News for Monday, August 10, 2009



Aging Well: New strategies, support compensate for low vision

Most of us take our eyesight for granted, not realizing that someday it may not be so easy to read, write, drive or recognize familiar faces. Although normal aging of the eye does not cause low vision, diseases that impair vision are more common among older adults.

Rugby team earns 3rd consecutive Ski Town Classic title

For the third consecutive year, the Steamboat Springs Rugby Club won the Ski Town Classic rugby tournament in Park City, Utah.

The Record for August 8

Midnight. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a disturbance in the 600 block of Yampa Street. An intoxicated man, who nearly fell into the Yampa River, was taken to detox.

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Luke Graham: 5 prep storylines to watch

The fall sports season can't get here quickly enough. The doldrums of summer are great, but it's the prep action that is the best.

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Grateful Dead tribute band to play rare acoustic show tonight

Dark Star Orchestra to perform at Strings

Dark Star Orchestra plays a rare acoustic show at 7 p.m. today at Strings Music Pavilion. Tickets are $48 and are available through the Strings Music Festival box office.

Steamboat briefs: Triathlon volunteers needed for Aug. 29 and 30 event

Organizers of the Steamboat Triathlon are looking for volunteers for Aug. 29 and 30. Receive goodie bags, T-shirts and lunch while meeting new people.

Financial literacy classes offered today, Tuesday

Bud Werner hosts session for young adults today, adults Tuesday

Elizabeth Black, who owns Vision Trek Consulting in Steamboat, is offering financial literacy classes from 11 a.m. to noon today for young adults ages 15 to 20 and from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Tuesday for adults.

Dillon undecided about opening pot dispensaries

Taking a page from other Summit County towns, Dillon officials are examining how to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries before one asks to set up shop.

Deb Babcock: Grow a chocolate-scented garden

For a chocolate fix without the calories, consider a garden filled with plants that give off a chocolate fragrance.

Monday Medical: The skinny on dry skin

We have sun, we have dry air, and every day, although we often deny it, we are getting older. Each is a factor that contributes to a common health matter: dry skin.

Wednesday event to promote sustainability

Buildings at Rocking C Bar Ranch will be used as examples

The monthly Talking Green series event, held the second Wednesday of each month for the past two years, usually takes place at area restaurants. But given this month's topic - sustainability of agricultural buildings - the Steamboat Springs green building group will present a case study.

Schedule for 95th annual Routt County Fair

Routt County Fair schedule of events