News for Wednesday, September 21, 2011



Girls basketball coaches needed at Hayden, Soroco high schools

Got an itch to coach some basketball? A couple of local high school teams could provide the scratch.

Annual kickball tournament continues to grow in Steamboat

Friday marks the beginning of the fifth annual New Belgium Kickball Klassic, and for the second consecutive year, the field is full. More than 500 players are expected.

Oak Creek Town Board to discuss water treatment plant issues Thursday

An ongoing legal issue regarding Oak Creek’s new wastewater treatment plant could send Oak Creek Town Board officials into executive session at their semimonthly meeting Thursday.

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Sculptural paper art on display Thursday at Vertical Arts Architecture

Mining boom influences Ray Tomasso's artwork at Vertical Arts Architecture

The Denver artist uses old museum rag board, paper, old trim moldings, cardboard, pieces of tape and a host of seemingly unrelated trinkets in his thick, sculptural paper castings that take months to create.

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. hires new finance director

David Hirasawa is a ski industry veteran whose previous employers include Canyons Resort in Utah and American Skiing Co. He assumes his new position Oct. 10.

Steamboat briefs: Registration ends Thursday for autumn volleyball league

Registration for the city of Steamboat Springs’ fall volleyball league is due Thursday.

Steamboat School Board, City Council discuss Proposition 103

During a joint meeting Tuesday, School Board members told their City Council counterparts that passage of Proposition 103 could prevent district budget cuts for the next several years.

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Steamboat women’s tennis team travels to compete in Idaho

Group invited to play in USTA Intermountain Senior League Sectional Championships

The Steamboat Springs Tennis Center’s 3.5 Senior Red Team has been busy on the court preparing to make the most of an invitation to the USTA Intermountain Senior League Sectional Championships.

Yampa Valley mental health conference to be the 1st of its kind

At this weekend’s Yampa Valley Community Mental Health Conference, mental wellness issues will be brought to the surface for the benefit of community members.

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Steamboat soccer takes league lead with win against Glenwood

The Sailors took control of the Western Slope League on Tuesday with a 3-0 win at Gardner Field. Steamboat returns to action at 9 a.m. Saturday at Centaurus.