News for Saturday, March 16, 2002

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Clark's Market under new ownership

Robert Ellsworth sees too many people slip through the sliding doors of Clark's Market with no intention of shopping for groceries.

Steamboat Springs Arts Council 30 years of celebrating the arts

In a town where recreation reigns and the outdoors dictate personal schedules, the arts hold their ground.

Girls make a clean sweep of singles matches

After dropping its season opener to Aspen Friday, Steamboat regained its swing with a 5-2 win over Thompson Valley Saturday.

LETTERS FROM THE RANCH

Dear Friends Halden, You asked what makes me think the United States might be in danger of getting involved in a war: Yes, the League of Nations was organized after the close of "the great war" as a means of settling disputes between countries in a peaceable manner.

TOWN TALK: Hayden

Ruby Wright was recently hospitalized at the Craig Memorial Hospital for several days. When she was released, her daughter, Juanita Erickson, took her to Grand Junction, where she lives, to care for her while she recuperates.

THE WAY IT WAS

Large blizzard strikes

An Equinoctial storm that was a record breaker throughout the central west took the form of snow and high winds from the northeast in Routt and Moffat counties.

BIRTHS

Connor Clayborn Hassig, son of Michelle Younglund and Brad Hassig of Woodville, Texas, was born at 2:45 p.m. Feb. 20, 2002.

Ready to run

First track meet March 30

The sound of Sailors running in the Steamboat Springs High School hallways is a harbinger as certain as the groundhog's shadow that spring is on its way.

Johnson begins serving life sentence

Convicted murderer Thomas Lee Johnson's first month of a life sentence behind bars has been spent at a high-security prison in Limon.

ENGAGEMENT

Fosdick and Anzalone

Michael and Martha Fosdick of Steamboat Springs announced the engagement of their daughter Amanda Lee Fosdick to Kelly Patrick Anzalone, son of Mary Anzalone of Chautauqua, N.Y.

AFTER THE WHISTLE

March Madness take a soaking in the office pool

Sure they will tell you that the NCAA tournament is about basketball, but it's not really. It's all about the office pool.

CMC students compete at U.S. Skiing Association Championships

Nordic skiers Todd O'Blenness and Loren Elkins started the week off strong turning in their best results at the U.S. Skiing Association National Championships on Tuesday.

Buses feeling effect of slowing tourism

Bus ridership has been down for much of this winter. That does not necessarily mean there were fewer tourists in town, but there is a definite link between ridership and tourism.

ROUTT COUNTY SPOTLIGHT

Brock Webster Age: 30 Occupation: Owner, Orange Peel Bicycle Service Place of birth: Iowa City, Iowa

Child's Play

Destination ImagiNation develops students' problem-solving abilities

Little green men invaded the Hayden High School gym Saturday morning. Seven third-grade boys, clad in green from head to toe, represented South Routt Elementary School at the 2002 Western Slope Destination ImagiNation Regional Tournament.

Bases loaded for Steamboat

Outside the snow was still falling and blowing Wednesday afternoon, but inside the protective walls of Steamboat Springs High School gym a small group of dedicated students were dreaming of warmer days and their chance to play baseball.