News for Thursday, September 9, 2010



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Steamboat soccer defeats Glenwood Springs, 2-0

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.

Steamboat Running Series wraps up Saturday

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.

Hayden volleyball picks up 3-game sweep against Rifle

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.

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Steamboat volleyball wins against Vail

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 Steamboat Invitational Golf Tournament

Results from the Steamboat Invitational Golf Tournament on Wednesday at Haymaker Golf Course.

Cowboy OK after fall during Steamboat's Rocky Mountain Bull Bash

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.

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Steamboat boys soccer plays to draw Tuesday

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.

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Steamboat's Horizons to host 35th anniversary party

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 softball games

Results from Wednesday's championship game for men's A League softball.

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City Council approves noon whistle for downtown Steamboat

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.

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Yampa River water flows swing abruptly in Steamboat

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.

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Routt County military families focus on Afghanistan

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.

The Record for Sept. 7

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.

Oak Creek Town Board to discuss marijuana grow site

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.

Steamboat City Council saddled with Iron Horse Inn

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.

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Steamboat golf places 2nd at Haymaker tournament

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.