Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Nov. 12
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• As James Diehl and Scott Berroth drove around Northwest Colorado in a GMC pickup on Monday, the two men talked about how great it was to be veterans. Soldiers in the spotlight at Hayden’s Veterans Day program
• At stake Tuesday is city funding for a new police station in 2014 and $735,000 worth of salary and benefit adjustments for some city employees. Steamboat City Council to welcome new members, select president and tackle budget on Tuesday
• Yampa Valley Electric Association has purchased just less than 7 acres of commercial land on Elk River Road. Yampa Valley Electric Association purchases commercial parcel on Elk River Road
• Not that water hasn’t already been a major issue in the West, but Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, said, 2014 is the year of the Colorado water plan. Water forum panel believes Yampa River Basin has chance to do something different
• The second time around in the Routt County Planning process, Union Wireless has proposed to build a “monopine” telecommunication tower that resembles a 50-foot evergreen tree. Union Wireless appeals denial for new cell tower to Routt County Commissioners
• In their first competition of the season, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders grabbed a handful of podium finishes Sunday at Copper Mountain. Winter Sports Club snowboarders shine in season’s first event
• At Monday night’s Steamboat Springs School Board meeting, a school facilities improvement plan was approved as well as an official, CHSAA-sanctioned high school swim team. Board unanimously approves school facility plan, swim teams
• With the help of a local grant and parent donations, about two dozen Steamboat Springs High School student-athlete leaders were treated to a presentation by a former Olympian and coach on what it takes to be a better athlete. High school leaders get a lesson on ‘How to be a Better Athlete’
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Integrated Community’s World Fiesta event returned Thursday, again in a virtual format. The event, now in its ninth year, brings the community together to learn about different cultures and traditions from across the globe.