News for Wednesday, July 24, 2002

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Exhibit featuring local artists opens at Art Depot

When the new exhibit at the Art Depot opens on Friday, locals will see 30 years of art in Steamboat Springs hanging on the walls and displayed on the museum floor.

Efforts move to southern fires

Wildfires south of town now priority for crews

With the Hinman fire scheduled to be fully contained Wednesday, the Green Creek, Big Fish and Lost Lakes fires have become the firefighting priority in Routt County.

THE RECORD: TUESDAY

3:35 a.m. There was a noise complaint in the 3000 block of Village Drive.

County approves development

Hidden Springs still has water issues to work out

The Routt County Board of Commissioners approved the Hidden Springs Ranch Land Preservation Subdivision in Hayden on Tuesday, but not without first imposing a few conditions.

Colorado Days set for this weekend in Hayden

Saturday morning, large men in tiny cars will honk and wave as they circle endlessly on Jefferson Avenue in Hayden. The comedic display is recognized nationwide as the Shriners and heralds the beginning of Colorado Days.

Rink ready for Aug. 4 opening

With temperatures soaring into the 90s in recent weeks, Howelsen Ice Arena manager Stacey Foster is hoping that more than a few locals will look to the arena as a place to cool off this August. "We should have the ice sheet completed by Aug. 4," Foster said. "Everything seems to be going smoothly with our new system."

Ready, set, go

In preparation for its premier event of the summer, Mountain Sports Magazine is holding a mini-triathlon clinic and mountain bike time trials this weekend.