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VOLUME 122, NUMBER 45 • STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO • www.steamboatpilot.com

Celebrating a beloved class Students told to leave their marks Jack Weinstein

define the expectations for their lives to leave their marks on the world. OAK CREEK “Pursue your own dreams. Soroco High School com- Pursue your own definitions mencement speaker Sam of greatness,” McLeod said. McLeod said the size of the “Have success.” crowd at Saturday’s graduaJudging by the remarks of tion ceremony was a testament valedictorian Kimberly Rossi to how much the and salutatorian 2009 senior class “Pursue your own Traci Schlegel, meant to the that’s exactly what dreams. Pursue entire commuthe class of your own definitions plans to do. 2009 nity. McLeod, an of greatness. Rossi encourEnglish teacher Have success.” aged her fellow at Soroco, said graduates, 15 of he was honored Sam McLeod which she said she and humbled Soroco High School teacher, went to school with commencement speaker to accept the since kindergarten, seniors’ request to each find a way to deliver the to make a difference. address, giving him a final Schlegel said she rememopportunity to impart some bered being a kid when life was wisdom on them. But the audi- easy. She said the only thing ence in the high school’s gym- she wanted to do was grow up. nasium, a crowd he estimated “I guess that the time has at 500 people, added some come,” Schlegel said. “The unanticipated pressure to com- future awaits us through those plete his task. doors.” He forged ahead, challengBefore the speeches, Soroco ing the 27 graduates to contin- counselor Lisa Omori recogue touching the lives of those around them and, individually, See Soroco, page 7A PILOT & TODAY STAFF

Claude A. Luekens World War I

Don Brookshire World War II

Carl Rammuno Korean War

Bringing honor home

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James A. Chew Vietnam War MATT STENSLAND/STAFF

Ceremony to recognize local, regional war heroes for their years of service

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arl Ramunno spent about 18 months in Korea during the Korean War. What he learned there would be the guiding force behind the rest of his life. “When he came out of Korea, he knew right away what he wanted to do,” said his son, John Ramunno, who said his father immediately married his mother, Marilyn, and went to college to become a teacher. “It made him grow up quick. … The service set him up for life.” Carl Ramunno went on to become an industrial arts and woodshop teacher at Steamboat Springs High School, but he is most remembered as the school’s legendary, discipline-instilling wrestling coach,

SUNDAY FOCUS STORY BY BRANDON GEE who led athletes to six team and 28 individual state titles. “He just had an incredible program,” John Ramunno said. “He just had great discipline … and taught a lot of values that I think people hang on to, to this day.” Carl Ramunno died Dec. 6, 1999, at the age of 68. More than 800 people attended his memorial service. “That was only about two years of his life, but I swear there was almost a

Greg Kyprios Operation Desert Storm

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TINA KYPRIOS/COURTESY

See Honor, page 11A

Soroco High School graduate Clinton Koler hugs his mother, Stephanie Bratton, after Saturday’s graduation ceremony.

Hiring freeze has slight thaw Experts offer aid to jobless County approves exemption for communications department

Resource fair is Thursday; networking group starts June 8 Blythe Terrell

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Zach Fridell

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

The countywide hiring freeze was thawed slightly this week as Routt County commissioners voted unanimously to allow a hiring freeze exemption for the communications department. The commissioners said they also would be willing to hear future freeze exemption requests that relate to public safety. Communications Director J.P. Harris told the commissioners that his department was likely to lose people in the coming months and that he needed PAGE DESIGNED BY CHRISTOPHER WOYTKO

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Routt County Communications dispatcher Nathan Archuleta locates information for a police officer Friday afternoon. Communications Director J.P. Harris was granted an exemption from the county’s hiring freeze to hire a new dispatcher.

to hire someone soon to keep things running smoothly. The commissioners approved the request. Routt County Sheriff Gary Wall said he plans to request more exemptions to cover unfilled positions for jail

See Freeze, page 7A

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and patrol deputies. “We’re probably going to be four down in detention,” he said. “And if somebody leaves patrol, we’ll ask for an exemption.”

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About a year ago Friday, the Steamboat Today classifieds section offered 142 job listings, 67 percent more than this year. That isn’t a tally of total available jobs, however. Several of those listings advertised multiple jobs — 26 with the Steamboat Springs School District, for example. The May 23, 2008, newspaper was 76 pages long. Comparatively, this past Friday’s paper contained 48 pages and 47 job listings. Pickings are slim, competition is fierce, and unemployment increased from 6 percent to 7.6 percent in Routt County from March to April. But local experts are reaching out. Recruiter Karen Goedert and

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To report home delivery problems, please call 970-871-4250 on Sunday from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Missed papers will be delivered by 10:30 a.m.

THIS WEEK: Do you get more excited for the start of summer in Steamboat Springs than you do for the start of winter?

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the Steamboat branch of the Colorado Workforce Center have organized workshops and pledge to provide resources. So, you were laid off. Now what? “Network,” Goedert said. “Which, you know, includes a lot of different things. Network face to face, network by going to different things, Chamber events, just to get their face out there. … Network, network, network, network, network.” Goedert runs Resort Re-

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LAST WEEK: Will Steamboat Springs sales tax rebound with a summer tourism boost? Results/5A

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What: Routt County Summer Resource Fair When: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday Where: Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill Cost: Free Information: Local branch of the Colorado Workforce Center, 879-3075 or steamboatsprings@cwfc.net

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cruiters and Columbine Consulting, a human resources consulting firm. She also has organized a job seeker networking group and is revamping it. The once-informal group will become a four-week, $25 program. She’ll provide materials and a handbook to participants. “I’m just trying to reel things in,” Goedert said. “I want it to work for everyone involved.” The group will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays starting June 8, in the upstairs conference room at Bud Werner Memorial Library. Only eight spots are available, so those interested should call Goedert at 846-6381 to register. “I’m just kind of asking people to commit to a four-week series,” she said. “That way, it’s See Jobs, page 7A

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Just one campground in the Routt National Forest will be available for Memorial Day weekend. Big Creek Lakes Campground, which is 35 miles northwest of Walden, will be open for campers but will not have water or trash available, according to a Tuesday news release from the U.S. Forest Service. Most roads and campgrounds in the Routt National Forest still are closed, and many are covered in snow, according to the release. Those who want to visit the forest this weekend are advised to watch out for falling trees that might have been weakened by mountain pine beetles. Several campgrounds are open in the Laramie and Brush Creek ranger districts of the Medicine-Bow National Forest, about 2 1/2 hours north of Steamboat Springs. For more information and for updated campground conditions, go to www.fs.fed.us/r2/ mbr.

1.“Corna death ruled suicide” ■ May 20 ■ 13,245 pageviews 2.“Corna death under investigation” ■ May 19 ■ 11,448 pageviews 3.“Slopeside owner Chris Corna dies” ■ May 18 ■ 10,191 pageviews 4.“Driver ticketed in Bob Bear’s death” ■ May 14 ■ 1,679 pageviews 5.“School Board formally settles newspaper lawsuit” ■ May 19 ■ 1,503 pageviews 6.“Steamboat Highlands seeks height variances” ■ May 14 ■ 1,007 pageviews 7.“Market on the Mountain gets new owner” ■ May 17 ■ 977 pageviews

Pilot & Today Editorial Board seeks new members

8.“Several Yampa Street businesses moving, opening” ■ May 17 ■ 823 pageviews

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters of interest from readers who would like to serve as community representatives on the newspaper’s Editorial Board. Those representatives will be asked to serve a four-month term from June 2 to Sept. 29. The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board are Publisher Suzanne Schlicht, Editor Brent Boyer, City Editor Mike Lawrence and reporter Tom Ross. The Editorial Board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper. The Editorial Board meets at 10

9.“Tom Ross: Storm Peak bald spots race against time” ■ May 19 ■ 491 pageviews 10.“Burrito Babes’ black delivery truck stolen” ■ May 20 ■ 468 pageviews

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AROUND STEAMBOAT a.m. Tuesdays. Readers interested in serving on the Editorial Board should send a letter of 500 words or less expressing their interest to Boyer at bboyer@steamboatpilot.com or P.O. Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Call Boyer at 871-4221 with questions.

Workforce Center offers free computer sessions Colorado Workforce Center is offering free computer sessions for job-seekers needing to learn new skills or to update existing computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel or Outlook. Each free, three-hour session will be held at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs. A beginner session in Word and Outlook is from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, and intermediate Word and Outlook is from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday. For those with computer experience, Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks is from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday; Excel Tips and Tricks is from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday; and Outlook Tips and Tricks is from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday. Contact the Workforce Center at 879-3075 or steamboatsprings@cwfc.net for details and to sign up.

County issues vehicle late fee reminder for June 1 Effective June 1, new legislation will require Colorado motor vehicle owners to pay a late fee on delinquent registrations. The late fee will be assessed at $25 per month, to as much as $100, and will apply to renewals past the 30-

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■ A kayak slalom event is at 10 a.m. at Dr. Rich Weiss Park on the Yampa River. The cost is $15.

■ A U.S. Army-style physical training test, a fundraiser for the American Legion, is at 7:30 a.m. at Emerald Park. A $20 donation is suggested. The test is two minutes of pushups, two minutes of sit-ups and a 2-mile run. Participants don’t have to complete all three portions; the test is meant to raise awareness of soldiers serving.

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Salt Lake City 74/53

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Casper 69/46

Steamboat Springs 65/41

Moab 78/53

Crime Stoppers If you have information about any unsolved crime, call Routt County Crime Stoppers at 870-6226. You will remain anonymous and could earn a cash reward.

ing, criminal mischief, second-degree tampering (Arrested out of county) Kiarra Amor Guzman, 24, Steamboat — Harassment (domestic) (SSPD) Michael Joseph Fink, 30, Steamboat — FOJ (driving while ability impaired) (RCSO) THURSDAY, MAY 21 Maria Elizabeth Sasak, 18, Steamboat — Identity theft, forgery, theft, unauthorized use of transaction device (RCSO) FRIDAY, MAY 22 Robert Raymond Quigley, 30, Hayden — DUI, driving under suspension, open container of alcohol, disregarding a stop sign (SSPD) Charles Alvin Backes, 22, Westminster — Provided alcohol to a minor (Hayden Police Department) Nicky Eugene Mitchell, 51, Lakewood — Drove when license revoked (Colorado State Patrol) Ann Rosemary Markowitz, 26, Steamboat — Theft, unlawful use of controlled substance, unlawful dispensing of controlled substance (SSPD) Jesse Dean Salazar, 37, Hayden — Driving under the influence, failure to us approved child restraints, child abuse, no safety belt (CSP) Ryan Shaun Goodell, 21, Steamboat — Driving under the influence of drugs, failure to signal (CSP)

POLICE BLOTTER FRIDAY, MAY 22 1:37 a.m. During a traffic stop at Sixth and Pine streets, Steamboat Springs Police Department officers arrested a 30-year-old Hayden man on charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, possessing an open container and disregarding a stop sign. 8:35 a.m. A woman reported theft on the 1200 block of Sparta Plaza. Police arrested a 26-year-old Steamboat woman on charges of theft, unlawful use of a controlled substance and unlawful dispensing of a controlled substance. Police said it involved theft of prescription drugs. 9:06 a.m. Theft was reported on Routt County Road 27 in Oak Creek.

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Cheyenne 70/48

Denver 74/50 Colorado Springs 71/49 Pueblo 79/51

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■ VFW Post No. 4264 and American Legion Post No. 44 hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. at Steamboat Springs Cemetery. Three buses to the service will leave from the Stock Bridge Transit Center from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Call Jim Stanko at 8793936. ■ Deb Babcock demonstrates wheel-thrown pottery from 1 to 4 p.m. at Blue Sky Pottery in the Pine Grove Center. See how bowls, cups, vases and other types of pottery are made on the electric wheel. Call 846-9349.

■ At 1 p.m., action shifts to Charlie’s Hole near 13th Street in downtown Steamboat Springs. ■ American Legion Post No. 189 in Yampa

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holds a Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. at Yampa Cemetery. Call Ed at 638-4465.

■ The fourth annual Paddling Life Pro Invitational kayak event begins at 10 a.m. with a race down Fish Creek. This year, parking will be allowed only on Steamboat Boulevard.

The best way to submit Happenings items is to visit our interactive Community Calendar at www. steamboatpilot.com. Readers also can e-mail happe nings@steamboatpilot.com or submit written infor-

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 Brenda Francine Gilliland, 31, Hayden — First-degree auto trespass-

Happenings is updated daily in the Community Calendar section of www.steamboatpilot.com.

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TUESDAY, MAY 19 Brad Arowhalt, 36, Steamboat —Driving under restriction, displayed expired tags (SSPD) Scott Robert Hibbert, 49, Oak Creek — Fugitive of justice (third-degree assault) (RCSO)

How to submit your Happenings

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MONDAY, MAY 18 Mark Anthony Zippay, 42, Yampa — Violation of a protection order, violation of bail bond, harassment (domestic), cruelty to animals (RCSO) Jonathan Edward Swonder, 28, Steamboat — Second-degree trespass (SSPD) John Michael Little, 21, Phippsburg — Obstructing a peace officer, resisting arrest, failure to appear (disorderly conduct), felony menacing (RCSO)

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SUNDAY, MAY 17 Greg Michael Grasso, 38, Steamboat — Driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI per se, failed to yield, failed to stop (SSPD) Bonnie Lynn King, 43, Salt Lake City — DUI, careless driving, weaving (SSPD) James Daniel Carter, 26, Hernando, Fla. — DUI, weaving, resisting arrest (SSPD) Steven James Denton, 24, Steamboat — Harassment (domestic) (SSPD) Alberto Lorenzo Bover-Olivas, 38, Steamboat — No proof of insurance, driving without a license, altered motor vehicle parts (SSPD)

fishing, riding and swimming. A potluck lunch starts at noon. Take your own beverages, a dish to share and chairs. Call Frank Dolman at 870-8793 for details.

■ Steamboat’s Over The Hill Gang hold its Memorial Day Picnic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stagecoach State Park’s Arrowhead Group Picnic Area. A state park Aspen Leaf Pass, for $6, allows hiking, biking, boating,

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The Steamboat Springs Police Department is joining with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Colorado Department of Transportation and other state and local law enforcement organizations to crack down on low seat belt use with a special enforcement mobilization effort, “Click It or Ticket,” through tonight. The effort is intended to increase seat belt use among drivers and passengers and to reduce fatalities. Colorado has a secondary enforcement law for adult drivers and front-seat passengers. Drivers can be ticketed for violating the seat belt law if they are stopped for another traffic violation. “Click It or Ticket” enforcement focuses on speeding and aggressive drivers. Drivers who are stopped for a traffic violation and aren’t using a seat belt will be ticketed. “Research shows us that if people would just take two seconds to buckle up, it could help save their life,” Steamboat police Sgt. Rich Brown said. “That’s why we’ll be out in force making sure that all passengers, in all vehicles, are buckled up.” For more information on “Click It or Ticket,” visit www. nhtsa.gov/link/ciot.htm and www.dot.state.co.us.

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■ A barbecue fundraiser to raise money for the Hahn’s Peak Nordic Ski Team is from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Hahn’s Peak Café in northern Routt County. U.S. Nordic Adaptive Ski Team members will attend, and music will be provided by Awkward Moment. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Member of the Colorado Press Association, Newspaper Association of America, Inland Press Association

Cloudy; showers and t-storms around

The following is a list of people booked into the Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses. SATURDAY, MAY 16 Simon Levi Guthrie, 30, Steamboat Springs — Pattern of racketeering (Routt County Sheriff’s Office) Troy Brent Leazer, 42, Craig — Burglary of building, receiving stolen property (RCSO) Jenna Marie Chavez, 20, Steamboat — Driving under the influence of drugs, no proof of insurance, expired temporary tag, failed to yield, unsafe lane change (Steamboat Springs Police Department)

Law enforcement conducts ‘Click It or Ticket’ checks

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■ An 18-and-younger kayak rodeo is at 2 p.m. at Charlie’s Hole on the Yampa River.

Published every Sunday by the WorldWest Limited Liability Company, Suzanne Schlicht, general manager, 871-4224. Subscription rates: Routt County: one year $29; two years, $51. Outside Routt County: one year, $37; two years, $67. All addresses: three months, $16; six months, $24; single issues, $1.50. Periodical postage paid at Steamboat Springs, CO. Send order for subscriptions, change of address or undeliverable copies to Postmaster Change of Address, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

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JAIL REPORT

day grace period, expired temporary permits, new vehicles not registered within 60 days of purchase and vehicles not registered within 90 days of residency in Colorado. State law requires vehicles to be currently registered whether the vehicle is used or not. Call the county’s motor vehicle department at 870-5412 for more information.

Sunday, May 24, to Monday, May 25, 2009

News line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 871-4233 Delivery problems. . . . . . . . . . . . 871-4250 Subscriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 871-4232 Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 879-1502 Display advertising . . . . . . . . . . . 879-1502

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ROUTT COUNTY’S NEWSPAPER OF RECORD SINCE 1885

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ROUTT COUNTY FORECAST

Today: Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms around. Highs 60 to 69. 0" New Snow: (5,000 ft to 7,000 ft) 0" (7,000 ft to 9,000 ft) Tonight: Cloudy, a shower or t-storm around, mainly early. Lows 38 to 45. 0" New Snow: (5,000 ft to 7,000 ft) 0" (7,000 ft to 9,000 ft) Tomorrow: Cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm around. Highs 58 to 67. 0" New Snow: (5,000 ft to 7,000 ft) 0" (7,000 ft to 9,000 ft)

mation at the front desk of Steamboat Pilot & Today, 1901 Curve Plaza. Fax to “Attention Happenings” at 879-2888. Preference will be given to nonprofit organizations. Questions? Call 871-4233.

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Routt County Roadhouse planned for Grand hotel A Texas-style restaurant is scheduled to open this year at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel. The restaurant will serve items including chickenfried steak and hamburgers, co-owner Scott Terzick said. “The price point’s going to be extremely reasonable,” he said, adding that the spot will have live music at night. Terzick is working with David McCarble on the restaurant, which Terzick said should open by October or November.

Kiewit gets approval for YVRA improvements Yampa Valley Regional Airport has received approval to proceed with summer improvements to Taxiway A. Kiewit Western won the contract for the $2.6 million project in 2007, Airport Manager Dave Ruppel said. The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program will fund 95 percent of the project at the Hayden airport. Airport reserves and the Colorado Department of Transportation will fund the rest, he said. Improvements include replacing asphalt in some spots and adding asphalt in others, Ruppel said. The project was approved in 2007 to be done in 2008, but officials put it on hold when fuel prices soared. They re-examined the project after costs decreased, and Kiewit Western agreed to do it for the original amount, Ruppel said. The Routt County Board of Commissioners OK’d the notice to proceed Tuesday. “We’re all on track to proceed with that, and we actually are expecting a slight cost reduction because our engineering company has reduced the cost of their fees, but we don’t have those numbers yet,” Ruppel said. “Everything looks like it’s on track.” The project is scheduled to start the first week of June and to be finished within two months.

April mass layoffs affect nearly 300,000 workers In April, employers took 2,712 mass layoff actions involving a total of 271,226 workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mass layoff events and initial claims decreased from March, when both recorded their highest levels on record. Throughout the year, layoff events and initial claims more than doubled. Mass layoffs are those that involve at least 50 people. The number of events decreased 221 compared with March, according to the bureau.

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Summit offers success stories Leaders across industries speak about their contributions to the community

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his year’s Economic Summit was all about optimism. Speakers focused on it, sessions revolved around it and participants exuded it. To bolster the positive thinking, organizers drew together representatives of local STORY BY BLYTHE TERRELL businesses and industries that have grown or could grow. SCORE volunteers advised people interested in starting businesses amid the current turbulence. At an afternoon session Thursday, representatives of several local businesses spoke about their success. Noreen Moore, business resource director for the Routt County Economic Development Cooperative, introduced speakers from ACZ Laboratories, SmartWool, Big Agnes, Moots, Little Moon Essentials, the Creek Co. and Wing-Time. “This panel kind of represents the economic diversity in the community,” Moore said.

SUNDAY FOCUS

See Summit, page 9A

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SCORE counselors, from left, Roger Good and Randy Rudasics visit with Pamela Turner on Thursday during a One-On-One Business Consultation session at the 2009 Economic Summit at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel. Turner was seeking advice for her Pilates business.

Maryland company takes over GOP: Alternative energy K to the 8th Power sold to Connections Academy on May 6 Blythe Terrell

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A Baltimore-based company has bought K to the 8th Power, a Steamboat Springs location-neutral business. Ken Reed started K to the 8th with his sister Donna Caldwell six years ago. The business sells online curriculum to public and private schools in 45 states and 250 school districts, Reed said. Connections Academy bought K to the 8th on May 6. Reed and his sister started the company soon after Reed moved to Steamboat from Denver. He’s been in computer science and engineering for years, previously running a publishing company called WestNet Learning. He and Caldwell saw a need for curriculum to help students gain the computer literacy required by the U.S. government. K to the 8th’s products guide teachers through Web-based learning. “The kids aren’t wasting time when they’re going to the lab,” Reed said. “They’re doing something that helps academically, but it helps them become computer

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Ken Reed, founder and managing partner of K to the 8th Power, a national company that sells online school curriculum, sold his business to a Baltimore-based company.

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literate, too.” Reed now runs the company with two managing partners, George Bennett, of Aspen, and Robert Ott, of Atlanta. Reed is the only Steamboat employee, though he uses local contractors when needed. K to the 8th Power markets its products via the Web, selling per-

student subscriptions to schools. It produces curriculum for kindergarten through eighth grade. Connections Academy has used K to the 8th for three years for virtual schools it runs in 15 states. Steven Guttentag, Connections senior vice president, said he was pleased with the products and excited about the partnership. K to the 8th will be a wholly owned subsidiary. “We probably talked to them six months ago about ways we See Power, page 9A

A GOP senator from the nation’s leading coal-producing state contends Democrats will increase energy costs and make the U.S. more dependent on foreign oil if they focus solely on alternative energy. In the party’s weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, Sen. John Barrasso, Barrasso R-Wyo., said Republicans support a more comprehensive energy plan that would increase funding for energy research, develop U.S. oil and gas resources and promote clean coal and nuclear power. “Democrats have focused solely on what they call green jobs. Those are jobs from alternative energy. I support green jobs, but why discriminate?” Barrasso said. “American energy means American jobs, which is why I support red-white-and-blue jobs.” He said renewable energy

such as wind and solar power is important, noting that Wyoming has world-class wind resources. But Barrasso said wind and solar only account for about 1 percent of U.S. electricity, far below what is needed to meet the nation’s energy needs. Wyoming is the nation’s leader in coal production, and coal mining contributes hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue each year to the state. Barrasso also said Democrats were misguided by ruling out the use of U.S. oil in places such as the Outer Continental Shelf and Alaska. “There’s enough oil shale in the Rocky Mountain West alone to power America for the next hundred years,” he said. “As a nation, we need to be more energy independent. It is a matter of energy security, as well as national security.” “As we approach this Memorial Day, it is my hope that the Democrats can work with us to develop solutions to make our energy supply clean, affordable and reliable,” he said.


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ROUTT COUNTY’S NEWSPAPER OF RECORD SINCE 1885

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Suzanne Schlicht, general manager Brent Boyer, editor Mike Lawrence, city editor Tom Ross, reporter Paul Hughes, community representative Gail Smith, community representative

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Honoring those who serve

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Looking back and ahead

Gar Williams

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t must have been hard for friends and family of Clinton Koler to hold back tears Saturday morning when he walked across the stage at Soroco High School in Oak Creek to collect his high school diploma. As reported in Friday’s Steamboat Today, graduatAT ISSUE ing high school seemed an High school impossibility 19 years ago graduation when Koler was born with Down syndrome. Doctors told his parents he would be OUR VIEW Congratulations, severely limited socially and intellectually. Class of 2009. “We were told he’d be a Be proud of your happy baby, but he wouldn’t accomplishment, go very far,” mom Stephanie and strive for Bratton said. Koler proved them future success. wrong. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Koler swam and ran track in the Special Olympics and has skied since he was a third-grader, served as manager of Soroco’s varsity boys basketball team and participated on the school’s Green Team. He was on the honor court for homecoming and prom and has been active in Routt County 4-H. Koler is proof that graduating high school is a significant accomplishment worth celebrating. With that in mind, there’s plenty of celebrating to do across Routt County this time of year. About 200 Routt County teens are graduating high school this month and next. And in the coming weeks, many of them will head off to college or enter the work force, taking on new responsibilities and challenges in the process. As they close one chapter and begin another, we again offer our graduates the following thoughts: ■ Celebrate graduation safely and responsibly. Remember, the repercussions — legal and otherwise — of your actions can have serious and lasting effects on your futures. ■ For those who go on to pursue higher education, have fun but stay focused. College is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Never lose sight of why you’re there and what it’s costing. There won’t be teachers, parents or guidance counselors to remind you to attend that early morning lecture or study for that midterm. The choices you make are yours, as are the consequences. ■ Explore. Many of you were fortunate to spend your childhood years in beautiful Routt County, but there’s an enormous world beyond Northwest Colorado. Study abroad. Accept a job offer somewhere entirely foreign to you. Embrace the diversity our planet has to offer, and cherish the opportunities to be seized. ■ Life is short and should be enjoyed. Find something you love to do, and do it as best you can. But don’t worry if it takes awhile to discover your calling. Recognize the positives in everything you do and try, and use them as a guide for your next adventure. Most of all, don’t be afraid of change. ■ Discover the rewards of being active in your community. Whether it’s volunteering at your church, reading to local senior citizens, spending a weekend day working for Habitat for Humanity or serving meals at a homeless shelter, there are few things in life more satisfying than giving of yourself for the benefit of others. Remember all the people who gave their time and money to help make you the person you are today, and pay it forward. Congratulations, Class of 2009. We wish you a happy, healthy and successful future.

WHERE TO WRITE Routt County

U.S. District 3 ● State House District 57 ● State Senate District 8 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, D.C. 20500 202-456-1111

State Rep. Randy Baumgardner (R) 303-866-2949 P.O. Box 108 Hot Sulphur Springs 80451

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D) B40E Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 202-224-5941

State Sen. Al White (R) 303-866-2949 P.O. Box 1287 Winter Park 80482 970-726-9740

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D) 702 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 202-224-5852

Gov. Bill Ritter State Capitol Building Denver, CO 80203 303-866-2471

U.S. Rep. John Salazar (D) 1531 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-225-4761 In Colorado: 970-245-7107

County Commissioners Nancy Stahoviak (R) Doug Monger (D) Diane Mitsch Bush (D) P.O. Box 773598 Steamboat Springs 80477 970-879-0108

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Reply to bus safety We are writing in response to a derogatory letter about school bus safety (“School bus safety,” Krista Andress) printed in the May 13 Steamboat Pilot & Today. Please take a moment and imagine driving a 32,000-pound vehicle on snow-packed and icy roads with priceless cargo of incomprehensible value. You likely have at least one college degree and numerous years of experience as a “highly paid professional,” but you opt to contribute to children’s safety while living in this beautiful valley. Each day, you spend your work day with 70 students, often in treacherous weather, shuttling them safely and skillfully with one of the best safety records in the state. Frequently, this 16-ton vehicle has to avoid inattentive drivers that seem to think talking on their cell phone is more important than paying attention to stop signs, young children on the roadsides or big yellow vehicles. Now, stop imagining and realize that this is the daily responsibility of all school bus drivers in the Steamboat Springs School District — not just once in a while, but every day of the school year. Along with driving safely, we also go through cases of Kleenex during cold and allergy season, many extra hours commuting with mops and body fluid spill kits during flu season, hundreds of Band-Aids from too much playground fun, bulging Dumpsters filled with trash bags brimming with leftover or spilled lunches and old banana peels, and the list goes on. Surprisingly, each Steamboat school bus driver is required to have current medic first aid certification, although we have students for just a fraction of their school day. Riding the bus is the “green” thing to do. However, few parents ever discuss the school bus safety rules after they sign the bus contract with their students at the beginning of each school year. If Ms. Andress truly is concerned about providing her child the safest transportation to school, the Colorado Department of Education research has documented that a passenger in a car is exponentially more likely to be in an accident than a passenger on a school bus. Each time a student stands

up, yells, uses foul language, harasses fellow students, innocently tosses something to a friend, etc., it takes the driver’s focus off the road. It is confounding why even a small amount of time is not spent at home discussing the ramifications of this behavior to all on a school bus rather than relaying false information in a letter to the editor. Further, as an almost nine-year driver for our district, I have had only two parents ever take the time to come in and meet with me. I have contracts with more than 100 students each year. Do the math. The old airline adage “Come fly with me” certainly would be honored if ever a parent wanted to “Come ride with me” and witness firsthand the high degree of safety and professionalism exemplified on the school buses in our district. Sadly, too easily one parent composed a grossly inaccurate letter and submitted it for printing in a local paper. If you feel strongly enough to besmirch a great group of employees with false statements, we suggest your energy might be better spent cohesively working to research, resolve and improve things that may be falling short of your expectations.

Bethany Aurin

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Power of voting Your editorial last Sunday (“Power to the people,” May 10 Pilot & Today) encouraging people to vote in the upcoming Yampa Valley Electric election for directors was right on the mark. As a cooperative, YVEA is owned and controlled by the customers, because every customer is a member. I strongly encourage everyone to mail back the ballot they will be receiving at the end of this month. The only effort voting entails is a check mark and a postage stamp. I am a little concerned about the implication at the end for your editorial that YVEA needs a change in direction in order to become more progressive about green power. YVEA already is the second greenest electrical coop in the state while, at the same time, we have the lowest rates of any coop in the state. The state of Colorado presently requires each distribution utility such as YVEA to sell at

least 1 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources. YVEA has increased its purchase of renewable energy every year and now sells more than 10 percent of its electricity from renewable sources. YVEA is a leader in renewable energy, not a laggard. On a personal note, I endorse renewable energy sources wholeheartedly as long as they are reliable and cost-effective. I installed solar panels on my roof at home in 1985, about the same time as my opponent started thinking about energy efficiency and renewable energy, according to her previous statements.

Scott McGill

YVEA BOARD MEMBER AND CANDIDATE FOR RE-ELECTION

Right in wrong way Dr. Savage (“Disputing Krugman,” May 20 Steamboat Today) is correct in saying, “some of the critical aspects of the models have been proved wrong, thus invalidating the models in his judgment.” Modeling the climate is not an exact science, and the model needs to be adjusted every year after the data is gathered. The data from 2008 places it in the top 10 of highest recorded temperatures. So, 12 of the highest recorded average temperatures have occurred in the past 14 years. The model from one year ago would be much more desirable than the current model. The 2008 data strays far from the model of 2007, for the worse. Unfortunately, the only way to prove the accuracy of the model is to wait. In 50 years, we could look back at the 2007 model and say, “If they only would have told us how bad it was going to get, we would have listened.” But by Dr. Savage’s logic, if the model is not exactly right, the model has no value. However, the model is showing a trend that Dr. Savage chooses to not acknowledge. Models may be debated and trends can be ignored, but what you cannot ignore are the signs Earth is giving us. On NOVA, they examined new research on glaciers. The researchers from Boulder and abroad have increased their understanding of glaciers. They have found glaciers are moving into the See Letters, page 5A

Patriotism. Let’s focus for a few moments on that word. If I were to ask you if you felt patriotic, what would you say? When did you first get that excited feeling in your heart as the flag passed by during a parade or the National Anthem was sung? What would be your answer? More than likely, you were first aware of these feelings back in grade school when you learned the Pledge of Allegiance or sang “My Country ’tis of Thee.” Memorial Day reminds us that without patriotism, we would have no heroes to honor today. Oliver Wendell Holmes called this “our most sacred holiday,” and he urged that “we not ponder with sad thoughts the passing of our heroes, but rather ponder their legacy — the life they made possible for us by their commitment and pain.” At its core, Memorial Day always has commemorated the universal, allencompassing understanding of, “No greater love than this does any man have, that he lay down his life for his friends.” Abraham Lincoln, in his memorable dedication of the Gettysburg battlefield in 1863, spoke about the inadequacy of words at times such as that: “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.” We, as Americans, have embodied the spirit of “we’re all in this together” and “united we’ll stand together.” However, there have been times in our history when this hasn’t been our sentiment. Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Americans were extremely divided as to whether we should enter the war. Twenty years before, World War I had been called the “war to end all wars” with nearly 53,000 Americans killed in battle. On Dec. 7, 1941, opinions changed. The next day, more Americans enlisted than any other day in our history, and with the loss of more than 291,000 servicemen and women during World War II, the price indeed was high. From the moment the Japanese dropped the first bombs at Pearl Harbor, it became an American fight. When the first troops were sent to wage war, it became an American effort. This holds true today. Our words can’t hold a candle to the numerous sacrifices of so many. But we honor them, remember them and are deeply indebted to them. We recognize too that the age-old struggle to be free goes on today. Today we live in a post-Sept. 11, 2001, world. The country changed forever on that fateful day. Gone are the days when we’d sit back and believe that our oceans would protect us from those who wish us harm. We acknowledge that in order to continue to protect the freedoms we hold close to our hearts, we have to take the battles to See Williams, page 5A

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Remembering Corna “Hollywood,” I will miss your never-ending smile. You are dearly missed. I hope you know how many people’s lives you touched. The Memorial Tournament will be extra special to me this year. My heart is extremely heavy … my condolences to the Corna family … have faith. — curlysue I remember the first time I met Chris (I only met him a few times). I was amazed with the way he carried himself, the love that he had for all around him, and the compassion that he showed toward other people. I didn’t know him nearly well enough, but I could see all the qualities of a man who was in touch with his surroundings and his community, and he loved both. — Campo

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We pause now to reflect on what has been sacrificed the terrorists and promote freedom throughout the world. Our brave men and women are doing that right now, and we salute them, support them and honor them. Yet, as these brave American men and women find themselves far from America’s shores, in lands foreign to them, they face situations their parents hoped and prayed their children would never have to experience. Yet, the call to defend freedom came, and they answered. They all are heroes — facing enemies every day, and yet they stand resolved to carry out their mission to keep America safe. Many will return home with the pride of having served their

so we gather again to reflect, remember and give thanks to the many fallen heroes from a truly grateful nation. The American Legion’s National Commander, David Rehbein, believes in two short words that state what the Legion is all about — “pride” and “purpose.” Pride in the uniform we once wore. Pride that we’ve chosen to continue our service to America, our veterans, troops and communities. Pride in our flag and all that it symbolizes. Pride fuels the sense of purpose. Those who serve now and have served in the armed forces are no less committed to protect our nation than were the men who signed the Declaration of

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ocean at rates of two to eight times greater than 20 years ago. The glaciers are not redeposited each winter at rates equal to their discharge into the ocean. So, the glaciers are retreating, and Greenland is getting smaller. A trend that the model supports is that the glacier loss in 2008 was greater than the glacier loss in 2007. And 2009 probably will be more than 2008, and so on. There is nothing to suggest that this observable trend will change. Glacier National Park is another example where the glaciers have been removed from the face of the Earth.

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Soroco High School graduates

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Jonathan Bell

Nahila Bonfiglio

Paul Books

Michael Davis

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Irving Garcia

Susan Gonzales

Kindra Johnson

Joseph Kelly

Clinton Koler

Tatum Lombardi

Katrina Maes

Ashton Martinez

Robert Mason

Chelsea Nason

Steven Padilla

Kendra Parker

Kaydee Peckham

Kimberly Rossi

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Traci Schlegel

Michael Schmidt

Dana Shaffer

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Sarajane Rossi, stepped on stage to recognize their childhood nized the more than $57,000 in friend Clinton Koler, who was scholarships earned by 10 mem- born with Down syndrome and overcame a number of obstacles bers of the class. Omori also told the audi- to graduate Saturday. They each ence that Rossi and Beth Strait said a few words about Koler. “I speak for the had earned associwhole class when I ate’s degrees from “I speak for the say we’re honored Colorado Northwhole class when I to have Clinton western Community Koler in our class,” College during high say we’re honored school. She said to have Clinton Koler Lomardi said, choking up. Kaydee Peckham in our class.” Koler stepped was a few credits on stage and hugshort of earning her Tatum Lombardi ged each girl before associate’s degree Soroco graduating senior Lombardi gave from Colorado him a gallon jar of Mountain College. And Omori recognized Chelsea pickles. She later said that since MATT STENSLAND/STAFF Nason, who “took a bold step” they were young children, Koler Soroco High School graduates throw their caps into the air at the conclusion of graduating from Soroco a semes- has always loved pickles. Saturday’s ceremony. Koler’s mom, Stephanie ter early and just completed her first semester at Mesa State Bratton, beamed after the cer- be limited socially. And they walk across the stage into words. emony, smiling as family and told her he wouldn’t go very far, College. “I was very proud,” she said. Before McLeod’s commence- friends congratulated her son. she said. ment address, Tatum Lombardi, She said doctors told her when Bratton struggled trying to put — To reach Jack Weinstein, call 871-4203, Kimberly Rossi and her cousin, Koler was born that he would the emotion of seeing her son or e-mail jweinstein@steamboatpilot.com

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Sgt. Mike Baumann, who oversees the jail, said he plans to go forward with requests to fill the jail positions soon in order to have time for training. Once a deputy is hired, he or she must go through criminal, psychological and polygraph tests, along with three months of training. “Last year, we were asking for additional deputies,” Baumann said. “Now, I’m in front of them saying I cannot operate and schedule this facility with less than I had before.” Baumann said hiring civilians to run the control tower will help with future deputy vacancies because the civilians will be given a chance to move into deputy roles and will act as a readily available hiring pool.

