News for Wednesday, February 15, 2012



Adult league soccer scores for Feb. 7 and 9

Adult league soccer scores for Feb. 7 and 9

Hitchens Brothers Wednesday Night Jump Series results for Feb. 15

Hitchens Brothers Wednesday Night Jump Series results for Feb. 15

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Yampa Valley Regional Airport terminal expansion complete

A crowd of almost 200 people turned out at Yampa Valley Regional Airport on Wednesday night to mark the completion of 11 years and $26.2 million of passenger terminal improvements.

Groups work to save downtown Steamboat flower baskets

A couple of local organizations are working to save the flowers that accent downtown Steamboat Springs throughout summer.

Steamboat’s Parks readies for state wrestling

The first thing that jumps out about Nathan Parks is his analytical approach to things. He’s calculated. He thinks about things.

Love the Run You’re With race set for Saturday

Don’t worry, powder hounds. She wasn’t complaining. Lisa Barbour just said the Howelsen Hill course set for this weekend’s Love the Run You’re With 10-kilometer race was just about perfect before the snow gods finally smiled on Steamboat Springs.

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Craig police officers recognized for efforts in house fire

Tears flowed Tuesday night at Craig City Hall as three Craig Police Department officers were recognized for their efforts to save a local resident from a burning home.

Early registration for Steamboat Pentathlon ends Thursday

Thursday is the last day for discounted registration for the 21st annual Steamboat Pentathlon. Beginning Friday, the cost to register increases by $20.

Local half-pipe riders register top finishes in Snowbasin

Several Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders had stellar outings in the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals in Snowbasin, Utah.

Steamboat snowboarder Jarryd Hughes gives breakout performance

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboard cross competitor Jarryd Hughes had a breakout performance during the weekend, finishing third at the Canyons Grand Prix Boarder Cross event in Park City, Utah.

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Soroco wrestlers Bruggink, Palyo gear up for state tournament

The goals now are mixed and mashed with Soroco senior Lauryn Bruggink combining maturity with appreciation, ambition with respect.

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Hayden hopes to extend wrestling title streak

Tormented Chad Terry gears up for final shot at state championship

It’s the kind of title that serves as a compliment and a reminder. At 3 p.m. Thursday, 224 Class 2A wrestlers will take to the mats at the Pepsi Center in Denver, all battling for the state championship in their weight classes.

Steamboat high school skiers prep for state

If the Steamboat Springs High School Alpine team skis like it has the past couple of months, the Sailors likely will come home with multiple podium finishes during the state championships that begin Thursday at Beaver Creek.

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Yampa Valley Medical Center debuts new training aids

New education tools at Yampa Valley Medical Center will help train staff members with treating serious medical issues only sometimes seen at a rural hospital like the medical center.

Steamboat briefs: Community blood drive is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday

A community blood drive is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

The Record for Feb. 14

Midnight Steamboat Springs Police Department officers spoke with a person in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue who said someone pushed him to the ground while waiting for the bus. There was no information about the suspect.

Oak Creek resident Tom Thurston’s Iditarod send-off is Thursday

Oak Creek musher Tom Thurston is set to depart for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska with a send-off party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Steamboat elementary science fair a stimulating academic affair

What happened inside two plastic bottles mounted together with plumber’s tape, rubber cement and a quarter-inch washer captivated Jack Houlihan’s friends Wednesday at Soda Creek Elementary School.

Parks and Recreation Commission to discuss fee waiver process

Issue then will be placed on March City Council agenda

The Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Commission will suspend waiving fees for users of city fields, facilities and rooms until after commission members and the City Council can discuss it further.