News for Friday, May 21, 2004

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Athletes focus on performance

For some athletes, the state track and field meet is all about winning. For others, such as Steamboat Springs' Tyler Johnson, success isn't measured by finishing first but by running the way he envisioned.

Hospital buys CT scanner

As Dr. Frederick Jones, diagnostic radiologist at Yampa Valley Medical Center, looks through X-ray images of a patient's trunk on a computer screen, he is visually traveling inside a body to see the patient's spine, kidneys and more.

Briefs for May 22

Fund-raiser held for volunteer going to Africa

Lost hiker found in good condition

Search and Rescue teams found a lost hiker in good condition Thursday night, about four hours after she used her cell phone to report she had gotten turned around on a trail near Clark.

Chronic wasting disease clusters the big question

As state officials release more details on their strategy to deal with chronic wasting disease at the Motherwell Ranch, larger questions loom as to the significance of clusters of animals across the state that have tested positive for the disease.

Learning lessons

Lowell Whiteman conducts community service day

Just two weeks ago, Dustin Surprenant, 17, of Steamboat Springs was making new friends in Africa with his classmates from the Lowell Whiteman School. On Friday morning, he was brought back to Earth, literally, picking up rocks on the out-run of the ski jumps at Howelsen Hill.

Knight's co-worker leaves jail

Toxicology tests on Max Knight, the Steamboat man found dead in a tent near State Bridge on Monday morning, are expected back by next week.

Tigers hoping to get the best of Telluride

The opening day of the 2A High School Track and Field Championships brought good and bad news to the members of Hayden's 400-meter relay team.

The Record for May 22

Thursday, May 20 5:07 a.m. Loud noise from a street sweeper was reported on the 1200 block of 13th Street.

Planners take look at updated regs

The County Planning Commission took a first look at the proposed comprehensive update to the county's zoning and subdivision regulations Thursday night.

A time for no regrets

Jessica Peters is used to pain. But Friday, the Steamboat Springs sophomore decided winning a state title was more important than possibly breaking her left foot.

Rams come out hot at state finals

Not even the late afternoon cloud cover, which dropped temperatures at Dutch Clark Stadium from unbearable to just plain hot, could cool off the red-hot Soroco Ram's track team Friday.