Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Jan. 14

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• The summit of Storm Peak at the Steamboat Ski Area has seen 62 inches of snowfall over the first 13 days of January. After 60 inches of snow fell at the summit in 13 days, Steamboat skiers could soon see the sun

• Ron Berig, the city's street and fleet superintendent, said Monday that since Oct. 4, the city's entire snow removal fleet has been deployed 40 times already. During busy snow year, city of Steamboat's snow removal fleet asks for patience, cooperation

• The Connell gravel permit application has drawn far less opposition than most in Routt County because its location up a steep hill from the highway shields it from the view of neighbors. Connell Resources seeks to move gravel pit to larger parcel east of Hayden

• New federal mortgage rules that seek to vet borrowers more thoroughly went into effect Friday, but banks and loan originators have been phasing in more stringent requirements on their own ahead of the effective date. Mortgage market could see few changes as new regulations take effect

• Steamboat Springs School District Finance Director Dale Mellor announced at the first school board meeting of 2014 that the district is on pace to deficit spend just a fraction of what it projected in June. Steamboat Springs School District reduces 'red' in its budget

• "We're very pleased with the caliber of the candidates," Anne Small, the city's director of general services, recently said about the job search. City of Steamboat announces 3 finalists for parks and recreation director job

• A bus headed to Rangely for a Steamboat Springs Middle School girls basketball game hit a deer Saturday. Steamboat Springs Middle School bus hit a deer Saturday

• A group of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers are boarding planes for Europe Tuesday to compete in a World Cup event in Germany and the Junior World Ski Championships in Italy. SSWSC Nordic skiers Europe-bound for Junior World Championships

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