News for Monday, August 2, 2004



Happneings for Aug. 3, 2004

Soroco Sports Physical Day is from 4 to 7 p.m. at the South Routt Medical Clinic. Sponsored by Soroco Booster Clubs.

Triple Crown boosts some summer businesses

Steamboat Springs was jumping with more than 13,400 visitors last week. It was like the busiest week of the ski season, only with more cars and minivans.

Hayden girl released from hospital

Girl was struck by a pickup in Hayden

An 8-year-old girl was seriously injured Friday when she was struck by a pickup while riding her bike in Hayden, police said.

The record for Aug. 3, 2004

12:23 a.m. A fight in progress was reported in the 700 block of Mountain Vista Circle. People reportedly tried to get into an apartment, but then left. Police took a report.

Tournament sparks Lacrosse revival

Lacrosse returned to Steamboat Springs last weekend for the two-day Steamboat Invitational Lacrosse Tournament at the Christian Heritage School fields. It was the first time since 1992 that Steamboat Springs has hosted a full-scale lacrosse tournament.

Suspects in Sunday vandalsim arrested

Two teenagers were arrested on suspicion of committing criminal mischief early Sunday morning after holes were knocked in drywall at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and the Snowflower condominiums.

Motorcyclist dies in wreck

A Craig teenager returning home from a church camp in a sport-utility vehicle crossed the centerline of U.S. Highway 40 and struck a motorcycle head-on Monday, the State Patrol reported.

News in Brief for Aug. 3, 2004

The North Routt Fire Protection District has hired its first full-time fire chief. Bob Reilley, a seven-year volunteer with the district, began work Monday as fire chief. Reilley is a trained emergency medical technician. In addition to his work with the Fire Protection District, Reilley has worked in North Routt as chief wrangler and snowmobile guide for Steamboat Lake Outfitters. He also has worked at Steamboat Lake Marina.

Results mixed for Hayden, Soroco

South Routt and Hayden school district students scored at or above state averages on Colorado Student Assessment Program tests in most subject areas and at most grade levels, though both districts struggled with math at the middle school and high school levels.

Steamboat CSAP scores slip

Steamboat Springs School District students continue to score well above their peers around the state on Colorado Student Assessment Program tests, according to results released Monday by the state Department of Education.

County gets 'no' on justice center site

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a preliminary decision denying Routt County's application for a permit to fill wetlands at the site of the new justice center.

Children get taste of bluegrass at camp

Few people know the differences between a mandolin and a guitar, could locate a fret or play a strumchuck.