Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Oct. 1

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Weather: A cold front is moving into the Yampa Valley this week. Monday's high of 70 degrees and low of 38 will give way to a low of 27 degrees Wednesday night and highs dropping into the 60s for the rest of the week.

Local news

• One Book Steamboat kicks off Monday with a scavenger hunt for 10 free copies of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried,” which are hidden across Steamboat Springs. One Book Steamboat kicks off with book scavenger hunt

• A house fire in Hayden on Sunday killed two cats and caused extensive damage to a home on North Poplar Street. House fire in Hayden kills 2 cats, displaces homeowner

• If the Steamboat Springs City Council's recent talks about next year's budget serve as a guide to its upcoming budget retreat, some council members will be more willing to approve cuts to city services than others. Steamboat Springs City Council to tackle 2013 budget Tuesday

• Thirteenth Street will be closed until Friday afternoon between Lincoln Avenue and Bud Werner Memorial Library while Duckels Construction replaces a sewer line, according to a news release from the city of Steamboat Springs. Part of 13th Street in Steamboat to be closed Monday through Friday

LiveWell program to help families with healthy eating

• Monday Medical: Annual Community Health Fair is Saturday

• Deb Babcock: Defeat bothersome bindweed

• The Record for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

Local sports

• For the nearly 80 downhill mountain bike enthusiasts who showed up, Sunday’s event was more a celebration than a race. Sunday downhill cycling race thrills by its mere existence

• Even though there’s a lull in the popular elk and rifle seasons, there’s no lull in the hunting season in Northwest Colorado, and hikers, bikers and anyone hoping to enjoy the great outdoors should be aware of the potential dangers. Moose hunting season begins Monday

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