News for Tuesday, January 10, 2006



Sailors shoot past Bulldogs

Even before the second half started, Steamboat Springs' Aaron Calkins was feeling it.

Woman killed in snowmobile accident

A snowmobiler was killed Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 40 near Dumont Lake when she was hit by a semi-trailer as she tried to cross the highway.

Board hears salary comparison

A discussion at Monday's meeting of the Steamboat Springs School Board shed light on how salaries of local school staff compare with those of other state educators.

Tuggle handed two life terms

A Hayden man who raped and kidnapped his 12-year-old daughter and left her for dead in the Idaho wilderness will spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge ruled Monday.

After deaths, public urged not to feed deer, elk

When a well-intentioned person in the Copper Ridge neighborhood recently put out bales of grass hay to sustain snowed-in mule deer, the fate of the animals was sealed.

Soroco pulls off thriller

Rams come from behind to beat Hayden, 45-43

It's a good thing the Hayden and Soroco girls basketball teams are off until Friday. The players need to catch their breath.

Council extends moratorium

Residents of Fairview will have to wait to build on lots

Residents in the Fairview neighborhood will have to wait another 90 days before they can build on some lots.

City increases fines for skateboarding

Skateboarders, roller skaters and scooter riders will have to open their pocketbooks wider if they get caught riding where they aren't allowed.

Singing her praises

Soda Creek music teacher wins award

A Soda Creek Elementary School teacher has been named the recipient of an annual statewide award from the American Legion.

Briefs for Jan. 11

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Tuesday Night Recreational Jumping series is Tuesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. through March 7. Registration is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. on jumping nights. The cost is $12 a night, and jumpers must have a lift ticket and a helmet. No experience necessary. Call 879-0695.

Hayden wins fourth straight

Bruchez leads all scorers with 22 points in win against Soroco

The Hayden boys basketball team dominated play in the paint during Tuesday's 56-38 win against rival Soroco.

Bulldogs balance attack

Moffat County beats Steamboat, 72-37

The transition from shooting guard to point guard is going quite well for Moffat County sophomore Angie Charchalis.

CMC officials select dean

A Colorado native, music lover and experienced educator has been hired as the new dean for the Alpine Campus of Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs.

Oak Creek works on repairs

Oak Creek's water plant is almost back to normal, three weeks after a break in the main waterline drained 90 percent of the town's water supply.

Richard Boersma: Thanks to plow drivers

It has been a tough season so far for city and county snowplow operators, and we're only a couple of weeks into winter, officially. These guys get a lot of flak for "plowing us in" some mornings. When that means extra time and work for us to clear our driveways and get to work, it can be aggravating.

Good as gold

Miner and family stay positive while he works overseas

Mike Letlow doesn't need to answer the question. He simply points to his wife and sons. They are what he misses the most.

The Record for Jan. 11

2:24 a.m. A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of criminal mischief, menacing and second-degree assault after police said he threatened a man with a hammer and threatening to return to the victim's residence with a gun. Officers said the men apparently were involved in a scuffle over a woman.

Robert Miner: Good vs. evil

As the new year begins, it is a time to reflect and give thanks.

Our view: On the agenda

It was disappointing to watch a Steamboat Springs School Board meeting bog down as it did Monday in a procedural issue that shouldn't have been dealt with on the public's time.