News for Tuesday, September 11, 2007

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Officials: Water could be off-limits until Thursday

Pipe break at construction site leads to no-use order

A broken water main at the Bud Werner Memorial Library construction site has left Steamboat Springs residences and businesses west of 11th Street without water, possibly until Thursday. City officials sent out a reverse-911 alert late Tuesday afternoon warning residents not to drink or use city water because of potential bacterial contamination. Public Works Director Jim Weber said the no-drink order means residents should not use tap water to brush their teeth, wash dishes, shower or for any other purpose.

Seminars at Steamboat seeks program director

After providing another successful year of dialogues on public policy, Seminars at Steamboat realized it was missing something: help.

Steamboat soccer team hopes to pick up first win of season against Eagle Valley

There is no question that controlling Eagle Valley's Cesar Castillo is a key to tonight's soccer game at Steamboat Springs High School's Gardner Field.

The Record for Sept. 9

12:32 a.m. A car reportedly hit a cow near Routt County roads 27 and 33. The cow was "severely injured," law enforcement said, but the driver was fine.

Steamboat briefs for Sept. 11

Portions of River Road north of the Mount Werner Road intersection will be closed periodically during the next few weeks as crews work to repair an area that was damaged in a mudslide Thursday.

Museum accepting nominations for prestigious awards

Do you know someone who spends countless hours volunteering or someone who has made major contributions to Routt County during his or her lifetime?

Lesson plans bring wilderness to North Routt classroom

The educational experience at North Routt Community Charter School may not be survival of the fittest, but Head of School Colleen Poole says the school's mission of expeditionary learning does make for "hearty" students.

Art Museum looks for long-term lease

City Council to discuss facility's future at meeting tonight

Supporters of the Steamboat Art Museum will ask city officials tonight for a long-term commitment to the museum's downtown location.

Tom Ross: Kicking used to be a side job

Blanda would have been a fantasy football sensation

Broncos veteran Jason Elam and Green Bay Packer rookie Mason Crosby reminded us Sunday why the game that preoccupies so many of us on autumn weekends is called "foot ball."

Woman dies on Rabbit Ears in semitrailer rollover

Husband cited in accident Sunday night

A Colorado Springs woman died Sunday night on Rabbit Ears Pass after the Safeway semitrailer she was riding in rolled over and burst into flames.

Superintendent choice close

School officials interview three finalists for job Monday

The Steamboat Springs School Board could hire an interim superintendent Wednesday.

Tease photo

Justice Center to open with ceremony

The trees have been planted, the parking lot has been paved and the courtroom furniture has been polished. The railings are in, the terrazzo flooring is down and the windows have been washed.