News for Sunday, August 14, 2011



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Luke Graham: Cycling Challenge quite the coup

These types of races are something towns always will welcome. They draw people in from outside the area. They help local businesses. But with races like this, the long-term benefits are what communities are after.

Schleck to lead community bike ride Monday in Steamboat

Community has chance to ride with high-profile cyclist

Andy Schleck, a pro cyclist from Luxembourg, will lead a community bike ride starting at 10 a.m. from Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare to Hilton Gulch on Routt County Road 35.

Middle East topic of Monday's Seminars at Steamboat

Former ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq to speak today

As former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad saw the effects of war, the results of invading each country and the thing he is most proud of: assisting with constitutions.

Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series results from Aug. 12 and 13

Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series results from Aug. 12 and 13

Steamboat NTRP Championships results for Aug. 12 to 14

Steamboat NTRP Championships results

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97th annual Routt County Fair kicks off Thursday

The 97th annual Routt County Fair will revive an event that once lured contestants to the Yampa Valley from as far away as Alabama but hasn’t filled the fairground’s grand stands for more than a decade. On Sunday, horses once again will race on the oval track in Hayden.

Monday Medical: Tips to avoid dehydration

Hydration is key to your health during the dog days of summer

A combination of our altitude, strong sunshine and time spent outdoors still can create a risk of becoming dehydrated. As the dog days of summer continue, are you sure you are drinking enough water?

Deb Babcock: A garden is where I want to bee

Whether or not it’s doctored up with a little additional flavor or aroma like the lavender honey I enjoy, all honey will take on the aroma and flavor of the plant on which the bees feed.

The Record for Aug. 13

12:11 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Rescue emergency responders were called to a report of a structure fire in the 100 block of East Oak Street. No other information was available.

Steamboat briefs: Take our reader survey for a chance to win $500

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is conducting its annual reader survey through Friday. The reader survey is used to shape future newspaper content and information and is designed to help us better serve the community.

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Cristin Frey: Spice up your routine with Strings in Steamboat

Get your Strings Music Festival tickets before it’s too late

We are on the final leg of our season at Strings Music Festival. If you haven’t set foot inside the pavilion this year, it’s time to check your calendar, book the baby sitter and add something new to the routine.

County Agenda for Aug. 15 and 16

County Agenda for Aug. 15 and 16

Early Steamboat Ski Area ski pass deadline Monday

Prices increase starting Tuesday

Monday is the last day to purchase a 2011-12 season pass to Steamboat Ski Area at early season prices. Starting Tuesday, season pass prices increase $210 for adults.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Steamboat Lake Water and Sanitation District will hold a public meeting, August 26, 2011 starting at 7 PM in the North Routt Fire Station # 2 conference room.