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The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

12:32 a.m. Officers were called to help a woman in the 400 block of Rollingstone Drive. She was concerned about bears and wanted an officer to escort her to her residence.

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Steamboat artist Bonnie McGee showing artwork at Circle 7 Fine Art Gallery

Capturing changing landscapes, artist involved in Plein Air Competitions offer a different kind of spontaneous intensity. One local artist recently won "Best in Show" for her Plein Air painting.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Sustainable agriculture is a year-round endeavor

This summer, I embarked on an adventure in sustainable agriculture. Colorado Mountain College’s Sustainability Studies program offered the course for the first time and, while it wasn’t a required course, I am so passionate about the topic that I jumped at the opportunity. Sustainable agriculture is crucial to the success of food sustainability and I was eager to get my hands dirty.

Vote on new Oak Creek marijuana business delayed

An Oak Creek Planning Commission review of a new marijuana business was delayed Wednesday night because of an oversight by the town.

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The Great Guys come to Steamboat for the 1st time

Coming from other distinct bands, the Great Guys formed more than a year ago and will be in Steamboat under this alias for the first time.

Steamboat Springs School District to embark on strategic planning

The district is contracting with the Cambrian Group at a cost of $32,500 to facilitate the planning and provide ongoing consultations over the next several months.

Steamboat briefs: Girls on the Run program registration to open Friday

Registration for Girls on the Run of Western Colorado will open Friday for the organization’s fall 2014 program season, which will run from Sept. 8 to Nov. 6.

Firestone lights up Steamboat golfers Wednesday

Will Firestone led the Steamboat Springs High School golf team to first place in a Wednesday tournament.

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Downtown Steamboat Springs is designated as a national historic district

When Arianthe Stettner takes people on historic walking tours downtown, she enjoys taking them way back to a time when glass windows arrived by wagon and horses were way more popular than cars.

Candidates have until Monday to turn in paperwork for Hayden races

There are four positions up for election on the Hayden Town Board, and those interested in running have until 5 p.m. Monday to turn in their paperwork.

Hayden Town Council meets Thursday night

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday will visit with the town's accountant.

The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

12:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people arguing in the 1000 block of Yampa Street. Both the people involved had protection orders that forbid them from drinking and contacting each other. The 30-year-old woman and 27-year-old man were taken to Routt County Jail.

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Yampa Valley Tire Pros under new ownership

Longtime local business owners Bob and Bert Rundell have found a young and enthusiastic couple to take over their one-stop automobile shop in west Steamboat Springs.

From the editor: The community’s newspaper celebrates 25 years

From its inception, Steamboat Today has been the community’s newspaper. The free daily was launched quickly with a small staff, and throughout the past 25 years, it has grown to become Routt County’s trusted source for news and information as well as serving as a catalyst for business growth through advertising.

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Gardening with Deb Babcock: Late bloomers

The intense sun of our mountains seems to fade the color in our gardens as summer moves toward fall. With just a little planning, however, local gardeners can enjoy vibrant late summer/autumn color right up through first frost.

Steamboat school supply drive planned for next two weekends

Colorado Student Care is once again seeking donations of school supplies to distribute to schools in the region.

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Modular buildings arrive as Steamboat school enrollment continues to climb

Two new modular classrooms are being installed at Soda Creek Elementary School this week, adding additional teaching space as enrollment across the district continues to creep up.

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Top 25 news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Top 25 news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

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Tom Ross: 25 years of technology

The natural tendency is to look at a quarter-century of Steamboat Today with the archival evidence — news stories and photographs. But the first 25 years of the daily newspaper also can be viewed through the lens of the changing technology we have used to publish the newspaper.

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Top strange news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

Top strange news stories from the past 25 years of the Steamboat Today newspaper

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