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Sherman Poppen stands next to a ‘Snurfer’ at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. He invented the toy for his children, and it became the inspiration for today’s snowboard. A collection of his Snurfers and marketing materials now are in the Smithsonian Institution.

Smithsonian honors the snowboard’s predecessor Sherman Poppen’s ‘Snurfer’ displayed in national museum Tom Ross

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On Christmas Day 44 years ago, Sherman Poppen felt a sudden need to get his children outdoors. Out of that urgency rose the sport of snowboarding, when Poppen improvised a prototype of a standon-top sled on the snow-covered Lake Michigan sand dunes. Poppen, 79, is a On the ’Net longtime resident of For a full version of the story of Steamboat Springs and Sherm Poppen’s “Snurfer,” and is widely recognized the genesis of snowboarding, as the grandfather of visit www.steamboatpilot.com. snowboarding with his invention of the Snurfer, a precursor of the modern snowboard. Now, his personal collection of Snurfers, marketing materials and even legal documents have been added to the collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Without the Lake Michigan snow on Christmas morning in 1965, the history of snowboarding might have traced a far different course. It’s even fair to ask whether the snowboard would exist today were it not for Poppen’s Yuletide ingenuity. “I had two kids, 10 and 5 (Wendy and Laurie) with a third (Julie) due any day,” Poppen recalled. His first wife “Nancy said, ‘Sherm, you’ve got to get those noisy kids out of the house.’ We got the sled out and went out to the dunes behind the house. But I realized the runners on the sled would cut through the snow, and it wouldn’t slide.” Poppen suspects his unfulfilled desire to go surfing caused him to invent a new snow toy on the spot at home in Muskegon, Mich. The frustrated surf daddy seized Wendy’s 36-inch skis, grabbed a couple of pieces of wooden molding from his shop and screwed them in to lock the cheap skis together, side by side. See Poppen, page 10A

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Steamboat Springs Team Lightning swim team grants little sympathy Saturday at the Fourth of July Parade in downtown Steamboat as the squad blasts water guns into the crowd.

Routt County celebrates Fourth of July daytime events in Steamboat, Yampa draw large crowds

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orecast rain stayed at bay Saturday morning and early afternoon, and downtown Steamboat Springs was flooded with a sea of red-, white- and blue-clad Independence Day celebrators. The Steamboat Springs Lions Club fired up its grills at 7 a.m. and cooked thousands of pancakes by 10 a.m. at a STORY BY packed Little Toots Park. BRANDON GEE “They’re cheaper by the thousand,” said Lions Club member Del Haute, who said he has participated in the pancake breakfast fundraiser for 60 years. Yampa Street was clogged with

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people, bikes, dogs, horses, a camel, parade floats, ATVs, motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, skates, wagons and boats as parade entrants prepared to begin their march down Lincoln Avenue. The parade featured a new 40-footlong iguana car float created by Charlie and Gail Holthausen, but Lynne Masters

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Kaedynce Kaleikini, 6, waves to the crowd as she leads the Tread of Pioneers Museum float in the Fourth of July Parade in Steamboat Springs.

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Breast cancer survivor Cathryn Wohlfert to host reception at Relay For Life on Aug. 7 Margaret Hair

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In the weeks leading up to the 2009 Steamboat Springs Relay For Life, the Steamboat Pilot & Today will profile some of the people who have participated in or been touched by the event, starting today.

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Sometimes, Cathryn Wohlfert will wear a necklace containing ashes of her sister, Susanne Agricola, who died in January 2008. Wohlfert said the death of her sister provided her with strength to fight her breast cancer.

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Cathryn Wohlfert thinks her cancer survivor story isn’t bad — it’s pretty good, even. Diagnosed with breast cancer in late December 2007, Wohlfert quickly found a wide base of support in Routt County. A friend’s physician and fellow breast cancer victim served as an emotional touch point. Kind words poured in from all sides.

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Lost hiker found in Buffalo Park

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1.“Green’s family thankful for community support” June 30 9,012 pageviews

Grand County searchers found a Craig man who lost his way while hiking Friday afternoon. They found 30-year-old Aric Harpe at about 10:30 p.m. Friday, said Darrel Levingston, a spokesman for Routt County Search and Rescue. Harpe was hiking in Buffalo Park south of Rabbit Ears Pass when he got turned around. Harpe thought he knew which direction to go but wasn’t quite sure where he was, Levingston said. “It really was the most prudent thing to just build a shelter, which he did,” Levingston said. “He built a lean-to and did exercises to stay warm. He did get his clothes dried out and just waited for the search crews to get to him.” Levingston said Friday that the man left for a hike at 9:30 a.m. At 5 p.m., Levingston said the Grand County crew was about 45 minutes away from the lost hiker’s campsite. Routt County Search and Rescue first was dispatched at about 2:30 p.m. Friday. Initially, too few volunteers responded to field a Routt County team. That changed later in the day, Levingston said. “We did actually have enough people to send out in the field, but it seemed that in this situation, Grand County could have gotten to him

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AROUND STEAMBOAT faster than we could, and so that’s why we turned it over to them,” he said. Routt County searchers were on standby in case the Grand County team needed help, Levingston said. Harpe did not require medical treatment.

Lightning strike ignites tree in North Routt County Lightning hit a Douglas fir and set it on fire in North Routt County on Saturday afternoon. The tree ignited between 1 and 2 p.m., said Bob Reilley, North Routt fire chief. Firefighters from the North Routt Fire Protection District made it to the fire about 2:30 p.m., Reilley said. The tree is on Routt County Road 64, or Seedhouse Road, just inside the boundary of U.S. Forest Service land, Reilley said. The crew still was working as of about 6:30 p.m. Firefighters will keep an eye on the tree for a few days to make sure no fire remains, Reilley said. “We actually had to come off the hill for a while because of the lightning,” he said. “Now we’re back up on it, trying to finish before dark.” The fire had not spread.

10.“Luke Graham: Hanley battling back” June 29 593 pageviews

JAIL REPORT Steamboat Springs — 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, JUNE 27 Riever Dean Ketcham, 21, Steamboat Springs — Driving under the influence, DUI per se, no proof of insurance, drove while license suspended (Colorado State Patrol) Brian Lee Williams, 20, Lakewood — Driving while alcohol impaired, illegal consumption of alcohol, failed to display headlight (Hayden Police Department) Patrick K. Okeefe, 43, Oak Creek — Harassment (domestic violence), false reporting (Routt County Sheriff’s Office) Susan Callicutt Pappas, 49, Steamboat — Driving under the influence of drugs, resisting arrest, obstructing traffic (Steamboat Springs Police Department) Robinson Kris Logan, 44, Steamboat — Violation of bail bond condition (SSPD) Richard Earl Davies, 53, Colorado Springs — Fugitive of justice (SSPD) Adam Matthew Snider, 25, Yampa — DUI, DUI per se, speeding (RCSO) SUNDAY, JUNE 28 Jeffrey Allen Forquer, 25, Craig — Third-degree assault (SSPD) Carol Jean, 56, Steamboat — DUI, drove defective vehicle (RCSO) Jacob Michael Preston, 19, Steamboat — Theft, second-degree burglary, criminal trespassing (SSPD) Brian Allen Autry, 33, Steamboat — Theft (SSPD) Peter Anfinsen Perry, 50, Steamboat — Theft (SSPD) Heidi Christine Blackmar, 27, Steamboat — Failure to appear (SSPD)

LeeAnne Frances Parr, 19, Steamboat — Failure to appear (no proof of insurance) (SSPD) MONDAY, JUNE 29 Michael Kevin McGinty, 45, Gypsum — Fugitive of justice (DUR), DUR (RCSO) Mark William Wolf, 22, Steamboat — Following too close, DUR, DUID, possession of schedule II substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana (SSPD) TUESDAY, JUNE 30 Devon Allan Miller, 20, Steamboat — Fugitive of justice, failure to appear, resisting, possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of bond condition (SSPD) Michael Patrick Fairbrother, 24, Steamboat — Failure to appear (SSPD) WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 Cory Anthony Anderson, 20, Steamboat — Burglary, theft (SSPD) Robert Lee Dicenzo, 35, Steamboat — Failure to appear (no proof of insurance) (SSPD) THURSDAY, JULY 2 None FRIDAY, JULY 3 Theodore Joseph Hoffman, 40, Steamboat — DWAI, failed to signal, disregarded stop sign (SSPD) Nicholas Paul Sumner, 19, Steamboat — Failure to appear (SSPD) Casey M. Roach, 25, Steamboat — Failure to appear (SSPD) Richard Bennett Osmer, 39, Steamboat — DWAI, defective headlight (SSPD)

POLICE BLOTTER FRIDAY, JULY 3 1:48 a.m. A drunken pedestrian was reported at Eighth and Oak streets. A man and a woman were in the area, and the woman was vomiting. They were walking a short distance, so police let them continue. 1:49 a.m. Police responded to reports of a disturbance at Seventh and Oak streets. It was an oral argument, and everything was fine. 3:15 a.m. A suspicious incident was reported in the 34000 block of Brady Trail. Neighbors were concerned that people were in a house that was expected to be empty. No more information was available. 8:41 a.m. Extra patrol was requested in the 3400 block of Airport Circle to monitor the site of a plane crash until Federal Aviation Administration officials could arrive. 9:47 a.m. Theft was reported in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. No more information was available. 1:52 p.m. Harassment was reported in Hayden. 4:23 p.m. Police responded to a call about a hit-and-run on Mount Werner Circle. The officers couldn’t find the vehicles, and they took a report. 5:39 p.m. A stolen vehicle was reported at mile marker 13 of Routt County Road 16 in Oak Creek. Sheriff’s officials took a report, and no more information was available. 8:55 p.m. Police were called to a juvenile situation in Steamboat. A female who appeared intoxicated had walked into several residences and was disoriented. Police found her on Spruce Street and took her to YVMC, where she was issued a ticket for minor in possession of alcohol. The hospital treated her.

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Trailhead at 9 a.m. Explore “What’s in the Water” at 11 a.m. at the Bridge Island footbridge. Identify and make animal tracks with plaster of paris at 1 p.m. at the Bridge Island footbridge. A parks pass is required for any of the events. All events are open to people of all ages.

■ Three Quarter Circles hosts a Shirt Shoot at 9 a.m. The cost is $35. Prizes will be awarded. Call Maureen at Three Quarter Circles at 846-5647.

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■ Steamboat Lake State Park presents a wildflower walk beginning at 10 a.m. at the Visitor Center. Catch a Crawdad at 2 p.m. at the Bridge Island footbridge. Pan for gold at 4 p.m. at the swim beach in Dutch Hill. A black bear game activity is at 7 p.m. at the amphitheater. A parks pass is required for any of the events. All events are open to people of all ages.

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■ Routt County Extension and the city of Steamboat Springs sponsors a free educational weed tour, starting at 5:15 p.m. from the Routt County Courthouse parking lot. Call 879-0825. ■ Free Women’s Financial Network workshops, titled “Safe Wealth Accumulation,” are at 6 p.m. Monday at Real Living Professional Group, 1755 Central Park Drive and 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Hayden Public Library. Call Pam at 846-7265.

■ The annual Saddleback Ranch Cattle Drive is at 10 a.m. on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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

■ The Mountain Valley Bank Ranch Rodeo is at 5 p.m. at Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Hill. The rodeo is free.

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■ Steamboat Lake State Park hosts a nature hike at the Tombstone

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■ The Caregiver Information and Support Group, for those caring for people with dementia whether 24/7 or long distance, meet from 3 to 4:15 p.m. in the VNA lounge of the Yampa Valley Medical Center. New members are welcome. Call 879-8942.

■ Yampa Valley Medical Center holds a Heartsaver CPR & First Aid class from 5 to 10 p.m. Registration is required; call the Wellness Program at 8712500. The class provides certification through the American Heart Association that is good for two years.

■ Steamboat’s Over the Hill Gang and Yampatika lead a moonlight hike up Emerald Mountain to the quarry at 7:30 p.m., starting in the fireplace room at Howelsen Lodge. See the valley bathed in moonlight. Call 871-9151 to register.

■ The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association hosts a Business After-Hours Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. at Old Town Hot Springs. The event is free for Chamber members and their guests. ■ Bud Werner Memorial Library hosts an evening of interactive dance performances by the Yampa Valley Ceili Society and the Steamboat Springs African Dance Ensemble at 6 p.m. in the library’s community room. This is a free, all-ages event for the whole family.

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■ Yampatika hosts a free walking tour of Steamboat’s mineral springs from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Meet at the Depot Art Center on 13th Street. A hike on Mount Werner is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A gondola ticket is required. Meet in

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■ “Dr. Susan” from Pet Kare Clinic leads a free summer reading event at 10 a.m. at the Soda Creek Elementary School library.

■ Seminars about bio-identical hormones and anti-aging methods are at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. in the owner’s lounge at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel. Call 281-419-3231 or e-mail Info@birkenmedicalaesthetics.com to RSVP.

the information center at the gondola base. Call 871-5444.

■ The Steamboat Restaurant Association meets at 10 a.m. at the Steamboat Smokehouse restaurant to discuss a dining guide and golf benefit. Coffee and pastries will be provided.

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Restaurant group set to meet 10 a.m. Wednesday STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

The Steamboat Springs chapter of the Colorado Restaurant Association is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave. Coffee and pastries will be provided at the meeting, which will focus on the dining guide and a golf benefit. The meeting will end at 11 a.m. Call Liz Wahl at 8715163 for more information.

Area Women’s Financial Network plans seminars Steamboat’s new branch of the Women’s Financial Network has planned its second event for Monday in Steamboat and Tuesday in Hayden. The free seminar for women is called “Safe Wealth Accumulation and Secrets Unveiled.” Monday’s event is at 6 p.m. at Real Living Professional Group in Central Park Plaza. Tuesday’s event is at 6 p.m. at Hayden Public Library, 201 E. Jefferson Ave.

Chamber hires Friese to take over for Minotto The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association has hired Eric Friese to take on the role of membership sales manager. Friese will take over for Amy Minotto, who is leaving the Chamber in the middle of the month. Friese is from Akron, Ohio, and has lived in Steamboat for five years, according to a news release.

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Stetson rep hangs up his hat Dick Maday honored by F.M. Light for his years of service, assistance

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ant to know something about a Stetson? Maybe you want to know how to shape, steam or care for a classic felt cowboy hat. Perhaps you’re more interested in where and how the hat STORY BY BLYTHE TERRELL company started. Or maybe you’d just like to know what style best fits your head, face and body. Dick Maday can fill you in on all of it. “The most asked question of anyone is what do the X’s mean,” Maday said. “The X’s mean a standard of quality.” On Friday at a retirement party at F.M. Light & Sons, Maday was wearing a straw 1,000X Stetson. That’s as good as they get. Maday retired this month after selling Stetsons to retailers for 33 years. He represented the company to F.M. Light for about 24 of those. At the party, the Yampa Valley Boys played a song they wrote about Maday. Customers and employees drank pink punch and cut into a cake bearing his photo. “We are here today to celebrate a man who has been a tremendous help and blessing with our store,” said Del Lockhart, who owns the store with his brother Ty. Maday worked the room, talking to skiing legend Billy

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A long line of cowboy hats await buyers at F.M. Light & Sons in downtown Steamboat Springs. The store is the oldest continuous Stetson cowboy hat dealer west of the Mississippi River.

Kidd — who has his own Stetson line — and shaping hats. “Look at him,” Del Lockhart said with a smile. “He is no longer working for Stetson, and he’s over there steaming hats.” Lockhart and Maday weren’t sure whether F.M. Light sold Stetson hats when the store opened more than 103 years ago. Stetson started making hats in 1865, however, so Maday said he’d “almost bet the house on it.” “This is the oldest Stetson active account west of the Mississippi,” Maday said about the Steamboat Springs store.

Getting started Maday joined Stetson after the closure of five department

stores he managed. Those were in Missouri and Kansas, and Maday originally represented Stetson in Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota. He moved his family to Colorado Springs in 1985 and changed regions. When he retired, Maday was serving Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Nebraska. He’s traveled about 1.7 million miles and sold about 1.4 million hats. Maday’s daughter Amy Maday attended the celebration. She was surrounded by hats growing up, and her family took vacations as part of Maday’s business trips. “It was something I grew up with,” she said. “I was a year and a half old when he started, so I didn’t know any different.” She’s got plenty of fashion-

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Well-known cowboy hat salesman Dick Maday, left, talks Friday with wellknown cowboy hat wearer Billy Kidd. Maday was the Stetson sales representative for the Steamboat Springs region for 33 years before recently retiring.

able and traditional Stetsons and said she’s well versed in hat etiquette and care because of her father. Amy Maday didn’t take after him professionally, however. She’s a teacher.

A sticker near F.M. Light’s hat counter endorses the brand: “Life is short, wear a Stetson.” Country singers Garth Brooks, See Stetson, page 10A

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10-year vesting is too long

Gary Hofmeister

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he Atira Group’s request for 10-year vesting on its proposed Ski Time Square redevelopment project is too long, but the city should remain open to a compromise from the three-year standard. Early last month, The Atira Group submitted development AT ISSUE plans for a massive 660,000Atira Group’s square-foot Ski Time Square vesting request project that would replace the Ski for base area Time Square buildings demolished last summer. The proposal project calls for about 200 residential units totaling almost 400,000 OUR VIEW square feet and commercial space 10-year period of only about 27,000 square feet. is too long, Like Atira’s Thunderhead redebut city should velopment project approved by remain open to the City Council in May, the Ski Time Square project would reach compromise 105 feet at its highest points. from three-year Although city planning staff, standard. the Planning Commission and City Council have yet to fully analyze the proposal or schedule any Ski Time Square-specific hearings, we’re concerned about Atira’s request for a 10-year vesting period for the project. The city standard is three years, though the Planning Commission and City Council do sometimes approve extended vesting periods for certain projects. It’s easy to understand Atira’s interests. Having an approved development in place with 10 years before building permits must be pulled makes the project more attractive to potential investors and offers a level of security for the developers, including against future changes to city development codes and standards. It also gives the developer more time to secure presales, a necessary component to securing financing for such a substantial project. Like City Council President Loui Antonucci acknowledged last week, there’s some measure of encouragement that Atira has moved forward with a development plan despite the recession. But extended vesting periods can be dangerous. Are we sure that a major base area development project we approve in 2010 will make sense for construction in 2020 or later? And can the city afford extended stagnancy at the base area? Because of carrying costs on the land, there exists strong incentive for the developer to move forward as soon as economically feasible. With the loss of sales tax revenue and the loss of a quality experience for guests, because of the demolition, the community’s interests and the developer’s interests are one and the same. We need to approve a vesting schedule that allows the owner of the property to go vertical as soon as possible. But a vesting schedule that is too short could cause a developer to have to jump through many time-consuming, expensive and risky hoops that could further delay the development. There are examples of compromise. In May, the council denied Atira’s request for a five-year vesting period for its Thunderhead redevelopment project. Council members did, however, give the city’s planning director authority to issue a maximum of two, two-year extensions of the vesting period. A similar exception was made for the recently approved Rollingstone condominium project. Those developers had requested a seven-year vesting period. Council approved a five-year vesting period with the possibility of a two-year extension if the project conforms to existing codes at the time. The city should consider similar flexibility with the Ski Time Square proposal. In exchange for a longer vesting period, City Council could require more nightlife at the base area. Those spaces are less profitable for a developer but are important to the overall attractiveness of a base area. Or perhaps city planners could create a formula — based on factors such as square footage, number of buildings and dollar amount of infrastructure — to guide vesting period discussions. The completion of a vibrant, modern ski area base is good for all of us and will make Steamboat more competitive in the mountain resort marketplace, particularly once the economy rebounds. We hope the city and Atira can compromise on a vesting period that allows for responsible and timely development.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Memories of July 4 When I was growing up, Fourth of July was as special to me as Christmas. We would get up extra early to do the chores — i.e. milking cows, feeding calves and bum lambs, turning the sheep and cows into the proper pastures — followed by eating breakfast, washing dishes and packing a picnic lunch to take with us. Everyone would climb into the pickup, and my dad would drive to Steamboat. We would get there at about 10 a.m., find a parking place and walk along the sidewalk on Lincoln to the F.M. Light & Sons store. I don’t know why, but that is where we always would watch the parade. The parade would begin at 10:30 a.m., and the usual front of the parade would be the local politicians, either in a car or on horseback. Also leading the parade would be the VFW Honor Guard with the flags, riding their beautiful saddle horses. The floats would follow, which included 4-H clubs, Rainbow Girls, and various clubs such as the Elks and Masons. Somewhere would be the

Steamboat Springs Ski Band. They would be on skis with rollers attached underneath. My parents would be busy talking to people they had not seen since the previous year. They had lived in Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek, and my dad had worked on all the main ranches, so they knew many of the residents of Routt County. After the parade, people would disperse to go to their homes, to their friends’ homes in Steamboat or to the park. We were park people and would go there after picking up a watermelon at the local grocery store. People would walk the park talking to one another and getting caught up on all the news from one end of the county to the other. Women would shake out a tablecloth and place covered bowls of fried chicken, coleslaw and potato salad on it. The watermelon would go in the creek that ran through the park to cool off. Thermoses of iced tea or lemonade would be emptied into glasses and drunk by children running through the grass and trees. Families would sit around the picnic cloth eating huge plates of food. When the food was gone, a sack of cookies would remain for

munching, and the watermelon would be pulled from the creek, sliced open, wedges cut, served and eaten with the hands. At 1 p.m., everyone would head to the rodeo grounds. The loudspeaker would be playing what we called rodeo music. I don’t know what type of music it really was. At 1:30, everyone would rise and recite the Pledge Of Allegiance, followed by the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The afternoon would be nonstop bareback and saddleback bucking horses, bull-riding, calf roping, team roping and horse racing. All the spectators knew all the rodeo participants because they were friends, neighbors or family. In the middle of the afternoon, my brother, sister and I were allowed to go buy one soft drink. I always chose the orange soda and sipped it slowly to make it last a long time. The rodeo ended at 5 p.m., and everyone would go climb in their pickup truck to head home to do the chores, milking the cows, collecting the sheep, feeding the calves and the bum lamps before See Letters, page 5A

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Nothing good just happens Ken Gordon

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We are about to see whether democracy works. In the debate about health care, watch what happens to the public option. Currently, the elderly (Medicare) and the poor (Medicaid) have public health insurance. Some Democrats in Congress and President Barack Obama want to add a public option for everyone. First, some background. Health insurance companies are huge and profitable. They exist to make money for shareholders. They do not exist to make their customers healthy. Their stock is traded on an exchange, and investors will invest in them when they make a good return and will abandon them the minute they can make more money elsewhere. For most businesses, a good product is the way to make money. This isn’t as true for health insurance. The market “fails” in at least two ways in this industry. First, people don’t usually buy their own health insurance. It comes with their

job. So the people who make the purchasing decision do not balance their own health against the cost. They balance someone else’s health. In a competitive business climate, this results in the lowest bid having a huge advantage. The second way the market “fails” is that people are not knowledgeable insurance consumers. The contracts are arcane and jargon-filled. You don’t know that your surgery is “experimental” until your company tells you they won’t pay for it. It is not in their interest to standardize contracts to make comparison shopping easier. The companies that succeed are the ones that have the best advertising, the largest number of exclusions, the highest co-pays and are the most aggressive in denying claims. Failure to standardize, advertising, staff to deny claims, and profit for shareholders create huge costs. The percentage of industry income that serves no useful health purpose is 20 percent to 30 percent. So the industry is terrified of

a public option — terrified. They know that insurance can be provided at a lower cost. They think that a public option will put them out of business. Their response could be to compete — standardize coverage and forms, reduce bureaucracy and sell a better product. But, based on past form, they will try to sabotage the public option first. They will lie. They will say that you won’t be able to pick your doctor. They will say that health care will be rationed. They will say that you won’t be able to get the newest pharmaceuticals. It all will be lies, and in any case, no one needs to take the public option. It is just an option. If you are happy, you can keep what you have. The insurance companies won’t oppose the public option because it’s bad. They will oppose it because they fear it will be good. Yet, they have a fortune to spend on advertising, campaign contributions and lobbyists. See Gordon, page 5A

If there ever was a time to quote one of Ben Franklin’s gems, it would be now. “Those would give up essential liberty to gain some temporary security deserve neither security nor liberty,” he said. Nothing like Independence Day weekend to go back to basics, something as a society we seem to be doing less and less. Everything is looked upon as an ad hoc moment to do whatever it takes to negotiate the current crisis. Particularly at this moment in our history, when so many citizens have voted for change — or chains — the legitimate question would appear to be whether the founders of the American experiment were as brilliant in structuring a democratic government as most have agreed until recently. The corollary question is whether we still value the freedoms they imparted to us or would rather opt for that security mentioned above. The fact is that we are well on our way to abdicating virtually of our adult responsibilities to the government. It has incrementally been moving in that direction for decades. If we truly trust the government to provide all the basics of our lives, then we certainly should have no quarrel with them taking the lion’s share of our income. As Thomas Jefferson said, “a government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.” Indeed, some liberals have argued that, in essence, society as a whole, aka the government, really owns everything, and it is its job to parcel it out to whomever it thinks deserves it the most. Allowing some to keep more of their own earned income is labeled a “tax expenditure.” This kind of convoluted thinking is reminiscent of the recently departed Soviet Union, where the state was the master and the people its subjects … not the other way around. We’re heading there. Does this sound extreme? Would that it were so. Founding Father and second President John Adams, known as the Atlas of the Continental Congress that produced the Declaration of Independence, noted: “There has never been a democracy that has not committed suicide.” Not conquered by foreign powers or a hostile insurrection but by just plain apathy and irresponsibility to their citizen duties. The thinking that because our freedoms are here now, it always will be thus, is incredibly short-sighted and empirically false. My particular take on this is that a great number of us simply want someone else to pay the bill. If we ask for the government to provide something rather than paying for it ourselves, that’s precisely what we’re doing. So the ultimate question is, just who is going to pay? If the See Hofmeister, page 5A

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VIEWPOINTS

New music site? Long live the Tugboat! Give (Atira Group) the 10 years, but require them to allow Ski Corp. to run it as a parking lot and music tent until they break ground. — housepoor

Time to rebuild OMG, 10 years … they

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of the Week Last week: Are you going out of town for the Fourth of July this year? Your views (203 votes):

This week: Do you think nightlife is important to include in the redevelopment of Ski Time Square?

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eating dinner and washing the dishes. For many years, during the evening, the main street in Steamboat would be closed off, and there would be street square dancing. Some families would go back to town for this. In the later years, a lighted skier would come down Howelsen Hill on artificial snow followed by fireworks. On July 5, it was back to ranching as usual.

With the recent peanutprocessing scares, the government is looking to ensure our safety. Consumer safety needs to be considered, but is the government going too far in protecting us? The proposed bill HR 2479 gives the FDA the power to quarantine a geographic area. The FDA also could halt all movement of all food in a geographic area. If imposed, this approach would have adverse effects on small farms, including hindering their ability to deliver goods to individuals. It most likely

Kathryn Roll

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Before they are done, they will have you believing that the public option is suicide. Don’t expect your elected officials to help. We have a lot of elected officials, but very few leaders. Few that would stand up to a wealthy interest that can make campaign contributions or advertise in a misleading way to constituents. You will, I fear, see dreadful positions taken by politicians. “Let’s delay the public

option for years until we see if the industry voluntarily reforms. Let’s confine the public option to businesses with fewer than 10 employees. Let’s start it as a pilot program in one district.” These dodges may sound reasonable. With televisiongenerated support, they all will be attractive rationalizations to politicians who have no courage or desire to actually lead. Most elected officials skip the leadership part of the job.

That is the risky part. That is the part that takes work and courage. It is the only part, though, that makes change. Elected officials skip this part because it requires asking people either to learn something or to change a position. It requires making people uncomfortable, and most won’t risk it. There will be a few, though, who have the courage to lead, who have the ability to educate their constituents and make them see that we can have

answer is the so-called “rich,” this precipitates a couple of more questions: Is that fair? And even if they could afford it, are we shirking our own responsibilities in a free society by relinquishing them to the iron hand of the authorities to capture from others what we

think we want and deserve? How does this auger for the future of our country, that citizens refuse to accept their basic responsibilities? President Barack Obama has been proclaiming since entering public life that redistribution of income is his primary goal. This also is redistribution of freedom: less for us, more for

the government. Other great words from John Adams: “A people that does not value independence will search among themselves until they find someone willing to lift that heavy burden of liberty from them forever.” Gary Hofmeister is the owner and operator of Hofmeister

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2008). The only reason I can think of for the ban on testing is that the large corporate processing plants cannot do so. HR 2749 will do nothing to ensure food safety and will only serve to place a large burden, with the potential for prison terms and large fines, on small farms. Please contact U.S. Rep. John Salazar and Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and urge them to oppose this bill.

John Weibel

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

something better if we think for ourselves. At the end of the day, if we can’t recognize the leaders with courage and support them, we will have what we have now. Nothing good just happens. Ken Gordon is a lawyer who served in the Colorado General Assembly for 16 years. During his legislative career, Gordon served as House Minority Leader, House Majority Leader and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Personal Jewelers in downtown Steamboat, a company he founded in 1973. He is a director of the Conservative Leadership Council of Northwest Colorado and a former Republican nominee for Congress in the 10th District of Indiana. He made 18 trips to the former USSR to teach democratic capitalism during the 1990s.

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would bankrupt them. HR 2479 goes on to give the FDA power to regulate how crops are raised and harvested. This has the potential to eliminate organic food production. It also presents the possibility that producers will be forced to diverge from profitable farming methods and adopt expensive government-approved methods of production. If the government were worried about food safety, the USDA would have allowed Creekstone Farms to test all their animals for Mad Cow disease (USA Today, Aug. 29,

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“We are visiting from Denver, so we’ll probably see the rodeo and the parade. We haven’t been here for July 4, but we’ve been up here 10 or 12 times, usually in the summer, and we just like it.”

bleak up there. Do you honestly think this will attract tourism? Repeat business? Our council members should drive through Breckenridge and drool over

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“This year, I’m going down to Boulder. I’m going to a concert at Red Rocks then will go over to Boulder to see some folks.”

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It is unfair for this City Council to bond this community for 10 years to the Atira Group, which undoubtedly would change in structure during that period of time. So will Steamboat. Three years is appropriate (for a vesting period with Ski Time Square redevelopment). If construction has not commenced, we should have a clearer picture of the economy by then and how it affects this project. Perhaps, given the present economy, a 2-year option under approved guidelines can be given — for example, ownership’s financial ability and qualifications. — jhr2000

“I have some family from out of town coming, so we’re staying in town for the rodeo, the fireworks and the parade. I’ve lived here about a year and half, so this is only my second July 4 here.”

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of friends, family and people touched by her during the past 58 years. A memorial service is at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kirby Ranch, 21011 Colorado Highway 131 in McCoy. Call 970-653-4216. The service will be followed by a potluck dinner, and we ask that you bring wildflowers in honor of Alice. There will be a fund set

up in Alice’s name, called “Take Care of the Children.” All remembrances should be sent to 27669 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO 80439. She will forever be remembered. “When I die, let me die with a dream in my mind, a smile on my face and no trouble behind.” “Take care of the children.” We love you Gammy!

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It is with deepest sorrow and regret that we announce the passing of our beloved, Alice Marie Hanson-Vigil (Nicholson). She passed on June 28, 2009. She was 58. Behind, she left her legacy, passion and intuitive strength for helping others. Her demand for cleanliness, passion for genealogy, gardening, the outdoors, telling sto-

1921 — 2009 Henry Aristide “Red” Boucher, fondly known by many as just “Red,” at the age of 88, left this world behind to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 19, 2009. His favorite Bible verse was Isaiah 40:31, “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, and they shall walk and not faint.” All who knew Red observed that he lived this verse during his life on Earth. Red was born in Nashua, N.H., on Jan. 27, 1921, to Helen Isabel Cameron and Henry Aristide Boucher. His father, who was an engineer and soldier in WWI, died soon thereafter as a result of having been hit with mustard gas at Verdun. His mother was one of the first chief petty officers in the Navy. Red received his nickname from President Franklin Roosevelt, who picked this tousled red-haired lad up and after hearing his full name, said “They ought to call you Red.” His mother came down with multiple sclerosis resulting in Red and his brother being placed in St Vincent’s Orphanage in Fall River, Mass. With his mother’s permission and his military heritage, Red enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17. He served aboard the Enterprise in the Pacific during WWII as an expert signalman and a meteorologist and achieved the rank of chief petty officer. He served during Midway and numerous other battles for a total of 20 years in the Navy, including a stint on the aircraft carrier Saratoga as chief petty officer for com-

munications and meteorology. An upcoming politician from Massachusetts asked Red to help him campaign in the Portuguese district of the state, an area in which Red was quite popular. Red did and helped John F. Kennedy win the Senate race. Kennedy suggested that Red head to Alaska where there was great potential. Here was a young energetic serviceman who had taken his mother’s deathbed advice to “stand up straight and give it all you’ve got all of the time” and he now had some direction in which to head. He had served his country in war and peace and had the medals to prove it. He had been married twice and had four children. He had tried briefly to sell mutual funds on Wall Street, but Alaska was enticing to him. With his third wife, they headed north to Fairbanks, arriving in 1958. He opened Pan Alaska Sporting Goods in 1959. He and his wife, Heida, had five children. Red entered Fairbanks politics and served on the city council and then as mayor in 1966. He was mayor during the 100-year flood of 1967. From 1970 to 1974, Red served as the Lt. Governor of Alaska with Governor Bill Egan. During this time, he traveled across the country presenting Alaska’s views on constructing the trans-Alaska pipeline. In the mid 1970s, he set up a consulting service in Anchorage connecting outside businesses to Alaska opportunities. He married his current wife, Vicky Elkins Boucher, who was raised in Steamboat Springs, in 1976. He was elected to the Alaska

House of Representatives in 1984. He helped create, and served as chairman, of the House Special Committee on Telecommunications. After several terms in the Legislature, he did not slow down. He was an Anchorage Assemblyman. He was on the Chugach Board of Directors. He started Alaska Wireless Technology when he saw the possibilities wireless communication offered. Red worked as a consultant for Compaq/ HP Computers and convinced them, along with AT&T, to provide wireless broadband connectivity with computers for Toksook Bay and Aniak. In 1999, Red was inducted into the National Baseball Congress Hall of Fame for Red’s contributions to baseball. In 2000, Governor Knowles awarded him the Alaska Distinguished Service Medal. In 2003, he received an honorary doctorate of letters degree from University of Alaska Southeast. In 2007, the Alaska Democratic Party presented him with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his public service to this state. This year, he was inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame for his promotion of baseball in Alaska. The Alaska Society for Technology in Education honored him and established a scholarship fund in his name, supporting outstanding Alaskan students pursuing technology-related post-secondary education or training. Red suffered a debilitating stroke in 2005, and since that time, his wife Vicky and daughter Lara cared for him at home. This did not stop him from offering words of encouragement to all who came to see him. Each year, during the

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Music manager Allen Klein, a no-holds-barred businessman who bulldozed his way into and out of deals with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died Saturday, a publicist for his company said. He was 77. Klein, who was one of the most powerful figures in the music business in the 1960s but ended up feuding with some of his biggest clients, died at his New York City home of Alzheimer’s disease, said Bob Merlis, publicist for ABKCO Music & Records. An accountant known for his brashness, temper and tenacity in tracking down royalties and getting better record deals, Klein garnered clients including Sam Cooke, Bobby Darin and Herman’s Hermits. But he became most famous — and later infamous — for signing on the Rolling Stones and then the Beatles. Both arrangements eventually spurred lawsuits, with some Beatles fans blaming Klein for contributing to the tensions that broke up the group.


