News for Tuesday, May 25, 2004



Children touch ranch heritage

Ranch Days gives students window into area's agricultural roots

Texas Longhorn cattle originally escaped from Spanish herds hundreds of years ago.

Summit speaker is part-time resident

Retail analyst will discuss importance of 'Boat independents

"Big box" has been the biggest buzzword on the Steamboat Springs retail scene this year, and Karl Steidtmann, chief economist for Deloitte Research, will talk Thursday about how national trends and brands are affecting the Yampa Valley.

Reading Olympics program helps students soar

In a town where many children grow up dreaming of Olympic gold, a group of third-grade teachers is using medals to reward a different sort of achievement.

The Record for May 26

May 24, 2004 2:35 a.m. A man complained about noise from semitrailers outside B&K Distributing Inc. in the 1100 block of 13th Street. He says the semitrailers wake up his son, but B & K says it is conducting standard business. The case is going to court.

Busy tennis season set to begin

There will be 48 players in this week's 2004 Intermountain Tennis Association's 12 and under Memorial Day championships.

Briefs for May 26

Information sought on homeschool graduates To ensure complete coverage of Routt County's graduating high school seniors, the Steamboat Pilot & Today is seeking information about homeschooled students who are graduating this spring. Submit a photograph along with any information about scholarships received, college plans and graduation ceremonies by Friday to education reporter Brent Boyer at

Diane White-Crane: For clarity

For clarity An article in the May 22 Steamboat Today, "Lost hiker found in good condition," states that the lost hiker told searchers "she had used a hiking guidebook to find a trail ... which she thought was a 1.5 mile loop, but it led to nothing but a series of confusing cattle and game trails ... most likely used by hunters."

Our View: Airport Commission has an agenda

The Yampa Valley Airport Commission's decision to launch a study into economic, social and safety issues at Steamboat Springs Airport makes sense, given the political divide over the airport and its future.

Marchus hands in petition

Mark Marchus could be on the Republican primary ballot as a candidate for the District 2 county commissioner seat.

Third time is the charm

Steamboat Springs lacrosse finds success in third season

Building lacrosse programs has become sort of like a hobby for Bob Hiester.

Recreational water rights hearing today

The city of Steamboat Springs will make its case for recreational water rights on the Yampa River before the Colorado Water Conservation Board today.

Developer has resident projects in the works

Charles Sher, a California developer who is preparing to build a residential condominium project here, has added a commercial development to his lineup.

County to plan wastewater meetings

Routt County commissioners are planning a round of public meetings to discuss wastewater concerns in Hahn's Peak Village.

Crews will work under Third Street

Public works crews will complete necessary waterline work beneath Third Street this summer to pave it this fall, the Hayden Town Board determined Thursday.

Students headed to United Nations

Seventeen-year-old Chantal Gregory didn't know much about the United Nations.

WWII veterans to be honored with ceremony

Hayden's World War II veterans will be honored at a special ceremony hosted by the Benjamin J. Hofstetter Post 89 of the American Legion on Memorial Day.