News for Thursday, February 28, 2008



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Man dies in fall from roof at Steamboat Grand

A Steamboat Springs High School graduate who served in Iraq with the U.S. Army died Thursday after falling six stories off an icy roof at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel.

Hayden students thrive in Destination ImagiNation

Queen Elizabeth was coming for a visit, and the challenge was to put her to work doing household chores.

Out for the show

Northwest Colorado Home School Association play tonight and Friday

It's her first big role, but Amanda Barber, 14, said she isn't that nervous.

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Memories at risk

Shop owner suggests using care with digital photography

Recollections - small moments that, throughout time, can accrue meaning and value to the owner.

Rail service possible

Steamboat, Craig join Rocky Mountain Rail Authority

The cities of Steamboat Springs and Craig have joined a group exploring high-speed, passenger rail service that could include a spur extending from South Routt to Craig.

Fire Academy seeks recruits

Training program combines classroom and on-scene instruction

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue is seeking participants for its 2008 Fire Academy, the department's recruiting and training program for future firefighters.

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Nelson case shows larger issue

Attorney, witness to speak about race at CU Law School

Almost six weeks after 15-year-old Randall Nelson was found not guilty of assault and disorderly conduct charges stemming from a racially charged February 2007 incident that left another boy with a broken jaw, legal and financial ramifications remain for the family.

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Yampa Valley Recycles selling reusable bags

The numbers associated with the consumption of plastic bags are staggering.

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All the way

High school marketing team qualifies four students for international competition

Krista Schenck, Moffat County High School business and marketing teacher, had a premonition.

Skiing pioneer, writer passes

Robbins recalled for optimism, Nordic contributions

Former U.S. Nordic combined coach Tom Steitz will always remember when he got the idea to try bringing the World Cup to Steamboat Springs.

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Team play pushes Steamboat hoops to new levels

When Steamboat Springs High School basketball player Colby Kostur thinks back to how many times he's driven U.S. Highway 40 from Hayden to Steamboat the past four years, he chuckles.

Steamboat briefs for Feb. 28

Electrical fire causes minor damage to home

The Record for Feb. 26

Tuesday, Feb. 26