News for Wednesday, March 28, 2001



Bulldogs to test new strategies

Steamboat hopes for good weather for today's game against Moffat County

A steady stream of snow Wednesday made Steamboat Springs soccer coach Jim Dudley a little unsure of what will happen today.

Chairman of American Skiing resigns

Collapse of proposed merger may have pushed Les Otten to quit

Steamboat will have less Otten to kick around any more. Les Otten stepped away from his ski empire on Wednesday. Otten, who built his company into the largest ski area operator in the nation from a single struggling ski area in Maine, was replaced Wednesday as chairman of the American Skiing Company.

Field errors downfall for Rams

The young players on the Soroco Rams baseball team had mixed emotions after playing their first games in Olathe.

Chix finish tough month

Next games in Denver April 6 and 7

The second half of March was a tough one for the Steamboat Springs Chix with Stix women's hockey team, but the players will be looking to rebound during a two-game trip to Denver April 6 and 7.

Inmate faces charges, again

About a month after a felony charge was dismissed against a 21-year-old Phippsburg man, the charge has been refiled because of a letter the man sent to a prosecutor.

Jail and Bail set for Friday

'Inmates' sentenced to help community

Routt County Crime Stoppers has teamed up with two groups that help young people in an annual fund-raiser that can get your boss out of the office, at least for a little while.

County master plan to be reviewed

Protecting Routt County's rural and agricultural elements and ensuring affordable housing is emphasized in much of the new text added to the the Routt County Master Plan, including language to discourage 35-acre developments.

Lacrosse team hopes for repeat performance

The members of the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team remember last year's meeting with Dakota Ridge fondly.

Paving situation sticky

Residents fear improvements will bring speeders

Routt County will be paving Fish Creek Falls Road (County Road 32) this summer, but some residents there aren't very happy about it. "The concern we have is with an asphalt surface," said Nick Rose, who lives along Fish Creek Falls Road.

County jail policy changes

Sheriff John Warner says trusties no longer trusted

Inmates in the Routt County Jail will continue to be allowed to work outside the jail but only under the direct supervision of a deputy.