News for Wednesday, October 12, 2005

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School district evaluates learning programs

The Steamboat Springs School District now has a process to evaluate programs. For the first time, officials last year considered the Montessori strand at Strawberry Park Elementary School, the elementary Spanish program, the alternative high school and the Students Engaged in Active Learning, or S.E.A.L., program.

Pilates helps fund athletes

Many of Steamboat Springs' top skiers have discovered the benefits of Pilates when it comes to training. Wendy Puckett, one of the owners of Steamboat Pilates and Fitness, hopes to make that connection stronger by hosting the annual Pilates-a-Thon, a fundraising effort for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

Crazy eight

Steamboat tennis favored for 8th crown

An eighth straight regional title is there for the taking when the Steamboat Springs High School tennis team opens regionals play Friday in Montrose.

City names new planning director

Tom Leeson is thrilled to have a great job in a great city. Leeson, who has been the city's assistant director of planning services, was named director this week.

College starts search again

Finalists for CMC dean not hired

The Alpine Campus of Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs is back to square one in its search for a dean.

Crash victim in fair condition

A Craig woman who was injured Tuesday when her car rolled down an embankment near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass was listed in fair condition at Yampa Valley Medical Center on Wednesday.

Briefs for Oct. 13

Steamboat Springs, Palisade end in a tie Tuesday

The Steamboat Springs and Palisade high school soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday in Palisade.

Man waives hearing in cocaine case

A man accused of selling cocaine and bringing contraband into Routt County Jail waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday. His case was bound to Routt County District Court.

Council backs library plan

Officials voice their support for ballot issues

The Steamboat Springs City Council has placed its stamp of approval on the proposed Bud Werner Memorial Library expansion project.