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Steamboat Springs High School senior Joe Dover jumps and hugs quarterback Austin Hinder after Steamboat’s 30-21 win against Glenwood Springs High School on Friday in Glenwood. By beating Glenwood, Steamboat earned the Western Slope League title. For story, see page 11.

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Correction Jody Patten is the U.S. Highway 40 project information manager for Scott Contracting. Her employer was incorrectly reported in the article “Bumps in the roadwork” on page 1 of Friday’s Steamboat Today.

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Excavating crews took advantage of the unseasonably mild weather this week to launch construction of a $374,000 extension of the Yampa River Core Trail on the city’s south side. The city of Steamboat Springs is using grants from

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Friday night’s  Cash 5 numbers: 3-10-11-19-39 Drawings are held Monday through Saturday.

Great Outdoors Colorado and the Colorado Department of Transportation to add 3,200 feet to the trail. The new segment begins behind Walton Pond Apartments and the U.S. Forest Service headquarters and travels upstream along the river to Dougherty Road adjacent to the Steamboat Christian Center. The trail will be paved in concrete to a width of 10 feet. The

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work includes restoration of wetlands along the river. The new segment of the trail does not offer direct access to the river, Craig Robinson said. He supervises rodeo, ski area, trails and open space for the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department. “We’re definitely looking to complete the trail and replace wetlands this fall,” Robinson

said. “If we can get the concrete done, that would be great.” If concrete cannot be poured before winter weather sets in, the crews will aim to do that work next spring before high water. That would be necessary to meet the deadline specified in the GOCo grant. The successful bidder on the See Core Trail, page 6

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ll of us deserve our 15 minutes of fame, so it was nice to see this week that four local guys — Luke Brosterhous, Adam Spector, Jerad Iacovetto and Todd Lodwick — got their pictures published in Outside magazine. They were pictured modeling outdoor wear in the style section in the November issue. Come to think of it, Iacovetto already has had his 15 minutes of fame. Didn’t he play a major role in a reality television show a few years back? Does anyone recall “Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive” on E!? Lodwick is a bona fide sports celebrity in Europe thanks to his stature as a two-time world champion in Nordic combined skiing (Oooh la la, c’est mon beau ami Todd! Il fait du ski!). Hey, face time in a national magazine is a great honor and calls for a nice picture frame, no matter how recognizable you are or are not (I don’t sound envious, do I?).

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In case you are among the hundreds of Steamboat guys who are bitterly disappointed they weren’t selected for the photo shoot, I know what you’re probably thinking to yourself: “I could beat any of those dudes down Heavenly Daze in a powder dump! Why didn’t they pick me? Do those guys have agents or something?” Don’t worry, Outside will come back to Steamboat sometime in the next eight years and do another “rugged handsome dudes of Steamboat shoot.” And if Outside doesn’t do it, Men’s Journal, or National Geographic Adventure, or maybe even GQ will do it. They can’t help it. Magazines can’t get enough of

these kinds of stories. When I checked out the story and photos about the Four Musketeers of Steamboat on the Outside Web page this week, something about it struck me as familiar. I’m a magazine junkie — it’s always been difficult for me to throw out what to me is a perfectly good book packed with gorgeous photography. So I have rows of plastic magazine containers stacked in dark corners of the house. When I pored through a stack of old copies of Men’s Journal on Friday morning, I hit pay dirt with the August 2006 issue. There on page 84 was a manly fashion layout titled “The Kings of Whistler.” The tease went like this: “When the snow melts in most mountain towns, the resident adventure pros move on. But the local talent in Whistler, British Columbia, wouldn’t dream of spending summer anyplace else.” The article is accompanied

by a photograph of Guillaume, a cinematographer wearing a $700 Timberland jacket; Lon, a DJ and ski patroller wearing a $1,000 leather jacket by Polo by Ralph Lauren; and Sean, an outdoor guide wearing $70 cargo pants by Calvin Klein. None of the Whistler models is any more clean-shaven than I am, but they’re all at least 25 years younger than I am. The rugged local guy fashion layouts are harmless, in my view. The inevitable magazine stories about the top 15 brewpubs in the Rocky Mountains also are fairly benign. However, I let out a howl of displeasure a couple of years ago when one of the leading fly-fishing magazines touted the Steamboat stretch of the Yampa River as one of the very best places in the West to catch a large rainbow trout. What are these editors thinking? Oh, that’s right. Exposing my favorite fishing holes is their job. Nothing scares me quite as

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The November 2009 edition of Outside magazine features Steamboat Springs Olympian Todd Lodwick and three other locals modeling clothes.

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Reining free spirits in the Rockies Local author captures dog sledding experience near Milner in new photo book Margaret Hair

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For the first couple of weeks on the job, dog sledding guide Dagny McKinley had trouble lifting the 40-pound blocks of meat destined for a kennel filled with more than 100 sled dogs. She had responded to a newspaper ad for tour guides at Grizzle-T Dog & Sled Works, a company that leads multi-hour dogsled tours near Milner and was having trouble bolstering her strength and self-confidence. After she got the hang of it, McKinley said she was amazed at the power of her dogs, a feeling that comes through in her book, “Wild Hearts: Dog Sledding in the Rockies.” The photo-heavy coffee table book chronicles McKinley’s experience working the past two winters at Grizzle-T and outlines the basics of dog sledding.

A writer by trade, McKinley moved to Steamboat Springs from Los Angeles about eight years ago and took the dog sledding job to change her routine. “I wanted to balance out my writing career with something a little more physical, and then I fell in love with the dogs,” she said Friday during an interview at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. McKinley starting taking photos of Grizzle-T’s dogs on the sly, whenever she had a free minute and a free hand. She waited months for the right cold morning to capture the “Wild Hearts” cover photo, which shows a frosted-over sled dog peering through icy eyelashes. The resulting product started as a memoir gift to the Grizzle-T staff and eventually became a tom ross/staff full-scale photo book. Local author Dagny McKinley’s new book, “Wild Hearts: Dog Sledding in the The Canadian native’s writ- Rockies,” chronicles her adventures leading tours at Grizzle-T Dog & Sled Works near Milner. See Author, page 5

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Starting in 2010, all Yampa Valley Electric Association customers could see an increase of as much as 7 percent on monthly bills because of an increase in wholesale prices from Xcel Energy. For residential customers, that comes to an average increase of $5.04 per month. YVEA President and General Manager Larry Covillo said he was notified of the increase from wholesale energy supplier

Xcel Energy on Aug. 24. On Oct. 30, Xcel filed the increased rates with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Covillo said he hopes to negotiate with Xcel to reduce that rate but that so far there has been little communication between the companies. YVEA must file its rate with the regulatory agency by Nov. 20. YVEA buys 95 percent of its energy from Xcel, and the total increase to the company will be $3.3 million per year. Covillo said that when the wholesale rates increased in June 2008, the

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The difference between real currency and counterfeit bills may be hard to see, but Steamboat Springs police Detective Jerry Stabile said it’s much easier to feel the difference. After a counterfeit $50 bill was passed at a Steamboat Springs convenience store in October, Stabile said it’s important for business owners to know how to spot the difference. “The way most people detect counterfeit bills is from feel,” he said. “It just feels different because it’s paper, and our currency has fabric that’s woven into it.” The $50 bill was detected a day after it was used, and Stabile said that unless businesses are insured against it, the business will be the one to lose the money. “You are holding the bag if you accept it,” he said, or if the police make an arrest, the money may be repaid via restitution. The $50 that was recently passed in town was not especially high quality, Stabile said.

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That bill was printed on regular paper and was noticeable from its texture. Stabile said that a known counterfeiter recently was released from jail, and police are on the lookout for any new instances of counterfeit bills, but so far none have been linked to the man. Police reviewed surveillance footage of the recent incident but were unable to identify a suspect. Stabile said that because there are so many counterfeiting methods, there is not one sure way to identify a fake bill. Currency pens, used by cashiers to test the fabric of a bill, are one of the most popular ways to detect fake currency. But it’s not foolproof. Stabile said one counterfeiting method is to take a $5 bill, wash it with caustic chemicals and reprint it as a $50. In that case, the currencytesting pen would not recognize the difference, because the fabric

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Police say this counterfeit $50 bill was passed at a Steamboat Springs convenience store in October. Police say this bill was not of especially high quality.

would be authentic. But there are other signs to look for. The security strip woven into U.S. bills of $5 or higher includes the denomination of the bill, and the larger the denomination of the bill, the closer the strip is to the center of the bill. Stabile said that a few years ago, many high-quality counterfeit bills were passed across Colorado. The investigation in that case involved the Secret Service, and about 10 people were arrested. In most years, he said,

Steamboat will have three or four fake bills passed, along with several fake travelers checks. Police notified the Secret Service about the most recent fake bill and are investigating. Stabile said it’s important for the person accepting the bill to be attentive. “Just trust your instincts,” he said. “The majority (of counterfeit bills) we get notified of, the way they describe it is that it just didn’t feel right as they were counting it.”

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When Mark and Katie Rasmussen moved to Steamboat Springs from California a few years ago, they immediately started looking for chances to play music. They took the opportunity to play in the Steamboat Springs Orchestra — Mark on trumpet, Katie on flute — but the town was missing something the increasingly professional orchestra couldn’t provide. At the beginning of October, Mark Rasmussen conducted the first rehearsal of the Yampa Valley Community Band. About a month in, the all-inclusive concert band has about 20 members, Mark Rasmussen said Friday afternoon. The group includes middle- and high-school students, amateur players, people returning to music and several Steamboat Springs Orchestra wind players. “I love playing in the orchestra, but it leaves a lot of people out in the cold. … I’ve never lived in a town that didn’t have a community band, and in this town, being so arts-positive, it seemed like a big hole,” Rasmussen said. The group rehearses from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday in the music room at Steamboat Springs Middle School. Rehearsals are open to anyone who plays a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument, Rasmussen said. Bonnie Murray, who plays

James Knapp, who conducts If you play the middle- and high-school bands and plans to play trom■ The Yampa Valley Community Band rehearses from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at bone in the new group, said the Steamboat Springs Middle School. community band offers a new ■ Rehearsals are open to any woodoutlet for his students. wind, brass or percussion player with “It’s a great opportunity for a middle-school proficiency level or the kids to perform with comhigher. munity members and develop ■ The band plays a holiday concert at musical relationships in the 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Depot Art Center. community, not just in the ■ For more information about the concert or to join the band, contact school,” Knapp said. “It helps director Mark Rasmussen at 291-1254 them to break out of the curor markrasmail@comcast.net. ricular area, and they do it more violin in the Steamboat Springs for the music making and more Orchestra and conducts the for the fun.” About half a dozen students organization’s youth program, from sixth through 12th grades plays flute in the community have attended community band band. She grew rehearsals so far, up playing in the Knapp said. “I love playing the band, taking the Rasmu­ flute through high flute and I love the ssenMark hopes to see school and part of music, and I’m so the band grow to college. happy that Katie about 40 members, “I love playing and Mark have put play a few public the flute and I love a year and this band together, concerts the music, and I’m possibly work its so happy that Katie because there are way into parades and Mark have put a lot of people out or festivals, he said. this band together, For now, he’s interthere like me who because there are a ested in bringing as would like to play lot of people out many music lovers there like me who their band out of the woodwould like to play instrument.” work as possible. their band instru“The people ment,” Murray that we really want Bonnie Murray said. Plays flute in the are the people who The group plays community band and is are amateur playmusic from the involved in the Steamboat ers and the people Springs Orchestra youth Steamboat Springs who haven’t played program Middle School and in a while. That’s Steamboat Springs the target, and High School band they are the people libraries. Holiday tunes will be who are probably the most nerthe focus of the first Yampa vous,” Rasmussen said. Valley Community Band concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 7 — To reach Margaret Hair, call 871-4204 at the Depot Art Center. or e-mail mhair@steamboatpilot.com

Author hopes to hold talks across state Author continued from 3 ing includes “Audrey Rose,” a weekly column in the Steamboat Local following a freewheeling character; “Eccentricities of a Butterfly,” a play about Audrey Rose; freelance assignments for magazines across Colorado; and a second, much darker play in the works. “Wild Hearts” is her first book. She hopes to write a second based on a climb

of Mount St. Elias, the secondhighest peak in North America. The author hopes to travel the state and country talking about what she’s learned from her two years dog sledding and the time she spent working on “Wild Hearts.” She’d like some of those talks to focus on the self-confidence she built up working at the kennel. A book talk in Steamboat tentatively is scheduled for mid-December at

Epilogue Book Co., she said. The book came out in late July and is available in town at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, Epilogue Book Co., Ski Haus, Freshies Restaurant and Mountain View Car Wash, and online at www.dogsledding therockies.com and www. amazon.com. — To reach Margaret Hair, call 871-4204 or e-mail mhair@steamboatpilot.com

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trail work was Jag’s Enterprises, of Greeley, with offices in Steamboat. Deputy City Manager Wendy DuBord said Jag’s has done a variety of projects for the city throughout the past several years. The new construction will link the current southern terminus of the paved portion of the trail at the bridge over Walton Creek next to South Side Station. A soft surface trail exists on the south side of the pedestrian bridge. It runs across an undeveloped commercial lot and then through open space in front of South Side Station convenience store and finally, the U.S. Forest Service headquarters. The trail easement makes a 90-degree turn before it reaches the parking lot of the Steamboat Hotel — formerly Super 8 — and leads west through a lightly used portion of the parking lot at Walton Pond Apartments before reaching the river. The existing trail turns right again and heads downstream, but Robinson said the new extension will make a left turn at that point and roughly parallel the river upstream behind the Bunkhouse Lodge, Majestic Valley townhomes and River Place residential subdivision until it reaches Dougherty Road. It is a private road at that juncture, and the trail dead ends there.

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Bob Furman, left, and Randy Sackett, right, of Civil Design Consultants, work Thursday with Don Garner, middle, of Jag’s Enterprises, at the site of an extension of the Yampa River Core Trail.

Parks and Recreation veterans get new job titles Veteran Parks and Recreation supervisors Jeff Nelson and Craig Robinson have seen changes in their job descriptions recently, but they will remain active in familiar roles. Chris Wilson, director of the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department, said Thursday that Robinson would assume administrative duties for the city’s Brent Romick Rodeo Arena and Howelsen Hill ski area in addition to his administrative duties for trails and open space in the city. Nelson will give up administrative duties for the rodeo and ski venues while retaining the role of project foreman in those areas. He also will act in the foreman’s role on trails and open space projects. Wilson said the change is in keeping

with the goal of the recently adopted Parks and Rec master plan, which envisions how the department will grow and merge some of its five existing divisions. For example, he said, the current ice arena division likely is to be merged into the recreation division. The era of hiring freezes and furloughs adds to the desirability of the current changes, Wilson said. He explained that with a smaller crew, Robinson’s role of foreman on trails and open space had diminished. “I’m excited that we can keep and blend the skills and abilities of two employees and achieve greater efficiency for the public,” Wilson said. ­— Tom Ross

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■ Parish of St. Martin’s in Oak Creek is holding its St. Martin of Tours Winter Coat Drive. Drop off items at Oak Creek Liquor Store, Holy Name Catholic Church in Steamboat or at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church through today.

■ The Strawberry Park Elementary School Book Fair is from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays through Thursday at Strawberry Park’s library. Call Mrs. Holland at 871-3490.

■ The Routt Powder Riders Snowmobile Club will hold its November meeting in the Yampa Valley Electric Community Meeting Room. The board will meet at 6 p.m., and the general membership meeting is at 7 p.m. and will include the election of president. Call Mary Sue Sorenson at 870-1573.   ■ Join the Steamboat Travel Center and Epilogue Book Co. for a tour of Switzerland. Bryna Larsen will guide you through her latest skiing adventure in Switzerland at 6:30 p.m at Epilogue.

■ Bud Werner Memorial Library welcomes babies 18 months and younger and a parent to “Babytime” from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Storytime Room. The drop-in program is free. Visit www.steamboatlibrary.org or call 879-0240. ■ Strawberry Park Elementary’s International Night is from 6 to 8 p.m. and includes art, music, games and story-telling. Call Mrs. Holland at 871-3490. ■ A USO Ball is from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Current servicemembers and families, as well as veterans, are invited. Tickets are $35 per couple or $20 per person. Wear a uniform for $5 off. RSVP to Jim Stanko at 8793936, Wayne Weber at 870-0075, Valerie at 879-7461 or the VFW at 879-9959.

SUNDAY ■ The Phippsburg rummage shop Christmas sale starts Sunday. It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and continues Nov. 12 and 19, as well as Dec. 3, 10 and 17. There will be new items each week. ■ St. Martin’s annual spaghetti dinner is from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Oak Creek church’s basement. All you can eat spaghetti, meatballs, dessert and drinks will be $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. To help, call Joann at 736-2258. ■ St. Martin of Tours in Oak Creek, 301 S. Sharp Ave., will distribute coats to those in need after noon Mass. ■ A holiday mosaics class is from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym. The class is part of a two-part series that continues from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Cost for the class is $100; materials are $25. Call 8700384.

■ A free drop-in knitting circle is from 6 to 8 p.m. at Epilogue Book Co. ■ Join Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher for an informal meet and greet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 68 Ninth St. Call 870-2896 for information. ■ Boy Scouts meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the basement at Holy Name Catholic Church. Boy Scouts is open to any boy age 11 to 17. For more information, call Dan at 846-1875. ■ Yampa Valley Medical Center is sponsoring a “Survival Techniques for Stressful Times” program by Victoria Strohmeyer from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Conference Room 1. The cost is $15. Please call the wellness department at 871-2500 to sign up.

