Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Aug. 23 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Aug. 23

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• Olympian Nelson Carmichael said Thursday that for all of the major injuries he’s had in his life, he’s been lucky to have David Wilkinson see him in his local emergency room in Steamboat Springs. Wilkinson will be honored Friday with the Healthcare Professional of the Year Award. Doc Willett awards: Dr. Dave Wilkinson has touched many lives as ER doctor in Steamboat Springs

• Diane Moore’s friends say she has a deep passion for making life better for people who are in trauma. On Friday, the executive director of Advocates Building Peaceful Communities will be presented with the Health Care Community Advocate Award. Doc Willett awards: Diane Moore always on call to help someone cope with trauma

• Steamboat Springs police think two spectators who had their backs to the race caused the crash that took down several USA Pro Challenge cyclists Wednesday. Police: USA Pro Challenge crash caused by spectators

• USA Pro Challenge CEO Shawn Hunter said Steamboat’s hosting of a start and a finish in 2011 and again this year might serve as a model for the race in the future. Pro Challenge CEO: Steamboat stages a model for race

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• Steamboat Springs came out Thursday to say goodbye to the race it loudly welcomed into town Wednesday. The USA Pro Challenge rode out of town Thursday morning. Steamboat says goodbye as Pro Challenge rides away

• A Steamboat Springs audience will have the opportunity to hear four viewpoints on the complex subject of genetically engineered food crops Tuesday, but no one on the panel is advocating for GMOs and the economic efficiencies the USDA says they can create for agriculture producers. Talking Green program to focus on food from genetically engineered crops

• Five members of disparate groups were gathered to talk about what the process of saving agriculture in Colorado will look like and how their constituencies can come together to see it happen. Colorado Water Congress discusses strategies to save agriculture

• It's with an eye toward the winter than riders will take to Emerald Mountain on Saturday, bringing Steamboat Spring's inaugural Bike Week to a close with a long tour on some of the region's most popular trails. Emerald Mountain Epic hopes for big returns in 2nd year

• In the age of the 100-mile Run Rabbit Run trail marathon and the 50-kilometer Mount Werner Classic, the Continental Divide Trail Run seems more manageable than it used to, and again this year, the race will hit its cap of 120 runners. Continental Divide Trail Run returns Saturday to Routt County

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Explore Steamboat

• The Art Cruiser Ride goes from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and features bike art at various stops across Steamboat. Art Cruiser Ride adds to Steamboat Bike Week

• The Ben Miller Band brings its unique sound to the Chief Theater on Friday. Ben Miller Band set to rock Steamboat on Friday

• For all the repetition among blockbusters this summer, there have been smaller movies that have shined, some of which already are on DVD and others you still can catch in theaters. The Bock's Office: Summer full of unique films if you know where to look

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