News for Wednesday, September 12, 2001

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Johnson's lawyers seek venue change

Citing "massive pretrial publicity," attorneys for accused murderer Thomas Lee Johnson are seeking to change the venue of Routt County's only murder case.

Flying the lonely skies

There weren't many aircraft in the skies over Colorado at midday Wednesday. In fact, there were only three at 12:30 p.m.

Candidates square off at forum

The first candidate forum of the 2001 election season in Steamboat Springs drove right to the heart of what many feel is the biggest issue facing the city: affordable housing.

Steamboat schools get graded today

The Steamboat Springs School District on Monday is planning to send out report cards to every parent in the district, but parents should not expect to find their children's grades inside them.

Air traffic halt stalls mail

The government's order halting air traffic over United States airspace since Tuesday did more than keep passengers on the ground.

Council scraps ballot idea

Questions on West of Steamboat plan reconsidered

Two controversial advisory questions about the West of Steamboat plan that opponents said could kill the last chance the city has to provide affordable housing were scratched Tuesday by City Council members.

Sailors will play on

Wednesday's golf tournament at the Cotton Ranch in Gypsum was canceled in the aftermath of terrorist attacks.

Golf team takes 2nd

Cody Sherrill led the Steamboat Springs golf team to a second-place finish at the Eagle Ranch Golf Club in Gypsum on Tuesday.

Alleged stalker released on technicality

An 18-year-old Steamboat Springs man facing numerous felony stalking charges was released Wednesday afternoon after a prosecutor failed to file charges within the mandatory time period.

Travelers still stranded after attack

Across the country, thousands of stranded airline passengers are just trying to find their way home.