Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, Dec. 5
December 5, 2012
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
We had our first video submitted by a reader using the submission form on the new website. Michael Bye sent in this video from the Steamboat Springs High School basketball game. You can submit a video by visiting this page.
• As she mourns the death of her 14-year-old nephew Nicholas this week, Valerie Pagliaro said the support of friends and strangers has overwhelmed her family in a good way. Small-town support a big comfort to Pagliaro family
• Some members of the Steamboat Springs City Council said Tuesday night that they want to find a way to bring all of the city’s employees back to a full workweek next year. Some Steamboat City Council members want city employees to return to full workweek
• Lincoln Avenue between Fifth and 11th streets will be closed from 5 to 8 p.m., and downtown stores will be decorated in the theme of various holiday songs like “Frosty the Snowman” or "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Merry Mainstreet to light up Steamboat’s Saturday night
• Quicksilver stated it was asking for a continuance so it can acquire the appropriate permits for a road that already has been built on the property. Quicksilver Resources oil well hearing moved to Jan. 22
• The freshman lawmaker will serve on the Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee as well as the Transportation and Energy Committee at the Capitol in Denver. Steamboat Springs lawmaker Diane Mitsch Bush gets committee assignments
• Twin Enviro Services has acquired Old West Sanitation's Moffat County operations, and Old West will focus on better serving its Routt County customers. Twin Enviro Services acquires Old West Sanitation’s Moffat County operations
• While another quick shot of snow is forecast for overnight Wednesday, a pattern change in the works could bring significant snow to Steamboat Springs. Changing weather pattern could bring more snow to Steamboat
• Intrawest, the parent company of Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp., has reached an agreement with an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, the Denver-based owner of Squaw Valley, to sell all of Intrawest's remaining stock in Whistler Blackcomb. Intrawest sells shares in Whistler Blackcomb to KSL Capital Partners of Denver
• There was 2.1 percent growth in sales tax revenue compared with October 2011. Year to date, the city is 2.1 percent up on 2011. Steamboat Springs sales tax revenue inches up in October
Routt County sports
• The Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out basketball tournament returns Thursday through Saturday. Routt County teams prepare for Steamboat Shoot-Out
• The Hayden High School girls basketball team lost, 40-37, to North Park on Tuesday. Hayden girls basketball loses to North Park