TUESDAY ■ A Journal to the Self workshop is from noon to 2 p.m. at Suite 2C of 465 Anglers Drive (Sundance Plaza). Susan de Wardt teaches the $25 class. Register at 846-6562. ■ Corks & Connections, a Chamber Resort Association wine tasting and networking event, is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Cellar Liquors. Join professionals for a wine tasting with an expert sommelier and business tips from an area professional. The cost is $10 for Chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. RSVP to RSVP@ steamboatchamber.com or 875-7000. ■ The Bud Werner Memorial Library Book Club will discuss Stephanie Kallos’ “Broken for You” at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting

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The moment of truth for health care is at hand, and the distortion that perhaps gets the most traction is this: We have the greatest health care system in the world. Sure, it has flaws, but it saves lives in ways that other countries can only dream of. Abroad, people sit on waiting lists for months, so why should we squander billions of dollars to mess with a system that is the envy of the Kristof world? As Sen. Richard Shelby, of Alabama, puts it, President Barack Obama’s plans amount to “the first step in destroying the best health care system the world has ever known.” That self-aggrandizing delusion may be the single greatest myth in the health care debate. In fact, America’s health

care system is worse than Slov — er, oops, more on that later. The United States ranks 31st in life expectancy (tied with Kuwait and Chile), according to the latest World Health Organization figures. We rank 37th in infant mortality (partly because of many premature births) and 34th in maternal mortality. A child in the United States is 2 1/2 times as likely to die by age 5 as in Singapore or Sweden, and an American woman is 11 times as likely to die in childbirth as a woman in Ireland. Canadians live longer than Americans do after kidney transplants and after dialysis, and that may be typical of cross-border differences. One review examined 10 studies of how the American and Canadian systems dealt with various medical issues. The United States did better in two, Canada did better in five, and in three they were similar or it was difficult to determine.

Yet another study, cited in a recent report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute, looked at how well 19 developed countries succeeded in avoiding “preventable deaths,” like those where a disease could be cured or forestalled. What Shelby called “the best health care system” ranked in last place. The figures are even worse for members of minority groups. An AfricanAmerican in New Orleans has a shorter life expectancy than the average person in Vietnam or Honduras. I regularly receive heartbreaking e-mail messages from readers simultaneously combating the predations of disease and insurers. One correspondent, Linda, told me how she had been diagnosed earlier this year with abdominal and bladder cancer — leading to battles with her insurance company. “I will never forget standing outside See Kristof, page 9

The end of an era that never began Jonah Goldberg

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It’s all so terribly sad. To listen to liberals and the White House spin election results, you’d think all was well with the world. President Barack Obama is still personally popular! The evil right-wing extremists lost in New York’s 23rd congressional district and a Democrat (who was arguably more conservative than the Republican nominee) Goldberg won. Virginia always was a red state (no matter what we all said about it turning blue with Obama’s victory), and the election hinged on local issues. Defeated New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine was personally unpopular (let’s all forget that the White House tried to turn the

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race into a referendum on Obama’s agenda). In short, the White House spin is: “There’s nothing to see here, folks. All is well.” By now, those interested in such things have already heard the rebuttal to these desperate talking points. And there’s no need to rehearse them again. In fact, what is sad is not the spin war. This happens after every election. The partisans and pundits race for the election results like kids charging the disgorged contents of a piñata, claiming convenient facts like candy and shouting “mine!” It’s always an unseemly process. No, what’s sad is how far Obama’s defenders have had to move the goalposts just to keep up their morale. They might be right that the elections don’t mean all that much for Obama and the Democrats. I very much doubt it, but even having the argument represents an enormous

defeat for self-styled progressives. Almost exactly a year ago, liberals insisted that Obama was going to be FDR 2.0 and that this was the dawn of a new progressive era. Countless magazine articles and newspaper columns were dedicated to the idea we were poised for a “new New Deal.” Filmmaker Spike Lee declared that we will henceforth measure time B.O. (“before Obama”) and A.O. (“after Obama”). Newsweek became so obsessed with Obama as a redeemer-saint-Jedi reincarnation of FDR and Lincoln — and also the sexiest man alive — it’s a wonder the Secret Service didn’t issue a restraining order. Nearly a year later, Newsweek’s Nov. 2 cover story is a “survival guide” for liberals who seem on the verge of selfimmolation given their disappointment See Goldberg, page 9 Bruce Tinsley

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An apology to the citizens of Slovenia the chemo treatment room knowing that the medication needed to save my life was only a few feet away, but that because I had private insurance it wasn’t available to me,” Linda wrote. “I read a comment from someone saying that they didn’t want a faceless government bureaucrat deciding if they would or would not get treatment. Well, a faceless bureaucrat from my private insurance made the decision that I wouldn’t get treatment and that I wasn’t worth saving.” It’s true that Americans have shorter waits to see medical specialists than in most countries, though waits in Germany are shorter than in the United States. But citizens of other countries get longer hospital stays and more medication than Americans do because our insurance companies evict people from hospitals as soon as they can stagger out of bed. For example, in the United States, 90 percent of hernia surgery is performed on an out-

patient basis. In Britain, only 40 percent is, according to a report by the McKinsey Global Institute. Likewise, Americans take 10 percent fewer drugs than citizens in other countries — but pay 118 percent more for each pill they take, McKinsey said. Opponents of reform assert that the wretched statistics in the United States are simply a consequence of unhealthy lifestyles and a diverse population with pockets of poverty. It’s true that America suffers more from obesity than other countries. But McKinsey found that overall, the disease burden in Europe is higher than in the United States, probably because Americans smoke less and because the American population is younger. Moreover, there is one American health statistic that is strikingly above average: life expectancy for Americans who have already reached age 65. At that point, they can expect to live longer than the average in industrialized countries.

That’s because Americans older than age 65 actually have universal health care coverage: Medicare. Suddenly, a diverse population with pockets of poverty is no longer such a drawback. That brings me to an apology. In several columns, I’ve noted indignantly that we have worse health statistics than Slovenia. For example, I noted that an American child is twice as likely to die in its first year as a Slovenian child. The tone — worse than Slovenia! — gravely offended Slovenians. They resent having their fine universal health coverage compared with the notoriously dysfunctional American system. As far as I can tell, every Slovenian has written to me. Twice. So, to all you Slovenians, I apologize profusely for the invidious comparison of our health systems. Yet I still don’t see anything wrong with us Americans aspiring for health care every bit as good as yours.

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No evidence of ideological realignment with Obama. If Obama is the new FDR, it might be instructive to go back and look at the elections in 1933, one year after Roosevelt was elected. Obviously, the comparison isn’t perfect, but many of the imperfections illuminate why the “Obama revolution” was always phony. The driving political issue that year was the repeal of Prohibition. Indeed, historians often overplay the popularity of FDR’s economic program in 1932 and underplay the importance of his promise to let Americans have a beer. Regardless, the people agreed with the White House on both fronts, and supporters of repeal and the New Deal rallied to the polls. In Virginia, Democrats won a massive across-the-board landslide, outpolling the GOP, 3-1. Meanwhile, the most watched race in the country

was for New York City mayor. It was a complicated three-way contest. Republican Fiorello LaGuardia beat the White House’s preferred candidate, Joseph V. McKee, a veteran of machine politics in New York, and the Tammany Hall Democrat John O’Brien. The key thing to remember is that while the White House’s man lost, the progressives’ man won. LaGuardia was in every way a New Dealer who shared FDR’s agenda. This week, Democrats insist Obama is still popular. Maybe so. But Obamaism is on the ropes. Congress is racing to pass health care reform because Nancy Pelosi and Co. know it is losing popularity, and they fear — rightly — that moderate Democrats will jump ship after reading the tea leaves of the Virginia and New Jersey blowouts. They also now know, thanks to Corzine’s defeat, that Obama’s personal popularity is not transferable.

A true ideological realignment of the sort that people associate with the New Deal requires a massive move in the political center of gravity, with both the middle and the right moving leftward. There is absolutely zero evidence of anything like that at play in Tuesday’s election results. The middle moved rightward, and the right continues to hold its ground. Obama still seems to think that the equivalent issues to Prohibition and the New Deal are health care reform and capand-trade. Every day that looks more and more absurd. The truth is that Obama’s signature issue in 2008 was also repeal — repeal of George W. Bush. He achieved that on Election Day. And now he is left looking for a mandate he never really had. He still may be a successful president. He will surely have some victories. But the “new era” is now over, before it even began.

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Machine game. Both tickets were sold at the Sinclair gas station on Mount Werner Road. Tickets for the game cost $20, and Colorado Lottery spokeswoman Erika Gonzalez says it’s currently the game with the highest odds of winning. When contacted by phone Friday, Weese said he only occasionally plays lottery games, but he was nonetheless excited about his win. He said he’ll probably spend his winnings on bills. The listed phone number for Coghlan was disconnected.

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Copper Mountain ski resort opened for the 2009-10 season Friday, meaning Steamboat Springs residents with Rocky Mountain Ultimate passes can get in some turns before Steamboat Ski Area fires up its lifts for the Nov. 25 Scholarship Day. Copper reported an 18-inch mid-mountain base

adults starts Nov. 17 in Craig. The class is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. It will last eight to 10 weeks. Participants can buy books at Colorado Northwestern Community College and online. For information, call 824-2547 and ask for Deena or Staci.

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Come next fall, there will actually be a light at the end of the tunnel for the Soroco High School football team. After suffering through two years of postseason ineligibility while playing 8-man football, the squad will be able to qualify for the playoffs starting next season. “We’re super excited,” Soroco football coach David Bruner said. “We are already started working for next year, and the kids are talking about how this time next year, they still want to be playing.” The Colorado High School Activities Association gives postseason eligibility in twoyear increments. Thanks to a significantly lower school enrollment, the Rams definitely are in for 2010 and 2011. They were left out in 2008 and 2009 because they failed to meet either of the criteria established to join one of the state’s 8-man football divisions. Schools had to have fewer than 125 students or have sustained a winning percentage of less than .200 for the four years leading up to the proposed drop in classification. Soroco logged in eight students more than the limit when See Soroco, page 12

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Steamboat Springs High School do-everything athlete Joe Dover said it was the most fun he’s had on a football field. Considering what the 5-foot10, 185-pound spitfire did in Friday’s 30-21 win against Glenwood Springs, it also may

have been the best he’s ever played on a football field. Dover was everywhere Friday night. He caught a touchdown pass, blocked a field goal, picked off a pass, completed a pass, rushed for 124 yards and made possibly the biggest fourth-down conversion of the season, helping lock up Steamboat’s first Western Slope League championship since 2006.

“Those are the type of games that win you playoff games,” Steamboat coach Aaron Finch said. “It’s pretty amazing when guys like that step up and make every play you need. He was spectacular in every way. He did everything we asked of him. A lot of guys had great games, but there’s no doubt we find ways to get Joe the football.” When Dover’s around the

football, good things usually happen. Dover’s biggest play took place with him lined up as the punter. Steamboat was holding on to a 21-14 lead with 11 minutes, 31 seconds to go in the game. Faced with a fourth-and-5 from his own 24, Dover lined up to punt. As a rugby-style punter, Dover usuSee Football, page 12

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By the time Dwyane Wade got rolling, the Miami Heat were already in control. That’s just fine with the reigning NBA scoring champion. Wade scored 22 points, Jermaine O’Neal added 18 and the Heat dealt the Denver, Nuggets their first loss of the

season, 96-88 on Friday night. Mario Chalmers scored 16 points, Quentin Richardson added 13 and Udonis Haslem finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat, who are 5-1 for only the third time in their 22 seasons and beat Denver for the first time since Dec. 17, 2004. “As I continue to keep saying, it’s going to take that for us

to be successful,” Wade said of the balanced scoring punch. “I enjoyed it. I really did.” Denver (5-1) got 30 points from Carmelo Anthony, and little from anyone else. Take away Anthony, and the highpowered Nuggets shot only 12 for 35 through the first 36 minutes, getting outscored 14-0 against a 6-minute stretch spanning the second and third quarters.

Reserve Arron Afflalo scored 18 for the Nuggets, who were held more than 27 points below their season average. “I’m not going to give anyone an ’A’ on this one,” said Nuggets coach George Karl, who remained tied with Red Auerbach for eighth on the NBA coaching wins list with 938. “We all have to be disappointed on how we showed up.” Making matters worse for

Denver, Kenyon Martin got hurt again. He left in the second quarter with what the team said was a lower left leg contusion. Karl said Martin likely will get further tests Saturday and could be out “a week or two.” “When one person goes down, that’s why everybody else gets paid to play,” Nuggets guard Anthony Carter said. “Kenyon ain’t the whole team.”


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Game statistics Steamboat Glenwood 5 First Downs 14 27-86 Rushes-Yards 28-333 10-22-0 Comp-Att-Int 10-16-0 205 Yards Passing 148 410 Total Yards 481 5-33 Punts-Avg. 0-0 1-1 Fumbles-lost 6-1 6-36 Penalties-Yards 6-60

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and made the game-changing fourth-down conversion. “It’s either I get this and we can put the game away right now, or we punt it and still fight for it,” said Dover, who at one point was throwing up in the backfield because of exhaustion. Glenwood wasn’t done, however. The Demons orchestrated an 11-play drive, capping it with a 9-yard touchdown pass from Jacob to Garrett Kobobel to cut the lead to 27-21. After the onside kick failed, Steamboat moved the ball inside the Glenwood 10. Faced with a fourth-and-goal situation from the 6, Steamboat sent out kicker Peter Schuette. Schuette, who had missed an extra point earlier in the night, lined up and split the uprights to give Steamboat an insurmountable 30-21 lead with two

minutes to play. “I wasn’t nervous at all,” Schuette said. “I like it when the crowd is like that and trying to get me to miss it. I knew if I made it, the game was over and we won.” Steamboat, now 10-0 overall and 8-0 in league play, awaits its playoff fate. The Colorado High School Activities Association will decide playoff seeds Sunday. With the season Steamboat has had, Finch said the Sailors deserve the No. 1 overall seed. “Of course I think we do,” he said. “I think we have shown week in and week out that we’ve taken on every opponent. I think we have a tough league. To go undefeated we had to beat last year’s state champ. We’ve made it look easy at times and we’ve won the close games. At 10-0, I think we deserve it.”

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CHSAA last tabulated enrollment numbers before the 2008 season. Still, the previous four years of competition in the 11-man football Western Slope League had been a miserable enough experience that Soroco decided to drop down regardless of its playoff opportunities. The squad went winless in the league in 2006 and 2007, winning just one varsity game during that span. As bad as that was, it wasn’t bad enough. A 4-4 record and playoff appearance in 2005 buoyed the Rams’ winning percentage during the four-year period to .207, leaving the program barely too good to get a crack at the 8-man playoffs. The football team has established itself as a force to contend with since dropping down to 8-man. The team went 4-4 in its inaugural campaign last season

and then took an undefeated record and a lead into the final quarter of its last game this fall, only losing late in that contest to also-unblemished Norwood. Fortunately for Soroco’s future football fortunes, the school’s enrollment dropped well below the 125 limit, to 107, and next time it goes 7-0 through the first part of the season, a playoff spot will be almost assured. “We took a hard look at our potential enrollment (before deciding to drop down), and we are right where we thought we’d be,” Athletic Director Andy Johnson said. “In the interest of being able to maintain a program, dropping down was the best thing.” Bruner said it was a program-saving decision. Soroco suited up just 13 players and started four freshmen through sections of its final 11-man season, an 0-7 campaign that featured an average

margin of defeat of 34 points. In 2009, the program had 25 players and won by an average of nearly 24 points. “If we had stayed at 11-man, we would have been suiting up 13 to 15 kids, and it would have been tough,” Bruner said. “It probably did save the program.” The only question that remains is what division Soroco will be assigned to. There are two realistic options. The Western division features some of the class’s top competition, but the schools are concentrated in the southwestern corner of the state and would lead the Rams on road trips as long as nine hours. The Central division, featuring schools including North Park and Vail Christian, could also be an option. CHSAA will announce the division assignments for 2010 and 2011 on Nov. 24.


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Chris Stewart scored in the eighth round of the shootout, helping the NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche remain unbeaten at home with a 4-3 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night. Dustin Byfuglien had a chance to tie but sent his slap shot just wide. The two teams engaged in a nine-round shootout Oct. 10, with the Black­ hawks winning. Ryan O’Reilly scored twice for Colorado in regulation, while David Jones added a short-handed goal. The Avalanche moved to 6-0 at Pepsi Center this season, matching the franchise record for consecutive home wins to start a season. Byfuglien, Duncan Keith and Andrew Ladd scored for the Blackhawks, who lost for the second straight night. Craig Anderson returned to the net after receiving a rare night off. The Avalanche goalie stopped 29 shots, including a vital save in overtime when he turned back Patrick Sharp’s shot. Anderson had his string of 15 straight starts interrupted Wednesday night when he was spelled by Peter Budaj, who was

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back after a bout with swine flu. The Avalanche missed their first two attempts in the shootout, while Patrick Kane scored as he dribbled a puck through Anderson’s legs. Antti Niemi had a chance to preserve the win, only to have Colorado’s final shooter, Marek Svatos, score high on him to force extra rounds. Niemi finished with 19 saves. Chicago had two quality cracks at knocking in the winner in the final minute of regulation, but John Madden’s shot sailed just wide of the net and Tomas Kopecky sent one over the goal. O’Reilly and Jones scored 59 seconds apart in the second period to give the Avalanche a 3-2 lead. Jones had a shorthanded goal as he flew down the left side and flipped the puck past Niemi. It was Jones’ second goal this season with the Avalanche a skater down. Late in the second, Chicago tied the game at 3 when Ladd poked in the puck that was sitting in front of the net. Both teams boast a bench full of youthful energy, with the average age on each roster just a shade under 27 years old. However, Chicago was without one of their young stars as captain Jonathan Toews missed

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a sixth straight game with a concussion. Kane and Kris Versteeg helped pick up the slack, each assisting on two goals in an entertaining first period. Chicago jumped out to a 2-0 lead on a power-play goal by Byfuglien early in the game, followed by Keith’s shot over Anderson’s shoulder just more than 4 minutes later. The Avalanche rallied late in the first as the rookie O’Reilly backhanded a shot into the net. O’Reilly and fellow rookie Matt Duchene are part of Colorado’s youth movement. Duchene played despite missing a day of practice with a sore shoulder.

