News for Tuesday, March 21, 2006



Police look at incident

Hayden boys may have been involved in hazing

Hayden police are continuing to investigate an incident in which four high school students were branded -- possibly against their will -- with a heated wire coat hanger.

Sailors get back on track in Delta

The sky was cloudy, but there was no snow in Delta during the weekend. It was a welcome sight for Steamboat Springs track coach Andy Reust and the 14 members of the high school track team that made the trip.

The Record for March 22

11:18 a.m. A woman in the 26000 block of U.S. Forest Service Road 409 reported her mother kidnapping her 2-year-old daughter after the women were involved in an argument. Officers said the fighting between the woman and her mother has been an ongoing problem for two or three years. Officers contacted the woman's mother and the 2-year-old daughter at the Steamboat Lake Outfitter's restaurant and gave the child back to her mother. The officers also called the Department of Human Services to mediate the situation.

Skiers fare well at J4 Junior Olympic Championships

Making it to this year's J4 Junior Olympic Championships in Winter Park was a goal shared by most of the skiers in coach Scott Wither's program.

Police warn of money scam

Scheme involves 'travel agent' contacting local businesses

The Routt County Sheriff's Office is warning businesses about a scam aimed at robbing victims of thousands of dollars.

New Orleans landscape shocks teens

Teenagers wrestle with each other and climb on broken treadmills atop a trash pile waiting to be picked up.

Our View: A Grand success

The successful auction of the remaining condominium shares at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Center is good news, not only for the Grand's owners but also for the community.

Fairview talks to continue

City votes to have members work with neighborhood groups

Residents of the Fairview and Miller-Frazier subdivisions will continue to face a disagreement they say has created a rift in the neighborhood.

Sailors struggle at plate, in field

It's still early in the season, but the Denver East baseball team gave its Steamboat Springs counterpart a goal to work toward Saturday.

Day Three: Unbelievable

Michelle and I dined under the big top today, but this is a circus no one wants to watch. On one side of the tent, we ate spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and vanilla pudding pie provided for Hurricane Katrina relief workers. On the other side of the blue and yellow tent, men, women and children of all ages walked single-file through a distribution line, receiving free items such as canned vegetables, tampons and clothes. Seven months after the hurricane struck New Orleans, Top Ramen will be someone's meal in St. Bernard's Parish tonight.

Lot sold for Coke building

Developer hopes to sell lots by summer 2007

Developers say they have sold five lots, and construction could begin as soon as June at the Valley View Business Park in Hayden.

Candidates forum next week

An hour-long candidates forum will be held next week in preparation for the April 4 election.

Banquet to benefit outreach group

If you've ever wanted to drive a 100-ton excavator, get your checkbook ready for Friday's Young Life fundraiser.

Briefs for March 22

Three southern Colorado residents were arrested Sunday on suspicion of criminal trespass after police said a Union Pacific Railroad employee found the people sleeping in a train compartment.

LIFT-UP to break ground

Nonprofit's building expected to be done by fall

All of LIFT-UP of Routt County's Steamboat operations soon will be under one roof.

County ranchers take honors in bull test

Two Routt County ranching families have bulls that rank among the best in the state.

Get out your swimsuits

Cold-water plunge to benefit emergency medical services

There is no better crowd with which to jump into ice-cold water than a group of emergency paramedics.

The Record for March 23

Tuesday, March 21 12:19 a.m. Someone reported seeing a drunken man stumbling in the road near Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Officers picked up the man and took him to detox.

Briefs for March 23

Reward offered for vandalism information

No place like home

After hurricane, two New Orleans men say they're staying put

On a direct flight from Denver to New Orleans on Monday evening, two men flanked a journalist eager to hear their stories.

County assessor race contested

Republican Dick Klumker announces candidacy during precinct caucuses

Mike Kerrigan is no longer running solo in the race for Routt County Assessor.