News for Saturday, September 29, 2001



Real estate transactions

Real estate transactions for Sept. 20-26, 2001

The house Humanity built

After nearly two years the Marchman family has a place to call home

Nearly two years ago, Neil Marchman told his wife Beverly he didn't think they would get the house. Living in a mobile home with a leaky roof and four children, the Marchmans were one of 17 applicants for a Habitat for Humanity home in Steamboat Springs.


Lessons learned on the home front

Behind the headlines for Sept. 30, 2001

Sprint PCS working in Steamboat

Two years after the company first showed interest in Steamboat Springs' wireless phone market, Sprint PCS has finally unveiled its digital mobile phone service here.

Sailors volleyball squad keeps unbeaten streak alive

With the Western Slope's lone undefeated record at stake, one team in Saturday afternoon's face-off between 5-0 Steamboat Springs and 6-0 Glenwood Springs had to go home with a loss.

Soccer team avenges loss

Sailors goalie Chris Gibson had sweet revenge on Saturday afternoon as he saved 12 shots to help shut out the Rifle Bears 3-0.

Bulldogs sent retreating

A decade's worth of Steamboat football players looked on from the Gardner Field stands Friday night as the 2001 Sailors accomplished something the former players were never able to do: They upset the Palisade Bulldogs, who have been the Sailors' nemesis for the past 10 years.

Hello yellow

A good sign fall had arrived in the Yampa Valley in the 1860s and 1870s was a visit from Chief Colorow.

Utilizing the latest technology

Butch and Karen Dougherty add long list of amenities to the townhome next door

The new owner of the townhome at 1720 Highland Way will never have to shovel snow, or even worry about when the snowplow will arrive to clean the driveway.

District changes may affect Nov. vote

County population shift forces Routt redistricting

The redrawing of Routt County Commission districts could have an impact on the 2002 election when the 3rd District seat will be up for grabs. Recently, Routt County Commissioners Nancy Stahoviak, Doug Monger and Dan Ellison approved new district boundaries that had to be changed because of state statute requirements.

Log jam

Environmentalists and loggers are on opposite sides of a not-so-clear-cut issue

Between 1994 and 2000, the U.S. Forest Service logged an average of 20.8 million board feet of wood a year from the Medicine Bow/Routt National Forest worth about $20.2 million. Anti-logging groups say the work on national forestland is unnecessary and damaging to the ecosystem.

Jet lag

Passengers say security delays

The loudspeaker that sounded through the empty walkways of Yampa Valley Regional Airport spoke volumes on Saturday afternoon. Except for a few airport workers, no one else was there to listen.


Ward, McCarthy earn school honors Steamboat Springs High School has recognized cross-country runners Daniel Ward and Ben McCarthy as the first recipients of the Sports Person of the Week honors.


Broadening horizons

I left work on Thursday afternoon knowing that in just a few hours my wife would give birth to our second child.


Your health may be threatened by the tragedy

I have no words to capture the horror show that became reality for America on Sept. 11. How we deal with it as a nation will be revealed slowly over the coming months. How you deal with it as an individual is up to you.

Price trend indicates a buyer's market

Realtors are watching as prices are adjusting downward in what has become a buyers market here.

Twentymile earns award

Coal company recognized by state for reclamation projects

Twentymile Coal Company west of Steamboat Springs has won its second state reclamation award in nine months.

Building permits

Building permits for Sept. 17-21, 2001


The record for Sept. 15-21, 2001


State AG to speak about youth violence at Sheraton today

State AG to speak about youth violence at Sheraton today Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar will highlight the 30th annual training conference for the Colorado District Attorney's Council today.


No changes for small-game license The small-game license year in Colorado will remain Jan. 1 through Dec. 31 following the Wildlife Commission decision to end consideration to change the license year to April 1 through March 31.

In brief

In brief for Sept. 30, 2001


Class notes for Sept. 30, 2001


Worth the wait

Have you read any good books lately? Now might be a good time to start, especially if you're going to be traveling by air. With tighter security at airports throughout the nation, you can expect a longer wait.

Velma Rose Gebauer



Weekly planner for Oct. 1-6, 2001


Duncan and Edwards


Now that Steamboat's second mud season has just kicked in, locals will be searching for the latest winter wear and equipment for the best prices. With sporting good shops beginning their pre-winter sales, jump on those sales now. This may be your last chance before the snow begins to stick.



Cattlemen expand Web site for kids Recognizing the relationship today's kids have with their computers, Routt County beef producers are funding an expanded Web site aimed at the younger generation.

Olympic mogul official calls Steamboat home

After 32 years, Timmy Meagher will finally realize one of his earliest childhood dreams. Early next year, when the Olympic Games open in Salt Lake City, Meagher will be on hand to take part.

Safety of air in home a concern

During Healthy Lung Month in October, you'll see many reminders to quit smoking or avoid secondhand smoke. But even if you've never smoked and never allowed smoking in your home, that doesn't guarantee the quality of the air you breathe every day.

First town manager finds routine

After eight months, Leibensperger continues to keep his door open

Oak Creek's town manager aims to make a dent in his "to do" list by 8 a.m. every day. That's after he's gotten down to business at 6:30 a.m. Ray Leibensperger, Oak Creek's first-ever town manager, said he realized when he accepted the position earlier this year that it would demand more than a nine to five commitment.

Class of '46 finally gets its parade

Homecoming's past and present celebrated

Mixed among papier-malm trees, a volcano and bottle of Tabasco sauce stood Steamboat Springs' senior class on the bed of a tractor trailer making its way through downtown Friday afternoon. The two-time winners of the annual homecoming float contest chanted "Double O 2," "Seniors" and "Sailors" as the headed down Lincoln Avenue.


Gearing up

For the past month, we've been inundated with "the deals."


'We're tired of losing'

Plateau Valley no match for Tigers on the field

If the scoreboard at Hayden High School had been working on Saturday afternoon, the Tigers would have lit it up all day. As it was, the best way to tell the score was to follow the footprints of Tigers such as quarterback Kevin Miller to the end zone as the team marched over the Plateau Valley Cowboys 38-12.


Births for Sept. 16-22, 2001