News for Friday, January 10, 2014

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John F. Russell: Ski jumpers make sport look easy

Ski jumping is an everyday occurrence in Steamboat Springs, but incidents Friday reminded us all of the risks athletes face.

Kounovsky-Lanning duo scores big in Sailors boys hoops win

Sailors varsity basketball is 6-2 after a comanding 55-38 win at Palisade Friday night. Steamboat will square off with Delta on Saturday.

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Steamboat hockey rallies to tie conference power Dakota Ridge

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team managed to put the worst loss of the season behind it Friday night and play to a tie against one of the Foothills Conference's top teams.

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West Grand outruns revitalized Hayden boys basketball squad

The Hayden boys basketball team welcomed back two key players and was competitive early with West Grand. The Mustangs wore them out, however, on the way to a 62-40 victory.

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Hayden girls basketball overcomes 2nd-half lapse to beat West Grand

The Hayden girls basketball team was up and down Friday night but pulled out a 41-32 win against West Grand.

Sailors hockey rallies to tie conference power Dakota Ridge

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team managed to put the worst loss of the season behind it Friday night and play to a tie against one of the Foothills Conference's top teams.

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Fatal snowmobile crash occurred on bumpy road

Deep sadness remains in North Routt County as officials wrap up their investigations and loved ones further realize that 9-year-old Ben Zamzow’s death was merely a tragic accident.

Late surge nets Sailors girls hoops first league win

Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball improved to 6-2 on the season and picked up its first league win at Palisade Friday night, 46-45.

Special Jumping Junior National Qualifier No. 2 results for Jan. 10, 2014

Junior National Qualifier No. 2 results for Jan. 10, 2014

SSWSC Century Mark: Brendan C. Doran

Athletes and alumni look back on 100 years of memories

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, former athletes and coaches share their memories of the organization and the impact it had on their lives. The Steamboat Pilot & Today will publish these submissions daily leading up to the start of the 2014 Olympic Games on Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia.

Council on Aging lunch menus for week of Jan. 13

Council on Aging lunch menus for week of Jan. 13

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Jan. 13

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Jan. 13

Steamboat briefs: Partners in Routt County hosts open house Thursday

In honor of National Mentoring Month and Thank Your Mentor Day, Partners in Routt County will host a community open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the organization’s new location in Sundance Plaza.

Gov. John Hickenlooper has two Saturday stops planned in Steamboat

The governor missed a stop in Hayden due to weather conditions Friday, but will be in Steamboat to discuss economic development.

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Tom Ross: Steamboat gaining traction as Dog Town USA

There is no truth to the rumor that there is a retired drug sniffing dog languishing unclaimed at the pound in Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat's Schwartz 7th at Freestyle World Cup event

It was a strong day for the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team’s women on Thursday as they close in on Olympic spots.

Business briefs: Black Tie Ski Rentals partners with sustainable ski company

Black Tie Ski Rentals has launched a partnership with Glenwood Springs-based ski manufacturer Meier Skis, according to a news release.

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Steamboat Springs Film Committee looks to draw more production in 2014

On Jan. 29, Cookie Lockhart will have her day on the History Channel’s “American Pickers,” and members of the Steamboat Springs Film Committee will celebrate her appearance with a watch party at the Chief Theater along with another victory in getting exposure for the Yampa Valley.

Steamboat rental market faces continuing scarcity

The Steamboat Springs rental market can be notoriously hard to get into at certain times of year, and recent trends could be making it even tighter.

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Another round of snow is expected Saturday night in Steamboat

A one-two punch delivered snow throughout Friday, and another wave is expected to arrive Saturday night.

Lodwick: "Don't count me out"

Steamboat's Todd Lodwick was injured in a crash while jumping Friday in France. He said not to count him out for the upcoming Winter Olympics.

Hayden Superintendent Luppes resigning; national search set to begin

After more than two decades of service with the Hayden School District, Superintendent Mike Luppes is resigning. A national search for his full-time replacement will begin soon.

The Record for Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

2:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people being loud in the 2700 block of Village Drive. A warning was issued.

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After injuring shoulder in France, Lodwick says 'Don't count me out'

Steamboat's Todd Lodwick was injured Friday during a provisional competition round in Chaux Neuve, France, according to a news release from the U.S. Ski Team.

Soroco games postponed

Tonight’s Soroco vs. South Park basketball games in Oak Creek have been postponed.

Steamboat Ski Area snow report for Friday, Jan. 10

Steamboat Ski Area is reporting that 6 inches of new snow fell at mid-mountain in the past 24 hours.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Jan. 10

Friends of the Yampa seeks to partner on a boat takeout, an Oak Creek man was arrested after a fight and the first lodging tax steering committee is appointed.

SSWSC Century Mark: Jack Miller

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, former athletes and coaches share their memories of the organization and the impact it had on their lives. The Steamboat Pilot & Today will publish these submissions daily leading up to the start of the 2014 Olympic Games on Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia.

Community Agriculture Alliance: A new year for Community Ag Alliance

Now, the Community Agriculture Alliance looks forward to a new year. In partnership with many organizations and businesses, we will be moving the needle on local food issues, doing our best to connect local producers with local markets.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Lone Survivor’ a somber tribute to slain soldiers

Compared to the hazardous tasks performed around the world by members of our bravest and boldest, recreating the kind of combat conditions they see in an accurate manner is nowhere near as difficult. Even so, staying true to their real encounters is no easy work, as seen in the harrowing depiction of real events within “Lone Survivor.”