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Business briefs: Food and beverage operations changes at Steamboat Grand

The Steamboat Grand Hotel has hired industry-veteran Scott King as the new food and beverage director. King will be responsible for the overall culinary direction and strategies for the hotel.

Steamboat briefs: Coffee, newspaper event scheduled for Wednesday

Steamboat Pilot & Today will host its next Coffee and a Newspaper event from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the newspaper’s office, 1901 Curve Plaza. Kim Keith, executive director of the Steamboat Springs Art Council, and Wendy Kowynia, vice president of the SSAC board, will be the featured speakers. They will talk about the arts and culture scene in Steamboat Springs and the effort underway for Steamboat to be designated as a creative district.

Real estate transactions for Nov. 19 to 26, 2015

■ No address, downtown Steamboat Springs Seller: GCP Alpenglow LLC Buyer: Blue Rhino Investments LLC Date: Nov. 19, 2015 Price: $1,900,000 Property description: A 1,511-square foot, a 1,051-square-foot and a 2,071-square-foot commercial retail units, Replat No. 1, Unit C1, C2, C3 of Alpenglow condominiums.

Our View: 1 great day of giving

Among the most gratifying and reliable characteristics of the Yampa Valley is the unswerving altruism of its residents.

The Record for Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

12:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person bitten by a friend's dog.

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Steamboat runner heading to XTERRA World Championship

It is the food — in particular, the fresh sushi — that excites Steamboat Springs resident Penelope Freedman the most. The remainder of her upcoming trip to Hawaii is better characterized as nervous energy.

Book review: 'Fates and Furies' astounding classical epic

Lauren Groff’s third novel, “Fates and Furies,” is an astounding epic in the classical sense of the word: a Greek tragedy told in sweeping language that moves the reader forward at a breakneck pace, showing how even in the most intimate of personal relationships, people rarely know one another as well as they believe they do.

Jail Report for Nov. 21 to Nov. 27, 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.

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City plans to start releasing more marijuana sales tax data

The upcoming monthly releases of marijuana sales tax data also could be used to estimate how many of the sales are coming from locals and tourists.

County Council on Aging menus for week of Nov. 30

■ Steamboat Springs Community Center Monday: Turkey sandwich, squash soup, fruit salad, chocolate chip cookie Tuesday: Fish sticks, scalloped potatoes, broccoli salad, wheat roll, oranges Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, Texas toast, fruit parfait Friday: Chili, rice, spinach, biscuit, fruit

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Nov. 30

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Hamburger bar Tuesday: Broccoli cheese soup Wednesday: Pasta Tuscan style or alfredo sauce Thursday: Hot dog bar Friday: Homemade pizza

Steamboat briefs: Hayden Turkey Trot, Fun Run set for 10 a.m. today

The event will include a 5K run/walk, plus a one-mile fun run for kids. Prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers in the 5K and for kids who grab a feather from the running turkeys during the fun run.

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Town of Dinosaur might get natural gas

Residents in the town of Dinosaur may have access to natural gas before next winter.

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Colbert: Learning to (love) snowboard(ing)

Friday, sitting on that run just up from Christie Peak Express, I was pretty sure I was the worst snowboarder in the history of Steamboat Springs.

Greg Brown: Leafy Spurge control proves challenging

Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) is an aggressive invasive weed that is responsible for considerable impacts on native and agricultural plant communities. This rhizomatous perennial is found in pasture, rangeland, cropland, roadsides, shelter-belts and other non-cultivated sites, including riparian habitats up to water's edge.

John F. Russell: It's a time to give thanks for the traditions of living in Ski Town USA

Some skiers have made a tradition of celebrating the Thanksgiving Holiday a bit early in Steamboat Springs as part of Scholarship Day.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Nov. 19 to Nov. 25, 2015

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

Officials address cannabis and detox

Routt County's detox facility is intended for alcohol only, but a need also exists for people who have ingested too much cannabis.

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City outlines possible changes to Howelsen Hill operating plan

Potential changes include the addition of a aerial adventure course and zipline in the summer, and a privately run ski school in the winter.

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Stealth storm delivers fresh powder day to Steamboat's holiday skiers

In terms of the entire ski season, four inches of powder isn’t a big thing. But in terms of transforming a Thanksgiving holiday ski experience, it means a lot.


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