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The triple-option offense of Air Force is Army’s biggest challenge, not the higher altitude or the thunderous crowd. That’s the message first-year Army coach Rich Ellerson tried to convey to the Black Knights, who face the Falcons today. Sure, the crowd will be noisy — always is for a Commanderin-Chief’s Trophy contest. And yes, Air Force, at close to 6,700 feet, is quite a bit higher in elevation than West Point, N.Y. But those are simply obstacles out of Army’s control. “None of those are the challenge,” Ellerson said. “The challenge is Air Force’s football

team, and that’s where our focus is. Any of those other things are just a distraction, and we are not going to spend 30 seconds on those things.” Instead, the Black Knights (3-5) spent their bye week revisiting the basics and breaking down film of the Falcons (5-4, 4-2 Mountain West). Not that there’s much to examine. These two teams know each other quite well, meeting for the 44th time. They run a similar style of offense and have a healthy dose of respect for one another. “I’ve never been involved in football games that are more intense than service academy games,” Air Force coach Troy

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Darrell Scott’s departure from the University of Colorado will probably be felt more on the recruiting trail than on the football field. Scott’s injury-filled career in Boulder ended Tuesday when the sophomore tailback texted his position coach to tell him he had decided to transfer. The No. 1 prep running back in the nation two years ago, Scott plans to join his uncle, former Buffaloes wide receiver Josh Smith, at UCLA next year. His impact on the field during his 1 1/2 seasons in Boulder was mostly limited to kickoff returns, so the Buffs’ special teams will probably miss him more than the offense will. A series of injuries and an inability to quickly adapt to the college game kept Scott from ever living up to the hype in Boulder. His legacy, however, surely will be pointed out by other schools the next time the Buffs try to lure a big-time recruit. It’s also fodder right now for the growing ranks of critics who want coach Dan Hawkins to be the next one to leave town, and fast. Fed-up Buffs fans are planning a protest Saturday when the Buffaloes (2-6, 1-3 Big 12) host Texas A&M (5-3, 2-2). A student launched a Facebook challenge for fans to wear powderblue to the game instead of their usual yellow and black. Powder blue is the color the football team wore from 1981 to 1984, when they went 10-34 overall during one of the worst stretches in school history, one rivaled by the last 3 1/2 seasons during which they are 15-30 with Hawkins. Scott, who packs 215 pounds on his 6-foot-1 frame, signed to much fanfare in 2008, the crown jewel of Hawkins’ recruiting efforts. But he showed up out of shape as a freshman after picking Colorado instead of Texas, Florida State and LSU and was quickly beaten out by Rodney Stewart, a 5-foot-6, 175-pound fellow freshman, who beat him out again this season.


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schedule (Subject to change) Saturday, Nov. 7 EAST Hofstra (4-4) at Delaware (5-3), 10 a.m. Northeastern (1-7) at Massachusetts (4-4), 10 a.m. Rhode Island (1-7) at New Hampshire (7-1), 10 a.m. Syracuse (3-5) at Pittsburgh (7-1), 10 a.m. Louisville (3-5) at West Virginia (6-2), 10 a.m. Harvard (5-2) at Columbia (2-5), 10:30 a.m. Cornell (2-5) at Dartmouth (1-6), 10:30 a.m. Holy Cross (7-1) at Lehigh (2-6), 10:30 a.m. Robert Morris (2-6) at Albany, N.Y. (6-3), 11 a.m. Bucknell (3-5) at Fordham (3-5), 11 a.m. Colgate (8-1) at Lafayette (7-1), 11 a.m. Georgetown, D.C. (0-8) at Marist (5-3), 11 a.m. Bryant (3-5) at Sacred Heart (1-7), 11 a.m.. Monmouth, N.J. (4-4) at St. Francis, Pa. (2-6), 11 a.m. Cent. Connecticut St. (7-1) at Wagner (5-3), 11 a.m. Brown (4-3) at Yale (4-3), 11 a.m. Princeton (2-5) at Penn (5-2), 1:30 p.m. Ohio St. (7-2) at Penn St. (8-1), 1:30 p.m. SOUTH Virginia (3-5) at Miami (6-2), 10 a.m. Gardner-Webb (5-3) at Coastal Carolina (3-5), 10:30 a.m. Tennessee Tech (5-3) at Georgia (4-4), 11 a.m. S. Carolina St. (7-1) at Howard (2-6), 11 a.m.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 16 12 4 0 24 54 39 N.Y. Rangers 17 10 6 1 21 55 45 New Jersey 14 10 4 0 20 36 31 Philadelphia 13 8 4 1 17 50 36 N.Y. Islanders 16 5 6 5 15 38 47 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Buffalo 13 9 3 1 19 38 29 Ottawa 13 7 4 2 16 40 39 Montreal 16 8 8 0 16 44 51 Boston 15 6 7 2 14 34 39 Toronto 14 2 7 5 9 34 54 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 16 9 3 4 22 58 48

Scores Friday, Nov. 6 EAST Gallaudet 16, N.Y. Martime 13 SOUTH Boise St. 45, Louisiana Tech 35

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——— Thursday’s Games Chicago 86, Cleveland 85 Utah 113, San Antonio 99 Friday’s Games Orlando 110, Detroit 103 Indiana 102, Washington 86 Philadelphia 97, New Jersey 94 Charlotte 103, Atlanta 83 Phoenix 110, Boston 103 Miami 96, Denver 88 Milwaukee 87, Minnesota 72 Toronto 107, New Orleans 90 Cleveland 100, New York 91 Houston 105, Oklahoma City 94 L.A. Lakers 114, Memphis 98 Portland 96, San Antonio 84 L.A. Clippers 118, Golden State 90 Saturday’s Games Denver at Atlanta, 5 p.m. Boston at New Jersey, 5:30 p.m. Charlotte at Chicago, 6 p.m. New York at Milwaukee, 6:30 p.m. Toronto at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. Sacramento at Utah, 7 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Phoenix at Washington, 11 a.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 11 a.m. Orlando at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Golden State at Sacramento, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Portland, 7 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.

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Valparaiso (1-7) at Jacksonville (4-4), 11 a.m. E. Kentucky (5-3) at Kentucky (4-4), 11 a.m. Maryland (2-6) at N.C. State (3-5), 11 a.m. Elon (7-1) at W. Carolina (1-7), 11 a.m. Delaware St. (2-5) at Winston-Salem (1-7), 11 a.m. Furman (4-4) at Auburn (6-3), 11:30 a.m. Charleston Southern (3-5) at Presbyterian (0-8), 11:30 a.m. Towson (2-6) at William & Mary (7-1), 11:30 a.m. Texas Southern (3-4) at MVSU (2-6), Noon. Austin Peay (3-5) at Murray St. (2-6), Noon. N.C. Central (2-6) at Old Dominion (7-2), Noon. Florida Atlantic (2-5) at UAB (3-5), Noon. N. Carolina A&T (4-4) at Florida A&M (6-2), 1 p.m. Maine (4-4) at James Madison (3-5), 1 p.m. Duke (5-3) at North Carolina (5-3), 1 p.m. SE Louisiana (5-3) at Northwestern St. (0-8), 1 p.m. Wofford (2-6) at The Citadel (4-4), 1 p.m. LSU (7-1) at Alabama (8-0), 1:30 p.m. Chattanooga (5-3) at Appalachian St. (6-2), 1:30 p.m. Wake Forest (4-5) at Georgia Tech (8-1), 1:30 p.m. VMI (2-6) at Liberty (6-2), 1:30 p.m. Villanova (7-1) at Richmond (8-0), 1:30 p.m. Georgia Southern (4-4) at Samford (3-5), 1:30 p.m. UTEP (3-5) at Tulane (2-6), 1:30 p.m. Hampton (4-4) at Bethune-Cookman (3-5), 2 p.m. Norfolk St. (4-4) at Morgan St. (5-3), 2 p.m. Fla. International (2-6) at Middle Tennessee (5-3), 4:30 p.m. Alabama St. (3-4) at Jackson St. (2-5), 3 p.m. Troy (6-2) at W. Kentucky (0-7), 3 p.m. Tenn.-Martin (3-5) at Tennessee St. (3-5), 4 p.m. Memphis (2-6) at Tennessee (4-4), 5 p.m. Vanderbilt (2-7) at Florida (8-0), 5:15 p.m. N. Arizona (5-3) at Mississippi (5-3), 5:30 p.m. Florida St. (4-4) at Clemson (5-3), 5:45 p.m. Sam Houston St. (4-4) at McNeese St. (6-2), 6 p.m. MIDWEST Wisconsin (6-2) at Indiana (4-5), 10 a.m. Northwestern (5-4) at Iowa (9-0), 10 a.m. Purdue (3-6) at Michigan (5-4), 10 a.m. W. Michigan (4-5) at Michigan St. (4-5), 10 a.m. Illinois (2-6) at Minnesota (5-4), 10 a.m. Kansas (5-3) at Kansas St. (5-4), 10:30 a.m. Butler (8-0) at Dayton (7-1), 11 a.m. Campbell (2-6) at Drake (7-1), Noon. W. Illinois (1-7) at Illinois St. (4-4), Noon. Baylor (3-5) at Missouri (5-3), Noon. Indiana St. (1-8) at Missouri St. (5-4), Noon. S. Illinois (7-1) at S. Dakota St. (7-1), Noon. Jacksonville St. (5-3) at SE Missouri (1-7), Noon. Navy (6-3) at Notre Dame (6-2), 12:30 p.m. Kent St. (5-4) at Akron (1-7), 1:30 p.m. Oklahoma St. (6-2) at Iowa St. (5-4), 1:30 p.m. S. Oregon (2-6) at North Dakota (4-4), 3 p.m. Youngstown St. (4-4) at N. Iowa (5-3), 3:05 p.m. S. Utah (4-4) at South Dakota (4-4), 3:05 p.m. Connecticut (4-4) at Cincinnati (8-0), 6 p.m. Oklahoma (5-3) at Nebraska (5-3), 6 p.m. SOUTHWEST UCF (4-3) at Texas (8-0), 10 a.m. South Carolina (6-3) at Arkansas (4-4), 10:21 a.m. Grambling St. (5-3) vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff (4-3) at Little Rock, Ark., 12:30 p.m. Alabama A&M (5-3) at Prairie View (5-1), 3 p.m. Rice (0-8) at SMU (4-4), 1 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette (4-4) at Arkansas St. (2-5), 1:30 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe (4-4) at North Texas (1-6), 2 p.m. Texas St. (5-3) at Cent. Arkansas (5-3), 5 p.m. Nicholls St. (1-7) at Stephen F.Austin (6-2), 5 p.m. Houston (7-1) at Tulsa (4-4), 5:30 p.m. FAR WEST Texas A&M (5-3) at Colorado (2-6), 11:30 a.m. BYU (6-2) at Wyoming (4-4), Noon. Sacramento St. (3-5) at N. Colorado (2-7), 12:05 p.m. Army (3-5) at Air Force (5-4), 1:30 p.m. Washington St. (1-7) at Arizona (5-2), 1:30 p.m. Oregon (7-1) at Stanford (5-3), 1:30 p.m. Washington (3-5) at UCLA (3-5), 1:30 p.m. Davidson (2-6) at San Diego (3-5), 2 p.m. TCU (8-0) at San Diego St. (4-4), 2 p.m. Cal Poly (4-4) at UC Davis (4-4), 2 p.m. Montana St. (5-3) at Portland St. (2-7), 2:05 p.m. Montana (8-0) at Idaho St. (0-9), 3:30 p.m. New Mexico (0-8) at Utah (7-1), 4 p.m. Oregon St. (5-3) at California (6-2), 5 p.m. Southern Cal (6-2) at Arizona St. (4-4), 6 p.m. Colorado St. (3-6) at UNLV (3-6), 8 p.m. Utah St. (2-6) at Hawaii (2-6), 8:05 p.m. Fresno St. (5-3) at Idaho (7-2), 8:30 p.m. ——— Sunday, Nov. 8 FAR WEST Nevada (5-3) at San Jose St. (1-6), 6:30 p.m.

nba The Associated Press All Times MST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Boston 6 1 Philadelphia 3 2 Toronto 3 2 New York 1 5 New Jersey 0 6 Southeast Division W L Miami 5 1 Orlando 5 1 Atlanta 4 2 Charlotte 3 2 Washington 2 4 Central Division W L Chicago 3 2 Cleveland 4 3 Milwaukee 2 2 Indiana 2 3 Detroit 2 4 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Houston 4 2 Dallas 3 2 San Antonio 2 3 New Orleans 2 4 Memphis 1 5 Northwest Division W L Denver 5 1 Oklahoma City 2 3 Portland 3 3 Utah 2 3 Minnesota 1 5 Pacific Division W L L.A. Lakers 5 1 Phoenix 5 1 L.A. Clippers 2 4 Golden State 1 3 Sacramento 1 4

Tampa Bay 14 5 4 5 15 36 46 Atlanta 12 6 5 1 13 42 37 Florida 14 5 8 1 11 36 48 Carolina 15 2 10 3 7 30 56 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 15 8 5 2 18 43 38 Columbus 15 8 5 2 18 48 52 Detroit 14 7 4 3 17 42 43 Nashville 14 6 7 1 13 28 42 St. Louis 13 5 6 2 12 30 35 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Colorado 17 12 3 2 26 53 38 Vancouver 18 10 8 0 20 52 46 Calgary 14 9 4 1 19 49 42 Edmonton 16 7 8 1 15 47 50 Minnesota 15 5 10 0 10 33 47 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 17 11 4 2 24 56 42 Los Angeles 16 10 4 2 22 56 47 Phoenix 16 10 6 0 20 42 35 Dallas 16 7 3 6 20 52 49 Anaheim 14 5 7 2 12 41 46

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ComiCs & more Daily Horoscope by Eugenia Last

Overboard ® Chip Dunham

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jason and Jeremy London, 37; Todd McKee, 46; Joni Mitchell, 66 Happy Birthday: Good things are heading your way. You are going to be in the right place at the right time, so don't miss out because you are afraid to make a move. Changes at home will bring about opportunities to expand an interest you've always wanted to pursue. The time to go after your goals and to open up creatively is now. Your numbers are 5, 13, 16, 22, 28, 31, 46 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Rethink your plans and motives. Make sure that you are being honest with the people counting on you. Emotions will be difficult to control. Make alterations to your personal life before you engage in something new. ★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't worry or fret over things you cannot change. Arguments will be a waste of time and will leave you feeling as if you are the one left out. Instead, find out what everyone else is thinking -- that will lead to common ground. ★★★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Emotional turmoil will lead to problems at work and home. Stop worrying about what's going on and focus on achieving your goals. Discipline and hard work will pave the way to a better mental and emotional place. ★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Socialize and get involved in events and activities that are fun and take your mind off your everyday troubles. You can enhance your relationships if you make sincere gestures of concern, followed by some positive help. ★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Discussions, motivational seminars or getting out of town and changing your surroundings will do you good and help you resolve issues that have been causing you stress. Don't concern yourself with what someone else does; it's what you do that will count in the end. ★★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get involved in something that will allow you to help others and you will be introduced to a number of people with something to give back to you. An interesting proposal could change your future regarding how

you earn your living and the people you associate with.★★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If you let someone stifle your plans or confuse you, you will fall short of your goals. Consider what you enjoy and what you are good at and implement these assets into your choices for the future. ★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You need a creative outlet to stimulate your talent and enhance what you have to offer. Travel, communication and mixing business with pleasure will all contribute. Talks will lead to something concrete. ★★★★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't be daunted by someone's choices. If you are willing to face what's coming head on, you will be the one to benefit in the end. Don't hesitate to do what's necessary to stabilize your life and your future.

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CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Combine the old with the new. Consider services that used to thrive and modify them to a trendy and profitable outcome. Your charm will capture someone's attention, leading to an advantageous social and business arrangement. ★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take a trip -- even a short one -- that opens your eyes to a new way of living or to surroundings different from your own. It's the change of pace and attitude that will help you discover where you should be heading in the future. ★★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Follow through with your plans and, most of all, do what's in your heart. Pursue the people and things you want with grace, dignity and commitment. The best is yet to come but the changes must be implemented now. ★★★★★ Birthday Baby: You are intense and follow your own unique path. You are an inspiring and interesting friend and companion.

Monty ® Jim Meddick

2009 UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE

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THE Daily Commuter Puzzle by Jacqueline E. Mathews The Daily Crossword edited by Jacqueline E. Mathews

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Dilbert ® Scott Adams Baby Blues ® Scott & Kirkman

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FINANCING /WORKING PEOPLE! $750.00 MINIMUM DOWN PAYMENT. NO CREDIT CHECK. Tom Reuter, Dealer, 970-875-0700. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Working Cars /Working Peopleâ&#x20AC;? -24,000 Mile Warranties! www.checkpointautosales.com 1994 Honda Civic, 130K miles, good condition, $2000. 970-846-4294 or 970-879-1785 2002 Subaru Outback Limited, 5speed wagon, fully loaded, clean, never wrecked. New clutch. New winter tires available. $8900 OBO. 970-291-9474 1999 Subaru Outback Sedan Limited , AWD, automatic, heated leather seats mirrors & windshield, 101k, alloy rims, $6200 OBO Call 970-819-1969. 1991 Mazda 626 85k miles! 1995 Toyota Camry, Amazing! 2001 Saturn SC1 90k miles, Terrific! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 970-875-0700. www.tomreuter.com Full Warranties!

2008 RANGER 500 4X4 LOW HOURS $6300. 2005 YAMAHA GRIZZLY 660 great cond. 1200mi Snow plow and winch $5600. 2007 Sportsman 500 EFI 2500lb winch, Gun boot $4899. Dealer, 970-879-5138.

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Secure, inside storage $25.00 month. November - April. Stock Drive Storage. 970-824-3005

2- 2000 Suzuki four-wheelers, low miles, great condition, evenings 970-638-1021.

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Outside $25.00 month. Discounted for 12 month lease 24 hour access. 970-824-3005

7.3 & 6.0 powerstroke turbos and injectors in stock in Steamboat. 7.3 injectors $1500 full set. 7.3 turbo $1100. 970-879-1998 265/65/17, Big O ATâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, good for one last season, $80 for the set, OBO. 970-819-7454

2004 Tahoe 21â&#x20AC;&#x2122; like new. $8500. Call 970-824-6403.

3 snow tires, 2 seasons left. Toyo Observes G02. 205/70R15. Studless. $100 OBO. 970-879-8076. 2005 King Cat 900cc 162â&#x20AC;? track, $4000. Call Jessie 970-846-0913.

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2007 Arctic Cat M8 153, $6,200. 2002 Arctic Cat Mountain Cat 800 LE 151, Boss seat, $2,900. 970-846-6979. 2008 Summit XP Everest 800 154 750 miles $7100. 2008 Summit XP Everest 800 154 1500 miles $6700. 2008 Summit 800 X 154 2200 miles $7200. 1998 Yamaha Mtn Max $1,880. 2008 700 Dragon 155 1400 miles $6200. 2007 Yamaha Phazer Mtn Lite $4295. 2006 Summit 600 $4450. 2008 Yamaha Nitro $6450. 2005 Polaris RMK 800 $4600.Dealer, 970-879-5138 2007 Arctic Cat M-8 153â&#x20AC;? Good condition, $5,200. 970-291-9665.

