September 2016 Blog Posts (32)

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Wednesday, September 27, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 65 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

We should see another nice weather day on the mountain, but moisture will be spreading northward tomorrow bringing some showers and thunderstorms. The chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue Friday and even a scattering of activity on Saturday. Looking at the satellite image and there's a fairly decent looking low pressure in the Gulf of Alaska and this will…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 28, 2016 at 9:13am — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Wednesday, September 27, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 65 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

We should see another nice weather day on the mountain, but moisture will be spreading northward tomorrow bringing some showers and thunderstorms. The chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue Friday and even a scattering of activity on Saturday. Looking at the satellite image and there's a fairly decent looking low pressure in the Gulf of Alaska and this will…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 28, 2016 at 9:12am — No Comments

9-27 News Clips

Vail Resorts posts deeper-than-anticipated loss, but revenue grows on season-pass sales



Through Sept. 18, the number of season passes Vail has sold for coming U.S. ski season up about 24%

Dow Jones Newswires - The Denver Post

Vail Resorts Inc. posted a deeper-than-anticipated loss in the latest quarter, though revenue rose above expectations as season-pass sales continued to drive growth.

The Broomfield-based ski-resort operator said…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 27, 2016 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Job Openings - Week of September 25th

Here are the current openings posted online and on the cork wall in HR.  All applications need to be made through our website at www.steamboat.com/jobs.  

Fall Seasonal

Security

Overnight Security Officer…

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Added by Steamboat HR on September 27, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Safety Wise and NOAA Forecast for Tuesday, September 26, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 64 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

NOAA

Today - Sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

Tonight - Clear, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

Wednesday - Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 27, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Monday, September 26, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 63 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

A couple of really nice weather days with high pressure over the area. The southern portion of the low pressure that moved across our area the other day, has split off from the main low pressure and is moving westward across Arizona. Moisture will begin to spread northward into the area later Wednesday and Thursday bringing an increase in showers and thunderstorms. A…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 26, 2016 at 8:40am — No Comments

Steamboat Mountain Happenings, September 23, 2016

MOUNTAIN EVENTS

CLOSING WEEKEND SPECIALS

• Gondola Rides and Steamboat Bike Park Ticket: Buy Saturday and get Sunday Free

• Bike Rentals: 50% Off

• Coca-Cola Adventure Zone: 50% off

• BLOW OUT Sale at Steamboat Bike Shop up to 50% off summer and winter gear



QUICK AND CHAINLESS- SEPTEMBER 24

The 5th annual Quick and Chainless race is a unique event based around descending Rustler’s Ridge Bike Park trail…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 23, 2016 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Friday, September 23, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 60 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

The low pressure is centered over northern Utah with a band of clouds and showers out ahead into western Colorado. We'll see rain or showers increase this morning, and even saw a couple of lightning strikes overnight. Could see a little break later this afternoon and evening, but the showers will increase after midnight, and continue much of tomorrow with the low…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 23, 2016 at 8:36am — No Comments

9-22 News Clips

A tribute to the memory of my father, Jimmie Heuga

Wilder Heuga - The Vail Daily 

When I think of my dad, there are a few memories that come to mind. I remember his hands that were very rough and the way he smacked his lips after enjoying a sip of wine. Most of all, I can picture his laugh. I can’t honestly say why these memories are so prevalent in my mind when I think of him, but I think it’s very telling of the man he was and I choose to let these memories…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 22, 2016 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Thursday, September 22, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 59 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

We had some showers in the area last evening, but we've temporarily cleared out this morning, as the flow has backed. We'll see more showers and possibly a thunderstorm this afternoon, but a more organized area of rain and possibly a thunderstorm later tonight and tomorrow morning. The low pressure will move across the area on Saturday bringing clouds and showers with…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 22, 2016 at 8:37am — No Comments

9-21 News Clips

Are Colorado’s mountain towns too busy?

Fifth consecutive record summer has people talking

Jason Blevins - The Denver Post

Visitors to the Rocky Mountain National Park get a good view of the Forest Canyon area along Trail Ridge road September 10, 2016.

It was another banner summer in Colorado’s high country. Record sales tax revenues. Record lodging occupancy. Record traffic counts.

That makes five years in a row of best-ever summers. It’s…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 21, 2016 at 9:41am — No Comments

Safety Wise and NOAA Forecast for Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 58 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

NOAA

Today - A slight chance of rain before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight - A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southeast wind around 5…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 21, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Job Openings - Week of September 18th

Here are the current openings posted online and on the cork wall in HR.  All applications need to be made through our website at www.steamboat.com/jobs.  

 

Fall Seasonal

Security

Overnight Security Officer…

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Added by Steamboat HR on September 20, 2016 at 11:25am — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 57 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

The squeeze is on, as the satellite is showing some clouds spreading northward from ex-hurricane Paine, and the low pressure will be deepening along the West Coast. We'll see some high clouds today, and a slight chance of a brief shower tomorrow, but an increasing chance thru Thursday and cooler with unsettled conditions through Saturday. The snow level could be as low…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 20, 2016 at 8:36am — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Monday, September 19, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 56 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

The satellite image is showing that we should have another really nice weather day over the area. Hurricane Paine is about 300 miles west- southwest of the southern tip of Baja, and will push some moisture into Arizona and across southern Colorado later today and tomorrow. We could see some clouds, but it's looking like the rain will stay around I-70 and southward. The…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 19, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 51 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

The center of the low pressure is over northeast Nevada and pushing into northern Utah and will continue to move steadily eastward today and tonight. There's enough moisture, instability and lift for a chance of showers and thunderstorms. The drier air will be moving into the area…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 14, 2016 at 8:40am — No Comments

Job Postings - Week of September 11th

Here are the current openings posted online and on the cork wall in HR.  All applications need to be made through our website at www.steamboat.com/jobs .  You are very important – Be kind to yourself!

 

Summer Seasonal

Security…

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Added by Steamboat HR on September 13, 2016 at 1:37pm — No Comments

9-13 News Clip

More fall flights added at Friedman

L.A. flight season extended, Seattle winter service to start earlier

Peter Jensen - The Idaho Daily Express

Hoping to boost tourism in a slack season, Fly Sun Valley Alliance has secured commercial flights to nonstop destinations later into September and October.



The alliance uses revenue from the “1 Percent for Air” local-option tax to help fund direct flights to

Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco and…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 13, 2016 at 10:09am — No Comments

Safety Wise and Joe Nicholls Forecast for Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ladies & Gents,

We have gone 50 days since our last day lost to a work related injury.

Joe Nicholls

Low pressure is centered over California and western Nevada this morning and will be shifting eastward later today and tomorrow. Fairly decent lift to the air mass this evening, and unstable enough for more showers and possible thunderstorms. After a little break tomorrow morning, should see a couple of more showers and thunderstorms possible in the afternoon and…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 13, 2016 at 8:40am — No Comments

9-12 News Clip

Christy Sports expands into Pacific Northwest with acquisition of ski retailer and “SkiBonkers” sale

Jason Blevins - The Denver Post

Christy Sports, the Rocky Mountain specialty ski and snowboard retailer with more than 50 locations born from a single store on West Colfax Avenue in 1958, is pushing into the Pacific Northwest with its acquisition of Washington’s venerable Sturtevant’s, Ski Mart and annual sale event SkiBonkers.

The owners of the privately…

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Added by Kent Kirkpatrick on September 12, 2016 at 1:15pm — No Comments

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