News for Monday, March 15, 2004

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Lane Shipley shines at Junior Olympics

Skier Lane Shipley arrived at last week's J3 Junior Olympic Championships in Winter Park with a simple game plan.

Rose leads the way

Fifteen-year-old Lowell Whiteman student Paul Rose surprised everybody -- including himself -- at the Junior National Cross County Skiing Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Reprieve for Education Fund

Legislation to outlaw city's half-cent sales tax defeated -- for now

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund is safe -- at least temporarily.

Stagecoach park faces closures

Budget cuts could mean fewer operating days for state park

The governor's chief economist asked the state Legislature on Monday to reverse $2.9 million in budget cuts that would force Stagecoach State Park in South Routt County to close two or three days per week this summer.

City newsletter goes online

The city hopes a new electronic newsletter will help it reach more residents.

Heritage tourism program developed

The city of Steamboat Springs is leading the charge in a regional heritage tourism project.

CNCC facing budget cuts

County commissioners meet with school representatives

Colorado Northwestern Community College faces hefty budget cuts though enrollment numbers are increasing, college officials told Routt County commissioners Monday.

Program for young offenders may be cut

Programs designed to keep young offenders out of jail could lose two-thirds of the $90 million in funding statewide, which could mean big cuts for Routt County's program.

Briefs for March 16

Legislation is passed extending child tax credit

Sloppy but successful week

Steamboat Springs High School soccer coach Rob Bohlmann returned from a season-opening road trip with mixed emotions.

Sailors open tennis season at home with pair of wins

It took a come-from-behind effort in the opening match against Hotchkiss, but the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team completed its first weekend of play without a loss.

The Record for March 16

Sunday, March 14 12:48 a.m. Men reportedly were looking in the windows of vehicles in the 1300 block of Bob Adams Drive. Steamboat Springs police investigated.

Justice center plans move ahead

Plan could go to bid in June, but wetland fill permit must be resolved

Architects are working on construction details for the new Routt County justice center with the goal of offering the plan for bid in June.

Skiers to test their skills at festival

Four days, three events and more than 100 racers will step into the spotlight this week in Steamboat Springs during the annual J4 Junior Olympic Festival.