News for Friday, March 3, 2006

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Showing their sunny side

Young cancer patients build friendships at annual games

The days can be tough and painful for most children with cancer.

Among the elite

Bulldogs use OT to advance vs. Montrose

For 23 games, the Moffat County girls basketball team didn't get challenged in the fourth quarter. No. 24 was an exception.

Tournament time

Five skiers with local ties qualify for championships

After months of qualifying races across the country, 148 Alpine and Nordic skiers will descend on Steamboat Springs next week for the 2006 NCAA Men's and Women's Skiing Championships.

Driver injured in semi-truck rollover

An Edwards man was left a little "stiff and sore" and a Gypsum man sustained minor injuries Friday when two trucks collided near Oak Creek.

Pee-wee wrestling to start Tuesday

The Yampa Valley Wresting Club kicks off its pee wee season Tuesday with a meeting at Steamboat Springs Middle School.

Mesa's jets lag behind

The U.S. Department of Transportation reported this week that Mesa Airlines had the worst record in the nation for canceled flights during the month of January among 21 airlines reporting.

The Record for March 4

Thursday, March 2 7:18 a.m. Vandalism was reported near Third Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Oak Creek petitions finalized

Mayor to face competition in upcoming municipal election

Oak Creek Mayor Kathy "Cargo" Rodeman appears to have a challenger in the town's municipal election in April.

One Yampa candidate, no election?

The Town of Yampa may not have a municipal election in April because only one man turned in a petition for the open mayoral position.

News in brief for March 4

Heralds of Hope raises funds with flower sale "Heralds of Hope," a fundraiser for Hospice Services of Northwest Colorado, seeks to bring color and cheer into the lives of local residents. On March 15, daffodils will be for sale at City Market, Safeway, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, Alpine Floral, Hayden Mercantile, the Clark Store and the Visiting Nurse Association offices for $5 a bunch. Proceeds from daffodil sales will be used to provide hospice care for teminally ill patients in the Yampa Valley.