News for Thursday, March 18, 2004



Xcel plan 'good for everybody'

Hayden Town Board supports rail delivery proposal

The Hayden Town Board unanimously approved a resolution Thursday stating it supports coal-delivery options to the Hayden Station Power Plant that minimize impacts on adjacent agriculture operations and residences and supports options that put the impacts of operations on property owned by Hayden Station.

Super-G gold

Roberts, 13, takes first for SSWSC

The week started out a little rocky for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's newest golden girl, Cassady Roberts.

Brief Points for March 19

Brent Rowan will perform for Christian Heritage School's Annual Auction Fund-raiser on March 26. This year's theme, "The Fingerprints of God," celebrates the children at CHS. A silent auction starts at 6 p.m. will be followed by dessert. The evening's entertainment starts at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $25, and reservations must be made in advance as seating is limited. Call 879-1760.

The return of Duckbutter

The buzz around town is right: Duckbutter is back. So is their in-your-face, energized rock style.

Rural fire district election contested

Nine people have announced candidacy for three positions opening on the Steamboat Springs Rural Fire Protection District's board of directors.

Briefs for March 19

Diabetes Alert Day gives free screenings Yampa Valley Medical Center's Diabetes Education Program is sponsoring its fifth annual Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday.

CEO Sutton resigns from community foundation

After eight years as the Yampa Valley Community Foundation's first president and CEO, Dianna Sutton has announced her resignation.

The song is mightier than the sword

Brenn Hill has been bucked off a few horses and thrown plenty of hay in his lifetime, but the Western singer/songwriter is the first to say that he's not a cowboy.

Tribal rugs enhance paintings

The richly textural work of three Steamboat artists will be brought together with the detailed tapestry of tribal rugs in a new show of mixed-media paintings opening tonight.

Rowan headlines fund-raiser

Imagine a shopping mall or downtown city block lined with stores selling everything from jewelry to guided fly fishing trips.

Interest builds in boys lacrosse program

More than 40 players -- mostly freshmen and sophomores -- will represent Steamboat Springs this year in boys lacrosse.

Girls lacrosse team full of new faces

There are a lot of new faces on this season's Steamboat Springs girls lacrosse team.

Trustees cancel Yampa election

Yampa will not have an election this year, marking the first time in at least the past 15 years that the town has had to cancel its municipal election.

Bank joins international group

Vogelaar: Community First bank slated to change its name

Community First National Bank in Steamboat Springs became part of an international banking conglomerate this week when BancWest Corp. announced it had reached an agreement to pay $1.2 billion for all of the stock of Community First Bankshares Inc.

Tourism high this weekend

Property management companies in Steamboat Springs are flush this week with business that rivals Christmas season, yet it may be an uphill charge to match last year's numbers.

The Record for March 19

Wednesday, March 17 12:34 a.m. A loud party was reported in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. A warning was given.

Outdoor education program seeks to motivate

Matt Tredway's weekend schedules don't include playing video games or watching television. The Steamboat Springs Middle School teacher wishes the same could be said for more of his students.

Dance to the music of The Motet

A simple T-shirt from The Motet's merchandise department has a small band logo on the front, with a command to boogie on the back.

Nightlife for March 19

Paul Geppert plays at 6:30 p.m. at Creekside Cafe, 131 11th St. No cover. Dinner reservations recommended. Call 879-4925.