Video: A first look at Tuesday’s headlines
A car was destroyed in a fire that followed an accident Monday on Buffalo Pass. The car’s driver lost control and rolled the vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. The driver, a juvenile, and two passengers escaped the accident without injury. I’ll have more on this story on steamboatpilot.com
Black bears are out and about in Steamboat Springs and the Division of Wildlife is advising residents to take the proper precautions to avoid run-ins with the animals. During the past week, bears have taken on a couple of crabapple trees in Steamboat Springs. Right now, bears are in a feeding frenzy as they look to stock up on food for the winter. Residents should make sure they do not leave trash outside and that they have bear-proof trash cans. For more on this story, including several photos, check out steamboatpilot.com
One of the first redevelopment projects at the base of Steamboat Ski Area could be a roundabout near the Steamboat Trading Co. and The Tugboat Grill & Pub. Redevelopment planners are hosting an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. today at Centennial Hall to provide the public with an update on base area redevelopment, which is scheduled to begin a multi-year construction process in April. Read more about the meeting on steamboatpilot.com
Steamboat Ski Area is back in the top 10. SKI Magazine’s annual rankings of North America’s best ski areas ranks Steamboat number nine. That’s up from 11th last year. Steamboat topped all ski areas in terms of family programs. Vail again topped the list. For complete rankings check out steamboatpilot.com
A proposed subdivision around the historic More Barn has hit a significant roadblock in the approval process. The controversy centers around access roads into the 90-home subdivision planned on 39 acres between Central Park Drive and Pine Grove Road. The Steamboat Springs City Council is set to take up the matter at a meeting at 5 p.m. today in Centennial Hall. Reporter Mike Lawrence will provide coverage of City Council in Wednesday’s Steamboat Today.
Christine Pohlman of Hayden is today’s lift ticket winner. Remember, you can enter the contest by clicking on the Hey Powderhounds ad on the left rail of steamboatpilot.com. We still have 11 lift tickets to give away so click on the ad. Remember at the end of the month, we’re going to give away a season pass and a couple of airline tickets. You can enter once per day. Thanks to Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. for helping with this promotion.
In sports, the Steamboat Sailors softball team has a doubleheader today against Eagle Valley. The games are at the Howelsen Hill fields. Dave Shively will provide coverage in Wednesday’s Steamboat Today.
The weather at 8 a.m. was 35 degrees. We’re on our way to a high of 66. Wednesday could be colder and wetter with showers and a high in the upper 50s forecast.
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