Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, April 4

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• With no end to the drought in sight, Steamboat Springs has joined many other Colorado communities in announcing upcoming water restrictions. Water restrictions to go into effect May 1 in Steamboat Springs

• Although the lodging tax committee didn't eliminate any projects during the three-hour meeting, some of its members did start advocating for certain projects and two frontrunners emerged. Lodging tax finalists make closing arguments

• A task force composed of 17 engineers, property managers, hydrologists and city officials has embarked on its mission to help the city chart a course for millions of dollars' worth of potential improvements to its stormwater system. Stormwater task force starts meeting in Steamboat Springs

• The chickens are pastured on a farm in the Elk River Valley that has been out of production for 30 years. Yampa Valley Farms seeks county permit for chicken processing plant near Milner

• About half improv and half memorized, “The Awesome 80s Prom” has cast members sitting in the audience and audience members dancing on stage. Steamboat Springs High School play combines interactivity, the 1980s and 'awesome'

• This winter, the Jam Sesh group recorded new songs, each highlighting a member’s unique voice and talent, in the old St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and will be celebrating the release of their third album, “The Songwriter Series,” with a free event Thursday. Steamboat students share spotlight with original songs

• The Town Council will discuss accepting a $44,525 Great Outdoors Colorado grant to make improvements to Lake Village Park as well as improving the town's water system by installing a water tank at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Hayden Town Council meeting to focus on improvement projects

• Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Mick Dierdorff finished fifth overall in the Grand Prix in early March at Canyons Resort in Utah. Steamboat Springs snowboarder Mick Dierdorff onto World Cup

• Things get started Thursday when the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team faces Fruita at Gardner Field. Routt County high school sports teams ready for weekend

• Battle Mountain boys lacrosse has lost only twice in nearly four years on its “new” home pitch, and both of them have been at the collective hands of Steamboat Springs. The Sailors handed the Huskies loss No. 2 on Wednesday afternoon in convincing fashion, 12-3. Steamboat lacrosse routs Huskies, returns to race

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