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A man reportedly was run over by a woman driving a white Honda on Tuesday evening as he was walking up Walton Creek Road near Village Drive. Steamboat police said the woman did not stop after she hit the man. He was not injured.

Planners of redevelopment at the ski base are hoping to find hot water beneath Steamboat Springs. On Tuesday night, the Steamboat Springs City Council approved the continued design and planning of several projects that could begin redevelopment at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. The council also approved the exploration for local sources of geothermal energy, or hot water lying deep underground, which could be used to heat snowmelt systems – or even domestic water – at the ski base.

Steamboat Springs High School officials say an out-of-town company has been asking for money as part of a basketball calendar fundraiser for the school. But the school is not sponsoring any such fundraiser. The company,, apparently has been calling businesses asking for money. The school does not hire outside companies to do its calendars.

Today’s lift ticket winner is Arnold A. Barnes of Boulder. Remember, you can enter the contest by clicking on the Hey Powderhounds ad on the left rail of We still have 10 lift tickets to give away so click on the ad. Remember at the end of the month, we’re going to give away a season pass and a couple of airline tickets. You can enter once per day. Thanks to Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. for helping with this promotion.

In sports, the Sailors tennis team looked comfortable in its win against Fruita Monument Tuesday. Steamboat beat the Wildcats, 6-1. The soccer team didn’t have it so easy in Tuesday’s game against Battle Mountain, which looked more like the playoffs than a regular season match. Steamboat lost, 2-1.

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