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Police pursuit in Steamboat ends in arrest

A police pursuit that passed through Steamboat Springs Monday morning ended with a 39-year-old Castle Rock woman being arrested.

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Steamboat ponders 4 Points Lodge expansion

No decision yet to build, but Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. gains county approval for major addition to two-year-old Four Points Lodge dining room.

Routt to Work initiative will use new strategies to help families

An initiative to increase the economic stability of Routt County families is expanding its approach and debuting a new name this year.

Preliminary hearing scheduled for man charged with murder

A preliminary hearing has been set for June 9 and 10 for Lucas Johnson, the man who has been charged with murdering longtime Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman.

Craig Briefs: Senior Social Center hosts meeting Monday

There will be a membership meeting for the Senior Social Center at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Steamboat briefs: Reward offered for return of stolen antique gun

A Steamboat Springs resident is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who stole an antique Winchester 73 rifles from his house on Routt County Road 14 between March 12 and 18. The house was in the process of being remodeled.

The Record for Saturday, March 21, 2015

12:06 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a credit card fraud report in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. Someone lost their wallet near the base of Steamboat Ski Area, and shortly thereafter got alerts from their bank that their card had been used in suspicious ways. A report was taken.

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Dave Wittlinger named Steamboat Pilot & Today's new digital sales manager

Long-time Steamboat Springs resident Dave Wittlinger has joined the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s staff as digital sales manager for Explore Steamboat Digital Services.

New YVEA program hopes to conserve energy, save members money

In conjunction with a few prominent community partners, the Yampa Valley Electric Association is set to launch a new program designed to save members and customers money.

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Yampa River stewardship focus of 2015 Leadership Steamboat class

Members of the 2015 Leadership Steamboat class hope to reinforce local interest in practicing good stewardship of the Yampa River.

Agricultural and work-from-home business owners sought for countywide survey

Routt County officials are seeking more agricultural and work-from-home small business owners to complete an upcoming survey.

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Oak Creek's recreation profile improved by LiveWell Northwest Colorado over the years

Series of small LiveWell grants lead to large, lasting improvements in Oak Creek

Initiated in 2009 as a way to disperse the funds of the state’s LiveWell organization locally, LiveWell Northwest Colorado quickly got behind a number of programs to support healthy eating and active lifestyles, including several in Oak Creek

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for March 23 and 24

Meeting agendas for Routt County Board of Commissioners March 23 and 24 meetings.

Thoughtful Parenting: Career development and resources for youth

Did you know Routt County has a workforce center that offers free resources for teens and young adults?

Monday Medical: Surgical terminology 101

Every year, there are more than 4,500 surgeries at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Writer Susan Cunningham outlines some of the surgical terms used frequently by YVMC doctors and nurses.