The Olympic Games are still more than a year away, but 27-year-old snowboarder Shannon Dunn has already made plans to go back to school. Well, sort of.
The criminal actions of a handful of Colorado Mountain College students in recent months have seriously disturbed this newspaper. And we know we're not alone.
Town trustees have approved final budget figures that include an electric rate increase and a slight raise in property taxes to move closer to a balanced budget.
In limbo between their old rooms at the Extended Care Center and their new ones in the Doak Walker Care Center at the new hospital, some of the elderly residents of Routt County sat in the parlor at the new center and napped as they waited for the moving company to bring their beds. Former Oak Creek resident Red Carr snacked on a cheese sandwich and told stories. "Me and John Wayne were real good buddies," he said, smiling under his cowboy hat.
The Board of Trustees of the Steamboat Springs Health Care Association has asked for and received the resignation of Chief Financial Officer Dean Sandvik. Sandvik's last day on the job is Friday.
In a decision applauded by some as a fair compromise and derided by others as a slap in the face, City Council directed city staff Tuesday night to move ahead with a plan of action that will push tubing companies downstream for one summer while a private group tests the effects of multiple-use on the river.
The ice belonged to an older breed of skater Sunday night as four teams in the senior hockey league opened the 2000-2001 season at Howelsen Ice Arena. "I think everybody looks forward to it," local player Jace Romick said of the league that meets once a week on Sunday evenings.
Investi-gators have determined that a fire that did significant damage to a house in Yampa started in the chimney, according to Yampa firefighter Dan Allen said.
Next year, area school districts will reap the benefits of an amendment approved during the Nov. 7 election.
With winter creeping in, logging operations in blowdown areas in Routt County are winding down. Between Jan. 1 and Oct. 31, 2 million board feet of wood were taken out of blowdown areas in north Routt County on 400 trips by logging trucks.
For the first time in the history of theater, the musical production of "Damn Yankees" will debut with a huge plot twist all of the traditional male parts will given to females.
What was first believed to be a burglary in progress turned out to be one employee's way to get his paycheck from Dobell Contracting Company in Elk River Plaza.
After interviewing three people for the spot, the Steamboat School Board chose its replacement for Millie Beall Monday night. Tami Havener, who is the executive director of the Family Development Center, will be representing District 1 on the school board.
Steamboat Springs may have won a conference championship in 1999, but Sailors basketball players say they have higher expectations for the 2000 season. The Sailors, who were 8-2 in the league last year, return four starters, which includes senior Andrew Johnston, who made first-team all-conference in 1999.
Floyd James "Jimmie" Smith died Oct. 20, 2000 at Yampa Valley Medical Center. He was 76.
Yampa Valley beef again will be offered at mountain restaurants
Yampa Valley Beef is getting geared up for winter, planning to supply Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. restaurants with its products for the second year in a row and also looking toward the future.
Capitalizing on the experience of veterans and the infusion of new members, the Steamboat Springs speech team has started the season strong.
Steamboat Springs Cellars has released its 1999 vintage and there are some new wines in the cellar. For the first time, the tiny winery that operates out of its Steamboat location on Downhill Drive will release a Sauvignon Blanc and a Cabernet Franc called "Rabbit Ears Red."
The prosecutor from the Routt County District Attorney's office who successfully argued Jared Wayne Maynard needed to be put in jail will not review an investigation regarding the hanging of the young man.
Zachary Alan Burkhart, son of Sarah and Keith Burkhart of Steamboat Springs, was born at 8:41 p.m. Nov. 8, 2000.
A downtown Steamboat Springs building is getting a face-lift and a new tenant.
Victor Eugene Gregory of Oak Creek died Oct. 30, 2000, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. He was 82.
William C. Bayne died Oct. 4, 2000 at the Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 48.
Young people in Oak Creek who want to smoke cigarettes in public will not be stopped at least not by the town.
Resort increasing number of watchful eyes on slopes
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS The Steamboat Ski Area has enlisted an additional 62 conscripts in the struggle against reckless snow riding this winter.
Some future logging in the Routt Forest may come to a halt before it even starts because of a U.S. Forest Service plan to protect "roadless" areas.
Right now, I think Colorado Division of Wildlife officials are either patting themselves on the back or wiping the sweat off their brows.
Helner L. Kimball died Oct. 26, 2000, at The Cedars Health Care Center in McPherson, Kan. She was 92.
Allison Marie Ingols-Irwin, daughter of Kristen Ingols Irwin and Eric O'Neil Irwin of Hayden, was born at 6:07 p.m. Nov. 7, 2000.