News for Thursday, July 26, 2012

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Coed C League Standings and Game Results for July 26

Coed C League Standings and Game Results for July 26

Steamboat Youth Lacrosse Week 4 standings

Steamboat Youth Lacrosse Week 4 standings

Rob Douglas: Aurora and concealed handguns

The right to carry a concealed handgun brings the responsibility to train in the proper use and handling of that deadly weapon.

Community Agriculture Alliance: You’re invited to the Routt County Fair

Consider this an open invitation to all Routt County locals and visitors. Entering its 98th year, the Routt County Fair is an event so rich with heritage and local lore that we like to say, “You can’t call yourself a local until you’ve experienced the Routt County Fair.”

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat's David Kelley attends Norwegian camp

David Kelley, 16, of Steamboat Springs, attended the Norwegian Language Village Skogfjorden from June 25 to last Saturday in Bemidji, Minn.

A Dog's Eye View: How far we’ve come in 50 years

This is a story about my first dog. Bing was 6 weeks old, roly-poly and white with black spots too numerous to count.

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Steamboat's Bald Eagle Lake Open Water Swim Series wraps up Monday

The last Bald Eagle Lake Open Water Swim Series event takes place Monday.

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Relay For Life kicks off Friday night in Steamboat Springs

As 10-year-old Izaac Kinnison finishes an intense round of chemotherapy in Denver, his “alien fighters” are making final preparations for Friday night’s start of the Relay For Life in Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat welcomes back Ride 4 Yellow cycling fundraiser

When Ride 4 Yellow returns to the singletrack above Steamboat Springs on Saturday, the third annual event will do so as a tried and true, proven member of the community.

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Find a new wilderness adventure on Flat Top Mountain

The Devil’s Causeway is a classic hike in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area, but those looking for a new adventure might want to take a left at the fork next time.

Routt County events calendar for July 27 to Aug. 2

Routt County events calendar for July 27 to Aug. 2

Fire restrictions to be eased Friday on Routt National Forest land

Fire restrictions are being downgraded to Stage 1 because of recent precipitation that has increased fuel moisture to acceptable levels. The change will allow campfires within fire grates at developed campgrounds and picnic areas.

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Steamboat Strings concert emphasizes collaboration in arts community

The Strings Heritage Concert “Appalachian Spring” takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the performance are $25 in honor of Strings’ 25th anniversary season.

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After Triple Crown, tourism to peak with Steamboat Wine Festival

Local lodging properties will be more than 58 percent full Saturday night with a boost from Triple Crown youth baseball teams. Occupancy jumps up dramatically next weekend.

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Songwriter Pete Stein feels at home on Steamboat stages

With connections to the Yampa Valley, songwriter Pete Stein often plays in Steamboat Springs, including a concert at Carl’s Tavern at 10 p.m. Saturday and another Aug. 18.

The Record for July 25

4:52 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a car alarm going off for 30 minutes on Blue Sage Drive. It was off when officers arrived.

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Steamboat swimmer Blake Worsley ready for Olympic debut

Steamboat Springs swimmer Blake Worsley, who will be competing for Team Canada, is ready for his first Olympics in London. The swimmer's first event is Sunday.

Yampa Valley Electric Association appoints directors

Frank Roitsch, of Hayden, and Glynda Sheehan, of Slater, were appointed to fill vacant seats.

Climatologist calls for more rain gauge volunteers

Routt County residents are being urged to join a national network of weather reporters who collect precipitation data.

Coed D League Standings and Game Results for July 25

Adult League Softball D League Standings and Game Results for July 25

Steamboat briefs: Dairy Queen to participate in Miracle Treat Day on Thursday

The Steamboat Springs Dairy Queen — 1755 Central Park Plaza, Unit 15 — is participating in DQ Miracle Treat Day on Thursday.