The impending war in Iraq is hanging heavy on the minds of high school students right now. As 17-year-olds, about to graduate from high school, it will be their friends, boyfriends and maybe themselves who will take up arms.
Disorder 'bordering on epidemic' with increasing local diagnoses
Grayson Steur loves dinosaurs. Plastic models of the creatures from another time fill the bins and line shelves in his playroom. A pterodactyl hangs from the ceiling.
Pay for performance examined
Everybody likes an end-of-the-year bonus, and Steamboat Springs School District teachers and staff are no different. But four years after a pay-for-performance system was adopted by the school district, one thing has become clear -- the system needs to change.
Sound off for Feb. 16, 2003
A 1,117-acre ranch just west of Steamboat Springs could be divided into 39 homes, an 800-acre ranch and possibly a golf course.
Mini-med plan will help cover area's seasonal workers
Seasonal resort workers in the region now have a new option in the struggle to get and retain minimum health benefits.
Threat of war, Venezuela issues driving prices past $1.75 per gallon mark
Matt Voiland was standing under the canopy at the 7-11 on Steamboat's west side Thursday morning pumping $10 of the least expensive gasoline in town into his Suzuki Sidekick.
Artist creates an illusion with each piece of stained glass
Leaning against the wall of Paul Rutledge's studio is a panel of bright blue glass. The blue dye in the glass seems to flow over the surface like a thick liquid, and out of it a pattern emerges like the outline of Horus, the Egyptian god with a falcon head, seated on his throne.
Local author gives students new perspective on creative writing
He rides a Harley Davidson and sports a goatee, but that's not how he captivates a room full of children.
It's time for the circus to leave town. The conflict between Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Cyndy Simms and Strawberry Park Elementary School Principal John DeVincentis has long since boiled over the bounds of professionalism -- as evidenced by the behavior at Monday night's school board meeting -- and the community's patience is wearing thin.
Company offers unique package of timeshare units
A company that says it revolutionized the business of timeshares has opened an office in Steamboat.
Facing budget shortfalls and in need of a reliable source of income, the Tread of Pioneers Museum will ask taxpayers for help this November.
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Local shares knowledge of marine mammals in CMC course
People who experience a close encounter with a whale often come away feeling as if they've communicated with the giant mammals, Mike Braal said. "Imagine being on a boat and having six of them swim right underneath bow," Braal said. "After 18 years of doing it, it's still a thrill. They're an unbelievable presence and they're intelligent."
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