Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Aug. 29 |

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Aug. 29

Weather: The chance of some rain for Steamboat is still hanging around through the week. Wednesday’s forecast calls for some precipitation after about 3 p.m. The high should be near 87.

Local news

• A Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife official on Tuesday said he was going to issue a summons to a North Routt County man suspected of illegally shooting and killing a bear. Summons to be issued after bear shot in North Routt County

• Plane crash victim Peter Landherr is remembered as a devoted father of four with many passions. “He believed he could do anything," Rachel Landherr, his ex-wife, said. Plane crash victim had adventurous spirit

• Routt County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Jody Patten said ReStore’s ride to Riverside Plaza has been “wild and exciting.” Steamboat Springs’ ReStore finds new home in Riverside Plaza

• After 10 years with Yampa Valley Bank, Kathryn Pedersen is moving on. But she's not moving away. Pedersen has joined PrimeSource Mortgage Inc. as the mortgage originator for the company's new Steamboat Springs office. Kathryn Pedersen joins new Steamboat mortgage office

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• From search and rescue missions and wildlife preservation to crop dusting and power line maintenance, airplanes are an invaluable part of life here in Steamboat Springs according to Chuck Stout, an aviation expert and pilot of 40 years. Wild West Air Fest highlights Labor Day weekend in Steamboat

• District 6 State Water Engineer Erin Light confirmed this week that her office has shut down a number of irrigation pumps and head gates along the Elk River north of Steamboat Springs in the past 12 days as it invokes a state law that protects baseline flows in the river that is a major tributary of the upper Yampa River. Head gates, pumps shut down on Elk River north of Steamboat to protect baseline flows

• Editorial: “The Urban Land Institute's presence in Steamboat Springs this summer has centered on the future of Yampa Street as a pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining district, but it was broader input from the Institute's CEO that should strike a chord across the community.” Our View: Lifestyle economy a worthy investment

• “Have you ever seen a blue moon hanging up in the sky? Well, this month you can, but you might be surprised to learn that a "blue moon" has nothing at all to do with the moon's color.” Jimmy Westlake: Blue moon due Friday

Lyn Halliday: Be smart when cleaning hardscapes

The Record for Aug. 27, 2012

Steamboat briefs: Volunteers needed for Steamboat Stage Race

Local sports

• Blake Worsley hadn't eaten McDonald's in two years — it was something he had to give up while training — so when he finished his last event at the London Olympics, Worsley treated himself to the Golden Arches. Steamboat swimmer Blake Worsley looks at what’s next

• Race director Corey Piscopo said he’s tired again but more optimistic than last year when the 2011 version of the Steamboat Stage Race saw less excitement. Steamboat Stage Race shakes off 2011, returns Saturday

• The 2014 Olympic qualifying period opened Sunday in New Zealand with the FIS World Cup half-pipe in Cardrona. Steamboat's Matt Ladley was the top male American, finishing fourth. Steamboat Springs snowboarders shine in New Zealand

PREPS ROUNDUP: Routt County high school sports kick into high gear Friday

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