Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Oct. 19
October 19, 2012
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
Candidate forum held Thursday at CMC. Hopefuls for Routt County Board of Commissioners and state office met to discuss their positions Thursday. View video of the exchanges between candidates for county commissioner District 1, District 2, Colorado House District 26 and Colorado Senate District 8.
Routt County digs into socioeconomic impacts of energy exploration. Tuesday’s meeting will offer case studies from other western communities like Sublette County, Wyo., where a natural gas boom led to a 20 percent increase in the population.
The future of the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra is in danger. With a sharp drop-off in donations, Steamboat Symphony Orchestra officials said they will have to decide by the end of the month whether to cancel the holiday performance and perhaps disband the orchestra.
Elk season makes for good stories. For the Spencer family, long-time locals, the first day of elk hunting season is about the stories as much as it is the elk. The first day of 2012 provided a classic that won’t be soon forgotten.
5 questions with The Delta Saints’ Ben Ringel. The Delta Saints’ Ben Ringel took a few minutes Thursday to talk with ExploreSteamboat.com. The band will play a free show at 10 p.m. Friday at Carl's Tavern as part of its first trip to Colorado.
Police break a window to get to man. It is thought a man who was found unconscious in a car Thursday morning in Steamboat Springs might have died from a heart attack.