News for Friday, August 6, 2004

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Artists get creative with Art Car designs

Most people use caulk to seal cracks in their homes.

Church, residents rallying

Fund-raisers being held for local man with cerebral palsy

Jon Allee turns 22 on Aug. 18. The Steamboat Springs man who has cerebral palsy and is known for his humor and joy could get a big birthday present this year: some independence.

Wine festival fun, casual event

The secret's out: Billy Kidd doesn't take his hat off at the dinner table. Kidd, in his cowboy hat, along with Jim "Moose" Barrows and Jenny O'Farrell, judged the Steel Chef culinary competition that was the entertainment highlight of the Steamboat Wine Festival's "Wine on the Mountain Grand Tasting" Friday night at the top of the gondola. The winner of the 2004 Steel Chef competition was Kate VanRensselaer and Aaron Thompson from Cafe Diva, taking the honors with kung pao shrimp over a forbidden rice cake, sauteed shrimp with mole verde and seafood crepes.

Policy speaker packs house

American presidential elections typically are decided on "pocketbook issues" such as the economy and health care, but not this year. That was the message a former deputy secretary of state told a standing-room-only audience at Centennial Hall.

Business Briefs for Aug. 8

Managing broker/owner Mike Woolverton of Elk River Realty has announced Joyce Moulton has rejoined his staff as a broker associate.

Early voting forecasts big primary

If early voting numbers are any sign, this primary election is going to be a busy one.

Briefs for Aug. 7

When CBS television rolls out coverage of The International PGA tournament from Castle Pines Country Club this weekend, area golf fans shouldn't be surprised if they recognize the video the network uses to promote the Rocky Mountains. The golf course is more than 150 miles away, but the fishing, mountain biking and golf footage should look familiar because they were taken in the Yampa Valley by Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. videographer Tom Baer.

The Record for Aug. 7

12:55 a.m. A loud party was reported in the 700 block of Pine Street. Police responded and warned and advised the party.

Building permits for July 26-30

Steamboat Springs Mountain Valley Bank 2201 Curve Plaza KHB Construction Services Tanant Finish $40,000

New tax district proposed

The resort lodging community will go to the Steamboat Springs City Council on Aug. 17 and ask to go to the voters for a 2-percent lodging tax.

Meeting on Dry Creek restoration

The town of Hayden will explore the possibility of restoring Dry Creek at a meeting with river restoration experts Monday night.

Transactions for July 27-Aug. 2

DESELMS, KAREN DENISE TO GETTEN, JAMES ROBERT, JR. FOR UNIT 4, BLDG. 1, POWDER RIDGE CONDOMINIUM - $103,000