A couple of old-school tennis pros and a young prote have the Sailors tennis team headed in the right direction.
Geneva Taylor retires after almost 40 years
When a check was tossed onto Geneva's desk, a secretary at Routt County National Bank, by some young cocky man, she turned the check to see it clearly. It was written out to her for the amount of one date and signed. She nodded and said, "I think I can take care of this." This was the beginning of her courtship with her future husband, Jack Taylor, and only one of the memories she'll keep of her career working in the banks of Steamboat Springs.
Enrollment, staff numbers leave age out of the equation
School officials in south Routt say that parents of first and second grade students at South Routt Elementary next year will have a unique option to place their child in a multi-age class. The South Routt School District recently decided it will combine a first and second grade class and teach a multi-age curriculum because enrollment numbers are down.
Last week, Chula Walker took an early season hike at Fish Creek Falls. The steep trail stayed relatively dry, with some patches of snow, until she climbed to the second bridge; then it was all snow.
Letters for April 23-29
Local briefs for April 23-29
Foundation gives Steamboat residents new views of where they live
To anyone who has ever attempted to decode a site plan full of grade changes and irregular lot sizes, the difficulties of transferring a rambling mountainous landscape onto a piece of paper are painfully evident. "We have 2-D maps," said Lyman Orton, the founder of the Orton Family Foundation. "But it's a 3-D world."
Senior Sailor Maggie McElhinney will head to North Carolina following graduation
It didn't take long for Maggie McElhinney to make a good first impression on her future water-skiing teammates.
What's the score? Have you ever noticed that the best rules in life are the ones that are the easiest to understand and enforce.
With fires consuming houses while burning millions of acres of land in the United States last summer and local county and city officials squabbling over wildland fire coverage, it's easy to become overly sensitive to the idea of fire in the environment.
New shop brings new wines to town
The owners of Steamboat's new wine shop, Vino, admit they indulge in their goods but it's all part of the service.
Co-owners of Sunbeach Construction are learning the ins and outs of rebuilding an Oak Creek home
The construction site looked typical. It had boards lying around the site. The sound of nail guns and other tools filled the air, not to mention the obnoxious air compressor going off and on throughout the day.
Al White says diplomas may not be the ticket that they once were
Royal blue caps and gowns, overzealous speeches and camera flashes will fill Steamboat Christian Center Friday when graduates from Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Campus commemorate their two-year educational tenure.
Newly remodeled sanctuary will be a blend of old, new
After sitting idle for a year, St. Paul's Episcopal Church has started building its new $2 million church again.
Forest Service looking at permits The U.S. Forest Service is inviting public comment on four special-use permits in the Routt National Forest that are being considered for review.
Classroom credits bring in cash Alpine Bank and the Routt County Education Foundation announced this week that more than $3,000 has been generated for Routt County schools from the Alpine Classroom Credits program since it was introduced to the Education Foundation in September 1999.
How to pay for adequate child care?
The construction of a housing project that sold quickly to grateful locals has dragged on for what some of the people who have contracts to buy the units say is way too long.
Meeting for soccer moms, dads set The Steamboat Springs Youth Soccer Association will hold parent meetings at the Steamboat Middle School Wednesday and Thursday.
Get 'em off the road
Steamboat Springs, the "party town" that it is, has a drinking problem. According to local law enforcement agencies, almost half the arrests that have occurred since Jan. 1 have been alcohol related.
Local golf courses tee-up for summer season
Golf season will shift into high gear this week with three out of the four local courses opening for the summer season.
Organization works to preserve the past
The historical roots of settlers in Routt County is richly honest. Honest people came to forge a living out of the land. There was no culture-changing gold rush, no boom and no reason to come to the county except to find a way to make a living by mining or agriculture, said Arianthe Stettner, city councilwoman and original member of the building preservation group Historic Routt County.
In brief for April 23-28
Lisa thinks of fitness guru Kathy Smith as a dear friend. She's never met her and never will, but they do yoga together twice a week, and thanks to all that forward bending and deep breathing, Lisa's bad back thing feels much better.
Around town for April 23-28
Real estate transaction for April 19-25
Steamboat's Marsh Gooding ranks among world's top young racers
Steamboat Springs sophomore Marsh Gooding just likes to go fast. It doesn't matter if he is on the back of his road bike cruising down Rabbit Ears Pass in the summer or on a pair of slalom skis on the snow-covered slopes of Howelsen Hill in the winter he has a need for speed.
It's a crime that occurs almost every day in Routt County. Someone has too much to drink, gets behind the wheel of a vehicle and is arrested for drunken driving. So far 118 days have passed in 2001. Since Jan. 1, a total of 359 people have been booked into the Routt County Jail for various alleged crimes.