News for Tuesday, October 30, 2012



Steamboat City Council discusses options for public safety campus

The Steamboat Springs City Council is looking for other proposals for a public safety campus. Even if it’s a half-baked idea, council member Kenny Reisman said to Public Safety Director Joel Rae, bring it up, and let the council at least know it’s been eliminated and why.

Fundraiser for West Slope FM station ends Sunday

West Slope FM, a classical music radio station that plays on 91.1 in the Yampa Valley, is holding a fundraiser through Sunday.

Our View: A beneficial use of water during winter

The seasonal ice castle project to be built on the empty section of Ski Time Square is a creative, worthwhile effort to bring some vitality to the otherwise lifeless chunk of base area property.

Nearly 2,000 miles away, Steamboat residents affected by hurricane

Walking the streets of Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, Steamboat Springs resident Jody Corey witnessed firsthand the destructive power of Hurricane Sandy.

First Friday Artwalk listings for Nov. 2

First Friday Artwalk runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at various downtown Steamboat Springs venues.

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Joanne Palmer: Are we not better than this?

It’s been 45 years since schoolyard bullies called my brother “retard,” but every time I hear that word my hands still instinctively curl into fists.

Steamboat Springs police investigating death of 37-year-old man

Police don't think foul play is involved, but they would not speculate as to the potential cause of the man's death Monday night in a Steamboat neighborhood.

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Annual Steamboat Springs Downtown Halloween Stroll full of quirks

The Downtown Halloween Stroll annually draws thousands of kids, teens and adults downtown for a concentrated trick-or-treating free-for-all with stops at about 75 businesses.

The Record for Oct. 29, 2012

1 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people fighting in a parking lot at Colorado Mountain College. Two men were given tickets for disorderly conduct, and they were given rides home.

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Flax brothers to take over Steamboat Youth Lacrosse

Andy and Jake Flax will take over for Neill Redfern, who is stepping down from the Steamboat Youth Lacrosse he founded a decade ago.

Thoughtful Parenting: Limit your child's 'screen time'

Watching too much television is associated with an increased prevalence of obesity, lower reading scores and attention problems.

Game time announced for Hayden's Saturday football playoff tilt

The Hayden High School football team opens the playoffs at 1 p.m. Saturday in Akron.

Vehicle crashes into Oak Creek fire station; suspect sought

The Oak Creek Police Department on Tuesday morning was trying to figure out who crashed a vehicle into the town’s downtown fire station Monday night.

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Former Steamboat rodeo cowboy Travis Darling dies in Texas crash

Throughout five seasons, Darling won at least a share of 10 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association saddle bronc riding titles.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 30

Steamboat is poised for a dry week, the City Council will address the city manager search and flight scheduling was an issue in October for Yampa Valley Regional Airport.