News for Wednesday, March 31, 2004

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Quite a comeback

A broken collarbone couldn't slow Perricone

Typically, the 2004 Chevrolet U.S. Alpine Championships would signal the end of the ski season for ski racer Lisa Perricone.

Briefs for April 1

Author Gregory Maguire will discuss his novel and Broadway play, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West" from 7 to 8 p.m. April 15 at Olympian Hall. A book signing will follow.

Enrollment requirement met

Montessori program has 23 intent forms 2 days before deadline

The minimum enrollment requirement for a public Montessori program in Steamboat Springs was met Wednesday, two days before the scheduled end of registration.

Steamboatgains from experience

The Steamboat Springs boys lacrosse team didn't pick up a win at the Border Wars in Grand Junction on March 25 through 27, but all was not lost in the trip south.

The Record for April 1

1:17 a.m. A noise complaint was made in the 3000 block of Village Drive. Steamboat Springs police talked to the party, and the issue was resolved.

WSC skiers save best for last

The members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's alpine men's team saved their best skiing performance for the final day of the 2004 Chevrolet U.S. Alpine Skiing Championships.

Warmth reduces snowpack

There's 8 feet of snow on Buffalo Pass northeast of Steamboat Springs, but that's 2 feet less than average for April 1.

Steamboat man seeks fourth attorney

A 48-year-old Steamboat Springs man who has gone through three court-appointed attorneys, was granted time to find a fourth.

Man charged in stabbing being held for INS

A 21-year-old man arrested on charges of stabbing a man is being held at the Routt County Jail for Immigration and Naturalization Services.

District uses new approach to find teacher

A new search is under way for the person who will teach the Steamboat Springs School District's first Montessori class.

Cardboard race a classic for Steamboat residents

Saturday's 24th annual race entries can be made with only cardboard, tape, glue, string and paint

According to Channing Reynolds, the secret to success in the 24th annual Cardboard Classic is "extreme amounts of duct tape."

Candidates answer questions at forum

Hayden resident Sam Haslem said the time to talk to an elected official is before the election. And with Election Day set for Tuesday, he and other concerned Hayden residents participated in an open-question forum with the candidates Wednesday night.

Oak Creek gets Main Street grant

Oak Creek's Main Street could have a "face-lift" in time for Labor Day 2007.

Candidate forums scheduled

Oak Creek residents who want to learn about the town's two mayoral candidates may need to go to two candidate forums, one with each candidate.

Sailors have new football coach

Former varsity assistant Aaron Finch takes job

Aaron Finch was named head coach of the Steamboat Springs football team Tuesday, ending the school district's two-month search to fill the vacancy left by longtime coach Mark Drake.