News for Sunday, September 2, 2001



Leukemia treatment promising

Leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in the bone marrow the soft inner core of bones and in most cases quickly moves into the blood, where it spreads to many other organ systems.

Western heritage showcased

Promoter hopes WestFest will become annual event

As the mix of western, outdoors and warm-weather-clothed concertgoers praised the novel mix of country-style music at WestFest this weekend, Doug Terry, who helped bring the event to Steamboat Springs, was sighing a breath of relief.

Medical center sees baby boom

Record 49 children born during August

In the 31 days of August this year, 49 babies were born at Yampa Valley Medical Center, making it the most children born ever in Steamboat in one month. That crushes the old record of 36 in May 2000.

Local author aids teen-agers

Work helps youths who have parents with addictions

From the time Edith Lynn Hornik-Beer could talk, she cut and sewed together pieces of cardboard to make her own books.

Dancing to a different beat

African drum, dance classes bring an international flavor

The Depot Art Center and Emerald City will be dancing to the sound of a different drum Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings when master drummer Fara presents a workshop on African drumming and dance.

Like a Microsoft cowgirl

They don't call Ricky, picky for nuthin' in between tuning his mandolin and charming his audience with the most sincere stage chatter west of Nashville Sunday afternoon, Ricky Skaggs picked up a storm at WestFest. More accurately the lightnin' fast licks of Skaggs and his band, Kentucky Thunder, chased off a baby storm cloud that tried to boil up over Emerald Mountain and spoil Michael Martin Murphey's chuck wagon picnic and eclectic hoedown.