Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, May 22

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• In a meeting where nearly every seat in Centennial Hall was taken by a community member eager to weigh in on the future of the tax, the council was torn about the lodging tax committee's recommendation to devote 90 percent of the tax to the Trails Alliance for the next decade. Steamboat City Council wants to explore possibility of using lodging tax to fund more than trails

• Hedge fund manager Deer Park Road Corp. employs 15 people, 13 of them full time. Fourteen of them have professional roles with the company, and an even dozen already lived in Steamboat Springs at the time they signed on. Steamboat hedge fund manager ranked 7th among Barron's top 100

• The construction project would return the Sheraton Steamboat Resort at the base of Steamboat Ski Area to 285 guest rooms. Sheraton Steamboat Resort plans $8.2 million project to resurrect hotel suites

• Steamboat Springs High School Principal Kevin Taulman said Shelby DeWolfe is proof today's high school counselor does much more than ask students which college they want to attend and help pick out classes. Steamboat Springs School District honors its Educators of the Year

• The Oak Creek Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to consider a recommendation to select Civil Design Consultants Inc. as the town engineer. Oak Creek Town Board to select town engineering firm Thursday

• The adult female was found Monday on a gravel bar in the Yampa River along West Lincoln Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife Area Wildlife Manager Jim Haskins said there were signs the bear had a cub or cubs. Dead bear found in Steamboat Springs might have been hit by car

• If the change is approved by voters, the School Board would have its first at-large seats up for election in 2015. Steamboat Springs School Board supportive of potential redistricting

• Essi Kenttala and Heather Gollnick picked up overall podium finishes in the HITS Triathlon Series last weekend in Grand Junction. Steamboat Springs locals notch top finishes in Grand Junction triathlons

• The Steamboat Springs Swim Team notched top results at a weekend meet in Glenwood Springs and placed third overall. Steamboat Springs swim team does well in Glenwood

• Lukens has been a staple on defense all year and helped the Steamboat Springs boys lacrosse team advance to the Class 4A final four. Athlete of the Week: Penn Lukens

The Record for Monday, May 20, 2013

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By the Numbers: Routt County residents and their money

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