News for Wednesday, October 22, 2003



Council wants public input on tax policy

The City Council said it wants to start holding public meetings on its tax policy, regardless of the outcome of a November property tax vote.

Sales tax up for first time since January

In August, for the first time since January, city sales tax revenues exceeded last year's figures.

Ford, Schrage win awards

Chamber, Pilot present Navigator Award to top business people

Scott Ford and Rod Schrage were called out in front of their peers Wednesday and presented with the top awards business people can receive in Steamboat Springs.

WSC ski swap this weekend

It's one of the biggest days of the ski season -- even though opening day is more than a month away.

Parking hours to change

Enforcement should step up in December

Stricter enforcement of downtown parking rules and changes in the two-hour restricted parking times should be in place before the busy winter season begins.

Fan frustrates neighbors

Officials: Noise from Twentymile Coal Co. to be resolved soon

Noise from a fan used at Twentymile Coal Co. has frustrated nearby residents in recent months, but the company said it planned to install a muffler to silence the noise by the end of this year.

Core Trail extension open west of Steamboat

The paved portion of the Yampa River Core Trail is now about 500 feet longer.

Volleyball districts to be held at Soroco

The volleyball season will be on the line this weekend for several Western Slope teams visiting Oak Creek.

WSC wins Fastski Trophy

In the past 50 years, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club has won the Rocky Mountain Division's Fastski Trophy eight times.

Tigers wrap up volleyball season

The Hayden Tigers' volleyball season came to a close Wednesday night after a loss to Paonia. But because the Lady Tigers "played their hearts out" in every game of the season, coach Amber Hall said she couldn't be happier.

District lawyers change mid-lawsuit

Gdowski withdraws from Montessori case; Lyons to take over

The attorney representing the Steamboat Springs School District in a lawsuit over a Montessori charter school has withdrawn from the case.

All grown up

Soroco's die-hard freshmen -- three years later

They have always been undersized and outnumbered, but they have always played football.