Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Sept. 19

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Weather: A high of 77 degrees with sunny skies is forecast for Wednesday in Steamboat Springs. The city should see mild autumn temperatures this week.

Local news

• The city of Steamboat Springs' proposal to demolish the Iron Horse Inn and replace it with a 15,000-square-foot police station got mixed reviews Tuesday night from the Steamboat Springs City Council. Steamboat Springs City Council divided on Iron Horse demolition

• During the 35-minute meeting at Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia’s office in Denver, Sleeping Giant Group partner Steve Hofman was told Hickenlooper's administration doesn't support off-reservation casinos in Colorado. Hayden casino lacks support of current Colorado governor

• A 26-year-old Yampa woman suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries after rolling her car on Colo. Highway 131 at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Yampa woman seriously injured after rolling car on Colo. 131

• A Clark man pleaded guilty Tuesday to hunting in a careless manner related to the illegal July shooting of a bear in northern Routt County. Clark man fined for shooting bear

• The Bears Ears elk herd got some extra protection this week when another conservation easement was added on Wolf Mountain Ranch. Elk Foundation takes on 8,658 conserved acres on Wolf Mountain

• Some things never will change about Steamboat’s OktoberWest. Eighteen local and Colorado breweries, live music and the kind of fall comfort foods that help warm the cool autumn breezes will all be there. OktoberWest puts a Steamboat spin on annual beer festival

• A $65,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration will allow 30 Routt County students to embark on an ambitious project this fall in Hayden. Federal grant to fund structural engineering course for Routt County students

• Business leaders in the Yampa Valley will be challenged Thursday during the 2012 Economic Summit at The Steamboat Grand to create an action plan that will set them on the path to realizing long-term goals for their companies and organizations. Steamboat Chamber CEO calls for the creation of strategic economic plan

• There weren't many surprises in the city of Steamboat Springs' final July tax collections report, which was released Tuesday. July sales tax collections in Steamboat move into the positive compared with 2011

• Road construction on Colorado Highway 131 near the Steamboat Sand and Gravel Mine is causing traffic delays. Traffic delays on Colorado Highway 131 caused by road improvements

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Our View: Time to stop depending on luck in the economy

The Record for Sept. 17, 2012

Steamboat briefs: Yampa Valley Crane Festival wraps up at 7 p.m. Wednesday

Local sports

• As the Hayden High School volleyball team made its way to the locker room Tuesday, first year head coach Christene Planansky finally could let some of her emotions loose. Hayden volleyball team beats rival Soroco

• The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team beat Eagle Valley in four sets Tuesday night, the Sailors' first win against the Devils in four years. Steamboat volleyball cruises to win against Eagle Valley

• The Steamboat Springs High School golf team found out Tuesday at Conquistador Golf Course in Cortez just how harsh the format is. Steamboat Springs golf team struggles at regionals in Cortez

Athlete of the Week: Alex Feeley

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