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Stacey Gibbons hands out high-fives while riding her unicycle in the Fourth of July Parade in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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From left, Michael Lake, 4, plugs his ears as he, Avery McGraw, 5, Brett McGraw, 5, and Taryn McGraw, 6, watch a line of firetrucks blaring their sirens for the start of the annual Fourth of July Parade in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Bill and Cathie Voorhees served as parade grand marshals Saturday in Yampa.

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Left: Think you’re patriotic? Amber Redmond, 6, proved it with red, white and blue fingernail polish Saturday at the Independence Day parade in Yampa. Center: Bill Grimes, left, John Fairlie and Michael Lewis play their saxaphones as Steamboat Swings performs during the Pioneer Days Block Party in Steamboat Springs. Right: Jace Rabesa, 3, tries to cool down with flavored ice Saturday during the Fourth of July Parade in Steamboat.

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Yampa parade rained on; Mainstreet Steamboat almost out of fundraiser whistles reminded the crowd that she’s still behind the wheel of the Lizard King. “This is Steamboat’s official art car,” Masters said from behind the wheel of the gleaming Honda Civic covered in 300 pounds of embellishments — mostly reptilian in nature — made from materials such as beads, broken glass and CDs. The car is a tribute to Jim Morrison and was gifted to the Steamboat Springs Arts Council in 2005. Battery problems nearly sidelined the Lizard King, but it ultimately made it through the parade. That was good news for 7year-old Mike Buccino, who said the “crystal car” is his favorite. Mike drove an embellished vehicle of his own: a bicycle covered in red, white and blue ribbon with flags hanging from the handlebars. Many in the parade were armed with water guns — a welcome sight for sweltering onlookers and a small annoyance for unsuspecting photographers — but no other parade entrant could match the firepower of the Steamboat Springs Team Lightning swim team. Steamboat Springs Middle School student Abbey Habermehl said she was going to aim for people who looked hot and people who looked like they were having fun. “Every year, somebody always squirts the judges, so we always lose,” Abbey said. The parade started shortly after 10 a.m. with wailing fire engines zigzagging down Lincoln Avenue, and it ended about 60 floats later with a dance routine by Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. Eight-year-old Caleb Huber, of Denver, said his hearing still was intact after stepping down from a Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue ladder engine. “After a while, it’s not as bad it seems,” he said. Perry-Mansfield was judged the best at representing the parade’s official theme:

“Steamboat Seasons … Celebrating the Beauty.” “It’s hard to beat a good parade,” said John “Doc” Daughenbaugh, who served as a parade grand marshal with his wife, Marsha.

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Bill and Cathie Voorhees were the Daughenbaughs’ South Routt counterparts Saturday, leading the afternoon Yampa parade as grand marshals. Hundreds lined the streets to prepare for the big event. Patty Redmond sat with her grandchildren Aaron and Amber. All three were decked out in American flag garb. Aaron, who turned 8 on Friday, said he was excited about the candy that would fly from floats. “I hope I’ll catch a big pack of Reese’s,” he said, clutching a cloth Wal-Mart bag. Patty Redmond’s son David came to watch the parade. The holiday is a huge event in the close-knit community, the Redmonds said. “Everybody’s a neighbor,” David Redmond said. “If there’s anything anybody needs, people are there to help out.” Yampa native Jeannie MooBLYTHE TERRELL/STAFF dy came back from Dallas for Waving the American flag was a highlight of Yampa’s Fourth of July parade for Juno Gregg, 5. She awaited the festivities with her sister and cousin Saturday. the parade. “The Yampa Fourth of July “We love it,” Andy Dean, of “It’s small,” she said. “It’s in October because of safety low taxes, limited government, was epic, as always,” Moody very intimate with the children concerns. Mainstreet Steamboat individual rights and respon- Fort Collins, said after swing said. and the adults. We just love it.” Springs purchased 500 whistles sibilities, and strong national dancing with his wife, Marta. She remembered lining Main “We come up here at least every to sell for $5 each to help raise defense. Street to scoop up candy as Downtown packed The Tread of Pioneers Mu- other year for the Fourth. … the $9,000 to $15,000 needed to a child. The trick is to stand seum celebrated its 50th anni- The parade is always wonderful, The Steamboat parade pro- bring the whistle back. near the start so you get sweets versary at its annual Pioneer and the rodeo.” “We’re almost out,” Mainvided a welcome boost to venbefore the floats run out of dors at the Mainstreet Farmers street Executive Director Tracy Day Block Party, which featured them, Moody said. a free concert by Steamboat Blythe Terrell contributed to South Routt wasn’t as Market on Sixth Street where Barnett said about the whistles. Swings, free hot dogs, free this story. lucky as Steamboat was with chef Dean Martin was cook- “We’re thrilled.” Most at Saturday’s events admission to the museum, weather. Nature, ignoring the ing kebabs and preparing for — To reach Brandon Gee, call 871-4210 what was sure to be his busiest were content to celebrate the Routt Beer Floats and birthday obvious cliché, rained on the cake. or e-mail bgee@steamboatpilot.com Saturday of the summer. nation’s birth merrily, but others parade. It started sneakily with “I’m thinking when that hoped to revive the revolutiona few drops in the middle and opened up big time toward the parade ends, they’re going to ary spirit and rally against the ����������������� end. Most of the viewers stuck flood this way,” Martin said. Obama administration’s policies ��������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������� around, especially those intent “I don’t think you could have and spending plans. At least two ��������������������������������������������� on gathering Tootsie Rolls and a farmers market at any better floats were geared toward that location.” ������������������������������������������ end and sparked debates within Laffy Taffy. ������������������������������������������� The festivities also boosted the crowd. A rally was held on Ann Noyes came with fam������������������������������� ily and friends from her home efforts to save the noon whis- the Routt County Courthouse near Steamboat. Noyes said she tle, the iconic emergency siren lawn after the parade by The attends the Yampa parade each that sounded at noon daily but Steamboat Institute, an organiwas removed from downtown zation promoting free markets, year. ��������

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Relay For Life On Aug. 7, Wohlfert will host the survivors’ reception at the Steamboat Springs Relay For Life. Starting after the survivors’ lap around the track at Steamboat Springs High School, the reception is a way for Wohlfert to give something back to the people who gave so much to her, she said. “It’s been a wild ride. … This is a really cool community, and I just wanted to do something, I just wanted to contribute somehow,” she said. Wohlfert has spent her rare spare time during the past few months compiling a list of people in the community who have had cancer or have been otherwise affected by it. That list includes more than 180 names

The fourth annual Steamboat Springs Relay For Life starts at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at Steamboat Springs High School. Participating teams will walk through the night to show their support of the battle against cancer. Registration for the event is open, and donations can be made directly to team members or online at www.steamboatrelayforlife. com.

of people who have survived cancer in Steamboat Springs and the surrounding areas, she said. “It’s just a way to honor the people who have struggled and been touched by cancer, and that’s what this is all about,” she said. While survivors come together inside the high school, members of teams who have signed up to raise money for the American Cancer Society through Relay For Life will walk laps around the track outside. Starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 and going through the night into the morning Aug. 8, this year’s Relay includes some new events that will make the fundraiser a bigger community experience, said event co-chair Linda Jackson.

“This is the 25th year of Relay For Life, and it was founded on the concept of cancer never sleeps — and by the way, cancer doesn’t know we’re in a recession, either,” Jackson said. With 41 teams and 339 participants registered, and almost $50,000 raised as of Thursday evening, the Relay exceeded $200,000 in total funds last year. Organizers hope to hit the $200K mark again. During the event, teams are encouraged to host face-painting, Scrabble competitions, S’mores cookoffs or anything else they can think of at their tents, Jackson said. “We want to keep Relay fresh every year and bring the community in to see us on the night of Relay,” she said. As cancer statistics continue to increase, Relay volunteers and other activists become more motivated, Jackson said. “It’s a cause, it’s a purpose, it’s a mission, it’s all of the above to make as much as we can for the research to continue,” she said. “And we’ve made great strides … the American Cancer Society has made these huge, huge contributions to cause and cure.”

In remission Wohlfert is in remission now. If everything looks OK on a test coming up in about two weeks, she won’t have to be tested again for a year. She doesn’t hold on to many things from her time in treatment. But she does keep a locket with her sister Susanne’s ashes inside — after losing her sister in January 2008, a few weeks after her diagnosis, Wohlfert said she thought about her “little angel” often, fighting to get through the cancer for her family as much as she did for herself. In remission, Wohlfert is taking time to get outdoors to ride a mountain bike and stay active. She’s making sure that she’s living and that life doesn’t attack, she said. “You’ve got to be on your toes and make sure you’re always watching it,” Wohlfert said about living through breast cancer. “Enjoy today, because that’s one thing it does — it kind of opens your eyes to all that stuff.” — To reach Margaret Hair, call 871-4204 or e-mail mhair@steamboatpilot.com

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“You hear a lot of people’s stories, and it’s really inspiring and breathtaking,” she said. “I think that for me, I got diagnosed at the age of 35, so that was kind of a blow. That may be the only thing that’s important for me to teach other people … not just old people get cancer.” What does stand out about Wohlfert’s journey — which included a bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy treatments that ended in June 2008 — is the strength of will that propelled her through it. Sitting on her deck at the Rockies Condominiums on Tuesday afternoon, Wohlfert tugged on her chin-length hair to display her time out of treatments, and outlined a “Let’s get it done” approach to fighting a disease that the American Cancer Society estimates affects about 1 in 8 women during their lifetime. “You just take care of it — that’s what you do. You just make sure that you don’t get it back, and you just do everything that you can, and make sure that you live and that you’re grateful for living,” Wohlfert said.

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Original patented, trademarked Snurfer was in stores in time for Christmas 1966 Poppen continued from 1A Poppen was pleasantly surprised with the result. “They just had so much fun,” he said about his children with their new toy. The molding strips gave the children a chance to brace themselves as they slid down the dunes and tumbled in the snow. And they did it over and over. By March of 1966, Poppen had filed patent applications, a trademark and a copyright on the word “Snurf.” The original Snurfer was in stores in time for Christmas 1966. It was yellow with black stripes and bore a logo with a cartoon-like figure of a boy, Snurfy, wearing a stocking cap riding the Snurfer with his right arm extended, emulating surfers. It retailed for $5.70, about as much as an early skateboard. In almost 15 years of production, about 800,000 Snurfers were sold, netting Poppen about $150,000.

Idol worship Snurfers have become highly collectible among modern snowboarders. “You could go on eBay right now and pay $200 or $300 for the original black and yellow

model,” Poppen said with a note Jake Burton, as he had become known, had cut up some inner of pride in his voice. Philip Johnston, a snow- tubes and screwed them in strips boarder for 18 years, did just onto his Snurfer. that. He had Poppen autograph “So, in effect, he had a little two Snurfers on binding,” Poppen Friday. said. “There was no road “Sherm Poppen Burton would is definitely an continue altering map. I combined idol, someone I Snurfers and pushsome skateboarding ing the design envelook up to,” Johnand a little bit of lope until he founded ston said. “I just surfing experience his own snowboard thank him for my company, Burton lifestyle, the way I with the Snurfer.” Snowboards, leadlive today.” ing a revolution at Johnston is the Jake Burton American ski resorts manager of The Snowboarder, founder of and the eventual Click snowboard Burton Snowboards radical redesign of shop and a longtime snowboardAlpine skis. ing instructor at Steamboat In a printed interview at his Ski Area. His uncle gave him company’s Web site, Burton his original Snurfer. Johnston acknowledges the transition said his mother tells him stories from Snurfer to snowboard. about how he rode his Snurfer “During the late ’60s, I modiat an early age while his pals fied Snurfers until 1977, when I were sledding. started the company and built “I thank Sherm for the life- my first production prototype,” style, the way I live,” Johnston Burton said. “There was no road said. “Without him, I wouldn’t map. I combined some skatebe working at The Click. I might boarding and a little bit of surfnot even be living in Colorado.” ing experience with the Snurfer.” Poppen said he and Burton Another level are good friends. Poppen recalls encountering “It was Jake’s perseverance a youngster named Jake Burton that got us on the chairlift,” Carpenter at a Snurfer race Poppen said. “Otherwise, (snowin Michigan in the mid-’70s. boarders) would still be hiking

up the hill.” Nancy Poppen died in 1993. But Sherm remarried and his second wife, Louise, loved snowboarding. Finally, at the age of 65, Sherm Poppen — a selfdescribed “hardcore tree skier” — was persuaded to buckle into a snowboard. He never looked back. Poppen’s collection of original Snurfers and related paperwork is destined for The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Poppen was inducted into the Snowboarding Hall of Fame in 1995 and has been nominated this year for the National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame. He is particularly happy that the Lemelson Center intends to give the Snurfer a permanent place on the Web. “They’re going to digitize everything,”Poppen said. “You’ll be able to see photographs of my boards and my patent documents. … It’s exciting to think this all started in my woodworking shop in Muskegon. It’s just so overwhelming.” — To reach Tom Ross, call 871-4205 or e-mail tross@steamboatpilot.com

Pictured are blueprints for Sherman Poppen’s Snurfer.

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hat, which is a soft gray called silverbelly. “You try to get a hat thin and tight with a kitten finish,” Maday said, referring to the softness of the hat. “He’s got the ultimate hat.” Maday’s daughter said hats were a passion for her father. She expects him to adjust well to retirement. Dick Maday lives in Colorado Springs and plans to spend his retirement fly fishing, playing golf and being with his family. Amy Maday said she thought Dick Maday might miss working with Stetsons each day. “It’s something that he loves,” she said. “It’s not really a job. It’s become a passion, a hobby, second nature.”

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National Western Stock Show Bauknecht said. “He’s been one of the best” in 2008. Dave Morgan and Darel representatives, she said. “And just for me starting out not Kesner represent Scully clothknowing anything about hats, ing and Dan Post Boots, respectively. They it’s been great. were on hand this … He’s been an “Every year he weekend to do fitimportant part of comes out here, tings for customour store.” somebody wants ers, and both spoke Customers love Maday, Bauknehim to autograph his glowingly about Maday. cht said. hat, and he gets all “A good friend “Every year he embarrassed. I think of mine that’s comes out here, that says a lot about also a hat specialsomebody wants ist, he was the one him that someone him to autograph that told me you his hat, and he wants to have his have to meet Dick gets all embarname in their hat.” Maday,” Morgan rassed,” he said. “I said. “So when think that says a Michelle Bauknecht your competitors lot about him that F.M. Light buyer speak highly like someone wants to that of you, it’s a have his name in great thing.” their hat.” Lockhart and Kesner praised Maday was named salesperson of the year for the his personality. entire Western industry at the “The one thing that has been

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Tom Ross

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Alpine Mountain Ranch paving subdivision roads Bill Reid, chief operating officer of Alpine Mountain Ranch, reported Thursday that paving work on seven miles of internal roads at the luxury subdivision just south of the city limits is under way. The paving alone is costing nearly $1.5 million, he said. “Our mission to develop extraordinary curb appeal is going well,” Reid quipped. Area contractors working on the project include Connell Resources doing the asphalt work, Civil Design Consultants engineering, Precision Excavating and NorthWest Colorado Consultants geotechnical engineering, he added. Twin crews are paving the road to county specifications and the work is due to be completed Friday.

Recent home sales hit $1.27 million mark There were four sales June 29 totaling $1.27 million. Homes continue to sell for relative bargains in Red Hawk Village in Stagecoach. A 1,900-square-foot home that sold for more than $500,000 in 2007 sold for $297,000. So far this year, six homes in the project have been sold, none for more than $315,000. At the higher end, a 4,000-square-foot Stonewood townhome on Eagle Glen Drive sold for $1.995 million June 25.

Aspen dollar volume off despite some big sales The Vail Daily is reporting that even though 40 homes valued at more than $3 million have sold in Pitkin County this year, dollar volume is off significantly. Sales fell by 44 percent in May to $64.48 million, compared to $114.38 million in May 2008 according to figures released by Land Title Guarantee Co. Through May, the total dollar volume of all real estate sales in Pitkin County was $407 million compared to $608 million at the same date last year. A house in the Maroon Creek Club listed for $6.95 million was placed under contract within two weeks of going on the market. Two other houses in the neighborhood are under contract at $15.5 million and $13 million.

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

Horses enjoy best valley views Equestrian properties put focus on the animals

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ho knew there was a Western movie set tucked away inside a private riding arena in Steamboat’s south valley? When Candy and Maury Bunn built storage units into the north end of STORY BY their arena on TOM ROSS Routt County Road 14C, Candy persuaded her husband to create scaled-down Western facades on the cabinets. She employed her artistic skills to complete the scene. A faux Western town may not be high on the list of people looking for horse property during the holiday weekend, but it certainly sets the Bunns’ 35-acre parcel apart from the others. The Bunns’ property, which does not have a standalone house, but a two-bedroom apartment built on to one end of the arena, is listed for sale at $1.17 million. Broker owner Cam Boyd, of Prudential Steamboat Realty, said there are many more properties in Routt County that are built specifically with horses in mind than most town folk are aware of. The key to selling them, he said, is locating equestrian enthusiasts. “You could go right over there and purchase a similar piece of undeveloped ground in the $800s,” he said, “but for a little bit more, you can get a lot of improvements. You need to see value in the riding arena.” In addition to his listing on the Bunn place, he and partner Pam Vanatta have co-listed Mignon Stetman’s horse property just outside the city limits off

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The Bunns’ summer apartment is adjacent to their riding arena and boasts a covered porch in the French country style.

Elk River Road (Routt County Road 129). It has a five-bedroom, fivebathroom home — the kind that outdoors people are comfortable in. Receiving equal billing is the classic hip-roofed Western barn with stalls for seven horses. Barn Pros built it, and everything about the layout maximizes efficiency. The stalls have their own separate run-outs to the pasture. It’s easy to feed hay by cutting bales stored on the second floor and dropping them directly into the stalls. There is a washing stall and a secure tack room with

paneled ceiling. A pond on the property supplies ample water for irrigating the pastures and hay crop. Like the Bunn property, the Stetman property is seeking buyers who dream of keeping horses in the Yampa Valley. If anything, the niche of ideal buyers for the Stetman property is even more refined — equestrian people who placed a high value on being two minutes from their private plane would be best of all. Steamboat Springs Airport is just down the road. Boyd and Vanatta have the property listed for $2.395 million. “It’s an ideal home for a fam-

ily with young children,” Boyd said. “It’s close to town for after-school activities, and you could raise 4-H animals here.” Finished with pine floors, solid pine doors and a country kitchen, it has a casual appeal. “This is a place where you don’t have to feel like to you have to take your boots off,” Boyd said. The downstairs family room has a picnic-table-style poker table. Many families that have horses place a premium on a secondary unit or apartment. The idea is to be able to rent to a person who is good with horses and

can take care of the animals while the owners are away, Boyd said. There’s even the potential to trade horse-boarding privileges for rent. Maury Bunn said that’s exactly what he had in mind when he built an apartment into his riding arena after purchasing his place in the South Valley 10 years ago. “We designed it as a legal secondary unit, allowing a buyer to someday build the home they want.” The Bunns use the apartment as their summer residence and See Equestrian, page 2B

360 Village pursues annexation Tom Ross

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Who could blame members of the Wilton West development group if they felt a little overlooked? The proposed annexation of Steamboat 700 and the potential for 2,000 new dwelling units in the West of Steamboat area have grabbed the headlines for more than a year. But Wilton West’s 360 Village is within a couple of TOM ROSS/STAFF The entrance to 360 Village from U.S. Highway 40 would be built roughly oppo- months of closing a pre-annexation agreement of its own with site the soccer fields at Christian Heritage School.

the city of Steamboat Springs. The plan calls for 638 residential units plus a 100-room hotel and as much as 62,000 square feet of commercial space. The project would be built on a gently ascending meadow just west of the existing Steamboat II and Silver Spur subdivisions, which lie outside the city limits. Steamboat 700 is on the opposite side of the existing subdivisions. Tony Connell, a local partner in the project, agreed that his company’s proposal is operating in the shadows of its larger neighbor. But he is quietly

optimistic that the lessons that his team and city planning staff have learned from Steamboat 700 could help 360 Village hit a target of annexation approval by March 1, 2010. “By the end of September, we hope to have a completed preannexation agreement, a land plan, a traditional neighborhood design zoning map, a utility plan and a traffic study,” Connell said this week. “Staff says those steps took a long time with Steamboat 700, but we hope that it can be See 360 Village, page 2B

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■ Elk Ridge Homesites Lot, North Routt Seller: Carl F. Craighead and Marion C. Pulsifer Buyer: Gary Lohne Sale Date: June 29, 2009 Sale Price: $300,000 Property Description: A 1.01-acre lot in the Elk Ridge Homesites Subdivision just off of Routt County Road 64 in North Routt County. Lot 1, Block 1.

■ 23560 Sagebrush Circle, Stagecoach Seller: R. Scott Reiman Buyer: Matthew Murphy and Stephani Murphy Sale Date: June 29, 2009 Sale Price: $297,000 Property Description: A 1,951-square-foot home with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on a 0.17-acre lot in Stagecoach’s Red Hawk Village Subdivision. Lot 7 in the subdivision. Assessor’s Office shows the home most recently sold for $555,500 in April 2007. ■ 1170 Fish Creek Falls Road, Steamboat Springs Seller: Rosa Isela Dimarco Buyer: Bradley White and Gary Peterson Sale Date: July 1, 2009 Sale Price: $510,000 Property Description: 2,454square-foot home with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on a 0.47-acre lot. Willett Heights Subdivision Lot 1, Block 3. ■ Overland Trail, Stagecoach Seller: Carol Tanner and Thomas Tanner Buyer: Elizabeth Murphy and Jess Murphy Sale Date: July 1, 2009 Sale Price: $30,000 Property Description: Lot 44 (0.96 acres), Lot 45 (1.04 acres) and Lot 46 (1.04 acres) in the South Station I subdivision in Stagecoach. ■ 23650 Sagebrush Circle, Stagecoach Seller: Sagebrush Trail Holdings LLC Buyer: Brewen, Erik A. and Brewen, Jessica M. Sale Date: July 2, 2009

Sale Price: $300,000 Property Description: A 1,755square-foot home with three bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths on a 0.18-acre lot in Red Hawk Village in Stagecoach. It is lot 16. ■ 40155 Routt County Road 52, Hayden Seller: Carmichael, Kathryn Buyer: Yager, Monica Sale Date: July 2, 2009 Sale Price: $423,500 Property Description: A 1,527square-foot, 4-bedroom home in the Wolf Creek Mountain Subdivision in Hayden. ■ 27773 Winchester Trail, Steamboat Springs Seller: Scott Mayor Buyer: Steven L. and Jan K. Gobeli Sale Date: July 2, 2009 Sale Price: $670,000 Property Description: A 2,059square-foot home with two bedrooms and two bathrooms in Silverview Estates. ■ 2350 Glacier Ridge Road Seller: BAMI LLC Buyer: Gay A. Roane Sale Date: July 2, 2009 Sale Price: $575,000 Property Description: A 1.31acre lot on Glacier Ridge Road in Steamboat Springs. TOTAL REAL ESTATE SALES — $3,782,500 ■ 1275 Pine Grove Circle (Village at Steamboat) Seller: Wyndham Vacation Resorts Buyer: John Minor Sale Date: July 1, 2009

Sale Price: $79,759 Property Description: Timeshare — An Undivided 735,000/454,729,000 interest in the Village at Steamboat Condo Unit 4101-4113, 4201-4213, 4301-4312 ■ 2300 Mount Werner Circle (Steamboat Grand) Seller: Scott E. Dall and Kristin S. Dall Buyer: Dee Tucker and Alison Brodie Sale Date: July 1, 2009 Sale Price: $54,000 Property Description: Timeshare — 958-squarefoot, 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom condominium in the Steamboat Grand. Unit 252. Quarter share estate I, Alternating Share A, Calendar 1, Saturday to Saturday. ■ 2200 Village Inn Court, Unit 7402 Seller: Points of Colorado Inc. Buyer: Thompson, Melinda C. and Thompson, Jeffrey S. Sale Date: July 2, 2009 Sale Price: $10,000 Property Description: Timeshare — Steamboat Villas condo unit 7402. Vacation period 33. TOTAL TIMESHARE SALES — $143,759 Photos courtesy of Steamboat Springs MLS, Routt County Assessor’s Office and the Steamboat Pilot & Today

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Bunns use apartment as summer residence Equestrian continued from 1B enjoy the secluded setting. Although there aren’t many hills and trees in the neighborhood, there are very few houses in sight from the Bunns’ picnic area beside the pond. The apartment has cool concrete floors, a sleek, modern kitchen and 10-foot ceilings. An air exchange system refreshes the air. “The cool thing is, you come

right from the house into the arena,” Boyd said. There is plenty of room to train horses indoors and out of the winter weather and a row of five paddocks at the south end with storage for 40 tons of hay above. Bunn has used a clever elevator and trolley system to make it easy to feed. “I’ve set everything up so Candy can easily manage the chores on her own,” Bunn said. “She can feed outdoors

in winter with an ATV pulling a sled.” Three frost-proof drinking hydrants make it easy for the horses to get a drink on demand. An in-ground drainage system keeps the corral from getting mucky in the spring. From either the Stetman property or the Bunn property, the horses are soaking up mountain views they can’t fully appreciate.

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shorter,” for 360 Village. City Council President Loui Antonucci expressed his doubts in early June that the March 2010 goal could be achieved. “I’m impressed with the proposals, but I see some red flags,” Antonucci said during a City Council meeting. With Steamboat 700 moving toward a possible final annexation agreement this year and the city entering a difficult 2010 budget process, Antonucci said there would be many crowded council agendas between now and the spring. Connell remains eager to push the pace and went as far as saying that his project could enter the build phase ahead of Steamboat 700. That’s because the developers intend to construct rent-controlled apartment buildings in their first phase, Connell said. Consequently, they wouldn’t have to wait for a large number of single-family homes already

on the market in Steamboat to be absorbed before launching a new product. Connell added that principal partner Hank Wilton has a depth of experience in developing apartment buildings in the Mid-Atlantic region. Connell said he perceives three-way benefits among the developers and the city if 360 Village can maintain pace behind Steamboat 700 and contribute to infrastructure needs — especially highway improvements. “We want to be a teammate on solving the fiscal puzzle” Connell said. Wilton West’s new neighborhood would be two miles from the western edge of the city limits on the north side of U.S. Highway 40. It would be built on 350 acres with an entrance from the highway roughly opposite the Heritage Park soccer fields. Of the total acreage, about 140 would be set aside for recreation, trails and open space. Connell said there remain a

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couple of sticking points in discussions with the city. Before the pre-annexation agreement is submitted for approval, attorneys for both parties will hammer out language regarding funding of U.S. Highway 40 improvements. Connell said he and his partners are willing and able to fund improvements commensurate with the impact 360 is expected to create. “There’s never been any question, the increase in traffic that we create, we have to pay for,” Connell said. Strategically, he thinks the best use of cash from Wilton West would be to leverage state and federal highway dollars. What worries the Wilton team is how to fund the gap that would be created if the city were not in a financial position to pay its share of highway improvements. Connell said his partners are afraid that if language in the annexation agreement calls for the developers to backfill any shortfall, government officials will interpret it to mean that they don’t have to kick in. It’s important to get in the state department of transportation queue early and demonstrate willingness to provide a private sector incentive for state and federal dollars, Connell said. Similarly, he thinks Steamboat 700 and 360 Village should have their own contingency plans should one or the other not go forward. Wilton West and city planning staff also take different positions on how the requirement for affordable housing can be met in 360 Village. Connell said the developers are placing heavy emphasis on the rent-controlled apartments because they think they will fill an unmet need. Staff is holding firm to the position that the developers should provide deed-restricted housing suitable for households making 80 percent of the area median income, Connell said. Wilton West is pushing for a different strategy. The development team is not confident that it can deliver a housing product that households earning 80 percent of AMI can qualify for with lenders. Instead, they hope to provide market-rate cottage style homes meant to be starter homes for households earning 80 to 160 percent of AMI. Meeting that need is one of the clear messages that came out of the housing needs assessment survey that came out late last summer, he said.


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STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA furnished Rockies 1st floor. Views! Pool, hot tubs out your door! Mountain, bus route, NS, NP $1200. 304-552-3607

CRAIG:1 BD and 2 BD, available in August, WD in apartment, NP, background check. Pick up application at 615 Riford Rd #5G, 824-2772

STEAMBOAT: Views! 2 BD 1BA nicely furnished Villas @ Walton Creek, garage FP WD deck NS NP $1,250mo lesliefiji@frii.com 970-879-0080

STEAMBOAT: Heart of Downtown Steamboat, 1BD, 1BA. Unfuirnished apartment. NS, NP, $850 per month plus utilities. Call 970-453-2992 STEAMBOAT:1bd, 1 ba upper mountain privacy , views, pet OK $890 pay- gas only 846-8145

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, NS, NP, Downtown, partially furnished, $900 utilities included, 846-5698.

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STEAMBOAT:All Inclusive PackagesMonthly Leases Includes: Wireless Internet, Local Phone, Basic Cable and Utilities. Fully Furnished, Dog Friendly 2Bedroom, 2Bath From $1,200; 1Bedroom, 1Bath From $800; housing@steamboat.com (970) 871-5140 or 877-264-2628

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA on mountain, beautiful views, very quiet environment!, covered parking! Fully furnished, cable, gas, water, and trash included. $1,100 per month. Call Drew 970-291-9101

STEAMBOAT: Clean and New studio apartment available. utilities, cable, and internet included. NP, WD, First, last, security. References required. $725 monthly. (970)871-9918 or (970)819-3135

CRAIG: DOWNTOWN Large 2 to 3 Bedroom Apartments.Furnished, parking, laundry facilities. All electric kitchens including DW, disposals. Small pets ok. Call (970)824-7120

OAK CREEK:3BD, 1BA. $800 monthly includes heat, water and sewer. Pets OK, WD. Available July 24th. First plus deposit. Call Ann (970)846-6218

STEAMBOAT:Studio apartment in luxury home available. $1200 monthly includes utilities. (970)879-8089

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STEAMBOAT:Caretaker studio in Whitewood, 20 minutes from downtown. Furnished, private entrance and patio. NS, NP, lease required. $725 monthly. 970-846-6767

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STEAMBOAT:Large 2BD, 1BA apartment, Laundry facilities. NS, NP, Completely remodeled! New carpet, paint, cabinets and appliances, $1,200 monthly. 928-486-2070 STEAMBOAT: 2BD, 1BA includes ALL utilizes, cable, internet. Parking for 1 car, partially furnished. 1st, last, deposit. $1300 month 970-879-5936 STEAMBOAT: 3bd, 1.5 bath, Fenced Yard, walk to town. Gas fireplace, DOGS WELCOME. $1,500. First, last, deposit. July 1st. 970-846-3859 STEAMBOAT:1bd, 1 ba upper mountain privacy , views, pet OK $890 pay- gas only 846-8145

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OAK CREEK: 2BD, 1BA apartment, all appliances, NS, pets negotiable, 1st & security. $850 per month includes all utilities. Joe 846-3542

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STEAMBOAT:Available NOW! Downtown 2Bd, 1Ba with wd, np, $1250 call 846-8247, long term rental, view online www.steamboatliving.com

STEAMBOAT:Quail Run 2bd, 2ba, top floor corner furnished WD, FP, garage, 2 decks. 210-426-7000 STEAMBOAT:Advocates Building Peaceful Communities’ caretaker unit: 2BD, 1BA, WD, NS. Reduced rent in exchange for services. Must have interest in victim advocacy. 879-2034.

STEAMBOAT: Scandinavian Lodge 2BD, 1.5BA, Ski - In Ski - Out, furnished, including utilities, WD, FP, Pool, NP. $1450 846-8907

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STEAMBOAT:1BD, beautifully remodeled Timbers Condo. New floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, great views, MUST SEE! $950, Available now! 802-310-1135

STEAMBOAT:1bd, 1.5ba, Walton Village. Furnished, WD, NS, NP, $950 month, $950 damage. Available August 1st. Year lease. (303)588-9449 or (303)517-2227

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STEAMBOAT:Sunray 2BD, 2BA, on bus, vaulted ceiling, WD, 1 car heated garage, included heat water & cable. Call Mike 846-8692 STEAMBOAT: 2BD, 2BA partially Furnished, Internet, Cable Included, bus-route, WD, Hot-Tub, mountain. NS, NP $1100 1st, Last, Security. 970-871-7921

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STEAMBOAT:Shadow Run 2BD, 2BA, furnished, hot tub, pool, July 1, $1100 negotiable monthly rent (610) 945-7281

STEAMBOAT: 2BD, 2BA Shadow Run, bus-route. Available July 1st. WD, storage. Utilities included. NS, NP. $1200, 819-4301 STEAMBOAT:Fully furnished 2bd, 2bath on the mtn with hot tubs, pool, and tennis court. NP, NS $1450 month. High Mountain Sotheby’s International Realty, Ted Hoffman 970-846-1031 STEAMBOAT:Sunny corner unit, 2bd, 2bath, Available NOW, walkout patio to pool, tennis. 1st, last, NS, partially furnished $1200. 970-879-6528

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STEAMBOAT:Newly furnished Ridgecrest! 2BD, 2BA, bus, ski, mountain views, deck, hottubs, WD, NS, NP, utilities, internet, garage, storage, $1,395. 719-648-5789

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

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STEAMBOAT: Sunny, Quiet, Furnished studio Downtown with garage. Excellent location, Available Now. NS $1000 All utilities included 871-1681 or 846-8026

STEAMBOAT:2br, 2ba furnished beautiful condo right on the trails! Top floor, vaulted ceilings, wood floors, views directly to mountain. Pool, tennis, work out area. $1000 month July-Dec 15. 970-846-7547

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STEAMBOAT: Totally gutted and remodeled, High End Finishes $900 NS, NP, Pool, WD. Available Immediately! 846-6444

STEAMBOAT:This place feels like Home! 2 OR 3 bdrm, 1ba, unfurnished, NS, NP, $1,400 , 1st, and last mo, super location, on Oak St, off street parking, newly remodeled, WD hookups, call Moser & Assoc 970-879-2839

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STEAMBOAT:1BD + Office, 1BA. Newly remodeled, WD, pets OK. Quiet loaction, furnishings available. $1,000 month includes utilities, and internet. 970-846-4267

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STEAMBOAT:Cabin for rent, 1BD + loft at River Bend. Pet ok, low utilities. Available now. $875 monthly 970-846-9340 STEAMBOAT: Downtown, MOVE-IN NOW! Unfurnished, clean, cozy, 2BR 1BA. New carpet, paint, tile. No pets. $975.00 Year Lease 970-734-4919 http://www.picturetrail.com/sfx/album/view/2693 405

OAK CREEK:$350 JULY MOVE IN SPECIAL! Nice studio apartment, NS, NP, $650 mo includes utilities, direct TV, first deposit, 970.819.2849

STEAMBOAT:New 1 Bedroom on Mountain near bike path and bus. Furnished. Utilities, Wi-Fi, Satellite included. WD, NS, NP $900. 970.734.7933 STEAMBOAT:Caretakers apartment in luxury home available. $950 monthly includes utilities. (970)879-8089 CRAIG:Remodeled 2BA, 1BA apartments with Travertine, slate, oak, and alder finishes, Economy apartments, or 2BD, 2BA Townhomes that allow pets. 970-824-9251 STEAMBOAT:New 1BD Downtown, NS, WD, DW 1 vehicle. Pet negotiable $1100 includes utilities Available 08/1. 970-879-5507

STEAMBOAT: Meadows 2 BD / 1 BA, Nicely Furnished, Hardwood Floors, New Carpet, HUGE GARAGE, Top Floor, Quiet, On Bus Route, Walk to Gondola, WD, NP, $1195. Central Park Management - 970-879-3294, 303-929-8443

STEAMBOAT: NO UTILITIES! Nice 2BD, 2BA, mountain, bus. We pay utilities even cable. $1350 month, Available NOW, NS, NP. 970-846-7523 STEAMBOAT:New, Beautifully Furnished Sunray Condo. Centrally located, 2BD 2BA, WD, FP, Garage, Utilities, Cable included, $1,500 monthly. NS, NP, 970-879-2149

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STEAMBOAT:3 Bed, 3ba, Clocktower Sq. $2000 incl util. Fully furnished, hot tub, BBQ, WD. 6 month lease. Jen 415-350-7726

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STEAMBOAT:Private home garden Apt, quiet, sunny 2bd walk-out WD, DW, NS, NP $1150-Utilities, wireless Inc 1st Dep 846-0261

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STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, new carpet, new stove, new paint. Year lease, Deposit. $850 970-871-1802 Please leave message.

