News for Tuesday, May 4, 2004



Council OKs extra ski jump funding

The City Council agreed to pitch in $144,000 to help upgrade the Howelsen Hill ski jumps. The money will make up the difference between what the Colorado Ski Heritage Project had raised in donations and a new estimate of the project's cost.

Legislators pursue tourism funding

Northwest Colorado's representatives at the state Legislature are confident they will have permanent new funding for tourism promotion in place by tonight.

Students' interests on display

Open house highlights high school program

The list seems endless. Fashion shows, music recordings, film production, tennis and basketball tournaments, auto shows, car manuals, picture books and nature kiosks. And it goes on.

Gary headed to California

Hannah Gary was rewarded for her academic and athletic reputation when she signed a national letter of intent Tuesday to play volleyball for the University of California at San Diego next fall.

Fire board members maintain their seats

All incumbents on the Steamboat Springs and Oak Creek fire protection district boards of directors were re-elected Tuesday, a signal that the boards are doing a good job, they said.

Briefs for May 5

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at Steamboat Springs High School. The play is directed and produced by Lia Kozatch and Lyndsey Koehler. Tickets are on sale for $5 at All That Jazz, Celebrations and Off The Beaten Path Bookstore. All profits will benefit the Animal Assistance League. Call 846-2244.

City, county partner on plan

Goal is $10.75M grant to protect Yampa River landscape

Routt County will join the city as a co-applicant requesting a $10.75 million grant to help protect the Yampa River landscape in the Steamboat Springs area.

Steamboat celebrates National Day of Prayer

At noon Thursday, people across the country will gather at flagpoles to pray. Routt County residents will be among those with heads bowed during the 53rd annual National Day of Prayer.

The Record for May 5

12:19 a.m. A noise complaint was made in the 700 block of Pine Street. A loud group of people was going in and out of a house. A citation was issued.

First cycling meeting tonight

Tom Davis is ready to return to the world of road racing and wants to bring interested cyclists with him.

Sweeping W. Slope

Soccer team undefeated in league play again

Twenty-four. That number took on new meaning for the members of the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team Tuesday night at Dudley Field. The Sailors capped another perfect season in the Western Slope Conference with a 7-2 win over second-place Battle Mountain. It was the squad's 24th straight league victory for a team that went 13-1-1 overall this season.