted pink and white. As adorable as it might have been, hindsight says maybe it wasn’t the best of ideas

Health briefs: Be aware of tularemia

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is advising residents to take precautions against tularemia or “rabbit fever,” a bacteria that infects rabbits, hares and rodents.

Teen e-cigarette use on the rise in Steamboat Springs

Nationwide, e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, with 13.4 percent of high school students now admitting to use within the last 30 days, according to the CDC.

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Monday is first day for students at Steamboat's district-run preschool

Monday marks the first day of class for the Steamboat Springs School District’s littlest learners, who range in age from 3 to 6 years old.

Candidates emerge for every open Routt County school board seat

Candidates have turned out to run in every Routt County school board seat up for re-election or a vacancy this fall, district election officials confirmed Friday.

Thoughtful Parenting: Remembering brain development during meltdowns

In their book, "No Drama Discipline," mental health experts, Drs. Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, describe how the brain works, especially when kids feel intense emotions. They emphasize three things to keep in mind when your child is having a difficult time.

Steamboat briefs: 5-day Butcherknife Creek bridge repair starts today

Beginning today, the city of Steamboat Springs’ streets division will begin replacing the bridge decking that crosses Butcherknife Creek in the alley from Sixth and Seventh streets between Oak and Pine streets. This work is estimated to take five days. During the project, the alley will be closed to through traffic, including pedestrians. Most resident and business parking should remain open.

Healthy Eating: Fresh Peach Salsa

An exciting way to enjoy fresh peaches with a spicy kick!

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