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Woman rescued in North Routt County after getting lost in woods at night

Search and rescue volunteer Kristia Check-Hill said the woman in her late 30s called 911 at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night to report she couldn't get back to her vehicle because she was lost in the woods.

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

8:35 p.m. Officers and Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a report of a strange man who asked an 11-year-old boy for water and then started to chase him at Spring Creek Park. The boy made it back to his mother, and deputies contacted the man.

City manager could be subject of Tuesday executive session

Council members Scott Ford and Sonja Macys, who have twice this year made unsuccessful efforts to seek a new city manager, asked for the closed door session about Deb Hinsvark that could take place tonight.

Beijing's win draws mixed reactions in Steamboat Springs

Kidd: Decision is unfortunate

The site of the 2022 Winter Olympics was announced Friday, and local Olympians and Olympic hopefuls met the news with mixed reactions.

City hires search firm to help recruit next police chief

When four to five finalists are selected, they will be brought to Steamboat for interviews and to meet with community members. City Manager Deb Hinsvark said the search process should take about 90 days.

Councilwoman Macys won't run again in November

Her announcement ensures that there will be at least three new council members on the dais in November.

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Fires continue to ignite across Moffat County

Craig Fire/Rescue responded to three fires in Moffat County on Sunday and another Monday morning.

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Jimmy Westlake: Don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower

The annual Perseid meteor shower is cranking up and is expected to peak around 2 a.m. MDT Thursday, Aug. 13.

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Springs airport projects begin in August

The city of Steamboat Springs will begin several projects in August to improve the taxiways and runway at Bob Adams Field in Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat's Gollnick wins age division at Ironman Boulder

When Heather Gollnick first had the idea of competing in Ironman Boulder, it was because she wanted to better understand the race for her IronEdge Coaching triathlon team. But Gollnick’s competiveness — the same one that has carried her to five Ironman championships — simply can’t be caged when an opportunity presents itself.

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Jack Burger named new boys' tennis coach at SSHS

Jack Burger, a 2011 Steamboat Springs High School graduate, is making his return to the Yampa Valley as the new boys' tennis coach at SSHS.

Health briefs: New K-12 varicella vaccine requirement

The Colorado school required immunization schedule requires students in kindergarten through 12th grade to have two varicella (chicken pox) immunizations at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.

Fletcher wins second straight Nordic combined national championship

Bryan Fletcher knew he could celebrate. As he closed in on the finish line during Saturday’s U.S. Nordic Combined Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah, he allowed himself to let up and give the crowd what it wanted.

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

2:35 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunk person who was lost in the 2400 block of Storm Meadows Drive. The person was handed over to a sober friend.

Thoughtful Parenting: Encourage children to drink water

A cold drink of water tastes amazing on a hot summer day. Water is one of the most natural, healthy beverages children can drink. Encouraging children to quench their thirst with water will help them develop a taste for it, an important step toward life-long health.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Choice food and food choice

We are fortunate to have Lift-Up of Routt County, which provides emergency food assistance to almost 2,000 individuals each year at its three sites (Hayden, South Routt and Steamboat Springs). Thanks to the generous support of our community (churches, grocers, individuals), their food bank shelves stay stocked.

Monday Medical: There's a code for that

While the world of medical coding may not seem all that interesting, it’s certainly important to many aspects of healthcare.

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Building support: A closer look at the proposed Steamboat Springs School District bond measure

Just three months remain for Steamboat Springs School District officials to make their case for why the community should support a bond measure to fund a new high school and capital upgrades that come with a price tag in excess of $90 million.

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Local volunteers help seniors in Northwest Colorado navigate Medicare

With as many as 10,000 baby boomers across America reaching the age of 65 each day, helping seniors navigate Medicare has become a growing task for local counselors.

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