News for Monday, June 25, 2007



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Explosion kills 2 teens

S. Routt teenagers were jumping on oil storage tank

Two South Routt teenagers are dead after an oil storage tank they were jumping on in the Routt National Forest exploded, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office reported. The incident occurred late Saturday night at a well site off Rio Blanco County Road 8 near Chapman Reservoir. Killed were 17-year-old Samuel Hedemark of Phippsburg and 19-year-old Christopher King Fuller of Yampa.

Look who bikes to work: Sarah Kostin

Occupation: front desk and circulation staff member at Bud Werner Memorial Library

Bicycle Tour of Colorado begins

Indiana residents Mary Lipe and David Farnum needed a break.

Luke Graham: Blast from the past

Believe it or not, there's a connection between me and Pro Football Hall of Famers Bobby Layne and Y.A. Tittle.

Hanging up on telemarketing scams

Imagine receiving a phone call from an overly friendly stranger claiming you've won a $2 million prize which you may claim after sending a hefty processing fee.

The Record for June 23

SATURDAY, JUNE 23 1:20 a.m. Steamboat Springs police officers dispersed a crowd in front of the Tugboat at Ski Time Square.

Hope on horizon for Alzheimer's

Today, there are 64,000 people in Colorado living with Alzheimer's disease. For each individual with the diagnosis, there are at least three other people whose lives have been changed forever by the disease.

Salary workshop planned

School Board to meet Wednesday to discuss administrative pay

The Steamboat Springs School Board will review the salaries and benefits of the district's administrators during a special meeting Wednesday.

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Students trek cross-country in support of nonviolence

Two teenagers, traveling by foot across the country in opposition of global violence, arrived in Craig on Saturday afternoon, bringing with them a message of peace.

Organizers push benefits of Bike to Work Week in Steamboat

Bike to Work Week kicks off today, and event coordinator Emmanuelle Vital urges all residents to "exchange that gas pedal for the bike pedal."