Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Feb. 21

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• Oak Creek Fire Protection District Chief Chuck Wisecup used some sweet ingenuity to rescue a dog from the roof of a home Tuesday. Oak Creek fire chief rescues dog from roof of home Tuesday

• Steamboat meteorologist Mike Weissbluth thinks there is a good chance for back-to-back powder days at Steamboat Ski Area on Sunday and Monday. Snow cycle set to resume in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday night

• Last year, Mainstreet Steamboat Springs raised about $13,000 from donors for downtown flower baskets. This year, the group is working to raise only $2,200 because Interim City Manager Deb Hinsvark found a way to partially support the summer program. Summer flower baskets to return with community and city support

• The town of Hayden is the latest community in Northwest Colorado to consider putting in place emergency rules related to recreational marijuana use. Hayden to take up pot discussion

• A deal has been struck with the Livestrong foundation that will allow more money raised during the Ski 4 Yellow event to stay here locally. Ski 4 Yellow cancer fundraiser strikes deal to keep more money in Yampa Valley

• The 13,753-square-foot home includes an indoor swimming pool housed in a stone-lined room with a vaulted ceiling and large, multipane windows. 13,000-square-foot Routt County home auctioned for $4.6 million

• Hayden and Soroco high school basketball teams wrap up their seasons Friday with the cross-county rival matchups. Hayden, Soroco hoops teams face off Friday to wrap up season

• Eight teams descend Thursday on Grand Junction for the three-day tournament. The Sailors boys are ranked fifth, the girls are ranked sixth, and the top seven teams from each bracket advance to the state tournament. Steamboat basketball teams prepare for district tournament

• Three Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association girls teams head to the state championships this week at Edge Ice Arena in Littleton. Steamboat Springs girls hockey teams head to state

• Two Soroco High School wrestlers and five Hayden High School wrestlers are headed to the Colorado High School State Wrestling Championships, which begin Thursday in Denver. Soroco, Hayden wrestlers prepare for state tournament

Steamboat briefs: Volunteers needed for US Telemark National Championships

Study: Oil, gas drilling caused air pollution in West

Marijuana task force recommends allowing pot tourism in Colorado

The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

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