News for Thursday, October 23, 2003

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Her story's worth sharing

If there is one thing Dee Richards has learned in life, it's that you can't change the past.

Gallery's focus is landscapes

Owners plan to host shows of local artists in any medium

When Don Tudor welcomed construction clients into his home, they often said the same thing when they saw his large landscape photographs: "Don, you're in the wrong business."

'A Festival of Dance' showcases styles

Many different forms of art will be performed

As always, Heidi Meshurel-Jolly is pushing her dancers to be better by dancing beside them. The piece is a Bob Fosse standard set to the song "Steam Heat" from "The Pajama Game."

Soroco routs Mustangs

Dripping wet in ice-cold water, Soroco Rams coach Gary Heide said he just witnessed his team play the best game of the season. After their 41-6 rout of the West Grand Mustangs, several players doused him with water from a water cooler.

League lead on the line

Last season, the Steamboat Springs and Moffat County football teams played for third-place in the league. The Bulldogs won in overtime, shutting the Sailors out of the playoffs.

Television producer taps into filmmaking

'Matlock' director to showcase film he's taking to Sundance

Jeff Peters' story sounds like the making of a student film. He and his partner had a small budget and six days to film. They begged and borrowed the film and all of the filming equipment. They could barely afford to pay the cast and crew, but everyone worked for them anyway.

Steamboat's bustin' out

Fund-raiser helps people bare their souls, raises money for breast cancer prevention and treatment

Fate can be cruel. It seems to pick people out at random and turn them down a road of suffering and unhappy endings.

Oak Creek cyclist dominates in games

Oak Creek resident Bill Meyers, 66, traveled to St. George, Utah, earlier this month, hoping for a strong showing at the annual Huntsman World Senior Games.

Commissioners tweak area plan

The joint planning commissioners talked about protecting mobile-home parks, jump-starting the West of Steamboat plan and keeping affordable housing affordable as they delved into the second half of the Steamboat Springs Community Area Plan Update.

A place to escape

This has been the week of my Inner Recluse.

Man pleads guilty to break-in

Brian Fatjo will get no more than a year for ACZ lab vandalism

A 25-year-old Hayden man pleaded guilty to a Sept. 7 break-in at ACZ Laboratories that caused more than $15,000 in damages.

No charges filed in hunting accident

Charges related to the Sept. 20 shooting death of a Wisconsin hunter could be filed at the end of October.

Auroras predicted tonight

Beautiful lights should be visible from Northwest Colorado

On Thursday morning, a solar flare erupted from a sunspot on the surface of the sun. Radiation was hurled into space. As you read this, it is traveling toward Earth and will graze the planet's magnetic field tonight, causing a display of geomagnetic fireworks called the aurora borealis, or northern lights.

Tigers ready for final game

The Hayden Tigers will travel to Rangely today for their final game of the season. Rangely, the state's eighth-ranked 1A team, has one of the most balanced offenses of the Western Slope, and Hayden coach Shawn Baumgartner knows it will take everything his team has to stop it.

Planners debate rezoning

Developers propose industrial lots near Steamboat airport

The majority of City Planning Commissioners said they wouldn't be opposed to rezoning land near the airport to accommodate light industrial uses, but they want to see a more defined plan first.

Oak Creek board OKs new patrol car

The Oak Creek Board of Trustees unanimously approved the purchase of a new patrol vehicle for the town's chief of police at Thursday's town board meeting.

Briefs for Oct. 24, 2003

Man pleads guilty to criminal trespass of auto A 36-year-old Nederland man pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree criminal trespass of an automobile, a felony charge, as part of a plea agreement with the District Attorney's Office.

Sailors embrace past to get wins

You can't escape shadows.