News for Wednesday, January 29, 2003

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Spanish program will be added to curriculum

¡Por fin! For years, many local parents have wanted a foreign language program for their elementary school students.

Sports usage fees on the rise

Costs could double in some instances

Fees for some youth sports will go up this spring, a direct result of the city increasing its fees for baseball and soccer fields.

The Record for Jan. 30

Tuesday, Jan. 28 2:57 a.m. A gas leak was reported in the 1500 block of Shadow Run Frontage. Police and firefighters responded.

Stuck on a feeling

Gelande jumpers enjoy thrill of soaring through air

Back in 1976, local resident Tim Magill first climbed to the top of a ski jump, strapped a pair of Alpine skis to his feet and dared to defy gravity.

Planning Commission looks to sky

People planning to build homes on certain ridges in the county can expect some future direction from Routt County.

Commission looks at Master Plan

Policies of future development will be discussed

Changes to a plan outlining policies that will guide future development in the county are up for discussion tonight.

Chix end streak with two home wins

After three consecutive losses to open the new year, the Chix with Stix hockey team earned two recent wins over Denver University at Howelsen Ice Arena.

Events benefit snowboarding program for disadvantaged

The Snowboard Outreach Society's Outreach Series, the largest snowboarding series in Colorado, returns to Steamboat Springs this weekend for two competitions at the Steamboat Ski Area.

January weather mild so far

Average daily high has been in the 30s

Shoppers and midday diners were strolling up and down Lincoln Avenue in sweaters and light jackets on Wednesday. The official high for the day was 38 degrees, but the sun made the air feel warmer -- about 8 degrees warmer.

Sorensen considered favorite

With two slalom victories under his belt this season, local skier Gunnar Sorensen has to be considered a favorite to three-peat this Friday when the state's best high school Alpine racers come to Howelsen Hill.

Traffic stop nets marijuana

Police find two to three pounds in Arizona man's trunk

An late-night drug bust by Steamboat Springs police landed an Arizona man in jail Wednesday.