News for Friday, October 19, 2012



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Steamboat football can't compete with No. 1 Rifle

From the film room to the weight room to the practice field, Rifle certainly put in the work, and it showed Friday in a 56-0 win against Steamboat Springs.

Hayden beats Vail Christian, wraps up home game

Hayden ensured it would play at home next week in the first postseason game, beating Vail Christian, 49-20, on Friday.

Steamboat briefs: Get free legal advice from Feldmann Nagel on Tuesday

Free legal advice with the attorneys at Feldmann Nagel, 1120 S. Lincoln Ave., is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Tisha Casida: Common-sense solutions

I think there are several agencies within the federal government whose functions could be pushed down to state and local governments, where there is more transparency and more accountability.

Gregory Gilman: A better future for America

The federal debt and lack of spending control, the inability of Congress to manage the federal government and our current “war mentality” are major issues that I feel must be addressed in order to move our country forward.

Man shoots self in leg at Steamboat shooting range Friday

A 62-year-old man is expected to be fine after shooting himself in the leg Friday.

Sal Pace: Colorado needs new leadership in Washington

If the past few years of gridlock and partisanship have taught us anything, it’s that our current Congress is no longer capable of coming up with solutions to our problems.

Scott Tipton: Balance is key to prosperity

It’s important that as we develop energy resources including oil, gas and clean coal, we put equal effort into common-sense conservation and environmental protection.

Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for week of Oct. 22

Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for week of Oct. 22

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Oct. 22

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Oct. 22

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Ambassador bats coming to Steamboat Springs to help dispel stigma

Bat specialist Rob Mies will be bringing four ambassador bats from around the world to Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library on Sunday.

Steamboat ranked No. 13 in SKI Magazine reader poll

Coming in at a respectable No. 13, Steamboat slid from a dazzling No. 8 ranking last year.

The Record for Oct. 18, 2012

8:19 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a theft in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue. A man thought someone was taking scrap metal from his pile.

Some Routt County voters not notified of tax measure

Some residents who own property in the Stagecoach area but do not use it as their residence weren't notified about a proposed mill levy cap increase on the November ballot for the Morrison Creek Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District.

Legislative candidates say Western Slope is misunderstood on the Front Range

Emily Tracy, the Democratic candidate for Senate District 8, said Colorado’s statehouse is occupied by “very much an urban/suburban Legislature.” Republican candidate Randy Baumgardner said collaboration between parties is the only way to get things done in Denver.

Weather to dry out in Steamboat Springs area

After a storm with heavy precipitation hit the Steamboat area Oct. 13 and 14, Routt County looks to be in for a dry extended forecast.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Oct. 19

A candidate forum was held Thursday, Routt County will looks at the socioeconomic impacts of energy exploration and the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra is in danger.