News for Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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Oak Creek enterprise fund transfer plan done in other towns

Similar to Oak Creek, the town of Holly manages its water, sewer and electric utilities through a proprietary fund. And like Holly, Oak Creek plans to move funds from its utilities to its general fund.

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City officials weigh more efficient ways to run Yellow Line, the costliest and least-used bus service

The Yellow Line is off the chopping block, but its long-term future is far from certain. In the wake of city council's decision to save the bus service, city officials are looking at more efficient ways to run it.

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Steamboat Springs woman thankful for son's lifesaving act

A Steamboat Springs woman is grateful for the heroic efforts of her 14-year-old son, who helped her escape a fire Saturday morning on Willett Court.

Tennis flare-up causes City Council to push off repaving projects

The Steamboat Springs City Council voted Tuesday to delay the resurfacing of clay courts at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs after a large group of Tennis Center users protested the ouster of coaches.

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Steamboat Springs High School tennis team readies for regional tournament

The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team heads to regionals this weekend looking for its 15th regional title

Aggressive bears reported in Steamboat Springs

The bears may just be bluffing, but it still can be scary when one takes a few quick steps in your direction.

Steamboat briefs: First Friday Artwalk will feature decorated hat boxes

Hat boxes decorated by local interior designers will be featured during First Friday Artwalk.

Roundup of Routt County prep sports games this weekend

Roundup of Routt County prep sports games this weekend

3-on-3 youth lacrosse tournament set for Oct. 13

It may be offseason for the Steamboat Springs High School lacrosse programs, but girls coach Betsy Frick is betting there will be no shortage of enthusiasts for the 3-on-3 tournament she’s organizing for Oct. 13.

House District 26 candidates spar over importance of oil and gas to economy

Chuck McConnell says "Oil and gas creates jobs today — these are high-paying jobs," while Diane Mitsch Bush counters that "Research and experience show small businesses are the job creators."

Jeff Wolf takes the helm of Steamboat Symphony Orchestra board of directors

Jeff Wolf was named president of the board of directors for the 20-year-old nonprofit orchestra.

The Record for Oct. 2, 2012

2:08 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of graffiti on the back of a building in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Sept. 3

The Steamboat Springs City Council votes to save the Yellow Line, Friends of the Chief closes on the historic downtown theater and the effects of TIC leaving Steamboat likely will be gradual and manageable.

Athlete of the Week: Sydney Finkbohner

Athlete of the Week: Sydney Finkbohner

Thoughtful Parenting: Ready to read, ready to learn

Parents want to set up their children for success by signing them up for the right sports team, art class or summer camp. As parents, you know instinctively that the earlier you get your kids involved in something, the more likely they are to become proficient at it or find joy in it.