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Steamboat briefs: Access control plan public open house Wednesday

The city of Steamboat Springs, the Colorado Department of Transportation, Routt County and the U.S. Forest Service will hold a public open house.

Interim city manager interviews scheduled for next week

All three of the candidates are Colorado residents who have extensive experience managing cities in Colorado and around the country.

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Hinsvark reflects on tenure as Steamboat Springs city manager

Steamboat Springs City Manager Deb Hinsvark's last day in City Hall was marked by hugs and well wishes from several city employees and a resolve from her seven bosses on the city council to figure out how to avoid similar departures of their managers in the future.

The Record for Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

12:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. It was trying to get into a locked dumpster and was scared away.

Medicaid enrollment surges; Northwest Colorado uninsured rates drop but still high, survey shows

The numbers are in: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act has dramatically reduced uninsured rates in Colorado since pre-ACA levels in 2013, including in Northwest Colorado.

Routt County Regional Building Department drops permit fees 10 percent

For a residential project in the city valued at $400,000, the building department’s permit fee prior to Sept. 1 would have been $2,673, and as of Sept. 1, that fee will drop to $2,450 after the 10 percent fee reduction.

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Jimmy Westlake: The Eyes of the Dragon

Peering at us from out of the darkness on late summer evenings are the twinkling eyes of Draco, the Dragon.

Thomas Lee Johnson's latest murder trial could be held in Routt County

The man imprisoned for the May 2000 slaying of a Steamboat Springs woman is returning to Routt County, where a new trial might take place.

Karzen promoted to assistant district attorney

The former Routt County chief deputy district attorney is now the assistant district attorney for the district, encompassing Routt, Moffat and Grand counties.

Steamboat briefs: Urban renweal authority to host public open house

The Steamboat Springs Urban Renewal Authority Advisory Committee will host a public open house at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 to present designs for the realignment of the nearby intersection of Apres Ski Way and Village Drive, which are intended to enhance pedestrian and vehicular safety.

Routt County clerk tests online system that sends voters updates on the status of their mail ballots

A new opt-in website would allow voters in the 2015 all-mail election to track their ballots with voice, text or e-mail updates

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

6:21 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a home that was on fire at Routt County Roads 33 and 41. The home was not on fire. A campfire near the home was putting up smoke.

Steamboat Springs City Council to consider interim city manager hiring process Tuesday night

The Steamboat Springs City Council has at least eight people to choose from to lead the city on an interim basis after City Manager Deb Hinsvark's expected resignation and departure Tuesday night.

Colorado joins Clean Power Plan challenge

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Saturday that Colorado will be represented in a multi-state legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

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Authorities dismantle illegal marijuana grow site on Buffalo Pass; 2 Mexican nationals arrested

Two men who were camping at the grow site were taken into custody without incident after an early morning operation that started at 4 a.m.

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