News for Saturday, January 5, 2002




Is the Pilates workout program meant for men?

Billy M. e-mails from Tulsa: My girlfriend loves her Pilates class and wants me to go with her, but I don't think it's for guys. She says it is. What do you say?

Preserving the past

Volunteers strive to save Upper Yampa heritage

Men like Karl Clemens Paznokaitis and Irvin Soash are most likely strangers to most people in Routt County.


Larsen to oversee area advertising Bryna Larsen, publisher of the Craig Daily Press, has been named the regional director of advertising for the Steamboat Pilot & Today, the Hayden Valley Press and the Daily Press.


Showing off his team spirit

Sports fans around the world show their support in all sorts of ways.


One man's cache is another's treasure

Last week, I wrote an article about the new sport of geocaching. The idea is to place a cache out in the woods somewhere usually in a Tupperware container with a logbook and some trinkets.

In Brief

In brief for Jan. 6, 2002



Behind the Headlines

Justifying a new judicial complex

Routt County began a process months ago to determine the need of a new judicial complex that would replace the old county courthouse on Lincoln Avenue. The facility is old and cramped and many security and safety issues have been pointed out. Judicial District Administrator Evan Herman revisits the issue and gives a progress report on the process to bring about a new court facility.

Charter school setting courses for community

Grant could mean more adult classes, after-school and summer programs for North Routt

When the North Routt Charter School opened its doors at the beginning of this school year, its main objective was to have North Routt students return to the community. But with a recent grant, the community just might be returning to school.

Honoring History

DeLaney family plans to restore historical buildings on ranch north of Hayden

The black and white photograph that hangs in Pat and Tammie DeLaney's dining room powerfully illustrates how time can never touch some things in life.

Ski resort, Forest Service stress safety

Ropes are put up to keep skiers, snowboarders out of unsafe areas while on the mountain

Snow riders looking for adventure by skiing in the backcountry at the Steamboat Ski Area should keep in mind the physical and financial risks that are involved.

No go

Inexperience defeats Olympic biathlon hopeful Michael Brothers

Last week's Olympic tryouts were an experience of a lifetime for biathlete Capt. Michael Brothers.

Made for a woman

Snowboard manufactures realize the growing market of female shredders

The once male-dominated sport of snowboarding is becoming saturated with female riders who can rip up the powder just like the guys.

Weekly Planner

The weekly planner for Jan. 7-12



Council looking to shift budget priorities

Issues that are too costly, overly ambitious may be put on back burner for a while

With an uncertain economic future, the city's priorities, like many individual priorities in the aftermath of Sept. 11, have shifted. Going into 2002 with the potential for a revenue shortfall, the city is focusing on getting the nuts and bolts of government completed before taking on some of the larger issues facing the community.

Real estate transactions

Real estate transactions for Dec. 27 to Jan. 3

Local Briefing

Local briefing for Jan. 6, 2002

The Record

The record for Dec. 31 to Jan. 4







Class notes


Letters for Jan. 6, 2002

Our View

A Message Sent

The arrest of three Moffat County High School students on charges that they plotted to blow up the high school and the county courthouse is a reminder that no community can presume to be immune from such disturbing threats.

The Week in Review

The week in review for Dec. 31 to Jan. 5

An affordable alternative

Developer's three-story townhomes are being offered for less than $145,000

Local homebuilder Paul Flood has found a way to bring three-bedroom townhomes in Hayden onto the market for less than $150,000.

Couple brings French flair to square

It has been said that husbands and wives should not keep secrets from one another. Marco and Rebecca Pauvert aren't buying it.

Tapping into Russia's oil market

From an office in Steamboat, Howard Cooper runs a massive oil field in Siberia

Howard Cooper's business card is printed on two sides English on one side, Russian on the other. That's what you do when you're the president of the only publicly held American company that has all of its assets in Russia.

Around Town

Around town for Jan. 6, 2002

Grand results

Steamboat comes on strong at Junior Olympic qualifying event

Korie Steitz led Steamboat this weekend in two Junior Olympic qualifying events and a high school competition in cross-country skiing.

Bantam A Braves wrap up holiday tourney

The Steamboat Bantam A Braves hockey team traveled to the Arvada Bantam Holiday hockey tournament last weekend and returned home with the championship trophy.


Amateur boarders riding for a cause

Amateur boarders riding for a cause VAIL The Snowboarding Outreach Society's Outreach Series snowboarding competitions continue in Keystone next weekend.


Births for Jan. 6, 2002

Blazing a new trail

The newest addition to the Howelsen Hill Nordic trail system has become one of the most widely used routes on the mountain.

Routt County Spotlight

Nancy Barr Robertson Kramer