News for Friday, May 17, 2002



Survey questions

Some want to know chamber's role in survey

Questions have risen over how Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association names found their way onto the list used to survey people in Steamboat's 2002 Community Survey.

Dominating deGanahl rules meet

Apparently Soroco's Andy deGanahl didn't get the memo on proper freshman behavior at a state track meet.

Xcel weighs power line options

Officials of Xcel Energy said this week their preferred option for bolstering electrical transmission lines into Steamboat Springs is not to build a new substation.

New planning process draws criticism

The Steamboat Springs Planning Department intended its new community development code to speed up the planning process, but developers have complained of increasing hurdles since the code was implemented in December.

Airline seats to increase next winter

The resort community can look forward to a modest increase in the number of ski season jet seats next winter even as the airline industry adapts to the post Sept. 11 era.

Second annual soapbox derby kicks off today

About 20 local children will roll down Rockies Way in an engineless car this morning as the second annual soapbox derby in Steamboat Springs kicks off.

Take a tour of town's treasures

Adults and children are encouraged to get a taste of some of the town's historical treasures on foot today.

One of life's little hurdles

Steamboat's Flores, Jenkins qualify for finals

Steamboat Springs' Jessica Flores has waited four years for her chance to compete in the 100-meter hurdles at the State Track and Field Championships, so it's not a big surprise that the senior is making the most of her only opportunity.

Trooper bikes for good cause

Keadle participates in 'Ride the Rockies' for students

A member of the Colorado State Patrol wants to give more high school students the means to become better drivers.