News for Thursday, October 30, 2003



Johnny B.'s wins the goods

Maybe it was the sight of snow. Maybe it was tradition. Maybe it was finally getting that first touchdown. Whatever the reason behind the awakening of Johnny B. Good's, the team was going to take it, as it came from behind to win the adult flag football league championship.

Future of football

JV team's hard work to pay off -- in two years

How much the Steamboat Springs junior varsity football team accomplished this season will begin to show up in 2005.

Arianthe C. Stettner: Vote 'yes' on Referendum 2A

As I complete my seven years of service to the residents of Steamboat Springs as your elected City Council person, I ask you to join me in voting "yes" on city Referendum 2A, the 3.55-mill property tax that would fund full-time Fire and Emergency Services and create permanent funding for necessary capital improvements.

Happenings for Oct. 31, 2003

n Hayden's Walnut Street business community offers trick-or-treating for children from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Briefs for Oct. 31, 2003

Investigation of disturbed grave continues The Routt County Sheriff's Office has identified multiple suspects in its investigation of a disturbed grave north of Hayden, said Routt County Undersheriff Dan Taylor.

Young artists get spot in the limelight

Seven-year-old Willoe Maynard pauses over a piece of her artwork, a monotype she made using two printing plates.

On a musical journey

Aimee Bushong writes songs based on life in Steamboat and elsewhere

Aimee Bushong plays an aggressive guitar coupled with equally aggressive lyrics and a voice that rocks forward and back from the stage.

The costume curse

What are you doing for Thanksgiving? I don't know. I can't think about that now.

Cold might relieve fire risk

A cold front moving into the area could douse the high-risk fire conditions that have lingered for days in Routt County.

Candidates ready for Election Day

Nearing the end of a campaign process that featured at least six candidate forums, a radio debate and countless interviews on the street with curious voters, most candidates for the Steamboat Springs School Board are looking forward to Election Day.

Von Trapps to bring the sound of music

The Steamboat Springs High School auditorium will be filled Thursday night with people who already feel connected to the children on stage. Sofia, Melanie, Amanda and Justin von Trapp are carrying on a family story that most Americans can sing.

Sailors aim to keep ball rolling

Fifteen inches of early November snow forced school officials to move last season's football game between Steamboat Springs and Battle Mountain from Minturn to Steamboat.

'Twelve Angry Jurors' constantly moving, talking

"Twelve Angry Jurors" looks challenging before the actors even take their places -- just one long conference table in the middle of the room and 12 empty chairs.

Jim Engelken: Missing facts

With regard to the story published in Sunday's Steamboat Pilot & Today on the Steamboat Springs Water Commission, I think you missed the story.

Betty Leipold: Water inequity

Last Monday, I went to a meeting of the Steamboat Springs Water Commission. This is a body created to plan for the consolidation of the Mount Werner Water District and the city water department.

The Record for Oct. 31, 2003

2:12 a.m. Two male juveniles reportely were throwing rocks at Yampa Valley Medical Center. They were gone when police arrived.

Cruise for candy downtown

Joe Kboudi left his post at All That Jazz on Thursday afternoon to buy 3,000 pieces of candy.

Spirits haunt Oak Creek hockey hut

Dressed as Michael Meyers from the "Halloween" horror movies, 15-year-old Chris Williams stood behind the door to "Hell" -- a room decorated with images of fire and lit by red lights -- waiting to jump out and frighten children as they walked by.

Early voting numbers strong

If early voting is any indication, the turnout for Tuesday's election should be above average.

Ash Ganley Band exploring

The Ash Ganley Band described its music as "greasy." It refers to a kind of music that's thick as syrup.

Howelsen jumpers waiting

Warm temperatures, improvements slow training

The idea of temperatures climbing into the high 60s during the last week of October usually would have Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic Director Todd Wilson tossing and turning instead of sleeping at night.

Tom Southall: Outstanding coaches

I would like to take this opportunity to let the community of Steamboat know how truly fortunate they are to have two outstanding teachers and coaches working with their sons and daughters at Steamboat Springs High School. Coach Mark Drake and coach Kelly Meek are such assets to Steamboat and icons of high school athletics in the state of Colorado.

'Monson Chamber of Horror'

Enter if you dare

Darkness is a universal fear. Turning out the lights was the only thing the cast of the "Monson Chamber of Horror" had to do to make the Tunnel of Doom one of the scariest attractions in its haunted house.