News for Tuesday, September 16, 2003



Cog Rally puts drivers to the test

The idea of driving along a winding, dirt-covered county road makes Mark Cox's heart skip a beat.

School lockers robbed

Supplies taken; children 10 to 12 suspected

Hayden High School sophomore Adam Akers walked into school Monday morning to an unfamiliar sight. Instead of a hallway neat and tidy from weekend cleaning, he found a corridor strewn with class notes and school supplies, flanked by open locker doors.

$1.1M to design new center

HLM presents draft costs of justice center to commissioners

The architects working on Routt County's justice center said it could cost more than $1.1 million for designs and engineering on the project.

Chamber questions property tax

Chamber members say they want to see capital improvements that would improve business in Steamboat Springs before they give their support to the city's proposed property tax.

Council adds money for YVRA

The Steamboat Springs City Council made a commitment to contribute $50,000 a year over the next five years for improvements to Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

Hayden: This is your life

Town's grant money will be used for video documentary

Several members of the Hayden community soon will be part of a documentary film being made by the town of Hayden.

Superintendent's contract amended

Officials said her contract violated district's agreement with insurance provider

A provision in Superintendent Donna Howell's employment contract with the Steamboat Springs School District was amended this week after officials discovered the contract violated the district's agreement with its health insurance provider.

Man flees police before being caught, arrested

A 45-year-old Steamboat Springs man was charged with drunken driving and resisting arrest when he fled the scene of a traffic stop.

Rams split weekend matches

Volleyball squad gets home win over South Park

The Soroco volleyball team improved to 3-5 over the weekend following a win against South Park and a tough loss to Grand Valley.

Sunburst sketch plan OK'd

First phase of major development moves forward

Tom Heuer and the 4S Development crew finally are smiling after a Hayden Planning Commission meeting.

Coal trucks, buses to share Twentymile

Coal companies that use Twentymile Road will continue operate their trucks on the road during school bus route times, but they have made an agreement with the Hayden School District to observe added safety precautions.

Staff overhauling town Internet site

Hayden resident Steve Sirag created a Web site for the town of Hayden over the summer, but it lacked an element that Town Clerk Lisa Johnston and Assistant Clerk Susan Irvine thought was crucial for easy navigation: a search function.

Letters for Sept.. 17, 2003

First Impressions to organize Sunday's Tot Trot

Children are asked to bring pennies for 'I Cent a Student to College' program

The Tot Trot runners may not notice, but the site for the 10-year-old race has changed and so has the organizing agency.

Wisconsin hunter shoots himself in hand

A 40-year-old Wisconsin hunter had to be taken to the hospital Saturday after shooting himself in the hand.

The Record for Sept. 17, 2003

Tennis team holds its own

Sailors gain valuable experience at tournament

High school tennis teams statewide gathered in Grand Junction over the weekend for what Steamboat Springs boys coach John Aragon said is one of the largest tournaments of its kind in Colorado.

Sailors net key win over Rifle

Victory sets up showdown with Glenwood

Nobody is going to argue that Tuesday's effort at Dudley Field was Steamboat's prettiest game of the season.

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