One of the four detention deputy positions can be filled because it was open before the freeze took effect in February. The job descriptions for two other positions — civilians who would operate the control tower — also was approved by the commissioners and could be filled by a freeze exemption. The commissioners rejected the only previous freeze exemption request, made by Routt County Assessor Mike Kerrigan soon after the hiring freeze took effect. Kerrigan requested the commissioners allow him to replace an outgoing deputy assessor, but the commissioners at the time said they were not convinced that his office would be unable to complete its statutory duty without the position filled.

— To reach Zach Fridell, call 871-4208, or e-mail zfridell@steamboatpilot.com

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Seeking unemployment benefits?

better for me to plan my materials and perhaps get to know the folks who attend.” Goedert also recommended that job seekers go to the Colorado Workforce Center’s resource fair Thursday. In a typical year, the center would be staging its biannual job fair. But as of Friday, only one employer had signed on, employment specialist Brian Bradbury said. The fair usually features 30 employers and has more on a waiting list. To address the economic shift, the center has planned a resource fair for people looking for jobs. It’ll be job-related, Bradbury said, but it also will offer information about issues facing people who are unemployed. “We have some real estate people, some bankruptcy attorneys, some regular attorneys,” he said. “The college is coming in for different training and assessment services.” Nonprofit groups will set up booths at the fair, and participants can get résumé help. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, Integrated Community, and groups connected with mental health and veterans’ services will be there, Bradbury said. “As people have questions, hopefully they can come in,” he said. “If there’s someone there that they need to talk to and we don’t have them, hopefully we can find resources for them.”

For help with unemployment benefits, call the local Colorado Workforce Center at 879-3075, or visit the office at 425 Anglers Drive. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment offers a Web site,

Similar workshops in Frisco and along Interstate 70 have met success, Bradbury said. The fair represents an unusual approach, he said, “but it’s an approach we’re pretty excited about.” Among the materials in Goedert’s arsenal is this tool kit for job searches: ■ Get an e-mail address that’s appropriate for business use. ■ If you’re using an instant messaging service in your search, make sure your screen name is professional. ■ Don’t use acronyms such

www.coworkforce.com, to help people with unemployment benefits. Those filing new claims can call 1-866-422-0401. People who have old claims, have questions or need to reopen existing claims can call 1-800-388-5515.

as “TTYL” for “talk to you later.” It’s not professional. All employment-related communications should be as professional as letters you send on paper. ■ Get an answering machine or voice mail. Consider an Internet answering machine if you need one. ■ For résumés and cover letters, use good quality paper in a traditional color. White or beige is best. ■ Your résumé should include contact information as well as work history and skills. Proofread the phone number,

e-mail address and other information. ■ Keep track of where you’ve sent your résumé, whom you’ve networked with and when you’re going to follow up. Set up a directory on your hard drive, and include copies of all cover letters you send. ■ Wear appropriate attire. Add a conservative business suit, traditional shirt or blouse and moderate shoes to your tool kit. Goedert reminded people looking for jobs to reach out. “There’s help out there,” she said. “There’s a lot of support out there. It’s just a matter of finding it.”

Book recommendations from Goedert’s networking group

Goedert’s top 10 social sites for finding a job

“Your Best Life Now,” by Joel Osteen “Your Personality Tree,” by Florence Littauer “Now, Discover your Strengths,” by Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton “Never Eat Alone,” by Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz “The Slight Edge,” by Leo Weidner “Today Matters,” by John Maxwell “Put Your Dreams to the Test,” by John Maxwell “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” by Dale Carnegie

LinkedIn.com Plaxo.com Twitter.com — supplement with a blog or LinkedIn profile Jobster.com Facebook.com CraigsList.org MyWorkster.com – only for college graduates VisualCV.com JobFox.com Ecademy.com

Karen Goedert’s marketing tip s for resort job seekers

■ Flexibility — be willing and able to be diverse with your job skills and what you are willing to do.

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ELLEN ARLENE BULLARD 1919 — 2009 Ellen Arlene Bullard, 89, passed away May 16, 2009, at the Immanuel Lutheran Home in Kalispell, Mont. She was born Sept. 16, 1919, in Pleasanton, Kan., the daughter of Thomas and Ethel (Troy) Davison. She attended schools in Kansas and Missouri and graduated from Ottawa High School in Ottawa, Ill. She married Albin Sheme on January 18, 1941, and they had three children, Richard, Sherry and Thomas. They relocated to Hayden in 1949, and they owned and operated Hayden Lumber for 12 years. Al passed away Oct. 3, 1969. She later met Eugene Bullard, and they married Nov. 29, 1974. Eugene passed away March 5, 1995. Ellen was employed at the Yampa Valley National Bank until her retirement in 1984. She was a member of the United Church of Christ and the Order of Eastern Star. After her retirement, she was

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Jerry Dale Shelton. Ken is survived by his wife, Sherri, and daughters Destiny and Delaney, all of Bakersfield, Calif.; parents Dick and Bonnie Oneal; sister Loretta (Don) James, of Lancaster, Calif.; Joanna (David) Quinones, Penny (David) Blount, of Melbourne, Fla.; grandmother Coeta Shelton, of Krebs, Okla.; and family and friends across the country who held a very special place in Ken’s heart. Ken was highly respected in his profession as a senior electrical estimator for more than 16 years where he worked in the Bakersfield and Steamboat Springs offices. The family wishes to express their deep gratitude and heartfelt thanks for the support and kindness showed during his illness. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. May 23 at Joy Community Church, 2408 Allen Rd, Bakersfield, CA, 93312. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Ken’s memory may do so by making donations to Joy Community Church. Ken was loved by all and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

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of your loyalty to this precious life, the way you have worked hard and truly lived. You have inspired us and assisted us in being a better version of ourselves. You have been there to lend a hand, a hug or a kind word. Steamboat Springs has lost its sovereign son and will not be the same for it. We make our promise — our solemn vow — to move forward and lovingly hold you in our hearts. We will be the person you have moved us to be, we will be kind to all creatures and live each day with the fullness of its entitlement. We lovingly send you into God’s arms with the gentle kiss of a mother, warm hug of a father and the genuine gratitude of a good friend. Our dearest Chris, be joyous, be free, be peaceful, be the man we have been blessed to know. Take forward to heaven your bounty and have faith that your legacy will live on. Collectively, all whom you have met across the world will rejoice you, we will honor you, we will love you always. A memorial service is at 5 p.m. today at Slopeside Grill in Torian Plum Square, at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. A second memorial service is being planned for Columbus, Ohio. Details will be announced. “All of the animals except for man know the principal business of life is to enjoy it.” — Samuel Butler In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in Corna’s name to Routt County Humane Society at 879-7247 or Doak Walker Care Center in care of the Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa Valley, 871-0700.

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7 companies at summit account for 176 local jobs Another audience member asked the panelists whether they feel responsible for marketing Steamboat Springs. Many are location-neutral companies. Moots uses a “hand-built in the Rockies” tag line on the bicycles it makes and sells, Rob Mitchell said. SmartWool identifies closely with Steamboat, spokeswoman Molly Cuffe said. “Steamboat is absolutely the face of our brand,” she said. “Our heritage is here.” The businesspeople also stressed how important local involvement is to them. ACZ paid for the new bronze sculpture on the courthouse lawn, Tim VanWyngarden said. “We don’t have cool schwag like a lot of you guys do,” he told the other panelists. The companies all donate to organizations and fundraisers across Routt County, Moore said. SmartWool provides its employees 40 paid volunteer hours a year, Cuffe said. The company also shuts down for two days a year to do projects in the community. “Money is one thing, but when you invest your sweat and energy into your community, that’s when you’re really dedicated,” she said. The summit, “Thriving in Tough Economic Times,” was Wednesday and Thursday at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel. — To reach Blythe Terrell, call 871-4234 or e-mail bterrell@steamboatpilot.com

Lighthearted speakers Who says an Economic Summit has to be boring? Presenters sprinkled their speeches with jokes and flippant comments at last week’s conference.

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She asked the businesses to provide their job and payroll numbers. The seven companies account for 176 local jobs and a payroll of $9.5 million. “When you put these companies together, they would rank about the fifth-largest employer (in Routt County) both in jobs and in wages,” Moore said. The business representatives were forthcoming with their trials and tribulations, and many offered reasons for optimism. Big Agnes makes sleeping bags, pads and tents. The company has had a 62 percent average growth rate each year for the past seven, Rich Hager said. The businesses all care for and are invested in the community, owners said. Most of them donate items to and serve as sponsors for fundraisers and events across town. They help in other ways, too. “In 2008, we spent over $40,000 with local businesses to entertain and accommodate guests brought to Steamboat Springs,” Hager said. Laura Lamun, founder of Little Moon Essentials, offered an unconventional business approach. The idea for her natural body-care products arrived while she slept. “I woke up from a dream and put together a bath salt I had dreamed about,” Lamun said. “I saw everything in this dream. I saw the bath salt; I

saw the name.” She started selling the product at a Boulder store and built her business from there. “It took me 10 years to make my first million dollars,” Lamun said. “It took me 14 months to make my second million.” She sees the economy’s recession as an economic “remodel.” “We’re tearing everything down and doing an extreme home remodel. … I’m going to do that in an unconventional and humorous way.” Chris Timmerman runs the Creek Co., which sells fly fishing accessories and other river-related items. Like Lamun, he keeps his operation going with a small staff and a lot of flexibility. There are “four guys, and we crank out a lot of business, and so even in tough times like this, there’s room to suck it up and everything’s still good for us,” Timmerman said. The audience questioned the business owners about their methods and sought advice. One participant asked about financing. Wing-Time owner Terry Brown said seeking financing was a personal experience. “I wasn’t trying to get them to invest in my business,” Brown said. “I’m trying to get them to invest in me.” Timmerman did a small stock offering to start his business. Lamun uses a partnership with a catalogue and builds through sales.

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Connections plans to expand, add jobs to K to the 8th Power continued from 3A could bring these two companies together, leveraging our national footprint … and help them expand their footprint in terms of schools they’re reaching,” Guttentag said. Connections Academy manages online schools for kindergarten through 12th grade and serves about 18,000 students. Connections was founded in 2001 and opened its first two schools in 2002. One was Denver Connections Academy, part of the public school system

in Denver. “We have a fondness for the state and are happy to be there in two places,” Guttentag said. Connections plans to help K to the 8th expand. That could mean more jobs, but those might not be in Steamboat. “To our customers and new customers, it’ll look the same,” Reed said. “They’re going to be really aggressive and put a lot of money into it. They want to grow it by a factor of 4 1/2 over a year and a half, and they have the resources to do it.” Connections Academy offered

cash and stock for K to the 8th. Connections is private but plans to go public in a year and a half, Reed said. He wouldn’t give figures but said the deal amounted to five times K to the 8th Power’s annual revenue. Reed, Bennett and Ott are contractually obligated to stay with the company for a year, Reed said. He isn’t sure whether he’ll stay on after that. “I have no idea. I haven’t really decided. I haven’t worked for somebody for so long, I don’t know if I can do it,” he joked.

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Lila May Craig died May 9, 2009, in Yuma, Ariz. She was 90. Lila was born Sept. 21, 1918, in Colorado Springs, to Robert Reid and Florence Carol Crossan, of Yampa. She married Leonard Craig on Oct. 12, 1936, then moved to Grand Junction where they raised their children. For Craig more than 45 years, she was a resident of Glenwood Springs, best known for her friendly face and twenty years of service at Center Drug. After retirement, she started dividing her time between Glenwood Springs, Colorado and Yuma. For the past two years, she lived with her greatgranddaughter, Camie Walker

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LILA MAY CRAIG (Tim), in Silt, enjoying her twilight years with her greatgreat grandchildren. Lila is preceded in death by both her parents, her husband, her sister (Alice Hill), and her oldest son, Robert Craig, of Tucumseh, Okla. Surviving her are her daughter, Donna Smith (Art), formerly of Glenwood Springs, now living in Grand Junction; her son, Charles Craig, of Yuma; 12 grandchildren, 12 greatgrandchildren and 10 greatgreat-grandchildren. A graveside memorial was May 22 at the Yampa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to the Colorado Rockies Make a Wish Foundation for the Lila Craig Memorial, 7951 E. Maplewood, #126, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.

Mildred A. “Millie” Silva, 92, passed away March 28, 2009, at home in Blanca under Hospice care. She was born Jan. 9, 1917, in Pasadena, Calif., to Roy and Bessie Bartlett McKibben. Millie married Carden H. Silva in 1939 in Kingman, Ariz. Silva She was a homemaker and a nurse. She was a member of the United for Christ Community Church and enjoyed word searches, needlepoint, senior citizens, dance class and taking care of her husband and children. Millie is survived by her husband, Carden,

of Blanca; her sons, Carden Terrence Silva, of Steamboat Springs, and Donald Bruce Silva, of Hayden; her grandchildren, Scott, Sam and Shelby; and her great-grandchildren, Logan and Ethan. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Elizabeth McKibben; and two brothers, Donald and Bruce McKibben. Cremation was chosen and a memorial service was held April 11 at the United for Christ Community Church in Blanca. Contributions are requested to Hospice del Valle and may be made through the mortuary office. Arrangements are in care of Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa.

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Sharon Rogers, a longtime resident of Hayden, died May 15, 2009, at her home in Hayden following a lengthy illness. She was 65. Sharon was born Aug. 28, 1943, in Ely, Nev., the daughter of Allan J. and Frances L. (Flathman) Liebsack. She was raised and attended school in Ely. After high school, Sharon attended cosmetology school in Nampa, Idaho. Sharon moved to Colorado and married Kenneth Roby, and to this union a son, Gary, was born. Kenneth died in 1971, and Sharon married Jerry Lee Rogers on July 15, 1975, in Ely. Sharon was a homemaker and also worked for many years as a housekeeper at Routt Memorial Hospital. At various stages in her life, Sharon had lived in Oak Creek, Grand Junction

and Craig. Her cat, Jinx, was the joy of her life. In later years, Sharon became a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Craig. She is survived by her son, Gary Roby, of Denver; her brother, James A. Liebsack, of Ely; and many dear friends including Kathy Hockin, who has cared for her for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother, Dwayne, and her husbands Kenneth Roby and Jerry L. Rogers. Cremation has taken place and memorial services were held May 20 at Faith Lutheran Church in Craig with Pastor John Turner officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the church in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave. Craig, CO 81625.

Gary L. Whitmer, of Greeley passed away April 12, 2009, at Northern Colorado Medical Center. He was 67. He was born in Clark to Russell L. and Thelma (Wallis) Whitmer. Gary served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Gary owned the Rainbow Park Ranch in Clark, where he raised cattle and hay and offered sleigh rides in the winter. Gary loved the outdoors. He was an avid elk hunter and lifetime member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He also loved fishing and his dog, Mutley. Gary touched many lives, and he will be missed by all who knew him. Gary is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Whitmer

Brillard, of Greeley, and Stephanie Whitmer of Fort Collins; his 94-year-old mother, Thelma Whitmer, of Steamboat Springs; siblings Glen Whitmer, Cindy Osborne, Jackie Lutz and Diana Hillewaert; and former wife, Carolyn Whitmer. He is preceded in death by his father. Services will be held at a later time. Please visit the Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services Web site for further service information. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in care of Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO. Condolences may be left for the family at www.adamsonchapels.com.

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Stanko: These 6 men served their country, community Honor continued from 1A daily story,” John Ramunno said about his father’s time in Korea, as he remembered Carl Ramunno’s “Christmas in a foxhole” story. “When I was a kid, I thought he must have been there for 10 years. … He put his life on the line for his country. There’s not a day goes by I don’t think about something he told me or taught me.” Stories about veterans returning home too often are negatively focused on issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, said local veteran Jim Stanko, organizer of the annual Memorial Day ceremony to be held Monday. Not often enough, Stanko said, are there stories about men such as Ramunno, who returned from service to make a positive impact on the community for many years. “He took a lot of us kids and shaped us up,” Stanko said about Ramunno — from personal experience. “That’s what we’re trying to show: What you learn in the military carries over. … Not only did they serve their country, they came back and served their community. I know we have problems, but people came back and help build their communities. They don’t get the recognition.”

Honor in every war In honor of such men, the Steamboat Springs Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4264 and the American Legion Post No. 44 will pay tribute to six veterans from past wars Monday, to symbolize all 265 veterans at the Steamboat Springs Cemetery.

Representing Civil War veterans will be Charles C. Graham, a Steamboat businessman who was elected to the state Senate as a Populist. He died at the age of 76. “He was a pioneer resident here, first locating on a ranch on the Elk River and then moving to Steamboat Springs where he erected a building on Lincoln Avenue and lived many years,” reads an obituary in the Jan. 14, 1914, Steamboat Pilot. “In the early days, he was prominent in Republican politics, but at the time of the Populist (wave) he joined that party.” Representing veterans of World War I will be Claude A. Luekens, who served 23 years as a Routt County Commissioner and 19 years as the mayor of Steamboat Springs. He died July 13, 1971, at the age of 88. “His record of community service was so impressive that it seemed that his vocation of many years, the ChryslerPlymouth agency and garage, was only a sideline,” read Luekens’ local newspaper obituary. “Actually, his business was one of the two originally Chrysler-Plymouth agencies in Colorado.” Don Brookshire will represent veterans of World War II. Brookshire, a Steamboat Springs native, died in 1997. He owned and operated the former Corner Liquor Store and later was employed as the lift ticket supervisor for the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. for 20 years. A Navy veteran based on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean, Brookshire was elected to three terms on the Steamboat Springs City

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Abts, Richard. Adamski, Walter. Ahlman, Enoch. The names are whisked away by the hot, gusting wind as soon as they are spoken, forgotten in the stream of the next name and the next name and the next name. Fuller, Addison. Fuller, Mary. Furlong, John. The story of America could be told through these names, tales of bravery and hesitation, of dreams achieved or deferred and of battles won and lost. Taken alone, they are just words, identities stripped of place and time, stripped of rank and deeds and meaning. But they are not taken alone. They are taken together — 148,000 names, representing the entire veteran population of Riverside National Cemetery, a roll call of the dead read aloud throughout 10 days by more than 300 volunteers. They read in pairs, rotating through 15-minute shifts in the beating sun, in the chilly desert night and in the pre-dawn hours thick with mosquitoes. Some time on Memorial Day, they will read the last name on

the nation’s busiest national names of 145 forgotten veterans cemetery. While others gave their dangle from a thick key chain lives, Blackaby gives his time — that never leaves his side, a differand a lot of it, nearly 30 hours ent color for each branch of service. He knows the story behind a week. almost every name. Throughout the “If I didn’t do it, years, Blackaby has “I’m reading off a who would do it?” made his specialty whole litany of he says. “I mean, here not among history. It kind of they have friends, the remembered they have to have and the honored, makes you wonder friends. They don’t but among the lost, what’s behind each through a whole the abandoned and name, what their life go lifetime and not the forgotten. The was like, what they have somebody work seems to fit that cares about his story of missed did.” them.” chances and dashed Richard Blackaby And, true to dreams, his yearnArmy veteran ing to belong to form, Blackaby something greater reads names — than himself. hundreds of them Every day, the 60-year-old — for the roll call project. grandfather with the crinkly, He reads for hours on overblue-gray eyes slips on the black night shifts in the cemetery’s eerie leather vest that’s his personal gloom, the podium illuminated uniform and stands at attention as only by a floodlight. He reads the cemetery honors the cremated during the weekend afternoons remains of dozens of abandoned and late into a Saturday night to cover gaps in the schedule. or forgotten veterans. “Every one that we read off, Every day, he salutes as the National Guard reads the names I feel like I am probably doing off the simple wooden boxes their family a favor because they can’t be here,” he said. filled with ashes. “I’m reading off a whole litEvery day, he accepts the folded flag for soldiers he will never any of history. It kind of makes know — and then gives it back you wonder what’s behind each for the next day’s dead. name, what their life was like, Dog tags engraved with the what they did.”

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Save the Date!

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Hospice Dinner Event Monday June 8th, 2009

at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort

Evening includes live entertainment and a chance to win one of 5 fabulous door prize trips to: Ireland, Maine, Denver, Belize and Hawaii! 6pm Cocktails • 7pm Dinner & Entertainment

Tickets are: $60 per person / $100 per couple $1,000 per Friends of Hospice Table

(includes reserved table for 10 and recognition in honor of or in memory of a person or persons)

Call or stop by the VNA/Hospice office at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101 to purchase tickets. For more information call Suzi Mariano 970-871-7631 or smariano@nwcovna.org

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the 2,465th page. Some read for their country. Others read for a father lost in battle or a beloved son cut down in his prime. And one man reads for no one in particular — except, maybe, for himself. Richard Blackaby was just 18 and fresh out of high school in 1966 when he was drafted for Vietnam. His father had served as a Seabee in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and Blackaby was desperate to follow in his path. But the Army said no: Blackaby had epilepsy and asthma and was unfit for service. Twelve years later, Blackaby — now married with three children — reapplied to the Army and was accepted to the 4th Infantry Division as a forward observer. But Vietnam was over, and the eager recruit spent the next six years waiting for a war that never came. When he was honorably discharged in 1984, he was a sergeant but had never experienced combat, had never called in a real air strike or fired at a real target. Nearly 25 years later, Blackaby’s missed opportunity weighs on him as he patrols his selfselected battleground: Riverside,

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Steamboat Pilot & Today â&#x20AC;�� Sunday, May 24, 2009


Steamboat Pilot &Today | Section B

Real Estate

ON THE MARKET

Tom Ross

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

Intrawest CEO says business refocuses Intrawest CEO Bill Jensen used plain language last week to describe his company’s future in resort real estate while participating in a panel discussion at the annual convention of the National Ski Areas Association in Marco Island, Fla. Several published reports, including one in the Vail Daily, had Jensen saying the old Intrawest focus had been on real estate for 20 years but, “That went into the toilet, flushed down the sewer and into some ocean, so that business opportunity is truly dead right now.” The dwindling prospects for Intrawest’s real estate business caused the company to refocus on its primary revenue generators and engage in cost cutting during the winter, Jensen added. The result is that when business comes back, those costs won’t have to be added back into the business model, he said.

Small crane dismantles cranes at ski area base The twin yellow construction cranes at One Steamboat Place have completed their work on the luxury condominium project at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, and a third, smaller crane (this one is red) has begun taking its larger brothers down. The work should be completed by the conclusion of the Memorial Day weekend.

Kreissig Homes moving dirt at Rocky Peak Village Go ahead and ask: Are Kim and Peter Kreissig really going to build new townhomes in Steamboat this summer despite the sagging market and substantial inventory? Kreissig Homes has begun digging foundations for the first homes at Rocky Peak Village off Hilltop Parkway. Prices for the 2,300square-foot, four-bedroom homes begin in the $700,000s. Kim Kreissig, who hangs her real estate shingle at Prudential Steamboat Realty, said this week that more than half of the initial building is sold out. The first units should be delivered Nov. 1, complete with landscaping.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com

Real Estate Reporter: Tom Ross • 871-4205/tross@steamboatpilot.com

Unusual craftsmanship Home takes advantage of beetle-killed lodgepole pine

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he thousands of acres of dying evergreen trees in Northwest Colorado represent a tremendous timber resource, but let’s face it: Lodgepole pine doesn’t always get the respect it deserves. To understand how beautiful STORY BY beetle-killed TOM ROSS lodgepole can be in a family home, all one needs do to is tour Steve and Currie Meyer’s timber-frame home at 2755 Abbey Road in West End Village. Steve Meyer, the owner of ScribeLine Timber Works, was just putting the finishing touches on his family’s new timber-frame home this winter when Currie accepted a position managing a branch library in Fort Collins. Now, the Meyers’ 2,640square-foot home is on the market for $639,000. Listing Realtor Charlie Dresen, of Prudential Steamboat Realty, said the home’s features include 3-plus bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an unusually deep garage. Even the garage reflects Meyer’s timber-frame craftsmanship with its shaped posts and beams and pegged joinery. Meyer purchased a load of lodgepole logs from a timber operation on the Henderson Mine off Colorado Highway

SUNDAY FOCUS

The timber frame of the Meyer home in West End Village is built to a 300-year standard. Below: The foyer features a curved wall.

9 between Kremmling and Silverthorne. “We brought Joe Bonn’s portable band saw to the site to mill the pile of logs,” Meyer said. He used the heavy timbers to build his new home to a 300-year standard. And by using local timber, he reduced the carbon footprint of his home, adding to its greenbuilt qualities. They include energy-efficient sheathing and renewable bamboo flooring. The result is a family home

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with a level of craftsmanship you wouldn’t always see in one of Steamboat’s best neighborhoods for working families. “If Steve hadn’t built it, not many people would build a timber-frame home of this size in this neighborhood,” Dresen said. “This home has so much style. In second homes twice this size, you see this kind of craftsmanship all the time, but not in homes of this size.” See Timber, page 2B

Olympian developer cuts penthouse price by $395K 20 percent discount good only for the next 3 sales at complex Tom Ross

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Paul Franklin, developer of The Olympian at Fifth and Yampa streets, is testing his hypothesis that interested buyers in his downtown luxury condo building can be motivated to get in the game with a 20 percent price discount. For his most expensive penthouses, that could add up to $395,000. “I believe there is pent-up energy on the sidelines right now,” Franklin said. “In this market, people are looking for

deals. I think I can release that energy by offering deals.” The offer of a 20 percent discount is good only for the next three sales at the 23-unit project, Franklin said. The intent is to create urgency, which in turn could lead to some sales momentum, which, Franklin hopes, will bolster consumer confidence in his product. Franklin said he is in final negotiations on converting his construction loan at The Olympian to long-term financing. He said the discount program is not about his ability to carry the completed project but about hesitancy in the marketplace.

“It has nothing to do with my financial position,” Franklin said. “We came into this with a very good pro forma. It’s about the market and people looking for a deal.” Thus far, two units have sold at The Olympian, one of three deed-restricted, affordable units and a one-bedroom market-rate condominium that had an asking price of $636,000. The one market-rate sale represents the bottom of the price range at The Olympian, which offers unobstructed views of the Yampa River, right across the street from many of the condos. See Olympian, page 2B

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Decks on the south side of The Olympian overlook the Yampa River and the ski jumps at Howelsen Hill. Two units have sold at the luxury condominium building.

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Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, May 24, 2009

Real estate transactions

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■ JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION and WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK To PHIPPS, PARKER JAMES and PHIPPS, MCKELL For RED HAWK VILLAGE SUBD LOT 15 — $280,000 ■ POTVIN, DAVID M To FUHRMANN, DANA For MEADOWLARK CONDO BUILDINGS NORTH 100 200 300 400 UNIT 322 — $265,000

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58 Spruce Street Live in one - rent the other $699,000 www.sprucest58.com

■ COMBS, DAVID D and COMBS, MARIAN T To ERIC WILLIAM GRENFELL AND KAREN SUZANNE GRENFELL 2003 FAMILY TRUST DATED MAY 30 2003 For SEC 27 T 7N R 84W PARTIAL LEGAL - SEE DOCUMENT — $1,620,000 ■ SPITZLEY, NATHANIEL and SPITZLEY, KARINA S To UNDERWOOD, PAUL E For FOX ESTATES FILING NO 1 LOT 11 — $483,000 ■ KAROLEWSKI, JACLYN LEIGH and FREDRICKSON, DEBORAH JILL To BROOKS, KIMBERLY ANNE and WERTHEIMER, MARK HOWARD For SEC 31 T 4 N R 85 W PARTIAL LEGAL - SEE DOCUMENT — $70,000

■ PROFLIGATE LLC To ATKINSON, ROBERT P and ATKINSON, REBECCA H For EMERALD LODGE AT TRAPPEURS CROSSING RESORT CONDO UNIT 5203 — $1,005,000 ■ LANG, GILBERT W To ROBINSON, KENT WARREN and ROBINSON, SUZANNE For TREE HAUS FILING NO 1 LOT 118 — $715,000 ■ BECK, DANIEL M To KLINE, LEONARD R and LANG, NAOMI J and SWENSON, LEE and SWENSON, LESLIE C For SUNRAY MEADOWS CONDOMINIUMS PHASE XV UNIT 1401 — $310,000 ■ NIELSEN, RONALD A To DOWNS, ROBERT For

PHIPPSBURG, TOWN OF LOT 27,28,29 BLK 20 — $270,000 ■ HAYDEN AIRPORT GARAGES LLC To EVANS, SHARON and BOST, STEPHEN For HAYDEN AIRPORT GARAGES FILING NO 2 UNIT C-58 — $23,900 ■ SIERRA CREEK 1 LLC To MOLL, MARY and HOFFMANN, BRITTNEY and BLACK, CORNELIUS JOHN and BLACK, KATHERINE L For SIERRA VIEW SUBDIVISION LOT 21 — $375,000 Total real estate sales — $5,666,900

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District Forester John Twitchell, of the Colorado State Forest Service in Steamboat Springs, is trying to encourage the use of beetle-killed lodgepole in homebuilding. He said timber-frame construction is well-suited because the production of large posts and beams makes it easier to work around the cracks that appear in timber that has dried on the stump. “A lot of people maligned lodgepole even before the beetle epidemic, but lodgepole is the strongest Western pine there is,” Twitchell said. A report just released by the State Forest Service cites lodgepole as frequently being the timber of choice locally for timber-frame and other forms of post and beam construction. Further, it concludes that the “blue stain” appearance (evidence of an old fungal growth) that gives beetle-killed timber The Meyer home has a rustic covered front porch that has the feel of a farm home. some of its beauty and character, has no impact on the struc- eton of the structure is exposed and doesn’t have anything to do to plain view. Meyer’s passion with the timber-frame style of tural integrity of the wood. Timber frame is a style of for his work is evident by the construction. A curved interior construction involving a frame fact that he leaves the ends wall, complete with matching made of stout posts and beams of his pegs protruding from baseboard made of laminated rather than the light frame the posts and beams, an effect pine, sets an artistic tone. The great room is spacious of most stick-built construc- timber framers refer to as “left enough to accommodate a tion, according to the Timber proud.” One of the nicest touches in kitchen office and an art table Framers Guild. Typically, in a timber-frame home, the skel- the Meyer home is in the foyer for youngsters in one corner.

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Every door in the home is solid wood, one children’s bedroom has a mini loft, and the master bedroom has its own deck overlooking Orton Meadows on the northwest flank of Emerald Mountain. — To reach Tom Ross, call 871-4205 or e-mail tross@steamboatpilot.com

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The condominiums at The Olympian blend the historic loft look with warm wood finishes. A half dozen units offer semi-private elevators that open in the living space.

The amount of the discount Franklin is offering will range with the asking prices. For example, a two-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo on the fourth floor priced at $994,000 would be discounted $198,800 to $795,200. The price per square foot would drop from $745 to $596. At the top of the scale, a three-bedroom, two-bath penthouse with views of the ski area and Sleeping Giant comprising 2,131 square feet and priced at $1.975 million would be reduced to $1.58 million. Among the four new downtown condominium projects completed last year, the majority of units remain unsold.

Franklin said he has been working closely with Mark Scully, principal for Green Courte Partners, whose downtown assets include Alpen Glow and Howelsen Place, to promote the attractiveness of living downtown. Scully said he is looking forward to the first full summer without major construction on the side streets off Lincoln Avenue. “It’s the reintroduction of downtown Steamboat,” Scully said. “We’re encouraged by the demand for nightly rentals in our properties.” Scully said he and his partners at Ski Town Lifestyle Properties, the Steamboat sales arm of Green Courte, constantly are reviewing pricing and probably will unveil some price reductions in June. “We have what we think is the best project in town at Howelsen Place,” Scully said. “We also intend to compete with Paul (Franklin) and everyone downtown, as well as on the mountain.” Franklin thinks his own property has qualities that can’t be replicated in downtown, including large heated decks overlooking the river that can accommodate hot tubs and large common areas including an interior courtyard that walls out the ambient noise of downtown. Six of the units have semi-private, lock-off elevators that deliver residents into their own foyers. The design aesthetic reflects a historic urban loft, mixing steel details and exposed ductwork with warm wood flooring and trim. The relatively small size of the project allowed Franklin to work with architectural firm Vertical Arts to ensure each condominium is distinctly different from the others. The listing broker for The Olympian is Tom Wilson, of Prudential Steamboat Realty. — To reach Tom Ross, call 871-4205 or e-mail tross@steamboatpilot.com

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Real Estate Listings Steamboat Pilot &Today

Properties for Sale and Lease Sunday, May 24, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com

STEAMBOAT:2bd, 1ba furnished basement, quiet, downtown home. Private entrance, kitchenette, Patio. NP, NS. $1,000 month+electric. Cable, WiFi, water, trash included. 879-8793.

STEAMBOAT: 1BD, fully remodeled Timbers Condo. New floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, great view. $950, Available June 10th 802-310-1135

STEAMBOAT:Snowbird Perfect, Beautifully furnished, centrally located, 2+2, WD, FP, Garage, Utilities and Cable included, $1,500 mo. NS, NP, Kym 879-2149

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA Walton Village. NEW CARPET! WD, NS, NP, Hottub, Pool, Tennis. Water, Cable, Trash included. $800. 970-291-9059, 970-291-1117

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STEAMBOAT:3 Bed, 3 ba, Clocktower Sq. $2750 incl util. Fully furnished, hot tub, BBQ, WD. 6 month lease. Jen 415-350-7726

STEAMBOAT:Furnished 1BD, 1BA. Utilities and internet included. WD, Pool, hottub, on mountain. 1st, last, security NS, NP. $900. Liz 879-5100x10

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 2BA Nicely Furnished. Fireplace, WD, Fully equipped kitchen, Cable, Pool, Hot Tub, Very Clean, Mountain views. NS, NP References required. $950 1st, last, dep. Call 879-6189

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STEAMBOAT:Desirable Old Town Location. Charming 2 bd, 1 ba, 1150 sqft. WD, Seperate Building, garage negot., long term, NP, NS, Available 6/15. $1,250 mo. 879-4924 STEAMBOAT: 2BD, 1BA Garden Level apartment 4 miles from town. $900 monthly + utilities. (970) 734-8261 STEAMBOAT:Efficiency Apartment, 12 mi south, Entrance and bath, WD, Heat, Electricity, Dish, NS, year, references, Last, Deposit $525 6/20, 736-8247 CRAIG:Remodeled 2BA, 1BA apartments with Travertine, slate, oak, and alder finishes, Economy apartments, or 2BD, 2BA Townhomes that allow pets. 970-824-9251

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STEAMBOAT:Furnished Apartment, 2BD, 1BA, 4 miles from ski mountain, Dishwasher, WD, $875 month. NS, NP. 1st, last. 871-4800, ext.100, 970-393-0906 STEAMBOAT: 1br clean, new apartment for rent 12 mi west of Steamboat, private entrance, full kitchen, wd, fully furnished, wrap-round deck, covered parking, incredible views $900 includes utilities. 970-879-1036 STEAMBOAT:Caretakers apartment in luxury home available. $1200 monthly includes utilities. (970)879-8089 STEAMBOAT: 3BD, 2.5BA, partially furnished, 1 garage, 1 out door space, WD, hardwood floors, premium appliances, close to down town, responsible couples and families preferred. $1,850 month + partial utilities. Or 2BD apartment $1,300 monthy plus utilities. Call Russ 203-253-6509 STEAMBOAT:2 Bd, 1 Bath Val D’Isere. Flexible lease, hardwood floors, DW, WD, very clean, utilities included. Pets neg. $1300 303-859-2616

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STEAMBOAT:Spring Meadows Condo 2BD, 1BA, unfurnished, close to mountain. $900 monthly plus S.D. NS, NP. (970)879-2373

STEAMBOAT:Newly furnished Ridgecrest! 2BD, 2BA, bus, ski, mountain views, deck, hottubs, WD, NS, NP, utilities, internet, garage, storage, $1750. 719-648-5789

2BD, 2BA furnished Lodge on mountain. Pool, hottubs, deck, cable, gas, internet, shuttle. NS, NP. $1600, 200yds to Gondola 440-666-6008

STEAMBOAT:Walton Village 1BD Condo, top floor, deck, good condition. Bus route, pool, hot tub, tennis. $750. NP, 1st, Security. 970-846-7435

STEAMBOAT:2bd, 2ba Furnished, Roomy, sunny ground floor unit. Great location, easy walk to downtown. NS, NP, WD, Deck. Available June 1st, $1600 includes utilities. 846-1599

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA furnished, remodeled, top corner unit, mountain views. wood floors, WD, HT & pool, NS, NP. $1095 monthly (970)736-1204 STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, Shadow Run, very nice Mt views, furnished, WD, 2 storage closets, NP, $890 + elec. 970-846-9383

STEAMBOAT: 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, luxury townhome. Great location on mountain, sleeps 8. Pool, spa, fitness center. July 4-11. $1,500 970-879-1833. STEAMBOAT:Fantastic Rentals Furnished 1 bedroom units starting at $900, 2 bedroom units starting at $1350. 1st, last and security. NP, NS. Lisa at 879-5100 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA furnished Rockies 1st floor. Views! Pool, hot tubs out your door! Mountain, bus route, NS, NP $1250. 304-722-2386 STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, Ski Trails Condo. Fully furnished, $1000 monthly includes all utilities. NS, NP. Available until December 1st. 970-846-2659

STEAMBOAT:Great 2BD, 2.5BA, All Appliances, carport &garage on mountain. NS, NP $1,275 1st, last, deposit. Available 6/1 Dan 719-491-6231or 719-495-8304 STEAMBOAT:Sunray 2BD, 2BA, on bus, vaulted ceiling, WD, 1 car heated garage, included heat water & cable. Call Mike 846-8692 STEAMBOAT:Large top floor 2BD, 2BA Rockies Condo. Furnished, hardwood, deck, storage, bus route, pool, hottubs, golf; utilities included. $1400 month Lindsay 508-789-1910 or http://www.2433rockiesway.com/, STEAMBOAT: Condo on mountain. 2BD, 1BA. Cute, clean, great karma! (970) 846-2631

STEAMBOAT: 1 and 2 bedrooms. Furn. On Mt. and Bus. Furn. Avail immed. Lease. No Pets. 970-879-8161 STEAMBOAT:New Pines 2bd, 2ba, all upgrades, furnished or not, WD, decks, hot tub, NS, NP $1450 Utilities paid, flexible. 303-909-5563 STEAMBOAT:MOUNTAIN AREA, Shadow Run or Sunburst: Available -Furnished 2BDs , fireplace, hot tub, on bus route. Starting @ $1000. 970-846-5655.