2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer Fully Loaded, DVD, Sun Roof, Leather, Warranty. $17,000. 970-879-4469. PRICE REDUCED. Great Deal! â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;95 Nissan Pathfinder, 4WD, good shape, runs good, 141,000 miles $3000 OBO. 970-846-4619. Nissan Pathfinder SE 4x4 â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;93, 200K miles, runs and drives excellent. All maintenance done, everything works, $2,100 OBO 970-402-0581

2007 cougar camp trailer, 34â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x8â&#x20AC;&#x2122;. Extra bedrooms. 2 doors. 4 seasons. 12â&#x20AC;&#x2122; slide out. Great shape. $20,000 OBO. 970-712-9200, 970-824-9505.

Free towing of unwanted & abandoned vehicles. Cash paid for good running & parts vehicles. 970-879-1065

2008 Skidoo Summit XP. 146â&#x20AC;? track, vent kit, 755mi on chassis, new motor, 1 year engine warranty $7000. Call 970-819-0341

Complete- 2-2001 500EFI Mountain Cats, 1-2005 Yacht Club trailer, both 144â&#x20AC;? tracks, 2â&#x20AC;? padels, low miles, excellent, $6,000 OBO 970-846-6366

99 Suburban 1500, 4WD, great shape, 141k, 9 passenger, ski rack. $5800. 970-846-8778. (2) 2003 Ford Expeditions, Terrific! 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 79k miles! 1999 Isuzu Trooper, 40k miles o.n.e. Tom Reuter, Dealer, 970-875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;91 Jeep Cherokee, 188k Great project car! Two sets of tires. Not currently running. $800 OBO. 970-367-6097. 1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, 63K miles, 1 owner, $5000 OBO. 970-846-9753 1999 Chevy Suburban, good condition, 77K miles, $8250. 970-846-4898 (30) Subaru Outbacks, Foresters, Imprezas, from $1,500 /$15,000! 2002 Jeep Liberty, Sweet! 1997 Grand Cherokee. Tom Reuter, Dealer, 970-875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. 1997 Chevy Tahoe LT. 87K 4wd, V8, Leather, Power everything. $7500. 879-1199.

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2005 Ford Feestyle Limited, AWD -$14250, OBO. Seats 7, great storage options /space, Blizzak winter tires. Great vehicle! 970-846-5607.

2000 Dakota, 4WD, V8. New engine, battery. Mechanically sound, rough around the edges. $3300 or offer. 970-846-2950 04 Chevy Colorado. 4WD, LS, EXT cab, 90k miles. Books for $10,000, asking $7,800. 970-819-1265. 2005 Chevrolet 4x4 AstroCargo Van, 50k miles! 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, $5,995! #2718. 2002 S-10 CrewCab, 89k miles! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 970-875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. SNOW PLOWS -$1,895 -Any vehicle. 1998 Chevrolet 2500 BonusCab, Strong! (4) 96/98 Dodge Pick-ups! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 970-875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. Warranties. 2006 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab, V6, 4WD. Automatic, power windows & locks, running boards. 47,600 miles. Excellent Condition. $22,000. 970-879-2723 Chevy 2500. Std Cab, LT2, Excellent Condition. 17,000m. Ladder rack, tool box, bed liner. Fleet Reduction. $22,000. Great deal! 970-879-5488. 1997 Ford F150- Extra Cab, 4x4, XLT Package, 1 owner runs great. 174k miles. $3000. Call Adam at 970-846-2906.

GE gas /electric, stacked washer and dryer. 3 years old, but like new. $500. You haul. 307-421-7411.

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;95 F-150 4x4. 970-846-6540.

Kenmore stackable washer dryer with stand. Apartment size, white, 110V, new still in box. List $1270.00 plus tax. $875.00 846-9374.

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2001 Ford Ranger Work Truck, 4D, Ladder Rack, Work Boxes, 4x4, AC, Stereo, Tires, Automatic, Runs Great!! $7800 970-879-1981 Plow truck, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;84 Chevy 3/4 ton, 4 studded snow tires, runs strong, $3500. 970-819-1881 1995 Cheverolet 5.7 litre, 3/4 ton 2500 extended cab. 118k, runs good and is in good condition! $4,500 OBO 970-826-2760 1994 Toyota 4x4, extended cab, camper, new tires. $3,600 OBO. 970-819-9850 2002 Chevy S10 Crew-Cab LS. 1 owner, power everything, bed liner, 78k, very clean truck. $9,901 Call Rich 970-824-2100. Dealer.

2004 Toyota Sienna AWD XLE -1 owner, 132k miles. Great condition. Silver Pearl with grey leather. $13,750 OBO Pam 970-879-5588.

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Dorm size refrigerator (2700 cubic inches) with auto ice maker for sale. $40 call 970-879-1961.

Monthly beading classes. Nov 21st is the first one. Come in to sign up. Downtown Books & Beads 543 Yampa Ave. Craig. NEED CLEANING? Hard working reliable ski bum looking to help out fellow ski bums in need of house work. (928)606-5834

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FRIDAY SPECIAL: $40 in-town tows on cars and light trucks +free gallon of winter washer fluid. Need to go to Craig? All weekend only $80! 970-879-1998 Coleman 5 person hot tub, purchased new in 2003. New spa cover, digital energy savings mode, like new, $1950.00. 870-846-9374.

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2007 Marquis Mirage Hot Tub 5-6 person $3,000. 970-824-2121 Pro Billiard Table “Olhausen”, New Felt, Wall Rack, Pool Sticks, Balls, Even the lights! Check it out!! $1850 970-879-1982 2008 5 PERSON HOT TUB. INCLUDES DELIVERY. $3500.00 970-819-1658

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Free Towing of unwanted or abandoned vehicles and equipment. Call 970-879-1065 Free Wood Pallets, 1016 Oak Street, you haul. 879-3718.

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Puppies. 8 weeks old. Australian, Sheltie and Pit Bull. Only free to good home. 970-819-2800. 2 couches, 1 sleeper, 1 large sofa. You haul. 970-846-8808.

Large Round Oak Table with 4 chairs $75 970-879-4996

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Round Oak Table with 4 chairs $100, Twin Bed & Frame $65, Over Stuffed Chair with Ottoman $75. 970-879-4996

Free Couches and Chairs at The Ponds at Steamboat, 795 Walton Ponds Circle. Friday 11/06 from Noon - 5pm Saturday 11/07 from 8am - 1pm. You haul! FREE: Mobile home trailer in Oak Creek. Willow Bend #10. Call 970-846-5264

Several sliding and swinging patio doors for sale. New condition, great prices! See Craigslist- materials, 11-2-09 posting or call 970-846-8884. Mingle Wood Timber Saw mill log yard has all dimensional lumber, peeled logs, and Graded beams. No Tax on Beetle Kill Lumber. Call 970-871-9238. Steel Buildings. Big discount available. 30x40x105x105 Call for Deal/. Erection available. www.scg-grp.com Source#1B7 Phone: 970-367-4335

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Store your guns, ammo, and tack in a temperature controlled storage area. Call Jeff at 970-824-9359 Ruger MK III Comp. .22 Pistol. Red dot scope, new condition. $475. Mark 970-819-0707

Free sofa sleeper, heavy, you move /haul. 970-879-1845.

Refrigerator, Dishwasher and Stove. GE, Almond color from rental unit. You haul. 561-306-7904 Free GE refrigerator, Kenmore stove, and Amana washer and dryer. Older appliances in good condition. You haul. 970-879-9053. Free 30” GE refrigerator. Friday only. Almond. Extra storage for the Holidays or make a kegerator. 970-846-2830. Free Snow Tires- 13” rims, 2- real good shape, 2- more worn, good for season in around town car. 970-819-7388 Free outdoor wrought iron table and chair. Cornice Rd. You pick up.

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FREE Towing of unwanted or abandoned cars, trucks and equipment, Smith’s Towing & Recovery. 970-879-1998 Large magazine-book rack. Approximately 6’ x 8’. Oak. See at Gondola General, Gondola Square. Outside back wall of store. U-haul. FREE: Aerobic rider. U-Haul 970-638-4647

Mingle Wood Timbers has Cut, Split, Dry Firewood. You pick up $1 Cu.Ft. Delivered $150 per cord. Call 970-871-9238 Locally harvested, premium- split- dried pine firewood. $165 per cord, delivered. Prompt delivery. 970-231-7394.

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You love your family & your place, we take pride in cleaning your fire place. 970-846-5451.

GONZALES FIREWOOD Cut, split, seasoned stacked & delivered! (970)723-8604 (970)846-6206 Firewood: Cox Bros Sawmill Split 4 cents lb. (approx. $80.00 cord) Long Slab Bundles available 970-824-3919, 970-824-4071 leave message Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-12. Peach /Cherry Hardwood. Reasonable prices on the best firewood you can buy. $170 /Facecord $220 /Half-Cord $400 /Cord. Includes delivery. Stacking costs $20 /hr. Call David at 970-201-6839 david@palisadeproduce.com Cut, Split, Dry firewood. U pick up. $85 cord. 970-948-5393

HACIENDA COLLECTION, STORE MOVING SALE! Desks, Entertainment centers, Dining sets, Dressers, Cupboards, Benches, Coffee-End Tables, Bars. Call for appointment 970-879-5154 Conference Room Table or Dining Table, Oak & Black Marble, Seats 14+, Chairs Included, (Must See!!) $900 970-879-1981

FREE: 12- Red round pavers, small amount of rusty siding, pile of wood pieces. U-Haul. 970-846-8574

Loveseat $100, Rollaway Bed & Mattress $40, Small Apartment Refrigerator $50, Double Halogen Worklight (still in box) $35. 970-819-1409 STEAMBOAT’S MATTRESS HEADQUARTERS Mountain Mattress and furniture, Queen sets from $299. All natural, memory foam, 22 models on floor (970)879-8116 BRAND NEW AFFORDABLE FURNITURE! Beds, dressers, recliners, bunk beds, book shelves, couches... Accepting quality consignment. RUMMAGERS 11th St. South, downtown 970-870-6087 2 Nitestands $25, Round Plastic Table with 3 Chairs $30. 970-819-1409 Blue sectional couch with two recliners on each side. $100. 970-638-1058. Cherry Coffee Table $35, 2 Oak Accent Tables $30, Oak Coffee Table $60, 5 Office Chairs $25 each. 970-819-1408 Queen Bed, Headboard, Frame & Mattress Set $200. 970-819-1408 Compact oak computer stand $75. Oak desk with right hand return $400. Samsung fax/printer $150. Brother fax/printer $150. Paper shredder $50. Call 970-819-3802.

Handy Man. Free estimates on construction, remodels and honey dos. NO job too small. Senior and disabled discounts. References available. 970-276-2145 or 970-824-2145. Lopi Spirit-B gas heating stove. 40,000 BTU high efficiency. Solid brass door & legs, blower, piping. Like new. $1850 970-846-9374

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Are you interested in a professional, clean, loving home type setting to place your loved ones for care? We are seeking information as to how many people would like this service. Please call 970-824-5462. SKI JACKETS! North Face Summit Series 3-in-1 Jacket-green shell, brown down vest insert, men’s large, new, never worn. Orig. $320, sell for $150. North Face fleece vest - Windstopper - men’s large, red, like-new condition sell for $50. LL Bean Storm Chaser 3-in-1 Jacket, men’s large, red shell with black zip-in fleece, orig. $89, sell for $45 like-new. 970-819-9572 LOOKING FOR A BIG SLEDDING HILL AND A BIG OPEN FIELD TO RENT THIS WINTER! Call for more details: 970-846-5926 Become the exclusive NWCO Distributor of Mountain Man Nut & Fruit products. Great name recognition, unlimited potential, 38 years consistent sales. 970-879-7138 BUYING GOLD, SILVER AND PLATINUM BULLION AND COINS. Call (970)824-5807 or Cell (970)326-8170. FOR SALE Wood burning fireplace insert and 1/2 cord of wood. $450 OBO. 970-846-7018. Butcher Steers, all natural, grain fed, ready at end of November. $1.00 per pound, live weight. 970-629-1760 TOP SOIL! TOP SOIL! TOP SOIL! Kimco 879-6898 DATE NIGHT BABYSITTER RELIEF! Are you looking for a babysitter, with professional daycare experience with children 4 months and up, who loves kids? I am interested in working with a few great families on a regular babysitting basis so that I can get to know your kids and they can get to know me! The Babysitting relief you have been looking for at reasonable rates. Maggie. 970-819-6519. OUTSIDE STORAGE- Boats, Motor homes, Trailers, etc. Contact 970-879-3699 Pre Owned Hot Tubs, large and small. $500-$3,000. 970-620-3078 and 970-629-8628 Western snowplow, 6’ 6”, uni-mount, truck mount no wiring, excellent condition, $1300 OBO. 970-222-5924 Pool table: Brunswig “The Prestige” regulation size (9’3”x5’3”). Beautiful table, playing surface, 1” slate. Disassembled, buyer moves. $2000 OBO. 484-744-1575. Orvis Log cabin Queen sized quilt with 2 matching shams. Tartan plaid, greens and reds. $85. 970-638-4495. Hot Dawg Gas or Propane 100,000 BTU Heater, Never used, $850 new, First $450 takes. 970-879-3583

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6 year old registered Palomino Paint Mare. Champion bloodline. Awesome horse! Intermediate rider. $4000 OBO. 970-276-3056. New full care horse boarding facility in Craig. Indoor stall with partially covered run. 970-629-0740 Ranch broke geldings, Have done it all! For sale or trade for bred heifers. Evenings 970-638-1021.

879-7141 Men’s & Children’s HAIRCUTS $12.00-$20.00 Women’s haircuts $24.00 Senior discounts. Products 20% off through 11/25/09. 29 years experience 23 years open

STEAMBOAT:Horses welcome! 1BD apartment, 1,000sqft, furnished, 8mi west of town. 8 acres, safety fenced, loafing shed. $975, utilities included. 970-846-8458

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SMR Revisited. Now Boarding Horses AND offering monthly indoor /outdoor facility memberships at $150 per month. Also boarding horses and giving lessons. Space limited! 970-879-0179 www.saddlemountainranch.com

Insured & Dependable. When we say we’ll be there, we’ll be there. No excuses! Third generation in Routt County Soliciting winter contracts 09/10 Call Brandon @ 970-406-8439 Western sand /scoria spreader. Briggs motor, electric start, cab controls. $2k or $2250 INSTALLED. Call to see 970-819-5859`

FREE:Styrofoam coolers. Call Gavin 879-1909

FREE: Heeler mix. Good with other animals and children. Loves to run and play outdoors. 970-846-0640. Colorado beetle kill pine, kiln dried, T and G flooring, interior trim, fine paneling. www.ecowoodsales.com 970-887-2644.

Darker stained motorized wood plantation blinds. Call for sizes. $1000 for 10 sets. 970-879-6804. BRAND NEW bedroom set dovetailed drawers, oak table, vanity & chair, standup mirror, mahogany dresser pictures available call for prices 970-819-1969

Call to sign up. Randall Salky, Attorney at Law McGill Professional Law 970-879-6200 ext. 13 Troubleshooting, Repairs, Comprehensive Tune-Ups, Complete System Overhauls and Annual Maintenance. Virus Removal and Prevention. Wireless Networking. Back-Up Systems and Data Recovery. All Windows Versions, All Brands. New and Used Computers. In Shop, Office Visits and House Calls.

Southwestern sectional, two recliners and storage cabinets, $200. Mission style twin bed with box spring and mattress, $100. 970-870-9142

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Hayden mom has immediate openings for your little ones. All ages. Flexible schedule. Amanda 970-276-8154. 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. Young Tracks is now accepting bids for snow removal. 970-879-5790 RENT A HUBBY From honey do’s to remodels, property management, repairs or projects. 30+ years building in valley. Glen 970-819-1048

Parabody 250 home gym, four station in very good condition. White. Asking $400.00 Weight bench with bar and weights, gym quality. $200.00. 970-879-2835. D and C Medical Marijuana, LLC and Therapeutic Massage by appointment only Call Daryl 970-870-2941 Individual and Group Health Insurance PPO, ALL-PROVIDER. Emergency room, RX. Rates guaranteed. Annuities Term Life Insurance. www.LoneEagleInsurance.com (970)879-1101

2008 Henderson pickup truck sanding unit. Excellent condition. $3000 OBO 970-948-9492 ‘95 International, 72” bunk, blown-n14 Cummins, 13 speed, 373 rearends, ~50% rubber, project or parts truck. $5000 OBO. 970-824-6739.

Attention hunters: Apartment for rent on the outskirts of town. Sleeps 8 comfortably. For more info call 970-629-1627. Wanted hunting leases for 2010/2011 seasons for deer, elk and antelope. Private land only. Serious inquiries only. 970-846-9052. Large campsite, 26’ TEEPEE, fire-pit horseshoe-pit, bathroom, shower, fresh water, archery target, 10Mi. West of Steamboat on Trout Creek. 970-879-3699. Buck Hunts Available. Includes lodging, meals and licence. For more info call 970-942-7760

HUGE gorgeous black Percheron mare. Gentle, kind horse. $1500 OBO. 970-879-5154. 18 Bred Cows 970-824-9272

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SMR Revisited. Now Boarding Horses AND offering monthly indoor /outdoor facility memberships at $150 per month. Lessons available. 970-879-0179 www.saddlemountainranch.com

2009 Grass-Alfalfa mix, small bales, covered, $2.75 each, HWY 44 & 42. Pick-up 970-879-3031 09’ Grass / Alfalfa Mix. Small bales $3.60 per bale, Large rounds $110 per ton. Delivery available. 970-629-3791 Small bales of grass hay in covered stacks, 2 miles North of Craig $3.50 a bale 970-824-1070 or 254-625-0922 150 tons alfalfa hay, large round bales, $100 ton. Grass hay large round bales $80 ton. Jim Showalter, 970-629-1644, 970-824-9728. Alfalfa/ grass hay mix, Small bales, Price negotiable, Call 970-846-2255 or 970-276-3537. AWARD WINNING Grass -Alfalfa Hay. Small bales for sale $4.00 per bale. NEVER rained on. Analysis Available. Call 970-276-4803.

