News for Monday, May 20, 2002

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Off the mark Your editorial on May 19 regarding Triple Crown fails basic common sense.

Routt County offers weed control

Landowners in Routt County can take advantage of a weed control program that will benefit their property as well as preserve the quality of the Northwest Colorado landscape.

Owens remains 'cautiously optimistic' on CWD

Governor said he understands importance of hunting industry in Northwest Colorado

Gov. Bill Owens said he is "cautiously optimistic" chronic wasting disease has been contained in Northwest Colorado. Owens stopped in Steamboat Springs for about an hour Monday as part of a three-day tour of the state.

Veterans honored

Ceremony will be held at cemetery

Since 1922, veterans of Steamboat Springs have sponsored Memorial Day services to honor local veterans and other men and women who have served their country.

Murphy resigns as manager of Grand

Terry Murphy, the first and only manager of the Steamboat Grand Hotel, has resigned effective the end of the month.

On the road again

Colo. 131 repairs near completion

Drivers traveling along a four-mile section of Colorado 131 can expect a wider and smoother road with no more construction delays starting tonight.

Commissioners study detox plan

Center could save money spent on fighting problems

Investing dollars in drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs could save the county money that is otherwise spent to fight the effects of drugs and alcohol on society, Routt County commissioners said Monday.

Council examines SmartWool

Office space in Steamboat Springs Airport at stake

The Steamboat Springs City Council could decide tonight if SmartWool is a smart way to improve the fiscal picture at Steamboat Springs Airport. The council is close to finalizing terms that would allow it to rent office space in its largely vacant airport terminal to the local outdoor wear company.

OUR VIEW

Much Ado About Nothing

Recent complaints about the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association's involvement in the 2002 Community Survey appear to be much ado about nothing.