News for Friday, May 28, 2004



City to buy open space

Purchase includes 101 acres at north Lafarge gravel pit

The city of Steamboat Springs plans to purchase the north Lafarge gravel pit site, which would set aside 101.55 acres for open space.

Summer school programs offered

Summer school. Those two words paired together are an oxymoron to some students. For others, they represent an exciting opportunity to continue learning once the traditional school year ends.

News in Brief for May 29

Wapiti Bowmen 3-D shoot is today at Dean Acres

The Record for May 29

May 27, 2004 1:59 a.m. A man was arrested after being stopped by officers for a traffic violation at the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Midvalley Drive.

Stahoviak has knee replacement

Routt County Commissioner Nancy Stahoviak has been at county meetings in her dreams, literally.

Spirit Challenge raises $7K for education

More than 100 area children helped raise $7,000 at the May 8 Spirit Challenge running race to benefit, in part, their own educations.

Oak Creek approves contract

Engineering pact is for ongoing infrastructure renovations

Oak Creek is looking for its missing manholes. As part of an ongoing effort to upgrade the town's aging water and sewer system, Oak Creek will be using modern Geographic Information System technology to map and locate the town's waterlines, sewer lines and manholes. The most recent maps they have are from the 1970s, said Oak Creek Mayor "Kathy" Cargo Rodeman.

Making a splash

Skiers, boarders can practice skills this summer at new jump facility

Summer has arrived in Steamboat Springs, but thanks to the four new aerial jumps at the Bald Eagle Water Ski Lake east of Steamboat, freestyle skiers and snowboarders will not have to stop training.