News for Friday, March 23, 2001



Winter slumber ending

Area bears will soon be waking up, searching for food

Local residents should try to "bear" keeping their trash inside or covered tightly during springtime, because it's time for their hungry neighbors to wake up from their hibernation, stretch and begin searching for food.

School board members want off committee

Two CBT reps feel they need to be acting as 'agents'

The Steamboat Springs School Board met Thursday night for more than four-and-a-half hours, with most discussion being held in executive sessions.

ASC, MeriStar deal called off

Merger wasn't in shareholders' best interest

The merger between American Skiing Company and MeriStar Hotels and Resorts, three months in the making, has fallen apart at the last minute.

Panthers pounce on Sailors

The Steamboat Sailors girls soccer team dropped their first game of the season Friday, falling to the Boulder Panthers, 2-1, at Boulder.

'Athlete of the Month' calls Steamboat home

Though he may not be posing with beautiful models, Ryan St. Onge is living nearly every man's dream.

TWA mishap alters runway

Time will tell if airport sustained permanent damage

The TWA airplane that inadvertently landed at the general aviation airport in Craig March 14 may have caused damage to the runway, and the extent of that damage is not yet known.

Slow, damaged mail angers some

Donna Sherwood is among a group of Craig residents upset about slow and too often damaged mail. And she's pointing her finger of blame at an automated system in Glenwood Springs that Craig is now using.