News for Thursday, July 25, 2002



Don't doom the blooms

Dried flowers can preserve memories

How many times have you had a special bloom from your garden and wished to preserve it in a lasting arrangement or an aromatic potpourri? Think about drying these blooms yourself! It is easy to do and fun.

Off to the Olympics

11 Steamboat Springs swimmers qualify for JOs

It's amazing what happens when a swimmer's goggles stay on.

Computer roundup Saturday

Residents asked to safely recycle components

Protecting and preserving the environment will be prevalent in Steamboat Springs Saturday as Routt County residents are encouraged to recycle computers and check out the state-sponsored energy expo bus.

Oak Creek decides on 2 officers, 1 police chief

After three months of discussion and 4 1/2 hours into Thursday night's Town Board meeting, it seemed the fate of Oak Creek's Police Department would never be decided. Ten minutes later, the board voted to have two police officers and one police chief. An audible sigh rose from the audience and one man applauded.

Primary races uncontested

Neither Democrat nor Republican candidates running against incumbents

Voters who make it out to the polls for this year's Routt County primary race won't have to think too hard. There are no contested races in either the Democratic or Republican races.

An anthology for all

Ask anyone in Steamboat why they moved here and almost everyone will say, "The skiing." But talk to them for another 10 minutes and you will find there is more to it. Many people were searching for something. More often they were running for something. They were all headed toward a lifestyle, real or imagined, that is "away" from the rest of the world separated by altitude and mentality.

Perry-Mansfield presents Chicago

The cast of "Chicago" was well into Tuesday night's technical rehearsal when the death scene came for one of the musical's merry murderesses.

Committee to advise board on charter application

The Montessori Steering Committee members are hoping they will not have to wait too long before finalizing their plans for a public Montessori charter school.

The Record: Wednesday, July 24

1:03 a.m. There was a noise complaint in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue.


End of the world or comeback tours

Get ready for overindulgence because Steamboat is getting hit by a couple of strange comeback tours. Yes, 2 Live Crew hits Steamboat Springs Aug. 9, and five days later, one of the kings of glam rock gluttony, Vince Neil, comes to town.


Today Local bluegrass band County Road 41 plays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mocha Molly's.

Insects gain advantage

Grasshoppers might lay more eggs this fall

Moisture and cooler temperatures in the Yampa Valley will aid grasshoppers, entomologist Frank Peairs said.

Young quartet making a mark

Being a member of the Hyperion String Quartet is like being married to three people.