Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Jan. 6

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• Cold weather isn't stopping business on the ski slopes, so it shouldn't keep interested fly fishers from braving the waters, either, guides say. Fly-fishing in Steamboat doesn't stop with frigid temperatures

• The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board will be doing first readings on a sizable grant request from the Steamboat Springs School District during Wednesday's monthly meeting. Steamboat Springs School District requests $672,000 for technology grant

• Doctors at Yampa Valley Medical Center said the achievement will help to attract more patients seeking cancer treatment to the local hospital. Yampa Valley Medical Center earns prestigious accreditation for its cancer treatment services

• It was a fast weekend for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, racing at several events around the state. Local racers snagged a trio of podiums at a Surefoot Colorado Ski Cup race in Aspen and younger skiers fared well at an event in Vail. Ski racers strong in Beaver Creek, Aspen races

• A strong season for Steamboat Springs alpine snowboarders continued this weekend at a Race to the Cup event at Buck Hill, Minn. Snowboarders race to the front in Minnesota

• It was a strong start to the U.S. Cross-Country National Championships this weekend for Steamboat Springs skiers. Skiers off to strong start at cross-country nationals

• Freestyle skiing returned to Steamboat Springs and Voo Doo run on Mount Werner this weekend with a pair of competitions. Freestylers fly on Voo Doo in Steamboat

• Maybe it's the country. If it is, great days lie ahead for U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team speed demon Taylor Fletcher. Fletcher again skis into top 10

SSWSC Century Mark: Jim “Moose” Barrows

Monday Medical: The future of diabetes care

Health briefs: Flu cases in Colorado are on the rise

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Get up, and engage your brain

Steamboat briefs: Registration open for ‘King Lear’ workshop at library

The Record for Saturday, Jan. 4, 2013

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