Lost 6 month old black and tan female chiweiner puppy. In Ridgeview subdivision area on October 7th. Reward offered. 970-824-7753. FOUND:Smartwool hat and jacket. Call to identify. 970-870-6778 FOUND:Black camera case with two memory cards. Found on Halloween. Call to identify. 970-819-6951 LOST: 11/4 at Rotary park, fly rod and reel, please return, REWARD! 970-846-4013 Lost a pair of red prescription glasses in a brown case. If found, please call Nancy at 970-819-1341. Thank you! Found: Camera memory stick at Bear Lodge at Trappeur’s Crossing. Call to identify: 970-846-7685 City of Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter Phone: 879-0621 - 760 Critter Court. 11/4-Found on Hwy 40 near Milner: unaltered male white dog with brindle spots. 11/4-Found in Dream Island: neutered male orange cat. 11/5-Found on Locust St.: female black/brown/orange long-haired cat Lost camera Halloween somewhere downtown, Blue cannon digital. 970-819-6304. Black Marmot rain jacket taken from Ghost Ranch Saloon Halloween night. Drop off at newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza, no questions. $200 REWARD, Lost 7mm Mag Ruger Rifle without stock and Garmin GPS within 150 yds of Red Dirt trail. Call for very specific directions. Thanks much. Paul 970-201-4092. Found fly rod at Rotary Park last night. CAll 970-846-4024 to claim. Found: Red and turquoise necklace found on street and turned in at Blossom. Stop at Blossom at 811 Lincoln Ave or call 970-879-7612 to pick it up. Please describe to claim. Found red tool box socket set at the stop light at the entrance to alping lumber on November 2, 8am. Call to identify 970-879-5131. LOST: Reward for returning lost moving box of trampoline parts, fell off truck. Lost on 11/2/09. 970-846-0586


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Garage sale! Sat. Nov 7th. 8-4pm. Two FULL houses combined into one. Bookcases, dishes, lamps, chairs, household items... Located on Elk River Road (RCR 129) just 5.5 miles from 7-Eleven. Free stuff, printers, movies, clothes, building materials, tack, saddle, show clothing, housewares, sporting goods, decor, furniture. Sat only 8am-4pm 8.4 miles up at 47050 Elk River Road

Violin lessons for all ages! Beginners to advanced, call Carolyn Alexis Berns (970) 846-9501 1941 Steinway piano, upright, Greco-Roman Ivory color 56â&#x20AC;?Lx24â&#x20AC;?Wx45â&#x20AC;?H $2,000. Brand new 2000 Carvin Guitar amp 2x12speakers $300. 970-846-9783

GARAGE SALE New WD, Entertainment Center, Clothes, Sporting goods, Ski and Snowboard items, misc items. 9-12 Saturday, 589 Evans St.

Flute- Gemeinhardt, excellent condition $395 OBO. Guitar- Classical Esteve, 3/4 size, with case, like new, $275 OBO. Call 970-846-4057

AKC Lab Pups, 1 Chocolate female, 1 black male, 3 black females. First shots, dew claws. Available now! $500 970-824-9615 Bichons, Cocker, Chihuahua, Papillions, Westies and Yorkie. From top USDA breeders, micro-chipped and health certified. Baker Drive Pets 970-824-3933. K-9 Gentle Dental will be at Mt. Werner Veterinary Hospital for the NOVEMBER Hygiene Clinic. November 12th, 14th & 19th. No anesthesia required. Call Angel for appointment 619-370-5956. Registered Chesapeake Bay Retriever puppies. Smart, gentle mother and father with excellent blood lines. Chocolate or Deadgrass coloring. $500. 970-846-4116 City of Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter Phone: 879-0621 www.petfinder.com Dogs for Adoption: Prince-8 month old Belgian Malinois mix-intelligent, affectionate, protective breed-needs knowledgable owner. Rumple- 6 wk. old Pit/Lab (in foster care). Blue- 18 month old heeler mix-abused in the past, needs special home. Buddy-Lovable Lab/Retriever! 16 vaccinated, healthy teenage kittens and adult cats! AKC Yorkie puppies. 3 males. First shots. $600. 970-276-3450.

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Hairless Sphynx kittens for sale. 3 females, 1 male, famous bloodline, $500. 970-276-7255

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METER TECHNICIAN City of Steamboat Springs. 30 hours /benefited position. $15.63 /hr + DOQ. Reads, operates, and maintains water meters. May assist with utility system operation and maintenance. Must be able to respond while on-call, within 20 minutes. Requires H.S. graduation, mechanical skills, computer skills, CDL (within 6 mos.), ability to work independently, extensive walking, and work, in variable weather conditions. Submit to: City of Steamboat Springs 137 10th Street, POB 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 by Nov. 11. For info and application: www.steamboatsprings.net EOE.

LEARN TO SEW -beginners to advanced. Learn to use your sewing machine, make holiday presents, including purses and bag. Small classes. Nov 9, 16, 23 5:30 PM or Nov 10, 17, 23 9AM. $60 for three classes. Gayle Dudley 970-846-2157 or gaylekdudley@gmail.com November RECESSION RELIEF Sale: Sweet Potato Lingerie. YOU deserve a break! $10 Off any in-stock bra or lingerie, 15% off novelties, buy one stocking get one half off, buy 3 panties -4th FREE, $12 Swim Separates, 50% Off Costumes. Storewide Sale! Birthday, Anniversary or Wedding Present? Gift Certificates and FREE Wrapping.970-879-LOVE. 7th and Lincoln, Downtown Steamboat.

Labor help needed. 970-846-1896 There are funds available for uninsured and underinsured local women to pay for annual wellness exams, mammograms and breast cancer treatment costs. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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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Professional Specializing in move-in, cleanings. Will get your home, condo, business, etc. ready for renters or showings. Fast turnaround. Super detailed. Leslie 970-846-4330.

Bernese Mountain puppy, she is smart, beautifully marked, AKC, full of personality, $1400. 970-879-1772

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Seek snow removal person to run bobcat, snowblower and shoveling. Must be mechanical and willing to work weekends. Seeking construction foreman. Call 970-870-6888

South Routt School District High School Girls Assistant Basketball Coach Open until filled Please contact Andy Johnson at 970-736-8531 x4210 ajohnson@southroutt.k12.co.us

No experience necessary; will train. This is an excellent position for those who enjoy having their days free!

MOTIVATED INDIVIDUALS NEEDED Earn extra money delivering the new Names & Numbers Steamboat Springs area telephone directories. Working as an independent contractor during your available daylight hours. Must be at least 18 years old w/ valid drivers license & proof in insurance. A great way to earn extra money for yourself, family or locally sponsored organization. If Interested Call 1-877-878-9445 or email: tnt.jk08@ymail.com

To schedule an interview, please come to the Steamboat Pilot building and complete an employment application, you will be contacted for an interview. At: 1901 Curve Plaza corner of Elk River Road and US Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs EOE

POLICE OFFICER- CITY OF CRAIG, CO $44,290 year - $56,678 year. Full time with excellent benefits. Take-home car. Craig, in NW CO, offers unlimited recreation activities and excellent quality of life. Seeking applicants interested in working for a value driven, progressive and community involved police department. Must be 21 YOA. H.S. /GED. Colorado POST Certified /Certifiable OR currently attending a police academy. Bilingual is a plus. For employment packet, contact Human Resources, City of Craig, 300 W 4th St. Craig, CO 81625, 970-826-2010 employment link at www.ci.craig.co.us or klarson@ci.craig.co.us. Successful applicants will be notified of testing time/ date to be held in December. Deadline: November 20, 2009. EOE/AA/ADA

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Tutor or Educator (PT) Wanted: Tutor wanted for services for a high school student taking online classes 15 hours /week, experience required. (612) 210-8352

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Hayden School District has the following position open: High School Assistant Wrestling Coach. Applications online at www.haydenschools.org or call 970-276-3864 with questions. Deadline for applications is November 6, 2009.

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Salomon snowboard boots, mens 9, $65. Salomon SPX6 bindings, $70. 970-846-3888.

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For Sale: Scarpa Tornado AT boot, size 26.5, new rally soles, $160. 970-846-6979.

Steamboat Schools District - Bus Drivers. Please complete district classified application at https://apps.winocular.com/steamboat/apply/ Questions: 970-871-3199 or 879-1057. EOE

Powder Pursuits Snowboard Shop. Huge Sale. All new gear in stock. Put your gear on Layaway so you have it for the season. Free demo with purchase. Open most days, in The Steamboat Grand Hotel. 970-879-9086. 2 pairs of Liberty Haz-Mat skis. 171â&#x20AC;? & 181â&#x20AC;?. Brand new, Retail $650, Sell for $300 each, $550 together. 970-846-6980 Skis for sale: 2009 Rossignol Phantom SC108, size 185cm, $250. Rossi B Squad 104, 185 cm, with Fritschi, $475. Rossi Scratch FS 178 cm, with tele binding, $250. Rossi T4 195 cm, with tele binding, $220. Rossi Big Bang 191 cm, with tele binding, $120. Rossi XXX 193 cm, with Axial pro binding, $60. 970-846-6979.

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Best For Last Sale! Saturday- Sunday 12-4pm. Furniture, antiques, kitchen items, linens, clothing, bicycle, ab rocker, CB radios, car ramps, books, tools, free stuff. Alpine Mini Storage. 1804 13th Street.

FT /PT- Security Personnel Needed Must be 19+, reliable, have a clean driving record and pass task background check. Guest services are a high priority. Responsible for security of property and late check-in of guests. Great pay & leave days available for mountain fun! 970-846-9064 or 970-879-7788

Saturday 9am -1pm. Poker table, diningroom table, china cabinet, feather bed, kitchen & household item, clothes, shoes, movies, books, much more, 1005 Village Lane.

Part Time Customer Service Position. Nights and weekends, December thru April. Applicants must be 21 or older. Restaurant and bar experience helpful. Apply in person at the Snow Bowl after 3pm daily. NO CALLS PLEASE!

â&#x20AC;˘ FRONT DESK â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPERS â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEPERSON â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS â&#x20AC;˘ Apply In Person at 2015 Walton Creek Rd. or fax resume to 970-879-7263 â&#x20AC;˘ FRONT DESK â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPERS â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEPERSON â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR â&#x20AC;˘ Apply In Person at 1463 Flat top Circle or fax resume to 970-875-2200

â&#x20AC;˘ Ski Pass Program â&#x20AC;˘ Great Team â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPING â&#x20AC;˘ Apply In Person at 2355 Ski Time Square Dr. or fax resume to 970-879-6621 â&#x20AC;˘ FRONT DESK â&#x20AC;˘ SKI VALET/SHUTTLE â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPING â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS â&#x20AC;˘ Apply In Person at 3070 Columbine Dr. or fax resume to 970-879-9270 â&#x20AC;˘ FRONT DESK â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPERS â&#x20AC;˘ Apply In Person at 2160 Mt. Werner Circle or fax resume to 970-879-2044 â&#x20AC;˘ FRONT DESK â&#x20AC;˘ SKILLED MAINTENANCE â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEKEEPING â&#x20AC;˘ HOUSEPERSON â&#x20AC;˘ Apply In Person at 1175 Bangtail Lane or fax resume to 970-879-2242 20536286


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Part-time position in Steamboat Springs, approximately 16 hours per week. This position will assist the Practitioner in providing high quality patient care, must be able to effectively perform the tasks and procedures required of a Medical Assistant in a primary care clinic setting; takes vitals, laboratory test, documents clientâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s history. Must maintain a professional demeanor and customer service orientation to clients. Requires some travel, excellent computer and communication skills. Apply in person to the VNA, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, Steamboat Springs. Please direct inquiries and letters of intent to sanderso@nwcovna.org. EOE

Excellent opportunity for a responsible and skilled maintenance technician. A strong background in HVAC, boilers and computer control systems required; pool and spa experience with CPO preferred. Guest service experience is a must as well as good verbal and written skills. Strong organization and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once are daily requirements. This position will require physical labor and heavy lifting. Full-time, year round position with medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, paid time-off, and many other employee benefits. Please apply at Trailhead Lodge, 1175 Bangtail Way or contact Mike Sellers at thl.maint@steamboatresorts.com for more information. EOE.

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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:Eight Month lease mtn. 1500sqft. fully furnished, 4bdrm, 3bath. Bus, HDTV, WD, NS, NP. Water, cable included. $1850. 606-329-8154

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, private. WD, new carpet & paint. 1 car garage. Great views. Pets ok, NS. $1000, 1st, Last. 970-846-4182

STEAMBOAT:LOWEST PRICE ON MOUNTAIN! Northstar Studio, full kitchen, bus-route, includes internet, cable, WD, NP, $575 1-year, $650 ski season. 970-846-5099

OAK CREEK: AFFORDABLE 1 & 2 BEDROOM. Monthly lease. Hardwood floors, high ceilings, Dish TV, good location. Must See! 970-879-4784. STEAMBOAT:Very private, wonderful wooded setting. 1bd apartment with carport. DW, WD, cable. $800 monthly. First, Last, Deposit. Available 10/1. Dog considered. Call Linda 970-871-7406 STEAMBOAT:1BD units available for independent senior living. Rental assistance available to qualified applicants. Please Contact Ellen at rcfsenior@msn.com or 970-879-9277 STEAMBOAT:Downhill Plaza 2nd Floor Apartment. 2 bedroom, kitchenette. Nicely finished. Great landlord, negotiable terms. $550 includes all. 970-870-6470. STEAMBOAT:Nice, 1bd, 1ba, WD, Dish, internet, utilities inc., NS, NP, 3 miles from town. $850 +$300 dep. 970-870-1799.

Good carpenter /handyman /laborer with truck and tools. Will do anything. 970-276-8082

STEAMBOAT:Sunny studio, basement, furnished, full kitchen, includes utilities, cable, internet, NS, NP, first, deposit -$700 month, call 970-879-7499

The Village at Steamboat is now hiring seasonal, part time, on call Housekeepers(10) and seasonal, part time Strippers /Preppers. Please apply in person at 900 Pine Grove Circle (across from the tennis bubble), The Village at Steamboat. EOE, VETERANS, DV, M, F

STEAMBOAT:DOWNTOWN, Perfect Location, 2BD, 1BA, Den, Sunroom. Mature. WD. NS. NP. $900 per month. 970-879-2887 or AP2836@aol.com STEAMBOAT:West Views. 1BD, 1BA, patio overlooking downtown. On bus route. 1y lease. NS, NP, $750 month, First, Last, Deposit. 303-704-0618

Be part of the Sheraton Steamboat Resort team! We are currently accepting applications for :

BUSINESS AND FACILITIES MANAGER

The Business and Facilities Manager is responsible for budget management and all financial systems; management of all phases of maintenance and repair of the physical plant. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises all non-faculty summer staff. Experience in accounting and Quickbooks, property management, hands-on building and facility maintenance, with 5 years experience supervising staff. Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members and government officials a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. College degree required. Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits of health insurance, paid vacation, and simple IRA. Send resume with references to Perry-Mansfield, 40755 CR 36, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 or email to: p-m@perry-mansfield.org

QA/QC Internal Compliance Officer needed for Twin Enviro Services at the Milner Landfill, with travel to Denver, Canon City and Trinidad facilities. Hours/Salary Negotiable. Must have science and/or engineering training/experience. Resume to lliman@twinenviro.com.

Security Officer Line cook

Our Associates also enjoy competitive wages and generous benefits â&#x20AC;&#x201D; including discounted hotel rates world wide. To apply for this an other positions, Visit us on-line at www.sheraton.jobs/steamboat Come join our amazing team. All offers subject to successful completion of Back ground and drug screening. For inquiryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 970-879-2232 EOE M/F/V/D Full-time seasonal reservations position. Detailed oriented, multi-tasker. Fast paced, fun work environment. Merchant pass available. Email resume to thinksnow2010@hotmail.com

Old West Steakhouse is hiring for the ski season. Front and back of the house. Apply after 3pm at the back door Tuesday-Saturday. Segafredo Espresso Cafe, located off the Sheraton Breezeway, is seeking PT and FT baristas. Restaurant experienced prefered. Seasonal positions, all shifts available. Email resume to bestespresso@live.com.

CENTRAL PARK LIQUOR is hiring for a NIGHT MANAGER position! Candidates must have retail experience & be able to work weekends & Holidays. Direct applications & resumes to Greg Nealy. 970-879-3428 Store Manager needed for video rental business, 2 years minimum retail/sales experience, $26,000-$28,000 DOE. Fax resume 720-851-6013 or email daviss@hlyw.com.

Planner III â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Routt County Planning Department: $4,084 to $4,371 plus benefits. Details: http://www.co.routt.co.us. Click on employment. Deadline: before 5 pm, November 16, 2009 to Human Resources, PO Box 773598, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Routt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Central Park Liquor is accepting applications & resumes for a Night Assistant Wine Manager. Wine/ Sales experience is a must & retail experience a plus! Direct applications & resumes to Greg Nealy @ CPL next to City Market. 970-879-3428

YAMPA:Studio apartment, first, last, damage, year lease, NP. $450 month. 970-638-4455 OAK CREEK:Sunny quiet studio apartment. $550 +electric. 6 month lease. NP, NS. 970-736-8362 STEAMBOAT:Large studio in Old Town, NP, NS, WD on site, water, heat included, $700. First, last, security deposit. 435-260-1715 STAGECOACH: 2BD, 1BA. Partially furnished, bottom floor, corner unit. WD. NS, no dogs. $950 negotiable, some utilities included. 970-846-4355 day STEAMBOAT:Apartment for rent close to ski area, NS, NP, WD, cable. $800 monthly, utilities included. 970-870-6337 STEAMBOAT:Copper Ridge, new construction, 2BD, 1BA, $1,000 monthly, utilities included. NP, NS, WD, 970-819-4046 HAYDEN:1BD, 2BA apartment, $700 per month includes utilities. Call 970-846-8601 or 970-276-9101 STEAMBOAT:1BR 1BA BRAND NEW downtown, Fairview. Avail immediately. Full Kitchen, WD, NS, NP. $900 includes utilities, internet. www.condosnaps.com for pics. 970-846-5833. STEAMBOAT:Furnished large 1BD, 1BA apartment, new log home. Near mountain. NP, NS, $1145 monthly includes all utilities, cable, internet. 970-846-5551 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, Old Town, NS, NP, WD on site, gas, water, sewer, garbage included $1000. First, last, security deposit. 435-260-1715.

