News for Wednesday, October 24, 2001

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Group raises money for research

Community efforts to raise funds for breast cancer research and treatment continue to garner support as the idea of raising breast cancer awareness spreads across cities in the United States.

DUI checkpoint planned for weekend

For the second year in a row, law enforcement agencies in Routt County are teaming up to make Halloween a nightmare for people who drive drunk.

Sailors, Bears to clash for title

With the Western Slope League title on the line Friday, the showdown between Steamboat Springs and Rifle is a game both teams have anticipated for weeks.

Flu vaccine price to increase

Health officials are not expecting a shortage of flu vaccine for the upcoming flu season, but the vaccine will cost more than last year.

ASC to auction off New Hampshire resort units

American Skiing Company, owner of the Steamboat Ski Area, is preparing to auction off unsold units in its resort hotel at a New Hampshire ski area.

District 3 council candidates' race full of contrasts

One of the two candidates running for City Council in District 3 said she almost dropped out of the race because she could not afford to live in the community, but she stayed in to help others with similar problems. The other candidate said she entered public service at the request of a dying friend. Stakes for both candidates, with the potential for a swing in the way the council votes after this election, are high.