May 2011

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Steamboat Springs — The unofficial motto for next weekend’s Yampa River Festival might as well be: The Yampa River, it’s not just about kayakers anymore.In an effort to reach groups in town that treasure Steamboat Springs’ second-favorite geographic landmark, festival organizers have branched out this season. This year’s festival, which kicks off Thursday with a movie at Bud Werner Memorial Library, will feature popular regular events such as the kayak rodeo. It also will include new ideas following the unofficial theme, such as a stand-up paddleboarding competition and a 5-kilometer running race. “We had a lot of people do it last year, and we’re looking to get even more,” Vertrees said. “It’s another one of those things you can do without having to be a…
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