Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, April 1

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• The median peak water stored at the end of the winter on Rabbit Ears is 26.1 inches compared to 35.3 inches there now. How that water finds its way to the valley and the main stem of the Yampa during spring runoff depends on weather patterns between now and mid-May. Moisture in snowpack well above-average in mountains surrounding Steamboat

• The building site in Steamboat for YVEA's new headquarters hasn't been settled on just yet, but General Manager Diane Johnson said the optimistic goal is for the company to be out of their current headquarters sometime in the next two years. Yampa Valley Electric taking steps to sell, repurpose downtown headquarters in Steamboat

• The combination of wind, snow and thundersnow in the Yampa Valley this weekend kept local firefighters and emergency crews busy. Routt County family OK after lightning strike damages house Sunday night

• The objective of the Service Excellence program is to eventually bring the training to as much of Steamboat Springs as possible with the hope of boosting the city’s reputation for customer service as measured by the net promoter score. 1st session of new Steamboat Chamber customer service training nears end

• A seven-member lodging tax committee that is advising the council on the spending of the tax recently came up with the recommendation after weighing the purchase of the lot at Seventh and Yampa streets against a number of other parts of the parks and promenade project that total more than $2.8 million. Steamboat City Council set to weigh in on recommendation to buy riverside lot on Yampa Street

• The Steamboat Springs School District hosted the first part of its Community Budget Forum on Monday night at the high school. Seven programs and entities presented potential reductions and increases in their budgets. Proposed elementary instruction changes mark Day 1 of community budget forums

• At halftime during Monday afternoon's boys lacrosse game against Thompson Valley, it looked as though the Sailors' undefeated season was coming to an end — but there was no way this team was going down without a fight. Steamboat boys lacrosse comes from behind against Thompson Valley to extend streak to 7

• Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine skiers Jett Seymour and Cole Puckett are at the U16 National Championships in Park City competing against some of the country's best in front of U.S. Ski Team coaches. Seymour, Puckett aiming to 'raise eyebrows' at U16 Alpine championships

Steamboat briefs: Ski Town Lions Club honors longest-serving member

The Record for Sunday, March 30, 2014

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