Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Sept. 3

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• Astronaut Steve Swanson doesn't remember watching the live broadcast of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon, but he has a much more personal memory of the man who wowed the world July 20, 1969. Steamboat astronaut reflects on Neil Armstrong's legacy

• The bad news quickly spread through the crowd on Eighth Street. At 1 p.m. Sunday, vendors were running out of chili — and fast. In just two hours, the Labor Day crowd eagerly consumed 15 gallons of Joe Maesar's red chili. Chili challenge draws huge Labor Day crowd in Steamboat

• Thomas Smiley will lead the new restaurant/culinary management program at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus, according to a news release. Thomas Smiley to lead new CMC restaurant program

• The Chief's closing will change the way studios distribute films in Steamboat and will benefit Wildhorse Stadium Cinema. Closing of Chief theater shakes up film market for Wildhorse

• So you had a great year in the garden and have more fruits and vegetables than you possibly can eat. What can you do with the excess? Deb Babcock: Sell your excess produce

• The bright yellow ducks that will go floating down the Yampa River on Saturday morning will have a symbolic silver glow as the Rubber Ducky Race celebrates its 25th anniversary. Monday Medical: Rubber Ducky Race celebrates 25th anniversary

Steamboat briefs: Fire department kicks off Fill the Boot campaign Monday

The Record for Sept. 1, 2012

• County Agenda for Sept. 3 and 4

Local sports

• The difference was a matter of inches, but the result was huge. Steamboat Springs’ Amy Charity came up on the wrong end of a daring sprint to the finish line Sunday during the second day of the Steamboat Stage Race. Charity hanging hopes on final day of Steamboat Stage Race

• Time and time again Sunday, the bulls won, tossing the field of contestants in the PBR Rocky Mountain Bull Bash every which way. Bulls, cowboys clash at Steamboat's Rocky Mountain Bull Bash

• The 10K at 10,000 Feet, a Steamboat Spring Running Series race Sunday morning on Rabbit Ears Pass, was packed with children. Youth rules at 10K at 10,000 Feet race in Steamboat

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