News for Saturday, January 7, 2006



Takeout for takeoff

Rain, sleet or shine, man keeps airline passengers fed

A small bunch of grapes, a few cocktail shrimp, a triangle of cheese and slices of salami are carefully arranged and wrapped in Charlie Epp's kitchen.

Tigers will remember the Titans

Young Coal Ridge squad upends Hayden

Showing up to a Hayden High School girls basketball game wearing black and orange usually wouldn't cause a stir, but Jacky Gaddis was the Coal Ridge coach.

'I do what I can'

Tigers start league season on the right foot

The Tigers need to get hungry. On Friday and Saturday, the Hayden High School boys basketball team let West Grand and Coal Ridge hang around longer than they should have considering Hayden's obvious advantage in talent.

Snow: winter's cash crop

Early snowfall yields bounty for plowing companies

The winter is young, but it already offers the promise of a bumper crop for area businesses that harvest snow from driveways and parking lots.

Margaret R. Stirling (1915-2005)

Aspen resident Margaret R. Stirling passed away peacefully on Dec. 23, 2005, at her daughter's ranch near Hayden. She was 90.

Routt County Spotlight: Judy Harris

Age: Ageless... I mean 52. Occupation: Principal at Soda Creek Elementary School Place of birth: San Diego, Calif.

City seeking skateboarding balance

City officials say they were seeking a balance when they met with athletes to discuss a proposed ordinance.

Tough tasks loom

Lawmakers face difficult issues as session nears

For Colorado lawmakers, the flowers soon will be replaced by brass tacks.

Jesse Everet Chedsey

Jesse Everet Chedsey, son of Lisa and Brent Chedsey of Coalmont, was born at 2:33 p.m. Dec. 27, 2005. He weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces and was 18.25 inches long. His siblings are Matt and Mercedez. His grandparents are Beu and Glen Chedsey of Coalmont, and Tonia and Ken Montague of Pinetop, Ariz.

Business briefs for Jan. 8

Mambo Italiano flies in Italian winemaker Mambo Italiano in downtown Steamboat Springs will host Italian winemaker Sisto Tessari on Thursday for a special meal that will educate diners about the intricacies of the winemaking process.

Open shop at Loggers Lane

There are two distinct stories to tell at one of Steamboat Springs' newest commercial/light industrial projects.

Tuning up college week

Ski package attracts young adults with music legends, new sensations

When they tune up the acoustic guitars and fiddles under the big tent in the gondola parking lot Sunday night, an international audience will tune in to satellite radio to catch the performances live.

Projecting through projects

Steamboat's crop of mid-year graduates use Senior Projects to help clarify futures

Five Steamboat Springs High School seniors presented their Senior Projects to school district staff Friday, displaying a quality of work that overshadowed recent public debate about the Senior Odyssey program.

Our View: All eyes on City Council

The Steamboat Springs City Council will have to make some hard decisions when it deals with a group of businesses accused of violating liquor laws.

Sailors back in the win column

Steamboat beats Doherty, 4-1

What the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team giveth, it can taketh away.

Frank Yurich Jr. (1929-2006)

Former Oak Creek resident Frank Yurich Jr. passed away Jan. 1, 2006, in Green Valley, Ariz. He was 76.

Emilia Blaine Tucker

Emilia Blaine Tucker, daughter of Michelle and Luke Tucker of Craig, was born at 10:10 p.m. Dec. 27, 2005. She weighed 7.12 pounds and was 20 inches long. Her grandparents are Tamra and Blaine Tucker of Craig, and Connie and Bill Schmalz of Grand Junction.

Angelina Smith

Angelina Smith, daughter of Kasi Smith of Yampa, was born at 6:53 a.m. Dec. 2, 2005. She weighed 6 pounds and was 18 inches long. Her sibling is Julianna Porter. Her grandparent is Gina Rogers of Denver.

