News for Monday, November 5, 2012



Adult league volleyball scores for Nov. 5, 2012

Adult league volleyball scores for Nov. 5, 2012

Steamboat Springs School Board member's absence from meetings could cost him his seat

Under state statute, Wayne Lemley will lose his seat on the board unless his fellow board members adopt a motion at its next meeting excusing his recent absences.

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Firefighters contain wildfire at base of Sleeping Giant

Routt County Emergency Management Director Bob Struble said firefighters still were working Monday morning near Routt County Road 46 to put out some hot spots around the blaze.

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No lines reported at polling stations in Routt County as voters decide presidency, local races

Boosted by strong early voting and mail voting turnout, Election Day waits have been non-existent in Routt County and Steamboat Springs. The polls close at 7 p.m. today.

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Tom Ross: Framers of the US Constitution gave us bewildering Electoral College

In Maine, electors for one of its two congressional districts — the one with the most lobstah — could go for Obama. The other district — comprising the woodsier, mooseier part of Maine — could go for Romney.

Jeff Peters: Douglas off-base

Regarding Rob Douglas’ “Are we not better than this?” in the Nov. 2 Steamboat Today: Yes, Rob Douglas, we are better than that. We also are better than being apologists for a self-serving conservative commentator of the likes of Ann Coulter.

Madison Ruppel: Respect needed

We are taught to respect our elders and to emulate their wise ways. Right now it is easier said than done.

Michael Swartz: Poor comparison

I have been a resident of Steamboat for just more than a year now and I am an avid daily reader of the Steamboat Today. While I don’t agree with every opinion piece you print, I appreciate the fact that you try to present a counterpoint as well.

Steamboat briefs: Election results discussion at the Pilot on Wednesday

The Steamboat Pilot & Today’s monthly Coffee and a Newspaper, to be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, will feature a roundtable discussion of Election Day results.

Joel Reichenberger: 2012 was a season of opportunities for Hayden

The Tigers came close this season, and in that lies both the joy and the pain.

Loss of gym use trips up Steamboat's indoor soccer league

Steamboat Springs Middle School Principal Tim Bishop said an adult soccer league has caused too much wear and tear on the school's gymnasium, so the league is no longer welcome at the facility. Local soccer players have put together a petition to protest the decision.

Like Steamboat, Summit County facing transit budget woes

Summit County is facing a transit budget shortfall for 2013 despite a countywide transit sales tax of 0.75 percent that raised $7.2 million in 2011.

The Record for Nov. 5, 2012

12:35 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a fight in the 100 block of Hillside Drive. Officers contacted the victim of the fight, and the person refused to cooperate.

Edith Lynn Beer: Van Gogh seen in a different way

Whether you are an art lover or an aspiring artist trying to develop your own style, “Becoming Van Gogh: Only in Denver” on display at the Denver Art Museum until Jan. 20 will grab your imagination.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Nov. 5

Steamboat Springs officials ready for potential Amendment 64 passes, an agricultural burn gets out of control and Steamboat runners qualify for regionals.