STEAMBOAT:Newly painted, furnished, North Star Effeciency condo, on mt, on bus route, cable, HT, Sauna, trash, WD, NS, NP, $850 + utilities, 719-459-1121, 719-535-0484

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STEAMBOAT:Ski Time Sq. - Very spacious 1bd, 2ba multi-level condo. Great View and short walk to Torian Plum merchants or Gondola Square. Mostly furnished (minus bed). DW. Ski Locker. Private underground parking. Hot tub, Sauna, & Coin-Op W/D on-site. NS NP. $1,100/mo on annual lease; Gas FP, Cable, Water, Trash, included. 970.846.3442. Available Sept. 1. STEAMBOAT:4BD, 2BA 2 Story End unit on mtn. WD, Gas Fireplace, balcony, cable, views, awesome location. NP, NS $1875, negotiable. 8/1. 819-6675 STEAMBOAT:Large 3bd, 3ba Willett Heights Condo on Tamarack, two-floor end unit, lots of windows, WD, fireplace, ns, np, $1,450 monthly, available August 1, 970-879-0496

CRAIG:Large 2 bedroom basement apartment, NP, NS, utilities included, Background check required $700 plus deposit, 699 Russell St, Craig 276-4144

STEAMBOAT Shadow Run, 1bd, new bathroom, furnished, clean, $975, or owner lease option to buy, 970-819-2233

STEAMBOAT:APT FOR RENT, West End Village, 603-275-6832, dog ok, all util., WD and internet 1 bdrm- 1st, last, $850 month

STEAMBOAT:Need 1 person to share 3bdrm, 2ba condo - 2 clean, laid-back people. NS, NP; $520, first & dep. 970-846-6391

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CRAIG:2BD, 1BA Downtown apartment, WD, NS, pet considered. Available Immediatley. $750 Month. Please call 970-824-7957 or 970-326-8100


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STEAMBOAT:Mountain 1bd, 1ba remodeled, furnished, views, pool, hot tubs, free bus. NS, NP. 1st, last + deposit. August 1st, $975. 970-846-5425 STEAMBOAT:Completely remodeled 2BD, 1BA. NS, NP, $1,000 + utility. Close to bus route, on site laundry facility. Susan Ross 970-819-2300

STEAMBOAT:1BD, garage, WD, FP. Remodeled, new carpet, storage, parking, ski mountain views, bus. Cable, trash, water included. NS, NP, Reference, Lease, Deposit. $1095 970-846-7275 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA, Condo, Fully furnished, WD, on bus route, NS, NP $1,250 plus utilities, First, Last, Security (719)338-4763 STEAMBOAT:2BR, 2BA Walton Creek, Lease length Negotiable, Pool, Hot Tub, partially furnished, storage. Available 08/01 $1,150 NS, NP, WD. 970-846-7587 STEAMBOAT:On the River 2BD, 2BA, Brand new, furnished WD, NS, NP, Mountain Views. Monthly, seasonal, yearly.$1650 (970)871-6016 846-7400 STEAMBOAT:Pool, tennis, hot tub, 1BD. 1BA Walton Village. NS, NP, WD, furnished. $825 monthly plus deposit. Some utilities included. 970-879-4857 STEAMBOAT:Clean 2bd, 2ba, 1 Car Attached Garage. Includes Heat, Cable, Internet. WD in Unit. Available Now; $1375 Mth 879-4529

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STEAMBOAT:3 BDRM 3 1/2 BATH LOG HOME FISH CREEK 3500 sq ft, 2 car garage. Available August 1st $2250 plus utilities, yr lease. Pet ok. fs. Will trade 1 mnth rent for painting and maintenance. Call:305-942-9362 or e-mail juliabesson@msn.com

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 2BA, Top corner, GFP, WD, Pool, HT, Updated, Creek views. NP NS References required. $950. 1st, last, deposits 879-3788

STEAMBOAT:Duplex, 3 BD, 2BA, mountain, fireplace, deck, spa, view, quiet, walk to the lifts, bus, DW, WD, NS, pets negotiable. July 1st, $1,450 mo. 1st, Lst, Sec. 402-817-9471

STEAMBOAT:Villas 2BD, 2BA Condo, furnished, fireplace, WD, garage, NP. $1,400 monthly includes utilities. Sunray 2BD, 2BA, unfurnished, WD, $1,300 per month plus electric. Quail Run Townhome, 3Bedroom. 2.5BA furnished, fireplace, WD, garage, NP, $2,100 plus electric. 970-879-8161

OAK CREEK:Brand New 1/2 Duplex for Rent 3BD, 2BA, 2 car garage, all appliances included, central vacuum. NS, Pet negotiable. Sierra View, $1495 monthly + utilities. Call Joe 846-3542

STEAMBOAT:Almost new 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 car garage. NP, NS. $1400 month plus electric. Lisa Ruffino 970-879-5100 ext 30 STEAMBOAT:Storm Meadow Club C Rare opportunity to rent furnished 1BD, 1BA, upscale amenities, flexible terms.. Valerie Lish RE/MAX Steamboat 970-846-1082. STEAMBOAT:SKI IN SKI OUT, 2BD, 2BA Storm Meadows, $1750 +Electric, NS, NP, Yr lease negotiable. 846-8284. STEAMBOAT: 2 and 3 bedroom condo’s. Fully furnished on mountain with garages. Sorry no pets, no smoking, VERY REASONABLE! (970)871-6762

STEAMBOAT:New 3bdm, 2.5ba; Between town and Mountain, 2 car garage, Great Views of Emerald, Mt Werner AND down valley, NS, Pets negotiable. $2,200 970-819-1890 STEAMBOAT:Riverside Duplex 2BD, 1BA, 1 car garage, clean, No big dogs, NS, low utilities. Available Now. 1st, Deposit $900 970-824-8935

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA, Furnished, garage, WD, views, fenced yard, pets negotiable, NS. $1500+utilities, First, last, security. Long term. 846-3111. Details www.westworks.us/rental

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, 3357 Apres Ski Way, WD. Walking distance to Gondola. WD, NP, $1100 monthly + deposit & utilities. 970-846-9589

STEAMBOAT:2BD 1BA cozy, quiet, downtown. Great yard. WD, NP, NS. Lease, references First, Last, Security $1100 month + utilities. 970-879-9038 STEAMBOAT:LARGE 2BR, 2BA on mountain, WD, DW, pet ok, large yard, $1400, 303-378-9903 STEAMBOAT:2bd, loft, 1ba, furnished or unfurnished, utilities included. On the mountain, bus, $1200 month. NP, NS. Call Bill at 879-2854. STEAMBOAT:8-1 Unfurnished, clean, sunny, bright LARGE 4BR 3BA office, family room, mud room, woodstove, garage, yard, great views, LOW UTILITIES. $2100 970-734-4919 http://www.picturetrail.com/sfx/album/view/2048 0104

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STEAMBOAT: Huge 1BD above garage. 2BD -5BD negotiable house. Both spectacular views, decks, NS. $1200$2000. Call 970-879-0514 or 970-879-9168 STEAMBOAT:4 + bedroom old town home, big fenced yard, pets okay. Furnished, $3,000 includes utilities. Flexible terms, call for appointment. (970)871-6898 YAMPA:Cute 2Bed, 1Bath home, Huge yard, beautifully remodeled kitchen, NP, NS, WD. $1000 month. First, last, security. 970-846-6891 or 970-846-3763 STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA $1800 monthly, new carpet new paint, some new appliances. “Face Lift”. 620 Oak, Available July 1st 879-3301 STEAMBOAT:Spacious 3bd, 2.5 ba, 1,800 sq ft, quiet neighborhood on mountain, near shopping, bus, skiing, WD, NS, Reduced: $1,500 970-871-1711 STEAMBOAT:Cute Old Town home. 3BD, 1BA Hardwood floors, gas stove, WD, Pets considered. $1700 month plus utilities. Available immediately. 970-870-2866 STEAMBOAT:4BD, 3BA, 4 car garage Excellent views, deck, yard, furnished. NS, NP, on bus route, $1,500. 1st, last, deposit, 1 yr. lease 928-486-3544

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. AVAILABLE NOW! HAYDEN:Horse property, 3BD, 2BA, 36 acres. Barn. Available immediately. NS $1650 Month Call 970-406-1620

STEAMBOAT:Live & Work Downtown, 1,200 sqft apartment, new bathroom, 1,000 sqft garage, 10ft door. $1,500 mo 846-9753

STEAMBOAT: Beautiful House on Lynx Pass fully furnished, 2300sqft. Seeking Quality Renter, price negotiable for Right Person. 970-736-0890 or 970-846-1525

STEAMBOAT:Strawberry Park 3BD, 2BA $2250 + deposit. 5BD, 3BA (includes 1BD APT) $3000 + deposit, acreage, pets? Paul 970-879-1086, 970-846-9783

MILNER: Brand new 2BD, 2.5BA home, beautiful views, large deck, WD, 1 floor, ample parking. $1400 month includes utilities. 970-846-5730

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STEAMBOAT:2BR, 1B, Riverside Duplex fenced yard, water ,trash included, pet possible, Year lease, 1st, deposit, Available 08/01, $1100 846-5904

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STEAMBOAT:Large 2bd, 1ba duplex on mountain. NS, Pet considered, WD, one year lease, $1325 month, including all utilities. Available 8/1. (760)473-3907

STEAMBOAT:Duplex, 3BD, 2BA, fenced yard, new carpet - paint. DW, WD, NS, NP, bus. Available now. $1,250 mo. 1st, Last, Security. References. Possible Sale or Rent2Own. 402-817-9471

STEAMBOAT:Family home, 3BD, 3BA between town & mountain, views, large family room, granite, stainless steel, 2-car, NS, NP, $2,100. First, last, deposit (970) 846-9496 20460722

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STEAMBOAT:Old Town! 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, WD, NS, pet neg. Built in 2000, 1500 sf finished up, 900 sf unfin garden level. Great landlords (I promise). $2100 + util. 1st + sec dep. 1 yr term. Avail. 7/1 Contact 520-8th-st@comcast.net. STEAMBOAT:3Bdrm, 3.5Ba 2,900 sq.ft. Downtown, New. Luxurious open floor plan, garage, decks, family room, office, storage, WD, NS, pets, lease, $2,200. 970.846.3868 STEAMBOAT:County, 12 miles on 20-Mile Rd. Large 2+ bd, 1 ba, WD. On school bus route. Pets Neg. NS. $1250 + Dep. 879-2868. STAGECOACH:Available July 1st, newer 3bd, 2ba, 2-car garage in South Shore overlooking Reservoir. Year lease, NS, pets negotiable. $1550 month + deposit. 846.9591. STAGECOACH:4BD, 3BA, LAKE VIEW! Hot tub, NS, WD, pet negotiable. No Move in FEES. $2200 month. 736-0031 YAMPA:4bed 2bath, large kitchen, plenty storage, NS, pets negotiable, $1,200, 846-9803 STEAMBOAT: Incredible views above Strawberry Park on 7 acres, 10 minutes to town on paved roads. 3bedroom, den, 3.5bath home. New carpets, hardwoods. 2 fireplaces. South facing. Fabulous decking. Hike, snowshoe, xx-ski from house to National Forest. Available July 15. Lease - Security required. $2200 mo. Call 401-286-1644 or 401-465-4130. See details at http://sodacreekhouse.blogspot.com/

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STEAMBOAT:1 BD COTTAGE, 502 1/2 Pine Street, includes water and trash, $750 mo. Available now. NP, NS, 719-576-9930

STEAMBOAT:FURNISHED-NICE 1BR, 1 BA ON RANCH, WD, includes utilites, TV, 20 minutes to town. One person. NS, NP, $895. 870-6423 STEAMBOAT:$1200 PER MONTH LETS YOU ENJOY UNBELIEVABLE SUNSETS 3BD, 2BA home in quite neighborhood wd first, last, security No smoking, drugs. Sunrises also come with this home. 879-0655 STEAMBOAT:Great Landlords seeking Great Tenants! Newer 3BD Downton home with garage. 4BD Mountain home with garage and awesome views! 846.3353 STEAMBOAT:AVAILABLE NOW, $1,200 Monthly, 2 bedroom plus loft, 1 bath home, pets, close to bus, skiing. Large deck, views. 970-819-6930 STEAMBOAT:Beautifully restored cottage, 9th & Oak Street, downtown. 1BD, 1BA, WD, NS. First, last, security utilities. Available 07/01 $1150. 879-1453. HAYDEN:3BD, 1BA, Fenced yard, separate garage, workspace, extra parking. WD, Snowblower. Pets welcome. Available NOW $1,200 month 970-846-8077 STEAMBOAT:Never-lived-in, brand new home, 5 minutes from downtown. 4bd, 3.5ba, views, decks, school bus route, nice yard, private. NP, NS. $3,500 month + utilities. Corey 970-846-3782 Email: bryna@organic-marketing.com.

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STEAMBOAT:FURNISHED, GARAGE, PARKING SPOT, GAMEROOM, FIREPLACE, ENTRAN HEATING, WD. Near Yampa River! Prefer lease, NS, NP, $1950, month+utilities, 1st, Security. 714-475-8210

MAYBELL: 3BR, 2BA. Fenced back yard. Pets negoitable. NS. $900 monthly + security deposit. Available now. Call Lisa 970-824-7000 STEAMBOAT:Beautifully furnished 3BD, 2BA, 3795 Whistler RD, Long term rental available, Hot Tub, NS, NP. $1699 month + utilities. 405-301-0411 STEAMBOAT:Log Home Blacktail Estates 3BD, 2.5BA, 2 car garage, 5 acres, office & family room. $1,500 - $2,000 Depending 805-748-7258

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA newer-home. 2 car garage, spacious kitchen, FP, WD. Mountain, bus route, landscaped, Jacuzzi tub. $2150 month. 970-846-5004, 870-6410 STEAMBOAT:Old Town Home, 3BD, 2BA, Gas fireplace, WD, NS, Pets OK, 1st and security. $1600 month, 846-4705 STEAMBOAT: Beautiful home on 49 acres. 3BD + caretaker. 20 minutes from downtown. NS. $2400 month. 970-879-8814


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STEAMBOAT:SEQUOIA, 2 bed corner unit, lots of light, just remodeled brand new floors & walls, updated appliances, pool, hottub, NS, NP $1050 negotiable 970-846-6943

STEAMBOAT:House to share 3BD, 2BA, + garage in old town, Fully furnished, remodeled, close to schools & trails, WD, dog ok, $1000 utilities included, single or couple only. Available August 1st 970-355-9403

STEAMBOAT:2bd 2ba, deck, hot tub, pool, bus route, wd, utilities included, furniture available, flexible lease, $1075 mo., 1st, security only! 819-2593

STEAMBOAT:Downtown by High School. Great views. Unfurnished, 3bedroom, + Den, 2bath, 2 car garage. 1,726 sq. ft., pet considered, available July, lease, ns. $1,800-2,000 monthly. Axis West Realty 970879.8171or www.AxisWestRealty.com

STEAMBOAT:5BD, 3BA, bus route, On Golf Course, WD, NS, 2-car garage, pets considered. $2,195 + utilities. Great home. Call 970-846-5551

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA on mountain, bus route. WD, DW, pet negotiable, NS. $1,250 month. First, Last, Deposit, June FREE. Tim 846-1605

STEAMBOAT:Clubhouse Drive 2Bed, 3Bath, 1600 sqft gas FP, hot tub on private deck off master BDRM. 2 car garage, furnished. $1,500 month + utilities. First, Last, Deposit, 602-768-3497

STEAMBOAT: Old Town Location, 3bd, 1ba, unfurnished, gas fireplace insert, WD, large yard, Pets negotiable $1350.00 879-1982

HAYDEN:Large 1bd, 1ba with master bedroom 15X15, new paint, carpet, pets ok, $650 month + utilities. Available 07/01/09 846-0794

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1.5BA Whistler Townhome. WD, deck, pool, hot tub, NS, NP. $1100 month includes most utilities. 1st, last, security. 846-2451.

OAK CREEK:RENT TO OWN! Willow Hill MH Park, Remodeled 1400 sq.ft., 4 Bedroom doublewide $950 month. 875-0700. Beautiful fenced yard!

STEAMBOAT:Furnished Herbage Townhome, 3bd, 3ba. On mountain on bus route. $1,800 monthly includes heat, water, cable. NS, NP. Available 6-1. 303-525-9102

STEAMBOAT:Chinook Lane, 2BD, 2BA on bus route. Furnished, WD, NS, lease. 1st, last, deposit $1300 month + utilities. Call 970-222-0913

STEAMBOAT:Newly remodeled Woodbridge townhome, 3 bdr 2.5 bth, 2 decks and a garage. WD, fully furnished, NS, NP, on bus route. available July 1st. $1,800+ utilities, call 970-846-7695

STEAMBOAT: Unfurnished 1 bedroom 1 bath Mobile Home located in Dream Island MHC, $875 monthly, $900 deposit, Call (970) 879-0261

STEAMBOAT: Beautiful 4BD, 3.5BA, 1 car garage, between mountain and town, bus route, WD, NS, NP. $1950 monthly. 970-846-6423.

Partially furnished bedroom with bath. On bus route, fishcreek area. Must like children. $450.00 incl. util 819-0153 or 871-1318 avail now.

STEAMBOAT:700 sqft Warehouse with 250 sqft loft, #11, Yampa Valley Business Park, 2464 Downhill Drive, $725 per month total. 879-1708

STEAMBOAT:Furnished room available. On bus route, WD, internet, cable. $650 includes utilities. Laura 871-7638, 870-1430.

STEAMBOAT:House to share 3BD, 2BA, + garage in old town, Fully furnished, remodeled, close to schools & trails, WD, dog ok, $1000 utilities included, single or couple only. Available August 1st 970-355-9403

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) negotiable. Valley View Industrial Park, a great midpoint location between Craig and Steamboat. Call Dutch (970) 846-1676.

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:1 bedroom with private bath for rent in Fairview Addition. $500.00 per month plus utilities. Available 8/1. Call 819-0501

STEAMBOAT:Great Room Overlooking Valley! Private Bath, Furnished Townhome, WD, DW, WiFi. $750 includes utilities. Available Now! Lease or Monthly. 970-846-0440

STEAMBOAT:Sunny room, private bath, Stylish, clean, townhome, Quiet, private! Garage, WD, dishwasher, Fireplace, decks, NS, NP, $650 month includes cable, hi-speed internet, 846-2294

STEAMBOAT:1BR available, downtown starting 08/05. Walk to town. Clean, Laid back, responsible person wanted, NS, NP. $450 plus utilities. 970-291-9593

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

STEAMBOAT:2 rooms in 3bd, 2bth on mountain. dogs ok! $500 month + 1/3 utilities. Call Brett 720-373-0013

STEAMBOAT:1BD in 3BD trailer in Dream Island $400 monthly, short term ok. Call 970-846-6429

HAYDEN:2BD Townhome, $775 monthly + utilities, NS, NP: 2BD Duplex, $700 monthly + utilities, NS, NP, Both Available 07/01. 970-879-1200

STEAMBOAT:WESTEND, Mature, responsible, adult to share 2 bd condo, NS, ND, WD, Balcony, $575 month + utilities. Avail. now. 871-6763

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STEAMBOAT:Roommate wanted to share 3 bd 2 bath house. wd, no pets. $600 month + utilities. 970-846-7110

STEAMBOAT:Available now! Starting at $1200 per month, lease negotiable. Upgraded Whistler 2bd, 1ba, sunny end unit, beautiful views. New tile, carpet, paint, maple cabinets, granite counters! Deck, WD, pool, hot tub, bus line. NS, NP, no partiers! (970)879-5141, (970)846-4240.

CRAIG:Quaint 2BD, 1.5BA mobile home-6 lots, above city park, secluded, new paint, furnace, garage, yard, views, pets possible. $850 monthly (970)824-7957 or 970-326-8100

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, Indian Meadows. Remodeled, 2 story, gas FP, cable, water, snow removal, hardwood floors, WD, NS, pets considered. $1150 1st, Security. 970-846-7435

STEAMBOAT:NEWER TOWNHOME, 2br, 2ba 1152 sqft Westend Village, great location, quiet neighborhood with open space, sunny end unit. $1500,846-2141 RENT TO OWN OPTION.

STEAMBOAT:1BD 1BA in 2BD 2BA Quail Run Condo, $600 includes utilities WD, NS, NP, hot tub, bus route, 846-9527

STEAMBOAT: 1 bedroom for rent in brand new Ranch house on 15 acres, WD. $700 monthly. 970-331-4576

STEAMBOAT:Like new 4bdrm, 4bath, two car garage, high-end finishes, great location, close to mtn and bike trail. $2500 month. High Mountain Sotheby’s International Realty, Ted Hoffman 970-846-1031

STEAMBOAT:Downtown next to Butcherknife Park. 1 Month FREE Rent. Furnished 3BD, 1BA, HUGE Yard, short or long term, pet negotiable, NS, WD, $1800 plus utilities. 970-819-5169 Ask about Rent to own.

STEAMBOAT:Luxury Duplex, incredible views, 3 BD, 2.5 BA, leasing now with flexible terms, high end furnishings included, $2,700 month, 2 car garage, no smoking (303)904-2377

STEAMBOAT:2bd, shared bath, nice townhome. hot tub, NP, NS, $550 each, Flexible lease. (970)846-4312

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

STEAMBOAT: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

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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

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

STEAMBOAT:Office space with top quality finishes, shared kitchen, bathroom. Great work environment with park-like setting. 146-700SF starting at $375. 879.9133

Lot 71 Silver Spur

Excellent views, south sloping $234,000 www.71silverspur.com

CRAIG:Approx 1000 sq ft. shop with bathroom and water $700 month, call REMAX 824-7000

STEAMBOAT:1,500SF road frontage shop with well appointed office. Knotty pine built-in cabinets and workstations. 2200SF shop, dock height $8.60SFNNN 879.9133

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STEAMBOAT: A+ Professional Office Building. Features: Reception, conference, windows & kitchen. MOSER & ASSOC. 970-879-2839

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HAYDEN:2BD, 1.5BA, FREE July rent! Fireplace, heated garage, beautiful views from atop hospital hill, WD, NS, NP, $1100 month, 1st & Security. (970) 756-6298

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STEAMBOAT: Office or Retail 5th and Yampa. 750-1700sqft. Terms negotiable, Month to Month? Ample parking, great signage. Jon Sanders (970)870-0552

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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

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STORAGE UNITS FOR RENT! 10x10 $50 month, 10x15 $75 month and 10x20 $100 month. 970-879-1065

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

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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

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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

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STEAMBOAT: BEAR RIVER CENTER- Beautiful 2nd floor space available immediately! Perfect for salon, spa, gallery, or office space 960SF. Call Central Park Management today for more information. 970-879-3294

STEAMBOAT:Beautiful full turn key 1BD condo at the Sheraton. Sleeps 6, Available 4th of July week. Cancellation Special! vrbo.com/1866 (970)870-9768

STEAMBOAT:Summer rental in new custom timber frame home near Whistler Park & open space. Top quality finishes, 3BR, 2BA, Garage, huge patio & views. Pics at www.vrbo.com listing #249226. $1,495 wk $3,250 mo. Nelson 970-846-8338

STEAMBOAT: Office space singles to 5 room suites. Historic building 737 Lincoln and Mountain location. Private parking both locations. 970-870-3473

STEAMBOAT: 427 Oak St. Available Immediately, 1850 Sq Ft. For further info Call Janet 879-0642 or 846-6962

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STEAMBOAT:Brand new Oak St prime location. 2350 main floor sq. footage available now for tenant finish. $25sq. ft. NNN 879-1756

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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

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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

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STEAMBOAT: Great Commercial Space for your Business! HWY 40 Frontage, with parking and excellent exposure, on the creek with ski mountain views, Chuck Armbruster 970-846-5655 Steamboat Village Brokers, Easy to Preview! STEAMBOAT:Next to Yacht Club, 8th and Yampa on the river. Huge yard, Parking, flexible terms, price negotiable. Jon Sanders 970-870-0552

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STEAMBOAT:Successful Oak St. location for lease, Fall ‘09. 1476 sq. ft. plus storage. Good parking. $22/sq. ft. NNN. 879-1756

STEAMBOAT:Hwy 40 Frontage, Logger’s Lane Commercial Center, 2480sf Finished retail, industrial space, overhead garage door, Central AC & Heat. 970-846-5099

824 Lincoln Avenue Offered at $999,000 #125495 Location. 824 Lincoln is as good as it gets; center of the sunny side of the best block of Lincoln Avenue. This 2400 sq ft property is an opportunity for launching or relocating a great business with all the advantages that traffic can provide. The retail neighbors are among the most successful businesses in Steamboat Springs and include FM Light and Sons, Allen’s, Moose Mountain Trading, and the Cantina. The current floor plan is open. There is additional ceiling height available with a remodel. The property has four parking spaces behind the building. Call Steve Hitchcock at 970-846-5739 Prudential Steamboat Realty STEAMBOAT: THE VICTORIA 10th & Lincoln RETAIL AND OFFICE SPACE FOR SALE OR LEASE Hal Unruh - Prudential Steamboat Realty 970-875-2413 Commercial Retail in Downtown Steamboat Offered at $899,000 #125768 Excellent commercial retail building in the center of downtown. Extensively remodeled exterior and interior. Used as art gallery for over 10 years. High traffic area would make a great showroom. Call Marc Small at (970)879-8100 or (970)846-8815 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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2 Businesses + land. 3 acres Industrial, Private, Future Developement Potential, Residence and Office, Shop, Exhisting Self Storage. Possible Owner Financing. 970-879-5036 Customize your space and preserve your options. Commercial lease with option to buy in professional office space, 800-6000SF. 846.4733

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Sale or Lease! Antlers Bar & Cafe. Fixtures, furniture, blue-sky, artwork, collectibles. Historic! Restored! $295,000. Upper Yampa Realty 9 7 0 - 7 3 6 - 8 4 5 4 www.SteamboatVailCorridor.com

RIVERFRONT, Live work, lower level warehouse with office, kitchen, full bath, patio. 3 bd, 2 ba, condo up. $534,000, 846-5761

Wine Specialty Retailer #125924 This business is a unique retail store that encompasses both wines and gourmet foods under one roof. Hallmarks of the business have been exceptional customer service and engaging the clientele in the enthusiasm of the staff for wines. It has always supported small, family run, artisan and boutique producers. Few opportunities arise to acquire a business that is both a great business and an expression of the lifestyle so many aspire to. The business opportunity is for sale with a long term lease in place. If you enjoy both wine and people there may be no better business opportunity. Call Steve Hitchcock at 970-846-5739 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Ranch Condo Offered at $450,000 #124088 Spectacular views and setting. Recently updated 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath condo with over 1300 sq ft and 1-car attached garage. Extensive amenities - pool, hot tubs, convention area, shuttle, sauna & more. Quiet location but minutes to it all. Call Caroline Wellford at (970)875-2414 or (970)846-6668 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Incredible Lake and Valley Views Offered at $215,000 #125457 Enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Catamount and Pleasant Valley from this comfortable 1 bd/1ba condo. You will feel right at home with comfortable layout, plus newly refurbished common hot tub and workout facility. Pets allowed. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Affordable Walton Creek 2BD, 2BA. No Banks required, owner will finance, low down $! $249,000 Roy Powell 970-846-1661, RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT The Aspens at Walton Creek Offered at $265,000 #125142 Brand new subdivision near the base of the Ski Area on the free bus route. This 1 BD/1 BA upstairs unit has views of the Ski Area and Emerald Mtn. Custom tile work, hardwood floors, stainless package, thick granite counter tops, and even a ceiling fan. Owners may have a pet. Call Tim Boehm at (970)846-7873 Prudential Steamboat Realty Quality Quail Run, only $369,000. 2BD, 2BA, garage, like new condition. Vacant, easy to show. Roy Powell, RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT 970-846-1661 Remodeled 2 Bedroom Unit at the Pines Was $355,000, Now $274,900! #124394 Over 20% of price reduction! This unit has just undergone an extensive remodel including new slate tile, hardwood floors, paint, appliances and countertops. This unit is sunny and brightwith a delightful patio opening up to the grassy courtyard. The Pines complex offers extremely low dues and is ideally located near shopping. Great value,won’t last long. Call Cheryl Foote at ( 9 7 0 ) 8 4 6 - 6 4 4 4 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Fish Creek Falls Condo Offered at $179,999 #128912BR’s / 1 Bath plus storage remodeled with tile, new bathroom, hand trawled walls and ceilings, new electrical wiring and heaters, recessed lights, washer/dryer, and more....Lowest priced two bedroom in Steamboat Springs by $40,000.00! Why pay rent when you can own? See virtual tour at: http://www.tourfactory.com/523379 Call Michelle Diehl at 970-846-1086 www.SteamboatDream.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Warehouse for sale. Very clean, Wescoin Ridge Unit A#2. 1015 sqft, bathroom, office, 160 sqft storage above. $297,000 Call: 970-879-8202

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

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Commercial Industrial for sale or lease! CARWASH- .79 Acres Hwy 40, Room to expand $829,000 OBO LIVE-WORK - 2bd, 1.5 BA 1664’ Owner Will Carry $335,000 SHOWROOM & with offices, 1bath, kitchen, 1528’ sale or lease $379,000 WAREHOUSE- 2657’, 12’ Garage door Sale or lease $499,000 LOGGERS LANEUnit C 3580’ Sale or Lease owner will carry! $874,000 LOGGERS LANE Unit E&F 4960’ Sale or lease $1,399,000 OWC LOGGERS LANE Unit F 2480’ end unit, Garage Door $799,000 OWC COMMERCIAL / SINGLE FAMILY HOME- 1500’ 3bd/2ba in city limits $469,000 INDUSTRIAL / MIXED USE- Copper Clock Bld, all sizes $235,000 - $2.5M ASPEN VIEW LODGE- Rabbit Ears Pass 8659’ 14Bd / 16BA sleeps 36+ $1,295,000 THE TRUCK STOP- Very Lucrative Business Call for more details. All Lease Options and Owner Carry’s will consider all offers or terms! Call Ron Wendler for further details at Colorado Group Realty, 970-875-2914

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Walk to the Slopes! Offered at $279,900 #123221 Nicely remodeled ground floor unit conveniently located near check-in, laundry and pool. Solid summer and winter rental income. Walking distance to the slopes. Great Deal! Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty Shadow Run 2BD, 2BA $300,000. Owner will Finance. 440-666-6008

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Live, Vacation, Rent this Beautiful 1BD 800SqFt DeerCreek Property. GARAGE, and Spectacular Ski Mountain Views! Recently updated with all NEW Hardwood floors, Karastan Carpet, Bathroom tile & Sliding Glass Doors. LOW HOA! Covered Breezeway Entrance, Assigned parking, Basement Storage, Mossrock Fireplace, Walk - In closet, WD, 2 Decks, Bus, Pets. Priced BELOW Assessed Value! Brokers Welcome! $295,000 Call 970-846-7275 Storm Meadows Condo Offered at $489,000 #125408 Storm Meadows Slopeside, 3rd floor corner unit, 2b/2b, never been in the rental pool. Stellar views, athletic club, pool, tennis, hot tub. Hiking & biking trails are out your door. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty The Best Bargain @ Ski Time Square Condos Offered at $275,000 #124919 Delightful! The best bargain at Ski Time Square Condos. Charming, 1+ bedroom, 1+ bath condo, currently “beach-front” on ground floor. Walk-out access to the ski mountain with private underground parking. Call Karen Hughes at 970-846-4841 or 970-879-8100 Prudential Steamboat Realty Fish Creek Falls Condo Offered at $210,000 #125769 Enjoy incredible views from your balcony of Sleeping Giant and Emerald Mountain. This large, oversized one bedroom condominium has had many new upgrades including being professionally painted, new carpet throughout, new electric stove, new countertops and fantastic new lighting. All of these upgrades and the price hasn’t changed! Fish Creek Falls is located on the bus line, has very low HOA dues and allows dogs. Seller will include a brand new stackable washer and dryer with an accepted offer. Call Cheryl Foote at (970)846-6444 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty Pines at Ore House Offered at $320,000 #125114 A Quiet 1 BD/1 BA with a private garden level patio. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, Starbucks, the Yampa River Core Trail, and its on the bus route. Conveniently located between town and mountain with a hot tub, low assoc. dues, no stairs, and owners may have a pet. Call Tim Boehm at (970)846-7873 Prudential Steamboat Realty

Fabulous FSBO 1900sqft 3BD, 2.5BA + family room / 4th BD, 1/2 duplex on mountain, 1 car garage, Completely remodeled. For more info log on to www.steamboatduplex.com or call 879-5833. Asking $609,900

Mountain View Estates Offered at $895,000 #124735 Wonderful Mountain View Estates home with huge views of the Mountain. This home has beautiful interior rock walls with salt water aquarium, spacious rooms quest quarters, downstairs recreation room and remarkable outdoor entertaining area with gorgeous mature landscaping. Call The Hibbard Team at 970-846-8247 or 970-846-8536 www.steamboatliving.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

Exquisite Home in Mountain View Estates Offered at $2,750,000 #123772 Luxurious residence perfectly situated between downtown and mountain. Excellent craftsmanship and rich interior details in this warm and inviting 5,343 sq ft estate with 5 bdrms, 3-car garage, spacious great room, main level master, family room, office and caretaker suite. This home is exquisitely landscaped and backs to Fish Creek. Call Colleen de Jong at (970)846-5569 Colleen@PrudentialSteamboatRealty.com Prudential Steamboat Realty Views, Views, Views! Offered at $3,595,000 #125698 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 new luxury home. Call for an appointment. Call Marc Small at (970)879-8100 or (970)846-8815 www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty You Can Do It! Offered at $189,900 #124922 Start here. This cute cottage home in Milner features a big yard with mature landscaping. This cozy home is an ideal starter. A secondary unit in the backyard could be finished into a rental unit to help with the mortgage. Low down payment financing is available and don’t forget, if you haven’t owned a home in the last three years you may qualify for an $8,000 tax credit. Call Today! Call Dave Moloney at 970-846-5050 dave@broker1.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

Chateau at Bear Creek Back on the Market! WOW! Was $1,100,000 NOW $899,000! #125702 Beautifully remodeled 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath townhome located on a pond and a short distance to the base of the ski area. Enjoy exceptional views of Mount Werner from your large wrap around deck. Like new with high-end finishes throughout including granite slab counters, stainless steel appliances, natural stone and travertine bathrooms, wet bar with wine fridge and copper sink... New carpet, paint... the works!! Southern exposure provides excellent light throughout the home. Beautifully landscaped yard with mature garden. Priced to sell!! Call Kim Kreissig at (970)870-7872 or (970)846-4250 Prudential Steamboat Realty Modern Retreat Near Steamboat Lake Offered at $490,000 #125878 Rustic modern home near Steamboat Lake with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, office and oversized two-car garage. Great room features vaulted ceilings and well-placed windows to take in views of the Continental Divide, Mt. Zirkel, Big Agnes and Hahn’s Peak. Details include: bamboo floors, European cabinets, cable track lighting, and solid wood doors. Stunning architecture found in this modern retreat. Call Colleen de Jong at 970-846-5569 Colleen@PruSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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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! No HOA, no lot rent. 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

HOMES BELOW $300,000 Built on your lot, Stagecoach-Steamboat, PDC Construction. 736-0890 or 846-1525

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Brand new, 3BD 2 BA Home in Craig, buyer tax credit with purchase, owner financing available, seller willing to negotiate. Ken 846.4472

Big Home, Big Yard! 4Bd, 3Ba, available 1Bd rental space, Oak Creek. Hot-tub. Decks. $294,000. Upper Yampa Realty 970-736-8454 www.UpperYampaRealty.com

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Absolutely Charming 1930’s home. 3BD, 2BA. Only 4 block walk to town. Large master suite. Butcher Knife Creek steps from your door. FSBO $789,000. 970-871-0709 or 970-846-3690 BrokerDirectCo.com/#111581 Sensational Setting Nestled in the Aspens Offered at $1,299,000 #125387 View the night lights of Steamboat while unwinding in your hot tub. This 4 bedroom/5.5 bath home has gorgeous finishes and generous natural light. Private location with expansive remodel! This Colorado dream home can be yours for a reduced price of only $1,299,000. The location is magic! Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty A Great Place to Horse Around Offered at $349,900 #125483 Looking for a home ready for your family and horses? Check out this ranch style three bedroom, two bath home north of Hayden. The home sits on 37+ acres and features great mountain views. Fenced and cross fenced with good pasture and alfalfa crop. Loafing sheds and a large shop/garage complete the picture. Low down payment financing available. Call Today! Prudential Steamboat Realty

$465,500 MOVE IN READY! MLS#125821 Newly remodeled bathrooms and kitchen. Open and modern, privacy, views, 1/3 acre, master suite, three car garage. Tour: www.PropertyPanorama.com/67633

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Back on the Market with a $20,000 price reduction! Offered at $759,000 #125547 Immaculate Single Family Home offering the ultimate location close to Whistler Park, minutes from the Ski Area, and easy access to the Core Trail. Interior offers a great open floor plan with vaulted T&G wood ceilings. Home is warm and charming with luxury appointments that include new appliances, hickory cabinetry, slate flooring, slate shower surrounds, and beautifully landscaped yard. Filled with brand new mountain furnishings and accessories. Offered turn-key. Truly a MUST SEE residence. Call Kim Kreissig at (970)870-7872 or (970)846-4250 Prudential Steamboat Realty Cute Single Family Home in Oak Creek Offered at $336,900 #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

South Shore Serenity Offered at $499,000 #125716 Just above the Stagecoach Reservoir, this stunning Montana Log Home sits in a private and peaceful setting surrounded by lush aspen trees. Completely remodeled using eco-friendly products, the unique finishes include solid marble kitchen counters, a replica antique oven, chiseled wood railings, solid pine floors and hand-textured walls. Lofted ceilings give a regal flair to the home while the rustic log style brings you closer to nature. Great deck with views. Call Cam Boyd at 970-846-8100 or Stephanie Fairchild at 970-819-1131 www.SteamboatAgent.comor www.SteamboatBuyer.com Prudential Steamboat Realty 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 3 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, 2 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 $10,000 Finders Fee offered! See those details on www.coloradomtnhome.homestead.com. 4 + B, 3BTH lake view home. 970-819-1562 to schedule showing.

