News for Wednesday, February 5, 2003

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Input on court facility taken

County gauges public sentiment about look, site and price tag of project

Determining the location of new courtrooms is key before questions about size, cost and funding are answered, a roomful of residents concluded Wednesday.

Fund board begins to see requests

Half-cent sales tax has created close to $1.9M in revenue

And they're off. Competition for the Education Fund Board's estimated $1.9 million in revenue from the city's half-cent sales tax began Wednesday night when the Technology Commission presented its first readings of funding requests to the EFB.

Up in the air

Aerial skiers reach new heights at freestyle complex

Jeret Peterson's body aches when he thinks about the future of aerials.

Hayden water open for comments

For the second time in as many town board meetings, Hayden residents are invited to comment on a proposed five-year accelerated rate plan for local water users.

Garth signs with California school

SSHS soccer player inks commitment

It's been her dream since she was in eighth grade, and on Wednesday, Steamboat Springs High School senior Nikki Garth signed the letter to make her vision a reality.

Commission studies development west of town

Proposed improvements to a North Routt business and a tentative plan to develop roughly 1,000 acres of agricultural land west of Steamboat Springs are on the county planning commissioners' agenda tonight.

Man forced to pay in snowboard accident

Carter served 10 days in jail as part of lesser charge

A Georgia man who hurt a local woman when he ran into her on the slopes last year was ordered Wednesday to reimburse her for medical expenses.

Making dough comes easy for elementary students

Class gets hands-on education in nutrition

Home economics classes aren't offered until middle school, but that didn't prevent a group of Strawberry Park Elementary School fourth-graders from receiving an early lesson in food preparation and nutrition Wednesday.

Team Volant takes first at California competition

In only its second year of existence, Steamboat Springs' synchronized skate team placed first in the 2003 Pacific Coast Sectional championships held in San Diego.

Housing project gets leeway

RALF asks city to subsidize $37,800 in fees

The City Council has given the West End Village project leeway in its efforts to foster affordable housing.