Real estate transaction for July 18-July 25
The Routt County Public Trustee's Office has already begun to process more foreclosures this year than it has totaled in each of the last six years. However, it remains to be seen how many of the 26 foreclosure proceedings already undertaken this year will finally result in people losing their homes and property.
Who's calling the shots?
Don't be surprised if you read this advertisement in the "Help Wanted" section of the newspaper someday:
County officials move to make intersection safer
County officials plan to make improvements to a Y-shaped intersection on County Road 14 where numerous car accidents have occurred, including one that claimed the life of a 12-year-old Loveland boy last weekend.
Some Routt County residents call traditional teepees home
Johnny, Gigi and Josie Walker peeked through the front door of their 18-foot teepee 15 years ago and watched a bear guzzle a box of wine and pass out drunk.
Having waited patiently since the 1970s, Wittemyers are ready to create new subdivision
Chris Wittemyer says he and his father, John, have had interest from parties interested in purchasing the entire 337-acre parcel they now call "The Meadows at Stagecoach."
Aces finish season on the win side The Steamboat Smart Aces tennis team concluded its first-ever USA League season with a 6-2 record.
The record for July 21-28
Play ball! Just don't foul up with injuries
While overall participation is down, with baseball ranking as only the sixth most popular team sport in America, as well as No. 6 among kids age 6 to 17, the number of players 35 and over has risen 18.6 percent since the late 1980s, according to a recent Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association study.
Hope and Balser
Steamboat Springs after-school programs abound
Parents need not fear of what to do with their children after the school bell rings and before the dinner bell rings when the school year begins Aug. 27.
The cost of keeping police officers
The high cost of living in Steamboat Springs and the low pay of area law enforcement officers recently has come into the limelight as these agencies struggle to keep officers from being hired away to areas where the high-cost of living is more manageable and salaries are more attractive. J.D. Hayes, Steamboat Springs' director of the Public Services Department, gives his perspective on the issue and what it can mean for the community.
Steamboat locals show off their Olympic spirit by volunteering
With just more than six months left until the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, dozens of local athletes are working hard for a shot at Olympic glory.
Letters for July 29, 2001
Only one trail remains impassable four years after Routt Divide Blowdown
When Brandon Tolman and his dog Sydney stepped on Trail 1101 near Wyoming last year, beginning a two-month, 600-mile backpacking trek across the state, he didn't know that seeing the Routt Divide Blowdown in the remote areas of the Routt National Forest would have such an affect on him.
Let it blow
Most locals probably have their own story about seeing the Routt Divide Blowdown, similar to Brandon Tolman's tale in the feature story on this page. The stories are probably memories that will stick with people.
While it would seem difficult to pick a bright spot in a 13-0 loss, Steamboat coach Rick Coram congratulated his team for its defensive effort Saturday.
Tournament, auction and barn dance all part of Ski Town Golf Classic
The largest golf tournament in Steamboat Springs will tee off at the Sheraton Steamboat and Haymaker golf courses Aug. 17 and 18.
Help needed with bike trail today The Routt County Riders mountain bike club needs your help today.
New Triple Crown World Series rule brings back wooden sluggers
The cracking of wooden bats has replaced the hollow popping sound of aluminum bats at home plate this weekend.
Campgrounds get overhaul by U.S. Forest Service
Chuck Oliver weaved a white government-owned Ford Expedition through a dry landscape in North Park, northwest of Walden. The sagebrush-spotted meadows ran seemingly endlessly in every direction except to the west. There, foothills pointed like arrows to the snow-covered peaks of the Park Range in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness.
Wilson makes list of top Realtors Susan Wilson of Coldwell Banker, Silver Oak, was ranked in the top 10 for the first quarter of 2001 in gross commission income in the state of Colorado for Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation.
Around town for July 29, 2001
We've all witnessed the crowds of people standing near the elk statue at West Lincoln Park whipping their fly-fishing lines into the lake during a free clinic.
Weekly planner for July 30 to August 3
Class notes for July 29, 2001
Just about any time Mary Jo Strauss boarded an airplane in the last five years she took the time to dream and plan for the day when she would take Rodeo Natural Skin Care products on the cowgirl circuit.
Flip open the brand new fall program guide of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and you'll be instantly reminded of the late Skeeter Werner Walker she's right there on page one where she belongs.
Births July 29, 2001
If they can be convinced that child care, like public school education, is an essential public good, voters will be willing to make a financial commitment to it, says Aspen's highest child-care administrator.
Soroco students do well in reading, writing but falter in math
Soroco 10th-graders scores on the Colorado Student Assessment Program tests were all well below the state average, while fourth, fifth and sixth graders scored well.