Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Feb. 4 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Feb. 4

Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• A group of Strawberry Park Elementary School teachers is asking the state historical fund for money to begin revitalizing the decades-old Fly Gulch Schoolhouse. Steamboat Springs School Board approves early measures toward Fly Gulch Schoolhouse renovation

• Law enforcement officials suspect Kenneth Martin Roche died of hypothermia, with alcohol as a contributing factor. Steamboat Springs man found dead in remote canyon in Northeastern Utah

• The second meeting of Yampa Street’s new lodging tax committee on Monday wasn’t without some optimism, however. Grant funding for some Yampa Street improvements will be competitive, limited

• Shell Oil has applied to Routt County for drilling permits for a well at Dill Gulch southwest of Hayden and another about 5 miles north of town. Giant oil company could drill five new wells even as it prepares to leave Northwest Colorado

• More recently, Walton Village has seen an uptick in prices as the distressed units have been taken off the market and renovated units are making their way back into the inventory. Walton Village condos see increases in sales, prices

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• The Steamboat Springs High School lacrosse season is less than three weeks away, and first-year head coach Jay Lattimore is focused on filling out his program’s list of volunteers and coaches. New Sailors lacrosse coach searching for volunteers, coaches

• The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboard team weathered a big snow storm to grab a few podium finishes at Sunday’s USASA slopestyle event at Breckenridge. SSWSC snowboard team weathers big storm at slopestyle competition

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