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Stagecoach 3BD, 2.5BA, garage, 2300 sqft, stream in back, beautiful Views. $399,000. Room to expand, lease option! Call 970-846-1525 970-736-0890

Like New Home in Hayden Offered at $395,000 #125319 Very nice home in like-new condition, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, covered porch and large open trex deck. Views of the Hayden valley. Beautiful kitchen cabinets and lot of counter space, spacious open living room and dining room, direct access from garage to kitchen, storage space over garage and in crawl space under home, solid wood doors, high efficiency water system, close to neighborhood park and school bus pick-up nearby. Call Cindy MacGray at (970)875-2442 or (970)846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Move-in Ready Offered at $935,000 #124912 This is a turn-key property (fully furnished) known as the Moose Lodge. It has been owned by one family and kept in great shape with little usage the last couple of years. Property is being sold as is; seller will entertain all reasonable offers to sell. Very motivated! Call Bob Bomeisl at (970)846-3046 Prudential Steamboat Realty

Gunn Creek Estate Offered at $3,600,000 #125733 Crossing a wooden bridge over Gunn Creek lies a magnificent 8500+sqft custom home. Built masterfully with hand carved doors, a gourmet kitchen, dual offices, multiple living rooms and fireplaces, a game room and bar. Surrounded on 18 acres of gardens, trees, waterfalls with Gunn Creek flowing through to your own trout pond. Fenced with a 4 stall heated horse barn completing this truly wonderful offering. www.gunncreek.com Call Karen Hughes at 970-846-4841 or 970-879-8100 Prudential Steamboat Realty

HELP-U-SELL! TIMBERS VILLAGE CUSTOM HOME. 5 BED/3 BATH, 2 CAR GARAGE CUSTOM FINISHES, COUNTRY BUT CLOSE TO TOWN, NATIONAL FOREST ACCESS. ONLY $729,000 DWIGHT 970-846-9970 WWW.HUSALPINE PROPERTIES.COM

3 BR on Walton Creek, trees, views, 2.75 bath, quartz counters, on-demand water heater. FSBO. $579,000. Please, no brokers. 734 5020

HAYDEN: Large Family Home with 2,492 Sqft, 3BD, 2BA, Interior remodeled. Includes: woodstove, deck, hot tub, and oversize Garage. $349,500 Bear River Realty 276-3392 4 + bedroom old town home, big fenced yard, & furnished. $790,000 Call for appointment. (970)871-6898 Extraordinary Cabin in the Woods Offered at $699,900 #125218 Embrace the timeless style of this 4 bedroom/3.5 bath custom timber-frame residence defining elegant Colorado rustic with its massive Douglas-fir timbers throughout the interior. Built in 2006, you can see and feel the passion of the old-world craftsmanship only seen in multi-million dollar homes. Surround yourself in the aspens and pines on a .67 acre lot adjacent to a greenbelt with access to BLM ensuring privacy and unlimi t e d a c t i v i t i e s . www.exclusivesteamboatproperties.com Call Suellyn Godino at 970-846-9967 Prudential Steamboat Realty Gorgeous North Routt Home Offered at $460,000 #125314 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 Newly remodeled! 3Bd, 2Ba, master walk-in, large garage, private patio, nicely landscaped. Oak Creek. $226,000. Upper Yampa Realty 970-736-8454 www.UpperYampaRealty.com

FSBO, exceptionally nice, updated home, 1860 sq ft, 4 BD, 2 BA. All new windows, new kitchen, family room, A/C, 2 car garage, Large, fenced yard, sprinkler system, two storage sheds. Spacious decks. 1281 Crest Drive, Craig. $244,900 Brokers welcome = 3% 970-824-6804, 970-629-8739 Secluded acreage! Large new home, apt, garage, shop, office, shed, pond, creek. Near Yampa. $845,000. Upper Yampa Realty 970-736-8454 www.Colorado-Ranches.com

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Home for Sale in Steamboat II, In a great neighborhood, 3bd, 2ba, 2 car garage, wood stove, hot tub, storage sheds, FSBO, $420,000, 879-6579 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 Priced For Quick Sale! Offered at $850,000 Incredible views from this private country retreat. Custom built, timber frame home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, beautiful two story living room windows frame the views of the mts and valleys. Three car garage with a caretaker unit which includes kitchen, living/dining area, laundry and 1 bedroom and deck with killer views. Pine flooring, travertine and granite countertops, great floor plan with spacious deck over looking the yard. 21+ acres can be used for horses or motocross. Shed with electricity and water, large flat location for future barn, some fencing and cross fencing. The “wow” factor kicks in when you see the views from the Ski Mt to the river winding through the valley below. Call Cindy MacGray at 970-875-2442 or 970-846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Luxury Home in the Sanctuary Offered at $3,979,000 #125699 This home overlooks the Rollingstone Ranch Golf Course with amazing views of the mountain and valley. This 5 bedroom/ 6 bath home backs up to 38 acres of green space. In addition, a 1 bedroom/ 1 bath caretakers unit completes this estate. 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 Luxury Ski-in/Ski-out Offered at $2,300,000 #125786 Luxury slopeside residence in Premier location within the Antler @ Christie Base community. Highly desirable top floor unit commanding breathtaking unobstructed views of the ski area. This 4 bedroom, 4 bath residence is beautifully appointed and offers all the conveniences one needs to enjoy the ultimate family retreat. Tastefully furnished, turn-key and ready for your occupancy or high-end nightly rental. Call Kim Kreissig at 970-870-7872 or 970-846-4250 Prudential Steamboat Realty

LOWEST PRICED HOME IN BLACKTAIL ESTATES, Priced under recent appraisel, FSBO, 2bd, 2ba, on 5 acres with 2.5 acres in haymeadow, horse friendly neighborhood, remodeled with new windows and red wood decks, slate entry, travertine master bath and much more! 360 degree views, passive solar design, NO HOA’s! 970-819-5632, $589, 995.

Four Seasons at Dakota Ridge Offered at $5,869,500 #125672 Sophisticated Spa like home located amidst a country background with large ski mountain views. Trickling waterfalls and spring fed ponds welcome you home to this private estate. Reminiscent of the beauty of the famed Four Seasons Hotel, this 5 bedroom home boasts almost 10,000 square feet, imported stone and tile throughout, reclaimed hardwood floors, private apartment, salt water infinity pool and spa, glass encased wine cellar and 16th century hand carved European bar are just some of the exceptional features of this magnificent estate. Call Molly Hibbard at 970-846-8536 or Pam Vanatta at 970-291-8100 www.steamboatliving.com or www.SteamboatEstates.com Prudential Steamboat Realty 3,000+ square foot home, only $540,000, lovely setting on 1.73 acres, lots of extras! Roy Powell REMAX/STEAMBOAT 846-1661

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Overlook Drive Oasis Offered at $2,175,000 #125774 This 4 bedroom / 4 ½ bath home has panoramic views from the valley to downtown. The house overlooks the Rollingstone Golf Course 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. 3 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, 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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Priced For a Quick Sale! Offered at $298,000 #125646 Just remodeled in 2009, a 3BD+/2BA home with large detached garage on 3.9 acres covered with mature Aspens, no beetle kill here. A great location in the subdivision with panoramic views. This would be a perfect multi-family recreational retreat or snowmobiler’s dream home, 25 minutes away from Steamboat and only 5 miles to one of the top snowmobiling destinations in Colorado. New carpet, wood floors, tile, wood doors, base & case installed with no need to haul water (great well). Call Tim Boehm at (970)846-7873 Prudential Steamboat Realty

The Ideal Mountain Home Offered at $2,893,000 #120016 Finally…The Ideal Mountain Home! Superior design and breathtaking views at the Steamboat Ski Area. Distinctive floor plan includes high-style finishes throughout. The main home features four bedrooms, four and one-half baths and an attached one bedroom, one bath carriage house. This is truly an impeccable resort home with everything you expect, and more importantly, everything you deserve. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty 116 acres on the Elk River! Offered at $6,195,000 #125827 Bordering National Forest with ½ mile of Elk River frontage, this is the pinnacle of premier homes in the Steamboat Springs area. Over 7,700 sq. ft. and boasting cherry floors, post & beam construction, custom cherry cabinets, a 28-foot high rock fireplace, entertainment center, lofted ceilings and views in every direction. There’s also a climate-controlled wine room, built-in bar and 2-story glass spa room. Call Cam Boyd at 970-846-8100 or Pam Vanatta at 970-291-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com or www.SteamboatEstates.com Prudential Steamboat Realty Price Reduced! New home, 2BA, 3BD, 2 Car garage on large lot! Gain instant equity! 980 E 9th, Craig. 970-629-5427 SilverSpur Masterpiece, custom finishes and extras gallore. 4BD, 3.5BA, easy show any time, unbeatable price! Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT (970) 846-1661. Charming Captain’s Recreational Retreat! Offered at $649,000 #125509 Fun Included! Fully furnished 3 bed, 3 bath home. 2.75 acres with Mill Creek running through. Includes numerous toys for water/snow activities. Trails abundant with direct access to Routt National Forest and Steamboat Lake Park. Call Karen Hughes at 970-846-4841 or 970-879-8100 Prudential Steamboat Realty Gorgeous Game Trails Offered at $1,475,000 #125657 Breathtaking and panoramic views are what you will enjoy every day from this beautiful mountain contemporary home. 4000 sq ft with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, plus loft, office/library, family room and bonus room. Impeccable quality on 35 acres only 4 miles from town. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty Great Location! Offered at $798,500 #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 New Custom Stagecoach Home Offered at $585,000 #125589 Gorgeous views of lake and surrounding mountains. Stone and cedar exterior with over 2300 sq ft including 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Spacious kitchen opens to sitting and dining area. Quality finishes with granite in kitchen and baths. Striking 2 story foyer. 2 Car garage. Public water and sewer. 1,000 sq. ft. partially finished basement. Call The Elkins Team at 970-846-5376 or 970-846-6668 Prudential Steamboat Realty Beautiful South Valley Home WAS $1,600,000...NOW $1,250,000! #124719 Just remodeled 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home on over 35 acres in the beautiful South Valley. Enjoy the expansive views as you sit in your hot tub, or entertain in the brand new kicthen and family area. Large outbuilding for all of the toys. Only 15 minutes from downtown Steamboat. 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.

4BD, 2BA doublewide ar Dream Island. $25,000 OBO, 970-819-5488. West Acres - 2bd, 1ba, Very Clean, updated! New furnace, wood stove, sheds, large deck, fenced yard, dogs o.k. Brokers welcome. $35,000, 819-4377 2003 Mobil Home for sale. 3bd 2ba on big lot. New carpet inside, new deck and concret parking area. $115,000. (970)629-2380 to inquire.


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Professional Office=Successful Office Offered at $545,000 #124666 10% down with Small Business Administration financing to purchase your own office suite. Compare what you are paying to lease and call for details. What an excellent opportunity to have your business suite customized to fit your needs. Price includes high end finishes ready to move in. Walk to shopping dining and hospital. Your perfect business location, The Pine Grove Business Center is located on a busy thoroughfare, the free bus route and beautiful Fish Creek. Top it off with Steamboat Ski Area views. Occupancy August 1, 2009. Two units under contract, better hurry. Call Suellyn Godino at 970-846-9967 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Townhome in Hayden. Offered at $165,000 #124225. No HOA Fees!!! 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms with big fenced in back yard for family dog, overzised 1-car garage. Great location! Call Billie Vreeman at (970)620-0655 Prudential Steamboat Realty Townhome with 2 Separate Living Areas Offered at $465,000 #125204 A large 3 bedroom/3bath townhome with two separate living areas on a private drive. The views include the Yampa River, Emerald Mtn., Sleeping Giant, Buffalo Pass, the Rodeo, Ski Jump and all of Downtowm. The interior was thoroughly remodeled in the Fall 07. Ride, walk, stroll or roll to restaurants, shops the Yampa River Core, or just enjoy the Hot Springs at the end of the street. Call Tim Boehm at (970)846-7873 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Steamboat, approx 2100 Sq feet, 3 bd, 3ba+ loft office and gameroom. Completely remodeled Kitchen, baths, carpet, new appliances. Great porch, steps away from the pool. Won’t last long at this price! FSBO (970)819-8777 Stagecoach Bargain Offered at $229,000 #125857 Spacious Stagecoach Townhome with 2 bedrooms plus 2 lofts. Easily convert the large loft to make this a 3 bedroom plus loft! This beautiful home nestled in an aspen grove has a deck overlooking the Stagecoach Reservoir. Updates include hardwood floors, an all new kitchen, remodeled master bathroom, new wood stove and hearth, new paint, tile, trim and more. Great location for year-round recreation. Priced to sell today! Call Cam Boyd at 970-846-8100 or Stephanie Fairchild at 970-819-1131 SteamboatAgent.com or SteamboatBuyer.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

Very Rare 160 Acres Offered at $2,200,000 #125619 Very rare opportunity to own 160 acres surrounded by national forest and nestled in the forest next to the Flat Tops wilderness area, with Tout Creek running through it. Call the Elkins Team at 970-846-5376 or 970-846-6668 Prudential Steamboat Realty Ready to build owner finance 40 acres E.N. Craig, 64x40 pole barn. Older motorhome, electricity, septic, water, phone, $190,000. $20,000 down, approx. $1,930 per month, 970-640-8723 Multiple Home-sites! 4+/-acres adjoining Oak Creek. Best opportunity to have horses in town. Trailer. $180,000. Upper Yampa Realty 970-736-8454 www.Colorado-Ranches.com

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Silver Spur - Phase 3 Mountain to Flat Top Views, 1/2 acre Corner lot, Great family neighborhood. FSBO $250,000 970-846-4633 It’s Here - The Perfect Building Lot Offered at $450,000 #125650 Ready to build on complete with a well and roughed in driveway. This perfect country lot has a flat building site, gorgeous trees and sweet views. Privacy in a peaceful aspen grove setting. Enjoy lots of elbow room to romp. Horses allowed. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at (970)846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty A River Runs Through It! Offered at $725,000 #123867 Beautiful 130 acre ranch with the Elkhead River running through the property. This is a rare piece of property offering wildlife, views and privacy. Only a short distance to Elkhead Reservoir. Call the Elkins Team at 970-846-5376 or 970-846-6668 Prudential Steamboat Realty

360 Degree Views! Offered at $396,000 #123462 This 60 acre parcel located north of Hayden has multiple possiblities. The existing home could be used as is, for a getaway cabin, or as a guest house after you build your dream home on top of the ridge with 360 degree views.The existing home was a trailer to start with but was converted into a unique stuco Southwest looking cozy inside and out. Call the Elkins Team at 970-846-5376 or 970-846-6668 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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YAMPA RANCH, 320 ACRES, WATER RIGHTS, IRRIGATED HAYFIELDS, PONDS, CREEK, HIGH-END ‘08 REMODELED, 5BD, 3BA, $3,499,000.00, MOUNTAIN WEST R.E., 970-476-0500

2005 Mini Cooper Convertable Yellow, Black Top, Manual, Stored Oct - April, 27 - 35 MPG, ONLY 4,500 miles. $19,000 970-870-8043

1999 Jetta, new body, 125k, well maintained, excellent shape, Good 1st car. Blue book $6500. Asking $5000 OBO Call 970-878-5986

1999 SAAB 9-5 Fully Loaded, Turbo. 144k miles runs great. Thule rack. $3,999 call kyle (603)969-3050. 2004 Honda Civic EX, 68k, Super clean, Great MPG, very good condition, $8000 OBO 846-9974 2003 Jaguar X-Type 55k, AWD, like new. $9500 Call 846-1250 1998 Chevy Prizm, $3500 OBO, Great mileage, Runs great, clean, new tires, brakes, 629-0743

AMF Sunfish Sailboat, Great condition $750.00 Yamaha / Kawasaki old style high performance Jet Skis/ trailer $1,500! Tom Reuter, Dealer 875-0700

SUBARU OUTBACK 2.5i 2009. Only 8600 miles. Silver. Immaculate Condition. Automatic. All Wether Package. Factory Warranty. Upgraded Premium Stereo. Many Extras. $21,000.00 OBO 970-819-4793

2000 Clakacraft River boat 15ft, low profile, tunnel hull, excellent condition, lots of storage. $4300 obo, Todd 970-404-1451

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.

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1995 Nissan Maxima, manual, 122k, good condition with power windows & doors, heated seats, leather interior, and Bose stereo system. $3,200 call 970-734-8118

2006 Ford Focus, 46k/miles! 2001 Alero, 62k/miles, Fantastic! 1998 Pontiac GrandAm, Sweet! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com 60 vehicles available!

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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

New, Safe, Reliable, clean, quiet, “G3” V170 fishing boat. 60HP 4 - stroke FI Yamaha, Big discount, dealer 824-6544

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New 22’ G3 Pontoon, deluxe interior, standup dressing room, Garmin 90HP, 4 - stroke, Yamaha, Bimini, Huge Discount, dealer 824-6544

Outcast PAC 800 pontoon fishing boat. Anchor system, motor mount. Highest quality construction. Excellent condition. $1300.00 new, $950.00 846-9374

FSBO: 4BR, 2BA, Large Garage / Shop, 58 fenced Acres, Three Springs, One Pond. $525,000 with incentives. Call Arlan 970-846-3681

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Cheapest lot in SS city limits, 1.89 acres, Zoned Residential, Subdivision Potential. JV-Subordinate-TradePrice Reduced $20,000. NOW $169,000, Ron Wendler CGR 875-2914

21ft open bow Sea Ray. Wake board tower, many extras, Bimini & camping tops, V-8 I.O. Excellent condition with low hours. $9000 846-2889, 879-7889

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Nice Building Site! By Owner, All Utilities with fees paid. Mountain views, Oak Creek, $56,500 870-0266, petnum@hotmail.com To Request photos.

1998 Malibu Response LX Ski Boat, Great condition! Low hours, excellent maintenance, great sound system. Well below market $14,750. 291-1093.

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Secluded New 7 bedroom home near the ski area, 36889 Tree Haus Open Sunday 12-3pm Greg Forney 970-846-5507 Prudential Steamboat.

1977 Fiber Form Enclosed cabin and sleeper. Low Hours, good condition. $4,000 OBO 970-326-6473 leave a message.

Toyota Tacoma Topper, older, black, very good shape short box, high back door, $400 819-4422.

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

3 Old Town Lots in Steamboat Springs, Howelsen and Emerald mountains in your back yard. $300,000 970-826-0307

Canoe: Old Town Discovery Series, extra-wide, oars & paddles; Windsurfer Magnum: Both like new! Make offer, Call Jennifer 846-6789

95 Polaris 300, with snow plow, 4x4, $2,000, 2000 Polaris 250 4x4, $1,800, both in excellent condition, always garaged, 819-4422

40 ACRES East North CRAIG $100,000, Owner finance 6.5% with $5000 down, $673.95 mo, elec and roads, 970-640-8723

Downtown Yampa River Frontage Offered at $2,800,000 #125723 Announcing a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a vacant riverfront building lot at 7th Street and Yampa, in the heart of downtown Steamboat! This .26 acre parcel has been recently excavated and building plans have already been submitted. The seller will consider a joint venture or the sale of a percentage of the property equal to less than 100%. Call Cam Boyd at 970-846-8100 or Pam Vanatta at 970-291-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com or www.SteamboatEstates.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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WATER WATER WATER! Offered at $2,150,000 #125828 Located just minutes from Steamboat, this magnificent 37 acre parcel borders 2,680 feet of the Elk River offering world class fishing in trout filled waters. You’ll rarely find a parcel with so much to offer: 1/2 mile of the Elk River, small pond and active running creek with senior water rights and no covenants. Grab your once in a life-time opportunity to own riverfront property in a gorgeous valley setting! Call Colleen de Jong at 970-846-5569 Colleen@PruSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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20 Mile Views to Zirkel Wilderness! Offered at $179,000 This parcels overlooks lush hay-producing meadows in the historic Elk River Valley. Massive old growth cottonwoods frame your views. Electric and phone to lot lines. Water to be shared and supplied by infiltration gallery. Year-round county road maintenance to lot lines. Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Rare Ranchland in South Valley Offered at $999,000 #118981 Rare parcel near Lake Catamount. 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 Prudential Steamboat Realty

HELP-U-SELL! BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED WEST END TOWNHOME. 2 BED/ 2 BATH, CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE ONLY $265,000 (DEED RESTRICTED) DWIGHT 9 7 0 - 8 4 6 - 9 9 7 0 WWW.HUSALPINEPROPERTIES.COM

Beautiful 2002 Suzuki SV650 Never been down. Yoshi RS3 Pipe Great sound. Newer rear tire, new battery, 16k. $3000 908-304-2908 Must Sell: 2000 HD Road King. Low miles, stage one, chipped, hard bags. Below market $9,400, to sell quickly. 291-1093 1992 Honda Goldwing, Great shape! 824-5072 FOR SALE: 2006 Harley Davidson Fat Boy with extras, 700 miles, Mint condition. 970-276-3677 YZ250F for Sale, 02, $2,000, obo. Runs Great! 871-9873 1999 PW50, perfect first bike. $600; 2006 TTR90 Electric start $1100. Call Dan 970-846-4827 2000 Yamaha 90TTR, Good Condition! $800.00 includes Boots & Chest Protector. Great first bike for starters. 736-0520

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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, $5650, CALL 846-8808

Country Family Home- 2,400 sq.ft., 3 bdrms/2 full baths, kitchen/dining/living room & laundry room. 20 acres or 60 acres. 970-824-7330

WANTED:3BR Duplex, TH or SF Downtown or on mtn to trade for 2BR, 2B Lodge unit, beautifully updated including heated tile floors. Short walk or shuttle to base, nicest pool on the mtn! Onsite mgt and great rental income. 970-222-3095

1997 Lance Squire 3000 8’6” Overhead camper, excellent condition. $8500 Call 970-878-4500

2003 SUZUKI DRZ400S, edelbrock carburetor, 2240 miles, $3000, 879-5755 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 2004 Yamaha Vmax-1200 cc motorcycle, 1100 original miles like new! $6100.00 OBO call 824-7029 for more info. 1995 KTM 620 RXC Dual Sport. Great Shape! ONLY 6,500 miles, $2000. Call 970-846-8026

2008 Weekend Warrior Wide Body. 34’ Toy Hauler. Like new, upgraded interior with 5.5 onan. Fueling station, 150 gallons of fresh water. Sleeps seven, all the EXTRAS! Blue Book $50,000, asking $33,500. 970-824-5337 970-629-5966

2005 Harley Davidson XLC Sportster 1200 Custom; Hard Bags, Engine Guard, Forward Controls, Windshield, 12” Handlebars, 2119 Miles, Custom Exhaust Pipes, Excellent condition, $9500 OBO Call 970-826-0686

2004 Coleman Fleetwood Pop up camper Cheyenne Edition, Fully loaded. Also 12’ Aluminium boat with Electric trolling motor. Call 879-3876

1985 Yamaha Virago 1000, Great condition!, 14K, $2,200 obo, 1971 750cc Moto Guzzi, Engine restoration 800 miles ago, $5,800 obo, 736-8478 2005 Suzuki DRZ 400, Dual Sport, 283 miles, garage kept, great shape, $4000 obo, 879-1509

1980 Trophy Motor Home 32,000 original miles, Great condition, runs and drives excellent, clean interior. $2500 970-871-1381 22’ 1995 Dutchmen Bumper Pull Camper: used very little; Kept in Covered Storage: 824-8551 & leave a message. $6300


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“Love that boy, like a rabbit loves to run” WD Myers. Downtown Books in Craig 970-824-5343 1987 Spryte five passenger snowcat. Very good condition. 45 inch “J” tracks. Blade hydraulics $14,000 possible free delivery. 970-653-3030

4X4, 2004, Jeep Liberty Renegade with sport package, manuel, clean, low miles, under warranty, clear bra, $9800 obo 819-9325 2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport 23,600 miles, extras, Hardtop, Softtop, Original Owner, no off-road use, 5speed, Extraordinary Condition $15,750.00 970-819-2074 2002 Jeep Liberty, Sweet! (4) 1999-05 Jeep Wranglers, Outstanding (2) Jeep Grand Cherokees, Very Nice! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.tomreuter.com 2001 Ford Escape, 4WD, good condition, 94k miles. Includes Blizzaks Asking $6000 Call 970-871-6735 For Sale 1987 Jeep Wrangler new sml, blk Chevy frt and rr lockers new canvas top upgraded drivetrain must see! $6500.00 OBO (970)629-0155 2007 Chevrolet Suburban LS 1500 4x4 (new design) Silver with black cloth interior, towing package, running boards, front row bench seat=9 passengers, 45k miles, excellent condition! $27,500 is priced below KBB value. Call 819-5161.

STEAMBOAT:Underground parking center of downtown. $80-$100 a month. Call Jon Sanders 970-870-0552

FREE: 5 cu ft Stand up freezer. does not work. Good for feed storage, planting or other. You haul. 970-879-9045 FREE: 13” TV & 21” Tv, works great. 970-736-0031

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Call to sign up. Randall Salky, Attorney at Law McGill Professional Law 970-879-6200 ext. 13 Sunday July 5th Shirt Shoot 9AM $35 Driving range 9AM-6PM. Sporting Clays 9AM-4PM, Call for details 970-846-5647 - www.3qc.net.

FREE: Dry Horse Manure for your gardens 879-5811 Free Frig and other stuff 879-4924

SABIN - 4035 ESP Multi function Copier: COPY, FAX, PRINT, SCAN, 35 ppm, serviced and ready to go, low copies. $3,000 obo 879-2977 I LOVE THAT PLACE ! HOME RESOURCE AT THE MILNER LANDFILL TUES - SAT 9-3 EVERYTHING AND THE KITCHEN SINK.

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.

Good Grass Hay for Sale. Small square bales. Local Steamboat Hay. Weed Free. Please contact: 303-493-1852

Jeans a little tight? Try something that works. Take it off keep it off. Get ready for Spring! 970-824-9284

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

Now accepting antique consignments. Hayden Artisans’ Marketplace. Call 276-2019. Open Tues-Sat, 10a-6p BUYING GOLD, SILVER AND PLATINUM BULLION AND COINS. Call (970)-824-5807 or Cell (970)-326-8170.

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Local Blue Stain Pine. Check us out each week at the Farmer’s Market in Downtown Steamboat Springs, every Saturday! (970) 756-LOGS (5647).

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

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GrandKids Child Care Center Has rare openings in preschool for children 31/2 to 5 years for summer and fall. Quality early education including intergenerational activities with seniors at Doak Walker Care Center, hot lunches, nutritious snacks. Where fun, loving and learning go hand in hand. Minimum 2 days a week. 870-1140.

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Trees, Shrubs, Perennianals Annuals, Mulches, Soil & Ammendments. Metal edging & plenty of free advise all at 3046 Elk River Road. Open 7 days a week. 970-879-4769

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.

Sale! All CM Truckbeds & under bed Toolboxes, Plus really cool Montezuma Topsider Tool Organizers, Auto Parts of Craig, 824-6544

1994 Dodge Dakota, 2WD, Extended Cab with shell. $1,700 OBO. GOOD CONDITION! RUNS WELL! 970-402-0581 1980 Jeep CJ7 Green with black hardtop, V6, 5 speed. $3850 OBO Call 803-730-4176 (12) Trucks from $500 Down! 1989 Ranger Pickup, $2,250. #2479 (3) Toyota Tacomas, WoW! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. Warranties! 1993 GMC SLE 2500, 4x4, extended cab, 350 engine, 5speed manual, many extras, very clean, runs great. $3700 OBO 970-824-3512 1990 Ford F-150, 2wd, Maroon with matching topper, dual tanks, engine runs excellent, 96K, $1,000 or make an offer!, 970-846-4685

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

Discounted Steel Buildings, Big & Small Get the Deal of Deals!, Placement to Site www.scg-grp.com Source#1CD, Phone: 970-778-3191

Great Haying Tractor, new 72HP Montana Limited 4WD Tractor, with loader, Easy start class 2 Pto, Great Price, dealer 824-6544 0% Financing for 48 Months with approved credit, plus retail Rebates on 5 models of 4WD Montana Tractors, Craig Dealer, 824-6544

North West Colorado Firearms Training, LLC CCW training classes. NWCFT provides training far beyond the Colorado State minimum requirements. Two days of hands-on training, not just 3 hours of classroom theory. Call Ken Klinger at 970-846-6595 or visit http://NWCFT.com. Openings available for July - September classes.. You owe it to yourself to get more than a certificate.

White Whirlpool washer and dryer for sale. In good condition, $100 each. 970-629-8592

Pinon Firewood, one time cord $300 Steamboat, $250 Craig, $275 Hayden, Exotic Juniper woodwork, will email pictures, 970-675-2819 FIREWOOD: Round $90 or Split $125 per cord, We load. Call 970-778-2439 or 879-3475 Pearl Lake

Free towing of unwanted & abandoned vehicles. 879-1065 DEERFOOT AUCTION SERVICE is now scheduling estate farm and ranch and business auctions, contact Mike to schedule your sale today! 970-629-0321

DONT TOSS IT ! DONATE IT AND SAVE ! HOME RESOURCE AT MILNER LANDFILL ACCEPTING USED AND LEFTOVER BUILDING MATERIALS AND APPLPIANCES 9-3 TUES THRU SAT.

K-9 Gentle Dental will be at Mt. Werner Veterinary Hospital for the July Hygiene Clinic. July 9th, 11th, 23rd. No anesthesia required. Call Angel for appointment 619-370-5956.

Adorable Pure Bred Chihuahua Female Puppies, $250, and $300. Shots and Wormed. (970) 878-4477

Dryland, Irrigated Grass Hay. Small Square bales & Big Square, Round Bales. Pre - Order, Delivery Available 879-1663 or 846-6120 Free for the taking! Hay grass on 30 Acres. Ready to cut, bale and haul. Two miles from Steamboat. 970-879-4700 BEST DEALS! Buy Direct Eliminate Middleman order next Winter’s hay. Grass, Alfalfa, Mix, Small Square, Large Rounds. Delivery options. 970-879-2391

City of Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter Phone: 879-0621 - 760 Critter Court, 6/29/2009-Found: Oak Creek area: male all white young puppy. Found: 11th, Yampa St. in Steamboat: Siamese cat and her 4 kittens. Found: Heritage Park: Large grey shorthair neutered male cat. FOUND: I Touch found on school bus. password to identify. 970-879-7117

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FOUND: set of keys, corner of Riverqueen and Clubhouse Dr. Boot on key chain. Left at front desk @ the Ranch 879-3000 x115. LOST: SET OF KEYS IN THE DOWNTOWN AREABlue Carabiner, I need them for my truck and work! Please call 846-6308 FOUND- KAYAK, call to identify 846-2487

Found: Fetcher’s Pond, kid water bottle with blue all star, 879-9002 FOUND: Grey kitten on main street in Yampa, I buried him with love. FOUND: Loose something off your bike Sunday on Red Dirt Trail? Call to identify. 871-7358

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.

