News for Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

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Steamboat Radio News by Shannon Lukens

Nine students and three staff members from Soda Creek Elementary School are in quarantine. They’ve been identified as being a close contact to a Soda Creek Elementary student who has COVID-19. The last day the student was in school was Oct. 1. Quarantine started Saturday. Steamboat Springs School District Superintendent Brad Meeks says parents and staff at Soda Creek have been contacted.

The staff members at Soda Creek will return to school Oct. 16 and the students in quarantine return Oct. 20.

Photo courtesy Carol Talbot.

The man who was involved in a police pursuit through the town of Hayden last week has died. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has identified him as 36-year-old Anthony David Quinn of Oak Creek. The accident happened after a Colorado State Patrol trooper performed a tactical maneuver against the car that Quinn was driving. The car crashed and Quinn was ejected. He then died after being airlifted to a hospital in Aurora. The sergeant involved has been placed on administrative leave.

Here is the link to the original press release involving the incident.

A bull moose has been seen in the Fish Creek Falls Road area over the weekend, with a piece of an antler impaled in its face. The antler is stuck there and you can see a picture through our social media and website. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say they’ll keep an eye on the situation but will treat it like any other injured animal call. District Wildlife Manager Kyle Bond says, “Until an injury significantly impacts the animal's daily life functions to the point that chance for survival without intervention would be minimal, we will monitor his condition and the injury progression.” Bond did reach out Sunday morning to ask if we knew where the moose was, but all we know is that it’s on the move.

Steamboat Resort has hired a new Director of Culinary Operations. Chef Jonathan Wood will oversee all of Steamboat’s Food & Beverage operations, both on-mountain and off, and at the Steamboat Grand and Haymaker Golf Course.

Craig Fire Rescue is now accepting applications for their 2021 Rookie Academy. Applications are available through The deadline is the end of the month.

Save the date: The Steamboat Springs Ski & Sports Swap is Saturday, Oct. 24. It’s in the parking lot at Howelsen Hill this year. The event supports the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

From Routt County Public Health…  Remember to wash your hands often during the day; help make COVID stop with you.

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