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Wedel: Pot grows undercharged

The Oak Creek town government has, on numerous occasions, told citizens of the benefits of approving marijuana businesses and how those businesses are “paying their way.” I think that is not true for water and electric utilities.

Our view: LIFT-UP moving up

The announcement last week that LIFT-UP of Routt County had purchased a commercial building next door to its current location with plans to double the size of its thrift store and modernize its food bank is a success story the entire community can celebrate.

Steamboat briefs: City council member will continue monthly meetings

City of Steamboat Springs council member Scott Ford will continue “Coffee with Council” meetings from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday.

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City council weighs future of bus service in Steamboat

Some council members are ready to hit the gas on new driver recruiting efforts and restore the level of bus service to what it was before it was cut back in the winter.

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Sailors draw rematch with Windsor

The Steamboat boys lacrosse team is the No. 9 seed in the 16-team state tournament and begins play at 4 p.m. Wednesday with a game at No. 8 Windsor.

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Alternative fuels and technology auto expo in Steamboat attracts everything from buses to bikes

The Alternative Fuels and Gas Saving Technology Expo attracted a propane powered school bus, a vintage hybrid diesel/recycled-cooking-oil vintage Mercedes, a hulking hydrogen fuel Hummer and a delicate little open-sided GEM electric car made by Polaris.

Gardening with Deb: Aspens — A mountain town favorite

Aspens, while difficult to grown, are more than worth the effort through all four seasons.

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Routt County Search and Rescue seeks new volunteers

Routt County Search and Rescue is looking for dedicated people to join their existing team of 25 volunteers.

The Record for Monday, May 4, 2015

12:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 2900 block of West Acres Drive. A drunk man got into an argument with another man. Police could not find the drunk man.

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20-year-old had twice the legal limit of alcohol in system at time of crash

Otis family marred with past arrests, warrants

Logan Otis, 20, the driver in a fatal car accident Sunday that killed his father, had a breath alcohol content of .164 at the time of crash, which is twice the legal limit. He is currently being held at Moffat County Jail.

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Building blocks: Option C, a new high school

Steamboat Springs School District architect Matt Porta will spend the next week or two further developing an option for the district to build a new high school, a scenario favored by a district facilities committee, he told the school board Monday.

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Routt County Planning Commission considers wedding venue plans

Ortons seek permit to operate wedding venue on BAR-O Ranch just south of Steamboat Springs and across U.S. Highway 40 from Haymaker Golf Course.

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City of Steamboat Springs reminds trail users to abide by trail etiquette

As temperatures warm up, area trails are opening on Emerald Mountain, and the city is urging people to stay off muddy trails and follow trail etiquette.

Photos sought for Yampa Valley Medical Center’s history book

Historic photos needed for book on hospital's 100-year history in Steamboat Springs.

Lions Club donates $5,000 to victims in Nepal

The Lions Club of Steamboat Springs donated $5,000 to the relief effort in Nepal.

Tales from the Tread: Celebrate National Apron Day

The humble apron has a rich history in Americana.

Spoke Talk Five Routt road rides

Spring is here, and five Routt County bike routes await.

Steamboat briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper moves to happy hour event

Steamboat Pilot & Today’s next Coffee and a Newspaper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office.

School district hires investment banker for bond underwriting

The Steamboat Springs School Board Monday approved the hiring of investment banker RBC Capital Markets to provide the district with municipal bond underwriting services.

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Building blocks: Option B, a new pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school

Building a new pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school in the Steamboat Springs School District would alleviate all current capacity issues within the district.


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