Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Jan. 10

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• Although a giant washers tournament might seem a bit out of place at the base of a ski area, it’s a bit of Texas culture infused into Steamboat right along with the music. More than 100 compete in washers tournament as Steamboat's MusicFest comes to a close

• Planned studies that would look at potential impacts on migratory birds and raptors, ground water, a recreation management plan and a fisheries management plan could get under way in early spring with many more to follow. People have until Feb. 3 to comment on the preliminary plan. Studies to ramp up in spring for Peabody Energy's planned Trout Creek Reservoir near Steamboat

• Maureen Ryan, who lives in Boulder County, filed a lawsuit against the city of Steamboat Springs, which operates Howelsen Hill, for the wrongful death of her 19-year-old son, Cooper Larsh. City of Steamboat Springs faces lawsuit related to 2011 skier death at Howelsen Hill

• The new dance film series kicks off Thursday with a screening of the documentary "First Position." Steamboat Dance Theatre, Perry-Mansfield and Bud Werner Memorial Library team up for dance film series

• The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team lost 4-1 to Aspen on Wednesday. Steamboat Springs hockey drops 5th straight

• The U.S. Cross Country Senior Championships wrapped up Wednesday with Emily Hannah placing 24th. Steamboat Springs' Emily Hannah 24th at Soldier Hollow

• Steamboat Springs High School sophomore Maggie Rose Carrigan won her first NorAm on Sunday in a parallel slalom event. Steamboat Springs' Maggie Rose Carrigan wins 1st NorAm

• Several Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club slope-style skiers had podium results at a USASA event in Vail last weekend. Steamboat Springs slope-style skiers compete in Vail

• Resort officials acknowledge opening of the half-pipe is about two weeks behind schedule. Steamboat Ski Area's Mavericks Superpipe to open as early as Thursday

• Routt County prep sports teams return in full this weekend. Routt County sports teams get back to action after holidays

Oak Creek Town Board to host 1st meeting at earlier time

Steamboat briefs: YVEA apprentice lineman electrocuted Jan. 2 in Craig

The Record for Tuesday, Jan. 8

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