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STEAMBOAT:1 BD, 1BA, Remodeled apt, deck, 11 miles to Steamboat, paved road, NS, Horse negotiable, $850 incl elect, water 846-8022 HAYDEN:The Redstone Motel, 20 minutes west of Steamboat. Monthly Rentals available, Long term. Security Deposit of $400 required. Includes utilities, cable, wireless. Call Jessica (970)846-8252. STEAMBOAT:Large studio apartment, WD, dish, NS, No dogs. $925 a month plus deposit. Utilities included. Available 5/26/09 970-819-1600 STEAMBOAT: Fish Creek area 1BD, garage pets ok, WD, utilities included. Month to month possible. $850 month Call 819-1164

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STEAMBOAT: Villas 2BD, 1BA sunny upper corner unit, attached garage, HT, WD, NS, NP. Gas & cable included. $1350. 846-3471

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STEAMBOAT:Bright 1-BD, 1-BA condo. Walk downtown, WD, DW, NS, NP, good storage, views of sunset, cable included $925. (970) 846-6786.

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STEAMBOAT:Drastically reduced Storm Meadows Club, furnished 1BD, 1BA, upscale amenities, athletic club. NS, NP, flexible terms. Valerie Lish RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT 970-846-1082

STEAMBOAT:Condos available for rent immediately Very Large, furnished, 2 bedroom 1 bath on mountain & bus. $1200 NS, NP. 970-846-6444 STEAMBOAT: 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Furnished Condo on Mountain. WD, NP, NS. Steamboat Home Management & Realty 879-1982

STEAMBOAT:New 1 Bedroom on Mountain near bike path and bus. Furnished. Utilities, Wi-Fi, Satellite included. WD, NS, NP $1,100. 970.734.7933

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STEAMBOAT:2bd, 1ba, waterfall, stone patio, Saltillo tile, hickory cabinets, gas fireplace, fenced yard, WD. $1350 includes gas, electric, cable, trash. NS, 1 dog allowed. 970-734-7374 STEAMBOAT: Very nice studio apartment available. utilities, cable, and internet included. NP, WD, First, last, security. References required. $725 monthly. (970)871-9918 or (970)846-5358 STEAMBOAT-OLD TOWN: 2BD, 1BA. Includes all utilities, WD, some furniture available. NS, pet? First, Last, Security. $1100 month. 970-870-9386. STEAMBOAT:Studio apartment in luxury home available. $1200 monthly includes utilities. (970)879-8089 STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA above town, WD, close to bike bath, bus route, NS, first, last, security deposit. $850monthly includes utilities. (970) 879-4346 STEAMBOAT: Large 1BD on mountain, $900 monthly includes utilities. NS, Responsible Pet okay! On bus route, quiet, cool, clean! 970-819-9749 STEAMBOAT:Great furnished private mountain 2 bed, 1 bath apartment. Non smoking, pets allowed, parking. WD + cable + internet + utilities included. 6 months, available now. $1250 month. Call 970-819-5160.

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STEAMBOAT:1bd, 1bath, efficiency kitchen $825 per month all utilities included. WD, NS, NP, Available May 25th. Call Jimmy at 970-846-7256

STEAMBOAT:WALTON VILLAGE 1BD, 1BA LOWER CORNER UNIT, WD, NP, NS, HOT TUB, POOL, TENNIS COURTS. FIRST, LAST, DEPOSIT $800 879-7746

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STEAMBOAT: Private, cozy, clean studio. $750.00 month includes all utilities, cable, wifi, WD. NP, NS. 1st, last, $150 security. 970-846-6905.

STEAMBOAT: 2BR - 2BA Walton Creek, Lease Negotiable, Pool, Hot Tub, partially furnished, storage. $1150.00 1st,last,security NS, NP, WD. 970-846-7587


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STEAMBOAT:8th and Pine: $1050 month Available NOW. Cute mini-home, new kitchen, hardwoods, fireplace. All included. NS, NP Responsible and clean please! 846-8247 check out this and more online at steamboatliving.com under long term rentals. STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, recently remodeled. Walton Village, WD, on-bus route. Pool, hot tub, tennis courts. NS, NP. $900month+deposit. Available immediately (970)291-9412 STEAMBOAT:Riverfront New 2BD, 2BA on Yampa. Furnished, WD, walk to CCMC, Old Town. $1700 + utilities. 970-846-8804 peggy@peggywolfe.com Thunderhead RE STEAMBOAT:Families wanted for 2 and 3 bedroom condo’s. Fully furnished on mountain with garages. Sorry no pets, no smoking. (970)871-6762 STEAMBOAT:ShadowRun 2BD, 2BA, DW, WD, fireplace, cable, pool, htub, extra storage, on mountain, NS NP $1200 +utilities, available immediately 307-760-3227. STEAMBOAT:Condos available for rent immediately Live in style. Completely gutted, remodeled 1 bed, 1bath condo, contemporary finishes. $1000 NS. 970-846-6444 STEAMBOAT Condo Rental: 4Bdrm, 4Bath, fully furnished. Outside deck, WD, garage, fireplace. Complex has pool and hot tubs. Across the street from gondola. NP, NS in unit. $2,100.00 month, flexible lease terms. Call Megan 720-335-6562 or e-mail megangillick@gmail.com STEAMBOAT:BEST PRICED SUNRAY! Sunny 2bedroom, 2bath new condo; ski area; 2 decks; views, vaulted ceilings; heated garage; washerdryer; available July; $1200. 819-1605. STEAMBOAT:SPACIOUS! 2BD, 2BA, mountain & bus, FURNISHED, screened porch, gas grill, garage, swap coolers, WD, NS, NP. $1650 INCLUDES UTILITIES. Karen 970-819-9051 STEAMBOAT:Sunny corner unit, 2bd, 2bath, Available 06/01, walkout patio to pool, tennis. 1st, last, NS, NP, partially furnished. $1450. 970-879-6528 STEAMBOAT:Bright and Cheery Rockies 1BD, fully furnished, gas fireplace, new carpet, tile. Freshly painted, pool. $900 monthly. Available immediately. (970)879-3142

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STEAMBOAT:Sunray 2BD, 2BA, WD, FP, HT, NS, garage, bus line $1400 + deposit includes water, cable and heat. photos: naomi_lang@hotmail.com, 819-0484

STEAMBOAT: Large home with great yard, nice neighborhood. 4 BD, 2 BA, partially furnished, 1 car garage, deck, W/D. Dog allowed. $1900 monthly. Avail June. Call Central Park Management at 879-3294.

CLARK:Charming Cabins for lease 17 miles North of Steamboat: 1BD’s start at $650 monthly, 2BD’s $1,000 monthly plus utilities. NS, NP. Horse boarding available. 1st, Last, Security. 970-879-6220.

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STEAMBOAT:Ski Time Square Condos, 4th floor UNBELIEVABLE views, FULLY furnished. NP, NS $800 includes ALL utilities + security deposit. 970-870-0421

OAK CREEK:Brand New 1/2 Duplex for Rent 3BD, 2BA, 2-car garage, all appliances included + central vacuum. NS, Pet negotiable. Sierra View, $1650 monthly + utilities. Call Joe 846-3542

YAMPA: 3 bedroom Log home $850.00 month . First, Last, Damage year lease. NP Available June 1st .(970) 638-4455

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA Storm Meadows East Condo. Fully furnished. Utilities included. $975 monthly. Available until December 1st. Call (507)250-5041

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 1BA, garden level, fenced yard. Off Tamarack. Bus, 1-car garage, WD, NS. $1500 plus utilities. Available Now 970-879-5507, (970)879-8584

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STEAMBOAT:3BD, 1BA, Meadow Lark Condo on the mountain. 6 month - 1yr lease, furnished, NS, No dogs, $1,500 monthly. Available now. First, deposit (970)846-1240

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STEAMBOAT: Walton 1BD, 1BA nicely updated, washer, dryer, gas fireplace, storage, bus route. $900 Scott Wither 970-846-5898 Candice 970-846-1642 STEAMBOAT:1BD, 2BA, Top corner, GFP, WD, Pool, HT, Updated, Creek views. NP NS References required. $1000. 1st, last, deposits 879-3788

STEAMBOAT:$900, 1BD, 1BA, Mtn & Bus Route, Furnished, Incl Utilities, Cable, DSL, Pool, Jacuzzi, Storage, WD, NP, NS, condosnaps.com/rockies 970.404.0442

STEAMBOAT: FREE 1/2 MONTHS RENT CALL 734-4919 FOR DETAILS STEAMBOAT:QUAIL RUN, top floor, 2BD, 2BA, Attached heated garage, WD, FP. $1,375 includes most utilities. Valerie Lish RE/MAX STEAMBOAT 970-846-1082

STEAMBOAT:Magnificent 1BD condo, Storm Meadows on Mountain. Fully furnished. $1,190 month to month. All inclusive, NS, NP. Ron @ 970-620-5918

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA, Spectacular views, on mountain, newly renovated, stone, granite. Call for details. Available May-November, short or long term. 970-879-1833

STEAMBOAT:Contemporary upper floor 2br, 2ba Sunray, high-end finishes, wood floors, stainless, FP, decks, garage, WD, NS. $1600 includes Heat, Cable, Water. 7/1. 970-846-7379 STEAMBOAT: 2bd, 1ba, clean, quiet, utilities included, bus route, walk to mountain area, WD, NP, NS, $1100 819 - 2593. STEAMBOAT:1BD Pines at Ore House, Wood & Tile floors, community hot-tub, bus route, NS, NP, WD, $950 includes cable. 970-846-9482

STEAMBOAT: NEW 3BR, 2.5BA, 2 CAR HEATED GARAGE. MOUNTAIN VIEW. 328 PARKVIEW DRIVE, NS, PETS NEGOTIABLE. $2300 MONTH, REDUCED. 970-819-1890

STEAMBOAT: Downtown Studio, 1,200 sq ft apartment, 1,000 sq ft garage. Live and work from home. $1,500 mo 846-9753

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA, Condo, Fully furnished, WD, on bus route, NS, NP $1,400 plus utilities, First, Last, Security (719)338-4763

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA plus loft, wood burning stove, WD, on Yampa river, quiet, 3 miles from Steamboat on Highway 131. $1500. 970-846-0200 STEAMBOAT:PETS WELCOME - 4BD, 4BA Majestic Valley unit with 2 car heated garage, gas fireplace, radiant heat. NS, unfurnished. $2350 month + utilities. First, Deposit. Call Ryan (970)819-2742

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STEAMBOAT: Old Town 3BR, 2BA, furnished flat, off-street parking, NS, NP, first, last, security, references. $1500 mo + util. 879-1521. STEAMBOAT:4BD, 2BA, WD, 1 car garage, quiet, convenient location. Great views! $1,800 month plus utilities. References required! Pet negotiable. 970-879-1197 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, 3357 Apres Ski Way, WD. Walking distance to Gondola. NP, $1100 monthly + deposit & utilities. 970-846-9589 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, 3357 Apres Ski Way, WD. Walking distance to Gondola. NP, $1100 monthly + deposit & utilities. 970-846-9589 STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA, off Tamarack. , NS, pets ok, 1 car garage, deck, views. $1750 monthly, Utilities included, flexible lease. (970)846-2225

CLARK: Right on The Elk River, 3BD, 2BA, WD, NS, pets neg., $1350 month 879-3253

CLARK: 4BD, 2BA, 2 car heated garage, heated shed. On Seedhouse Rd in Clark. NS $1,800 monthly 303-688-0405 CRAIG:Home for rent, 4 bedrooms, very large garage, quiet area. $1000 per month includes water. NS. Call 620-3272 to see. MILNER:1 bdrm,1 bath, WD, 1 pet negotiable, includes heating bill. Perfect for self sufficient handyman, non-smoker with references. $650 mo .871-1407 STEAMBOAT: 4BR, 3.5BA, 2 car garage, 3000 sq.ft home on Hunters Drive. Hot Tub, Rec Room, furnished or unfurnished, pets negotiable. NS. $2850 per month + utilities. 846-8327.

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STEAMBOAT: 3BD, 3.5BA Custom home on Anglers Drive. This home has everything! $3,750 monthly, see more details at tntpropertiesonline.com or Call 970-846-6767

HAYDEN:Spectacular home in Hayden for rent. 4BDR 3BATH, 3000 sq ft with att dbl gar. Open floor plan, in-flr heat, 500 sq ft custom log deck, two laundries, oversized kitchen with dbl ovens, custom closets, undgr sprinkler. We are looking for neat, clean, responsible renters ONLY! Lease and deposit required. $2000 mo. Call Amy 846-7044.

STEAMBOAT: Old Town, 4BD, 3.5BA, pristine long term rental property, $3,5800 no pets. Scott Wither 970-846-5898 Candice 970-846-1642

STEAMBOAT:On the mountain, bus-route, close to park, great neighborhood. 4BD, 2BA, 2-car garage, WD, NS. $2,200 month plus utilities. 970- 846-1984 STEAMBOAT:1 BD, 1 BA, WD, 3 miles from town on HWY131 on Yampa River, River Frontage, $1,200 mo.970-846-0200

STEAMBOAT:4BD, 2BA Fairview Home available 6/15/09. Solar and gas heat, cool summers, warm winters. Private landscaped yard, NS. $2,300 (970)846-9053 STEAMBOAT:3BD, 3BA open, vaulted ceiling, hot tub, double garage & fenced, NS, Pet? $1,800 month. Call 970-846-2880

STEAMBOAT: Unfurnished 1 bedroom 1 bath Mobile Home located in Dream Island MHC, $875 monthly, $900 deposit, Call (970) 879-0261 CRAIG: MOBILE HOME - Fenced yard, for more info call 970-629-5557 or 970-948-5002 STEAMBOAT:2BED, 1BATH, Oversized garage; fits 2 cars. long-term lease. Newly remodeled, painted, excellent condition. NP, $975 per month, includes water and trash. (970)846-0588 SLEEPY BEAR: 3BD, 2BA, $900 monthly 970-846-5433 STEAMBOAT:2BD in Dream Island $850 month also one room $450 and 1 room $300. Call 846-6429 STEAMBOAT: For rent or Sale June 1st. 1100sqft, 4BD, 2BA, nice yard, WD, pet possible. $1500 1st, Last, Security. 970-819-6303 STEAMBOAT:2BED, 1BATH, Oversized garage; fits 2 cars. long-term lease. Newly remodeled, painted, excellent condition. NP, $975 per month, includes water and trash. (970)846-0588

STAGECOACH: 3BD, 2BA townhome, WD, wood stove, spectacular lake view, end unit, new wood floors. $1100 monthly + utilities. (970)734-8500 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA on mountain, bus route. WD, DW, pet negotiable, NS. $1,300 month. First, Last, Deposit, June 1st. Tim 846-1605 STEAMBOAT: Steamboat 3 Bedroom Town homes. Furn. On Mt. and Bus. Furn. Avail. immed. Lease. No Pets. 970-879-8161

STEAMBOAT:Clean, Sunny, Bright unfurnished 3BR 2BA. 2 garages, gas heat & hot water, low utilities, pet considered. $1,500 734-4919

STEAMBOAT:Fantastic Oldtown 3BD, 1BA. Great location! Large fenced yard, big deck. NS, available 6-1. Dog ok. $1,800 + utilities. 846-5667 CLARK: Steamboat Lake. Beautiful log home for rent. Furnished, 5 BR, 3BA. $2,000 mo plus tenant paid utilities. Call (303)698-9279

STEAMBOAT:Old Town Home, 3BD, 2BA, Gas fireplace, W/D, NS, Pets OK, One yr. lease, 1st and security. $1800 month, 846-4705

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA Whistler TH unit. Recent partial renovation. 1st, last, deposit with payment plan. $1300 mo. Includes several utilities and amenities. Avail immediately. 970.596.9884

HERITAGE PARK: 3BD, 3BA unfurnished log home in excellent condition, gas fireplace, wood floors, sunroom, garage, hot tub, $2500. 970-846-5655.

STEAMBOAT: Unfurnished 4BD, 3BA, Downtown, views, NS, pet okay, year lease, $2,500 month + utilities. 970-879-2373

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STEAMBOAT: Spectacular ski area views from this 4BD, 3BA Tree Haus home. Just 2 miles from both downtown and the ski area. Close to everything Steamboat has to offer! Fully furnished with landscaped yard, large deck, hot tub and 2-car garage. Long-term lease $3,500 monthly + utilities. Pets welcome. Call 970-390-5244.

STEAMBOAT:Quiet country home. 2bd, 1ba + office. 2 car garage with shop and laundry room. NS. Pets negotiable. $1400 month. First, Last, Deposit. 846-8778.

STEAMBOAT:Strawberry Park Home, 3 + Bedrooms, 2 Bath, remodeled 04’; 1Bedroom 1Bath basement apartment. $3000 + monthly. 846-9783

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YAMPA: 2BD, 1BA with garage, large fenced yard. NS, pet negotiable. $725 monthly, first, last, security. Available May 1st. (970)846-4596

STEAMBOAT:2BD 1BA cozy, quiet, downtown. Great yard. WD, NP, NS. Lease, references First, Last, Security $1300 month + utilities. 970-879-9038

YAMPA:2BD, 1BA, large yard next to ice rink. $750 month. No Pets. Available 6/1. 1st, last, damage. 1 year lease. (970)638-0460

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CLARK:WILLOW CREEK PASS:3BR, 3 BA, 2 Car Garage, wood burning stove, MUST SEE! $1,650 + elect. 879-1878 or 734-7435

STEAMBOAT:Responsible Caretaker Renter (couple) needed! Reference Required. 3BD, 2BA, mountain, WD, Deck. Avail June. $1500 $1700 depending on duties. 970-858-7735

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STEAMBOAT:Great Location close to Lifts, Bus & Grocery: 2br with loft & yard on large lot. Great deck, yard & ample parking, wood stove, pets ok. Flexible on # of occupants. Ideal for skiers, or students. $1,500 Call Jon 970-819-6930 HAYDEN:Large 1bd, 1ba master bedroom 15X15, new paint, carpet, pets ok, $650 month + utilities. Available 06/01 846-0794

STEAMBOAT: FOR RENT: Duplex, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, garage. Tamarack area, nice views, quiet neighborhood $1,600/mo. Ty 879-1822

STEAMBOAT:1BD Walton Village, Fully Furnished, totally refurbished, gas fireplace, WD, NP, NS. Available immediately. Rent negotiable based on lease term. 970-819-1811 STEAMBOAT:Shadow Run 1bd, 1ba remodeled, fully furnished, fireplace, views, pool, hot tubs, on bus route. NS, NP. 1st, last + deposit. Lease available May 1st, $995/mo. 970-846-7032

STEAMBOAT:OUTSTANDING VIEWS in this unfurnished 2BR 1BA with garage, gas heat & hot water woodstove, WD, pets considered. $1,250 734-4919.

STEAMBOAT:4bd, 2ba house in Old Town. Great location. Semi furnished. Walking distance to Main St. Washer/dryer. Year Lease. NS, PETS ALLOWED. Fenced back yard. Available May 1st. $2000 + utilities 970.846-0833

STEAMBOAT:Will trade 4BD, 4BA contemporary house on ICW, Large pool, Pontoon boat for comparable Ski In -Out mountain home. Late Feb early March 2010. 561-312-1567

HAYDEN:Valleyview Work OR Live. 1150 sqft 2BD, 2BA + 1150 sqft storage with overhead door. Great New construction. $1500 819-1788 or 870-0169

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STEAMBOAT:The Aspens @ Walton Creek. 3BD, 3.5BA, WD, NS, partially furnished. On bus route. $1800 monthly + utilities. 1 cg, FP, month 2 month, 1 dog negotiable, 1st, Security, References. Available now. 970-870-0767 STEAMBOAT:Chinook Lane, 2BD, 2BA on bus route. Furnished, WD, NS, lease. 1st, last, deposit $1500 month + utilities. Call 970-222-0913 STEAMBOAT:Walton Village 2BD, 2- 1/2BA Remodeled, WD, NS, cable, water, trash included, Pool Hot tub, mtn, bus. $1300 +dep. 846-6113 STEAMBOAT: Whistler 2BD, 1BA $1,295 monthly discount, fully appointed, nicely furnished, no pets, Scott Wither 970-846-5898 Candice 970-846-1642

STEAMBOAT: 4 BR, 2 BA custom family home in Fairview. $2250 mo. INCLUDES utilities. June 1st. Jen 846-6377. See photos description at www.flickr.com/photos/jenniferl2009/.

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1.5BA Whistler Townhome. WD, deck, pool, hot tub, NS, NP. $1200 month includes most utilities. 1st, last, security. 846-2451.

STEAMBOAT:Ski In - Ouit Single Family Home, Large Lot, 2 car garage. 3BD, plus apartment, pets ok. $2500 month (970)819-1540

STAGECOACH Townhome: 3BD, 2BA great views, unfurnished. First, last, security. $1,100 monthly. NP, Available May 1st. (970)618-1727

STEAMBOAT:$300 Cash if lease by May 25. Cozy 3BD, 1BA Old Town home. Hardwood floors, WD, Pets considered. $1700 month plus utilities. First, Security. 846-1007

HAYDEN:Horse property, 3BD, 2BA, large barn. 35 acres. 3 miles outside town. $1,800 monthly. NS. Available immediately. Call (720)339-8938

STEAMBOAT: Beautiful 4BD, 3.5BA, 1 car garage, between mountain and town, bus route, WD, NS, NP. $2100 monthly. 970-846-6423. STEAMBOAT: 3bed, 3bath Walton Village Townhome for rent. Sunny, corner unit with valley views. Fully furnished. $1500/month. NS, NP 970.846.9449


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STEAMBOAT:Looking for 1 roommate to share 3BD, 2BA house with one other, WD, pets neg. $625 includes utilities. (970) 846-8890

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, end unit, mountain, bus route, recently update, pool, NS, NP, 1st, last security. $1300 Available June 2nd 970-846-4965

STEAMBOAT: Share house downtown newly remodeled, contemporary, 3BD, 2BA. Overlooking deck! Garage space optional. WD, $650mo + 1/3 utilities. 846-0267

STEAMBOAT: FREE 1/2 MONTHS RENT CALL 734-4919 FOR DETAILS

STEAMBOAT:Room in large log home, half mile from town. NS, NP, WD. $600 month, including utilities. 970-879-3473, leave message.

STEAMBOAT:2BD 2 story sunny corner unit. townhouse, ski area, furnished & fully equipped, WD, pool, hot tub. NS, NP. Available 06/15. $1350 month. Cable, monthly house keeping included. 303-503-8100. HAYDEN:2bd, 1.5 bath townhouse. One car garage. Pets Negot. $950 + depo, HUGE bedrooms, updated interior. Available 6/1 call 970-819-0476 STEAMBOAT:DOWNTOWN 3BD+, 2BA, Spacious, carport, walk to downtown, great views, NS, Finished basement. $1,875 plus utilities, deposit. 970-846-2805

STEAMBOAT:1 bedroom in 2 bedroom APT, NS, WD, 4 miles form town. $350 Iincludes all utilites. 970-846-7149 STEAMBOAT:Roommate needed to share 3 bd townhome $433 month plus 1/3 utilities. 301-802-5344 STEAMBOAT: On bus route and bike path, Roommate wanted $665. Available June 1st, Please call to set up Interview. 303-653-6233 STEAMBOAT:11 miles SW. Sunny bedroom with porch, older farm house. Shared home, modest rent exchange for minimal chores. NS,NP,ND. (970)879-5640 Furnished room for rent. $600 month + 1/4 utilities.NS,NP,no drugs. $600 deposit at move in. Large room with great views! Call 970-819-7854.

STEAMBOAT: 3BD, 4.5BA, remodel, mountain, 2 car garage. NP, NS. Indoor HT, pool. Available until 12-01-09 $2,500 Mark 970-879-3334

Mature roommate wanted for Downtown apartment. Great location, close to bus, W/D, N/S. $450/month includes utilities. $400 deposit. 970-846-9108

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA, 2 story, corner unit, Beautifuly furnished. Mountain, WD, gas fireplace, grill, NP. $1,495 includes cable, trash, & H2O. Available 06/02 (970) 291-9141

CMC student needs affordable housing for June & July only! Responsible. Up to $500 a month. Call Zach 720-273-6460

STEAMBOAT:$1,600 monthly, 4BD, 4BA FURNISHED Townhome between Mtn & town on bus route. Views, 1 car garage, W/D. (303)815-0535 STAGECOACH: Completely remodeled, 3bd 2ba,Townhome. Furnished $1150 mo, non furnished $950 mo, $1,000 deposit. NS, pet negotiable. 970.846.9591. STEAMBOAT:1/2 OFF FIRST MONTH’S RENT! 2BD, 2BA, furnished, WD, mountain, deck, Hot tub, cable, bus. $1,350 + deposit, NS (310)920-5859 STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA, nice, clean, 2300 sf, fully furnished or unfurnished, private town setting, aspens, great mountain views. NS $1900 970-819-7684

STEAMBOAT:1 room available in 3BD house on 13 acres, on Trout Creek. $600 monthly. 879-3699 STEAMBOAT:BR for rent in custom home, Walk to gondola, WD, NS, NP. $500-600 per room plus utilities. Mature applicants, 846-6910 STEAMBOAT:Room available in 2BD furnished condo between town and Mountain. Quite, mature, responsible person only. Monthly, NS, NP. $500, 819.0405 STEAMBOAT:Downtown 7th Street location. Master Suite - fabulous home. $1,000 monthly, Includes utilities, cable, NS, NP. 875-0700. Short stay available -No lease. STEAMBOAT: Newly refurbished bedroom in remodeled downtown house with semi - private bath, $650 month. Call 970-581-9197, 970-402-0581 STEAMBOAT:NEW 3BR, 2.5BA Townhome! Furnished Private Bedroom & Bath! Great neighborhood, Hardwood, Tile! WD, WiFi, lease $850 includes utilities! 970-846-0440 STEAMBOAT:Mature housemate needed for 4bd, 3.5ba home. 6 miles North of Steamboat. $625 plus utilities, pets and lease term negotiable. (303)673-0727. STEAMBOAT: 2BD’s in a 3BD Indian Meadows. Corner unit, very nice, 1 year lease, NS, pet? $600 per room. 846-5632

STEAMBOAT:Rooms for rent in beautiful 4BD Townhome, NS, NP. $650 monthly per room includes all utilities & internet, on bus route, between downtown and mountain. (970)846-6423

STEAMBOAT: Prime Downtown Location in Historic Professional Office Building! 1,050 sf first class finished space including 3 offices and 5 work stations located at 141 9th Street. Call Ryan at 970-819-2742 STEAMBOAT: 427 Oak St. Available Immediately, 1850 Sq Ft. For further info Call Janet 879-0642 or 846-6962 STEAMBOAT:Workshop space available. 650 heated sqft. Off Downhill Drive. Storage & utilities shared with hard working individual. $275 monthly (970)846-0699 STEAMBOAT:$1,000 month to month discounted rent! AVAILABLE NOW! New Riverfront commercial unit, Below Market Rent. 1400sf with two large internet ready offices with windows, warehse, garage, storage, receiving bay, good signage, parking, kitchen, bathroom, riverside patio, near bikepath. 970-846-3289 kath@evodesign.biz STEAMBOAT:Pentagon West Office spaces available starting at $375 month + cam. Garage Bay with office. $600 month + cam. 970-846-4267 STEAMBOAT:Copper Ridge Business Park 1000’ sq. ft warehouse 10’ garage door 1/2 bath radiant heat $875 mo, Additional 500’ sq. ft. loft available separate 400’ sq. ft. unit $500 mo. Call Michael 846-3587 STEAMBOAT:Spacious executive office space available in NOW! 1200 sqft. Pine Grove area. Easy access, unlimited parking. Call Mark 879-6519 mjthomsen@qwestoffice.net

STEAMBOAT:1900sqft of Lincoln Avenue Frontage for $3930 per month, includes utilities! First floor space, available mid may. The Commercial Propert Group 970-879-1402 STEAMBOAT:Shop for rent with office. 1000sf, 10’x10’ garage door, 14’ ceilings, parking. $750. Also 2200 sf available soon. 879-9133

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MONEY MAKING BUSINESS, ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE SERIOUSLY CONSIDERED: Own Classic Home Consignment Store! Small investment for a larger return. MOTIVATED SELLER! 970-824-7500 or 702-349-8546

STEAMBOAT:Office Suites Available for Immediate Occupancy. Conference room accessible. Long/short term available. Starting at $400 per month. All inclusive Call Bruce 846-0262 STEAMBOAT:Executive Office Suites Available at the Historic Old Pilot Building Great downtown location with full amenities: Phone System, Wireless Internet, Cable TV, Conference Room, and Kitchen. Contact Rhianna at (970)875-0999

Very successful turn-key catering operation. Serious inquiries only. 970-846-8020

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STEAMBOAT:First month free. Professional suites and individual offices available at 1205 Hilltop Pkwy from $600. Lofted ceilings, AC, security, plenty of parking, great views from every office. Call Jules 879-5242 STEAMBOAT:2 Retail Commercial Spaces available - Ace @ the Curve Plaza, high traffic anchor tenant. 850sqf. & 1200sqf. NNN, all spaces finished, incentives available. Contact Dave@steamboatagents.com STEAMBOAT: Office space for Free! Single to large executive suite in a professional building great parking,1st month Free 970-870-3473

Over 3 acres Heavy Industrial House/Office, Shop 1728 sq ft. 26 units self storage, Many existing uses. Close in. 970-879-5036

WANTED to lease: 1 bdr apt near bus route from Nov ‘09 thru April ‘10. 58yo, NS, NP. adaplant@bellsouth.net 228-326-6693

STEAMBOAT:Commercial for SALE: 2800 sf Warehouse on 1 acre fenced Industrial Yard in Elk River Business Park includes office, bath, two overhead truck doors and 2 man doors, Concrete truck pad in front. Most of lot buildable for more warehouse/commercial structures. $1,195,000.00. Call Dutch Elting at (970)879-8100 Prudential Steamboat Realty.

STEAMBOAT: Need more office space?? Hilltop Document Storage is the perfect solution for storing sensitive and confidential documents. Call (970)879-5242

THE VICTORIA 10th & Lincoln RETAIL AND OFFICE SPACE FOR SALE OR LEASE Hal Unruh Prudential Steamboat Realty 970-875-2413

Storage: Large two car garage. Great for storage or small business or contractor. Easy location. 9th and Oak. Call Ty 879-1822

BEST PRICED 2bd, 2ba on the market! Only $249,000 for 1020 sqft. OWNER FINANCING! Why wait? Call me! Roy Powell 846-1661, RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT

HAYDEN/STEAMBOAT: Heated 14’ x 45’ storage unit for cars/RV, home or business. On site airport shuttle, clubhouse and manager. $69K Jack (303)475-9864 HAYDEN/STEAMBOAT: Airport Garages, Spring Special! Own a heated 12’ x 22’ storage unit for cars, home or business. $39,900 now $24,900 on a limited # of units. On site shuttle/clubhouse and manager. Rentals also available. AirportGarages.com (970)879-4440

STEAMBOAT:SUMMER RENTAL. 3BR, 2Bath duplex off of Tamarack. $1,100 month including utilities. Available June - August. Perfect for retirees or vacationing family. Call 616-874-5810.

Motivated Seller. Offered at $333,000. #124445 This is the least expensive three bedroom condominium on the market! This is a totally remodeled top floor corner unit. Enjoy ski mtn views and lots of light due to the extra windows in this unit. The remodel completed last year includes hardwood floors, new paint and texture, new tile and carpet and new vanities in the baths. Owners can have pets! Call Cheryl Foote (970)846-6444 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

CRAIG: up to 2,500 sq ft @ $10 per sq ft, including shop, utilities included, high traffic location with good parking. call Bobbie Jo (970)824-7000

Successful year round guest ranch business for lease or option to buy. Owner financing may be available. Great growth potential! Call 970-879-6220

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AFFORDABLE MOUNTAIN CONDO! $259,900 MLS#122773 Two-bedrooms, two-bathrooms. Pets allowed! Tour: www.PropertyPanorama.com/43173.

Top Floor Corner Walton Creek Offered at $234,000 #125088 Gorgeous complete remodel with granite, custom cabinetry, stainless appliances, wood composite flooring, 6-panel doors, slate, custom tile in the new bathroom, new vanity, etc. The most desirable location in the complex. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at (970)846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty

HAYDEN: 3100 sq ft warehouse with office and full bath/shower – 2 12X14 foot truck doors and man doors on either side. Could divide. New, landscaped and ready to lease @ $10.80 per foot ($2800mo). Valley View Industrial Park, a great midpoint location between Craig and Steamboat. Call Dutch (970) 846-1676.

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STEAMBOAT:RIVERSIDE PLACE AGGRESSIVELY PRICED STARTING AT $10 FT. Several square foot age options available for retail, office, restaurant space. Jim Hansen (970)846-4109 Thaine Mahanna (970)846-5336 Old Town Realty

STEAMBOAT:Warehouse: Live or Work 2,000 sq.ft. 3 phase power, fire alarm, sprinkler, large swing and overhead doors, internet, passive solar. Tenant finish, built to suite. This is an excellent property with great neighbors. 970-879-6667

Furniture / Design Business For Sale. Prime downtown location, serious inquiries only. Call for details 879-5154

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STAGECOACH:3BD, 2BA $1,000, month includes water, sewer, trash & snow. NP. Fully furnished. New carpeting, new tile. Available Immediately 970-819-1666

RETAIL - Center of Downtown 1,200 - 3,500 SF Boutique Retail, Food Service - Restaurant? Flexible Terms. OFFICE - Prestigious location center of Downtown 700 - 1400 SF, Tenant finish allowance, Call Jon Sanders 970.870.0552

EARN Substantial additional profit stream around your business or full-time career. Work within an industry that has grown 90% in the last decade. Call Steve (970)629-0272

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Partially furn. room with bath available June 1. $475.00 incl. utilities. Fishcreek, bus route. NS, Must like dogs, kids. 871-1318 STEAMBOAT:1bd, shared bath in 3bd, 2ba nice townhome. Hot tub, NP, NS, Tamarack area. Quiet, responsible. $700 month includes utilities, Wi-Fi. First, Last. (970)846-4312

STEAMBOAT:Villas @ Walton Creek 3BR, 3BA, 1CG, on bus route, fully furnished, no pets. Playground & 2 hot tubs on premises. $1850 mo. plus electric. Rent includes water, heat & cable. 6 month or 1yr lease. 1st, last, dep. Call Rory: (561) 722-2121

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STEAMBOAT:Room for rent with private bathroom. Hot tub, NP, on the bus line. $625 not including utilities. Check out yv310.com and email info@yv310 for details.

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Affordable Quail Run Condo, All utilities for heat, water, sewer, cableTV, trash, hot tubs & snowplowing is included in Homeowners dues! Extremely well marintained 2BD, 2BA, with garage, top floor, ski mountain views. $369,000. Call Roy Powell, RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT 970-846-1661

West 2BD, 2BA, 4 star rated, steps to the mountain, motivated seller. $325,000. 875-2940 Mike, Colorado Group Realty.

