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Education Fund Board kicks off 2014-15 grant season

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board is hoping to get feedback from local school districts about how current technology is working for them in anticipation of the upcoming year's grant awards.

Medora Fralick: Vote ‘yes’ on mill levy

In the upcoming election, I find myself spending more time voting “against” one candidate than “for” the other. Nothing feels really good about most of the candidates or issues.

Steamboat briefs: Annual election forum is Oct. 14 at Steamboat Grand

The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors, the Routt County Democratic and Republican parties and the Steamboat Pilot & Today will host their annual election forum Oct. 14 at The Steamboat Grand.

Joel Reichenberger: Great night for Royals fans and admirers

I’ve always worn my rooting interest in the Kansas City Royals on my head more than on my sleeve. That is to say, I have a bright blue Royals ball cap that I wear regularly, but it’s been awhile since I’ve been invested in the outcome of any game, series or season.

High school sports weekend preview, Oct. 2 to 4

Steamboat Springs High School volleyball heads to Battle Mountain on Thursday in a game that not only has league title implications but also could have a ripple effect on state standings.

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CDOT announces new efforts to curb traffic jams on Interstate 70

CDOT's latest strategy to combat the congestion includes more aggressively checking for bald tires that can lead to epic traffic snarls, providing more snowplow escorts and getting big rigs off the road during treacherous snowstorms.

Former consignment shop owners respond to concerns

The owners of a downtown consignment store that closed Sept. 1 said they are sorry they owe people money, and they are working to return items that were left at the store.

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Winter makes appearance above 10,000 feet on Steamboat Ski Area

Snow was falling, but not sticking, in downtown Steamboat midday Wednesday, and the National Weather Service in Grand Junction was calling for 3 to 5 inches of snow to accumulate Wednesday afternoon.

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High school students to present 'living history' during cemetery tour

The Hayden Cemetery will be alive with history Saturday when Hayden High School drama students tell the stories of seven people buried there.

The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

2:06 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken student at Colorado Mountain College. The student was given a summons for underage drinking and was evaluated for a head injury sustained during a fall.

Cerasoli promoted to deputy fire chief

Chuck Cerasoli has been promoted to deputy chief at Steamboat Fire Rescue.

Gardening with Deb Babcock: Happiness is … getting dirty

Gardeners always have known a certain joy when getting their hands and feet in the soil. But now scientists have made it official that getting dirty is good for your soul.

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Summit win knocks Steamboat boys soccer into sprint for 2nd

The Steamboat boys soccer team lost, 3-0, at Summit on Tuesday, setting the Sailors up for a dogfight for the second-place position in the Western Slope League.

Andrea Wilhelm: Another perspective

As the human resources director at Casey’s Pond Senior Living, I felt it was important to communicate a perspective on how the city’s recent decision about parking on Owl Hoot Trail will affect our employees, residents, guests and daily operations.

Our View: Stick to the point

The Steamboat Springs City Council recently reviewed its rules for public comments at meetings and decided to stick with its policy of limiting citizens’ input to three minutes at the podium on a given subject. Council members also will continue the practice of listening to the comments but not engaging in a public debate about the stated concerns.

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Steamboat astronaut Steve Swanson glad to be back on Earth after nearly half a year in space

"The ground was wonderful," Swanson said Tuesday as he reflected on his return to Earth. "It was nice to feel the weather again. My legs were a little wobbly when I walked, but I was happy. Life was great at that moment."

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Steamboat fire marshal recalls adrenaline-packed career

The photos that line Jay Muhme's office wall tell the story of a very accomplished, long and adrenaline-packed career.

Walton, Sailors shine at state golf

Steamboat Springs High School junior Britt Walton shined on Tuesday, placing sixth overall and helping his team to a fifth-place finish at the state golf tournament in Pueblo.

How to vote in the upcoming downtown BID tax election

Casting ballots in the upcoming downtown business improvement tax election will be a bit complicated for some commercial property owners and tenants.

Steamboat briefs: Road work planned from Anglers to Walton Creek

Construction continues this week on U.S. Highway 40 east and west of downtown Steamboat Springs. Current work, according to a news release from Connell Resources, includes installing concrete curbs and gutters, sidewalks and ADA-compliant curb ramp improvements on the Anglers Drive, Walton Creek Road and Pine Grove Road intersections.

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