News for Tuesday, January 27, 2004

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Lodwick moves to 10th in sprint

World Cup leader Hannu Manninen of Finland tore through a 7.5-kilometer cross country course Tuesday en route to his second straight World Cup win of the week.

Couple hopes to supply boom

Husband-wife team combine talents in new hardware store

Dan and Diane LeFevre are combining their talents in a new business venture.

Economic development board meets

Making town more welcoming to business, residents topic of inaugural meeting

In its inaugural meeting Thursday night, the new seven-member Hayden Economic Development Commission discussed the need to make Hayden a more welcoming town for businesses and residents alike.

Our View: Xcel should preserve landscape

At issue Xcel's plans for receiving coal in Hayden Our view Using an existing option may be best.

Steamboat man returns from Great Baikal Trail

Naturalist helped build trail in southern Siberia

Naturalist and wilderness travel expert John Spezia returned to Steamboat Springs from southern Siberia this fall with an increased awareness of the powerful link between indigenous cultures and their natural surroundings.

Team Volant heads to Utah for big meet

Sixteen girls, one very important trip and enough expectations to fill a small suitcase had skating coach Courtney Gill feeling a little anxious Tuesday afternoon.

Briefs for Jan. 28

People interested in participating in street events during the 91st annual Winter Carnival can pre-register beginning Thursday. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, through Feb. 5, at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association Information Center, 1255 S. Lincoln Ave. Evening registration will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the information center. Call 879-0880, ext. 203.

Accident injures 4, closes highway west of town

A three-car accident Sunday morning sent four to the hospital and tied up U.S. Highway 40 just west of Hayden for more than an hour and a half.

Finalists named

Moffat County, Minturn planners, former city manager make cut

Moffat County's planning director, Minturn's human resources director and a former city manager from Michigan are the three finalists for the Hayden town manager position.

Date set in charter lawsuit

Montessori group, school district headed to court on Feb. 18

Lawyers representing Steam-boat Springs Montessori and the Steamboat Springs School District will appear before District Judge Michael O'Hara next month to present oral arguments in an ongoing lawsuit between the district and a group of parents who want a charter school.

City will offer class on ADA

The city of Steamboat Springs is inviting residents to sit in on two classes about American with Disabilities Act requirements for Colorado Department of Trans-portation projects.

Permit compromise reached

Snowmobile tour operator, neighbors agree on trail

Neighbors who appealed a permit for snowmobile tours on a ranch southeast of Milner have reached a compromise with the tour operator.

Minimum standards approved for airport

Commissioners rule on YVRA activities

Vendors at Yampa Valley Regional Airport selling anything from food to repair services now have standards describing what percentage of their earnings go to the airport, how much insurance they need to operate and more.

Four injured in Hayden accident

A three-car accident Sunday morning sent four to the hospital and tied up U.S. Highway 40 just west of Hayden for more than an hour and half.

SSWSC performs well at qualifier

Traditionally, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club takes a huge chunk of the 80 Junior Olympic Alpine skiing spots in the Rocky Mountain Division.

Tigers clip Cards in rematch

The Hayden Tigers have seen what the Grand Valley squad has, particularly in shooters Chris Johnson and Sam McKinley.

CMC primed for nationals

You can hear the excitement in Erik Jorgensen's voice when he talks about the Colorado Mountain College ski team's drive to get back to the national championships.

Steamboat skiers shine in Vail

Steamboat mogul skiers continued to flex their muscles last weekend in Vail where they took several top spots in a Rocky Mountain Division meet.

The Record for Jan. 28

1:54 a.m. A man violated his restraining order in the 400 block of Pine Street. The man was arrested.

Salazar to make Steamboat stop

Democratic congressional candidate John Salazar is expected to touch on health care, the economy and Western Slope water when he speaks at 5 p.m. Friday at the commissioners hearing room in the Routt County Courthouse.

Tiger girls can't top Cardinals

The Hayden Tigers girls' offense was slow in the second quarter, resulting in six points, but the Grand Valley Cardinals were even slower with four points.

Cooper Black: Editorial decisions not arrived at easily

Does it get much better than this? In September of 2003, I joined the Editorial Board of the Steamboat Pilot & Today as one of two new community members.