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Tonight's Captain of the Boat race moved to Friday

Steamboat Ski Area announced today that the Captain of the Boat downhill mountain bike race that was to take place at 6 p.m. today has been moved to Friday.

Steamboat briefs: Entries wanted for Routt County Fair parade

Entries for the 100th annual Routt County Fair Parade are being accepted. The parade, sponsored by the Hayden Lions Club, will be held Aug. 16 beginning at 10 a.m. To register, call Jim Schoening at 970-276-1600 or email him at james.r.schoening@xcelenergy.com.

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Gardening with Deb Babcock: Dealing with plant damage from hail and hoppers

Between grasshoppers and the hail storm we experienced a couple weeks ago, gardens in parts of Routt County are in a shambles. Plants and trees have been stripped of their leaves and many plants were so beaten down or chewed up it appears they might not recover from the damage.

Ride helps local man make a difference

Tour de Cure gives local man a chance to improve his health, and raise money for a good cause.

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Hundreds of Northwest Colorado residents rally for coal in Denver

Miners and community members gathered in the Kmart parking lot early Tuesday morning to board a fleet of buses to Denver to rally in support of coal.

Our View: Turning a negative into a positive

Yampa Valley Electric Association’s purchase of 15 acres of TIC’s now-empty campus in West Steamboat as the site for its new headquarters made headlines all last week. Like many other business and community leaders, this editorial board views the real estate deal as a smart business decision and a win-win situation for the local electric cooperative and the community as a whole.

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Parking consultant says Steamboat Springs doesn't have a 'big' downtown parking problem, but challenges remain

The ideas community members offered up at a forum focused on downtown parking improvements ranged from the grandiose and futuristic to the plain and simple.

Bald Eagle Open Water Swim Series results for July 28

Bald Eagle Open Water Swim Series results for July 28

6 months in, marijuana sales are 'low impact,' a 'non-issue,' officials say

The roll out of recreational marijuana sales during the first six months in Steamboat Springs has gone smoothly, according to local officials.

Horse-training couple wins county approval to add land to Marabou

The HOA and one of Marabou’s homeowners were seeking the change to resolve an awkward legal situation for the HOA, and to allow one of the homeowners to create an apartment in a private barn.

Trio of Broncos bounce back after missing 2013

The Three Amigos in Denver Broncos lore were all wide receivers: Vance Johnson, Mark Jackson and Ricky Nattiel.

The Record for Monday, July 28, 2014

10:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a homeowner who discovered a bear eating pistachios in the kitchen in the 2900 block of Alpenglow Way. The bear entered through a screen window in the living room and did not want to leave. Officers used non-lethal methods to scare the bear. It jumped through another window and left.

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Major road construction project set to start Thursday in Steamboat Springs

Drivers should expect to see traffic go down to one lane near Pine Grove Road on the east side of town and near Elk River Road to the west.

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Spoke Talk: A roadie favorite — the P’burg loop

Want to see some different scenery from the saddle of your road bike? The “P’burg loop” is a short, fun loop that begins and ends in the South Routt community of Phippsburg.

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Tales from the Tread: Tour the Crawford House

For 120 years, the historic stone house at 1184 Crawford Ave. has stood on a hill overlooking the town of Steamboat Springs. It is a silent observer of all the change that has taken place throughout time.

Haymaker youth tournament set for Friday

The Haymaker Junior Golf Championship will tee off Friday at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs.

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Numbers up for city adult sport leagues

Numbers are up considerably this summer in the Parks, Open Spaces and Recreational Services softball and volleyball leagues, and now organizers are hoping that momentum can be sustained into its fall soccer leagues.

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EPA hearings prompt Craig and Steamboat constituents to rally for coal in Denver Tuesday

Five buses departed Craig early Tuesday morning, shuttling dozens of people to Denver who will rally on behalf of the coal industry near the state Capitol. The bus also stopped to pick up passengers in Steamboat.

Omar M. Campbell: Thoughts about Mexico

Mexico — a good neighbor? By comparison to our Canadian ally — no. The latter participated in WWII and the Mideast affairs.

Steamboat briefs: Art Steamboat contest finalists are announced

Finalists have been selected for the inaugural Art Steamboat competition, which will be held during the fifth annual All Arts Festival in August in Steamboat Springs.

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