News for Monday, November 12, 2012



Fall Adult League volleyball scores for Nov. 12

Fall Adult League volleyball scores for Nov. 12

Steamboat Springs' teachers union at odds with district over surplus spending

The tension between the two sides could spur the Steamboat Springs School Board to adopt a new policy giving it more control over how the district spends large surpluses in the future.

Steamboat Springs City Council to weigh marijuana ordinance

Council also set to vote on second reading of city's 2013 budget

The Steamboat Springs City Council meets Tuesday with a light agenda highlighted by its consideration of an emergency ordinance that would place a moratorium on facilities that could sell marijuana to any adult 21 and older for recreational use.

Joel Reichenberger: BCS tends to sort itself out

It will all work out. That’s the mantra that’s defined most of my consciousness now for nearly two months. It’s the drumbeat of the BCS.

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Tom Ross: 19th century Routt County pioneers relied on neighbors to survive the winter

During the long winter of 1984, the pioneer Suttle family ran out of eggs, meat and vegetables, and the Burgess family shared its food supplies.

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Former Steamboat Ski Area president Hans Geier elected to US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Under Geier's leadership, Steamboat established its airline flight program and built the world’s first eight-passenger gondola when some said it wasn’t practical.

Steamboat snowboarders start season with wins

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboard team kicked off its season Sunday with a race at Copper Mountain. It took only that one event for local riders to start hauling in top results.

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Leftover Salmon, Robert Randolph highlight Steamboat's free winter concert series

The Steamboat Ski Area announced its 2012-13 lineup for the Bud Light Rocks the Boat winter concert series on Monday.

Steamboat's discounted airfares are incentive for November bookings

The Steamboat Ski Area has launched an airfare program designed to encourage travelers in specific cities to book ski vacations before the end of November.

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Steamboat hockey pair part of tournament-winning team

Cassett Yeager and Libby Lukens, playing for a U14 ice hockey squad, earned their way to a February international tournament in Ontario, Canada.

The Record for Nov. 11, 2012

12:52 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a possible drunken driver at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

Online petition seeks Colorado's secession from the union

A petition has been started on the White House’s We the People website asking the Obama administration to grant Colorado the ability to secede from the union and start its own government.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Nov. 12

Steamboat Ski Area is optimistic about the weather, veterans reminisce Sunday and other highlights from the weekend in Routt County.