News for Friday, August 26, 2005



News in Brief for Aug. 27

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating the alleged embezzlement of a "substantial" amount of money from the Hampton Inn and Suites of Steamboat Springs.

Cowboy Hertzog dies at 53

Wes Hertzog loved rodeo from the first time he climbed on a bronco in the 1960s.

New state laws affect young drivers, others

Several state laws recently have gone into effect that deal with how many passengers young drivers can have in their vehicles and the times of the day during which they can drive.

Rising to the Challenge

Racing series wraps up with Valley View Cross Country

Neil Ganz joked about pulling a reverse Lance Armstrong.

Planning staff promotes Leeson

The city of Steamboat Springs is experiencing more turnover at the top of its planning department, but City Manager Paul Hughes announced a key hire Friday.

Police department awarded grant

The Steamboat Springs Police Department received a $2,160 federal grant Wednesday that will allow the department to purchase new bulletproof vests for its officers.

One contested board race

No last-minute entries in Steamboat School Board election

There were no last-minute entries into the Steamboat Springs School Board race.

Mountain Movie closes down

This is the time of year when film lovers await the schedule for FallFest, Mountain Movie's seasonal "best of the rest" film festival. Instead, movie fans were greeted Friday with an announcement that the theater's doors are closed for good.

The Record for Aug. 27

12:38 a.m. Extremely loud music was reported in the first block of Cedar Court. The area was quiet when officers arrived.

Hayden officer heads to Sheriff's Office

Growing up, Russ Davis always looked up to his two uncles, a sheriff and a police chief, and he knew he wanted to follow in their footsteps.