Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Dec. 3
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• The wind direction at and above mountain top is from a westerly direction, which means all mountains can see good snow because this wind gets lifted up by the mountains and rising air creates snow. Storm pattern headed Steamboat’s way is ‘perfect for heavy snow’
• The case stemming from Cooper Larsh’s death at Howelsen Hill in 2011 has reached the oral argument stage at the Colorado Court of Appeals. Colorado Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments in Howelsen Hill skier death case
• The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and a representative from Routt County plan to survey the site of a waste tire complaint in South Routt County. Colorado health official and Routt County representative to visit tire pile
• Skiers who ventured out for last week’s Scholarship Day at the Steamboat Ski Area helped set a new record for donations and helped local skiers in the process. Successful Scholarship Day sets new record for Steamboat Ski Area
• The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team trailed for all but two minutes of its season opener on Monday night, but a late rally pushed the Sailors to 1-0 on the season. 4th-quarter rally gives Steamboat boys basketball first win
• The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball followed the lead of seniors Mikaila Jegtvig and Ashley Spitellie Monday night, beating Grand Junction Central 46-32 to start the season with a win. Second-half surge vaults Sailors girls hoops to win No. 1
• The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team opens up its season Friday at Battle Mountain. The Sailors are hoping a small but speedy, tenacious lineup will carry them to a winning season. Team speed and tenacity to carry Sailors hockey
• See what some local athletes are achieving in their collegiate careers. Routt County collegiate athlete roundup for Dec. 2
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The snowfall has been lacking so far this season causing the Steamboat Resort to move back its start date to Dec. 1 due to a “well below average” snowpack.