News for Wednesday, July 3, 2002



Soccer madness

Craze takes hold of Steamboat adults

By the time John Cardillo had reached his sixth birthday party, he already knew that he loved everything about the game of soccer.

Oversight delays courthouse planning process

The planning process for a Routt County Courthouse Complex totaling more than 100,000 square feet has been delayed two months.

Concerts get under way

Weather doesn't dampen spirits at two-day event

The wind blew dust that would sting eyes and the sky sprinkled rain on the crowd at the Independence Incident Wednesday, but it didn't dampen the good spirits or phase the bluegrass music on the first day of Steamboat Springs' largest music festival.

City asks people not to use Yampa River

Council supports voluntary suspension because of record-low water levels

The city of Steamboat Springs is asking people to stop using the Yampa River within city limits.

Tests determine substance involved in wreck

An Arkansas teen-ager is in serious condition after he lost control of his sport utility vehicle Wednesday on Colorado 131 and was ejected from the vehicle.

Steamboat teen dies of injuries

Boy struck by vehicle while riding bike across U.S. 40

The Steamboat Springs teen-ager who was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday while riding his bike across U.S. 40 died in a Denver hospital on Wednesday.

Police chase down leads on burglaries

Local police continued Wednesday working the eight burglaries that hit Steamboat Springs early July 1.

Residents could face fines

Mayor says water restrictions are serious

Hayden residents who ignore water restrictions will face heavy fines and even jail time.

Artists bring their works to Gondola Square

Art on the Mountain part of Fourth of July celebration

It may be cowboy sacrilege. At first the paintings look like traditional Western art lone horse posed in front of a ranch house.