Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, April 12

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• Parents, teachers and new board members at Paddington Station Preschool said this week that Nancy Spillane was a savior. She was a friend. She was exactly what the troubled school needed when it desperately needed it. Nancy Spillane praised for leading troubled Denver preschool to a better place

• With much of the country engulfed in a passionate debate about gun control, the Yampa Valley’s police chiefs jumped into the conversation Thursday and questioned the enforceability of some of Colorado’s newest laws. Yampa Valley police chiefs weigh in on gun control

• In addition to requiring earlier reporting of spills leading to faster response times, Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush said, the bill would establish a track record for operators. Mitsch Bush bill would require Colorado energy companies to report smaller oil spills

• The season finally wrapped up for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freeskiing team with local skiers finishing things off at the USASA Freeskiing Nationals at Copper Mountain. Steamboat freestyle skiers wrap up season

• Steamboat Springs mountain climber Eric Meyer is headed back to Mount Everest, fully aware of the joy and the danger that await. Ready for the risks, Steamboat's Eric Meyer again targets Mount Everest

• After 13 concussions were reported during the 2011 football season, that number was reduced to four this past season. Steamboat Springs football team sees reduced number of concussions

Eugene Buchanan: Inside Cody’s Challenge

Rob Douglas: Blinded by political bias

Steamboat briefs: Silent auction fundraiser for Minottos ends Friday

Community Agricultural Alliance: Mitigating drought impacts

A Dog's Eye View: Stuart knows what to do

The Record for April 10, 2013

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• The reunited band will play a free show at the base of Steamboat Ski Area to close out the 50th anniversary season. Leftover Salmon returns to Steamboat Springs after 8-year hiatus

• To me, the April offseason is one giant sigh of relief for Steamboat, a time to recharge after a thankfully busy and powder-filled season. Nicole Inglis: Mud season a giant sigh of relief for Steamboat Springs

• Sadly, the modern incarnation of that 1980s fantasy “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” already has surrendered in the war of wits. Andy Bockelman: 'G.I.' no

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