News for Friday, February 28, 2003



Former DA McLimans sworn in as district judge

Paul McLimans traded one legal hat for another Friday.

The golden child

Steamboat's Spillane brings home America's first-ever Nordic world gold

Steamboat's Johnny Spillane accomplished something Friday that no American has done before: He won a Nordic World Championship gold medal in the Nordic combined sprint at Val di Fiemme, Italy.

Elementary students having field day with language

Pilot program has teacher teaching Spanish to youngsters

With an "¡Hola!" and a "¡Buenos d-as!" Spanish teacher Ann Coon glided into Cindy Gantick's fifth-grade Soda Creek Elementary School class at 10:15 a.m. Friday and began a quick foreign language lesson.

Hayden obtains earlier time slot for tournament

With the cancellation of the annual Carl Ramunno Middle School Wrestling Tournament in Steamboat Springs, Hayden Middle School jumped at the opportunity to have its own tournament at the beginning of the season.

Storm whip past Blast, win two at Howelsen

The Steamboat Storm easily defeated the Breckenridge Blast in two games last weekend at Howelsen Ice Arena.

Some seeing red over fire station's bright color

Councilman hears concerns from residents

A handful of residents have raised complaints about the city's decision to paint its new fire station red.

The Record

Thursday, Feb. 27 1:01 a.m. An intoxicated driver was reported in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. Police could not locate the motorist.

Local teachers can gain nature education through workshop

Local early childhood teachers have an opportunity to be students for a day.

Sailors claw Bears 48-38, advance to finals

The third time was the charm for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team.

Lack of snow removal 'frustrating'

Councilwoman looks at creating special district to help

When Nicole Lentz looked out the window of High Country Furniture and Gallery this week, she gazed into 4-foot-high snow piles.