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Steamboat Springs Running Series registry opens

Summer races expected to fill up

Leaders with the Steamboat Springs Running Series sent out a survey to many of the record number of competitors who took part in summer races

THE WAY IT WAS

Hayden hospital opens

The hospital erected by the citizens of Hayden as a memorial to the late Dr. J.V. Solandt, a pioneer physician of that town, has been entirely completed and is now in operation, having received its first patient last week. Mrs. Earl Pate, a trained nurse, from Great Divide, is superintendent, and Mrs. Anna Bowman, for many years a successful hotel proprietor at Hayden, is housekeeper. The new institution is thoroughly modern and a number of rooms have been furnished by various individuals and fraternal organizations.

The Way it Was

Train was overturned

THE WAY IT WAS

Editor's note: Longtime Pilot & Today columnist Jean Wren, who compiled The Way it Was, has died. Her contributions will be sorely missed. The Pilot & Today will be reprinting a selection of Jean's pr

Howelsen slide at Steamboat Springs, which has twice given a world's ski record, first by Ragnar Omtvedt and next by Henry Hall, produced a new record for the hill last Friday at the 10th annual Carnival of Mid-Winter Sports when Hans Hansen jumped 210 feet and made a perfect ride.

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Steamboat's own train wreck

Steamboat Springs people today had an opportunity to view a Moffat road train wreck, and curiosity had led many people to visit the depot where one of the big locomotives is off the track.

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Stage set for big carnival

Feb. 7, 1923 The dates for the 10th Annual Carnival of Mid-Winter Sports has definitely been set for Feb. 22 and 23 in order that the Moffat road passenger train service will meet the convenience of the greatest number of visitors from other points.

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Another train blockade

Another chapter in the long history of misfortune of the Moffat road was added Sunday when the bridge across Bull Creek burned, interrupting through traffic. Officials estimate that it will take until Jan. 16, at least, to rebuild the structure, and it may be another week before it can be put to use.

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Why not an elk farm?

The increase of the herd of elk that each winter ranges on Copper Ridge and on the hills in the vicinity of the Hot Spring has brought on a problem for the state Game and Fish Department, which is growing with each succeeding season. While a few years ago there were only 14 animals in this herd, the number is now fully 300. Excursions of the elk into the ranches to secure feed at the haystacks is now the cause of much loss to local ranchmen each winter.

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New farm feature for carnival

Dec. 28, 1921 The members of the Steamboat Commercial Club and the Sequoyah club held a joint luncheon yesterday at the Progressive Cafe and after the repast a profitable hour was spent discussing matters for the advancement of the interests of Routt County and Steamboat Springs.

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