Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Aug. 30

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• If purchased before Sept. 30, Steamboat Ski Area full season pass holders can enjoy night skiing this upcoming season for $39. The price for a one-night ticket purchased at the window is $29, or $20 purchased seven-plus days in advance. Steamboat Ski Area announces prices for night skiing

• Possibilities include creating a new police station at the city's existing public safety campus on Yampa Street and constructing a new fire station west of downtown, the Rita Valentine Park proposal or revisiting two building sites that previously have been considered. Steamboat City Council to have choice of 4 building sites for new police station at October meeting

• The Tugboat Grill & Pub has been seized by the Colorado Department of Revenue. Iconic Tugboat Grill & Pub in Ski Time Square seized for tax debt

• In Paul Wegeman’s era, four-way skiers were common place. They competed in slalom, downhill, cross-country and jumping at the collegiate level. Paul Wegeman returns to Steamboat for final Brown Bag Lecture Series event of summer

• It still is too early for Kevin Fisher to give any high-fives, but the Steamboat Springs marijuana advocate was encouraged Thursday by a U.S. Department of Justice memo stating that the feds would not clamp down on recreational marijuana use in states where it has been legalized. Local marijuana advocate calls Department of Justice memo 'powerful' guidance

• Oak Creek’s Labor Day weekend activities span four days of family events, bands and games on Main Street and in Decker Park. Oak Creek plans long weekend of Labor Day events

• Water restrictions for Oak Creek were lifted at 7:30 a.m. Thursday after lightning damage at the water plant was repaired. Mandatory water restrictions lifted for Oak Creek after lightning damage is repaired

• U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton will visit Steamboat Springs on Friday to meet with constituents and discuss issues including health care, immigration and the economy. Congressman Scott Tipton to visit Steamboat on Friday

• Nearly 400 cyclists will come to Steamboat Springs this weekend looking for top finishes and titles in the annual Steamboat Springs Stage Race. Steamboat Springs Stage Race opens Saturday with time trial

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The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

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• The eighth annual event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eighth and Oak streets. Taster kits cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge returns to Steamboat for Labor Day weekend

• Johannah K. Hall has an art opening in the RED Contemporary gallery Friday to feature her show, “Wandering From a Standstill.” Steamboat artist Johannah Hall set for debut show Friday

• Sometimes complaining about your life to a friend makes you feel better just to know someone is listening. On the other hand, you have the heroine of “Blue Jasmine,” for whom having a second person for a conversation is redundant as she prattles on about anything and everything. The Bock’s Office: ‘Blue Jasmine’ a seriocomic look at a mind unraveled

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