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Video: Morning News Update

Steamboat Springs city planners denied four proposals to extend the city’s urban growth boundary, including a 58-acre plot adjacent to the Sanctuary; a half-acre plot at the northern end of North Larimer Street; a 4.5-acre plot on Spring Creek Road; and a 1.5-acre plot on the northeast corner of Amethyst Drive and Spring Creek Road. The denials mean that plans for development cannot move forward at this time. The city established the urban growth boundary in 1995 as part of the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan.

Six religious leaders representing different faiths formed a panel Thursday night to discuss world conflict. Rabbi Joseph Goldman of the Jewish Congregation of Steamboat was impressed with the responsiveness of the attendees. This is the third community interfaith meeting. In addition to Goldman, participants included Deacon John Franklin of Holy Name Catholic Church, Bishop Paul Stewart of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Tim Olmstead of the Buddist Center of Steamboat and Tim Selby of the United Methodist Church.

It’s time to start taking steps to prevent the flu, especially in children. Dr. Ron Famiglietti, a pediatrician with Pediatrics of Steamboat Springs, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years receive a flu shot. His office will begin administering those shots in about a week.

Judy Kline of Steamboat Springs is today’s winner of a ski lift ticket. Don’t forget that on Monday, we will announce the winner of a season pass and two airline tickets. You can still enter by clicking on the Hey Powder Hounds ad on the left rail of

In sports, the Battle Mountain volleyball team made quick work of Steamboat Springs on Thursday night, winning in straight games, 25-16, 25-13, 25-20. The Huskies moved to 9-1 overall and 6-0 in the Western Slope League. Steamboat fell to 3-5 and 3-3.

It’s a big football weekend. Steamboat Springs and Moffat County renew their rivalry tonight in Craig. Steamboat is 3-1 and Moffat County is 2-2. Soroco is hosting its homecoming game tonight against Paonia. Finally, the undefeated Hayden Tigers are looking to get a little revenge against Dolores, which bounced Hayden from the playoffs last year. Hayden will play Dolores at 1 p.m. Saturday in Palisade.

The Steamboat Springs Sailors are gearing up for the state golf tournament, which will be played Monday and Tuesday on the Sailors’ home course, Haymaker. The Sailors finished second as a team at regionals and senior Paul Berry is among the favorites to win the state title. The other sailors who will be teeing off are Tucker Campbell, Michael Weston and Billy Taylor.

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