News for Thursday, November 29, 2001

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Candle vigil at courthouse to remember AIDS victims

For a world with 36.1 million people living with HIV or AIDS, a country with over 400,000 AIDS deaths and a state that reports a 20-year total of 7,272 AIDS cases, Routt County's numbers might seem like a drop of water in an ocean of AIDS victims.

The word on the slopes

The four most overused words in the Steamboat ski bum dictionary, according to employees of the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp., are: "Gondy," "Freshies," "Pressing Glass," and "Stoked."

Night lights

Twentymile Road west of Steamboat is normally a dark road to drive at night. But drive the road this time of year, and you're bound to find it brightly lit in the vicinity of Jim and Jo Stanko's ranch home.

Band brings versatile groove to Tugboat

You might see Brian Hull in a middle school classroom or a band room somewhere on the Front Range, but he won't be studying at a desk with textbooks and study guides.

BRIEF POINTS

Big Head Todd tickets go on sale today Tickets are on sale today for Colorado band Big Head Todd and The Monsters at 9 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Steamboat Grand Hotel Ballroom.

Museum celebrates first birthday

Nearly one year ago, Hands-On! Children's Museum was opening its doors to a world that children only create in their imaginations.

Johnson trial costs $50,000

The successful prosecution of convicted murderer Thomas Lee Johnson came at a cost of $50,000 to the Steamboat Springs Police Department, said J.D. Hays, Steamboat's director of public safety services

Locals hoping to get new radio show on the air

Theater or music radio shows seem almost a century ago.

Steamboat boys hope to three-peat

Steamboat's boys basketball team will be looking for a three-peat when it travels to Carbondale today for the Roaring Fork Tournament.

VNA to help residents beat flu bug

Cheriene Marchus doesn't feel quite as robust as she used to during the winter.

Sailors tip off season

Steamboat girls basketball team to play in Roaring Fork Tourney

West Grand might be the defending 2A state champion, but Steamboat coach Bruce Altston is confident his girls basketball team has what it takes to beat the team.

NIGHTLIFE

Today Funk jazz and rock band Meadowlark Jivin' from the Front Range plays at the Tugboat, 1860 Ski Time Square 21 and older only. Call 879-7070 for more information.

'The right kind of snow'

Wet, heavy powder will greet skiers today

Skiers and riders won't encounter the bottomless powder this morning that greeted them on opening day 2000.