Routt County middle schools wrestling teams came away with a heap of podium performances Saturday at the Carl Ramunno Invitational tournament at Steamboat Springs Middle School.
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will offer free HIV tests for all ages from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 10 at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Testing also can be done by appointment during regular business hours.
For more than a century, complex medical issues have sent some residents of Northwest Colorado to the Mayo Clinic in search of answers. In 1920, when Steamboat Springs merchant F. M. Light traveled to Minnesota seeking relief from asthma, the Routt County Sentinel reported that “a polyp as large as an oyster” was removed from his nose.
Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for March 10 and 11, 2014
12:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a theft in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. A bike was parked behind a bar and was stolen. A report was taken.
Saving the ranches: Routt County has been able to counter the fragmentation of agricultural land with conservation and land-use tools
You can measure Bobby George’s ambition in acres. The 1,700-acre parcel, the 235-acre tract, 420 more acres and finally another piece that’s about 480 acres in size. “I’m really a go-getter,” the fifth-generation Routt County rancher said. Part of what’s sparked his ambition is the money he, his mother, Rita Nelson, and the rest of his family have been able to realize from placing conservation easements on their property.
Routt County is not alone in its efforts to balance new growth with preservation of working agriculture. Multiple counties across Colorado are experimenting with land-use tools and voter-approved programs to direct tax dollars toward land preservation. Among these is Gunnison County.
Colorado You Got Talent will travel to 64 counties in 64 days for auditions throughout the state. Colorado You Got Talent will hold auditions in Steamboat Springs from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Elevation Dance Studio, 326 Oak St.
12:24 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken person in the first block of Eighth Street. The 55-year-old woman had a protection order that forbid her from drinking, so she was taken to jail.
The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.
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Shea Pepin, a student at Emerald Mountain School, was named the winner of the 2013-14 Steamboat SlopeWise Safety Poster Contest, according to a news release.
Council on Aging menus for the week of March 10
Routt County lunch menus for the week of March 10
South Routt School District Superintendent Scott Mader will not live out the final year of his contract and instead will resign when the 2013-14 school year is complete.