Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, June 7

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• The Yampa Valley Housing Authority board and executive director sent a letter this week to the Steamboat Springs City Council and Routt County Board of Commissioners stating that the organization plans to suspend loan payments on its Elk River Village property this month. Yampa Valley Housing Authority to suspend Elk River Village loan payments

• An Oak Creek volunteer firefighter thinks he was fired from his full-time job because he left work to respond to the homicide and attempted suicide in Stagecoach on May 29. Volunteer firefighter says he was fired for leaving work to respond to emergency call

• A bear opened yet another car door and caused damage while searching for food Thursday morning near Steamboat Ski Area. Bear targets Toyota 4Runner in Steamboat Springs

• The steady stream of pending applications for the students has some Steamboat Springs School Board members wondering how much longer the district can continue accepting them. Steamboat Springs School District continues to attract students from Hayden, Soroco

• New Habitat homeowner Kat Kelly is looking forward to Saturday, when Connell Resources will arrive to pave her new driveway, and not long after, when she will host a gathering so members of the community can see what they helped build for her family. Habitat closes on 1st side of duplex after months of waiting

• Oak Creek recently was awarded $232,500 from the Department of Local Affairs to tackle the engineering and phasing for its water system project. Oak Creek awarded grant for water system plan

• The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is hoping the expertise of pro downhill cyclist Trevyn Newpher can help jump-start its mountain biking gravity team with a series of summer camps. Certified experience: Downhill pro Trevyn Newpher eager to help aspiring cyclists

• This year will mark Steamboat Springs’ 32nd summer of hosting a Triple Crown event, and beginning with the girl’s fast-pitch softball Mountain Magic Camp on Tuesday, Steamboat will be the location of six youth events and one adult softball tournament this summer. Triple Crown returns to Steamboat Springs on Tuesday

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Steamboat briefs: City conducting controlled burn Friday on Emerald

The Record for Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Explore Steamboat

• For Melanie Nimtz's fifth-grade class, learning about historical figures took on a whole new meaning Thursday. Steamboat Springs students bring historical figures to life

• Steamboat will host six metal and punk bands on Friday at Olympian Hall. Steamboat Springs to play host to all-ages metal concert

• Mike Moore will display his version of lowbrow art at Deluxe Tattoo on Friday. Steamboat Springs artist Mike Moore developing his own pinstriping style

• Most parents claim they want to leave the world a better place for their offspring. Though we today may still have a shot at preventing complete global devastation, the younger generation of “After Earth” isn’t so lucky. Andy Bockelman: ‘After Earth’ a disheartening father-son excursion

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