News for Thursday, March 30, 2006

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Riders on the storms

Local band brought together by natural disasters

The band Atman Roots seems to attract natural disasters.

Middle school project passes

School Board OKs $1.25M addition

The Steamboat Springs School Board approved a $1.25 million addition to Steamboat Springs Middle School at its meeting Thursday night.

Ranch, horse provide therapy for young riders

When Grayson Steur was 4 years old, he knew he was different from other children.

Mader holds her own

Steamboat skier squares off with country's best

Caterina Mader's season came to a painful ending Sunday when she crashed in the semifinals of the dual event at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships in Killington, Vt.

Historian chronicles Steamboat bar heritage

Sureva Towler received 67 rejection letters from publishers for her book "The Boys at the Bar."

Fund raise by filling your belly

The Stepping Stones Transition Program has a tasty way to raise money.

Raise a pint, awareness

Advocates hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event

John was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center emergency room in December after he was found laying outside a Steamboat Springs apartment, the victim of an apparent assault.

News in brief for March 31

Charges pending against high school student Harassment charges are pending against a 15-year-old Steamboat Springs High School student who police said punched a school administrator earlier this week.

Allison Plean: Nobody's April fool

Looking for a good home for a flock of chickens. Recently back from a trip to (insert recent bird flu outbreak location here). Too sick to take care of them. Please call (insert friend's phone number here).

Candidates: Oak Creek needs growth

Growth -- if done correctly -- can bring good things to Oak Creek, a majority of the town's mayoral and trustee candidates said Thursday night.

Music calendar for March 31

Tonight ┬Ąteve Boynton When: 4 to 7 p.m. Where: Chaps in the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel Cost: Free Call: 871-5552

Lost in America

Edwin McCain used to go on tour more than 300 nights a year. Every day for him felt like Groundhog's Day.

Paradigm Theater offers wine tasting

The Paradigm Theater is hosting its first wine-tasting event this weekend.

On Scene for March 31

Hike up, sled down Emerald Mountain has become my favorite place to take my dog for a walk. Although leashes are required, nobody seems to keep their dog on one. Fortunately for dog owners, the walls of snow on both sides of the trail ensure their pets don't run off. But that isn't the only advantage of Emerald.

Out of Plein Air

Local artist chosen for 2006 Steamboat Wine Festival

Susan Gill Jackson has to paint fast.

Allison's Picks for March 31

Saturday Official book-signing party for "The Boys at The Bar" by Sureva Towler When: 5 p.m. Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars post in downtown Steamboat Cost: Free

Lacrosse team nets first win

The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team finally got into the win column during weekend play on the Front Range.

Girls soccer team wins 3 in a row

Members of the Steamboat Springs girls soccer team passed the ball and moved their feet to the rhythmic beats of the Latin music blaring through the loudspeakers.

Summer camp sign-up begins Monday

The city of Steamboat Springs' summer youth program is sticking with what works.

The Record for March 31

Wednesday, March 29 3:52 a.m. A person called police to complain about loud noise coming from a party in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. The people at the party were warned

Hayden candidates sound off

Growth in Hayden is inevitable, the town's mayoral and trustee candidates agreed Thursday during a forum at Hayden Town Hall.

Board discusses Stagecoach

County leaders weigh in on affordable housing issue

County leaders gazed into the future Thursday night and tried to imagine a day when Stagecoach would become an incorporated town with stores, office buildings and perhaps affordable housing.