News for Sunday, January 22, 2012

Subscribe

Stories

Deb Babcock: Report links aspen illness, drought

Scientists: High temperatures, low precipitation cause of decline

Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) is likely the tree most coveted by homeowners in Routt County and the one most enjoyed by visitors and residents who love to hike the aspen-covered mountains surrounding our beautiful valley. Sadly, there have been stands of these trees that have been dying off in certain parts of the mountains, mostly at lower elevations.

Monday Medical: Eating disorders affect everyone

Yampa Valley Medical Center hosts health program Wednesday

Eating disorders are serious and complicated mental illnesses with significant and, at times, life-threatening physical and psychological consequences, regardless of the individual’s weight.

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Symphony’s fundraiser set for Feb. 4

The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra’s Soiree & Swing fundraiser is at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort.

The Record for Jan. 21

The Record for Jan. 21

County Agenda for Jan. 23 and 24

County Agenda for Jan. 23 and 24

Mary Walker: English hampers learning in Kenya

I saw a sign in Nairobi the other day for Ultimate Spa and Beauty Palour and it got me thinking of all the funny, wonderful and sometimes very ironic advertising that one sees around Kenya.

Tease photo

Luke Graham: Kearney becoming the best in the world

In 1986 at the inaugural NBA 3-point shooting contest, Larry Bird knew who was going to win. He turned to his competitors and asked “who’s coming in second place today?” Hannah Kearney could do the same right now if she wanted.

Tease photo

Koler leads Soroco wrestling at Saturday tournament

Some athletes improved. Some didn’t, and in the end, Soroco wrestling coach Jay Whaley said the takeaway from his team’s Saturday tournament in Leadville was that work still remains if the squad is to achieve all it can.

Tease photo

Hayden squad places 5th at Rifle wrestling meet

The Hayden High School wrestling team battled through a series of team duels, losing by a lot to Delta, 60-9, and by a little to Coal Ridge, 33-24, and a good amount to Hotchkiss, 50-22, before beating Pueblo West, 36-24.

Tease photo

Steamboat event draws nearly 250 young racers

The simple fact that there was a race was an accomplishment, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine skiing coach Deb Armstrong said Sunday moments after the final skier had flown through the finish line and skidded to a stop.

Tease photo

Steamboat art galleries report strong sales

For some, buying art isn’t an extra or frivolous expense. It’s a necessity. And it’s those types of people who, despite an economic recession, continue to support the artists and galleries of Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat School Board to consider contract extension for superintendent

Board also will vote whether to endorse district’s bid to become the food service provider for CMC

They also will vote Monday on an endorsement of their district’s bid to become the food service provider for CMC’s Alpine Campus.

Tease photo

Jackson County rescue: Tyler Lundstedt, 24, killed in avalanche

The survivor, Jordan Lundstedt, 21, was partially buried in an avalanche Saturday night or Sunday morning and was unable to reach his brother Tyler Lundstedt, 24, in time.

Steamboat Alpine skiing results at Eldora

Steamboat Alpine skiing results at Eldora

Rumble in the Rockies wrestling tournament results

Rumble in the Rockies wrestling tournament results

Tease photo

Hayden girls basektball wins against Vail Christian

The ultimate sign of respect, the sign that she was having the kind of season she’d dreamed, rang out early and often Saturday for Hayden High School girls basketball player Kelsey Rolando.

Tease photo

Hayden boys basketball beats Vail Christian

Wobbling after a 2-4 start to the season, the Hayden High School boys basketball team showed Saturday that it had bounced back in a big way, leading down to the wire to win in a crucial test against a strong Vail Christian squad, 59-50.

Tease photo

Steamboat hockey gets easy win against Battle Mountain

In early January, the Steamboat hockey team sat in the locker room on the heels of a bad loss at a crossroads in the season.