News for Monday, March 22, 2004

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Steamboat takes fourth straight

The girls on the Cedaredge tennis team tried, but just like their counterparts from Delta, Paonia and Hotchkiss, the Bruins failed.

Airport Marketing Plan on table

The Yampa Valley Regional Airport soon could have its first marketing plan. The goals of the plan would be to provide reliable year-round flights, encourage competitive prices, ensure customers have a positive experience and draw community support for growth and expansion of the airport.

Grievance hearing scheduled

Former Chief Building Official Marchus faces board in April

A grievance hearing for ex-Chief Building Official Mark Marchus tentatively has been scheduled for the week of April 12, and two members have been chosen for the three-member board that will decide whether the decision to fire Marchus was appropriate, Marchus' attorney said.

Reservoirs expected to fill despite low snowpack

At least two of Routt County's reservoirs are certain to fill this spring despite the low snowpack, their managers said Monday. However, the pace of the snowmelt this year raises questions about the summer of 2005.

Toy debates to third-place finish

Faced with her second choice, Amanda Toy wasn't sure what to expect.

The Record for March 23

2:24 a.m. Loud music was reported in the 1700 block of River Queen Lane. The residents were given a warning.

Marijuana case protested

Activists support Don Nord in his medicinal marijuana battle

Hearing or no hearing, a pro-medicinal marijuana group decided to protest the Don Nord case Monday afternoon in front of the Routt County Courthouse.

Lafarge continues process

Company working toward gravel pit on south side of town

Lafarge continues to work toward approval for a controversial gravel pit six miles south of Steamboat Springs, with hopes that the new site will be open by the end of May when its permits for another site expire.

Briefs for March 23

The Steamboat Springs Girl Scout Service Unit will be collecting nonperishable food donations for the LIFT-UP Food Bank. Girl Scouts will be hanging bags on front doors this week. Residents are asked to place donations in the bags and set them outside their doors by 9 a.m. Saturday, when a Girl Scout will come by to pick up the bags.