Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Dec. 7 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Dec. 7

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• Storms stacking up in the Pacific have potential for the wet, cold northwest flow that is the “ideal scenario” for Steamboat, says a Steamboat-based meteorologist. Cold, wet northwest flow should bring wintry weather to Steamboat and the Yampa Valley

• Some riders clean out all the sand, mud and grit from their bikes, tune them up and tuck them away until spring. But a group of tough, brave cyclists have a different winterization ritual. For some Steamboat riders, cycling season never ends

• Local experts say Steamboat being safe from avalanche is the wrong assumption. That's one of the messages Steamboat Ski Patrol veteran Kyle Lawton hopes to impress on his audience Saturday. Monster Fish Creek avalanche is topic of Saturday discussion

• The anecdotal and data-driven evidence for the return of Routt County's housing market continues to pile up. Housing market indicators remain positive for Routt County

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• Television crews for the CBS show were filming at the Steamboat location in August as well as at four other PostNet franchises across the country. PostNet CEO to be featured on ‘Undercover Boss’ episode that airs Friday

• Lionel Beehner spent 36 hours in Steamboat Springs and was so happy with his experience he wrote about it in the New York Times. Steamboat Springs featured in New York Times travel section

• A Steamboat Springs teen was arrested Wednesday night and is suspected of being responsible for recent incidents of graffiti. Steamboat teen suspected in graffiti cases

• Steamboat Springs business Butcherknife Brewing Co. broke ground Wednesday — on the 79th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition, owner Mark Fitzgerald noted — on its new building on Elk River Road. Butcherknife Brewing Co. breaks ground on new building in Steamboat

• The Colorado Birding Trail is spreading into Northwest Colorado, and the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife is inviting residents to a Steamboat meeting about its progress. Informational meeting planned in Steamboat for Colorado Birding Trail

• Steamboat took a 27-6 lead with about one minute remaining in the first quarter, establishing early against Montezuma-Cortez just which team would be advancing in the Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out. Steamboat girls use red-hot 1st quarter to advance in Shoot-Out

• Steamboat forced 25 Montezuma-Cortez turnovers and did just enough on offense to come away with a 50-26 win Thursday in the first round of the Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out. Steamboat boys run past Montezuma-Cortez to advance to 2nd round of Shoot-Out

• The Soroco High School boys basketball team lost Thursday in the first round of the Meeker Cowboy Shootout. The Rams fell to Moffat County, 81-44. The loss drops the squad to 0-2 on the season. Soroco boys basketball falls in Meeker

• If Thursday is any indication, Hayden High School has a lot to look forward to as senior Jorge Valdez made his season debut in the first round of the Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out and finished with 18 points. Hayden basketball defeats Green River, Wyo., in 1st test of Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out

Rob Douglas: Monkey see, monkey do

Steamboat briefs: Author seeking historic hot springs photos, stories

Community Agriculture Alliance: When hope, perseverance prevail

A Dog’s Eye View: Bouncing back from a bumpy road

The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Explore Steamboat

• Entitled "My Left Hand," the show hanging at Harwigs/L'Apogee this month is exemplary of what's possible when obstacles are welcomed as opportunities. Steamboat artist completes show of paintings with her non-dominant hand

• On Saturday night, Best Yet Productions, run by Kurt Vordermeier, presents five hours of live dance music and DJs, complete with food vendors, a full bar and an LED light show from Denver's Lighthouse Productions. A Steamboat early-season dance party concert tradition is revived

• Ride for Rights is a new aspect to the annual Jamnesty fundraiser, aimed at educating a wider audience about the mission of Amnesty, club member Anne Sullivan said. Amnesty clubs hold annual fundraiser with snowboarding, live music events