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Veterans Charity Ride coming through Northwest Colorado Friday

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 invites the community to join them as they welcome a unique group coming through Craig this week. Roaring into town at about 3:30 p.m. Friday will be the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, a cross-country motorcycle journey for men and women who have served their nation in the Armed Forces, an effort which raises awareness about vets who have been injured in the line of duty.

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Report details city manager's response to complaints about police department

As she listened to the city's only female police officer describe a lack of transparency, possible gender discrimination and overly-aggressive police officers at the Steamboat Springs Police Department, City Manager Deb Hinsvark sounded conflicted.

The Record for Tuesday, July 28, 2015

4:42 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at a hotel in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. The front desk clerk got a call from a guest’s room, but the clerk could only hear breathing. Police checked on the guest. He was fine and had fallen asleep while on the phone.

Passerby helps UPS driver with medical issue

A passerby helped free a UPS driver who suffered a medical condition and went off the road Tuesday afternoon.

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Whistleblower under investigation for perjury by DA's Office

Dave Kleiber, the former detective and whistleblower whose letter led to the resignations of Steamboat’s top two cops, is or was being investigated by the District Attorney's Office for perjury, according to court documents.

Just in case, county seeks to buffer building department with plan review backup

The city of Steamboat and Routt County processed building permits valued at $86,497 — 785 in 2014 — far below the peak years of 2007 ($250.7 million) and 2008 ($333.7 million).

Steamboat briefs: Volunteers needed for Pro Challenge; sign up online

The USA Pro Challenge is coming to Steamboat and volunteers are needed. To volunteer, visit prochallenge.com/volunteer, fill out the online registration form and select the Steamboat stages.

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Yampa Valley Sustainability Council tours backyard chicken coops in town

With chicken coops sprouting up in backyards throughout the city to provide families with fresh eggs, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council latched onto the trend during its annual Green Gardens Tour on Tuesday night by leading a group of 40 on a tour of four urban chicken coops in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Monday, July 27, 2015

7:24 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a possible drunken driver on U.S. Highway 40 near Dream Island. Officers were unable to locate the driver.

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Trapper Mine continues to update court

Attorneys for Trapper Mining, Inc. provided an update to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado July 24, stating the mine would provide the court with a map of pending mining activities sometimes this week.

Community meetings on Colowyo planned

Craig community leaders will host a community meeting about Colowyo Coal Mine’s environmental assessment from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Moffat County High School’s auditorium.

City may hire public information officer instead of deputy city manager

City Manager Deb Hinsvark said Tuesday she has decided not to offer the deputy city manager job to the lone finalist who was brought to Steamboat last week from Florida to meet community members.

Interim police chief releases a report from police investigation

Interim Police Chief Jerry DeLong is reviewing other reports from the investigation to determine if they will be released.

Steamboat briefs: Vacant lot at 400 Anglers Drive approved for parking

City of Steamboat Springs City Manager Deb Hinsvark has approved the use of the vacant lot at 400 Anglers Drive for temporary parking in connection with the Fish Creek Mobile Home Park utility replacement and sanitary sewer upgrade project.

Military offered free parks entrance

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August as a result of House Bill 15-1045, signed into law May 27.

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