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Steamboat briefs: Winter Sports Club has 2 board positions available

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club has two elected positions open on its board of directors. These positions are three-year terms and are open to anyone. Interested candidates should call the Winter Sports Club office at 970-879-0695, ext. 100.

Jessie Dunlap: Calling all wilderness warriors

Calling all wilderness lovers. Midterm elections approach quickly, and so does our opportunity to exercise our right to vote.

Bob Beauprez: Colorado, we can do better

Opportunity that used to come here is passing us by. Good jobs that have supported our communities are being threatened, and some have left the state. We see economic numbers telling us that there’s pockets of good news, but in much of the state, families still are waiting for the recovery to show up at their kitchen table.

John Hickenlooper: Building on a strong foundation

Despite devastating fires and a historic flood — despite 13 federally declared disasters — we have not merely survived; overall, our state has thrived.

D'Evelyn knocks Steamboat soccer out of playoffs

The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team's season came to an end Wednesday night under a deluge of D’Evelyn goals, the Jaguars scoring all four of their goals in the first half to beat the Sailors, 4-1, in the Class 4A state soccer tournament.

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Tread of Pioneers hands out Leckenby, Larson awards

Pleasant Valley rancher Bill Gay, the son of pioneers, was presented with the 2014 Leckenby Award and the family of the late Jan Prouty Vail accepted the Larson Award on her behalf.

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Soroco Rams hope for repeat against Hayden football

The playoffs could be on the line for Soroco, but that's the last of the Rams' worries as they welcome Hayden to Oak Creek for a 7 p.m. Friday game.

The Record for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

7:04 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a dead deer in the road at Anglers Drive and South Lincoln Avenue.

Man suspected of biting police officer's finger

Steamboat Springs Police Department officers Monday night were called to check on the welfare of Kevin H. Harris at the Shadow Run Condominiums.

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Inspirational ski film to be shown in Steamboat

Giving a platform to women, the newly released film "Pretty Faces" showcases what women are capable of on skis in their own stomping grounds. The Lynsey Dyer film will be shown at the Chief Theater on Friday.

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Resources available to help voters make educated decisions on judges

Voters this election season will not find the names of James Garrecht and Shelley Hill on yard signs.

Development of 14 townhomes breaks ground

Developer Curt Weiss has broken ground on 14 townhomes near the Walton Pond Apartments that originally were approved by the planning department in 2009.

High school sports weekend preview, Oct. 24 to 25

Steamboat Springs High School volleyball looks to close out its regular-season schedule on a strong note, while the Hayden and Soroco volleyball squads get tough draws in this weekend's district tournament.

Embezzlement case continues for former Routt County couple

A former Routt County couple accused of embezzling nearly $5 million from window-covering company Hunter Douglas will continue to work through the case in Colorado's U.S. District Court in Denver.

Gardening with Deb Babcock: Planting seeds — now or in the spring?

To seed or not to seed? With apologies to ol' Will Shakespeare, that is the question asked by many high-country gardeners each fall.

Steamboat briefs: School safety presentation set for Wednesday at high school

A school safety presentation for Steamboat Springs School District parents will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the high school auditorium. The purpose of the presentation is to teach parents, teachers and any adult interested in school safety the Standard Response Protocol, which is used by all law enforcement and first responders in the event of an emergency.

Wendy Lind: Votes 'yes' on 3A

It’s seemingly simple — check a button on the polling computer or fill in a box on the mail-in ballot. However, as we all know, the circumstances behind each of those boxes are often anything but simple.

Jeremy Johnston: Support Prop. 105

Don’t you think that you have a right to know what’s in your food? In response to your editorial, “Our View: Proposition 105 is costly and confusing,” here are a couple of facts to help clear up some misconceptions about Prop. 105 and genetically modified organisms.

Kevin Copeland: Facts 1st on coal

A good historian first will research all available information, then cross reference the data in order to concur that factual events indeed took place. This information should not in any way be infused with personal views or beliefs in order to make a political statement that might be construed as actual recorded history.

Ann C. Ball: ‘Yes’ to transparency

Steamboat Springs public schools are funded with our public tax dollars, and that money should be spent with transparency and accountability to the public.

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