News for Friday, July 12, 2002

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Oak Creek officials to decide on police force

Oak Creek residents won't vote on how big the Oak Creek Police Department should be.

City collecting traffic data

Information will be used for community plan update

People driving through Steamboat this week had their trips count for something.

Fire erupts in North Routt

Blaze jumps from 115 acres to 500 acres Friday

A fire sparked by lightning is burning in northern Routt National Forest and had consumed about 500 acres as of 8 p.m. Friday.

Community market set to benefit Horizons

Bob Larson is not sure where the idea came from to host Horizons Community Market on the 15 acres of undeveloped land his family owns.

Faux painter wins top honor

Stagecoach resident nets first place for design

Her style of painting may mean "fake" or "false" in French, but when it comes to being a faux painter, Jayne Taylor is the real thing.

Rainbow Weekend features activities for everyone

Balloon Rodeo, Art in the Park and performing arts part of annual event

Steamboat Springs' Rainbow Weekend offers a diversity of arts and entertainment for all ages to enjoy.

Race against time

Ten men compete in run across America

Ten men racing across America left Craig yesterday at 6 a.m. and made it into Steamboat Springs by the afternoon.

Galactic kicks off concert series

Having funked up the stages of such see-and-be-seen venues as New York's avant garde Knitting Factory, the New Orleans JazzFest and last month's first-ever Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee, Galactic played for free last night in front of a less known but just as grateful Howelsen Hill audience.