News for Tuesday, October 18, 2005



Sailors set to take on tournament

When the members of the Steamboat Springs High School tennis team arrive in Pueblo on Thursday, coach John Aragon hopes the challenges faced by the team this season will be behind it.

City OKs live-work project

The Steamboat Springs City Council approved an industrial project Tuesday, after some debate about an outlying trail and the development's colors.

Paul Epley: Oh, what a tangled web we weave

As students, most of us learned the saying by Sir Walter Scott: "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!"

Our view: Vote 'yes' on Referendum 5C

In its short existence, the Yampa Valley Housing Authority has parlayed limited funding into meaningful affordable housing projects for the community.

Board to consider request for funds

The Hayden Centennial Committee is scheduling dances, parties, picnics, carnivals and other activities to celebrate the town's big birthday next year.

The Record for Oct. 19

2:51 a.m. A man was taken to the hospital by ambulance from the 300 block of First Street in Oak Creek. The man was later released from the hospital.

Council hears community center ideas

If a bond issue to expand the Bud Werner Memorial Library passes, Steamboat Springs' community center will be torn down.

MTV figure gives words of wisdom

Gasps filled an auditorium full of Hayden High School and Hayden Middle School students when guest speaker Jeff Yalden tore a $100 bill in half.

Vote on salary package set for Thursday

Steamboat Springs School District employees will vote Thursday on a revised salary package.

Briefs for Oct. 19

Man arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving A 52-year-old Oak Creek man was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving in the wrong traffic lane after he ran into another vehicle while driving around a curve.

Contract awarded for Highway 131 improvements

Connell Resources has been awarded a $5.6 million contract to extend improvements on Colorado Highway 131 another 3 miles past "Catamount Corner," south of Steamboat Springs.

Funds will help balance energy costs

The Hayden School District, like all school districts, is seeing the costs of heating buildings and driving students to and from school skyrocket.

Schools plan for higher fuel

The South Routt School District's budget for the 2005-06 school year is not very different from last year's.

Man arrested after struggle with police

A 27-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested Mon�--day night on suspicion of trying to take a police officer's gun while resisting arrest as well as possession of methamphetamine.

City debates water board

Are the Yampa River's C and D kayaking holes world-class water features?

Barrel series adds sanctioned races

Even on the coldest, snowiest Sundays, Marina Bull doesn't mind driving, horse trailer in tow, from her home near Clark to the Brooks Arena in Hayden.

Mineral lease funds will help schools

The Hayden School District, like all school districts, is seeing the costs of heating buildings and driving students to and from school skyrocket.

Tigers fight for playoff spot

The Western Slope League standings will undergo a transformation Friday night. The top four teams in the standings -- Paonia, Hayden, Meeker and West Grand -- play one another. With the four teams fighting for three playoff spots and two weeks remaining in the season, Friday night's games take on a different level of importance.

Tigers down rival Rams

Keep it simple. That's what Hayden volleyball coach Becky Burdick instructed her players to do Tuesday night.

Liquor penalty change mulled

Alcohol vendors that sell to minors -- particularly repeat offenders -- could soon face harsher penalties.

Woman's judgment deferred

Teen faces drug treatment, fines in rolling meth lab case

A 19-year-old Denver woman received a four-year deferred judgment as well as court-ordered drug treatment and extensive fines during her sentencing in Routt County District Court on Tuesday.