News for Sunday, February 5, 2006

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City mulls historical rule

Buildings older than 50 may get extra protection

The city of Steamboat Springs is working on an ordinance that would require developers to have a historical structure assessment completed before submitting plans for certain projects.

Tom Ross: You are beautiful just the way you are

Super Bowl commercials teach valuable social lessons

The most valuable player in Super bowl XL wasn't wearing shoulder pads and a helmet. The most valuable player was an aging rock star clad in black jeans and a black shirt with sequins. Mick Jagger stole the show from Big Ben and the Bus.

News in brief for Feb. 6

Blowing snow prompts officials to close pass Severe weather conditions led to the closing of Rabbit Ears Pass most of the day Sunday. The pass, which was closed from 8 a.m. to about 4 p.m., was affected by high winds and zero visibility, especially on the east side, said Jeff Snyder, the Colorado Department of Transportation's supervisor for Grand and Jackson counties as well as part of Routt County. Snyder said snowdrifts were piled across U.S. Highway 40 near mile marker 55, on the east side of the pass.

Airport manager addresses concerns

In light of recent complaints, a Yampa Valley Regional Airport official is asking travelers for their patience.