News for Wednesday, March 17, 2004



City questions annexation

Mount Werner Water wants land but has no plans for service

The city is questioning why Mount Werner Water wants to annex a 37-acre piece of land with no plans for water and sewer service.

Historians won't give up

Group trying for museum despite losing grant

In late January, the Oak Creek and Phippsburg Historical Society learned it did not receive a grant to renovate Old Town Hall in Oak Creek and start a museum.

Group against Xcel seeks Hayden's help

A grass-roots group has formed to oppose six methods Xcel Energy proposed to deliver coal to the Hayden Station power plant.

Alleged sex offender in court; case continued

A 46-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a child as a person in a position of trust appeared in court Wednesday. His case was continued for another week.

USFS to delay N. Routt decision

Winter recreation plan on hold

North Routt snowmobilers and skiers will have to wait another year to learn if and how the U.S. Forest Service will separate motorized and nonmotorized uses in the area.

Hayden considers all-day K

School Board looks at ups, downs of extending kindergarten

The Hayden School Board will not know until surveys are back in April whether parents would support an all-day kindergarten program, but some agreed such a program would be a "win-win" situation for parents and children.

Fund Board talks communication

As an officer of the Education Fund Board, Jerry Kozatch likes to think of himself as an important member of the volunteer nonprofit group that allocates revenue from the city's half-cent sales tax for education.