News for Wednesday, April 11, 2012




Steamboat briefs: Seasonal closure for part of Routt County Road 80A

The Routt County Road and Bridge Department has enacted a seasonal closure of Routt County Road 80A for about three miles from C.R. 80 to C.R. 74 as well as C.R. 80 from the gate at the south U.S. Forest Service boundary to the gate at the north Forest Service boundary.

Steamboat School Board member seeks leave of absence

Steamboat Springs School Board member Wayne Lemley said Wednesday afternoon that he plans to take a leave of absence while he attends to personal matters.

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Steamboat middle school cheerleading team takes 1st place

The Steamboat Springs Middle School cheerleaders picked up first place in their division at the CheerSport-Denver Grand Championship on March 10.

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Hayden's Erin Koehler heading to Colorado School of Mines

Erin Koehler, the Hayden High School Tigers’ basketball and volleyball standout, signed to continue her hoops career with Colorado School of Mines.

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Aspen downs Steamboat girls lacrosse

Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse fell to Aspen on Wednesday, 13-4, at Gardner Field. The Skiers are the top team in the conference, having easily coasted through their schedule to this point.

Barn dance at Hayden Granary benefits 4-H students

Members of the Routt County 4-H Scholarship Foundation hope a steak dinner, dance floor and live music by Sundog on Friday will draw a large and festive crowd to the Hayden Granary for a barn dance.

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Steamboat bands make finals in Denver Battle of the Bands

On the Fritz, a band comprising Steamboat Springs High School students and graduates, earned a trip to the Denver Battle of the Band finals taking place in May.

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Steamboat Olympian raises funds to help fight breast cancer

Olympic skier Tarsha Ebbern plans to climb the second-highest volcano in the U.S. with the hope of raising $20,000 for breast cancer prevention.

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‘Almost, Maine’ opens in Steamboat with sweet love stories

“Almost, Maine” is a series of short vignettes that touch on a small town’s quirky but wistful characters. The play premieres Thursday at the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium.

Oak Creek to consider letters of interest Thursday

Without enough candidates for the Town Board to warrant an election, Oak Creek has been soliciting letters of interest from community members interested in serving.

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer finals results

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer finals results

The Record for April 10

3:46 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers investigated a suspicious car in the 700 block of Tamarack Drive.

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Routt County officials recommend fire restrictions

The Routt County Board of Commissioners will take action on the proposed fire restrictions at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Until then, fire officials are asking for the public's voluntary cooperation.