News for Monday, January 7, 2002



Judge sentences Ark. man to prison for theft

A 22-year-old Arkansas man was sentenced to prison Monday for using stolen checks and a stolen credit card to go on a two-day shopping spree in Steamboat Springs.

Central tops Steamboat boys, 37-28

With just one 6-footer in the lineup, the Steamboat Springs boys basketball team fell to Grand Junction Central 37-28 in a low-scoring game last weekend.

Yampa man must pay restitution

Judge holds Hillbolt accountable for victim's expenses

A 34-year-old Yampa man serving a three-year prison sentence will have to pay about $4,700 in restitution to the man he shot in December 2000.

Consultants to aid school board

Professionals, subcommittee to discuss pay plan options

A Steamboat Springs School District subcommittee looking to organize a multiyear competitive compensation plan told the school board Monday night it needs to look to professionals for further implementation.

Developer: 'Friends' falls short

Group trying to preserve Elkins Meadow hasn't met asking price yet

The committee trying to protect Elkins Meadow from development is a few million dollars short of its goal, the owner of the parcel said Monday.

County hires new IS director

Aurora man will oversee information systems department

Routt County has selected an Aurora man as its new director of information systems.

City to decide lease agreement

Emerald City deal may be a month-to-month basis

In his first update of the new year on Emerald City, City Manager Paul Hughes will be presenting the City Council with some hopeful news. The community has pledged almost enough money to secure a lease on the city youth center through August.

Freestylers dominate over weekend

The Winter Sports Club's freestyle team opened a busy month with strong showings at home and on the road over the weekend.