News for Monday, September 17, 2001



Man faces charges for thefts

A 26-year-old Steamboat Springs man has been arrested in connection with the theft of food from a local hotel and the burglary of five vehicles over the weekend.

City to look at planning fees

For the second time in a year, the city is hoping to change its structure of planning fees, this time to ensure they will work with the new concepts in the revised Community Development Code. The fees, which were adjusted upward last year after the city found they were artificially low, may be adjusted again tonight by the City Council so they adhere to the new categories created by the new CD Code.

North Routt fire district seeks tax increase to aid new station

The board of the North Routt Fire Protection District will ask its voters Nov. 6 to approve a property-tax increase to support up to $1.25 million in bonds to help build and equip a new fire station near Steamboat Lake. The entire project, including a new fire truck and ambulance, is expected to cost close to $2 million.

Child-care funds redistributed

More than 20 area child-care providers should find checks in the mail this month.

Ballot order for council candidates determined

With City Council races able to be decided by a hundred votes or less, many think that even the order of candidates on the ballot can come into play.

Officer allegedly assaulted after traffic stop

Two Oak Creek women allegedly assaulted an Oak Creek police officer during a traffic stop Sunday night.

Yampa River Legacy Project funding to be discussed

The future of the five-year-old Yampa River Legacy Project will be on the table at Olympian Hall tonight.

Forum on growth brings different groups together

If Monday night's growth forum was any indication, revising the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan will likely be a very inclusive process drawing on the ideas of a very involved local populace.

School board thanks staff, residents for hard work

In a spotlight of success at Monday night's Steamboat Springs School Board meeting, board members congratulated and thanked community members and staff for their excellent contributions.

Locals hold ground as Dow plummets

Market sees large drop after reopening following last week's terrorist attacks

The Dow Jones industrial average suffered its largest one-day point drop ever Monday when it opened for the first time since last week's terrorist attacks. But while the Dow was falling 684.81 points, people in Northwest Colorado were holding their ground, local brokers said.

Rams ready for match in Eagle Valley

Hoping to build on its defeat of South Park Saturday, the Soroco Rams volleyball team will travel to Eagle Valley today for another match.