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Landlords, no energy to clean the mess tenants left behind? Former cleaning company pros specializing in Move - in / Out cleaning for fast turnover. Reasonable, flat rate, free phone estimates. Call 970-846-4330

Free confidential pregnancy tests & ultrasound. Pregnancy Resource Center. 544 Oak Street (Good Shepherd House) Walk-ins welcome Tuesdays 9-5PM, Wednesdays 4-7PM, Thursdays 9-2PM. Call for an appointment any time. 871-1307 www.steamboatpregnancy.com

FOUND: Orange male cat, friendly, meows lots. Please call for more details and to identify. 970-819-2406

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

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HI - DEFINITION HP PROJECTOR - Compatible With every device. $900 OBO Call 970-736-1036

Mini Ausie Chihuahua, Cocker Spaniel, Papillon, Pekingese, Westie, Yorkies. All from top USDA licensed Top Breeders. Baker Drive Pets 970-824-3933

LOST: Green GT Mountain Bike on Yampa Core Trail, near Chinook Ln. Sat June 27 (AM). Please Call 970-846-2006

Selling lodgepole fence rails, logs, and stays of any size. Call 970-846-9308 with questions.

Bose 901 Series VI speakers, walnut, with equalizer, like new, $500, Toby 970-846-4068

GE Cafe Spacemaker over the range microwave-brand new, did not fit remodeled space. $500 OBO. 970-819-0308.

STILL DOESN’T CHANGE THE FACT YOU NEED TO PAY YOUR BILLS! NEED HELP, BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? 1-888-355-2542 AN AGENT IS WAITING TO HELP YOU.

Steel building frame - 50’x75’ with (3) 50’ I-beams and all uprights. Brand new, never used. Paid $12,000. Will take best offer 846-5264

2000 F-350 Dually, 4x4, V10, 8x12 flat bed with 48” solid rails. Only 11,300 miles. $12,900 OBO. 303-324-7700 (cell)

1996 Ford Aerostar XLT Van AWD Good Condition, 166k miles, great working vehicle for plumber or painter. $1,800 OBO 970-846-4918

BAD CREDIT, NO CREDIT, BANKRUPTCY?

TRI-MATIC PAINT SPRAY BOOTH + MAKE-UP AIR UNIT, 8’x12’ working area, 9’ height, Very Clean, Fluorescent Lighting, Fire Suppression, Fire Dept. Approved, 2 ½ Gallon, Dual Regulated, HVLP Spray Gun, Well Maintained, Extra Clean, Low Hours, $32,000 New - SALE PRICE $20,000, 970.736.8244 Dovetail Designs

300 acres standing natural timothy hay, ready to cut after 7/15, $47 per T. Elkhead Ranch 970-276-3920

FOUND: Snap On Ratchet on 129 by 7-11. Call to identify. 970-819-6047

Need Top Soil? Call 970-879-0655 TOP SOIL! TOP SOIL! TOP SOIL! Kimco 879-6898

4H Logan Coach 2007, excellent condition with Gold Platinum LQ $33,500 OBO. Call 970-879-6201

10 fresh corriente roping calves, $375, 2 2yr. old corriente bulls, good conformation, gentle, ready for breeding, $500. Elkhead Ranch, 970-276-3920

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.

Torker boardwalk beach cruiser. Black with flames, fenders ,light, speedometer. Great condition, very low miles. $200.00. 846-1372.

(30) Subaru Outbacks, Foresters, and Imprezas, from $1,500 / $15,000! 2000 “Jimmy’ Sport, Great! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. Great Warranties! 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ60. New windshield, new tires. Very mechanically sound, strong, strong, vehicle. Runs good looks good! Very Motivated Seller $2,400. 970-846-0872

3’ wide solid core exterior door with frame. Old, Antique bench, 8’ long, needs repair. Pick up at bottom of driveway, 2830 Alpenglow Way. Top off Walton Creek, right on Apres ski way, 1st left is alpenglow. 2830 is uphill on right.

STEAMBOAT’S MATTRESS HEADQUARTERS Mountain Mattress and furniture, Queen sets from $299. All natural, memory foam, 22 models on floor (970)879-8116 2 sofa sleepers, 60’s bedroom set, leather chair automan, Single mattress set with frame Antique dining table, side tables, two coffe tables lamps and much more! 970-846-7787

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6 Ton National Boom Truck, 60’ reach, Ford 800 with flat bed & carrying rack. $12,000 846-6823

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Standing at stud AQHA Capitol Class -Black Bay. Hollywoods Shining -Red Dun. Get ‘em Dun -Palomino. APHA Tuff N Tru -Bay Homozygous Tobiano. Foundation breeding, great dispositions, versatile. Call 970-824-4145 or 970-629-0190

Annie’s ESTATE SALE / TAG SALE Friday July 3 to Sunday July 5 8-2:00. 850 Aspen @ 9th Street, RAIN OR SHINE! Old Town Home filled with antiques, tools, books, Christmas, stoneware, graniteware, depression glass, china, sterling, jewelry, furniture, and more we just found. ALL ITEMS DISCOUNTED.

Must Sell or Trade 3 American Saddlebred Mares, 4 yrs to 17 yrs old. Broken & Unbroken. 970-824-7330

Riding Lessons @ Perry-Mansfield

Simmons firm Beautyrest King size mattress and box springs, no frame $150, 879-9827

Natural Pine Log Dining Table

75”x41”, five matching leather chairs and one matching armed chair. $950, 970-870-8627 970-846-8041 King Tempur-Pedic Bed with adjustable sides, great for reading, being pregnant, or bad backs. $2,000 970-871-6165

Visit Yampa Valley Feeds for your 4H livestock project show supplies, feed and more. Many great saddle consignments, from English (Bates, Crosby & more) to Western (Longhorn, Courts, & more). Show clothes, chaps, jackets, breeches & boots... it’s show time—get ready for the Yampa Valley Open Horse Shows and Humble Ranch Benefit Show! Visit www.yampavalleyfeeds.com or 276-4250. Fresh local lamb ready Aug-Sept. Price includes processing and delivery. $330 whole or $200 1/2. Call 970-218-7613. Seeking nanny position, 5 years experience. Live in, full time. Infant to 5 years. references available. 402-340-1564 please leave message.

Reclaimed Barnwood for Sale Pine, Oak, and Walnut. 1x, 2x, and timbers of multiple dimensions, call 819-1265

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2 quality SuffolkXHamp buck lambs for sale. Call 970-218-7613 Palomino all-around type mare english western. Smart, softmounth and leggy. $3500 Semi-retired 17.2hh Swedish warmblood mare, dressage-trail predictable undersaddle but pushy to handle. $1000, 970-871-1324 http://mystic-valley-farm.com 10 Corrientte Long Horn X, $400 a calf. AI pairs $850. Never been roped. Call 878-5986 Meadowbrook Horse Cart for sale. Includes all tack and harness; plus sleigh runners. $1,800. Call 879 6043. Horse pasture for rent. 970-824-2051

City of Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter Phone: 879-0621 www.petfinder.com DATE: 6-29-09 Dogs for Adoption: Star-3 year old female Black Lab-Great with everyone! Cash-6 month old Border Collie/Pit Bull-Temperament tested excellent! Rowdee-Adult Pit Bull-great with other dogs! Roman-Huge male Doberman! Cats for Adoption: Cats from 1 to 14 years old! Barn Cats too-$30 each! Lots of kittens!

Alpacas For Sale. Fiber, pet males. Halter trained. $500 pair includes gelding. Experienced, award-winning breeder. Visitors welcome! NeverSummer Alpacas. 736-1129

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Dog Boarding Specials! Peaceful, Quiet and Fun! Getaway from Fireworks! Your Dog will Thank you! 879-DOGS (3647)

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Professional, flexible PT / FT benefited position for front desk assistant; ability to multi-task & pleasant phone etiquette essential! Medical office experience and Spanish speaking preferred. Fax cover letter and resume 870-6441

Busy medical practice looking for Medical Assistant - CNA, must have computer skills and phlebotomy helpful. Competitive wages and benefits. Bring resume to 595 Russell Street, Craig.

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Seeking person to provide admin assistance to office in Steamboat. 40 hrs week, $14.63 hour. Email resumes to: cwbennett@ultimaservices.com

Now hiring retail associate, weekends and part time. Sales experience helpful but not necessary. Apply in person! Zing, 345 Lincoln Avenue.

Claims Analyst

CONCRETE FORM SETTER & FINISHER Precision Excavating, Inc. has an immediate opening for an experienced Concrete Form Setter & Finisher. Please apply in person at 1545 West Jefferson Ave. in Hayden. EOE

SPEECH COACH (or Co-coaches) SSHS. Media Paraprofessional SSMS. Special Ed. Paraprofessional SPE. Please complete district classified application at https://apps.winocular.com/steamboat/apply/ Questions: 970-871-3199. EOE

Needed: Professional Liquid Petroleum Drivers. 3 years of safe delivery of petroleum products . Airbrake, tanker and Hazmat Medical CardClean MVR. Craig base, max 4 overnights per month, Top pay. Contact: Jason@monumentoil.com

Integrated Community seeks a PT, ESL instructor in Craig. BA-AA in Education + 1-2 years related experience. Call 871-4599. EOE.

Steamboat Springs School District Teachers 2009-2010. Music Teacher - SPE, Reading Teacher ½ Time, SCE. CO Teacher License with appropriate endorsement required. Salary: DOQ. Please complete district application at https://apps.winocular.com/steamboat/apply/ Questions: 970-871-3199. EOE

Start Your Healthcare Career Today! YVMC has an exciting opportunity to join our Sterile Processing Team and are willing to train the right candidate! Sterile Processing Tech (FT Evenings) - Responsible for decontamination, cleaning, assembly, and sterilization of supplies and instrumentation utilized throughout the facility following established national standards and infection control standards. Applicants must be upbeat, a team-player, strong attention to detail, & organized, with the ability to multi-task in a fun fast paced environment. Strong computer & communication/interpersonal skills are also required. We offer great benefits including health insurance, paid time off, ski passes, 403(b) retirement plan and more! Apply at Yampa Valley Medical Center, Human Resources at 1024 Central Park Drive Steamboat Springs, CO, fax resume to 871-2337, apply online at www.yvmc.org or email to: careers@yvmc.org.

Total Service PHD specializes in Plumbing, Heating, Sewer & Drain service work only. Very very busy in these tough economic times. Applicant must have substantial plumbing & heating experience. Must live within 25 minutes of Steamboat. Long hours good pay & benefits for the right person. E-mail resume or 1 page letter describing qualifications to: info@totalservicephd.com

Full-time temporary customer service position now through late September, covering a maternity leave. Mon - Fri, 9 - 5, no nights, no weekends. Strong possibility of converting to a full-time, year-round outside sales and customer service position for the right person. Contact Tom at Pilot Office Outfitters, 879-6450 x15.

Steamboat Lake Outfitters is now hiring for front desk agents and cashiers, call 879-4404 or apply online www.steamboatoutfitters.com

Is looking for a Personable, energetic applicant who adds strength & value to an innovative, established company Plumbing & Heating Service Technician. Excellent wages, benefits & training! GrandLakePlumbing.com 970-879.1504 x206

PROPERTY CARETAKERS. A reliable couple to live on the ranch, maintain security, monitor systems, and perform routine maintenance. Housing & utilities provided year-round. Starts Sept 1st. Reference Necessary. High Meadow Ranch 736-8416

(Full-Time) The Claims Analyst is responsible for the submission of clean and timely patient claims to commercial, governmental, and workers compensation insurance companies. Candidate must possess excellent customer service attitude, strong computer skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and hospital information systems required. An overall knowledge of functions & activities of hospitals, understanding of compliance, knowledge of various payment systems, skill in analyzing, researching, and resolving problems and issues. Previous hospital billing experience & Patient Financial Services certification preferred. We offer great benefits including health insurance, paid time off, ski passes, 403(b) retirement plan and more! Apply at Yampa Valley Medical Center, Human Resources at 1024 Central Park Drive Steamboat Springs, CO, fax resume to 871-2337, apply online at www.yvmc.org or email to: careers@yvmc.org.

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IS NOW HIRING: FT / PT SALES ASSOCIATES & ASSISTANT MANAGERS. COMPETITIVE WAGES & BENEFITS. APPLY IN PERSON AT 7-ELEVEN OFF HWY 40

Landscape Maintenance, 5 days a week possible. Odd jobs and errands. References please. $15 per hour. Call 879-5720 or 734-7069

Seeking medical assistant. Duties to include assisting physician, administering allergy testing and shots, and performing general office duties. Medical experience preferred, but will train the right candidate. Computer experience, attention to detail and customer service skills a must. Submit resume to 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 207, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

*Housekeeping / Preventative Maintenance *Room Prep / Quality Control * Night Laundry Full time- Year round employment. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401k, Potential Tuition Reimbursement, Discounted hotel room rates at Wyndham core properties. Apply in person at 900 Pine Grove Circle (Across from the Tennis Bubble) EOE, VETERANS, DV, M, F

The legal description for the project is as follows: Section 20, 21, 30, Township 5 North, Range 86 West Any person with an interest which may be adversely affected by this proposed decision may submit written comments, or a written request for an adjudicatory hearing before the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, to the Division at 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203. Such comments should be submitted within 30 days of the second publication of this notice. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10186162 10314-5 COMBINED NOTICE ROUTT COUNTY PUBLIC TRUSTEE SALE NO. 09-41 This Notice concerns the Deed of Trust (“Trust Deed”) described as follows:

PS Homecare, a leading national respiratory company seeks Healthcare specialist. Responsibilities: Disease management programs, clinical evaluations, equipment set-up (including ventilators) and education. Be the Dr.’s eyes in the home setting. RN, LPN, RRT, CRT licensed as applicable. Pediatric experience preferred. Great personality with strong work ethic needed. Competitive salary, benefits and career paths. Drug free workplace. EOE.

Here’s a genuine career opportunity. Full-time year-round position for a person with proven sales ability and history. Local Steamboat business is looking for an individual that is highly motivated by commission sales as our sales and support representative for the Routt/ Moffat/ Grand county area. Product and industry knowledge is not necessary; we will provide training. However, proven sales ability and drive is a must. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter with some technical/ mechanical aptitude. Let’s get started on your career! Contact Tom at Pilot Office Outfitters 879-6450 x15.

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Now Hiring Shift Managers, We are seeking career minded motivated individuals to help manage Quick Service Restaurants. We offer: -Competitive Pay -Benefits -Paid Training -401K -Paid Vacation -Unlimited Opportunities for Growth and Personal Development Based on Performance. We offer more opportunities for people to find the challenges they want and the recognition they deserve. If you’re ready to match challenge with opportunity, come join our team. Preferred candidates will have previous management experience and demonstrated growth in personal and professional development. Please email resume to ApplyingForPosition@Hotmail.com or fax 719-573-9404 Steamboat Lake Outfitters is now hiring for Sous Chef, Kitchen Management, Waitstaff, Pizza & line cooks. 970-879-4404, apply www.steamboatlakeoutfitters.com SAKETUMI SEEKING PT SUSHI CHEF. SOME EXPERIENCE REQUIRED CONTACT 970.846.2840. TO SET UP INTERVIEW.

Three Peaks Grill

We are accepting applications for line cooks. Please apply in person Tuesday through Saturday at 2165 Pine Grove Road at the back door between 2-6pm.

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Grantor: Shane Siegfried Original Beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for SCME Mortgage Bankers, Inc. Current Owner of the Evidence of Debt: LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-15AR Date of Deed of Trust: April 16, 2007 Recording Date of Deed of Trust: April 30, 2007 Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $558,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt as of the date hereof: $558,000.00 County of Recording: Routt Book and Page No. or Reception No. of Recorded Deed of Trust: as Reception No. 656046 Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 4, RED HAWK VILLAGE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT FILES APRIL 12, 2006 AT RECEPTION NO. 636004 AND AS FILE NO. 13599, COUNTY OF ROUTT, STATE OF COLORADO. Also known as: 23530 Sagebrush Circle, Oak Creek, CO 80467 THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST TO BE FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. YOU ARE NOTIFIED AS FOLLOWS: The Holder of the debt secured by the Deed of Trust declares a violation of the covenants of said Deed of Trust for reasons including, but not limited to, the failure to make payments as provided for in the Deed of Trust and Negotiable Instrument. The Holder of the Debt secured by the Deed of Trust has filed a written Notice of Election and Demand for sale with the undersigned Public Trustee under the terms of the Deed of Trust. A notice of Intent to Cure filed pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 38-38-104 shall be filed with the undersigned at least 15 calendar days prior to the first scheduled sale date or any date to which the sale is continued. A notice of Intent to Redeem pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 38-38-302 shall be filed with the undersigned no later than 8 business days after the sale. The name, address and telephone number of each attorney (if any) representing the Holder of the Debt is as follows: Robert J. Aronowitz, Esq.Reg. No. 5673 Joel T. Mecklenburg, Esq. Reg. No. 36291 Stacey L. Aronowitz, Esq. Reg. No. 36290 Joan Olson, Esq. Reg. No. 28078 Marcy L. McDermott, Esq.Reg. No. 38030 Aronowitz & Ford, LLP 1199 Bannock Street Denver, Colorado 80204 (303) 813-1177 NOTICE OF SALE The undersigned will on September 2, 2009, at 10a.m. at Public Trustee’s Office, Routt County Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, sell the Property at public auction to the highest bidder who has submitted bid funds to the undersigned as specified by C.R.S. 38-38-106(7) to pay the Debt and certain other sums, all as provided by applicable law and the Deed of Trust.

In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, the City of Steamboat Springs/Steamboat Springs Transit hereby notifies the public that it is recommending the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for applicable professional services, construction procurement contract during Fiscal Year 2010, beginning October 1, 2009 and ending September 30, 2010. The overall total DBE goal for fiscal year is 1.1%. Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected is available for inspection from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (mountain time) at the Steamboat Springs Transit Office, 137 10th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 for 30 days following the date of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice. The comments are for information purposes only and may be sent the DBE Office, same address, or to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, Region 8, 12300 West Dakota Avenue, Suite 310, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186321 10319-1 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 07/22/2009. ACTIVITY #: PP2009-022 PETITIONER: PUBLIC SERVICE CO OF COLORADO PETITION: Administrative Permit from Waterbody Setback to construct a rail spur and relocated County Road 27 and ash haul road crossings over Sage Creek LOCATION/LEGAL: Portions of Sections 17, T8N, R87W - located approx. 4.5 miles East of Hayden, CO Routt County Planning Department Chad Phillips, Planning Director Box 773749 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186326 10313-4 PUBLIC NOTICE Sage Creek Coal Company, LLC (SCCC), 29515 Routt County Road 27, Oak Creek, Colorado, has submitted an application to the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (CDRMS) for a permit for the Peabody Sage Creek Mine, to conduct underground coal mining and related operations. The proposed mine permit area, encompassing approximately 10,169 acres, is located approximately nine miles south of the Town of Hayden, Colorado, off Routt County Road 27. The mine permit area is covered by the Milner, Mount Harris, Rattlesnake Butte, and Dunckley USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle maps. The general legal description for lands affected by the proposed Mine Permit Application Package (PAP) are located in Township 5 North, Range 87 West, all or portions of Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, and 22; and Township 6 North, Range 87 West, all or portions of Sections 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36. The permit term applied for is five (5) years and will affect a small portion of the entire permit area. Surface and coal ownership within the proposed permit area include SCCC, the State of Colorado, the U.S. Department of Interior (Bureau of Land Management) and Grassy Creek Holding Company, LLC. The ownership, precise location, and boundaries of lands within the permit area are identified in Section 2.03, and on Map 2.03-M1, of the PAP, and are included in this public notice by reference. Some of the proposed activities would occur within 100 feet of the outside right-of-way of Routt County Road 27, at the intersection of Routt County Roads 27 and 27A, and continuing on to the north on Routt County Road 27. A public hearing to determine whether the interests of the public and affected landowners will be protected can be requested by contacting the CDRMS in writing within 30 days after the last date of publication of this notice. If a hearing is requested, it would be held in Hayden, which is in the locality of the proposed operations. Copies of the complete PAP (less confidential materials) are available for inspection at the mine office and the office of the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety. A copy of the PAP is also available for public inspection at the: Office of Clerk and Recorder Routt County 552 Lincoln Avenue P.O. Box 773598 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477 Written comments or objections to the mine permit application should be submitted to the CDRMS, 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203-2273, within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice. A public hearing to determine whether the interests of the public and affected landowners will be protected can be requested by contacting the CDRMS in writing within 30 days after the last date of publication of this notice. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186171 10285-3

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT BY THE STEAMBOAT SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENTRANCE ADDITION

DATED: May 1, 2009

Notice is hereby given that at 10:00 a.m. on, July 6, 2009 at the STEAMBOAT SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, 325 7th STREET, STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO 80477, final settlement with Holmquist-Lorenz Construction Co. (“Contractor”) will be made by Steamboat Springs School District RE-2 (“Owner”) for and on the contract between the Contractor and the Owner relating to the Middle School Entrance Addition and Drainage Improvement Project (the “Project”) for the STEAMBOAT SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-2. Any person, co-partnership, association of persons, company, corporation that has furnished labor, materials, team hire, sustenance, provisions, provender, or other supplies used or consumed by such Contractor or its subcontractor(s) in or about the performance of the Project or that supplies rental machinery, tools or equipment to the extent used in the prosecution of the Project whose claim therefore has not been paid by the Contractor or a subcontractor(s), at any time up to and including the time of final settlement as described above for the Project, may file a verified statement of the amount due and unpaid on account

/s/Jeanne Whiddon Jeanne Whiddon, Public Trustee of Routt County, Colorado Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: August 2, 2009 10186173 10308-3

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Colorado Mountain Junior College District (“College”) Board of Trustees (“Board”) will appoint one person to fill a vacancy on the Board for the College Board Member District #5. The Board membership to be filled is for District #5 which comprises all of the area within the legal boundaries of Steamboat Springs School District RE-2. The person to be appointed must be an eligible elector and must reside within District #5. The term to be filled expires in November 2009. The person appointed will be required to fulfill all nomination and petition obligations for the November 2009 if they would like to continue in the position past that time.

Public Notice City of Steamboat Springs/ Steamboat Springs Transit Participation in Federal Transit Administration DBE Program

The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety is proposing to Approve the release of coal exploration bond submitted by Twentymile Coal Company for Notice of Intent No. X-1990-205-00. This is a partial bond release of holes drilled under NOI X-90-205-00. A bond in the amount of $1,458.00 will be held for further reclamation of site 90003. The bond was submitted to cover reclamation costs of exploration drill holes in Routt County. An inspection showed that disturbance associated with the exploration project has been adequately reclaimed.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS BY PUBLICATION PURSU ANT TO 15-12-801, C.R.S. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Christian R. Coma , Deceased Case Number: 2009PR31 All persons having claims against the above -named estate are required to present them to the Co-Personal Representatives or to the Routt County Combined Court on or before November 5, 2009, or the claims may be forever barred. Barbara J . Coma, Co-Personal Representative

of such claim with the Board of Education, c/o Richard Denney, Contract Administrator, at 325 7th Street, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-2 325 7th STREET P.O. BOX 774368 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO 80477 Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 21, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10184341 10297-2

COLORADO MOUNTAIN JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OPPORTUNITY - DISTRICT #5

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LEGAL NOTICE

By: Dr. Anne Freedman Secretary, Board of Trustees Colorado Mountain Junior College District Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186177

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The Village At Steamboat is hiring for the following positions:

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Any person interested in being considered for appointment, or desiring further information, should contact Debbie Novak, 831 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601, telephone (970)947-8365. Applications for appointment should include a resume of relevant qualifications and experience, and a concise letter or statement of why the applicant wishes to serve on the Board. Applications should be submitted and received by 5:00 p.m. on July 10, 2009. The Board will consider all applications and make the appointment in public session at a Board meeting to be held on August 10, 2009.

Town of Oak Creek Colorado is currently seeking a certified plant operator for its water and wastewater treatment plants. The applicant must have at least a class “B” wastewater certification and a class “C” water certification. If interested please send resume and cover letter to Town Clerk, P.O. Box 128, Oak Creek CO 80467 or fax to (970) 736-8225.

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P.O. Box 775271 Steamboat Springs , Co 80477 Richard R. Corna, Co-Personal Representative 8903 Lea Court Dublin, Obi 43017 Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 19, 2009 10186159

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS State of Colorado Department of Transportation Notice Number: 16729 Project No: 16560 Project Title: Rabbit Ears (Steamboat) Maintenance Facility Addition Estimated Construction Cost: $350,000 Project Description 23’ x 12’ additionand remodel to an existing CMU vehicle storage facility building; project includes and addition with two offices, an ADA compliant restroom, and break room; project also includes a new slab throughout the existing building and new electrical and telecom under the new slab and re-enforcement of the south side for new overhead door openings in the exsting CMU structure. Also includes addition of covered parking roof at South end of the building. CDOT will provide Architectural/Structural/Civil drawings. Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing will be Design/Build by contractor. Existing maintenance site needs to be functional throughout the construction process. Project Information 1. The Principal Representative has determined that the entire project shall be substantially complete within _120_ calendar days from the date of the Notice to Proceed, and the project shall be finally complete, including the delivery of any or all guarantees and warranties, the submittal of sales and use tax payment forms, the completion of the final punch list and the calling for final inspection, within _15_ calendar days, if applicable, from the date of substantial completion. In accordance with Article 46 of the General Conditions of the Contract, Time of Completion and Liquidated Damages, failure to complete the work within the agreed number of calendar days shall be considered breach of contract and subject the bidder to liquidated damages to the extent specified in Article 54D of the General Conditions of the Contract. 2. The right is reserved to waive informalities or irregularities and to reject any and all Bids. 3. Bidders may procure Bidding Documents ONLY at the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting. 4. A Deposit of _$0.00_ will be required for each complete set of Contract Documents. This deposit shall be a guaranty that the documents will be returned in good condition. Such deposits will be returned to (1) Actual Bidders who return the documents before the termination of five (5) business days after the opening of the Bids, (2) Other interested parties who return the documents within five (5) business days after checking them out. Additional copies of any documents, drawings, or specifications will be supplied at the actual cost of reproduction. Bidders desiring the Architect/Engineer to mail bid documents will be required to pay the full cost of mailing. Such expenses will be non-refundable. 5. Each Bid shall be submitted on the required Bid Form and must be accompanied by a Bid Bond on State Buildings Programs Bid Bond Form Sc-6.14 in an amount not less than 5% of the total Bid. The Bid Bond may also be (1) a cashier\’s check or (2) a certified check made payable to the Treasurer of the State of Colorado in an amount not less than 5% of the total Bid. The Bid Bond is submitted as a guaranty that the Bid will be maintained in full force and effect for a period of thirty (30) days after the opening of the Bids for the project. 6. The Bidder promises, in submitting his Bid, that if issued a Notice of Award, he will, within the prescribed time, execute the required Agreement, furnish the required Performance Bond, Labor and Material Payment Bond, Insurance Policy and Certificates of Insurance, or forfeit his Bid Guaranty as Liquidated Damages. 7. Preference shall be given to Colorado resident bidders and for Colorado labor, as provided by law. 8. Requirements for bidding will include qualifying with Colorado State Buildings Programs for construction projects of $150,000 or more at least two (2) working days prior to bid opening. If you are not yet qualified with State Buildings, request instructions to locate the online form SC9.1, Contractors’ Registration form at the pre-submittal meeting or from the web site http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/dfp/sbrep (Click on the navigation button State Buildings, then Contractor’s Qualification/Registration Form and then the hyper link below the second paragraph - Contractor Registration Form). Complete the form and submit electronically to the Office of the State Architect. Pre-Bid Meeting A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held 07/07/2009 11:00 AM at 275 US Highway 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Comments: Plans and Specs will only be available at the Pre-Bid Meeting, 07/07/2009 at 11:00 AM. Sealed Bids will be received from qualified contractors until this date and time at this location: Date & Time: 07/21/09 at 02:00 PM Address: CDOT Property Management Camp George West 15285 South Golden Road, Building 47 Golden, CO 80401 Comments: Sealed bids will be opened at Camp George West Building 132 in Golden, shortly after 2:00 PM. Point of Contact Name: Anne Feeser-Olesen Agency: Department of Transportation Phone: 303-512-5522 Fax: 303-512-5550 Email: Anne.Feeser@dot.state.co.us This Notice is also available on the web at www.colorado.gov/dpa/dfp/sbrep Media of Publication(s): BIDS, Daily Journal, Steamboat Pilot & Today Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 28, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10185309 10312-1 PUBLIC NOTICE Twentymile Coal Company (TCC), 29515 Routt County Road 27, Oak Creek, Colorado 80467, has submitted an application for Technical Revision (TR) of the Foidel Creek Mine, Permit Number C-82-056. The revision (TR09-67) addresses expansion of the existing Coal Refuse Disposal Area (RDA). The mine permit area encompasses approximately 19,940 acres, located approximately 23 miles southwest of Steamboat Springs on Routt County Road 33, and approximately 7.3 miles northwest of Oak Creek on Routt County Road 27. Mine offices and major surface facilities are located adjacent to Foidel Creek, near the intersection of these two roads. The mine permit area is covered by the Cow Creek, Dunkley, Milner, Mount Harris, Oak Creek, and Rattlesnake Butte USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle maps. The lands affected by the proposed revision are located in the S½, Section 32, T5N, R86W and the N½ Sections 8 and 9, T4N, R86W. TCC controls both the coal and surface in this area. The Mine Permit Area includes all or portions of Sections 7 through 9, T4N, R86W; T5N, R86W, except Sections 34 through 36; and Sections 13, 22 through 24, 25 through 27, and 34 through 36, T5N, R87W. The ownership, precise location, and boundaries of lands within the Permit are identified on pages 2.03-13 through 2.08-18 and 2.03-22 and 2.03-23.1, and Map 1, of the Mine Permit Application Package (PAP), and are included in this public notice by reference. Copies of the PAP, including the referenced Technical Revision application, (less confidential material) are available for inspection at the mine office and the office of the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety. A copy of the Technical Revision application is also available for public inspection at the: Office of Clerk and Recorder Routt County 552 Lincoln Avenue P.O. Box 773598 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477 Written comments or objections to the Technical Revision application should be submitted to the State of Colorado, Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety (CDRMS), 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203-2273 within ten days of the date of publication of this notice. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186169 10298-3 City of Steamboat Springs Request For Proposals


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Security Systems - Steamboat Springs School District RE-2 Proposal Deadline - July 23, 2009 The City of Steamboat Springs, acting as the administrative agent for a grant from the US Department of Justice, is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to supply, install and implement security system equipment at the various Steamboat Springs RE-2 District schools and facilities. This project is funded in part by a Secure Our Schools Program Grant through the US Department of Justice. A MANDATORY site visit will take place on July 14, 2009 starting at 8:00 AM. Starting location is the Steamboat Springs School District RE-2 Human Services Building, 325 7th St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Request For Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting Anne Small, at (970) 871-8249 or asmall@steamboatsprings.net Proposals must be submitted to City Offices, 137 10th Street, PO Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, Attention: Anne Small no later than 12:00 Noon, July 23, 2009. 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: June 28, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10185310 Publication Dates: Legal Ad: 2009 Steamboat Pilot

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Bill to: Internal Services 10323-1 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING AGENDA THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009 The Steamboat Springs Board of Adjustment will not hold a meeting on July 16, 2009. The next regular meeting is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, August 20, 2009. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186377 10305-2 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety is proposing to Approve the release of coal exploration bond submitted by Twentymile Coal Company for Notice of Intent No. X-1998-205-05. The bond was submitted to cover reclamation costs of exploration drill holes in Routt County. An inspection showed that all disturbances associated with the exploration project has been adequately reclaimed. Exploration holes 98001-98005 and Backhole tests pits 1-16 drilled under NOI X-1998-205-05 are being released. The legal description for the project is as follows: Section 14, 15, 16, 26. Township 5 North, Range 86 West Any person with an interest which may be adversely affected by this proposed decision may submit written comments, or a written request for an adjudicatory hearing before the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, to the Division at 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203. Such comments should be submitted within 30 days of the second publication of this notice. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 28, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10185413 10311-2 City of Steamboat Springs Request For Proposals Janitorial Service - Howelsen Ice Arena Proposal Deadline - July 22, 2009

The City of Steamboat Springs is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to provide professional janitorial services for the Howelsen Ice Arena in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

tal of $36,046.00 will be released for holes 2003CH01, 2003CH03, and 2003CH04.

