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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.

Cynthia Coffman: Experience brings continuity to office

I have been honored to serve as your chief deputy attorney general for the past 9 1/2 years. As second-in-command of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, I have worked with General John Suthers to build an exceptional public law office for the state and its residents.

The Record for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

12:19 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a suspicious incident in the 800 block of Howelsen Parkway. An officer found an open door in the area.

Monday Medical: Osteoporosis: a silent disease

This season, skeletons join witches and ghouls as the usual Halloween suspects. The rest of the year, skeletons should remind us of our risk for osteoporosis, a prevalent and potentially debilitating bone disease.

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Top 4 performances of the weekend in Routt County high school sports

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team had a big night Thursday after beating Moffat County, 3-1, then finding out that the Sailors suddenly are tied atop the 4A Western Slope League.

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Time to sign up for health insurance

Yes, it’s already time for our community to start thinking about health insurance for 2015. Clients can re-enroll or sign up for the first time starting Nov. 15.

Health briefs: Connect for Health session and flu clinics offered

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will hold several drop-in flu clinics across Routt County this season along with help sessions for Connect for Health Colorado insurance marketplace.

Healthy Eating: Bran Muffin Starter

Fresh muffins every morning are a breeze with this recipe.