David Muniz left Greeley last month and hit Rabbit Ears Pass this afternoon
David Muniz left Greeley on June 22 on his way to Steamboat Springs. By this afternoon he was high on Rabbit Ears Pass, 13 miles from the edge of town.
The U.S. Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Championships will return to Park City, Utah, the U.S. Ski Team announced Friday. The July 30 to Aug. 1 events will be held for the third straight time in the summer.
The New Orleans-based group E.O.E. fronted by Billy Franklin plays funk and reggae at 9 p.m. Saturday at Ghost Ranch Saloon. The group has performed at New Orleans Jazz Fest.
Don’t be alarmed if you are sunbathing on a South Pacific isle July 11 when suddenly the sun disappears and the stars pop out at midday. It’s just a total eclipse of the sun. All five of the bright naked-eye planets will be visible this month, four of them at once in our early evening sky.
The annual Routt County Fair is based on participation by, from and for locals. The 96th edition of the fair, scheduled for August, is no different and provides a great variety of opportunities for participation in old and new events and contests. This year highlights a contest that gives back to the community, You Be the Judge.
The Steamboat Springs band, which has been together since 2007, now plays a “groove-infused, funk dance rock,” bassist Jeff Barlow said.
Hayden manager to draft ordinance prohibiting marijuana shops
The Hayden Town Council said “no” to medical marijuana dispensaries for a second time Thursday. After hearing options about how to address dispensaries in town limits, the council directed Town Manager Russ Martin to draft an ordinance that would prohibit medical marijuana establishments in Hayden.
Proposal must get approval from commissioners
The Routt County Planning Commission voted, 8-1, Thursday night to recommend approval of Alpine Aggregates’ request for a permit to mine gravel at a site along Colorado Highway 131. The site is close to the Yampa River below Lake Catamount.
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council at the Depot Art Center presents the Steamboat Clay Artisans and their Pot’anical Exuberance exhibit. Fifteen artists are showing works that depict a garden/botanical theme from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
Patricia Cabano, a former Craig woman who pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, was sentenced to 40 months in prison June 18 in U.S. District Court in Denver. Cabano, 56, now of West Sacramento, Calif., was originally charged with 31 counts of bank fraud.
Steamboat Youth Lacrosse summer league standings
Team Lightning earns overall title at June event
Steamboat Springs’ Team Lightning swim team ran away with the overall title at the June 26 and 27 Aspen Invitational. Steamboat scored 2,247 points, a full 400 points more than second-place Glenwood Springs Team Sopris Swimming Club.
About 8,700 visitors are projected to come to Steamboat Springs this weekend, compared with the 9,600 who came for the Fourth of July last year, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer.
Half-marathon, 10K among Steamboat Springs Running Series’ most popular events
Scott Blair said the experience was a little overwhelming last year as he sat behind a registration table and watched wave after wave of racers show up. The Mountain Madness half-marathon and 10-kilometer race was the first Steamboat Springs Running Series event he directed, and as the waves came, he did the only thing he knew was necessary.
Most folks don’t get to see the daily workings of ranch life. Depending on the time of year, those duties can include penning steers and roping and branding calves. Those looking to get a glimpse of the ranching lifestyle are in for a treat when the Mountain Valley Bank Ranch Rodeo returns to Steamboat Springs tonight.
A Steamboat winter tradition continues to build steam on 4th of July
The crowd will be on hand to watch one of Steamboat Springs’ longest-running winter traditions — ski jumping — take flight in the warm July air during the July Fourth Ski Jumping Extravaganza. This is the fifth year the event will be held on Howelsen’s K-68 ski jump.
2010 Aspen Invitational swim meet
The Fourth of July celebration in Yampa will go on all weekend as the town hosts a community picnic, a car show, fireworks and the traditional parade through town.
12:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to check on a reportedly intoxicated person at Lincoln Avenue and Third Street. Officers gave the person a courtesy ride and left the person with a sober friend.