News for Thursday, November 10, 2011

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2011 Routt County election results certified with no major changes

Results from the 2011 Routt County coordinated election have been certified, and there are no significant changes from when they first were reported the night of Nov. 1.

Yampa Valley Housing Authority looks to ease affordable housing rules

Members of the Yampa Valley Housing Authority board on Thursday studied a tentative plan to free up community housing funds currently tied up in unsold condominiums dedicated to affordable housing buyers.

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Steamboat family is made whole again on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is about recognizing members of the military and the sacrifices they made to serve their country. And while Tim Bedell still is too young to understand the sacrifice his family has made for its country, he has learned to cherish every moment with his mother, who returned from a lengthy deployment to the Middle East in September.

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Colorado high school winter sports seasons kick off Friday

The high school winter sports season officially begins Friday. It’s time for athletes to get back into shape, or at least maintain the fitness level they had from fall sports.

Hayden School District digs in for athletic gala fundraiser

In some ways, the Nov. 19 Hayden School District Athletic Gala is about providing the necessities. But if all goes as planned and the big-ticket items that will be available via auction are scooped up as expected, some of the money will be used in decidedly unique ways.

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David Bruner returns as Soroco's girls basketball coach

David Bruner stepped down as the Soroco High School girls head coach after last season. But no qualified candidate stepped forward to fill his shoes, so Bruner agreed to return.

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Routt County events calendar for Nov. 11 to 17

The annual Pirate Theatre production will hold performances for "CSI: Steamboat — Who Killed the Economy?” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. A locals-lampooning theatrical performance that’s sure to put a smile on your face.

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Roster McCabe makes 1st appearance in Steamboat

Armed with the inclusive nature of its “funky dance reggae rock” vibe, Roster McCabe will make its third appearance in Colorado and its first in Steamboat Springs this weekend, playing at Old Town Pub on Saturday night.

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Steamboat artist puts dedication into craft

Chula Beauregard’s work becoming well-known across town

Steamboat Springs muralist and plein air painter Chula Beauregard is the featured artist of the month at Wild Horse Gallery, and her latest work was welcomed with a reception during last week’s First Friday Artwalk.

Steamboat to start stabilization process on banks of Yampa River

The city of Steamboat Springs will start a bank stabilization process on the Yampa River at Dr. Rich Weiss Park in mid-November, according to a news release.

Bridge over Yampa River to be completed by end of month

City officials expect a majority of the work on the pedestrian bridge over the Yampa River from West Lincoln Park to the Depot Art Center across to be complete by the end of the month.

The Record for Nov. 9

1:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers stopped a car at Lincoln Avenue and Eighth Street and arrested a 25-year-old Steamboat man on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Harriet Freiberger: Today is for you, veterans

To our veterans: You have lived in a different world, one that we civilians can never know. While you were away, our lives continued in safety and without fear. Your family welcomed you back with open arms, but your return was and is important to a larger community.

Meg Tully: It's time again to support nonprofits

It’s that time of year again. When you hear this phrase, the first things that come to mind probably have more to do with holiday shopping and hitting the slopes than ways you can support your favorite nonprofit organization. But it’s undoubtedly that time of year when your mailbox will be stuffed fuller than a Thanksgiving turkey with letters asking for support from various organizations throughout town.