News for Thursday, August 25, 2005

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LIFT-UP nears goal, delays facility construction

Decision made because of unfinished details

With $465,000 in local contributions already raised, LIFT-UP of Routt County has delayed the start of construction of a new 8,100-square-foot building.

On Scene for Aug. 26

Sheet music I like my bed, my pillows and my faux down comforter. Apparently, however, I have been missing out on a luxury item I didn't know was such a big deal until watching Sunday's third installment of "Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive." The item in question is high-thread-count sheets.

Arts calendar for Aug. 26

Art events ¤ Paintings of historic Routt County buildings by former area resident Marty Alexandroff are on rotating exhibit through the summer, now at the Hayden Public Library, 201 E. Jefferson in Hayden.

Librarian booked

Self-proclaimed readaholic sure to bring action to Literary Sojourn

The Literary Sojourn would have trouble finding a bigger book aficionado than Nancy Pearl to be master of ceremonies.

Two-day trial set for sex case

On Thursday, a 30-year-old Clark man charged with sexually harassing a woman had his case set for a two-day trial in District Court.

Leaders push referendums

Sen. Taylor, others urge residents to back TABOR-relaxing measures

Legislative leaders from across the state converged on Centennial Hall in Steamboat Springs on Thursday to emphasize the bipartisan support for a pair of referendums. Together, referendums C and D are intended to allow state government to spend more of the revenue that otherwise would be returned to taxpayers in the form of tax credits.

Challenge ends tonight

Valley View race starts at 5 p.m.

The last Steamboat Springs Town Challenge race will be known for its firsts, as well.

Sailors football opens season in Aurora

School is not yet in session, but the Steamboat Springs football team opens its season earlier than usual with a Saturday game at Aurora Central.

Commission needs more time

Planning group not done discussing mountain-area plan

Steamboat Springs Planning Commission members on Thurs�--day said they needed more time to discuss recent recommendations to the Mountain Town Sub Area Plan Update.

The Record for Aug. 26

12:18 a.m. A BB gunshot reportedly broke a window in the 1300 block of Blue Sage Drive. A report was taken.

Music calendar for Aug. 26

Tonight ¤ Paul Potyen When: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Where: Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel lobby Cost: Free

Country music for college

Brent Rowan and friends will return to the Strings Tent tonight for an evening of country music that will benefit college scholars.

Pilot picks for Aug. 26

Today ¤ Brown Bag Lunch Lecture featuring Annabeth Light Lockhart When: Noon Where: Tread of Pioneers Museum Cost: Free Call: 879-2214 Why you should go: You ate the yellow cake; here's your chance to learn about the store it was celebrating.

From the chicken farm to the stage

Voodoo-blues, gypsy-rock, flamenco-punk -- that's the sound of the Eric McFadden and Wally Ingram duo, McFadden said.

Demolition permit pulled

Historic group reviewing plan to tear down Harbor Hotel

A demolition permit has been pulled for the Harbor Hotel, and the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission is expected to review it Wednesday.

Town Board OKs subdivision work

The Sierra View subdivision in Oak Creek is one step closer to completion.

News in Brief for Aug. 26

Perry-Mansfield offering Madness de Vine tickets

Beauty in the human form

Photographer Kim Keith opens studio on Steamboat Springs' west side

Photographer Kim Keith has reduced the human figure to texture, shadow and form. And if you find yourself studying one of her fine black and white silver prints and wondering whether you're gazing at a portion of a shoulder and a knee, or a breast and a chin, Keith will have achieved her goal.