News for Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Dierdorff, Farrow advance at X Games

It was a good day for two Steamboat Springs snowboarders competing in the X Games, but a rough one for another.

Rob Douglas: A not so open discussion

By conducting a public meeting concerning sage grouse conservation while excluding the press, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. John Hickenlooper did not “foster an open and frank discussion.” Instead, they’ve raised questions about their commitment to a free and unfettered press as enshrined in the U.S. and Colorado Constitutions.

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club riders in for Olympics

A pair of former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders are heading to the Olympics.

10,000 visitors expected to be in Steamboat this weekend

About 10,171 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer.

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Tom Ross: Steamboat's Chief Theater hosting series of tributes to Neil Young

The best thing about catching a live show at the Chief Theater in downtown Steamboat Springs is that the audience gives its full attention to the music - there’s nobody standing next to you cheerfully shouting about the last epic powder day as if there weren’t a concert going on.

Snowboarder with extreme hypothermia rescued outside Steamboat Ski Area

A snowboarder who spent Wednesday night in Steamboat Ski Area sidecountry was found Thursday morning with what rescuers described as extreme hypothermia.

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Steamboat Springs astronaut making final preparations for mission to International Space Station

More than 200 miles above the Earth, Steve Swanson will spend six months doing experiments on the station.

Skiers and riders strong on home hill

Competing on their home hill brought about plenty of strong results for Steamboat Springs skiers and snowboarders last weekend in a United States of America Snowboard Association at Steamboat Ski Area.

'Sound and Fury' back in Steamboat for 1 more show

“Sound and the Fury” first was introduced to the Steamboat Springs audience in 2007. Now the musical drama is back at the Depot Art Center for its second run at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Snowshoe, bike and triathlon races Friday and Saturday

A three-part race series beginning Saturday will have athletes competing for an entry into the Xterra Trail Run National Championship in Utah.

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Steamboat's Outtrim rides emotions to Olympic berth

After initially thinking she wouldn't make the U.S. mogul team, Eliza Outtrim found out she still had a chance.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Keep learning alive in the summer months

As advanced as our logical thinking skills are, we can get caught up in “believing the hype.” Some of that hype — otherwise known as urban myth — may prevent us from doing, acting and engaging.

The Record for Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

10:34 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who lost a driver's license at Steamboat Ski Area.

Dog's Eye View: Walking in a winter wonderland

The extreme cold spell we recently had really brought home the fact that it takes good clothing to handle being outdoors in below-zero weather. I’m happy that more information is becoming available about what life is like for the pets in our care during the winter months, too.

SSWSC Century Mark: Winnie DelliQuadri

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.

SSWSC Century Mark: Lindsay Lockhart Dillenbeck, formerly Lindsay Elizabeth Lockhart

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.

Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush: All set for 2014 session

The 2014 legislative session began officially at 10 a.m. Jan. 8. Prior to the session opening, I traveled all over our beautiful House District 26 (all of Eagle County and all of Routt County), meeting with and listening to residents at town halls, local governments, nonprofits and businesses.

Kate Elkins: Warn kids of risks

For some parents, the new marijuana legalization laws may be nerve-wracking, but there are many proven ways that parents can help prevent their sons and/or daughters from using marijuana or other drugs.

Steamboat briefs: Seminar, luncheon focus on senior living options

Casey’s Pond Senior Living will be hosting a free informational seminar and luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. today in the Community Life Room.