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Fund established for avalanche victim's family

A fund has been established for Jesse Christensen, the 55-year-old Routt County man who died tragically in an avalanche Tuesday.

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Dog’s Eye View: The family that plays together stays together

I believe dog training or behavior modification requires total teamwork.

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Virtual reality could make its way to schools in Steamboat, Hayden

Virtual reality could make its way into classrooms in Steamboat Springs and Hayden next year, if proposed grants are funded using Steamboat’s half-cent sales tax for education.

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Steamboat briefs: The Foundry slated to offer ear acupuncture 4 p.m. Thursday

The Foundry Treatment Center will hold a free acudetox, or ear acupuncture, event from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the organization’s outpatient clinic, 1915 Alpine Plaza, Unit C4.

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Swedish developers focused on their next project in Steamboat Springs

Johan Monsen and Ulf Clacton of Swed Properties, working with Ski Town Commercial, hope to deliver a community of small manufactured single-family homes to the market by late summer 2018.

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Stolen license plate: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

12:09 a.m. Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person who possibly overdosed in the 2600 block of Jackpine Court.

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Friends, family remember avalanche victim

Friends and family of Jesse Christensen remember him as a talented artist, musician, devout Mormon and a genuine cowboy who deeply loved his family.

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Intrawest owner, Fortress Investment Group, acquired by Japanese firm

Japanese tycoon has acquired Fortress Investment Group, and with it, Intrawest and the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.

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Lisel Petis appointed to Steamboat Springs City Council

Young professionals in Steamboat Springs have a new voice on the City Council.

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Steamboat briefs: Hospice daffodils can be ordered online

Northwest Colorado Health’s annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser will be March 14. Daffodils can be ordered online at northwestcoloradohealth.org/daffodils. Delivery is available for orders of 10 bunches or more; deliveries will occur March 13 and 14. Daffodil orders also can be picked up at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Daffodils are $5 for per bunch, $24 for five bunches and $46 for 10 bunches. Proceeds help ensure Northwest Colorado Health can continue caring for and supporting patients nearing end of life in the Yampa Valley. Call Kyleigh Lawler at 970-871-7609 for more information.

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Steamboat Springs City Council not ready to endorse latest water proposal for housing development

The Steamboat Springs City Council thinks a developer’s latest water proposal for new neighborhoods on the west side of town still is too risky for the community and its taxpayers. But the council is resolved to trying to keep the housing proposal afloat in the coming weeks through some negotiations.

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Dangerous slacklining: The Record for Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

3:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who assaulted staff at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

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Royal Hotel owner might deed asbestos site to Routt County to land cleanup grant

“You’ll have the opportunity to tell that to the judge when we move forward,” with legal action. "It’s not our intention to take your property," Commissioner Doug Monger said to Reno Ager, owner of the asbestos site.

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Heidi Chapman-Hoy next Steamboat Springs Middle School principal

Heidi Chapman-Hoy has worked at the school for more than 16 years, first as a teacher and for the last 3 1/2 years as assistant principal.

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Happy ending for prepared Wyoming snowmobiler in Moffat County

What could have been a life-threatening crisis turned out to be simply an unexpected overnight camping trip for 61-year-old snowmobiler Chris Zigler.