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STEAMBOAT:STUDIO APARTMENT, Upscale Victorian in heart of downtown. EVERYTHING INCLUDED, just move in! $1000 month. 970-819-4473 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 STEAMBOAT:Studio apartment in luxury home available in town. $950 monthly includes utilities. 970-846-3190 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 STEAMBOAT:Beautiful, 2bd, 1ba on 35 acres. Vaulted ceilings, Maplewood kitchen. Need 4x4. $925, 1/4 utilities. Absolutely NS! Pet negotiable. 970-879-0395 STEAMBOAT:2 miles to town, 1bd, 1ba on 36 acres, $925 month includes utilities. NS, WiFi, Dish, 1 car only. 970-692-2320 STEAMBOAT:7th and OAK. DOWNTOWN. GREAT Location. Perfect to ski and work from. SKI Season ONLY, 11/1 through 5/1. Fully Furnished. Turnkey 1B, 1BA, Study, DEN. WD, NS, NP. Bus Route. $1100. AP2836@aol.com 970-879-2887 STEAMBOAT:DOGS ALLOWED! 2BD, 1BA, walk to town. Gas fireplace. Pet considered. $1,300 month. First, last, deposit. 970-846-3859

STEAMBOAT:1bedroom, 1bath condo. Totally gutted and remodeled with contemporary finishes. Includes WD all amenities, pool. NS, NP. Available December. 970-846-6444.

STEAMBOAT:Studio, Furnished, private entrance, patio. NS, NP, lease. $665. 970-846-6767 See this property at tntpropertiesonline.com Whitewood

STEAMBOAT:Sunray Meadows, Nearly New, 3BD, 2BA, 2 car heated garage, WD, NS, NP, Mountain Views. $1500 month. 917-902-3540

STEAMBOAT:Old Town, Furnished Studio. $500 plus part time sitting. WD NS Ref. Please. 6month min. 970-870-0121

STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, hardwood floors, new carpet, FP, breath taking views, quiet complex, low utilities. Available immediately. $750, NS, NP. 970-846-2120.

STEAMBOAT:Bright, roomy 2BD, 2BA , easy access to town or mountain. Ground level. Furnished, big kitchen, deck, WD, lots of closets. $1300, includes utilities. 970-846-1599. STEAMBOAT:1bd, 2ba Walton Village, new kitchen, fireplace on bus route. 1st month free $850 970-819-0731 STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA, Furnished, WD, on mountain, bus route, cable, internet included, NS, NP. GREAT LANDLORD! Ready NOW! $1225. 970-819-2804 STEAMBOAT:Walton Village 1 BR, 1BA. Unfurnished. Pool, HT. On Bus route. NP, NS. $700 month +utilities. Lease. 970-879-8161. STEAMBOAT:Seasonal rental 3BD, 3BA +loft, walk and /or ski down to gondola, also on bus route, covered carport 305-401-7474. STEAMBOAT:1bd, 1ba furnished Walton Pond Cond. On bus route, NP, NS, water, cable, garbage & snowplowing included. $750 month +sec. dep. Available now and ASK ABOUT RENT TO OWN. 970-846-4220 STEAMBOAT:Available immediately. Limited Time $650 +utilities +deposit. NS, NP, 1BD Walton Village, 1BA, on bus route, WD. 970-819-2300 STEAMBOAT: WINTER RENTAL 2 loft bd, 2ba Beautifully & Completely furnished, fireplace, Incredible views of mountains. NP $1000, 970-879-1776 STEAMBOAT:Condo on mountain. 2BD, 1BA. Cute, clean, great karma! 970-846-2631 STEAMBOAT:First month FREE, with year lease. 1BD, 1BA Walton Village, furnished, beautiful unit, NS, NP. 1st, last, deposit. $1,100. 970-819-7505 STEAMBOAT:$675, 1bd, 1ba Park Meadows, fully furnished remodeled end unit. Low utilities, NP. Available 11/01. 303-324-7700. STEAMBOAT:Ski in Ski out, 1BD furnished. HT. Internet and cable provided. NS, NP. $950 month. 970-846-6767. STEAMBOAT:Great landlord seeking great tenants! Five exceptional properties available for long term rental. 3 mountain condos, 2 sf homes. 970-846-3353 STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, Pines condo, garden level, bus route. NP, NS, 6-12mo lease. First, Last, Sec Dep. $1000 includes utilities. 970-846-4220 STEAMBOAT:Fully furnished, 1BD, 1BA, bus route, 300 yds to gondy, included: gas, cable, internet, HT, pool. NS, NP. $900. 970-290-3317. STEAMBOAT:3BD, 3BA, furnished. Bus-route, hottub, pool, WD, cable, NS, NP. $2,100 month. Discount Available. 6 mo-1yr lease. First, last, deposit. 970-879-2344. STEAMBOAT:FIRST MONTH FREE! Mountain View, Clean, 2BD, 2BA, 1 Car Garage. Includes Heat, Cable, Internet, WD. No Pets, $1275 970-879-4529 STEAMBOAT:3bd, 2ba, walk to the slopes and the Tugboat!! Underground parking. Fully furnished. $1600. 970-846-5101. STEAMBOAT:Furnished 1BD, 2BA Walton Village WD, NS, NP, Gas Fireplace, HotTub, Cable. Quiet Building. First, Last, Deposit. $800 +utilities. 970-879-6189 STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA Walton Village, top corner. Remodeled, furnished, pool, hot tubs, cable, WD, NS, NP. $800 +deposit. 970-819-2257. STEAMBOAT:1BD Walton Village. WD, ski storage. New carpet, paint. Pool, HT, NP. Year lease $700, first, last, security. Brad 508-332-0588.


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HAYDEN:Newly constructed, 1600 sqft 4BD, 2BA duplex. Stainless appliances. Very nice with upgraded finishes. Pets negotiable. $1500 month 970-846-9015.

STEAMBOAT:Pines, 1BD, 1BA, quiet sunny location, bus route, low utilities, fireplace, WD, hot-tub, first, last, security. NS, NP, $875 month. 970-879-1310.

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA, middle unit, furnished, utilities included. On the mountain, bus route, NP, NS. $1,000 monthly. Call Bill 970-879-2854.

STEAMBOAT: Wow! Just available â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 2 bedroom, 2-bathroom end-unit condo w/ attached heated garage on the mountain (bus route). Unfurnished. No pets, no smoking. Hardwood floors, fireplace, deck, washer/dryer, internet, cable, water, heat, incl. 1 yr. lease. $1350/mo. email quailruncondo@aol.com

STEAMBOAT:2bd, 2.5ba. PRICE REDUCED!! Spa, laundry, workout room. NS, NP. $950. month, +first, last, deposit. 970-846-7195.

STEAMBOAT:BETWEEN TOWN & MTN: NEW 3BD, 2.5BTH, OFFICE NOOK, 2 CAR GARAGE, STEAM SHOWER. HOT TUB MAINT., SNOW REMOVAL, LAWN CARE, WATER, SEWER, TRASH INCLUDED. NS. PETS OK. $2200. 970-819-1658.

STEAMBOAT:West Condominiums, 1BD studio, walk to gondola, pool, hottub. Free cable, internet, laundry in basement, NS, NP. $775. Jim 970-734-6363 STEAMBOAT:Why rent when you can own? 2BD, 2BA on Mountain, garage. Mortgage payment $845, or rent $1200. Call Mike 970-846-8692 STEAMBOAT:2BR 2BA Fish Creek falls, great views WD, NS, NP. $1125 +utilities. 970-456-3739. STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA and 2BD, 2BA available, garage NS, NP, bus, gas FP, most utilities included; 1st, last, security. Call 970-846-0310 STEAMBOAT:Timbers Condo. $800 a month. month to month. First and Last. Available ASAP. Partially furnished. Contact PJ @ 970-871-6003. STEAMBOAT:Comfortable condo on Apres Ski Way. Suits single or couple, available immediately, $650, NS, NP, 970-846-6453 STEAMBOAT:ON MOUNTAIN 2BD, 2BA beautifully remodeled, leather furniture, WD, granite, stainless, flatscreen, wireless, INCREDIBLE VIEWS! NP, NS. $1600 +utl 970-846-3590. STEAMBOAT:MOUNTAIN! Spacious 1Bd, 1Ba +attached heated garage, WD, FP, most utilities included. NS, NP, $1000 Valerie Lish, RE/MAX Steamboat 970-846-1082 STEAMBOAT:NOVEMBER RENT FREE! 2bd, 2ba +den, with garage. NS, Pets ok. WD. Unfurnished. $1350 +utilities. First & security. 970-846-7080. STEAMBOAT:Price reduced! SKI-IN SKI-OUT 1BR Storm Meadows fully furnished with fireplace, pool, gym. $1075 includes internet, cable. NS, NP. 970-846-8480. STEAMBOAT:COMPLETELY REMODELED! Villas at Walton Creek 2BD, 2BA garage, deck, views, second floor, end unit, gas FP, WD, NS, NP. Most utilities, available now. Lease. 1st, last, security. $1,400. 970-846-5517 STEAMBOAT:Large 1BD, 1BA, Furnished Rockies. FP, pool, hot-tubs,. Most utilities included NS, NP $850, 1st, last, deposit. Lease. Kathy 970-846-3746 STEAMBOAT:Gorgeous, furnished top corner, 1bd, fireplace, WD, granite, amenities, bus stop, long term. NP, NS. Last +deposit. $1100. 970-879-6717, 970-846-6717.

STEAMBOAT:2BD 2BA, furnished, excellent condition, 1 blk from downtown. NS. Garage, WD. NP. $1300, 1st, security. Avail 11/1. 970-846-7768 STEAMBOAT:Looking for cheap rent? Live in my condo while I try to sell it. 2bed, 1bath $1000 NS, NP 970-846-6444.

STEAMBOAT:2BD 2BA Creekside condo, garage, storage, bamboo floors, partially furnished, bus route, NS, NP, $1000 yr, $1100 6 mo, 970-846-8256. STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2BA Waterside condo, garage, furnished, utilities, cable, Hardwood floors, fireplace WD, NS, NP, $1500. Short-term lease available. 970-846-2624. STEAMBOAT:SKI IN SKI OUT! 2BD, 2BA, Storm Meadows, furnished, 6-12mo. lease +deposit +electric, cable included. $1700 monthly. NS, NP. 970-846-8284 STEAMBOAT:Pines, 1BD, 1BA, new carpet and paint, unfurnished, gas FP, bus route, views, quiet neighborhood. $750, WD, NS, NP. 970-846-4194 HAYDEN:Brand new end unit @ Creek View. 2BD, 2BA. Fully equipped kitchen, nice finishes, best location in town,low utilities, NS. snowplowing incl. $995 monthly. 970-819-5587 www.photobucket.com/creekview STEAMBOAT:Walton Village 1BD, 1BTH, available now, WD, NS, NP. First month & Deposit. $750 month. 801-786-9799. STEAMBOAT:Large 1BR, 1BA with attached heated garage. Includes: WD, Flatscreen TV, Cable, Internet, All utilities. NS, NP, Bus route, Avail 12/1, 970-846-7423. STEAMBOAT:Waterside, Downtown, beautiful 1BD, 1BA, WD, parking space, gas FP, NS, NP, 6-12 mo lease, $1100 +util, sec dep, 970-879-8127. STEAMBOAT:Bright and Cheery Rockies 1BD, furnished, gas fireplace, new carpet, tile. Freshly painted, pool. $850 +electric. Available immediately. 970-879-3142. STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA near Gondola, Bus. Remodeled, unfurnished. Flexible lease. $1,050 NP, NS! 970.547.4662

STEAMBOAT:1Bd, 1Ba, Walton Village, Upper Unit, Unfur, Gas FP Insert, NS, NP, WD, HT, Pool, Tennis Courts. $730/$700. 970-879-1982

STEAMBOAT:Duplex, on Mountain, 5bedroom, 2bath, unfurnished, pets ok, NS, $2500 +utilities, first, last, security. amybrown@mybrokers.com or 970-846-2114 Available 12/1.

STEAMBOAT:Shadow Run, 2BD, 2BTH, 2nd floor, remodeled, new carpet and appliances, bus route & WD. References. $900 month. NP. 970-879-1965

STEAMBOAT:MUST SEE! Incredible views, 2 blocks to Gondola. Remodeled, furnished, 2BD, 1BA. New appliances, woodstove, WD, NS, NP. $990. 970-481-7640.

STEAMBOAT:Yampa View Mountain Condo, 2BD, 2BA, new upgrades, partially furnished, includes cable, internet. NS, NP. $1100, responsible tenant. 970-846-3766, 970-846-2157

STEAMBOAT:West End Village 3BD, 2.5BA, office, 1 car garage. NS, NP. $1650 plus utilities first, last, deposit. 970-291-9133. STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA, WD, on bus route and walking distance to everything. NS, NP, $1050 month. 970-846-3048

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STEAMBOAT:Ski House for rent! 3bedrooms, 2bathrooms, VIEWS, storage, walk to ski, quiet, awesome neighborhood. $1800 month plus utilities. 970-846-8145

STEAMBOAT:Quiet, country-like setting, Fairview neighborhood, fantastic views, 5 min walk to downtown, 2bd, 1ba, oversized 2 car garage, built 2006, 2 stories, sunny, high ceilings, deck, hiking trails. $1600. 970-879-7736. http://rockies.craigslist.org/apa/142989951 0.html STEAMBOAT:$1850 Blue Sage Drive. Spacious (2500sqft), clean views, unfurnished 5BD, 3BA, woodstove, gas heat, double garage +storage, pet friendly. 970-734-4919.

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YAMPA:2bedroom, 1bath house in town on large 1/4 acre lot, great for dogs, woodstove, propane heat, WD, DW. $650. 970-445-7664 CLARK:3BD, 3BA remodeled log home, superb views. Propane, electric heat, WD, NS, NP. $1100 +utilities, security. 650-776-1215. CRAIG:2BD, small 3rdBD, 1BA, WD, large garage, large yard, $1,000 plus utilities and deposit, NP. 805-529-9240

STEAMBOAT:Dogs welcome -2BD 2 BA +lrg private loft house on Mtn, big deck, great views, parking, WD, fits 4-6, $1,600. 970-819-6930

YAMPA:2bedroom Log home $850.00 month. First, Last, Damage year lease. 970-638-4455

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA, office, 2 car garage, steps from DT and Emerald, WD, pets okay $1750 month. 970-846-0218 STEAMBOAT:Hillside Drive, 3-4BD house, fenced yard, great views, large wood stove, free firewood, bus route, WD, $2200, Pets friendly, 720-810-0870 HAYDEN:Ranch House, 2 miles E Hayden, 3BD, 1BA Pet possible, NS, long term lease. $950 month. Call 970-629-1977 STEAMBOAT:Downtown, 3BD, 1BA, Huge yard, next to park, 6-12 month lease, $1800 month +utilities. 970-846-4220 MILNER: Small mobile home on ranch located on Trout Creek, ten minutes West of Steamboat. NP, NS, $600 monthly. 970-879-3699

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2.5BA, 2 car garage, WD, hot water baseboard heat, gas stove, on bus route, pets negotiable, $1800 +utilities. 970-846-3221

HAYDEN:3BD, 2BA, 2-car garage, WD, NS, Pets negotiable, $1,300 monthly. 970-276-2079 or 402-659-3283

STEAMBOAT:Spacious 3BD, 2.5BA, 2 car garage, family room, close to town and mountain. NS, Pets considered. $1850 month 970-819-4036 STEAMBOAT:Duplex, Fish Creek Area, 3bedroom, 2bath, unfurnished, WD, pets ok, NS, $2000 +utilities, first, last, security. 970-846-2114, amybrown@mybrokers.com. Available 12/1. HAYDEN:2BD Duplex, $650 monthly +utilities +deposit, NP, gas heat, deck, quiet neighborhood, Available Now. 970-879-1200 STEAMBOAT:Downtown 2BD 1BA cozy, quiet ground level. WD, NP, NS. Lease, First, Last, Security $800 month + utilities. 970-879-9038

STEAMBOAT: PRICE REDUCED New 3BD,2.5BA, 2-car heated garage, large master suite, gas fireplace, woodfloors, radiant heat, lawn mowing, snow removal included, WD, NS, 594 Park View Dr, year lease, $1,800 month +utilities. Can email photos. (970)819-0558 STEAMBOAT:Downtown by Butcherknife Park. 3BD, 2BA, WD, NS, NP, furnished or unfurnished, utilities incl, Short, Long Term $1800 month. 970-948-5393. STEAMBOAT:825 Pine St. 2BD, 1BA, brick home. Dogs considered. NS 1st, last, sec. $1000 month +utilities. Plowing & Trash included. 970-879-8081

YAMPA:Available NOW! Beautifully remodeled 2BR, 1BA. WD, DW, woodstove, fenced yard, garage with electric and stove. Good dog with references welcome. $900 month, with first /last, $500 deposit. Contact w.liebman@yahoo.com or 847-740-9437. STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2BA, garage, fenced yard, WD, dogs OK. Includes trash & plowing. $1,500 first, last, security. 970-367-5026 leave message.

STEAMBOAT:Available Nov. 15th, Downtown Cottage 3BD, 1BA. $1500 ALL included. www.steamboatliving.com. 970-846-8247. STEAMBOAT:Hillside, 3BR, 2BA. Unfurnished, garage, WD. On Bus. NP, NS. $1500 month +utilities. Lease. 970-879-8161.

STEAMBOAT:Quiet neighborhood on culdesac, Fish Creek area, large .37 acre yard, 3-4BD, 2BA, 2 car garage, $2100, first, last, deposit, 8-12 month lease, lease purchase available, 970-846-1751, 970-819-6358.

STEAMBOAT:Private, new, furnished, 2 or 4BD, 2BA, near mountain, $1900. 970-870-1020. www.treehausGQ.realtors.officelive.com

STEAMBOAT:Old Town. Newer. 3/4 bedrooms. 3 bathrooms. Family home. On creek path. Quiet street. Walk to schools. WD. Fireplace. NS. Pets negotiable. $2,400. 435-260-1715.

