News for Friday, December 16, 2011




Steamboat Winter Sports Club boarders score high at World Cup

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders recorded a number of top finishes Friday at a World Cup event in Telluride.

Steamboat freestyle skier Dyer out with injury

Ryan Dyer finally managed to piece together an injury-free season last winter and realize his dream of making the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team.

Steamboat boys fall in 2nd straight game

For the second straight game in the Flaming Gorge Classic, the Steamboat Springs boys basketball team was undone by its lack of offensive production.

Denver committee to ponder future Olympic bid in Colorado

An exploratory committee of business and civic leaders has been formed to consider the potential benefits, ramifications and costs involved in bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Jack Weinstein: Updates on what’s happening with Steamboat businesses

Carl’s Tavern is going to expand sooner than owner Collin Kelley had anticipated. The Routt County Regional Building Department recently issued a $25,000 building permit for the project. Kelley said in addition to a 300-square-foot addition to the restaurant’s refrigeration space for beer, Carl’s is adding The Antler Room.

The Record for Dec. 15

12:41 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers and mental health professionals were called to a disturbance in the 2900 block of Alpenglow Way. Officers took a person to detox.

Steamboat briefs: Attorneys to serve on Supreme Court board

Steamboat Springs attorneys Ralph A. Cantafio and Ron Smith unanimously were selected Nov. 3 to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court hearing board, according to a news release. The 139-member hearing board is responsible for cases involving alleged unethical conduct by Colorado attorneys.

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Eugene Buchanan: The return of the daffy

Why is the daffy — that glorious, crotch-ripping badge of courage involving one or more midair splits — tainted with dorkdom? Pop a daffy under the lift today and you’re considered an ironic hipster or a loser.

'Messiah' performance a Steamboat community effort

This year’s Yampa Valley Singers performance of Handel’s “Messiah” was truly a singular Steamboat Springs effort.

Routt County quickly forms oil, gas working group

Routt County’s new 18-member oil and gas working group includes well-informed property owners, county officials and oil industry professionals — some actively looking for oil here and some not.

Steamboat boys basketball falls in 2nd straight game

Steamboat couldn’t seem to make any shots and had too many turnovers, losing 42-26 to Star Valley on Friday.

Steamboat girls basketball racks up wins

Steamboat opened the Flaming Gorge Classic in Green River, Wyo., with a pair of wins, using its athleticism and defense to defeat Kemmerer, 35-25, on Thursday and Jackson, 48-27, on Friday.

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Steamboat Ski Area charts additional terrain openings into next week

The Elkhead lift opened Friday, and on Monday the Sundown Express lift will begin serving the east side of the ski area. Sunshine Express is expected to open Wednesday.

Soroco, Hayden and Steamboat teams head to West Grand

All three local high school wrestling programs are making efforts to wrestle more often in the region, making the season easier for fans.

Hayden girls basketball takes on North Park, Little Snake River

The Hayden girls basketball team has recorded some spectacular statistics in its first four games, most at the hands of forward Erin Koehler, who’s averaging 25 points per game.

Hayden boys basketball faces busy weekend

The Hayden boys basketball team learned at last weekend’s Cowboy Shootout in Meeker that replacing a slew of stars from a year ago wouldn’t be a seamless transition. The Tigers fell to fourth in that tournament, losing their final two games.

Soroco girls basketball readies for Gilpin County

The Soroco girl will have their hands full Saturday, and they’ll be looking for a more consistent performance than they displayed in their season-opening win against North Park.

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Rams take on Gilpin County on Saturday

Wins against the North Park High School boys basketball team haven’t exactly proven to be a bellwether when it comes to Soroco’s season.