Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, June 6

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• District Wildlife Manager Danielle Domson said Wednesday the bear is believed to be a yearling that also could be responsible for killing some ducks in a pond near Mauna Kea Lane on Saturday morning and digging through a garbage can in an open garage on Blue Sage Circle. Bear that knows how to open car doors gives Steamboat Springs residents another reason to lock their vehicles

• Routt County Search and Rescue's never-ending mission to rescue adventurers from the backcountry surrounding Steamboat Springs has changed dramatically with the growing numbers of skiers, hikers and snowmobilers who carry smartphones. Routt County Search and Rescue makes most of smartphones

• The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club will be looking for new leadership this summer after its board of directors announced Wednesday that longtime Director Rick DeVos will be leaving the club. Rick DeVos to leave Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club

• Peabody Energy owns Twentymile Mine and the new Sage Creek Mine in Routt County. As those mines are Peabody Energy assets, benefits associated with their past and present workers are not affected by Patriot Coal's bankruptcy. Peabody Energy assets in Routt County are unaffected by Patriot Coal bankruptcy

• A preliminary hearing for the former Steamboat Springs Christian school teacher accused of sexually assaulting a boy has been rescheduled for 1:15 p.m. June 21. Preliminary hearing rescheduled for former teacher accused of sexually assaulting boy

• Funeral arrangements are set for a 5-year-old southwestern Illinois boy who authorities say drowned in a Colorado pond while he was with his family. Arrangements set for Illinois boy who drowned in Routt County pond

• The Town Challenge rushed back into Steamboat Springs on Wednesday evening much the way it left at the end of last summer. Peter Kalmes tops Town Challenge field in season-opening race

• Amy Charity, a professional cyclist, hurt her right shoulder in a race Sunday in Philadelphia. She and two other teammates from Vanderkitten went down in the crash, which took out nearly 20 riders. Steamboat Springs cyclist Amy Charity injured in crash

• Andy and Jake Flax plan to continue the trend of bringing big-name players and coaches to town for the Steamboat Lacrosse Camp from June 17 to 20. Flax brothers organizing Steamboat Lacrosse Camp for mid-June

Steamboat briefs: Blaise Holden receives Fulbright Scholarship

Howlin' Howelsen cross-country mountain bike race results for June 5, 2013

The Record for Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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