Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, May 3

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• The Postal Service recently finished moving all 2,584 mailboxes from the Sundance at Fish Creek substation to the downtown station. Postal Service completes move of Sundance mailboxes to downtown location

• Armed with tablets, smartphones and laptops, the local officials were hoping to learn how to do a better job communicating with residents using social networking, specifically Twitter. Routt County emergency responders tapping into social media possibilities

• Aldis Strautins, a service hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, said the current cool down appears to be a good thing for water supplies. Yampa Valley rivers placed in cold storage by wintry storm

• Northwest Colorado anglers who have liked Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Facebook and followed the agency on Twitter already have picked up on some valuable information to guide their spring fishing trips. Colorado Parks and Wildlife goes social to share fishing updates with followers

• In the space between sensing something has happened and our reaction, there’s an opportunity, said Kathy Ziola, a certified nonviolent communication trainer. Nonviolent communication trainer to host talk Friday in Steamboat

• Sales tax collections in Steamboat Springs increased in March, but the growth slowed dramatically from January and February of this year, when it neared double digits. March shows growth in sales tax collections in Steamboat

• The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team wasn’t quite sharp Thursday, but it still managed to cut deep into Summit, winning at home 11-2. Steamboat boys lacrosse rusty in home win

• The Steamboat Springs girls tennis team won its 10th consecutive regional tennis title Thursday, easily outpacing the field in Grand Junction. Steamboat girls tennis claims 10th consecutive regional title

Community Agricultural Allience: Riding the range

A Dog's Eye View: If you eat your vegetables, you may have dessert

Steamboat briefs: Botanic Park, Yampatika, Horizons receive grants

The Record for Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Explore Steamboat

• Musical acts Sam Bush Band and Drive-By Truckers are the latest additions to the Free Summer Concert Series roster and are performing in Steamboat on July 5 and 12, respectively. Steamboat’s Free Summer Concert Series adds Sam Bush Band, Drive-By Truckers to lineup

• Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and in the case of certain people skilled with a pencil or a paintbrush, it also can be on the go. Such is the format for Urbane’s fifth annual Skate Deck Art Show. Urbane to host 5th annual Skate Deck Art Show as part of First Friday Artwalk

• Even with all these hints of originality, “Oblivion” never overcomes the sensation that it’s a run-of-the-mill science fiction story in new packaging. Andy Bockelman: ‘Oblivion’ a familiar tale of a future gone wrong

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