News for Sunday, February 19, 2006

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Tom Ross: Snowblower repairman is everyone's best friend

Steamboat Springs man measuring life one small engine at a time

Jim Pavlik is one of the most popular people in Steamboat Springs this winter. By my count, he has more than 1,000 good friends who depend heavily on him. Yet, he carries their burdens easily and always has a smile on his face.

Sea Dogs hit the slopes

Soda Creek Elementary School fundraiser earns $1,500

Some campaign promises do come true. Keegan Weekslynn, a fifth-grader at Soda Creek Elementary School, told his schoolmates in November that if they elected him president of student council, the school would have a skiing and snowboarding fundraiser in the winter.

Airport seeks new partnership

Yampa Valley looking to break relationship with Mesa Airlines

Community leaders in Northwest Colorado are seeking an estrangement from Mesa Air-lines and are courting SkyWest.

City handles record crowds

Airport, law officers say weekend ran smoothly

Fourteen thousand extra people apparently is just another winter day in Steamboat Springs.

Skiers unite in hopes of Nordic gold

The 2006 Olympics have come down to one competitive jump and a 7.5-kilometer race for the members of the United States Nordic combined team.

Women's aerial event postponed

Jana Lindsey was ready to ski Sunday night at the top of the aerial hill in Sauze d'Oulx. But the falling snow wouldn't cooperate.

The Record for Feb. 18

12:43 a.m. A man reported a fight in progress in the 500 block of Ore House Plaza. Police were unable to locate any of the parties involved.

News in brief for Feb. 21

Winter Sports Club holds Tuesday night jumping The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Tuesday Night Recreational Jumping series is Tuesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. through March 7. Registration is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. on jumping nights.