Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Jan. 8

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• Steamboat Springs has entered a “bold new era,” City Council President Bart Kounovsky proclaimed Tuesday night moments after the license for Rocky Mountain Remedies was approved. Recreational marijuana sales start Wednesday morning in Steamboat Springs

• Everything may be bigger in Texas, except for one Texas man’s choice of undergarments while running through the hallways of The Steamboat Grand hotel. Unusual arrests made during Steamboat MusicFest

• As chairman of the Northwest Colorado Ski Corp. Martin Hart helped Steamboat Ski Area add its first snowmaking system and acquired today's high-speed eight-passenger gondola. Former Steamboat chairman of the board Martin Hart dead at 77

• The avalanche struck about 11:35 a.m. in East Vail Chutes, said Jessie Mosher, an Eagle County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman. 1 killed, 3 injured in avalanche near Vail

• What Routt County thinks is inequitable is what the state Board of Assessment Appeals recently determined was the value of the land underneath Storm Mountain Ranch homes: $60,000. Routt County to appeal Board of Assessment Appeals' Storm Mountain Ranch decision

• Laura Mazade has been named assistant editor of the Steamboat Pilot & Today, and Vicky Ho has been tapped as the newspaper’s evening editor. Steamboat Pilot & Today editor announces newsroom promotions

• Last year was the seventh year in a row the city's bus service carried more than 1 million riders. Steamboat Springs Transit bus ridership was up 7 percent in 2013

• Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will not compete at the Sochi Olympics and will have surgery soon to repair damage to her right knee following a crash training at Copper Mountain in November. Lindsey Vonn to miss Sochi Olympics

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The Record for Monday, Jan. 6, 2013

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