News for Tuesday, January 13, 2004



Happenings for Jan. 14, 2004

Yampatika's Wee Naturalist program for children ages 3 to 5 meets from 9 to 11 a.m. at Yampatika, 925 Weiss Drive. The cost is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. Price includes snack and juice. Call 871-9151.

Marmon sentenced to jail

Man found guilty of Dream Island shooting gets 90 days

The man found guilty in a Dream Island shooting incident was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of intensive supervised probation Tuesday.

Our View: Public's input sought on USFS fees

As the U.S. Forest Service moves toward a fee structure for use and access on Routt National Forest land, we encourage the Forest Service to be specific about what the public will get in return for those fees.

Xcel faces opposition to conveyor-belt idea

Xcel Energy could face strong opposition to a proposal to build an unloading facility and conveyor belt across the Carpenter Ranch and U.S. Highway 40 into the Hayden Station power plant.

Marketing VP promoted

Wirth to focus on Steamboat Resort Corp., The Canyons

Andy Wirth of the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. took some good-natured ribbing from the Park City, Utah, resort community last summer when he was bold enough to contract for a daily jet flight from Salt Lake City to Steamboat Springs.

Briefs for Jan. 14, 2004

The Free Friday Film Series will start again for the winter Jan. 23. Films are shown at 7 p.m. every other Friday through March 19 at Centennial Hall. The films are free, seating is limited, donations are encouraged. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council at 879-9008.

Positive attitudes aid Sailors

Early season question marks have turned into team strengths as the Steamboat Springs boys basketball team ran its winning streak to seven games over the weekend.

Muhme makes mat statement

Hayden heavyweight tops county wrestlers over weekend

Randy Muhme didn't wrestle for Hayden last year and was late coming out this season, but the junior heavyweight is proving skill and talent sometimes make up for lack of experience.

Texas man found with cocaine, money

A 37-year-old Texas man was found with three bindles of cocaine and more than a $1,000 in his pockets and wallet, the Routt County Sheriff's Office reported.

Speech team wins several at home

When evaluating speech tournaments, size doesn't always matter.

Management firms merge

Mountain Resorts, Johnston Shipley Management join

A pair of property management companies with strong positions at the venerable Storm Meadows Resort condominium complex have joined.

The Record for Jan. 14, 2004

7:34 a.m. A safe in the two-story Ski Corp. parking garage reportedly was broken into and more than $250 was taken.

A tasty showcase of talent

Thursday night event to raise money for high school choirs

Suzy Ritter looks back fondly on a high school trip to San Diego that she took more than a decade ago.

Muhme takes all in tournament

Heavyweight wrestler wins first place

Randy Muhme didn't wrestle for Hayden last year and was late coming out this season, but the junior heavyweight is proving skill and talent sometimes make up for a lack of experience.

Coal hauling OK'd on C.R. 27

Xcel Energy received county approval Tuesday to haul up to 1.8 million tons of coal per year on Routt County Road 27, but it may not use the permit.

Hayden boys beat rival Soroco

Hayden Tigers coach Shawn Baumgartner looked down at the floor with a grim look on his face. His team had just defeated the Soroco Rams by 9 points, but a 16-hour workday had just defeated him.

Four Town Board seats open in April

Four seats on the Hayden Town Board will be up for election in April: the seats occupied by Ken Gibbon, Lorraine Johnson, Richard "Festus" Hagins and Mayor Chuck Grobe.

Hayden falls to Soroco

Final seconds make the

Sloppy play from the Hayden Tigers and Soroco Rams girls squads made for an interesting finish in the final seconds.

Council outlines group's makeup

Tax policy group to be formed

The Steamboat Springs City Council said a tax policy group should look at all potential revenue sources and a mix of revenue sources before making a recommendation to the council on its tax system.

Board to name EDC members

Letters of interest have been submitted to the town of Hayden for seats on the Hayden Economic Development Commission, but conflicts of interest and membership rules may prevent some applicants from being appointed.

Racer friends sweep slalom

When they are on the road, ski racers Christina Roberts and Heidi Hillenbrand are never far apart.

Fine fourth quarters lift Sailor girls

Coach Steve Moos wanted competitive, tightly contested games to give his Steamboat Springs girls basketball players experience and to see how they would respond.

Defendant, accuser testify

Trial for man accused of sexual assault continues today

Both the man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at Klumker Field in May and the alleged victim testified in Routt County Court on Tuesday.