News for Wednesday, March 14, 2012




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2nd Northwest Colorado Oil & Gas Symposium explores fracking, water quality

Six speakers addressed the crowd during the second Northwest Colorado Oil & Gas Symposium, hosted by Yampa Valley Data Partners and the Community Agriculture Alliance and held at the Hayden Secondary Schools auditorium.

Hitchens Brothers Wednesday Night Jump Series No. 4

Hitchen Brothers Wednesday Night Jump Series No. 4

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer results for March 6 and 8

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer results for March 6 and 8

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Taylor, Dresen wrap up US Telemark National Championships

Zoe Taylor and Charlie Dresen raced to wins this weekend at the U.S. Telemark National Championships at Gunstock Mountain Resort in New Hampshire.

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Tartan Terrors bring song, dance, jokes to pre-St. Patty’s Day show

The Tartan Terrors bring their sense of humor, musical talents and diverse personalities to stages all across North America and have been doing so for almost 15 years.

Steamboat's Nicolas Veth takes 3rd at Junior Nationals giant slalom

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skier Nicolas Veth wrapped up a speedy week at the J2 Junior Nationals on Sunday, recording a third-place finish in the giant slalom race.

Big Air event set for Sunday in Steamboat

The snow may be melting fast, but skiers and snowboarders looking to show off their best tricks have a few opportunities remaining this season, starting with Sunday’s Howelsen Hill Big Air event.

Soroco places 2 on all-league team

Sophomore forward Ryan Jeep was named to the first Class 2A Western Slope League team, and junior guard Nic Paxton was named honorable mention.

Steamboat girls hoops gets 3 on all-league team

Junior forward Nikki Fry was named to the first team. Eryn Rinck and Sydney Bauknecht were named honorable mention.

Steamboat boys basketball lands 3 on all-league team

Seniors Jake Miller and Kit Croop were named to the first team, and sophomore Carter Kounovsky was honorable mention.

Ski Corp. president: Steamboat dodged a bullet

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Diamond said Wednesday that he expects the resort’s destination skier visits to be off about 3 to 4 percent when ski season wraps up April 15.

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Steamboat police officer given summons after car crash

An on-duty Steamboat Springs Police Department sergeant was issued a summons to appear in court for careless driving causing injury after being involved in a car accident Wednesday morning.

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Hayden groups to pursue funding for community revitalization coordinator

Officials say new position would oversee business revitalization efforts

Leaders of the town’s Economic Development Commission and Chamber of Commerce are pushing forward to pursue new grants for hiring a community revitalization coordinator.

Charges filed in Steamboat heroin case

The Routt County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday filed 22 felony charges against four Steamboat Springs men arrested Friday night.

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Steamboat resident seeks 3rd Congressional District seat

Gaylon Kent fulfills lifelong dream in pursuit of office

Gaylon Kent, a Steamboat Springs resident, hopes to secure the Libertarian Party of Colorado nomination that would allow him to run for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

Steamboat briefs: Figure Skating Club presents spring ice show this week

The Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club presents its spring ice show at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Howelsen Ice Arena.

The Record for March 13

8:15 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a two-car, noninjury accident that happened the previous night in a parking lot in the 3100 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

Some city workers in Steamboat could see pay raises

Officials to examine job reclassification

City officials are examining whether some employees’ roles have expanded to the point they deserve to have their jobs reclassified with a commensurate pay increase.

Steamboat Ski Area unveils 2012-13 pass prices

Offerings next year will include First Tracks pass

With a little more than four weeks left in the ski season, it already is time to start thinking about next year’s ski pass.