News for Thursday, January 17, 2002




Today Groove funk band Rob Wosserman and the Willie Waldman Project play at the Tugboat, 1860 Ski Time Square 21 and older only. Call 879-7070 for more information.


4-Points seeks recipes for new feature The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for locals with ordinary or extraordinary recipes for a new feature, The Local Dish, beginning in 4-Points. Please e-mail Kelly Silva at or call 871-4204 for suggestions and recipes.

Commitment to music keeps Vinyl jamming

Although visions of rock 'n' roll lifestyles dance in their heads, members of Vinyl know there's more to it than fame, women and drugs.

Hoffman returns to town

As an instructor of art, Joan Hoffmann has found teaching technique more beneficial than teaching style.

VNA expects more flu cases

Along with the visitors who come to Steamboat to ski and snowboard come their germs. That's one of the reasons Patsy Ford, Visiting Nurse Association public health nurse, thinks Steamboat will soon see even more cases of the influenza virus throughout January and into February and March.

NYC firefighters to enjoy break in Steamboat

For Hallie van Straaten, an eighth-grader, bringing New York firefighters to Steamboat was a feat finally accomplished after a few months of hard work.

Securing the skies

New federal regulations call for checking all pieces of luggage

Starting today, travelers nationwide will have every piece of luggage checked at airports across the country, including at Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

Wranglers take to the slopes

Spectators wanting a good laugh can stand on Headwall at the Steamboat Ski Area Tuesday to watch some cowboys strap on skis or a snowboard for the very first time.


Winter Works one to check out

I walked into the Depot Art Center Tuesday morning to find volunteers for this year's Steamboat Springs Arts Council Winter Works laughing and smiling. It was like walking in on a group of children opening Christmas presents.

Tourism projections show peak Saturday

This weekend could mark an island of robust tourism in the midst of a four-week ocean of doldrums.


Volunteers and local artists gathered at the Depot Art Center Tuesday morning to selectively place artwork for the viewers at the Steamboat Springs Arts Council Winter Works 2002 fine art exhibit.