News for Friday, March 24, 2006



Art Judson: the avalanche doctor

Hahn's Peak forester loves snow -- and its slides

Some guys name their boats after their spouses. Not Art Judson.

Reed lashes Eaton tennis opponent

Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis, say hello to Shelby Reed.

Sailors defeat Huskies

The Steamboat Springs Sailors got their first wins of the baseball season Saturday in a sweep of Battle Mountain.

CSAPs bring March Madness

Preparing for state-mandated tests a lesson in organization for schools

In her office at Steamboat Springs High School, Carole Buelter has a stack of papers covered in pen marks, cross-outs and arrows. It's messier than an NCAA tournament bracket.

Oak Creek to look into garden options

If Rock Bevan has his way, Oak Creek residents could enjoy the fruits of his labor by the end of the summer.

Planning group mulls project

Fox Creek would include 25 condo units, townhomes

A proposed condominium and townhome project off Hilltop Parkway could be too close to Fox Creek, Steamboat Springs planning commissioners said Thursday during a pre-application hearing.

Hayden's free Aikido class changing students' lives

Amanda Tucker never thought a martial arts class would change her husband's life.

Child may testify by video

Attorneys on Friday debated whether statements from an 8-year-old boy can be used as evidence in the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting him.

More than just skiing

NASTAR events celebrate nation's amateur racers

A pair of racers swap stories at the bottom of a slalom course, another couple share a joke a few feet away as 67-year-old Annette Stover sums up another day on the slopes.

The Record for March 25

12:34 a.m. A fight among bar patrons and a bouncer was reported in the 1800 block of Ski Time Square Drive. The bar patrons were aggressive with a bouncer who was trying to remove them from the bar. Officers mediated the situation.

Hard work rewarded

Two local nonprofit agencies receive awards

Advocates Against Battering and Abuse and Comunidad Integrada have received special grant awards from the El Pomar Foundation.

'Penguins' face freezing water to benefit EMS

Soda Davison figured the best way to paddle across a freezing swimming pool would be to use flippers.

One question at a time

Special education test requires time, raises concerns

For a small number of Steamboat Springs students, standardized tests involve a lot more than filling in circles with a No. 2 pencil.

Steamboat student finishes high school in the current

Clay Whiddon left Steamboat Springs to spend the second semester of his senior year in search of bigger rivers. What he found were broader horizons.

Briefs for March 25

Historic Routt County, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the historic character of Routt County communities and rural areas, is looking for new members, volunteers, donations and board members.

Help wanted

Changes leave Steamboat fire department short on manpower

Former Steamboat Springs volunteer firefighter Bobby Carlomagno is worried about the state of the fire department.

John Russell: You're never too old to race

There comes a time in our lives when we must face the reality that we are growing older and that we must give up some of the things we enjoyed doing when we were younger.

NASTAR racers arrive

Event helps couple maintain dedication to skiing

The first day of the NASTAR National Champ�--ionships in Steamboat Springs was a tough one for 73-year-old Blyde Patty, but after two disappointing runs it didn't take him long to find the silver lining.