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FSBO: Sunny 2bedroom, 2bath new condo; ski area; views; decks; top floor vaulted; low HOA includes heat and utilities! heated garage; mls: 125462, $70K below appraisal @ $329K OBO. BUYER BROKER 3% 819-1605.

The Value of slopeside living. Beautiful 1BD, 1BA, fully furnished, great starter home or rental. Owners pets allowed. Reduced to rock bottom price of $255,000! MLS#124596 Valerie Lish RE/MAX STEAMBOAT 970-846-1082

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Just steps from Steamboat’s slopes! Private entry, fireplace, 3 levels, 1.5 bath, patio on the lawn! $275,000. Patricia Dulan , Broker. 970.870.6373

CRAIG: FSBO, Family, Friends and Fido 4BD, 2BA, 2 car garage, AC, large fenced yard, spacious deck, new windows, new kitchen, many upgrades, 1281 Crest Drive, Craig, CO. $244,900 Brokers Welcome=2% 970-824-6804, 970-629-8739

Below Market Value, Great Starter home! $172,000 3BD, 1.5BA, 2 car garage. 648 Colorado Street, Craig. Please call 970-824-9784 970-887-2411 Attention Investors and Bargain Hunters! FSBO: Reduced to rock bottom, no realtors fees included. 3BD, 2.5BA, family room, 2 car garage, fireplace, central vaccum and more! Sierra View Subdivision, Oak Creek $385,000 Joes 970-846-3542

Stagecoach Home. Friendly neighborhood Cul-de-sac in Meadow Green! 5BD, 3BA, 2-Car Garage, stainless appliances, designer paints. Below Appraisal. Motivated 970-736-0031

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4BD, 1.75BA, 2300sf, new appliances, new carpet, horse corral, Hay shed, good water, great views! Mid $200’s. See web site for full description: http://ricks-place-online.net or call 970-629-5397

4BD, 3BA in Beautiful Stagecouch area, with 9x15 swim spa. Lease to own option by owner. $600,000 Please Call 736-8396 House on Private 5 acres Minutes From Town. Offered at $675,000 #124331 Great location near Steamboat. On paved county road, easy access, 5 wooded acres, remodeled 3 + bed and 3 bath, extra large 24x48 plumbed outbuilding for garage for the toys, work area, storage, or barn, place for your RV . Large deck off kitchen, open floor plan with free standing gas stove in living room, electric dog fence plus acres to roam. Incredible drinking water, flower garden area, large mature Blue Spruce and Lodge pole pines, wild life, and undeveloped acres adjacent. Call Cindy MacGray at (970)875-2442 or (970)846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty Overlook Drive Oasis Offered at $2,175,000, #122522 This 4 bedroom / 4 ½ bath home has panoramic views from the valley to downtown. The house overlooks the Rollingstone Golf Course (formerly the Sheraton) and comes with a transferable golf membership. Easy living with a main floor master and his & her walk in closets. Eat-in country kitchen has a sitting area and fireplace. Three bedrooms on the lower level have access to a covered deck and large family room with wet bar. Great storage, 1000+ square feet of unfinished space, fenced in dog yard, water features, and a spacious office with a private bath complete this special home. Call Marc Small at (970)879-8100 or (970)846-8815 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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$167.50 PER SQFT! Silver Spur 4BD, 3.5BA home. This is the LOWEST PRICE/SQFT ON THE MARKET. An immaculate well built 4600+ sqft custom home. Call Roy Powell at RE/MAX STEAMBOAT (970) 846-1661. Plus get $10,000 back at closing!!!

Adorable Home in Phippsburg Offered at $274,500 #125256 Located 4 miles south of Oak Creek, you must see this well-cared for home! Plenty of room upstairs and downstairs with recent upgrades in kitchen, baths, windows, new flooring and more. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, sunny dining area upstairs. 1+ bedrooms and a master bath downstairs. Great backyard, storage shed, hot tub, mature trees and room to grow on the lot! Call Angela A s h b y ( 9 7 0 ) 8 1 9 - 4 8 9 7 Angela@YourSteamboatHome.com Prudential Steamboat Realty 46275 Rock Springs Lane. $697,000. 3bdrm 2ba 80 acres. Borders Elkhead Reservior & BLM. Very Motivated. Call Linda ReMax About You 824-7000.

Family home on a great lot at the mountain. Three-plus bedrooms, two bath, family room. One block to school bus and free city bus to ski area. Two blocks to large city park. Large deck gets full sun in winter, shady by dinner time in summers. Great place to raise children and pets. $550,000. 970-846-8650.

Brand new Custom Home 3 BD, 2.5 BA, 2 car garage, 2500 sq ft. OPEN HOUSE Sunday May 24th. 2pm-6pm, 38835 Main St, Milner. MLS#123639 Call 970-846-8949

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Completely remodeled and absolutely gorgeous 2BR Condo $245,000. Open Saturday 2-5pm Dir: Walton Creek Rd to R on Columbine, L into Subalpine, #12. Joyce Hartless, Colorado Group Realty (970) 291-9289.

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Outstanding Hayden Home - Very well-kept home on a great lot with professional landscaping! 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and attached 2-car garage. Sunset views from the large wrap-around deck overlooking green belt. Extras include honeycomb blinds throughout, sprinkler system, pet access doors, concrete drive, brick retaining wall and huge walk-in closet in master. 1-year HSA (Home Security of America) Home Warranty is included. Offered at $298,000. Call Dutch Elting at 970-846-5569 dutch@dutchelting.com

Three bedroom 2 ½ bath home with large two car garage offered at $298,000.00. This well kept 1995 Hayden home offers two stories, professional landscaping, wraparound decks overlooking greenbelt on Harvest Drive. A must see value for Routt county buyers looking for great value in a family home! Call Dutch Elting at Prudential Steamboat Realty, 970 879-8100 see virtual tour on line at www.DutchElting.com

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Great Location Offered at $835,000 #124046 Great location with easy access to public schools, Spring Creek Trail, and downtown area. Sitting on two city lots this 3 bed, 2 bath home is loaded with potential. A feeling of privacy, views of the Ski area, great fenced back yard with water feature plus mature trees with landscaping and large deck for entertaining or enjoying morning coffee. 2 car garage and storage shed. Call Cindy MacGray at (970)875-2442 or (970)846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Views, Views, Views! Offered at $3,595,000, #122380 Possibly the best views of the mountain can be seen from this 5 bedroom/ 7 bath home. The master suite is on the main level with its own office and walk out to a private hot tub. A large family room, wine cellar, great storage and incredible craftsmanship can be found in this luxury home. Call for an appointment. Completion in August of ‘08. Call Marc Small at (970)879-8100 or (970)846-8815 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

$8000 TAX CREDIT Cash for buyers who haven’t owned in last 3 yrs. Must close by Dec.1,2009. Single family homes in Stmbt starting at $149,000. Call Lisa Olson or Beth Bishop at 970-875-0555 or see virtual tours & top deals at www.SteamboatBestBuys.com Cute Single Family Home in Oak Creek Offered at $349,900 #124232 Cute, bright and sunny 2+ bedroom/ 2 bath home above Oak Creek. Artistic details throughout, plenty of room for everyone. Private master with big windowsand balcony. Nice location on 3 fenced lots, storage shed and room to build a garage. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at (970)846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty Economical, wonderful, in town; beautiful mature grounds; minute’s walk to river, downtown. 2bd, 2ba home plus detached guesthouse. MLS 124942.www.steamboathomeforsale.com. 970-734-7113.

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NEW HOME Energy Efficient 3bdrm, 2bath, 2 car garage. Good time to buy with a price to sell! 275 Bilsing St. Craig 970-629-5427 or westernslopefsbo.com

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Move-in Ready, 3BD, 2BA, 1-car home located within walking distance of downtown Steamboat. Master bath with Whirpool tub and double sink vanity, gas-fireplace 2-decks, extra parking, corner lot, mature landscaping, sprinkler system, on bus-route, bike-path, great views! Pioneer Village $430,000 Directions: HWY-40, 1/2 mile west of 13th St, Across from new Community Center, Rt on Conestoga Circle top of hill, brown house on left, 1467 (970)871-4880 (970)819-0347

Price Reduced! New home, 2BA, 3BD, 2 Car garage on large lot! Gain instant equity! 980 E 9th, Craig. 970-629-5427 Gorgeous North Routt Home Offered at $460,000 #124041 This home not only has views, great layout, custom tile, hardwood floors, 4 bedrooms, ample square footage and sits on almost a ½ acre lot. It is also located in one of North Routt’s greatest neighborhoods! The master bedroom is on the main level, 2 upper bedrooms with private living area including a home theatre system and the lower level is perfect for guests including a brand new bath and laundry. Call Cheryl Foote at ( 9 7 0 ) 8 4 6 - 6 4 4 4 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty LOG HOME SALE -1300 sq ft, complete dry-in package for $55,900.00. Save $3,000.00. 719-686-0404 or www.highcountryloghomes.NET . Many models available.

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FSBO 35 +/- acres. 2700 sq ft, 5BD, 3BA, oversized 2 car garage. Oak Creek runs through property. 17 miles South of Steamboat. Abundant Elk & Deer. No covenants. Brokers welcome. $589,000 (970)846-1558 DOWNTOWN CHARMER, 2BD, 1BA home plus 2nd unit 1BD, 1BA, .19 acre lot with trees. Great location. Owner, Broker Call Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT (970)846-1661 Stagecoach 3BD, 2.5BA, garage, 2300 sqft, stream in back, Beautiful Views. $419,000. Call 970-846-1525 Brand New Home in Hayden Offered at $279,900 #125085 HUGE PRICE REDUCTION! Brand New! Three bedroom, two bath home in the new Sagewood subdivision. This home has Hickory wood floors, stainless steel appliances, a nice large master bedroom and an attached oversized one car garage. Call Cheryl Foote at ( 9 7 0 ) 8 4 6 - 6 4 4 4 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Great SPACIOUS HOME on 1.7 acres 4BD, 4BA set-up with two separate units, decks, and oversized garage. ONLY $540,000 Call Roy Powell REMAX/STEAMBOAT 846-1661

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Luxury Home in the Sanctuary Offered at $3,979,000, #122392 This home overlooks the Sheraton Golf Course with amazing views of the mountain and valley. This 5 bedroom/ 7 bath including a 1 bed caretakers unit home & backs up to 38 acres of green space.The master suite has a private deck, fireplace and oversized his and her closets. A gourmet kitchen, covered deck and media room top off this amazing home. Call for an appointment. Call Marc Small at (970)879-8100 or (970)846-8815 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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OLD TOWN CHARM Offered at $559,000 #125275 2 bedroom home downtown. New roof, insulation, hot water heater, interior & exterior doors and windows. The kitchen is outfitted with new tile flooring, decorative backsplash and vintage cabinets that have been refinished for a stunning new face. Both bedrooms boast hardwood floors & have been recently gutted and outfitted with built-in bookshelves. Remodeled bathroom with modern Kohler fixtures and impressive tile overlay. Mature trees & self-draining irrigation system. Call Cam Boyd at (970)879-8100 ext. 416 or (970)846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

River Bend Ranch Offered at $1,495,000 #123153 Overlooking the Elk River and Mad Creek below, River Bend Ranch is a hidden gem conveniently located just 7 miles from town. The 35-acre property provides fly fishing on over 1.5 miles of the river and horseback riding amongst fenced pastures. The classic 4,188 square foot home has 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths and is well suited for entertaining or enjoying the beautiful scenery. Call Cam Boyd at (970)879-8100 ext. 416 or (970)846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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FSBO DEAL: Upper Walton Village 1BD. $170,000 Call 819-6209

Value with Quality Offered at $765,500 #125109 Incredible value for the dollar - $206 per sq ft. Listed under year-end appraisal. Well thought out home. Like new condition, 4 bed, 4 bath, great open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, easy access to three car garage and mudroom off main floor, lots of cabinet space with soft-close on drawer, granite counter tops, walk-in-pantry, solid pine doors and trim, lower level activity room, two laundry areas, huge fenced backyard, large 30 x 12 deck off dining room, fabulous views of Flattops and open space. Easy access to walking trails. Call Cindy MacGray at (970)875-2442 or (970)846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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FSBO 4 BR, 3 BA, family room, heated 2-car garage, south facing deck, patio, new roof, vinyl siding, mature landscaping, sprinkler system, newer appliances. Family neighborhood, quiet cul-de-sac. Ski Mountain near Whistler Park. 3435 Hiawatha Court. $650,000. 879-3066

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$169,900 LOCAL STARTER OR INVESTOR CONDO MLS#124806 One Bedroom, dogs allowed. Low dues. Washer/dryer. The market has bottomed; pending home sales up, existing home sales up, construction spending up, monthly supply of inventory down, buyer traffic up, consumer confidence up. Interest rates lower than ever! Use the $8,000 tax credit for 3.5% of your down payment, also 102% financing, you don’t need any money to buy this home. This condo is less expensive to buy than to rent. Investors: this is the first property in years in Steamboat that cash flows positive. Now is the time to buy! Tour: www.PropertyPanorama.com/57622

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Lovely Home in Hayden Offered at $375,000 #124970 Gorgeously remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Hayden in wonderful family neighborhood. Remodel includes bamboo floors, granite counter tops, tile flooring, new cabinets, trim and paint throughout. Enjoy outdoor living with fenced yard and large deck with sweeping valley views. A perfect place to call home and a must see for Hayden buyers. Call Colleen de J o n g ( 9 7 0 ) 8 4 6 - 5 5 6 9 Colleen@PrudentialSteamboatRealty.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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OWN THIS DOWNTOWN HOME FOR ONLY $1,750/month with $50,000 down, 5% interest only payment on $420,000, balloon in 3-5 years! 2BD/1BA home on a huge .79 acre lot. VIEWS! Owner/Broker Call Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT 970-846-1661

GREAT DEAL! 2BD, 1BA Oak Creek mobile home, woodburning stove, updated appliances, and lots of remodeling, $5000 price negotiable. 970-819-0252 Sleepy Bear #36 2BD, 1BA, new carpet, paint. WD. $29,000 Call 734-6208 West Acres 2bd, 1ba, updated and clean! Tile, laminate floors, new furnace, wood stove, 2 sheds, all appliances incl WD, large deck, fenced yard! $42,000 819-0929 or 819-4377


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Dream Island 3BD, 1BA, completely remodeled, new cabinets, appliances, carpet, storm windows, roof, wood trim,12x1’ storage shed. 100% financing to qualified buyers. $37,500 Don Kotowski Rocky Mountain Real estate 846-8081 or 846-7522

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Ready to build, 5.3 acre LPS lot. Surrounded by 190 acres of preserved land. Bordering Flying Diamond Ranch, Ag Status, water, good hay. Just off expanded HWY 131, elevated, private setting. Stunning views of ski area. Flat building site, no envelope. FSBO $235,000. 970-819-5353 Panoramic views including the Ski Area and Trout Creek! Secluded location with nearly 40 acres. Great value just 10 miles from town. $339,000. Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBAOT (970)846-1661

Stand out in the crowd! Call 970-871-4255 to add an attention getter to your advertisement. BEST AND NEWEST TOWNHOME 2BR, 2BA 1152sqft Westend Village. Great finishes, sunny end unit. www.coreykopischke.com/house 846-2141 FSBO $289,000 Best Buy Three Bedroom Townhome Offered at $409,000 #124556 3 BDRM/2.5 BA & GARAGE! Corner unit with natural light, views of the mountain. Just steps from Yampa River access, the Core Trail & free bus route. Club house amenities, pet friendly and super low dues! Call Lisa Olson or Beth Bishop at 970-875-0555 to find out more or see virtual tours at www.lisaolson.com. Prudential Steamboat Realty STEAMBOAT:2BR, 1BA Riverside Duplex unit, New roof, carpet, paint. Nice yard, No HOA This home qualifies for a USDA Rural Direct Loan with possible interest rate to 1%. $265,000. (970)879-2025

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2,100 + sqft for $459,000. 3/3 + bonus room + loft, all new carpet, on mountain, bus route, Totally Remodeled! 819-8777

Absolutely no covenants: Stagecoach, 11 acres, subdividable. Paid tap fees ($30,000 value) plus water rights. Aspens, views. $265,000. Bring all offers. 970-819-0383.

5 miles NE of Craig, 38 acres, $106,400. Views, power, owner financing available with $10,000 down. 970-826-4721 NATIONAL FOREST ACCESS. 5.2 acres. Hahn’s Peak views. $219,000! Another excellent buy! Roy Powell RE/MAX STEAMBOAT (970)846-1661 Rare Ranchland in South Valley. Offered at $1,500,000 #118981. Rare larger parcel in the fabulous South Valley. Extensive panoramic views of the ski area, divide, Sarvis wilderness area, Blacktail Mountain, Stagecoach, and Thorpe Mountain. Wonderful pond dug in the late 1950’s is a wildlife watcher’s delight. Homesite has 30+ year old trees and the best views in the South Valley. Sellers have owned and farmed this land since 1954. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at (970)846-8418 steiny@cmn.net 35Acres National Forest Access, Excellent Hunting. Electric and phone to lot, Gated Community, $425,000 Scott Eggleston REMAX Steamboat (970)846-7471 17 Acre View Lot has no bldg covenants, developed spring, cleared homesite. $449,000. SteamboatLakeViewLot.com. Joyce Hartless, Colorado Group Realty (970) 291-9289. CRAIG MIGRATION ACRES:35 Acres with Well, $120,000, 38.6 Acres $100,000, 39.8 Acres with Well $110,000, $5,000 Down 7% interest, OWC, 824.4256

Exceptional HWY 129 Frontage in Copper Ridge. Large commercial space offering offices, show room & warehouse use. Lease or sell. $1.1M. Call Lisa Stoll at Colorado Group Realty 870-8800 ID#124805

2008 Suzuki King Quad 450 4x4 Limited Edition with trailer. EXCELLENT condition, only 38 hours, winch, $6,400 obo 912-223-0578

1977 Glastron V-184, 165 I/O, runs great, needs power trim work. Leave Message $1800 Call 970-291-9214 2003 Malibu Wakesetter & Trailer. Wakeboard Tower, Racks, H20Ballast & Wedge, Bimini Top, 4 Speaker Sound System, Sub-Woofer. $27,900. 970-846-6807 Sale! G3 Boats, Pontoons, Walleye, Jon’s, Fish & Ski, Yamaha 4 stroke, Boating Accessories, Auto Parts of Craig 970-824-6544 Kayak, Jackson FUN 1.5 with spray skirt, $550. (970) 871-1493

Magnificent Large Lot on Ridge Road Offered at $750,000 #124724 1.3 Acre on the Mountain with views of Mountain and Valley. Water, sewer, electric, gas, phone and driveway to lot. Call Marc Small at (970)879-8100 or (970)846-8815 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Reality

HUGE DOWNTOWN PARCEL! Surrounded by undeveloped 3rd Avenue & Pagosa Court alley. .79 acres includes 2BD, 1BA rental. Build up to 4 more homes! Not sub-dividable. $470,000. Call Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT (970)846-1661

QUIET AND BEAUTIFUL On cul-de-sac. 1/2 acre Aspen tree covered site. ALL UTILITIES TO LOT. $98,000 Call Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT (970) 846-1661

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������������ Cheap Building site Phippsburg $52,500 with Tap fees Paid. Call Troy Brookshire Colorado Group Realty 846-2356 Affordable Building site Phippsburg $57,500 with Tap fees Paid. Call Troy Brookshire Colorado Group Realty 846-2356

1999 Subaru Legacy Wagon 94k, 5 speed $5,000. 970-846-2031 1993 MB SL 500, 49K, Excellent, Silver, 2 tops, serious inquires, $13,000 871-6386 2001 Buick Century 69k miles! 1998 Honda Civic, Sweet! 1997 Ford Taurus, Nice! Tom R e u t e r, D e a l e r, 8 7 5 - 0 7 0 0 . www.checkpointautosales.com Full Warranties available! 94 Honda Civic- Runs GREAT! 150K miles-2 sets of tires 1st $1,800 takes it home 870-8071 1986 Subaru, 4WD Turbo, Runs Great. $1000 obo. Call 734.6220 evenings. M & M Auto will buy your junker. If your junk car is complete, we’ll haul it away and give you $$$. Call 970-879-8178. $500! Police Impounds! Hondas, Acuras, Chevys, Toyotas, etc. Cars, Trucks, SUV`s from $500! For Listings call 800-576-6918 xA875 96 Subaru Sedan 5sp 146k runs great $2200 846-3771 2003 Jaguar X-Type 55k, AWD, like new. $9500 Call 846-1250

3 Old Town Lots in Steamboat Springs Flat, easy build, fenced with views of Sleeping Giant. $300,000 970-826-0307

Great Horse, Farm or Business Property Offered at $645,000 #125023 Easy access to Hwy 40 and Steamboat or Yampa Valley airport. 35 acres with 5 acres on lower property and 30 acres on upper property. Amazing views and possible building sites on upper property or continue hay production. Lower 5 acres has 6500 sq ft indoor facility - use for indoor riding arena or for your shop/business, several out buildings and 3 bedroom house. Call Cindy MacGray at (970)875-2442 or (970)846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty

FINANCING / WORKING PEOPLE! $750.00 MINIMUM DOWNPAYMENT. NO CREDITCHECK. Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. “Working Cars / Working People - 24,000 Mile Warranties! www.checkpointautosales.com 2004 Jetta TDI sedan. Excellent condition! 63K. 45 MPG! VW Maintained. Super fun car! Priced to sell $11,900 OBO. 846-5916

2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 like new, less that 20 hrs. $1700 Call 970-629-0355 2005 TTR 125. In good shape. $1400 (970)846-2312 2008 Honda Goldwing, 750 miles, loaded with extras, 7 year extended warrantee, cost $26K, $18,500.00 firm. 879-8615 2000 K 250G Super Sherpa, Clean, dual purpose, 4900k. $2200 Leave Message. 970-291-9214 2003 Harley Davidson V-Rod 100 year anniversary edition, very low miles, two up seat, screaming eagle exhaust Great buy at $9,900 (970)879-2491 or (970)879-2491

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VIEWS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE!!! Aspen Tree Covered, Ready to build. Steamboat Lake. $125,000 OR TRADE! Call Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT 970-846-1661

Oak Point Ranch. Approx. 2500 acres. Great Grazing and Big Game Hunting! Priced at $2,500,000. Call Patricia Dulan Broker, (970)870-6373

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The Perfect Horse Property Offered at $1,170,000 #125293 This 35-acre ranch gives an excellent opportunity to build your dream home while the existing 2 bedroom unit provides a current living space. This fully outfitted equestrian ranch offers a 6,940 square foot barn with horse stalls, indoor round pen, heated tack room with hot & cold water, feed room and loft storage for over 40 tons of hay. A 1,200 square foot heated shop will easily accommodate up to 4 vehicles or many of your other toys. A Catamount Ranch & Club membership is also available. Call Cam Boyd at (970)879-8100 ext. 416 or (970)846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

REDUCED $395,000 Homestead Ranch, 60 fenced acres, earth friendly home, Adjudicated spring, barn with shop on maintained County Road, Minutes from Hayden Airport & Elk head Reservoir. Call Steve Broker for Owner 970-846-5376

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2002 Yamaha Warrior 350, 6 SPEED, $3000. Call 970-638-4241

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STAGECOACH: Large Lake View Lot, ready to build, no assesments, W-S taps paid, soils test, plans, utilities. $190,000. Call 638-4496

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40+Acres Panoramic Views! 4 bd, 4 BA Custom Home. 2 loafing sheds, water rights! $1,149,000 Scott Eggleston REMAX Steamboat 846.7471

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STEAMBOAT:DOWNTOWN HOME 3BD, 2BA. $439,000. Brokers 5%,3 Pines Springs Lots, $150k each. Hunting, Near Forest, Mtn Home Realty (970)846-9783

SAVERY, WYOMING PANORAMIC VIEW OF MOUNTAINS .52 ACRES with 3 BR, 1.5 Bath Home. 24’ x 40’ SHOP www.kbuchananrealestate.com BUCHANAN REAL ESTATE, Karen Buchanan, Broker. 307-383-7738

For sale or trade for Routt County property. Beautiful Colorado Springs, Black Forest Custom Home with 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3 car garage and 6,374 sq. ft. Gated community. Stunning views. $899,000. Call 970-879-8655 for more information. Realtors welcome.

Historical Farm Offered at $1,900,000 #122095 Located at the west gateway of Steamboat Springs, this 10+ acre homestead portrays a simpler way of life. Set on top of a knoll and overlooking a large pond, the views stretch from Mt. Werner to the Flat Tops. The property has a home built in 1927, a classic barn worthy of national registry, grain silos and is ideal for horses. The homestead has great potential for future development and is in the West Steamboat Springs Area Plan. Call Cam Boyd at (970)879-8100 ext. 416 or (970)846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

2006 KTM 450exc lights off road ready $4,200 OBO 970-846-5358. 2006 Triumph Speed Triple. Excellent condition. Low mileage. $6300. 2001 CR500R. For Trails. Excellent condition. $3100 (or MAKE OFFER) (970)846-2648 2002 Honda Shadow 600, red, 11,500 miles, Great condition, $2600 Call Mary 819-2228

READY TO SELL MAKE OFFER! 2004 CRF-250X Honda & 2006 Yamaha TTR-250, low miles, like new. Dirt, street ready. See at Extreme Power Sports 970-879-9175/970-276-4821

WANTED: POP-UP CAMPER - Gently used. Room for 6. $2,000 - $2,500, 819-8777

2006 KTM 300 XC after market parts, adult owned, well maintained. $3,900 970-846-4391 2003 BMW F650CS - GREAT COMMUTER BIKE, 3150 MILES, ABS, HEATED GRIPS, GARAGE KEPT, SUPER CLEAN, TANK BAG, DEALER SERVICED (RECORDS ON FILE), PICTURES EMAILED UPON REQUEST, $5900, CALL 970-871-1737 2004 Ducati Multistrata 1000DS, Excellent cond, low miles, Termis exhaust, OHLIN shocks, 3 seats, spare parts, lots carbon fiber, black. 846.4733 2007 KX250F RG3 suspension, procircuit linkage, new tires, chains, sprockets, graphics & more! $3800 OBO 970-819-7372

08’ Raptor RV, 37ft, sleeps 10, TV, solar panel with inverter, generator, loaded $39,900 819-0986 1995 VOLKSWAGEN Eurovan Camper. Very good condition. Runs great, loves the highway. 104k. $14,000 NEGO. SERIOUS buyers only. 846-2556, Steve.

2003 25’ Tahoe 5th Wheel Awning, outside shower, air, full bath, kitchen, queen bed, full bed, couch, bunk-beds. $11,000 OBO (970)638-0411

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Must sell. Panoramic view lot .57 acres. Utils. available. Morningside Stagecoach. All offers considered. Great opportunity! 970 846-6524.

2008 Ford Escape, 4WD, 19,500 miles. Excellent condition, 24-26 mpg, with four Blizzak snows, roof rack. $18,000 970-879-1625 Must sell to pay Rent; 1996 Ford Explorer XLT 158K Runs Great $2500 Call Kat 846-8148 email kkelly80487@gmail.com 60 USED CARS AND TRUCKS, Fully reconditioned vehicles with new car warranties! TOM REUTER CARS, Steamboat Springs, 875-0700. www.tomreuter.com

Free to good home! 2.5-3 month old albino rat, bites, not very sociable, must take immediately. 970-819-6437

Looking for a reputable brand of used Mountain bike with full suspension for a 5’4” male. Please call 970-819-2987

FREE: Loving 3 yo spayed Cane Corso female looking for new forever home, not cats in home. 970-367-6239 Yellow tabby and White cat, 1 and 2 years old and need a good home. They are neutered, vaccinated and house broken. Would prefer to stay together. Very loving, dogs, kids, okay! (970)824-3931

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1998 GMC Envoy, $3,500 970-819-3323

2003 Trail Blazer LS 4x4, Green - Gray Metallic, Winter & Summer Tires, 365 Steele Street, Craig. $8700 970-620-0396 Scott 2001 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD; 5-speed; 1 owner; good condition; great tires; Loaded; $6000; David 970-846-7886

Call to sign up. Randall Salky, Attorney at Law McGill Professional Law 970-879-6200 ext. 13 CRAIG: Miss Amy’s Grand Old Garage Sale! Memorial Weekend 9am 595 Taylor St. Piano, Antiques: Furniture, Cranberry Vaseline Glass, Vintage Clothes & Furs, Lamps, Pictures, Many Collections. Beds, Tapestry’s, Vintage Windows, etc.

Butcherknife Group Yard Sale Conifer Circle @ Big Red Barn Saturday 7 - 12 Furniture, antiques, depression glass, construction materials, housewares, kids items.

2002 Dodge Durango 102k, tow package, $6,000. 970-846-2031

Having trouble getting the computer help you need? Ask a local where they go for help... We have been helping Steamboat use computers since 1985! Whether it’s your home or business, we are the locals choice for anything computer related. Andy, Marcus, Royce and Kenneth. 970-870-7984 www.ComputerSupportGuys.com 2130 Resort Drive, Suite 100 PC COMPUTER SERVICES HALF PRICE Residential Computer Repair, located in Steamboat. Microsoft Certified Professional. Tune Ups, Troubleshooting, Repairs and Installations. Cell:(818)426-9095 chill333@live.com. HEAVY DUTY BUSINESS Copier, scanner, Xerox 440 ST. $800 OBO. Call Tom 846-8179

2001 Wells Cargo 19’ Fun Wagon. 2/3 place enclosed snowmobile trailer, white, excellent condition. $5500.00 970-879-0991 or 970-846-8377

VALUE ON DELL COMPUTERS We sell more Dell computers than anyone in Northwest Colorado. We beat Dell’s web pricing daily. Take a laptop home today. Starting at $550. (970)879-0734 www.northwestdata.com

2000 Dodge diesel 1 ton Dually. Regular cab, 6 speed, 4-wheel drive. 120k miles. Good condition. $12,000 OBO (970) 276-3218

Large up right Sears freezer, 1 year old. $200.00 879-8615 Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Stove, Range Hood, microwave. All excellent shape, like new & clean. Call 970-871-6909

2002 S-10 CrewCab, 89k/miles, Sharp! 1997 F250HD Powerstroke, Fantastic! (3) Toyota Tacomas, WoW! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com Full Warranties! 1990 F-250 4x4, 460 V8 engine, topper, 176k, Good work truck. Asking $1950. Call 970-819-1788 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 V10 4x4 Regular Cab. 68k origional miles, 5 speed, 5” lift, Heavy duty suspension, factory tow, new wheels and tires. $9,900 (720)323-8683 1997 F350 7.3 four door long bed, 121k, $8,500 OBO 970-846-5056 2003 Silverado Ext. Cab Z71, 5.3 V8, 58K miles, matching topper, 5” lift, new tires, alloy wheels. Excellent Condition. $16,000 OBO. 846-7379

Stand out in the crowd. Call 970-871-4255 to add an attention getter to your advertisement. 2000 Ford Super Cab, 7.3 Diesel, 4x4, snow plow, roll away bed cover, fifth wheel plate, excellent condition! 970-824-5638

SPORTING CLAYS

9AM-4PM, Driving range open 9AM-6PM. Call for details 970-846-5647 - www.3qc.net. MENSWEAR: Tall Sizes. Extreme Quality from my Closet Sale. Pants (34” waist), Sweaters (LG) and Outerwear. Great duds for Dad’s day! 846-3124 1 HOUR MASSAGE $30. Have table, will travel. Call Eric Carlson 970-819-8697 GE Refrigerator $100; 20 ton wood splitter $300; 9H Honda snowblower $275; 371 XP Husky Chainshaw $300. Call 970-276-2572, 970-590-5913 ANNIVERSARY SALE during May @ Favorite Things 584 Yampa in Craig. 10-50% off Welcome new customers & old friends!

Tune-ups, Troubleshooting & Repairs All Computer & Laptop Brands New & Used PCs, Laptops & Parts, Virus Removal & Prevention, Wireless Networking, DELL Registered Partner 970-879-8890 DaveGlantz@ComputerCures.biz

Free: Track lighting with three lights, works great! Pick up at Bldg D302 The Pines, on landing! Free moving boxes at 1103 Lincoln, back of building entrance faces 11th Street. 970-870-6087 Sat and Sun 8-5 only! Left over building materials and firewood, old riding mower, many other things. Come up the driveway at 1825 Montview Lane on the left side of cul de sac.

Executive Office Furniture Sale! 1 Oak Desk, 4 guest chairs, 2 legal file cabinets, 1 3 shelf bookshelf, 1 NEW secretary Desk, 1 corner Executive desk with hutch & computer shelves, 1 Oak Lobby Table, 1 HP copier - fax- scanner, 1 Sharp plain paper fax, Some art, 2 AT&T 4 line phones. All priced to Move! Call 970-846-2889

NEED CASH? WE BUY GOLD!

Mister Money of Steamboat970-879-3633

Hacienda Collection.net Warehouse Sale!

Clearance Prices! Dining Table and Chair sets, Entertainment Centers, Hutch’s, Coffee - End Sofa Tables, Dressers, Headboards, Drums, Bar with Barstools, Pottery, Benches, etc. Call for directions: 879-5154

Everything you need to furnish a two bedroom home. Full rooms of furniture! Bedrooms, Living room, Dining Room! Gallery pictures, kitchenware, other miscellaneus items, small hand tools. All must go, All good quality, Most like new, (970)819-6167 STEAMBOAT’S MATTRESS HEADQUARTERS Mountain Mattress and furniture, Queen sets from $299. All natural, memory foam, 22 models on floor (970)879-8116 Very nice home office desk walnut $ 250, Cherry entertainment center $350, Mahogany Dining room table, 6 chairs $400. Four 6x8 Hahn Cubicles $300. 970.819.4025 Sharp Microwave Carousel 20.5x11x16” almost new- $75; Couch $50; Dining table and six chairs $50; 3 bar stools $45. 970-379-0896 AJUSTA ELECTRIC MAGIC ADJUSTABLE BED Twin features include head and foot adjustable and massage vibrator $750 972.824.5631

Experienced, Licensed, Home Care Provider has immediate openings Monday-Thursday. Please call Kelsey 970-846-4231

CHILDCARE OFFERED

Energetic, Responsible, Young Lady looking to provide part time child care for children 3 and older. Available for daytime, after school care, and weekends. Specializing in Arts & Crafts, and Outdoor Activities! Please call Lauren at 540-908-0150

DE VRIES FARM MARKET Open for another successful season! See you on Wednesday! CONCEALED CARRY CLASSES One day class in Kremmling. Three dates available. May 23, May 29 or May 30. $75.00 Call 970-724-3311 or gunsmokebob@msn.com ATTENTION HUNTERS: Accurize your rifle, glass bed, float barrels, 25 yrs experience. 970-824-2051

GE Electric drop in range 7 1/2 and 9 1/2 in saucers 879-1314 FREE: Single pane windows, misc cabinets, Fire Truck Toddler Bed. Call (970) 879-8091 2 YEAR OLD BOXER - SHEPARD MIX Free to good home, needs room to roam. 846.6911 or 846.0234 FREE: Queen mattress and box spring, you haul. 970-846-0186

8’ Sailing dingy kit 90% completed. 2 1920’s enamel gas kitchen stoves. New microwave / convection oven (appliance). Each $120.00 970-879-6544 Mobile Welding, Fabricating and Mechanic. 20 years experience. Call Mark at 970-276-4906 TOP SOIL! TOP SOIL! TOP SOIL! Kimco 879-6898 Footjoy GreenJoys - used 1 season; sz 8 1/2, $25.00; Air Hockey Table, $100. Items in good condition. All items OBO. 629-0596

Black upright Acrosonic piano, $350. Performance power train series weight system, $150. Conn Trombone, good condition $125. Pair Conours, $400. (970)824-0321

Individual and Group Health Insurance PPO, ALL-PROVIDER. Emergency room, RX. Rates guaranteed. Replace expensive COBRA Plans. www.LoneEagleInsurance.com (970)879-1101

21 Ton National Boom Truck For Sale. $60,000. Call 970-846-3659

61” Scag Commercial Mower 21hp Kawasaki good cond $4300, 303-579-8647

Black Thoroughbred mare, 4 yrs old, registered. 16 hh. gorgeous! Great conformation - you must see her. (970) 389-0114 ATTENTION RANCHERS! Young Professional with ranching experience looking to subsidize rent with work. Looking for rental from 6/1 to 10/1. Local References available 412-559-2184 Horseshoe Trimming, over 10 years experience, Vet Referred. Call Steve 846-1965

Horses for Sale: Excellent Bred Mares from 2 to 13 years old, Great Brood Mare prospects. 970-846-1220

STANDING AT STUD: Zan Bar Baron AQHA ROM, Performance and Heading, NRCHA money earner, COA point earner in three different events. Fee: $800. Call (970) 824-4857

Yampa Valley Feeds is now featuring Carolyn Moon’s garden veggies, flowers and shrubs. Come visit the Historic Hayden Grain Elevator for your garden; wildbird; poultry; dog; cat; livestock and horse needs. Open 9am-5:30pm Mon-Fri; 9-2pm on Saturdays. www.yampavalleyfeeds.com or 276-4250.

