Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Sept. 26

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Weather: Wednesday should see more rain in Steamboat with a high temperature of about 61 degrees and a low of 38.

Local news

• At a college fair Tuesday night, parents learned that scholarship opportunities are aplenty and that money for college is awarded not only to students who excel in sports or academics but also to those who are left-handed or good at designing a prom dress made from duct tape. College fair at Steamboat Springs High School draws crowd

• A staffer for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" discovered chocolatier Daniela Kennedy's treats last winter and has been featuring the candy in the green room, where many nationally and internationally known guests wait for their turns on the popular late-night talk show. Steamboat-made treats featured in 'Tonight Show' green room

• The economy was the focus of a forum Tuesday featuring candidates for the Colorado Legislature during the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs' weekly meeting at The Steamboat Grand. Candidates sound off to Steamboat business, community leaders

• A spokesman for TIC Holdings said Tuesday that TIC President and CEO Terry Carlsgaard will be here Wednesday to meet with employees of the national contracting firm. TIC president, CEO to meet with Steamboat employees Wednesday

• The president of the U.S. Travel Association is expected to remind his audience in Steamboat Springs on Oct. 11 that the travel industry in the U.S. supports 14.4 million jobs that cannot be outsourced. US Travel Association chief to speak Oct. 11 in Steamboat

• The first aspect of Tammie Delaney's plan for the Hayden Granary is a coffee house, but that belies her much grander vision for the granary: a hub for arts, culture and economic revival in Hayden. Plans for community hub in Hayden Granary move forward

• After about five years away from Steamboat Motors, John Centner is back. He is taking the reins as the general manager of the Steamboat Springs dealership following the departure of Jeff Steinke. John Centner again to be general manager of Steamboat Motors

• EDITORIAL: The current council should learn from its predecessor and not rush into another decision that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars without being thoroughly vetted. Our View: Iron Horse proposal needs more time

• An Oak Creek Town Board member was arrested on a warrant Monday night accusing him of committing a hate crime against an Oak Creek teenager who is black. Oak Creek Town Board member accused of hate crime

• Thoughtful Parenting: Childproofing your home

• The Record for Sept. 24, 2012

• Steamboat briefs: Emerald Mountain School is accepting applications

Local sports

• Roughly five minutes into Tuesday’s Eagle Valley vs. Steamboat Springs soccer game. the skies opened up. Steamboat Springs soccer team outlasts Eagle Valley in the rain

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