Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Oct. 30
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• By Tuesday afternoon, eight individuals or groups had gone before the judges in the 2013 Business Plan Competition hosted by Colorado Mountain College and Yampa Valley SCORE. Business Plan Competition evaluates plans from 8 competitors
• The Steamboat Springs man related to the crash that killed a 60-year-old German man riding a motorcycle July 2 on Lincoln Avenue has been charged in Routt County Court with careless driving resulting in death. Steamboat Springs man issued summons for careless driving resulting in death
• The impasse means the two new council members who are sworn in Nov. 12 will help pick back up the discussion. Steamboat Springs City Council fails to pass 1st reading of budget after debate over employee pay raises
• Three Hayden School Board candidates agreed Tuesday that educating families about the importance of education is crucial for the district and students to succeed. Hayden School Board candidates discuss standardized testing, school calendar during forum
• Ecologist Charles A. S. Hall told an overflow crowd at Bud Werner Memorial Library on Tuesday night that if the modern denizens of the high plains understood their relationship to fossil fuels the way the Sioux Indians of the 18th century understood bison, they surely would behave differently. Ecologist discusses coming to terms with our energy dependence
• Routt County Road and Bridge Assistant Director Mike Mordi told the commissioners that the four bridges targeted for replacement were the worst of 15 identified by a consulting firm as having a poor sufficiency rating. Routt County awards engineering bid for 4 minor bridge replacements
• New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates top the donor list to proponents of Amendment 66, the school finance measure that includes a $950 million tax hike. Bloomberg, Gates each put in $1 million for Amendment 66 campaign
• The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team made the regional tournament at the No. 31 seed Tuesday. Steamboat Springs volleyball team gets regional nod
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