News for Sunday, September 23, 2001



Fund-raiser deemed a success

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp celebrated its only local annual fund-raiser Saturday night with an international food and wine tasting and a silent and live auction.

Athletes enjoy fall run, walk

The Steamboat Pilot & Today Run for Literacy seven-mile run, 5K run and 5K walk provided each runner or walker with an individual purpose for competing in the event Sunday.

Telethon a moving tribute to all

Event probably one of the greatest moments in television history

If you watched Friday night's telethon and you made it through the entire two hours without shedding a tear, you may not weep again for a very long time. I go years between certifiable crying bouts. But I couldn't hold back the tears Friday night, so I just let it happen.

Students learn to break through stereotypes

For Steamboat Springs High School senior Roddy Beall, breaking through stereotypes is his main focus in facilitating the middle school's Challenge Days.

City likely to tighten belt

Uncertainty prompts officials to look carefully at budget

There are more than a few "boogeymen" to watch out for this budget season. Uncertain tourist numbers, a newly approved $6.75 million debt load and higher personnel costs all have the city looking nervously over its shoulder as it decides what to spend in 2002.

News is mixed regarding heart disease

For more than a century, cardiovascular disease has been the No. 1 killer of Americans. CVD is listed as the primary cause or contributing cause in 70 percent of all deaths in this country.

Murder trial motions continue

Final hearings being held this week

The final motions hearings will be held this week for accused murderer Thomas Lee Johnson, which will set the stage for his three-week jury trial.

Rollover accident injures two

A woman and her dog were injured Sunday on County Road 129 in a rollover accident.