Letters for Sept. 24, 2001
1,400 synthetic quackers foot bill for portable ultrasound machine
Brett Denney brought a pole to the banks of the Yampa River on Saturday morning to do some fishing of sorts. Denney, 11, was one of many Boy Scouts and Kiwanis members who volunteered to keep rubber ducks on course at the 14th annual Rubber Ducky Race sponsored by the Yampa Valley Medical Center Auxiliary and Steamboat Springs Kiwanis.
No snow no matter for winter sports athletes
Place two sticks on the ground in a cross or a diagonal position. Now, with both feet, create a routine where you jump from one space to the next. It's a test of agility a movement of ease and speed that will increase your coordination, balance and focus for skiing.
Building a new fire station
The board of the North Routt Fire Protection District will ask its voters Nov. 6 to approve a property-tax increase to support up to $1.25 million in bonds to help build and equip a new fire station near Steamboat Lake. We asked Chuck Vale, president of the North Routt Fire Protection District, why the new station is necessary and what a new station will mean to that area.
Building permits for Sept. 10-14, 2001
Real estate transactions for Sept. 13-19, 2001
Events celebrate the season and suds
Leaf lovers and beer drinkers alike at Saturday's Brewfest and Fall Foliage Festival couldn't help but notice the brisk business at Mark Leier's table. His T-shirts were everywhere.
Attacks aftermath wreaks havoc on winter vacation outlook
Not long ago, the tourism numbers looked good for Bob Milne and Steamboat Springs. Milne is president of Steamboat Resorts, the largest of a number of property management companies whose reason for being is filling the community's resort bed base. Despite a sour economy and widespread layoffs, advance reservations at Milne's business were running 8 percent ahead of 2000.
New technique catches children who might slip through the cracks
Debra Knott wanted the four students seated before her on Friday morning to ask what time it was. But she wasn't planning on giving them an answer. She was more interested in how they pronounced each word of their question.
Where do we go from here?
Those in the business of bringing people to Steamboat Springs have been busy in the last two weeks but not "busy" in a "good" way. With the country still trying to get a grip on how to deal with what happened on Sept. 11, airlines are cutting back on service and employees, and winter vacations skiing vacations apparently don't rank as high on the priority list as they did last month.
In brief for Sept. 23, 2001
Weekly planner for Sept. 24-29
Class notes for Sept. 23, 2001
The record for Sept. 15-21, 2001
Births for Sept. 23, 2001
Are you ready for some parties?
It could be beer and pretzels, or maybe you really want to impress your guests with gourmet appetizers and microbrews for a fabulous football weekend. If you're questioning your ability to throw a fabulous football party, here are a few tips to put your mind at ease and your mind focused on the game.
Around town for Sept. 23, 2001
Districts create strategies to keep programs going as funds fade
With clippers in hand, Jeff Dawes cut down the prickly leaves of a Canadian thistle to just a stubble Friday morning. Nearby four of his classmates could be found pulling up hounds tooth and dumping the plants in garbage bags as their Rocky Mountain Youth Corps leader, John O'Neill pointed to plants that needed to go.