News for Wednesday, March 7, 2007



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The Steamboat Springs City Council delayed any decisions on the Steamboat Springs Community Center Tuesday night. Hayden's efforts to expand its vocational education program got good news Tuesday when the Routt County Energy Impact Committee made the building expansion its top priority. Steamboat Springs School District parents will be surveyed this week about the district's school calendar.

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No quick fix

City Council tables Community Center funding

City officials Tuesday postponed deciding whether to allow $1 million in additional funding for construction of the new Steamboat Springs Community Center.

Drug dog visits high school

A chocolate Labrador retriever named Czar sent a clear message to Hayden High School students last week that drugs will not be tolerated in their school.

Hayden grabs wrestling gold

Middle school Tigers post top scores in nearly all weight classes

Hayden Middle School wrestling coach Dallas Robinson knew his wrestlers would have their work cut out for them if they hoped to grab team gold at the Northwest Invitational wrestling tournament last weekend in Hayden.

Grand Futures names new director

Former head of Craig's Boys & Girls Club said to be 'perfect fit'

An extensive background in working with youth, fundraising, board development and strengthening community bonds made Jonathan Godes an easy choice to oversee Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, organization officials said Tuesday.

Hockey star to play for title at CU

Twenty-year-old Daniel Coloccia understands the pressures of mid-term exams at the University of Colorado.

'Ahead of the curve'

Veteran players lead Steamboat girls lacrosse team

Megan Lucas can remember never having seen a full-size girls lacrosse field prior to her first game.

Greg and Pam Gundlach: Center concerns

The recent initiative by the Citizens for a Recreation Center to locate up to a 95,000 square foot recreation center in the Rita Valentine Park (Curci-Turner) raises a number of concerns.

Marra Bennett: Support green energy

There are house bills going before Colorado Legislature this week and many of them are concerning green energy and green building codes.

Jenette Settle: A waste of space

It only took reading a couple of Ann Coulter's columns before I realized that her words are a waste of ink, space and my reading time.

Mike Lawrence: Let the buyer prepare

Contractors market makes high costs the norm

Chris Painter is smiling just about every time I see her - that's the kind of person she is, as anybody who knows her knows - but on Tuesday, I'm certain I saw her frown, if only a little bit.

Grant gets priority

Hayden School District closer to building center

The Hayden School District has cleared another hurdle in its effort to fund a new vocational education building.

District to finalize calendar

School officials to survey parents for next year's schedule

Parents who attend conferences with Steamboat Springs School District teachers this week will receive more than an update about how their child is faring in school.

Our View: Celebrate field, but also answer questions

The Steamboat Springs High School lacrosse team will host a game Friday, a week after the city received six feet of snow in six days.