News for Friday, November 16, 2012

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Class 4A numbers show how special Battle Mountain soccer run was

There is a competitive imbalance in Class 4A between schools with enrollments of less than 1,000 and those with more than 1,000. The numbers highlight how impressive Battle Mountain's state soccer title was.

Steamboat briefs: Howelsen Hill Ski Area season passes are on sale Nov. 27 to 30

Season passes to Howelsen Hill Ski Area will be on sale from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 27 to 30 at the Howelsen Hill Concession Stand and during normal operating hours throughout the season.

Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for the week of Nov. 19

Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for the week of Nov. 19

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Nov. 19

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Nov. 19

Turkey Trot to return Thursday in Steamboat

The Turkey Trot will be back Thursday, and as always, it's inclusive. This year, skateboarders will be included in the annual race Thanksgiving morning.

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Routt County's Election Day votes checked for accuracy

Just because the political winners and losers usually are known by the conclusion of Election Day doesn't mean the work is done for the election judges and officials who oversee the democratic process.

Steamboat snowboarders jump out to fast start on NorAm

Local snowboarders open season with strong finishes at Copper Mountain NorAm events.

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Final 30 units at Trailhead Lodge in Steamboat Springs go under the gavel Dec. 15

For the second time in seven months, Salt Lake City-based SilverLeaf Financial will offer at auction the remaining unsold condominiums in Trailhead Lodge

Final report: Steamboat sales tax collections down for 2nd month this year

September sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were down more than 2 percent compared with the same month last year despite a slight improvement from the city's preliminary report issued earlier this month.

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Ski area adds horse-drawn dinner sleigh rides at Haymaker

Steamboat Ski Area will unveil horse-drawn sleigh rides at Haymaker Golf Course this winter, but others who offer dinner sleigh ride excursions, often booked through the ski area’s Central Reservations service, are worried about the impact on their businesses.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

7:38 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an unruly customer at a hotel in the 3100 block of Ingles Lane. A guest was upset about the amount of tax he was expected to pay. The guest left and was asked not to come back to the hotel.

Enduro bike series won't return to Steamboat

Steamboat Springs played host to one of the Big Mountain Enduro Cup’s inaugural events last summer, but it was announced Friday that the town wouldn’t get a second go-round with the event in 2013.

Aspen Ski Co. harnesses methane from coal plant for energy

Aspen Ski Co. has partnered with Elk Creek coal mine, Holy Cross Energy and Vessels Coal Gas to harness the methane gas vented from the coal mine in Somerset.

Next 4 days in Steamboat produce varying forecasts at different elevations

The current forecasts through Monday from the National Weather Service in Grand Junction tell two stories: one for the valley floor and another above 9,000 feet.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Nov. 16

Take a look at new ski and snowboard gear for the new season, food donations are needed for United Way's Thanksgiving dinner and the Big Snow Dance and Backcountry Ball team up.