News for Sunday, March 21, 2004



Lodwick sweeps

Steamboat skier takes 3 weekend events

Just when you thought Todd Lodwick had written the book on American ski jumping and Nordic combined, the Steamboat Springs native goes out and starts a new chapter.

Budget process nears end

Fund Board: $1.9 million to go to educational programs

Sometimes a step backward is the best way to move forward. After tinkering with its funding process last year to mixed results, the Education Fund Board this year opted to return to a process reminiscent of one used in years past.

Briefs for March 22

Mending A Broken Heart, a five-week bereavement support group, meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays in March at the Visiting Nurse Association offices. The group will provide education and support for anyone who has suffered the death of a loved one. Call Katy Thiel, at 879-1632, ext. 33, before attending a meeting.

District seeks input for Padgett land

Six months after completing an agreement to acquire property adjacent to Soda Creek Elementary School, the Steamboat Springs School District continues to search for the best way to use the land.

The Record for March 22

Saturday, March 20 2:08 a.m. Police were called to respond to a fight in Ski Time Square.

Tom Ross: Athletes score diplomas with Proposition 16

College basketball players' graduation rates are the real March Madness

The soundtrack of last weekend was the crumpling of NCAA basketball tournament brackets being balled up and bounced off rec room walls into wastepaper baskets. The din reached a crescendo Saturday night when Alabama stunned top-seeded Stanford. It reached a new peak Sunday afternoon when Xavier thrashed Mississippi State.