News for Thursday, November 30, 2000

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State recount reveals Routt County accuracy

Routt County Clerk Kay Weinland says she has always had faith in the county's vote counting machine. Now she has confirmation of its degree of accuracy. The election recount in Routt County over the race for State Board of Education turned up a discrepancy of just a single vote out of more than 7,800 ballots cast.

Agency offers HIV tests at reduced charge today

Planned Parenthood in Steamboat Springs is offering $25 HIV tests in recognition of World AIDS Day, which is today. World AIDS Day is one day out of the year dedicated to raising awareness about the disease as well as supporting the people infected with HIV, Planned Parenthood center assistant Kyle MacIntosh said.

Local man to get sentenced for an assault charge today

A 28-year-old former Steamboat Springs man could be sentenced today to two years in the Routt County Jail for assaulting his girlfriend earlier this year. Adam Whitlow Cumbie is scheduled to be sentenced by Routt County District Court Judge Joel S. Thompson at 2:30 p.m. for his October guilty plea to third-degree assault, a class one misdemeanor.

Season memorable for local golf courses

When Dave Jarvis picked his seven-iron from his golf bag during a warm afternoon this summer, he never imagined he would knock his ball 146 yards straight into the cup. Jarvis, who hit the shot into hole No. 7 July 25, was one of nine individuals who recorded hole-in-ones this season at the Haymaker Golf Course.

Local riders earn spots on U.S. Team's development squad

Darren Ratcliffe, Michelle Gorgone and Justin Goto Reiter have become the first members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's snowboarding program to earn spots on the U.S. Snowboarding Team's development squad. "I'm super excited," Ratcliffe said. "But it's just the first step."

Local legend joins new state tennis hall of fame

Local tennis legend Carol Baily will become one of the first players to be honored as a part of the Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame, which was just created this year. "We are just happy to have someone of Carol Baily's integrity and character as a charter member of our Hall of Fame," said Fritz Garger, Colorado Tennis Association executive director. "She is such a wonderful, wonderful person and we are just so pleased that she is going to be a part of it."

Seminar to focus on international business

Steamboat Springs business people have an opportunity to hear success stories today about Colorado businesses that have made sales abroad. Chris Snowberger, deputy director of the governor's Office of Economic Development, will speak at 11:30 a.m. at Bob Adams Field.

Workshop brings unique perspectives on teaching

Parents considering enrolling their children in the Kaleidoscope arts program Dec. 26 through 29 will want to consider a workshop being hosted by First Impressions at the Whiteman Primary School Saturday.

Sentencing for arsonist pushed back to January

A 19-year-old Ohio man, convicted of setting a townhouse on fire, will face sentencing in January rather than today as he was originally scheduled. Matthew John Hoffman was supposed to appear today in Routt County District Judge Joel S. Thompson's courtroom. He was to be sentenced for guilty pleas to four felonies and a misdemeanor.

Trailer park residents face eviction

The day before Thanksgiving, Stuart Handloff, the president of the Steamboat Springs Health and Recreation Association, drafted a letter to the residents of the Trailer Haven trailer park warning them of their impending eviction. The letter states that the residents will have to remove their trailers from the premises by May 1, a date that had been discussed in meetings between the association and the tenants but was never formally agreed upon.