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Real estate transactions for Aug. 12 to 25, 2015

Real estate transactions for Aug. 12 to 25, 2015

The Record for Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

1:38 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the first block of Anglers Drive.

Jail Report for Aug. 22 to 28, 2015

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

Community Connections: It’s easier to build a child than to fix an adult

Research shows that up to 90 percent of brain development occurs in the first five years of life. As stated by the Colorado Department of Education, “In the early years of each child's life, every experience, every day creates the foundation for success in school and beyond.”

Thoughtful Parenting: Remembering brain development during meltdowns

In their book, "No Drama Discipline," mental health experts, Drs. Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, describe how the brain works, especially when kids feel intense emotions. They emphasize three things to keep in mind when your child is having a difficult time.

Steamboat briefs: Butcherknife Creek bridge repair begins Monday, Aug. 31

Beginning Monday, the City Streets Division will begin replacing the bridge decking that crosses Butcherknife Creek in the alley from Sixth and Seventh streets between Oak and Pine streets. This work is estimated to take five days. During the project, the alley will be closed to through traffic, including pedestrians. Most resident and business parking should remain open.

Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of Aug. 24

Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of Aug. 24

Routt County school lunch menus for week the of Aug. 31

Routt County school lunch menus for week the of Aug. 31

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Austin Colbert: Sailors have reason to look ahead

Friday was my first time attending a Steamboat Springs High School football game, and no, it wasn’t the best night for the Sailors.

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Sailor football shutout by Bulldogs in season opener

The Steamboat Springs High School football team lost 27-0 to Moffat County on Friday in Craig. The Sailors are off until Sept. 11 when they travel to Aspen.

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Marijuana legalization debated at Freedom Conference

Fox journalist and Fox News contributor Mary Katherine Ham, it was difficult to take a side during Friday's Freedom Conference debate on marijuana legalization.

The Record for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

7:45 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunk woman who unloaded the Gondola. A sober friend came and picked her up.

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Oak Creek opens first recreational dispensary

Naturally, Mark Stepp is putting the blame on his wife, Lindsay. If it weren’t for her, Stepp might not be living his dream as a master grower and co-owner of Oak Creek’s Park Range Recreationals.

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June real estate sales rebound after record May rain

West of Steamboat saw 13 residential sales in June with an average sale price of $465,300 and a median price of $443,500, for an average price per square foot of $257.

Passive House apartment project wins nod from Steamboat planning commission

Expert Adam Cohen predicted to Steamboat Springs Planning Commission that Passive House Apartments, when complete, would garner national attention as a rare example of a market driven development with net-zero energy use.

Colorado ahead of the curve on methane, VOC regs

With all the worry over the future of coal, residents of Northwest Colorado can breathe a sigh relief knowing their the state is ahead of the curve on federal methane and volatile organic compound regulations.

Oak Creek approves purchase of downtown lot

At its regular board of trustees meeting Thursday, the Town of Oak Creek approved the purchase of a property located adjacent to Elk’s Tavern on Main Street.

John F. Russell: Packing a few things in before sun sets on summer

The list of things I wanted to do this summer is way too long, but the good news is that another summer is always just around the corner.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Aug. 20 to Aug. 26

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

Gardening with Deb: Plants that handle foot traffic

Of the many beautiful gardens in Routt County, my favorites feature meandering pathways that lead you through the beds of plants. For plants that are intended to be trodden upon, gardeners should look for a ground cover plant that is low growing, spreads easily and is dense enough to inhibit weeds.

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