After two draws last season, the Steamboat Springs High School Sailors took down the Glenwood Springs Demons on Thursday evening with two goals from Steamboat junior Enrique Lopez. Steamboat assumes control in the Western Slope League with the win at home.
Last event will benefit Yampa Valley Autism Program
The final event of the season that counts toward points standings is the Emerald Mountain Trail Run. This year's event will benefit the Yampa Valley Autism Program in honor of Jenna Gruben Morrill, a local runner who died this year.
There were mistakes Tuesday when the Hayden High School girls volleyball team took on Rifle. “I even had some,” third-year coach Greg Johnson said. “But besides those, we played well. Our girls showed as much hustle as I’ve seen from a team I’ve coached, and that’s an encouraging thing.” That hustle paid off in a three-game sweep as the Tigers thumped Rifle, 25-21, 25-15, 25-22.
Steamboat Springs High School volleyball coach Wendy Hall wasn’t too thrilled Wednesday evening. And that’s a little strange given that Hall’s Sailors defeated Mike Garvery’s Vail Mountain Gore Rangers, 21-25, 25-13, 25-20, 25-17, in nonconference action Thursday night in East Vail.
Results from the Steamboat Invitational Golf Tournament on Wednesday at Haymaker Golf Course.
Rylan Wright recovering after brush with Wall Street
Last weekend, Utah cowboy Rylan Wright found out just how hard Wall Street is to ride, and how painful it can be when it knocks you down. And it had nothing to do with the stock market. The 23-year-old took a nasty hit during the first part of Sunday’s Rocky Mountain Bull Bash at Brent Romick Rodeo Arena in Steamboat Springs.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team was disappointed to not get the win Tuesday in a showdown against Summit High School, but coach Rob Bohlmann said there was a lot to like in the 2-2 tie.
There are a few things Donnie Pearce wants people to know about him. He’s a big wrestling fan, he said, and he loves the blues. But Pearce, who is a client with Horizons Specialized Services, doesn’t often get to meet people out in the community, something he hopes to change Friday during the 35th anniversary party for the nonprofit organization.
Results from Wednesday's championship game for men's A League softball.
Howelsen Parkway installation of longtime tradition slated for fall
A new noon whistle will begin daily blasts across Steamboat Springs later in the fall, resuming a longtime city tradition that’s been silent for about two years. The Steamboat Springs City Council unanimously approved Tuesday night the installation of a new noon whistle on the roof of the city’s Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department building on Howelsen Parkway.
Levels vary as Stagecoach Reservoir releases taper off
Water levels in the Yampa River went through some dramatic fluctuations this week, dropping to ankle deep Tuesday and soaring to above average Wednesday. The Yampa had been running well above normal flows through late summer, but it began a steep decline Sept. 2 as unusually generous releases from Stagecoach Reservoir were tapered.
Last week’s announcement that U.S. combat operations in Iraq officially have ended has been met with a wide range of emotions from Routt County families who currently have or have had loved ones serve overseas. Several Routt County families now turn their attention to Afghanistan.
1:01 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a complaint about construction noise in the Whistler Village area. Officers told the construction workers to stop working.
Dispensary owner asks to open pot facility on Moffat Avenue
Jacob Wise and his medical marijuana dispensary will go before the Oak Creek Town Board tonight in an attempt to get approval for an 1,800-square-foot grow space in downtown Oak Creek. Wise, the owner of Mary’s dispensary, said the grow space is a potential boon to his business — the only marijuana dispensary in Oak Creek.
Officials say the city is financially stuck with the property for 7 years
City officials are seeking new management, not a new owner, for the Iron Horse Inn. Those officials say Steamboat Springs is financially saddled with the property for the next seven years. The Steamboat Springs City Council voted Tuesday night to open the inn to requests for proposals from interested parties that would like to take over management of the two-building facility.
Alan Capistron shot one of the best tournament rounds of his career Wednesday at Haymaker Golf Course to win the individual title and help his Sailors to a second-place team finish. Capistron finished the day with a 1-over par 73 to lead the field at the Steamboat Invitational. He topped Battle Mountain’s Mike Jones by a single stroke.