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City Council to address development

Council meets at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday

On a City Council agenda with a number of potentially contentious development applications, the Ranch at Steamboat may be the most controversial.

City extends its deadline on citizen survey

The survey the city sent out to 4,000 residents two weeks ago is taking some people a little longer to finish than the city expected. That's why the city is extending the deadline for returning the surveys from today the original deadline to April 8.

Campbell gathers local input

Senator wrangles with some residents on federal issues

U.S. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, R-Colo., displayed a short fuse Wednesday during a town meeting with Steamboat Springs residents.

Olympians receive a hero's welcome

Event also serves as forum for Colorado Ski Heritage project

Wyatt Wilson, a young Winter Sports Club athlete just learning to jump off the K-18 ski jump, walked around the Howelsen Hill Lodge Wednesday night looking for Olympians. He was carrying a sheet of paper with colorful mug shots of all 16 Steamboat 2002 Olympians on it, most of which had autographs next to them. Wilson's dreams and his identity as a young Steamboat athlete are closely connected to those Olympians.

Doctor's death impacts locals

Denver man who died in plane crash frequented area

Dr. Louise Theilen of Steamboat Medical Group got ready to pick up the phone Tuesday morning to consult a man she has relied on for advice since medical school.

Traditional caucuses out

Democrats changing the way they nominate candidates

In an effort to improve participation in local politics, the Routt County Democratic Party is changing the way it nominates candidates for office.

Welcome Home Olympian event today

Delayed by more than a month, the Welcome Home Olympian Celebration is coming to Steamboat Springs today.

Sen. Campbell to visit Steamboat

Town Hall meeting set for Wednesday

Del Francis, a Walden resident, is excited to meet U.S Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell this week. Francis was a Navy radar man on a destroyer that went down after a collision with an aircraft carrier near Vietnam in 1969. Now, he is trying to get the names of his 74 downed shipmates etched on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. They were left off the wall because they were not close enough to a combat zone they were 50 miles away when their destroyer was involved in a crash with an Australian aircraft carrier.

The Big Playoff

When the 2002 Winter Recreation Basketball League Sweet 16 tournament begins today, there will be no cheerleaders. There will be no coaches frothing at the mouth, no monster tomahawk jams. There will not even be referees.

Steamboat to welcome Olympians

Delayed by more than a month, the Welcome Home Olympian Celebration is coming to Steamboat Springs next week.

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