Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, July 26 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, July 26

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• The Colorado Water Trust started releasing the water it leased in Stagecoach Reservoir this week to help with flows through town, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologist Billy Atkinson is asking anglers to get their fishing in early. Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologist encourages fishing Yampa River in mornings

• Police think the June 13 explosion occurred while Zachary Slater and a juvenile were making a concentrated form of marijuana called earwax. Teen faces 5 felony charges after explosion at Steamboat Springs condo

• Four people involved in a car accident Wednesday afternoon were taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center with moderate injuries not thought to be life threatening, according to the Colorado State Patrol. 4 taken to hospital after crash in South Routt County

• Thursday’s Spark Talk was a milestone for Ignite Steamboat, a group that grew out of a collective need for like-minded entrepreneurs in this Rocky Mountain town to have a place to share and support one another. Ignite Steamboat Springs hits 4-year milestone

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• Hahn's Peak in North Routt County is a bucket-list kind of mountain, and the hike to the top isn’t exactly easy, but the views are amazing. A view to hike for: Hahn’s Peak worth the effort

• Tony Seaver left the Strings Music Pavilion on Thursday night ready to redouble his commitment never to join Facebook. Washington Post reporter tells Steamboat Springs audience cybersecurity is pressing issue

• The Citadel Fire — located in Moffat County — started Sunday morning. It has burned roughly 2,000 acres of land. The East Tschuddi fire started Saturday and has burned about 630 acres in Rio Blanco County. 2 fires in Moffat, Rio Blanco counties 70 percent contained

• Silverton's ultramarathon, the Hardrock 100, is internationally renowned for its rugged, San Juan mountain terrain and incredible length. Steamboat's Will Carlton completed it this month in 42 hours. Steamboat's Will Carlton completes Hardrock 100 ultramarathon

• The STARS Biking the Boat Gran Fondo Charity Ride is scheduled for Aug. 4. This year’s event includes 100-, 55-, 26- and 5-mile rides. Proceeds benefit adaptive sports programs. Biking the Boat Charity Ride returns to Steamboat with variety of race lengths

• Daniel Stewart, a former coach of multiple U.S. equine Olympic teams and premier equestrian sports psychologist, will be in Steamboat Springs this weekend to lead a clinic titled Pressure Proof Your Riding. Equestrian sports psychologist to lead 2-day workshop near Steamboat Springs

Community Agriculture Alliance: Defending country-of-origin labeling

Steamboat briefs: 9,800 visitors expected to be in town this weekend

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• North Routt resident and career archer Nikki Haverstock will host “Nock Out,” an archery competition show that debuts at 11 a.m. Friday on the NBC Sports Network. North Routt resident to host archery show on NBC Sports Network

• The Carolina Chocolate Drops play the Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert Series on Friday in Gondola Square. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and Trevor G. Potter opens with the concert's first installment on the Steamboat Stage in Gondola Square at Steamboat Ski Area. Carolina Chocolate Drops to play Free Summer Concert Series show Friday in Steamboat

• Getting behind the wheel of a powerful auto capable of going well more than 200 mph must be a thrill. Watching someone spend hours turning slightly to the left, on the other hand, can be more than a little dull. With that kind of mentality, one might not be expecting a lot of surprises from the cartoon "Turbo," but even something as repetitive as driving in a circle can be fun given the right circumstances. Andy Bockelman: DreamWorks’ ‘Turbo’ is a snail of a tale

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