Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Feb. 20
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• When all the dust settles, Brent Romick envisions the facility that bears his name will be a stronger year-round facility with better seats, safer infrastructure and bigger crowds. Steamboat Springs’ rodeo grounds poised to get biggest makeover in more than 20 years
• All three Routt County commissioners signed a letter to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission indicating their support for statewide application of the new rules requiring capture of poisonous gases emitted in oil and gas fields. Routt commissioners: What’s good for Front Range oil, gas wells is good here, too
• The Harvey Street neighborhood concept planned for Anglers Drive underwent major changes in late 2013 and is preparing to enter the city of Steamboat Springs planning process with a new look. Harvey Street neighborhood concept revises plans
• The recipient of this year’s Hazie Werner Award for Excellence is a longtime Steamboat Springs resident who has helped the community’s youth excel in athletics, as well as life. Sarah Floyd honored to receive Hazie Werner Award
• Darrel Levingston is once again challenging Rob Ryg for the office of Routt County coroner in November. Darrel Levingston to challenge Rob Ryg for Routt County coroner
• School board President Jules Palyo said Wednesday that the possibility of lengthening the school day and adding more planning time for teachers stems from a low academic rating the district’s elementary school received. School day in South Routt School District could be lengthened with new calendar
• Soroco’s pair of senior wrestlers heading to today’s state wrestling tournament want to leave a long list of Rams legacy on the mat. Soroco senior duo can add to school’s deep wrestling legacy
Steamboat to Sochi
• The U.S. Nordic combined team will start the team event 1:52 back. Americans to start 1:52 back in team event
• Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Vic Wild earned his Russian citizenship two years ago. Wednesday he earned a gold medal for the host nation. From Steamboat to Russia: Vic Wild wins gold for host nation
• Steamboat Springs Alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter struggled with the hard snow Wednesday and couldn’t make it out of the prelims. Steamboat’s Reiter struggles in Alpine snowboarding event
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