Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, May 14
May 14, 2013
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• County Commissioner Doug Monger expressed strong concern with new definitions of food processing facilities on farms and ranches that would allow them as many as 50 vehicle trips per day. Routt County seeks to streamline regulations on solar panels and food processing on farms
• The program has a team of volunteers on call at all hours to help people who find themselves at Yampa Valley Medical Center following a suicide attempt or who have had suicidal thoughts. Successful suicide prevention program in Steamboat to be in spotlight at mental health conference
• Friends and family of longtime Steamboat Springs resident Scott Blair have established a website and a benefit fund to provide updates and support. Blair, a physical therapist at SportsMed at Yampa Valley Medical Center, suffered a seizure while skinning up Mount Werner on May 5. Longtime Steamboat resident Scott Blair diagnosed with cancer
• Through early June, motorists should expect to encounter some delays and lane closures at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue as workers improve the traffic signals at the intersection and realign lanes. Road construction season starts in Steamboat with work on city’s busiest intersection
• The season is upon spring sports all around the region, including for those former high school athletes from Routt County now competing for colleges. College athletics roundup for May 14