- Billie Ray “Thunder” Thornton Salida
- Ronald A. Gonzales
- Gilbert “Gil” Frank Tarkany
- Clarissa Alice (Reames) Belton
- Margie Anna (Purmort) Murphy
- Arlene (Young) Gore
- Jules and Rob Meeker, Steamboat Springs, a boy.
- Sarah and Gregory Kuch, Oak Creek, a boy.
- Jennifer and Nathan Marshall, Oak Creek, a girl.
- Kristen and Greg Pappas, Steamboat Springs, a girl.
With a flurry of snow on the top of Mount Werner, the ensuing ski and snowboard season seemed a little more real to Routt Countians on Friday. Many already have been working their way toward the slopes, trying to get in the right kind of physical shape for Day 1 at the Steamboat Ski Area.
For us mere mortals, getting in ski shape can be a sweaty affair with enough lunges and box jumps to make any flatlander sick. It’s a difficult affair for man-among-Steamboat’s-boys Johnny Spillane, too, though his attempts to recover from a mid-summer knee injury that required surgery and months with a brace and crutches might not look too familiar to those of us bobbing up and down across parks or hammering a workout to a Lady Gaga album on an elliptical.
Steamboat Springs Running Series Soda Creek Sneak results
The following is a list of people booked into the Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.
6:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of identity theft in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue. A person reported that someone had charged a $1,000 airfare to his or her credit card.
Though the chill of a looming winter blanketed the Yampa Valley on Saturday morning, remnants of the summer gardening and produce season still hide away in several urban gardens in downtown Steamboat Springs.
Amendments would define ‘personhood,’ challenge federal health care requirement
With the attention the three proposed fiscal amendments have received, two other potentially important amendments have so far slid by with little comment. Amendment 62 is a reprisal of the “personhood” amendment, and 63 is an attempt to stop federal intervention in state health care law.
Officials consider revenue stability in down economy
The volatile nature of city revenue streams is reviving conversations about the potential stability of property taxes, and a local fire district is exploring a tax proposal that could come before city voters next spring.
It took five tough games and a number of gutty comebacks, but the Soroco High School girls volleyball team started what it hopes is a mid-season turnaround Saturday, outlasting Vail Mountain in a five-game match for a crucial road victory.
When Scott Ptach learned coach Peter Anderson was leaving the Winter Sports Club, the Alpine skier questioned his future in Steamboat. But in August, all the questions were answered when Gene Bridgewater assumed Anderson’s position.
Students in top 1 percent in nationwide National Merit program
Steamboat Springs High School seniors Jeff Sperry and Kayla Stack were among the 1.5 million students entered in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. They now are among the top 1 percent, of the country’s high school students and were named semifinalists.
City Council navigating difficult balance between funding essential and nonessential services
In a daylong budget hearing that included the grim reality of $700,000 in city personnel cuts, the Steamboat Springs City Council correctly voted to keep community support funding at existing levels. It’s precisely times like these that we should expect our local government to operate like a private business and be only as big as necessary to accomplish the essential services for which it exists.
Bryan Fletcher knows what it’s like to come face to face with cancer. He understands the fear it can cause, he understands the threat it presents and he understands that despite beating acute lymphoblastic leukemia, his battle with cancer is far from over.
“Green Rush,” your preceding editorial (it is an editorial) to the series tells a lot about the philosophy of the Steamboat Pilot & Today. An honest headline such as “The Pilot & Today endorses and supports the use of recreational marijuana” would have been appropriate.
The Board of Directors of Tread of Pioneers Museum asks the voters of Routt County to vote “no” on Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101.
To all of our family and friends, Judy and I wanted to express our heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for your unbelievable support and participation in the benefit fundraiser Oct. 2 at Old Town Pub.
A big thank you to the Steamboat Pilot & Today for the wonderful publicity it provided to our Soup Bowl Supper.
Alternative energy expands to commercial buildings; BAP not far behind
Some unions seem so natural the only surprise is they hadn’t happened already. Like extra seat padding and marathon bike races, like a need for durability and titanium frames, Moots Cycles now has 42 solar panels atop its roof on Copper Ridge Drive.
The Routt County Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4264 in Steamboat Springs and American Legion Post No. 44 in Steamboat would like to meet and greet local sons and daughters returning from military service.
Washington went too far when it passed health care reform this year. Passing Amendment 63 — the health care choice amendment — will prevent state officials from requiring you to buy health insurance you do not want, from a corporation you do not like, at a price you cannot afford.
Happy birthday wishes to Trenten Mitchell, Gina Dorr, Herb Montieth, Ethan Yoast, Zach Hoffman, Brian Hoza, Liam Delaney, Fred Hughes and Barry Klotz.
One of Steamboat Springs’ resort property management companies, ResortQuest Steamboat, has aligned with the vacation exchange and rental division of global vacation giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp., raising the potential for tapping into a new well of vacationers.
Colorado Northwest Community College is offering an e-mail workshop. The workshop, for beginners or experienced e-mail users, will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
The state highway department has called for bids on two projects in Moffat County west of Maybell on U.S. Highway 40. It is the link between Maybell and Cross Mountain and will be let in two contracts, one for seven and nine-tenths miles, extending eastward from Cross Mountain. The other project extends from Maybell west. Construction work on project No. 2 will be lighter than on No. 1. Bids are to be opened Oct. 8. It is believed that some work can be done on both projects before cold weather interferes.
David Tyree moved to Steamboat Springs three weeks ago from a small Eastern Colorado town of 150 people called Crook. Today will be his third sermon at Christian Heritage School, where he leads a congregation of about 40 people.
Occupation: Steamboat Springs High School athletic secretary
Base area townhomes priced at pre-construction levels
The newest phase of the Eagleridge neighborhood, Stonewood Townhomes, made headway during the summep with three homes selling at prices that closely approximate pre-construction Phase 1 pricing in early summer 2006.
Routt County saw the sale of 38 residential units in August, and of the total, 23 sold for less than $500,000. Fifteen of those sold for less than $300,000, with eight of that 15 selling for less than $200,000.
Routt County school district lunch menus for the week of Oct. 11
I recently wrote a letter to Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. It was written with a long overdue sense of encouragement, brought on by recent events nationally.
More than 200 runners showed up early Saturday for the Soda Creek Sneak, an event that lured legions of children and many Running Series regulars out on a chilly morning and one that raised thousands of dollars for Soda Creek Elementary School.
As Steamboat Springs High School junior Enrique Lopez sat at Gardner Field on Thursday juggling a soccer ball on his feet and head, a horde of teammates sat in the background cheering, ribbing him and encouraging him to dance.
Thanks to everyone who has been bringing in things for our weekly bingo games, but we can use more.
Routt County real estate transactions for Oct. 1 to 7, 2010
I am disappointed that you resist matching funds raised by Howelsen Emerald Mountain Park for development of Emerald Mountain Park.
The U.S. Commerce Association has selected Steamboat Springs-based MyWireless for the 2010 Best of Farmington Award in the cellular telephone services category, according to a news release.