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Steamboat briefs: Community forum held to introduce parking analysis

As part of the downtown area parking analysis, the city of Steamboat Springs and Desman Associates will host a community outreach forum from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Community Center — 1605 Lincoln Avenue.

Sureva Towler: 1970s were ‘groovy’

The 1970s were “groovy” and so where the kids who grew up here. Steamboat Springs was a sleepy town, boasting 2,340 residents when the decade began, and “boom town” 10 years later when the population had doubled from the gondola opening Mount Werner to skiers, condominiums and watering holes.

Oak Creek sides against sin tax on pot

Steamboat Springs residents also have not been asked whether they want an additional tax placed on recreational marijuana sales.

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Aviation, aerospace discussion lands in Northwest Colorado

Venues in both Moffat and Routt counties played host to the Colorado Space Business Roundtable Wednesday and Thursday as part of the second annual Aerospace Business Development Road Trip. A crowd of about 50 — including Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid and Colorado House of Representatives candidate Chuck McConnell, among others — gathered Thursday morning at Colorado Northwestern Community College to hear an array of speakers discuss the ever-changing world of aircrafts and related topics.

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Alkali Fire 50 percent contained after burning nearly 20,700 acres

Several lighting-caused fires keeping firefighters on their toes

The Alkali fire in Moffat County is now 50 percent contained after burning roughly 20,7000 acres 14 miles west of Maybell, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

Moffat County High School to hire new coaches

Police investigation still underway

Moffat County School District is moving forward with its search for new football coaches and plans to hire a new head coach by early next week.

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4-H shooters shine, prepare for state

The local 4-H shooting club wrapped up its local season Sunday and its on to state for a number of the local competitors.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Sex Tape’ arouses little interest

Three hours, one minute and 42 seconds sounds lengthy enough for a feature film. When you consider this is the span of the piece of the accidental amateur skin flick causing all the problems in the comedy “Sex Tape,” it seems downright infinite. And while the movie itself is only half this duration, it somehow seems even longer.

Ski jumping coach hoping to carry on family tradition in Steamboat Springs

Karl Denney brings his family's love of ski jumping to Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Nordic programs.

Top 5 things to do in Steamboat for weekend of July 25

There is much to do in Steamboat. For this weekend, here are some top picks of events to go to.

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ReGROOVEaNATION performs free concert at Steamboat Ski Area

ReGROOVEaNATION hopes to bring a night full of funk and fun for the Steamboat Mountain Music Series this Friday.

Winter Sports Club cyclists not being allowed on Forest Service trails

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club learned the hard way that they were not allowed to mountain bike on U.S. Forest Service trails this summer.

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San Francisco band brings back honesty and soul

The spirited yet vintage sounding group emulates a new kind of sound for this weekend's Steamboat Springs Free Concert Series show at Howelsen.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Wilderness opportunities abound in Routt National Forest

Wilderness: What does the word mean to you? Special emphasis is being directed to the term this year, as 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing into law the Wilderness Act.

Dog's Eye View: A latte and a bully good time

It’s summer, so it’s time to sit at an outside cafe with friends. This, of course, means with your wonderful doggie companion, as well. This always has been a goal and a special pleasure to share with my bull terrier, Stuart.

The Record for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

1:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a person who fell off a bike at Yampa and 10th streets. The person was taken to detox.

Charter school purchases 28-passenger bus to shuttle students to and from Steamboat

The North Routt Community Charter School will have a 28-passenger bus shuttling students to and from Steamboat Springs to its Clark campus for most of the 2014-15 school year. It's a purchase Principal Brandon LaChance said should give students more access to after- and in-school activities.

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Brimming with anticipation, dancers await opening night

For six weeks, dancers learn a wide variety of pieces to deliver one of Perry-Mansfield's most anticipated dance performance, "An Evening of Dance."

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Closures put in place due to fire in Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area

Areas in and around the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area have been closed because of a lightning-caused fire that was discovered Tuesday.

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Learning to Ride: Set yourself up for success

As with any sport, having the right equipment and learning from a professional make all the difference.


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