News for Thursday, January 26, 2006



Accused sex offender may represent himself

A Routt County district judge warned a man charged with fondling a 7-year-old boy that he might have to represent himself if he doesn't find an attorney before his June trial.

Ski for Women raises awareness, funds

Birgitta Lindgren admits that the idea of hosting a cross-country skiing benefit wasn't hers, but she gladly took the concept from a friend and turned it into a Steamboat Springs tradition.

GRAMNET short on funds

The Steamboat Springs City Council has approved a Steamboat Springs Police Department request to use money set aside for personnel to fund a regional drug enforcement task force.

CD Reviews for Jan. 27

Susan Tedeschi "Hope and Desire" On sale at All That Jazz for $15.98

The Record for Jan. 27

Wednesday, Jan. 25 12:55 a.m. A landlord and her tenant reportedly were arguing in the 2500 block of Val d'Isere Circle. Officers mediated the situation.

3-D software aids city planning

A 3-D software application highlighting Main Street could one day serve as a detailed, data-filled planning tool for the city, officials said Tuesday.

Crash's probable cause released

NTSB releases recommendations for air ambulance safety

Icy conditions likely caused the Jan. 11, 2005, Yampa Valley Air Ambulance accident that claimed the lives of three crew members and seriously injured another, according to a report issued Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Place and perception

Anyone who has spent time in the center of a charred forest knows why Susan Mackin Dolan dedicated an entire body of work to the surreal beauty of that landscape.

The last dance

There are pictures of Alex Stegmaier, Molly Willard, Katie Matteo and Hannah Bowers as 4-year-olds standing among 20 other tiny dancers. Fourteen years later, all those other girls are gone, and only four dancers are left -- seniors at Steamboat Springs High School -- fighting back tears as they dance their last dance with the Oak Street Performing Arts Co.

Crossing the bridge into his own

When Drew Emmitt first stepped onto the stage as a solo artist, he wanted his sound to be different from the funky, jam-rock sound of Leftover Salmon, his longtime band.

Music with a living room vibe

Jay Mogil was smoking a cigarette when he heard Shannon Hance's voice for the first time. He put out his smoke and went inside.

Autumn's Picks for Jan. 27

Tonight Grand Opening Gala featuring a showcase of local talent When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7. Where: Steamboat Mountain Theater in Ski Time Square Cost: $20 Call: 846-0578 (Call for tickets. Scott Parker said he would be surprised if there were any available at the door.)

Arts calendar for Jan. 27

¤ Opening reception for "Locations of Consciousness" work by three printmakers/ artists is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. Call 879-9008.

New sound, history

No other band is more intertwined with the history of reggae than The Wailers. Bob Marley led the band until his death in 1981, and anyone with even a passing interest in Jamaica or its music has heard the band.

Music calendar for Jan. 27

Tonight Steve Boynton When: 4 to 7 p.m. Where: Chaps in the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel Cost: Free Call: 871-5500

School districts honoring school board members

January is School Board Recognition Month, and school districts across the state are honoring and thanking the service of their school board members.

The way it was; the way it is

Tonight's one-person photography show by Jane Sindell will demonstrate the difference between the perceptions of youth and the view that comes with age and distance.

Feeding the senses two at a time

Artist and musician come together

The brain loves to have multiple senses fed at once.

Traffic disruption looms

City looks ahead to Lincoln Avenue work for summer 2007

When the Colorado Department of Transportation tears up U.S. Highway 40 in summer 2007, community leaders intend to be prepared.

News in brief for Jan. 27

Forest Service warning recreation-rule violators The U.S. Forest Service has begun issuing warning tickets to people violating new winter recreation rules in the Rabbit Ears Pass and Buffalo Pass user areas.

Howelsen Hill hosts NCAA race

Natives Iverson, Gleason and Steitz in college field

Mike Gleason had some top-secret Howelsen Hill trail advice for his Montana State University teammates.

Generation Next

Steamboat trio competing in SI for Kids showcase

Steamboat Springs snowboarders Grant Murray and Maddy Schaffrick and skier Jonas Seiler have been invited to compete in the inaugural Sports Illustrated for Kids Next Snow Search All-Stars competition.

On Scene for Jan. 27

Coming soon to air waves? There is a vague and unconfirmed -- but exciting -- rumor circulating around town that a group of people are starting a local radio station. According to the rumor, the group has the ability to transmit to all of Steamboat Springs and possibly Oak Creek.