News for Wednesday, May 26, 2004



Choirs take first in California

Finishing in first place was an afterthought for most of the Steamboat Springs High School students who traveled to California last week for a choral competition.

Mandatory plan upgrade surprises Oak Creek officials

Order: $1M in upgrades needed at wastewater treatment plant

Oak Creek received a state order to upgrade its antiquated wastewater treatment plant nearly three years ago -- but it appears to have fallen through the town's administrative cracks until about a month ago.

Lessons learned from plow

Summit speaker advocates pioneer spirit in info-tech world

The salvation of the plains states may be to return to the lessons of John Deere, Jane Leonard told an audience at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Center on Wednesday.

Water hearing has many sides

Board has all-day hearing on city's recreational water rights filing

The many layers of the city's recreational water rights filing were peeled away Wednesday during an all-day hearing before the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

Stansbery hired as Montessori teacher

The Steamboat Springs School District's search for a Montessori teacher ended Tuesday when Arkansas elementary teacher Linda Stansbery accepted the newly created position.

Briefs for May 27

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. Please submit a photograph along with any information about scholarships received, college plans and graduation ceremonies by Friday to education reporter Brent Boyer at

The Record for May 27

Tuesday, May 25 11:05 a.m. A complaint was filed against a man who entered an office building in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue trying to sell tools. Officers determined that the man was operating a legitimate business.

Full field, familiar faces

Town Challenge brings a record number of riders to Howelsen Hill

Familiar favorites Barkley Robinson and Katherine Zambrana topped the results of the largest opening race for the Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series on Wednesday night at Howelsen Hill.

SSWSC picks up Ski Team awards

For Rick DeVos' life to get any better, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's executive director would have to win the lottery.

Sailors land five on league teams

At the beginning of the season, when the members of the Steamboat Springs girls soccer team set their individual goals, everything somehow came back to the team.