STEAMBOAT:Quiet Location. 3BD, 2BA home on Anglers Drive. $2250 month plus utilities. 970-879-3311.

OAK CREEK:2BD, 1BA, recently updated, flooring, paint and windows. $550 monthly plus utilities, NS, Pets considered. 1st, deposit. 970-736-2383

YAMPA:1BD, 1BA house, quiet and comfortable, furnishings available, lease negotiable. woodstove and propane. $650 monthly, includes water and trash, 970-638-4495

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STEAMBOAT:OLD TOWN COTTAGE, 2BD, 2BA, 1 car garage, new appliances. $1800. 619-977-6606.

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STEAMBOAT:1BD, 1BA, +office. WD. Historical log cabin in Strawberry Park (was Portia Mansfieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s). $1,000 month all inclusive. 970-846-3765, rifephotography@gmail.com. HAYDEN:Nice small 1BD, 1BA cottage. New paint, carpet. $500 month. Available 11/1. Pets okay. 1st, last, deposit. Call 970-846-0794. STEAMBOAT:Live in Old Town 3/2 House $975 PM + utilities. David Epstein 970-291-9555 HAYDEN:Bunkhouse for rent. $500 month +heat Electric & water paid. Optional garage $50 month. 970-276-1600 evenings. STEAMBOAT:$1300 PER MONTH LETS YOU ENJOY UNBELIEVABLE SUNSETS. 3BD, 2BA home in quiet neighborhood. WD first, last, security No smoking, no drugs. Sunrises also come with this home. 970-879-0655 SOUTH ROUTT:Small farm house with loft, nice views, pets ok. $500 month. 970-653-8001. STEAMBOAT:Downtown, next to Ice Rink, Howelson Hill nordic track. 3BD, 2BA. Fenced yard, deck, storage shed. $1500, +deposit. 970-291-9149. OAK CREEK:2BR, 1BA house for rent. New remodel and sunny. $900 month includes water, sewer, trash and electric. Call 970-846-3824 HAYDEN:1800sqft. 3BD, 2BA, WD, NS, open floor plan, convenient location, large yard, $1000, pets negotiable. 970-734-6899

STEAMBOAT:FURNISHED LOVELY 1BR, 1BA, WD, includes utilities, TV, 20 minutes to town. One person. NS, NP, $895. 970-870-6423

236 Harvest Drive-HAYDEN 3Bdrm, 2Bath $900mth, $900sd Call Shellie Country Living Realty 970-629-8016

STEAMBOAT/STAGECOACH:Cozy 2 & 3 bedroom country homes for rent in Steamboat or Stagecoach. N.S. Pet negotiable. $1000-$1400. Furnished. Senior discount. Call Capt. Steve. 970-846-7394

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 3BA, 2 car garage, views, great family area, on mountain, NS, Pets? $1800. +1BD apartment $700, 1 person. 808-357-7244.

STEAMBOAT:Downtown -Prime Location 6th & Pine, 2BD, 1BA, PETS OK, WD $950 +utilities. 970-846-3886. OAK CREEK:New Custom 3BD, 2.5BA home. 3 Car garage, lots of storage space. $1,400 +utilities, $1,000 deposit, NS, NP. 970-819-3128. OAK CREEK:2BD, 1BA, partially furnished home. Large fenced yard, dogs ok, $1100 month +utilities. Available 11/01 360-649-4442 or 919-815-3404. OAK CREEK:4+BD, 3BA, 1 acre lot, garage, car port, view of the flat tops, $1100 month +utilities. First, security. 970-846-0467.

STEAMBOAT:6,000sqft furnished house, 5BD + heated 3 car garage +2,400sqft detached heated shop, 8.5 acres, 9 mi from town. 970-846-5099 STEAMBOAT:Furnished 2+BD, 2BA, featuring extra 1BD, 1BA walkout apartment, 12 miles from Steamboat on 5 acres in Blacktail. Includes two car detached garage, beautiful views and hot tub. Snowplow provided. Pets negotiable. 6-month lease, $1,450 plus-uiilites. 970-846-7653. OAK CREEK:Charming remodeled 1BR home. Large fenced yard, WD, NS, Pets OK. First, last, security. $775 +utilities. 970-846-5667

OAK CREEK:COMFORTABLE TWO+ BEDROOM. Good location, hardwood floors, nice yard and trees. $900 month. Quiet area. Storage available. 970-879-4784 :)

STEAMBOAT:Furnished 2bd, 1.5ba. New carpet, paint and flooring. On bus route. $650 month +utilities, first, last. Available 12/1. 970-819-5742.

HAYDEN:Charming Downtown 3BD, 2BA, 1 car garage, WD, NS, pet negotiable. $1000 month +utilities. Call Amy 846-8601 or 970-276-9101.

CRAIG:Nice Doublewide, 3bdrm, 2bath. You pay gas, electric, we pay water, sewer, trash. $600 monthly +$600 Cleaning /Security deposit, references required. 970-824-0365

OAK CREEK:Large 1bed, 1bath home in great condition with privacy. Pets negotiable, NS $675.00 month +deposit. Available immediately. 970-846-9591. CRAIG:Nice 3bd, 2ba, WD, fenced yard, paved parking, pets OK. Option to purchase. $950 +utilities & deposit. References. Call 970-620-1690.

OAK CREEK: 3BD, 2BA, pets okay, WD, fenced yard, $850 plus utilities. Option to purchase! 970-736-8166 STEAMBOAT:For Rent or sale, 3BD, in Dream Island. Single family or per room. $8000 to buy, $800 to rent. 970-846-6429.

CRAIG:3BD, 2BA 8 miles from town, room for horses, 2 car garage. First, last, security. $1200 month. 970-629-1473.

STEAMBOAT:Remodeled 2BD, 1BA, close to bus stop, river access, HT, Pets ok, fenced yard, partial utilities included. $1050 month. 870-828-1442.

STEAMBOAT:4+Bd, 3.5BA 4,500 sqft. 2+ car heated garage, fenced yard, NS, WD. $2500 +utilities, deposit. Rent to own available. 605-673-3571.

CRAIG:3bedroom, 2bath, $925, $500 security, small pets considered. 1 free month of rent with year lease. Newly remodled. 970-824-3023, 970-361-5618


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STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1Ba, Whistler Village, Unfurnished, Gas FP, large deck, HT, Pool, NP, View of Emerald Mountain. $1,000 /$950 discounted. 970-879-1982 HAYDEN:3BD, 1BA townhome in Hayden, Available immediately, NS, NP, $850 month. Call Dave 970-846-5050. STEAMBOAT: 4BD, 4BA +garage. Bright End-unit, Bus route, WD +DW, Fireplace, decks, NS, NP $1800 includes cable, hi-speed internet 970-846-2294 STEAMBOAT:FAMILY FRIENDLY: 4BR 4BA, sunny, recently remodeled end unit. WD, FP, garage, bus. NP. Responsible renters only. Available 11/01 $2100 +utilities. 301-437-4927. STEAMBOAT:2BD corner unit. Ski area, furnished, fully equipped, WD, WiFi, telephonelong distance, pool, hot tub. NS, NP. Lease negotiable, $1365. Cable, monthly house keeping included. 303-503-8100. STEAMBOAT:2BD, 2.5BA on bus route. WD, Cable, NS, NP, $1200 month. 1st and security. Lease. 970-871-9360 STAGECOACH:GREAT FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS! Townhome, 4bd, 2bath, 3 stories, 3 decks, wood burning stove. $1400. 970-393-3922. STAGECOACH:3BD, 2BA townhome. Great views, unfurnished. First, last, security. $950 +utilities. NP. Available Now. 970-618-1727 STEAMBOAT:Old Town Fully furnished 3 bedroom 3.5bath, garage, $2250 per month, rent discounted first 2 months. Candice 970-870-0497 or 970-846-1642 STEAMBOAT:Sunny, clean, nicely furnished, 2BD, 1.5BA, WD, DW, FP, bus route, NS, No dogs. $1050, water, trash, cable included. 970-846-7838. STEAMBOAT:SKI SEASON RENTAL! Beautiful 3bd, 2.5bath, 1 car garage on the mountain. Fully furnished, turn-key, bus route, great views. NS, NP. $2000. 12/1 thru April. 970-846-1717. STEAMBOAT:4BD, 4BA +garage, unfurnished, new carpet, paint, wood floors, WD, fireplace, quiet neighborhood, on bus route. $2000. 970-846-4013. STEAMBOAT:DOWNTOWN. Large 3BD, 3BA. 2 living areas. Great views, bus route. NS, pets negotiable. $1900 includes utilities. Call Tim 970-846-7873 STEAMBOAT:Whistler 2BD, 1.5BA many upgrades, unfurnished, flexible terms, on mountain. NS, NP, Pool, hot-tub, bus-route. WD, $900. MUST SEE! 800-600-9411. STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA Villas unit, on the mountain, WD, DW, FP, heated garage, hot-tub. Fully /semi-furnished. $1,350 monthly. Available immediately. 970-734-5006 HAYDEN:Beautiful 3BD, 2BA. end unit, 2 car heated garage, microwave, fireplace, $1100 970-756-6298 Avail Now, Lease term optional. STEAMBOAT:Luxury Duplex, incredible views, 3BD, 2.5BA, leasing now with flexible terms, high end furnishings included, $2,500, 2car garage, NS (303)904-2377 STEAMBOAT:Dogs OK! 2BD, 1.5BA, bus route, small deck, grassy area & pond. Good condition. View, WD, FP. $1500 month. 970-819-1131. STAGECOACH:Nicely furnished, spacious stagecoach townhome. 3BD, 2BA, large decks, beautiful views. $950 month, 1st + deposit. 970-217-5071.

STEAMBOAT: Beautiful 4BD, 3.5BA, 1 car garage, between mountain and town. Great Mountain Views! Bus, WD, NS, NP. $1,550. 970-846-6423. STEAMBOAT:EVERYTHING INCLUDED! Utilities, cable, TV, internet & snow removal! $1850 negotiable. 3BD, 3BA, 2car garage, 2-patios, WD, FP. Audry 877-769-6956. STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA furnished, Now-May. $1000 includes some utilities. Hot tub, pool, NP, NS, 1st, last, deposit. 970-846-4037

STEAMBOAT:Roommate to share 2BD, 1BA House in Fairview. Great spot, yard, WD. Available Now. $450 month + utilities, Deposit. 970-846-4980

STEAMBOAT:Road frontage 1,000SF shop with well appointed 450SF office. Also, 1524SF and 2280SF shop $8SF, dock height. Lowest in town. 970.879.9133

STEAMBOAT:Needed, one responsible roommate to share Sun Ray condo. Everything provided. $600, first, last. 970-819-8984, leave message.

STEAMBOAT:30% Discount! Centrally located office space available with top quality finishes, shared kitchen and bathroom. 146-6,000SF starting at $280. 970.879.9133

STEAMBOAT:Sunny bedroom, 11 miles SW of town, older farm house. Shared home, modest rent exchange for minimal chores. NS, NP, ND. 970-879-5640

STEAMBOAT:Whistler Village, 2BD, 1BA, furnished, gas fireplace, pool, HT, end unit, bus, WD, NS, NP. $1125 +deposit. 970-870-6277 or 970-846-8144

STEAMBOAT:Looking for responsible roommate to share Sunburst townhouse. Nice place, fully furnished. 2BD, 2BA, WD, DW. $650. Call David 727-656-2224.

STEAMBOAT:Whistler, Furnished, End unit, 2BD, 1.5BA, upgraded features, gas heating, bay windows. $895 large deck, BBQ, pool, security deposit. 805-347-9604

HAYDEN:1BD in a 3BD house. Nice house, large yard. $350 month. 970-870-9229 or 970-879-5879.

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2.5BA, on Rollingstone Golf course. Private. Includes snow removal, WD, 1 car garage. Partially Furnished. NS, NP. $1700. 303-589-6929. STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA Whistler Townhome unit gas FP, large deck, Fresh paint, WD, bus route, NP, NS. $900 month +utilities. 970-870-1413 HAYDEN: New Town Home @ Creek View. 3BD, 2.5BA. Stainless steel appliances, garage, fenced-in dogyard, nice finishes, great location in town. Snow plowing included, NS. $1245 monthly. RENT-TO-BUY OPTIONAL. 970-819-5587. See example @ http://photobucket.com/creekview STAGECOACH:3BR, 2BA, lrg deck, hot tub, wood burning stove with 4crds of wood. NS, pets neg $1100 month. 970-736-1024

STEAMBOAT:Bedroom available in quiet 3bdrm house downtown, $600 +1/3 utilities. NP, NS. 970-871-7902. STEAMBOAT: Bedroom in private home, walking distance to slopes, $700. Rooms available in Yampa View Condo. 970-846-4540. STEAMBOAT:Blue Sage Cr. 2BD available in 4BD. WiFi, WD, Storage, NS, NP, $550 +partial utilities, deposit. 970-846-6034

STEAMBOAT:Copper Ridge Business Park 1800sqft 2 story apt/warehouse, overhead door, nicely finished. $1900 month Call Rob 970-846-1101

STEAMBOAT: 3BD, 2.5BA, 2car heated garage, gas fireplace, mountain views, very clean. $1800 month 1st & security. 970-871-4847 STEAMBOAT:Cozy Whistler Village. Nicely furnished including Dell computer for your use. Most utilities incl. $1050.00. +1st, sec. 631-477-6484.

STEAMBOAT:Affordable retail or office space downtown Steamboat. Small units can combine into larger space. Industrial or commercial lots in Craig. Terms negotiable. 879-1521.

STEAMBOAT:Sunny, furnished bedroom, private bathroom, on golf course. Quiet, WIFI, views, SateliteTV, WD. References required. $475 +shared utilities. 970-870-6410, 970-846-5004 STEAMBOAT:Room for rent in 3bd, 2ba in chill home. $433 +utilities, deposit. 970-389-5091. STEAMBOAT:Master bedroom with private bath in large new home, $550 split utilities, no lease, NP, NS, call for details 970-367-5509 STEAMBOAT:Sunny 1BD, private bath, kitchenette, separate entrance, family room. $575. NS, pets okay. Between High School and Strawberry Park. 970-870-9504. STEAMBOAT:Furnished, large family home near CMC /bus-route. Absolutely NS, NP. $625 includes utilities, no lease. Available December 2. Must be pet /kid friendly, mature, responsible. 970-846-2730 STEAMBOAT:Master bedroom, New 3BD, 2.5BA furnished townhome, WD, DW, Wifi. $750, $695, $625, or $1850 entire. Come see today, 970-846-0440 CRAIG:Seeking responsible roommate, Large bedroom and yard, no dogs or cats. $475 month + 1/2 utilities. References Needed. 970-756-5673. STEAMBOAT:On bus route between town and mountain, furnished room in 4BD apartment, $400 +utilities. 970-846-6910

STEAMBOAT:Chinook Townhome. 2BR, 2BA. Unfurnished. WD. NS, NP. $1150 month +utilities. Lease. 970-879-8161.

STEAMBOAT:2 Rooms in large log home, 2mi west of town. WiFi, NS, NP, WD. $575, includes utilities. 970-879-3473, leave message.

STEAMBOAT:2BD, 1BA Whistler, $1250, 1 year, or $1350, short term, inclusive. Recently renovated, flexible down payment for right applicant. 970-846-8808.

STEAMBOAT:1BD in 3BD, 2BA Mountain Townhome on pond, $550 +gas /electric. NS, NP. Cable, Internet, furnished /unfurnished, remodeled, WD. Chris:970-846-2469.

STEAMBOAT:Copper Clock Building- 500 SF 2nd Floor Office @ $500 month All Inclusive and 2800 SF 1st Floor Office -Warehouse @ under $10SF, Great Signage, Bright and Sunny, Parking, Good Location. Call Central Park Management 970-879-3294. STEAMBOAT:Commercial for rent. $1900 month plus utilities. Newer building in downtown with low maintenance energy efficient construction. Physical therapy, Pilates and fitness studio current use. Great retail on street level to attract foot traffic. Building has elevator and two sets of common area bathrooms. KATHY STEINBERG 970-846-8418 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

HAYDEN:New 1600 sqft Workshop, Storage facility, Two 12’ overhead garage doors. Ready for tenant finish. $1200 First, last, deposit. 970-846-9015. STEAMBOAT:Industrial, commercial, warehouse space, 1200+ sq. ft., large overhead door. Located at Riverfront Park, long-term lease available, $1350 with some utilities included. Call 970-319-2886 to view. 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

STEAMBOAT:Retail, 2400sqft. 800 block Lincoln Ave. Sale or lease. 1st six months rent discounted. Steve Hitchcock 970-846-5739 Prudential Steamboat Realty OAK CREEK:Do you need an office to better serve your South Routt clients? Exceptional, affordable spaces available in professional building on Main Street of Oak Creek. Rent includes utilities. 970-736-2513 STEAMBOAT:3 Copper Ridge Units. OfficesWarehouse - Mezzanines. 12ft garage Doors outside storage. Two big, one small. 970-879-7659, 970-846-9643 STEAMBOAT:Fabulous location. Fish Creek Building. 1st floor office suite. 500sf, private entrance, two rooms. Negotiable terms. $800 month triple-net. 970-870-6470.

Successful custom log furniture company looking for a creative partner for expanding business. 970-756-5647.

Just 10% Down-Own a Live/Work Unit O f f e r e d at $329,000 #126694 Copper Ridge, your next address for your home and business. Beautiful living area has slab granite countertops, warm and inviting hickory flooring throughout and solid oak doors, cabinets and trim. Low association dues. Large warehouse with half bath is ready for your offices and garage spaces. Call Suellyn Godino at (970)846-9967 Prudential Steamboat Realty AVAILABLE NOW DOWNTOWN AT THE VICTORIA. Custom finished office space, sized to meet individual needs, 200sqft /up. Sale /lease. 970-846-1186.

Looking to: Buy, Sale or Lease Call someone that has experience and knowledge in the local market. I know of all types of commercial and industrial properties available.

If I don’t have what you want I will find it! Ron Wendler, CGR ron@mybrokers.com

CRAIG:Rent reduced! Excellent business location in the heart of historic downtown. Great foot traffic. 1,000 sqft. $895. 970-824-4768.

