Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Aug. 9

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• Members of the Yampa Valley Airport authority board learned Thursday night that two jet flights from Denver to Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden have been returned to the daily United Express schedule for ski season. 2 jet flights return to Denver/Steamboat routes for ski season

• On Thursday, Tom Fox and his partners stood before the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission seeking a preliminary plat and the zoning changes necessary to make the 93-lot Sunlight Subdivision work. Proposed Steamboat residential subdivision requests variances along with plat

• The gateway to the monument is a town that names its streets after dinosaurs and has a giant stegosaurus guarding its town hall. No raft needed to explore Dinosaur National Monument

• U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will host a fundraiser Aug. 30 in Steamboat Springs with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Rep. Scott Tipton to hold Steamboat fundraiser with Speaker John Boehner

• The Colorado Bankers Association on Monday donated $500 to Advocates Building Peaceful Communities on behalf of state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, according to a news release. Advocates receives $500 from association, Mitsch Bush

• Bryan Fletcher was able to capture first place with a 100.5 meter leap that gave him a one minute and 22 second cushion in the cross-country portion of the competition. None of the athletes behind him could overcome his lead. Steamboat athletes sweep podium at Nordic combined competition Saturday in Park City, Utah

• Steamboat is entering the season with eight seniors after graduating 12 last year and is hoping to improve on its 4-6 record from 2012. The Sailors officially start practice Monday. Sailors football slated for Monday start

Rob Douglas: Steamboat’s widget shops

Dog’s Eye View: My dog flunked obedience class

Community Agriculture Alliance: Hayden’s railroad centennial

Steamboat briefs: Hayden School Board election packets available

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Explore Steamboat

• To hear Betse Grassby tell it, the start of the Strings Music Festival was really just to have a party. The co-founder is retiring at the end of the summer season after 26 years with Strings. Steamboat's Betse Grassby retiring from Strings Music Festival after 26 years

• Steamboat Springs High School graduate Jordan Gardenhire is the co-founder and brewmaster for Baja Brewing Co. based out of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico. The beer made its way to Colorado earlier this year. Steamboat Springs High School graduate co-founder of Mexico brewery

• Imagine how the Griswold family getaways might have been even more disastrous had Clark been moving a controlled substance, Ellen had a history of taking her clothes off for cash, Rusty was even dumber than usual and Audrey made her home on the streets. The Bock's Office: ‘Millers’ a not-so-family-friendly comedy

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