News for Monday, January 23, 2006



Strong to run for county position

City Council member Paul Strong announced Monday that he planned to run for the District 3 office on the Routt County Commission.

Project 'will transform base'

One Steamboat Place developers add affordable housing

A large resort condominium project that would dramatically alter the base of the Steamboat Ski Area has formally entered the city planning process.

Officials to discuss affordable housing, bridge

The Steamboat Springs City Council tonight will take a first look at a proposed affordable housing tool and ponder renaming the James Brown Soul Center of the Universe Bridge.

New class of freestyle athletes on the rise

Bo Randolph and Abe Maynard represent a new class of aspiring Steamboat Springs freestyle skiers who proved they were ready to ski with the big boys last weekend at a USSA divisional meet in Winter Park.

News in brief for Jan. 24

Cattle lost in rollover accident Monday afternoon A tractor-trailer carrying nearly 100 head of cattle rolled over south of Yampa on Routt County Road 131 Monday afternoon, killing about 50 of the cattle but not injuring the driver, Sgt. Jim Copley of the Colorado State Patrol said.

The Record for Jan. 24

Sunday, Jan. 22 12:56 a.m. A motor-vehicle accident was reported at Walton Creek and Whistler roads.

Steamboat skiers finish on top

Promising young ski racers from across the state discovered Howelsen Hill's reputation for hosting some of the toughest slalom races anywhere in the country last weekend.

Board says 'no' to Bible class

Senior Odyssey will be an elective next year at high school

In two momentous, unanimous decisions Monday night, the Steamboat Springs School Board voted against bringing an elective class titled "The Bible in History and Literature" to Steamboat Springs High School, and it decided to make the high school's Senior Odyssey program optional for students beginning next year.