News for Monday, October 15, 2001



Officials take precautions

Routt County postal, emergency and health personnel prepared in wake of anthrax scares

Even though Routt County seems an unlikely target for the kinds of anthrax incidents that have occurred along the East Coast in recent days, extra precautions are being used in mail and delivery procedures here, postal officials said.

Routt County Commissioners to vote on justice center plans

Conceptual plans for a new county justice center in downtown Steamboat Springs will be put before the Routt County Commissioners today for a vote.

Hayden football team in must-win situation

If the members of the Hayden Tigers football team didn't sense how their head coach felt about Saturday's 14-0 loss after the game, he will make it clear to them this week during practice.

City brings aboard Australian drivers

Unable to hire locally for the past few years, the city of Steamboat Springs decided to go to Australia to find bus drivers for this winter.

Despite loss, soccer team ends No. 1

The Palisade Bulldogs moved into second place in the Western Slope Conference on Saturday after handing the uninspired Sailors a 3-0 loss in Palisade.

School board approves 2001-2002 budget

Steamboat Springs School Board unanimously adopted the 2001-2002 budget at a School Board meeting Monday night.

County studies hiring issues

If department heads get their wish, Routt County will fund 10 new employees representing seven full-time equivalents in the 2002 budget. But County Manager Tom Sullivan and the Board of Commissioners are expected to take a close look at those hiring requests today.