News for Tuesday, March 5, 2002

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Improvements may tap water users

Operating costs will be responsibility of Phippsburg customers

Proposed improvements to the Phippsburg Water Treatment Plant are expected to impact users in the pocket book.

Texas woman, 63, dies from injury suffered at ski area

A 63-year-old Texas woman died of internal injuries she received while skiing at the Steamboat Ski Area on Feb. 24, Routt County Coroner Doug Allen ruled Tuesday. Norma Raye Teague of Spring, Texas, died Feb. 26. She is the 13th person to die from an accident on Colorado's ski slopes this season. That's a record number of ski deaths for the state, topping the 12 deaths during the 1998-99 ski season.

Tigers hunt for local recipes

Shannon Valora would like to see the cheerleading squad at Hayden High School grow, but she knows it won't happen without more uniforms. Only seven girls can cheer for the Tigers during the fall or winter season, because only seven girls can be outfitted at a time.

City OKs hangar development

Most of the participants in the debate over whether the city should lease land to a developer to build hangars at Steamboat Springs Airport have asserted a commitment to airplane hangars is equivalent to a long-term commitment to the airport.

Steamboat man arrested on drug charges

A 23-year-old Steamboat Springs man faces felony charges for allegedly selling a prescription drug and cocaine.

Funding would benefit trails

The town of Hayden could get some money to improve its local parks or construct future trails if the Yampa Valley area receives a second round of funding from the state for preservation and conservation projects.

Council extends tubing ban for 2 more years

The City Council decided Tuesday commercial tubing above Fifth Street will be banned for another two years by a vote of 6 to 1.