News for Tuesday, November 6, 2012



Baumgardner wins Senate District 8 race

The state representative from Cowdrey used the district's strong Republican majority to cruise past Breckenridge Democrat Emily Tracy.

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Routt County turns out in large numbers for presidential election

Voters young and old turned out in large numbers for the 2012 election, headlined by a hard-fought battle for the presidency.

Corrigan defeats Barrows to win Stahoviak's open County Commissioner District I seat

County commissioner elect Tim Corrigan said he would reach out to all county employees to seek their buy-in.

Routt County Commissioner Doug Monger wins 4th term in District 2

Democrat cruises past Tina Kyprios to maintain his seat representing western Routt County.

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Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Nov. 6

Get a look at what Routt County collegiate athletes are up to these days. If you'd like to see someone featured, email

Steamboat briefs: Child care is free at Old Town Hot Springs on Wednesday

Children 8 weeks to 10 years old can take part in the service while their parents or caregivers use the Old Town Hot Springs facility for workouts.

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Updates on local races in the 2012 general election

Follow live updates from Routt County and Northwest Colorado races. Tim Corrigan leads in the District 1 county commissioner race, and Doug Monger will hold his District 2 seat.

Updates on statewide and national races: Election called for Obama, Amendment 64 passes

Follow for live updates on Colorado and national issues and elections.

The Record for Nov. 5, 2012

11:27 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a man at Yampa Valley Medical Center who had been involved in an assault. The man did not want to talk to police about the assault.

Election coverage is live on KEZZ Easy 94.1 FM

Brian Harvey, of KEZZ, and Scott Stanford, of the Pilot & Today, will provide live election results from the Steamboat Today office from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday on KEZZ Easy 94.1 FM.

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Steamboat-led U.S. Nordic combined team gears up for new season

The U.S. Nordic combined team is gearing up for the 2012-12 season. The team leaves for Norway Nov. 17.

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Colo. 131 now open after wildfire extinguished

A wildfire between Yampa and Phippsburg temporarily closed Colorado Highway 131 on Tuesday afternoon.

Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust chooses Steamboat for 1st satellite office

Cattlemen's Land Trust Executive Director Chris West said the recent marriage of staffer Megan Manner to South Routt rancher Tyler Knott was a contributing factor in the decision to open an office here.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Nov. 6: Election Day

Polls are open in Routt County from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and mail-in ballots can be dropped off at any polling place.