News for Thursday, September 12, 2002



Board wants say in hiring police chief

The Oak Creek Town Board wants the Routt County sheriff's help in choosing a police chief, but it also wants to retain the strongest voice in the decision.

1-0 in league play

Sailors improve to 3-3 on the year

Kyle Nelson won one for Steamboat's soccer guys and for the little guys.

6 to 1, The Goods are Odd

Producer Brian Harvey is excited about "6 to 1, The Goods are Odd." During one of the cast's crash-course-like rehearsals in the Strings Music Tent, he stopped for a minute to talk about it.

Development garners opposition

Hayden residents voice concerns over 'Old Farm Village'

Kevin Bennett and Jim Engelken's first foray across the line to Hayden developers from Steamboat Springs City Council members was not pretty. Thursday night's Hayden Planning Commission meeting was packed with landowners whose property adjoined "Old Farm Village," Bennett and Engelken's proposed 28-lot subdivision.

Show geared toward youths

Local man brings punk, hardcore, new metal to Wolf Den

Musician-turned-event coordinator Eric Wess is focused on introducing something different to Steamboat Springs rather than being concerned with the money his Punk Off The Boat festival could bring.

The new shop in town

Mountain Essentials sells variety of hemp products

Mountain Essentials, a new retail shop on Lincoln Avenue, has an identity problem.

Proposal sparks controversy

Appeals of decisions regarding forests could be affected

Sparring over a wildfire prevention act has pulled the bark beetle suppression work in the Routt National Forest into federal squabbling.

Add beauty to your home

Aspens can make a lovely addition

Every fall, the brilliant golden leaves of the aspen trees in the mountains inspire many local homeowners to plant a few of these beauties near their houses.

The record for Sept. 13

4-Hers fare well at State Fair

Routt County youths didn't get much of a break after the Routt County Fair.


The goods really are odd

It's perfectly logical for the folks at Ski Town Productions and Pirate Theatre to use the perceived lopsided gender pool in Steamboat Springs as the basis of their second local production, "6 to 1, The Goods are Odd."

Soroco squares off against Grand Valley

Mike Johnson sees Grand Valley in Soroco.