News for Sunday, September 30, 2001



Family hopes to send victims huggable relief

When America is in crisis, Americans want to pitch in. But for millions of us, the past two weeks have been supremely frustrating. There's really nothing any of us can do about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Nor have we been able to do much to help the victims other than to write checks. Making cash contributions is an important effort, but it doesn't fully satisfy our need to give of ourselves.

Howler goes out with a bang

Slide managers pleased with sales as season ends

Locals and visitors to Steamboat Springs got an affordable last chance to "howl" during the final weekend of seasonal operation for the Howler Alpine Slide at Howelsen Hill, as slide managers say end-of-the-year numbers were strong for the recreation attraction.

4-H clubs raise nearly $36,000

Money will help fund new building at fairgrounds

The Routt County 4-H Council collected nearly $35,960 through fund-raisers for a new multipurpose building at the Routt County Fairgrounds that will be the county's only indoor showing arena.