News for Wednesday, September 17, 2014



Gardening with Deb Babcock: Dividing perennials in the fall

Now is a good time to propagate many of the perennials in your garden if they’ve become overgrown, if you just want to have more of a particular plant, or if they seem to have lost some of their hardiness.

Eight-lot residential subdivison proposed in Stagecoach

County planner says removing the dated high-density zoning from the Young’s Creek Preserve parcel would be a benefit if the project subdivision goes forward.

Hayden Town Board to consider not giving donations

With a tight budget, the Hayden Town Board on Thursday night will take a look at its policy for giving donations.

Routt County United Way holds $20K Day fundraiser

Routt County United Way hopes to bring in at least $20,000 in donations Friday to help with community health and human service organizations in the region during its annual $20K Day fundraising drive at Yampa Valley Bank.

High school sports weekend preview, Sept. 18 to 20

A few Routt County teams come home for games this weekend, but some of the big ones are on the road, including Steamboat Springs High School soccer's trip to Battle Mountain on Thursday.

The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

2:46 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a car being driven east from Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street by a person who was possibly drunken. The car could not be located.

Our View: Say ‘no’ to Buffalo Pass partying

U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer Nick Walters said he hoped the community was “appalled” by recent partying at Buffalo Pass that caused damage to the popular outdoor destination, and on behalf of local residents, we are. Forest Service officials report that partying on the pass is an ongoing problem, especially during holidays, and we are disturbed by this trend for a number of reasons.