News for Tuesday, November 20, 2012



Adult League Volleyball Scores for Nov. 19, 2012

Adult League Volleyball Scores for Nov. 19, 2012

Routt County Commissioners approve Trout Creek oil well

The Routt County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the new oil well with baseline testing on two neighboring water wells as a condition of approval.

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Yampa Street revitalization effort expands focus

What started months ago as an effort to revitalize Yampa Street has evolved into a broader mission to attract more people to downtown Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat briefs: Free winter coats are available at LIFT-UP until 5 p.m. Wednesday

Free winter coats are available from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at LIFT-UP Food Bank, 2125 Curve Court.

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Yampa Valley High School hopes to start Thanksgiving tradition

There was no time for homework or lectures this week at Yampa Valley High School with a large Thanksgiving feast to prepare for.

Our View: Fees are like taxes, except without a vote of the people

If there is a real need for major stormwater system upgrades, then the city of Steamboat Springs needs to go before its residents and make that case.

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Joanne Palmer: Over the edge of the fiscal cliff

Treat yourself to a digital detox and turn off the news for 24 hours, or longer if you can stand it. Hide your iPads, iPhones and iPods. Turn them off for a few hours.

Proposed Routt County budget restores employee pay cuts

County Finance Director Dan Strnad said increases in property taxes will allow the county to restore pay cuts and fully fund its schedule of asphalt road overlays.

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Steamboat Springs cheerleading team does well in Denver

The Steamboat Springs High School cheerleading team finished well during the weekend and is eyeing a national competition in February.

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Tips for staying healthy during the holiday season

On average, an adult will get two to five colds per year, according to a study cited by the Common Cold Centre at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom.

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Steamboat freestyle skiers get early on-snow action in Vail

Three Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skiers participated in an all-star camp in Vail over the weekend.

The Record for Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

12:51 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a rollover crash at mile marker 2 on Routt County Road 16.

Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed until Dec. 3

Tread of Pioneers Museum in downtown Steamboat Springs will be closed Monday through Dec. 3 because of a remodel.

Thoughtful Parenting: Managing materialism during the holidays

In addition to the stress and anxiety that come with the business of the holiday season, we have the materialistic bug that creeps into our lives from every angle.

Colorado ski resorts offering weather-based deals

If the Thanksgiving weekend is any guide for the season, skiing and snowboarding in Colorado are up in the air.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Nov. 20

Uphill, after-hours hikers are a concern for Steamboat Ski Area, several changes are in store for local mountain bike races and Dollar Tree is closing.

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Jimmy Westlake: Tale of 2 clusters

Stars are born in clusters — families of dozens to hundreds of stars that share the same age and chemical makeup — but they don’t remain in clusters their whole lives.