News for Wednesday, January 25, 2006



Base area committee chosen

The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday decided who would serve on the Urban Renewal Authority Advisory Committee.

The Record for Jan. 26

Tuesday, Jan. 24 4:17 a.m. A delivery truck reportedly ran over a snow bank near Lincoln Avenue and Old Fish Creek Falls Road. The truck's chains were damaged in the accident. No other vehicles were involved, and no injuries were reported.

Three more Olympians

Steamboat trio named to U.S. snowboarding team

Known as Ski Town USA, Steamboat Springs has a rich Olympic tradition in Alpine, freestyle and Nordic combined skiing. It might not be long before snowboarding is added to that list.

Council OKs tennis center funding

The City Council will give about $28,100 to The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs to make up for revenue lost during the facility's renovation.

Soroco splits weekend with home advantage

More than a month after playing its last home game, the Soroco High School girls basketball team finally got to enjoy home-court advantage during two weekend contests.

Tigers win second straight

Despite getting back from Paonia at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, the Hayden boys basketball team defeated Plateau Valley, 57-49, Saturday night.

Third-grader recovering at Denver hospital

Fall in Howelsen Hill terrain park results in serious head injury

The 9-year-old Steamboat Springs boy who suffered a head injury during a fall at the Howelsen Hill terrain park Friday is making progress in a Denver hospital, his father said Wednesday.

News in brief for Jan. 26

Meeting about wildlife issues is Wednesday Colorado Wildlife Commissioner Tom Burke will host a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Steamboat Springs to gather comments and suggestions about hunting, fishing and other wildlife issues. The meeting will be held at the Steamboat office of the Colorado Division of Wildlife, 925 Weiss Drive.

Local man faces drug summons

A Hayden man who argued a California prescription for marijuana gave him the right to possess the drug in Colorado was given a court summons Monday.

Town to swear in new clerk

Former Oak Creek Town Board member Karen Halterman will be sworn in as town clerk during a meeting tonight.