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Community Agriculture Alliance: Cyclists can be aware of their surroundings and ranch activity

I write this article from the view point of a person that spends a lot of time on a bike in and around Steamboat.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, April 24

Cold air and possibly snow will return to Steamboat on Sunday, a new GPS system will allow riders to track buses in Steamboat and an economic indicator report shows diversity in Routt and Moffat counties.

Steamboat briefs: Merchant yard sale to be May 10 at Eighth and Oak streets

Merchants will need to bring their own tent, tables, chairs, racks and bank. Setup is from 8 to 10 a.m.

What you need to make to rent in Routt County

The Washington Post’s Wonkblog published a map Tuesday that shows the hourly wage needed to afford a typical one-bedroom unit in each county across the nation.

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New GPS system will allow riders to track buses in Steamboat Springs

Transit Manager Jonathan Flint said the GPS system will benefit both bus riders and all of the staff who run the regional, paratransit and local bus lines.

The Record for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

9:56 a.m. Officers were called to a report of harassment in the 600 block of Tamarack Drive. A woman complained that her neighbor wouldn't let their children play together. The woman who reported this to police thought the situation was harassment.

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Cold air, possibly snow, to return to Steamboat on Sunday

Steamboat-based meteorologist Mike Weissbluth said Tuesday afternoon that mild weather will prevail Thursday and Friday, but more cold moisture is on the way for the weekend.

Economic indicator report shows diversity in Routt and Moffat counties

Yampa Valley Data Partners recently released its Community Indicators Report, highlighting a variety of economic trends in Moffat and Routt counties. Each indicator gives government officials, businesses and community members an idea of Northwest Colorado’s economic health. The report comes out every two years.

Gardening with Estella Heitman: Growing asparagus

Asparagus is one of only a few perennial vegetable crops. It is a cold weather plant that, once established, can live for 15 years. Asparagus, however, is not a plant for the impatient gardener.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Wednesday, April 23

Wildlife officials get new insight into bear populations, Routt County OKs a new recycling facility at the Milner Landfill and a South Routt kindergarten teacher says goodbye after 36 years.

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Steamboat Springs astronaut Steve Swanson completes 5th spacewalk

Starting at 7:20 a.m., Swanson and fellow astronaut Rick Mastracchio are scheduled to start a spacewalk to replace a faulty computer on the International Space Station.

Our View: From dreaming to doing

We applaud the Steamboat Springs School District’s efforts to plan more effectively for the future, and we support the district’s hiring of an outside facilitator to help guide the long-range planning process and implement a detailed strategic plan, which can serve as a blueprint for where the district is headed and how to get there.

Steamboat briefs: Library hosts World Book Night on Wednesday in Steamboat

Bud Werner Memorial Library is hosting World Book Night in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday. Throughout the day, volunteers will be out in the community handing out free copies of highly recommended books.

The Record for Monday, April 21, 2014

9:54 a.m. Officers were called to a report of trash cans that were left out before trash day in the 3000 block of Après Ski Way. Police determined the homeowners had just moved away.

Routt County green lights new recycling facility at Milner Landfill

The County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a permit to allow Twin Enviro to build a new recycling facility at the landfill.

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South Routt Elementary kindergarten teacher Peggy Barnes says goodbye after 36 years

South Routt Elementary School teacher Peggy Barnes is retiring after 36 years of leading kindergarten classrooms.

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Patrick Mayle saved the day for office workers up and down the Yampa Valley

Patrick Mayle dies at 60; benefit is Sunday to help with medical costs

Mayle was known for his teasing sense of humor and his love of camping, hiking and fishing as well as his expertise in repairing photocopiers

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Wildlife officials in Steamboat Springs get new insight into size of local bear population

A survey that relied on collecting the hair of bears found about one bear for every four square miles in large survey area north of Steamboat.

African drum and dance classes coming to Steamboat

African drum and dance return to Steamboat with a trio of classes Wednesday and Thursday.

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Local wildlife officials hopeful of no big bear problems this year

With a few bears already starting to get into trash cans and others getting close enough to town to show up in photos, officials again are urging residents and visitors here to take some steps to keep the animals out of trouble.

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