News for Friday, March 1, 2002

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Town revenues bouncing back

Area sees increase in earnings

Hayden's town officials expected the worst and hoped for the best last September. What they recently got was some reassurance their town would weather a rattled economy.

Woman sentenced to prison

40-year-old stole Blazer from resident in the fall

A 40-year-old woman who fraudulently posed as an auto broker and stole a vehicle last May was sentenced to six years in prison Friday afternoon.

Man gets six months in jail

Resident charged due to alcohol-related accident

Trouble with alcohol has led to a six-month jail sentence for a 21-year-old Oak Creek man who wrecked a vehicle into a home last summer in an alcohol-related accident.

With win, Sailors' regional hopes still alive

For a team in a do-or-die situation, the Sailors looked like they were having too much fun as they clobbered Glenwood Springs in the first quarter 19-5 and continued on to a 64-52 win.

Man pleads to vehicular homicide

Sentence to be deferred under plea agreement

A Denver man on Friday pleaded guilty to numerous charges including vehicular homicide that stemmed from a car accident that killed the man's best friend.

Arsonist released to serve probation

A 20-year-old Steamboat Springs man was released from the Routt County Jail Friday after serving a little more than 100 days for setting a mobile home on fire in November.

System moves through area

NWS forecasts colder temperatures over next few days

It's typical for Steamboat Springs to see unsettling, frigid temperatures during January and February, but March 1 showed gusty winds, some snow showers and temperatures in the 20s.

Steamboat skiers go 1-2 again

Winter Sports Club teammates place first, second in moguls event

Another day of moguls at Mount Werner and another dual between two Steamboat Springs skiers.

Demong places 4th in World Cup two-jump, 15-K race

Lahti has been good to us, American Nordic combined coach Tom Steitz said on Friday morning.

Get a head start on the growing season

Seedy secrets for new garden plants this summer

With the deluge of gardening catalogues arriving daily, it's no wonder many gardeners are "pressing glass" to get started on their gardens.

Learning life's lessons in black and white

Photography exhibit teaches students courage, tolerance

Lilia Utu stared at the children and some of them stared back at her. Some of them smiled, some of them laughed, some of them looked away as if hope might be found in a different direction.

Girls' season comes to an end after loss

For the second time in three weeks, time ran out before Steamboat could even a close deficit against Palisade. And this time the sound of the buzzer ended not just a game, but a season.