News for Thursday, January 2, 2003



Baby race ends in happy occasion for cousins

When most residents were preparing to return to work Thursday and settle in for post-holiday normalcy, a race was ensuing in The Memorial Hospital Maternity Ward.

Stepping up to the plate

Triple Crown could mean big bucks for community, director says

An official for Triple Crown Sports, which recently signed a five-year contract with Steamboat Springs, says he has an idea that could eventually generate at least $500,000 in summertime revenue for the Craig area -- if the community is interested.

A healthy discussion regarding a hospital

Some public officials after getting to office often develop a condescending "who's-the-doctor?", "if-it-wasn't-for-the-public-we-could-get-some-work-done" attitude.

Basketball teams return to games before school

Girls open up with talented GJ Central

As the Moffat County High School girls basketball team hopped back on the hardwood for the first time in two weeks, the only thing fresh was the new coat of paint that had been applied in the gym over Christmas break.

Trip to Meeker up next for boys

Moffat County High School boys basketball coach Mike LeWarne spent a lot of time in front of the television over his Christmas break. But instead of the traditional "It's a Wonderful Life" and "A Christmas Carol," he popped a MCHS basketball game tape in the VCR.

Energy assistance still available

If winter heating costs look to chill your wallet, qualifying families over the next three months can still apply to a program designed to help get energy bills paid.

White reviews session

While budget and water worries loom large, state Rep. Al White, R-Winter Park, isn't making predictions on the fate of several causes or bills he's taken up.

Touch of Spice

Made for film

They always choose their dad's side, but that doesn't matter, because in the heat of battle, they're more hindrance than help, and in the attempt to capture my arm, 10-year-old Alex lodged his foot in his dad's mouth.