News for Thursday, September 6, 2007



Scanner: Mother threatened to stab baby

Police investigating incident that resulted in child's death

A Steamboat Springs infant died Thursday morning at Yampa Valley Medical Center of what appears to have been a knife-inflicted wound.

Briefs for September 6

Safehouse offers no-cost bilingual legal services

The Record for September 4

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Michael Weston's round paces Sailors in golf tourney

The possibilities are endless for Michael Weston.

McCoy woman dies in accident near Eagle County border

A 91-year-old McCoy woman died Tuesday afternoon after her vehicle collided with a Yampa Valley Electric Association truck just north of the Eagle County border on Colorado Highway 131.

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Livestock inspections return

Sheriff's Office reinstates part of Ranch Watch program

Motorists on U.S. Highway 40 had to hit the brakes Wednesday near the turnoff for Colorado Highway 131, but not because they were being pulled over.

Xcel rail spur up for discussion

Xcel Energy's application for a controversial rail spur from the Union Pacific mainline to the Hayden Station power plant will go before the Routt County Planning Commission tonight. Xcel's application is the only item on the commission's agenda.

Keen cab driver phones in taggings; two arrested

What began as a slow Tuesday night for Alpine Taxi driver Rod McCormack ended with two men facing felony charges on suspicion of tagging signs and windows in the Ski Time Square area.

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Little common ground in historic preservation debate

While Steamboat's historic preservation debate rages on, the issue is evolving into a conversation about how to confront the issue in a Steamboat-specific way.

GOP looks to bounce back

Local Republicans focus on Routt County issues, candidates

With election season just around the corner, the Routt County Republicans are hoping to distance themselves from the national political climate and improve their fortunes from a year ago.

Dogs kill pet at Dumont Lake

Officials: Be aware when hiking in national forest

Rob Shoaf was hiking near Dumont Lake on Labor Day with his dog, Pepper, when the 5-year-old Labrador retriever-pit bull mix trotted over a hill and toward a band of sheep.