Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 8

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• Steamboat Springs already has a Mustang Roundup that fills several area hotels and draws hundreds of car enthusiasts to Lincoln Avenue. Why can't it also host a parade of Porsches like the one held in Traverse City, Mich., or a roundup of Ferraris? Steamboat Chamber wants to broaden efforts to attract more group events to town

• The reason that so many broken tree branches are littering streets from Steamboat to Craig has more to do with leaves than snow. Timing of snow storm leads to broken trees across Yampa Valley

• The first damage was reported Sept. 28 when windows on about five vehicles were smashed at the Fish Creek Trailer Park and at properties on Apres Ski Way. Several car windows in Steamboat reportedly smashed by person with crowbar

• One of the evacuees from the floods in Estes Park has found a new home in Steamboat Springs. Her name is Mila Stennert, and she is a 17-year-old exchange student from Sweden who is participating in the year-long Rotary Exhange program. Colorado flooding lands Swedish exchange student in Steamboat

• Changes to the Community Development Code that were recommended by the Planning Commission Sept. 26 will have another public hearing Oct. 24. Code changes recommended by Steamboat Planning Commission to see another hearing

• A foot of snow and sub-freezing temperatures forced earlier-than-usual closures to Steamboat golf courses, but general managers slowly are reopening the links for the final month of the playing season. Steamboat golf courses slowly reopen after snowstorm

• See what some local athletes are achieving in their collegiate careers. College update: Catching up with Routt County collegiate athletes

Jimmy Westlake: Chasing the Northern Lights

Steamboat briefs: A presentation on ballot referendum 2A is Oct. 15

The Record for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013

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