Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, March 7

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• The Hayden Town Council on Thursday night will consider an emergency moratorium that temporarily will ban business activities related to the passage of Amendment 64, the constitutional amendment passed by Colorado voters in November that legalizes the recreational use of marijuana. Hayden Town Council to consider emergency moratorium on recreational marijuana businesses

• Elevation Dance Studio’s second annual trip to the JUMP Dance Convention in Denver yielded a host of successes and broadening of horizons for the 18 dancers who traveled there last week. Steamboat dancers earn scholarships, broaden horizons at Denver convention

• Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District General Manager Jay Gallagher said he plans to consult City Council about invoking watering restrictions in Steamboat Springs four to six weeks earlier than in 2012. Snowpack continues to lag; water restrictions could come to Steamboat Springs earlier this year

• Colorado’s two U.S. senators have sent a letter to the Transportation Security Administration asking for full-body scanning machines to be replaced quickly at Colorado’s regional airports. Colorado's US senators want Yampa Valley Regional Airport scanning machine replaced

• Steamboat Springs City Council member Sonja Macys said Steamboat Springs and Routt County need a communitywide economic development plan that includes standards allowing for measurable results. Yampa Valley group calls for strategic plan to strengthen economy through sustainable energy practices

• Max Marno led a group of former Steamboat Spring ski racers by breaking into the top 10 on Wednesday in the giant slalom on the opening day of the NCAA Skiing Championships at Snow Bowl in Middlebury, Vt. Former Steamboat Springs ski racers vie for national titles at NCAA championships in Vermont

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports receives $4,000 Reeve Foundation grant

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