News for Thursday, October 11, 2001



Schools seek consistency in activities

The senior linebacker on the football field and the trumpet player in the middle school band will have more in common than their mascot by the start of the next school year.

City airport closure proposed

A former city council president is pushing the city to consider closing the Steamboat Springs Airport and using the property for other purposes such as affordable housing, an events center and industrial development.

Area residents gather to pray, reflect

Event honors local law enforcement, emergency workers

Even with a white cloud of moisture covering the Steamboat ski area to the east, promising a cold rain or snow any minute, about 150 residents and emergency service groups dressed in stocking hats and coats gathered at the Routt County Courthouse Thursday to recognize the one-month anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and to honor local fire, law and emergency response workers.

Snow-making efforts under way

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp crews made snow on Mount Werner Wednesday night and Thursday morning for the first time this fall.

Soccer team snatches title

The Sailors boys soccer team rolled to a shutout victory over the Battle Mountain Huskies on Thursday, capturing yet another Western Slope League title. This year, the Sailors won the crown on the home team's field by a score of 3-0. Thursday's win made many of the Sailors seniors four-time league champions.

Riding high

Sailors tennis team holding onto third at state tourney

After the first day of state play, the Steamboat Springs tennis team is heading into today's tournament in third place, just two points away from leader Cheyenne Mountain.

School board president earns state award

In 1836 the McGuffey Reader exploded on the scene as a must-have textbook for students. One book soon became a series of seven books, complete with poems and stories that provided children with lessons in reading, grammar and character.