News for Wednesday, May 29, 2002

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Social, natural, financial capital key to regions' wealth

Research director cites importance of each leg as Economic Summit 2002 gets under way

Any economic development strategy that focuses exclusively on financial wealth is incomplete, Amy Horne told an audience of more than 100 people at the Sheraton Steamboat Wednesday night.

Hot springs access debated

Road's condition raises questions from residents

County officials, law enforcement and homeowners sought common ground Wednesday morning. They tried to identify viable solutions to the increase in traffic and accidents on the small stretch of County Road 36 that leads up to Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

South Routt celebrates history

Students study local historical buildings, give presentation

Soroco middle and high school students and their teachers celebrated the historical significance of their community Wednesday night.

City workers on the move

Renovation forces employees to adjust

City workers are sharing cramped quarters at Centennial Hall as the $635,000 renovation of City Hall begins.

Bear encounters low, may climb

There have been only a few incidents involving bears so far this spring, but officials are urging residents to be careful with trash and take other steps to reduce the likelihood of contact with a bear.

Day cares to combine, offer better services

Through a federal loan, Young Tracks and Young at Heart preschools will combine facilities and begin construction of a new building that will be able to accommodate more children and improve the quality of day care.