News for Thursday, March 21, 2002



Fund-raiser for teen programs set for Saturday

This Saturday, the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. is sponsoring "Turns for Teens," an event to help pay for teen programs at the Steamboat Mental Health Center. The event will begin at 1 p.m. and last until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bashor race course at the Steamboat Ski Area.

Access may be limited

Officials see more snowmobilers tracking up wilderness

The U.S. Forest Service says it will step up enforcement and perhaps limit access to prevent snowmobilers from trekking into wilderness areas and prohibited zones on Rabbit Ears Pass.

Landscaping with fire in mind

With reports of the snowpack being quite low this year, chances of an active fire season this summer in Routt County are quite high.

State clergy members address sex assault scandal

The Rev. George Schroeder of Holy Name Catholic Church in Steamboat Springs said Thursday he addressed the child-molestation scandal that has rocked the priesthood in a sermon three weeks ago.

Hayden youngsters get a treat out of Easter egg hunt

Bookshelves and display cases housed pint-sized treats for pint-sized scavengers Thursday morning.

Steamboat lands 4 on league team

Four members of the Steamboat Springs basketball team that reached the regional playoffs have earned all-conference honors.

Series of book discussions set

People who have a love for literature and the outdoors will have the opportunity to participate in Steamboat Reads, a series of community-based discussions about the book "The Ancient One," by T.A. Barron.

Influx of tourists expected

The coming weekend may kick off what proves to be the busiest week of the ski season.

No helmet rule for Steamboat

Ski Corp. not likely to follow Aspen's lead

Though Aspen Skiing Co. will require all ski and snowboard students younger than the age of 6 to wear helmets, Steamboat is not likely to follow suit, Ski Corp. officials said Thursday.

Shipley chases his heroes

Buddy Werner fan wins Junior Olympics super-G

Local ski racer Lane Shipley knew he was a winner even before he crossed the finish line of Thursday's super-G race.