Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Feb. 6

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• Committee members figured the project, with an estimated $3.5 million price tag, is too expensive to receive a significant backing of the city's lodging tax. Yampa River Core Trail extension not a top priority of new lodging tax steering comittee

• A new arraignment date has been set for Lisa Lesyshen, the Stagecoach woman accused of murdering her 9-year-old son, Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan. Lesyshen arraignment rescheduled for Feb. 20 in Denver

• City of Steamboat Springs officials welcomed the news this week of a $9,558 grant from History Colorado, the State Historical Fund that could lead to something bigger for the city’s historic Butterfly Building. Butterfly Building lands a grant

• Snow forecaster Joel Gratz, of OpenSnow, wrote in a report Wednesday afternoon that the Colorado Rockies will continue to see significant snowfall Friday through Sunday. More than 15K vacationers expected in Steamboat on Feb. 15; 14K expected this weekend

• A bill regarding the purchase of tobacco products was introduced this week in the Colorado General Assembly. The legislation, House Bill 14-1263, proposes changing the state’s minimum age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21. New bill to raise minimum age for buying tobacco

• The first time a young Rob Friedman traveled to Steamboat Springs it was 14 hours facing backward in the third row of a station wagon. Former American Airlines executive talks loyalty at Steamboat Airline Partners Summit

• The Steamboat Springs girls basketball team improved to 8-8 Tuesday night with a win over Summit County. Steamboat Springs High School girls pick up victory in Summit County

• There is still a lot of basketball to be played on the Western Slope this winter, but Steamboat Springs coach Luke DeWolfe understands just how far a few wins can go this time of year. Steamboat Springs boys basketball team hoping to carry winning momentum down the stretch

Steamboat Briefs: Scholarship awarded to Lowell Whiteman alumna

The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Steamboat to Sochi

Todd Lodwick, of Steamboat Springs, will carry the American flag and lead the U.S contingent into Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, during the Parade of Nations and the Opening Ceremonies. 6-time Olympic Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick earns historic distinction

From the Editor: Live from Sochi

Luke Graham: Projecting the medals

Joel Reichenberger: "Thank you" a key phrase in journey to Sochi

Tales from the Tread: Celebrate Sochi in Steamboat

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