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Steamboat briefs: Boys & Girls Club event at Four Points Lodge Friday

The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs will hold its annual fundraiser Friday. This year’s event will be an evening affair that celebrates five years of serving the Steamboat Springs community.

Steamboat Springs BMX Race No. 8 for July 31

Race results from the Steamboat Springs BMX Race

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Moffat County School District hires new head football coach, athletic director

Moffat County School District has a new head football coach and athletic director. The district announced Wednesday morning that it has hired Mike Mitchell as the seventh-through-12th-grade athletic director for the school district, and Keith Gille is the new head coach of the Moffat County High School Bulldogs football team.

Rob Douglas: Steamboat: A petri dish for legal pot

Six months after the sale of recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, newspapers across the country are filled with reports and editorials debating the merits of that voter mandated change. Meanwhile, the best petri dish for evaluating the impact of legal pot may be Steamboat Springs.

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August rodeo season comes with higher stakes, bigger dollars

As August rodeo season kicks off, higher stakes and bigger dollars are on the line at the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series, which only has three weekends of competition left.

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Rock slide hits Mad Creek Trail, making it impassable for horses

Hikers and cyclists can continue using the trail but will have to hobble over the boulders about 1/2 a mile past the start of the trail.

Top 5 events for the weekend of Aug. 1, 2014

There is so much to do this weekend. Here is a list of the top 5 events to get to in Routt County.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Lucy’ a mind-bender in more ways than 1

When someone claims to be “expanding their mind” when they indulge in heavy substances, it’s usually just a throwback to the spirit of the Summer of Love and a rationalization of a deeper issue. The heroine of “Lucy,” on the other hand, can claim that what’s going into her body is indeed changing how she sees things, including, but not limited to, the very fabric of the universe.

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Passion ignited in young Steamboat artist

Hahns Brunk to show photography during August's First Friday Artwalk

At a young age, one teenager's passion allowed him to capture life's moments through the lens of his camera.

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Comedians to humor Steamboat crowd

Coming from Denver’s renowned Comedy Works Theater, Sam Tallent and Byron Graham will share their surreal stories and life experiences in a hilarious way to an audience at the Chief Theater on Friday.

Dog's Eye View: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Here are some tips for multiple dog households

So many of us open our homes to multiple dogs and experience the joy and the chaos that ensues. Two dogs are manageable most of the time. Three dogs can create chaos, but in the right household, it can be managed effectively. More than three can create two different families living under the same roof. Why?

Community Agriculture Alliance: Hometown pride is county-wide at the 100th Routt County Fair

We’ve come a long way since 1914, and the Routt County Fair is an event where “hometown pride is county-wide!” With continued county support and literally tens of thousands of hours from dedicated volunteers, today’s Routt County Fair is held on the same tract of land as it was 100 years ago.

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Wildlife officials seeing high number of bear incidents

This time of year, all the black bears in Steamboat Springs are problem bears.

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Moffat County resident Francone named new REPS executive director

Moffat County resident Meghan Francone has been named the new executive director for Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide.

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Adventure of the Week: Taking a leap of faith, from a perfectly good plane

Skydiving long has been on my bucket list, but always as a “someday” sort of thing. It looks a little different when “someday” becomes “Saturday.”

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Singer Lisa Fischer to take the spotlight at Strings Music Pavilion

Although she may be known as a backup singer for the Rolling Stones, Sting, Chris Botti, Nine Inch Nails, Tina Turner, and even Dolly Parton among others, Lisa Fischer is now taking on the spotlight.

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Piknik Theatre a bridge between culture and performance art

Bridging culture and performance art between two communities, The Piknik Theatre Festival kicks off once again this weekend for it's seventh summer.

The Record for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

12:22 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a loud party with 20 to 30 people in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle.

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Steamboat astronaut will run in relay race from International Space Station

When Steve Swanson needs to either grab or pass the baton in the Wild West Relay race this weekend, things could get complicated.

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Learning to Ride: Mileage matters

After surviving my first two downhill lessons in the Steamboat Bike Park, I thought it was time to meet some like-minded ladies and ride in a more social environment. The Bike Park hosts weekly evening clinics for men and women, Gravity Girls on Thursdays and Bros, Bikes & Berms on Fridays. And best of all, the clinics end with a free drink.


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