News for Saturday, January 19, 2008




Task force arrests suspected distributors

The All Crimes Enforcement Team, an area task force, arrested two men this week, both suspected of distributing narcotics, during separate search warrants executed in Steamboat Springs and Craig.

Senior leads Pledge at Capitol

Steamboat Springs High School senior Taylor Miller-Freutel said leading the Pledge of Allegiance before the Colorado General Assembly on Tuesday was a rush, but she hopes one day to have a much bigger stage.

Car thieves hit mountain

Steamboat Springs police are investigating the theft of three cars as well as two additional attempted vehicle thefts reported Thursday near the Steamboat Ski Area.

Yampa River's medical bills near $4M

Consultants working for the city of Steamboat Springs recommend $3.8 million in improvements to the town stretch of the Yampa River.

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Tom Ross: I'm a lonesome cowdude, riding o'er the range

Steamboat Springs author, John Rolfe Burroughs, made lasting contributions to history

Have you ever stopped to wonder why people who herd cattle from horseback are referred to as cowboys and cowgirls instead of cowmen and cowwomen? Or perhaps cowgals and cowguys? Maybe even cowdudes and cowdudettes?

Private ski resort touts benefits

A private ski resort will provide more benefits than "negatives" for Minturn residents, said Bill Weber, senior vice president of the Ginn Development Co.

The Record for Jan. 19

1:13 a.m. A noise complaint about loud music was received from Sparta Plaza. Police gave a warning.

Steamboat hockey finds focus late, falls

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team didn't have the immediate fire it needed Friday night in Monument. The Lewis-Palmer Rangers (8-1-1 overall) had the intensity early on to establish a quick two-goal lead in the first period that they held onto for a 3-0 win.

Sailors girls drop league game to Delta

The Steamboat Springs girls basketball team couldn't stay calm and get the ball inside on a night when its shooting went cold.

Hayden boys power past West Grand

It's always good to have more than one horse in the stable.

Hayden girls get win after 29-day sabbatical

With 29 days in between games, Hayden High School girls basketball coach Stephanie Davis was rightfully guarded.

Sailors dominate Delta

Steamboat spreads the scoring in lopsided win

The Steamboat Springs boys basketball team had a game Friday night in Delta unlike any other it has had this season - one where its opponent never even had hope.

Summit avalanche hotline to be restored

After several months of frustration for local avalanche forecasters, the Summit County telephone hotline could be up and running on a reliable basis in the next few days.

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Slope safety stressed

Autopsy reveals cause of man's death was asphyxiation

The Steamboat Ski Area's first on-mountain death in nearly two years is bringing increased attention to skier safety and awareness.

Out of the loop

Questions arise about MCTA project funds, communication with officials

A Moffat County Tourism Association project to put Whittle the Wood Rendezvous carvings around town and establish a tourist walking tour has derailed for logistical reasons.

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Commissioner recognized with award

Stahoviak honored with Hazie Werner Award

Nancy Stahoviak attributes her three decades of service to Routt County to her upbringing.

Search gains focus

Board invites community to join superintendent hunt

The Steamboat Springs School District will use community focus groups to help guide its hunt for a permanent superintendent.

Steamboat briefs for Jan. 19

Firefighters from across the county battled a blaze at a South Routt barn Friday night, off Colorado Highway 131 north of Oak Creek.

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Torito wins at World Cup

Former Winter Sports Club skier shines on the bumps

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skier and Lowell Whiteman School graduate Emiko Torito won her first World Cup moguls event Friday in Lake Placid, N.Y.