Request For Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting Anne Small at (970) 871-8249 or asmall@steamboatsprings.net

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A voluntary site visit will take place at 10:00 AM on July 15, 2009. 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, July 22, 2009. 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: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10186165 10306-2 Notice of Default Demand for Payment Notice to Sale Pursuant to Colorado Law Under C.R.S. 38-21.5-101 et. Seg. IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE Alpine Mini Storage, wishing to avail themselves of the provisions of C.R.S. 38-21-101 et. Seg. Hereby gives Notice of Default, Demand for Payment and Notice of Sale under said Act: 1. Notice of Default: WHEREAS Konstantine Stowlolosow (tenant)whose last known address is c/o Joe Altuna, 6 Curlew, Massapequa, NY 11758 whereby tenant entered into a lease agreement dated October 3, 2004 entering into possession of unit or lessee Space Number 29E(east) of a self storage facility located at 1804/1934 13th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488. WHEREAS said tenant has failed and refused to pay the agreed rental charges for Said Unit or Lessee space pursuant to said lease due 08/01/2008 and monthly thereafter in the following particulars and amounts to date, to wit: Monthly Rent $1700.00, Advertising $20.00, Late Payment Charge $ 1 0 0 . 0 0 , Bookkeeping Fees $10.00, Cost of Sale $175.00, Postage and Mailing$5.00, Other lock cut $10.00. Total $2020.00. Description of Property: see attached exhibit A., The property located at said unit or Lessee space will be advertised and sold or otherwise deposed if at a public sale to be held at 1804/1934 13th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 on the 25tg day of July, 2009 at the hour of 9 o’clock am. The proceeds of said sale shall be applied first to the payment of the Lessor of all costs and expenses incurred by the Lessor in adverting and conducting said sale; next the payment and satisfaction of the claim of the Lessor for rents or charges incurred or owning to the date of the sale and the balance of such proceeds of any will be to the owner of lien holder of sail property as their interest may appear. If there is no cash bidder for the property, the Lessor will otherwise dispose of the property in any manner which he deems proper. The undersigned hereby certifies that copies of the Notice were mailed to all the above persons described in Paragraph 2 above at the addresses shown for such persons, by certified United States Mail, postage prepaid return receipt requested on the 29th day of June , 2009. Dated at Steamboat Springs, Colorado this 29th day of June , 2009. Manager: Madeline Kernan 1st Publication July 5, 2009 2nd Publication July 12, 2009 Exhibit A: 1Snow board, 3 Skis, 2 Ski boots, 3 Ski poles, 1 Pillow, 1Ironing board, 1 set of Golf clubs, Miscellaneous boxes, filled with books, clothes, personal papers, Kitchen items, stereo components Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10185851 10309-2 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety is proposing to Approve the release of coal exploration bond submitted by Twentymile Coal Company for Notice of Intent No. X-2003-205-08. This is a Partial Bond Release of holes drilled under NOI X-2003-205-08. The bond was submitted to cover reclamation costs of the exploration drill holes in Routt County. Bond in the amount of $216.00 will be held for reseeding costs of hole 2003CH0Z. A to-

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Any person with an interest which may be adversely affected by this proposed decision may submit written comments, or a written request for an adjudicatory hearing before the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, to the Division at 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203. Such comments should be submitted within 30 days of the second publication of this notice. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10186161 10315-2 Request for Proposals Routt County Road 14 Consultant The Board of County Commissioners of Routt County, Colorado is soliciting interested and qualified appraisal firms to submit proposals and statements of qualifications for providing consulting services to assist Routt County personnel perform due diligence to determine appropriate prices to offer existing land owners (46) for additional road right of way along Routt County Road 14 Specifications are available from the Routt County Purchasing Agent Marti Hamilton, Routt County Purchasing Agent, at 870-5316 or mhamilton@co.routt.co.us. Sealed proposals must be received at the Routt County Board of County Commissioners Office, 522 Lincoln Avenue, P.O. Box 773598, Steamboat Springs, CO. 80477 no later than 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, July 14, 2009. All proposal envelopes should be clearly marked “RFP-RCR 14 Consultant”. 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: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10186176 10266-5 COMBINED NOTICE ROUTT COUNTY PUBLIC TRUSTEE SALE NO. 09-33 This Notice concerns the Deed of Trust (“Trust Deed”) described as follows: Grantor: Terrence P. Coghlan Original Beneficiary: Washington Mutual Bank, FA Current Owner of the Evidence of Debt: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust: February 20, 2003 Recording Date of Deed of Trust: February 27, 2003 Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $625,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt as of the date hereof: $580,000.00 County of Recording: Routt Book and Page No. or Reception No. of Recorded Deed of Trust: as Reception No. 578064 Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 98, FAIRWAY MEADOWS SUBDIVISION, FILING NO. 1, COUNTY OF ROUTT, STATE OF COLORADO. Also known as: 1471 Robert E. Lee Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST TO BE FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. YOU ARE NOTIFIED AS FOLLOWS: The Holder of the debt secured by the Deed of Trust declares a violation of the covenants of said Deed of Trust for reasons including, but not limited to, the failure to make payments as provided for in the Deed of Trust and Negotiable Instrument. The Holder of the Debt secured by the Deed of Trust has filed a written Notice of Election and Demand for sale with the undersigned Public Trustee under the terms of the Deed of Trust. A notice of Intent to Cure filed pursuant to Colorado

Revised Statutes 38-38-104 shall be filed with the undersigned at least 15 calendar days prior to the first scheduled sale date or any date to which the sale is continued. A notice of Intent to Redeem pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 38-38-302 shall be filed with the undersigned no later than 8 business days after the sale. The name, address and telephone number of each attorney (if any) representing the Holder of the Debt is as follows: Robert J. Aronowitz, Esq.Reg. No. 5673 Joel T. Mecklenburg, Esq. Reg. No. 36291 Stacey L. Aronowitz, Esq. Reg. No. 36290 Joan Olson, Esq. Reg. No. 28078 Marcy L. McDermott, Esq.Reg. No. 38030 Aronowitz & Ford, LLP 1199 Bannock Street Denver, Colorado 80204 (303) 813-1177

ALSCO-FLOOR MATS $45.90; WESTERN SECURITY-PD $90; PETRA-DRY CREEK PARK $15478.61; SAMUELSONS-PAINT $28.14; US PLASTIC-R&M $99.38; VISA-SUPPLIES & TRAVEL $2272.46; DOWLING LAND-SURVEYING $770; RESORT BROADBAND-INTERNET $78; VALLEY VARMINTS-ANIMAL REMOVAL $750; IDENTITY GRAPHICS-SIGNS $173; STAPLES-SUPPLIES $233.06; BASEBALL UMPIRES-HOLMES, CHANLEY $20, MIXON, GARRET $20, DOWLING, DAYTON $20, HOCKETT, JAKE $100, HINES, JOSH $100; UTILITY REFUNDS-SIMON, KEITH $50.53, HUDSON, MICHELLE $54.91, MUSSELL, KAILA $49.86, ESTATE OF KEN HUNSINGER $61.43; PAYROLL $62431.98; FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES $19106.67; TOTAL $344504.48. Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186327

NOTICE OF SALE The undersigned will on August 12, 2009, at 10:00a.m. at Public Trustee’s Office, Routt County historic Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, sell the Property at public auction to the highest bidder who has submitted bid funds to the undersigned as specified by C.R.S. 38-38-106(7) to pay the Debt and certain other sums, all as provided by applicable law and the Deed of Trust. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DATED: April 10, 2009 Public Trustee of Routt County, Colorado /s/ Jeanne Whiddon Jeanne Whiddon Public Trustee of Routt County Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 14, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10183444 10320-1 TOWN OF HAYDEN - ACCOUNTS PAYABLE JUNE 30, 2009 CO DEPT OF REVENUE-LICENSE $50; DAVIS AUTO-SUPPLIES $445.88; HAYDEN MERC-SUPPLIES $236.79; HEMS & HERS-SEWING $11.86; HOLLORAN, MICHAEL-ATTORNEY $1779.33; PILOT OFFICE-COPIERS & PAPER $544.34; PRECISION-R&M $345; SHEPHERD & SONS-R&M $80; STEAMBOAT PILOT-LEGALS & ADS $1243.24; T BAR G-R&M $120; QWEST-PHONES $1810.05; HIX INSURANCE-WALKER DITCH $1750; POSTMASTER-PO BOX $76; GRAINGER-R&M $23.49; UPS STORE-SHIPPING $8.70; WOODY’S-HAULING $997.50; YAMPA FEEDS-FLOWERS $276.85; YVEA-ELECTRIC $1805.84; CO ANALYTICAL-TESTING $40; FEDEX-SHIPPING $15.10; TCD-PD $230810.58;

10295-3 PUBLIC NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME Public Notice is given on June 19, 2009 (date), that a Petition for a Change of Name of a Minor Child has been filed with the Routt County Combined Court. The Petition requests that the name of Miles Alexander Scott Madsen be changed to Miles Alexander Scott Madsen Borden. /s/ Tracey L. Epley Tracey L. Epley, Clerk of the Court /s/ Sharon Martin By: Sharon Martin, Deputy Clerk Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 28, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10185071

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10262-5 COMBINED NOTICE OF SALE, RIGHT TO CURE AND RIGHT TO REDEEM ROUTT COUNTY PUBLIC TRUSTEE SALE NO. 09-37 10307-2 Notice of Default Demand for Payment Notice to Sale Pursuant to Colorado Law Under C.R.S. 38-21.5-101 et. Seg. IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE Alpine Mini Storage, wishing to avail themselves of the provisions of C.R.S. 38-21-101 et. Seg. Hereby gives Notice of Default, Demand for Payment and Notice of Sale under said Act: 1. Notice of Default: WHEREAS Benjamin Sagenkahn (tenant)whose last known address is 2707 Valmont Rd., #206A, Boulder, CO 80304 whereby tenant entered into a lease agreement dated May 14, 2007 entering into possession of unit or lessee Space Number 56E(east) of a self storage facility located at 1804/1934 13th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488. WHEREAS said tenant has failed and refused to pay the agreed rental charges for Said Unit or Lessee space pursuant to said lease due 08/01/2008 and monthly thereafter in the following particulars and amounts to date, to wit: Monthly Rent $1435.00, Advertising $20.00, Late Payment Charge $150.00, Bookkeeping Fees $10.00, Cost of Sale $175.00, Postage and Mailing$5.00, Other lock cut $10.00. Total $180500. Description of Property: see attached exhibit A., The property located at said unit or Lessee space will be advertised and sold or otherwise deposed if at a public sale to be held at 1804/1934 13th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 on the 25tg day of July, 2009 at the hour of 9 o’clock am. The proceeds of said sale shall be applied first to the payment of the Lessor of all costs and expenses incurred by the Lessor in adverting and conducting said sale; next the payment and satisfaction of the claim of the Lessor for rents or charges incurred or owning to the date of the sale and the balance of such proceeds of any will be to the owner of lien holder of sail property as their interest may appear. If there is no cash bidder for the property, the Lessor will otherwise dispose of the property in any manner which he deems proper. The undersigned hereby certifies that copies of the Notice were mailed to all the above persons described in Paragraph 2 above at the addresses shown for such persons, by certified United States Mail, postage prepaid return receipt requested on the 29th day of June , 2009. Dated at Steamboat Springs, Colorado this 29th day of June , 2009. Manager: Madeline Kernan 1st Publication July 5, 2009 2nd Publication July 12, 2009 Exhibit A: Large steamer trunk filled with miscellaneous items, Large dresser filled with miscellaneous items metal crate filled with shoes,Propane tank, 2- 2 door chest filled with miscellaneous items, Box filled with Subaru card radio, Floor lap with miscellaneous items in lower base, Box with electric blanket 2 car doors, Garden hose, Jumper cables, Step ladder, Miscellaneous parts box, Electric stapler 4 files boxes with files, 2 plastic gas tanks, Paper cutter, Heavy duty extension cord, Intake manifold, Miscellaneous power tools, Miscellaneous tools, Sofa, Water bed frame, Boxes with miscellaneous books, kitchen items, personal papers, photographs, car parts, Shop vac, Tripod, Ski rack parts, Panasonic camcorder Life jacket, Cv joint, 3 hand saws, Small coffee table, Small chair Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: July 5, 2009 Final Publication Daet: July 12, 2009 10185855

Original Grantor: James D. Galorath Original beneficiary: Champaign Home Mortgage, LLC d/b/a Steamboat Home Mortgage Current holder (“Holder) of evidence of Debt (“Debt”) secured by the Deed of Trust Andre N. Lusti, Robert J. and Nina M. Crochet, Michael J. Dodak, Trustee of the MCD Trust dated 9/14/2005, Steven L. Salas and Miramar Financial Group, Inc. Deed of Trust date: August 26, 2008 Deed of Trust recording date: September 9, 2008 Deed of Trust recording information: Reception No. 678516 Original Principal balance of Debt: $500,000.00 Principal balance of Debt on date of this Notice: $500,000.00 Description of property (“Property”) presently encumbered by Deed of Trust: Lot 1, Galorath Townhomes, Together with an undivided ½ interest in the Common Area, County of Routt, State of Colorado also known by street and number as: 377 Little Moon Trail, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 YOU ARE NOTIFIED AS FOLLOWS: The Holder of the Debt secured by the Deed of Trust has filed written election and demand for sale with the undersigned Public Trustee under the terms of the Deed of Trust. A notice of intent to cure filed pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes §38-38-104 shall be filed with the undersigned Public Trustee not later than 15 calendar days prior to the first scheduled sale date or any date to which the sale is continued. A notice of intent to redeem filed pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutues §38-38-302 shall be filed with the undersigned PublicTrustee no later than 8 business days after the sale. The name, address and telephone number of each attorney, (if any) representing the Holder of the Debt is as follows: Current Holders of Evidence of Debt Andre N. Lusti, Robert J. and Nina M. Crochet, Michael J. Dodak, trustee of the MCD Trust dated 9/14/2005, Steven L. Salas and Miramar Financial Group, Inc. /s/ Sarah D. Claassen BY: Sarah D. Claassen, #12585 Attorney for Current Holder P.O. Box 774064 200 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 200 Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 Telephone: (970) 879-8405 THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. THEREFORE, NOTICE IS GIVEN that the undersigned Public Trustee will, at 10:00 o’clock a. m. on the date of August 12, 2009 at the Public Trustee’s Office in the historic courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, Colorado, sell the Property at public auction to the highest bidder who has submitted bid funds to the undersigned Public Trustee as specified by C.R.S. §38-38-106(7) to pay the Debt and certain other sums, all as provided by applicable law and the Deed of Trust, and will deliver to the purchaser a certificate of purchase as provided by law. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

May 16, 2009 /s/ Jeanne Whiddon Jeanne Whiddon PUBLIC TRUSTEE, Routt County, State of Colorado By: ________________________________________ Deputy Public Trustee

By: Kathleen Titus, President Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 14, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10183449 10290-5

[True and correct copies of C.R.S. §§38-37-108, 38-38-103, 38-38-104, 38-38-301 to38-38-306 as amended must be attached to each copy of this Combined Notice that is mailed pursuant to C.R.S. §§38-38-103(1)(a)(I), 38-38-103(1)(a)(II) and 38-38-103(2).]Deputy Public Trustee Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 14, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 12, 2009 10183427 10268-4 00100 STEAMBOAT LAKE WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT IRON REMOVAL PLANT ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 1. Sealed proposals for construction of the Iron Removal Plant will be received by the Steamboat Lake Water and Sanitation District, address bids to Kathleen Titus, c/o TIC, 2211 Elk River Road, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, 80487, on or before 2:00 p.m., July 8, 2009, at which time the proposals will be opened and read. Any proposal received after that time will be returned to the Bidder unopened. The site of the work is on Jupiter Place, Lot 78, Filing 2 in the District.

COMBINED NOTICE OF SALE AND RIGHT TO CURE OR REDEEM To whom it may concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: Public Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale No.09-39 was commenced on 04-27-09 in the office of the undersigned Public Trustee relating to the Deed of Trust described below: Gregory B Harris Original Grantor(s) Washington Mutual Bank, FA Original Beneficiary JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Current Holder of Evidence of Debt June 4, 2007 Date of Deed of Trust Routt CountyCounty of Recording June 7, 2007 Recording Date of Deed of Trust: 658405 Recording Information Receipt No. and/or Book No. and Page No. $693,750.00 Original Principal Balance $693,750.00 Outstanding Principal Balance Pursuant to C.R.S. § 38-38-101(4)(i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations thereof.

The work generally consists of: “ Reinforced concrete foundation and floor, incorporating a backwash waste storage compartment. “ A wood frame building addition with board and batten siding and metal roof, including carpentry, painting, lighting, heating, and ventilation. “ Installation of a packaged steel iron removal filter system. “ Installation of backwash waste pump, chemical feed systems, connecting piping and valves. “ Electrical and Controls for the new filter system and pumps.

THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN.

2. The Contract Documents, containing the detailed Drawings and Specifications for the construction work, together with the proposed construction Contract, may be seen at the office of McLaughlin Water Engineers, Ltd., 2300 15th Street, Suite 220, Denver, Colorado, 80202. Copies thereof may be obtained from McLaughlin Water Engineers, Ltd., by depositing $40.00 of which $25.00 will be refunded upon return of the Contract Documents in good condition within ten (10) days after the Proposals are received.

The current Holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust.

3. Bid security in the amount of 5 percent, unqualified, of the total Proposal price, will be required with each Proposal. Character and disposition of such bid security are stated in “Instructions to Bidders” of the Contract Documents. Included with the Contract Documents is a Bid Bond form to be used by Bidders not submitting a cashier’s check or a certified check. 4. Further information will be found in “Instructions to Bidders” of the Contract Documents. Each Bidder will be assumed to be familiar with all Contract Documents, including all Drawings and Specifications.

THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. TRACT 4, VILLAGE GREEN HIGHLANDS, COUNTY OF ROUTT, STATE OF COLORADO WHICH HAS THE ADDRESS OF 1245 Buckskin Dr, Steamboat Springs CO 80487 NOTICE OF SALE

THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction at 10:00AM on August 26, 2009 at Routt County Courthouse, Public Trustee’s Office, 522 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale, and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2009 Last Publication: 2009 Name of Publication:

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Steamboat Lake Water and Sanitation District /s/ Kathleen Titus

SAID FORECLOSURE. YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO REDEEM SAID REAL PROPERTY OR YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO CURE A DEFAULT UNDER THE DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED. A COPY OF SAID STATUTES, AS SUCH STATUTES ARE PRESENTLY CONSTITUTED, WHICH MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS, IS ATTACHED TO THIS NOTICE. HOWEVER, YOUR RIGHTS MAY BE DETERMINED BY PREVIOUS STATUTES. A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE FILED PURSUANT TO C.R.S. 38-38-104 SHALL BE FILED WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE AT LEAST FIFTEEN (15) CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE FIRST SCHEDULED SALE DATE OR ANY DATE TO WHICH THE SALE IS CONTINUED. A NOTICE OF INTENT TO REDEEM FILED PURSUANT TO C.R.S. 38-38-302 SHALL BE FILED WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE NO LATER THAN EIGHT (8) BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATE: June 22, 2009 Public Trustee of Routt County, State of Colorado _______________________________________________ ___________________ By: Jeanne Whiddon The name, address and telephone number of the attorneys representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Robert J. Hopp & Associates, LLC Robert J. Hopp #26818 Wayne E. Vaden #21026 Boyd A. Rolfson, #40035 Jennifer H. Trachte, #40391 P. O. Box 8689 | Denver, CO 80201 | (303) 788-9600 THE ATTORNEY ABOVE IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Case # 09-01163RH/Loan No. 3013938794 Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 28, 2009 Final Publication Date: July 26, 2009 10184621 10263-5 Combined Notice of Public Trustee’s Sale No.09-36 File # 09-6400; Loan # 0040386815

of intent to cure filed pursuant to C.R.S. § 38-38-104 shall be filed with the officer at least fifteen calendar days prior to the first scheduled sale date or any date to which the sale is continued. A notice of intent to redeem filed pursuant to C.R.S. § 38-38-302 shall be filed with the officer no later than eight business days after the sale. The name, addresses and telephone numbers of the attorneys, representing the holder of the evidence of debt are Toni M. N. Dale #30580 and Holly L. Decker #32647 of Dale & Decker, LLC, 2 Inverness Drive East, Suite 105, Englewood, Colorado 80112; Ph#720-493-4600; Fx#866-303-8293; email: mail@daledecker.com. Pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-70-109, the lien being foreclosed may not be a first lien. The undersigned will on August 12, 2009, at 10:00 am at the Routt County Public Trustee’s Office located at 522 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs, CO sell the property at public auction to the highest bidder pursuant to C.R.S. § 38-38-108. Routt County Public Trustee /s/ Jeanne Whiddon By:Jeanne Whiddon Dated: April 14, 2009 Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today First Publication Date: June 14, 2009 Last Publication Date: July 12, 2009 Statutes attached: C.R.S. §§38-37-108; 38-38-104; 38-38-301; 38-38-304 to 38-38-306

10322-1 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda Centennial Hall - 124 10th Street Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 5:00 PM 1) Petitions for Alteration or Demolition a) 421 6th Street - New Accessory Structure Published in The Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: July 5, 2009 10186372

Notice is given pursuant to C.R.S. § 38-38-103(4)(a) regarding the following Deed of Trust: Original Grantor: Gary Meier Original Beneficiary: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for Comunity Lending Incorporated Current Owner of Evidence of Debt: Aurora Loan Services LLC Date of Deed of Trust: March 8, 2007 Recording Date of Deed of Trust: March 16, 2007 Recording information: Reception No. 653782 County of Recording: Routt Original Principal Amount: $554,000.00 Current Unpaid Principal: $554,000.00

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The property described as follows is all of the property encumbered by the deed of trust being foreclosed: Lot 24, Red Hawk Village Subdivision, According to the plat filed April 12, 2006 at Reception No 636004 and as File No 13599, County of Routt, State of Colorado alleged property address: 23730 Sagebrush Circle, Oak Creek, CO 80467 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: that the terms of said Deed of Trust have been violated as the required payments have not been made when due. A notice

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John F. Russell

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com Sports Editor: John F. Russell • 871-4209/jrussell@steamboatpilot.com

Searching for Nos. 4, 5 U.S. Nordic Combined team looks to complete Olympic squad

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ext winter, fans from across the globe will travel to Canada for a chance to watch some of the best athletes in the world compete for gold, silver and bronze. But when you live in a place like Steamboat Springs, there is no reason to wait. There’s no reason to battle the crowds, no reason to sit in cold, snow-covered stadiums hoping to catch a glimpse of athletes such as Todd Lodwick, Bill Demong and Johnny Spillane. In Steamboat Springs, we’ve discovered that we don’t have to wait for the Olympics to see America’s top stars in action. There is no reason to spend thousands for plane tickets or hotel rooms. Thanks to the plastic-covered ski jump at Howelsen Hill, and the hard work and dedication of the local coaches to host a Fourth of July meet every year, we all got a chance to see America’s Olympic prospects in action this weekend. I know it wasn’t the Olympics, but it was a preview of what we all have to look forward to in 2010. Current and future stars jumped on Howelsen’s plastic and used in-line skis to race down Lincoln Avenue in front of thousands waiting for our holiday parade. I’ve been asked in the past why Steamboat Springs produces so many winter Olympic athletes. The running joke is that there is something in the water. But I give credit to the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, which continues to produce and attract top athletes with quality programs, quality coaches and quality events just like the one so many enjoyed during the weekend. This is a community that embraces its athletes, and the athletes return the favor by supporting events. On Wednesday, Lodwick, Spillane and Demong were standing in the parking lot along with a dozen future stars for an informal training competition. But they also planned on competing in Friday and Saturday’s events, as well. The events were an opportunity for those promising athletes to sharpen their skills before the snow starts to fly, but for the rest of us, it was a chance to ignite the Olympic spirit that will continue to grow in the next several months. Most people will watch those events on television thousands of miles from the Olympic venues and the excitement of the games. But to really enjoy the magic of ski jumping you need to see it live. We’ve been spoiled in our mountain valley. We are used to seeing Olympic athletes at the store, or just walking down the street. We expect to see them every winter, and we expect to see them at Howelsen. But in a few short months, these same athletes will be the center of the world’s interest far from Steamboat Springs. But those of us that live in Steamboat Springs are lucky. We didn’t have to wait, or even bundle up, to watch them compete last weekend.

Luke Graham

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

U.S. Nordic combined head coach Dave Jarrett admits he’s in a pretty darn good position. Coming off a record showing at the World Championships that included four individual medals and worldwide recognition that America will be a major player at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Jarrett beams at the possibilities in Vancouver.

Although all four or five spots on the Olympic team are up for grabs, it’s a relative certainty that world champions Todd Lodwick, Bill Demong and Johnny Spillane will be three of the skiers at the Olympics. Who will fill the fourth and potentially fifth spots remains a question. “It’s a good position to be in as a coach,” Jarrett said Tuesday. “It wouldn’t necessarily be as nice as an athlete. It’s going to be cutthroat for those spots. It’s

an opportunity to be on the team with something special that doesn’t happen every Olympics.” The 2010 Olympic Team will be announced Jan. 21, 2010, but the jockeying for those last positions already has started. Spots will be picked based on results from this season and last season. One spot also will be reserved for the winner of the U.S. Olympic Qualifier in Steamboat Springs, tentatively scheduled for Dec. See Nordic, page 3C

JOHN F. RUSSELL/STAFF

U.S. Ski Team member Taylor Fletcher races down the in-run of Howelsen Hill’s plastic-covered ski jump Wednesday. Fletcher is one of several young athletes on the team that are pushing the veterans and vying for a place on the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Team.

Skiers skate to win Fletcher takes target jump title in Nordic Combined event

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ill Demong’s all about the chase. As a world champion and one of the favorites to medal at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, B.C., Demong admitted Saturday STORY BY the LUKE GRAHAM after 2-kilometer skate ski race down Lincoln Avenue — the second portion of the Nordic Combined event during the Rocky Mountain Ski Jumping Extravaganza — that he prefers to come from behind. “That’s better for me,” Demong said. “If I would have started first it would have been hard. That way you have something to go for.” Demong made the three laps up and down Lincoln Avenue in 6 minutes, 19 seconds to finish first. Todd Lodwick finished second in 6:20, Brett Camerota finished third in 6:21, Johnny Spillane finished fourth in 6:22 and Eric Camerota finished fifth in 6:23. Demong, who started 13 seconds behind Brett Camerota in the Gunderson format, had caught up to the lead group by the second lap. In a Gunderson format, racers start the ski race according to where they finished in the jumps. On the final lap, with Spillane in the lead, Demong made his move just before the final turn. Lodwick was right on his heels, but Demong was able to jockey for position and come away with the win. “Having it be a Gunderson (Saturday) some people couldn’t catch up,” Demong said. “But when you’re doing intervals, it pushes everyone’s level.” In the second part of the day’s festivities, the target jump,

Spike of life

SUNDAY FOCUS

Luke Graham

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

JOEL REICHENBERGER/STAFF

U.S. Ski Team member Johnny Spillane leads a pack of skate skiers on Saturday during the Nordic Combined Rocky Mountain Division Ski Jumping Extravaganza. The second part of the two-day event sent racers on a 2-kilometer circuit on Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat Springs.

local Bryan Fletcher outlasted all other skiers to get the win. Pat Arnone won the Gelande portion with a jump of 67 meters. The target jump opened with a qualifying round where

jumpers tried to hit a specific distance. After the qualifying round, the field was pared down to 24, 12 and six before Fletcher came away with the win. In the round of six, with the target set at 75 meters,

Willy Graves set the mark at 71 meters. Graves watched four skiers go and not match him before Fletcher took to the hill. See Skate skiing, page 3C

Part of Katie Carter’s reason for continuing to play volleyball is the rapid progression of her career. The other part, and the most important to Carter — a 2003 Steamboat Springs High School graduate and former All-American at UCLA — is that she absolutely loves the life she is living. She recently made the final eight of the USA Beach Volleyball U-26 team. The team will be cut to four players July 15 before heading to Finland in August to play. She’s also playing on the AVP beach volleyball professional tour, something she’s dreamt of for as long as she can remember. Add in that Carter lives two houses from the beach, spends as many as 12 hours a day playing volleyball, spends countless hours at the beach and is getting mentored by her idol, Holly McPeak — one of the most successful beach volleyball players of all time — and Carter said life is pretty darn good right now. “I’m totally focused on what I do,” Carter said Tuesday while waiting to catch a plane to Brooklyn, N.Y., for an AVP qualifier. “I’m really confident I am going to do well. Holly always tells me, ‘Katie, you’re going to be a great player, it’s just going to take time.’ She’s the best person to tell me that.” After a decorated career at Steamboat, Carter went on to See Carter, page 3C

Runners revel in big crowd Steamboat Sprint leads way for July 4 festivities Joel Reichenberger PILOT & TODAY STAFF

There certainly are larger races in the Steamboat Springs Running Series. The Steamboat Marathon, for instance, attracted nearly 2,000 people a month ago. There are more important races, too. Saturday’s Steamboat Sprint didn’t earn winners any points in the season-long championship race. There’s no race that can offer a spotlight like Saturday’s, however. Thousands of spectators lined

Lincoln Avenue, waiting after the skate skiing portion of the Rocky Mountain Division Ski Jumping Extravaganza had wrapped up and before the annual July 4 parade started. Racers in the Steamboat Sprint took full advantage, flying down the course in front of a crowd a regular series event will never see. “We just love it,” regular Steamboat Sprint racer Stuart Geer said, catching his breath after he placed first in his age division. He paused for a moment, keeping an eye out for his three children, also running the 400-

yard race. “This is awesome,” he said. “The crowd really cheers you and brings you along.” Kerry Lofy isn’t a regular on the Running Series circuit, but he didn’t miss his chance to perform in front of the crowd. He, too, won his division, crossing the finish line with a flair unseen anywhere else in the race. He wore a tight lime green swimsuit. It appeared to be meant for a woman in a mid-February edition of Sports Illustrated, but See Sprint, page 3C

JOEL REICHENBERGER/STAFF

Kerry Lofy, sporting a Borat-inspired swimsuit and an American flag “to help me go faster,” throws his arms up as he crosses the finish line during Saturday morning’s Steamboat Sprint.The race took place in the moments leading up to the start of the annual Fourth of July Parade through downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Scoreboard MLB The Associated Press All Times MDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W Boston 48 New York 47 Tampa Bay 44 Toronto 42 Baltimore 36 Central Division W Detroit 44 Chicago 42 Minnesota 42 Kansas City 34 Cleveland 33 West Division W Los Angeles 44 Texas 44 Seattle 42 Oakland 33

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——— Friday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Toronto 2 Cleveland 15, Oakland 3 Seattle 7, Boston 6, 11 innings Texas 3, Tampa Bay 1 Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 0 Detroit 11, Minnesota 9, 16 innings Baltimore 6, L.A. Angels 4 Saturday’s Games Seattle 3, Boston 2 N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 5, 12 innings Kansas City 6, Chicago White Sox 4 Minnesota 4, Detroit 3 Cleveland 5, Oakland 2 Texas 12, Tampa Bay 4 L.A. Angels 11, Baltimore 4 Sunday’s Games Oakland (G.Gonzalez 0-2) at Cleveland (Cl.Lee 4-7), 11:05 a.m. Toronto (Cecil 2-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Chamberlain 4-2), 11:05 a.m. Seattle (Morrow 0-3) at Boston (Lester 7-6), 11:35 a.m. Chicago White Sox (Richard 3-1) at Kansas City (Bannister 5-6), 12:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 8-5) at Minnesota (Blackburn 6-4), 12:10 p.m. Baltimore (R.Hill 3-2) at L.A. Angels (Saunders 8-5), 1:35 p.m. Tampa Bay (Garza 6-5) at Texas (Feldman 6-2), 6:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 11:05 a.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 5:05 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 5:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 8:05 p.m. Baltimore at Seattle, 8:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W Philadelphia 41 Florida 42 Atlanta 39 New York 39 Washington 23 Central Division W Milwaukee 43 St. Louis 44 Cincinnati 40 Chicago 39 Houston 38 Pittsburgh 37 West Division W Los Angeles 51 San Francisco 44 Colorado 42 San Diego 35 Arizona 32

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——— Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs 2, Milwaukee 1, 10 innings Pittsburgh 7, Florida 4 Atlanta 9, Washington 8 Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Mets 2 St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 4 Colorado 5, Arizona 0 L.A. Dodgers 6, San Diego 3 San Francisco 13, Houston 0 Saturday’s Games Washington 5, Atlanta 3 Milwaukee 11, Chicago Cubs 2 Cincinnati 5, St. Louis 2 San Francisco 9, Houston 0 San Diego 7, L.A. Dodgers 4 Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Mets 1 Florida 5, Pittsburgh 3 Arizona 11, Colorado 7 Sunday’s Games Pittsburgh (Ohlendorf 7-6) at Florida (Nolasco 5-6), 11:10 a.m. St. Louis (C.Carpenter 5-3) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 8-7), 11:10 a.m. Atlanta (D.Lowe 7-6) at Washington (Olsen 1-4), 11:35 a.m. N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 9-6) at Philadelphia (Blanton 4-4), 11:35 a.m. Milwaukee (Burns 1-1) at Chicago Cubs (Lilly 7-6), 12:20 p.m. Arizona (Haren 7-5) at Colorado (Jimenez 6-7), 1:10 p.m. Houston (Oswalt 4-4) at San Francisco (Ra.Johnson 8-5), 2:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 9-4) at San Diego (Banks 1-0), 2:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 5:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 5:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Houston, 6:05 p.m. Washington at Colorado, 6:40 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 7:40 p.m. Florida at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m.

CYCLING — TOUR DE FRANCE Tour de France Results Saturday At Monaco First Stage A 9.6-mile individual time trial in Monaco 1. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, Team Saxo Bank, 19 minutes, 32 seconds. 2. Alberto Contador, Spain, Astana, 18 seconds behind. 3. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Garmin-Slipstream, :19. 4. Andreas Kloden, Germany, Astana, :22. 5. Cadel Evans, Australia, Silence-Lotto, :23. 6. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Astana, :30. 7. Roman Kreuziger, Czech Republic, Liquigas, :32. 8. Tony Martin, Germany, Team Columbia-High Road, :33. 9. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, Liquigas, :37. 10. Lance Armstrong, United States, Astana, :40. 11. Gustav Larsson, Sweden, Team Saxo Bank, :41. 12. Mikel Astarloza, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, :44. 13. David Zabriskie, United States, Garmin-

Slipstream, :47. 14. David Millar, Britain, Garmin-Slipstream, :48. 15. Jerome Coppel, France, Francaise des Jeux, :51. 16. Sylvain Chavanel, France, Quick Step, :56. 17. Christian Vande Velde, United States, GarminSlipstream, :57. 18. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Team Saxo Bank, 1:00. 19. Linus Gerdemann, Germany, Team Milram, 1:03. 20. Remi Pauriol, France, Cofidis, 1:05. Also 34. George Hincapie, United States, Team ColumbiaHigh Road, 1:17. 37. Danny Pate, United States, Garmin-Slipstream, 1:20. 77. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin-Slipstream, 1:42.

TENNIS — WIMBLEDON Wimbledon Results Saturday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon, England Purse: $20.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor SINGLES Women Championship Serena Williams (2), United States, def. Venus Williams (3), United States, 7-6 (3), 6-2. DOUBLES Men Championship Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Nenad Zimonjic (2), Serbia, def. Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (3), 6-3. Women Championship Serena and Venus Williams (4), United States, def. Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs (3), Australia, 7-6 (4), 6-4. INVITATIONAL DOUBLES Round Robin Gentlemen Group A Donald Johnson and Jared Palmer, United States, def. Jonas Bjorkman, Sweden, and Richard Krajicek, Netherlands, 6-4, 6-3. Group B Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis, Netherlands, def. Todd Martin and David Wheaton, United States, 6-4, 6-0. Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde, Australia, def. Guy Forget and Cedric Pioline, France, 1-6, 7-6 (8), 13-11 tiebreak. Senior Gentlemen Group B Jeremy Bates, Britain, and Anders Jarryd, Sweden, def. Joakim Nystrom and Mats Wilander, Sweden, 6-1, 6-3. Peter McNamara and Paul McNamee, Australia, def. Peter Fleming, United States, and Guillermo Vilas, Argentina, 6-4, 6-1. Ladies Group B Jo Durie, Britain, and Hana Mandlikova, Australia, def. Zina Garrison, United States, and Liz Smylie, Australia, 7-5, 7-5. JUNIOR SINGLES Girls Championship Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (4), Thailand, def. Kristina Mladenovic (1), France, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. JUNIOR DOUBLES Boys Semifinals Julien Obry and Adrien Puget, France, def. Alexandros-Ferd Georgoudas, Germany, and Andrei Vasilevski, Belarus, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (2), 14-12. Pierre-Hugues Herbert, France, and Kevin Krawietz, Germany, def. Carlos Boluda-Purkiss, Spain, and David Souto, Venezuela, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 10-8. Girls Semifinals Kristina Mladenovic, France, and Silvia Njiric (2), Croatia, def. Beatrice Capra, United States, and Martina Trevisan, Italy, 6-3, 6-3. Noppawan Lertcheewakarn, Thailand, and Sally Peers, Australia, def. Daria Gavrilova and Ksenia Kirillova (5), Russia, 6-2, 6-3. WHEELCHAIR DOUBLES Men First Round Stephane Houdet and Michael Jeremiasz, France, def. Stefan Olsson and Peter Wikstrom, Sweden, 7-6 (13), 6-1. Robin Ammerlaan, Netherlands, and Shingo Kunieda, Japan, def. Maikel Scheffers and Ronald Vink, Netherlands, 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-1.

