News for Thursday, March 15, 2012



Steamboat fight cases progress in court

A second man was booked into Routt County Jail this week related to a Jan. 6 fight at Torian Plum Plaza at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

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Proposal would add bike racks in downtown Steamboat Springs

In an effort to continue to the Bike Town USA push, Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Manager Tracy Barnett has an idea to add more bike racks downtown for two-wheeled commuters.

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Stories event to feature 3 Steamboat speakers

Although the Stories event Friday night at the Steamboat Springs Community Center is hosted by the Steamboat Christian Center Women’s Ministry, coordinator Michele Dudas said it’s geared toward all local ladies.

Steamboat briefs: Developmental screenings for children are Thursday

Children’s developmental screenings are all day Thursday at Hayden Valley Elementary School. 

Hayden School Board to discuss 2012-13 calendar

The Hayden School Board will meet Monday night to discuss the school district’s 2012-13 calendar.

The Record for March 14

2:52 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers investigated a suspicious car at Sundance Plaza.

Steamboat girls soccer picks up win vs. Colorado Academy

Patience proved key on Thursday as the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team improved their record to 2-0.

Steamboat athletes notch top finishes at Revolution Tour in Vermont

Several Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes registered solid finishes at the final U.S. Revolution Tour stop in Mount Snow, Vt.

Steamboat's Matt Ladley 4th at X Games Europe

Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley finished fourth Thursday at the Winter X Games Europe.

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J4 skiers slice up Steamboat Ski Area

When it comes to racing a super-G course, 11- and 12-year-olds in the J4 Alpine skiing Junior Nationals in Steamboat said it was their ability to adapt to life on the edge that made the difference.

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Routt County events calendar for March 16 to 22

Steamboat Dance Theatre's 40th annual concert will have performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium.

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Best of the Boat winners announced

Steamboat Living magazine on newsstands Friday with full results

Nearly 5,000 voters had their say, and on Thursday afternoon, all that was left to do was wait for the results.

Tango & Cash fundraiser to be held March 24 in Steamboat

Tickets are $55 per person for dinner and dancing. Raffle tickets are $100 per ticket and can be purchased at Central Park Liquor or from any Steamboat Springs Rotary Club member.

Parents draft plans to save upper-level Montessori in Steamboat

A group of Montessori parents on Monday night will present to the Steamboat Springs School Board four options to save the district’s upper level Montessori program.

Community Agriculture Alliance: The good times aren’t gone

I read an interesting article the other day that made me think hard about how I lead.

A Dog's Eye View: Learn how to prevent dog bites

A recent incident in which a Denver television reporter was bitten by a dog during an interview has sparked a debate. For those of us who understand dog communication signals, all we could do was watch as 9 News host Kyle Dyer attempted to show affection by kissing the dog on his muzzle. The bite was almost inevitable.

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Steamboat Living: From Mount Werner to Machu Picchu

Located high in the Peruvian Andes, the legendary trail to Machu Picchu, Camino Inca, involves a four-day trek over high mountain passes and through dense cloud forests, breathtaking scenery and dozens of Incan ruins, with Machu Picchu waiting as the payoff.

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Steamboat Living: From the Editor — New name, familiar feel

It feels great to be in familiar terrain. That’s what we want you to feel like each time you pick up a copy of Steamboat Living — that you’re familiar with what you’ll find and are as comfortable turning its pages as you are diving into your secret stash.

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Steamboat Living: Tom Ross — Snow today, hot tamale

We all knew that eventually the winter of 2011-12 would produce some memorable powder days. But Deep Presidential Monday with a single-day record of 27 inches of uber-fluff overnight?

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Steamboat Living: Letters to the Editor

Steamboat Living: Letters to the Editor

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Steamboat Living: The Season of the Snow Bike

Local trails see spokes as well as skis in low-snow winter

While a subpar early ski season had skiers spinning their wheels, mountain bikers used it to spin theirs, especially on the trails of Emerald Mountain.

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Steamboat Living: Airborne Antics

Remote-controlled helicopter offers bird’s-eye video

Cedar Beauregard, owner of Steamboat Aerials, is enjoying a burgeoning business providing clients with bird’s-eye images thanks to his remote-controlled helicopter.

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Steamboat Living: Horses Helping Humans

While W.C. Fields maintained that “horse sense is what a horse has which keeps it from betting on people,” local wrangler Christina Haxton is betting on horse sense helping people.

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Steamboat Living: Steamboat Scuttlebutt

Steamboat might not have the celeb status of Aspen (and that’s the way we like it), but occasionally we do see stars.

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Steamboat Living: Strings Turns 25

From its humble beginnings on the deck of an athletic club to its current award-winning Strings Music Pavilion, Strings Music Festival continues to dance to the beat of its own drum, a cadence that this year sees the nonprofit celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Valerie Davia: Music of victory crowns Steamboat orchestra season

In the final concert of its 2011-12 season, the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra played to a packed Strings Music Pavilion on Sunday.

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‘Broadway on Ice’ comes to Howelsen Ice Arena

The “Broadway on Ice” shows will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and will feature synchronized skate groups, a father-daughter skate and three individual performances.

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See-I Rocks the Boat on Saturday

On Saturday, Washington, D.C.'s Steele brothers and their eight-piece band will perform in Steamboat Springs as part of the Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series.

US 40 reopen near Hayden after wildfire

A section of U.S. Highway 40 just west of Hayden has reopened after a wildfire.

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Summer convention, wedding bookings strong in Steamboat

Officials with Sheraton Steamboat Resort and Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. said they are preparing for a busier-than-average summer at the base of the ski area.