News for Thursday, January 31, 2002



Old Man Winter socks it to Thursday commuters

People across the Yampa Valley awoke Thursday morning to the sound of cars that would not start and the moans of drivers frustrated with their inability to help the situation.

Trio combines diverse backgrounds for unique sound

The trio that makes up North Mississippi Allstars found themselves out of their climactic element Tuesday afternoon as they arrived in Park City, Utah.

Mid Winter Gala benefits Arts Council

For the first year, the Steamboat Springs Arts Council will provide four gallery sites for the Mid Winter Gallery Gala.

Mad Creek Gallery hosts opening reception today

Robert Arledge walked through the Mad Creek Gallery Wednesday making arrangements to purchase about four or five different oil paintings from various artists.

Snow Express to see slight change this year

Participants gearing up for the 17th annual Snow Express for MS will find a slight alteration to this year's event.

The Evolution of Gaming

As the technology wave of the future provides electronic gaming with more complex systems, lines become blurred with the intended uses of systems.


Today Larry McCray plays with a strong Detroit rock 'n' roll influence at the Tugboat, 1860 Ski Time Square 21 and older only. Call 879-7070 for more information.

Bulldogs pour it on late to capture the 'W'

Sailors girls team falls in Craig

Staggering the Bulldogs with a high-powered defensive attack, the Sailors stayed close, but not close enough.

Sailors sent packing

Moffat County boys rip Steamboat

The Steamboat Springs Sailors led Thursday night's game for a whole 20 seconds. When senior Ryan Scheer hit a 3-point shot in the first two minutes of the Moffat County vs. Steamboat Springs game, it was the only time the Sailors took the lead.

Quake rumbles through Craig

If residents of Northwest Colorado thought they felt the earth shake Thursday morning, they weren't dreaming.


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.

Planning board adopts updated master plan

After more than a year of work and hours of intense scrutiny, the future vision of Routt County is in place.

Olympic send-off

Ski Town USA celebrates the Games with its own torch relay

It seems fitting that in lieu of hosting the official torch relay, Steamboat will plant a vast cauldron of flames on the court-house lawn that will burn until the Olympics is over.

U.S. Women's Hockey Team arrives

The floor has been laid, the menus have been prepared and the ice has been frozen.

The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. finally has new owners

As expected, a group of investors led by Tim and Diane Mueller will purchase Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., American Skiing Co. announced Friday. Triple Peaks LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the resort.


Gaming between the sexes

Why is it that men have this intense fixation with electronic gaming? Although the Interactive Digital Software Association has determined that 43 percent of computer and video gamers are women, I have yet to find any.