Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Jan. 10 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Jan. 10

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• Boaters can launch their craft into the Yampa River in River Creek Park in Steamboat Springs, but there is no downstream location on public property where they can back a trailer to the river to retrieve their craft. Friends of the Yampa seeks to partner with city on future boat takeout ramp in Steamboat Springs

• A 39-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a man in the Central Park Plaza parking lot. Oak Creek man arrested after fight

• The drunken man who police said got lost, broke into a building, pulled a fire alarm and caused damage has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor second-degree trespassing. Oklahoma man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree trespassing

• Andy Ziegler is starting the new sustainable agriculture program at The Lowell Whiteman School. He wants to promote aquaculture and permaculture at the school in Strawberry Park. School chef envisions a working farm on Strawberry Park campus near Steamboat Springs

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• Corey Peterson is passionate about making snow, and has been recognized by Ski rea Management Magazine last Decemeber for his hard work at the Steamboat Ski Area. Steamboat snowmaker finds himself on top, again

• With an increase in the number of flu cases, Routt County residents are being urged to wash their hands frequently, avoid being around sick people and to get vaccinated. Big season for flu in state and Routt County

• One of the challenges will be to weigh the benefits of adding more challenging trails, such as the downhill gravity variety, versus improving in-town trails and connections such as the Yampa River Core Trail. Steamboat City Council appoints 1st lodging tax steering committee for trails

• For the first time in months, the Steamboat Springs School Board is at permanent full strength after electing Scott Bideau as its fifth member Thursday evening. Steamboat School Board elects 5th member in highly contested race

• During the same weekend last year, 6,700 visitors were expected to arrive, but 7,500 actually spent the night in Steamboat on the corresponding Saturday, according to the report. Lodging is expected to dip to 7,100 on Wednesday. 7,800 visitors expected Saturday in Steamboat Springs

• The main entry drive to the Sheraton Steamboat Resort still is under construction, but guests now can access the front of the hotel. Sheraton Steamboat Resort upgrades still under construction

• Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skier Lars Hannah punched his ticket to the World Junior Championships at the end of the month with his latest performance in the national championships, which ended Wednesday. Hannah punches his ticket to World Juniors in cross-country skiing

• The opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are four weeks away and the U.S. Nordic Combined Team is confident it’s heading in the right direction. Nordic combined hopes to make leaps in jumping

• Steamboat Springs snowboarder Nik Baden flew into the finals of the snowboarding Grand Prix event in Breckenridge on Thursday, nailing his first run on the course to finish second in the qualifying round. Steamboat snowboarder Baden qualifies 2nd at Breckenridge

• The Bulldogs and Tigers squared off Thursday in Craig, with Hayden pulling off a 32-30 win. Hayden nips Moffat County in thrilling Yampa Valley dual

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• The Chief Players will be back at it again as the group takes on its second show at the Chief Theater with "Shel Shocked! A Very Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein." Chief Players to perform ‘Shel Shocked!’ at theater for 2 weekends

• If you're headed out to Old Town Pub on Friday night, expect to throw down. That's what Jason Downing, who plays guitar, dobro, harmonica and does vocals for Musketeer Gripweed, said about his band's shows. Musketeer Gripweed plays in Steamboat on Friday

• Compared to the hazardous tasks performed around the world by members of our bravest and boldest, recreating the kind of combat conditions they see in an accurate manner is nowhere near as difficult. Even so, staying true to their real encounters is no easy work, as seen in the harrowing depiction of real events within "Lone Survivor." The Bock's Office: 'Lone Survivor' a somber tribute to slain soldiers

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