News for Thursday, August 16, 2012



Coed C League Standings and Game Results for Aug. 16

Coed C League Standings and Game Results for Aug. 16

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Routt County youths excel in poultry showmanship at fair

After three years of showing chickens, 13-year-old Hallie Myhre knows what it takes to be named grand champion in showmanship at the Routt County Fair.

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Rob Douglas: Should ‘ignorant’ people vote?

Should citizens have to pass a test to demonstrate a requisite level of political and civic knowledge before voting?

Routt County events calendar for Aug. 17 to 23

Find events in Routt County this week with the Explore Steamboat calendar.

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Steamboat's private schools still working to grow enrollment

Enrollment at Routt County's three private schools remains much lower than it was four years ago

As the heads of private schools in Routt County prepare to welcome back their students for another year, they are adapting to the lower enrollment numbers that haven't rebounded much in the wake of the economic recession.

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Group comes forward against proposed Hayden casino

An opposition group has formed to advocate against the development of a casino near Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden.

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Steamboat skiers lend a hand in New York

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club coach Tony Lodico and a trio of his freestyle skiing athletes spent their summer helping at a New York camp for at-risk youths.

Steamboat Springs High School golf team wins again

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team won its fourth straight tournament Thursday in Gypsum.

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Steamboat rodeo looks to close season strong

With season-long championship races wrapping up, the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series can’t help but close with a bang.

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Steamboat Symphony opens season with 'Star Wars,' Sibelius

The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra's Opening Concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday, and tickets range from $1 for youths to $35 for adults.

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Steamboat Springs' Pirate Theatre takes show on the road

As a send-off, they’ll be performing the production, called “Powder Haze: A Day in the Life at a Ski Town,” on Saturday in their hometown of Steamboat. The show then heads to Boulder.

South Routt Medical Center faces challenges to expansion

The South Routt Medical Center has reached capacity, but issues with its encroachment into an Oak Creek right-of-way and limited space are complicating expansion efforts.

The Record for Aug. 15, 2012

12:19 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear at Fifth and Oak streets. It was scared away.

A Dog's Eye View: Getting what you don’t want

To teach a reliable recall, you must teach your dog to associate something pleasant or rewarding with coming to you when you call him. That's not as easy as it sounds.

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Steamboat Springs plans to bid on 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

After being passed over for this year's race, the city plans to pursue a Pro Cycling Challenge stage for next year

After not getting a bid for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Steamboat Springs plans to make another effort in 2013. The multi-stage road race featuring professional cyclists from across the globe starts Monday.

Steamboat Springs Biking the Boat Charity Ride returns

The Biking the Boat Charity Ride, which features four rides for riders of all abilities and benefits recreation programs for people with disabilities. returns Aug. 25.

Nicole Inglis: Howelsen Hill the perfect concert series backdrop

Did these musicians — or any of the greats that stop in Steamboat for the Free Summer Concert Series and use the Howelsen Hill Lodge — ever look around and wonder about whom else has sat on those benches, eating and making conversation?

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Steamboat Free Summer Concert Series closes Friday with a spectacle

Nearly 10 years after its formation, the MarchFourth Marching Band will make its first appearance in Steamboat on Friday to close the 2012 Free Summer Concert Series.

Smoke haze lingers over Steamboat, causes health concerns

Knowing that the smoky haze lingering over Steamboat Springs could be with us into next week, public health officials are recommending residents take precautions regarding air quality.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Aug. 16

Home arts at the Routt County Fair, a tryout for TV show "The Voice" in Los Angeles and the economics of our water supply

Steamboat briefs: Part of Yampa Street will be closed starting Thursday

Yampa Street will be closed from Fifth to Seventh streets from 6 a.m. Thursday to 5 p.m. Sunday for the Art Stroll at the All Arts Festival, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.

8th annual Arnie’s Army Battles Prostate Cancer Golf Fundraiser results

8th annual Arnie’s Army Battles Prostate Cancer Golf Fundraiser results

Routt County Fair results for Aug. 13 and 15

Routt County Fair results for Aug. 13 and 15