News for Tuesday, March 9, 2004

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Schools ready for concerts

Hayden School District's music program is preparing for several presentations in March and April.

Forum starts master plan process

Longtime Hayden resident Forrest Frentress loaned an out-of-town friend his truck to drive into town. When the friend came back, he told Frentress everyone in town waved to him. "They weren't waving at you," Frentress told him. "They were waving at the truck."

New plans for Sunburst on agenda

Developers will show a new concept for a 900-acre subdivision to the Hayden Planning Commission at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Shipley sets pace, wins title

Lane Shipley isn't old enough to drive a car, but he reached 64 mph on a pair of skis Tuesday morning en route to winning the J3 Junior Olympic Downhill title in Winter Park.

Council OKs $10K for bubble

Spurred by a $10,000 donation from the tennis community, the City Council gave the go-ahead for architectural and engineering studies to replace the tennis bubble.

Our View: Park idea is for the dogs

The city of Steamboat Springs doesn't need a dog park; it needs responsible, considerate dog owners.

Pot case off to federal court

Federal judge makes ruling on medical marijuana seizure case

A case involving contempt citations for officers who seized medicinal marijuana from a Hayden man last fall will be heard in federal court, a judge ruled Tuesday

Briefs for March 10

Routt County Commissioner Nancy Stahoviak is at her Oak Creek home awaiting the second of four surgeries on her knees.

The Record for March 10

1:32 a.m. A verbal domestic dispute was reported in the 800 block of Weiss Circle. Steamboat Springs police officers found marijuana paraphernalia in the residence, and a citation was given.

Hearing on plan postponed

Community Area Plan adoption hearing is pushed back

The Area Plan Coordinating Committee's desire to see a final version of the area plan update before holding an adoption hearing will force the meeting to be postponed.

MacCarthy, Rose leading 'Boat pack

Cross country skiers Sarah MacCarthy and Paul Rose led the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club in the first event of the Junior National Championships held Monday in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Wrestlers end 20-year drought

Despite the absence of three wrestlers, the Steamboat Springs Middle School team captured second place at Saturday's tournament hosted by Soroco.

Icy plunge to fund medical equipment

A group of brave souls are preparing to leap into the icy water of Lake Catamount later this month, in an effort to raise funds toward the purchase of innovative emergency-medical-training equipment.

Steamboat's transit future discussed

Tuesday night, the City Council got a preview of what would be needed to complete the transit improvements suggested in the Steamboat Springs Community Area Plan Update.

Chamber dinner tonight

Event is designed to help boost interest and membership

The Hayden Chamber of Commerce is bustling but struggling.

County uses leftover funds

Money for stove conversions to be used on conservation

Routt County commissioners on Tuesday decided to use funds left over from a late-1990s stove conversion program for a land conservation project in the county.

County's flood plain maps updated

Residents who want to comment on updated 100-year flood plain maps for Routt County have until June 7.

Town Web site up and running

Hayden residents can research town codes, track the activities of the Town Board and Planning Commission, or read upcoming agendas or past meeting minutes without leaving home.

Education fund challenged

Legislation would outlaw Steamboat's half-cent sales tax for schools

State Rep. Keith King has proposed legislation that would outlaw Steamboat Springs' half-cent sales tax for education, which raises about $1.8 million annually for small class-size, technology, capital projects and other items.