News for Friday, October 3, 2003

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Our View: Seize opportunity

T he views of the ski runs on Mount Werner from West End Village are unsurpassed. And the new "self-help" housing beginning to take shape in the subdivision on Steamboat's west side occupies the front row.

LIFT-UP Food Bank's new home

After leaving Old Town Hall, organization finds way to make storage unit work

The first time Robin Heide looked at the Oak Creek Mini-Storage building, she said she didn't think there would be any way LIFT-UP's South Routt Food Bank could move in to the space.

Town Talk: Oak Creek/Phippsburg

Get Well We send get better wishes to Blue Halterman of Oak Creek, who is in the hospital in Denver; to Bill Redmond who is in the hospital in Fort Collins; and to Ralph Nichol who is at the Doak Walker Care Center at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. Get well soon to all.

Rabid bat found in town

Health officials confirmed Friday that a bat found recently at the old junior high school has tested positive for rabies.

Sailors tennis team grabs regional title

The Steamboat Springs boys tennis team clinched its sixth-straight regional championship on the first day of action at the 2003 regional tournament Friday in Delta.

League of Women Voters

Group's mission: Get informed on ballot issues, find young blood

For any organization to survive, it must keep the attention of younger members. With that in mind, the League of Women Voters is asking itself why the age of members has hovered around 50 since the late 1980s.

Middle School awarded for tree program

For more than a decade Steamboat Springs Middle School's Kidscape River and Trails Tree Planting project has succeeded one tree at a time.

Judy Green shares wisdom, laughs

Judy Green grew up living the ranch life in Eastern Colorado. When she married in 1969, she began visiting Routt County, where she met two other women who led similar lives on the East Williams Fork River south of Hayden.

A product of efficiency

Sailors' defense came together, held Panthers scoreless in last 24 minutes

Had senior Casey Earp been required to grade the Steamboat Springs' overall performance in a 49-14 victory against Delta, he would have given it an A-, about a 91 out of a 100.

Students organize workshop

Junior, senior girls get a head start on their financial future

Imagine having someone sit you down during your last year of high school and tell you not to apply for that credit card your freshman year of college. How would that change your financial life?

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