News for Friday, September 28, 2007



Governor to stop in Craig today

Gov. Bill Ritter is scheduled to make his second formal Craig visit of the year today, when he hosts a community event as part of a statewide "Outreach Tour."

Provocative platters

Gallery show pairs fine china, taboo topics

With their ceramic work in "Jinah China," Jonah Skurky-Thomas and Micah Bell want to be provocative. At least, a little.

On Scene: They use wax for what?

Notes from around town

Sometimes it takes a trip out of town to learn something new about home.

Police investigate high school bomb threat

All Routt County high schools notified of ambiguous call

Steamboat Springs police are investigating a high school bomb threat that was called in to Routt County Communications on Thursday morning.

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Affidavits cite threats

Police: Cisneros repeatedly spoke of killing baby, herself

The mother of slain 1-year-old Brianna Simon had threatened to kill herself and her daughter in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 6 incident that left Brianna dead in her Steamboat Springs home, according to police affidavits made public Thursday.

Briefs for September 28

Steamboat Art Museum in need of volunteers

Margaret Hair: Good as new

Last week, while I was interviewing late '70s and early '80s Steamboat country rock staple Bandanna, I had a conversation that I've had at least 35 times.

Steamboat volleyball looks to establish itself with two-game home stand

The Steamboat Springs volleyball team had its first true test this week. However, it came after facing an opponent on the court.

Hayden looking to repeat against Dolores

These are the types of games that will show Hayden High School football coach Shawn Baumgartner how good his team really is.

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Helicopter aviation program visits Hayden to drum up interest

At 1,500 feet above Steamboat Springs on Thursday, helicopter flight instructor Drew Mitchell treated his passengers to a deluxe tour of fall colors.

Swinging for a state title

Broadlands course will challenge Steamboat golfers in two-day tourney

High school golfers hoping to be in the hunt for a state title should take some advice from Jay Anderson, general manager of the Broadlands Golf Club.

Open seats for school boards

Hayden, South Routt voters face few choices on ballot

The Hayden and South Routt school districts each have only one contested school board race in this fall's election, despite a total of seven open seats.

Choreographing a vision

Steamboat Dance Theater to hold concert auditions

The producers of the Steamboat Dance Theater's annual concert don't know from year to year what's going to come together.

New grass

Head for the Hills mixes improv and tradition

Adam Kinghorn, who plays guitar and banjo for the progressive bluegrass band Head for the Hills, is quick to point out geographic differences.

Court system expands hours

County officials continue to tackle 'glitches' at Justice Center

Moving to the new Routt County Justice Center was just what the court system needed to expand its hours.

The Record for Sept. 26

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Steamboat-Moffat game loaded with playoff implications

As Steamboat Springs High School football coach Aaron Finch marches into the Sailors' contest with Moffat County, at 7 p.m. today at Gardner Field, it's fair to say he's found his equilibrium as an offensive play-caller.

Deb Babcock: Collecting, storing and planting a garden from seed

One of the most beautiful flowering displays in my garden each year is a swath of Shirley Poppies started from seed given to me by friend and fellow Master Gardener Carol Fox.