News for Wednesday, January 28, 2004



Excellence in Europe

Several SSWSC athletes win slalom races on European soil

Whether training on area hills or competing in regional races, the ability-level skiers in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club rarely give thought to their peers in Europe.

South Routt gets connected

Government offices hooked to Internet all the time

Before Jan. 1, Nora Phillips, assistant clerk/treasurer for Yampa, had to dial up each time she wanted to get online to do research for the town. The town had one phone line for using the Internet and sending faxes, so Phillips could only do one at a time.

Home-field advantage

Event puts Winter Sports Club riders on familiar terrain

Ryan Oleski's mom, Teressa, says there are only a few things in this world that can pull her 13-year-old son away from his beloved Xbox.

Hayden manager finalists named

Moffat County's planning director, Minturn's human resources director and a former city manager from Michigan are the three finalists for the Hayden town manager position.

Briefs for Jan. 29

Pilot & Today looking for residents for Locals section The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting nominations for its 2004 Locals special section.

Hayden hosts Routt County Triangular

Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco will take to the mats against each other tonight in the annual Routt County Triangular.

Simmons 7th at X Games

Buttermilk Mountain turns to powder, postponing finals

Powder is good -- unless it falls on Aspen during the X Games.

Don't open unknown attachment

MyDoom computer virus will infect your hard drive if clicked

A well-aimed computer virus, designed to bring down software makers Microsoft and SCO Group, hit e-mail providers Friday and started hitting businesses in Steamboat Springs this week.

Steamboat receives grant

City given funds for accreditation of after-school activities

The city received a $1,500 grant to help accredit its youth after-school programs with the National School-Age Care Alliance.

Chief: Police have leads in alcohol theft

More than $500 in hard alcohol taken from the Bear River Bar and Grill late Tuesday night was later found in a trash can at the Villas at Walton Creek.

The record for Jan. 29

Tuesday, Jan. 27 12:14 a.m. A man was arrested at the intersection of Pine Grove Road and U.S. Highway 40 on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The man had driven off the road and was stuck in a snow bank.

Winter Carnival street event schedule is set

Times are set for the 91st annual Winter Carnival street events. People who register to compete in the events should report to the registration table 15 minutes before the event's listed start time.

Child-care providers ranked

Tami Havener doesn't collect stamps, but she'll hang on to the one given to her and Discovery Learning Center this week.