News for Monday, January 21, 2002

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Airport may get 11 new hangars

Council considering proposal tonight

After giving the airport manager the go-ahead in December to consider private hangar construction at Steamboat Springs Airport, the City Council will decide tonight if it wants to allow a contractor to actually build those hangars.

Cowboys ready to hit slopes in annual event

'Special guest' bull riding star Charles Sampson will don skis for Cowboy Downhill

The top rodeo cowboys in the world are waxing up skis to race in the 28th annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill today, but there is one cowboy who may have an edge on the other competitors.

Another top showing

Winter Sports Club athletes' hard work pays off at Durango Mountain event

Alpine racer Heidi Hillenbrand swept past the competition in a pair of downhill races at Durango Mountain Resort (formerly Purgatory) last weekend, highlighting a top showing for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's girls.

Chix with Stix head out for Front Range road trip

Since returning from a month-long break, the Steamboat Chix with Stix women's hockey team has gone 1-1-1 on the team's home ice.

Business down in November

Economy fell 8.75 percent over last year, records show

Whether it had to do with the events of Sept. 11, city businesses got hit hard in November, according to sales-tax records.

Juniors fare well at qualifiers

With two out of three Junior Olympic qualifiers behind him, Steamboat Springs Nordic combined skier Bryan Fletcher can start to breathe a little easier.

Brenner, Otis appointed to partnership

The Emerald Mountain Partnership expanded its board to nine people from seven to make room for qualified members at its meeting Monday in the Routt County Courthouse.

City may rejoin fire council

Group's progress has officials optimistic

In the past two months, the Wildland Fire Council has made some significant progress that has some Routt County officials optimistic every fire district will participate in the county program this year.