News for Tuesday, February 4, 2003

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Possible tax questions for voters discussed

Tread of Pioneers Museum likely will seek mill levy for funding

Voters can expect taxes to support the city's fire and ambulance services and to fund the Tread of Pioneers Museum on November's ballot.

'Ski for DeSo' day in memory of resident

Justin DeSorrento was killed in car accident 5 years ago

Flowers are a rare sight on the February snow of DeSo's Descent.

SmartWool plans to stay

Despite sales of interest, executive says company will remain in Steamboat

The founders of one of Steamboat's biggest success stories have sold their interest in their company, but a top executive said Tuesday SmartWool isn't going anywhere.

Officials commit to housing authority funding

The City Council and county commissioners made a three-year commitment to fund a multijurisdictional housing authority Tuesday night.

The Record for Feb. 5

Monday, Feb. 3 2:07 a.m. An open door was reported at the Chieftain building. Police secured the building.

Singing the snow falling blues

Following a lackluster showing by his men's team at last week's NorAm event in Killington, freestyle coach Eric Skinner came back to Steamboat Springs knowing he has to motivate his skiers.

Water stored in snowpack about 78 percent of average

Officials hope for more precipitation to aid drought

Skiers at the top of Storm Peak were romping in 7.5 inches of fresh powder Tuesday afternoon, but for people focusing on Colorado's empty reservoirs, the return to a wintry pattern this week may represent too little too late.

Fighting between roommates leads to arrest

A 50-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested Tuesday after an altercation with his roommate turned ugly.

Back home again

Local freestyler happy to be competing in Steamboat

Lauren Crawford gets to sleep tonight in her own bed.

Officials move on detox center

Agencies agree to help get program up and running

People who struggle with alcohol abuse will soon have a local site where they can sober up and receive counseling.