News for Monday, September 3, 2001



County ready to fight rule changed by state

The Routt County Commissioners believe a state agency did an end run around its planning regulations last spring. And they say they'll weigh in when Colorado Counties Inc. and the Colorado Municipal League seek to change a regulation recently adopted by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

A small-town affair at its finest

Oak Creek festivities offer fun for all

Chelsea Iacovetto glared in horror as her father stepped up to the line at the "Dunk A Cheerleader" booth at the Oak Creek Labor Day festivities Monday afternoon. Iacovetto, perched on a tiny seat over a tub of water, was taking her turn as the cheerleader in the contest, which was meant to raise money for new uniforms.

City to discuss tow ordinance

The city is hoping to avoid sending visitors away from Steamboat Springs with sour tastes in their mouths because they had their cars towed while shopping downtown.

Native plants the way to go

Do you want to be in harmony with nature? Incorporate native plants into your garden.

Teen has knack for woodworking

When 13-year-old Alicia Hall and her family move into their new home, her bedroom will feature oak furniture made by her 16-year-old sister. Young Alicia will have the task of figuring out where to put a three-drawer dresser, a telephone stand, a chest lined inside with cedar and an armoire.