News for Monday, February 13, 2012



Steamboat School Board backs health care clinic

The Steamboat Springs School District is moving forward with a plan to soon add to their district a health clinic that would serve as an additional benefit for their employees.

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Some Routt County residents wrongly paying Steamboat sales tax

Each month Rob Douglas pays a city sales tax on his Verizon Wireless bill — it was $2.55 in February. But there’s a problem. He doesn’t live in Steamboat Springs city limits. Douglas is among an unknown number of county residents who, because they still have a Steamboat zip code, are assessed a sales tax it doesn’t appear they should have to pay.

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Tom Ross: Just a dirt bag local skier

I was returning from a rewarding powder skiing expedition to Walton Peak during the weekend when a young stranger referred to me as “a dirt bag local.” I chose to take it as a compliment.

Steamboat City Council to review winter air service agreement

Council on Tuesday night will consider an amendment to the winter air service contribution agreement between the Local Marketing District and Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.

The Record for Feb. 12

1:39 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers, Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters and mental health professionals were called to a request for an ambulance. An intoxicated man was released to a sober friend.

Telemark World Cup Classic results

Telemark World Cup Classic results for Monday

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Routt County educators welcome No Child Left Behind exemption

Routt County school district leaders are welcoming news that they now will adhere to a single accountability system after the Colorado Department of Education learned last week that it will receive a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Family mourns Craig resident Patrick Hunter

Hunter, 75, dies after being reated for smoke inhalation after house fire

A 75-year-old Craig man authorities pulled from a home fire last week died Friday in Aurora, a family member said Monday.

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Routt County commissioners to finalize chip-and-seal policy

Acknowledging that Steamboat Springs has a growing reputation for hosting major competitive and recreational cycling events, the Routt County Board of Commissioners is preparing to put a crunchy issue to rest Tuesday.

2012 Winter Carnival street events results

Complete results from Saturday's and Sunday's street events, including skijoring, the donkey jump and the shovel race.

Steamboat Ski Area opens Pioneer Ridge for first time this season

The Pony Express lift is up and running, meaning expert terrain like Fetcher Glade and Royal Flush is now open to skiers and riders.