News for Thursday, November 1, 2012



Battle Mountain soccer beats Evergreen in quarterfinal game

Battle Mountain goalie Christian Espinoza will be a getting everyone's vote after Thursday's state quarterfinal game at Evergreen. The senior goalie made three clutch saves as in the decisive shootout, as Battle Mountain finally beat Evergreen, 2-1.

Steamboat briefs: Yampa Valley Singers to hold fall concert this month

Yampa Valley Singers will perform its fall concert “What a Wonderful World” at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs.

Hayden, Akron set for 8-man football playoffs

The Hayden High School football team learned firsthand in 2007 that Akron plays a tough, in-your-face style of football. They'll find out Saturday if they match up any better against the Rams.

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Record number of Routt County voters favors mail-in ballots

Routt County mailed 8,675 ballots in October, and about 50 percent have been returned as of Thursday afternoon.

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Interactive art show on display in Steamboat Springs this month

From oil paintings of realistic scenes to glass collages and literary works, local artists contemplated Gregory Block’s work in the context of their own with the parameters only of a 12-inch-by-12-inch canvas.

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Steamboat football seniors prepare for 1 more stand

For 12 Steamboat Springs High School football seniors, Friday's game marks the last time they'll play together.

The Record for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

8:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man wearing a green Army jacket seen carrying a handgun at Walton Creek Road and South Lincoln Avenue. The man could not be located, and police think it may have been part of a Halloween costume.

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Season's 1st turns excite Routt County enthusiasts

Steamboat's Michael Martin said a trip to nearby Cameron Pass yielded some of the best October turns he's had, and after last season's lackluster winter, the trip was the perfect medicine.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Have you met the challenge?

Two years ago I challenged you, in this same column, to turn 5 percent of your out-of-town buying into local purchases.

Steamboat police searching for 3rd man suspected of wielding knife during kidnapping

Police on Thursday were looking for a third man who they think used a knife to threaten another man, kidnap him and then forcibly take him to a Steamboat Springs bank to withdraw money.

Rob Douglas: Are we not better than this?

What are we to make of a society that stands mute while unborn children who test positive for undesired mental or physical conditions are at risk of being aborted by their parents?

A Dog's Eye View: Locate, lock and launch for results

Last week, we looked at a scenario in which a dog’s focus turned from walking with his human to becoming obsessed with a running rabbit.

Energy Diet: Are you losing yet?

The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist has three sections of action items you can implement in your home to save on energy usage and on energy costs.

City to keep new downtown Steamboat police officer position

The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday voted to spend $86,000 to fund an additional police officer position that is dedicated to downtown.

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Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue to play in Steamboat

Jake Wolf, drummer for Shakedown Street for 15 years, assembled the Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue on Jerry Garcia's birthday in 2005.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Nov. 1

Two men were arrested after police say they kidnapped a man, unbuilt land factors into the value of downtown commercial property and the Iron Horse Inn will cease hotel operations Saturday.

Steamboat briefs: Annie Ochs named Rotary Club Student of the Month

Annie Ochs, a senior at The Lowell Whiteman School, was named the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs’ October Student of the Month.