News for Monday, September 10, 2012



Harriet Freiberger: Something that cannot be written away

Too often now, when Sept. 11 comes around, it is only one more tiny square on the calendar with written words next to the printed number. Even for many who witnessed the day’s events on TV screens, memories have begun to fade.

Jimmy Westlake: Thanks, Neil, for everything

I was going into the 11th grade when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. It was the hot summer of ’69 and I was visiting my Aunt Alice in Appleton City, Mo.

Update on Routt County's collegiate athletes

Update on Routt County's collegiate athletes

Candidates quizzed on energy exploration, property rights

During a Monday meeting held by Citizens Supporting Property Rights, candidates for the state Legislature were asked: "How would you facilitate the oil and gas industry when local governments are creating their own regulations with a knee-jerk reaction?"

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Police standoff in Craig ends with man's arrest

A Craig man is in custody after a more than two-hour standoff Monday night with law enforcement officers from the Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.

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Steamboat School Board approves $60K loan for charter school

The loan will be used to retire a longstanding budget deficit at the North Routt Community Charter School.

Steamboat briefs: Rotary Club Barbecue and Barn Dance is on Sept. 22

The fifth annual Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs Community Barbecue and Barn Dance is Sept. 22 at Sidney Peak Ranch.

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Steamboat Springs medical marijuana dispensary plans move to larger building

Inside his small medical marijuana dispensary on Monday, Josh Scruggs was working to finalize the floor plan of his business' new and significantly larger location in Steamboat Springs.

New water right saves Routt County on cost of irrigation

The new water right allows the county to tap into up to 50 gallons of water per minute from the well when it is irrigating the big lawn at the Sheriff's Office.

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Tom Ross: Confusing call in Broncos' game underscores need to make referees full time

Blame blown gridiron calls on NFL owners who continue an archaic system of using part-time officials to manage a professional sport that is only becoming more complex.

Colorado Water Trust release serves purpose of protecting Yampa River

The Colorado Water Trust’s lease of 4,000 acre-feet of water from Stagecoach Reservoir put 26 cubic feet per second into the Yampa River for a large part of the summer, salvaging some recreational use and bolstering the health of the waterway.

Routt County Sheriff's Office arrest men in possession of stolen vehicle from Pennsylvania

Two men spotted punching cars in Oak Creek on Saturday afternoon were later arrested in possession of a stolen rental car from Pittsburgh.

Hayden football falls to No. 7, Soroco just out of top 10

The Hayden football team is ranked No. 7 in the most recent Denver Post poll.

Concussion tests to take place at Steamboat Springs Middle School

Concussion tests set for Tuesday evening

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Run Rabbit Run ultramarathon in Steamboat draws special type of athlete

The $40,000 purse probably is a draw for the inaugural 100-mile version of the Run Rabbit Run ultramarathon, but the characters who’ve signed up have tales and mythologies that testify to their true motivations.

The Record for Sept. 9, 2012

6:20 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the 2900 block of Alpenglow Way.

The week in prep sports

A recap of the weekend action in Routt County prep sports, what we learned from the results and what there is to look forward to this week.

Steamboat should see rain Tuesday

While higher elevations could see isolated storms, Steamboat has its best shot at some precipitation Tuesday.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Sept. 10

The Steamboat Springs School Board is considering a loan to a local charter school, South Routt teachers prepare to run an ultramarathon and a Steamboat cyclist is attacked on a Park City trail.