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Spring Creek dam in need of costly repairs or replacement

The city of Steamboat Springs will soon have to decide whether it wants to spend as much as $1 million to replace a dam and preserve a pond at one of its busiest parks.

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Trio come away champs at Steiner Cup

Cheryl Foote, Anthony Mendolia and Chris Lanham emerged as champs at the Steiner Cup Match Play golf tournament Saturday and Sunday at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs.

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Rugby women grab big win at Boulder

Practice makes perfect, or, in the case of the Steamboat Springs women’s rugby team, practice at least makes significantly better.

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YVMC gives $150K to local schools for behavioral health

Yampa Valley Medical Center has gifted $150,000 to Routt County’s three school districts in an effort to boost behavioral health services and education.

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Vote on rural pot grows in Routt County prepped for Nov. 8 ballot

County voters could see pot on ballot

The intent behind putting the pot question on the November ballot is to have a tax in effect if commissioners lift the moratorium and begin hearing permit applications for grow facilities.

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The Record for Sunday, July 25, 2016

8:34 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a driver who left a coffee shop on Anglers Drive with an open bottle of champagne in the passenger seat of his pickup. Police were unable to find the driver.

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Bench Fire ignites in Dinosaur National Monument

Fire crews from Dinosaur National Monument and additional agencies are working to suppress the Bench Fire located north of Yampa Bench Road, about two miles west of Haystack Rock.

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Celestial News: Summer Triangle rides high

When the summer sun goes down, three of the first stars to peep through the lingering twilight are the bright stars that form the unmistakable asterism called the Summer Triangle.

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Pro Rodeo Series Rodeo No. 6: Results for July 23, 2016

Steamboat Springs Rodeo No. 6 Final results Saturday, July 23 Total payout — $20,999.90 All around cowboy — Brady Thurston, Sb & Sw, $662.70

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Adult coed rec league softball results for July 24

Sunday, July 24 COED D LEAGUE MVB/Cornwall Tool-9, Anytime Fitness- 18

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Craig briefs: CNCC to host open mic night, art show today

Join Colorado Northwestern Community College for its open mic night and art show slated for 5:30 p.m.

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Steamboat briefs: Local twin siblings named to Presidents List for GPAs

Riley Brodie and his twin sister, Katie Brodie, were named to the Presidents List at Colorado Mesa University for maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA.

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The Record for Saturday, July 23, 2016

11:28 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a motor vehicle hit-and-run at the intersection of Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.

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Yampa Street closures announced for week of July 25

Beginning Monday, July 25, Yampa Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Ninth and 10th streets, including the Ninth Street intersection. Access into the public parking lot at Ninth and Yampa will be closed for a majority of the work week.

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Week of warm weather expected for Yampa Valley

Residents and visitors can expect above-normal temperatures early this week and only a slight chance for rain showers, according to Sunday forecasts from the National Weather Service and a local meteorologist.

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Acclaimed author Bonnie Nadzam returns to Steamboat Springs for book signing

Author Bonnie Nadzam, who called Steamboat Springs home for two years after college from 1999 to 2001, wrote “Lions” while living in Fort Collins, and she said the fictional town, which emerged as another character in the novel, is a “mash-up” of different places around the state.

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Hayden brothers hanging on to their dreams

Life as a rodeo cowboy comes with its up and downs, and a pair of Hayden-based brothers are trying to make the most of it this summer in the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo series.

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Bighorn sheep continue a comeback in Mount Zirkel Wilderness

At $6 per head, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep used to be the most valuable cut of wild game meat consumed by pioneers in Routt County in the late 1800s.

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The Foundry: Core of individual authenticity

We already have all we need to live a life worth living, to feel connected to self and others, to be contented and fulfilled. Finding and reconnecting with our deepest longings and truest nature is easier than you might think.

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Healthy eating: Garlic sugar snap peas

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