News for Sunday, June 11, 2006



The Record for June 12

The Record for June 12, 2006

Summer Art & Culture Calendar of Events

What's going on in the art world this summer?

Perry-Mansfield's New Works Festival

Perry-Mansfield's New Works Festival Brings Stars of the Stage to Steamboat Springs

4th Annual Beaux Arts Festival

Join us for ten days of arts and cultural events both downtown and on the mountain.

At the heart of the city

Officials debate downtown's future

Jim Cook remembers Christmas in downtown South Bend, Ind. Lights lined the streets, and the smell of warm donuts permeated the air.

Vocational program expands

Hayden school offers heavy-equipment mechanics class

Hayden High School's vocational education program is expanding. The school has entered into a partnership with Wagner Equipment, a Caterpillar dealership on the west side of Hayden. Wagner will provide the instructor, materials and training tools necessary to teach a heavy equipment and diesel engine mechanics course beginning this fall.

Foundation announces $20,000 in local grants

A charitable foundation has announced grant allocations that will give $20,000 to six organizations, benefiting low-income, special needs and at-risk youth in Routt County.

Yampa Valley Ceili Society

Your grandma and grandpa remember when contras, barn dances and cotillions were fun activities everybody enjoyed.

Your Guide to Northwest Colorado's Fine Art Galleries and Museums

A celebration of cultural heritage

The Steamboat Writers Conference Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Our twenty-fifth annual event will provide a sharp focus within a short time frame. Novices and professionals alike will enjoy experiencing the exciting program in the old train depot's relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Monday Medical; Acupuncture could be key

Acupuncture has become increasingly popular in the United States, yet many people are unsure about what acupuncture involves and what to expect from a treatment.

Fighting beetles together

Officials say dealing with this should be a community effort

Dealing with mountain pine beetle infestation should be a community effort, officials said Sunday. More than 20 people, mostly homeowners who have beetle infestation on their properties, attended a community meeting Sunday at Steamboat Lake State Park's visitors' center. The meeting focused on what property owners can do to address infestation.

A cut above

Mountain Cuts men win 24-hour team division

Champions traditionally take champagne showers. But this is Steamboat Springs, an active mountain community, so Jon Freckleton's teammates and friends celebrated their Rio 24 Hours of Steamboat victory in remote Colorado fashion -- with a shower of Coors Light.

New SSAC Affiliate: The Yampa Valley Boys

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is pleased to announce their newest affiliate -- The Yampa Valley Boys

Literary Sojourn

Literary Sojourn, Steamboat's celebrated annual festival of readers and authors, is proud to welcome 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks to this year's intimate gathering on October 14.

Seminar to focus on shoplifting

Jan Lomas has seen cards, magnets, vases, pottery and leather disappear from her store. Lomas is just one of several downtown business owners who suffered from shoplifting over the winter, said Tracy Barnett of Main Street Steamboat Springs.

7th Annual Steamboat Studio Art & Culture Tour: A Return to South Routt

Since 1998 the Arts Council has provided an annual opportunity to visit the studios and artists in Routt County.

Weekly Writers Group

Every Thursday, they sit around the table at Steamboat's old depot.

Young aviators take flight

Scouts go on flights with Steamboat Springs Airport pilots

A group of young aviators took to the skies over Routt County on Sunday with four local pilots. There were six Boy Scouts from Troop 194 who participated in the International Young Eagles Day at the Steamboat Springs Bob Adams airport.

Hayden grad wins 'Teen of the Year'

Alicia Hall, a member of this year's graduating class at Hayden High School, is the Optimist Club of Steamboat Springs' Teen of the Year for 2006.

Call For Artists - 35th Anniversary Poster

In 2007 we will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of the formation of the Arts Council.


Creative Fun for Your Kids' This Summer!

Writer's presentation to feature slideshow

A presentation tonight will give people a chance to learn more about local wilderness areas. Ray Ave, an outdoors writer from Fort Collins, will present a slideshow of photos he took during three summers of hiking in the Mount Zirkel and Rawah wilderness areas.

Steamboat Wine Festival

Celebrate the senses during the third annual Steamboat Wine Festival

Police look into possible robbery

Police are investigating an apparent robbery that occurred in Ski Time Square early Saturday morning. A 25-year-old Steamboat Springs man was robbed of $90 and suffered minor injuries, but he has no idea what happened, Steamboat Springs Police Capt. Joel Rae said.

"Cheap & Cheesy" Wine Party

In connection with the Beaux Arts and Wine Festival, the Board of Directors of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council will be hosting a fabulous fundraiser, celebrating food, wine, and entertainment.

Tom Ross: Steamboat's favorite trail is nearly 15 years old

When the bright yellow raft stood on end Saturday in the re-circulating wave known as Charlie's Hole, the crowd at the Yampa River Festival cheered in appreciation. But only a relative few recognized the significance of the middle-aged man who stood casually with his left arm wrapped around the bow tube of the crazily tilting raft.