News for Saturday, August 27, 2005



Sailors mix vets, rookies on court

This year, partly out of necessity but mostly because of ability, the Steamboat Springs volleyball team has an interesting mix of experience and wide-eyed enthusiasm.

The View from Mount Zirkel

Ask any hiker in Routt County -- they'll tell you they've been to Zirkel. Anyone who loves the outdoors and calls the Yampa Valley home hardly can avoid the 160,000-acre Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area named after geologist Ferdinand Zirkel.

Beck Austin Vanderbosch

Beck Austin Vanderbosch, son of Kelly and Brandt Vanderbosch of Steamboat Springs, was born at 4:04 a.m. Aug. 6, 2005. He weighed 6 pounds and 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Nien -- Davey

Leah Nein and Bryan Davey were married May 28, 2005, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Northglenn with Deacon John Franklin of Holy Name Catholic Church of Steamboat Springs presiding.

A reason to celebrate

Bigger Trojans run into better Sailors in season opener

As far as Steamboat Springs football coach Aaron Finch is concerned, the Sailors are 5-0 -- even if Saturday's game was the season opener.

Hold 'em

Poker craze takes Steamboat Springs

Upstairs at Dos Amigos, groups of poker players casually eye their cards and toss clay chips in the middle of felt-covered tables.

The art and science of retail

National expert shares tips on making the most of store space

The lead actors in the best street theater on Lincoln Avenue are the diners who frequent the sidewalk cafe.

Transactions for Aug. 16-23

Seller's name listed first, followed by the buyer MOTICA, JOHN EUGENE, II to BRAKHAGE, KURT L. and BRAKHAGE, ANIA M. for STEAMBOAT LAKE SUBD 2 Lot: 85 -- $320,000

Commercial, warehouse spaces take shape

Logger's Lane emerging on West U.S. 40

Concrete is poured, walls are going up, and calls are rolling in about Logger's Lane, a commercial center being built on West U.S. Highway 40.

Henry Savage: Krugman getting old

Paul Krugman just can't seem to get over the Democratic loss in 2000. What value does he add at this time?

Sound Off for Aug. 28

I absolutely support referendums C and D. I think Douglas Bruce and his TABOR amendment group have done a total disservice to the state of Colorado and put us in an economic bind that we don't need to be in. Therefore, I totally support referendums C and D and will encourage everyone I know to vote in favor of them.

Hill Blackett: Enough already

It's time the City Council, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and the residents of Steamboat Springs told Dave King to take his ball and bat and go home. We already have more baseball fields than we have Mexican restaurants and T-shirt stores combined. His proposal is a pure shakedown, and the taxpayers will end up paying the bill one way or another. Enough is enough.

Oak Creek ready to boogie

South Routt preparing for five-day, '70s-themed Labor Day celebration

While most people celebrate Labor Day with a parade and view it as the unofficial end of summer, Oak Creek takes a little different stance on the holiday.

Wiley Charles Wagner

Wiley Charles Wagner, son of Karlyn and Ian Wagner of Steamboat Springs, was born at 5:58 a.m. Aug. 19, 2005. He weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. His sibling is Maisie Wagner.

Business Briefs for Aug. 28

Ski Corp. hosts job fair for winter positions

Family home has motivated seller

Buyers looking for a peaceful family home with land will find a deal in the Deerwood Ranches subdivision.

South Routt Town Talk for Aug. 28

The Oak Creek/ Phippsburg Historical Society is holding its yearly barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Decker Park in Oak Creek. There will be live music. If you want to donate meat for the event, call Joann at 736-2258.

Business permits for Aug. 8 to 19

Steamboat Springs Dream Island Trailer Park 1325 Dream Island Plaza Owner/Contractor Mobile Home -- Space 62 $32,100

Jerald "Jerry" Arnold Johner

Steamboat Springs resident Jerry Johner passed away Aug. 21, 2005, in Casper, Wyo. He was 59.

The Record for Aug. 28

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.

Our View: Build it, and they can help

A major multiuse sports complex in the Hayden area could be the best thing for Hayden, Steamboat Springs and Triple Crown in the long run.

Edmund R. Knight: Thanks, RCSAR

For the past half-dozen years I have been a summer visitor to Steamboat Springs, enjoying the many activities, the beautiful scenery and the wonderful walking and hiking trails. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, a group of us chose to hike the trail to Devil's Causeway near Yampa.

Sailors tennis ready for wins

The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team easily won every match Saturday against regional opponents Hotchkiss and Cederedge.

Class Notes for Aug. 28

Free and Reduced Lunch plan available

Benjamin James McLaughlin

Benjamin James McLaughlin, son of Nicole and Edgar Brant McLaughlin of Steamboat Springs, was born at 10:48 p.m. Aug. 19, 2005. He weighed 7 pounds and 11.6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Fired up over water

Residents concerned about lack of water for emergencies

Seven neighborhoods in the Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District have inadequate fire flow, according to a report recently published by the district.

Officials hope math efforts add up

Genessa Heide, a freshman at Soroco High School, has some words of advice for middle-schoolers who might not look forward to two classes of math.

Lena Marie Huguenin Holderness

Longtime Hayden resident Lena Marie Huguenin Holderness died Aug. 11, 2005, at her home. She was 96.

New faces at the head of the class

Meet the teachers joining Steamboat Springs schools for the 2005-06 year

EDITOR'S NOTE: This week, we introduce you to new teachers at the elementary level and a few of the new Steamboat Springs Middle School teachers. Next week, we'll introduce you to the rest of the middle school and the new high school teachers.

Melinda Mawdsley: Prepare to save your friends

Dr. Mark McCaulley helps save lives. He just didn't plan on having to try to do so while running the Pikes Peak Marathon on Aug. 21.

Cart races burn up the 'Boat

Four years ago, while at a race in Denver, Byron Radcliff asked some fellow go-cart racers whether they would ever race in Steamboat Springs.