News for Wednesday, September 26, 2007

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Steamboat briefs for Sept. 26

Hundreds of dollars worth of electronic equipment and other items were stolen from at least eight unlocked cars last weekend.

Sheriff's Office launches redesigned Web site

People who want to know more about the Routt County Sheriff's Office can now access that information with the click of a mouse.

Haven groundbreaking nears

Fall date possible for community center addition to home

Much-anticipated plans to add a community center to The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden could move closer to fruition this fall as the owners seek qualified contractors to bid on the project.

Thomas Lee Johnson's case will be reheard, possibly in Routt County

Thomas Lee Johnson, convicted in 2001 for killing Steam-boat Springs resident Lori Lyn Bases, has been awarded a new trial.

Steamboat soccer team shuts down Moffat County

Moffat County had plenty of momentum but was short on the breaks.

Seniors urged to look at colleges that match their learning style

Gayle Dudley is quick to remind Steamboat Springs High School students that college isn't a prize to be won, but a match to be made.

The Record for Sept. 24

6 a.m. Officers scared off a bear from the 1200 block of Lincoln Avenue for a woman who was afraid to go outside because the bear was eating trash. Officers also issued someone a ticket for not having a wildlife-proof trash container.

Our View: Mine citation causes concern

Last week's federal citation of Twentymile Coal Co. is cause for immediate concern and demands a strong, clear response from mine officials, especially in light of recent coal mine-related tragedies elsewhere in the country.

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Council discussion highlights difficulty of solving traffic issue

If anything was learned during Tuesday's Steamboat Springs City Council meeting, it's that solving the city's transportation issues will be an arduous process.

Hayden contracts for own building department

Citing an inability to reconcile problems with the Routt County Regional Building Department, the town of Hayden has signed a contract with SAFEbuilt Colorado to provide its building department services.