News for Wednesday, March 20, 2002



Land swap

North Routt works out deal for site to build fire station

The last piece of the puzzle is in place for the North Routt Fire Protection District to move forward on a $1.5 million project that includes construction of a second fire station at Steamboat Lake State Park.

Nordic season ends at home

Chevy Truck U.S. Ski Jumping Championships will be held in Steamboat

After spending nearly 200 days on the road last winter, the members of the U.S. Nordic Combined ski team are looking forward to wrapping up the season at home during the Chevy Truck U.S. Ski Jumping Championship.

Hayden discusses Web classes

A dozen students in the Hayden School District want the same thing as their peers. Their method of getting what they want, however, varies.

Pay for consultants on area plan undecided

The consultants chosen to help construct the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan are ready to start working. Now the city just has to decide how much to pay them.

Impact fees may get reviewed

Council considers forming citizens group to look at issue

A citizens group may be formed to help the city determine what to do about controversial impact fees on new development.

Police investigating Steamboat man's death

Steamboat Springs authorities are investigating the death of a 43-year-old man whose body was discovered Tuesday morning.

2 more kids hospitalized due to respiratory virus

Officials believe cases of RSV should drop once the weather warms

As two more children were hospitalized with a potentially dangerous respiratory virus in the past week, Yampa Valley Medical Center has seen a 350-percent increase in the number of RSV patients from last year.