Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 23

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The cold is forecast to settle in Thursday in Steamboat Springs with a high of 41 degrees and a 40 percent chance of snow.

Yampa Valley Electric Association's Larry Covillo is set to retire. Covillo has been the rural electric co-op's general manager since February 1994. YVEA's board plans to soon begin recruiting his replacement.

The 22 downtown stakeholders and elected officials who attended a Monday night meeting about the future funding of Yampa Street improvements had plenty of questions for the attorney who charted out three possible ways to pay for the upgrades.

Fewer students are enrolling in the free and reduced-cost lunch program in Routt County schools for the first time in five years.

A representative from the USGS Water Science Center will talk to the Routt County Board of Commissioners about new programs to monitor both surface and groundwater quality in the Upper Yampa River Basin.

The Routt County Board of Commissioners could decide Tuesday to apply for a grant through a federal bridge program to replace the Green Truss Bridge over the south fork of the Williams Fork River on Routt County Road 67.

Early voting is ongoing at the downtown courthouse in Steamboat.

"As Goes Janesville" details the closure of a General Motors plant in Wisconsin, it may be the rebuilding efforts that most interest Steamboat Springs residents.

Tom Ross: The presidential candidates are messin' with the blues

Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Oct. 23

Jimmy Westlake: Sea monster fills eastern sky

Routt County preps sports weekend roundup

The Record for Oct. 21, 2012

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