A ferret rescued from the Rainbow gathering has been rehabilitated; the facilitator for the Steamboat Springs Airport Steering Committee quits; the deadline for Westland Mobile Home Community residents to apply for relocation assistance from the city is Friday; and the Sailors' golf team competes today.
A man was taken to the hospital with broken bones early Thursday morning after he reportedly collided with another bicyclist on the Yampa River Core Trail near the Depot Art Center.
An 18-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of possessing a Schedule 1 controlled substance, possessing marijuana concentrate, possessing less than 1 gram of marijuana and possessing drug paraphernalia after his Colorado Mountain College resident adviser called police after she smelled marijuana and found some marijuana in the man's room, police said Thursday.
Police arrest a Colorado Mountain College student on drug charges; two Steamboat soccer players are OK after spending the night lost in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness; the Planning Commission talks about a development near the More Barn tonight; First Impressions of Routt County has a new director; and Steamboat athletes love the new artificial turf at Gardner Field.
From the Editor
I am glad there is someone in custody in connection with the horrible murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. Suspect John Mark Karr has made some odd statements that raise questions about his guilt, but I hope police officers have their man so that JonBenet's family might finally find peace.
The new artificial turf covering Steamboat Springs High School's Gardner Field is a welcome sign for boys soccer head coach Rob Bohlmann.
Bill Emerson of Steamboat Springs will lead a two-day workshop Saturday and Sunday entitled "The Hunt for the Wild Mushroom." Based on the short walks he has taken with his dog every morning this week, Emerson is confident he can lead his class to some edible mushrooms.
Resignation leaves planning commission vacancy
Oak Creek Town Board members will discuss tonight whether to find a replacement for Andy Benjamin, who recently resigned from the town's Planning Commission. Oak Creek Mayor Kathy "Cargo" Rodeman said Benjamin submitted his letter of resignation to the commission, but it is up to the Town Board to appoint someone to fill the empty seat.
Forest Service wants to pare number from 24 to six
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing a change to its management indicator species list in the Routt National Forest. The list currently contains 24 species of birds and mammals that were selected for monitoring to assess how Forest Service actions affect them and their habitats. The proposed change would reduce that number to six species - Colorado River cutthroat trout, brook trout, Golden Crowned kinglet, Northern Goshawk, Vesper sparrow and Wilson's warbler.
City Council reflects on youth during housing discussion
The last time Steamboat Springs City Council members Ken Brenner and Loui Antonucci both lived at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, a new fad called "disco" blared on radios.
Two Steamboat Springs High School soccer players who got lost during a team overnight camping trip in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area were found Tuesday morning when they turned up at a nearby campground.
City planners to discuss subdivision near Central Park Drive
A proposed 64-lot subdivision near the historic More Barn will be up for discussion at tonight's Steamboat Springs Planning Commission meeting. The project, called Steamboat Barn Village, would be on a roughly 40-acre plot north of Central Park Drive and east of Pine Grove Road.
Organization welcomes new early childhood manager
First Impressions of Routt County introduced its new early childhood manager Wednesday during a meeting and farewell luncheon for former manager Renee Donahue. Stephanie Howle, an early childhood specialist with First Impressions, will assume Donahue's duties Sept. 1, although Donahue will "stick around" until mid-September to help Howle in her transition.
A state-of-the-art golf-fitting trailer is coming to the aid of local golfers this weekend.