News for Friday, April 7, 2006

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Race for sheriff contested

Police officer announces bid for Republican nomination

Routt County Republicans will have a choice after all in the race for sheriff.

Looking for late snowstorm

Ski area needs miracle from Mother Nature to break record

The 10 inches of snow that fell on Thunderhead overnight Thursday wasn't enough to topple the single-season snowfall record at the Steamboat Ski Area.

'Road warrior' lacrosse team rolls on after loss

It's tough to win in a sport that was created to settle territorial disputes when you have no territory to protect, let alone practice on.

Club figure skaters go solo, chill competitors

Going solo can be a hard thing to do, but seven skaters from the Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club recently ventured onto the ice alone for the first time.

Steamboat triathletes convene for training

More than 25 percent -- 118 out of 400 -- of the athletes who participated in last year's inaugural Steamboat Springs Triathlon lived in Routt County.

Technology spending not finished

Items left off a budget ap�--�--proved by the Education Fund Board this week are not going away, a Fund Board member said.

Drug case ruled mistrial

Jury fails to reach agreement after two hours of deliberaton

A mistrial was declared Fri�--day in the trial of a Steamboat Springs man on drug charges.

Sales tax revenues continue to increase

This year's sales tax revenues continue to outpace revenues collected in 2005.

City faces community center decisions

Time is ticking for the Steam�--boat Springs City Council to make a decision about building a new community center.

GOP makes sheriff picks

One day after Steamboat Springs police Officer Garrett Wiggins announced his candidacy for Routt County sheriff, a group of Republican delegates voted him onto August's primary ballot. Fellow GOP sheriff's candidate Ray Birch, a sergeant with the Routt County Sheriff's Office, also received enough votes during Saturday's Republican County Assembly to appear on the August ballot.

Under one umbrella

Colorado schools' English Language Learners take new standardized test

Joselyn Ponce, 5, is one sound away from knowing what you put food into at the grocery store.

After the aftermath

Alpine Enrichment Program tells South Mississippi's Hurricane Katrina story

Brianne Powell, an adjunct instructor at Colorado Moun�tain College, received an alarming phone call from her high school friend the day Hurricane Katrina hit South Mississippi.