News for Sunday, January 26, 2014

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SSWSC Century Mark: Jessica Aldighieri

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.

Steamboat briefs: New recovery group meets Sundays at Buddhist Center

A new recovery-based group meets at 5:30 p.m. Sundays at the Buddhist Center of Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Meditation Recovery Group will explore recovery through meditation, book study and open discussion. The group is studying “One Breath at a Time” by Kevin Griffin. Meetings are open to all faiths and addictions.

2nd-half slump sinks Sailor boys basketball Saturday

It was a flat game, but Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball coach Luke DeWolfe said his team’s 55-43 defeat Saturday in Glenwood Springs is nothing more.

State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush has high hopes in new session

More than halfway through her first term as representative in the Colorado Legislature, one thing was clear Sunday when Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush met with the public Sunday: She's happy with her job.

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Serina Kidd leads Steamboat skiers in strong weekend of racing

On Friday, Serina Kidd made it difficult. On Sunday, she made it easy. The results were same, though. The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skier dominated this weekend in a Colorado Ski Cup event in Steamboat, especially in the two slalom races at Howelsen Hill.

The Record for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

1:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken pedestrian in front of a business at the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue. The person was taken to detox.

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2nd annual STARS & Stripes Heroes Camp a chance for veterans to bond, recreate

Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports hosted the second annual STARS & Stripes Heroes Camp at Steamboat Ski Area during the weekend for former military personnel, young and old.

Front Range-based farmer hopes to inspire innovation in Yampa Valley

We often hear about “closing the loop” when it comes to environmental practices… but what does that mean exactly, what’s a loop and why are we closing it?

Health briefs: Northwest Colorado VNA offers options to help quit tobacco

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offers options for those looking to quite smoking. The VNA has counseling available to help tobacco users of all ages to quit using cigarettes or smokeless tobacco.

Monday Medical: Donating blood easy way to help others

Janeen Johnsen and Michael Arroyo are committed blood donors. During blood drives at Yampa Valley Medical Center, the two donors together have provided enough blood to save or help more than 400 people.

Healthy Eating: Cross-country carrots

An easy carrot side-dish that kids love.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Jan. 27 and 28, 2014

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Jan. 27 and 28, 2014

When snow gives way: With public’s help, forecasters gauge risks

While backcountry skiers and riders are asleep, dreaming of the powder they plan to rip the next day, Colorado Avalanche Information Center forecasters are walking through the office doors, ready to start the day.

When snow gives way: No longer just powder

Give Colorado Mountain College instructor Cody Perry just a few hours of your time, and you’ll never look at snow the same. I know I don’t.

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When snow gives way: The most dangerous snowpack in the world

There’s nothing quite like traversing the backcountry. It’s where skiers, riders, snowmobilers — you name it — can find Colorado’s freshest snow. But what makes backcountry powder so alluring also makes it the most dangerous snowpack in the world, CMC avalanche awareness and safety teacher Cody Perry says. There are steps to entering this uncharted terrain. Trip planning is key, and understanding the proper safety procedures is imperative when the worst happens — the avalanche. Perry led a group of a dozen CMC students through planning and practicing in the classroom and the field to prepare for when disaster strikes and the slides take hold.

SSWSC Century Mark: Kenzie Radway

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 be publishing these submissions daily leading up to the start of the 2014 Olympic Games on Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia.

CHSAA Giant Slalom race results for Jan. 24, 2014

CHSAA Giant Slalom race results for Jan. 24, 2014, in Aspen.

Junior Nordic Combined National Qualifier results for Jan. 24-25, 2014

Results from the third Nordic Combined Junior National Qualifier on Jan. 24-25, 2014, in Steamboat Springs.

Our View: Here we go again with parking

As the city of Steamboat Springs deliberates whether to implement paid parking downtown, we think it should consider a trial run in existing parking lots during busy seasons.