News for Wednesday, September 20, 2006



Sailors qualify for state tourney

Golf team finishes second at regional

The Steamboat Sailors golf team is headed to state after finishing second Wednesday in the regional tournament.

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Video: A first look at Thursday's headlines

Millions of gallons of water could be pumped from the Yampa River to the Front Range; no charges will be filed against a juvenile in a hunting accident; Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. is holding its job fair; the Cog Rally is this weekend; and the Sailors play in a regional golf tournament today. Brought to you by Coleman Cook and Sharon Pace-Ward of Colorado Group Realty in Steamboat Springs.

Man OK after hit-and-run accident

A Steamboat Springs man was not injured Tuesday night when he was run over by a woman driving near Village Drive and Walton Creek Road.

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Heavy snow headed for Rabbit Ears Pass

The first blowing-snow advisory of the season has been issued for Rabbit Ears Pass. The National Weather Service in Denver issued the warning, which is in effect from 6 p.m. today until noon Thursday.

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Video: Morning News Update

A man reports a hit-and-run; the City Council approves several project for the ski base redevelopment; school officials say they do not support a company that is asking area business for money; Arnold A. Barnes of Boulder is today's lift ticket winner; the Sailors tennis team looks comfortable in its win against Fruita Monument; and the Steamboat soccer team falls to Battle Mountain. Brought to you by Coleman Cook and Sharon Pace-Ward of Colorado Group Realty in Steamboat Springs.

Devils take two from Sailors

Softball team drops doubleheader

Coach Donna Ryan and her Steamboat Springs softball team were still searching for a way to take back "that one inning" that makes all difference in their Tuesday doubleheader against Eagle Valley.

Battle Mountain tops Steamboat in soccer

There is still a month left in high school soccer's regular season, but Tuesday night's game between Steamboat and Battle Mountain seemed more like the playoffs.

Sailors tame 5A Wildcats

Steamboat tennis team looks comfortable

Steamboat Springs Andrew Hoing seems to have the focus. After the Sailors No. 1 singles player handily defeated Fruita Monument's Jeff Hrncir, 6-1, 6-1, the recent senior transfer student from Houston celebrated Steamboat's 6-1 victory against the Wildcats by giving his teammates a show straight out of Sea World, catching hurled grapes in his mouth.

Donna Howell: Issues 3C and 3D will improve area education

On Nov. 7, voters will have the opportunity to vote on Steamboat Springs School District issues 3C and 3D. I would like to take the opportunity to explain how the passage of 3C and 3D will address our needs for now and the future. A successful vote will enhance education for our children and benefit our community, at a cost increase of $8 a month for the owner of a $450,000 home.

The Record for 9-18

The Record for Monday, September 18, 2006.

Calendar fundraiser not OK with officials

Lee: 'This isn't benefiting the school at all'

Steamboat Springs High School officials warn businesses to be wary of an out-of-town company that has been asking for money as part of a basketball calendar fundraiser for the school.

Hayden board meets tonight

Overall enrollment down in district schools

Enrollment is down in the Hayden School District, but early numbers are up from what administrators projected.

Briefs for 9-20

Area briefs for September 20, 2006.

Man arrested after tanker rollover

A 43-year-old Montrose man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Saturday night after he lost control of the empty fuel tanker he was driving on Rabbit Ears Pass and ran it off the highway.

Three teens OK after car fire

A car was destroyed in a fire that ignited after an accident early Saturday morning on Buffalo Pass.

Hoping to get in hot water

Council: Explore geothermal energy for base area

On Tuesday night, the Steamboat Springs City Council approved the continued design and planning of several projects that could begin redevelopment at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. The projects include a roundabout leading into Ski Time Square at an intersection near the Steamboat Trading Co. and The Tugboat Grill & Pub; a pedestrian walkway from the Gondola Transit Center to Ski Time Square; and a brand logo for the redevelopment featuring the slogan "Steamboat Unbridled."

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Science School in session

Area sixth-graders immersed in outdoor, social education

Gretchen Van De Carr brought the concept of Science School when she moved here from Oregon. In Science School, area sixth-graders spend one week during the fall participating in hands-on science learning in an outdoor environment. The "outdoor classrooms" are set up at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp, and the students camp in the cabins and eat in a rural setting.

Mike Lawrence: Time for crampons

Firm footing needed in slippery election season

Despite the snow on the mountain and the frost on your windshield, it's not ski season yet. But it is the season of slippery slopes.

Our View: Upgrades needed at railroad crossings

At Issue: Railroad crossings. Our View: Guards should be installed at as many crossings as possible immediately.