News for Friday, May 24, 2002



Lodging numbers nearly double those of last year

Nearly twice as many overnight guests are in Steamboat Springs this weekend than were in the city for Memorial Day weekend last year, according to the lodging barometer provided by the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.

ASC threatened with foreclosure

Lenders have notified company they want to move on real estate loans

American Skiing Co. officials acknowledged this week they face the possibility of foreclosure on the remaining unsold quartershares in the Steamboat Grand Hotel, as well as on other undeveloped parcels of land here.

Housing authority revisited

Officials hear presentation on other counties' projects

Housing authority directors in two Colorado counties shared with town and county officials earlier this week their experience with bringing affordable housing to their region.

Holiday activities get under way

Members of the Steamboat Springs Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4264 and American Legion Post No. 44 will hold a ceremony Monday in honor of Memorial Day.

Police will be out in full force

Having a great time with friends and family over the Memorial Day weekend is something local police officers do not want to see ruined by a lack of good judgment and planning.

Forest Service cautions about fire prevention

People who take advantage of the area's natural resources this Memorial Day weekend are asked to do their part to ensure future enjoyment of national forests and recreation areas.