News for Wednesday, September 17, 2003

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Backpack, $200 reported stolen from store Tuesday A backpack and $200 were reported stolen from a Yampa Avenue sporting goods store Tuesday night. Steamboat Springs police Sgt. Nick Bosick said two cash registers were broken into and $100 was taken from each at Backdoor Sports. A Plexiglas window in the back of the building, facing the Yampa River, was broken. Police suspect the break-in occurred between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Bosick said police have no suspects and are investigating the incident. Only one piece of merchandise was missing, a new backpack. The coins were left in the register, Bosick said.

Smith pleased with XC team's progress

The members of the Steamboat Springs cross country team continue to impress coach John Smith, particularly with their performances at meets Smith deems to be more training runs than competitions.

Next stop: state tourney

Sailors win regional title

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team has been waiting for this day for more than a month.

Sailors adjusting to rally scoring

After more than a week away from competition, the Steamboat Springs volleyball team returns to the court this weekend for three matches in three different towns in less than 24 hours.

Parents concerned about new drug policy

Several parents, students and residents voiced their concerns about Hayden High School's new drug testing policy at Wednesday night's School Board meeting.

Steamboat may get classical alternative

Listeners in Steamboat Springs have been enjoying classical music on WWFM for several years, but the detailed weather reports for Trenton, N.J., have been a little off key.

2 plead guilty to DUI, avoid car theft charge

Two South Routt brothers, arrested last week on suspicion of stealing a truck in Texas, pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving under the influence of alcohol and theft of camping gear.

Montessori group seeks summary judgment

Steamboat Springs Montessori filed a motion Wednesday in Denver District Court seeking summary judgment in its lawsuit against the Steamboat Springs School District.

Planning to look at clubhouse

The Steamboat Golf Course is seeking permission to build a new golf clubhouse and pavilion and to provide additional water through a new water connection to the Steamboat II Metro Water District.

No lower bond in ACZ case

A judge on Wednesday refused to lower the bond for a man accused of breaking into ACZ Laboratories Inc. and damaging property.

Bond lowered for man in arson case

A man charged with two counts of fourth-degree arson remained in jail Wednesday, even though a judge reduced his bond.

Routt County United Way kicks off campaign

Routt County United Way is asking residents for $400,000 this year, a donation total that would top last year's record mark.