Nicole Inglis

Email: ninglis@craigdailypress.com Call: 970-875-1793

Nicole Inglis, also known as Nikki, grew up on a small farm in western New York. It was 18 years before she could pack up her car and follow her heart West.
Nestled next the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, she honed her skiing skills and made many friends on and off the slopes. She also graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in psychology and journalism. She interned in the publicity department at the Outdoor Industry Association and interned as a general assignment reporter for the Vail Daily in Eagle County.
She has worked in Craig for a year, and enjoys the wilderness of Northwest Colorado on which to hike, explore and discover.
She has met wonderful people and felt the cohesion of a true small town through covering education, health care and general assignments for the last year.
She also enjoys yoga, reading, live music, traveling to visit the many wonders of Colorado, and her wonderful family, who lives 2,000 miles away but stays very close to her heart.

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Steamboat's Merry Mainstreet set for Saturday evening

Event includes light parade, games, Santa Claus

This year's holiday kickoff event will include a light parade, reindeer games and visits with Santa Claus. Lincoln Avenue will be closed Saturday evening from Fifth Street to 11th Street for the street festival.

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Routt County artist shrouds work in playful mystery

‘Collective Expression’ 1 of many openings at First Friday Artwalk

Upstairs in her log home outside Stagecoach, Mary Beth Galer’s art studio is filled with mystery. The quaint space is layered with magazine collages, artwork in progress and myriad books, from math texts to an old social psychology book with a peephole cut into the pages revealing a small painting.

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Steamboat artist’s show aims to take viewers Over The Top

Local artist Jan Maret Willman was describing her “creative explosion” in the past year and a half, during which she created more than 30 works of art for her new solo show of boldly colored abstract paintings and clay panels. The show opens tonight during First Friday Artwalk at the Depot Art Center and will remain on display for the month.

First Friday Artwalk listings for Dec. 3, 2010

Galleries and venues for December's First Friday Artwalk

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Steamboat artist launches printmaking studio workshop

Oehme Graphics has open house, reception Friday

Although she may not sign the works of art she helps create as a master printer, Steamboat Springs resident and artist Susan Oehme leaves her creative mark on them. On Wednesday, as she stood in the gallery space above the workshop, Oehme’s exhilaration and passion for her new endeavor were apparent.

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Steamboat Ski Area passes November snow record

With 9 inches of new snow Monday, Steamboat Ski Area broke the record for snowiest November in resort history. The previous record was set in 2005, when 83 inches fell on the mountain. As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, the resort had received 90 inches of November snow with one more day to go in the month.

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Community Alliance honors New Pioneers of the Yampa Valley

About 50 residents gathered on Saturday to honor those who are taking the reins in moving Steamboat toward a sustainable future. The fifth annual New Pioneers of the Yampa Valley event featured the marquee award for a New Pioneer, a special Champion of Community award and a buffet featuring locally grown foods.

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Officials look to Steamboat for leading environmental education

Lt. Gov. Barbara O’Brien spoke to a group of about 30 on Friday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. O’Brien touted the importance of instilling environmental values in young students by connecting them with the outdoors.

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8th annual festival features Steamboat filmmakers

Appalachian Ski Mountain boasts 365 vertical feet and some of the best man-made snow in North Carolina. But as Steamboat Springs resident Martin Clay’s home ski area, the small hill has a mountain of meaning. It’s where he learned to ski and where he first began filming his winter stunts with his friends.

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Steamboat Ski Area to open with top-to-bottom access

Steamboat Ski Area expects to offer top-to-bottom skiing on several feet of natural snow Wednesday, when it opens for the season with five lifts and 66 trails including the gondola and Storm Peak Express. On Thursday, Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. officials announced they would open Christie Peak Express, the gondola, Storm Peak Express, Burgess Creek and Four Points lifts on the first day of the 2010-11 season.

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Animal Control Officer Bobbi Keller holds one of three domestic Chinese geese she rescued Friday at the Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter. The geese were released into the wild by their former owners and were hungry when she found them, Keller said.

Monroe Hodder explains the emotions behind one of her pieces of abstract art Wednesday in her studio. The local artist’s work will be on display at K. Saari Gallery starting tonight at First Friday Artwalk.

Krista Bird, left, and Pearl Wyman, right, take a break during their fifth day of the Snowboard Outreach Society program Sunday. Fourteen students from Craig received five days of instruction at Steamboat Ski Area before graduating from the program Sunday.

In the reflection of Steamboat Ski Area snowboard instructor Matt Snyder’s goggles, a group of five snowboarders from the Boys & Girls Club of Craig take a break on the slopes. Each group of Craig students had one instructor and two or three volunteers riding with them to help improve their snowboarding skills.

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