News for Monday, March 6, 2006

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JOIN THE STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ARTS COUNCIL

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is absolutely dependent on local support for artists, art programs & events.

SPRING CALENDAR

The Steamboat Springs Mountain Theater Company offers monthly concerts, melodramas, performances, film and more. Visit www.steamboattheater.com for full calendar!

School Board not ready to finalize facilities plan

While acknowledging a sense of urgency from district principals, the Steamboat Springs School Board decided Monday night that it needs more time and information before developing a plan to improve district facilities including Soda Creek Elementary School, Strawberry Park Elementary School and the George P. Sauer Human Services Center.

SSAC Announces Re-granting Program

Grant Application Deadline: Friday, March 24, 2006

STEAMBOAT IN THE SUMMERTIME: PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE CREATIVE SPIRIT~ THE DIGITAL VERSION JULY 8-13 2006

Focus Adventures offers photo workshops in Steamboat Springs year-round, as well as half and full-day photo tours of the beautiful Yampa Valley.

Officials prepare for bird flu

The avian flu has not reached North America, and it can't be transferred from person to person, but a bird flu expert visiting Steamboat Springs said it's still a good idea to be prepared.

CABARET NIGHT LIVE 2006 GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Don't miss this Arts Council tradition. This popular fundraiser and local comedy review show is generally about poking fun at ourselves through political humor.

KALEIDOSCOPE

Art Exploration for Kids Programs Looking for some creative fun for your kid's this summer?

INTERESTED IN JOINING THIS WILD AND CRAZY CAST? (CABARET NIGHT)

This year's Cabaret auditions will be held March 11 at 1 pm, and on March 12 at 3 pm at the Steamboat Springs Mountain Theater (located in Ski Time Square). Call 879-9008 for more information.

Steamboat Springs Arts Council Affiliated Organizations

The Arts Council serves as a pivotal organization for affiliated groups and individual artists, offering collaboration, administrative support, facility support, technical assistance, grants and leadership in advocating for community arts programming in Steamboat Springs and Routt County.

Perry-Mansfield Enrolling Students for Summer 2006 Camp Programs

For more information about program

Airport's future questioned

Councilwoman Dellinger asks council to study Steamboat airport

City Council member Susan Dellinger will ask her colleagues tonight to consider whether Steamboat Springs Airport should be closed.

Rebuilding Buffalo pride

Colorado athletics director hits the road to visit with fans

Mike Bohn, athletics director for the University of Colorado, is in Steamboat Springs for the NCAA Skiing Championships, but it was football that was on his mind Monday morning.

Briefs for March 7

The fourth annual Great North Routt Chili Cook-off is from 4 to 6 p.m. March 26 at Steamboat Lake Outfitters. Organizers are seeking judges and chili cooks. The categories for judging this year are green chili, red chili, open and dessert. The open category is for milder chilis, white chilis or soup.

The Record for March 7

12:54 a.m. Police received a report of loud music coming from a first-floor condo in the 3100 block of Columbine Drive.

High-speed Hayden depends on weather

Internet users in Hayden could realize speeds as fast as 8 megabytes per second by early summer.

Boy who was buried in snow doing fine

A 3-year-old boy who was buried beneath 3 feet of snow for several minutes last week is doing fine, his father said Monday.

MacCarthy takes top finish

Steamboat Springs skier third in Junior Olympics event

Steamboat Springs skier Sarah MacCarthy opened the 2006 Junior Olympic Nordic Championships in Michigan on a high note Monday afternoon by earning a spot on the podium.

Stroll back to the '50s and '60s

Break out your dancing shoes for a good cause Friday night

In the song "Book of Love," in which chapter do you break up? The answers to such trivia questions will earn prizes at a '50s and '60s dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel.

Lodwick cracks into top 10 in Finland

Todd Lodwick added another top 10 to his list of accomplishments.

AMANDA ADARE NEW ARTIST MEMBER

The settings are social, and the drama between the characters vivid. Their creator, Amanda Adare, cut her teeth at the Art Institute of Florence and in various studios in Rome, and the results are beautiful.

SSAC Chosen for Leadership Program

The Boettcher Foundation, a privately endowed grant-making organization, in collaboration with National Arts Strategies,

New SSAC Affiliate

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is proud to announce their newest affiliate, the Steamboat Springs Mountain Theater Company.

ANNUAL MEETING RECAP

The SSAC held its Annual Meeting on February 2 at the Depot. Guests were welcomed by Executive Director, Nancy Kramer,and introductions were made for staff members and new board members.

Upcoming EXHIBITS at the Depot

Full Spectrum 2006

2006 FREE FRIDAY FILM SERIES

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council's Free Friday Film Series continues! This is the fourth season of the popular arts council program that brings foreign films both classic and contemporary to Steamboat viewers free --of --charge!

Docent Program Invaluable to Community

Arts Council Docents are trained volunteers/educators who staff the Depot Gallery, and help to interpret and explain elements of exhibits.

A fountain of youth dollars

Foundation to grant $100,000 this year

A charitable foundation plans to give funding and hands-on support to youth organizations in Routt County for years to come.

Skier down and out

Crash sidelines local athlete

For University of Colorado freshman Pat Duran, earning a spot to this week's NCAA National Skiing Championships was a big break.