News for Monday, March 19, 2001



Developers may share costs of impact fees

The city's most recent foray into the untested waters of impact fees will come up for air tonight during a two-hour work session with City Council. Paul Tischler of Tischler and Associates will present a report to City Council tonight on the feasibility of imposing impact fees on new development so as to allow city facilities to keep up with the rate of growth. The study will cost the city $70,900.

City will aid in wildland fires

People living in the rural area just outside of Steamboat Springs will be relieved to hear the city's fire department will be responding to wildland fires in their district after all.

Death raises interest of state

Officials visiting site of avalanche to get answers

This morning, officials from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center are expected to visit the site where a 34-year-old Steamboat Springs man lost his life Sunday when he was buried in an avalanche. Officials from the state office, based in Golden, will help local authorities answer some questions about the avalanche that killed Sean Patrick Clancy. It was the first avalanche death in Routt County in about 30 years.

Soccer squad takes tourney title

Steamboat girls hold off Standley Lake for first tournament win of year

The Steamboat Springs girls soccer team held off Standley Lake in the final minutes of Saturday's game at the Littleton stadium to win its first tournament of the year.

Locals have strong showing at JO

Steamboat Springs ski racer Marsh Gooding tore up the slopes last week in Winter Park, earning two gold medals at the J-3 Junior Olympic Championships.

Weather halts weekend matches

Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse coach Chris Palumbus decided to take a laid-back attitude to last week's canceled games in Colorado Springs.

Traffic study may lead to changes near Grand

Those people balancing skis deftly on their shoulders, blocky ski boots over their arms and small children at their feet searching for the safest way across Mount Werner Circle may have been unwitting participants in a test of pedestrian and vehicle mobility this winter. After compiling more than 100 pages of data and video on the movement of cars and people in the Mount Werner Circle area near the Steamboat Grand, a consultant hired by the city believes it may be time to make some changes.

Snowball makes big impression

Benefit raises $38K for First Impressions, area children

First Impressions of Routt County will receive more money than any other beneficiary in the 19-year history of the Snowball. A check for $38,000 from funds raised through Snowball 2001 will help the children of Routt County in providing a variety of quality services. The focus is to increase the quality and affordability of early childhood development from birth to 8 years old.

Group business adds to coffer

Group business adds to coffer

A group of orthodontists put a smile on Terry Murphy's face last week. Murphy is the general manager of the Steamboat Grand Hotel. He didn't go anywhere near the orthodontist's office in March he just played host to a group of dental professionals who were here to mix work with play.

Steamboat Braves fall in state title match

It took two periods of overtime play, but when it was all said and done, the Littleton Hawks skated off the ice at the Apex Ice Arena in Jefferson County with the Federation Cup.