News for Monday, January 29, 2001

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Locals fare well on courses

A 16-hour drive from Durango to Steamboat marked the end of a busy weekend for the members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's cross-country team Sunday. "We were on the road for 16 hours," team member Jessica Philip said. "It took us 24 hours to get home after we left the race."

Charter school OK'd

RE-2 attaches conditions to North Routt plan

As of this September, some north Routt students may not have to wake up before 7 a.m. to catch the school bus to Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat School Board moved Monday night to approve with conditions an application for a charter school in north Routt County for the upcoming school year and the following two years.

Sailors skiers head to Vail

As a member of the Steamboat Springs High School ski team, Stewart Beall has taken a much more relaxed approach to the sport of skiing this year. But that doesn't mean the skier, or the team he represents, is not competitive.

City hosting meeting on development code

Both Planning Commissioners and City Council members have asserted the latest draft of the city's Community Development Code bears little resemblance to the document they thought they would be getting.

Water quality being discussed

Routt and Moffat counties are taking public comment tonight about the Yampa River and its tributaries.

Florida man accepts Oak Creek job

New town manager had doubts after meeting employees, old articles surfaced

The Florida man who was offered the town manager position in Oak Creek has accepted the job, despite a cold reception from town employees and haunting rumors from his past. "I have no negativity toward anyone," Ray Leibensperger said Monday by phone. He is expected to start Feb. 28.