News for Monday, April 2, 2001



Sailors, 'Dogs go to bat

Western Slope rivalry continues

Bulldogs coach Kip Hafey is hoping for a record-breaking crowd at tonight's baseball game at the Craig Middle School. The contest will pit the Bulldogs (2-3) against the Sailors (0-5) in a key Western Slope rivalry starting at 4 p.m.

School board reviews library plan

Expanded facility proposed

East Routt County Library District officials proposed a long-term facility plan for a new library site expansion to school board members Monday night at a Steamboat Springs School District study session.

Jail and Bail brings in more cash

The third annual Jail and Bail raised more than $14,000 for three local entities.

Emerald's future on the table

Public encouraged to attend forum

Members of the Emerald Mountain Partnership say that if people don't want to see homes on the beautiful mountain, they might want to attend a public forum Wednesday. As planned, the meeting will educate people about the effort to save Emerald Mountain and why it is important to wildlife, agriculture and recreation.

City to discuss ice rink's fate tonight

Whether to let tax payers vote to pick up tab for improvements a point of contention

The approximately 1,200 residents who enrolled in programs at the Howelsen Ice Arena this year can expect big changes come the winter of 2001-2002, though those changes will be coming out of about 10,000 pockets, not including tourists.

Nonmotorized plan unveiled

Proposal would ban motorized vehicles near Buffalo Pass

The Routt Winter Task Force unveiled its proposal of a non-motorized area on Buffalo Pass, at an open house Tuesday night where written public comment was collected.

Girls lacrosse team unites to win

It was late Monday afternoon, but the effects of the Steamboat Springs girls lacrosse team's thrilling overtime win last Saturday were still being felt.

Officials say rules don't apply

Former city planning director calls nightly rentals 'illegal'

A former planning director for the city claims the practice of renting out one's home on a nightly or even on a short-term basis is illegal under the city's Community Development Code. That goes against the argument made by the current planning director, Wendie Schulenberg, and her staff, who claim that because the issue of nightly rentals is not mentioned in the code, it is an allowable use.