News for Monday, May 28, 2007



Former Sailors filming documentary about Rwandan bicyclists

Hope. Everyday Ryan Scheer and Andrew Johnston see five parcels of it pedaling around, showing that Rwanda's isn't just a country defined by genocide.

Youth lacrosse invite wraps up competition

It was a fitting way to wind down the season.

Tough breaks at Intermountain Memorial Day Championship tournament

It turned out to be one of those days for Jamey Swiggart.

Bull riding tour comes to area

The best bull riders in the west put their talents on top of rampaging bulls Saturday during the Professional Bull Riders Discovery Tour.

Luke Graham: Feeder's feeding the boat

Don't let Jamey Swiggart's calm and cool demeanor off the court fool you.

The Record for May 26

12:15 a.m. During a traffic stop at Oak Street and 11th Street, a Steamboat Springs Police Department officer arrested a 38-year-old Steamboat man on suspicion of misdemeanor charges including driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to signal a turn.

Briefs for May 28

Main Street Steamboat Springs is looking for artists interested in creating art on 4-by-8-foot sheets of plywood to be installed on the pedestrian tunnels in the downtown area. The sheets of plywood will be available for pick up after May 1 at 751 Yampa St. Painting must be completed and ready for display during an unveiling event to be held May 31. For more information, call Tracy Barnett at 846-1800.

Harriet Freiberger: What is it we want to say on Memorial Day?

Most of us associate the other nine national holidays with personal experiences that make the days especially meaningful. We connect with townspeople at a parade, with family at a dinner or picnic or with neighbors at a community breakfast. Sometimes, without particular observance, a day away from work allows simply time for ourselves

Monday Medical: Make every day a fitness day

National Senior Health & Fitness Day, an annual event now in its 14th year, will be observed at more than 1,000 sites across the United States Wednesday as part of Older Americans Month and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This year's theme, "Make Every Day a Fitness Day" promotes the idea for seniors to be physically active every day.

Downtown busy despite construction

Construction in downtown Steamboat Springs isn't stopping locals and visitors from shopping or strolling on Lincoln Avenue during the Memorial Day holiday.

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City selects $439,000 consultant for streetscape study

City officials have selected a consultant for a $439,000 project to revitalize downtown Steamboat Springs.