News for Wednesday, March 27, 2002



Sailors, 'Dogs square off today

After facing top 5A teams over the weekend, Steamboat's girls soccer team will get to ease into its league schedule when it goes up against Moffat County at 4 p.m. today.

Sailor talks her way to 4th place

SSHS's Jenni Stanford, other students have good showing at speech tourney

Jenni Stanford had 30 minutes to write a speech about Argentina's new president, Eduardo Duhaldo, at last Saturday's state speech tournament.

Steitz steps down from position

The meeting was a short one, but the message Tom Steitz gave to his athletes will leave a lasting impression.

Campbell gathers local input

Senator wrangles with some residents on federal issues

U.S. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, R-Colo., displayed a short fuse Wednesday during a town meeting with Steamboat Springs residents.

Muellers explore options

Couple consulting lawyers about ASC's change of plans

Tim Mueller says he wants to meet with his attorneys before formally responding to American Skiing Co.'s decision Tuesday to back out of its plan to sell the Steamboat Ski Area.

Olympians receive a hero's welcome

Event also serves as forum for Colorado Ski Heritage project

Wyatt Wilson, a young Winter Sports Club athlete just learning to jump off the K-18 ski jump, walked around the Howelsen Hill Lodge Wednesday night looking for Olympians. He was carrying a sheet of paper with colorful mug shots of all 16 Steamboat 2002 Olympians on it, most of which had autographs next to them. Wilson's dreams and his identity as a young Steamboat athlete are closely connected to those Olympians.

Police embark on high-speed chase

A 26-year-old Edwards man faces numerous charges for leading authorities on a high-speed chase between Hayden and Steamboat Springs early Wednesday morning.

Alborn soars to victory

Alaskan ski jumper takes first title in championships, edging several locals

Alaska's Alan Alborn led a field of more than 80 jumpers Wednesday morning en route to claiming the first title of the week at the Chevy Truck U.S. National Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Championships.

Another blow to Steamboat

Lack of funds will likely prevent city from hosting Nordic Combined World Cup

Steamboat's eight-year run as host of Nordic Combined World Cup events appears to have come to an end. The reason for the event's demise is simple money.

Candidates agree to agree

Little conflict between Hayden residents vying for spots

The only thing missing from the candidate forum at Hayden Town Hall Thursday evening was contention.

Demong earns 2nd straight Nordic combined national title

Todd Lodwick's slip on Wednesday's slushy snow gave Bill Demong the chance he needed to break free in the last downhill of the 10K race to capture his second straight Nordic combined national title.