News for Friday, March 22, 2002



'Great day' for Steamboat

Local racers have best finishes ever at J-4 Junior Olympic Championships

Jenny Allen stood at the top of the Sitz/See Me course Friday morning trying to calm her nerves before hitting the Junior Olympic course.

Tongan woman making a new life

On a Saturday night at the Slopeside Grill, Ailini George looks like a regular among the crowd from Euzoa Bible Church. Her easy smile and laugh belie her recent transition from an island in the Pacific to Steamboat Springs.

Bantams get first loss as tourney gets under way

Steamboat's Sam Gary was the first Bantam to strike in the Ski Town USA Hockey Festival.

Sunshine helps sale

Weather a boost for downtown stores, shoppers

Brett Lee went to bed Thursday night hoping for blue skies and warm weather for the sidewalk sale in downtown Steamboat Springs that kicked off Friday. After all, the success of a sidewalk sale relies on an abundance of clear blue skies for a blazing sun, said Lee, co-owner of StraightLine Outdoor Sports, 744 Lincoln Ave.

Steamboat to welcome Olympians

Delayed by more than a month, the Welcome Home Olympian Celebration is coming to Steamboat Springs next week.

Stopping for school buses

Hayden district enlists state patrol's help

Motorists in a hurry to pass stopped school buses on the highway should reconsider such a hasty decision.

Pusey takes 3rd in moguls

The opening day of the Chevy Truck U.S. Freestyle Championships was a good one for local skier Chris Pusey.