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PHOTOS: Veterans Day gives Steamboat a chance to honor those who served (with video)

Kate Barnhart visits with American Legion Commander Hal Matthes on Thursday at a reception for veterans at the Sleeping Giant School. The reception preceded the Veterans Day Salute program put on by the fifth graders at the school.
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Steamboat Springs veterans Jim Stanko and Hal Matthes salute the American Flag during a special Veterans Day program at Soda Creek Elementary School on Thursday morning. The event was just one of several activities celebrating the day. Similar programs were held at Sleeping Giant School, South Routt Elementary School and the Hayden Valley Schools.
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Soda Creek Elementary School music teacher Jake Gasau leads the fifth-grade class during a Veterans Day program at the school Thursday morning. Veterans visited Soda Creek in the morning and Sleeping Giant School in the afternoon. Veterans also visited Casey's Pond, had breakfast at Sharon's and got a meal from Johnny B. Good's Diner.
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Soda Creek Elementary School fifth grader Logan McLaughlin sings Thursday morning during a special program to honor veterans in Steamboat Springs on Veterans Day. Similar programs took place at Sleeping Giant School, South Routt Elementary School and Hayden Valley Schools.
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Veteran Jeff Steck, who was a commander in the U.S. Air Force, talks with fifth graders, from left, Mason Sloop, Anakin Robinson and Andrew Weinman during a reception at Sleeping Giant School.
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Fred Garrison, who spent 28 years in the U.S. Air Force, salutes the American Flag on Thursday afternoon as the colors are presented at a program presented by fifth graders at the Sleeping Giant School.
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Stephen Harbison, the Sleeping Giant School's resource deputy, talks to students during Thursday's Veterans Day program at the new school.
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Hal Matthes, commander of American Legion Post No. 44, applauds the fifth-grade students who presented the Veterans Day program at Sleeping Giant School.
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A sign hanging on the wall at Sleeping Giant School thanks veterans for their service on Veterans Day 2021.
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