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Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Feb. 2 and 3, 2015

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Feb. 2 and 3, 2015

Thoughtful Parenting: Identifying goals

Goals. We all know that the beginning of a new year is an especially popular time to spell out our goals: something I desire for the future and am willing to work toward.

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Thvedt, Hansen take 5th at Valley Tournament in Gilcrest

The Steamboat Springs High School wrestlers battled on Saturday in Gilcrest, paced by fifth-place finishes from Dakota Thvedt and Matthew Hansen.

Steamboat Alpine boys 2nd, girls 3rd at Winter Park

The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine ski team was the class of the Winter Park slalom on Friday. The boys finished 2nd and the girls finished 3rd. Steamboat's McKenzie Millard grabbed gold, as well.

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council hosts passive house talk

While initially more expensive to build than a conventional home, a passive house utilizes passive solar design, super insulation and mechanical ventilation to ultimately create a space that most homeowners say is worth the extra initial cost.

Hayden girls basketball can't catch Vail Christian by surprise

Hayden High School girls basketball couldn't catch Vail Christian reeling on Saturday as the Tigers fell to the Saints, 54-30.

Depth bites Hayden as Tigers boys lose at Vail Christian

The Hayden High School boys basketball team couldn't put together back-to-back solid halves as the Tigers fell at Vail Christian on Saturday, 60-37.

The Record for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunk pedestrian near 6th Street and Lincoln Avenue. Officers arrived on scene but no one was around.

Health briefs: VNA will host support group for middle-school students coping with divorce

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a support group for middle school-age students coping with divorce.

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Steamboat Ski Area introduces healthy eating programs

Two new programs this year at Steamboat Ski Area are aiming to encourage healthier eating for employees and guests on the hill.

Brodie takes 1st for Steamboat Nordic team at Cordillera

The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic ski team got 2nd place overall out of its girls and 8th overall from the boys at Eagle Valley's qualifier at Cordillera.

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3 local educators honored by Peabody Energy

Three local school employees were surprise awarded last week with Peabody Energy Leaders in Education awards.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: How affordable is it to eat healthy in Routt County?

As part of a Routt County Food Assessment report, members of the Northwest Colorado Food Coalition compared common food item costs for a family of four in Routt County with the rest of the U.S. We found that it costs about 34 percent more to buy groceries in Routt County.

Monday Medical: 3 ways to love your heart

Design a pump to work non-stop for 80-plus years, and it’d be a technological marvel — but that’s exactly what your heart does.

Healthy Eating: Apricot-Filled Oatmeal Bars

A kid pleaser, these bars can easily be made with your favorite preserves.

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Backcountry Bonanza: Freeride gear from the ski show trenches

Pro skier Cody Barnhill leads us to a precipitous, rocky drop into a couloir at Utah’s Alta ski resort. I’m here with the star of ski flick “Valhalla” and representatives from Dynafit, BOA Technologies and Gore-tex to test the companies’ wares and kick off a whirlwind industry week that includes the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market tradeshow in Salt Lake City and the Ski Industries America tradeshow in Denver.

Our view: Howelsen sets us apart

Howelsen Hill Ski Area may be tiny by modern standards, but it undeniably looms large in the history of competitive skiing in North America.

Real estate transactions for January 23 to 29, 2015

Real estate transactions

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Soroco boys roll by West Grand

The Soroco boys team managed a fitting finale to a big week of Soroco hoops, beating West Grand, 59-53.

Steamboat hockey falls in 1-goal heartbreaker to Resurrection Christian

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team lost a heartbreaker to a state championship-level Resurrection Christian squad Saturday night in the Sailors' final home game of the year.