Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Nov. 14

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• The council voted unanimously Tuesday to table an emergency ordinance proposed by Public Safety Director Joel Rae that would have prohibited the establishment of recreational marijuana facilities for the next 90 days. Steamboat Springs City Council passes on emergency marijuana ordinance

• The long-term climate forecast is presenting a bit of a wild card when it comes to predicting what kind of winter is in store for Northwest Colorado. Uncertainty in short-term, long-term forecasts for Steamboat Springs

• Decisions and consequences were the centerpiece of the interdisciplinary Literature to Life workshop in Steamboat Springs High School’s American Studies class. Steamboat students delve into 'The Things They Carried' with workshop

• When a panel of six judges from across the state met this year to select an outstanding school board to recognize at the Colorado Association of School Boards' state convention later this month, South Routt quickly rose to the top of the list. South Routt School Board earns state honor

• Dave Reilly will be responsible for developing features and implementing the ski area's ParkWise safety initiative, among other duties. Steamboat Ski Area names new terrain park manager

• Second-home owners seek photographer Don Tudor out for his photographs of Yampa Valley landscapes, horse drives and wildlife. Steamboat's Sleeping Giant Gallery to close at end of November

• Five petitions about Oak Creek’s plan to charge its enterprise funds management fees have been certified. Petitions about Oak Creek enterprise funds certified

• Now that the We the People petition website is front and center, another online petition has been started to ask the White House to support a law respecting the rights of states to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana. Online petition started asking White House to support states' right to legalize marijuana

• There is a chance of snow showers in the Elkhead Mountains along the Colorado-Wyoming border in northwest Routt County sometime after midnight Wednesday. Mountain locations around Steamboat Springs register more than 1 inch of moisture

• The ping pong tournament is Friday at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs and McKnight's Irish Pub. Steamboat Springs set to host 2nd annual Paddle Battle

Our View: County is best served when both parties are viable

Steamboat briefs: Volunteers are needed for Salvation Army bell-ringing

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