News for Friday, March 2, 2001

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Airport funds neglected

Aviation expert sees gem in Hayden

The state of Colorado is doing a poor job of representing its airports at the national level, said the president of one of the leading trade associations for general aviation businesses during a recent visit to Steamboat Springs.

Former residents lead pack

Travis Mayer, Emiko Torito top in respective fields in Friday's competition

Two former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers shared the spotlight Friday afternoon at the Rocky Mountain Division Freestyle Championships on Voodoo.

New planning position proposed

Hearing examiner's job would be based on objectivity

In an effort to increase the objectivity of a sometimes confusing and unwieldy development review process, the city is now looking at employing a "hearing examiner" and "zoning administrator" to help it judge whether development permits fit the code.

Driver loses control of truck, dies

Rabbit Ears Pass claims another life

A Cheyenne, Wyo., man was killed Friday morning after the truck he was driving went off Highway 40 and rolled, according to police reports.

Steamboat skiers headed to Michigan for Junior Olympics

Fifteen-year-old classic and freestyle skier Austin Ross takes a big step in his career today when he departs Steamboat Springs for Michigan's Upper Peninsula to compete in the 2001 Junior Olympics.

Hayden's new sign up and running

Booster Club raises money, community awareness

It took two years of fund-raising for the Hayden Booster Club to raise $8,000 for a new sign that adorns the northwest corner of the high school.

Commission approves gravel pit

After much passionate debate, the Routt County Planning Commission gave final approval for a special use permit to operate a new gravel pit outside of Milner. The vote was 6-2. The county commission still must approve the plan before operations can begin.