News for Monday, March 20, 2006



Local skiers jump into sunset

Top showings from skiers including Trevor Wert, Cliff Field and Erik Lynch gave the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club plenty to smile about during the final jumping events of the season at Howelsen Hill.

School lunches to veg out

Grants will fund nutrition programs in Steamboat

Elementary school students in Steamboat Springs will be in a classroom even while they're eating lunch.

Day Two: Shedding tears

I cried my first tears for New Orleans today. Edward Sears, a displaced New Orleans Parish resident, lost everything. He lived on the first floor of what he called "the projects" and was forced out when the water came rushing in. His story overwhelmed me. I get tears in my eyes now. He told me to stop crying and to be strong because a greater, safer New Orleans will emerge from the devastation.

Car crash kills local woman

Husband in 'fair' condition, baby OK after accident near Silverthorne

A Steamboat Springs woman died Sunday from injuries sustained in a car crash north of Silverthorne.

Tour to show working ranches

Before Steamboat Springs became "Ski Town USA," it was a ranching community. People will have a chance to experience that community Thursday during a tour of two working ranches.

The Record for March 21

Sunday, March 19 12:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs police responded to a noise complaint reported in the 1400 block of Morgan Court. 1:55 a.m. Police investigated a report of a fight in progress in the 1800 block of Ski Time Square Drive. No fight was found.

Briefs for March 21

Adults can get vaccinated for Hepatitis B at VNA Hepatitis B Vaccinations are available to adults with certain risk factors on a sliding scale of as much as $15 a vaccination for a limited time. Completing the Hepatitis B vaccination series of three shots provides protection from this sexually transmitted disease. To be eligible for this discount, you must be 20 or older and have certain risk factors. Call the VNA at 879-1632.

Smoking ban may hit Hayden

Because the Hi-Way Bar in Hayden is neither a casino, cigar bar nor the smoking lounge at Denver International Airport, Fawna Odom likely will have to ask her patrons not to light up come July 1.

Ski area speculation

Ski Corp. officials say rumors of pending sale are false

Officials of the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. say they are not aware of any pending sale of the ski area.

Spring arrives, soccer lagging

Monday was the first official day of spring, but that doesn't mean the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team will be hosting a home game anytime soon.

Jones pushes limits in Steamboat finale

The competitive ski jumping season in Steamboat Springs ended on a good note Sunday thanks to calmer air, cooler snow conditions and a top showing from local favorite Clint Jones.

Council to discuss Fairview lot issue

Time is running out for Fairview and Miller-Frazier residents who want to build additional homes on their lots.