News for Thursday, August 18, 2005

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Life after 'retirement'

Now in his 70s, John Sant 'Ambrogio feels his life is just beginning.

On Scene for Aug. 19

Under the weather In theory, the Free Summer Concert Series continued last weekend with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at Howelsen Hill. But from where we stood on Saturday evening, huddled in the middle of a pack of wet concertgoers under the beer tent, the event was, well, under the weather. The band was fantastic, and the crowd was larger than ever until the dark clouds rolled in.

Yampa Valley's best hay

The Nereson family of Hay�--den can claim the best hay in the Yampa Valley.

CD reviews for Aug. 19

Nickel Creek "Why Should the Fire Die?" On Sale at All That Jazz for $15.98 Are you allowed to say anything bad about Nickel Creek? They are the darlings of bluegrass or, if you have to use the horrible word, "newgrass."

Music calendar for Aug. 19

Tonight ¤ Steve Boynton When: 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Braun's Bar & Grill, 709 Lincoln Ave. Cost: Free Call: 870-1441

WordsWorth Book Club

The WordsWorth Book Club of Steamboat Springs began meeting in late January 2001 at Christine McKelvie's house.

Artists take their work home

Jewelry maker Sarah Buckles Larner pours herself a cup of coffee and walks up the stairs to her studio.

Performing pigs ham it up during fair event

Washington state-based act wows crowd with intelligence, tricks, showmanship

"Some Pig" is what Charlotte might have weaved into her web Thursday at the Routt County Fair.

Podium popular for SSWSC cyclists

It doesn't matter what season it is; the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club finds ways to make impressions.

Triple Crown's complex issue

Summer baseball program president says new facility necessary

Triple Crown Sports President Dave King said Thursday that his summer sports organization will leave Steamboat Springs if new fields are not built in the area.

Group tables feed store plans

Commission wants more details about proposed business

Routt County Planning Commission members on Thursday tabled plans for a ranch and feed store in Phippsburg because they wanted more information about it.

Arts calendar for Aug. 19

¤ Grand opening celebration for the Kim Keith commercial and fine art studio will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at Copper Ridge Business Park, Suite 204. New work by Susan Schiesser and Karen Schulman also will be on display. Call 846-3680.

Autumn's picks for Aug. 19

Tonight ¤ Grand opening celebration for the Kim Keith commercial and fine art studio When: 4 to 8 p.m. Where: Copper Ridge Business Park, Suite 204 Call: 846-3680. Why you should go: When a local artist opens her own studio after working for others for years, it's time to support her

Beyond his years

Jackie Greene was discovered at an open mic night in 2001.

Traditional blues the traditional way

The inside cover of Nick Moss' new album is of pictures of him in the studio holding his first born, 16-month-old daughter Sadie Mae.

Craig man extradited to Routt County

A Craig man was extradited to Routt County on Wednesday on charges of attempted first-degree murder.

Man sentenced for sex assault

Edwin Eugene Perry of Steamboat gets eight years probation

A Steamboat Springs man was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail and eight years of intense probation after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child younger than 14. However, he won't have to serve any more time in jail because he was given credit for time already served.

A river flows through it

Louise Fishman is a landscape artist of the interior world.

Cyclists try for pass record

In place of its usual Wednesday criterium training at Moots Cycles, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club road team looked toward Rabbit Ears Pass.

Blankets knitted with care

Local girls create memorials for two late friends

A trio of Steamboat Springs girls spent a portion of their summer vacation organizing a creative memorial to friends who died suddenly in accidents during the past 12 months.

News in brief for Aug. 19

Horseshoe-pitching contest Saturday Picnics and parties likely have provided horseshoe pitchers plenty of summer practice. On Saturday, pitchers can test their skills during the second annual Routt County Fair horseshoe-pitching contest.

Team can't keep pace in Rifle

The members of the Steamboat Springs High School golf team finally ran out of gas Wednesday after three days of traveling across the state for tournaments.

Lady golfers take swing at Surf & Turf event

The idea behind the Ski Town Women's Golf Association's Surf & Turf Tournament is simple.

The Record for Aug. 19

Wednesday, Aug. 17 1:21 a.m. Loud music was reported playing continuously since 9 p.m. in the 500 block of Buena Vista Court. Officers issued a written warning to the residents.

Environment grants awarded

The Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. awarded $29,300 in grants this week to projects and programs intended to benefit the environment throughout Routt County.