News for Sunday, March 18, 2001

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Avalanche claims man's life

A man died Sunday in an avalanche in north Routt County.

Rental situation on agenda

Council opens floor on nightly rental subject

City Council may be playing out its ritual weekly review of the Community Development Code tonight in front of an uncommonly rapt audience. Article 4, which is scheduled to be reviewed tonight, contains language pertaining to the hotly contested subject of nightly rentals.

Trade school input sought

Students will be surveyed about vocational center idea

Students from four area high schools will be surveyed to get their input on a vocational and alternative education center that school officials are interested in.

Preparedness key in poisonings

"All kids go through that stage where everything goes in their mouths. It's just a matter of time before it's the wrong thing," said Ron Famiglietti, M.D., from Pediatrics of Steamboat Springs. "The key in poisonings is preparedness."

Rotary Club honors student of the month

The Steamboat Springs Rotary Club is proud to honor Katie Spillane as the club's student of the month for December. Spillane is a senior at the Lowell Whiteman School.

Snowpack edges toward 'normal'

Last week's snowfall pushes total closer to 20-year averages

The windblown snow that fell on the mountains surrounding Steamboat Springs last Wednesday helped nudge the snowpack closer to 20-year averages.

Soroco prepares to hit the field

The Soroco Rams baseball team has a few weeks of practice batting, digging grounders and catching flies on a plowed pavement field under its belts. The team hopes to see a snow-cleared field for the first time Tuesday at its first game of the year in Craig against Steamboat Springs.