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Sailors big rally falls just short in Shoot-Out

A furious fourth-quarter rally wasn't quite enough for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team Friday night.

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Craig briefs: Breakfast with Santa set for Dec. 10

Don’t miss the opportunity to have breakfast with Santa Claus. He will be at St. Marks Church from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 10 to eat breakfast with interested community members.

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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat hires new director of general services

Alan Lind has been hired as the city of Steamboat Springs’ new director of general services. He will be replacing Anne Small, who retired from her post with the city in October.

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Routt County Council on Aging menus for week of Dec. 12

■ Steamboat Springs Community Center Monday: Italian sausage with pasta, Brussels sprouts, Italian salad, breadsticks, baked apples Tuesday: Barbecue chicken, salad, vegetable, banana, applesauce Wednesday: 4 to 6 p.m. — holiday party at Steamboat Springs Community Center Thursday: Flank steak, rice pilaf, carrots, Mandarin oranges, jello, wheat roll, cake Friday: Shrimp skewers, vegetable, tossed salad, wheat roll, honeydew, sherbet

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Dec. 12

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Chicken noodle soup, assorted bread Tuesday: Beef taco Wednesday: Pasta Calabrian style or Alfredo sauce Thursday: Chicken Szechuan stir fry over rice Friday: Homemade pizza (gluten-free available)

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Sailors stumble in Shoot-Out

It may get worse before it gets better, but senior Raya Duryea is convinced things will improve for the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team.

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Jury's verdict: Former Craig police officer not guilty of child abuse, third-degree assault

The jury trial of former Craig Police Officer Tracy Reneau started on Thursday at Routt County Combined Court and ended on Friday with a verdict of not guilty. The six-person jury — three men and three women — deliberated for about two hours before exonerating Reneau on charges of child abuse and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.

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Group launches fundraising efforts for dog park improvements in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs dog owners who want better parks and amenities for their animals can now pitch in to help make those dreams a reality.

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Oak Creek apartment building declared dangerous

Following an inspection, an Oak Creek apartment buidling has been deemed uninhabitable, displacing at least six people.

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Housing group expected to reveal obstacles to creating new supply

Valley needs 300-plus new homes a year

People at the Dec. 13 housing steering committee meeting may be taken aback by the number of housing units needed to meet current shortfalls and continue to keep pace with demand into the future.

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Steamboat Springs Sailors bring home post-season honors

The fall season is in the books, but the cover wasn't closed before the top Steamboat Springs athletes were honored by the conference and the state.

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Oak Creek Holly Festival set for Saturday

Riding the tails of winter’s return to the Yampa Valley, the town of Oak Creek will host its annual Oak Creek Holly festival Saturday in downtown.

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The Record for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016: Parking lot joyriding

8:20 a.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire in the 400 block of Alpine Court. The fire did not spread beyond the chimney. There was minor damage to the inside of the chimney.

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Grey Schuhmacher: Trails building process needs scrutiny

"I'm concerned about the lack of disclosure regarding the use of the 1 percent lodging tax and impediments to building trails with those funds." — Grey Schuhmacher

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Steamboat briefs: Clue No. 5 available for area 2016 Yule Log Hunt

The second clue for the 2016 Yule Log Hunt has been released.

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Sailors fly by Moffat in home tourney

Steamboat set to play at 8:15 p.m.

Explosive in the second and third quarters and — eventually, anyway — sharp from 3-point range, the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team charged ahead in the winner’s bracket at the Steamboat Shoot-Out on Thursday, blasting rival Moffat County, 58-35.

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Home mats sweet for local wrestlers

Soroco High School wrestling coach Jay Whaley has a pretty simple rule when it comes to any opportunity for his team to wrestle in Routt County.

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The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016: Pushing shopping carts and yelling

12:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a barn on fire at Colo. Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22. The fire was put out, and the goats and ducks living in the barn were fine. A heater started the fire.

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Steamboat can look forward to milder temperatures, wet snow for weekend

Thermometers close to the Yampa River in Steamboat were reading 14 degrees below zero before dawn on Dec. 8, but weather forecasters were predicting temperatures above freezing and a rain snow mix Dec. 9 and 10.

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Buena Vista homeowners appeal Steamboat Springs Planning Commission decision

A group of property owners on Buena Vista Court is appealing the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission’s decision not to legalize their secondary dwelling units.


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