News for Thursday, May 13, 2004



The Record for May 14

Wednesday, May 12 10:16 a.m. A gas skip worth $10.16 was reported at a gas station in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

Big-box ordinance OK'd

Planning Commission gives first approval to law managing retail growth

The City Planning Commission gave the first nod Thursday to a big-box ordinance that, if approved, would limit any commercial or retail store built south or east of 13th Street to 20,000 square feet.

Mills named to select team

Steamboat Springs freshman Katie Mills was named to the Rocky Mountain Region's High Performance Team this week. As a member of the team, formed in conjunction with USA Volleyball, Mills will represent the RMR at the Volley Classic Tournament to be held July 21 to 24 in Austin, Texas.

City offers to nix garage

If the Routt County Board of Commissioners decides to build a judicial facility downtown, it would not have to put in a parking garage, according to the City Council.

Briefs for May 14

Steamboat Rural Fire district election stays same

Planting a container garden

Window-box and container gardening are exciting ways you can experiment with different plant combinations on a manageable scale while adding blooms and greenery to your surroundings.

Dance instructor needs help

People interested in learning the cowboy cha-cha while helping a longtime dance instructor get back on his feet are invited to attend a benefit for J.W. Morgan at 7 p.m today at the Center for Movement Arts.

Let's Dance students take the stage

After a year of ballet, tap, jazz, modern and hip-hop dance classes, students of the Let's Dance studio in Oak Creek will perform at the 11th annual Let's Dance recital.

Regional meet opens

Track teams hoping for fast finishes

Steamboat Springs senior Tyler O'Leary had no plans to graduate this spring. He earned enough credits to leave school after the first semester, but he changed his mind because the coaches at Western State College, where O'Leary is running cross country next fall, had different plans for their recruit.

Telemedicine: Less driving, more help

Residents of rural Northwest Colorado who are dealing with severe mental illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia will soon find it a little easier to get the medicine they need.

Lincoln overlay means weekday traffic delays

Downtown Lincoln Avenue will be restricted to two-lane traffic next week as it gets repaved.

Thundersnow booms, falls over Steamboat

Golfers, bikers, runners and climbers needn't worry. The mixed bag of weather that passed through Routt County on Wednesday and Thursday will quickly yield to higher temperatures and sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service.

Nightlife for May 14

Music Tonight Brewglass Boys plays at 9:30 p.m. at Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Free. Call 879-3773.

Bela Fleck to open summer series

The internationally renowned banjo player Bela Fleck will kick off the Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert Series.

Sailors ready to face off

Lewis-Palmer High School may have an enrollment more than double that of Steamboat Springs High School, but Rangers soccer coach Reid Wiecks said that means nothing at playoff time.