News for Monday, May 14, 2012



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Rockwell exhibit draws crowd in Craig

Opening day creates interest from Craig and beyond

Monday was opening day for a new Norman Rockwell exhibit featuring all 323 covers the American artist illustrated for the Saturday Evening Post magazine throughout almost five decades.

Hayden to consider shrinking historic downtown district

The town of Hayden will consider shrinking its historic downtown district to make it easier for new businesses to move into the area.

Debate about civil unions bill sour for Routt County candidates

It got a second chance in a special legislative session Monday, but a bill that would have established civil unions for same-sex couples died once again at the Capitol in Denver.

Steamboat briefs: Get your vaccine questions answered Monday at VNA

An immunization nurse from Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will be available to review vaccine records as well as discuss safety, research, resources and recommendations from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday.

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Steamboat Golf Shoot-Out still helping after 10 years

A longtime community fundraiser to support junior golf programs in Steamboat Springs is looking forward to its 10th year.

The Record for May 14

12:39 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken person at Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Officers found the person urinating in public and issued him a warning.

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Rollover crash sends 2 to hospital

Colorado State Patrol troopers investigated the scene of a rollover accident that sent two people to the hospital at about 11 a.m. Monday on Colorado Highway 131.

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Jimmy Westlake: The Centaur peeks in

Centaurs figured heavily in the mythology of the ancient Greeks — so much so that two of them are immortalized in the stars as our constellations of Sagittarius the Archer and Centaurus the Centaur.

Stuart Handloff: This year's 'Cabaret’ was a keeper

“Cabaret” returned to its roots in the Depot Art Center. Although magically no trains appeared during the Friday evening performance, the Depot has a rich and storied performance tradition that this year’s “Redneck Hunger Games” restored once again.

Beall Trail near Steamboat opens six weeks early

The popular mountain biking trail typically is closed to June 30 to protect calving elk. This year's closure has been lifted early because of warm weather.