Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, April 17

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• A power outage at the Steamboat Pilot & Today office early Wednesday morning delayed production and delivery of Wednesday's Steamboat Today newspaper. Power outage slows newspaper delivery

• Steamboat Springs city officials told the city council on Tuesday night that funding for base area improvements from the urban renewal authority will be scarce for at least the next three to four years. City officials project urban renewal authority funding will be scarce for future base area projects

• With drought conditions forecast to continue, the Colorado Water Trust is stepping up to help ensure the Yampa River continues flowing at healthy rates this summer. Water program to return to keep Yampa River flowing

• The Routt County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday afternoon heard from Storm Mountain Express in what’s been an ongoing conversation: the equity of transportation services at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Routt County commissioners hear complaint about transportation at airport

• Even with the lifts closed down for the season, snow in Northwest Colorado continues. Snowfall continues in Steamboat after above-average ski season

• A vehicular homicide charge has been dismissed against a Brighton man who was driving a car that crashed and killed the 72-year-old passenger from Denver in October near mile marker 28 on Colorado Highway 131 about six miles south of Toponas. Vehicular homicide charge related to South Routt County crash dismissed

• Few events rival the history and prestige of the Boston Marathon, but event organizers across the world are examining security for upcoming races in the wake of Monday's explosions. Steamboat event organizers consider security in wake of Boston Marathon bombing

• The High Altitude Basketball team, composed of teams in sixth grade and up, recently competed in a pair of tournaments in Laramie, Wyo., and Denver. Steamboat Springs club basketball teams return from two tournaments

• Meg O’Connell finished second in the girls 3,200 meter run Saturday at the Glenwood Springs Demon Invitational. O’Connell’s time of 12 minutes, 50.47 seconds was a career best. Athlete of the Week: Meg O’Connell

Our View: School district should fully fund athletics

Steamboat briefs: Sharp-tailed grouse lek tour rescheduled for April 24

Thoughtful Parenting: Protect the people you love from falls

The Record for Monday, April 15, 2013

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