News for Tuesday, August 9, 2005

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Eli Nykamp : Discouraged about water issue

Discouraged about water issue I'm really discouraged that the city is trying to get a mediator for this water representative issue. Do they really think Dan Craig is going to do a bad job representing municipalites, or are they just upset that he opposed their recreational water rights?

County approves Horizons tax question

Boisterous clapping followed the Board of Routt County Commissioners' approval of a ballot measure asking voters to support a 1-mill levy for those with mental retardation.

Our View: Regulation going too far

Our county government provides critical services by regulating roads, public safety and land use. But when it starts regulating craft fairs and spaghetti dinners, it's gone too far.

News in brief for Aug. 10

Wireless Internet available at Bud Werner library Bud Werner Memorial Library is the latest location to go wireless in Steamboat Springs. With hotspot service, anyone with a personal computer configured to connect to a wireless network can link to the library's high-speed system.

At issue: Work force housing

The town of Telluride's work force housing ordinance will be among the topics of discussion Aug. 22, when the Community Alliance of the Yampa Valley hosts a forum at Olympian Hall.

County OKs landfill expansion

The Board of Routt County Commissioners approved on Tuesday landfill expansion plans that should meet the county's waste needs for at least the next 60 years.

Berry to lead young Sailors team

Golf coach optimistic about future of program

The high school golf season started Monday. By Thursday, Steamboat Springs Coach Steve Dodson must have a team for the season-opening tournament at Battlement Mesa.

Family's story is rags-to-riches

Unless you arrived in Routt County yesterday, you've heard the name Iacovetto.

Rugby squad crushes Breck

The Steamboat Rugby Club had little trouble defeating Breckenridge in its two previous meetings this summer, but Saturday's beating went beyond expectations.

Tennis tournament, auction a success

More than $13,000 for the Steamboat Springs High School tennis teams was raised during a weekend tournament.

Teams take best shots at Buick Scramble

Eleven teams took to the fairways and greens at Haymaker Golf Course on Sunday for the 2005 Buick Scramble golf tournament.

Town staff recommends denying plan

Hayden Planning Com�--mission to hear preliminary plans for Dry Creek Village

Developers have made almost none of the changes requested to plans for a proposed 150-unit subdivision in Hayden, so town staff are recommending the plan be denied.

The Record for Aug. 10

Monday, Aug. 8 12: 25 a.m. A noise complaint about loud music was made on Riverside Drive.

Cargo Rodeman : On the smoking ordinance

On the smoking ordinance Dear Editor, I'd like to chime in on the fanatical smoking ordinance hype that so many (now including Steamboat Springs) are cramming down everyone's throats.

Airport manager search continues

After interviewing four candidates, Routt County is continuing its search for a manager for Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

Teacher choice causes drama

Some parents, students concerned about school theater program

Some Steamboat parents and students say the school district's recent choice of a new theater teacher is proof the district is shortchanging its drama program.