News for Saturday, June 16, 2007



Festival celebrates South Routt

Spending time on the lawn, sampling great food and catching up with friends is easy at the Taste of South Routt.

Tom Ross: The ski season never ends

There's snow in the high country - if you want it bad enough

A Steamboat Ski Area official teased the news this week that the mountain achieved a record number of skier visits during the 2006-07 ski season. However, he stopped short of revealing the magic number.

Tease photo

Housing director resigns

Manager: Yampa Valley Housing Authority 'in flux' at critical time

Elizabeth Black has resigned as executive director of the Yampa Valley Housing Authority.

Oak Creek shaping police department's future

Again without any law enforcement officers, Oak Creek town officials are considering hiring part-time officers and advertising for a new police chief. In the meantime, they hope to rely on the Routt County Sheriff's Office to respond to local emergencies.

The Record for June 14

Thursday, June 14

Briefs for June 16

Daylee King makes spring 2007 honor roll

Fighter ace Olds dies at 84

Gen. Robin Olds, who became a fighter pilot ace in World War II and the Vietnam War, died peacefully at his home in Steamboat Springs on Thursday. He was 84.

Summer programs start for skateboarders

The Howelsen Hill Skate Park can be a little intimidating for skateboarders still learning the ropes, especially on summer afternoons packed with more than 20 skaters.

Strawberry Park principal could be named next week

A new Strawberry Park Elementary School principal could be hired as soon as Wednesday, district officials said.