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Routt Republicans write their own script in U.S. Senate primary race

Routt County Republicans bucked the statewide trend in the primary election for U.S. Senate, favoring former Colorado State University football star and current insurance company owner Jack Graham over the winner, Darryl Glenn.

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With round and round instead of up and down, Town Challenge to mix it up

Steamboat's Town Challenge mountain bike series doesn't usually tinker with the formula. That changes this week as the Wednesday race will adopt a new format.

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The Record for Monday, June 27, 2016

7:59 a.m. Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a report of threats being made at a ranch in Clark.

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State Board of Education will consider South Routt funding request

The district is facing a cashflow issue related to about $1 million in property tax revenue that’s gone uncollected from Peabody.

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ZEST: Cugino’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant

Located at 41 Eighth St. just off Yampa Street, Cugino’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant prides itself on being “Not the only pizza and Italian restaurant in town, just the best.”

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Fire enters Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area

"We knew from the start that once it got established in the thick timber and the beetle kill, it would be a long term event," U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos said. "This is going to be something we as the Routt National Forest are going to be dealing with for quite some time."

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Weed whackers launch campaign against chemicals

Tired of seeing chemical herbicides being sprayed on noxious weeds along some of their favorite trails, two women have started a grassroots effort to remove the weeds by hand.

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American Rivers returns for Yampa River cleanup July 9

"River cleanups allow us, as a community, to give back to the Yampa, to engage and connect with the river while helping make our environment clean and visually appealing.” — Kent Vertrees

You Heart What You Eat: Popsicle Parade Part 2

Today, peaches served in the form of a peaches and fresh cream dessert remind me of what my grandmother must have eaten after a long day working on the farm where she grew up.

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Colorado Master Gardeners: Composting in the Yampa Valley

Composting in rural Colorado — a region robust with wildlife and challenged by severe weather — can be tricky, but it can be done.

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Our view: Keeping kindergarten free

"In a progressive, caring community like Steamboat, it’s difficult to accept that family wealth could determine a child’s educational opportunities." — Editorial Board

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Steamboat briefs: Town of Hayden plans 2 aerial mosquito sprayings

The town of Hayden has planned two aerial mosquito sprayings in the coming weeks.

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School board approves raise, contract extension for Superintendent Meeks

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members have agreed to give Superintendent Brad Meeks a 2.5 percent salary increase for 2016-17 as part of a new contract agreement lasting through June 2019.

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City Council discusses Howelsen Hill agreement behind closed doors

Immediately after the executive session, the council announced, without taking any motion or having public discussion, it had selected councilwomen Heather Sloop and Robin Crossan to work with city staff to negotiate a potential new supplemental agreement with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club regarding the usage of Howelsen.

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The roundabout that almost wasn't: Emails shed more light on Central Park Drive snafu

The city's inability to secure the easements by April 4 ultimately led to a two-and-a-half week delay in the project and kept a cone zone in front of businesses after Memorial Day, frustrating some business owners.

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Learn more about Steamboat’s first Fourth of July

Bud Werner Memorial will present “Flag for the Fourth: The True Story of Steamboat Springs' First Independence Day,” an outdoor storytelling event with Spellbinder Marianne Capra, at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 3 on the library lawn.

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John F. Russell: Coors Field is the perfect place to build lasting memories

The Colorado Rockies have become a summer tradition in the Russell family and thanks to some great hitting and timely pitching Saturday's game at Coors Field provided more than a few memories worth cheering for.

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The Record for Sunday, June 26, 2016

7:43 a.m. Officers were called to a complaint about a dog running around the Steamboat Springs Airport property.

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Jimmy Westlake: Scorpius livens up the summer sky

This celestial scorpion scurries across our southern sky on summer evenings, so this month is prime time for scorpion hunting.


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