Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 1 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 1

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• Outdoor writer Eugene Buchanan shares his experience on a 12-day float down Alaska's Alsek River, which cuts through the heart of the Yukon's Kluane and Alaska's Glacier Bay national parks. Scenic Overdose Syndrome on Alaska's Alsek River

• It wasn't September 1961, when Steamboat Springs saw a saturating 8.5 inches of precipitation, but the past month's total of 4.78 inches was enough to be one of the wettest on record in the city limits. September precipitation total one of wettest on record for Steamboat

• Budget enhancements under consideration by the Steamboat Springs City Council include boosting the amount of community support dollars the city gives to local non-profit groups, bringing 40 of the city’s employees back to a 40-hour work week and getting the salaries of several employees up to market rate. Steamboat Springs City Council to tackle 2014 budget on Tuesday

• Steamboat Springs High School’s trio of golfers battled through tough conditions during the first round of the 4A State Championship on Monday. Erik Sobeck, Brandon Martin and Britt Walton will finish out their season tomorrow at Hiwan Golf Club near Denver. 4A State Championship course challenges Steamboat golfers

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