GOLF — LPGA LPGA-Jamie Farr Owens Corning Scores Saturday At Highland Meadows Golf CLub Sylvania, Ohio Purse: $1.4 million Yardage: 6,428; Par 71 Third Round Eunjung Yi 68-66-61 Song-Hee Kim 64-71-64 Morgan Pressel 64-68-67 Mikaela Parmlid 69-70-62 Yani Tseng 68-68-65 Shanshan Feng 68-68-65 Suzann Pettersen 65-69-67 Seon Hwa Lee 70-63-68 Jiyai Shin 66-67-68 Sarah Kemp 68-63-70 Lorena Ochoa 67-68-67 Natalie Gulbis 68-65-69 Moira Dunn 70-67-66 Helen Alfredsson 67-70-66 Russy Gulyanamitta 67-70-66 Cristie Kerr 66-71-66 Nicole Castrale 70-66-67 Wendy Ward 70-66-67 Janice Moodie 67-69-67 Soo-Yun Kang 69-66-68 Jin Joo Hong 68-67-68 Jee Young Lee 66-69-69 Michelle Wie 65-69-70 Jennifer Rosales 71-69-65 Shi Hyun Ahn 68-72-65 Sun Young Yoo 68-72-65 Jimin Jeong 69-70-66 Michele Redman 67-70-68 Inbee Park 66-71-68 Jane Park 69-66-70 Allison Hanna-Williams 67-68-70 Lindsey Wright 66-68-71 Laura Diaz 64-67-74 Allison Fouch 70-70-66 Candie Kung 68-72-66 Meena Lee 68-71-67 Rachel Hetherington 72-66-68 Ai Miyazato 69-69-68 Sophie Gustafson 68-70-68

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PGA-AT&T National Scores Saturday At Congressional Country Club Course Bethesda, Md. Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,255; Par: 70 Third Round (a-denotes amateur) Anthony Kim 62-70-68 — Tiger Woods 64-66-70 — Michael Allen 67-69-65 — Cameron Beckman 68-67-66 — Jim Furyk 66-67-69 — Rod Pampling 67-64-71 — Lucas Glover 69-66-68 — Ryuji Imada 69-69-66 — Cliff Kresge 70-67-67 — Ryan Moore 69-66-69 — Danny Lee 68-67-69 — Bryce Molder 64-70-70 — Boo Weekley 67-69-69 — George McNeill 70-66-69 — Stuart Appleby 66-69-70 — Brandt Snedeker 68-70-68 — Steve Marino 73-65-68 — Hunter Mahan 69-69-68 — Davis Love III 69-67-70 — Daniel Chopra 66-68-72 — D.A. Points 64-70-72 — Matt Bettencourt 70-71-66 — Fred Couples 72-67-68 — Justin Rose 67-71-69 — Robert Garrigus 70-68-69 — Mark Wilson 70-67-70 — Ryan Palmer 69-67-71 — Nathan Green 71-71-66 — Marc Leishman 70-71-67 — Charley Hoffman 71-69-68 — Tim Petrovic 68-71-69 — Ted Purdy 73-66-69 — James Nitties 71-67-70 — Vijay Singh 70-68-70 — Y.E. Yang 67-71-70 — Kevin Streelman 70-67-71 — Jason Bohn 72-70-67 — Sean O’Hair 69-72-68 — Aaron Baddeley 72-68-69 — Charles Warren 73-67-69 — Bill Lunde 70-68-71 — Steve Elkington 65-73-71 — Dean Wilson 69-69-72 — Scott McCarron 72-65-73 — J.J. Henry 76-66-69 — Chez Reavie 70-71-70 — Rocco Mediate 70-69-72 — Nick O’Hern 71-70-71 — Bo Van Pelt 69-72-71 — Jason Dufner 72-69-71 — Steve Flesch 69-72-71 — Peter Lonard 70-70-72 — Jeff Quinney 69-73-71 — Webb Simpson 74-67-72 — John Senden 71-70-72 — Nicholas Thompson 71-70-72 — Bart Bryant 68-72-73 — Harrison Frazar 69-70-74 — Nick Watney 70-72-72 — Notah Begay III 70-72-72 — Mike Weir 71-71-72 — Joe Ogilvie 69-72-73 — Paul Goydos 73-68-74 — a-Matt Hill 71-69-75 — Brian Davis 70-72-74 — Chris DiMarco 70-72-74 — Michael Letzig 68-74-74 — David Mathis 71-71-74 — Chris Stroud 74-67-75 — Kevin Stadler 69-73-75 — Ricky Barnes 70-72-75 — Martin Laird 70-71-76 — Troy Matteson 69-71-77 — Jeff Maggert 72-70-77 — James Driscoll 70-70-80 — Marc Turnesa 71-69-80 —

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NASCAR NASCAR Sprint Cup-Coke Zero 400 Results Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 160 laps, 141.5 rating, 195 points, $349,873. 2. (3) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 160, 117.1, 170, $248,326. 3. (6) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 160, 128.1, 170, $180,325. 4. (5) Carl Edwards, Ford, 160, 104.8, 160, $185,831. 5. (4) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 160, 107.5, 160, $143,575. 6. (18) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 160, 89, 150, $138,523. 7. (17) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 160, 86.2, 146, $142,373. 8. (10) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 160, 105.3, 147, $153,915. 9. (12) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 160, 80.3, 138, $149,598.

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Fireworks explode over Daytona International Speedway after the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Saturday.

10. (23) Elliott Sadler, Dodge, 160, 94.7, 134, $115,800. 11. (22) Jamie McMurray, Ford, 160, 84.1, 130, $112,900. 12. (43) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 160, 65.5, 127, $103,125. 13. (31) David Ragan, Ford, 160, 90.4, 124, $111,750. 14. (8) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 160, 109.1, 126, $145,273. 15. (13) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 160, 90.7, 118, $140,398. 16. (16) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 160, 101.1, 120, $142,731. 17. (30) AJ Allmendinger, Dodge, 160, 86.6, 112, $98,975. 18. (9) Greg Biffle, Ford, 160, 58.9, 109, $114,400. 19. (21) Joey Logano, Toyota, 160, 77.9, 106, $142,551. 20. (7) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 160, 57.6, 108, $126,029. 21. (28) Bobby Labonte, Ford, 160, 58.7, 100, $123,429. 22. (34) Robby Gordon, Toyota, 160, 50.9, 102, $113,835. 23. (33) Paul Menard, Ford, 160, 57.3, 94, $125,656. 24. (36) Brad Keselowski, Chevrolet, 160, 45.7, 91, $93,575. 25. (24) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 160, 61.2, 88, $128,315. 26. (27) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 160, 62.2, 85, $129,428. 27. (35) John Andretti, Chevrolet, 160, 46.9, 87, $99,325. 28. (2) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 160, 58.4, 84, $128,051. 29. (15) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 159, 67.6, 76, $97,975. 30. (42) Tony Raines, Dodge, 158, 32.4, 73, $88,800. 31. (37) Scott Speed, Toyota, accident, 152, 52.2, 70, $101,698. 32. (25) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 152, 67.3, 67, $105,760. 33. (26) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 146, 50.6, 64, $125,176. 34. (20) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 144, 62.3, 61, $104,750. 35. (32) David Stremme, Dodge, 129, 58.2, 58, $119,065. 36. (14) David Reutimann, Toyota, 127, 58.3, 55, $106,498. 37. (29) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 124, 36.7, 52, $94,250. 38. (11) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 79, 45.8, 49, $94,100. 39. (19) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 76, 45.5, 46, $103,975. 40. (38) David Gilliland, Chevrolet, accident, 76, 35.2, 43, $85,830. 41. (39) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, transmission, 25, 25.4, 40, $85,675. 42. (41) Patrick Carpentier, Toyota, engine, 18, 28.5, 37, $85,580. 43. (40) Dave Blaney, Toyota, overheating, 2, 26.3, 34, $85,938. ——— Race Statistics Winner’s Average Speed: 142.461 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 48 minutes, 28 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.110 seconds. Caution Flags: 8 for 30 laps. Lead Changes: 23 among 10 drivers.

Lap Leaders: J.Gordon 1; T.Stewart 2; Ku.Busch 3; D.Hamlin 4-14; T.Stewart 15-31; D.Hamlin 3245; T.Stewart 46; D.Hamlin 47; T.Stewart 48-58; R.Newman 59; M.Kenseth 60-62; D.Hamlin 6371; T.Stewart 72; D.Hamlin 73-79; J.Andretti 80; T.Stewart 81-82; D.Hamlin 83-103; R.Gordon 104; T.Stewart 105-126; J.Burton 127-128; T.Stewart 129-158; Ky.Busch 159; T.Stewart 160. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): T.Stewart, 9 times for 86 laps; D.Hamlin, 6 times for 63 laps; M.Kenseth, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Burton, 1 time for 2 laps; Ku.Busch, 1 time for 1 lap; Ky.Busch, 1 time for 1 lap; R.Newman, 1 time for 1 lap; R.Gordon, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Andretti, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Gordon, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. T.Stewart, 2,719. 2. J.Gordon, 2,539. 3. J.Johnson, 2,525. 4. Ku.Busch, 2,414. 5. C.Edwards, 2,317. 6. D.Hamlin, 2,302. 7. R.Newman, 2,235. 8. Ky.Busch, 2,234. 9. G.Biffle, 2,215. 10. M.Kenseth, 2,201. 11. J.Montoya, 2,187. 12. K.Kahne, 2,166. ——— 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.

RACING — IRL IRK-IndyCar-Camping World Grand Prix Lineup After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday At Watkins Glen International (road course) Watkins Glen, N.Y. Lap length: 3.4 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (6) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Honda, 1:28.5970 (136.935). 2. (18) Justin Wilson, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.3106 (135.841). 3. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.7279 (135.209). 4. (5) Mario Moraes, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.8003 (135.100). 5. (10) Dario Franchitti-x, Dallara-Honda, no time (no speed). 6. (24) Mike Conway, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.1715 (136.052). 7. (7) Danica Patrick, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.2076 (135.997). 8. (26) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.3539 (135.775). 9. (11) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.4131 (135.685). 10. (13) E.J. Viso, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.5661 (135.453). 11. (4) Dan Wheldon, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.9137 (134.929). 12. (27) Hideki Mutoh, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.7943 (135.109). 13. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.8662 (135.001). 14. (15) Paul Tracy, Dallara-Honda, 1:30.6167 (133.883). 15. (02) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 1:29.9526 (134.871). 16. (14) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 1:30.4001 (134.203). 17. (06) Robert Doornbos, Dallara-Honda, 1:30.6266 (133.868).

18. (2) Raphael Matos, Dallara-Honda, 1:30.4981 (134.058). 19. (23) Milka Duno, Dallara-Honda, 1:33.6824 (129.501). 20. (98) Richard Antinucci, Dallara-Honda, 1:31.1910 (133.039). 21. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Honda, 1:31.6852 (132.322). x-Franchitti lost his two fastest laps for causing a full-course caution during Firestone Fast Six. Rahal was penalized 10 grid positions after his car failed post-qualifying technical inspection.

MLS Major League Soccer EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Chicago 6 3 D.C. 5 3 Columbus 5 3 Toronto FC 6 6 Kansas City 5 6 New England 4 5 New York 2 13

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GF 23 26 22 21 19 15 15

GA 20 25 21 25 18 21 30

WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Houston 9 3 4 Chivas USA 8 4 3 Seattle 6 3 7 Colorado 5 4 6 Los Angeles 4 3 9 Real Salt Lake 5 6 5 FC Dallas 4 7 5 San Jose 3 8 4

Pts 31 27 25 21 21 20 17 13

GF 21 19 24 22 18 23 20 18

GA 10 12 15 20 18 18 25 28

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ——— Friday’s Games Real Salt Lake 1, San Jose 1, tie Saturday’s Games Columbus 1, D.C. United 1, tie Chicago 2, Colorado 1 Houston 1, Kansas City 0 FC Dallas 2, New York 1 Los Angeles 1, New England 0 Saturday, July 11 Kansas City at New England, 2 p.m. Houston at Seattle FC, 2 p.m. Columbus at Chicago, 6 p.m. FC Dallas at Colorado, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at San Jose, 8:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Chivas USA, 9 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS Saturday’s Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Added RHP Winston Abreu to the 25-man roster. Designated RHP Matt Herges for assignment. Agreed to terms with LHP Bobby Livingston on a minor league contract and assigned him to Akron (EL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed RHP Scott Richmond on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 1. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Activated RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Reno (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Recalled RHP Jason Bergmann from Syracuse (IL). Designated RHP Jesus Colome for assignment.


Steamboat Pilot & Today • Sunday, July 5, 2009

Skate skiing continued from 1C “The tough part of target jumping is, obviously, the wind as you saw (Saturday),” Fletcher said. “You also want to pick a gate so you can jump far enough.” After seeing Spillane fall right before him but judge the distance right, Fletcher felt he found the gate to battle a tail wind at the bottom of the course. He jumped to 72.5 meters to take home the win. “It was a complete advantage going last,” Fletcher said. “I got to see all the other guys and what gate they go from and how far they go. You gauge it off of that, and then you can pick the gate.” Although each competition had a winner, all were in agreement that the festivities also helped grow interest in the sport JOEL REICHENBERGER/STAFF of Nordic combined. Brett Denney, right, tries to hold off Nick Hendrickson near the midway point of the Nordic Combined Rocky Mountain Saturday’s skate ski race was Division Ski Jumping Extravaganza. a perfect example. The top five finishers — all U.S. Ski Team members — fin- like it was mid-November. ability for us to showcase our watch this. I think it’s a great day ished within five seconds of one “It’s a really special day for sport in the United States. You for the Nordic program.” another. Going into the final cor- us,” Demong said. “Obviously, get to watch a fast and excitner, world champions Demong, it’s Independence Day, but for ing roller ski race, and a lot of — To reach Luke Graham, call 871-4229 Spillane and Lodwick all battled Nordic combined, it’s the best people show up at the jumps to or e-mail lgraham@steamboatpilot.com

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Jarrett: Decision for final team spot will be tough als. That being said, the more competition for those two spots, the higher the level is going to be. The goal is to have all these guys pushing Bill, Johnny and Todd to be even better.” That includes several of the younger skiers. Taylor Fletcher and Hendrickson have been especially impressive in early camps, Jarrett said. “The pressure is not on us, it’s on them. We’re the underdogs, and they’re the veterans,” said Taylor, 19. “We’re going out, and like the coaches said in a meeting, we’re pushing the pace all the time. It’ll be interesting to see what happens. It’s a little early to tell, but if I get my jumping up, there’s a shot.” Although U.S. athletes should be some of the favorites for individual medals, the team medal might mean the most. In 2002, the team finished one

spot out of the medals, in fourth. In 2006, the team skied to a disappointing seventh-place finish. So while the team does boast three world champions, it won’t mean much in the team event unless a fourth or fifth skier can be found. “It takes four to make a team,” Lodwick said. “In the Olympic Games, it’s important, but the most important thing is in these camps as a team, we can push each other to be better than we are. That goes for the young guys pushing me, and hopefully what I do during the day is an influence to them. “I mean who is to say I, Billy or Johnny happen to be sick for the team event. Hopefully with the system we can enable two or three guys pushing us. Hopefully it gets to that level. The better that level is, the better we are at the Olympic Games.”

Carter teaches beach volleyball, coaches club teams Carter continued from 1C be a first-team Pac-10 and thirdteam All-American selection at UCLA. She spent two years playing professionally in Spain before returning to the states. She knew she wanted to get into the beach volleyball scene, but she wasn’t totally sure how. Enter McPeak, who earned a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics and is third in career winnings on the AVP tour. She knew Carter from covering the Pac-10. In January, McPeak invited Carter and seven other former collegiate indoor players to a camp where she trained them three times a week for free. “In beach volleyball, it’s how much work you put in,”

McPeak said. “It’s figuring out your strengths. But the sky is the limit with her. She has the size to compete with the top player in the world. It all comes down to her learning ball control and strategy.” Carter, at 6-foot-2, plays with Christina Hinds. Hinds, who was a libero at Pepperdine, has a little bit more experience on the AVP. The team qualified for the main draw of the Brooklyn AVP tournament Thursday for the first time. Players are given points in the AVP. Since Carter and Hinds are relative newcomers, they have to play in qualifying events to get into the main draw. The team had been close, and it finally

qualified for the first time. “I see them qualifying in Brooklyn and a couple more times this year,” McPeak said. “Her big year is next year. That’s when she’ll take a big step forward.” It’s not all fun for Carter. Playing on the AVP has been costly. Training as much as she does, Carter said it’s tough to have a full-time job. She does private beach volleyball lessons and also coaches club volleyball teams. She said those gigs help her pay the bills and allow her to play volleyball. A normal day for Carter consists of practicing at the beach in the morning for three hours, doing another workout in the afternoon, and teaching a lesson

in the early evening before wrapping the night up by coaching a club volleyball team. Sometimes that translates into 14 hours of volleyball. But Carter is not worried about getting burnt out on the sport. At this point, volleyball isn’t just a game, it’s a full-blown addiction. “Indoor volleyball really narrows it down. Beach narrows it down even more,” Carter said. “Everyone is a good athlete. It’s crazy. There is such a small group of people that are successful in this sport. If my body isn’t cut out for it, I’m not going to spend five years at it … But this is a dream come true. My first dream was to go to UCLA, then play professional and now to play beach.”

Today includes 13.1-mile half marathon, 10-kilometer run it is better known as the suit Sacha Baron Cohen tucked into in “Borat.” Lofy added a pair of bike shorts to make the whole outfit family appropriate. “I used to run in high school and got a scholarship to go to college but decided to ski

instead,” Lofy said. The final touch was an American flag, pinned like a cape around his back. “This flag helped me run faster,” he said. Lofy wasn’t the only one to incorporate the spirit of the day into the race. Lilly Geer, a 10-year-old in town from Boulder with her

family, said Steamboat’s July 4 festivities are a tradition in her family and that she’s run the race every year she’s been old enough. This year, she donned a red, white and blue crown, and it waved in the wind as she sprinted to finish second in her division. “It’s really exciting,” she said. “You start to run, then

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qualified for a bib mishap. “Added pressure can make a difference,” Brett said. “If you put more pressure on yourself, you can definitely push yourself to train harder and get to the next level. I’ve went once (to the Olympics), and I was young. It’s definitely a goal to go this time being a little older and knowing we can do so well. It would be huge. It would be awesome.” Still, Jarrett said Brett’s performance — along with the rest of the team’s — during the next seven months will be a big factor in which skier gets a spot. “After (the top three) it’s going to be a tough decision,” Jarrett said. “It would make our lives easier if two guys separated themselves. It would be nice if going into January the decision was clear. Certainly, there are going to be some disappointed individu-

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Serena Williams beats sister Venus

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Serena Williams kept telling herself she was facing just another foe in the Wimbledon final Saturday, just another woman who hits the ball quite hard, just another player trying to deny her a Grand Slam title. She wasn’t facing just anyone, of course. She was playing her older sister Venus. And when the latest all-Williams final finished, when Serena wrapped up a 7-6 (3), 6-2 victory for a third Wimbledon championship and 11th major title overall, she jogged to the net with her arm extended for a handshake. Venus instead pulled her close for a warm embrace.

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Serena has won three of the past four Grand Slam titles and even poked a little fun at Safina, who is 0-3 in major finals. “If you hold three Grand Slam titles, maybe you should be No. 1, but not on the WTA Tour, obviously,” Serena said. Then, alluding sarcastically to two less-than-major events won

by Safina, Serena doubled over in laughter after saying: “I see myself as No. 2. That’s where I am. I think Dinara did a great job to get to No. 1. She won Rome and Madrid.” The sisters’ father, Richard Williams, used to say his youngest daughter would be the better of the two, and the numbers back that up at this point: Serena leads in Grand Slam titles (11-7), in head-tohead matches (11-10), and in all-Williams major finals (6-2). It was the 14th Grand Slam final for each Williams; no other active woman participated in more than four. Serena is 11-3 in such matches; Venus fell to 7-7, with all but one defeat coming against her sister. Asked whether it’s easier or

harder losing to a sibling, fivetime Wimbledon champion Venus said: “There’s no ‘easy’ to losing, especially when it’s so close to the crown.” She was the two-time defending champion and had won 20 matches in a row at Wimbledon, the past 17 in straight sets. But Venus — at 29, she’s 15 months older than Serena — appeared a step slow, perhaps bothered by the left knee that’s been heavily bandaged since the second round, although she refused to place blame there. “She played so well, really lifted her game,” Venus said. “I had an error here and there. Today, I couldn’t make errors.” Serena had more winners, 25-14, more aces, 12-2, and fewer unforced errors, 12-18.

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“I didn’t think about Venus at all today. I just saw her as an opponent,” said Serena, who also beat her sister in the 2002 and 2003 finals at the All England Club. “At one point, after the first set, I looked on the side of the court at the stats, and it was like ‘Williams,’ ‘Williams.’ I couldn’t figure out which was which.” That also might have been because she was facing the only other woman who can equal her power and court coverage on grass courts. Monday’s rankings will say Serena is No. 2, and Venus No. 3 — behind No. 1 Dinara Safina, a 6-1, 6-0 loser to the elder Williams in the semifinals — but it is clear who the best woman in the world is at the moment.

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Serena Williams won a pair of Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon on Saturday, just like her sister Venus did last year. Serena added the women’s doubles title to her take at this year’s tournament, teaming with big sister Venus to beat Rennae Stubbs and Samantha Stosur, of Australia, 7-6 (4), 64. It’s their fourth Wimbledon title together, part of their haul of nine Grand Slam women’s doubles championships.

“There’s nothing like winning a title with your sister,” said Serena, who has won 11 major singles titles. “It’s really a good feeling.” Earlier Saturday on Centre Court, Serena beat Venus, 7-6 (3), 6-2, in singles to win her third Wimbledon title — she beat her older sister in each final. A year ago, Venus beat Serena in the championship match to win her fifth Wimbledon singles title, and the pair then teamed up to win the doubles. “One out of two’s not bad,” Venus said. “I really wanted to

TENNIS — WIMBLEDON win the singles, but they’re two separate events. If I won the singles and not the doubles, it’s still not the same.” Against the Australians, the Williams sisters traded breaks in the first set, with Stosur and Stubbs taking a 2-1 lead off Serena’s opening service game. But the Americans eventually broke back to 4-4, when Stosur put a backhand volley into the net. In the tiebreaker, Venus put the sisters up a mini-break on the second point with a return of serve that Stubbs couldn’t

get back over. “The ball clipped the tape, and therefore it went a little bit higher than it should have and it hit my frame and didn’t quite get off the string,” Stubbs said. “It was really unlucky.” The most entertaining point of the match came with Stubbs serving at 1-1 in the second set. Serena returned the serve, and Stubbs swung her racket behind her and hit the ball through her legs to get it back over. “I do that because sometimes you have to do that,” said Stubbs, who added that she makes that kind of shot all

the time. “That’s just experience and being an idiot on the court half the time.” As the point continued, Stosur stood at the net and battered back volley after volley as both Venus and Serena grunted and groaned while sending groundstrokes back over the net. Stosur eventually won the point with a drop shot neither sister could get near, and the Australian took that game. But the sisters broke Stubbs to go up, 4-3, in that set and kept control. “I’m really excited to have doubles titles,” Serena said. “I rack ’em up.”

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Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair, who led the famous Tennessee Titans drive that came a yard short of forcing overtime in the 2000 Super Bowl, was found dead Saturday with multiple gunshot wounds, including one to the head. Police said a pistol was discovered near the body of McNair a woman also shot dead in a downtown condominium. Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron identified the woman as 20-year-old Sahel Kazemi, whom he called a “friend” of McNair’s. She had a single gunshot wound to the head. Police said the 36-year-old McNair was found on the sofa in the living room, and Kazemi was very close to him on the floor. Aaron said the gun was not “readily apparent” when police first arrived. Autopsies were planned for today. Aaron said McNair’s wife, Mechelle, is “very distraught.” “At this juncture, we do not believe she is involved,” he said. “Nothing has been ruled out, but as far as actively looking for a suspect tonight, the answer would be no.” Fred McNair, Steve McNair’s oldest brother, said some family members likely will travel to Nashville on Monday to consult with Steve McNair’s wife. “It’s still kind of hard to believe,” Fred McNair said. “He was the greatest person in the world. He gave back to the community. He loved kids, and he wanted to be a role model to kids.” He said he did not know who Kazemi was. The bodies were discovered Saturday afternoon by McNair’s longtime friend Wayne Neeley, who said he rents the condo with McNair. Aaron said Neeley told authorities he went into the condo, saw McNair on the sofa and Kazemi on the floor but walked first into the kitchen before going back into the liv-

ing room, where he saw the blood. Neeley then called a friend, who alerted authorities. Police said a witness saw McNair arrive at the condo in the upscale Rutledge Hill neighborhood between 1:30 and 2 a.m. Saturday and that Kazemi’s vehicle already was there. The condominium is located within walking distance of an area filled with restaurants and nightspots, a few blocks from the Cumberland River and within view of the Titans’ stadium. Two days ago, Nashville police arrested Kazemi on a DUI charge while driving a 2007 Escalade registered to her and McNair. McNair was in the front seat but didn’t break the law and was allowed to leave by taxi. The arrest affidavit said Kazemi had bloodshot eyes and the smell of alcohol on her breath but refused a breathalyzer test, saying “she was not drunk, she was high.” In June, McNair opened a restaurant near the Tennessee State University campus. It was closed Saturday evening but had become a small memorial where flowers, candles and notes had been placed outside the door. On the restaurant’s windows were messages: “We will miss you, Steve” and “We love you, Steve.” A note attached to a small blue teddy bear read, “We will never forget you, Steve. Once a Titan, always a Titan.” “We don’t know the details, but it is a terrible tragedy, and our hearts go out to the families involved,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. McNair, a four-time Pro Bowler, led the Titans within a yard of forcing overtime in the 2000 Super Bowl, which they lost, 23-16, to the St. Louis Rams. He also played for the Baltimore Ravens before retiring in April 2008. His most noted drive, the last one in that Super Bowl, came when he led the Titans 87 yards in the final minute and 48 seconds, only to come up a yard short of the tying touchdown. Kevin Dyson caught his 9-yard pass but was tackled at the 1yard line by the Rams’ Mike Jones.


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Andruw Jones homered and drove in four runs, Michael Young added a three-run double, and the Rangers roughed up David Price to win their fourth in a row. Nelson Cruz, who had three hits, connected for his 20th home run of the season in support of Derek Holland (2-5), who won for the first time as a starter. The rookie left-hander allowed four runs and seven hits in six innings.

Angels 11, Orioles 4 ANAHEIM, CALIF.

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Jorge Posada hit a gamewinning RBI single in the 12th inning to lift the New York Yankees to a 6-5 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. With one out and runners on first and second, Posada lined a 1-1 pitch from Shawn Camp into center field. Alex Rodriguez scored without a play as the Yankees poured out of the dugout to congratulate Posada near first base.

Mariners 3, Red Sox 2 BOSTON

Chris Woodward’s basesloaded pop up in the ninth inning dropped behind a partially draw-in infield to score the go-ahead run and lift the Mariners past the Red Sox. Jason Varitek hit a two-run homer for Boston, which also lost Friday’s series opener. The Red Sox had won their previous seven series overall. It was just their third series loss in their past 12 in Fenway Park.

Royals 6, White Sox 4 KANSAS CITY, MO.

Alberto Callaspo drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals eclipsed their run total from their previous four games in a victory against the White Sox that snapped Chicago’s seven-game winning streak. Callaspo hit an RBI triple off Gavin Floyd (6-6) in the fifth for Kansas City’s first run in 13 innings. His two-run single off Matt Thornton in the fifth made it 5-4 and gave the Royals their first lead in 38 innings. Callaspo’s errors at second base had figured in Kansas City’s four-game losing streak.

Indians 5, Athletics 2 CLEVELAND

Carl Pavano earned his first win in five starts, helping the Indians to a victory against the Athletics. Ben Francisco and Grady Sizemore hit homers off Vin Mazzaro (2-4) for Cleveland, which won consecutive games for the first time since June 11 and 12. The Indians’ fourth win

Vladimir Guerrero hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, and the Angels used a late rally to beat Baltimore. Guerrero capped a six-run eighth by hitting a 1-0 pitch off reliever Brian Bass to left field and came out for a curtain call. They batted around the order in he eighth and also got RBIs from Torii Hunter and Chone Figgins.

Padres 7, Dodgers 4 SAN DIEGO

Manny Ramirez’s first home run since returning from a 50game drug suspension wasn’t enough to help Los Angeles overcome Everth Cabrera’s three RBIs as the San Diego Padres beat the Dodgers, 7-4, on Saturday. Ramirez homered in his second game and fifth plate appearance back. It was his seventh homer of the season and 534th of his career, tying Jimmie Foxx for 16th on the all-time list. Up next is Mickey Mantle with 536. San Diego scored three runs in the seventh inning and added three unearned runs in the eighth. Cabrera hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh. He added an RBI infield single in the eighth with a second run scoring on the play on third baseman Casey Blake’s throwing error.

Brewers 11, Cubs 2 CHICAGO

Rookie Casey McGehee had a career high four hits and five RBIs to help the Brewers pound Rich Harden and the Cubs. Mike Cameron and J.J. Hardy also went deep to back a solid effort by Braden Looper (7-4). But McGahee delivered his best performance against the organization that let him go during the offseason. Claimed off waivers in October, he made the team in spring training and now is batting .331 in 46 games after going 4 for 5. He singled twice and tripled before hitting a tworun homer off Jeff Samardzija. The Cubs had won three in a row after going 11-14 in June,

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Tim Lincecum ran his career-best scoreless innings streak to 23 in winning his third straight start and also scored the first run in the Giants’ victory against the Astros. The reigning National League Cy Young Award winner struck out nine and allowed three hits with two walks in seven innings. Brandon Medders and Merkin Valdez each pitched an inning to finish the three-hit shutout, the Giants’ majors-best 11th and fourth in their past seven games.

Phillies 4, Mets 1 PHILADELPHIA

Jamie Moyer pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run double, and the Phillies beat the Mets. Moyer (7-6) allowed one run and five hits in 6 1-3 innings to win his third straight start. The 46-year-old Moyer tied Carl Hubbell for 42nd on the all-time list with his 253rd career win. The NL East-leading Phillies have taken the first two games against the rival Mets to win just their third series at home and first against a team other than the lowly Washington Nationals. The defending World Series champions have been awful at Citizens Bank Park, going 15-22. They were 18 in their previous homestand.

Nationals 5, Braves 3 WASHINGTON

Atlanta’s Tommy Hanson extended his scoreless innings streak to 26 before Adam Dunn’s 300th career homer, and the Nationals rallied for four eighth-inning runs and a victory against the Braves. Hanson departed with a 31 lead after seven innings and was in line for his fifth straight victory before the Braves bullpen blew up, halting Atlanta’s winning streak at a season-high five. Mike Gonzalez (3-1) loaded the bases in the eighth on a pinch-hit single by Ronnie Belliard and a pair of walks before Peter Moylan relieved and yielded a two-run, game-tying single to Ryan Zimmerman.

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Hanley Ramirez homered, and Andrew Miller pitched effectively into the seventh inning, leading the Marlins to a victory against the Pirates. Emilio Bonifacio had three hits and scored twice for Florida, which has won four of five. Dan Meyer pitched a scoreless ninth to earn his second save.

D-backs 11, Rockies 7 DENVER

Pinch-hitter Chris Young hit a tiebreaking, three-run double to cap a six-run eighth inning, helping Arizona end its threegame skid. Stephen Drew finished a single shy of the cycle, and Mark Reynolds hit a solo homer for the Diamondbacks. After Chad Tracy and Felipe Lopez walked, Young cleared the bases with a deep double off reliever Joel Peralta (0-2).

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Outdoors Steamboat Pilot &Today

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com

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

Joel Reichenberger PILOT & TODAY

Powers gives it up for troops

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ob Powers is hard to miss when he’s on the job. He was the man behind the microphone Saturday during the annual Fourth of July Parade. The event seemed to feature virtually anything that could walk, drive or roll down Lincoln Avenue. There were dozens of horses, a bunch of fancy cars, children with water guns and even a woman with a camel. Whether it was llamas, roller skiers, donkeys or elephants (the Democratic Party fielded one float, and the area’s conservatives drummed up several), Powers welcomed them to Steamboat’s largest stage with the same enthusiasm, bellowing his greetings up and down the town’s main street. Still, Powers always held something back, something that he poured on whenever there was a chance to salute America’s military forces. Powers was the brain behind the Ridn4Warriors junior bull-riding event that opened the weekend’s rodeo performances. It included bull riding, one of the rodeo’s most popular and thrilling events. It included young riders — think calf scramble on steroids. And it included the troops. There were six riders each night, and each was assigned a branch of the military — Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Veterans Affairs. But the teenage daredevils didn’t just ride for their respective branches. Before the competition started, each stood in the ring and read the story of a serviceman from that branch who was killed or injured in battle. The rodeo is a patriotic event anyway, so parading a bunch of junior bull riders across the ring to represent the country’s fighting men is already icing on the cake. The tribute to specific soldiers was even better. But when it comes to the troops, that’s how Rob Powers does business. “He’s a very energetic guy,” rodeo announcer John Shipley said. “He produced this whole thing.” Of course, Powers’ commitment didn’t end Saturday as the rodeo lights dimmed. Powers is getting ready to board a plane tomorrow for a trip to Iraq. Powers, a veteran himself, will travel with astronaut Sandra Magnus, Olympic gold medalist Frank Shorter and Runner’s World Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso to tour seven Middle East bases where U.S. military forces are stationed. Talk to Powers for a few minutes, and his decision to travel to Iraq comes as little surprise. The guy has traveled the world and been the man behind the microphone for some for some of the largest marathons. But it’s easy to tell how important his work helping draw attention to the troops is to him. The Ridn4Warriors tribute didn’t try to solicit donations or ram politics down anyone’s through. Powers doesn’t work like that. He’s just a man with a spotlight who is willing to do anything he can to shine it on those risking their lives for our country.

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Almost as if a careful gardener planted them, batches of arnicas line the Tepee Creek Trail near Lynx Pass in southeastern Routt County. The yellow flower is abundant on the trail, which takes hikers and bikers four miles into the wilderness over rolling hills to the confluence of the babbling Tepee and the slightly larger Rock Creek. A thick roof of lodgepole pines (some alive, some victims of the beetle infestation) and thick aspen groves cover the majority. Still, plenty of wide meadows split the hike up, offering picture-perfect places to camp.

A walk in the woods

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he Tepee Creek Trail ends as it begins: dead and decimated trees lie everywhere as the singletrack dips into the running waters of Rock Creek. The four miles in between the finish and Lynx PassSTORY BY area trailhead, howJOEL contain REICHENBERGER ever, a just-difficult-enough hike through rolling terrain. Sections soar up along ridges, and others swing down through valleys. The trail flows along the bubbling Tepee Creek and into a collection of wide meadows, and after a hard afternoon of hiking, it can prove plenty rewarding.

