Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Feb. 14

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• The National Weather Service is dialing up the perfect forecast for Presidents Day weekend, including 9 to 18 inches of new snow accumulating at the ski area by Saturday morning. Snowy forecast precedes Presidents Day weekend in Steamboat Springs

• For 31-year-old Lesley Chambers, last fall's diagnosis came as a complete shock. But with support from friends and her employer — and an indoor cornhole tournament fundraiser scheduled for this weekend — Chambers is looking forward to the next phase of her battle against the disease. Steamboat Springs woman's leukemia diagnosis brings co-workers, community together

• The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night assured the Routt County Board of Commissioners it will "have a seat at the table” when the city and a group of downtown stakeholders formally propose a way to fund revitalization efforts downtown. Plans for downtown URA continue despite concerns from Routt County commissioners

• The Oak Creek Town Board will have a work session on its policy/action plan matrix at its 6 p.m. Thursday meeting in town offices. Oak Creek Town Board to continue examination of master plan items

• Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers; it’s for anyone who loves people. And there are at least a couple of gatherings planned this week for people who want to hang out but are unattached or temporarily ambivalent about romance. Singles mingle casually in Steamboat Springs on Cupid's big holiday

• On Saturday night, a V-Day Steamboat Springs performance of “The Vagina Monologues” will take place in the first finished room of the Chief Plaza Theater's renovation process. 'The Vagina Monologues' to mark revival of historic Steamboat theater

• It is thought as many as 21 skiers needed help getting out of the backcountry after going out of bounds at Steamboat Ski Area late Wednesday afternoon. Multiple skiers need help after going out of bounds at Steamboat Ski Area

• On Saturday, the team scored high in the cheer portion of its routine, but several errors in the music portion caused the team to miss the finals. Steamboat Springs High School cheerleaders return from nationals

• The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine team has to be considered a big favorite to win the boys and girls Alpine events at the state championship meet Thursday and Friday in Winter Park. Routt County teams prepare for weekend action

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