News for Tuesday, September 9, 2003

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DAC: Don't round CSAP scores

Strawberry Park staff won't get portion of performance bonus

Strawberry Park Elementary School teachers and support staff will not receive a disputed portion of their pay-for-performance bonuses if recommendations approved by the District Account-ability Committee on Tuesday are accepted by the Steamboat Springs School Board.

Sailors cage Bulldogs

Steamboat triumphs over Moffat County despite errors

Emotions were running high in the Steamboat Springs High School gym Tuesday night as the Sailors and Moffat County Bulldogs clashed for the first time this season.

Tennis team bounces back on road trip

Steamboat Springs' tennis player Patrick Ayres said that tough early season losses to top players from Kent Denver and Thompson Valley shook his confidence.

LID to be on November ballot

Residents of the Meadowgreen subdivision in Stagecoach will vote in this year's election on whether they want to construct a sewer and water system and pay for the system through county-issued bonds.

Backus says he's innocent

Murderer of Gerald Boggs testifies in court for first time

Michael Backus, who is serving a life sentence for the 1993 murder of Steamboat Springs businessman Gerald Boggs, spoke in court for the first time Tuesday and said that he is innocent.

Our View: Steamboat stands out

SKI Magazine's latest resort rankings offered up good news for the Steamboat Springs Ski Area and the community.

County opposes Referendum A

The Routt County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday signed a resolution officially opposing Referendum A, a state proposal to approve up to $2 billion in revenues bonds for projects such as dams and new reservoirs.

Hays defends department

50 crowd Centennial Hall to lodge complaints, support police

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is not perfect, Public Safety Services Director J.D. Hays said as he defended the department's stand on DUI enforcement, treatment of juveniles and the officers' interaction with the public.

City to pay Detective Kleiber

Council reverses policy, letting him keep city, military leave pay

Under considerable public pressure, the City Council agreed Tuesday to allow police Detective Dave Kleiber to keep his city pay and military leave pay, reversing a city policy and giving Kleiber some peace of mind before leaving to fight in Operation Enduring Freedom.

News in Brief

Steamboat volleys to 6th-place finish

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team's match against Moffat County on Tuesday night came on the heels of a long weekend in Fort Morgan.

Airport commission nearing finalization

The Steamboat Springs City Council and Routt County Board of Commissioners could finalize the makeup of the Yampa Valley Airport Commission at a joint meeting today.