Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Oct. 2

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• Tuesday marked the second time in three years a new pay raise plan has been debated extensively by the council in budget hearings in Centennial Hall. Steamboat Springs City Council debates latest pay raise plan for city workers

• When Diane Moore looks at the flock of 7,000 paper doves hanging from the ceiling at Yampa Valley Medical Center, the Advocates Building Peaceful Communities executive director remembers many stories of courage and resiliency. Each of the doves represent a victim who has been served by Advocates in its 30 years in existence. Advocates celebrates 30 years with art installation in Steamboat Springs

• The federal government has shut down, and although Washington, D.C., is almost 2,000 miles away, people are feeling the effects right here in Northwest Colorado. Government shutdown to have various effects on Northwest Colorado

• On Tuesday, it was the Routt County Board of Commissioners' turn to hear Sam Jones “connect the dots" between energy efficiency and economic gains. Yampa Valley Sustainability Council gives energy efficiency presentation to county commissioners

• Their contributions have paved the roads of education in our mountain town and on Tuesday night a former high school history teacher Bill McKelvie, and a woman ahead of her time were recognized for their efforts. Bristol, McKelvie honored for making a difference in Steamboat Springs

• The Steamboat Springs High School golf team again was left struggling around a monstrously difficult course Tuesday, and the squad’s season came to an end with the final round at the state championship in Evergreen at the Hiwan Golf Club. Steamboat golf squad wraps up season with gritty day at state

• The Huskies won in three sets, 25-14, 25-15 and, after an against-the-wall rally, 27-25. Battle Mountain overpowers Steamboat volleyball

Thoughtful Parenting: Surviving the waiting room

Sen. Michael Bennet: Washington should follow Colorado's example

Our View: Promoting open government

Steamboat Briefs: Steamboat Institute plans presentation on Iraq, Iran

The Record for Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

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