120 acres standing dryland grass hay for sale, will consider custom haying offers. Located in Craig. Call 970-824-1085. Leave message.

ALFALFA FOR SALE-BARN STORED, 65 LB THROW BALES. $120.00/TON. YOU LOAD AND HAUL. 879-1312 AFTER 5:00 PM

Help! I lost my mtn bike wheel in the parking lot at the ball fields Monday evening. Reward! 879-4515, 846-2075

FOUND Orange and Black Jacket Liner-Nobara at Howelsen 5/19, 603-533-2410

FOUND: Heavy Prescription glasses with plastic blue frame. Hanging on cable on west side HWY 40 near Walton Creek RD 819-1996

LOST:Alaskan Male Huskie gray ran away at RCR 44 & Elk River RD 830 am 5/19 Please Call 879-3647

ATTN: Lost Sunday 5/17 at West Lincoln Park. Black, traveler’s camera. Please call 846-4071.

Stand out in the crowd! Call 970-871-4255 to add an attention getter to your advertisement.

Perception Lucid Kayak $200; Dagger Kingpin 6.3 Kayak with skirt & Werner Paddle $600; Gary FIsher Sugar 4 MTN. bike full supsension, 16” frame $450; Coleman Hot Tub Cover 74”x90”, good condtion $50; Kargo Master Ladder Rack 51/2’x61/2’ $200. Call 819-4200

McKinstry Co., LLC Request for Proposal City of Steamboat Springs Building Modifications Proposal Deadline June 11, 2009. McKinstry Co. is soliciting proposals from qualified firms interested in providing quotations for Mechanical, Electrical, Test and Balance, and HVAC Controls for multiple buildings for the City of Steamboat Springs. Request for Proposal documents are available from Garth McCann at (303)670-1196. There will be a mandatory walk-thru of all buildings included in the project. This will be held June 2, 2009. McKinstry Co. reserves the right to reject any and all bids and enter into a contract which, in its opinion, best serves the needs of the City of Steamboat Springs and its citizens.

2 year old Red Angus bulls. (719) 379-5213

Honda GX340 Generator,11.0 electric ignition with attachments. $1200 Call 870-9243

Wanted: School supplies and classroom related antiques for year-long education exhibit at Tread of Pioneers Museum. Call Curator at 879-2214

Schedule early for CUSTOM HAYING! Small square bales. Call 970-629-9299, leave message.

17 Ton National Series 800 Boom Truck 125 Feet of stick with rigging and misc attachments, 28,000 OBO (970) 756-3106

TUTORING

CHILDCARE OFFERED: Experienced Craig mother offering FT & PT day care, no weekends. Children of all ages. Call 937-231-3925

STANDING AT STUD reduced fee for 2009 $400. AQHA Palomino - Dash for Cash, ShawnaBug bloodlines. APHA Sorrel Tobiano Cherookee Indian Native Dancer. Showing, Performance, Racing. Check out our Stalions! Horses For sale, horse breaking, 970-824-5219 970-620-3449

FORESTRY EQUIPMENT: TIMBERJACK 608 Feller - Buncher with Quadco 24”Shear Excellent Condition $75,000; CLARK 666 Ranger with Esco grapple, new tires Good Condition $20,000; JOHN DEERE 440 winch skidder, new tires, Good Condition $13,000; 1985 OSHKOSH, AWD, tandem axle, log loader, low miles BCI 400 Cummins with Prentice Log Loader $22,000; DANZCO mid mount Delimber, diesel engine $12,000; 2005 T-300 BOBCAT Skidder - 1600 hrs, 2006 Fecon Bullhog, Grapple, Shear, bucket $55,000; 2005 CASE 721 D Loader 1120 hrs, ride control, 3rd valve kit, shuttle shift, Excellent Condition $85,000. All equipment located in Grand Lake CO 303-898-2970 or 970-531-1074

1993 Sooner Aluminum 3 horse slant, gooseneck, down feed doors, rear and front tack. Excellent condition $8500.00 970-879-0991 or 970-846-8377

SAT & ACT prep, all subjects, all ages. Ivy League School Junior, former SSHS valedictorian offering tutoring. Call Max 970-879-9057

Registered Angus Bulls by AI sires. Fertility, Trich & PAP tested, BVD-PI negative. Aric, 970-824-3341 or Stacy, 970-824-6702.

ALL STEEL PORTABLE STORAGE CONTAINERS. Strong, secure, weather & rodent proof. Great for business, home, ranch, oil field & more. 8x8x20ft in stock. 8x8x40ft. available. 970-824-3256.

BUYING GOLD, SILVER AND PLATINUM BULLION AND COINS. all (970)-824-5807 or Cell (970)-326-8170.

WANTED: 3 Bunk beds with mattress & small hidabed. Call 970-824-4878 or 970-629-3584

Sale prices only while supplies last. 4 ft $338, 8 ft $628, 12 ft $915. Includes Drawbar. Farrow Repair Service, 970-879-0130

LIKE NEW Liquid Logic medium volume white water Kayak. Blue, fully adjustable bulk heads and knee braces. Air bags, paddle, other gear available. Always stored indoors. Mark (970) 291-9665.

Absolutely beautiful 8’ square x 8’ high free standing bar. Stained glass, glass ceiling. Retail $10,000, will sacrifice for $3,000 or OBO 970-819-6108

LANDSCAPERS RECYCLE ALERT - HOME RESOURCE AT THE MILNER LANDFILL HAS THE DEAL OF THE SUMMER.RAILROAD TIES IN BUNDLES OF 20 FOR $25.00 PER BUNDLE LOADED . TUES THRU SAT 9-3.

Spring Harrow Sale

American Standard white fiber glass 66” x 32” left hand bath tub. $200 (970) 846-5717

Artisans! Looking for a place to showcase handcrafted creations or consign antiques? Call the Hayden Artisans’ Marketplace, 276-2019. Tues-Sat, 10a-6p

Furnish your office in style for less! Maple office furniture, five file cabinets, two desks, three book shelves, raised panel design, excellent condition! Over $1,300 new, asking $750 (OBO) for all! 970-734-8500

2008 46,000 lbs Tag trailer $25,000; 1995 International Dump truck $22,000 Call 736-8396

Offering Hay hauling! Specializing in hay, lumber, small equipment, etc... Call for info: (970) 629-3936 Rob.

BRAND NEW AFFORDABLE FURNITURE! Beds, dressers, recliners, bunk beds, book shelves, couches... Accepting quality consignment. RUMMAGERS 11th St. South, downtown 970-870-6087

Log Cabin Shell 12’x20’, one and one-half stories tall, 12”-14” handpeeled saddle notched chink style log shell only, pre-constructed and re-erected on your site. $18,500. Call 970-846-4427/879-3935

MASSEY FERGUSON 1140 AWD TRACTOR -30 HORSE 850 HOURS VERY CLEAN! $8000.00 879-1312 AFTER 5:00 PM

Need Top Soil? Call 970-879-0655

FoxFire: 736-2745 Natural Resource Protection. Low Impact, Light Equipment Tree Removal. Precise Tree Falling. SAVE 50% Up To $2,500!

Antique Oak dresser with beveled mirror, Maple desk with cubbies, Flex steel loveseat sleeper sofa, Victorian style runner rug. 970-734-6899

Stand out in the crowd! Call 970-871-4255 to add an attention getter to your advertisement.

Electrolux Vacuums

Yes we are still in business. We just changed our name to AERUS ELECTROLUY. We will be in town on May 27, 28 & 29. For Supply & Service. Please call Jimmy at 303-693-0518

Mobile Home for FREE !! 14x80 Champion. Located near Elkhead Reservoir. Delivery available. Call 970-367-5238 for information.

Structural Pipe for Sale. Most sizes available. Great for fencing, coral’s, arenas, ect. Truckload discounts. Please call (970) 352-4330.

Painting crew for hire. No job too big or small. Call 846-1044

Home child care offered Mon - Fri, CPR, First AId certified. Call Sherry 846-7336

How can we keep America’s electric bills affordable? Visit www.ourenergy.coop

Tempur Pedic bed for sale! King or two XL twins, adjustable feature, sold together as King or separately 819-1276

New Jeld Wen sliding window, RO-60x48 5/16 frame size 59 5/16x47 9/10. Premium clad window. Wood interior, vinyl exterior. Low E high altitude, Desert sand color, $300 970-879-2288

NEED TUTORING SERVICES? Friendly, effective tutor available for your child or teen, in my home or yours. Most subjects available. Please call 846.0613 if interested.

Free towing of unwanted & abandoned vehicles. 879-1065

Double Log Bunk Bed & small dresser. Antique snow shoes and sled. Call 846-8035

98 GMC 3500 1 ton Dually flatbed 4x4, 119k. Great work truck! $4,200 OBO 970-846-5358.

WANTED:TRUCK 4x4 Four Door 60k-80k $10,000ish 819-8778

FREE: Firewood great for a bonfire. All you can haul Boulder Ridge RD off Fish Creek Falls RD. 870-0169

FREE: Pallets 1175 Bangtail Way beside Meadows Parking Lot.

Two Airstream trailers: 21 & 34 feet. 86 Toyota Land Cruiser. Chain link dog kennel. Priced to sell OBO. (619)213-8171.

2006 F150 single cab 40k miles auto 4x4. $10,900 OBO 970-846-5358.

FREE: Freebies Books, Books, & more books! 1306 Lincoln Ave 970-879-7409

2006 Rocky Mountain Switch 3.0, size medium, 7” travel, $1500. Call Dan 846-6979

2000 Chevy Tracker, dark blue, 4 door, manual, excellent condition, good tires, 75k miles. $4,750. Call (970) 826-9724 970-701-9438

1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, dkgreen, 4x4 great in snow! 129k, leaving town, priced below blue book. Only $2,450. 970-846-5315

FREE: Twin mattress and suitcase (22”x34”x12”) you haul. Call 970-736-2505

Warm Weather, experienced riding to condition your horse in time for Spring/Summer. No broncs please! Robin Lorenz Romick 879-0392, 846-2669 Big, Beatiful AQHA Palomino Mare, 16 hands, 8 years old. Trail horse, easy to load and handle. Needs assertive rider. $1,500. 970-870-6733 leave message, Ann SEEKING POSITIONS: Horse Ranch manager, 15 years experience, all mare & foal care, grooming for dressage and eventing. Joann 715-892-6040

Bids are now being taken by the Stagecoach Townhouse Association for Lawn Maintenance and Snow Removal of parking lots and walkways for 2010 season. Please submit no later than June 1st. Contact Sue for specs at 879-3635 or at suehans@mindspring.com

There are funds available for uninsured and underinsured local women to pay for annual wellness exams, mammograms and breast cancer treatment costs. Don’t compromise your health we can help! Call the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project to learn how to apply for funds. 846-4554.

Free confidential pregnancy tests & ultrasound. Pregnancy Resource Center. 544 Oak Street (The Good Shepherd House) Walk-ins welcome Tuesdays from 12-6PM, and Thursdays 9-1PM or call for an appointment any time. 871-1307


Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, May 24, 2009

“Community Services Officer”

BABYSITTING AVAILABLE: 13yr old, very dependable, fun, games, crafts, references 819-8777

Immediate opening for skilled CDL Truck Driver/Equipment Operator. We pay for your experience. Call for an appointment 970-824-2709 Central Electric is accepting applications for Electrician Apprentices. Pre-employment drug screening. Apply at 2618 Copper Ridge Circle Unit A, 8am to 5pm. FIELD MECHANIC: Precision Excavating, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Field Mechanic. Please apply in person at 195 West Jefferson Avenue in Hayden 970-276-3359. EOE

Two Teachers needed to work full time in the Yampa Valley School located in Routt County. The teachers will be employed by NW Colorado BOCES with the school being located in Steamboat Springs. One teacher will need secondary certification in either math OR science. One teacher will need secondary certification in either social studies OR language arts. Alternative School experience is preferred. Salary is dependent on education and experience with excellent benefits. Application deadline is June 3, 2009 with interviews the following week. Please apply online at www.nwboces.org or send resumes to NW Colorado BOCES, Box 773390, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.

PIPE FOREMAN: Precision Excavating, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Pipe Foreman. Please apply in person at 195 West Jefferson Avenue in Hayden 970-276-3359. EOE

Nordic Excavating

Is looking for reliable employees: Experienced Equipment Operators to start immediately. Fax resume to (970) 879-0440 PAINTERS: 5 yrs experience in commercial painting. Work in Steamboat & Craig. Drug test. EOE, Ins., 401k Contact Walter (888)947-2559. SHOP MECHANIC: Precision Excavating, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Shop Mechanic with equipment management experience. Please apply in person at 195 West Jefferson Avenue in Hayden 970-276-3359. EOE

STEAMBOAT NATURALS is looking for Regional Delivery Drivers, Farmers Market Staff and Warehouse Help! Email letter of interest to Michael@springsips.com

Colorado Northwestern Community College, an NJCAA Division I Institution, is accepting applications for: * Assistant Women’s Volleyball / Softball Coach * * Aviation Maintenance Manager * CNCC is looking for a knowledgeable Aircraft Mechanicomanage, supervise & coordinate the maintenance of all air-craft in the CNCC Aviation Maintenance Technology Program. Complete job announcements and required CNCC Application for Employment can be found at: www.cncc.edu/human_resources/job_opportunities.htm. CNCC Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

NETWORK SUPPORT ANALYST

Craig Campus, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Craig Campus is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Network Support Analyst. The successful candidate will be technically skilled in Windows Server and Desktop applications. Knowledge of Cisco equipment would be an asset. Symantec Ghost and Backup Exec are used on the campus. You will be part of a team that supports the CNCC Community Colleges and be involved in the State Community College standards. Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must. This position will be supporting the current Craig campus and the new campus currently on the drawing board. This is an Administrative Position with benefits. Salary rate is in the mid to upper 30’s, low $40’s. Minimum requirements: AA/AS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent certificates and work experience will be considered. Starts July 09. Visit the CNCC website at www.cncc.edu/human_resources/job_opportunities for a complete job announcement including important instructions for the completion and submission of the application. Application deadline: May 30, 2009. CNCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Springs Revised Community Development Code. This application has been scheduled to be heard in a public hearing by the Steamboat Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. The hearing will be held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This application is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180663 10192-1 HISTORIC REGISTER APPPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING STEAMBOAT SPRINGS DEPOT #HRA-09-04 Let it be known to all interested parties that a request for the Historic Register Application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development: 10194-1 HISTORIC REGISTER APPPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING ORIGINAL ADDITION TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, BLOCK 14 LOTS 5 & 6 #HRA-09-06 Let it be known to all interested parties that a request for the Historic Register Application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development: Applicant: City of Steamboat Springs, Department of Planning & Community Development, Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-8258 Location: 124 10th Street (Carver Power Plant) Type of Application: Historic Register Application General Description: Application for The Carver Power Plant to be listed on the Steamboat Springs Register of Historic Places Project Planner: Laureen Schaffer, Historic Preservation Coordinator, 970-871-8278 E-mail: lschaffer@steamboatsprings.net This Historic Register Application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat

Applicant: City of Steamboat Springs, Department of Planning & Community Development, Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-8258 Location: 1000 13TH Street Type of Application: Historic Register Application General Description: Application for The Steamboat Springs Depot to be listed on the Steamboat Springs Register of Historic Places Project Planner: Laureen Schaffer, Historic Preservation Coordinator, 970-871-8278 or 970-879-2060 E-mail: lschaffer@steamboatsprings.net This Historic Register Application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat Springs Revised Community Development Code. This application has been scheduled to be heard in a public hearing by the Steamboat Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. The hearing will be held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This application is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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NEEDED: 12 Heavy equipment operators - mechanics. Will train the right people. FT or PT work. Call Sergeant Holloway 970-986-9206 Yampa Valley Regional Airport Passenger Services: $13.78 hour, 36 hours week, Seasonal: June through mid November. Assisting airline passengers with baggage and providing general airport information. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, 4 pm to 11 pm. Airport applications available from Routt County Human Resources, 136 6th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, or YVRA, or www.co.routt.co.us - return applications before 5:00 p.m. May 27, 2009. Routt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NETWORK SUPPORT ANALYST

Craig Campus, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Craig Campus is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Network Support Analyst. The successful candidate will be technically skilled in Windows Server and Desktop applications. Knowledge of Cisco equipment would be an asset. Symantec Ghost and Backup Exec are used on the campus. You will be part of a team that supports the CNCC Community Colleges and be involved in the State Community College standards. Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must. This position will be supporting the current Craig campus and the new campus currently on the drawing board. This is an Administrative Position with benefits. Salary rate is in the mid to upper 30’s, low $40’s. Minimum requirements: AA/AS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent certificates and work experience will be considered. Starts July 09. Visit the CNCC website at www.cncc.edu/human_resources/job_opportunities for a complete job announcement including important instructions for the completion and submission of the application. Application deadline: May 30, 2009. CNCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Local Advertising & Design Firm seeking qualified experienced designer. Applicants must be very creative, detail oriented & organized, and enjoy working with other designers in a fun relaxed atmosphere. This is a MAC based agency and extensive knowledge of all Adobe CS Programs is a must! Web Design experience a big plus. If you fit this description, please e-mail resume and contact info to: lisa@sdasteamboat.com.

Communications Specialist 1- Routt County Communications: $2,666 per month plus benefits, with a raise to $3,394 upon satisfactory completion of the training program. Details: http://www.co.routt.co.us. Click on employment. Deadline: 5 pm, June 3, 2009 to Human Resources, PO Box 773598, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Looking for a job for full-time temporary. If so, apply in person at Brother’s Custom Processing 383 E. 1st Street.

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Part-time, project oriented secretary. Apple & Microsoft Computer skills, organized, long term, early mornings, Hours vary $20/hour, fax resumes 875-1191

10112-5 District Court Routt County, Colorado. Court Address: 1955 Shield Dr., P.O. Box 773117 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 970-879-5020 Plaintiff(s)/Petitioner(s): Louis Rabin v. Defendant(s)/Respondent(s):Robert Dick SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF COLORADO TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT(S): You are hereby summoned and required to appear and defend against the claims of the complaint [petition] filed with the court in this action, by filing with the clerk of this court an answer or other response. You are required to file your answer or other response within 30 days after the service of this summons upon you. Service of this summons shall be complete on the day of the last publication. A copy of the complaint [petition] may be obtained from the clerk of the court. If you fail to file your answer or other response to the complaint [petition] in writing within 30 days after the date of the last publication, judgment by default may be rendered against you by the court for the relief demanded in the complaint [petition] without further notice. This is an action: For property damage that occurred in Routt County, Colorado. Dated: 4/15/2009 Published in the Steamboat Pilot & Today /s/ Sulee Rabin Attorney for Plaintiff(s)/Petitioner(s) Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 3, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 31, 2009 10177283 10179-1 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Metal Building for Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden, CO

Summit Shades is hiring our summer crew. Assistant Manager, full and part time postitions available. Stop in at 815 Lincoln Avenue, next to the movie theater for an application.

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Trail guide for horseback rides at Dutch Creek Guest Ranch at Steamboat Lake. Horse experience required. Ask for Jon 879-8519

TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180659

Will be accepting applications beginning May 26th for Kitchen staff. Apply @1860 Ski Time Square.

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Now Hiring MACHINIST For Job Shop in Craig, CO $20-25 P/H DOE Benefits Package Manual Experience Necessary CNC & Manual Preferred Must Have Own Tools Please Submit Resume via FAX or Email 9 7 0 - 8 2 4 - 8 0 9 0 alan@magnummetals.com

Now Accepting applications for the Following position: Assistant Head Housekeeper, Full Time, Year Round, Experience, Bi-lingual Preferred, Benefit Package offered. Applications, Resumes can be delivered or mailed to: 2340 Apres Ski Way Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 or email to: angelicaVchamonix@yahoo.com

SUBWAY / COLD STONE CREAMERY is now hiring Store Managers, Assistants for Steamboat location. Experience Required. Apply 2032 Curve Plaza. No phone calls please.

��������������� ������� The Steamboat Holiday Inn will have two positions available this summer. * Front Desk Agent * A part-time seasonal position with the possibility of full-time year-round employment. * Night Auditor * A part-time year-round position. All our positions offer world-wide travel benefits, discounts at Rex’s American Grill & Bar, and health insurance after 6 months for full time positions. The right candidates must be self-motivated, pay great attention to detail, and have the right customer service attitude. Apply in person, fax your resume to 970-879-0251, or email resume to Lauren@SteamboatHI.com. Accepting applications through June 3rd, interviews will begin June 5th.

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PT Garden Laborer needed. Experience & hard work necessary. Call Christine @ 846-8590

The Board of County Commissioners of Routt County, Colorado is soliciting Proposals from qualified vendors for the purchase and transportation to Hayden, CO and possible installation of one (1) industrial grade new or used 40’-50’ wide by 80’-120’long by 16’ high metal building. Specifications are available from the Routt County Purchasing Agent, Marti Hamilton, 970-870-5316 or mhamilton@co.routt.co.us. Sealed proposals must be received at the Routt County Board of County Commissioners Office, 522 Lincoln, P.O. Box 773598, Steamboat Springs, CO. 80477 no later than 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 2, 2009. All proposal envelopes should be clearly marked “RFP- Metal Building for YVRA” The Routt County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids and proposals. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 24, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 31, 2009 10180352 10113-5 PUBLIC NOTICE REAL PROPERTY AND PERSONAL PROPERTY PROTEST DEADLINES Colorado law requires the county assessor to hear objections to real property classification and valuation beginning no later than May 4, 2009. Objections to the valuation or classification of real property must be postmarked, delivered, or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than June 1, 2009. Contact the county assessor’s office for more information. Colorado law requires the county assessor to begin hearing objections to personal property valuations no later than June 15, 2009. Objections to personal property valuations must be postmarked or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than June 30, 2009. Contact the county assessor’s office for more information. REAL PROPERTY TAXPAYER REMEDIES For tax year 2009, the county assessor is required by law to reappraise all real property to a June 30, 2008 level of value. Notices of Valuation reflecting the 2009 values will be sent to owners of real property by May 1. The information used by the assessor to value your property is available for your review. From May 4 through June 1, owners of real property may protest the value or the classification established by the assessor. This protest period provides an opportunity for taxpayers to inform the assessor of errors in classification, property description, or other discrepancies that may result in a reduction in

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Steamboat Springs School District Teachers 2009-2010. Elementary: Special Education, PE / Health PT, Music, Elem. Teachers, Middle: Math / Science Teachers, High: Industrial Arts (Part-time), Charter: 6-8 All Subjects, PE Teacher / Outdoor Ed (Part-time). CO Teacher License with appropriate endorsement required. Salary: $32,910 - $52,636 DOQ for FT positions. Please complete district application at https://apps.winocular.com/steamboat/apply/ Questions: 970-871-3199. EOE

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The Town of Oak Creek is seeking to fill the position of part-time “Community Services Officer.” Reporting to the Oak Creek Town Board, the Community Services Officer is a non-commissioned (non-sworn) officer responsible for code enforcement and animal control. A competitive hourly wage is offered. The candidate must be able to work variable shifts and weekends on an as-needed basis. The Town of Oak Creek is an equal opportunity employer. A complete job description is available at Oak Creek Town Hall. Applications will be accepted through June 12, 2009. Call or stop by Oak Creek Town Hall, 129 Nancy Crawford Blvd., Oak Creek, CO to pick up an application. Please submit resume or letter of interest and completed application to the Town of Oak Creek, P.O. Box 128, Oak Creek, Colorado, 80467.

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Rangely Campus * Colorado Northwestern Community College is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Natural Resources Program Director to help build a Natural Resources Program at CNCC. This is an Administrative Position with benefits. Pay is commensurate on experience and education. Minimum requirements: Master’s Degree. Education considered relevant includes natural resources, range management, geology ecology, anthropology, environmental policy, hydrology or combinations of suitable science and policy disciplines. Visit the CNCC website at www.cncc.edu/human_resources/job_opportunities . or a complete job announcement including important instructions for the completion and submission of the application. Application deadline: May 30, 2009. EOE

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value or change in classification. Objections must be filed with the assessor’s office by mail or in person by June 1. Upon review of your protest, the assessor may need to physically inspect your property to confirm that the property characteristics are accurate. The assessor must make a decision concerning your protest and mail you a written Notice of Determination on or before the last working day in June. If you are satisfied with the assessor’s determination, the tax bill you receive next January will be based on the value and classification reflected on the Notice of Determination. If you disagree with the assessor’s decision, you may file an appeal with the county board of equalization. An appeal to the county board of equalization must be postmarked or hand-delivered by July 15. The county board will notify you by mail of the hearing date, time, and place where you may present evidence to substantiate your case. Evidence includes documentation such as the sales prices of properties similar to yours that sold during the time frame specified on your Real Property Notice of Valuation. The county board will conclude hearings and render decisions by the close of business on August 5. The county board must mail you a decision within five business days of the date of its decision. If you are satisfied with the county board’s decision, the tax bill you receive next January will be based on the valuation and classification reflected in the county board’s decision.

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Rodeo / Ballfield concessions. Earn extra income, have fun, 10 weekends mid June thru August and Labor Day. All ages over 18, full availability only please! 970-879-9678

Amount Due is $460.00 including June’s rent. Charges will continue to accrue until items are disposed of.

Dated at Steamboat Springs, Colorado this 24th day of May, 2009. Kasey Anderson, Manager Central Park Management 800 Weiss Drive, Suite A Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 970-879-6464

Inventory: 2 Camp Chairs, Breadmaker, Microwave, 3 Suitcases, Pedicure Foot Spa, Crockpot, 3 Drawer Tote Shelves, Coffee Urn, 4 Misc Totes, and 8 Misc Boxes Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180690 10187-1 DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING

SCE Subdivision Lots 1 & 2 #ZMA-08-03 APPEAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION

Let it be known to all interested parties that a request for the development application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development:

NOTICE OF ABANDONMENT

Applicant: Ski Country LLC, c/o Brian Bavosi, Vertical Arts Inc. P.O. Box 774842, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-0056 Location of Development: 2135 Burgess Creek Road Type of Application: Zoning Map Amendment General Description: Appeal of a Planning Commission Denial of a Zoning Map Amendment application to change the zoning of a 1.4 acre parcel currently zone Residential Estate One, Low Density (RE-1) to Gondola One (G-1) Project Planner: Jason K. Peasley, City Planner 970-871-8229 or 970-879-2060 E-mail: jpeasley@steamboatsprings.net Project Planner: Jason K. Peasley, City Planner 970-871-8229 or 970-879-2060 E-mail: jpeasley@steamboatsprings.net

Notice is hereby given to Alexander Rankin, whose last known address is 3812 E. 130th Ct Thorton, CO 80241, pursuant to Colorado Statute 38-20-116 has abandoned the below described property that is stored at D-Bar-K Storage 35495 US Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487. Alexander Rankin must contact D-Bar-K Storage at 970-879-6464 by the 8th day of June, 2009. Current

This development application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat Springs Revised Community Development Code. This petition has been scheduled to be heard at a Public Hearing by the Steamboat Springs City Council Tuesday June 2, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. in Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

If you disagree with the action of the county board, you may file an appeal with the state Board of Assessment Appeals, district court, or request a binding arbitration hearing. Your appeal must be made within 30 days of the county board’s decision. For additional information regarding the protest and appeal process, contact the county assessor’s office. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 3, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 31, 2009 10177367 10202-1


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TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PUBLICATION DATE: 05/24/09 BILL - Planning Services 10196-1 HISTORIC REGISTER APPPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING SPRINGS ADDITION TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS BLOCK 2 #HRA-09-08 Let it be known to all interested parties that a request for the Historic Register Application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development: Applicant: City of Steamboat Springs, Department of Planning & Community Development, Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-8258 Location: 1300 Lincoln Avenue (Iron Springs Park) Type of Application: Historic Register Application General Description: Application for Iron Springs Park to be listed on the Steamboat Springs Register of Historic Places Project Planner: Alexis Casale, Historic Preservation Planner, 970-871-8202 E-mail: acasale@steamboatsprings.net This Historic Register Application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat Springs Revised Community Development Code. This application has been scheduled to be heard in a public hearing by the Steamboat Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. The hearing will be held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This application is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180668 10197-1 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS PLANNING COMMISSION ‘REVISED’ MEETING AGENDA CITIZENS’ MEETING ROOM, CENTENNIAL HALL, 124 10TH STREET THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2009, 5:00 P.M. 1. Project: Text Amendment to CDC (Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) (Part I) #TXT-09-02 *TO BE TABLED* Type of Application: Community Development Code Amendment General Description: Text Amendment to the CDC to include new Traditional Neighborhood Design Standards and Procedures to Articles 3, 4, 5, 7 and 20. These new regulations are intended to create a pedestrian oriented, well connected system of streets

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and trails, similar to that of old town, that accommodates a variety of residential, commercial and mixed use building types. Additional text amendment to allow for administrative review of minimally complex Final Development Plans. Contact: City of Steamboat Springs, PO Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, c/o Jason Peasley, City Planner, 970-871-8229 or 970-879-2060; Email: jpeasley@steamboatsprings.net or Jonathan Spence, Senior Planner, 970-871-8224; Email: jspence@steamboatsprings.net 2. Project: Wildhorse Gondola #DPF-09-03 Applicant: Resort Ventures West, Mariana Ishida, 610 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 210, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487; 970-871-7762 Location: 1175 Bangtail Way & 2305 Mt. Werner Road Type of Application: Development Plan/Final Development Plan General Description: Development Plan/Final Development Plan to construct a gondola from Wildhorse Meadows to the Gondola Transit Center. Project Planner: Seth Lorson, City Planner, 970-871-8280 or 970-879-2060; Email: slorson@steamboatsprings.net 3. Project: Base Area Zone Districts & Future Land Use Map Amendment #ZMA-09-02, #CP-09-01 & #TXT-09-04 Applicant: City of Steamboat Springs, Department of Planning & Community Development, Seth Lorson, City Planner, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477; 970-879-2060. Location: Base Area Zone Districts & 2304 Après Ski Way Type of Application: Zone District Amendment, Community Plan (FLUM) Amendment & CDC Text Amendment General Description: Zoning Map Amendment to Up-Zone twelve (12) parcels at the base area according to the Future Land Use Map within the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan. Future Land Use Map Amendment (FLUM) for the Ptarmigan to change from Resort Residential to Resort Commercial due to its proximity to pedestrian and commercial areas. Text Amendment eliminating the Base Area PUD process and establishing definitive regulations for dimensional standards and public benefit. Project Planner: Seth Lorson, City Planner, 970-871-8280 or 970-879-2060; Email: slorson@steamboatsprings.net THIS AGENDA ITEM WILL NOT START BEFORE 6:00PM 4. Project: Steamboat 700 Annexation Review (Part II) #ANX-08-01 *CONTINUED* *TABLED ON 5/14/09* Applicant: Steamboat 700 LLC c/o: Scott Woodford, Patten & Associates, Inc. 2145 Resort Drive, Suite 100, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487; 970- 871-9111 Location: 508 acres in West Steamboat Type of Application: Annexation General Description: Annexation of 508 acres in West Steamboat including development of up to 2,044 dwelling units and 380,000 square feet of commercial space Project Planner: John Eastman, Planning Project Manager, 970-871-8275 or 970-879-2060; Email: jeastman@steamboatsprings.net Publisjed in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180669

10180-1 NOTICE IS HEREBY, GIVEN that the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, adopted the following ordinance on first reading:

Last Publication Date: May 31, 2009 10177463 10198-1 LEGAL NOTICE

PROPOSED ORDINANCE: An ordinance amending Chapter 26 of the Steamboat Springs Revised Municipal Code to amend the use chart to correct an error, to allow mobile homes as a Use with Criteria in the Community Commercial (CC) Zone District, to amend the use criteria for mobile homes pertaining to the existing Fish Creek Mobile Home Park and to restore the original definition of Vacation Home Rental that was inadvertently omitted with the adoption of a subsequent ordinance. The above ordinance is scheduled for Second Reading/Public Hearing at the Steamboat Springs City Council Regular Meeting on June 2, 2009 beginning at 5:00 p.m., in Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Complete copies of this ordinance are available and can be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk at 137 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and may be inspected at any time during normal business hours. JULIE FRANKLIN, CMC CITY CLERK Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180596 10150-2 The annual meeting of the Woodchuck Ditch Company will be held Friday, May 29, 2009 at noon. The meeting will take place at the Remax Steamboat Offices, 350 South Lincoln Ave. Steamboat SPrings, Colorado. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 17, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10178972 10115-5 Routt County, Colorado County Court 522 Lincoln Avenue PO Box 773117 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 970-879-5020 IN THE MATTER OF PETITION OF: Petitioner: Bruce Lobban v. Respondent: Ruth Catherine Mickens Case#: 09DR43 Petitioner’s Verified Motion For: Publication of Summons The Petitioner moves for an Order to serve the Respondent by the method checked above for the following reason: The petitioner has used due diligence to obtain personal service upon the Respondent and that all such efforts have failed. Therefore, the court orders that: The party shall complete service by publication in a newspaper published in this county or as otherwise specified by the Court. Such publication shall be made once weekly for five successive weeks from the date of order. Signed on April 27, 2009 /s/James H Garrett District Court Judge First Publication Date: May 3, 2009

OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT RED DIRT INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests The Yampa Ranger District requests comments on the Red Dirt Integrated Management Environmental Assessment (EA). The Red Dirt area is located about 12 miles northwest of Kremmling in Grand County, Colorado. The U.S. Forest Service proposes to salvage dead and dying trees to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire, to protect regenerating trees, and to capture the value of the timber. Forest thinning will accelerate tree growth by increasing space between trees. Road construction will allow access to treatment units outside of roadless areas. Road repair and decommissioning will correct existing or anticipated erosion and water flow problems likely exacerbated by increased water flows from beetle-induced tree mortality. Implementation may start in early fall of 2009. The EA is available at http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/mbr/projects/foresthealth/ind ex.shtml or by calling 970-638-4516. The opportunity to comment ends 30 days following the date of publication of this legal notice [36 CFR 215.6(a)(2)]. Only those who submit timely comments will be accepted as appellants. For appeal eligibility each individual or representative from each organization submitting comments must either sign the comments or verify identity upon request. For appeal eligibility, comments must include name and address, title of the proposed action, and specific comments on the proposed action, along with supporting reasons that the Responsible Official should consider in reaching a decision. Electronic comments can be accepted in emails, Word (.doc), Adobe Portable Document (.pdf), Plain Text (.txt), or Rich Text (.rtf) formats or as an ASCII file avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption. The Yampa District Ranger, Oscar Martinez, is the Responsible Official for this project. Please address comments to: Ric Ondrejka, Silviculturist Delivery: Yampa Ranger District Yampa Ranger District PO Box 7 300 Roselawn Street Yampa, Colorado 80483 Yampa, Colorado 80483 FAX: 970-638-4635 Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m. E-mail: comments-rocky-mountain-medicine-bow-routt-yam pa@fs.fed.us. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180676 10195-1 HISTORIC REGISTER APPPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING ORIGINAL ADDITION TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, BLOCK 14 LOT 4 #HRA-09-07 Let it be known to all interested parties that a request for the Historic Register Application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development:

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This application is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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Applicant: City of Steamboat Springs, Department of Planning & Community Development, Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-8258 Location: 927 Oak Street (Carver House) Type of Application: Historic Register Application General Description: Application for The Carver House to be listed on the Steamboat Springs Register of Historic Places Project Planner: Laureen Schaffer, Historic Preservation Coordinator, 970-871-8278 E-mail: lschaffer@steamboatsprings.net This Historic Register Application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat Springs Revised Community Development Code. This application has been scheduled to be heard in a public hearing by the Steamboat Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. The hearing will be held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This application is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Col-

orado. TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180664 10199-1 The Town of Hayden, Colorado invites and will accept proposals for Police Station and Dry Creek Park Building cleaning services until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4th. The proposals must be sealed in an envelope addressed to the Hayden Town Clerk and clearly marked “Cleaning Proposal”. A full copy of the Cleaning Agreement is available at the Hayden Town Hall, 178 W. Jefferson Avenue. The Board of Trustees will review the proposals at their meeting on June 4th. For more information, contact Susan Irvine at (970) 276-3741. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publicaiton Date: May 24, 2009 10180681

The Town of Hayden, Colorado is requesting proposals from landscaping firms who want to provide landscaping for the Police Station. The successful contractor will be selected after a pre-bid meeting on May 29th @ 1 p.m. and through a written bid submitted by June 4th @ 10 a.m. Proposal details can be found on the Town’s website at www.townofhayden.org or at Town Hall, 178 W. Jefferson Ave., (970) 276-3741. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180683

been submitted to the Board of Trustees of Colorado Mountain Junior College District for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2009, and will be filed May 19, 2009, at the Colorado Mountain College District Office, 831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, and all other CMC campuses, where it will be available for public inspection. Such proposed budget will be considered for adoption at a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of said School District at the CMC Aspen Campus, 0255 Sage Way, Aspen, CO 81611, on June 22, 2009. Time for discussion of the budget will be approximately 11:30 a.m.

