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Lynn Abbott: For the classical fans

Classical music fans, we have a special treat coming our way Friday at 10 a.m. Just tune in to WWFM at 91.1 on your FM dial to hear Live from Steamboat, a broadcast from the Strings Music Festival of 2013.

Our view: Still free, still driving tax receipts

If there is a perennial part of Steamboat Springs’ summer scene that is more beloved by a broader swath of both the local community and our visitors than the Free Summer Concert Series at Howelsen Hill, it’s difficult to imagine what it might be.

Joe Meglen: Lincoln’s birthday

“History is written by the victor ...” Feb. 12, the anniversary of Lincoln’s birthday, is an appropriate time to examine some uncomfortable facts.

Our View: Responding well to kerfuffle

We commend Steamboat Springs city officials for acknowledging, and more significantly, correcting a mistake they made last year when they cut back transit service in a way that made it impractical for residents of Steamboat Springs’ west side to take the free-to-rider bus to work and skiing.

Bill Pass: Steamboat sets example

The following is a description of a situation we encountered Thursday night at the Steamboat Springs Transit Center. In light of highly publicized stories of ineffective government (both nationally and in our own City Council) and disrespectful/combative police confrontations nationwide, this exemplifies how citizens, government and police should act on a daily basis.

The Routt County RedneX Committee: RedneX Games on hiatus

You may or may not have heard about a little gathering known to many as the Routt County RedneX Games (aka Routt County Redneck Olympics).

Matthew Grasse: Missing the point

I guess I’m one of the first new shuttle riders to the west end. The shuttle is very pleasant; it has that new shuttle smell, the driver is happy to have a new job. I’m glad the city has addressed this very important issue.

Our View: School board should avoid rush to polls

The hiring of a pre-bond engineer by the Steamboat Springs School Board a week ago Monday could set the stage for a bond issue election in November.

Our View: Downtown Steamboat’s moment is here

The city of Steamboat Springs Planning Director Tyler Gibbs will brief Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday on a plan to fund long-neglected basic infrastructure in downtown.

Sam Jones: School-time efficiency

Reading the articles in the paper regarding whether or not our school district should cut select standardized tests from our academic program got me thinking about school-time efficiency.

Mark Traum: Thank you, attendees

A warm and heartfelt thanks to our wonderful and extremely generous attendees of last Saturday’s inaugural Ski for Parkinson’s Nordic event. We are all truly fortunate to be living in such a caring and supportive community.

Omar M. Campbell: Groups comforting

I wish to express my admiration and gratitude to the following law enforcement organizations: town police; state patrol and wildlife officers; County Sheriff’s Department and All Crimes Enforcement Task Force. Every day, they risk life and limb to protect us residents.

Karen Jimmerson, Jane Bennett: Thank you, Joan

We would like to send a big shout-out to our friend Joan Lazarus and thank her for her incredibly generous outreach to our community during her time as executive director of Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp.

Karen Jimmerson and Jane Bennett: Thank you, Joan

We would like to send a big shout-out to our friend Joan Lazarus and thank her for her incredibly generous outreach to our community during her time as executive director of Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp

Omar M. Campbell: Having these organizations in comforting

I wish to express my admiration and gratitude to the following law enforcement organizations: town police; Colorado State Patrol; Parks and wildlife officers; Routt County Sheriff’s Department; and ACET (All Crimes Enforcement Task Force). Every day, they risk life and limb to protect us citizens.

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