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Broncos game blacked out by technical glitch

Some Steamboat Springs Broncos' fans missed the Broncos preseason game with the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night because of a technical glitch.

The glitch knocked out KCNC, cable channel 4 and the CBS affiliate in Denver.

Only Steamboat Springs customers who do not have digital cable receivers were affected, a Comcast customer service representative said.

Those customers got a blank screen Thursday night and Friday morning until service was restored shortly before 9 a.m.

Viewers with digital receivers did not see an interruption in service.

The Broncos beat the Cardinals, 29-23, in the game, which will be rebroadcast this weekend on Fox Sportsnet, cable channel 27.

Barbara Meglen first lift ticket giveaway winner

Barbara Meglen of Steamboat Springs has won a lift ticket to the Steamboat Ski Area courtesy of the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. and steamboatpilot.com

Ski Corp. and steamboatpilot.com are giving away a lift ticket every day in September. At the end of the month, one of the 30 winners will win a season pass.

Also as part of the promotion, everyone who enters will be eligible for a drawing for two airline tickets.

As an additional prize, the Friday winners will receive a $50 gift certificate good at Steamboat Ski Area facilities. Meglen, the first Friday winner, will receive the gift certificate.

Participants may enter once a day at steamboatpilot.com.

To enter, click on the powder hounds advertisement on the left side of the Web site.

Daily winners will be announced during the video news update each weekday morning on steamboatpilot.com.

Weekend winners will be announced on Mondays.

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