The Town of Hayden, Colorado is requesting proposals from construction firms who want to reconstruct CR 53/Poplar Street from Highway 40/Jefferson Avenue to Dry Creek Bridge. The successful contractor will be selected after a pre-bid meeting on May 29th @ 10 a.m. and through an online bid event on June 10th. Proposal details can be found on the Town’s website at www.townofhayden.org or at Town Hall, 178 W. Jefferson Ave., (970) 276-3741

Any person paying school taxes in said district may at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget file or register objections thereto. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180058

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10160-1 Request for Proposals Unit #7, Fish Creek Mobile Home Park The Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA) is requesting proposals from interested parties who have the capacity and resources to remodel or replace a mobile home on Unit #7 in the Fish Creek Mobile Home Park (Park) located at 75 Anglers Drive, Steamboat Springs. Proposals with supporting documentation will be accepted beginning June 2, 2009 and must be received no later than June 12, 2009 at 4 p.m. If interested, a full copy of the Request for Proposals can be obtained by contacting Mary Alice Page-Allen, Yampa Valley Housing Authority, 1370 Bob Adams Drive, Suite 203, PO Box 774542, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-4542, (970) 870-0167 or e-mail mapageallen@yvha.org. The YVHA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 17, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 24, 2009. 10179379 10127-4 PUBLIC NOTICE Seneca Coal Company LLC, 37796 Routt County Road 53, P.O. Box 670, Hayden, Colorado 81639, is requesting release of Phase I bond liability on 1,152.6 reclaimed acres of its total 4,093.0 acres currently within the permit boundary at the Seneca II-W Mine (CDRMS Permit No. C-82-057, approved December 31, 1985). A surety bond in the amount of $11,117,348 is currently in place of which $4,864,928 are being requested for release. The Seneca II-W Mine is located approximately seven (7) miles south of the Town of Hayden, Colorado off of RCR # 53. The specific area to which this bond release request applies is included within the Permit Area located as follows: T5N, R88W Mine Area Section 9: Portions of SE¼NE¼, NE¼SE¼, and W½NE¼ Section 10: S½S½NW¼, SW¼, SE¼, Portions of S½NE¼ Section 11: Portions of S½S½SW¼ Section 14: Portions of SW¼, NW¼, and S½S½SE¼ Section 15: All Section 16: Portions of W½NW¼, SE¼NW¼, NE¼SW¼, and SE¼ Section 21: Portions of E½NE¼ Section 22: NW¼, NE¼, N½SE¼ , SW¼SE¼, Portions of N½SW¼, and SW¼SE¼ Section 23: NW¼, SW¼, W½E½, and W½E½E½ Section 26: W½, W½E½, and Portions of W½E½NE¼ and W½E½SE¼ Section 27: E½ Section 34: NE¼, N½SE¼, and Portions of N½S½SE¼ Section 35: NW¼, W½NE¼, N½SW¼ and Portions of N½S½SW¼, NW¼SE¼, NW¼SW¼SE¼, NW¼NE¼SE¼, and W½E½NE¼ T6N, R88W Section 14: Section 23: Section 24: T6N, R87W Section 17: Section 18: Section 19:

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All west of the 6th Principal Meridian; totaling 4,093 acres. The USGS 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Maps of Hayden Gulch, Hayden, Dunckley, and Mt. Harris, contain the described permit area. Pursuant to Rule 3.03.1, a permittee may request Phase I Bond release upon successful completion of backfilling, regrading and drainage control in accordance with the approved reclamation plan. Those portions of the mine for which Phase I bond release is requested were backfilled and graded from the beginning of mining, in 1990, through 2008 in accordance with the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (CDRMS) rules and regulations. The approved reclamation plan can be reviewed in its entirety in the Seneca II-W Mine Permit Application Package located in the Hayden Public Library, Hayden, Colorado. For the purposes of this Phase I Bond Release request, the term “reclaimed” means those disturbed/mined areas where successful completion of backfilling, regrading and drainage control, in accordance with the approved reclamation plan, has

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been completed. Backfilling and grading was conducted from 1990 through 2008. All areas affected by the surface mining operations, except as specifically exempted by the CDMG, were regraded on a timely basis to a stable configuration that conforms to the approved postmining land use (livestock grazing and wildlife habitat). The Phase I reclamation activities have produced a stable landform in compliance with the approved conditions in the CDRMS Permit No. C-82-057. A copy of the Phase I Bond Release application is available for public inspection at the Hayden Public Library, 201 E. Jefferson Avenue, Hayden, Colorado 81639. Written comments or objections or requests for public hearing or informal conference concerning this application may be submitted to, and additional information obtained from: Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215 Denver, Colorado 80203-2273 (303) 866-3567. Comments must be received within 30 days of the last publication of this notice or within 30 days of the onsite inspection, whichever is later. The CDRMS can be contacted for notification of the onsite inspection date. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 10, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 31, 2009 10178097 10203-1 NOTICE OF ABANDONMENT Notice is hereby given to Alexander Rankin, whose last known address is 3812 E. 130th Ct Thorton, CO 80241, pursuant to Colorado Statute 38-20-116 has abandoned the below described property that is stored at D-Bar-K Storage 35495 US Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487. Alexander Rankin must contact D-Bar-K Storage at 970-879-6464 by the 8th day of June, 2009. Current Amount Due is $460.00 including June’s rent. Charges will continue to accrue until items are disposed of. Dated at Steamboat Springs, Colorado this 24th day of May, 2009. Kasey Anderson, Manager Central Park Management 800 Weiss Drive, Suite A Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 970-879-6464 Inventory: 2 Camp Chairs, Breadmaker, Microwave, 3 Suitcases, Pedicure Foot Spa, Crockpot, 3 Drawer Tote Shelves, Coffee Urn, 4 Misc Totes, and 8 Misc Boxes Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180692 10185-1 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda Citizens Meeting Room, Centennial Hall - 124 10th Street Thursday June 4, 2009 5:00 PM Agenda Subject to Change 1) Applications to Steamboat Springs Historic Register a) Steamboat Springs Depot (1000 13th Street) - Historic Landmark Application b) First National Bank Building (803/807 Lincoln Avenue) - Historic Landmark Application c) Carver Power Plant (124 10th Street) - Historic Resource Application d) Carver House (927 Oak Street) - Historic Resource Application e) Iron Springs Park (1300 Lincoln Avenue) Historic Resource Application Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180613 10183-1 Routt County Public Notice The following matter is being reviewed by the Routt County Planning Department. The Planning Director will make a decision regarding this matter on 06/08/2009. ACTIVITY #: PP2008-028 PETITIONER: FRIENDS OF PERRY MANSFIELD PETITION: SUP amendment to adjust Permit’s perimeter boundary property lines LOCATION/LEGAL: Lot Two, Perry Mansfield Lot Split Routt County Planning Department Chad Phillips, Planning Director


Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, May 24, 2009

Box 773749 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180600 10182-1 NOTICE IS HEREBY, GIVEN that the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, adopted the following ordinance on second and final reading: ORDINANCE: 2247 An ordinance vacating the utility easement located on the southwestern interior of Lot 2 of the Original Town of Steamboat Springs Block 21 and 22 (Steamboat Springs Health and Recreation Association), and providing an effective date and setting a hearing date. Complete copies of this ordinance are available and can be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk, 137 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and may be inspected at any time during normal business hours. JULIE FRANKLIN, CMC CITY CLERK Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180598 10186-1 DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING WIDHORSE GONDOLA #DPF-09-03 Let it be known to all interested parties that a request

for the development application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning Services: Applicant: Resort Ventures West, Mariana Ishida, 610 Marketplace Plaza, Suite 210, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 (970) 871-7762 Location of Development: 1175 Bangtail Way & 2305 Mt. Werner Road Type of Application: Development Plan/Final Development Plan General Description: Development Plan/Final Development Plan to construct a gondola from Wildhorse Meadows to the Gondola Transit Center. Project Planner:Seth Lorson, City Planner (970) 879-2060 or (970) 871-8280 E-mail: slorson@steamboatsprings.net This development application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat Springs Revised Community Development Code. This petition has been scheduled on the Tuesday, June 2, 2009 City Council Agenda at 5:00 P.M. All public hearings are held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado This application is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COM-

MUNITY DEVELOPMENT Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10180615 10193-1 HISTORIC REGISTER APPPLICATION PUBLIC HEARING ORIGINAL ADDITION TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, BLOCK 30 LOT 1 #HRA-09-05 Let it be known to all interested parties that a request for the Historic Register Application described below has been filed in the office of the Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development: Applicant: City of Steamboat Springs, Department of Planning & Community Development, Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-8258 Location: 803-807 Lincoln Ave (First Nat. Bank Bldg.) Type of Application: Historic Register Application General Description: Application for The First National Bank Building to be listed on the Steamboat Springs Register of Historic Places Project Planner: Laureen Schaffer, Historic Preservation Coordinator, 970-871-8278 E-mail: lschaffer@steamboatsprings.net This Historic Register Application has been submitted and processed consistent with the Steamboat Springs Revised Community Development Code. This application has been scheduled to be heard in a public hearing by the Steamboat Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. The hearing will be held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Proposals must be submitted to City Offices, 137 10th Street, PO Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, Attention: Anne Small no later than 5:00 pm, June 4, 2009.

TOM LEESON, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publlication Date: May 24, 2009 10180661

The City of Steamboat Springs reserves the right to reject any and all bids and proposals and enter into a contract or issue a purchase order which, in its opinion, best serves the needs of the City of Steamboat Springs and its citizens. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: May 17, 2009 Last Publication Date: May 24, 2009 10179151

10153-2 City of Steamboat Springs Request For Proposals Cultural Resource Survey Proposal Deadline - June 4, 2009 The City of Steamboat Springs is soliciting proposals from qualified professional consultants to perform a cultural resource survey of residential properties in Old Town Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The City has a budget of $16,200 for this project and seeks from the consultant a suggested number of properties, with a minimum of 30, to survey given the constraints of the budget. This project is funded by a grant from the Colorado Historical Society and the consultants must comply with the requirements outlined in the grant documents. Request For Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting Anne Small at (970) 871-8249 or asmall@steamboatsprings.net

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Copper stables scrambles for new location Bob Berwyn

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After 30 years of offering trail rides at the resort, the Copper Mountain Stables operation is scrambling to find a new location this summer. The existing stable at the west end of the resort, near the Union Creek base area, will be torn down as part of a wetlands mitigation project. Copper Mountain Resort is starting on an expansion of the Union Creek parking area as the first step in a slate of base improvements authorized by the county last August. More parking at Union Creek is an important piece of the resort’s goal of providing better service to families and beginning skiers. Under the county permit, the wetlands project is required as part of the parking lot expansion. Leslie Miller, who has been operating the stables for 13 years, said she’s found a new temporary spot for the horses on a parking lot along Highway 91. The U.S. Forest Service will permit the temporary use at that location without requiring formal environmental studies. “There’s plenty of room for corrals at the north end of the Corn Lot, and she’d still have access to the Forest Service

trails,” said Forest Service ranger Joe Foreman. “But the staging area would be on private land.” The challenge for Miller is to find a location for starting the trail rides, somewhere in the Copper base area. The first spot she picked would be subject to a county review process. Based on the timing, the earliest she could get approval would be early July. That would be too late to get the operation going for this summer, Miller said.

Uncertain fate Without pointing fingers, Miller said the timing of the process has left her in the lurch, unsure about the fate of the riding operation and the eight or nine part-time employees who help take care of the horses and lead rides. “I trusted that Copper was doing what needed to be done,” she said, explaining that it’s up to Copper to get the needed county permits. “I was warned a year ago, but the door was left open that we might be able to operate at the same spot,” she said. “This April, we received notice that our contract was terminated,” Miller said. “They said I should come up with a plan and they would look at it.” Copper spokeswoman Lau-

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ren Pelletreau said the resort is committed to working with the stables and the Forest Service. “The stables facility will be moved, and the identified wetlands will be restored. Copper will continue to work with the stables operator, the U.S. Forest Service and Summit County to identify short-term and longterm plans in order to provide horseback riding for our Copper guests,” Pelletreau said. County planners first heard about the issue two weeks ago, when a resort planner initiated contact with county staff, according to planning director Jim Curnutte. But the upcoming wetlands work shouldn’t have been a surprise to anyone, he said. “Copper and the stables have known since last summer that the stables would be torn down,” Curnutte said. The resort’s updated base areas plan authorizes two potential locations for a permanent relocation of the stables, either in the vicinity of the A-Lift neighborhood or on a vacant lot near the Conoco station along Colorado Highway 91. Additionally, Curnutte said the stables could operate temporarily at any other locataion within the resort zoned for active recreation — as long as that spot meshes with the resort’s internal operational needs, he explained. Curnutte said he thinks that, if the resort, Forest Service and stables sit down together, they will be able to come up with a temporary plan to keep the operation going this summer.

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Edith, who requested her last name not be used, is photographed in her backyard garden in Emeryville, Calif., on May 13. City Slicker Farms, a nonprofit that is working to improve access to fresh foods in urban areas, installed the garden.

Urban farms take root Suzanne Bohan

CONTRA COSTA TIMES

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF.

The din of a neighborhood gathering made it hard to hear Barbara Finnin as she strolled through a dense garden thriving on a once vacant lot in West Oakland. On all four corners near the fenced-in garden, a dozen adults, young and old, shouted greetings and comments. Some sat in white plastic chairs, others leaned against walls, and several swigged from bottles covered with brown paper bags. Two or three children played on the streets, which featured a couple of tidy homes, a few boarded-up ones and others in between. Ignoring the ruckus, Finnin, executive director of City Slicker Farms, pointed to the plum, mulberry, fig, cherry and apple trees, the climbing vines, and planting beds growing thick with produce such as lettuce, carrots, garlic and strawberries. On one side of the garden, honey bees unhurriedly entered and exited two white boxes, and building material lay on the floor of a partially built henhouse in the corner. Then lifelong West Oakland resident Charles Brown, 31, walked toward Finnin, smiling broadly with his hand outstretched. “You all are doing a pretty good job,” he tells Finnin, shaking her hand. “It’s great here. This is what we want to see. Gardens and fruit and everything we need.” There’s no grocery store in West Oakland, a low-income neighborhood of 23,000. A nearby corner market gamely sells some produce — cabbage, onions, potatoes, oranges and

Bob Berwyn can be reached at 970-331-5996, or at bberwyn@summitdaily.com.

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apples — but the latter were bruised and old. In contrast, when the garden’s chained gate opens at 10 a.m. Saturdays, residents can buy inexpensive, freshly picked organic produce, newly gathered eggs and Oakland-made honey at a farm stand run by City Slicker’s, a nonprofit dedicated to developing urban agriculture in West Oakland. “People come super early for our honey and eggs,” Finnin said. Brown said his mother buys collard greens from the stand “to make the old recipes.” In counties in the vicinity of the Bay Area, there’s a similar burst of agriculture in formerly empty fields, vacant lots and backyards. Older farms, survivors of a long-gone pastoral era, also are facing a fresh future as new markets and policies support their operations. And a new generation of farmers dedicated to environmentally friendly practices and equitable distribution of fresh foods are starting new endeavors with colorful names. From 2002 to 2007, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported a surge in the growth of small farms in the Bay Area, with a 24 percent increase in Alameda County, 7 percent in Contra Costa County, 8 percent in San Mateo County, 4 percent in Santa Clara County, and 13 percent in Napa County. (The agency didn’t survey San Francisco.) It’s a trend occurring nationwide, as the number of U.S. farms grew 4 percent during that time. “We’ve seen growth in what we call ‘the new farmer,’’’ said Gail Raabe, agricultural commissioner for San Mateo County. She cited operations such as Pie

Ranch and Blue House Farm along the county’s coast, which sell organic produce, eggs and other products, while providing apprenticeships for young adults aspiring to learn about sustainable agriculture and what’s called food justice — ensuring widespread access to healthful foods, regardless of income level. Enthusiasm for urban farming has waxed and waned throughout the decades, said Hilary Melcarek, a graduate student at the University of CaliforniaSanta Cruz with an expertise in urban agriculture. Economic necessity fueled the growth of gardens during the Great Depression. And Melcarek said the “victory gardens” planted by millions during World War II supplied 40 percent of the nation’s produce. But that gardening devotion faded in the prosperous 1950s. In the 1970s, Melcarek said a backto-the-land movement launched a renewal of urban agriculture, but when the USDA dismantled its 17-year-old Urban Gardening Program in 1993, it reflected the waning interest in farming in and around cities. But this time, organizations backing the rebirth of urban agriculture speak of a movement that’s here to stay, in part to ensure the food security not just of low-income neighborhoods, but the entire region. “You never want to give up the ability to feed yourself. You don’t want to be relying on imported food alone,” said Raabe, the San Mateo County agricultural commissioner. And ensuring a local food supply means helping small operators survive, Raabe said. “It takes two things to farm, land and a farmer, and you have to protect both.”

Vail property owner dodges e-scam Scott N. Miller

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Laureen Eck thought something was fishy about a check she received for a rental unit she has in Breckenridge. A quick trip to her Vail bank confirmed the hunch. Eck recently put a for-rent ad on Craigslist. She soon received a couple of e-mails from people interested in the unit, one from someone claiming to be a student, another from someone who said his overseas company was going to open an office in Breckenridge. Not long after, she received a cashier’s check for $6,000 to secure the unit, nearly $2,000 more than Eck will need to rent it. The check, ostensibly from a company in London, was drawn on a Texas bank. Although the people who contacted Eck hadn’t yet asked for their change from the check, it’s a common practice. People who become victims cash the checks, send part of the difference between the asking price and the check amount back to the scammers, the check bounces, and the victims can be out hundreds to thousands of dollars. Eck didn’t bite. She called her

If you’re contacted via e-mail for something you’re selling or renting, here are a few tips to protect yourself: ■ If someone is offering you more money than you’re asking, walk away. ■ Make sure you talk, by phone, to the person interested in your offer. ■ Don’t trust any offer you receive from outside the country. ■ Don’t believe anyone who’s already arranged shipping for an item. ■ Don’t cash a check that doesn’t have the bank’s phone number printed on it. If there is a number, call to confirm the check is valid.

attorney, then took the check to her bank, where a teller confirmed that it was bogus. The rental in Breckenridge still is for rent, but Eck would like to track down the people who tried to scam her. That’s hard to do. “These kinds of frauds are generally very large scale, and they’re hard to track,” Vail Police Department Sgt. Samantha Graves said. “We document reports and track leads until they run dry.” But, Graves added, just about anyone can send a bogus check. Although this is the first time anyone’s tried to run a scam on Eck, VailSkiVacations.com has seen several. That company is

a third-party agent for rentals, but James Bengala said that hasn’t stopped people from trying to send bogus checks to the company. “I’ll be we received a couple (of offers) a week,” Bengala said. When VailSkiVacations receives an obviously fraudulent offer, Bengala said the company will contact the shipping company that delivers the check. “We’ll ask them to flag the sender as someone who’s sending fraudulent items,” he said. “We’ll sometimes send an email telling them we’ve notified the authorities.” Bengala and Graves used the old line, “If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” And, Graves added, “Especially on Craigslist.” Eck said she’s probably going to do full background checks on potential renters from now on. Bengala had a couple of other hints. “If somebody just says, ‘I like your unit, let me send you a check,’ that’s a red flag,” he said. “There’s usually a lot more conversation involved. We don’t do business with anybody unless we can get them on the phone.”


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Steamboat Pilot & Today | Section C

SPORTS COMMENTARY

John F. Russell

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

No time to slow down

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t’s that time of year. The next prep sports season isn’t scheduled to start for two months, and just about everyone who walks through the doors of the Steamboat Pilot & Today office expects to find the sports guys sitting back in their chairs, drinking one of those funny-colored adult beverages and surrounded by the smell of cheap sunblock. Yes, it might be true that this is a slow time of year for the sports department in many small towns across the United States, but in Steamboat Springs, things are just starting to heat up. In our town, the sports season never really seems to slow down — it simply shifts gears. This weekend, Steamboat is hosting world-class kayakers, top-level junior tennis players and a large contingent of youth lacrosse players. In the next few weeks, there will be a parade of youth baseball teams, more golf tournaments than you can swing a 5-iron at and enough sporting activity to mold Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange into a fine-tuned athlete. And of course, it wouldn’t be summer in our mountain valley without the rodeo, adult recreational softball leagues and hundreds of miles of footraces. I’ve spent nearly two decades covering this town, and I’m still impressed by the huge number of top-level athletes who call Steamboat home and the large number of activities available. There are times when I stop and wonder whether this active lifestyle, this love of sports and the desire to compete is normal in other communities or unique to Steamboat Springs? The fact is that it really doesn’t matter. The only thing that matters is what a community offers to the people who live in it — and it’s clear that Steamboat has a lot to offer. So the challenge in the sports department isn’t finding enough to cover — it’s finding the time to cover more. Sure, I would love to spend several weeks relaxing in my chair, sipping on a drink and wondering how to spend my time before two-a-days start next August at Gardner Field. But the summer is too short and too filled with action for any reporter to ignore. Steamboat is a mix of the best that sports have to offer. The fall, winter and spring are dominated by prep sports, but the summer offers its own attractions and interests. The sports staff at the Pilot & Today may not get to cover the professional teams, but we get to cover worldclass athletes who love what they do all year. The summer is filled with a variety, and this small town has enough world-class athletes to fill the pages of any major metro paper. Yeah, it’s that time of year again, but when you live in Steamboat Springs, there is no time to slow down and relax — and that includes our sports department.

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Sports Editor: John F. Russell • 871-4209/jrussell@steamboatpilot.com

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Custer finds home in goal

8th-grade lacrosse player shines in weekend tournament Luke Graham

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Like most people growing up, Ben Custer wanted to score the goals. Now, the eighth-grader does whatever he can to stop them. Ben, who started playing goalie in sixth grade because no one else wanted to, has been doing double duty for the eighth-grade Steamboat Youth

Lacrosse teams. He gets between the pipes for both squads. “I’m the only guy that does it, but it’s worth it,” he said. “I chose to do it, and I think it’s fun.” It’s certainly fun when you play like Ben did on the opening day of the sixth annual Steamboat Classic Lacrosse Tournament. The tournament brought 35 teams from across the state

and Wyoming to compete in fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade tournaments. Steamboat fielded a fifthgrade team, two sixth-grade teams, a seventh-grade team and two eighth-grade teams. Teams from Aspen, Summit, Vail, Grand Junction, Laramie, Wyo., and several from the Front Range all were in action. Maybe no player stood out more than Ben. The 14-year-old helped the Steamboat Red team

to a 2-0 start, giving up just two goals. He was equally impressive with the Steamboat White team, allowing just six goals and helping the team to a 1-1 record. “He’s a great listener. I think that’s how you become a great player at any sport,” said Neill Redfern, the SYL director and coach of the eighth-grade team. “He’s done a good job listening to coaches. More importantly, See Lacrosse, page 3C

MATT STENSLAND/STAFF

Ben Custer prepares for a game during the sixth annual Steamboat Classic Lacrosse Tournament on Friday. Custer played goalie for both eighth-grade teams, helping Steamboat to a 3-1 record on the day.

NBA PLAYOFFS

Team loses shine

Nuggets fall in Game 3 against Lakers, 103-97 Arnie Stapleton

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JOEL REICHENBERGER/STAFF

Sarah Hamilton tries to work through a wave Saturday at Charlie’s Hole in downtown Steamboat Springs. Hamilton, the only woman competing in the kayak rodeo at the Yampa River Festival, placed third in the event.

Festival makes waves

Kayakers rule, but plenty of different crafts find way into water

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an Piano was the last kayaker into the rushing water of the Yampa River on Saturday during the Yampa River Festival’s kayak rodeo. He pushed away from the boulders lining the shore behind Bud Werner Memorial Library and into Charlie’s Hole, his black wetsuit and black lifejacket blending into his black Jackson kayak seamlessly — Johnny Cash on the Yampa, with a don’t-mess-with me scowl to complete the costume. Intimidating. “That’s the idea,” Piano said. Only, when he said that, the attitude was gone. His face was split with a smile, and he glowed with victory. Piano intimidated his way to a win Saturday, boating past almost a dozen opponents to win the kayak rodeo at the 29th annual Yampa River Festival. “It was a lot of fun,” Piano said. “The main idea of the whole thing is to show

SUNDAYFOCUS STORY BY JOEL REICHENBERGER how much fun this can be, how great the C-hole is.” Rain swept across town Saturday, midway through the first day of the three-day festival. That the discomfort did little to thin the crowds probably says something about the residents of Steamboat Springs, who turned out in force to celebrate as the river roared. Plenty weren’t about to let its chilly temperatures or a little rain spoil the fun. A long line of rafts tackled Charlie’s Hole, many wild-eyed locals flying from rubbery safety into frigid waters. Others attacked the water feature in tubes in the second-annual tube rodeo. Josh Burton donned a business suit for that honor.

But the day belonged to the kayakers. “That was great,” event organizer Pete Van De Carr said after the kayaking event. “Our local kayakers can hold their own with anyone. That’s always great.” Piano was one of six to advance from the opening round, joining Sarah Hamilton, Brian Berger, Adam Mayo, Quinn Connell and Rick Franken in the semifinals. Then, he again advanced. Piano, Hamilton and Berger made the finals. “The best trick I did was the McNasty,” Piano said. “In the semifinals, I had a really bad ride, and Sarah had a really good ride. She’s my girlfriend, and I was afraid she was going to beat me.” Not this time. Piano hung in the wave longer than his opponents and landed more tricks. The combination proved enough to give him the win. See River Fest, page 3C

Kobe Bryant’s 3-pointer wasn’t nearly as dramatic as LeBron James’ but equally effective. Bryant’s big shot over J.R. Smith gave Los Angeles a onepoint lead with just more than a minute left Saturday night and sparked the Lakers to a 103-97 victory against the downtrodden Denver Nuggets for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals. Bryant, who scored 41 points, went 5-of-6 on free throws to ice it after his 3-pointer gave Los Angeles a 96-95 lead. Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points but just three after halftime for Denver, which lost at home for the first time since March 9. He was 4-for-13 in his worst performance of the postseason. Before Saturday night, the Nuggets had been dominant at home in the playoffs. They ran away with all six games at Pepsi Center against the New Orleans Hornets and Dallas Mavericks by an average of 17.5 points. Chauncey Billups’ two free throws made it 99-97, but Bryant sank two more free throws with 22 seconds remaining, Billups missed a 3-pointer and Bryant capped his big night with two more foul shots with 12 seconds left.

Mushing to the big screen Local dogsledder Krista Halsnes featured in documentary Luke Graham

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Krista Halsnes wasn’t sure how she’d react under the glitz and glamour of the cameras and lights. But placed in her natural setting of sled dog racing, and the 15-year-old Steamboat Springs High School student FILE PHOTO Krista Halsnes plays with one of her dogs earlier this winter. Halsnes was just featured was a star. The Film Dailies, a Denver in a documentary titled “Sled.” The documentary, by The Film Dailies, won the second based film- and music-making annual Spirit of the Outdoors Film Festival earlier this week.

trio, got in touch with Krista during the winter to see if they could do a documentary about her. Then, in early March, filmmakers Molly Cherington, Michael Lloyd and Hannah Vanderlan made the trip to Steamboat Springs for a weekend. The crew filmed Krista in Columbine running her dogs, as well as in the local family’s home. “It was definitely a different experience,” Krista said. “I got used to it pretty quick. I

was comfortable in front of the camera. I was pretty much winging it and going with the flow.” The Film Dailies entered the five-minute film, called “Sled,” in the second annual Spirit of the Outdoors Film Festival — a Boulder-based festival that celebrates the outdoors. Earlier this week, the film was named the winner. See Sled, page 3C

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Scoreboard NBA PLAYOFFS The Associated Press All Times MDT CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Cleveland vs. Orlando Wednesday, May 20: Orlando 107, Cleveland 106 Friday, May 22: Cleveland 96, Orlando 95, series tied 1-1 Sunday, May 24: Cleveland at Orlando, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26: Cleveland at Orlando, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28: Orlando at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30: Cleveland at Orlando, 6:30 p.m., if necessary Monday, June 1: Orlando at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m., if necessary WESTERN CONFERENCE L.A. Lakers vs. Denver Tuesday, May 19: L.A. Lakers 105, Denver 103 Thursday, May 21: Denver 106, L.A. Lakers 103 Saturday, May 23: L.A. Lakers 103, Denver 97, L.A. Lakers lead series 2-1 Monday, May 25: L.A. Lakers at Denver, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27: Denver at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m. Friday, May 29: L.A. Lakers at Denver, 7 p.m., if necessary Sunday, May 31: Denver at L.A. Lakers, 6:30 p.m., if necessary

NHL PLAYOFFS CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Carolina vs. Pittsburgh Monday, May 18: Pittsburgh 3, Carolina 2 Thursday, May 21: Pittsburgh 7, Carolina 4 Saturday, May 23: Pittsburgh 6, Carolina 2, Pittsburgh leads series 3-0 Tuesday, May 26: Pittsburgh at Carolina, 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 29: Carolina at Pittsburgh, 5:30 p.m., if necessary Sunday, May 31: Pittsburgh at Carolina, 5:30 p.m., if necessary Tuesday, June 2: Carolina at Pittsburgh, 5:30 p.m., if necessary WESTERN CONFERENCE Chicago vs. Detroit Sunday, May 17: Detroit 5, Chicago 2 Tuesday, May 19: Detroit 3, Chicago 2, OT Friday, May 22: Chicago 4, Detroit 3, OT, Detroit leads series 2-1 Sunday, May 24: Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27: Chicago at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30: Detroit at Chicago, 6 p.m., if necessary Monday, June 1: Chicago at Detroit, 5:30 p.m., if necessary

NASCAR NASCAR Nationwide-Carquest Auto Parts 300 Results At Lowe’s Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (10) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 170 laps, 110.7 rating, 190 points, $72,438. 2. (15) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, 170, 88.8, 175, $51,243. 3. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 170, 140.3, 175, $38,525. 4. (5) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 170, 124.3, 165, $30,575. 5. (12) Joey Logano, Toyota, 170, 112.1, 155, $26,275. 6. (28) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 170, 112.2, 155, $30,468. 7. (4) David Ragan, Ford, 170, 105.9, 146, $22,475. 8. (40) Brad Keselowski, Chevrolet, 170, 93.7, 142, $27,943. 9. (9) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 170, 101.7, 138, $20,700. 10. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 170, 104.7, 139, $29,800. 11. (14) Scott Speed, Toyota, 170, 86.6, 130, $19,375. 12. (3) Greg Biffle, Ford, 170, 111.9, 127, $18,975. 13. (13) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 170, 91.3, 124, $18,650. 14. (38) Justin Allgaier, Dodge, 169, 77.6, 121, $24,293. 15. (7) David Gilliland, Dodge, 169, 77.2, 118, $25,043. 16. (22) Jason Keller, Ford, 169, 72.4, 115, $23,718. 17. (17) Steve Wallace, Chevrolet, 169, 82.9, 112, $23,493. 18. (27) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet, 169, 53.6, 114, $23,268. 19. (29) Eric McClure, Ford, 169, 47.7, 106, $23,193. 20. (6) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 169, 80.8, 103, $23,943. 21. (20) Paul Menard, Ford, 169, 82, 100, $16,525. 22. (41) Burney Lamar, Toyota, 169, 55.4, 97, $22,943. 23. (8) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 168, 75.7, 94, $16,875. 24. (30) Danny O’Quinn Jr., Chevrolet, 168, 65.2, 91, $22,853. 25. (11) Stanton Barrett, Chevrolet, 168, 61.7, 88, $22,968. 26. (36) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 168, 54.2, 85, $22,783. 27. (26) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 168, 55, 82, $16,280. 28. (25) Scott Wimmer, Chevrolet, 168, 62.6, 79, $22,713. 29. (32) Brandon Whitt, Ford, 167, 51.5, 76, $22,668. 30. (39) Brian Keselowski, Dodge, 167, 39.6, 73, $22,923. 31. (16) Peyton Sellers, Chevrolet, 167, 51.4, 70, $16,120. 32. (23) Scott Lagasse Jr., Toyota, 166, 55.2, 67, $22,543. 33. (37) Robert Richardson Jr., Chevrolet, 166, 34.5, 64, $22,513. 34. (43) Derrike Cope, Dodge, 164, 33.4, 61, $16,015. 35. (21) Kevin Hamlin, Dodge, accident, 147, 46.3, 58, $22,463. 36. (35) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, engine, 147, 39.8, 55, $22,443. 37. (31) J.C. Stout, Chevrolet, 143, 36.4, 52, $15,950. 38. (33) Dennis Setzer, Dodge, vibration, 28, 36, 49, $15,930. 39. (24) Michael Annett, Toyota, accident, 22, 57.5, 46, $22,378. 40. (18) Terry Cook, Chevrolet, overheating, 14, 33.6, 43, $15,840. 41. (19) Mark Green, Chevrolet, electrical, 11, 32.4, 40, $22,283. 42. (34) Johnny Chapman, Chevrolet, handling, 10, 29.8, 37, $15,790. 43. (42) Donny Lia, Toyota, ignition, 1, 30, 34, $22,196. Race Statistics Winner’s Average Speed: 129.096 mph.

Time of Race: 1 hour, 58 minutes, 31 seconds. Margin of Victory: Under caution. Caution Flags: 5 for 26 laps. Lead Changes: 12 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: C.Edwards 1-24; K.Wallace 25-27; C.Edwards 28-40; K.Busch 41-85; M.Bliss 86-87; B.Gaughan 88-89; K.Busch 90-139; B.Vickers 140145; K.Busch 146-148; J.Leffler 149; M.Bliss 150164; B.Gaughan 165-166; M.Bliss 167-170. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Busch, 3 times for 98 laps; C.Edwards, 2 times for 37 laps; M.Bliss, 3 times for 21 laps; B.Vickers, 1 time for 6 laps; B.Gaughan, 2 times for 4 laps; K.Wallace, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Leffler, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. K.Busch, 1,714. 2. C.Edwards, 1,641. 3. J.Leffler, 1,541. 4. J.Logano, 1,495. 5. Bra. Keselowski, 1,473. 6. J.Keller, 1,296. 7. D.Ragan, 1,285. 8. B.Gaughan, 1,237. 9. M.Bliss, 1,234. 10. J.Allgaier, 1,210. ——— NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

INDIANAPOLIS 500 IRL-Indianapolis 500 Lineup Sunday At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car numbers in parentheses; all cars DallaraHonda; r-rookie) ROW 1 1. (3) Helio Castroneves, 224.864. 2. (6) Ryan Briscoe, 224.083. 3. (10) Dario Franchitti, 224.010. ROW 2 4. (02) Graham Rahal, 223.954. 5. (9) Scott Dixon, 223.867. 6. (11) Tony Kanaan, 223.612. ROW 3 7. (5) Mario Moraes, 223.331. 8. (26) Marco Andretti, 223.114. 9. (12) Will Power, 223.028. ROW 4 10. (7) Danica Patrick, 222.882. 11. (99) Alex Lloyd, 222.622. 12. (2) r-Raphael Matos, 223.429. ROW 5 13. (15) Paul Tracy, 223.111. 14. (14) Vitor Meira, 223.054. 15. (18) Justin Wilson, 222.903. ROW 6 16. (27) Hideki Mutoh, 222.805. 17. (20) Ed Carpenter, 222.780. 18. (4) Dan Wheldon, 222.777. ROW 7 19. (41) A.J. Foyt IV, 222.586. 20. (16) Scott Sharp, 222.162. 21. (67) Sarah Fisher, 222.082. ROW 8 22. (44) Davey Hamilton, 221.956. 23. (06) r-Robert Doornbos, 221.692. 24. (8) Townsend Bell, 221.195. ROW 9 25. (17) Oriol Servia, 220.984. 26. (19) Tomas Scheckter, 221.496. 27. (24) r-Mike Conway, 221.417. ROW 10 28. (43) John Andretti, 221.316. 29. (13) E.J. Viso, 221.164. 30. (23) Milka Duno, 221.106. ROW 11 31. (00) r-Nelson Philippe, 220.754. 32. (21) Ryan Hunter-Reay, 220.597. 33. (36) r-Alex Tagliani, 221.115.

