Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, June 11 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, June 11

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• For Smith Dean, 8, and Lucas Morter, 11, the impulse to join 4-H came from seeing their friends learn how to raise and care for livestock. 4-H partners with Yampatika to bring agriculture to local kids

• Beth Wendler was selected at the Friend of Education Award recipient thanks to the time she put in volunteering at Steamboat Springs Middle School. Steamboat’s Beth Wendler an easy choice for Friend of Education award

• When the first nonstop flight from Denver to Tokyo took off Monday afternoon, Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. was on board. Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. executive on inaugural flight from Denver to Tokyo

• A community housing plan coming before the Planning Commission on Thursday challenges the status quo and seeks to open up a broader discussion on affordable housing in the current real estate and development climate. Steamboat developer seeks review of city’s affordable housing requirements

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• The Steamboat Springs School Board also approved a two-year contract extension for Superintendent Brad Meeks. School Board sends at-large districting plan to November vote

• The team’s offense was kicking on all cylinders Sunday, but the defense could hold it together in the second game of a doubleheader. Steamboat’s American Legion baseball team splits with Palisade

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