Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, May 9

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• The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board on Wednesday night approved its 2013-14 budget after giving its final support to all grant requests from Routt County’s three school districts. Education Fund Board approves Routt County school district grant requests totaling $2.5 million

• Medical marijuana, the demise of snack cakes, gun control, local businesses. Anything is fair game when it comes to the annual satire of life in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and the United States. Local favorite 'Cabaret' finds new home for 2013 show

• Shell Oil’s Matt Holman, a senior geologist and project manager in this region, said Wednesday that his company does not intend to use hydraulic fracturing at the Camilletti well north of Milner. Shell Oil intends to act on Camilletti oil well permit this sumer, but won't frack it

• The Routt County District Attorney’s Office said Gary Wall's blood test revealed a blood-alcohol level of 0.056, which is above the legal limit for driving a vehicle. Former Routt County sheriff to serve 10 days in jail

• A man who suffered a seizure on Mount Werner needed help off the mountain and was later flown to a Denver hospital. Man suffers seizure while skiing up Mount Werner

• The results from the reading portion of the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program released Tuesday showed third-graders here scored well above the state average. Third-graders in Steamboat Springs continue to outperform state results on standardized reading test

• Routt County commissioners and Hayden Town Council members will meet Thursday to discuss building a new water tank at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Officials hashing out details for Hayden water tank

• Lots in Barn Village are as small as 0.14 acre and as large 1.07 acres, where higher priced lots are grouped around two cul de sacs, some of them bordering Fish Creek. 47 Barn Village at Steamboat lots poised to re-enter real estate market

• The Oak Creek Town Board is moving its meetings back to the summer schedule of starting at 7 p.m. just in time for one of its heavier recent agendas. Oak Creek Town Board has full agenda, including marijuana and chicken ordinances

• Haymaker Golf Course will open all 18 holes Saturday. There will be no tee times Saturday, with play on a first-come, first-serve, basis. Haymaker Golf Course to open Saturday

• The Steamboat Springs baseball team swept a doubleheader Tuesday while the soccer team lost in the first round of the playoffs. Steamboat Springs baseball, soccer teams wrap up season

• The second annual Sailor Luau is 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the high school. More than 400 people attended last year’s event, which raised more than $10,000 for the Pio Utu Scholarship Fund, which is used to award college scholarships to graduating seniors at the high school. Steamboat Sailor Luau aims to help Booster Club

• The Sailors knocked off Windsor on Wednesday to set up a Friday matchup at Cheyenne Mountain. Steamboat Springs boys lacrosse team advances in playoffs

Colorado Legislature gives final approval to historic marijuana bills

Steamboat briefs: Several grants awarded to Routt County communities

The Record for Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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