FORMULA ONE RACING Formula One-Monaco Grand Prix Lineup At Circuit de Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco Lap length: 2.076 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (22) Jenson Button, Mercedes-Benz FO108W, 160.53. 2. (4) Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 056, 160.476. 3. (23) Rubens Barrichello, Mercedes-Benz FO108W, 160.156. 4. (15) Sebastian Vettel, Renault RS27, 159.743. 5. (3) Felipe Massa, Ferrari 056, 159.391. 6. (16) Nico Rosberg, Toyota RVX-09, 159.353. 7. (2) Heikki Kovalainen, Mercedes-Benz FO108W, 159.225. 8. (14) Mark Webber, Renault RS27, 158.936. 9. (7) Fernando Alonso, Renault RS27, 158.192. 10. (17) Kazuki Nakajima, Toyota RVX-09, 155.461. 11. (12) Sebastien Buemi, Ferrari 056, 158.559. 12. (8) Nelson Piquet Jr., Renault RS27, 158.551. 13. (21) Giancarlo Fisichella, Mercedes-Benz FO108W, 157.907. 14. (11) Sebastien Bourdais, Ferrari 056, 157.628. 15. (20) Adrian Sutil, Mercedes-Benz FO108W, 157.084. 16. (6) Nick Heidfeld, BMW P86/9, 157.663. 17. (5) Robert Kubica, BMW P86/9, 157.372. 18. (9) Jarno Trulli, Toyota RVX-09, 157.078. 19. (10) Timo Glock, Toyota RVX-09, 156.587. 20. (1) x-Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-Benz FO108W, 157.663. x-Relegated 4 grid places for gearbox change.

MLS EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T D.C. 3 1 7 Toronto FC 4 3 4 Chicago 3 0 6 Kansas City 4 4 3 New England 2 3 4 New York 2 5 3 Columbus 1 2 6 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Chivas USA 7 1 3 Seattle 4 2 4 Houston 4 2 3 Colorado 3 2 4 Real Salt Lake 3 5 2 Los Angeles 1 1 8 FC Dallas 1 6 3 San Jose 1 6 2

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NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ——— Saturday’s Games Toronto FC 3, New England 1 D.C. United 0, Real Salt Lake 0, tie Kansas City 1, Chivas USA 1, tie FC Dallas 1, Los Angeles 1, tie Houston 3, San Jose 1 Colorado 2, Seattle FC 2, tie Sunday’s Games Chicago at New York, 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 San Jose at Columbus, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28

Chicago at Chivas USA, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30 Colorado at New York, 5:30 p.m. D.C. United at New England, 5:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Houston, 6:30 p.m. Columbus at Seattle FC, 8:30 p.m. Kansas City at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at San Jose, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31 FC Dallas at Chicago, 1 p.m.

GOLF HP Byron Nelson Championship Scores Saturday At TPC Four Seasons Resort Irving, Texas Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,166; Par: 70 Third Round Rory Sabbatini 68-64-65 — John Mallinger 67-65-65 — D.A. Points 68-66-65 — Dustin Johnson 68-65-66 — Brian Davis 68-65-66 — Kevin Streelman 67-69-64 — Glen Day 69-66-65 — Briny Baird 69-64-67 — Marc Leishman 68-70-63 — James Nitties 65-68-68 — Charley Hoffman 71-66-65 — Jeff Maggert 71-66-65 — Bryce Molder 68-68-66 — George McNeill 69-67-66 — Fred Couples 69-66-67 — James Driscoll 67-66-69 — Mike Weir 66-71-66 — Michael Letzig 68-68-67 — Scott McCarron 66-69-68 — Charles Howell III 66-69-68 — Charlie Wi 73-66-64 — Nicholas Thompson 73-66-64 — Justin Leonard 75-63-66 — Steve Marino 69-69-66 — Jonathan Byrd 68-70-66 — John Senden 71-68-65 — Jesper Parnevik 67-68-69 — Robert Allenby 67-67-70 — Alex Cejka 69-69-67 — J.J. Henry 71-68-66 — Robert Garrigus 70-66-69 — Brad Adamonis 66-70-69 — Y.E. Yang 69-67-69 — Danny Lee 69-67-69 — Ted Purdy 74-65-66 — Kris Blanks 68-71-66 — Nathan Green 70-69-66 — Brian Bateman 69-70-66 — Ken Duke 65-69-71 — Tommy Armour III 67-71-68 — John Rollins 72-66-68 — Davis Love III 73-64-69 — Vijay Singh 70-67-69 — Tim Wilkinson 69-67-70 — Greg Chalmers 68-69-69 — Hunter Mahan 71-68-67 — David Mathis 72-67-67 — Colt Knost 67-72-67 — Jeff Klauk 72-66-69 — Aaron Watkins 67-71-69 — Chris Riley 71-68-68 — Matt Kuchar 70-69-68 — Greg Owen 68-71-68 — Martin Laird 72-67-68 — Matt Weibring 67-69-71 — Joe Ogilvie 69-70-68 — Notah Begay III 73-65-70 — Troy Matteson 68-69-71 — Chris DiMarco 67-69-72 — Ricky Barnes 69-70-69 — Rod Pampling 72-67-69 — Steve Flesch 70-69-69 — Jimmy Walker 71-68-69 — David Berganio, Jr. 72-65-72 — Todd Hamilton 71-67-71 — Shaun Micheel 72-67-70 — Harrison Frazar 73-66-71 — Jay Williamson 68-71-71 — Ben Crane 71-68-71 — Kent Jones 67-70-74 — Bob Heintz 68-70-73 — Mark Calcavecchia 68-70-75 — James Oh 71-68-74 — Cliff Kresge 70-69-74 —

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LPGA LPGA-Corning Classic Scores Saturday At Corning Country Club Corning, N.Y. Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,223; Par: 72 Third Round Mika Miyazato 70-67-62 Soo-Yun Kang 65-69-65 Yani Tseng 68-70-62 Minea Blomqvist 65-70-66 Vicky Hurst 70-69-63 Katherine Hull 68-69-65 Seon Hwa Lee 67-67-68 Mikaela Parmlid 67-67-68 Na Yeon Choi 66-68-68 Sandra Gal 65-69-68 Ai Miyazato 69-70-64 In-Kyung Kim 69-69-65 Paula Creamer 66-72-65 Lindsey Wright 67-69-67 Suzann Pettersen 67-68-68 Hee-Won Han 65-67-71 Cristie Kerr 68-71-65 Natalie Gulbis 68-70-66 Mi Hyun Kim 69-67-68 Meredith Duncan 69-67-68 Helen Alfredsson 67-69-68 Song-Hee Kim 67-68-69 Jimin Jeong 66-69-69 Karine Icher 64-66-74 Meena Lee 67-72-66 Angela Stanford 69-69-67 Becky Morgan 69-69-67 Sarah Kemp 66-68-71 Karen Stupples 73-68-65 Wendy Ward 72-69-65 Jiyai Shin 68-71-67 Brittany Lang 70-68-68 Ji Young Oh 70-67-69 Hee Young Park 64-73-69 Anna Grzebien 70-71-66 Janice Moodie 69-70-68 Morgan Pressel 66-72-69 Wendy Doolan 70-67-70 Michelle Wie 73-67-68 Se Ri Pak 73-66-69 Momoko Ueda 72-67-69 Nicole Castrale 66-71-71 Beth Bader 70-66-72 Teresa Lu 71-70-68 Stacy Lewis 71-69-69 Eunjung Yi 71-69-69 Amy Yang 68-72-69 Stacy Prammanasudh 69-70-70 Jamie Hullett 69-70-70 Michele Redman 72-66-71 Lorie Kane 70-66-73 Haeji Kang 68-73-69 Jimin Kang 69-71-70

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The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin, left, hits the Carolina Hurricanes’ Matt Cullen during the third period of Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Final. The Penguins defeated the Hurricanes, 6-2, at the RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday.

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——— Friday’s Games Baltimore 4, Washington 2, 12 innings Detroit 4, Colorado 3 Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Yankees 3 Cincinnati 3, Cleveland 1 N.Y. Mets 5, Boston 3 Tampa Bay 15, Florida 2 Atlanta 1, Toronto 0 Texas 6, Houston 5, 10 innings Minnesota 11, Milwaukee 3 Chicago White Sox 2, Pittsburgh 0 St. Louis 5, Kansas City 0 Arizona 2, Oakland 1 L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Seattle 2, San Francisco 1, 12 innings Saturday’s Games St. Louis 5, Kansas City 0 N.Y. Yankees 5, Philadelphia 4

Texas 6, Houston 3 Baltimore 2, Washington 1 Colorado 4, Detroit 3 Chicago White Sox 4, Pittsburgh 0 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 6 Minnesota 6, Milwaukee 2 N.Y. Mets 3, Boston 2 Tampa Bay 10, Florida 3 Atlanta 4, Toronto 3 Arizona 8, Oakland 7, 11 innings San Francisco 5, Seattle 1 L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, not available by press time Sunday’s Games Colorado (Hammel 0-3) at Detroit (Willis 1-0), 11:05 a.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 2-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-3), 11:05 a.m. Cleveland (Cl.Lee 2-5) at Cincinnati (Cueto 4-2), 11:10 a.m. Tampa Bay (J.Shields 3-4) at Florida (Jo.Johnson 3-1), 11:10 a.m. Baltimore (Bergesen 1-2) at Washington (Martis 5-0), 11:35 a.m. N.Y. Mets (Redding 0-0) at Boston (Wakefield 5-2), 11:35 a.m. Toronto (Richmond 4-2) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 4-2), 11:35 a.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 1-2) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 6-1), 12:05 p.m. Texas (McCarthy 3-2) at Houston (Hampton 2-3), 12:05 p.m. Kansas City (Bannister 3-1) at St. Louis (Pineiro 5-3), 12:15 p.m. Arizona (Garland 4-2) at Oakland (Outman 1-0), 2:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Palmer 5-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 6-1), 2:10 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 1-4) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 4-3), 2:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Bush 3-0) at Minnesota (S.Baker 1-5), 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games American League Toronto at Baltimore, 11:35 a.m. N.Y. Yankees at Texas, 12:05 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 12:10 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 2:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 7:05 p.m. National League Houston at Cincinnati, 11:10 a.m. St. Louis at Milwaukee, 12:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 1:10 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 1:40 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Florida at Philadelphia, 5:05 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 5:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 6:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE LEADERS BATTING—VMartinez, Cleveland, .379; Bartlett, Tampa Bay, .376; MiCabrera, Detroit, .370; AdJones, Baltimore, .362; AHill, Toronto, .348; MYoung, Texas, .345; Morneau, Minnesota, .343. RUNS—BRoberts, Baltimore, 37; AdJones, Baltimore, 36; Markakis, Baltimore, 36; Scutaro, Toronto, 36; Morneau, Minnesota, 35; Bay, Boston, 34; Damon, New York, 34. RBI—Longoria, Tampa Bay, 48; Bay, Boston, 44; CPena, Tampa Bay, 38; Markakis, Baltimore, 36; Morneau, Minnesota, 36; AHill, Toronto, 35; AHuff, Baltimore, 35; Lind, Toronto, 35. HITS—AHill, Toronto, 69; VMartinez, Cleveland, 66; Bartlett, Tampa Bay, 59; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 58; MiCabrera, Detroit, 57; Morneau, Minnesota, 57; MYoung, Texas, 57. DOUBLES—Longoria, Tampa Bay, 19; Callaspo, Kansas City, 16; Lind, Toronto, 15; MYoung, Texas, 15; Byrd, Texas, 14; Lowell, Boston, 14; VMartinez, Cleveland, 14; Pedroia, Boston, 14. TRIPLES—Crisp, Kansas City, 5; Andrus, Texas, 4; JBuck, Kansas City, 3; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 3; Cuddyer, Minnesota, 3; DeJesus, Kansas City, 3; 14 tied at 2. HOME RUNS—CPena, Tampa Bay, 15; Bay, Boston, 13; Inge, Detroit, 12; Morneau, Minnesota, 12;

Teixeira, New York, 12; 7 tied at 11. STOLEN BASES—Crawford, Tampa Bay, 26; Figgins, Los Angeles, 19; Ellsbury, Boston, 18; Abreu, Los Angeles, 15; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 14; Bartlett, Tampa Bay, 13; Crisp, Kansas City, 11. PITCHING (4 Decisions)—Palmer, Los Angeles, 5-0, 1.000; Frasor, Toronto, 4-0, 1.000; Halladay, Toronto, 8-1, .889; Greinke, Kansas City, 7-1, .875; Buehrle, Chicago, 6-1, .857; Slowey, Minnesota, 6-1, .857; RRamirez, Boston, 4-1, .800. STRIKEOUTS—Verlander, Detroit, 77; Greinke, Kansas City, 73; Halladay, Toronto, 63; Lester, Boston, 58; FHernandez, Seattle, 56; Garza, Tampa Bay, 53; Beckett, Boston, 51. SAVES—Fuentes, Los Angeles, 12; Papelbon, Boston, 11; FFrancisco, Texas, 10; Jenks, Chicago, 10; MaRivera, New York, 9; Sherrill, Baltimore, 9; Rodney, Detroit, 8. NATIONAL LEAGUE LEADERS BATTING—Beltran, New York, .364; CGuzman, Washington, .357; DWright, New York, .353; Pence, Houston, .351; Ibanez, Philadelphia, .350; Zimmerman, Washington, .348; Hudson, Los Angeles, .343. RUNS—Pujols, St. Louis, 38; Ibanez, Philadelphia, 37; Zimmerman, Washington, 35; ASoriano, Chicago, 33; Werth, Philadelphia, 32; Braun, Milwaukee, 31; Taveras, Cincinnati, 31. RBI—Ibanez, Philadelphia, 42; Fielder, Milwaukee, 40; Pujols, St. Louis, 38; Cantu, Florida, 35; Hawpe, Colorado, 34; Phillips, Cincinnati, 34; Zimmerman, Washington, 34. HITS—Zimmerman, Washington, 63; Hudson, Los Angeles, 60; Beltran, New York, 59; Ibanez, Philadelphia, 56; Tejada, Houston, 55; DWright, New York, 55; Pence, Houston, 53. DOUBLES—Kotchman, Atlanta, 16; FSanchez, Pittsburgh, 16; Hudson, Los Angeles, 15; HaRamirez, Florida, 15; Beltran, New York, 14; FLopez, Arizona, 14; Tejada, Houston, 14; Zimmerman, Washington, 14. TRIPLES—Kemp, Los Angeles, 4; Victorino, Philadelphia, 4; Bourn, Houston, 3; Morgan, Pittsburgh, 3; JUpton, Arizona, 3; Winn, San Francisco, 3; DWright, New York, 3. HOME RUNS—Ibanez, Philadelphia, 17; AdGonzalez, San Diego, 16; Pujols, St. Louis, 14; Bruce, Cincinnati, 12; Dunn, Washington, 12; Reynolds, Arizona, 12; ASoriano, Chicago, 12. STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 14; Taveras, Cincinnati, 12; JosReyes, New York, 11; Burriss, San Francisco, 10; Fowler, Colorado, 10; Morgan, Pittsburgh, 10; Reynolds, Arizona, 10; DWright, New York, 10. PITCHING (4 Decisions)—Martis, Washington, 5-0, 1.000; Broxton, Los Angeles, 4-0, 1.000; Meredith, San Diego, 4-0, 1.000; Billingsley, Los Angeles, 6-1, .857; Pelfrey, New York, 4-1, .800; Stults, Los Angeles, 4-1, .800; Cain, San Francisco, 4-1, .800. STRIKEOUTS—Peavy, San Diego, 79; Lincecum, San Francisco, 76; JSantana, New York, 75; JVazquez, Atlanta, 73; Billingsley, Los Angeles, 63; Haren, Arizona, 56; WRodriguez, Houston, 53; Harden, Chicago, 53. SAVES—Bell, San Diego, 12; FrRodriguez, New York, 12; Franklin, St. Louis, 11; Cordero, Cincinnati, 11; Broxton, Los Angeles, 11; Hoffman, Milwaukee, 11; Qualls, Arizona, 10.

TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Placed RHP Anthony Reyes and LHP Aaron Laffey on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Rich Rundles and LHP Jeremy Sowers from Columbus (IL). National League FLORIDA MARLINS—Purchased the contract of LHP Sean West from Jacksonville (SL). Recalled RHP Chris Leroux from Jacksonville. Optioned RHP Ricky Nolasco to New Orleans (PCL). Designated LHP David Davidson for assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Signed RHP Ji-Mo Lee to a minor league contract.


Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, May 24, 2009

River Fest continued from 1C Compared to last year’s festival, the water was high Saturday. That made tricks of all sorts difficult. The opening round featured a rally format, meaning a group of three of four boaters took turns cutting into the wave. When one flushed out, another charged in to steal the spotlight. Facing a river running nearly full bore, there was plenty of flushing. “It was really fun, but a weird level,” Piano said. “It was really flushy. That made it hard to stay in the feature.” Saturday’s success ensured Piano and Hamilton will get to ride again. Both will compete Monday in the Paddling Life Pro Kayaking Invitational. Hamilton won that right thanks not just to her strong performance Saturday but to a fourth-place finish in the pro event last year. Piano, meanwhile, will compete with the pros for the first time. It may make for a few awkward moments — he’s in charge of running the freestyle portion of the event, as well. Monday’s events start at 10 a.m. with a run down Fish Creek. JOEL REICHENBERGER/STAFF It continues at 1 p.m. back at Dan Piano paddles Saturday during the Yampa River Festival’s kayak rodeo. Piano won the event and earned the right to Charlie’s Hole downtown. compete Monday in the Paddling Life Pro Invitational in Steamboat Springs.

All 8th-grade games to be played at Gardner Field he’s been a great leader. He’s very positive with his teammates, and everyone respects him. He’s very mature.” Ben wanted to score the goals when he first started playing lacrosse in sixth grade. But his team didn’t have a goalie, and his friends pushed him toward the position. After two weeks, Custer said there was no way he’d play anything else. “I was there just to be there at first,” Ben said. “I did want

to score the goals, but goalie was just what was for me in the end. Now, it’s all about stopping the goals.” Playing with two teams can be trying at times. Ben said the two teams play different styles of lacrosse. Still, he said his outlook from game to game never changes. “The style we play is much different,” he said. “I play the same way for both teams. I try my best for both teams.” Ben said he is planning on playing for the high school team next year and hopes to make

the varsity squad in goal by his sophomore or junior season. Redfern said with Ben’s style and attitude, those goals — no pun intended — shouldn’t be a problem. “Our emphasis isn’t winning and losing games; it’s about a positive athletic experience,” Redfern said. “When you have players like Ben who treat new players with great respect and are nothing but positive and encouraging, that makes the program a lot stronger.” In other action, the seventh-

grade team went 1-1 on Saturday. The sixth-grade red team — playing in the seventh-grade division — finished the day 0-2. The sixth-grade white team went 0-2, and the fifth-grade team went 0-2. Action starts at 8 a.m. today and runs until 5 p.m. All eighth-grade games are played at Gardner Field at Steamboat Springs High School, with the rest of the games at the Emerald fields. — To reach Luke Graham, call 871-4229 or e-mail lgraham@steamboatpilot.com

Krista plans to compete in multiple events in winter Sled continued from 1C “We took a look at an incredible person doing something extraordinary in the outdoors,” Cherington said. “I have a personal interest in dog mushing and an interest in dog mushing in Colorado.” It was that personal interest that led Cherington and The Film Dailies to Krista in the first place. Cherington is the cousin of Susan Butcher — the most accomplished female Iditarod musher ever. Krista said throughout middle school, she did a fair share of projects about Butcher. When she found out about Cherington’s connection to Butcher, it made the process all the more easy. “I’ve always been inspired by Susan,” Krista said. “I guess I found out just after I met these people. I was very comfortable with them, and it was pretty easy.” Cherington said the reception to the film has been great so far. She said the five-minute format works well and that they’re starting to research

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more possibilities and secure funding for a potential longer film about Krista. Until then, Krista will continue to train her dogs in preparation for next winter. That includes taking them on mountain biking trips to Rabbit Ears Pass, walking them constantly

and letting them swim. Krista plans to compete in multiple dogsledding competitions next winter and is throwing around the idea of competing in the Junior Iditarod. She said that at some point, she hopes to do the full Iditarod. Competitors must be 18 years old to compete in the

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Alex Rodriguez hit a tying homer off Brad Lidge in the ninth inning and Melky Cabrera capped the three-run rally with an RBI single, giving the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. John Mayberry Jr. hit a three-run homer in his major league debut and Raul Ibanez also connected, helping the Phillies build a 4-2 lead for new starter J.A. Happ. Lidge (0-2) came on in the ninth and immediately got in trouble. Johnny Damon drew a leadoff walk and stole second. After Mark Teixeira struck out, Rodriguez smacked a full-count pitch over the short porch in right for his seventh homer after missing the first 28 games after hip surgery. Robinson Cano followed with a single, stole second and scored without a play on Cabrera’s single. Jose Veras (3-1) got one out in the ninth for the win.

Rockies 4, Tigers 3 DETROIT

Todd Helton and Chris Iannetta homered to back an efficient performance by Jason Marquis, and the Colorado Rockies ended the Detroit Tigers’ seven-game winning streak. Marquis (6-3) allowed three runs on six hits and a walk in 7 2/3 innings to win his second straight start. Randy Flores got

the final out of the eighth, and Huston Street pitched the ninth for his sixth save in six tries and the 100th of his career. Slumping Armando Galarraga (3-4) allowed four runs on six hits and a walk in 5 1/3 innings. Galarraga now is 0-4 in five May starts with a 9.92 ERA after going 3-0 with a 1.85 ERA in four April outings.

Rangers 6, Astros 3 HOUSTON

Nelson Cruz homered twice, and Hank Blalock also connected as the Rangers won their second straight in this season’s Lone Star series. Scott Feldman pitched a season-high 6 2-3 innings, and Blalock finished with three hits for the Rangers. Feldman (3-0) allowed three runs and five hits. Miguel Tejada and Geoff Blum homered for Houston. Brian Moehler (1-3) gave up six runs and nine hits in five-plus innings.

Cardinals 5, Royals 0 ST. LOUIS

Kyle Lohse threw eight innings of four-hit ball and the Cardinals shut out Kansas City for the second straight time, giving the rotation fifth straight dominant outing. Lohse (4-3) struck out six with no walks, shaking off three straight losses to start the month. Cardinals starters have allowed one run in 36 2/3 innings during a five-game winning streak. Nick Stavinoha had two

Mets 3, Red Sox 2 BOSTON

Omir Santos hit a two-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the ninth inning, a drive that initially was ruled a double, and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox. The long flyball to left field bounced off the shelf above the Green Monster and was called a double. But after the umpires went into the tunnel for the television replay — the first in Fenway Park history — crew chief Joe West came out and signaled for a home run. Pedro Feliciano (1-1) pitched the eighth. J.J. Putz pitched the ninth for his second save, getting some fielding help from third baseman David Wright on a hard grounder down the line with a runner on first. Shortstop Ramon Martinez, who made two errors Friday night, stabbed Mike Lowell’s hard grounder in the hole for the final out. Papelbon (0-1) had been 11 for 11 in save opportunities. CHICAGO

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six innings in his first start since 2006 and his first appearance since 2007.

Twins 6, Brewers 2 MINNEAPOLIS

Joe Mauer had three hits, a homer and two RBIs to help Anthony Swarzak win his major league debut for the Minnesota Twins and ensuring Milwaukee’s first series loss in five weeks. Swarzak (1-0) sprinkled five singles during seven shutout innings, walking two and striking out three. Mauer hit his ninth home run — his career high is 13 — in just his 21st game, a two-out liner in the fifth against Braden Looper (4-3). Mauer scored three runs and drew a walk, too, and has hit in 18 of those 21 games since coming off the disabled list.

Orioles 2, Nationals 1 WASHINGTON

Aubrey Huff drove in the tiebreaking run with a pinch-hit triple in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles made the most of three hits in a victory against the Washington Nationals. The Nationals drew their second-largest crowd of the season (31,833) for this interleague matchup of teams located 40 miles apart on the BaltimoreWashington Parkway. Gregg Zaun hit a one-out double off Julian Tavarez (1-4) before being thrown out at third on a grounder to shortstop. Huff, omitted from the starting lineup because of a 1-for-18 slump, stepped in to hit for Brian Bass.

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Asdrubal Cabrera drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, overshadowing Joey Votto’s remarkable return from a week of medical tests — homers in his first two at-bats — and rallying the Cleveland Indians past the Cincinnati Reds. The Indians overcame a pair of deficits, with Cabrera’s runscoring grounder — his third RBI of the game — completing a rally that started against David Weathers (0-1).

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Juan Uribe got the big hit San Francisco had been missing, a two-out bases-clearing double in a five-run eighth inning, and Matt Cain tossed his first complete game this season in the Giants’ 5-1 win against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. On a maddening streak of failing to come up with a clutch hit, Uribe gave the Giants just that. With two outs and the bases loaded, Uribe lined a 1-0 pitch from Seattle reliever Mark Lowe to the wall in rightcenter field, scoring all three runners and ending the their 3-for-35 slump with runners in scoring position.

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Brian Giles drove in two runs for the second straight night, and the San Diego Padres beat the struggling Chicago Cubs to extend their season-high winning streak to eight games. The Cubs lost their season-high sixth straight. Right-hander Randy Wells (0-1) hadn’t allowed a run in his first 20 big league innings before giving up Giles’ two-run double with two outs in the fourth inning.

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Evgeni Malkin had two goals and an assist, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pushed Carolina to the brink of elimination by routing the Hurricanes, 6-2, on Saturday night. Sidney Crosby added a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who lead the series, 3-0. They scored twice in the final minute of the first period, then added two more goals in 40 seconds of the third to seal their fourth straight victory. The defending Eastern Conference champions can sweep the best-of-seven series Tuesday night and make a return trip to the Stanley Cup finals. Ruslan Fedotenko had a goal and an assist, Bill Guerin also scored, and Craig Adams was credited with a late goal after Carolina’s Jussi Jokinen won a draw but sent the puck down the ice and into an empty net. CHRIS SEWARD/RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER Matt Cullen and Sergei The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin gets ready to score his first goal against Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward durSamsonov scored for the Hur- ing the first period in Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Final. The Penguins defeated the Hurricanes, 6-2, at the RBC Center ricanes, who haven’t lost a play- in Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday. off series since Detroit beat them in the 2002 Cup finals. In their only other postseason appearance since, they won the Cup in 2006. History isn’t on the Hurricanes’ side. Only twice has a team rallied from a 3-0 series deficit to win a series, and it hasn’t happened since the New York Islanders did it against Pittsburgh in 1975. That trend doesn’t figure to be in much jeopardy, as long as the Penguins’ young stars keep playing like this. Malkin has 16 points in six games, including nine points in this series. He followed up his first career NHL playoff hat trick by threatening to do it again with his sixth straight multipoint game. Crosby has 10 points in his last five. They helped the Penguins pepper Cam Ward for a third straight game. The Carolina goalie turned aside 34 shots but was overwhelmed again by Pittsburgh. The Penguins, who outshot the Hurricanes, 73-53, in the first two games, held a 40-34 shots advantage. Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves for the Penguins. Malkin and Crosby scored 30 seconds apart late in the first to turn a 1-1 tie into a two-goal Penguins lead. Crosby put Pittsburgh ahead to stay when he beat Joni Pitkanen to the net, took a pretty cross-ice pass from Guerin and tapped the puck past Ward with 42.2 seconds left. Malkin made it 3-1 with 11.9 seconds remaining when he tracked the puck down in the low circle, skated up the goal line and stuffed in the puck for his second tally. That came after he erased the Hurricanes’ early lead and made them pay for a fouledup clearing attempt by Tim Gleason, using some nifty stickwork to skate in close on Ward and beat him with a wrist shot. The 22-year-old Russian’s two goals brought chants of “MVP” from the few hundred Penguins fans who infiltrated the RBC Center. The building was rocking early, with the desperate Hurricanes feeding off an ampedup crowd of Caniacs. Cullen cashed in on that early emotional burst, taking a pretty feed from Patrick Eaves and wristing it past Fleury’s stick. Notes: Pittsburgh D Sergei Gonchar had two assists. ... The Hurricanes have led for a total of 13 minutes, 45 seconds through three games. ... Carolina LW Ryan Bayda was in the lineup two nights after he received a match penalty for high-sticking near the end of Game 2. He was fined $2,500, but his automatic one-game suspension was rescinded by the NHL. ... RW Tuomo Ruutu skated for the Hurricanes after leaving Game 1 early and missing Game 2 because of a lower body injury.


Outdoors Steamboat Pilot &Today

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Sunday, May 24, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com

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Outdoors Reporter: Joel Reichenberger • 871-4253/jreichenberger@steamboatpilot.com

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Local girl far from a fluke

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teamboat Springs’ Sarah Hamilton’s run to the finals of the freestyle portion of last year’s Paddling Life Pro Kayaking Invitational was, to say the least, unexpected. It left several of her competitors fuming and led the way for a change in the way the event is scored. If Hamilton has her way, the field of this year’s event again will be left scratching its collective head. Hamilton is a 27-year-old river rat who fell in love with the sport of kayaking on the Yampa River. Her participation last year was as much a gift as it was a prize earned through her competitiveness. Once in the field — boating next to professionals who travel the world for kayaking — she seemed right at home. She finished third in the freestyle event and was fourth overall. Hamilton showed Steamboat Springs that one good day was far from a fluke. Hamilton won the women’s division of Saturday’s Yampa River Festival kayak rodeo. That title is largely a joke, though, and she said as much as she slid into her bright orange boat before the competition. “I’d better win,” she said to a group of children splashing in the water. “I’m the only girl out there today.” Barring some sort of Titanic-esque sinking, she was the winner. “Maybe,” she continued, “I’ll beat some of the boys.” She did more than win the faux women’s title or beat a few of the most inexperienced boys, though. She darn near beat them all. She ended up third, but not before putting a scare even into her boyfriend, all-around kayak rodeo champ Dan Piano. Hanging in the Charlie’s Hole, spinning and flipping, she matched her opponents move for move. Hamilton’s been strong enough in the water that she was a sure thing to return to the field of Monday’s pro invitational. “I don’t know if it’s the token local girl invite, but whatever,” she said. “I don’t care. I’ll take it.” She may be primed for an even better day than she had last year. It was the run down Fish Creek where she stubbed her toe last year. That dropped her off the podium. She said a year of practice weaving between the boulders has been a huge help. I’m not much for predicting things when it comes to kayaking. All but the most obvious of tricks look to me like a wet dog flopping around in a bathtub. Still, I will venture a few guesses about Monday’s competition. It’s impossible to pick against Tanya Faux in the women’s competition. The Australian dominator has won the event in each of the three previous years it’s been contested. It’s foolish to pick against Stephen Wright, who has won the men’s title twice. And it’s dumb to pick against Sarah Hamilton. She’s the local girl who’s not supposed to have a chance, but she’s shown again and again that she’s perfectly at home against the toughest competition.

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Steamboat Springs resident Eugene Buchanan, left, rides a riverboard in Charlie’s Hole in downtown Steamboat Springs on Saturday as Josh Copelan tries not to get washed downstream.

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Steamboat company offers riverboarding lessons

he heart beats fast just standing on a boulder on the shore of the Yampa, riverboard in hand. It feels like a locomotive in the chest after jumping into the chilly waters — board leading the STORY BY way — and rises to the JOEL throat even REICHENBERGER faster than water fills a wetsuit as body and board turn to head down river. Charlie’s Hole, domain that local kayakers still are at least a month away from ceding to lazy summer tubers, awaits. “Let’s do it,” Danny Tebbenkamp shouted, his voice almost lost in the roar of the Yampa. On Saturday, plenty did, and Tebbenkamp is betting more locals will once they get a taste of his riverboards. Tebbenkamp has owned Pacific Spas and Pools for several years, but this spring, he started an entrepreneurial effort in addition to his work with Pacific. His new company, Boardom Bound, offers lessons in riverboarding, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, kitesurfing, snowkiting and pretty much anything else Tebbenkamp stumbles across. “One day, I just wondered if there was something else you could do on the river,” Tebbenkamp said. “I just pulled up Google and typed in ‘riverboarding’. Turns out, it existed.”

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The not-so-boogie board That initial curiosity led Tebbenkamp to a riverboard supplier and instructor on the Front Range. Eventually, it helped lead him to his new company. On Saturday, as Tebbenkamp demonstrated the boards at the Yampa River Festival, it led to a seemingly endless line of questions from perplexed onlookers.

Boardom Bound What: Steamboat Springs-based company that offers lessons in many board-based water and snow activities including wakeboarding, wakesurfing and riverboarding. Cost: A 4 to 5 hour river boarding lesson with Boardom Bound costs $250 for one person. The price drops to $75 per boarder with a group of between four and six. For who: Owner Danny Tebbenkamp said riverboarding can be for the whole family. Boarders are supplied wet suits and life jackets and can chose either raging or lazy parts of the river. For more information, check out www. boardombound.com.

Tebbenkamp first refers to a riverboard as a “boogie board that helps an adventure-minded soul ride the river.” Put away that first thought, though — these boards bear nothing in common with the thin panel of Styrofoam available for $2 on beaches across the world. The devices look more like a kneeboard meant to be dragged behind a boat than a traditional boogie board. A plethora of handles offer enough places to grab hold, and the boards are plenty light enough to haul around and buoyant enough to survive the rushing water of the Yampa. Tebbenkamp sells boards, but for the most part, he just offers lessons. He stocks boards from two different makers, both with Colorado origins.

A different kind of ride Rick Leitner stumbled upon riverboarding about six years ago. After a few years running rivers, he and a friend started a company, Rocky Mountain RiverBoards, and they build their boards near Boulder. He said he has helped hundreds of people take their first leap into a river with a board and has noticed the sport draws a unique audience. “We don’t convert many people,” Leitner said. “The hardcore kayakers, they’re already really into that, so they don’t want to try any-

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Levi Gallas rides a riverboard Saturday while Eugene Buchanan, center, and Josh Copelan wait for their turn.

thing new. What we’ve noticed is a whole new generation of whitewater enthusiasts love these things.” Like a kayak, a riverboard leaves its rider soaked. A wet suit and swimming fins help ease the leap into the water, but from Tebbenkamp’s “Let’s go!” shout, it’s a wet affair. Riders can either just drift down the Yampa or try to surf in the man-made features. Surfing is a sure way to eat a lot of water, but that didn’t deter any of those flying from the Yampa’s shores Saturday. “It’s more intense than kayaking,” said Levi Gallas, who traveled to Steamboat with Leitner to show off the boards. Gallas and three other regular riverboarders spent the weekend plowing through Charlie’s Hole and roaming up and down the Yampa. “You’re right down in the water,” he said. “The river owns you.” JOEL REICHENBERGER/STAFF

— To reach Joel Reichenberger, call 871-4253 or e-mail jreichenberger@steamboatpilot.com

Danny Tebbenkamp started Boardom Bound, a Steamboat Springs company that offers lessons in riverboarding, wakeboarding, wakesurfing and snowkiting. PAGE DESIGNED BY AMANDA PHILLIPS


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Routt County Sunday, May 24, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com

SPOTLIGHT

City Editor: Mike Lawrence • 871-4233/mlawrence@steamboatpilot.com

100 years of the Depot Local train station has been through many phases Margaret Hair

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

David Jolly Age: 38 Occupation: Supervisor for UPS; office manager, Steamboat Springs Arts Council Place of birth: Warner Robbins, Ga.

In 1906, big-name members of the Steamboat Springs community started an effort to bring a railroad to town. By January 1909, the first passenger train on the Moffat Road had come through town; six months later, the station was

ready for full-time use. During the next 60 years, the Depot transformed the way things functioned in Steamboat Springs, allowing a reasonable route for visitors — especially those with skis — to come through town, for out-of-county commerce to arrive, for mining to boom, and for culture and art to work its way into and out of Routt County.

In 1968, time caught up with the Denver and Rio Grand Western Railroad Co., and the Depot went defunct. It sat that way for three years, until a riled-up group of Routt County residents started calling for its restoration. By 1972, the Steamboat Springs Arts Council had formed; by 1973, the train

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The first train arrived in Steamboat Springs in December 1908, shown in this photo.

Q. When did you move to Routt County, and what brought you here? A. My wife and I both came to Steamboat in 2001 after working for about nine years at Disney World in Orlando, Fla. We both wanted a change of pace, and Heidi had the opportunity of a lifetime to run her very own dance studio in this charming little mountain town. She’s done very well and is still running Northwest Ballet Studio quite successfully. Q. What three things would you want people to know about you? A. 1. Yes ladies, I am married (and very happily, too). 2. I would love nothing more than to entertain the good citizens of Steamboat with endless plays, musicals, dance shows and puppeteering, but until a real stage is erected and fully funded, it will have to remain a dream. 3. And no, I don’t do children’s parties. Q. What did you want to be when you grew up? A. Oddly enough, I always thought I was going to be a chef. I never took any culinary classes, but I would thrive at creating my own scrumptious concoctions and original dishes in the kitchen. But once I hit the stage in high school and college, acting and performing took over. It’s been my passion ever since. Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be, and what would you talk about? A. Steven Spielberg; I’d simply ask if there were any upcoming projects he has that I would be suited for — and maybe bounce a few script ideas I have brewing in my head off of him. Jim Henson; pretty much the same conversation as with Mr. Spielberg, but revolving around the Muppets. Bob Iger; I have some great money-making plans for the Disney Theme Parks on both coasts in exchange for my own personal chateau built right on the premises. And my wife, Heidi. Just because I don’t get to spend as much time with her as I’d like to. Q. In the Meatloaf song, “I’d do anything for love, but I won’t do that,” what is that? A. Kiss Michael David onstage in front of a “Cabaret” crowd. I just won’t do that. For the full version of the Q&A with David Jolly and a list of his favorite things, visit www.steamboatpilot. com.

