News for Wednesday, January 8, 2003



The record for Jan. 5, 2003

Pedestrian traffic concerns police

Busy intersections under surveillance by SSPD

Police are stepping up surveillance of busy intersections and roadways in Steamboat Springs to ensure the safety of pedestrians and motorists.

Planning director search narrowed

City officials have honed their search for a new city planning director to four finalists, all hailing from the western United States and most coming from cities larger than Steamboat Springs.

Football player arrested

Princeton defensive back ran from police

After being arrested for harassing women at a concert, a Princeton University defensive back decided to display his athletic prowess by running from Steamboat Springs police earlier this week.

Former councilman drops suit

A former city councilman has dropped a lawsuit that alleged the City Council president and city manager violated the Fair Campaign Practices Act.

Sailors ranked in top 10

The Steamboat Springs boys basketball team cracked the top-10 state rankings after defeating Rangely 57-39 Tuesday night.

The record for Jan. 9, 2003

Hockey league keeps players on ice

On Sunday night, the ice at Howelsen is filled with talented hockey players seeking a higher goal than the number on the scoreboard.

School team gives budget suggestions

The Steamboat Springs School District's administrative team's "best thinking" left at least a few Education Fund Board members and its three commissions scratching their heads Wednesday night.

Steamboat jumpers gain valuable experience

Park City jumper Chris Francis dominated the bigger hills in last weekend's Utah Winter Games in Park City, but for a group of 14 young jumpers from Steamboat Springs, the event provided a chance to gain some experience and learn some valuable lessons.