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Mount Werner Water to consider usage fee increase

Board to meet July 21 to discuss change

If approved, the increase would cost single-family homeowners an average of about $16 annually, based on a sampling of homes in the district, General Manager Jay Gallagher said Thursday.

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Brent Boyer: Why I 'Ride 4 Yellow'

Ride 4 Yellow is just one of at least three great local events taking place this summer to help in the fight against cancer. If you’ve been touched by cancer in some way, I encourage you to consider being part of any or all of them.

Stepping out in Routt: Walk where you are

Walking is one of the easiest, most enjoyable forms of exercise. All you need to get started are comfortable clothes, good-fitting shoes and a little will.

The Record for July 6

The Record for July 6

Steamboat briefs: Ribbon-cutting is Friday at Hayden disc golf course

Hayden will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for its disc golf course at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Dry Creek Park.

Teams ready for all-day rugby in Steamboat

Cow Pie Classic to feature teams from all across region

There are plenty of keys to winning the Cow Pie Classic rugby tournament: Don’t drink too much Friday night, prepare for possibly four games Saturday and, of course, bring your friends from all over the globe. The tournament, now in its 37th year, features a full day of rugby at its foundation level.

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Steamboat golf tournament to help breast cancer fight

This year’s Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament, a four-person scramble, is Tuesday at the Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club.

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Music directors see a bright future for Strings’ classical program in Steamboat

On Wednesday afternoon, Strings Music Festival musical directors Monique Mead and Andrés Cárdenes greeted friends old and new at the buffet table at Rex’s American Bar & Grill.

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Steamboat's Piknik Theatre kicks off with original play and ‘Much Ado’ rendition

Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” could actually be about anything. And for this summer’s Fourth annual Piknik Theatre Festival, it’s about a wildly raucous nautical culture in the 1940s. Think campy sailor suits, maidens in distress and giant, garish acting under the direction of festival Director Stuart Handloff.

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Steamboat Springs fire officials upgrade fleet equipment

About $545,000 to go toward 2 tenders and a brush truck

Local fire officials said they think three new pieces of equipment will better enable them to fight fires when there is no fire hydrant to tap into. The Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District paid about $545,000 for additional fleet equipment consisting of two tenders and a brush truck.

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Steamboat base area improvements move forward

Ski base project on track after long winter

Anyone interested in previewing the new pedestrian promenade at the base of Steamboat Ski Area need go no farther than Torian Plum Plaza. Crews have already completed a small private portion of the larger public project immediately in front of restaurants at Torian.

Man in critical condition after ATV rollover

The 28-year-old man involved in an all-terrain vehicle rollover accident Wednesday in North Routt County was in critical condition Thursday at Denver Health medical center. Information still is not available about the man's identity.

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One Steamboat Place deal not yet finalized

Completion of a financial restructuring that would remove unsold units at One Steamboat Place from foreclosure proceedings, initially expected as soon as today, is at least a day away. The talks could stretch into next week, Timbers Resorts CEO David Burden said.

Injured Steamboat cyclist broke neck but expected to be OK

Simon Demby-Myers was hurt when he crashed during the descent of Wednesday's race on Mount Werner. Demby-Myers had to be evacuated by emergency personnel after he and another biker collided on the Zig Zag trail at Steamboat Ski Area.

Volleyball tournament to return to Steamboat

The 30th annual Steamboat Doubles Volleyball Tournament starts Friday and features 13 divisions in sand and grass courts. Divisions include men’s, women’s and coed Dinosaur Divisions (ages of teammates must add up to at least 80), grass divisions, sand divisions and an open division.

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Steamboat Running Series returns to Howelsen

The Steamboat Springs Running Series gets back on track — or on trail, as the case may be — bright and early Saturday morning. The first trail race of the summer series, the Howelsen Hill 8-miler, starts at 8 a.m., launching racers up downtown Howelsen Hill.

Museum's Brown Bag Lecture Series brings local history to life

The annual summertime event features Friday presentations by local residents. The series kicked off last Friday, and it continues this week when Bill May discusses his family's rich ranching tradition in Pleasant Valley.

Steamboat Springs High School honor roll for spring 2011 2nd quarter

Hunter Anderson, Dustin Andres, Lena Barker, Ellie Becker, Delaney Bensler, Kelly Borgerding, Mary Buckley, Gretchen Burkholder, Quinn Cain, Ty Coghlan, Emily Cowan, Margaret Crouch, Theresa Dickey, Corbin Diehl, Joseph Dobell, Shelby Downey, Amaris Duryea, Kassidy Fischer, Andreas Foulk, Malia Fraioli, Aidan Gibbs, Arielle Gold, Jasper Good, Maggie Harris, Joshua Heald, Gabrielle Heron, Andrew Hitchcock, Alice Holmquist, Kathryn Huselton, Kestral Johnston, Alexandra Josfan, Jaelin Kauf, Jaelyn Kohl, Kadie Kolberg, Carter Kounovsky, Daniel Kramer, Christine Krentz, Calvin Kunst, Alexis Len, Marley Loomis, Kira Lorenzen, Hope Nelson, Jessica Nguyen, Margaret O Connell, Max Parsons, Jackson Perry, Rachel Pierce, Cara Piske, Emily Puffett, Bailey Pugh, Jade Racoma, Kelbi Rogers, Olivia Rose, Madison Ruppel, Emma Schmidt, Tatum Sear, Harrison Smith, Erik Sobeck, Anala Sokolowski, Zachary Sperry, Ashley Spitellie, Sara Stout, Charles Toye, Trent Trask, Kaleb VanArsdale, Grant Verploeg, Tanner Visnick, Kayla Voeltzel, Ryan Walker, Tariel Weekslynn, Evan Weinman, Casey Weston, Benjamin Wharton, Peter White, Emma Wilson, Lesley Wilson, Michael Wong and Taylor Zabel.

Pro hockey player Dingle to teach Steamboat clinics starting Monday

Professional hockey player Ryan Dingle, who played high school hockey in Steamboat Springs, will headline a series of hockey camps this summer in Steamboat, starting Monday with a weeklong camp for high schoolers at Howelsen Ice Arena.