News for Wednesday, May 19, 2004



City files water right rebuttal

The city has filed a 20-page rebuttal to concerns raised by opponents to its recreational water right filing. The rebuttal, filed with the Colorado Water Conservation Board, is a precursor to the arguments to be heard during a Wednesday hearing on the city's water rights application.

Rams take confidence to Pueblo

During Tuesday's warm-ups, Soroco track coach Gary Heide reminded his athletes there was no time for slacking and complacency because everyone at state will be just as good as the Rams.

Sierra View subdivision gets first OK

The Oak Creek Planning Commission gave its OK to the proposed Sierra View subdivision, contingent on the Town Board's consideration of several issues brought up by residents during Wednesday's meeting.

Speedway opens Saturday

Danny Quinn has no idea what it's like to sit behind the wheel of a racecar, but he's about to find out.

Board, principal agree to survey

Hayden moving closer to all-day kindergarten

An all-day kindergarten program for the Hayden School District is one step closer to fruition.

Sailors set for Jeffco

State track meet kicks off Friday

Becoming a morning person isn't always easy, but Hannah Bowers, Missy Chotvacs, Patricia Henderson and Jessica Peters have learned. As members of Steamboat Springs' 800-meter medley relay team, they have to be at the track early to prepare for the first event of every track meet.

Tigers' eyes on the prize

Young Hayden runners confident heading to state meet

All season, Jesse Drennan, Tyson Letlow, Kenny Gehrman and Evan Hilling have known they would be racing in this weekend's Class 2A State Track Meet in Pueblo.

Close finishes in Cog Run

Hillclimb just a weekend workout for Olympic marathoner

For most runners, the steep climb up Hayden's Cog Road is a demanding jumpstart to the summer running series.

Planners look at Motherwell request

The ranch where a bull elk tested positive for chronic wasting disease in late January is coming before the Routt County Planning Commission tonight to ask for a permit for a recreational resort.

All-day K to be discussed tonight

The future of an all-day kindergarten program for Hayden students should be clearer Wednesday, when Hayden Valley Elementary School Principal Mike Luppes makes his recommendation to the School Board.

Wilson: No evidence of homicide

The Eagle County Sheriff's Office has no intention of pursuing homicide charges against the 26-year-old Steamboat Springs man connected to the death of Max Knight.

The Record for May 20

Tuesday, May 17 12:23 a.m. A suspicious vehicle reportedly was parked next to a vacant house in the 1300 block of Indian Trails. A man reportedly got out of the vehicle and walked around the house. The vehicle was gone when Steamboat Springs Police arrived.

Tigers ready for state

Runners do well at regional meet

With all due respect to the rest of the Class 2A regions statewide, the Hayden track and field team is certain the region it just competed in is the best, particularly on the boys' side.

Tight-knit senior class parts ways next week

Growing up and attending school in a small town has plenty of advantages -- just ask Hayden High School's graduating seniors.

Boys to train with police

Mark Dunn and John Yager want interesting, adrenaline-pumping jobs.

Town cleanup day is Saturday

Hayden residents can get rid of everything from yard waste and old furniture to computers and appliances at the Chamber of Commerce's annual Hayden Cleanup Day on Saturday.


Dalton Eugene Duncan, son of Sarah and Jeff Duncan of Craig, was born at 9:16 p.m. on May 7, 2004. He weighed 7 pounds and 5.5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. His grandparents are Larry and Cheryl Dalton of Craig, and Ken and Mary Duncan of Craig.

Briefs for May 20

Yampa River streamflow rising, still below average The streamflow in the Yampa River at the Fifth Street Bridge in Steamboat Springs was stair-stepping up again at midday Wednesday after dipping to 880 cubic feet per second Saturday. The river was back up to 1,450 cfs overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The flow remains below the historic average for the date of 1,700 cfs.

Fry makes ballot

Businessman supported by Republicans

Hayden resident Jeff Fry, owner of Bears Ears Excavation Inc., will be on the Republican primary ballot as a candidate for the board of county commissioners; he secured 63 percent of the vote at the Routt County Republican Assembly held May 8.

Balance key to Hayden growth

Achieving fiscally balanced and compact growth while preserving Hayden's small-town charm was the focus of a Town Hall forum Wednesday night -- the second in a series of meetings to revise the town's comprehensive plan.

4-Hers earn back-to-back wins

Like young NBA prospects, some members of Routt County 4-H are being recruited by the pros.