Local Headlines - October 21st, 2005

Friday, October 21st - Safe Driving Versus The Environment... In an article published in the Vail Daily on October 4th, 2005 it was reported that sand/salt mixtures used for traction is causing serious environmental problems in local streams. The article states, "The non-native sand, that now stands several feet deep in some portions of the stream, is a leftover from road construction and erosion from Interstate 70...more

Wednesday, October 19th - SMN Launches Colorado Resource Sites... Storm Mountain News today unveiled the first in a series of resource sites dedicated to outdoor activities in Colorado. The first site, "Colorado Fishing Resource" is now online with six other resource sites for hunting, climbing, hiking, rafting, skiing, and kayaking to be released over the next few months...more

Tuesday, October 18th - Governor Owens To Speak In Loveland Today... Governor Bill Owens is reportedly scheduled to speak this afternoon at two rallies to help promote referenda C & D. The rallies are to be held at the Chilson Senior Center, 700 E 4th Street at 2:30PM, and at the Community Health Center, 450 N Cleveland at 3:30PM...more

Residents Push For Trash Removal Services... Residents of the Cedar Park and Cedar Springs subdivision may soon have the convenience of curbside trash removal. A push is currently underway to gather names of residents that would sign up for the service, which would be provided by Waste Management...more

Monday, October 17th - Bad Drivers With An Attitude... Over the past month or so there seems to have been an increase of bad drivers with a bad attitude on our local roadways. A prime example is the driver of this newer model, green, Ford SUV...more


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