News for Friday, January 4, 2002



Meadows sledding stopped

Ski corp. considering lift at popular site

Sledding on a hill just east of the Tennis Meadows has been banned by Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. because some people who took part in the activity also knocked over signs and caused parking problems.

Texas woman pleads not guilty to 3 felony charges

A 40-year-old Texas woman with a criminal history pleaded not guilty Friday to three felony charges connected to an auto theft and will have her fate decided by a Routt County jury in May.

Oak Creek man pleads guilty to DUI

A 21-year-old Oak Creek man pleaded guilty Friday to two charges stemming from two August incidents.

Burglary suspect caught on tape

A rash of burglaries may be the work of an unidentified man who was caught on film by a downtown surveillance camera, a city police officer said Friday.

U.S. women's hockey coming to Steamboat

Skiers will not be the only elite athletes taking advantage of Steamboat Springs' first-class facilities prior to the start of the Winter Olympic Games in February.