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Joleen Fuller

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Service a volunteer experience

9-member Americorps crew makes its mark on Emerald Mountain

Earth Five, is not part of a space program, but a nine-member group of hard-working young people who are heavily into community service.

Service a volunteer experience

Earth Five, is not part of a space program, but a nine-member group of hard-working young people who are heavily into community service. Earth Five is an Americorps team and they are in Steamboat this week creating a boundary on Emerald Mountain near Dakota Ridge for the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

I'll remember how good you have it

Walking the plank

I have lived in Steamboat all of my 18 years, and in less than two quick weeks I will leave the mountains and snow for the city and rain.

Clothing swap to benefit local and reservation families

A children's clothing swap scheduled for next week is intended to not only help local parents' pocketbooks, but also provide children in many states with clothes they wouldn't otherwise have.

Program pushes understanding

Musician sells Olympians on idea aimed at students

The "Peter" in Peter, Paul and Mary is singing a new song about compassion and the words are aimed at young people.

Mobile dental office pulls into Steamboat

Miles for Smiles, a mobile dental office, is stopping in Steamboat Springs for the next few days before driving on to Craig.

Rabbit Ears road work 95 percent completed

Drivers and passengers will have a much smoother ride while traveling on Rabbit Ears Pass this fall, once a repair project that has taken most of the summer is finished.

Volunteers shine up Emerald City

Students counting down the last days of summer vacation will have more to enjoy when they hang out at the newly improved Emerald City in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Friends and strangers help raise cash for cancer victim

An auction in Kremmling has grown to a size unexpected by organizers as friends and strangers lend a hand to help Peter Greiner, who is sick with liver cancer.

GIS camp offers chance to learn real-world skill

The Yampa Valley Community Mapping Project, a pilot project of the Orton Institute and the Yampa Valley Legacy Education Initiative, is hosting a geographic information systems, or GIS, day camp Aug. 1-4.

Challenge campers ready to go fish

What could be more fun than spending an entire day fishing, having a barbecue and visiting with good friends? Not much, according to members of the Steamboat Challengers camp.

Hurt miner's long-term prognosis still uncertain

A 26-year-old miner who was critically injured while working at Twentymile Mine June 6, has moved to Craig Rehabilitation Center in Engelwood and remains stable.

Colorful balloon launch awes hundreds of viewers

Hundreds of people filled a usually empty meadow early Saturday morning to watch 47 crews inflate their giant balloons for the 20th annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo.

Pair facing prison for drugs

A man and wife from the Front Range who admitted in court that they brought cocaine and methamphetamines into Routt County with the intention of distributing them will be sentenced July 24.

Cattle drive draws excited crowd to Lincoln Avenue

More than 150 head of cattle and twice as many cowboys flooded the streets of downtown Steamboat yesterday to kick off the Centennial Cowboy Roundup Days with a cattle drive.

Knife assault suspect remains in jail

Construction-site fight ended bloodily

A construction worker arrested on suspicion of cutting another man with a razor knife remains in jail awaiting a preliminary hearing July 17.

Leaders of the pack

Leaders of the pack

4 years boil down to last, unreal hours

It's hardly believable to see such an important and monumental time in your life come to an end. All day we were asking ourselves if it was real, if high school was really over.

Steamboat's first after-prom party was fantastic

The 2000 Steamboat Springs High School prom was a huge success, and an even bigger success was the first after-prom party.

Accident 'victim' imagines her life, cut short

Editor's note: In an effort to make students aware of the consequences of drinking and driving, Steamboat Springs High School uses a "sober prom" educational program. As part of the program this year,

Editor's note: In an effort to make students aware of the consequences of drinking and driving, Steamboat Springs High School uses a "sober prom" educational program. As part of the program this year, a drunken driving accident was staged and five high school seniors were "killed" in the accident.

Relax:Dress, dance just signs of the times

How do you put restrictions on the changing times? The concerns of parents and community members about dancing and dress at the school dances and the Sailors dance team have led to many discussions among the teens, parents and community members at the high school this week.

'Senioritis' is a natural affliction these days

It is already April. The year flew by, and even though almost everyone told me that my senior year would fly by, I didn't really think it would. I know my peers agree. And as the school year is nearing the end, I can't help but get excited, scared and, to put it nicely, a little carefree. Last week we received our graduation announcements. The cards were neatly printed with shiny red print inviting friends and family to the ceremony. The senior bulletin board has a countdown of our last days, and people are finalizing plans for after school. How could we not be excited?

Lady luck shines on local team

The Steamboat Springs men's traveling hockey team visited Las Vegas last weekend and took first place in the Lady Luck tournament.