Winter use of public lands in Routt County has been increasing steadily for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, the National Forest Service, designed to manage forests and not people, was not ready for the onslaught.
The Routt County Sheriff's office and Colorado Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate the cause of a fire that destroyed a Tree Haus home in December.
The customers at Crystals by Cordelia are doing more than shopping. They are seeking.
The following is a list of people booked into the Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.
Residents continue tradition of playing 'May I' for 'championship vase'
One Labor Day several years ago, Kathy "Cargo" Rodeman -- now the mayor of Oak Creek -- had a yard sale.
For the 11 Sailors seniors who capped off their home high school hockey careers Saturday, the weekend was one of mixed results.
Fliers attacking immigrants and promoting white supremacy were tossed onto Steamboat Springs driveways Friday night, residents and police said.
Immigrants question Bush's guest worker proposal
Cecilia Flores Lee thanks God every day that her Mexican mother was able to hold on long enough to sneak across the border and give birth to her in an Arizona hospital so she could be born on the "right side of the line."
Apologize to Maddoxes I would like to say that I feel Susan Dellinger and Ken Brenner need to apologize to Bob and Cindy Maddox or they maybe need to consider resigning from their positions. They did not set a good example in this case of representing our community.
Michael E. Diehl is the principal siting and land rights agent for Xcel Energy. Here he answers questions about the process Xcel will use to choose its future means of coal delivery to the Hayden Station.
Letters solicited responses to proposed winter recreation management
In the few weeks since mailing 2,600 letters to Routt County residents and backcountry users, Routt National Forest District Ranger Kim Vogel has received dozens of comments.
Store offers retail shipping rates, convenience to skiers
Niki and Jim Titus have tapped into the modern trend toward shorter Alpine skis in ways that ski designers could never have anticipated.
For a year, Mike Martin lived off of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and Ramen noodles. He didn't travel out of Steamboat Springs, and he even turned off the electric breakers so his heater would not turn on.
Bob and Joan Boglioli of New Jersey sat in a model unit at The Porches, a 66-unit townhouse development under construction off Steamboat Boulevard. They were talking with developer Bruce Shugart and Realtor Randall Hannaway, but most of their attention was on the building itself.
Congressman Udall will speak Jan. 31 in 'Boat Congressman Mark Udall will be the breakfast speaker at 10 a.m. Jan. 31, at Olympian Hall in Steamboat Springs when the Community Alliance of the Yampa Valley and Western Colorado Congress host their annual gathering.
Paige Lorimer Age: 35 Occupation: Veterinarian Place of birth: Durango
Our present commissioners are to be commended for their plodding, workmanlike attention to the affairs of Routt County.
The Oak Creek Town Board was wise to hold off on raising the mayor's salary.
The Hayden Tigers girls' offense was slow in the second quarter, resulting in six points, but the Grand Valley Cardinals were even slower with four points.
The second most important piece of equipment to take on a winter hut trip, right behind a backpacker's headlamp to illuminate the way to the outhouse, may be a set of industrial earplugs. Anyone who has ever skied up to timberline to spend a weekend or longer at one of the 28 huts maintained by the Tenth Mountain Division Hut System needs no explanation.
Thomas M. Dunn of Leawood, Kan., died Jan. 2, 2004, in his home, where he was surrounded by family and loved ones. He was 63.
Steamboat Springs resident Richard Albert Mills passed away Jan. 20, 2004, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was 55.
Logan William Scherar, son of Kimberley Bertram and Doug Scherar, was born at 12:18 p.m. Jan. 12, 2004. He weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. His siblings are Gage Webb and Bradon Webb. His grandparents are William and Carolyn Scherar of Steamboat Springs, Suzanne DeCino of Anchorage, Alaska, and Bill and Linda Bertram of Hayden.
Boys basketball team drops two league games
The Soroco boys basketball team is in need of an attitude adjustment, coach Andy Smith said.
The Soroco girls basketball team is starting to learn the importance of patience, and it is paying off.
The Hayden Tigers have seen what the Grand Valley squad has, particularly in shooters Chris Johnson and Sam McKinley.
Monday, Jan. 26 n The Oak Creek Public Library is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Story hour is at 10 to 11 a.m. For questions, call Wendy at 736-8371 or 638-4654.
Steamboat Springs John Cotter Ferguson II 2005 Ski Time Square Drive Belisle Construction Interior Demo $3,000
Thanks to the patience and cooperation of Routt County athletes, coaches and parents -- and no thanks to a nasty cold -- I survived my second year of "The Week."
New physical education teacher turns 'glorified recess' on end, gets kids up and learning
Kindergartner Ashley Wilson gingerly stepped onto the smooth, cold surface of Howelsen Ice Arena last week, dressed more for the slopes than the rink.
MOUNTAIN HABITATS, LLC to GUTFREUND, JAMES M. and GUTFREUND, DIXIE D. for MOUNTAINEER AT STEAMBOAT, PHASE 3 Unit: 7B -- $695,900