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The Record for Sunday, July 5, 2015

1:21 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken man who was trying to crash a private party at a Mexican restaurant in the 1700 block of Central Park Drive. The drunken man was given a courtesy ride home.

Murder suspect makes 2nd court appearance

Court documents filed recently reveal that Cole J Pollard, 21, allegedly left a suicide note in his vehicle after the alleged crime.

CenturyLink reports telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Yampa and Oak Creek

CenturyLink is currently working to restore telephone outages in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Yampa, Frazier and Granby.

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Window for Office of Surface Mining to appeal Colowyo ruling closes Tuesday

The 60-day time period for federal agencies to file an appeal of a ruling that threatened to close Colowyo coal mine in Northwest Colorado ends midnight July 7.

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Colorado Mountain College adopts 2015-16 budget

Colorado Mountain College administrators said Monday that strong fiscal management of the school has allowed the CMC board to adopt a stable budget for the upcoming year.

School Board President Roger Good candidate for State Board of Education

Steamboat Springs School Board President Roger Good is one of nine Republican applicants vying for a vacant seat on the Colorado State Board of Education.

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Jimmy Westlake: You’re invited to the Stagecoach Star Party”

You are invited to join other astronomy enthusiasts from around the community for the Stagecoach Star Party at 9 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Morrison Cove boat ramp on the southshore side of Stagecoach State Park, weather permitting.

Man accused of making unwanted sexual advances sentenced to 35 days in jail

In a plea deal with the District Attorney's Office, Thomas Jedediah Collins plead guilty to first degree criminal trespass, a felony, and harassment.

Jim Erickson and Mike Schmidt: In reference to EPA plan

We are writing in reference to several past letters concerning the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan and its focus on the burning of fossil fuels — especially coal, which results in the production of carbon dioxide as a byproduct. The EPA has defined carbon dioxide as a poison.

Steamboat briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to be at noon Wednesday

Steamboat Today’s next Coffee and a Newspaper will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza. The USA Pro Challenge will be the topic of discussion, and members of the local organizing committee will be presenting about the event, which will start from Steamboat Springs on Aug. 17.

The Record for Saturday, July 4, 2015

9:55 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a hit and run accident in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. A person was issued a DUI and arrested after crashing into a tree and running from police.

Steamboat Springs police report typical Fourth of July holiday

Officers with the Steamboat Springs Police Department reported a busy, but normal, Fourth of July holiday with no significant incidents.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for July 6 and 7

Agenda for Routt County Board of Commissioners' meetings on July 6 and 7.

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YVMC to take over Steamboat Springs School District health center

The Steamboat Springs School District is negotiating a contract with Yampa Valley Medical Center to take over operations of the district’s employee health center.

Health briefs: Avoid mosquito bites and West Nile virus

Drain standing water where mosquitoes lay eggs. Empty old tires, cans, flower pots, clogged rain gutters, rain barrels and toys where puddles occur.

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National organizations release formal recommendations on marijuana use during pregnancy

The legalization of recreational marijuana in states including Colorado has led national medical organizations to release formal recommendations on the use of the drug, specifically as they may affect pregnant women and mothers.

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Strings Music Festval: Applause has many faces

A recent conversation with Jamey Lamar, Strings' recording engineer, got Ali Mignone thinking about what other methods of performance appreciation might be out there.

Thoughtful Parenting: Engaging kids, preventing learning loss this summer

For many families, summertime involves a delicate balance between allowing kids free time to rest while still engaging a more structured sense of creativity and play.

Focus on Fitness: Just add water and shake

With the temperatures hovering in the high 80s, the pool becomes a natural place to gravitate to.

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