News for Thursday, January 3, 2002



College students coming

Approximately 2,000 expected for College Week

Approximately 2,000 college students are expected in Steamboat Springs over the next 10 days as the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. offers events and prices aimed specifically at luring the college crowd.


Local museum exhibits work of Curtis The Tread of Pioneers Museum presents "The Life and Work of Edward S. Curtis" photography exhibit through June 2002. Photo Express House sponsors the event. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 879-2214 for more information.

'Phish on a Texas country high'

LARRY bringing unique mix of music to Wolf Den

He isn't in the band, but he is a real person although his name is not Larry. Larry (real name Patrick) started as a code name for the man who helped six guys from Texas come together to play spaced-out and Cajun-style jams.

Giddyap, let's go!

Sleigh rides offer a taste of the Old West

Gary and Hattie Yeager have stories of marriage proposals on the sleighs, in the barn and on the deck. They remember wedding parties heading out to their ranch for dinner rehearsals and even fights breaking out on the bus rides to and from the Bar Lazy L Ranch.

Sailors to play with small lineup

Steamboat boys basketball team hit by injuries

When the members of the Steamboat Springs Sailors boys basketball team return to the hardwood floors of Central's gym in Grand Junction this Saturday, a few key names will be missing.

Feldmann case delayed again

Special prosecutor put on administrative leave for 'inappropriate' conduct

The special prosecutor investigating Charles Feldmann has been taken off the case, further delaying an already lengthy inquiry.


The allure of a winter sleigh ride

Fresh snow is a good reason to be optimistic as we start the new year. As human beings we continually seek out activities that will give us the most pleasure for the least amount of money.

Catching a glimpse of changing faces

Local artist's new exhibit showcases some of Steamboat's personalities

When contemporary realist painter Susan Schiesser saw Jon deCarmine for the first time, she immediately was drawn to his looks, personality and alternative style.

Hayden backs fairground upgrades

The town of Hayden endorsed future improvements to the Routt County Fairgrounds Thursday night.

Mother, daughter share oboe

Danielle Laird, Hayden band raising money for Orlando trip

When Danielle Laird decided to play the oboe, she literally picked up the same instrument as her mother.


Today Cam Pyle and Friends play Southern rock at the Tugboat, 1860 Ski Time Square 21 and older only. Call 879-7070 for more information.

Puckett sweeps 2 at Holiday Classic

Former Olympian Chris Puckett swept the last two races of the Steamboat Holiday Classic in Steamboat Springs, but the local coach doesn't think of himself as the week's biggest winner.

Saving pieces of history

Program aims to protect wickiups, Native American structures

The U.S. Forest Service's Heritage Program is working to find, document and protect some wickiups, teepee-like shelters that are among the oldest structures in this part of the Rocky Mountains .

Campground plans reviewed

Commission has concerns, but project will move forward

Despite significant concerns by the Routt County Planning Commission, Raymond Selbe will continue with his proposal to put a campground west of Steamboat Springs.