News for Saturday, October 6, 2001

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RELIEF EFFORTS

Building permits

Building permits for Sept. 24-30, 2001

Survivors

Breast cancer victims realize their condition is no death sentence

They were thought of as healthy people, spiritual leaders and fun-loving humanitarians. They didn't think it could happen to them. They followed all the rules and still, cancer invaded their lives.

'We're going to be very cautious'

Hotel owners have reservations about holiday tourist season

Early ski season reservations for Steamboat have taken a steady pounding in the 26 days since the terrorist attacks on America. But most of the damage incurred thus far will be felt in December, and a Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. official says there is still hope for January, February and March.

A case for charities

Those organizations not affiliated with terrorist relief maybe left empty handed

Local nonprofit organizations are concerned the recent terrorist attacks could, in the long term, translate into a reduction in funding.

Economy topic of growth forum

Third and final public discussion set for tonight

The Community Alliance of Yampa Valley tonight wraps up three public forums to explore the idea of a county growth cap with a panel discussion on economics.

CMC students arrested on drug charges

Two Colorado Mountain College students living in the dorms were arrested and booked into the Routt County Jail on drug charges Sunday morning, while Steamboat Springs police officers continue an investigation that could lead to more drug-related arrests on the campus.

WEEKLY PLANNER

The weekly planner for Oct. 8-13, 2001

Senior class guys are exiles in Girlsville

With Soroco High School's girl-to-boy ratio at more than 3-to-1, dances can be interesting

For senior girls at Soroco High School finding a date can be a hard thing to do. Despite their pretty smiles and bubbling personalities, nothing will change the fact that the senior class of 2002 is graced with only four boys.

CLASS NOTES

Class notes for Oct. 7, 2001

LETTERS

Letters for Oct. 7, 2001

BIRTHS

Births announcements for Oct. 7, 2001

WEDDING

Northrup and Clark

ASKED & ANSWERED

As the wind increases and the barometer drops, you may need something to protect your home against the weather. If you don't fix these problems now, winter weather will only bring more frustration. Doug Post, store manager at True Value, said there are three different places in the house where people need to look in readying their homes for winter: water pipes, weather stripping and the roof.

AROUND TOWN

Around town for Oct. 7, 2001

IN BRIEF

In brief for Oct. 7, 2001

BEHIND THE HEADLINES

Timming fat off a skinny budget

Because of the aniticipated impact the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will have on tourism, the City Council expects to have to chop $1 million for this upcoming year's budget. Are there any sacred cows? Will any personnel be laid off? We asked City Councilman Paul Strong what could be in store for the city's financial future. As the Steamboat Springs City Council mulls over how it will chop an estimated $1 million out of the budget?

OUR VIEW

A gift of giving

According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, "As millions of dollars in charitable gifts flow to organizations providing relief after the September 11 terrorist attacks, nonprofit groups around the country are bracing for what could be a disastrous end-of-year giving season.

Learning a lesson of compassion

Elementary school students pour out their hearts, piggy banks and sweat for New York

If generosity is judged more by the sacrifice involved and less by the size of the gift, then some of the most generous givers are running through the halls and playgrounds of area elementary schools.

First Born

Visiting Nurse Association aims at a healthy start for babies

On Tuesday morning, the faint sound of a baby crying brought a smile to Wanda Ely's face. She had barely tapped on the door when she heard 4-week-old Gavin from inside the house. "He's testing out those lungs of his," Ely said. She waited a while longer before knocking loudly enough for Gavin's mother, Mandy Mourglia, 25, to hear and open the door. These visits are nothing new to Ely, who began making house calls to Mourglia in June, when she was about 24 weeks along in her pregnancy.

Real estate transactions

Real estate transactions for Sept.27 to Oct. 3, 2001

Early detection key in surviving disease

Breast exams can help prevent cancer

When you read the statistic that in a woman's lifetime, one out of eight women will develop breast cancer, it is a staggering thought. I have eight women neighbors, more than eight friends and eight co-workers which one of us in each group will be diagnosed with breast cancer?

THE RECORD

The record for Sept. 29 to Oct.5