News for Monday, March 8, 2004

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Petition to retain Marchus presented

A petition asking that Mark Marchus be returned to his position as head of the Regional Building Department was given to Routt County commissioners Monday.

January sales tax up 3.53 percent

The city is off to a strong start in sales tax receipts with January up 3.53 percent from the previous year.

Forecast dim for kayakers

Snowpack is below 30-year average, less than last year at this time

A forecast calling for blue skies and mild temperatures in Northwest Colorado doesn't bode well for small-stream irrigators and kayakers.

News in brief

9Health Fair is April 3 at the middle school

The Record for March 9

Sunday, March 7 12:03 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 3400 block of Hiawatha Court. The Steamboat Springs Police Department investigated and found no problems.

Fletcher helps division bring home the gold

If you ask jumping and Nordic combined coach Chris Gilbertson, he'll say the Rocky Mountain Division's gold medals at last weekend's 2004 Junior Olympic championships in Anchorage, Alaska, were not unexpected -- but nice just the same.

Tennis bubble 'falling down'

The City Council weighs options for replacing center's cover

The Steamboat Springs Tennis Bubble is coming apart a little each day.

County weighs impact fees for roads

To help fund road improvements as the Stagecoach and Steamboat Lake communities develop, Routt County officials are studying impact fees.

P'burg water/land contract expected today

Routt County is expected to buy land in Phippsburg for a water treatment building, a crucial step to making the improvements this year.

Rabbit Ears Motel owner dies at 81

Ron Koehler enjoyed a lot of things in life, but he had only two true loves -- his family and his motel.

Successful showings

Duals cap off good week for Steamboat freestyle skiers

The final day of the Rocky Mountain Divisional in Steamboat Springs was a good one for U.S. Ski Team member and hometown favorite Lauren Crawford.

The ride to the World Cup

After spending more than a week on the road with some of Steamboat Springs' top snowboarders, Pro-Am coach Thedo Remmelink was a bit tired when the van pulled into the Howelsen Hill parking lot Saturday.