News for Saturday, September 1, 2001



Real estate transactions

Real estate transactions for Aug. 23-29, 2001


Around town for Sept. 2, 2001


The record for Aug. 17 to Sept. 1


Local briefing for Sept. 2, 2001


Being a good sport

Speed, quickness, hard work and natural ability. These are traits that are admired and respected in the wide, wide world of sports. Many greats have these traits in common.

Sailors win in Glenwood

Girls volleyball team defeats all five opponents

The Steamboat Sailors volleyball team successfully defended its title this weekend, winning the Glenwood Springs tournament for the third year in a row.


Letters for Sept. 2, 2001


The view from here

Boil the county's skyline regulation proposal down and you have a decision between putting faith in future property owners to make the right choice or taking a right away to make a choice.

Sky High

Vintage aircraft pilots keep Labor Day 'Fly-In' aloft

Ian Caragol saw his house from an entirely new perspective Saturday. The 4-year-old and his parents were on hand for the Vintage Aircraft Fly-In at the Steamboat Springs Airport, which also runs from 9 a.m. to noon today.

What's the game plan?

U.S. Forest Service looks to revitalize California Park

In the Routt Forest plan, the U.S. Forest Service's bible of local land management, California Park is categorized as a "special interest area."

Hotels drawing new business by working together

On any given Monday, executives at Steamboat's two largest resort hotels are competing hard, trying to land the same convention. By the end of the week, they're apt to be hosting the same party make that dinner for 375 teachers or a seminar for 400 veterinarians.


The Weekly Planner for Sept. 2, 2001


Births for Sept. 2, 2001

Sailor Spirit

High school dance team, cheerleading squad boost school and team spirit

Seniors at Steamboat Springs High School snuck out of Mackenzie Little's house the week before school started to play a prank on the younger students.

Figures show 2000 was extraordinary year for sales

The demand for single-family homes in Steamboat Springs this year is a tale of two markets thus far. Make that three markets.

Exposing hidden talent

Photographer Karen Schulman brings out her students' creativity through pictures

Karen G. Schulman will spend the next nine days exploring the druid woods and ancient abbeys of western Ireland with seven friends she's never met before. She'll be paid for going on her adventure in County Mayo but she'll work for her corned beef and cabbage.

Building permits

Building permits for Aug. 20-24

CornerStone project moving along

Realtors representing the developer of CornerStone at the Moraine say the townhome project on Clubhouse Drive will launch its next phase as contracts warrant.

Yampa 'mascot' offers real horsepower

Resident has high hopes she can turn her horse and carriage venture into thriving business

The usually quiet streets of Yampa are disturbed this evening by the hollow sound of hoofs, as a carriage makes its way past parked cars and turns the corner on its way out of town.

New dress code implemented

Some middle school students unhappy with rules regarding what they can and can't wear

A resounding groan and rolling of eyes came from the lunch table of a group of eighth-grade girls when asked about the new dress code at Steamboat Springs Middle School.


Ski clothing line of local taking off "Coloradobiz" is reporting that Steamboat Olympian Nelson Carmichael's ski clothing line is taking off.

Steamboat to play host to U.S. Freestyle team

Utah may be the home of the 2002 Winter Oylmpic Games, but that will not keep the steep- pitched slopes of the Steamboat Ski Area from hosting the U.S. Freestyle team in January.


Shutterbug alert Photographers of all ages are encouraged to enter photos in the Colorado Department of Agriculture's 2001 "Colorado it's AgriCultural" photography contest.

Tigers go winless at Best of the West

Solid serving and passing were the two key ingredients missing from the Hayden Tigers' play during Moffat County's Best of the West volleyball tournament.

Breeding a champion

Kevin and Leellen Koroulis' horse, The Pen Pal, might just write himself into Colorado race track history.






The entertainment briefing for Sept. 2, 2001


Preserving ski jumping heritage

As Park City and Utah prepare for the 2002 Olympics, citizens in Northwest Colorado are beginning to realize the impact on Steamboat Springs of the investment made in Park City's Olympic facilities. In particular, Park City now has $21 million, state-of-the-art ski jumps, which can be used year round because they have plastic surfaces. Recognizing that Steamboat's historic jumps on Howelsen Hill are now outdated, residents have formed a group called the Colorado Olympics Project to work on upgrading the jumps. Kevin Bennett and Hank Kashiwa are leaders of the group. (Hank Kashiwa photo by Russ Atha.)


Making the most of the weekend

Three-day weekends only seem to come once in a blue moon, or never enough. For this annual Labor Day weekend, we've asked some locals what are the best ways to spend the national holiday.


Class notes for Sept. 2, 2001


Ski jumping

You don't need snow to ski jump these days. The proof is six hours to the west of Steamboat Springs, where Olympic hopefuls have spent the summer training on plastic jumps at Olympic Park in Park City, Utah.


Kubat and Bell


Downhill battle

Park City, Utah, is ready to challenge Steamboat Springs as Ski Town U.S.A.

John Fetcher, an 89-year-old engineer and rancher, rattles off the names of towns where he has built or designed ski jumps: Purgatory, Aspen, Alta, Winter Park and Crested Butte.


Back to school fitness tips: more play, less TV

With summer vacation ending, it's time for parents to focus on what their children need to return to their daily school routines. New clothes? New shoes? New supplies? What else do they need? A fitness evaluation would be nice.