News for Tuesday, January 7, 2003



Council OKs preliminary plat

Officials approve Overlook Preserve despite objections

The City Council gave the final planning approval for a 22-acre subdivision, but litigation between the applicant and adjacent property owners could continue.

The record for Jan. 8, 2003

School board hiring public relations firm

Spurred by complaints from a group of concerned elementary school parents, the Steamboat Springs School Board is hiring a professional public relations firm to perform an audit of the school district.

Sailors on a streak

Steamboat looks to continue winning ways against Regis Jesuit

The Steamboat Springs Sailors hockey team will visit Denver Friday hoping to extend its latest winning streak to three games and improve its league record in the process.

Air quality honored by EPA

Visibility improved with decade-long efforts

A decade-long effort to clean up the air in the Yampa Valley and Mt. Zirkel Wilderness Area was recognized Tuesday.


An Unfortunate Incident

The discovery of salmonella in a Steamboat Springs restaurant is an eye-opening experience for the community.

Soroco earns first team title of new year

The Soroco Rams wrestling team returned to the mats Saturday in South Park and earned the first team title of the new year with a dominating performance.

Officials studying options for detox

Number of local cases on the rise

Routt County, the city of Steamboat Springs and Yampa Valley Medical Center may be asked to open their pocketbooks to fund a local alternative to a detoxification facility.

Bus ridership numbers increase

2002 totals pushing 1 million mark

Steamboat Springs Transit fell just 1,100 riders short of a record December last month.

Gymnastics center makes progress

Rose Atkins has been waiting for giants to enter her gym.