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School board approves raise, contract extension for Superintendent Meeks

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members have agreed to give Superintendent Brad Meeks a 2.5 percent salary increase for 2016-17 as part of a new contract agreement lasting through June 2019.

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City Council discusses Howelsen Hill agreement behind closed doors

Immediately after the executive session, the council announced, without taking any motion or having public discussion, it had selected councilwomen Heather Sloop and Robin Crossan to work with city staff to negotiate a potential new supplemental agreement with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club regarding the usage of Howelsen.

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The roundabout that almost wasn't: Emails shed more light on Central Park Drive snafu

The city's inability to secure the easements by April 4 ultimately led to a two-and-a-half week delay in the project and kept a cone zone in front of businesses after Memorial Day, frustrating some business owners.

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Primary ballots total just 1,687 by mid-afternoon June 27

Unaffiliated voters are still able to participate by affiliating with one of the two major parties any time before and through election day at the Routt County Clerk’s Office, 522 Lincoln Ave.

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Learn more about Steamboat’s first Fourth of July

Bud Werner Memorial will present “Flag for the Fourth: The True Story of Steamboat Springs' First Independence Day,” an outdoor storytelling event with Spellbinder Marianne Capra, at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 3 on the library lawn.

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John F. Russell: Coors Field is the perfect place to build lasting memories

The Colorado Rockies have become a summer tradition in the Russell family and thanks to some great hitting and timely pitching Saturday's game at Coors Field provided more than a few memories worth cheering for.

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The Record for Sunday, June 26, 2016

7:43 a.m. Officers were called to a complaint about a dog running around the Steamboat Springs Airport property.

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Jimmy Westlake: Scorpius livens up the summer sky

This celestial scorpion scurries across our southern sky on summer evenings, so this month is prime time for scorpion hunting.

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Body of rafter in Dinosaur National Monument recovered

The body of the 62-year-old rafter who went missing on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Friday was recovered Sunday night, according to national park officials.

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Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series, Rodeo No. 1 results, July 25, 2015

Steamboat Springs, Rodeo No. 2, Saturday, June 25, Total payout — $24,978, All Around Cowboy — Kane Butcher, Sw and Tr, $648.60

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Steamboat briefs: Library reading, discussion series set to begin June 27

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a special reading and discussion series this summer, “The American West as Living Space,” a program of Pulitzer-inspired readings and conversations for those who love the West.

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Tri the Boat sweeps South Routt

For many racers, the most disheartening moment of Sunday’s Tri the Boat half-Ironman distance triathlon didn’t come sloshing through the cold water early in the morning or climbing toward the race’s highest point in the afternoon.

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The Record for Saturday, June 25

Officers were called to a suspicious incident at a grocery store in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A vehicle had been left running for three hours. Police determined the vehicle's owner had a warrant for their arrest, and the person was taken into custody.

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Beaver Creek fire northwest of Walden now 5,400 acres

A wildfire that brought hazy skies to Steamboat early last week continues to burn about 15 miles northwest of Walden, just below the Wyoming state line.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Talking about healthy sexual development

Watching our young ones grow from playful, elementary-school students learning about the world into teenagers experiencing changes to their bodies happens amazingly fast. As the adults in their lives, we have been helping answer their questions about how things work and how to be responsible.

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Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agendas for June 27 and 28

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agendas for June 27 and 28

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Health briefs: Presentation reaches out to grieving fathers

Author Kelly Farley will discuss his book, “Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back Again,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at Rollingstone Respite House, 480 Rollingstone Drive.

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Proponents, opponents consider single-payer healthcare plan during debate

Voters will decide in November whether to approve Amendment 69, which would separate Colorado from the Affordable Care Act and make it the first state to pay for comprehensive healthcare for residents through a program called ColoradoCare.

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The Foundry: Beating addiction cravings with nutrition

As chef at The Foundry — and as someone who has overcome addiction to celebrate four years of sobriety — I have seen why nutrition is such an important topic for those in recovery.

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Healthy eating: Strawberry-lemon trifle

For the Fourth of July, this red, white and blueberry dessert is truly patriotic.

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