News for Thursday, September 20, 2001



Spikers ready for Bears

The Steamboat Sailors volleyball team is entering its toughest league game Saturday with one of its top hitters down and coming off a weekend that produced the team's closest matches of the season.

Sailors bag Demons

What does 40 minutes mean in the game of soccer? On Thursday afternoon, the members of the Steamboat Springs boys soccer team discovered that 40 minutes is all it takes to escape the grasp of defeat as they came from behind to hand the league leading Glenwood Springs Demons their second loss of the season the first in the Western Slope League.

Locals discuss terrorism threats

A seven-person panel put together by Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Enrichment Program tackled questions from a crowd of 50 people Thursday night during a symposium on terrorism.

County declines to pay for city's fire-fighting effort

City Councilwoman Kathy Connell said 'gesture of goodwill' should have been made

If Steamboat Springs officials expect for the city's fire department to be reimbursed for wildland fires, then the city must rejoin the Wildland Fire Council.

Steamboat JV scores big win over Soroco varsity

With six interceptions and two fumbles, turnovers were Soroco's worst enemy in its 32-3 loss to Steamboat's JV on Thursday.

Search and Rescue seeks funding

Routt County Sheriff John Warner and Undersheriff Dan Taylor aren't all wet but they could be soon. Dawn Alperti of Routt County Search and Rescue said Thursday that Warner and Taylor have agreed to perch above the dunk tank at the rescue organization's annual fund-raiser from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Slopeside Grill.

Impact fees debate sparks suit

The petitioners attempting to force impact fees to a vote won't take no for an answer. Thirty days after the city denied their petition asking the city to repeal the fees or bring them to a vote, the five petitioners filed suit against the city in district court Thursday to have that decision overturned.

Local golfers team up for charity

A record number of golfers came out to the Sheraton golf course on Wednesday to show their support for the young skiers of the Winter Sports Club at the annual Moose is Loose golf tournament.

Hayden chips in for airport effort

The Yampa Valley Regional Airport will be receiving a slightly larger donation from the town of Hayden this year.

Drains focus of stenciling project

More than 70 fish are about to make an appearance on Lincoln Avenue. Yampatika, a local educational organization concerned with the natural world, is seeking volunteers to help stencil pictures of fish onto all 70-plus storm drains in the downtown area.

Emerald City's White Whale retires

Jennifer Rose, youth program coordinator for Emerald City, said the program's new bus doesn't have an official name yet, but its white and black design kind of resembles a zebra.