News for Thursday, May 11, 2006



Money approved for field

Fund Board votes, 9-0, for artificial turf

A grassroots community effort is one step closer to putting fake grass on Gardner Field.

Sailors look for more

Steamboat tennis fourth going into semifinals at state

The last time Lisa Floyd advanced to the semifinals of the state high school tennis championships, she was a wide-eyed freshman getting her first taste of the state finals.

News in brief for May 12

Section of Routt County Road 18 closed to traffic The Routt County Road and Bridge Department has closed Routt County Road 18 from the cattle guard below Stagecoach Reservoir to the gate at Pleasant Valley.

The Record for May 12

Wednesday, May 10 2:01 a.m. A Steamboat Springs police officer found a syringe in the back of his patrol car after taking a man to jail. The officer could not determine whether the syringe belonged to the man.

Speed skier races to personal best

Routt County's Tim Magill goes 147 mph

Local speed skier Tim Magill went to Europe to set a personal best -- and maybe a world record.

Allison Plean: Mom's best friend

For Mother's Day this year, I would like two new couches, two remote controls, five pairs of very expensive shoes, a new coffee table, a bathroom door, screen door, a couple of CDs and the movie "Sixteen Candles."

New Soda Creek questions emerge

Pros, cons discussed during school public forums Thursday

New questions continue to arise about the future of Soda Creek Elementary School.

Deb Babcock: Assess tree problems as spring season arrives

After the snow has melted from our gardens, most gardeners take inventory of which plants made it through the winter.

GASP! 'Theater on the edge'

High school student directs uncensored controversial theater

Steamboat Springs High School student Alex Stegmaier wanted to perform "Cell Block Tango" from the musical "Chicago," but school officials told her she would have to censor it.

A fairytale ending

Two women write and illustrate a fairytale story that is close to their own

Longtime restaurant workers Natalie de Stefano and Jean McLaughlin are on their way to fulfilling a dream.

Allison's picks for May 12

Tonight ¤ Free Friday Foreign Film Series featuring "Mostly Martha" When: 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. movie begins Where: Steamboat Mountain Theater in Ski Time Square Cost: Free

Delta confirms new jet plan

Carrier to fly Salt Lake route; United schedule still not certain

Delta Airlines has confirmed its service between Yampa Valley Regional Airport and Salt Lake City, Utah, in the fall.

County fair season under way

Students get a chance to test new technology

Spring was in the air at the Routt County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, and so was the smell of 125 squealing hogs being weighed in for the August fair.

Hill wins Heritage award

Jayne Hill's dedication to historic preservation and the Tread of Pioneers Museum are the stuff of legend, her colleagues say.

Honoring Oak Creek moms

Paradigm Theater performance celebrates mothers of all ages

If you're still not sure what you should get your mom for Mother's Day, a trip to Oak Creek's Paradigm Theater might be the answer.

Hayden youths mobilize for national service day

Saturday's National Youth Service Day in Hayden will focus on strengthening relationships among people of all ages.

Clinic hosts pet health fair

You can bribe your dog or cat with homemade treats and a free bandana if they accompany you to the first Pet Health Fair on Saturday.

Music calendar for May 12

Tonight ¤ Touring Opera Troupe of The Three Little Pigs of Emerald City Opera When: 2 p.m. Where: Soda Creek Elementary School Cost: Free Call: 879-1996

Hayden to get high-speed service

Internet availability projected to boost local business success

After years of anticipation, it appears Hayden will have access to high-speed Internet in about a month through the town's current cable provider.

On Scene for May 12

Five of May My kryptonite-colored glowing margarita glass illuminated my way through the crowd at Cantina on Friday night. Although everyone was extra festive, it was almost like any other Friday night.

The unstoppable groove

8traC will make you dance

Derek VanScoten thinks people like to label bands from their inception so they feel comfortable knowing how to categorize them.

Arts calendar for May 12

Ongoing ¤ A collection of art and photography dedicated to the mother and child will be on display at the Paradigm Theater in Oak Creek today and tomorrow. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are $5. Call 846-5137 for information and reservations.

Flying to new heights

Students learn life lessons from participating in Peter Pan production

When Jake Barker was 3-years-old, he attended Steamboat Springs Middle School's first production of Peter Pan dressed as Peter Pan.