News for Tuesday, May 18, 2004



Council passes big-box rules

The Steamboat Springs City Council adjusted the wording of a big-box ordinance before approving it in the first of two readings Tuesday.

New bank is coming to town

Small chain to open branches in Steamboat, Hayden, Meeker

A subsidiary of a small banking chain in Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming has announced plans for branches in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Meeker.

Be a part of the game

Free clinic offered for softball umpires

Three years ago, Steamboat Springs resident Greg Hughey arrived at the softball field looking for a summer job to make some extra cash.

Medical Center finds partner

South Routt facility talks to Yampa Valley Medical Associates

South Routt Medical Center is working on a partnership with Yampa Valley Medical Associates to provide services two days a week at the clinic.

Our view: The parking predicament

The Steamboat Springs City Council finally has found a way to ensure the success of the Stock Bridge Transit Center -- build a justice center downtown without adequate parking.

News in Brief

LIFT-UP Donation Center has moved to Lincoln

County approves P'burg liquor store

Routt County commissioners approved Phippsburg's first retail liquor license Tuesday.

Teacher won't have Montessori experience

The Steamboat Springs School District will ask a teacher without Montessori experience to lead its new program this fall.

Free clinic to address bicycling, coaching

A car is useless without keys, gas or a driver who can operate it.

The Record

Monday, May 17 7:58 a.m. A car window was smashed in the 3000 block of Hiawatha Court. There were no suspects.

Sierra View meeting is tonight

Final plans for the proposed 70-unit Sierra View subdivision will be presented to the Oak Creek Planning Commission tonight.

Autopsy: Knight wasn't strangled

Co-worker's statements conflict with coroner's preliminary report

Max Knight lived to go to concerts. He traveled across the country to listen to jam bands -- Widespread Panic, Phish, the Grateful Dead.

Special sound off: Readers react to front-page photo

We chose to publish a photo on the front page of Tuesday's Steamboat Today that showed Eagle County authorities removing the body of a young Steamboat Springs man who died Sunday night at a campground near State Bridge. This photo shocked and offended some of our readers.

Knight loved music, travel

The night in October 1973 when Susie Hadden delivered a premature baby by emergency Cesarean section two months early, she wasn't certain he would survive the night.