Real Estate Transaction July 12-17, 2001
Artists create traditional art with contemporary technique
Powerful yellow rays emanate from an exploded universe of color. The rays burst past a checkered spiral of green, red and black into the star-speckled darkness as golden waves radiate in all directions. Through the elaborate stitching of carefully chosen fabrics, patterns and threads, David Taylor had captured the Big Bang on an award-winning quilt.
Making the right choice
When I was a kid, growing up in Denver, I never even stopped to question the plan that was laid out in front of me.
Steamboat Grand owners battle commercial tax designation
When is a hotel not a hotel? The Routt County Board of Commissioners will have a chance to ponder that question this year when, acting as the County Board of Equalization, commissioners hear a property tax appeal from the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel Condominium Association.
Ask people who moved to Steamboat Springs in the past two decades why they chose the Yampa Valley over all the other western valleys that contain ski towns. They'll probably tell you it's because there is a real community here.
Area officers are finding out crime isn't the only thing that doesn't pay
Dave Kleiber has chased fugitives with the U.S. Marshals, worked on a special city crime unit and been part of an FBI task force. His biggest challenge these days, however, is figuring out how to make mortgage payments in Steamboat Springs.
With only her headlight splitting the seemingly endless darkness along the grueling dirt and rock trail, Betsy Kalmeyer searched for the comforting lights of the Sherman aid station at 3 a.m. last Saturday.
Oak Creek puts focus on its younger residents
Though their lives can be inundated with hi-tech video game systems, flashy dirt bikes, millions of compact discs and thousands of channels on television and just plain hanging out, teenagers tend to repeat the same five words through the summer: "There is nothing to do."
Study emphasizes environment, conservation
Fishing for Stone or May flies in the Yampa River may seem more like a sport than a study, but educators in the Yampa Valley are encouraging their students to learn about the habitats that surround them in order to appreciate where they live.
10-year-old gears up for National Soap Box Derby in Ohio
In perhaps the biggest competition of his childhood career, Michael Weston knows there is little he can do to prepare for a victory.
Price hike could have been better thought out
Last year local merchants who depend on patronage from out-of-state hunters learned that the Colorado Division of Wildlife was granted permission by a legislative bill to raise hunting license fees from out-of-state hunters by nearly double.
Cantafio receives Republican award Steamboat Springs attorney Ralph A. Cantafio recently received an award from the National Republican Congressional Committee and was named to one of its sub-committees.
A series of three golf tournaments will keep juniors busy over the next few weeks in Steamboat Springs.
CHSAA holding summer clinic DENVER The Colorado High School Coaches Association will hold its annual summer clinic July 27-28 at the Sheraton Tech Center in Denver.
Stagecoach burn deemed a success STAGECOACH Colorado Division of Wildlife officials say a controlled fire near Stagecoach Reservoir in April to improve elk grazing areas is showing signs of success.
Basic butt squeezing can ease spinal stenosis pain
Spinal stenosis is not the name of some new rock band. Not yet, anyway.
Ogden's Jacqueline Cosnyka tallied four goals against Steamboat Springs Saturday night to help lead the Lady Lakers into the Steamboat Mountain Tournament soccer championships.
Class notes for July 22
At home in a resort town
It goes without saying that Steamboat Springs is a ski resort town. But a look at 2000 Census data shows Steamboat may be less of a resort town than other resort towns in Colorado, especially when it comes to housing data.
Baking at 7,000 feet
Baking double fudge brownies, a carrot cake or a delectable French pastry may pose some difficulties at 7,000 feet above sea level.
Around town for July 22
In brief for July 22
Weekly planner for July 23-27
The record for July 14-20
Letters for July 22
Along with the snowpack melt, river flow and dry season, experts say wildflower season is about two weeks ahead of time.
Couple finds profitable niche with Bear Meadows
Kimberly and Peter Kreissig typically put in a hard day on the job, make dinner, put the kids to bed and then retreat to their office.
Accomplished cyclist Ethan Johnson creates Mountain Bike Tours
Ethan Johnson didn't want to contemplate spending the entirety of his 16th summer working behind a counter. So he began spinning his wheels. Johnson conceived a plan to combine one of his two great passions in life with what he hopes will become a profit-making venture.
Fire and rain in Routt County
Routt County's Emergency Manager Chuck Vale takes sometime to answer questions regarding an area radio service to alert travelers to inclement weather and questions regarding the Wildfire Safety Council and the smoldering egos fanning the flames of the agency.
Fish not negatively
The Yampa River is about two weeks ahead of historical summer low-flow time, but officials say the fish population is not being stressed too bad by the early conditions. Experts have said that the snow melt started early, which caused peak river flows to be about two weeks early.