Tepee Creek Trail short on views, long on beauty

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Under cover The Tepee Creek Trail doesn’t offer the widest variety of terrain as far as Routt County-area hikes go. Still, there are plenty of different things to see along the way. One constant, though, is trees. Much of the four-hour hike takes places under a thick canopy of bristly lodgepole pines and leafy aspens. For the most part, that’s a good thing, especially on a warm summer day. The sun pokes through where it can, casting a few long fingers of light through the otherwise dark forest. The mountain pine beetle has taken a toll here, and plenty of work obviously has gone into mitigating the risk to hikers. Recently cut down trees lie along the trail throughout the pine sections of the hike. Still, for every freshly felled orange blight, several still stand, rotting in place. The bug hasn’t ruined the experience, however. About half the pines still are green and healthy and the dark,

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A meadow awaits beyond a thick stand of aspens on the Tepee Creek Trail. The track cuts through forests of all variety: living, dead, pine and aspen. It also includes several wide open expanses on the shores of Tepee Creek.

damp ground is covered with saplings racing to fill the holes left by the beetle kill. The trail also winds through healthy aspen groves, the stark white trees growing tight against the narrow trail. Not all the trail’s fallen trees are the work of chainsaws or pine beetles, however. Neatly carved stumps, shorn to a point about a foot off the ground, stand as proof that beavers are healthy and active in the area. Another 200-yard section early in the hike is flanked on both sides by the remnants of a massive blow down and successive logging operation.

Something different The trail can take as much or as little time as necessary. A common turnaround point is four miles in, where Tepee Creek meets with Rock Creek. A log carefully placed over the still-rushing Rock Creek shows there’s further to go, however. Still, the eight miles to get there and back is plenty enough to wear out the average hiker, and the hike takes about four hours to complete. The trip

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The afternoon sun breaks through the pine canopy covering the Tepee Creek Trail, an 8-mile out-and-back trek east of Stagecoach Reservoir near Lynx Pass.

into the forest has a few more uphill stretches, but both out and back are fairly balanced. There’s nothing overly steep and no treacherous downhills, either. There’s also no shortage of open meadows, which often feature small ponds, to break up the forest stretches. The trail also crosses several small streams, and after about two miles, the Tepee itself. The streams are easy to get across with one or two careful steps on well-placed rocks. A log makes for a handy bridge across the Tepee. It takes only a moment of balance, and a hiker is never further than a short jump from either shore. Near the end of the fourmile trip out, the trail intersects the Rock Creek Trail, a much wider thoroughfare. Continue past it another 400 yards to reach the turnaround. There’s nothing that makes

Tepee Creek Trail What: An eight-mile roundtrip out-andback hike Where: The trailhead is located near the southeastern edge of Routt County on Routt County Road 16, a little less than 20 miles southeast of Stagecoach Reservoir. From Steamboat Springs, head east on U.S. Highway 40. Turn south toward Oak Creek on Colorado Highway 131 and drive 4.3 miles to Routt County Road 14. Turn left and continue 7.3 miles, just past Stagecoach Reservoir to Country Road 16. Turn left again and drive one mile. Take another left at Sagebrush Trail Road, and drive for 18 miles. The road weaves in and out of the Routt County National Forest, but after passing several signs for Morrison Creek, there are a few small buildings and an outhouse. About 200 yards beyond the outhouse,

the Tepee Creek trail a “must see.” There are no fantastic views of distant mountains, towering waterfalls or vast valleys. Instead it’s just a good hike, a few flower-lined miles

take a hard left on to Forest Service Road 263. Pull over at the first hard right turn in the road, and the trailhead is on the left. What to expect: The trail can be exhausting but poses no technical challenges, so anyone feeling up to an eightmile round trip (or shorter, if hikers opt to turn around early) can tackle Tepee Creek. There are several tough uphill sections, but nothing a few short breaks can’t help anyone overcome. Be sure to pack the sunscreen and the bug spray. The mosquitoes can get nasty, especially in the afternoon and early evening. The sunny, wide meadows make the trail an ideal place to pack along a picnic lunch. Plenty of horse and mountain bike tracks indicate the trail sees a wide range of users, though it wasn’t at all crowded on a warm weekday afternoon.

through picturesque forests, perfect for a warm day and a different experience. — To reach Joel Reichenberger, call 871-4253 or e-mail jreichenberger@steamboatpilot.com PAGE DESIGNED BY CHRISTOPHER WOYTKO


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Sunday, July 5, 2009 • www.steamboatpilot.com

SPOTLIGHT Richard J. Rende Jr. Age: 28 Occupation: Sales for Brown & Brown Insurance Place of birth: St. Louis

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you move to Routt County, and what brought you here? A.. Jan. 3, 2004. I left my Rende Jr. heart here when I was a child and had to return if I was ever to find it.

Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently? A. Reservations for paragliding school for the first week of August. Q. Describe your morning routine. A. Jump out of bed with only minutes to spare, shower like a maniac, nice slow drive from Stagecoach to town. (Yes, Officer Kreiger, slow!) Q. Has a book ever

changed your life? What was it and why? A. Yes. “Into The Wild” by Jon Krakauer. I read this in high school, and it opened my eyes to how confused and imaginative the young mind can be.

Q. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? A. “Don’t let mistakes be so monumental, don’t let your love be so confidential, don’t let your mind be so darn judgemental, and please let your heart be more influential.” Q. What three things would you want people to know about you? A. I love to have fun. I’m not a flake. I’m a hard worker. Q. What did you want to be when you grew up? A. A veterinarian. Q. If you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about? A. Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, and Jerry Garcia. I would ask them all about living through the 1960s and ’70s, because I was born in the ’80s, and it was terrible. Q. Do you collect anything? A. Great memories. Q. What was your first

job?

A. Imo’s Pizza. I slung pizzas like a pro. Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why? A. Wolverine from the XMen. No stupid sissy superpowers; just pure strength and agility. Q. If you could go back in time, to what event or time period would you go? A. I would go back to the ’60s. It was such a revolutionary and exciting time!

Favorites Book: “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway Song: Anything that has soul

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Theater in the sun

Picnic-style performances put new spins on productions Margaret Hair

PILOT & TODAY STAFF

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The Great American Laughing Stock Co. isn’t interested in offering a typical night at the theater. The group’s attitude toward theater is one that brings it out of the box and onto the yard. Most shows in a three-week run of the company’s second annual Picnic Theatre Festival are set in Spring Creek Park and other outdoor venues, “It’s not a traditional envi-

ronment, it’s not a traditional theater approach. It’s not a traditional theater company, for that matter; it never has been,” said Stuart Handloff, founder and director of the festival and longtime Steamboat Springs theater community member. Starting Friday, the Picnic Theatre Festival presents free performances of three works, featuring actors from Steamboat Springs and six transplants from New Zealand, where Handloff recently earned a graduate degree in directing. The goal is “to get theater

out of the box, to raise the quality and artistic level of performing arts in the community, and to figure out a way that we can exchange the cultures of Steamboat Springs and New Zealand,” Handloff said. That premise has grown stronger as the festival gains community roots and involvement, he said. “It’s just a stronger connection, I think, all the way around,” Handloff said. JOHN F. RUSSELL/STAFF Picnic Theatre will hold on to its original location at Spring Kirsty Peters plays Audrey Rose during a rehearsal for “Eccentricities of a See Theater, page 2D

Butterfly” in the field in front of the Steamboat Springs High School. The play is part of the 2009 Picnic Theatre Festival, which is from July 10 to 26.

The pill problem Physicians weigh risk of drug abuse vs. benefits

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he going price for prescription pills in Steamboat Springs is $1 per milligram of painkiller or antidepressant, local physicians say, warning that the abuse of prescription drugs is rising. Police say the trend is STORY BY noticeable ZACH FRIDELL but not overwhelming in Steamboat. Most visibly, the search for prescription drugs led to the March 16 arrest of a 23-yearold man suspected of burglary at Lyon’s Corner Drug, a downtown pharmacy. Police said the man dropped bottles of a prescription painkiller when he was taken into custody. Doctors and police report that drug-seeking behavior, and the addiction that drives it, is becoming an increasing concern in Steamboat. Steamboat Springs Police Department Capt. Joel Rae said determining the extent of abuse in Steamboat is tricky for several reasons. The department keeps track of drug arrests by the classification of the substance — Schedule 3 substances include codeine, anabolic steroids, testosterone and some depressants, for example — not by whether the medication is prescribed. It’s also harder to detect people who are abusing prescription drugs, Rae said. “I think we hear a lot more than we see. I know that we have great concern for the youth in our community pertaining to prescription drugs, and it is becoming a drug of choice,” he said. Rae said that there occasionally have been reports of prescription drug abuse in

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Family physician Brian Harrington talks with his associate Kim Mosher inside the offices of Yampa Valley Medical Associates on June 26. Harrington said the most important part of prescriptions is monitoring patients closely and that the important role of medication as a treatment should not be overlooked.

Steamboat schools and that the frequency has been increasing throughout the past several years. “We hear rumors through the high school and even the middle school at one point last year,” he said. “We’ve had rumors of kids taking drugs and selling them to their friends.” School Resource Officer Josh Carrell, who works in Steamboat Springs High School, said he has learned about prescription drug abuse and how to spot it through training, but he does not regularly find that kind of drug abuse at the high school. “I did have at least a few cases this year,” he said, adding that it was not a continu-

al problem. “The more common (drugs) are obviously alcohol and marijuana,” he said. Dr. Dawn Obrecht, who specializes in addiction medicine in Steamboat, said she has seen a great deal of abuse across town. “It’s a small resort town, there are a lot of children of the ’60s, flower children and their children,” she said. Obrecht said the problem stems from doctors in town who give medications too easily, including those who issue refills without seeing the patients. “Out of a very small number of doctors, there are a few who prescribe very, very inappropriately,” she said. “Every addict in town knows who they are.” Pain management specialist

Dr. Brian Siegel said the doctors may not be as diligent as they should, but he does not see the rampant abuse Obrecht described. “Yeah, there are some physicians who may give the medications easier, but who’s to say they’re not making adjustments?” he said. Siegel said he doesn’t think there are “bad doctors” in Steamboat who prescribe inappropriately. “Some (doctors) will just give medication and may not be as diligent on following up on how patients are using it,” he said. Because of prescription drugs’ potential for abuse, See Pills, page 2D

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Drug seekers easily can abuse prescription drugs like Xanax.

Home aims for green status Zach Fridell

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It’s easy to declare a house “green,” Michael Mow said, but without the proper testing and certification, that label can just add to the atmosphere’s hot air. To really have a “green house,” certified by Routt County and Steamboat Springs, and to earn a platinum rating from the Leadership in Energy and MATT STENSLAND/STAFF Michael Mow, right, and Chad Feagler, with Mountain Energy Consultants, stand Environmental Design, or LEED, outside the Mow House under construction in Stagecoach on Tuesday during a construc- Green Building Council, Mow’s house is going through extra tests tion site tour.

and certifications during construction. By the time it is complete in September or October, the Stagecoach house likely will be the fifth platinum-certified house in Colorado. Michael Mow and his wife, Jo Ann, are aiming to make their house 90 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, with extra insulation and enough solar power generation to produce as much energy as it uses throughout the year. The Mows’ 4,495-square-foot house, perched at the end of an

unpaved road and surrounded by trees, has 14 solar panels already installed on the roof, though no walls are yet in place. Those panels will work to heat the water and in-floor heating throughout the home, while an extra photovoltaic set of panels, to be installed outside, will take care of the home’s other energy needs. But Michael Mow, a retired financial analyst who currently lives in another part of Stagecoach, said making a responsible house takes more See House, page 4B

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Creek for the bulk of its shows and has scheduled performances closer to town at the Yampa River Botanic Park, Art in the Park and Bud Werner Memorial Library. The shows play well to most age groups, directors said. In its second year, the festival features three productions: a version of William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” that’s part English, part Samoan; an original play by local author Dagny McKinley tracking a day in the life of her JOHN F. RUSSELL/STAFF character, Audrey Rose; and Stacy Leilua plays her part during a rehearsal for “Eccentricities of a Butterfly.” a musical that marries Maori children’s tales with American “Songs Around a Campfire” the festival in its first year and pioneer songs. uses musicians from Steamboat is back this summer as music The festival’s version of and New Zealand to perform director, has had the chance “Shrew” attempts to mainAmerican musical translations to learn banjo — an instrutain the broad humor of the of traditional New Zealand ment he doesn’t often see on his original script while it caremyths. In putting the musical island nation — and share trafully approaches some of the together, actors and musicians ditional songs and expressions play’s potentially misogynistic tried to figure out what moun- with stateside audiences. undertones, Handloff said. tain town and New Zealand “It’s greatly refreshing to “Eccentricities of a cultures have in common, come here and have a lot of Butterfly,” McKinley’s play, and how those similarities can fun doing something a wee found its footing during the Picnic Theatre rehearsal pro- be expressed, director Laurie bit different,” Coll said. The New Zealand actors also have cess, director Amy Pottinger Collins said. enjoyed performing in their said. Cultural exchange native accents, which Coll “Everything is new. We’re suspects might be difficult to One of Handloff’s original the first people ever to say these words in these ways,” goals for the festival was to understand, he said. Some of that diversity will Pottinger said. The play has build a cultural bridge between been through some edits at the way theater is done here be on hand for a children’s monthly Playwright Howl and the way it’s done in New theater workshop July 13 to 24. New to the festival this year, readings hosted at Epilogue Zealand. Byron Coll, who came to the workshop is geared toward Book Co., Handloff said.

2009 Picnic Theatre Festival schedule ■ William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew”: An update of the classic play. 6 p.m. Friday, July 17 and 25 at Spring Creek Park. 6 p.m. July 15 at Yampa River Botanic Park. ■ “Eccentricities of a Butterfly” by Dagny McKinley: A day in the life of local writer McKinley’s character Audrey Rose. 6 p.m. July 12, 19 and 26 at Spring Creek Park. 6 p.m. July 22 at Bud Werner Memorial Library. ■ “Songs Around a Campfire”: Laurie Collins directs a musical that pairs Maori myths with American pioneer songs. 6 p.m. Saturday at Art in the Park. 6 p.m. July 18 and 24 at Spring Creek Park. ■ Children’s theater workshop: Great American Laughing Stock Co. and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council offer introductory theater activities from 8- to 12-year-olds from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 13 to 17 and July 20 to 24 at the Depot Art Center. Tuition is $10 a day. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information about the second annual Picnic Theatre Festival, contact Stuart Handloff at 970-355-9403 or shandloff@hotmail.com.

children ages 8 to 12 and will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Depot Art Center. For more information about the festival or to sign a child up for the workshop, contact Handloff at 970-355-9403 or shandloff@hotmail.com.

Autrey: Community health fair will have drug drop-off Pills continued from 1D Obrecht said such medications should be prescribed on a short-term, limited basis. Prescriptions that are most commonly abused, she said, are those that contain benzodiazepine — such as Xanax, Valium and Ativan — and narcotics. Benzodiazepine is a sedating tranquilizer taken to counter disorders including anxiety and insomnia. Siegel agreed with Obrecht that there is a problem of prescription drug abuse, but he disagreed that the problem in Steamboat is any larger than in other parts of the country. Doctors often are put in a hard position, he said, because patients often feel entitled to pain medication as a part of their treatment, and doctors are obligated to treat their patients appropriately. “Patients … have this sense of entitlement for their pain, whether it’s a real problem or a perceived problem,” he said. “If we don’t treat, we can be sued for under-treatment.” On the other side of the problem, Siegel said doctors “frequently get caught up in prescribing medication where it may not be appropriate.”

Learn more Ronna Autrey, a suicide prevention coordinator with Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, said a community health fair planned for Oct. 24 will have a drug drop-off station, to collect and dispose of unused prescription medication. To learn more about addiction to prescription drugs, visit: ■ The National Library of Medicine Drug Abuse: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/prescriptiondrugabuse.html ■ The Nemours Foundation Teens Health Prescription Drug Abuse: http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/ drugs/prescription_drug_abuse.html ■ Office of National Drug Control Policy Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention: www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/prescr_drg_abuse.html

Siegel said doctors face a challenge in prescribing appropriately but that, that should not stop them from prescribing medications. Instead, he said, there are many ways to prescribe medication and monitor its use, including randomized urine analysis from patients to ensure that they are taking the medication instead of selling it and that they are not taking other medications not prescribed. “We’re testing five to 10 patients a week,” he said.

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Addiction specialist Dawn Obrecht says some of her patients are dealing with addictions to prescription drugs.

“Almost every week, I’ll get (a test result) that shows something inconsistent.”

A place for prescriptions Dr. Brian Harrington, a Steamboat family physician, agreed with Siegel that the risk of abuse does not outweigh the benefits prescriptions can provide, even to addicts as they come down from highs. People who are known addicts are at especially high

risk of abusing the drugs used to help them come off of illegal drugs. “There can be a risk of abuse, because if a person is already abusing substances we are just trading one substance for another, but I don’t worry about abuse (right then),” Harrington said. “If somebody is going through alcohol withdrawal, we’re medically supposed to reduce the risks, which includes giving them some of these drugs.” Harrington said withdrawal can bring delerium tremens, a severe part of withdrawal that can be treated with the benzodiazepines. Harrington said the most important part of prescriptions is monitoring patients closely, and the important role of medication as a treatment should not be overlooked. “Ultimately what we’d like to do is to give everybody the tools to cope healthfully with stress and mental health problems in their life and to do that without a dependence on a substance,” he said. “I think that if any of us take an absolute position for or against the role of medication in treating these disorders, we’re probably doing a disservice from patients out there who could benefit from either stance.” To prevent children or other people from abusing drugs, Rae said, parents should be cautious with prescription drugs that are left over after their treatment no longer is needed. “The best advice I would give is if you have old medications at home, to flush them down the toilet or throw it away,” he said. Carrell agreed and said that his training taught him that home medicine cabinets are the most likely place students will get access to drugs. “A lot of people tend to hang onto prescriptions that they didn’t take all the way through, just to have them if something else comes up, especially pain relievers,” he said. “Make sure you get rid of those.” — To reach Zach Fridell, call 871-4208 or e-mail zfridell@steamboatpilot.com

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MILESTONES WEDDINGS

BIRTHS

Where to Worship

Cooper Malia, son of Gavin and Cristen Malia, of Steamboat Springs, was born at 12:09 p.m. June 26, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. His grandparents are Chery and Richard Buscaglia; Thomas and Mary Malia; and Lynn and Tom Recknagel.

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

Collin Jace Simpson, son of Jamie and Scott Simpson, of Hayden, was born at 8:10 a.m. June 17, 2009. He weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 17 inches long. His grandparents are Dean and Pam Simpson, of Hayden; James Denker, of Hayden; and Janice Durham, of Craig.

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, Friday; and 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday. On Holy days, Mass is at 5:30 p.m.

Conner James Dale Hinkle, son of M. Samantha Marie Hinkle, of Hayden, was born at 8:19 p.m. June 18, 2009. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her grandparents are Joy and Paul Bachem, of Hayden; Gary Lynn Hinkle, of Fort Morgan; and Bill and Janice Rogers, of Hayden. Aidan Danger McAuliffe, son of Ashley and Kevin McAuliffe, of Steamboat Springs, was born at 10:50 p.m. June 23, 2009. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. The baby has a brother, Dominic. His grandparents are Patrick Mayle, of Hayden; Teresa Mayle, of Hayden; Eva Dworakowski, of Milner; and Micheal McAuliffe of Cape Cod, Mass.

Nagel David and Aimee Nagel were married June 13, 2009, at Seven Springs Resort in Seven Springs, Penn. The couple’s children, Austin, 13, and Peyton, 8, were in attendance. The couple honeymooned in Paris. David is a partner at Feldmann, Nagel & Associates. Aimee is an advertising consultant at the Steamboat Pilot & Today.

Jackson Roy Rosencrantz, son of Kathleen Fledderjohn and Nelson Rosencrantz, was born at 3:50 p.m. June 24, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Routt County men go to CCC camp A group of 28 Routt County men signed up to join the CCC. The Larson Transportation Co took them to the camp near Yampa on Monday morning. Some may be kept at Yampa, and others will be sent to camps at various places across the country. Routt County was allotted 26 men, but more men were sent because some might not be accepted.

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Karen Tait is pleased to announce the wedding of her daughter Lauren Tait to Layne Singleton on May 23, 2009. The wedding took place at St. Mary Catholic Church in Evansville, Ind., with a reception immediately following. The couple honeymooned at Disneyworld. The family was thrilled to have the following current and former Steamboat guests in attendance: Jessi Houston as bridesmaid; Beth Ludwig as speaker; Kyle Kuvin as usher; Joey Andrew; Travis Logan; Andrea Erickson; Amanda Hulslander; Stuart Handloff; Dan and Maureen Hulslander; and Ron and Sharon Spangler.

Declaring that 20 percent of the state’s population now is on relief and expressing belief that many people are chiseling in accepting aid, State Relief Administration C.D. Shawver ordered closer investigation of applicants for help. In January of this year, Shawver said, 96,777 persons were on relief, and there now are 208,364 persons being helped. “It is imperative,” Shawver said, “that cities, communities and individual businesses do everything within their power to give employment. The federal government is insistent that everyone who really needs help will receive it, but it is just as insistent that those who can find outside support or employment in business are eliminated from the relief picture.”

Happy birthday Does your child have an upcoming birthday?

Sydeny Lotz June 27 Age 3

We want to make it extra special by publishing his or her photo in the Steamboat Pilot & Today. The Steamboat Birthday Club is free of charge and open to children ages 1 to 12. For details, call Nicole Miller at 871-4246 or e-mail nmiller@steamboatpilot.com

Looking Back Articles from our archives

Vast throngs in town for big celebration Vast throngs of people were in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday to attend the big, free Fourth of July celebration sponsored by the businessmen of Steamboat Springs and arranged and carried out by the members of the Leo Hill Post of the American Legion. The rodeo grounds, recently made more attractive by an artistic entryway constructed of cobblestones, were packed with spectators. The program was snappy and well carried out. Hundreds enjoyed swimming and bathing at the spa, beautiful in its new improvements. The Chief Theater had large audiences, The Chieftain ballroom was jammed, and restaurants rushed to keep service going. Perhaps the most important feature of the celebration was the music of the recently organized Steamboat band, which is making wonderful progress under the direction of its new leader, Gerald McGuire. Good band music puts pep in any public gathering. Appearing first in the fine parade, the band played also during the rodeo program and gave a concert in the evening.

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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.

BAHA’I FAITH Call Sandy at 846-9994.

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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.

HAR MISHPACHA “The Mountain Family” Jewish Community Group. Call 879-2082 for information.

75 YEARS AGO From the Friday, July 9, 1934, edition of The Steamboat Pilot:

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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. The regular Sunday worship service is at 9 a.m. “Elevate” Contemporary Service is at 10:45 a.m. Sunday School adn nursery at both hours. 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.

Support Groups 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: 9 a.m. (at Luteran Church) 10 a.m. (ACA) SUNDAYS: 11 a.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.


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A celebration week At the Doak Walker Care Center, all the residents spent the last week getting primed for the Fourth of July, and the buffet that accompanies it.

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Maralyn Goggin was in Sunday to visit with Lila Rider. Jim Novak was in the Doak this past week, as well. He comes in practically every day to visit with friends. Phyllis Fulton’s son, from Hayden, was in here visiting with her. Juanita Davis has been having friends and family in to visit her, and it’s nice to see Darlene Cantrell’s daughter back after her accident, even if she is on crutches for a while longer.

Mr. and Mrs. Shively have been enjoying visits this week from their son and daughterin-law.

Out and about Bettie Pierce spent an evening this week out with her family, the Ed Pierce family. They had supper together and visited and had a great time.

Happy birthday A big happy birthday to Claris Reid, who celebrated her 93rd birthday in downtown Phippsburg.

Bridge This week, the bridge players have been out in full force playing. In fact, everybody has been enjoying the patio, with its beautiful flowers and nice weather through most of the week. We have had visitors out there nearly every day.

Nurses’ aides We’ve also enjoyed two weeks of nurses’ aides in training from Craig in here working with us.

Joke of the week: This woman went to her doctor’s office, and the doctor asked, “How tall are you?’

She said she was 5 feet, 7 inches tall. Well, the doctors measured her, and she was only 5 feet tall. So the doctor asked, “How much do you weigh?” The woman told her doctor she was 120 pounds. She stepped on the scale, and the doctor said, “Actually, you’re 140 pounds.” Then it came time for the blood pressure reading. The doctor strapped on the cuff and stared at the numbers. He said “My, why is your blood pressure so high?” She stared at him and said, “Why do you think? I came in here a tall, thin woman, and you made me short and fat!”

Hayden Compiled by Laurie Hallenbeck

Milestones Happy birthday wishes to Jerry Green, Jim Bonds, Brett Armbruster, Grace Velasquez, Rhonda Sweetser and Brad Peters. Happy anniversary wishes to Troy and Deb Zabel.

Hiking trip Robin Bush and Christina

Epp had their first hiking trip for Hayden children. Along with Roger Muhme, they took 18 children on a hike up the ski hill in Steamboat. After hiking around on top, they ate lunch and hiked down to the bottom for about a total of five miles. Everybody had a good time.

Getting better Ann Forsythe is home and recovering well from her recent hip surgery. Barbara Johnson had knee surgery and also is home recovering.

Concert fun The Todd Dunckley and Sam Barnes families traveled to Grand Junction the last weekend in June to take in the sights and sounds of Country Jam.

Kids movie event Children ages 4 and older who want to watch a movie with friends can head on over to the Hayden High School auditorium and watch a PGrated movie from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday. Each person must buy a $2 Fun Snack Pack to join the fun. Other snacks are available. Parents or any adult also is welcome to attend.

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Andrew Nathan Zopf, of Steamboat Springs, a senior and economics/finance major at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass., was named to the school’s Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2009 semester. To make the list, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.3 or better, with no grade below a 2.0 level in the semester.

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Diamond Window Cabin Restoration starts Thursday, July 16. Still room in the class, and volunteers are welcome.

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cum laude with a degree in biology; Caitlin James Gibbs, of Steamboat Springs, graduated with a degree in biology; and Kelsey Elizabeth Patterson, of Steamboat, graduated magna cum laude with a degree in psychology.

University of Wyoming announces honor roll Four local students have been named to the University of Wyoming’s freshman honor roll: Jennifer C. Epp, of Hayden, Jordan A. Mader, of Hayden, Hannah M. Fete, of Steamboat Springs, and Trustin T. Thompson, of Steamboat. To make the honor roll, a freshman must maintain a grade point average of 3.25 or better. The University of Wyoming is in Laramie, Wyo.

Reader of the week Tyler Sholes

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SPECIAL TO THE PILOT & TODAY

Hayden Public Library announces the third Reader of the Week for the annual Summer Reading Program, and Tyler Sholes has won the honor. Tyler is 5 years old and will enter kindergarten this fall. His favorite time at school is when it’s his birthday and there is a big celebration. His parents are Dawn Keller and Jason Sholes. Tyler has one brother named Zach, who is 10 years old. His best friends are Lukas and Wyatt. He has lived in Hayden his whole life. Tyler has one dog, a big banana retriever named Ashley. Tyler still is not sure what he wants to be when he grows up. His favorite color is black, and his favorite foods are cake, ice cream and spaghetti. His favorite show is “Star Wars,”

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and when he has free time, he likes to play soccer and ride his bike. His favorite sport is soccer. He likes a lot of books but doesn’t really have a favorite one that he can think of. His family is planning a vacation to the beach this summer. When Tyler found out that he had won the Reader of the Week, he said he felt good.

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Mow House architect Andy Johnson, left, describes the Stagecoach home’s greenhouse to, from right, Matt Piva, Johnny Sawyer and Ryan Thompson on Tuesday during a construction site tour.

Green code adopted in ’08 House continued from 1D than just insulation or solar panels. “We’re trying to minimize the imputed energy for imports. We’d like to have a granite countertop, but that has to come from China or India,” he said. Instead, the Mows will use concrete, quartz and sorghum-based countertops from Colorado. They plan to recycle or reuse 90 percent of construction waste, and beetle-killed lumber already is in place in some of the ceiling elements and soon will be installed in more. “We’re not reaching for any one tool or component to be the magic bullet,” Michael Mow said. Chad Feagler, of Mountain Energy Consultants, said the strength of the house is how well all the elements work together: solar panels, passive solar, concrete insulation, extra wall insulation and more. “This is sort of the way building is going to be going in the next few years,” he said. Feagler has been working with the Mows to monitor and verify the energy sav-

ings from each of the home’s components. Andy Johnson, the Louisville architect who designed most of the energysaving items in the house, said the effort to be a green house added 7 percent to the overall home building cost, but that cost may be recouped in energy savings. Johnson said the amount of time to recover the cost will be discovered after the home is complete and tested. The city of Steamboat Springs and Routt County jointly adopted a green building code in 2008. To meet the green code’s standards, a home must be at least 20 percent more energy efficient than a home built to standard code, and a checklist is designed to help homeowners determine what steps they should take to create a home that has energy efficiency, resource conservation and good indoor environmental quality. The benefits for complying with the voluntary green code stem from the benefits of the construction: increased comfort, a healthier home and higher resale value.

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UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE

Sunday, July 5, 2009 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Shane Filan, 30; Edie Falco, 46; Huey Lewis, 59; Shirley Knight, 73 Happy Birthday: Take advantage of any opportunity geared toward learning, travel or communications. Change may be difficult from an emotional standpoint but, from a professional or financial position it will be your saving grace. Look on the bright side if you want others to join in and help you in your efforts. Observing and listening will be your key to success. Your numbers are 3, 14, 17, 22, 31, 37, 40 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t take sides and you will avoid getting into trouble. Enjoy your friends and use your inquisitive mind to find out more about the way people think and the types of services they might pay for. ★★★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stick to basics and don’t make sudden changes that may come back to haunt you. A commitment to something or someone will enable you to make special plans for the future. Don’t break your budget in order to take part. ★★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Speak up if there is something you want and, if no one is willing to give it to you, find a way to get it yourself. Don’t let emotional upset cause you to make an impulsive maneuver that will bring grief later on. ★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You have worked too long and hard for what you have to back down now. The impression you make on someone watching you perform will be followed by a proposal you cannot refuse. If you can envision it, you can have it. ★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t be fooled by deals that promise the impossible. Be aware of the implications of making a snap decision. Keep things light and simple. Enjoy the moment and avoid committing to anything that might hold you hostage at a later date. ★★★★★

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Someone watching your progress will question you about the way you are doing things. Some good feedback can help you lighten your load and complete what you are trying to accomplish. A personal matter will take a sudden turn. ★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Forceful words will not get the response you are looking for. You have to be diplomatic if you want something from someone. It’s your Libra sophistication and fair play that will win favors, not making demands on others. ★★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You may face a setback at home if you are working on a project requiring physical assistance. Be diverse in your actions, allowing others to bring whatever they have to offer. The combined effort will allow you to get past any setbacks and reach your goal. ★★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t jump to conclusions or make a big deal out of something that just isn’t that important. A trip or pleasurable event will show you another side of a situation you thought you understood.★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Someone is likely to take an emotional point of view that sends you for a loop. Focus on love, personal achievements and catering to something or someone you care about. Speak from the heart. ★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put your heart and soul into something you cherish or care about and you will get amazing results. A chance to expand an idea or invent something serviceable is apparent. Get expert advice. ★★★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can open up conversations with the people you are closest to and find out exactly how to improve your living conditions and lifestyle. Subtle changes can make a big difference to your family dynamics. ★★★★ Birthday Baby: You are adventurous and innovative. You are an activist and a strong competitor. You will always help those less fortunate. ©2009 UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE

Cryptogram Solutions 1. A carpenter and his client were discussing what type of wood to use for a deck. After some back and forth, they decided to hold a board meeting. 2. A bean counter and a couch potato were discussing life. “My worst fear is that I could be mathematically challenged,” said the former. The couch potato came back with: “For me, it’s that any day I could be sacked.” 3. At the end of a long day, a gardener told his wife, “Honey, I’m bushed.” His wife mumbled: “you’ll be fine as long as you don’t let the grass grow under your feet.” 4. A mother told her daughter to adopt a balanced diet and pick out green foods. “I thought a balanced diet was a muffin and a chocolate chip cookie in each hand,” was the girl’s response.

The Sunday Crossword HEARD DOWN UNDER By Richard Silvestri 1 5 9 14 18 19 21 22 23 25 27 28 30 31 32 33 34 39 40 41 42 43 46 47 48 49 50 53 55 56 57 59 60 63 65 68 70 74 75 76 78 79 81 83 84 85 86 87

ACROSS Titanic obstacle Day care denizen Opening frames Try 19th century tale of South Seas travel Reach via radio Girl George? Lobby for Cookie made with Chianti instead of figs? Wood for sashes? Like some pens Collect little by little Snack maker’s gizmo Need a doctor Samples from a doctor Atheistic Blue Danube relative? Lovey-__ Symbol of penance Dismayed cry Carpenter who sang Mooch Vientiane native Highest in order Ray or Jay Scout outing Discovery of the mother lode? Malt drier Yankees’ captain Small biological cavities “I’ll say!” More than just big Had rights to Unit of work “My Cousin Vinny” Oscar winner To boot Abates Hot spots Money maker Put an “X” where you want to cut the cord? Buck, for one Only just managed, with “out” Eats into UV index monitor Letters on a lunch menu Woolly, in a way Brilliance Jellied garnish

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Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis

Incline Female chiropractor? Thanksgiving activity Inn group Troop troupe sponsor, briefly Frequently traded, in the stock market 1942 ballet with a hoedown Create financial trouble for Squall at sea? “I never forget a face,” e.g.? Tartan wraparound Discontinue Conjure up Work in the cutting room Citrus refreshers German seaport On in years Carmine’s family? DOWN He beat Holyfield twice Islamic title Columnist Barrett Completely loses it High range Ketch kin Toy with a tail Paul Anka’s “__ Beso (That Kiss!)” Lapidary’s product Item on a forged document, perhaps Gopher’s home?: Abbr. Physique Brief visit Price factor Hooey David Copperfield’s second wife Round at the bar Fire trucks They’re at your fingertips God for whom Wednesday was named 2001 U.S. Open champ Hewitt Turn on one foot “Earth in the Balance” author Balearic Islands capital Carrier that merged with Piedmont in 1989 River through the Lake of Geneva

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Entices Choir offering ‘80s Bond portrayer Buckwheat dish Sharp quality Strings of islands? Nothing more than Optic layer Talmud tongue Tertiary Period epoch “American Psycho” author USN VIPs Knight game Arabian Sea’s Gulf of __ Hack’s question Point in time Slur over Symbols of might

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Crypt Kind of round Get all gooey Metal playing marble Basso Cesare Remove, as a brooch Word spoken with a twofingered sign Gets into shape Forever partner? Fade away Double checker? Colts’ home before Lucas Oil Stadium Oil source Ore analysis Third-party candidate, perhaps

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Is frugal Like many mammals Spongy cake Bitter Underground gate “What hath God wrought?” sender Commercial developers Route for Bob and Bing Industrial haze It’s a drag Phenomenon measured by a marigraph Oklahoma city Trawling gear President pro __ Costar of Teri, Felicity, et al.

Steamboat Pilot, July 5, 2009  

Routt County's daily newspaper

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