News for Sunday, September 9, 2012

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Candidates debate merits for 3rd Congressional District seat

The atmosphere at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction turned electric Saturday night during Club 20’s featured candidate debate for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

Steamboat briefs: Luncheon this week benefits Tasaru Girls School Fund

A luncheon to benefit the Tasaru Girls School Fund is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Trillium House at Yampa River Botanic Park.

Deb Babcock: Horseradish thrives at altitude

Horseradish is a herb from the mustard family and thrives in high altitude climates such as ours. Horseradish has nothing to do with horses nor with radishes.

Monday Medical: Healthy lunches for school kids

It’s that time of year: back to school and back to packing snacks and lunches for your kids. Lunch should be a nutrient-rich meal to fuel children’s brains and bodies for the afternoon, so they can concentrate in the classroom and have energy for sports activities.

Steamboat's Tammy Jacques stunned by Park City attack

Steamboat Springs cyclist Tammy Jacques said Park City, Utah, police are investigating an incident last week when she was punched off her bike during a mountain bike race.

Steamboat School Board to consider $60K loan for charter school

Zero-interest loan would eliminate charter school's longstanding budget deficit

The Steamboat Springs School Board on Monday night will consider signing off on a $60,000 loan to the North Routt Community Charter School to eliminate the school's budget deficit.

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South Routt School District teachers ready to tackle Run Rabbit Run

When Artie Weber leaves Long Lake to tackle 13.7 miles of rough Jeep road in complete darkness Friday night, he will be running for his students.

The Record for Sept. 8, 2012

12:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a complaint about a noise in the 1900 block of Cimarron Circle.

Martha Drake Young: Diatribe was off

Whatever editorial policy your paper has that permitted Rob Douglas’ diatribe against Kevin Nerney to be printed on the front page of the Steamboat Today (“Comment out of bounds,” Sept. 7) ought to be reconsidered and changed.

Robert D. Ort: To Steamboat Springs City Council

Thank you for allowing me and my neighbors and all of the residents that use the Butcherknife Trail open space to share our thoughts. Preserving Steamboat’s natural aesthetic qualities provided by our parks and open space must be one of our City Council’s highest priorities.

Kristopher L. Hammond: Build the casino for me

It is ironic that a Steamboat Olympian who has trained hard for decades is the pitchman for a casino that promises instant, effortless wealth.

Our View: An open government is best government

The Yampa Valley Housing Authority’s messy firing of former executive director George Krawzoff serves as an important reminder that public bodies must understand and follow the provisions of Colorado’s Open Meetings Law.

An open government is best government

The Yampa Valley Housing Authority’s messy firing of former executive director George Krawzoff serves as an important reminder that public bodies must understand and follow the provisions of Colorado’s Open Meetings Law.