News for Wednesday, March 1, 2006

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No buckling under pressure

Steamboat skier takes third at Jeep World Championship

It took Brett Buckles two years to become the top American skiercross racer.

Speaker: Realistic policy needed

League of voters briefed on immigration reform, legislation

The main message of a Routt County League of Women Voters presentation about immigration was that the federal government needs a firmer push from residents more than state government to reform immigration policy.

Fund Board OKs $3.3 million

Dipping into reserves will fund all requests from district, commissions

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board said 'yes' to everything Wednesday night, approving a budget of more than $3.3 million for the 2007 fiscal year.

Keeping it inside invisible lines

Weather wears Lincoln lane stripes, leaving drivers guessing

The bad news is snowplows, studded tires and chains have, once again, made the traffic stripes on Lincoln Avenue disappear.

Holtzman, ministers spar

Latino leaders call candidate's immigration views 'extremist'

Statements made during a lunch at the Old Town Pub & Restaurant last week have ignited a war of words.

Club sends 19 to Jr. Olympics

Nineteen ski racers with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club qualified for the J4 Junior Olympics in March in Winter Park.

Man says meth use was medicinal

Judge hands out two-year prison sentence on possession charge

A 44-year-old Steamboat Springs man who said he was using methamphetamine to relieve pain from a back injury was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison.

Youth hockey teams enjoy success

Steamboat Springs' Bantam A squad hosted the Mountain States Renegades for two games during the weekend. Steamboat gave up an early lead in the first game but responded with two third-period goals to end in a 2-2 tie.

Scott Stanford: Knowing our left from our right

A reader once told me the Steamboat Pilot & Today is the most liberal newspaper he ever read because we print columns by Maureen Dowd. Another reader once told me we are the most conservative newspaper in the country because we put Mallard Fillmore on our editorial page.