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Sailors set for home opener

The Steamboat football team easily beat Summit last year, but isn't ready to take anything for granted after an opening week stumble.

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Green Creek Ranch plans to be reviewed

Plans to create private recreational facilities including ATV trails and a manager’s home as well enhancements to trout habitat on Green Creek Ranch on the Yampa River just upstream from Lake Catamount will be reviewed by the Routt County Planning Commission Sept. 1.

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High School sports preview, Sept. 1 to 3

It's the first full weekend of high school sports of the fall season, and all the local teams will be in action.

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Trail maintenance endowment fund starting to catch on

A Facebook page has been launched, and the organizers of the Run Rabbit Run race are offering to donate to the fund if volunteers donate their time to help clean up trails after the event.

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Forest Service approves Buffalo Pass trails project

An objection to the trails project from two residents and a Front Range environmentalist delayed the work for several weeks, but U.S. Forest Service officials said the concerns the petitioners raised will ultimately make for a better project.

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Routt County Humane Society to the rescue

Since the Routt County Humane Society took over the animal shelter in May 2015 from the city of Steamboat Springs, the shelter has taken in about 16 animals from other communities.

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Residents divided over universal healthcare proposal

A proposed universal healthcare plan on the ballot in Colorado this November is catching the attention of local residents, who are finding themselves on opposite sides of the issue.

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The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

4:40 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person taking photos of a home in the 800 block of Pahwintah Street. The same thing had occurred previously.

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Patrick and Christy Browning: Don't enforce people out of the parks

"... please don’t deliberate, regulate, enforce or intimidate the people to the point where they will choose to not utilize Steamboat’s most prized amenities, our parks." — Patrick and Christy Browning

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Spoke Talk: A tradition continues

This year’s Stage Race features our own who’s who. Susie Jones will compete in the pro 1-2 women’s race; a local father/son duo, Dave and Simon Zink, will line up for race fun; and, of course, Jim Barker, of the Green Co, will be there.

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Steamboat briefs: YPN set to host happy hour event at Vaqueros on Wednesday

The Steamboat Springs Young Professionals Network will host its monthly happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Vaqueros, 730 Lincoln Ave. The monthly event provides an opportunity for networking and a chance to learn about upcoming YPN events and provide feedback to improve the organization.

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Second half lifts Sailors over Bulldogs 3-0

Steamboat pulled out a gritty win Tuesday in its home opener, beating U.S. Highway 40-rivals Moffat County 3-0 in the Bulldogs’ season opener.

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Mountain bike team rides hard at Frisco

It was a strong start to the season for the Steamboat Springs high school mountain bike team, which rolled across its first 2016 finish line Saturday at a race in Frisco.

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Housing focus is on feasible projects

Routt County has ample buildable land for community land going north and south on transportation corridors.

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Staffing reduced at Silver Creek Fire

Staffing at the Silver Creek Fire burning southeast of Stagecoach Reservoir has been reduced because of minimal fire behavior.

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Steamboat lands bluegrass music festival

A winter music festival with a national following has found a new home in Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat Springs Transit almost has record-breaking summer performance

More and more riders are catching a free ride aboard Steamboat Springs Transit buses this summer.

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The Record for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

11:46 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 3000 block of Aspen Leaf Way. A person took an empty box off a porch and put it in the street. The person could not be located.

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Our view: It’s a new world

"In our opinion, this recent records request was a shot across the bow for city officials." — Editorial Board

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Colorado Master Gardeners: Decorative ground cover or weed?

A cultivated plant that has caught my attention in the garden I inherited a few years back is called snow-on-the-mountain, goutweed or bishop’s weed. It is a pretty ground cover that provides visual interest for much of the summer but gets rather shabby and thirsty looking by August.


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