Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Sept. 27

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• For the past 41 years, the Hayden couple has been responsible for calling in daily 6 p.m. weather observations to the National Weather Service office in Grand Junction. Sundbergs in Hayden honored for 41 years of volunteer weather observing

• The latest health challenge to arrive in Northwest Colorado will seem like a tall order to some people. Watch less TV, and don’t play as many video games. Eat more fruits and vegetables. Erase soda from your diet. And squeeze at least an hour of physical activity into each day. More veggies and less TV time will give you a leg up in LiveWell's 5-2-1-0 challenge

• The city of Steamboat Springs Planning Commission meeting Thursday had the intent of making the process for potential projects more predictable and assuring that the public is aware of those projects. Steamboat Springs Planning Commission considers changes to variance criteria, notification requirements

• Biology professor Shawn Sigstedt, of Steamboat Springs, came to his discovery about the relationship between native people, bears and the osha plant while living with a Navajo family and observing its spiritual life in northern New Mexico. CMC biology professor says bears self-medicate

• The jury for the Fief murder trial began deliberating at about 3 p.m. Thursday. Leroy Fief, 49, of Craig, has been charged with first-degree murder related to the stabbing death of Shane Arredondo on Dec. 9. Jury begins deliberation in Fief murder trial

• Wendy Hall wasn’t about to sugarcoat the kind of night she thought her Steamboat Springs High School had Thursday. Glenwood Springs sweeps past Steamboat volleyball

• On Thursday night, the Sailors consistently poured in goal after goal in a 6-0 drubbing of Rifle at Gardner Field. It was a step in the right direction for Steamboat, captain Joe Dobell said, as the Sailors picked up a critical league win a day after first-place Battle Mountain lost its first game of the season. Steamboat soccer blasts Rifle in shutout

• The Tigers easily sunk North Park on Thursday night, adding a tangible element to the massive improvement they’ve shown. Hayden girls flex muscles against North Park

• Nine months ago, Graham Muir, of Manic Training in Steamboat Springs, began organizing the 215-mile mountain bike ride from Durango to Moab, Utah, for some friends from the gym and some friends from back home in New Zealand and Australia. Two weeks ago, the group finished the trip and forged some friendships in the process. Steamboat riders, Kiwis team up on San Juan Hut System trail

• Autumn may be in full force in Steamboat Springs, with changing leaves and cool nights, but this weekend is yet another packed with outdoor events. A trio of races set down in Steamboat Springs on Saturday and Sunday. Trio of races set for Steamboat Springs this weekend

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Explore Steamboat

• The organization will celebrate Steamboat Springs' seven years of investment in the Uganda project at 6 p.m. Saturday at the top of the gondola at Steamboat Ski Area. Come, Let's Dance gala returns to Steamboat

• When you’re powerless to help others or yourself in a bad situation, the matter is only made worse knowing that things could be so much easier if all the rules went out the window. Perhaps in one way or another, the title of “Prisoners” applies to all members of society. The Bock’s Office: Parental anguish is its own trap in ‘Prisoners’

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