News for Saturday, September 1, 2007

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Hayden blanks Coal Ridge

Not many people in Hayden would expect to chalk up as a success a game that featured a scoreless second half and starting running back Coy Letlow with less than 50 yards.

Reversal at Rabbit Ears

10K race switches directions Sunday

For 22 years, Labor Day weekend runners racing at Rabbit Ears Monument and along the Continental Divide have tackled the same challenging course of rolling service roads and mountain singletrack.

The Record for August 30

1:34 a.m. A man complained about a barking dog in the 3400 block of Stone Lane. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were unable to find the dog.

Steamboat briefs for September 1

The National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Medical Institute and Colorado Mountain College have partnered to offer nationally recognized wilderness EMT certifications to medical professionals already certified as EMT-Basics and higher.

Whiteman Primary students celebrate return to school

Gina Zedeck said Friday that the first week of school is not only an emotional rollercoaster for children.

DUI patrols still out in force

Steamboat Springs Police Capt. Joel Rae said local police will have additional patrols in place for the holiday weekend, through Monday.

Labor Day weekend events

Events in Oak Creek and Steamboat Springs

Cement plant argument gets sticky

CEMEX denies claims by citizen group canvassing Steamboat

As members of the Colorado Citizens Campaign canvass Steamboat Springs to drum up opposition to CEMEX, a global cement manufacturer with a plant in Lyons, a CEMEX official Friday questioned why the group is taking action far from the Front Range.

Oak Creek firemen honored

Growing district celebrates its past, present with displays

A lot has changed since Chuck Wisecup began fighting fires in Oak Creek more than 20 years ago.

Tom Ross: In defiance of stereotypes: Veteran pilots reunite

Editor's note: This column originally published Sept. 4, 2005, after renowned member of the Tuskegee Airmen Charles McGee and pioneering military flight instructor Ethel Meyer Finley visited the Wild West Air Fest in Steamboat Springs. Meyer Finley died Feb. 4, 2006.

Tease photo

Ski area projects on schedule for Nov. 21 opening

Improvements to the Steamboat Ski Area will become more visible in coming weeks, as Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. officials say on-mountain improvements - at a cost of $16 million - are on schedule for the Nov. 21 opening of the 2007-08 season.

Steamboat flat in loss to Laramie

In the big picture, Steamboat's 33-7 loss Friday night against Laramie doesn't necessarily mean a whole lot.

Bull Bash weekend

Top riders hoping for smooth rides at Sunday event

After suffering a shoulder injury in January, bull rider L.J. Jenkins has a new appreciation of the Professional Bull Rider's U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Challenger Tour.

See old movies in new way

Mountain Theater to show classics beginning tonight

If you've taken a film class or have an interest in old flicks, you've probably seen many of what movie buffs refer to as "the classics."