News for Thursday, May 23, 2002



Gas station survives debate

Planners OK plans for South Side Station at Walton Creek

For a few moments Thursday night, it appeared the Planning Commission might fail to take any action on a proposal for a new combination gas station on Steamboat's southern city limits.

Teacher wins high honor

Sandy Conlon headed to China as part of award

Steamboat Springs High School world history and literature teacher Sandy Conlon will spend part of her summer studying and traveling in China thanks to a prestigious Fulbright-Hays Award. "It blows me away to even think I have the opportunity," she said.

Students test laws of physics

Car dropped 101 feet in Hayden math, science experiment

A Volkswagen Rabbit fell from the sky Thursday morning.

Seniors urged not to dwell in past

Hayden Class of 2002 ready to take next step in life

The valedictorian of the 2002 graduating class of Hayden High School encouraged his peers Thursday night to pursue things of a more eternal value in their quest for success after graduation.

All-Conference girls

Five soccer players receive recognition

Five Steamboat Springs girls soccer players recently received All-Conference recognition for their individual play during the past season.

Top Picks for Paddlers

This summer paddlers are happy to be living in Steamboat Springs. Though a drought is being felt all around the state, the Yampa River and its tributaries are reported to be the best-flowing waters in all of Colorado.

Town to create committee to study Police Dept.

Police officers are important to the residents of Oak Creek.

Keep critters out of the garden

Most gardeners love to have visitors browse through their gardens. It's nice to be appreciated for the thought and the work you put into creating a beautiful environment around your house. It's nice, that is, unless your visitors express appreciation by nibbling on tree buds, chewing on leaves and flowers and digging up bulbs and plant roots.

Making drought decisions

Extension service offers forum to help ag producers

The ongoing drought in Colorado means area agriculture producers face tough decisions in the coming months on selling livestock, grazing, buying hay and supplementing feed.


Taking on a new challenge

It's always good to reinvent yourself when life gets complacent, at least that's what a colleague of mine once said.

Concert series plans get under way

Three bands are set for the Steamboat Springs summer concert series and a deal for a fourth one is close to being made. A fifth band has yet to be determined.

Women: Learn how to relax

Pianist Mary Martin Stockdale and author Jill Murphy Long are inviting the community to a unique CD and book signing aimed at teaching women how to relax.

Volunteers needed for marathon

The Steamboat Marathon and Half Marathon are full, but volunteers are still needed to help make next weekend's event a success.

Man arrested on drug charges

A Steamboat Springs man was arrested Wednesday on drug charges, including cultivation of 100 marijuana plants.