News for Tuesday, November 5, 2002




City Should Approve Two Plus Plan

The Steamboat Springs City Council should be applauded for agreeing to look again at the affordable housing recommendations of the Two Plus Housing Committee.

It's showtime

Steamboat faces No. 7 seed Windsor in opening round of state tourney

Casey King, volleyball coach at Pueblo West, knows exactly what to do with this year's state tournament seeds.

Courthouse plan fails

Residents vote against plan for new facility downtown

Routt County voters said no Tuesday to a tax increase to pay for a $17.2 million courthouse project.

Water Authority goes down

Voters choose not to consolidate districts

Voters on Tuesday rejected a plan to consolidate the city and Mount Werner water districts, creating the Steamboat Springs Water Authority.

White prevails in new House District 57

State Rep. Al White, R-Winter Park, appears to have overcome the challenges of adapting to a new legislative district and Democratic opponent Terry Carwile of Craig in his bid for a second term in the state Legislature.


Just sensationalism

I was disturbed by the graphic nature of an article printed Oct. 30 regarding the serial killer in Denver for two reasons.

Property tax decision for fire, EMS services too close to call

Referendum 2A, a Steamboat Springs property tax to support ambulance and fire services, was a dead heat this morning with early voting ballots remaining to be counted.

Proposed library plans laid out

Officials generally optimistic about proposal

Plans for a 24,000-square-foot library met with general acceptance from the Steamboat Springs City Council Tuesday, but some concerns were raised.

Volleyball players out in record numbers

Sometimes too much of one thing isn't great.

Sailors dominate on ground

Eighth-graders show potential if they stick with football

A combination of talent and desire made for a successful 2002 season for the Steamboat Springs eighth-grade football team.

Judge likely won't return to the bench

It appears 14th Judicial District Judge Joel S. Thompson will not return to the bench.

School employees to get raises

Hayden voters approve tax increase

Hayden teachers will be getting a raise thanks to a "yes" vote for a $154,000 tax override on Tuesday's ballot.

McInnis returning to Congress

Congressman Scott McInnis claimed a sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday night with an easy win over Democratic challenger Dennis Berckefeldt.

The Record for Nov. 6

8:23 a.m. A trespass was reported at Steamboat Springs High School.

Excise tax replaces impact fee

With majority of precincts reporting in, voters OK plan

An excise tax designed to replace the city's impact fee on new development was headed for approval Tuesday night.

Glitch in ballot counters slows vote counting

As Tuesday turned to Wednesday, most of Colorado's races had already been decided as Routt County continued to slowly count its votes.

Mission accomplished

Former Steamboat cowboy wins world title at senior rodeo finals

Back in 1975, Jim Holt jumped on the back of his first bull at a jackpot rodeo in Steamboat Springs and began dreaming of the day he would win one of those big gold belt buckles that go along with a world title.