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Rick DeVos, the executive director of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, is excited to see man-made snow in the outruns of the Howelsen Hill jumps even as heavy equipment works in the background to take care of several last-minute details at the ski area. DeVos said the club expects to have a busy winter despite a drop in the total number of events hosted.

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Winter Sports Club excited as construction winds down

The backhoes, front-end loaders and bulldozers that have been commonplace at the base of Howelsen Hill this summer will be disappearing this week, but the building process has just begun.


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