Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, July 11

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• Sharp-eyed people gazing up at Mount Werner this month can see the white Calcon Constructors trailer at the top of Four Points and some of the roofline of the new Four Points Lodge. New Four Points Lodge at Steamboat Ski Area gets a roof

• Improvements to Colorado Highway 13 north of Rifle will include about 12 wildlife underpasses designed to accommodate deer and elk. Latest Colorado Highway 13 project north of Rifle unveiled

• The investigations revealed that the crash at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden likely was caused by snowy, adverse weather, and a student pilot in a more recent crash north of Milner was flying impaired by alcohol and marijuana. NTSB determines probable causes of 2 deadly Routt County plane crashes in 2012

• The city's latest sales tax report shows that accommodations tax collections through May are outpacing last year's revenue by 8 percent. Accommodations tax collections in Steamboat Springs continue to outpace 2012

• The city of Steamboat Springs is beginning to craft its rules that will regulate the sale of marijuana for recreational use. Steamboat Springs to decide on marijuana rules

• The Cow Pie Classic returns Saturday for the 39th annual rugby tournament. The men’s bracket of the 39th annual Cow Pie Classic boasts eight squads, including Steamboat. There also are Old Boys and women’s divisions. Cow Pie Classic rugby tournament returns to Steamboat on Saturday

• After spending seven years with the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball program as an assistant, Mack Spittellie takes on the role of head coach with a goal of returning Steamboat to the dominant team on the Western Slope. Mack Spittellie to lead Steamboat girls basketball team

Community Agriculture Alliance: Protect your fields during drought

A Dog’s Eye View: Dogs in the 'hood

Jake Miller: Nuggets anxiety kicking in

Rob Douglas: Time to right a wrong

Steamboat briefs: Tickets on sale for 5th annual Doc Willett awards

The Record for Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Explore Steamboat

• As Art in the Park turns 39 this weekend, this year’s event will mark the 20th year the the Atkinsons — Dusty, his father Leo and sister Siara — have been to the festival. Steamboat's Art in the Park returns for 39th year

• The Piknik Theatre Festival returns Friday for its sixth season with a classic, Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” and an original musical comedy, “The Extravagant Flauntings of Marie Antoinette.” Steamboat Springs welcomes back Piknik Theatre Festival

• After almost two decades of playing, the Drive-By Truckers still rock. The band will play the Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert Series on Friday at Howelsen Hill. Drive-By Truckers to play Steamboat Springs free concert Friday

• Pounding a railroad spike into your ear would be about as fun as watching “The Lone Ranger.” Andy Bockelman: ‘Lone Ranger’ remake is shooting silver bullet blanks

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