CRAIG:2000 Sq ft commercial retail space on Victory Way Can divide Viewing by appointment only. Call Curt 970-879-3294.

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Exceptional value at Fox Creek Park. Only one unit with road frontage. Style, central location and parking. 1800SF. Financing Available. 970.879.9133 STEAMBOAT:THE VICTORIA 10th & Lincoln. Flexible square-footage. Retail and Office spaces, sale or lease. 970-875-2413 Hal Unruh, Prudential Steamboat Realty

STEAMBOAT:New Commercial Warehouse Retail Storefronts Elk River Road frontage 1250’ up to 5000’ Will tenant Finish, possible live, work option. David Epstein 970-291-9555 STEAMBOAT:Pentagon West Office spaces available starting at $200 month + cam. Common kitchen, private entrances, and dog friendly. 970-846-4267

STEAMBOAT: BEAR RIVER CENTERBeautiful 2nd floor space available immediately! Located on Yampa Ave in the heart of downtown. Perfect for salon, spa, gallery, or office space 400-960SF. Central Park Management today for more information. 970-879-3294

HOTEL INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! Ready to go site for 37 room hotel on US40 inside HAYDEN limits. Call Stef: 970-819-5514

STEAMBOAT:Beautiful Multi-Use or Light Industrial building with overhead garage, 1500sqft, bathroom, shared kitchen area. 2780 Acre Lane, off Downhill Drive. $1500 month, incentives available. 970-846-5300.

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

STEAMBOAT:2BD live & work, Copper Ridge. Approx 900 sqft living +deck, 1000 sqft work area. Quiet surroundings. 909-816-1753

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STEAMBOAT:Lincoln Avenue Frontage. 2,000sqft up to 6,000sqft. Tenant finish required. Loading dock access. GREAT RETIL LOCATION! $20 per sqft, NNN. Cindy 970-846-3243

STEAMBOAT:Industrial Warehouse on 13th street 1000’ $900. David Epstein 970-291-9555

STEAMBOAT:First month free. Professional suites and individual offices available at 1205 Hilltop Pkwy from $600. Lofted ceilings, AC, security, plenty of parking, great views from every office. Call Jules 879-5242

STEAMBOAT:Furnished room with private bath, WD, DW, DSL, FP, NS, NP, utilities included. Views, bus route. $700 month +deposit. 970-846-8770

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STEAMBOAT:Auto, RV and Boat Storage. Gated Security Cameras, Covered and Open Storage. Prices starting at $35 month. RESERVE TODAY 970-824-6464 www.craigstorage.com 970-879-6464 www.steamboatstorage.com

STEAMBOAT:New 4BD, 4BA home with oversized heated 2car garage, 1 month or longer rental. Fully furnished including linens, conveniently location to ski area, stores and on bus route. $3900 month including all utilities. Chuck 970-846-5633

Commercial Retail in Downtown Steamboat Offered at $859,000 #125768 Owner financing available! 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 or retail. Call Marc Small at 970-846-8815www.ForSaleSteamboat.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

Prepare for Winter! Offered at $234,500 & $239,500 #s 126155 & 126157 With winter a p proaching, isn’t it time to consider your warehouse/industrial needs? These two Copper Ridge Industrial Park units are priced to sell! Take a look at the best deals in Copper Ridge today! Call Anne Mayberry at 970-846-1425 or Pam Vanatta at 970-291-8100 www.SteamboatEstates.com Prudential Steamboat Realty


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Exquisite Christie Club Offered at $189,000 #126715 At the base of the Steamboat Ski Area lies this truly captivating ski in/ski out 4 bedroom condominium facing the slopes. This one-seventh fractional ownership is immaculate and hassle-free. Nuances include granite slab countertops in the kitchen, custom maple trim, lofted ceilings above the gorgeous stone fireplace and a private master suite with large windows for incredible views. Outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, fitness center, ski valet, ownerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lounge and private, on-call shuttle. Call Cam Boyd at 970-879-8100 ext. 416 or 970-846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

STEAMBOAT:LOWEST PRICE IN WALTON VILLAGE; 1BR ground floor, furnished; low HOA, great amenities, perfect starter FSBO $163,000 call Phyllis 970-846-4945

Bright 1BR/1BA ground ďŹ&#x201A;oor corner unit with deck, wood ďŹ&#x201A;oor, FP, W/D and numerous amenities. Ideal primary, second home or rental property. First time homebuyers take note and act quickly for $8,000 tax credit. $164,900.

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Newer custom built 3-bedroom plus bonus room 3.5-bath/2-car garage log home featuring many upgrades situated in a private setting. Floorplan is well suited to accommodate extended family members. Financing options available or will consider trade. $485,000.

WOW what a view from this immaculately maintained and remodeled 3 BD/2 BA Stagecoach Townhome. Newer siding, roof, windows, ďŹ&#x201A;ooring and kitchen including stainless steel appliances. Nestled in an aspen forest with views of Stagecoach Reservoir and the surrounding mountains. Price reduced 16K to $249,000.

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Three bedrooms plus a family room in this spacious 1/2 duplex a stoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s throw from park and playground. Spacious 2 car garage with ample storage. Master suite w/walk-in closet and jet tub. Fantastic Ski Area views from back deck. Nice open great room w/vaulted ceilings, cozy gas stone ďŹ replace & wood ďŹ&#x201A;oors. Extra family room with kitchenette. Great ďŹ&#x201A;oorplan in a fantastic neighborhood. Offered at $445,000. #126472 Call Lisa Olson or Beth Bishop at 970-875-0555 to ďŹ nd out more or see virtual tours at www.lisaolson.com. Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Must see, Craig. 3bd, 2ba, 4 parking spaces, fenced back yard, patio. ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL. Open light and airy. Gas fireplace, base board heat, whirlpool, 2 storage sheds, WD. $135,000. 970-824-2710.

Best priced home in all of Steamboat! 4600sqft with 4BD, 3.5BA. Unbeatable $153 per SQFT. $710,000 Roy Powell RE/MAX/STEAMBOAT 970-846-1661.

Motivated Seller, Price Reduced to $749,999 on Custom Log Home in Silver Spur. Amazing views, many upgrades, 4+bd, 3.5ba. FSBO Brokers Welcome. 970-879-1336. See photos at www.realtor.com

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CRAIG:FSBO -4BD, 2BA, energy efficient, well-maintained home. Centrally located at 1034 Barclay. $230,000. Call 970-824-7203 for showing. Overlook Drive Oasis Offered at $1,995,000 #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 Prudential Steamboat Realty 46 acres, 3BD, 2.5BA, attached 2 car garage. 40x50 new shop, horse shed, hay shed. Fenced. Borders BLM. Walden, CO. 2 miles from town. 970-723-4655 or 970-723-4420. House in Town! 3BD New House in Steamboat $349k; Trailer and Land. Downtown $190k; Strawberry Ranch $1.95M Paul Hands 970-846-9783 Like New Home in Hayden Offered at $385,000 #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 RED HAWK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; BANK OWNED Offered at $317,500 #126800 This beautifully designed and built 3 bed/3 ½ bath, 2 car garage single family home is in perfect condition and possibly the last Red Hawk deal before the 2009 recession foreclosures disappear into history. The Stillwater design includes the largest floor plan, hardwood and granite floors, granite tile kitchen island, Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, solid pine doors, vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets and a great deck for entertaining. The neighborhood features playground and gazebo to enjoy. Ready to move in and a wonderful neighborhood to enjoy. Call Darrin Fryer at 970-846-5551 www.steamboathomedeals.com Prudential Steamboat Realty Compact, Efficient, Affordable Offered at $198,500 #126513 A big surprise! Cute cabin-like home with large trees shading the lot. All new interior plus a new addition with wood stove, office area, laundry, full bath and bedroom with large deck. Brand new appliances in the kitchen. Large dry garage-like shed with concrete floor for storage or workshop. Lot next to home is available for purchase. Call Cindy MacGray at 970-875-2442 or 970-846-0342 Prudential Steamboat Realty

This 4+ BDRM is located in the desirable Bear Creek Subdivision just 1 mile from the ski base area and offers a yard, 2 car garage and a deck with mountain views as your backdrop. Includes special features like reading loft, upstairs recreation room, hot tub, and also almost 1200 sq ft of storage. This location is perfect for a permanent residence or vacation get-away. Deal! Deal! Deal! at $499,000.

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Million Dollar Views! Offered at $349,900 #125897 Looking for that affordable house that has everything? Stop Looking because here it is. Enjoy spectacular views of the Zirkels from this 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home in North Routt. This home has had extensive upgrades throughout including a brand new kitchen. Store your cars, skis, snowmobiles, tools or whatever toys you may have in the oversized attached two car garage. Call Cheryl Foote at 970-846-6444 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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New custom home 5300 sqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 7 bedrooms, 6 baths, lock off guest quarters, in home theater, 5 levels, 3 living spaces, 5 car garage, and more. $1,460,500 Wow! Greg Forney 970 846 5507 Prudential Steamboat Realty



HAVE IT ALL AT A GREAT PRICE! Offered at $249,000 #126131 WOW what a view from this immaculately maintained and remodeled 3 BD/2 BA Stagecoach Townhome. Newer siding, roof, windows, flooring and kitchen including stainless steel appliances. Nestled in an aspen forest with views of Stagecoach Reservoir and the surrounding mountains. Price reduced 16K to $249,000. Call Lisa Olson or Beth Bishop at 970-875-0555 to find out more or see virtual tours at www.lisaolson.com. Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Luxury Ski In & Out Offered at $1,295,000 #126398 Gorgeous townhome-style rare offering. Ski-in ski-out on a ski access trail only steps from this unit. Private hot tub for unit in addition to amenities including heated year-round pool, tennis court, sauna, and athletic facility. Great view and oversized one-car garage. Professionally appointed and furnished, this luxurious home is a must-see! Call Kathy or Erik Steinberg at 970-846-8418 steiny@cmn.net Prudential Steamboat Realty

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FSBO #313 Ski-inn, 2BD, 2BA, Under Gondola, W/D, 987 sq.ft. $572,500 Phil (713)818-1513

FSBO: 2BD, 2BA, Sunray Meadows condo with 1 car garage. NOT A SHORT SALE. Features include gas fireplace, wood blinds, 2 decks and more. Professionally decorated and furnishings are negotiable. $313,000. 970-879-5154.

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Best Location in Walton Village! Offered at $189,000 #126448 This top floor condominium has been completely gutted and remodeled. Finishes include hardwood floors throughout, slate entry way, slate fireplace and new carpet. The kitchen is a chefâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dream with new stainless steel appliances, concrete counter tops, butcher block counter top, extra cabinet space, a double sink and pendant and track lighting. Call Cheryl Foote at 970-846-6444 www.SteamboatMountainProperties.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

Highmark Indulgence Offered at $1,850,000 #126772 Directly across from the gondola youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find this 3 bedroom luxury unit at the Highmark of Steamboat Springs! Indulge yourself with granite counters & stainless steel appliances in the gourmet kitchen and soft, European bedding. Nuances included flat-screen TVs, central audio system, cozy fireplace and balcony with stunning mountain views. On-site concierge services, on-call private shuttles, ski valet, fitness center, indoor/outdoor pool and hot tubs. Call Cam Boyd at 970-879-8100 ext. 416 or 970-846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

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$599,000 ROCK BOTTOM PRICE! Newer building in downtown with low maintenance energy efficient construction. Great retail on street level to attract foot traffic. Building has elevator and two sets of common area bathrooms. Can be converted to residential. KATHY STEINBERG 970-846-8418

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Immaculate Single Family Home 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 and luxury appointments throughout. This home is warm and charming and is complimented by a beautifully landscaped yard. Filled with brand new mountain furnishings and accessories, and being sold turn-key. Truly a MUST SEE residence. Call Kim Kreissig at 970-870-7872 or 970-846-4250 Prudential Steamboat Realty


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2001 Mobile Home. 2BD, 1BA, furnished, Oak Creek, Willow Hill #4. $22,000. 970-846-5877

Dignified Mountain Abode Offered at $1,395,000 #126654 Newly built and exquisite in every manner, this luxury Cimarron townhome gives you 5 bedrooms on three levels. Upgrades include shower & bath enclosures, security system, ceiling fans throughout, custom fireplace stonework and a quaint entry hall cubby. The finishing touches include Giallo Venizianno granite and knotty alder cabinetry, trim and doors. Within walking distance to the slopes, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll enjoy every minute that this 3,000+ sq ft villa has to offer. Call Cam B o y d at 970-879-8100 ext. 416 or 970-846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty Adorable Downtown! Offered at $520,000 #126651 This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home in downtown Steamboat Springs has Butcherknife Creek running through the side yard. Bask in the open and bright main living area and enjoy a basement for storage and a loft! On the corner of 6th and Pine, leave your car at home and walk to schools, parks, restaurants, shopping, hot springs, and more. A quaint back patio is perfect for barbeques or hot tubbing. As cute on the inside as it is on the outside! Call Cam Boyd at 970-879-8100 ext. 416 or 970-846-8100 www.SteamboatAgent.com Prudential Steamboat Realty

Exceptional opportunity! VERY NICE 3 bedroom home in South Shore Stagecoach. Paid $339K in April 2006. Spent over $25K in upgrades! Appraised 06/09: $410,000 Selling price: $339,000 Instant equity to buyer: $71,000 Sellers loss = Your gain Kevin, RIO Real Estate (970)846-5632

Completely NEW! ALL appliances, pet friendly, fenced backyard, Gas FP, large deck over river, Energy efficient with additional shed. 2BD, 1BA on 2 lots (1 lot payment), parking for 3. Too much to list. Call 970-734-8567 for viewing.

3Bedroom, 2bath, 2living rooms, mudroom, custom cabinetry in kitchen. Nice, well established, large, private yard, many trees. $85,000 OBO. 970-846-8414.

FSBO:Beautiful Stagecoach Treed .86 acre lot on cul-de-sac, opens on 48 acre common area. $29,000. Owner carry, Low-Down PMT. 303-756-3232

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Hunting property, 40 acres up to 220 acres. Surrounded by BLM, 24 miles NW of Craig. $2000 an acre. Owner financing. 254-625-0922. Great family home in Hayden. 3 Plus bedrooms on big corner lot. Great views of the valley. Sunken living room. Open ďŹ&#x201A;oor plan. Lots of room in the basement. Private yard w/ grass and trees. 2 Car garage. $229,000. MLS #126297. Call Pam Horn for more details.

38 acres 6 miles NE of Craig. Views, Wildlife $100,700 OWC $5000 down 7% (970)629-9843 week days; (970)826-4721 evenings, weekends.

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A Rare Find! Offered at $79,900 #126712 9.28 acre parcel just off Morapos Road, on elk migration route! Portion of original family homestead, located aprox. 6 miles from prime elk hunting on the White River National Forest. Easy access off Co. Rd. #41 & power available across the road. Panoramic Views! Call Billie Vreeman at (970)620-0655 Prudential Steamboat Realty

FSBO- 3BDR, 1BA Conveniently located in Hayden & just minutes from Stmbt. Nice big lawn, separate oversized shed with metal roof, large mud room. Priced to sell at $15,000 lot rent- $300. For showing, please call Nadine Mack at 970-276-4444. Vacant, Clean -Ready to move in!

Unbelievable Mountain Vista Townhome! Offered at $475,000 #126471 You wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t believe this Mountain Vista Townhome! A complete remodel of this home brings a new level of quality to Mountain Vista! Offering the same features you would find in a custom home, but without the custom price tag. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths plus added loft encompass hand textured walls, faux painting, alder wood, wrought iron railings, incredible timber details, and amazing stone work throughout! Truly a one of a kind. Call Kim Kreissig at 970-870-7872 or 970-846-4250 Prudential Steamboat Realty

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Chateau at Bear Creek WOW! Was $1,100,000 NOW $795,000! #125702 Almost a short sale, but without the hassle! Beautifully remodeled 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome located on a pond and a short distance to the ski area. Enjoy exceptional views of Mt. 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. Beautifully landscaped yard with mature garden. Call Kim Kreissig at 970-870-7872 or 970-846-4250 Prudential Steamboat Realty

2 lots with permit ready plans for unique 4000sqft homes. Existing 3BD, 2BA house $995,000. Owner 619-977-6606 YAMPA LOT waiting for your modular or custom. Why rent? 75ftX125ft lot. Paid water, sewer. $100,000. 970-527-4078 Fabulous lot. Silverview Estates $198,000.00. 631-477-6484.

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CRAIG:5 acre lot in Wilderness Ranch, #203. Very treed, pines and aspens. $28,000. 970-824-0114 or 970-216-5837.

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The Air Force Academy will hold a moment of silence to honor the shooting victims at Fort Hood before the Army-Air Force football game Saturday at the academy. The observance also will honor soldiers from nearby Fort Carson who’ve been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, academy spokesman Troy Garnhart said. The academy and Fort

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“It’s a little bit of a somber occasion,” Brig. Gen. Patrick Finnegan, the dean of the Academic Board at West Point, told the crowd. He offered his condolences to the Fort Hood victims and their families. Then he led the crowd in a cheer and gave a rousing pep talk. Gov. Bill Ritter ordered that U.S. and Colorado flags at state buildings be flown at half-staff until Tuesday. President Barack Obama issued a similar order for federal buildings earlier Friday.

headline: “Ten Best Kept Secret Mountain Towns to Kick Back In.” Please, God! Let it be Salida or Hotchkiss or Paonia or even Tincup! But don’t let it be Steamboat Springs. After all, we’ve had our 15 minutes of fame. I received a rude shock one Sunday in September when I opened my New York Times Magazine (I save those, too) and there was a travel piece recommending Boulder, Utah, as an adventure travel destination. I thought Boulder, Utah, was one of those last, best-keep secrets that no magazine would ever write about. I was mistaken. I know, Boulder is hard to

miss right there between the bustling metro areas of Torrey and Escalante. Even though Boulder is tucked up against Hell’s Backbone and has an excellent restaurant of the same name that serves local organic, it barely has a general store, let alone a boutique. Why would anyone from New York want to go there? Of course, if an editor from the Times Magazine called today and offered an assignment to photograph the six best-dressed female canyon guides in Escalante, I’d be packing my Nikons into the waterproof case in a New York minute. — To reach Tom Ross, call 871-4205 or e-mail tross@steamboatpilot.com

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