Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, March 6 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, March 6

Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• Local physicians now will have the ability to get electronic consultations with Mayo Clinic specialists when they want a second opinion on patient care. Yampa Valley Medical Center announces new partnership with the Mayo Clinic

• Southwestern Energy announced Wednesday that it had signed an agreement to purchase 312,000 acres of land in Moffat and Routt counties for $180 million, according to a press release. Southwestern Energy announces multimillion-dollar deal to purchase land in Moffat and Routt counties

• Labeling communications as “work product” is a way of keeping communications city staff sends to the council privileged and allows staff to be more candid in those communications. Some Steamboat City Council members question recent use of confidential memos from city staff

• Hayden Town Council members Thursday night will consider allowing use of town streets for a cycling event in June. Hayden officials to consider June cycling event

• Oak Creek is wrapping up the community feedback portion of its work to build a new recreation master plan, but there’s still time to stop by town offices and check out the progress. Oak Creek solicits feedback on recreation master plan update

• While most elementary school student councils campaign for better food in the lunchroom, a group of Hayden fifth-graders wants to give back to their community. Hayden students eye tiger statue to show pride

• A little more than a year after it picked up Old West Sanitation’s Moffat County operations, Twin Enviro Services has taken over the company’s Routt County trash collection business. Twin Enviro Services acquires Old West Sanitation’s Routt County business

• The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse season begins Saturday at Glenwood Springs under first-year coach Jay Lattimore. New Sailors LAX coach hopes team effort spells championship season

Discovering Steamboat: Bustling coal-mining community now a ghost town

Steamboat briefs: Ski Corp. recruiting guides, ambassadors for 2014-15

The Record for Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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