News for Tuesday, March 13, 2007



Mad Dogs win adult hockey league

Steamboat Springs' adult hockey A League ended Sunday with a one-day championship tournament.

Combining forces

Tri-town team nabs youth league hockey championship title

Greg Miyauchi's friends think he's a little crazy - he drives upward of four hours round trip from Grand Lake to Oak Creek for hockey practice.

The ten-year itch

Squirt B's return Steamboat hockey to state title contention

It had been a decade since a Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association team advanced to compete in the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association's final four tournament.

Mahre's quest to qualify

Former Olympic slalom champion Phil Mahre may not grasp things like text messaging or iPods, but he understands ski racing.

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Back on track

School district to clear high school track in next two days

Steamboat Springs track and field athletes and coaches felt left in the dust when it came to the heightened expectation surrounding an all-weather training facility at Gardner Field.

Delving into the rec center issue

The proposed community recreation center is a hot topic in Steamboat Springs.

Mike Lawrence: The biggest fear

A frustrated soldier struggles with Veterans Affairs

Peter Duguay lives on Sixth Street in a small house a few blocks from downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Video: A look at The Home Ranch in Clark

Erin Collins of Steamboat TV 18 offers a look at The Home Ranch in Clark.

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Video: News update for March 13

The Steamboat Springs City Council will again take up plans for a new community center when the council meets at 5 p.m. today in Centennial Hall. An open house in memory of Paul Maniaci will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the home of Nancy and Gary Gray at 48 Maple Street. Opinions are strong on either side of a proposed ordinance to regulate formula stores in the city.

Stars of tomorrow

Talent show to be held in high school

Ten local students will try to impress the judges at the Kiwanis Club of Steamboat Spring's Stars of Tomorrow talent show tonight.

Hayden to set park upgrade priorities

Hayden town officials are eager to bring in earthmovers and get started on an $800,000 upgrade to Dry Creek Park.

The Record for March 11

12:02 a.m. A person reported a large group of people laughing and playing loud music in the 3000 block of Village Drive. The party was quiet when police arrived.

Briefs for March 13

9Health Fair blood draw appointments available

Yampa Valley Medical Center, which is sponsoring the 9Health Fair on March 31, is offering Early Bird Blood Draws from March 14 to 16. Some appointments are still available between 9:30 and 10:15 a.m. The blood draws are by appointment only. Call 875-2758 to schedule an appointment.

Avalanche takes man's life

Steamboat resident Paul Maniaci dies while skiing in Wyoming

Paul Maniaci was an experienced backcountry skier equipped with the necessary avalanche equipment Saturday, but preparation could not save his life.

Community compromise?

Scaled-down construction plans proposed for center

City officials tonight could act on revised, less costly construction plans for the over-budget Steamboat Springs Community Center.

Charter school gifts policy to be reviewed

The Education Fund Board is reviewing its policy for giving money to charter schools, a move that has caught the attention of North Routt Community Charter School head of school Colleen Poole.

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'Critical' time for downtown

Main Street solicits feedback on possible formula restrictions

There are strong opinions on both sides when it comes to imposing restrictions on so-called formula stores.