Frames of reference
Dec. 8 will mark the 20th anniversary of the murder of John Lennon, who was shot down outside of his New York apartment.
Dorothy M. Stone died Nov. 26, 2000, at the Doak Walker Care Center. She was 93.
For Nov. 24-30
A publicly traded timeshare resort company based in Washington state has purchased a significant portion of the Village
A recent study by the Colorado Division of Housing points to a problem that has largely been overlooked in Steamboat Springs and other areas struggling with affordable housing. The problem is a lack of affordable rental properties. City Councilwoman Kathy Connell, who is in the property rental business, has been one of few local voices we've heard speak about the problem.
The Routt County Commissioners will write a letter to the director of the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Russell George, to ask if fish from Finger Rock hatchery, near Yampa, could be stocked only in northwest Colorado waters.
Steamboat coach Chris Decker foresees a lot of positives for the 2000 season, but with a young squad, his Sailors have a lot to learn yet on the wrestling mat.
Ruth M. Hardenbrook died Nov. 23, 2000, at North Shore Health Care Facility in Loveland. She was 82.
Ever since the first week in November, Connie Perez has slowly been trying to pick up the pieces of her life that were shattered in an early morning accident on Rabbit Ears Pass.
Members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Freestyle Team started the 2000-2001 season with a strong outing at the Winter Park Championship Mogul Event this past Saturday and Sunday. Emiko Torito, a U.S. Freestyle Team mogul skier, earned first place at the female championships Saturday.
Although volunteerism in certain sectors of Routt County, such as the hospital, is thriving, some volunteer opportunities that require longer-term commitments have floundered in recent years. Many of the people who have suffered most due to the lack of volunteers live in some of Steamboat's "bedroom communities," such as south Routt and Hayden.
A 55-year-old Steamboat Springs man faces two felonies and a misdemeanor after being arrested by a narcotics agent.
Officials at the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. say that like most other ski areas in the western United States, they declined to fill out a survey from Colorado Wild this fall, but that didn't prevent the environmental organization from giving Steamboat a "C" letter grade on its environmental report card.
After at least two years of finding time to work on revamping Routt County's master plan, a rough draft of the new plan is completed. Routt County commissioners will meet with county planners at the Routt County Planning Commission meeting to discuss how implementing the plan can be carried out.
After three and a half hours of deliberation Tuesday night, City Council tabled the 137-unit West End Village project off Downhill Drive to allow city staff to iron out some of the details. The affordable housing project, which was the first development to be reviewed under the West of Steamboat Area Plan, will be revisited by council Dec. 19.
A family's dog is recovering from a gunshot wound, but a second pet still remains missing from that November evening, the dog's owner said Tuesday. A dog belonging to Chris Sachs and her family was shot on the evening of Nov. 1. Sachs believes the family's second dog, Luna, was also shot.
The old Heavenly Daze Brewery and Grill location at 1860 Ski Time Square Drive has been empty since August 1999. But the 10,000-square-foot space, once one of the busiest night spots in Steamboat, has a new tenant. A Steamboat Springs man, Chad Gagliano, and his partner from Vail, Sean Vierling, are co-owners of a corporation called Trance Inc. They have signed a lease through Dec. 31, 2005, with the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, landlord of the building, and hope to open their new club by the middle of January.
Three U.S. Ski Team members who compete for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club recently placed at the Warsteiner Nordic Combined at Kuopio, Finland. Todd Lodwick placed No. 14 in Saturday's opener and skiers Bill Demong and Johnny Spillane were 19th and 48th places, respectively.
The Soroco Rams wrestling squad should have some strong wrestlers that will show that the maroon and white will be a team to reckon with this year.
The Oak Creek Board of Trustees may approve a final 2001 budget that has the town dipping into the reserves $152,414, mainly for capital projects, and shows an increase of electric rates.
Money to put another bond issue on the ballot to build a new library in Oak Creek was included in the South Routt Library District's budget approved on Monday. But library officials are still up in the air about going through with it.
John S. Fulton of Allenspark died Nov. 19, 2000, at Estes Park Medical Center. He was 89.
For Nov. 27-30
Otten speaks about ski company's future
American Skiing Co. Chairman Les Otten says he's not going anywhere anytime soon, and his confidence in a plan to reverse company losses of $52.4 million in 2000 remains unshaken.
While still reeling from a hay season that produced less crop than normal, most ranchers in the Yampa Valley are feeding cattle larger amounts of hay earlier because of snow and continued cold.
Speaker informs business people how to export goods, services
Never scribble notes on a Japanese man's or woman's business card. That alone could be enough to kill a deal.
Remaining homes in Willowbrook subdivision will see improvements
A pair of local developers has purchased the right to complete the remaining 15 homes in the Willowbrook subdivision from First Colorado Capital Co. Development.
Commuting cuts into our time in our home towns
On snowy days in the winter, Yampa resident Brenda Northrop can look forward to two hours of driving to get to and from work in Steamboat Springs.
With only one wrestler gone from last year's league championship team the Hayden wrestling team is focusing on finishing in the top five at the state tournament.
A funeral Mass was held Nov. 27 in Denver for Judy Lucke.