News for Thursday, April 5, 2012



Steamboat lodging tax plan to move forward

Steamboat Springs’ 1 percent lodging tax won’t stop supporting the Haymaker Golf Course until 2014, but the city already has initiated a process to decide what to spend it on next.

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Unseasonably warm, dry weather to continue into next week

Mother Nature’s lack of appetite for winter this ski season won’t change anytime soon, as the unseasonably warm and dry weather will continue through the weekend into next week.

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Last hurrah for Steamboat Springs lodging properties

With two weekends remaining in the ski season, Steamboat lodging properties expect occupancy of about 25 percent Saturday.

Kayaking sessions start Sunday at Steamboat fitness center

Kayaking sessions start Sunday at Old Town Hot Springs, and sessions are available each evening.

Steamboat brothers appear in court on heroin charges

A preliminary hearing Wednesday and Thursday and recently unsealed documents reveal what police say led to the arrests of two Steamboat Springs brothers accused of dealing heroin.

Easter weekend worship services in Routt County

Easter weekend worship services in Routt County

Steamboat briefs: Haymaker looking to open its golf course by May 1

Head Haymaker Golf Course professional and Golf Operations Manager Tom Taylor said Thursday that the goal is to open the driving range by April 20 with plans to open the course by May 1.

The Record for April 4

1:27 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken man at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. The 27-year-old was contacted and taken to detox.

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Triathlon Club is back in Steamboat Springs

Adrienne Stroock previously had competed in triathlons, but she always struggled. That changed last year, when Stroock became a member of the Old Town Hot Springs‘ Triathlon Club. The club offers 170 hours of coached training.

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Routt County events calendar for April 6 to 12

Fox Street Allstars, featuring Bill McKay, of Leftover Salmon, will play at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Tugboat Grill & Pub. Tickets are $5.

Tennis cup coming to Steamboat

The inaugural Colorado Cup will have men’s and women’s categories for singles players in the 3.0 to 4.5 rankings. That tournament will be the Aug. 10 to 12 Steamboat NTRP Championship.

First Friday Artwalk listings for April 6

First Friday Artwalk listings for April 6

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Keller Williams plays at base of Steamboat Ski Area on Saturday

Most of the venues in Steamboat where Keller Williams used to perform are long gone. But on Saturday, the now renowned musician will perform on a new stage at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

A Dog's Eye View: A walk in the park

Freedom alone can create an out-of-control dog. He may be headed for the animal shelter if he doesn’t get help. His freedom needs to be balanced with some rules and leadership.

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Steamboat students to debut work during First Friday Artwalk

Steamboat Springs High School AP art class is showing artwork this month at the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts. The students’ show opens during Friday’s First Friday Artwalk with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Inventory system helps farmers

Farmers in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming want and need a market-driven inventory system in the next Farm Bill.

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2 Free Summer Concert Series events announced for Steamboat

Dark Star Orchestra, Trampled by Turtles to play at ski area, Howelsen

The Free Summer Concert Series will return June 30 to Steamboat Springs with a concert from Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra. The second act announced Thursday is Trampled by Turtles, a bluegrass and indie folk outfit from Minnesota.