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Steamboat briefs: Newspaper coffee event canceled in December

Steamboat Today will not hold Coffee and a Newspaper in December. The next Coffee and a Newspaper will be a brown bag lunch featuring a presentation by magazines editor Eugene Buchanan about his new book, “Comrades on the Colca,” from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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Soroco girls run away from Wildcats

The new-found pace of the Soroco High School girls basketball team roared into Oak Creek Tuesday night as the Rams played their first home game of the season. They teetered between furiously fast — effective — and frantically frenzied — less so — but ended up easily running away from North Park to earn a 84-39 victory.

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Pigs may fly under new animal code in Steamboat Springs

Proposed revisions to the city’s animal code would allow city residents to legally own domesticated pigs that are under 100 pounds for the first time.

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Moffat County wrestling topples triangular competition vs. Steamboat, Coal Ridge

Bulldogs pin 10 of Titans' varsity in 66-6 win, hit Sailors 62-3

Moffat County High School wrestlers must have momentarily felt like they were in a bowling alley Tuesday night. How else would you explain collecting 10 pins? MCHS was the undisputed winner in points during a home triangular between the Bulldogs, Steamboat Springs and Coal Ridge.

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Arnold Barn's fate remains in limbo after Steamboat Springs City Council passes on relocation proposal

If the council had agreed to the plan, it would have offered the city a possible resolution to a lawsuit it filed last month against the landowner and developer who the city thinks should be on the hook for stabilizing the barn.

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The Record for Monday, Dec. 5, 2016: Stolen car found parked on other side of parking lot

3:18 a.m. A person who was recently released from the Routt County Jail called the Steamboat Springs Police Department to report his or her bike had been stolen.

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Water quality testing renewed; Yampa River saw lean autumn flows in 2016

A water quality testing program on Yampa River reaffirmed by Routt County Board of Commissioners

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Tubing operations suspended as new season brings lots of changes to Howelsen Hill

Changes at Howelsen Hill will bring more beginner ski trails, new terrain parks, jumps and improved cross-country ski trails, but these improvements also mean the end of a tubing operation that has been a fixture at the downtown ski area for the past eight years.

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New Hahns Peak gateway sign strategically placed at Steamboat Lake State Park visitors center

The new Hahns Peak sign is part of the efforts of the Northwest Colorado Cultural Heritage Tourism Project to promote cultural tourism across 17 communities in five neighboring counties in Western Colorado.

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Cooler heads prevail at Steamboat Springs school board meeting

Monday night’s Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education meeting took on a more subdued tone after a contentious meeting Nov. 7. That’s when tempers flared after several board members unsuccessfully attempted to unseat Margie Huron as board president.

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Our view: Question of council compensation

"We also urge the council to take the necessary steps to abide by the city charter and put the health insurance question on the ballot for voters to decide." — Editorial Board

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Omar M. Campbell: Remembering Pearl Harbor

"It is difficult to imagine the spirit, energy and sacrifice displayed during the WWII era taking place today." — Omar Campbell

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Routt County commissioners: Public input prompted action

"The Routt County commissioners were prompted to consider the liberalization of rules governing secondary units based upon citizen input received at a public hearing well over a year ago." — Routt County commissioners

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Eugene Buchanan: Hockey clock hell

My role this year just happened to be a tad more complicated than most: it involved the dreaded time clock at Howelsen Ice Arena.

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Steamboat briefs: Yampa Valley Gives promotes giving Tuesday

Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday. The annual statewide movement, which celebrates and increases philanthropy through online giving, has brought more than $900,000 to more than 50 local nonprofits in the past two years.

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Private donors step up to fund a second drug-sniffing dog to cut down on heroin in Routt County

The Board of County Commissioners have cleared Sheriff Wiggins to accept the generosity of a local couple who have offered to pay for the purchase and training of a second drug-sniffing dog.

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The Record for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2016: Stolen four-wheeler found abandoned in middle of intersection

4:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a four-wheeler that was sitting unattended in the middle of the intersection at North Park Road and Nob Street.

Private donors come through for Boomer, Routt County

Boomer gets drug sniffing sidekick

The Board of County Commissioners have cleared Sheriff Wiggins to accept the generosity of an local couple that that has offered to pay for the purchase and training of a second drug-sniffing dog.

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Pot shops in Steamboat Springs could stay open later under proposed rule changes

The ordinance going before the city’s elected officials would allow all marijuana dispensaries to stay open until 10 p.m., three hours later than their current closing time.

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City of Steamboat Springs files lawsuit against developer, property owner over neglect of historic barn

The city’s lawsuit claims the developer, RP Steamboat Springs, and the property owner, RCS-Wildhorse Land, LLC, should be maintaining the 89-year-old Arnold barn per the conditions of a development agreement, which was signed in 2006.