News for Tuesday, July 22, 2003

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Swimmers ready to compete

Last weekend's Western Slope Championships in Rangeley served as an eye-opener for many of the swimmers on the Steamboat Springs swim team.

Next stop: Noxious whitetop, toadflax

At a weed tour tonight, residents may think they're getting a close-up look at some of the area's most beautiful flowers.

A summer on ice

Skaters take advantage of seasonal opportunities

According to the U.S. Figure Skating Association, a young skater may fall down more than 20,000 times while trying to learn a jump.

Hayden OKs waterline map

Hayden Public Works Director Frank Fox has determined that almost 25 percent of the town's treated water was lost in 2002.

Sunburst revisions proposed

A planning consultant met with town officials Thursday to discuss the Hayden Planning Commis-sion's desires to revise the sketch plans for Sunburst Park North, the first phase of the planned 900-acre Sunburst Ranch.

The evolution of 'The Moonlight Smithy'

He is a firefighter and volunteer rescue worker by day. But after-hours, between emergency calls blasting from the scanner in his home or workshop, Dal Leck is "The Moonlight Smithy."

What Grace Period?

Donna Howell officially takes over Aug. 8 as the new superintendent of the Steamboat Springs School District.

Ideas for justice center unveiled

Routt County commissioners got the first glimpse of what the county's new justice center could look like Tuesday.

Colorado Days are this weekend

Profits from annual celebration go to Shriners Hospital

Northwest Colorado Shrine Club member Don Johnson has attended every Colorado Days celebration since its inception 20 years ago.

Airplane victims' autopsies to be released

Autopsy reports on the three victims in Saturday's airplane crash likely will be released today.

Eagle County man seeks lower bond

Luke Ross Gray's hearing set for Aug. 20

A 20-year-old Eagle County man accused of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence of alcohol appeared in court Tuesday to request a bond reduction.

Sailor returns to support golfers

Cody Sherrill added another trophy to his collection Monday during the first Sailors Shoot-Out at the Catamount Ranch & Club.

Sunshine Loop offers racers a classic ride

With four races left in the Steamboat Springs Town Challenge Mountain Bike series, riders who are interested in winning their divisions can make a push tonight in the Mount Werner Sunshine Loop.

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Highway 40 construction brings drivers to halt

Rick Taylor drives to Steamboat Springs from Denver every two months for work. As he started on his journey back to the metro area Tuesday, he was surprised when it suddenly stopped.

Euzoa Bible Church keeps most of permit amendments

The Routt County Board of Commissioners let Euzoa Bible Church keep much of the breathing room it was given last month so it can continue holding worship services at its Strawberry Park location while it searches for a new home.