Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Oct. 4

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Weather: Cooler temperatures are in store for Steamboat. Thursday's high is forecast to be 64 degrees with a low of 28. The highs are set to drop into the 50s moving into the weekend.

Local news

• The Yellow Line is off the chopping block, but its long-term future is far from certain. City officials weigh more efficient ways to run Yellow Line, the costliest and least-used bus service

• “He saved my life,” Debbie Mosser said. “He didn’t even hesitate.” Steamboat Springs woman thankful for son's lifesaving act

• Chuck McConnell says "Oil and gas creates jobs today — these are high-paying jobs," while Diane Mitsch Bush counters that "Research and experience show small businesses are the job creators." House District 26 candidates spar over importance of oil and gas to economy

• The bears may just be bluffing, but it still can be scary when one takes a few quick steps in your direction. Aggressive bears reported in Steamboat Springs

• The town of Oak Creek plans to charge its utility enterprise funds a management fee that will go back to the general fund. Oak Creek enterprise fund transfer plan done in other towns

• Jeff Wolf was named president of the board of directors for the 20-year-old nonprofit orchestra. Jeff Wolf takes the helm of Steamboat Symphony Orchestra board of directors

• The Record for Oct. 2, 2012

• Steamboat briefs: First Friday Artwalk will feature decorated hat boxes

Local sports

• The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team heads to regionals this weekend looking for its 15th regional title. Steamboat Springs High School tennis team readies for regional tournament

• It may be offseason for the Steamboat Springs High School lacrosse programs, but girls coach Betsy Frick is betting there will be no shortage of enthusiasts for the 3-on-3 tournament she’s organizing for Oct. 13. 3-on-3 youth lacrosse tournament set for Oct. 13

• Roundup of Routt County prep sports games this weekend

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