News for Saturday, January 12, 2013



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Steamboat collegiate ski racers fare well Saturday

A pair of former Steamboat Springs skiers scored high in a cross-country skiing race at Howelsen Hill on Saturday.

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Steamboat Springs Middle School students fly high at Nordic race

The youth skiers dominated a race at Howelsen Hill on Saturday.

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Racing rookie Meg O'Connell leads Sailors in Nordic race

It shouldn't have come as any surprise that Steamboat Springs High School junior Meg O'Connell knew a thing about ski racing, no matter her own experience in the sport.

Steamboat's Arielle Gold goes big for 4th-place finish at half-pipe Grand Prix

It was a big day for Steamboat Springs snowboarders on Saturday, and teenager Arielle Gold led the way.

Soroco boys basketball makes it three in a row, beats West Grand

The Rams pulled of a thrilling victory at home, knocking off West Grand, 68-65.

Soroco girls hoops hangs on to winning ways, defeats West Grand, 47-27

The Rams proved they didn’t lose any of their momentum, beating West Grand, 47-27, on Saturday.

Hayden boys hoops has no trouble with Vail Mountain

The Tigers took care of business Saturday, dispatching Vail Mountain, 68-29, on the road.

Steamboat hockey snaps skid with Saturday win against Cherry Creek

The Sailors broke a five-game non-winning streak with the 4-2 road win.

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Steamboat boys happier with effort despite basketball loss Saturday

Steamboat fell at home to Delta, 55-48, finishing the weekend 0-2.

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Steamboat Ski Area goes big for 50-year celebration

Calorie counters were best to stay away from the base of Steamboat Ski Area on Saturday afternoon as a forklift delivered a birthday cake weighing nearly 700 pounds. It was part of the daylong festivities in Gondola Square to commemorate the resort's 50th anniversary.

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Struggles continue for Steamboat girls basketball team in Saturday loss to Delta

The Sailors fell at home, 58-26. The Panthers broke open the game with an effective offense and a turnover-inducing defense.

Our View: A half-century of memories, influence

Whether we ski 100 days each winter or zero, the truth is that most Steamboat Springs residents wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for the ski resort that first opened 50 years on the slopes of Storm Mountain, now known as Mount Werner.

Western Slope snowpack still below normal

Snowpack in river basins throughout western Colorado is well below average for Jan. 9, but the driest conditions are in the headwaters of the Roaring Fork, Fryingpan and Eagle rivers.

Steamboat's Taylor Fletcher finishes 10th in Nordic combined World Cup in France

Fletcher had the top overall cross-country time, which propelled him from 34th place after the jumping portion to 10th place overall. He was the top U.S. finisher on the day.

CMC begins its search for a new president

Two of Colorado Mountain College's seven trustees on Thursday took on the initial phase of the search for an interim president for the six-county college system.

Steamboat briefs: News from CMC's Small Business Resource Center

The format of the monthly Success Steps lunch workshops hosted by the Small Business Resource Center at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus will change to evening meetings at the college.

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Ownership shuffling, land acquisitions and new office space all part of the picture at two base area development projects

Changes are afoot at Wildhorse Meadows, a residential development near the Meadows Parking Lot, and Wildhorse Marketplace, a separate commercial development farther south on Mount Werner Road. One of the results could be more than 12,000 square feet of new office space.

Jail Report for Jan. 5 to 11, 2013

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses. Residencies were not available.

The Record for Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

12:40 a.m. Steamboat Spring Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with a dislocated shoulder at a bar in the 1800 block of Ski Time Square Drive.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Jan. 3 to 9

Check out our most-viewed stories from the past week, and see what you missed.

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Full day of activities on tap for resort's golden anniversary celebration

The Steamboat Ski Area's 50th anniversary celebration culminates Saturday with festivities in Gondola Square.

Steamboat Ski Area snow report for Saturday, Jan. 12

Today is the official 50th anniversary of the Steamboat Ski Area. The resort is celebrating with events all day. We've got the full schedule here.

Business briefs: Steamboat's Krause new CEO of MWH Global

MWH Global, a consulting and technical engineering firm, has elevated Steamboat Springs resident Alan Krause to the role of president and chief executive officer.

Real estate transactions for Jan. 4 to 10, 2013

Real estate transactions for Jan. 4 to 10, 2013

CHSSA Ski League results

CHSSA Ski League results

Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for the week of Jan. 14

Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for the week of Jan. 14

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Jan. 14

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Jan. 14