News for Monday, March 12, 2001



Bantam team will battle for state title

This Sunday the Steamboat Springs Braves Bantam A youth hockey team will be hoping for big things at the Apex Ice Arena in Jefferson County.

Child molester gets 21 years in prison

A 55-year-old Hayden man was sentenced Monday to 21 years in prison for sexually assaulting his step-granddaughter. Calvin Drennan had avoided prison time for a similar charge involving the same girl in Jefferson County. But he wasn't so fortunate in District Judge Richard P. Doucette's courtroom in Steamboat Springs.

Community plan back on slate

Council setting schedule to update document

Even as City Council is knee-deep in the Community Development Code, the city is already drawing up a schedule to begin updating the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan.

Steamboat's U-15 team takes 3rd at tourney

The Steamboat Springs U-15 girls hockey team placed third at the Mountain States League championships March 2-4 in Breckenridge.

City raking in business

Sales tax up 11.6 percent in January

Coming off a year in which the city took in 8.5 percent more in sales tax revenue than it had in 1999, the city is counting on the economy staying strong enough in 2001 to produce at least 4 percent more than it did in 2000. And based on January collections, early business receipts may be a harbinger of positive growth.

Man sprains ankle in Steamboat Grand lobby

Guests of the Steamboat Grand Hotel were startled shortly before 10 a.m. Monday by loud cries of pain from a man who fell in the hotel lobby.

Vocational school needs further consideration

Discussion of a vocational education center to serve all Routt County school districts was brought to the table yesterday at a county commission luncheon with school representatives.

Spillane ends season on high note

Nordic skiers fare well in season-ending events in Norway

The Nordic Combined World Cup season drew to a close last weekend, but not before Austria's Felix Gottwald added a pair of victories to his collection.

TWA's end could be near

Judge accepts American's bid to buy airline's assets

TWA's flight to Yampa Valley Regional Airport from St. Louis was on time Monday afternoon, despite a a long weekend of difficult flying weather in northwestern Colorado.