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Steamboat briefs: Earth Day edition of Wild Films is Tuesday at library

In honor of Earth Day, Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free screening of “Wildlife Defenders,” an award-winning film by Rakiz Tuffile.

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Police station committee learns about pros and cons of joint public safety facility

Moffat County's top law enforcement officials traveled to Steamboat on Monday to talk about what it's like for multiple agencies to work together under the same roof.

City will hire deputy city manager

City Manager Deb Hinsvark said the deputy city manager will oversee things including public outreach and performance management programs.

April snow raises hopes for traditional Mother's Day ski outing

Normal families associate Mother’s Day with a large Sunday brunch, but our tradition is to throw several pairs of older Nordic skis in the car-top box and head up to the pass to bid the ski season farewell.

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Colorado Mountain College leader named finalist for positions outside Colorado

Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus leader Dr. Peter Perhac was named as a finalist for president positions at two colleges outside Colorado in March but he said he won’t be taking either position and hasn’t applied elsewhere.

Routt County Humane Society seeking van for animal shelter operations

Routt County Humane Society is making final preparations for a May 1 takeover of the city’s animal shelter, but the organization is still in search of a van to transport animals.

New master plan at regional airport serving Steamboat describes tight finances for next five years

The ski season flight operation is subsidized by the resort industry, lodging taxes and a quarter point of sales tax in Steamboat. But the airport’s revenues are linked to passenger numbers.

The Record for Sunday, April 19, 2015

11:27 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a Jeep Liberty that was being driven erratically at Lincoln Avenue and Old Fish Creek Falls Road. A Colorado State Patrol trooper pulled over the Jeep Liberty and determined the driver was not drunk.

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Jimmy Westlake: See Bootes — the heavenly cowboy

Locating Bootes and its bright star Arcturus is a snap. Just face the northeastern sky in the early evening and use the handle of the nearby Big Dipper as a pointer — follow the arc of the curved handle to find Arcturus.

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New Colorado rules will complicate immunization exemptions for students

A unanimous vote by the Colorado State Health Board last week will complicate the process for parents wishing to opt their children out of required immunizations.

Monday Medical: Being a cure

During her senior year at college, Allison Mecklenburg signed up to be a marrow donor on the Be The Match Registry. It was easy to do — all that was required was a cheek swab.

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Poochy Paddle draws 150 dogs to Old Town Hot Springs

About 150 dogs turned out for the two-hour event Sunday afternoon, which took place under overcast but dry skies.

The Record for Saturday, April 18

1:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an alarm at a residence in the 1900 block of Indian Summer Drive, but the alarm was disregarded before the officers got there.

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Dyer, Stoltzner make the cut on U.S. Ski Team

Steamboat freestyle skiers Lane Stoltzner and Ryan Dyer found out last week they would be on the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team for the 2014-15 season, joining a handful of other locals on the squad.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agendas for April 20 and 21

Meeting agendas for the Routt County commissioners meetings on April 20 and 21.

Healthy eating: Garlicky beet salad

This salad combines beets, mayonnaise and garlic.

Showers, but no snow, expected in Steamboat for the week

An “impressive” spring storm that hit Steamboat over the weekend tapers off Monday, though cool Canadian air and moisture will continue to drag over the area, according to a weekend forecast from SnowAlarm.

Health briefs: Free cardiovascular screenings offered

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association provides cardiovascular screenings, including blood pressure, BMI, cholesterol panel, glucose screening and personalized education regarding a person’s risk for heart disease.

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Colorado weighs the best means of sharing the water

Colorado seeks to close water gap

From the Wasatch Front in Utah, to the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona to the irrigated hay meadows of Northwest Colorado, peoples’ lives are linked by the scarcity of water.

Steamboat briefs: Earth Day edition of Wild Films is Tuesday at library

In honor of Earth Day, Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free screening of “Wildlife Defenders,” an award-winning film by Rakiz Tuffile, which was featured at the 2014 International Wildlife Film Festival, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Library Hall.