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Steamboat hiker sustains serious injuries after falling on mountain in Summit County

A well-known Steamboat Springs man suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday after falling while hiking Mount Royal in Summit County.

College enrollment and retention rates high for Steamboat graduates

Steamboat Springs High School graduates continue to exceed state averages for the number of students enrolling and staying in college, according to the Colorado Department of Higher Education's District at a Glance annual report, released earlier this month.

Search and Rescue called to search for overdue hunters

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called three times Monday night to help lost hunters.

Ciao from Cortina: The rules of Italy

When we were first planning our move to Italy four years ago, we didn’t do much research beforehand except to borrow a Rosetta Stone CD, which taught us how to say “the apple is on the table," a phrase I don’t believe either of us has ever used.

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Tales from the Tread: Spooky storytelling at the Crawford mansion

Ski Town USA surrounded by zombies! Piranhas infest the Yampa River during tubing season! Poltergeists on skis crash the Winter Carnival parade! While these faux headlines grab me, they don’t hold my morbid curiosity the way that true stories do.

Oak Creek Planning Commission to consider new building for marijuana grow

The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night will consider a proposal for a new building that will house a marijuana cultivation facility.

Mountain bike team places 5th

The Steamboat Springs mountain bike team raced to a fifth-place overall finish at the Colorado High School Cycling League state championships Sunday in Eagle.

Steamboat briefs: Spots remain in city of Steamboat teen programs

A few spots remain in several of the city of Steamboat Springs teen programs this fall. Register at for a spot in one of the following programs.

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Film series offers new perspective on local history

The Tread of Pioneers Museum's new Winter Film Series premieres Tuesday with the showing of "Ski! A Century of Skiing in Colorado" — offering footage from the archives for a new perspective of Steamboat's history.

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Web marketplace lowers threshold for selling locally produced food products

The Community Agriculture Alliance has picked up where a group of committed volunteers with the Yampa Valley Co-op left off, this time with a Web-based ordering and delivery solution for locally produced food.

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City of Steamboat, Sheraton finalize Iron Horse rental agreement

The city and the hotel have finalized and signed a four-month rental agreement that will rent the city's vacant hotel to the Sheraton for $18,000 per month.

The Record for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

3:31 p.m. Officers were called to a report of five people smoking marijuana and drinking beer near the Yampa River. Police contacted the people. They weren't smoking anything at all, and the beer turned out to be root beer.

Donald Ferry: Prop 105 truth

One would hope that truth and honesty would prevail in an editorial put out by Steamboat Today. That does not appear to be the case regarding your editorial on Proposition 105 being costly and confusing.

Betsy Markey: Accountability, not partisanship

Hello, fellow Coloradans. I am running to be your next state treasurer. Many of you know that I have more than 30 years experience running two successful businesses, working in the public sector in the Departments of Treasury and Homeland Security and, of course, Congress.

Walker Stapleton: Protecting taxpayers across state of Colorado

It has been an honor to serve as your state treasurer for the past 3 1/2 years. Since taking office in January 2011, I have woken up each day focused on protecting Colorado’s taxpayers. Too often, politicians need to be reminded that your hard-earned tax dollars should be protected and not used as their personal piggy bank.

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Jimmy Westlake: Partial solar eclipse coming Thursday

Thursday’s eclipse begins at about 3:20 p.m. when the moon will take the first little “bite” out of the solar disk. Maximum eclipse is at 4:35 p.m.

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Manning breaks Favre's TD mark in 42-17 win

Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 victory Sunday night.

Steamboat briefs: Library names winners of ‘Ramona’ trivia contest

Bud Werner Memorial Library congratulates the 10 winners in the One Book Steamboat “Ramona” trivia contest.

Brodie Farquhar: History check

I’m afraid Mr. Meglen’s grasp of American and constitutional history (Oct. 18, 2014) is severely impaired by watching Fox News and apparently listening exclusively to Rush, Hannity, Bill O and Beck.

Don Quick: Fighting to keep communities safe

I am running to be Colorado’s next attorney general to protect all that makes Colorado great: our people, our communities and our natural treasures. I’ve spent my career as a prosecutor, not a politician, and I know by working together, we can build a safer and stronger Colorado.

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