News for Thursday, March 28, 2002

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Local chariot racing airs on PBS

If anyone missed the chariot racing at this year's Winter Carnival, they will get a second chance to watch it this spring, or at least some of it.

Club raises bar for students' behavior

More than 50 students that walk the hallways of Soroco High School are playing a numbers game. They call themselves the Elevens and commit to "on a scale of one to 10, being an 11."

Alborn all the way

Jumper takes national large hill title after winning normal hill event Wednesday

Alaskan ski jumper Alan Alborn was the last jumper to take flight in the final round of the Chevy Trucks U.S. Championships Thursday, but he was the first to step into the spotlight.

Focus on a healthy tomorrow

March is a good time to start new habits

Because March is National Nutrition Month, this is a perfect time to evaluate your eating and exercise habits. This year's motto, "Start Today for a Healthier Tomorrow," focuses on healthy habits that can affect your health in the long term.

Use a little whimsy, imagination, patience

An indoor topiary garden an added addition to home

Topiary is the art of trimming and training plants to create living sculpture. This art became popular with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.

Ylianttila taking on a new role within U.S. Ski Team

Special Jumping coach Kari Ylianttila will take on a new role with the U.S. Ski team when the skiers start training this summer.

City extends its deadline on citizen survey

The survey the city sent out to 4,000 residents two weeks ago is taking some people a little longer to finish than the city expected. That's why the city is extending the deadline for returning the surveys from today the original deadline to April 8.

Young jumper gains respect

Utah ski jumper Jessica Jerome went to the top of Howelsen Hill in search of titles this week, but what she found was respect.

Humane Society hosts auction

Money raised will benefit spay/neuter program

To make it easier for low-income residents to get their cats or dogs spayed or neutered, the Routt County Humane Society is hosting an eight-week auction to raise money for its spay/neuter program as well as provide for injured animals brought to the shelter.

Two injured in car accident

Milner, Oak Creek men suffer minor injuries in crash

Two men were injured in a two-car accident early Thursday morning that reduced U.S. 40 west of Steamboat Springs to one lane for about a half-hour.

Ptarmigan may beat record

Chamber expects 10,731 people in town Saturday

When Mike Lomas says he is having his best March ever, it means something. Lomas has worked in the lodging industry in Steamboat Springs for more than 20 years. He runs the Ptarmigan Inn hotel at the base of Mount Werner, the Alpiner Lodge downtown and Sky Valley Lodge on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass.