January 12, 2011
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New council will decide whether to impose a fee, ban or something else
When the Steamboat Springs City Council considers action to impose a fee or even a ban on disposable shopping bags as early as next summer, some of its existing members won’t be making that decision. In Steamboat, eight candidates are vying for four seats in the November election, three of them contested.
Yampatika Executive Director Sonja Macys and Prudential Steamboat Realty Broker Associate Dave Moloney confirmed Monday they would seek the four-year seat.
Steamboat’s Sonja Macys a friend of Arizona congresswoman
The horrific shooting Saturday in Arizona has struck hearts in Steamboat Springs. Sonja Macys, executive director of Yampatika, is a longtime friend of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, one of 20 people shot during a political meet and greet Giffords was hosting at a Tucson supermarket. Six people, including a federal judge and a 9-year-old girl, were killed.