News for Wednesday, August 10, 2005



News in Brief for Aug. 11

Girl Scouts recruitment event is at Wal-Mart

VS outbreak causes concerns

Every horse entering fairgrounds will be checked by vets

A horse diagnosed with a highly contagious virus in Moffat County has local officials working to make sure the disease doesn't cause problems at the Routt County Fair.

Counting down to triathlon

More than 300 people expected for inaugural event

Except for a half-dozen ducks racing through the water, Lake Catamount was quiet Wednesday afternoon.

Quakers win lacrosse tourney

Wednesday's championship game ends five-week summer program

A couple of years ago, Kevin Stokes set a goal of making the high school lacrosse team.

The Record for Aug. 11

12:35 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported in the Lithium Springs area.

Workshop tailors to retailers

Consultant aims to help businesses be more profitable

Steamboat and Routt County retailers have a chance to learn how to tweak their strategies and become more profitable during a merchandising workshop later this month.

Tragedy on pass

Man dies in motorcycle accident

A 62-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after losing control of his motorcycle on Rabbit Ears Pass.

Officials hope to set salaries

Collaborative Bargaining Team to reconvene when school starts

Steamboat Springs School District officials hope that salaries for Steamboat teachers and staff will be finalized within weeks after the school year begins this fall.

Plans for ski base coming together

The future of the base area will be back in front of the public tonight as the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission gets a look at the Mountain Town Sub Area Plan Update.

Mattea concert rescheduled

A sold-out concert by Kathy Mattea has been rescheduled because of a death in her family.

Whistler hosts adult lacrosse competition

Steamboat faces Vail at 10 a.m. Saturday

The Steamboat Roughnecks men's lacrosse team is hosting its annual tournament this weekend at Whistler Park.