News for Monday, February 13, 2006



The Record for Feb. 13

Sunday, Feb. 12 1 a.m. Police arrested a 36-year-old woman on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol on James Street.

Lodwicks making most of Olympics

She may only be six weeks old, but Charley Lodwick has already enjoyed the experience of a lifetime.

Tennis Center swings into gear for public

Karen Bryden's dreams have been saddled, filled with visions about tennis courts with no access.

Mayer plans to retire

When Travis Mayer steps to the top of the Sauze d'Oulx mogul course Wednesday, it will be in the shadow of gold medal favorites such as Jeremy Bloom.

City poised to take big step

Urban planner recommended for ski base revitalization

The same urban planning firm that recently redesigned pedestrian plazas in Vail Village has the inside track to tackle the transformation of the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

City analyzes Riverwalk

Line by line, Steamboat Springs City Council members expressed their support or disapproval of aspects of the Riverwalk project Monday.

U.S. snowboarders dominate

Hannah Teter and Gretchen Bleiler took an unusual path to the Turin Games. They skipped the X-Games -- the premier showcase of the world's greatest snowboarding for nearly a decade -- so they could rest and prepare for the Olympics. Such a move would have been unheard of eight years ago, but it paid off handsomely Monday: Teter won a gold, and Bleiler won a silver in the halfpipe competition.

Drug sting CD played at trial

In the first day of trial for a Steamboat Springs man accused of selling methamphetamine near Soda Creek Elementary School, jurors listened to two hidden wire recordings of the alleged transactions.

Council, board to meet

The Steamboat Springs City Council will meet with the Routt County Board of Commissioners tonight to discuss an issue that they decided to review in September.

2006 Winter Olympics TV schedule for Feb. 14

NBC 4 to 5 p.m. -- Cross-country women's team sprint final; luge women's singles competition.

Schools support Steamboat jumpers

Olympian Tommy Schwall of Steamboat Springs doesn't have to worry about winning a ski jumping medal in Pragelato, Italy, this week because he already received a bag full from South Lakewood Elementary School in suburban Denver.

Nordic combined skiers get ready for team event

The members of the U.S. Nordic combined team will head into the team event Wednesday with high hopes for a medal.

School Board OKs transition

The 138 members of next year's senior class can breathe a little easier. At its meeting Monday night, the Steamboat Springs School Board approved a plan that will provide more ways for students in the Class of 2007 at Steamboat Springs High School to adjust their schedules and fulfill graduation requirements now that the Senior Odyssey program is an elective.

Briefs for Feb. 14

Funder's round table from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 The Nonprofit Excellence Project is hosting a free funder's round table from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Participants will hear from local funding agencies about their grant and loan-funding programs, and they will have the opportunity to discuss potential loan- or grant-funded projects or programs. To RSVP or for more information, call Winnie Delliquadri at 871-8257 or e-mail