News for Thursday, March 2, 2006

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Gridiron Giovanni

Football-player-turned-opera-singer coming to Steamboat

To know the pitch of Keith Miller's singing, all you have to do is listen to his voicemail message. When he says, "You have reached Keith Miller," the earth rumbles.

Arts calendar for March 3-9

¤ The Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp will hold open scholarship auditions March 11 for local youths interested in attending its two-week junior camp for students entering the fifth, sixth and seventh grades. Theater and musical theater auditions are from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Steinberg Pavilion on the Perry-Mansfield campus off Routt County Road 36. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Dance auditions are from 1 to 3 p.m. at Northwest Ballet, 326 Oak Street in Steamboat Springs, with registration beginning at 12:30 p.m.

City to suspend liquor licenses

Businesses punished for selling to minors

Two local liquor sellers accepted short suspensions of their liquor licenses Thursday as a penalty for selling alcohol to a minor during an undercover sweep Dec. 16.

Time to paint

Retired teacher devotes himself to his work

Richard Galusha has owned an art gallery for eight years, but the gallery never has had a show dedicated to his work.

Get up offa that name thing

Group withdraws petition to change soulful bridge title

Get on up, fans of the James Brown Soul Center of the Universe Bridge -- it's time to feel good.

Judge rejects Robbins plea

Attorneys to draw new plea or begin trial in vehicular assault case

Dan and Doral Harris told a judge Wednesday that a deal offered to the man responsible for their son's death was a miscarriage of justice.

Avalanche set off in town

A pair of snowboarders kicked off a rare event in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday afternoon. Call it an urban avalanche.

People-watching

People like to watch things. Birders don hats and binoculars and grab their detailed, colorful books. Star Trek fans get into costume to watch their favorite show. And NASCAR fans, well, I'm not sure I want to know what they do.

Taylor, White to meet with public

Local lawmakers will take a break from an action-packed week at the Capitol to meet with Routt County residents Saturday.

Staff picks for March 3-9

¤ Gallery opening featuring the work of Richard Galusha, Greg Effinger, Lee Stroncek, Vince Valdez and Ken Sullivan When: 5 to 8 p.m., show continues until the end of the ski season Where: Wild Horse Gallery in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort Cost: Free

Blow out the candles

Museum marks Crawford Pritchett's 100th birthday

Tales from the pioneer days of Northwest Colorado will be brought to life Wednesday at Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs.

Jig for warmth

Steamboat Springs is one of the coldest shows the band performs all year. But Keith Roberts, frontman for the The Young Dubliners, offers a potential solution.

The Record for March 3

Wednesday, March 1 6:23 a.m. A 91-year-old woman was taken to the hospital from the 800 block of Anglers Drive because she was having trouble breathing.

Chamber gives up events

Hayden Town Board agrees group should re-evaluate itself

The Hayden Town Board agreed with the Hayden Chamber Association on Thursday night that the Chamber should take some time to re-evaluate itself.

Music calendar for March 3-9

¤ Steve Boynton When: 4 to 7 p.m. Where: Chaps in the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel Cost: Free Call: 871-5500

Owners request zone change

Two Steamboat Springs property owners are petitioning the city for a zone change that would allow the construction of as many as five duplexes and four single-family homes in the Fairview neighborhood.

Man arrested after car crash

Resident who collided with police vehicle may have had drugs

A 25-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after he rear-ended a Steamboat Springs Police Department patrol car Wednesday night.

News in brief for March 3

Bus shelter at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue closed The Steamboat Springs Transit bus shelter at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue is closed for repairs after it was vandalized Wednesday night, city transportation director George Krawzoff said.

Chix handle Clash

Women's hockey team wins twice against Denver

The new year has been kind to the Steamboat Chix with Stix women's hockey team.

Sex offender list available online

The Routt County Sheriff's Office unveiled its new online sex offender registry Wednesday.