Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, March 7

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• With an estimated $5.2 million available from the city's lodging tax to help make these projects a reality in the next decade, the new trails lodging tax committee is taking its role seriously, and not wasting any time. Lodging tax committee starts grading potential trail projects

• Intrawest, the company that owns Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp., has introduced a winter pass for all six of the resorts it has a stake in or manages. Intrawest to offer 6-mountain pass that includes Steamboat

• A letter dated Monday from the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police asks Hickenlooper to set aside 10 to 15 percent of the state's marijuana revenues for local law enforcement. Steamboat police chief wants more of state's marijuana tax revenues

• The Routt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglaries and an apparent related theft that occurred Tuesday just north of Steamboat Springs. Sheriff's Office investigating rash of thefts near Steamboat Springs

• Steamboat Springs Planning Director Tyler Gibbs is in the early stages of planning a housing roundtable or forum for June that will gather local stakeholders and experts from outside Steamboat to address the issue of housing. Steamboat housing forum in works for summer

• Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball junior Matthew Lanning was recognized earlier this week as a 4A Western Slope honorable all-league performer. Lanning recognized as WSL honorable mention all-league; Soroco girls at state Friday

• The Steamboat Springs girls lacrosse team fell, 19-3, on Thursday in its season-opening game. Steamboat girls lacrosse squad falls in season opener

• A late second-half goal gave the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team a sweet start to the season Thursday. Steamboat girls soccer opens with 1-0 win against Summit

• Billy Demong was 10th, skiing up 10 spots Thursday to start the second-to-last weekend of Nordic combined World Cup competition. Demong 10th at World Cup

• A third-place finish from Gretchen Burkholder helped lead the way for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes competing at the United States Ski and Snowboard Association Junior Nordic Skiing National Championships at Stowe, Vt. Athletes into the action at Nordic Junior Nationals

Rob Douglas: Abolish mandatory drug sentences

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Community Ag Alliance: Naked and hungry

Steamboat briefs: City seeks nominations for Steamboat Springs Heritage Award

The Record for Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Explore Steamboat

• The Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Co. will play in Steamboat on Friday and Saturday. Steamboat brings in inflatable theater

• "Side-by-Side: A Father’s Legacy” will showcase the artwork of Hal Rice and his daughter Rebecca Hilley. Father-daughter bring art show to Steamboat

• Artist Sheri Johnson Worth will show her art, inspired by the Grand Canyon, at the First Friday Artwalk. Bringing the Grand Canyon to Steamboat

• Writing a book that’s both serious and humorous is not an easy task to master, but that’s exactly what Janet Bohart Sheridan does with her first paperback, “A Seasoned Life Lived In Small Towns: Memories, Musings and Observations.” Sheridan's delightful book about small towns debuts in Steamboat Springs on Saturday

• A trying experience like air travel is not meant for the impatient. The people who can’t help but tear into a bag of peanuts seconds after finding their seats are exactly the crowd the makers of “Non-Stop” had in mind as their audience, but it may be the folks with the greater attention span who will enjoy it more. The Bock’s Office: Action is stunted but solid in ‘Non-Stop’

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