News for Sunday, October 2, 2011

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Luke Graham: Downhill biking picks up in Steamboat

Liana Gregory has been to the downhill mountain bike mecca of Whistler. But when she thinks of mountains and downhill mountain biking going together, one mountain sticks out. “Steamboat is the perfect mountain,” she said. But is it?

Ulrich Salzgeber: Bike education needed

No doubt we have seen more locals riding bikes to and from work, running errands and for everyday usage, though it didn’t seem to positively affect traffic or parking. But the increased bike usage also brought increased poor and dangerous behavior.

Steamboat briefs: Poochy Paddle is Sunday at Old Town Hot Springs

Old Town Hot Springs hosts a Poochy Paddle from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Dogs and their owners are invited to the pool, where dogs can swim, jump, chase balls and even venture off the diving board.

Steamboat Springs School District lunch menus for Oct. 3 to 7

Steamboat Springs School District menus for lunch

The Record for Oct. 1

12:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a noise complaint in the 700 block of Yampa Street. The report was unfounded.

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Steamboat Clay Artisans craft bowls for annual Soup Bowl Supper

Potters with the Steamboat Clay Artisans have made 300 bowls that will be used Wednesday in the 10th annual Soup Bowl Supper. The supper has benefited local charities each year since its inception in 2001, usually providing between $5,000 to $8,000 for a nonprofit.

Monday Medical: Think pink for women's health

It’s time to think pink. All across the country, bright pink ribbons are reminding us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Deb Babcock: Protect plants from winter

Plants that are native to our region typically survive our winters because they evolved in response to the climate and weather patterns of our mountains.

Steamboat Springs School Board meets Monday

Board will hear latest enrollment report, discuss report used to monitor students’ academic progress

The Steamboat Springs School Board on Monday will hear an update on the district’s latest enrollment numbers that soon will be submitted to the state for funding purposes.

County agenda for Oct. 3 and 4

County agenda for Oct. 3 and 4

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Downhill race a hit on trails at Steamboat Ski Area

The race brought together 28 downhillers for a glimpse of what the ski area has planned for future summers. Wooden features, jumps, swooping terrain and turns highlighted the course.