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Above: A young bear runs through a field near Rollingstone Drive on Thursday morning. Bottom left: The bear hangs out in the backyard of a home in the Angler’s Retreat subdivision Thursday morning. Top left: The young bear eventually ended up in a tree adjacent to Glenda Hachenberger’s backyard.

Bear has sweet tooth

No way to sugar coat it: Animals can prove to be a nuisance

S Bearing bear season Jim Haskins, area wildlife manager for the Colorado Division of Wildlife, said bears are attracted to bird feeders. Homeowners are encouraged to bring in birdfeeders each night, but if they are unable to take in the feeders, it’s best to put a piece of plywood or lumber with a tack strip under the feeder to deter bears from walking under it. Homeowners also may want to place a strand of electric fencing around the yard to keep bears out. Steamboat Springs Police Department Capt. Joel Rae said his officers will issue tickets to homeowners for unsecured trash containers. All trash containers should be either bear-resistant or placed in a bear-resistant enclosure, he said. A first-offense ticket is $100 but may be suspended or reduced upon proof of purchase of a bear-resistant container. A second ticket is $150, and third and subsequent violations require a municipal court appearance. The court then can issue fines as much as $999.

andie Ihlenfeldt was the unwitting host to quite a party at her house Tuesday. As she was away from her home on Mark Twain Lane on Tuesday night, a guest broke through a screened window into her home and ate a dessert she had made earlier in the day. But her guest wasn’t just after the brownies. He also ripped into a bag of powdered sugar and ate honey, out of a container shaped like a bear. The intruder, either satisfied or scared away by Ihlenfeldt returning to her home, ran back out the window, leaving a set of powdered-sugar paw prints in the kitchen. “A little bear came in and he said, ‘Well look, brownies, powdered sugar and honey, she must have known I was coming for dessert,’” Ihlenfeldt said. “He came in with muddy footprints, and he left with powderedsugar footprints.” The bear didn’t do much damage

SUNDAYFOCUS STORY BY ZACH FRIDELL to the house, other than a broken window screen, some claw marks where he pulled himself in and a little damage to the refrigerator he apparently tried to open, Ihlenfeldt said. “He just had a ball … truthfully, it was a matter of cleaning up the funny powdered-sugar footprints all over the house,” she said. “It wasn’t horrible; it was just weird that an animal has been scurrying around in my house.” Even with little damage to the house, the Colorado Division of Wildlife Area Wildlife Manager Jim Haskins said several bears in the area have become a nuisance. One was relocated Thursday to near the Wyoming border. “I think the situation we’ve got up on Mark Twain (Lane) is probably a

sow who’s been here and is used to human food sources,” he said. “This is probably not the first litter of cubs she’s raised where she’s taught them to utilize human food sources.” Haskins said the bear that broke into Ihlenfeldt’s house likely was one of the sow’s two cubs, perhaps the same cub that was tranquilized and moved Thursday after the cub broke into a trash can near Steamboat Boulevard. “The real problem is the sow. She’ll probably breed again this year,” he said. Haskins said his office would relocate the sow and her other cub if they are given the opportunity, but older bears are more likely to return to the place they were captured and more likely to return to human food sources. Not all bears are nuisances and See Bears, page 2D

Soda Creek students learn safety techniques Elementary school children given presentations for Emergency Services Week Jack Weinstein

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Steamboat Springs Police Officer Josh Carrell slapped his handcuffs on 10-year-old Oscar Gilbert on Thursday morning. No, Oscar wasn’t under arrest. He was merely the lucky volunteer chosen from the group of Soda Creek Elementary School fourth-graders for the first presentation of Emergency Services Week. Oscar’s classmates raised hands and shouts of “me, me, me,” weren’t enough to garner MATT STENSLAND/STAFF Soda Creek Elementary School fifth-grader Connor Frasier finds out what it feels them the privilege of experienclike to be cuffed by Steamboat Springs Police Department school resource officer Josh ing what it’s like to be cuffed. Instead they sat and watched Carrell on Thursday during a presentation for Emergency Services Week.

with expressions of jealous awe on their faces. As Carrell explained how the cuffs worked, he decided to have a little fun with Oscar before releasing him. “What if I told you I forgot the key?” he asked. “I wouldn’t be very happy,” Oscar said. Carrell, ordinarily the school resource officer at Steamboat Springs High School, was joined by representatives from Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue, the U.S. Forest Service and dispatchers from Routt County, to give safety presentations to second-, fourth- and fifth-grade students as part of Emergency Services Week. Brande O’Hare, counselor at

Soda Creek Elementary, said the presentations occur annually in preparation for summer activities the students may encounter in the county. She said the presentations addressed fire, forest, bicycle, camping and home alone safety, while making sure the students knew how to call 911. “It’s kind of a culmination of everything we’ve talked about all year,” she said. O’Hare added that the fire department has a different program for kindergartners, first- and third-graders during Fire Prevention Week in October. Debbi Funston, the public See Safety Week, page 3D

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Haskins: Bear sightings should diminish in coming weeks Bears continued from 1D may be tolerated in the community if neighbors are understanding, Haskins said. One bear, frequently spotted near Creel Lane, along Fish Creek, has behaved itself for the most part, he said. “That bear has really not been into too much trouble. It’s been around, and it’s possibly raided a couple bird feeders,” he said. The DOW will relocate bears when necessary, but Haskins said it’s very difficult to find a place to move a bear, particularly one that has been in trouble. Creel Lane resident Glenda Hachenberger said she was worried the cub was becoming too comfortable with people as she watched the bear clamber up a large pine tree in her backyard Thursday. “This little cub has been hanging around for the last couple of years. He’s not afraid,” she said. “I do hope they’ll move this little guy somewhere. He’s going to get hurt or give someone a heart attack.” The Creel Lane bear is one of six or seven bears known in the areas, Haskins said. Because the plants and berries in the wild are not yet ripe, this is the time of year when bears often make their way into town, but Haskins said the number of bear sightings should diminish in the coming weeks. As long as residents take care to secure their trash and

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The bear left behind muddy footprints on his way in and powdered sugar footprints on his way out of the Ihlenfeldt house on Mark Twain Lane.

A bear broke through the window screen of Sandie Ihlenfeldt’s house May 19 on his way to the kitchen for brownies, powdered sugar and honey.

food, living with bears in the neighborhood is not considered dangerous. “It’s really about establishing a comfort zone,” he said. “We rarely, rarely have what I would call a dangerous interaction with bears.” Even so, he said bears are a serious issue in town. “I understand totally why (residents) are concerned, and they should not take it lightly, and we do not take it lightly when they begin to go into houses,” he said. “It’s something we can’t tolerate and accept because even if a bear doesn’t bite you but gives you a heart attack, that’s something we can’t stand.” Haskins recommended not leaving screen doors open at night or when the house is

unoccupied, and taking birdfeeders inside at night or placing plywood with tack strips underneath the bird feeder to deter bears. Steamboat Springs Police Department Capt. Joel Rae said his office also is stepping up enforcement against homeowners who do not secure their trash in a bear-resistant trash container or a regular trash container in a bear-proof enclosure. Fines start at $100 for a first offense, but that can be suspended or reduced upon proof of purchase of a bear-resistant trash container. Fines increase for subsequent offenses. Officers also routinely use beanbag rounds or rubber bullets designed to get the bears

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out of residential areas. “It’s just a reminder that this is not a friendly place to be, and to get them back into the woods and out of town,” he said. Rae said that on one such call, one officer was charged by a bear, but the bear turned away at the last minute. If residents do see a bear, Rae said they should call 911 instead of approaching the bear themselves. And Ihlenfeldt said she plans to make sure bears aren’t invited to any more parties. “We always leave the windows open in summer, but that’s going to change,” she said. — To reach Zach Fridell, call 871-4208, or e-mail zfridell@steamboatpilot.com

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Depot had been converted into the Depot Art Center through an effort led by arts advocate Eleanor Bliss. This year, the Depot turns 100, and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council turns 37. The nonprofit group will celebrate its decadesold home with a non-juried art show opening July 3, titled “On Track: Celebrating 100 Years of the Depot,” and with a tobe-announced series of events in late August. This timeline is made up of bits and pieces from the Tread of Pioneers Museum archives and Steamboat Pilot back issues, showing us how the Depot got on track, derailed and got back on:

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projected path to Salt Lake City. During the next 50 years, the railroad brings business to the Yampa Valley with the livestock, coal and tourism industries. 1924: Eleanor Bliss visits the Depot, a building she will help preserve 50 years later. 1968: Regular passenger service to Steamboat Springs is discontinued, and the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Co. deed the Depot to the city of Steamboat Springs. 1971: A campaign to repurpose the Depot begins. The Yampa Valley Artists Guild, then 20 members strong, submits a usage proposal to the Steamboat Springs City Council. The group suggested using the abandoned station for an exhibit area, work space to hold art classes and lectures and for storage space. Fall 1971: City Council accepts bids and proposals for the future of the building. 1972: The Steamboat Springs Council of the Arts and Humanities forms and leases the Depot from the city. The initial contract — which later was amended — allowed the group to rent the building for $1 a month until 2002. 1973: The Council of the

Arts and Humanities celebrates its first anniversary and described its new home in an annual report: “In May 1972, shortly after its formation, the council leased the Depot from the Town of Steamboat Springs. It took on the responsibility of renovating and operating the building as a theater, auditorium, meeting place and art center for the community. To make this possible, local residents of all ages and interests have written letters, raised money, sold tickets, taught crafts, decorated for Christmas, moved pianos, scrubbed floors, and scraped and painted walls.” 1976: Last cattle car leaves Steamboat. 1978: The council commissions a plan for restoration and conversation of the building from the University of Colorado at Denver. First-floor plans featured a lounge and reception area, box office, large multipurpose space and stage with a makeup area and dressing room. Studio space and theater storage were proposed for the basement, and a meeting room next to a caretaker’s apartment was planned for the second story. Dec. 1978: The Depot is

If you go The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is accepting applications for visual art submissions for a non-juried artist member show, “On Track: Celebrating 100 Years of the Depot.” Applications are due by June 5. For more information, call Arts Council events and facilities manager Rachel Radetsky at 879-9008 or go to www.steamboatspringsarts.com. The Arts Council also is planning events for the weekend of Aug. 21 to 23, to coincide with the inaugural Steamboat All Arts Festival.

named to the National Register of Historical Places. 1980: A city inspector condemns the Depot auditorium for being in violation of a number of fire and building codes. Estimated cost to bring the building up to date is $100,000. A “Save the Depot” campaign — complete with T-shirts and buttons — starts to drum up enough money to put the building back in business. 1981: City Council appropriates $105,000 for building renovations. 1993: The Depot is named a Routt County Historic Site. 2007: The Arts Council celebrates its 35th anniversary. 2009: The Depot celebrates 100 years of operation in Steamboat Springs.


Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, May 24, 2009

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Yampa camp of CCC workers now operating 75 YEARS AGO From the Friday, May 25, 1934, edition of The Steamboat Pilot: L.R. Rist, supervisor of the White River national forest, spent 10 days at the CCC camp near Yampa last week. A fleet of Army trucks came in Tuesday loaded with equipment for the camp and about 200 arrived by special train from Texas the same night and were transported to the camp. They were a happy lot but had a mighty hungry look after their long ride. The camp is situated on a beautiful spot on the upper Bear River about 10 miles above Yampa in the heavy timber and well arranged for comfort and health. A large mess hall will be the chief attraction for the boys, with large, roomy tents for sleeping quarters. One of the first pieces of work for the boys will be repairing the upper end of the main road to the camp. A part of this will be the county road where the county will cooperate and the remainder within the boundaries of the forest.

Alfreda and Roger White Friends and family gathered in Steamboat Springs on May 15 to celebrate the 45th wedding anniversary of Roger and Freda White, who were married May 15, 1964, at The Little White Chapel in Las Vegas. They raised four children in the San Francisco Bay Area before moving to Colorado upon Roger’s retirement in 1991. Roger passed away at home in Steamboat on May 12, 2009.

BIRTHS Gavin Xavier Wittlinger, son of Jennifer and David Wittlinger, of Steamboat Springs, was born at 10:50 p.m. May 13, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Nell Singleton, of Pasadena, Md., and Tim and Diane Wittlinger, of Birmingham, Mich. He has a sister, Caroline.

Program a good refresher education coordinator for the fire department, said the presentations also familiarize the students with the uniformed personnel in town. “The kids see them as people,” she said. Second-grader Reilly Mewborn said she learned what to do if her house caught on fire, not to call 911 if it’s not an emergency, and how to safely ride a bike. But there was a different reason the 8-year-old was excited about the presentations from the fire and police departments. “I really wanted to see how they dressed,” she said. Reilly’s classmate Mac Moody, 8, said his favorite presentation was from the Forest Service because he heard the story about a New Mexico forest fire and

a black bear cub who was trapped in the blaze but eventually rescued and taken in by the firefighters who saved him. “They named him Smokey,” he said. “Soon it’s his 65th birthday. He tells people not to mess with matches and not to start forest fires. And not to play with lighters.” Fifth-graders Camden Berka and Libby Stanford said that after six years in school, most of what they learned during the presentations for Emergency Services Week was a refresher. But Camden, 11, said he liked seeing the people who work at the different places in town who might help him one day. “It’s just fun to learn the equipment and techniques they use,” he added.

Pioneers will meet in Craig on June 16 for picnic The pioneers of Routt and Moffat counties will hold their annual picnic on Saturday, June 16, in the Odd Fellows hall in Craig. It is the event eagerly looked forward to by the men and women who subdued the wilderness and have built Northwestern Colorado to its present position. They opened the trails, built the first churches and schools, and laid the foundation for our present position of organized society. Long ago, it wisely was decided that Routt and Moffat counties should join in the celebration. They both were in one big county in the early days and imaginary lines cut no figure with the pioneers.

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Routt County to take part in social welfare survey Harold Drinkwater, of Denver, will supervise a survey of Routt and Moffat counties as part of the statewide local welfare survey of Colorado. He will cover the Moffat county territory first and will take Routt second. The plan originally provided for the study of child welfare activities only, but the project has grown and now the scope of the survey has been widened to include the four fields of health, care of families and children in their own and foster homes, care of children and adults away from home, and the organization of social forces. If the relief agencies had known the conditions a year ago, their work would have been easier, Mr. Drinkwater said. The object of the survey is permanent relief following CWA and FERA work. The survey is being made to show the correlation of social welfare activities in local communities and in the state as a whole; to discover the most effective correlation between county, state and local government units; and to uncover methods in local communities and in the state as a whole.

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UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS STEAMBOAT 700 ANNEXATION #ANX-08-01 & 360 VILLAGE PRE-ANNEXATION All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearings for the Steamboat 700 Annexation application for the west steamboat area. The Steamboat Springs Department of Planning & Community Development has scheduled the following meetings:

Date & Time

5/28/09 6:00 pm

Meeting

Planning Commission

Description Annexation Review (part II): Provide recommendation to City Council on proposed land use plan, community housing plan, sustainability plan and related issues. This item was tabled on 5/14/09 Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) amendments (part I): Work Session to begin review of changes to Community Development Code (CDC) to adopt new zone districts and design standards for West Steamboat annextions. This item will be tabled to 6/11/09 at 5:00 pm

6/02/09 5:00 pm

City Council

Annexation Review (part I): Presentation and review of proposed land use plan, community housing plan, sustainability plan and related issues. This item will be tabled to 6/09/09 Steamboat 700 Fiscal Impact: Review fiscal impact model scenarios and provide direction regarding operating and capital impacts related to proposed annexation.

6/09/09 5:00 pm

City Council

Annexation Review (part I): Presentation and review of proposed land use plan, community housing plan, sustainability plan and related issues. 360 Village: Pre-Annexation Agreement Discussion

6/11/09 6:00 pm Changed to 5:00 pm 6/16/09 5:00 pm 6/25/09 5:00 pm

Planning Commission

Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) amendments (part I): Work Session to begin review of changes to Community Development Code (CDC) to adopt new zone districts and design standards for West Steamboat annexations.

City Council

Annexation Review (part II): Provide direction on proposed land use plan, community housing plan, sustainability plan, and related issues for inclusion in draft annexation agreement.

Planning Commission

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

ALPINE RESORT MINISTRIES 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Vista overlook on Tower Run. Call Dr. Kent Osteen 870-1992 or 879-7062.

HOLY NAME CATHOLIC CHURCH 524 Oak St., 879-0671. Saturday Mass at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (in Spanish); Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. (8:30 a.m. during ski season) and 4:30 p.m.; Mass at 7 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; and 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. On Holy days, Mass is at 5:30 PM. CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH 755 Concordia Lane (Corner of Maple Street and Amethyst Drive — above high school football field), 879-0175. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m. CHRIST COVENANT REFORMED CHURCH Sunday worship at 10 a.m. at the Pavilion at PerryMansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. Call Del at 879-5729 or Damon at 276-1200. BUDDHIST CENTER OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS Meditation and Dharma talk are at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at 2550 Copper Frontage Road, No. 201, off of Elk River Road in Copper Ridge Business Park. Call 8795425 for a recorded schedule. ECKANKAR, RELIGION OF THE LIGHT AND SOUND OF GOD Worship service is at 11 a.m. the first Sunday of the month at the Community Center, 1605 Lincoln Ave. Call 736-0202. ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Ninth and Oak streets, P.O. Box 722. Sunday, 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist (no music); 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist (music/child care) in new church; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School— all ages; Thursday, 7 a.m., Holy Eucharist in old church. HAR MISHPACHA “The Mountain Family” Jewish Community Group. Call 879-2082 for information. BAHA’I FAITH Call Sandy at 846-9994. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS Church phone: 879-0220; 879-0224. Sunday meetings: 9 a.m. Sacrament Meeting; 10:20 a.m. Sunday School and Primary; 11:10 a.m. Priesthood, Relief Society, Young Men and Young Women. 1155 Central Park Drive. ANCHOR WAY BAPTIST CHURCH — SBC 40650 Anchor Way, Steamboat II, 879-7062 or 8790674. Sunday traditional worship 8:45 a.m.; Bible study and Sunday school 9:50 a.m.; contemporary worship 10:45 a.m.; Hispanic worship service, 6 p.m. EUZOA BIBLE CHURCH Meets at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sundays at 32305 R.C.R. 38 in Strawberry Park. Nursery provided at both services. Call 879-0123 or visit www.euzoa.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 970-871-4927, 347 12th St. Saturday services 10 a.m.-Noon with worship at 11 a.m. STEAMBOAT CHRISTIAN CENTER 879-0063. The Log Church across from the Fairfield Inn on Hwy 40. Sunday services 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Spanish service 7 p.m. www.steamboatchristian.com CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES Meetings held at 3000 Elk River Road. Public meeting and Watchtower Study, 1 p.m. Sunday. Bible study, ministry school and service meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call 879-4075.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 879-1446 or 870-9583. One mile north of U.S. Highway 40 on Elk River Road west of Steamboat. Sunday services: 10 a.m. Sunday School (all ages welcome); 11 a.m. Morning Worship; 6:30 p.m. Evening Worship. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH Seventh and Oak streets. Sunday services at 10:30 a.m.; first and third Wednesdays of the month at 5:30 p.m. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Eighth and Oak streets, 879-1290. Alternative worship services at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays. The regular Sunday worship service will be at 9:30 a.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST 879-6670. 1698 Lincoln Ave. Sunday — Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m. CHURCH OF THE MOVEMENT OF SPIRITUAL INNER AWARENESS (MSIA) Mondays 7 to 9:30 p.m. 1/2 hour peace meditation, plus video tape seminar by John-Roger — discussion following. Call for location and more information 879-3157. Counseling and ceremonies available. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH Meets at Christian Heritage School in Heritage Park. Sunday worship is at 10 a.m., followed by Discipleship classes for all ages at 11:15 a.m. Call 879-3020.

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HAYDEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - UCC 202 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden, 276-3510. Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m. and youth group at 6 p.m. HAYDEN CHURCH OF CHRIST 301 E. Jefferson, 276-7268. Sunday Worship 11 a.m.; Bible Study 10 a.m., Ladies Bible class 12:30 p.m.; and Evening Worship Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. MISSION OF GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH Harvest Dr. and Cactus Street. 276-3111. Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday evening and special services as announced.

SOUTH ROUTT GRACE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH WISCONSIN SYNOD Services are held on the second Sundays of the month. Worship and Bible study at 6 p.m. Call 7362491 or 638-4647. COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 736-3324 or 736-2463. Corner of Oak and Sharp, Oak Creek. Sunday 10 a.m. Worship.; Ecumenical Youth Club on Wednesday 6:30 p.m. SOUTH ROUTT BIBLE CHURCH Highway 131 Oak Creek, 736-8422. Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Prayer and share, 11 a.m. Wednesday; AWANA Youth Program 6 p.m. ST. MARTIN OF TOURS CATHOLIC CHURCH Sharp and Williams, Oak Creek, 879-0671. Sunday 10:30 a.m. Mass. (11 a.m. during ski season) 7 a.m. Holy Days FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Yampa, 638-4622. Sunday 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Morning Worship; 7 p.m. evening worship. Thursday service from 6 to 7:30 p.m. YAMPA BIBLE CHURCH Sunday school 9:45 to 11 a.m.; Sunday morning worship 11 a.m.; Prayer Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. McCOY COMMUNITY CHURCH 653-4302, McCoy. Sundays 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and Bible study. 10:30 a.m. Church services.

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Where to Worship BIBLE FELLOWSHIP OF STEAMBOAT Sundays Worship Service at 10 a.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Call 879-2637.

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Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) amendments (part II): This item will not start before 6:00 pm

Note: Meeting times shown are standard start time for Planning Commission and City Council meetings. Actual start time for the item listed will depend on specific meeting agendas.

Your attendance at the Public Hearing(s) and/or written comments are welcomed. You may contact the Department of Planning and Community Development, c/o John Eastman, Planning Services Manager, 970-871-8275 or 970-879-2060; email: jeastman@steamboatsprings.net

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The Planning Commission and City Council Meetings are held in the Citizens’ Meeting Room, Centennial Hall, 124 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Information is available for review and inspection during regular public hours at the Department of Planning & Community Development, located at 124 10th Street, Centennial Hall, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Adult literacy programs are available in Steamboat through CMC. Free, individualized diagnosis, tutoring and GED preparation. Call CMC at 879-4444. Advocates Against Battering and Abuse is a crisis-intervention organization for battered women and their families. Rape crisis counseling also is offered. The hotline (879-8888) is answered at all hours. Call 879-2141. Alcoholics Anonymous is a support group for people who want to quit drinking. Meetings are at 437 Oak St., upstairs. SUNDAYS: 9 a.m., open; 7 p.m., open (speaker) MONDAYS: 7 a.m., open; 6:45 p.m. men’s only; 7 p.m., women’s only at Concordia Lutheran Church; 8 p.m., closed (step) TUESDAYS: 7 a.m. open; 6:45 p.m. newcomers; 8 p.m. open WEDNESDAYS: 7 a.m. open; 5:30 p.m. open; 8 p.m. closed (big book) THURSDAYS: 6 a.m. open; noon, step study; 8 p.m. open FRIDAYS: 7 a.m.; 9 a.m. women’s; 5:45 p.m. (at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church); 7 p.m. open. SATURDAYS: 7 a.m. open; 7 p.m. closed Oak Creek open meets at 6 p.m. Fridays at Oak Creek Library, 227 Dodge St. Call 736-8371. Al-Anon is a support group for persons whose lives have been affected by another’s drinking. Meetings at 437 Oak St., upstairs. Call 7238660. MONDAYS: Noon WEDNESDAYS: Noon THURSDAYS: Step study 5:30 p.m. SATURDAYS: 10 a.m. (ACA) SUNDAYS: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. Teens in Recovery Al-Anon is a support group for young people whose lives have been affected by another’s drinking. Call 879-1729. Autism Asperger Awareness of Steamboat meets the first Monday of the month at United Methodist Church, Eighth and Oak. Call Janna 871-1418. Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets at Concordia Lutheran Church, 755 Concordia Lane in Steamboat, at 6:15 p.m. on Thursdays. Call 879-0175 for more information. Crisis Pregnancy Support Group provides confidential support from a Christian perspective for those coping with unplanned pregnancy. Call 871-1307. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia Support Group Call Jody Akers at 879-1282. Compassionate Friends is a self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents and siblings. Meeting are at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the First Congregational Church, 6th and Green streets in Craig. English as a Second Language provides instruction for people who are not native English speakers. Call 870-4534. Foster Parent Support Group is open to all Routt County foster parents or people seriously interested in becoming foster parents. The group meets bimonthly. For infor mation call Dena Joslyn at 879-1540. Heartbeat offers support for those who have lost a loved one or been touched by suicide.

Call Ronna Autrey at 871-0682 or 875-2941 to find out more about group meetings. Depression/Bipolar Support Group for those who have been diagnosed with these diseases, meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room 2 at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Friends and family always welcome. Call Ronna Autrey at 871-0682 or 875-2941. Hospice of Steamboat offers support for people who are grieving the death of a loved one. Anyone interested in joining an educational support group should call Carol Gordon at 870-3232. Learning Unlimited is an adult literacy program for people who would like to improve reading skills. Call 870-4542. Meals on Wheels provides meals for seniors 60 or older for $3 suggested donation. It serves seniors in South Routt, Hayden and Steamboat Springs and provides transportation to meals and medical appointments. Call 879-0633. Narcotics Anonymous is a support group for persons with addictions to substances. Meetings are at 437 Oak St., upstairs. The public can feel free to call the club house at 879-4882. TUESDAYS: 5:30 p.m. open; THURSDAYS: 6:45 p.m. open; SUNDAYS: 5:30 p.m. open Newborn Network is a parent service, focusing on families with infants. Trained volunteers are available to visit families in the home and there are weekly “Baby Get-Togethers” in Oak Creek, Hayden and Steamboat. Call 879-0977. Parent Connection, for families of children with attention deficit disorder and similar conditions, meets at 6:15 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the library house. Call 879-7879. Parents of Preemies and Special Infant Care Linking Energy offers mentoring and resource information to parents of preemies. Call Tracy at 736-0025. Post-Abortion Support Group provides information and support for women dealing with symptoms of post-abortion stress. Call 871-1307. Rational Recovery is a support group for those looking for non-spiritual sobriety and/ or substance-abuse assistance. Call 8799646. Wee Life is a support system for women with unplanned pregnancies who choose to have their babies. It offers education guidance, community resource information, support groups, maternity and baby clothes and furnishings. Call Sandy Deetz at 736-1047. Wellness Group, a support group for people with cancer or other chronic illness, meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. every first and third Wednesday at the Visiting Nurse Association office. Yampa Valley Cancer Support Group is a support group meeting in the evening on the third Wednesday of the month at the Visiting Nurse Association Conference Room. Call Jan Fritz 879-1632.


Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, May 24, 2009

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Jim Nowak, of Yampa, is back from New Jersey, where he visited his parents. Welcome home, Jim.

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A big thank you to all those who responded to our request for jewelry to use as bingo prizes at Doak Walker Care Center. The donations have been a huge help that is greatly appreciated. And we still could use a few more jewelry items, if anyone has a few things they’ve been meaning to bring in.

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Lowell Whiteman graduate honored at Georgetown A 2005 Lowell Whiteman School graduate was awarded for his work in Georgetown University’s American Studies Program. Jordan Gray, who recently graduated from Georgetown, was given the Durkin Prize from the school. The honor, named for the Rev. Joseph T. Durkin, is a cash award given annually to the student who best served as the program’s ambassador to the Washington, D.C., area.

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The Oak Creek Cemetery has a new building housing plaques for those who have been cremated and a guide to the cemetery. Stop by and take a look.

Doak news and visitors On Mother’s Day, May Ravenscroft’s granddaughter, Cammy Ravenscroft, joined her in a dance and exercise class. Phyllis Burrowes has been enjoying visits from her daughter and other family members. Carol Rickman frequently has had guests at Doak. Frances Withers has family in to visit frequently. Phyllis Fulton has been enjoying visits from family members lately. Bettie Pierce has had frequent visits from family and loved ones. Molly Malone has had family in to visit recently. Joanne Cannon has been

Thanks to the staff Thanks to all the staff at Doak who, as always, do so much for the residents to make their lives better.

A joke from Lila An atheist was wandering through a forest and suddenly saw a bear. As the bear showed his teeth and raised his paws threateningly, the atheist thought, “Boy, I don’t know if there’s a God, but I sure hope this bear finds religion!” Everything went quiet for a moment. Then the bear put his paws together, lowered his head, and said: “Thank you, Lord, for this food I am about to eat. I am truly thankful. Amen.”

Hayden Compiled by Laurie Hallenbeck

Milestones Happy birthday wishes to Chris Miller, Treyben Letlow, Mary Ginther, Lizzy Ginther, Logan Jenkins, Hillary Wheat, Deb Zabel and Tyson Letlow. Anniversary wishes to Cody and Rhonda Sweetser, Jim and Charity Reiser, and Randy and Jill Delay.

Reinkses visit town Beryl and Bessie Jo Reinks were in town for the Memorial Day weekend. Beryl had hip surgery six weeks ago but says he is on the mend.

Spruce up the garden Carolyn Moon is selling garden plants, trees and more at Yampa Valley Feeds. Stop by and check out her great selection.

Town events coming Mark your calendars for the Hayden Cog Run and Huck Finn Day to be held June 13. For more information, can call Kathy Hockett at Hayden Town Hall at 276-3741.

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enjoying visits from family and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Sanders, of Yampa, visited Doak recently while in Steamboat Springs on business. Clarice Reid’s son has been in visiting with her. Don Lufkin’s daughter from Wyoming has been visiting lately. Marilyn Goggin, of Yampa, visited Lila at Doak.

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as Optimist Teen of the Year. Mahanna, who was the Optimist Teen of the Month in February, is an active member of the school and community. She was a member of the National Honor Society and was involved with the student council for four years. Mahanna participated in Hayden girls basketball, volleyball and track and field. Outside of school, she skis, hikes, bikes and camps. In the community, Mahanna spent time as a volunteer for Routt County’s Highway Clean-Up Day, Hayden elementary and middle schools, area youth sport teams and at local nursing homes. Mahanna also was a summer supervisor for Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.

Global Youth Service Day events set for Tuesday Steamboat Springs Middle School will hold its Global Youth Service Day on Tuesday. Derek Kratzer and

Caroline Beard, school-based mentors, enlisted help from Yampakita and Yampa Valley Recycles to lead workshops. The 30-minute workshops take place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Yampatika will address composting while Yampa Valley Recycles will offer activities related to waste. A third workshop, led by Kratzer and Beard, will deal with the value of service. After the workshops, the students will participate in an outdoor composting activity. They’ll return to class afterward until 1:15 p.m., when the students will lead a clean-up effort across the campus and surrounding roads and trails. The activities are weather permitting. Should it rain, the workshops would be moved indoors, but the outdoor activity and clean-up would be canceled, Beard said.

South Routt’s all-alumni reunion takes place July 5 All alumni of Oak Creek, Yampa and Soroco schools are invited to an all-alumni

reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5 at Soroco High School. Cost is $3 at the door, or $16 to include a catered meal that must be paid for before June 15. Contact Wayne Rossi at wrossi1969@hotmail.com for details.

Lunch menus ■ Steamboat Springs School District High and Middle School Monday: Memorial Day, no school Tuesday: Moroccan chicken, cous cous Wednesday: Philly cheese steak Thursday: Chicken wings Friday: Stuffed crust pizza, Caesar salad ■ Strawberry Park and Soda Creek Elementary Schools Monday: Memorial Day, no school Tuesday: Moroccan chicken, cous cous Wednesday: Pasta bar Thursday: Fried rice, egg roll Friday: Stuffed crust pizza, Caesar salad ■ Christian Heritage School Monday: Memorial Day, no school Tuesday: Azteca Taqueria: Chicken burrito, tortilla chips, and salsa and sour cream Wednesday: Freshies: Turkey and cheese on a roll, Caesar salad and a cookie Thursday: BeauJo’s Mountain Bistro: Pizza Friday: Last day of school, half day. PTF Field Day Picnic: Hot dogs, watermelon and ice cream sundaes

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Horoscope EUGENIA LAST

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Sunday, May 24, 2009 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kelly Monaco, 33; Jewel, 35; Drew Carey, 51; Marvin Hagler, 55 Happy Birthday: Don’t let your emotions get the better of you. If you act instantly, you will get poor results. Instead, observe what everyone else does before making a move. A steady, ready approach will show others you mean business. Home and family should be what keeps your feet on the ground. Your numbers are 11, 14, 19, 23, 28, 30, 44 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Move forward and trust your own judgment. Someone may try to disrupt your plans but, if you persevere, you will win. Move into fast-forward and don’t stop until your mission is accomplished. ★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll find it difficult to control your emotions and even harder to keep things from getting blown out of proportion. Confusion regarding a personal matter will be due to a complete misunderstanding. Take the time to hear the truth. ★★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Listen carefully to what’s being asked of you so you don’t make a costly mistake. Don’t shy away from change. An option you are given will turn into a great opportunity. Keep your thoughts to yourself. ★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be honest and let your true feelings be heard. Don’t fear getting involved with someone who is a little different. You’ll learn a lot from the experience and this person is likely to become your greatest ally. Look forward with optimism. ★★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Greed may come between you and a partner. It’s best to listen but hold your thoughts until you have secured your position. You need to relieve your stress by taking time out for a little rest and relaxation. ★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A vacation can be finalized or you can set out on a mini vacation. Visit friends or family whom you don’t often see and you will find out something interesting about your past. A little love will go a long way. ★★★★★

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Treat yourself to something special. You can think about the things you’d like to purchase but don’t be too eager to put your cash on the table just yet. Someone may try to talk you into something you don’t really need. ★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put the past behind you and don’t give in to emotional issues someone is throwing in your face. Back away from turmoil and seek solace with friends, lovers or anyone or anything that brings you peace of mind. Make changes to your personal life. ★★★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Touch up some of the things around your home that need to be fixed. Challenge yourself and you will enjoy the competition you face. An unusual proposal will strike your fancy and lead you into unusual company. ★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): It’s important that you secure your position and make financial changes that ensure you get the most for your money. Your personal papers should be updated to bring you the highest returns. You have to be a forward thinker in times of economic strife. ★★★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Get the little tedious jobs out of the way quickly so you can get on to more enjoyable activities. If you owe money, clear your debts and if someone owes you, collect. Don’t let someone play an emotional mind game with you. ★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t sit back when there is so much to do. Put your ideas to the test by presenting them to someone whose criticisms and suggestions you know you can trust. Last-minute improvements will ensure your success. ★★★★ Birthday Baby: You are an ideas person and an activist. You are caring and passionate and will not give up on anyone or anything. You offer positive affirmation.

Cryptogram Solutions 1. Ferocious sharks were asking themselves why they were unable to catch any fish. The leader said he’d given it some thought and it was because they were chasing too many red herrings. 2. A man went to an internet cafe so he could see the drop down menu. He left, as he had to wait way too long for a server. “I thought it was plug and play,” he averred. 3. A tailor overheard a cap and a tie discussing the way they should proceed . The cap’s verdict: “I will go on ahead and you can hang around.” 4. A spider, a wasp and a gnat were upset by the high society talk in town. “What’s so special about the bee’s knees?” said the wasp.

The Sunday Crossword KEEPING AN EYE OUT By Kevin Donovan ACROSS 1 Winchester, e.g. 6 Magazine bigwig 12 Cultural Revolution leader 15 Order to Fido 18 One with a big weight on his shoulders 19 Angola neighbor 21 Dada daddy? 22 Polished off 23 Makes less dense 24 Betting a buck in Vegas? 27 Caught off base 29 Form 1040 calc. 30 Libreville is its capital 31 Puppy’s protest 32 It’s a pain 33 Dwell constantly (on) 36 Important time 37 Fortitude 38 __ King Cole 39 Caustic solutions 40 Not at home 43 Paquin and Pavlova 44 Hole in the wall 47 Wheat farm operator? 50 Easygoing sorts 52 Brewer’s need 53 “Far out” 54 Put on the rolls 55 Friend needing feeding 56 In the know 57 “Rumor __ it ...” 60 Change 61 Living room piece 64 Occurred (to) 65 Circle segment 66 Makeup artist? 67 Very old races? 69 __ qua non 70 Poet’s contraction 71 Warner __ 72 “Made to be broken” thing 73 Hawk’s weapon 74 Peel’s title 75 Site of Floresta da Tijuca, one of the world’s largest urban forests 76 “2001” computer 77 Tell 78 Egyptian port 79 Runaway bus film 82 Lunch and study hall 83 Notes from Charlie?

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