News for Tuesday, January 29, 2002



County implements veterans transportation plan

More than 1,500 veterans reside in Routt County, but to get medical treatment earned by their military service, they must travel to Grand Junction.

Tickets still available for hockey team dinner

Saturday's fund-raising event will also benefit Youth Hockey Association

While it might have taken just four days for tickets to sell out for the USA Women's Hockey Team scrimmage against the Steamboat Midgets, there are plenty of tickets left for the community to have dinner with the players before they travel to Salt Lake.

Town considers housing idea

Hayden looking at joining authority

The long line of cars that leave Hayden each morning for the commute to Steamboat Springs may be one of the best arguments for the town of Hayden to consider a plan to offer affordable housing in the future.

Snow Cat may be running soon

After being driven into Steamboat Lake earlier this month, the new snow machine for grooming ski and snowmobile trails in North Routt County should be up and running again in February.

Shelter seeks funds to help save dog's life

Unless it receives surgery on its shoulder, animal will have to be euthanized

Rudy, a red and white mixed breed dog, needs money for surgery to amputate his right shoulder. Without the surgery, the 2-year-old dog will have to be euthanized because the shoulder injury is five to six months old.

ASC stock tumbles further

Officials remain mum on sale of Steamboat Ski Area

American Skiing Co.'s stock price lost 12.5 percent of its value Tuesday and fell to a 12-month low of 42 cents in the wake of news that it faces possible delisting by the New York Stock Exchange.

Forum set to discuss teen issues

Organizations team up to find ways to aid parents

Steamboat Springs High School is partnering with a local prevention association to find ways to help parents deal with issues that local teens face every day.