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The Record for Wendesday, Oct. 22, 2014

3:46 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza. A customer at a convenience store said the lights were on, but the doors were locked. The employee had locked the doors while working in the coolers.

Navigator Award winners announced

The awards will be presented at a new time and location this year. An evening cocktail reception with live acoustic music performances will be held Nov. 7 at the Strings Music Pavilion.

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Oak Creek Planning Commission gives approval for new building for growing marijuana

The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night unanimously recommended a new building be approved that will house a recreational marijuana growing operation.

Man ticketed after hitting bear with car in Steamboat Springs

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Area Wildlife Manager Jim Haskins estimated the bear weighed between 400 and 500 pounds.

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Local musician to perform at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore in Steamboat

Local musician performing under the alias, Monarch Mtn, will showcase music from his recently released album "Mysteries" Friday for the Books & Brews event at Off The Beaten Path.

Benefit fund established for Steamboat man hurt in fall

A fund has been set up for people who want to contribute to Michael Roberts, the Steamboat Springs man who was seriously injured while hiking in Summit County on Sunday.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Working toward a goal

Throughout Colorado, conversations about water continue to spark interest and debate. Colorado’s population is expected to grow by 8 million to 10 million people by 2050 and the state is searching for answers that will meet future demands.

Steamboat briefs: Winter Sports Club has 2 board positions available

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club has two elected positions open on its board of directors. These positions are three-year terms and are open to anyone. Interested candidates should call the Winter Sports Club office at 970-879-0695, ext. 100.

Jessie Dunlop: Calling all wilderness warriors

Calling all wilderness lovers. Midterm elections approach quickly, and so does our opportunity to exercise our right to vote.

Bob Beauprez: Colorado, we can do better

Opportunity that used to come here is passing us by. Good jobs that have supported our communities are being threatened, and some have left the state. We see economic numbers telling us that there’s pockets of good news, but in much of the state, families still are waiting for the recovery to show up at their kitchen table.

John Hickenlooper: Building on a strong foundation

Despite devastating fires and a historic flood — despite 13 federally declared disasters — we have not merely survived; overall, our state has thrived.

D'Evelyn knocks Steamboat soccer out of playoffs

The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team's season came to an end Wednesday night under a deluge of D’Evelyn goals, the Jaguars scoring all four of their goals in the first half to beat the Sailors, 4-1, in the Class 4A state soccer tournament.

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Tread of Pioneers hands out Leckenby, Larson awards

Pleasant Valley rancher Bill Gay, the son of pioneers, was presented with the 2014 Leckenby Award and the family of the late Jan Prouty Vail accepted the Larson Award on her behalf.

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Soroco Rams hope for repeat against Hayden football

The playoffs could be on the line for Soroco, but that's the last of the Rams' worries as they welcome Hayden to Oak Creek for a 7 p.m. Friday game.

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Businesses in Steamboat Springs recognized for sustainability efforts

The use of a worm farm to turn organic waste into valuable compost helped Steamboat's Pet Kare Clinic on Wednesday clinch the 2014 Sustainable Business of the Year at an awards ceremony hosted by the Steamboat Sustainable Business Consortium.

The Record for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

7:04 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a dead deer in the road at Anglers Drive and South Lincoln Avenue.

Man suspected of biting police officer's finger

Steamboat Springs Police Department officers Monday night were called to check on the welfare of Kevin H. Harris at the Shadow Run Condominiums.

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Inspirational ski film to be shown in Steamboat

Giving a platform to women, the newly released film "Pretty Faces" showcases what women are capable of on skis in their own stomping grounds. The Lynsey Dyer film will be shown at the Chief Theater on Friday.

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Resources available to help voters make educated decisions on judges

Voters this election season will not find the names of James Garrecht and Shelley Hill on yard signs.

Development of 14 townhomes breaks ground

Developer Curt Weiss has broken ground on 14 townhomes near the Walton Pond Apartments that originally were approved by the planning department in 2009.