News for Friday, February 7, 2003



Sailor boys defense holds up in win over Battle Mountain

After three straight league losses, the Steamboat Springs boys basketball team came up victorious Friday night, defeating Battle Mountain 45-34.

Ski area sale still in dispute

Triple Peaks challenges court finding

Tim and Diane Mueller of Triple Peaks LLC have appealed a recent court ruling that found in favor of American Skiing Co. in the legal dispute over the abandoned sale of the Steamboat Ski Area.

Reaching new heights

Aerialists soar above crowds Friday at Steamboat Ski Area

On Friday, Lowell Whiteman graduate Ryan St. Onge celebrated his 20th birthday by soaring to his best World Cup finish ever.

Camplin leads women jumpers

Kelly Hilliman is top American finisher

Australian aerialist Alisa Camplin said she couldn't remember where she finished the last time she was in town for a World Cup event.

Foundation expanding efforts

Group awarded more than $454,000 in 2002

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is expanding its philanthropic efforts far beyond the borders of the Northwest Colorado counties it has long served.

Development plan gets initial nod

Subdivision would be northwest of Silver Spur

A plan to develop and still preserve agricultural land west of Steamboat Springs got a first- round nod from the Routt County Planning Commission.

Bonsai -- form of living art

Container gardening originated more than 2,000 years ago

Bonsai translates to mean "planted in a tray" or "potted dwarfed tree."

Girls blow out Battle Mountain

Despite easy victory, coach still looking for improvement

Coach Steve Moos couldn't fault the effort, but he felt as if the Steamboat Springs girls basketball team didn't play four quality quarters.

The Record for Feb. 8

Thursday, Feb. 6 12:32 a.m. Police arrested a motorist for driving while intoxicated on Apres Ski Way.

Elementary students learn about critter control

Children identify wildlife patterns, corridors across U.S. 40

A few times this fall, commuters on U.S. Highway 40 probably saw a group of 44 elementary school students, wearing safety-orange vests, walking along the side of the road and stopping to stare at roadkill.

Pay system gets teachers' attention

Staff gets update on new scale

Teachers teach; students learn. So goes a basic principle of education.