News for Thursday, February 13, 2003

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Soroco, Hayden wrestlers aim for state

Two-day, double-elimination tournament held at Grand Junction High School

Wrestlers from Soroco and Hayden begin their quest for a berth into the 2003 State Wrestling Tournament today with the opening of the Class 2A regionals.

Following the brewer

Former resident making a name, new brews in Telluride

With Steamboat Springs now lacking a brewery of its own, locals have to search elsewhere for good Colorado microbrews.

City sees drop in building use tax

Decline is sign of rapid decrease in local construction

Sales tax for 2002 is down .83 percent from the previous year, but the biggest loss in city revenue came from a decrease in the building use tax.

Alborn gets his share

Special jumper edges Spillane

Special jumper Alan Alborn didn't seem to be hampered by a sore knee Thursday.

Great houseplants for our climate

Cacti easy to maintain

Succulents are plants that have thick, fleshy leaves or stems. They hold water, especially in adverse conditions. Cacti are succulents and grow all over the world. Of the more than 2000 known species of cacti, all but one grow in the Americas.

Fishbone forging ahead to the future

Fishbone's latest CD, "Live at the Temple Bar and More," is the soundtrack to a documentary about the band that has been crazy on stage since most of their fans were middle school skaters and misfits searching for music more interesting than Richard Marx.

Mad Creek bridge to be repaired

Drivers will have to endure one lane closed on C.R. 129

Motorists headed to Clark and Steamboat Lake State Park on Routt County Road 129 this summer will have to endure delays for a period of six weeks or more. Traffic on a short section of the road will be reduced to one lane while repairs are made to a bridge over Mad Creek.

Troopers net $15K in cash & drugs

Routine traffic stop leads to seizure

A Wednesday night traffic stop west of Hayden yielded more than $15,500 in cash, a small amount of marijuana and a wanted pot distributor.

Event to highlight peace through stories, songs, art

Group wants to show people its view of war

A group of Routt County residents wants the world to know they will not be jumping on the Iraq-or-Bust wagon to war.

Woman arrested for stealing ex's computer

Curiosity about an ex-boyfriend's new love interest landed a Steamboat Springs woman in jail Thursday.

Planners want closer look

Hayden commissioners hold off on subdivision decision

The Hayden Planning Commission requested a site visit and a consideration of open space possibilities and larger lot sizes before moving ahead with plans for a subdivision.

Wildlife world displayed at Wild Horse

When Shirley and Rich Galusha first opened the Wild Horse Gallery in 1998, they had a list of artists in their minds they wanted to represent.

NIGHTLIFE

Today The Steamboat Springs Community Players' production of "Shirley Valentine" opens at the Seventh Street Playhouse, on the corner of Seventh and Aspen street. Doors open at 7 p.m. and curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Latecomers will not be admitted. Tickets are $10 in advance at All That Jazz and $12 at the door. Call 879-3254.

A family affair

Wrestling is way of life for Iacovetto clan

Heidi Iacovetto loves to cook. Half-Italian, half-Polish, she's good at it, too, but currently the matriarch of the Iacovetto family is resigned to preparing stir-fry and salads in observance of wrestling season.

Jerome wins second title

Jessica Jerome probably couldn't hear the sound of cheering fans as she sliced through the air en route to winning her second national title of the week on Thursday afternoon.

a new beginning

On Sunday, Riverhouse Editions and van Straaten Gallery will open and reveal the giant press and internationally known prints that have been produced, unannounced, for years within our midst

Art keeps you young, said Bill van Straaten, art dealer and owner of Riverhouse Editions and van Straaten Gallery in Steamboat Springs.

EDGE OF STEAMBOAT

The silliness of Valentine's Day

Remember prom? It was my senior year. My date and I were rocking back and forth to Bryan Adams. My arms were wrapped around his neck and his were around my waist. We looked like a pair of those stuffed Velcro monkeys.

Hockey team wraps up season

Steamboat hosts Aspen at Howelsen today

The Steamboat Springs hockey team concludes its regular season with a home game at 5:15 p.m. today against Aspen at Howelsen Ice Arena.

The Record for Feb. 14

Wednesday, Feb. 12 7:48 a.m. Police arrested two men for drug possession on Routt County Road 36, one mile north of the city limits.

Oak Creek seeking funds for water-treatment plant

Oak Creek Mayor Cargo Rodeman and Town Clerk Nancy Crawford finished their first draft of a $300,000 Energy Impact grant request to be submitted by the Tuesday deadline for the current funding cycle, Rodeman said at Thursday night's town board meeting.