News for Monday, March 12, 2012



VNA’s daffodils fundraiser ongoing in Steamboat

Orders are being taken for the annual Hospice daffodils fundraiser sponsored by the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.

The Record for March 11

Midnight Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a lost wallet in the 1400 block of 13th Street.

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Art Museum sponsoring book binding

The Steamboat Art Museum is sponsoring a two-day bookbinding workshop conducted by local artist Barbara Sanders.

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Steamboat school hosts winter ‘Olympic’ games

The Lowell Whiteman School teacher Joanne Lasko said Monday that her school has hosted winter “Olympic” games near the start of spring for as long as she can remember.

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Steamboat nurse publishes story of son’s triumph over alcoholism

When he was 6 years old, Christian Appel started to take note of his father’s alcoholism. The fabric of Christian’s story started with single words and progressed into paragraphs as he grew older. Christian’s words captured the hurt, but later they would be used to heal after his story became a book.

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Tom Ross: Skiers get it while they can

When it comes to spring skiing in winter 2011-12, it’s time to get it while you can. With a month left in the season at Steamboat Ski Area, everyone is eager to maximize the time remaining.

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Steamboat girls claim top high school honor

A strong showing from the members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s girls cross-country program helped our town become the first in the state of Colorado to earn the honor of National High School Champion at the Junior Nationals Championship, which were held in Utah last weekend.

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Steamboat skiers cap off strong week with top finishes

With a little more than a kilometer and a half left in Sunday’s Junior Nationals 3x3 cross-country relay race, Max Scrimgeour was at the back of the pack, waiting to make his move.

Steamboat Springs City Council to consider airport items

Projects part of master plan and will improve safety

City Council members will consider whether to approve a resolution to use grant funding to relocate a portion of Routt County Road 44 and will consider a first reading of an ordinance to buy land near the airport.

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Jimmy Westlake: My Favorite Stars: La Superba

Have you ever seen a red star? No, I mean a really red star. Tucked in under the handle of the Big Dipper is one of the reddest stars in the sky, named La Superba.

Heroin investigation in Steamboat yields arrests

Three Steamboat Springs men have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement in heroin distribution. The All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force arrested the men Friday night after a six-week investigation.

Quicksilver hearing delayed until March 20

Quicksilver Resources will have to wait until next week to learn the fate of its application for a special use permit to pursue a second oil well on Wolf Mountain.