Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, June 28 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, June 28

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• Officials said the show will go on unless a wildfire pulls firefighters from the city or adverse fire weather is forecast for the holiday. Steamboat Springs approves Fourth of July fireworks show at Howelsen

• Downtown stakeholders have for more than a year discussed putting the tax on the ballot to potentially generate from downtown property owners tens of thousands of dollars annually that could be used for maintenance and marketing downtown. Tax proposal to fund downtown business improvement district unlikely to appear on November ballot

• For now, the Yampa River flows are fine and veteran Steamboat angler Bob Bomeisl managed to catch and release a large trout in the midst of a hatch of yellow tubers Wednesday. Anglers, tubers in hog heaven for now on Yampa River through Steamboat Springs

• Here are four memorable ways to spend an afternoon with your camera this summer in a breathtaking part of Routt County. Savoring summer snapshots in Routt County

• Decker Park in Oak Creek will be full Saturday with music, food, vendors and neighbors from all across South Routt. Warm, sunny weekend ahead for annual Taste of South Routt

Community Agriculture Alliance: Routt County Fair set for August

Rob Douglas: Who will enter the fray?

A Dog’s Eye View: Over-the-top chewing

Steamboat briefs: Transportation department to begin landslide work

The Record for Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Explore Steamboat

• New Orleans’ Dumpstaphunk opens the Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert Series on Friday at Howelsen Hill. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the Bill Smith Band opens at about 6 p.m. Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert Series opens Friday

• The Steamboat Springs Colorado Mountain College campus will have a public opening for the George and Patti Stranahan collection Friday. Steamboat Springs CMC campus to host rare black-and-white photo collection

• Like Pixar films before it, “Monsters University” isn’t bad, but it feels like coasting from a studio that once challenged all our conceptions of what was possible from animation and storytelling. Andy Bockelman: ‘Monsters’ prequel gives it the ol’ college try

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