News for Monday, February 6, 2012



BLM to hold meeting about sage grouse in Craig

The Bureau of Land Management will hold a meeting from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the BLM Field Office in Craig, 455 Emerson St., to hear from the public about its district-wide greater sage grouse planning effort, according to a news release.

Steamboat briefs: Republican caucuses are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday

Routt County’s precinct caucuses begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at locations throughout the county.

The Record for Feb. 5

12:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a noise complaint at Eighth and Yampa streets. Officers issued a warning to people who were screaming and yelling.

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Steamboat relies on manmade snow for Winter Carnival events

Most of the snow for this year’s Winter Carnival street events will be manmade, and that’s not as unusual as one might guess.

Steamboat City Council to consider new fees

Revenues expected to cover staff costs, not add to bottom line

The Steamboat Springs City Council will consider first readings of two new fees that city officials say are intended simply to cover the costs of processing those requests.

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Jimmy Westlake: A river of stars

The very familiar star pattern of Orion the Hunter is found overhead at 8 p.m. in early February. The bright stars Betelgeuse and Rigel at his shoulder and foot, respectively, join the three stars in a row marking Orion’s Belt to form one of the most widely recognized star patterns in the entire sky.

Oak Creek native in fair condition after fatal car crash in Texas

John Lipsie had recently moved with family to Texas. He was the passenger in a BMW involved in a deadly accident Thursday night in Livingston, Texas.

Demong ends World Cup podium drought

The U.S. Nordic combined skier placed third in Val di Fiemme, Italy, on Sunday. It was the highlight of an all-around good day for the Americans, including three Steamboat Springs skiers.