News for Thursday, August 9, 2007



4-H projects head to state fair in Pueblo

A year of hard work paid off for Routt County's 4-H youths Saturday as 53 projects were selected for the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.

The Record for Aug. 7

12:17 a.m. Officers assisted a stranded motorist near Lincoln Avenue and Anglers Drive.

Briefs for Aug. 9

REPS (Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide) will hold a summer Gatekeeper Workshop on Aug. 13 and 14 at the Yampa River State Park Visitors Center west of Hayden.

Boy OK after 100-foot fall at Fish Creek

A 13-year-old boy who was injured Saturday after he slid about 100 feet down a side of Fish Creek Falls has been released from the hospital.

Formula stores up for debate

Ordinance would limit chain businesses downtown

City planners have drafted an ordinance that would make it harder for chain stores such as Gap or Starbucks from setting up shop in downtown Steamboat Springs.

DOW plans programs for bear issue

Wildlife officials likely will resurrect a public outreach and volunteer program designed to tackle Steamboat Springs' ongoing issue with bears.

Scott Stanford: Hoping my mistakes will help the next guy

It is your mistakes, not your successes, that teach you the most in this business.

County looks for local control

Regulations would give county a stronger say in state projects

If the Colorado Department of Transportation told local officials a new state highway was coming through Routt County, the construction would proceed almost entirely on the state's terms.

Tease photo

School Board debate lingers

Members to discuss Howell's future

Steamboat Springs School Board members made it clear that Superintendent Donna Howell's job is on the line heading into a special board meeting Friday.

Steamboat golf looks to qualify again for state

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team has been the definition of success.