News for Sunday, January 29, 2012



Monday Medical: Stress can affect heart health

Johnny Fisher would like to spare other Yampa Valley residents from what he calls Phase 2 of a heart attack: the noisy, uncomfortable and expensive helicopter ride to a Front Range hospital.

The Record for Jan. 28

12:29 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a car crash near mile marker 150 of U.S. Highway 40. No other information was available.

Steamboat briefs: Healthier Living Colorado workshop offered Tuesdays

Aging Well, a program of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, offers Healthier Living Colorado, a self-management workshop for adults 18 and older coping with chronic illnesses or health problems.

County agenda for Jan. 30 and 31

County agenda for Jan. 30 and 31

Jane McLeod: Potatoes can be buried treasures

Root crops are fun to grow because you never know what you have until you fish around at the end of summer in the dirt to see exactly what each plant has produced.

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Luke Graham: It’s good to have you back in my life, NBA

Before this year, I much preferred the college game to the pros. But something interesting has happened with the NBA and me this year.

Soroco football seniors selected for all-state game

Soroco seniors Joey Anderson and Tristan Palyo were selected to play in the Colorado 6/8-man All-State Football game set for June 2 in La Junta.

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Bruggink leads Soroco wrestling squad at Saturday meet

Lauryn Bruggink led the Soroco wrestling squad Saturday in a tough meet in Center. The Rams senior placed fifth in the 106-pound weight division, the only Soroco wrestler to earn such honors.

Steamboat SmartWool/USCSA men's slalom results for Jan. 29

Steamboat SmartWool/USCSA Men's Slalom results

Steamboat's Matt Ladley places 5th in X Games

Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley took a big step forward in his second trip to the finals in the Winter X Games snowboard superpipe event in Aspen. He fell late in his last run through the pipe, however, and came up short of the podium.

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Tennis a family affair for Swiggarts

Steamboat residents recognized as state tennis family of the year

What tennis has meant to the Swiggart family of Steamboat Springs is simple: it is why they are. It’s the sport’s bedrock place in their lives that led the family of four to be chosen as the United States Tennis Association’s Colorado tennis family of the year.

Brent Boyer: What's in a name?

Few newspaper-related issues elicit as much passion from community members as our online comments, and it’s one we find ourselves revisiting often. And we’re doing it again.

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Ski For Women in Steamboat brings in more than $6K for Advocates group

About 50 snowshoers and skiers, some of them costume clad, arrived at a festive and balloon-filled finish line at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center knowing they had supported an important cause. The 11th annual Ski For Women event raised $6,000 this year for Advocates Building Peaceful Communities.