News for Friday, September 26, 2003



News in Brief

Bulldogs bite Sailors

Five turnovers cost Steamboat the game

Palisade's defense couldn't slow down the Steamboat Springs passing game. Steamboat's defense couldn't contain Palisade's powerful running attack.

Ski Corp. executive retires

Bob Kuusinen started flipping burgers at the top of Thunderhead more than 31 years ago. On Friday, the man who moved up through the ranks to become senior vice president of Steamboat Ski Area operations announced his retirement.

The Record for Sept. 27, 2003

Charges weighed in death of hunter

The Routt County Sheriff's Office said that because of difficulties in the investigation, it is not ready to file charges in the shooting death of a hunter.

Three-vehicle accident sends three to hospital

Two people listed in fair condition, one treated and released, and a dog underwent surgery

A three-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 40 just east of Steamboat Springs sent three people to the hospital and a dog into surgery Friday afternoon.

Help find yourself Tuesday

Benefit dinner supports Routt County Search and Rescue

The annual Routt County Search and Rescue Fund-raiser has raised almost $12,000 for the volunteer emergency service group since it began eight years ago, Search and Rescue member Scott Havener said.

Police seeking previous occupants of stolen Jetta

The Colorado State Patrol is looking for the previous occupants of a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta, who allegedly stole the vehicle, drove it into the side of an embankment and then abandoned the car three blocks away.

Soroco ready for homecoming

Football, volleyball teams play host to Plateau Valley

Homecoming athletic activities in South Routt conclude today with the Soroco volleyball and football teams playing host to Plateau Valley.

Meeker anything but meek in Hayden

One minute, 24 seconds and four plays into the game, Meeker scored its first of five touchdowns with its relentless offense, shutting out the Tigers in Hayden 34-0.

NSPRA report calls for change

Audit finds school district communication needs to improve

Improving communication with its employees and providing expanded opportunities for parent and community involvement are just two of the ways the Steamboat Springs School District can improve itself, according to a final communication audit report issued by the National Public School Relations Association.

Election forums will be held Oct. 15

The Steamboat Pilot & Today and KRMR will host two election forums on Oct. 15.