News for Thursday, January 29, 2004

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Getting out of her head

Psychotherapist uses jewelry-making as form of creative meditation

Cate Potyen is taking her own medicine. As a psychotherapist, when people come in for help, she tries to get them in touch with their creative side. She shows them art as an outlet.

Autumn Phillips: Choose your adventure

I was lucky to get a New York Times that late on a Sunday. $5. With the paper tucked under my arm, I walked next door to Mocha Molly's and filled my cup with coffee. $1.

RALF eyes housing options

Foundation may return to Planning with plans for Fox Creek

In an emergency board session, the Regional Affordable Living Foundation did not rule out coming back to the city Planning Commission or the City Council with plans for its Fox Creek self-help housing subdivision.

Briefs for January 30

Artist will speak at CMC on Wednesday Wyoming artist Robert Seabeck will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Steamboat Springs as part of the Alpine Enrichment Program at Colorado Mountain College. Seabeck will speak in the Bryan King Room at 300 Bogue Hall. Seabeck, a resident of Laramie, is a wildlife painter and automotive fine art illustrator. His paintings are in the National Wildlife Museum and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. He also was chosen to create an outdoor sculpture for the city of Cheyenne.

In the students' hands

When they were freshmen, Stephanie Sanders called her friend Meryl Meranski on the phone with a proposal.

House fire insurance case set for October

A Steamboat man's lawsuit against an insurance company for failing to pay for fire damages has been set for trial in October.

Northern boy, Southern soul

Rockin' Jake's body was born in Connecticut, but his soul was born in New Orleans. It took him 30 years to move there so body and soul could meet.

Steamboat jumpers closing in

Taylor Fletcher took another step closer to Anchorage, Alaska, and the Junior Olympic Championships last weekend by winning twice in Winter Park.

Nord's pot case goes to Denver

Medicinal marijuana user says he's been wronged

A conflict between state and federal drug laws took Hayden resident Don Nord, 57, inside the glossy wooden walls of a U.S. District courtroom in Denver on Thursday.

The briefs for Jan. 30

Today is deadline to apply for veterans trip to D.C. The Veterans Affairs Department is providing $1,000 grants to World War II veterans who want to attend the dedication of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on May 31 but can't afford the trip. The dedication ceremony will honor veterans' service to their country.

Steamboat gives Hayden fight

Soroco's Matt Iacovetto sat cross-legged in street clothes watching the 140-pound match between Hayden's Jake Doolin and Steamboat Springs' Donald Dillon.

Concert scene for Jan. 30

The Fillmore 1510 Colfax St., Denver: Box Office: (303) 837-1482 Ticketmaster: (303) 830-TIXS Sat 01/31/04: Ozomatli

Center gives something to talk about

When Linda Lewis, Sandra Sherrod and Summer Laws started meeting for coffee this summer, they had no idea how many things would come out of their conversation.

Get in the ring and box during Fight Night

It started in 1992 in Shane Swartz's back yard in Fort Collins. He was in high school when he put a boxing ring in his yard and let people put on gloves and punch one another.

Nightlife for Jan. 30

Music Tonight Chute Nine play from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Hilltop Bar and Grill, 1000 Highpoint Drive. Cover charge is $5. Call 879-2900.

Skiers keep edge in Beaver Creek

Tony Cesolini, Joey Marias and Emily Colin led the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club at a series of Rocky Mountain Trophy Series speed events in Beaver Creek earlier this week.

Annual building permit trends

Single-family home construction tops $71M; valuation up 20 percent

Spurred by low mortgage rates and an unexpected building boomlet in October, Routt County quietly assembled a robust construction season in 2003.

The Record for Jan. 30

Wednesday, Jan. 28 12:04 a.m. A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol near the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and the Hilltop Parkway.

Speech congress in session

Team uniforms will be suits and ties and the atmosphere will be competitive for the Steamboat Springs High School speech team and competitors from 14 other schools during a National Forensics League Student Qualifying Congress tournament beginning today.

Search for Steamboat high school football coach under way

Thirty years have passed since the Steamboat Springs High School last needed to find a football coach.