Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, March 5 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, March 5

Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• The airport hadn’t had an official manager since Mel Baker left for the Front Range in November, and there were lots of emails to respond to and work to get caught up on. New Steamboat Springs Airport manager starting to settle in

• Council members want to weigh the option of buying into a community solar garden in Craig with other expenditures during the budget season. Steamboat City Council passes on solar garden opportunity

• Three council members wanted to table the vote because of an ongoing state investigation into Golden Leaf’s medical marijuana operations. Steamboat City Council narrowly approves retail marijuana license for Golden Leaf

• The temperature in Steamboat Springs is expected to reach 50 degrees Thursday, but winter is far from over. Snow persists despite warmer weather

• On Feb. 10, the majority of Colorado schools districts’ superintendents penned a letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper and the General Assembly requesting $275 million for public schools. State superintendents seek to restore $275M in public school funds from Colorado Legislature

• Local hockey players will have their chance to play with and against former NHLers in a Detroit Red Wings alumni charity game planned for March at Howelsen Ice Arena to benefit the Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association. NHL alumni to team up with local players at Howelsen for youth hockey benefit game

• Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball’s two seniors Carter Kounovsky and Zach Dunklin garnered first-team All-Western Slope League honors Tuesday. Sailors’ senior duo named 1st-team All-League

Our View: CMC elevates Steamboat’s educational offerings

Tales from the Tread: Discovering Dorothy Wither

Steamboat briefs: Doak Walker House on list of best nursing homes

The Record for Monday, March 3, 2014

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