Bill Van Ness
Did the public really need to know the details of this little girl's death? Wasn't it enough just hearing about an innocent life being taken??
In April 2003, I became a stem cell donor. My sister, Elaine, was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrom (MDS), a life-threatening pre-leukemia disorder. A bone marrow transplant from my stem cell donation replaced her own diseased bone marrow. Because of this miraculous process, Elaine is able to live a full life and see her daughter graduate from college. In fact, she will be in New York City this weekend to hear her favorite tenor at the Met.
Cuffe joins SmartWool; Flanigan promoted
The raw statistics for home sales in the Hayden area during August are startling.
Dollar volume blows by 2006 with four months remaining
One quarter remains in the 2007 business year, and the Steamboat Springs real estate market has already surpassed last year's record $1.12 billion in transactions. The new record was accomplished with only 54 percent of the unit volume, or transactions, needed to set the old standard.
At a recent function, several City Council candidates were asked their opinion of the proposed recreation center. Some candidates made polite but noncommittal replies, while others heartily endorsed the project.
Rotary Club names student of the month
Nicole Rende, a Steamboat Springs High School Senior, was honored this week by the Steamboat Springs Rotary Club as the student of the month.
Joe Roberts draws a cartoon that appears weekly on the editorial page of the Sunday Pilot & Today. This is the cartoon for Sept. 30, 2007.
The mention of a Gifted and Talented student may conjure up images of math team competitors and chess prodigies, but Steamboat Springs High School teacher Lisa Ruff said to do so is to pigeonhole kids.
Joshua Kevin Lorimer, 19, Denver - DUI, careless driving, driving under suspension, minor in possession (Steamboat Springs Police Department)
As Soroco Middle and High School Principal Dr. James Chamberlin pored over dozens of suggested names for the school's new mascot, one stood out above the rest.
Increasing salaries for school staff is a vital goal. But as the Steamboat Springs School Board considers what to do with more than $400,000 in unexpected state revenue from rising student enrollment, we hope that other needs of the Steamboat Springs School District won't be left out of the discussion.
October is one of my favorite months for sky watching. Clear, crisp autumn evenings are perfect for scanning the skies before the winter snows chase us inside. This October, the planets are the newsmakers as they meander through the stars of the zodiac.
Whether for one's peace of mind, for business planning or for estate planning, a full and complete inventory of assets is a critical first step. For a farmer or a rancher, this effort can be especially challenging, because of the nature of some of the assets that are held. The preparation of an inventory that includes the "living" assets such as animals or crops may highlight the fact that there needs to be a contingency plan for someone to take over an agricultural operation on very short notice. An inventory can help.
Karen Schulman, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in April, has taught photography for 30 years as a tool for personal growth and self-discovery.
October ribbon-cutting ceremony will welcome three new businesses
When Hayden police last week asked a barefoot 3-year-old boy what he was doing running down Jefferson Avenue unattended, he told officers that he wanted to check out the new coffee shop in town.
Hayden couple picks up pieces after devastating fire
Kay and Brett Brooks were driving home from celebrating their seventh anniversary in Steamboat Springs on Sept. 16 when Kay noticed smoke coming from their 3,200-square-foot log cabin home off Routt County Road 37.
If the Steamboat Springs volleyball team's win against Palisade on Friday - one where Sailors struggled to block at the net - left head coach Wendy Hall with a sour taste in her mouth, then a refreshing four-game "team win" against Delta on Saturday cleansed her palate.
The children outside the elementary school in Tishomingo, Okla., didn't quite understand the guy cycling through their town on his blue LeMond Alpe D'Huez. But they made sure to extend a hand and find out.
Seller's name listed first, followed by the buyer
Occupation: Sales, Judith Ripka Jewelry
Steamboat mountain bikers should take heed of the phrase adorning bumper stickers seen across the nation: "Ignore your rights and they will go away."
There's always two ways a team can take a loss like the one the Steamboat Springs High School tennis team suffered to Kent Denver.
Last year, the Steamboat Springs-Glenwood Springs boys soccer rivalry saw each team take home a win on its opponent's pitch. This year, the home field ruled.
The Steamboat Springs School District met all 60 indicators for adequate yearly progress as set forth by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Emerald Mountain bypass option gaining steam
John Fielding never meant to become famous - or infamous - by nature of his proposal for a bypass over Howelsen Hill.
I confess. I don't attend every City Council meeting, and I don't read the meeting minutes. But I hope to help clear up misconceptions about the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission.