News for Tuesday, June 13, 2006



Rec center nixes pool plans

The Steamboat Springs Health and Recreation Association's board president announced Tuesday that the association is withdrawing its plans to build an indoor pool.

New subdivision wins county approval

Million-dollar lots would contribute $15,000 to help elk herd

An elk herd with its own trust fund? What's next? The Routt County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to approve a subdivision that could create as many as 63 lots worth $1 million or more each. And a local elk herd could realize a windfall as a result.

Our View: Practical affordable housing

A payment-in-lieu option for developers is a smart element to incorporate into the city's inclusionary zoning ordinance for affordable housing.

Rookie takes second win at speedway

Either H.D. Craig is a good teacher or Nick Craig is a naturally talented driver.

Short Cut race sends runners into bushes

Even race director Bill Philip has been lured into finding the fastest route in the Hot Springs Short Cut Run.

Youths take a 'whack' at Haymaker

Journey features golfers from across the state

Haymaker Golf Course's marquee junior golf event tees off this morning.

City to rethink center location

Council questions Stock Bridge site

Last week, the Steamboat Springs City Council reluctantly affirmed its decision to build a new community center at the Stock Bridge Transit Center. On Tuesday night, the council second-guessed its site choice, voting 4-3 to revisit the decision later this month.

Police to auction off seized, found property

The evidence room at the Steamboat Springs Police Department is full of bicycles, snowboards and electronics.

Gwen Tudor: Commending Kids

Growing pains

Young Sailors push through inexperience to win

The Craig and Steamboat Springs American Legion baseball teams are undergoing a youth movement this summer. The growing pains and inconsistencies for both teams were prevalent in the two games they played in the span of seven days.

Town backs medicinal pot

Not all Oak Creek residents agree with town resolution

Hayden projects in the works

The Hayden landscape is being reshaped by earthmovers on the south side of town, and new buildings are popping up in other areas.