News for Tuesday, October 2, 2001

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Hayden waits for water plant funds

After moving quickly to meet a state agency's deadline on a report detailing why the town's water plant needs a loan to make necessary improvements, town officials might feel like they've been told to "hurry up and wait."

Locals can aid in relief effort

Since the terrorist attack on the United States, Steamboat Springs residents have looked for ways they can become involved in relief efforts. Below is a listing of events, fund-raisers and charitable organizations related to the recovery effort:

Chamber to be spared in budget cuts

The Steamboat City Council wants to cut at least $1 million from its 2002 budget in light of the recent terrorist attacks and their effect on the tourism industry. But on Tuesday, the council decided its subsidy of tourism marketing will not make up a significant part of that cut.

Residents give from the heart

Locals turn out to donate life-saving blood

What difference a letter makes. The day of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Ann Evanoff heard on the radio that blood was desperately needed for the victims.

National Guardsmen arrive at YVRA

Joining the baggage carousels and metal detectors inside the Yampa Valley Regional Airport terminal are military officers dressed in camouflage and armed with assault rifles. On Tuesday morning, four Army National Guard officers reported for duty at the airport because of an executive order by Gov. Bill Owens in light of the Sept. 11 tragedies.

County shuffles funding

Airport continues to deal with security, parking mandates

Federal requirements at Yampa Valley Regional Airport have solved one parking issue but created other parking problems.

Gathering a place to express patriotism, hope

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation will bring people together on the lawn of the Routt County Courthouse from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11 to observe the one-month anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Locals featured in national publications

A pair of Yampa Valley residents have been pictured in two different national publications this month.

IN BRIEF

Candidate withdraws from City Council race Matt Jacquart announced Wednesday that he wants to drop out of the race for City Council.

Steamboat man faces sexual assault charges

A 21-year-old Steamboat Springs man will be in court today regarding charges of sexually assault.

County moves forward with new fairgrounds building

Routt County took a major step Tuesday in moving forward with the centerpiece of its master plan for the Routt County Fairgrounds.