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Greg Brown: Leafy Spurge control proves challenging

Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) is an aggressive invasive weed that is responsible for considerable impacts on native and agricultural plant communities. This rhizomatous perennial is found in pasture, rangeland, cropland, roadsides, shelter-belts and other non-cultivated sites, including riparian habitats up to water's edge.

Officials address cannabis and detox

Routt County's detox facility is intended for alcohol only, but a need also exists for people who have ingested too much cannabis.

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City outlines possible changes to Howelsen Hill operating plan

Potential changes include the addition of a aerial adventure course and zipline in the summer, and a privately run ski school in the winter.

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Stealth storm delivers fresh powder day to Steamboat's holiday skiers

In terms of the entire ski season, four inches of powder isn’t a big thing. But in terms of transforming a Thanksgiving holiday ski experience, it means a lot.

Jim Clark: Shopping local makes good sense

Why should we buy our goods and services locally? I think we all know that on some things, you can get better deals online or by making that trip down the road to Denver or Silverthorne. I’ll admit I’ve done it. But it isn’t always the best thing — or even the least expensive thing —in the long run.

Rabbit Ears Pass sees above average snowpack

Recent storms have helped build an above average snowpack on Rabbit Ears Pass.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

2:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of threats in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. People in a car yelled at pedestrians. The car then did a donut and drove off. It could not be located.

Steamboat briefs: Yampatika in search of volunteers, training Dec. 4

Yampatika is recruiting volunteers to help with winter programs, including weekly ski and snowshoe tours. Volunteers support Yampatika naturalists leading education programs and are vital to keeping the tour group together and assisting participants as needed.

Richard Lowe: Conflicts raise questions

During the Nov. 23 meeting of the Steamboat Springs School Board, I tried to point out what I think to be some inherent and obvious conflicts of interest that, left unchallenged, would have put the school board in a precarious position in the future.

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Turkey Trot sees big turnout despite snow

A layer of fresh snow wasn’t going to slow Bruce Darcy Thursday morning, nor was the warmth and comfort of his own bed. A 2015 Steamboat Springs High School graduate, Darcy was bursting at the seams to be reunited with his hometown buddies.

The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

12:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a woman who injured her arm dancing at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Eugene Buchanan: 117 guest days and counting

A lot of people have grandiose dreams of building a house in a ski town. A minimal commute to the slopes, a ski rack inside the front door, a crackling fire … maybe even a strategically positioned dump light outside the living room that lets you monitor snowfall.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ is surprisingly weak

It would be a cinematic sin to reveal too much about any mystery-themed movie. However, as “Secret in Their Eyes” shows, there are worse things than spoilers.

Dog's Eye View: The dog trainer's song

For some reason, the catchy melody and easy-to-remember words of this song have stayed with me since early childhood, when I watched television on our bulky black-and-white TV. Maybe the words just made sense to me. The song is titled “Accentuate The Positive,” and here are the words to the first verse: “Accentuate the positive. Eliminate the negative. Latch on to the affirmative. and don’t mess with Mr. In-between.”

Community Ag Alliance: Year on cattle ranch

Most cattle operations in Routt County are cow-calf operations, which means the cow herd is maintained year-round, and a calf crop is sold in the fall. But there is so much more to it. Let’s look at the yearly cycle.

Operation Round Up transitioning to "opt out" program

Yampa Valley Electric Association’s Operation Round Up is transitioning from an “opt-in” to an “opt-out” proposition.

Steamboat briefs: Law enforcement efforts step up for holiday weekend

Colorado’s law enforcement officers throughout the state will be working overtime throughout the holiday weekend citing and arresting those that choose to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Steamboat locals talk about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions

From recipes, events and games, a few Steamboat locals share their favorite Thanksgiving traditions.

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Howelsen Hill to open Saturday

A lift ticket at the city's century-old ski hill will cost $25, not much more than the $20 lift tickets sold at Howelsen three ski seasons ago.

The Record for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

8:36 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a vandalism in the 2900 block of West Acres Drive. A car window had been broken.


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