News for Monday, December 5, 2011



Christian Heritage School honor roll

The following Christian Heritage School students were named to the honor roll or high honor roll for their first-quarter academic performance.

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Steamboat hockey bounces back against Summit

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team skated away with a thrilling 3-2 win against Summit on Monday night.

Routt County hosts meeting Tuesday about oil, gas regulations

Concerns about the threats energy exploration could pose to air and water quality are apt to resurface at Tuesday's public work session.

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Jimmy Westlake: Saturday's brush with totality

Saturday is the closest that Colorado will come to a total lunar eclipse until April 15, 2014, so you’d better take advantage of this brush with totality.

The Record for Dec. 4

12:04 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Oak Creek Fire Protection District emergency responders were called to a request for an ambulance.

Steamboat briefs: Sustainability council suggests tree donations as holiday gifts

The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is suggesting tree donations as gifts this holiday season. The donated funds will be used in January to purchase trees for ReTree Steamboat, a annual tree-planting event June 9 that helps to replace trees killed by the mountain pine beetle.

Steamboat City Council to set 2012 goals at meeting Tuesday

The Steamboat Springs City Council’s annual meeting to review and set goals will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Centennial Hall.

Niwot beats Steamboat boys basketball

The Niwot Cougars forced 21 turnovers Monday night en route to a 65-29 win against the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team in Niwot.

Commissioners to discuss proposals to help conserve properties

The Routt County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will consider proposals to spend $2.1 million in dedicated property taxes to help conserve four properties representing a combined 2,060 acres in rural Routt County through the Purchase of Development Rights program.

Former Steamboat market and cafe owner pleads no contest to attempted theft

Jonathon Hieb is likely to get a 30-month deferred sentence for alleged thefts that occurred when he worked at Bella's Wine Bar.

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Bitter cold in Steamboat to subside Wednesday

Monday's high of 14 degrees will be bested by Tuesday's forecast high of only 9 degrees. No precipitation is in the forecast this week.