News for Thursday, January 30, 2003

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For high, tight spaces, use trailers & climbers

Describes some of my Steamboat hiking buddies.

DI teaches students to solve problems, think on feet

Regurgitating answers correctly on a quiz is a good way to get an "A"; it may even help you win a round of Trivial Pursuit.

Mayer looks to make move in finals

Olympic silver medalist Travis Mayer overcame a slight mistake on his top air Wednesday en route to placing third in a qualifying round at the 2003 World Championship Mogul Finals.

Steamboat boys, girls teams look to rebound

Kelly Meek said his basketball team has to put the recent loss at Moffat County behind it because this weekend's opponents -- Glenwood Springs and Rifle -- surely don't care what happened to Steamboat Springs a week ago.

Achieving greatness

Wrestlers victorious in different ways

Kelly Chambers and Josh Iacovetto wave and say hello whenever they cross paths.

NIGHTLIFE

Today Swivel Hip Smith plays funk music at the Wolf Den Tavern, 703 Lincoln Ave. Call 871-0008 for more information.

Topping the charts

The book "Hiking the Boat II" is No. 1 on Off the Beaten Path's list of the top 100 books sold in 2002.

Realtors step in to help school

Soroco girls basketball team gets new jerseys

Soroco Middle School girls basketball players got new uniforms just in time for their team pictures, thanks to the generosity of strangers.

Promotions boosting skiers

Several attractive packages offered to get visitors here

Promotions offered by United Airlines and the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. are contributing to Steamboat's early February tourism.

Board sticks with selective skyline regulations

Restrictions on the height and appearance of homes built on ridges should not apply to selective areas of Routt County, county planning commissioners said Thursday night.

Rancher cleans up at stock show

Wille's sheep earn several honors at prestigious event

Sheep ranching is a labor of love for longtime local Rod Wille.

Women mentors sought for event

Locals will share experiences with teens

Everyone had one.

Students showcase talents

For roughly 40 years, local children and high school students have been able to strut their stuff in the Kiwanis' "Stars of Tomorrow" talent contest.

EDGE OF STEAMBOAT

What do you say?

The first thing I learned about newspaper column writing is that no one really cares about the writer.

Snowboard style

The next Small Works Gallery show will have three times as many entries as any other show in the history of gallery.

The Record for Jan. 31

Wednesday, Jan. 29 12:22 a.m. A motorist was stopped near BMC West and found to have 2 to 3 pounds of marijuana in his car trunk. Police arrested the man.

State bill would be damaging to efforts

Plan may end deed restrictions on affordable housing

City Council members are worriedly charting the progress of a state Senate bill that could wipe out deed restrictions on affordable housing.

In remembrance

Helmets on sale in honor of fallen teen

Gina Gmeiner owns a ski helmet, but she didn't wear it regularly until her close friend, Landon Sawyer, was killed in a skiing accident. The accident happened one year ago Saturday.

Leaders to attend mediation

Officials will attempt to better their working relationship

Eight months after Superintendent Cyndy Simms' performance evaluation of Strawberry Park Principal John DeVincentis sparked controversy in the school district, the two administrators will go through mediation in an attempt to better their working relationship.

Fielder presenting slide show in Steamboat

Nature photographer John Fielder said he's probably driven on every road in Colorado over the past 30 years, capturing the state's most beautiful open spaces on film.

McInnis to introduce wildfire legislation

Congressman Scott McInnis doesn't want a fiery sequel to last summer.