News for Tuesday, June 5, 2012



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Steamboat's Fourth of July fireworks show in jeopardy

Dry conditions threaten to ground rockets, shorten summer recreation season

Dry conditions could snuff out Steamboat Springs’ Fourth of July fireworks show for the first time in a decade.

Black bear killed at Dinosaur National Monument

An aggressive black bear that reportedly had become accustomed to human food and people was shot and killed by Dinosaur National Monument staff in the park’s Gates of Lodore campground May 27, the U.S. National Park Service reported in a news release.

The Record for June 4

12:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a man dancing in the street at Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street.

Steamboat briefs: Aerial spraying in Hayden for mosquitoes is Thursday

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes will take place during the evening Thursday in Hayden, if weather permits.

Soroco High School honor roll for spring semester

Soroco High School honor roll for spring semester

Steamboat dog shooting case returns to court

A jury is hearing testimony this week to decide whether Del Herman should pay for shooting and killing the Arnone family’s dog, Duke.

Steamboat brothers accused of dealing heroin take deals

The two brothers accused of dealing heroin in Steamboat Springs have reached agreements with the Routt County District Attorney’s Office.

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Residents of Steamboat mobile-home park vow to fight on

West Acres owners say they will continue 4-year-long legal battle

West Acres Mobile Home Park residents said they will return to the Colorado Court of Appeals and continue their legal battle with the city of Steamboat Springs.

Mike Kien: A safer choice

Amendment 64 will make the possession of limited amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. It will allow cities and towns to establish regulated cultivation facilities and retail stores, creating jobs and generating much-needed tax revenue.

White, Baumgardner face off in race for state Senate seat

The two Republican candidates vying for the Colorado Senate District 8 seat agreed on some points during a forum in Glenwood Springs on Monday evening, and they got in a few digs at each other, as well.

Volunteers sought for bike trail workday at Steamboat Ski Area

Routt County Riders’ trails committee will lead its fourth workday of the summer at Steamboat Ski Area on Saturday.

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Joanne Palmer: Foodscaping your way to eating bliss

It’s time to give up on mowing, aerating and fertilizing. Instead, lay down some love by transforming your backyard into a salad bar.

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Temperature swings play hot, cold in Steamboat

After flirting with record high temperatures for a second day in a row Tuesday, Steamboat Springs was expected to dive into the upper 30s on Wednesday morning.

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Steamboat cyclists shine at Teva Mountain Games

Boosted by four podium finishes, including three individuals in top spots, Steamboat was well represented at the annual Teva Mountain Games in Vail.

Pete Van De Carr: The significance of our water

As we observe the last of our dwindling snowpack, it seems hard to remember the almost 130 percent of average snowpack we experienced at the same time last year.

Our View: A drive into the past

When it comes to inexpensive marketing opportunities with an eye toward social media and the power of shared photos and videos, it doesn’t get much better than a cattle drive through downtown Steamboat Springs.

Sue Leonard: Imagine possibilities

I am writing in response to Tuesday’s column by Tom Ross headlined “Catch a reusable SoCal wave.” I thoroughly enjoyed the article and like his train of thought.

Adult Men's Softball League I and II results for June 4

Adult Men's Softball League I and II results for June 4

Adult League Volleyball results for June 4

Adult League Volleyball results for June 4

Steamboat School Board approves raises

The Steamboat Springs School District will award $1 million in raises to its employees during the next two school years.