News for Saturday, May 19, 2007



Steamboat Springs Orchestra presents Russian 'fusion piece'

Russians never write happy endings, said Ernest Richardson, the musical director of the Steamboat Springs Orchestra.

The Record for May 17

3:16 a.m. A man reported loud noise in the 1500 block of Shadow Run Frontage.

Area briefs for May 19

Nightwalker Enterprises is collecting donated household items and clothing for delivery to Native American families living on reservations.

Price pinch hurts all over

High gas and diesel prices have hit motorists at the pump, but the rising cost of fuel also is being felt elsewhere.

Tom Ross: Name your favorite summer snowdrift

Only in the Rocky Mountain states are snowdrifts worthy of semi-formal names.

Record-breaking day for Soroco runners

Rams relay team sets new school record despite losing last year's seniors

Losing three seniors from last year was supposed to hurt the Soroco track and field girls relay teams. Instead, with three new members and an old staple, those three seniors will have to move out of the record books to make room for the 2007 version of the Soroco Rams.

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Oak Creek Sinclair station closed indefinitely

An empty gas tank in Oak Creek means South Routt motorists and convenience store shoppers are out of luck.

Hayden places one, fails to qualify others at state track meet

Emily Whiteman got everything she wanted from her final high school shot put throw except for four inches.

Steamboat track and field athletes fall shy of podium at state

The practice throws were a cinch. Steamboat Springs discus thrower Westin Cofer was hurling his best distances of the year, pushing the 160-foot mark and hoping to break a new school record.

Bike-friendly initiative rolls forward, expands to county

Efforts to improve road conditions for cyclists are expanding beyond city limits.

Study intended to plan economic future of Steamboat

Steamboat Springs has to spend money to make money, city officials said this week.

Cabaret's message: The times are a changin'

Spring officially began in Steamboat Springs on Thursday night when music's always-universal language spoke to a full house at the Steamboat Springs Mountain Theater.