News for Thursday, August 19, 2004



City is 'disappointed'

Hughes: County should wait for justice center parking study

City Manager Paul Hughes said city officials are "deeply disappointed" with Routt County commissioners' decision to hold steadfast with building a judicial facility west of downtown.

Planning: No to zone change

Planning Commission recommends denying Mountain West's request

The Routt County Planning Commission on Thursday told a landscaping business to clean up its site before requesting to expand.

Children dress their animals in costumes at fair

Heavy rains left the Routt County Fairgrounds wet and sloppy Thursday, providing an appropriate contrast to the primping that went on in the dry confines of Exhibition Hall.

Nightlife for Aug. 20

Worried Men plays at 10 p.m. at Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Free. Call 879-3773.

Crossing the Divide

Trail run goes from Fish Creek Falls to ski area

The popularity of the Steamboat Springs Running Series stems largely from the variety of races it offers.

Board OKs Hayden rezoning

An odd parcel of land on the east end of Hayden next to the old windmill will now be open to commercial uses.

Asleep at the Wheel swings into Strings

Asleep at the Wheel is no stranger to the Grammy Awards ceremony, the recording studio or Steamboat Springs.

Big weekend at the Routt County Fair

Routt County's 4-Hers' animals are at the fairgrounds, the home arts exhibits are judged and displayed, and the carnival is up and running. With three days to go, the Routt County Fair is in full swing this weekend.

'Music on the Green' features local bluegrass

Bluegrass band County Road 41 used to live and play in Steamboat Springs.

Irish pipes play exotic music

Since Gary Burman was a child, he has played the piano, guitar, trombone, harmonica, recorder, mandolin, mandola and several other instruments.

Art Car staying in 'Boat

Your eyes do not deceive you -- that really was a giant, sparkling lizard-mobile you saw on Lincoln Avenue.

Cabaret comes from the big city

Legendary cabaret diva Marcovicci will lead workshop at Perry-Mansfield

Cabaret is a big city thing, said Andrew Levine, Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp musical theater department director.

Jennie Lay: Olympic obsession

It's hard to find anything more entertaining than the Summer Olympics.

Marc Cohn comes to Strings

With the impending release of his fourth album this fall, singer-songwriter Marc Cohn makes an appearance at Strings in the Mountains tonight.

Communities go head to head in the horseshoe pits

If carnival rides turn your stomach, farm animals aren't your gig and the mysteries of canned vegetables don't send you running for the exhibit hall, the Routt County Fair has a new and different opportunity to put you into the action this year.

Mexican culture celebrated

Food, song, visit by consul general all part of festival

A mixture of English and Spanish flowed through Centennial Hall Thursday as residents came out to celebrate the Northwest Colorado Mexican Cultural Festival and welcome the Mexican consul general.

Hayden parents' input invited

Luppes wants feedback on elementary school leadership

Hayden students have more than two weeks of summer left before they return to school, and it's a good thing because the Hayden School District has a lot to do.

The Record for Aug. 20

Wednesday, Aug. 18 4:44 a.m. An officer was requested in the 1700 block of Brome Drive to take a person to the detox center.

Briefs for Aug. 20

Humble Ranch Benefit begins with barbecue The fourth-annual Humble Ranch Benefit will begin with a barbecue, square dance and silent auction with sculptor Jeff Wolf from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10. A benefit Trail-a-Thon will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 11 with a horseback ride, run and hike over Emerald Mountain. RSVP for one or both events at Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center at 879-3443.

Historical societies unite

Groups come together to promote cultural, heritage tourism

A presentation about cultural and heritage tourism brought together historical societies from Yampa to Hahn's Peak, and various tourism advocates in between Thursday at the historic Hahn's Peak School.

Free 'fish head music' from The Radiators

The Radiators started out as a three-man band playing background music for strippers on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. The band grew to a quintet during an impromptu garage jam session Jan. 28, 1978.