News for Saturday, November 20, 2010

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Winter storm warning announced for Steamboat

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Upper Yampa River Basin, including Steamboat Springs, at midnight and goes through 6 a.m. Tuesday, National Weather Service’s Grand Junction office reported.

Steamboat high school forms leadership symposium

Students to learn techniques, define goals through program

At the beginning of each sports season, the high school will have leadership symposiums where a successful guest speaker will talk to students about leadership. From there, students will break into their respective teams and define goals for the season.

The Record for Nov. 18

The Record for Nov. 18

Steamboat briefs: Church offers food baskets for low-income residents

Low-income residents in Hayden are invited to reserve free food baskets from Hayden Congregational Church. The baskets include a Thanksgiving dinner. Call Teresa at 970-276-2507 or the church at 970-276-3510 by noon Monday to reserve one.

Search and Rescue helps dog, owners in North Routt

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were paged out for a rescue at about 5 a.m. Friday in North Routt County. A man and his girlfriend reportedly spent the night on the Slavonia Trail, at the end of Seedhouse Road, but the dog had a health problem as they began the walk back.

Lunch menus for Routt County school districts for Nov. 22 to 26

Lunch menus for Routt County school districts for Nov. 22 to 26

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Wildhorse theater in Steamboat goes 3-D

Manager says new digital projectors offer efficiency, quality

Mark Green said he won’t miss the tightly wound rolls of 35 mm film stacked in the projection booth at Wildhorse Stadium Cinemas. Green spent the past two weeks installing Christie digital projectors, which can show films in 2-D and 3-D.

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Steamboat police officers grow mustaches to benefit sergeant

About a dozen Steamboat Springs Police Department officers have put their donations and their mustaches on the line in a monthlong mustache-growing competition to help their friend and colleague Sgt. Dale Coyner.

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Officials look to Steamboat for leading environmental education

Lt. Gov. Barbara O’Brien spoke to a group of about 30 on Friday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. O’Brien touted the importance of instilling environmental values in young students by connecting them with the outdoors.

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Tom Ross: Worms in the kitchen? Sign me up

If, like me, you’ve formed a strong composting habit and it kills you to toss coffee grounds, spoiled lettuce, melon rinds and baked potato skins in the trash barrel, it might be time for you to consider vermicomposting — composting with worms.

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Work ongoing at Steamboat base area

Promenade construction wrapped up as work continues at Bear River

The next piece in the push to install snowmelt systems in public areas at the base of the ski area was coming together Friday as several dozen construction workers toiled down to the finish line at the Bear River Bar & Grill.