News for Friday, September 21, 2012



Joel Reichenberger: Hayden's speed sinks Soroco

Speed made the difference for Hayden High School football Friday night in a crucial win against Soroco.

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Hayden football team dominates cross-county rival Soroco

The Hayden High School football team ran over Soroco on Friday night, picking up an easy 49-7 win.

Routt County commissioner joins appeal to governor on Longmont energy suit

Doug Monger said Friday that he thinks there is more common ground for local governments and Gov. Hickenlooper to explore short of the lawsuit against Longmont over oil regulations.

Kate Nowak: We won the lottery

Yampa Valley Data Partners would like to give an enormous thank you to Yampa Valley Design Guild and the Steamboat Design Campers group.

David Moss: Foreign policy failure

In Cairo, President Barack Obama told the Muslims that we were their friends and they no longer should hate us for who we are. Recent riots show how effective that message was.

Despite August downturn, Routt County real estate market up in 6 of 8 months

Real estate inventory was down about one-third as of early September and down by one-half for banked-owned and short-sale properties, a sign that demand is rising faster than supply.

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Steamboat musician Michael Jonas an integral part of the local bluegrass canvas

When Michael Jonas moved to Steamboat with his wife and two children nearly a year ago, he was pretty sure he would continue to play. He just didn’t know how much.

Speaker advocates leadership at Economic Summit 2012

Those who become the best leaders are individuals who have the resolve to follow through on strategic plans, Stephen Muntean said Thursday during Economic Summit 2012 at The Steamboat Grand.

The Record for Sept. 20, 2012

1:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers investigated a suspicious car at Shield Drive and 13th Street.

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Logging resumes at Steamboat Ski Area

Starting Monday, the next round of logging at Steamboat Ski Area will result in hiking and mountain bike trail closures.The logging is being done in a 40-acre area in an effort to remove beetle-killed lodgepole pine trees.

Jail Report for Sept. 14 to 20, 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.

Jeff Steinke to leave Steamboat Motors for Colorado Springs

Steamboat Motors General Manager Jeff Steinke's last day at the local dealership is Friday.

Hayden Chamber of Commerce denies sending annexation letter

The Hayden Chamber of Commerce has issued a statement saying it did not send a letter advocating the annexation of western Routt County into Moffat County nor does it, as a group, support the goals of the Committee for Less Intrusive Government, which signed the letter.

Construction to slow I-70 traffic for Routt County residents traveling to Grand Junction

Steamboat residents traveling west on I-70 to Grand Junction and Utah's national parks may encounter traffic slowdowns at Parachute.

Haze over Steamboat Springs should clear after weekend

The smoky haze over Steamboat Springs on Friday is coming from wildfires to the northwest in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Sept. 21

Sleeping Giant Group partners will meet to discuss the future of their casino proposal, a group has proposed annexing western Routt County into Moffat County and SmartWool President Mark Satkiewicz told an audience how his company grew during the recession.