News for Saturday, November 10, 2012



Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Nov. 1 to 7, 2012

Check out our most-read stories from the past week, and see what you missed.

Real estate transactions for Nov. 2 to 12, 2012

Real estate transactions for Nov. 2 to 12, 2012

Business briefs: Kyra Alexander, Matt Eidt join Colorado Group Realty

Kyra Alexander and Matt Eidt have joined the Colorado Group Realty team. They are the newest associates to a group of more than 60 owners and fellow associates.

Battle Mountain wins 1st state soccer championship

Battle Mountain soccer toppled the No. 1 team in the state, Palmer Ridge, 1-0, in a snowstorm in penalty kicks (4-2) on Saturday for its first state title, wrapping a perfect 20-0 season.

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City of Steamboat Springs considering fee system to pay for stormwater upgrades

Proposal depends on results of ongoing infrastructure study

Interim City Manager Deb Hinsvark said Thursday that the scope of the fee, or whether it will be assessed at all, will depend on the results of an ongoing infrastructure study of Steamboat's bridges, culverts and dams.

Our View: City Council's marijuana business moratorium unnecessary

The Steamboat Springs City Council ought to consider the will of the people before it enacts a premature and unnecessary emergency moratorium Tuesday banning marijuana establishments within city limits.

Harriet Freiberger: Thanking our defenders

Veterans come home, some alive, and too many dead. As civilians, they seek no recognition, only to be part of everyday life in communities of their choice. On Sunday, we honor them.

Vicki Barron and Katy Thiel: Hospice care

Hospice isn’t a place. It’s a type of care that focuses on living — living as fully as possible, up until the end of life.

Diane Mitsch Bush: Dear voters

To Eagle County and Routt County voters, I am humbled and honored to be your representative-elect for the Colorado state House of Representatives District 26.

Kathleen Huron: Please slow down

I am writing this letter to urge people who use 13th Street and pass through the Fairview neighborhood to please slow down.

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Steamboat tech startup shifts Grokker to commercial applications

U Grok It has raised cash from three angel investors, one in Steamboat, another in the Bay Area and a third in Florida, that will allow them to build working prototypes.

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Foreclosure numbers for Routt County follow downward trend

Realtor Doug Labor said Friday there are 25 actively listed bank-owned residential properties on the market with 22 more under contract.

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Winter weather advisory in effect for Steamboat through Sunday morning

Local weather observer Art Judson recorded 4 inches of snow in Steamboat on Saturday and .49 inches of total precipitation.

The Record for Nov. 9

4:47 p.m. Police were called to a report of an animal bite in the 1700 block of Burgess Creek Road. A person had been bitten by a dog in the leg, and the dog was taken to a shelter to be quarantined.

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Steamboat Springs senior Nikki Fry battling back from knee injury

Steamboat Springs High School senior Nikki Fry is working her way back from an ACL tear, with hopes of returning Jan. 1.

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Tom Ross: Canada's 1st rope tow was copied outside Woodstock, Vt.

The trick with rope tows was to let the rope slip through your hands at first, then gradually increase your grip so that your skis accelerated smoothly.

Pot not purely a partisan issue in Routt County

It wasn’t just the ski bums and liberals in Routt County that supported the legalization of marijuana.

John F. Russell: I can only imagine what it would be like to own the Colorado Rockies

What do baseball fans in Colorado want from the state's only major league baseball team? They could have more pitching, different coaches and so much. This is what I would do if I could find $33 million.

Jail Report for Nov. 3 to 9, 2012

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses. Cities of residence were not available.

Steamboat sees 4 inches of snow, more possible Saturday and Sunday

The mountains of Southwest Colorado have seen significantly more snow than the northwest part of the state.

Steamboat briefs: VNA reminds community to get pneumonia, flu vaccines

Monday is World Pneumonia Day, and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is urging at-risk children and adults to get pneumonia and flu vaccines.

Routt County Council on Aging lunch senior menus for the week of Nov. 12

Routt County Council on Aging lunch senior menus for the week of Nov. 12

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Nov. 12

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Nov. 12