Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Feb. 27

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• Steamboat Ski Area has tentative plans to replace the existing Four Points Hut at 9,700 feet on Mount Werner as soon as this summer with a two-story building that would allow for a new dining concept as well as more restrooms and seating. Steamboat Ski Area gets county approval for new Four Points dining facility

• Last year, the Autism Program’s largest annual fundraiser brought in $26,000 through the event's ticket sales as well as silent and live auctions. Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball to benefit Yampa Valley Autism Program

• The modest Hayden preacher who found it difficult to ask for help is scheduled to receive a kidney transplant Wednesday from a member of his church. Hayden preacher scheduled for kidney transplant Wednesday

• Tuesday was a day of breakthroughs for Montana Dalman and more than 20 other kids from across the country who traveled to Steamboat Springs to take part in the Sunshine Kids Winter Games. Sunshine Kids celebrate breakthroughs in Steamboat Springs

• With a 32-30 win at Green Mountain on Tuesday, the Steamboat girls basketball team won its first playoff game in more than a decade. Steamboat Springs girls basketball wins state playoff game

• The Soroco boys basketball team gave district No. 2 Meeker a scare Tuesday night before falling, 64-53. Soroco boys basketball team loses in Meeker

• The Soroco girls basketball team lost to Rangely on Tuesday in the opening round of the district tournament. Soroco girls basketball loses in 1st round of districts

• The Hayden High School girls basketball team lost in the first round of district playoffs Tuesday. Hayden girls basketball falls in Hotchkiss

• Pacing Steamboat finishers was Tammy Jacques, who won her 45-49 division and was 16th overall in the Female Elite Wave. Steamboat skiers compete in famed Birkebeiner cross-country race

• The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club cross-country team had 40 athletes compete in a pair of events at the Frisco Nordic Center during the weekend. Steamboat Springs cross-country team does well at national qualifying race in Frisco

• The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle moguls team wrapped up the regular season during the weekend at the Rocky Mountain Divisional Championships in Steamboat. Steamboat Springs moguls team has good weekend at Rocky Mountain Divisional Championships

• Steamboat's Madi McKinstry and Jeffrey Gay each won U.S. Telemark National Championships during the weekend. Steamboat Springs Telemark skiers bring home National Championships

Jimmy Westlake: Get ready for Comet PanSTARRS

Mary Walker: Upcoming election a reminder of 2007 violence

Thoughtful Parenting: Baby teeth are important

Our View: Firefighter bargaining bill offers no bargain at all

Court decisions could test resort liability, Colorado Ski Safety Act

Steamboat briefs: Contest held for 1st crane sighting of the season

The Record for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

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