News for Thursday, October 18, 2001



Panther hunting

Steamboat football team to meet Cortez in neutral territory

Sandwiched between last week's rivalry-charged game against Moffat County and next week's showdown with Rifle for the possible Western Slope League title, Steamboat's game on Saturday against 1-6 Montezuma-Cortez should give the Sailors some breathing room.

Changes in the air

United cuts seats into Hayden, eliminates turboprops

The frequency of commuter airline seats bound for Hayden this winter took a small hit this week but the local airport gained an all-jet fleet and 42 additional daily seats for its Denver service in the process.

Candidates begin to separate themselves

Subtle differences emerged among the eight candidates for City Council Thursday at an election forum, though some attendees left still undecided of how they will vote.

Wilderness debate heats up

A Moffat County commissioner reacted angrily Thursday to a Steamboat Springs City Council resolution that supports designating 300,000 acres in Moffat County as wilderness.