News for Wednesday, January 23, 2002

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Planners to review 'Chadwick'

A newly proposed condo/commercial development near the ski area is too massive for the city planning department to recommend it for approval.

First Impressions continues work

But child-care advocacy group decides not to pursue new tax proposals

First Impressions of Routt County will not pursue a ballot initiative for the upcoming November election but will continue its work to improve child-care development and education in the county. The child-care advocacy group on Wednesday decided against pursuing tax proposals this November to support childhood development and education.

Weekend ski event to raise money for abused women

Women paired with family members, friends and even strangers will cross country ski this weekend to raise awareness and money for abused women in the community.

Retired general put on probation

A war hero was placed on one year of probation and ordered to pay almost $900 for a drunken-driving arrest last summer.

Man turns self in for allegedly stealing van

A 20-year-old New York man turned himself in to authorities earlier this week for allegedly stealing a van last fall.

Champagne powder strikes twice in two weeks

Mount Werner became a powder hound's Mecca Wednesday with many locals turning a blind eye to work and focusing on what had brought them to Steamboat in the first place.

Dancers to showcase talent

Country, ballet, Pointe, jazz, African and ballroom dancing will be the highlights of the Steamboat Springs High School Dance Showcase featuring about 50 high school students.

Area wrestling teams to tangle

As three local teams face off in Hayden tonight, wrestlers will get the chance to see who stands at the top of Routt County wrestling.

Olympic tradition

Steamboat sending 15 athletes to Salt Lake Winter Games

With a current count of 15 athletes traveling to the 2002 Olympics, Steamboat just might top the list as the community that claims the most competitors.

Glueck, Gerhart pick up medals in Germany

Top performances by Alex Glueck and Nathan Gerhart in Germany this week have made the pair the most recent poster boys for Steamboat's long-standing Nordic combined tradition.