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Sheri Steiner resigns from Strings post

Steamboat springs

Sheri Steiner has resigned from her position as director of development and marketing, fund raising and advertising for Strings in the Mountains music festival effective Oct. 31.

After Steiner’s departure, Strings contacts include Jody Patton for marketing and advertising. She can be reached at 879-5056, Ext 107, or For development and fund raising: Sandy St. Clair, Ext. 104, General information: Andrea Erickson at Ext. 100,

“I’ve enjoyed my tenure at this phenomenal organization,” Steiner said. “The new (festival) location is breathtaking, and I hope you will be able to visit in the near future.”

United Airlines offers companion tickets

the associated press

United Airlines announced this week that customers who purchase a ticket in United First or United Business class from Colorado to any U.S., Canadian or Caribbean destination will receive a free companion ticket in the same class for the same flight.

A United spokesman said the offer applies to passengers originating their travel at Yampa Valley Regional Airport and continuing on to cities beyond Denver while flying business or first class.

“This (offer) recognizes United First and Business Class customers while offering an opportunity for new customers to experience the breath of the United product,” said John Tague, executive vice president.

The companion offer is valid for flights from Oct. 22 through Dec. 31. Certain rules and restrictions apply.

State’s gas prices

edge upward

the associated press

The downward trend for the state’s average price for regular, self-serve unleaded gasoline reversed itself for the first time since Sept. 10, with prices climbing 0.7 cents last week to $1.54.0 per gallon. A spot check of prices across the Denver Metro area shows prices range from $1.39.9 to $1.59.9 per gallon for regular, self-serve, unleaded gasoline.

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