Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 25

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Weather: Thunderstorms are in the forecast for Tuesday in Steamboat Springs. Monday's rainfall didn't amount to much, but the likelihood of rain extends into Wednesday night. Tuesday should have a high temperature of about 66 degrees with a low around 39, according to the National Weather Service.

Local news

• As they ramp up efforts to replace thousands of old water meters in Steamboat Springs with new wireless models, city officials say the new meters are producing the expected benefits without causing any interference with wireless Internet connections. Steamboat Springs officials report no wireless interference from new water meters

• Routt County resident Bryna Krauth has been named chief marketing and membership officer for Casey’s Pond Senior Living, a new seniors’ campus under construction at U.S. Highway 40 and Walton Creek Road in Steamboat Springs. Casey's Pond Senior Living hires marketing officer

• The two new signs installed last week on U.S. Highway 40 already are slowing down motorists driving through the town's residential zone. And soon, Hayden's police department will be able to tap into the signs to see how many cars travel through town and how many of them were speeding. Hayden enters new era of traffic control with digital speed signs

• I’m headed for the high desert this week to get a fix of that alien landscape that is sure to be calling my name in the middle of the night all cold winter long. Tom Ross: Finding power landscapes in remote Utah canyons and plateaus

• The Routt County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to interview four candidates Monday and Tuesday seeking to fill out the term of County Treasurer Jeanne Whiddon. Commissioners interview four to fill out term of Routt County Treasurer Jeanne Whiddon

• The first full moon of autumn traditionally is called the “harvest moon.” Watch for that big harvest moon to rise over the eastern mountains just as the sun sinks in the west this Saturday. Jimmy Westlake: The harvest moon illusion

The Record for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012

Local sports

• Local skiers and snowboarders still are just praying for snow. Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club coach Jon Casson, meanwhile, is just back from winter. Steamboat winter sports athletes shine in Australian camp

• “Come on,” a disgruntled Soroco fan said through the phone one morning soon after it was announced that Hayden would be joining the Rams in the 8-man football ranks. “You know what’s going to happen when Hayden plays Soroco in football,” he said. Joel Reichenberger: Hayden, Soroco football series will grow

• Preps roundup: Hayden football team took a big step Friday

Hayden slips to No. 7 in Denver Post football poll

• Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Sept. 24

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