News for Monday, February 24, 2003



Forest Service shows effects of 2002 drought

Government agencies, landowners working on ways to improve forest health

Images of charred trees and homes that did not survive the wildfires of 2002 flashed on a projector screen Monday morning for an audience familiar with the destruction.

DSL down for some Monday

TransEdge customers have service disrupted

A break in a fiber optic line between Silverthorne and Denver disrupted Internet and e-mail service for many Steamboat Springs subscribers Monday.

The record for Feb. 25, 2003

Helicopter company seeks hangar preference

John Witte of Zephyr Helicopters was at Steamboat Springs Airport Monday preparing to help look for a 25-year-old woman who got lost while snowboarding.

The Record for Monday, Feb. 24

Input sought for school schedule

Timing of spring break at issue

Community input will decide if Steamboat Springs school calendar for the next two years needs to change.

Rescuers find lost woman

Snowboarder spends night in forest near ski area

Ann Vail lost her way in the backcountry Sunday without food, water or a way to call for help.

Five the hard way

Lower Long John is the snow-covered service road that winds up the steep pitches of Howelsen Hill.