News for Monday, October 29, 2012



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Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Oct. 29

Here's a roundup of what's happening with Routt County athletes at the college level. Know of a collegiate athlete that you'd like to see featured? Send information or inquiries to

Dessert Bake-off offers sweet retreat in Steamboat

For the fourth straight year, the Steamboat Today is hosting its Holiday Dessert Bake-off and Community Open House, an event that encourages locals of all ages, genders and baking experiences to enter their favorite recipes in one (or more) of four categories.

Council to consider budget, public safety campus

Pro Cycling Challenge sponsorship also among agenda items facing Steamboat’s governing body Tuesday

The 2013 city budget, a city manager search process, hosting and sponsoring a stage of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge and providing direction on where to potentially construct a new police and fire station are among the topics to be tackled by the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night.

Joel Reichenberger: Sailors broke the rules and won big with two-point attempt

The rule is almost as old as the game of football itself: “Play for the win on the road and the tie at home.” It wasn’t written for the situation the Steamboat Springs football team found itself in Friday night.

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Airport chief says reliability of flight schedule from Denver was subpar in October

Schedule reliability became more acute this month when service was temporarily shifted entirely to Republic Airlines.

Girls on the Run returns to Steamboat Springs on Saturday

The Girls on the Run 5K returns Saturday, and it will be packing a huge field of runners.

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Jimmy Westlake: Great balls of fire

Don’t be surprised if you see a blazing fireball or two streaking across the heavens while you are out trick-or-treating this week.

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Tom Ross: Sandy calls out absence of climate change from debates

There is news this month that the Rocky Mountain region may be unintentionally exporting the pine beetle epidemic to the Eastern U.S.

Routt County high school sports roundup

The high school fall sports season is nearly finished, but a couple of Routt County football teams are still knocking out wins.

The Record for Oct. 28, 2012

12:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken man in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. The man was given a ride home.

Snow boosts Yamp River, but flows still below average

The Elk River got a bounce out of last week’s twin snowstorms but is not faring as well as the Yampa.

Steamboat Springs to have warm, dry weather for the week

While the East Coast braces itself against Hurricane Sandy, folks in Steamboat Springs will enjoy mostly clear skies and warm fall weather through the week.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Oct. 29

Hayden drawn Akron in playoffs, a Steamboat Springs city building gets a deep clean and find the top stories from last week.