News for Wednesday, May 16, 2007

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Hayden eyeing Boys & Girls Club

A few months ago, Hayden resident John Shaw watched as several packed school buses unloaded kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig.

Area briefs for May 16

Area briefs for Wednesday, May 16, 2007.

Hayleigh Aurin: Sad about MacHale

I am writing for the students at Strawberry Park Elementary School. Plenty of the kids at our school are very sad that our great principal, Mark MacHale, is leaving us for a new job.

The Record for May 14

1:32 a.m. Police responded to a report of domestic violence. A couple was having an argument, and the woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Jake Schwan: Replace road signs

I live on Jack Creek Road, which is off County Road 14 northeast of the Stetson Ranch.

Bob Havice: No needless killing

Your article on May 9 concerning "Rattlesnake Ron" was disturbing. Every "real" cowboy I have had the privilege of knowing would never kill anything needlessly, especially a rattlesnake.

Craig residents hit the pavement for MS

Krista Schenck participated in her first MS Walk four years ago to support a co-worker with multiple sclerosis.

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Spring ahead of schedule

Yampa River nearing peak; wildfire season may be close behind

Mark Cahur is concerned he won't have much free time this summer. Although the current fire danger in the Routt National Forest is low, early season signs point to a ripe fire season.

Local Special Olympics swimmers head to state

When asked how she plans to spend the next two weeks preparing for the 2007 Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games, June 2 and 3 in Greeley, Jaimee Sexton has one emphatic answer.

South Routt School Board talks Early Learning

Meeting is tonight instead of Thursday

During tonight's South Routt School Board meeting, South Routt Superintendent Kelly Reed will ask board members to take the next step in the construction of a new South Routt Early Learning Center.

Trail and Town Challenge considerations for early mountain bike season

Gretchen Sehler has been involved in helping organize the Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series for 13 of its 18 years of existence.

City to consider sustainability hire in '08 budget

Now is not the time to add a new environmental position to city staff, city officials said Tuesday.

Steamboat boy's friends recover stolen bike after seeing it in town

The recent theft of an 11-year-old's bike serves as a reminder that not locking up could leave you bikeless.

Our View: Discussion needed on Breathalyzer issue

The Steamboat Springs School Board should hold a public discussion about whether random Breathalyzer testing is appropriate for school-related events.

Mike Lawrence: Hit by a sledgehammer

Secretary of state talks straight about tough lesson

When I asked Colorado Secretary of State Mike Coffman if he wanted to talk about a recent scandal involving one of his staff members, I expected the conversation to last about five seconds.