News for Monday, May 17, 2004

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Dunham doubly honored

Instructor named Teacher of Year for second time

After nearly 30 years in education, Celia Dunham still learns something new each day. That alone may be the reason why the Strawberry Park Elementary School teacher is still so passionate about her job.

Steamboat man found dead

Man identified as longtime resident Max Knight

Max Knight, 30, a longtime local resident and cook at Mambo Italiano, was found dead in a tent near the State Bridge Lodge on Monday morning.

City to look at big-box ordinance

The Steamboat Springs City Council will get its first look tonight at the ordinance intended to go into effect when a 90-day moratorium on big-box retail expires.

$20 physicals help students, Booster Club

If you've filled your gas tank, shopped at the grocery store or gone to a movie recently, you know $20 doesn't go far in today's world. But this week Dr. Jim Dudley and a group of physicians and physicians' assistants from Steamboat Medical Group will help middle school and high school students stretch their dollars a little farther.

Land-use forums scheduled

Two informational forums are being offered to help South Routt residents understand land-use regulations.

Council to honor WWII veterans

The Steamboat Springs City Council will honor World War II veterans tonight as part of a countrywide celebration of the dedication of the National War World II Memorial.

County tackles funding courts

In an important step toward building a new justice center before a Sept. 1, 2006, court-ordered deadline, county commissioners are expected to choose today underwriting and bond counsel firms for the certificates of participation that will fund the project.

Master contract demanded

Tired of what they call the School Board's failure to live up to negotiated policies, representatives of the Steamboat Springs Education Association demanded a master contract for district employees and extra pay for teachers who spend extra time working on committees.

Cool weather slows runoff

The amount of water flowing through Routt County waterways has dropped significantly in the last seven days, but people who watch the Yampa River on a daily basis aren't ready to say it has reached its seasonal peak.