Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, March 12

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Good morning Steamboat Today readers.

• Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. on Tuesday announced pass prices for the 2014-15 season, which will include expanded night skiing from three to five nights each week. Steamboat Ski Area announces 2014-15 pass prices, additional night skiing

• A housekeeper with a sweet tooth reportedly got extremely high Monday when he indulged in a chocolate bar left behind in a condo. Housekeeper accidentally gets high after eating found chocolate bar in Steamboat Springs

• A Clark teen was sentenced to 90 days in jail Monday for a June explosion that occurred in Steamboat while he and another teen were making a concentrated form of marijuana called earwax. Teen given 90 days in jail for marijuana explosion in Steamboat Springs

• Charges have not been filed yet against the people thought to be involved with mailing pounds of marijuana to Illinois from Steamboat Springs. Charges pending against those thought to have shipped pot

• The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night threw out more than 30 potential goals and objectives it could tackle during the next 18 months that ranged from building a new police station to redeveloping the downtown corridor. Goal setting a work in progress for Steamboat City Council

• Technically, the vote by the commissioners this week was to delay pursuit of legal action until Aug. 12, but Commissioner Steve Ivancie said he isn’t inclined to sue Terrill. County officials encouraged by progress on noncompliant outfitters ranch

• As South Routt School District Superintendent Scott Mader prepares to leave at the end of the school year, the district’s school board will reconsider the position of superintendent and see if there are better options for the district. South Routt School Board to consider structure of superintendent position

• For those who purchased lottery tickets that didn’t pan out, there’s solace in the fact that a variety of governments and entities in Routt County received $863,575 back from the lottery in fiscal 2013 in the form of grants from Great Outdoors Colorado. Steamboat retailers sold $390,000 in lottery tickets in 2013

• In just less than two years, Staples will close 225 stores in North America, according to a news release from the company last week. Fate of Steamboat Staples location uncertain after corporate announcement

• Tristan Lane and Storm Klomhaus raced to downhill titles in the first event of the 2014 Rocky/Central U16 Regional Championships in Steamboat Springs, while several local skiers surprised everyone with personal-best results. Junior championships open with thrilling downhill race on Vagabond

Penny Fletcher: Steamboat locals make positive impressions at Sochi Games

Our View: Mayo network enhances patient care

Steamboat briefs: ‘Russian Experience’ event benefits museum programs

The Record for Monday, March 10, 2014

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