News for Monday, March 2, 2015

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Downtown improvement plan returns to Steamboat Springs City Council

City Council asked city staffers during its Jan. 20 meeting to return this week with additional research as they wrestled with the question of whether or not to fund public improvements in the downtown through a tax incremental financing program.

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Yampa Valley Autism Program's 7th annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball returns Saturday

This Saturday will mark the Yampa Valley Autism Program's seventh year hosting an annual Mardi Gras Masquerade fundraiser.

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Colorado Nordic skiing legend Sven Wiik turns 94

Steamboat's Sven Wiik, 94, who was inducted into the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame way back in 1979, was born to glide on a pair of skinny skis on Feb. 27, 1921, in Solloftea, Sweden.

The Record for Sunday, March 1, 2015

8:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person on Walton Creek Road. There was a man standing in the middle of the road swinging his arms around to hit cars as they drove by. When officers arrived, there was no one to be found.

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Red Wings, Blackhawks alum to face-off at Howelsen in 2nd annual Steamboat NHL Alumni Classic March 28

For the second straight year, Howelsen Ice Arena will host the Steamboat NHL Alumni Classic March 27 and 28 — a benefit for Steamboat Springs youth hockey highlighted by an exhibition game between NHL greats from the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks.

Natural Grocers investigating security breach

Grocery chain Natural Grocers said Monday that it has hired a data forensics firm to investigate a potential data breach.

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Jimmy Westlake: Dawn arrives at Ceres this week

Images taken of Ceres by NASA's Dawn spacecraft as it approaches the dwarf planet have far exceeded Hubble’s best shots. We now can see craters large and small pocking Ceres’ surface.