Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, April 4

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• Two felony charges of child abuse resulting in death officially were filed Thursday against Meghan McKeon, the mother of Austin Davis, the 3-year-old who died March 27. 2 felony charges officially filed against mother

• Under the guidance of a new executive director, Scott Parker, the theater has caught on this winter with performances by touring musicians, community drama, screenings of documentary films and shows by musicians in residence. Downtown Steamboat's Chief Theater attracts 10,000 patrons since Nov. 1

• Rounding out the slate of four scheduled seminars are Matthew Rojansky, an expert on U.S. relations with former Soviet Union states such as Ukraine, and Richard Danzing, former Secretary of the Navy and Chair of the Board at the Center for New American Security. Seminars at Steamboat announces 2 more speakers

• The temporary closure of a nine-mile stretch of Routt County Road 129 near the Wyoming border affects a lightly traveled stretch of road from mile marker 34 north of Columbine to Three Forks Ranch at mile marker 43. Elk River Road north of Columbine closed to all but local, emergency traffic

• The fundraiser is open to everyone, with attendees asked to bring their favorite potluck dish and a $25 suggested donation for adults and a $15 suggested donation for students. Children under 18 years old are free. Routt County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner slated for Saturday

• The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team couldn't hang with Aspen on Thursday, falling 17-0. Aspen beats up Steamboat girls in lacrosse

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Explore Steamboat

• Cello player John Sant'Ambrogio and guitar player Mak Grgic will put on a Duel of the Strings on Friday and Saturday at the Chief Theater. Steamboat's Chief Theater to host Duel of the Strings

• The Routt County Youth Art Show at the Depot Art Center features more than 350 pieces of art from students in all Routt County schools. Depot to host art from Routt County students

• If you only got the chance to hang out with one clique in high school, with any luck, you wouldn’t adhere yourself to people you wound up hating for four years just because you were going through a phase. For the young people of “Divergent,” changing your whole identity involves a bit more pressure than just having to wear goth makeup because all your friends do. The Bock’s Office: ‘Divergent’ tries too hard to be multifaceted

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