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Steamboat briefs: Girls on the Run program registration to open Friday

Registration for Girls on the Run of Western Colorado will open Friday for the organization’s fall 2014 program season, which will run from Sept. 8 to Nov. 6.

Firestone lights up Steamboat golfers Wednesday

Will Firestone led the Steamboat Springs High School golf team to first place in a Wednesday tournament.

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Downtown Steamboat Springs is designated as a national historic district

When Arianthe Stettner takes people on historic walking tours downtown, she enjoys taking them way back to a time when glass windows arrived by wagon and horses were way more popular than cars.

Candidates have until Monday to turn in paperwork for Hayden races

There are four positions up for election on the Hayden Town Board, and those interested in running have until 5 p.m. Monday to turn in their paperwork.

Hayden Town Council meets Thursday night

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday will visit with the town's accountant.

The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

12:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people arguing in the 1000 block of Yampa Street. Both the people involved had protection orders that forbid them from drinking and contacting each other. The 30-year-old woman and 27-year-old man were taken to Routt County Jail.

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Yampa Valley Tire Pros under new ownership

Longtime local business owners Bob and Bert Rundell have found a young and enthusiastic couple to take over their one-stop automobile shop in west Steamboat Springs.

From the editor: The community’s newspaper celebrates 25 years

From its inception, Steamboat Today has been the community’s newspaper. The free daily was launched quickly with a small staff, and throughout the past 25 years, it has grown to become Routt County’s trusted source for news and information as well as serving as a catalyst for business growth through advertising.

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Gardening with Deb Babcock: Late bloomers

The intense sun of our mountains seems to fade the color in our gardens as summer moves toward fall. With just a little planning, however, local gardeners can enjoy vibrant late summer/autumn color right up through first frost.

Steamboat school supply drive planned for next two weekends

Colorado Student Care is once again seeking donations of school supplies to distribute to schools in the region.

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Modular buildings arrive as Steamboat school enrollment continues to climb

Two new modular classrooms are being installed at Soda Creek Elementary School this week, adding additional teaching space as enrollment across the district continues to creep up.

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Tom Ross: 25 years of technology

The natural tendency is to look at a quarter-century of Steamboat Today with the archival evidence — news stories and photographs. But the first 25 years of the daily newspaper also can be viewed through the lens of the changing technology we have used to publish the newspaper.

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Top crime stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Top crime stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Suzanne Schlicht: Steamboat Today celebrates 25 years

It was Monday, Dec. 4, 1989, and my first day of work at Steamboat Today. Steamboat’s daily newspaper had launched in August that year. I was hired as advertising manager and given a goal of generating enough advertising revenue to make the 4-month-old fledgling newspaper profitable.

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Top sports stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Top sports stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

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Top 25 news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Top 25 news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

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Top strange news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Top strange news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Steamboat briefs: Voting for Best of the Boat extended through Sunday

Voting for the Best of the Boat has been extended through Sunday. Submit your votes at www.bestoftheboat.com. Winners will be announced at the Best of Boat party from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at The Steamboat Grand and recognized in the fall issue of Steamboat Living magazine.

Willie Richardson and Kathleen Marie Kelly: Let your voice be heard

The Town of Oak Creek Planning Board is meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Town Hall to review and consider a land use application by petitioner Dank Frank’s LLC. This application will entail a “minor land use change” to Oak Creek’s Title 17 Land Use Code.

Our View: Don't worry, be happy and share the road

When a trip through town that usually takes 10 minutes turns into a 20- or 30-minute waiting game, it’s easy to understand that tempers will flare. We encourage motorists to plan ahead, give themselves some extra drive time and simply take a deep breath when, inevitably, they find themselves stopped by the flag crew.

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