Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, April 11

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• As Michael Kirlan sat in the audience, he smiled and was obviously happy watching his son's former classmates perform a concert in Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan's honor. Students honor past classmate with guitar concert

• The father who was released from jail after his 3-year-old boy died has been arrested again. Father of dead 3-year-old taken back into custody

• Karma Bar and Lounge will have its grand opening Friday in the basement space under Rootz on Lincoln Avenue. Karma Bar and Lounge hosts grand opening in downtown Steamboat

• Steamboat resident and rock climbing world-record holder Tori Allen gave a presentation Thursday at Steamboat Springs Middle School as part of the campus's Everything Outdoors Steamboat program. Local rock climber gives presentation of her 'life sport'

• Some projects, such as a 9,000-square-foot expansion at the Howelsen Ice Arena, could be considered wants. Others, such as the $3.2 million worth of water main upgrades and replacements, someday will be needs. Steamboat Springs' list of parked capital projects totals more than $128 million

• Eagle has more populous bedroom communities, Pitkin’s housing prices are skewed more heavily by mountain mansions and Summit has more ski areas. Routt County officials confront the complexity of finding a good match for salary survey

• The city of Steamboat Springs and Routt County planning commissions met Thursday night to continue discussions about how changes are made to the urban growth boundary. Steamboat, Routt County planning commissions discuss urban growth boundary

• The Tony Blankley fellowship officially kicked off in August 2012, and the Steamboat Institute has been working from then till now to raise funds and put together a selection committee. Steamboat Institute looks to fill Tony Blankley fellowship

• A pair of championships highlighted the finale of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s freeskiing season this week. Steamboat freeskiers snag 2 titles

• The Steamboat Stinger mountain bike race will return to Emerald Mountain in downtown Steamboat Springs this summer, August 16 and 17, and organizers expect the fourth-annual event to fill up with the same blazing speed the previous three versions have. Steamboat Stinger registration opens

• The Steamboat Golf Club plans to open its doors Saturday ushering in the 50th anniversary of the popular 9-hole course west of Steamboat Springs. Steamboat Golf Club ready to open for the season

• Steamboat lost on the road, 14-13. Steamboat girls lacrosse falls just short at Eagle Valley

Rob Douglas: A child in our community died

Dog's Eye View: I have a dream

Community Agriculture Alliance: Noxious weed management

Steamboat briefs: Payment for beekeeping workshop is due Friday

The Record for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Explore Steamboat

• Tickets for the 27th annual Strings Music Festival go on sale to the public Wednesday. Strings Music Festival tickets to go on sale Wednesday

• The Yampa Valley Singers will perform its annual spring concert on Friday and Saturday. Yampa Valley Singers perform Friday and Saturday

• The Groovetrotters, back by popular demand, play Carl's on Friday and open the Bud Light Concert Series on Sunday. Groovetrotters to play another 2 shows in Steamboat

• When your job used to involve throwing a red, white and blue hunk of metal at a bunch of Nazis, it’s understandable you might feel a little out of place in modern society. But as “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” shows, there are always enemies to be defeated. The Bock’s Office: ‘Captain America’ sequel weaker but still packs a punch

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