News for Wednesday, February 7, 2007



Dr. Henry R. Savage: Climate change report, study unreliable

The media is awash with coverage of the new IPCC report summary, which expounds on human causes of climate change (global warming). I urge readers to do some truth-squading on the subject. Many untruths are becoming common knowledge in this area.

Richard Levy: Developers get job done

Congratulations to Timbers Resorts and One Steamboat Place for coming up with a plan to build their required affordable housing units on site (Steamboat Today, Feb. 3). Their decision to build the units at Wildhorse Meadows is a great opportunity for all of Steamboat Springs.

Our View: Analysis of task force needed

Routt County Sheriff Gary Wall should commit to helping fund the Greater Routt and Moffat Narcotics Enforcement Team for the 2007-08 year.

Slow start, tough finish

It was the Hayden girls basketball team's last home game of the regular season. The Tigers handed out roses to parents before tipoff, but they could not complete the fitting finale by handing out a loss to the West Grand Mustangs.

'Playing in spurts'

West Grand boys basketball drains shots to beat Hayden

Bryan Richards has been looking for his team to put a full game together.

The Record for Feb. 5

1:49 a.m. A person was taken to the hospital from the 3000 block of Village Drive because he or she cut an arm.

Winter Carnival starts today

Winter Carnival has a special place in the storied history of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

Library expansion approved

City Council gives unanimous 'yes' to $11.4 million project

The Steamboat Springs City Council gave final approval to the expansion of Bud Werner Memorial Library on Tuesday night, giving a unanimous "yes" to a voter-approved, $11.4 million project that will more than triple the size of the current library at Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street. The 23,400-square-foot expansion will feature vastly improved children and teen libraries, an outdoor reading deck overlooking the Yampa River, a coffee shop, more meeting rooms and lounge areas, and significantly increased floor space that will allow for larger selections.

Seat open on South Routt School Board

The South Routt School Board has a vacancy. Again.

Changing the guard

County political groups meet to elect new officers

Local political machinery is winding up again.

Mike Lawrence: Quick draws in Denver

Democrats' 2008 convention a time for gunslingers

Get the tumbleweeds rolling, saddle up the horses and, while you're at it, cue the theme music from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."

Look fundraiser warms family

Lexy Look, 11, had a simple message for the nearly 400 people who attended a fundraiser for her sister Tuesday night.

Tease photo

Down and out

Sick students plague local schools

Teachers at Christian Heritage School are feverishly trying to get their hands on one thing - Lysol.

Briefs for Feb. 7

Volunteers needed for international food festival

Comunidad Integrada/Integrated Community is looking for volunteers to help with set up, food service and clean up at the second annual Taquiza international food festival at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Holy Name Catholic Church. Call 846-5521 for details.

Resident takes step toward recall

Secretary of State's office rules petition in compliance

A Craig resident is moving forward with a petition to recall Bonnie Roesink, 14th Judicial District Attorney.