News for Saturday, February 18, 2006



Transactions for Feb. 4 to 13

Seller's name listed first, followed by the buyer DETTWILER, RICHARD A. AND DETTWILER, JUDITH A. TO MANLEY, WILLIAM S. FOR CRAWFORD ADD TO SS W1/2 LOT 35, ALL OF LOTS 36, 37 & 38, BLOCK 4 - $650,000

Rule must be done right

The Steamboat Springs City Council is weighing one of the most important documents in recent history -- the inclusionary zoning ordinance.

Sound Off for Feb. 19

Should the city rename the James Brown Soul Center of the Universe Bridge?

Mustering clusters

Third-grade students participate in hands-on group learning

Tomorrow afternoon, third-graders at Soda Creek Elementary School might think something is missing.

Lily Grace Frinks

Lily Grace Frinks, daughter of Alison and Russell Frinks of Steamboat Springs, was born at 6:10 p.m. Feb. 9, 2006. She weighed 6 pounds and 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her grandparents are Sue Fraser and Geoffrey Henson of Kirkby Mallory, United Kingdom; and Donna Frinks and Marshall Frinks of Tallahassee, Fla.

John F. Russell: How to order pizza in Italian

It's 10 p.m. in the Pizzeria Birreria Ristorante just across the street from the train station in Bardonecchia, Italy, and I'm starving.

Alpenglow construction to begin

Most of retail, residential space already taken in downtown development

Demolition of the Nite's Rest motel is expected to begin in the next month to make way for a 33,500-square-foot multiuse building and six townhomes.

Alborn goes airborne again

Special jumper overcomes injury, makes Olympic return

A love of flying brought Alan Alborn back to the ski jumping hills after leaving the sport in 2004. It has been hard work that helped him climb back to the top of the American team after a knee injury last season nearly ended his jumping career.

Developers eager to begin

Wildhorse Meadows could add 600 residential units within 10 years

The developer of 600 planned residential units near the Steamboat Ski Area base would like to begin site preparation in Wildhorse Meadows by late summer.

Tigers advance after beating Mustangs

After a 54-35 win against West Grand on Saturday, the Hayden basketball team might get another crack at Grand Valley, the team that handed the Tigers three of their five losses this season.

The Record for Feb. 19

Friday, Feb. 17 12:15 a.m. A woman in the 1300 block of Walton Creek Road reported a large group of people screaming and possibly fighting. When officers arrived, the people were gone.

Business briefs for Feb. 19

Hoostal named bank's investment sales manager

Betty More (1926-2006)

Former Steamboat Springs resident Elizabeth L. (Betty) Wright More passed away Feb. 10, 2006, at the home of her daughter, Teresa Pollard, in Silt. She was 79.

Mary Lenore Ball (1931-2006)

Former Hayden resident Mary Lenore Ball passed away Feb. 8, 2006, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, Texas. She was 75.

Bueford E. Huffstetler (1917-2006)

Former Yampa resident Bueford Eugene Huffstetler died Feb. 14, 2006. He was 88.

Hot Topic: How much security is too much?

With all the joys of travel that the Teen Style staff described for this month's issue, it seemed only natural to talk about what can be one of vacation's biggest hassles: airport security checks.

Bringing the Steamboat dream in reach

City Council poised to approve a major affordable housing ordinance

Willie Samuelson and his wife, Debbie Duncan, were having such a hard time finding an affordable house in Steamboat Springs that they almost moved away.

House majority leader makes Steamboat stop

Alice Madden meant what she said. A Democrat from Boulder, Madden is the majority leader in the state House of Representatives. When she announced Wednesday that she will not run for governor to replace term-limited Bill Owens -- ending speculation that heated up after Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper decided not to run two weeks ago -- Madden cited a need to spend time with her family as a reason for the decision.

Soroco brings home silver, bronze

The wrestling legacy of the Iacovetto family at Soroco High School is now one wrestler deeper.

All abroad for Olympics

Local families provide home away from home for athletes

They come dressed in red, white and blue, and the minute Steamboat Springs ski jumper Tommy Schwall slides onto the start bar, they begin chanting, cheering and waving flags.

Oak Creek utility worker honored

Stan Gale earns Colorado Water Operator of the Year award

While most people look forward to driving home after a long day at work, Stan Gale looks forward to walking 20 feet from his office to the door of his motor home.

Rolling blackout hits area

Bitter cold forces Xcel to reset power grid

A shortage of natural gas forced Xcel Energy to impose controlled outages early Saturday in Steamboat Springs and other communities across the state.