News for Wednesday, October 15, 2003

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Candidates debate issues

City Council contenders address Triple Crown, mill levy

Candidates for three Steamboat Springs City Council seats addressed numerous city issues in front of an audience of about 30 during a Wednesday afternoon forum hosted by the Steamboat Pilot & Today and KRMR radio.

Recreational fees increase

Adult league teams taking higher costs in stride

When the Parks and Recreational Services Department sat down to look at the 2004 budget, it was clear that the economic climate in Steamboat Springs was going to have an impact on adult sports.

Candidates turn in first fund reports

Candidates for the Steamboat Springs City Council and the Steamboat Springs School Board this week turned in their first reports of campaign donations they have received and spent.

Hopefuls address policy governance

School Board forum held Wednesday

Policy governance as it's set up in the Steamboat Springs School District could use some tweaking to address communication barriers it has created, several School Board candidates said Wednesday.

Lady Rams look to increase intensity

Talent isn't the problem for Soroco's volleyball team, coach Valerie Remick said. It's intensity -- or a lack of it -- that has the Rams sitting in seventh in the Western Slope standings.

Hayden town manager resigns after years

Straebel will head to the Village of Taos Ski Valley, N.M., after his last day, Nov. 7

While hitchhiking from Mexico to Denver, Rob Straebel found himself in the small community of Taos, N.M.

Brehmer pleads innocent

Trial date confirmed on separate March charge

A man charged with serving alcohol to a minor in one case and eluding police and resisting arrest in another had a pretrial conference for the first case and an arraignment for the second Wednesday.

Stettner, Bennett discuss Referendum 2A

Steamboat Springs Councilwoman Arianthe Stettner and former City Council President Kevin Bennett debated Referendum 2A, which proposes a 3.55-mill property tax to fund basic city services such as fire protection and ambulance services.

Tennis Meadows land sold

Developer to buy 52 acres near base of the ski area

The developer of the new Wildhorse Marketplace commercial center has reached a deal to purchase 52 acres representing the bulk of the remaining development land near the base of the ski area.

The race for state

Cross country runners prepare for regionals

Practices. Meets. Even afternoons spent in the pool or in the training room. Everything the Steamboat Springs cross country runners have done since summer has been geared toward the next two weekends.

Briefs for OCt. 16, 2003

Hayden man waives preliminary hearing A man accused of breaking into ACZ Laboratories Inc. and damaging property waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Routt County Court on Wednesday, and Routt County Judge James Garrecht sent the case to District Court.