News for Saturday, September 15, 2007

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Base area development on time, under budget

Mountain mobility issues become major focus

Public infrastructure projects at the base of Steamboat Ski Area are under budget and on schedule for a Nov. 15 completion, project coordinator Joe Kracum told the city's advisory committee for the projects Friday.

United Way sets 2007 goal

Routt County United Way's 2007 fundraising campaign kicks off Monday with a donation goal of $600,000.

Tom Ross: Ponder the purpose of the two-seater privy

Water main break underscores how much we take conveniences for granted

I know of an abandoned old homestead in Northwest Colorado with a fascinating collection of log and frame buildings, all of them in outstanding condition with the exception of the privy.

School Board close to hire

Connelly: Agreement reached with superintendent candidate

Steamboat Springs School District officials said Friday they reached a verbal agreement with one of their candidates for interim superintendent.

Steamboat briefs for Sept. 15

Kenneth Muhme of Craig was found not guilty Thursday night of careless driving causing death, in a charge related to a February accident that resulted in the death of Steamboat Springs resident Amy Flint.

The Record for Sept. 13

3:49 a.m. A bear was reported in the 500 block of Anglers Drive.

Vets band together to save wounded Great Pyrenees

The past four weeks of Maxwell's life have all the ingredients of a great tale of survival. Left for dead with a gunshot wound to the mouth, the 10-month-old Great Pyrenees wandered for almost a month in the Routt National Forest before he was found Sunday by a group of hunters outside of Hayden.

Steamboat Springs High School's resource officer plays many roles

School Resource Officer Debra Funston described her job at Steamboat Springs High School as one part cop, one part educator - with most of her time serving as a counselor.

Hayden offense stumbles, loses to West Grand

The West Grand football team took the wind out of Hayden's sails Friday night in Kremmling.

Sailors singles hang tough

Tennis team gains confidence in contest against visiting Boulder

Steamboat Springs High School tennis team singles players Ramsey Bernard, Matt Gadbois, Jeff Lambart set the tone for Friday's contest against Class 5A Boulder. But at the end of the tournament, it was the doubles team of Mirko Esparmer and Vladen Chase that slammed the door on the visitors.

Last-second Sailors TD seals wild win

Wow. What else can be said about a game in which the Steamboat Springs high school football team allowed Eagle Valley to close within two points on a 79-yard touchdown play - on a fourth-and-16 as the clock wound down in the fourth quarter - and the refs first waved off the tying two-point conversion, then waved it back on to tie the game at 27, before Steamboat's Austin Hinder hit Nigel Hammond for a 67-yard touchdown pass to seal a 34-27 win.