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CenturyLink restores services after eight-hour-plus outage

A severed fiber optic line caused telephone and Internet outages in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Yampa, Fraser and Granby Monday afternoon. All services were restored Tuesday morning at 4 a.m. after an eight-hour and 33-minute outage.

Spoke Talk: Steamboat’s local tour takes stage next weekend

Tour de France has nothing on us. Steamboat has its own Tour, and while it may not be an internationally acclaimed competitive race, it’s a fantastic ride that yields positive results in our community.

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Medical Matrimony: Jim and Wendy McCreight

One of the things Jim and Wendy McCreight, both Doctorates of Dental Surgery (DDS), love about living and practicing dentistry in Steamboat Springs is the people. After 17 years of operating McCreight Progressive Dentistry in the Yampa Valley, the two local dentists have begun to truly understand what is means to be Steamboat locals...

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Medical Matrimony: Scott and Jennifer Kempers

Shop talk is a healthy thing. And medical doctors Jennifer and Scott Kempers don’t hesitate to come home from work and engage in it. In fact, it’s a common way for Jen, who practices internal medicine, and Scott, an anesthesiologist, to unwind...

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Medical Matrimony: James and Sarah Hopfenbeck

While doctors James and Sarah Hopfenbeck have only lived in Steamboat Springs since August 2013, when Jim, 57, took over as pathologist and lab director at Yampa Valley Medical Center, they’ve quickly settled into their new home.

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Medical matrimony: Brian and Lori Harrington

With both having a connection to the U.S. Army, Dr. Brian Harrington thought he and his future wife, Lori Harrington, would have an immediate connection at Dartmouth Medical School. He was wrong. It was not until a snowshoe outing in February of their first year of med school that the two started dating. Then, after finishing their careers in the Army, Brian and Lori moved to Steamboat, where they’ve lived for the past 10 years.

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Medical Matrimony: Scott and Kristen Fahrner

Scott and Kristen Fahrner were looking at a map on their dining room table in Portland, Maine, several years ago when Colorado stood out. It didn’t take a stethoscope to hear its call.

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Medical Matrimony: Sandi and Scott Eivins

Sandi Eivans, Md., and Scott Eivins, DDS, were young medical students at the University of Iowa when they met during a histology class. Deep into a late night study session, the two made plans to attend the Rose Bowl together in California over Christmas break, and as Sandi says, “we’ve been together ever since.”

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Letter from the Editor: It Takes a Village

I got the news checking in with my wife when flying back from a backcountry skiing trip in British Columbia. “You hear about Chris?” she asked. “Broke his neck skiing. Got flight-for-lifed to Denver.” It hit me like a bombshell...

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Tabouleh bouleh! Cooking With...Eureka Mediterranean Grill’s Craig Sutherland

Eureka Mediterranean Grill, sister restaurant to Carl’s Tavern next door, is led by executive chef Craig Sutherland of England. Its meals and ambiance are from “across the pond” as well.

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5 Minutes With... Head: Pacific Crest Trail hiker and cancer survivor Greg Sagan

Three years ago, undergoing treatment for testicular cancer at age 23, local Greg Sagan couldn’t fathom hiking, let alone spending five months trekking the Pacific Crest Trail . But after recovering and emerging with a fresh perspective on life, in April, he began doing just that to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s children’s cancer research. He plans to complete the 2,663-mile journey in September...

Steamboat briefs: 7-week art class taught by visitng artist starts Tuesday

The Routt County Council on Aging will be offering a seven-week art class from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons at the Steamboat Springs Community Center beginning Tuesday. The last class will be held Aug. 18.  

The Record for Sunday, July 5, 2015

1:21 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken man who was trying to crash a private party at a Mexican restaurant in the 1700 block of Central Park Drive. The drunken man was given a courtesy ride home.

Murder suspect makes 2nd court appearance

Court documents filed recently reveal that Cole J. Pollard, 21, allegedly left a suicide note in his vehicle after the alleged crime.

CenturyLink reports telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Yampa and Oak Creek

CenturyLink is currently working to restore telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Yampa, Fraser and Granby.

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Window for Office of Surface Mining to appeal Colowyo ruling closes Tuesday

The 60-day time period for federal agencies to file an appeal of a ruling that threatened to close Colowyo coal mine in Northwest Colorado ends midnight July 7.

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Council to weigh downtown improvement plan Tuesday night

On Tuesday night, the council will weigh a plan to construct millions of dollars worth of sidewalks, public restrooms and other basic infrastructure in the next three years.

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Colorado Mountain College adopts 2015-16 budget

Colorado Mountain College administrators said Monday that strong fiscal management of the school has allowed the CMC board to adopt a stable budget for the upcoming year.

School Board President Roger Good candidate for State Board of Education

Steamboat Springs School Board President Roger Good is one of nine Republican applicants vying for a vacant seat on the Colorado State Board of Education.

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Jimmy Westlake: You’re invited to the "Stagecoach Star Party”

You are invited to join other astronomy enthusiasts from around the community for the Stagecoach Star Party at 9 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Morrison Cove boat ramp on the southshore side of Stagecoach State Park, weather permitting.

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