Charley Jordan Lodwick

Charley Jordan Lodwick, daughter of Sunny and Todd Lodwick of Steamboat Springs, was born at 6 p.m. Dec. 29, 2005. She weighed 7 pounds and was 18.75 inches long. Her grandparents are Carol and Ed Owens of Jackson, Wyo., and Jeanne and Dennis Lodwick of Steamboat Springs.

Alaya Nellie Ann Lievanos

Alaya Nellie Ann Lievanos, daughter of Marissa Danyelle Haak and Nicholas Gary Lievanos of Steamboat Springs, was born at 4:31 a.m. Nov. 29, 2005. She weighed 5 pounds and 11 ounces and was 16.5 inches long. Her siblings are Levi Daniel and Carter Allen Van Pelt. Her grandparents are Sherry Ann Bird and Garnet Wessley Bird of Steamboat Springs; Debra Jean Prather of Carson City, Nev., and David James Lievanos of Medford, Ore.

South Routt Calendar for Jan. 8

Monday, Jan. 9 The Oak Creek Public Library is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Yampa Public Library is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The South Routt Medical Center is open for physical therapy with Dr. Tom Collins from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 736-8118 for appointments. The South Routt Medical Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 736-8118 for appointments.

Sound off

Olympic send-off

Class notes for Jan. 8

The Steamboat Springs School Board will conduct a study session and public meeting Monday at the George P. Sauer Human Services Center, 325 Seventh St.

Daisey Grace Holt

Daisey Grace Holt, daughter of Kacy Renee Holt and Gabriel Daniel Holt of Baggs, Wyo., was born at 8:48 a.m. Dec. 30, 2005. She weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces and was 18 inches long. Her siblings are Alexis, Gabriel and Dakota. Her grandparents are Debra Liljedahl of Craig, James Holt of Baggs, Wyo., John Hazen of Russia, and Renee Hazen of Cedaredge.

Megan Isabelle Guire

Megan Isabelle Guire, daughter of Chris and Trevor Guire of Hayden, was born at 3:54 a.m. Nov. 29, 2005. She weighed 4 pounds and 5 ounces and was 16.5 inches long. Her siblings are Tanner and Brennan. Her grandparents are Mim and Bob Rapp of Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia, and Marilyn Guire of Hayden.

Ryanne Grace Catterson

Ryanne Grace Catterson, daughter of Angela and Christopher Catterson of Steamboat Springs, was born at 3:52 a.m. Dec. 28, 2005. She weighed 6 pounds and 9 ounces and was 18 inches long. Her sibling is Liam Catterson. Her grandparents are Earlene and Edward Smith of Vergennes, Vt., Bruce Catterson of Huntington, N.Y., and Patricia Magnan of Kings Park, N.Y.

Parker Davis Ashley

Parker Davis Ashley, son of Cindy and Brian Ashley of Yampa, was born at 2:05 p.m. Dec. 1, 2005. He weighed 8.5 pounds and was 19.75 inches long. His siblings are Harrison and Spencer. His grandparents are Helen and Ernest Rezzonico of Hewitt, N.J., and Mary and Silas Ashley of Petersburg, Ind.

Jemma Casey Dinges

Jemma Casey Dinges, daughter of Elisha and Matt Dinges of Stagecoach, was born at 4:01 a.m. Dec. 28, 2005. She weighed 7.5 pounds and was 19.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Vicki and Ron Dinges of Mendota, Ill., and Geoff Cross of Brisbane, Australia.

Grace Elizabeth Brice

Grace Elizabeth Brice, daughter of Bettina and Rex Brice of Steamboat Springs, was born at 6:15 a.m. Dec. 28, 2005. She weighed 5 pounds and 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Transactions for Dec. 24 to Dec. 31


Building Permits for Dec. 26 to 30


Finding passion in stained glass

Oak Creek man's job as apprentice helped him discover lifelong hobby and career

Paul Carter Rutledge never expected a job working as an apprentice in a stained-glass shop in Kansas would lead him to his passion.

The Record for Jan. 8

JAIL REPORT 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.