News for Thursday, February 19, 2004

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Autumn Phillips: Still Googling

We met at the University of Wyoming on a cold and windy, late afternoon when there was nothing to do but stay inside. For no reason at all, and for my first time, I walked into the philosophy club meeting and took a seat. Minutes later, two drunken guys from the wrestling team came in and took their seats.

Leary gives up club hockey for Steamboat

Deciding to move to Denver wasn't difficult for Taylor Leary. Hockey was his favorite sport, and he was unlikely to be discovered by scouts at the next level if he stayed in Steamboat Springs.

Loose Change offers covers

Band taking charge of the music scene, playing more bars

You probably have heard the name but never seen the band.

Colorful cure to February's monochromatic world

Photographer chose to debut her photos tonight to give viewers color

Jennifer Kersten's first camera was small and plastic with 110 film and a square pop flash. It was a camera she begged her parents to give her for Christmas. The then third-grader quickly became an annoyance at family parties, recording everything she saw.

Briefs for Feb. 19

Sex assault involving children reported A report of a sexual assault involving a 12-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy was filed with the District Attorney's Office on Wednesday.

Self-help housing presented to Hayden

The Hayden Town Board learned Thursday night that the town may get the chance to grow with the construction of up to eight affordable houses if enough people show interest.

Gates gets win; Iacovetto falls

Time it took to drive from Oak Creek to Denver? More than three hours.

The Record for Feb. 19

Tuesday, Feb. 17 7:11 a.m. A person was reported camping next to a trash bin in the 900 block of Weiss Drive.

Fair board chooses logo

After judging more than 70 entries in a contest to create a theme and logo for the 2004 Routt County Fair, the fair board has picked a winner.

Commission looks at plan

County, city planning commissions could jointly adopt it

The proposed Yampa Street Connector and preserving existing mobile-home parks were two issues the Routt County Planning Commission considered in another look at the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan Update.

Building permits for Feb. 9-13

Steamboat Springs Dan Schwartz 2615 & 2617 Longthong Road

New generation of Spielbergs, Coppolas

At 14, Jennings Anderson already has found what he was meant to do in life; you can tell by the look on his face when he talks about it. Anderson is a filmmaker.

Jazz takes off its corset

If places such as the Blue Note in New York City hadn't slammed their doors in the faces of three up-and-coming musicians more than 10 years ago, Medeski, Martin and Wood may never have developed the experimental sound that seems to be the future of jazz.

Williams drops lawsuit

Marcus Williams dropped a $49 million federal lawsuit against the city, but said his quest for a liquor license is not finished.

Nightlife for Feb. 20

Music Tonight Bill Martin plays at 6:30 p.m. at Creekside Cafe, 131 11th St. No cover. Dinner reservations recommended. Call 879-4925.

Briefs for Feb. 20

Educational seminar planned Chase Oriental Rug Company is sponsoring an educational seminar, "Iran to China to Iran: The Evolution Production" from 7 to 9 p.m. March 5 in the Chase showroom. The featured speaker will be Tom Atiyeh, third generation carpet importer and wholesaler from Oregon. His presentation will be accompanied by a slide show. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to 879-5667.

Freestyle skier finds her stride in Aspen

After finishing first in the single and dual mogul events last weekend in Aspen, Steamboat Springs skier Caterina Mader looks like a skier just hitting her stride.

Giving a gift with love

Winter Carnival queen donates her hair to Locks of Love

Near the end, Patty Hanley was walking around with a ruler measuring the growth of her hair. But hair grows slowly and after years of watching it, Hanley was getting impatient.

The Record for Feb. 20

2:09 a.m. A disruptive woman was reported at a bar in the 1000 block of Highpoint Drive. The woman was reportedly out of control and threw another woman's purse in the fire. The Steamboat Springs Police Department gave the woman a ride home.

Sailors clinch league title

As expected, there were hoots and hollers eminating from the Steamboat Springs boys locker room Thursday night after the Sailors captured the league title with a convincing 72-27 win over Battle Mountain.

Sailors finish season with win

Despite some sloppy play down the stretch, the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 52-48 win over Battle Mountain on Thursday night.

Doolin does it

Jake Doolin looks like he has horns.

MudFest movie festival begins tonight

MudFest, a four-week festival of "the best of the rest" films, begins tonight at Mountain Movie in Ski Time Square. MudFest will feature two new movies each week.