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School board votes for mill levy to fund full-day kindergarten

Voters this fall will decide whether to approve a tax increase to fund free full-day kindergarten for students in the Steamboat Springs School District.

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Fire grows to 25 acres

Despite cool, overcast weather, the Silver Creek Fire grew to 25 acres Tuesday and continued to eat though dead, beetle-killed lodgepole pine trees.

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Sailors swing to second on home turf

Steamboat Springs High School senior Nolan Sankey struggled in a big way in this season's first action, but he was sharp Tuesday playing at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat, helping lead his squad to a strong finish.

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Our view: Ski area signals start of improvements

"We are encouraged that Ski Corp. is positioning itself to improve the ski area, which in turn will elevate the visitor experience, hopefully resulting in more skiers and more visitors." — Editorial Board

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Sports radio in Steamboat Springs changing the game plan

Sports radio listeners in Steamboat Springs can expect a few changes this fall, but stations will continue to provide plenty to talk about.

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Steamboat Springs City Council members surprised, angered, stumped by request for emails

As more cities around Colorado and the nation put the email communications of their elected officials online for the public to review for free, city council members in Steamboat Springs are still communicating online with each other in a manner that concerns government transparency advocates.

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Woman seriously injured in boating accident

A 38-year-old Steamboat Springs man faces a felony after a woman was seriously injured in a boating accident Sunday at Stagecoach Reservoir.

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Steamboat Free Summer Concerts board of directors: Focusing energies on 2017

"2016 was an excellent summer on so many levels; however, with the cancellation of the fifth and final show of the season, it is with deep regret that we will not be able to promote a fifth show." — Steamboat Free Summer Concerts board of directors

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The Record for Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

11:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of harassment via social media in the 1100 block of 13th Street.

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Colorado Master Gardeners: Master Gardeners tour Eagle Valley, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Twenty-five Routt County Master Gardeners and Colorado State Extension agent Todd Hagenbuch recently toured several Eagle Valley and Routt County gardens.

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Spoke Talk: What is your favorite trail worth?

All trails need to be maintained. Having volunteers helps the work go faster and builds ownership in your soon-to-be favorite trail.

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Steamboat briefs: Commissioners to consider marijuana tax ballot issue

The Routt County Board of Commissioners will consider at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23 a resolution that, if approved, would refer to voters a ballot question allowing imposition of an excise tax on the first sale or transfer of unprocessed retail marijuana by such a cultivation facility.

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Steamboat Springs Triathlon results from Sunday, Aug. 21

Steamboat Springs Triathlon results from Sunday, Aug. 21

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Local racers shine at Steamboat Triathlon

Annual race sustains nearly 40-percent drop in athletes

They dove into a cold Lake Catamount early Sunday morning but that 66-degree water didn’t slow local athletes at the Steamboat Triathlon.

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Steamboat golfers keep it in 80s in Craig tourney

Sailors to host home event Tuesday at Haymaker

After a year that saw multiple schedule conflicts along the Western Slope, the Moffat County High School Invitational at Yampa Valley Golf Course was well-attended Monday by teams across the region. Steamboat Springs High School placed sixth among varsity teams with a 252, with Tommy Henninger having the best day among the Sailors with an 82 and placing 15th.

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The Record for Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

7:37 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue emergency responders were called to a report of an elevator malfunction at a hotel in the 3200 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

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Developers want to spend Iron Horse public improvement funds on new appliances, decks and roof repair

The request is poised to spark a debate in council chambers Tuesday on whether the city should agree to spend money that was set aside for public improvements on the interiors and exteriors of the buildings the city no longer owns.

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Community members consider how to address prescription drug and heroin abuse

Community members and human service agencies gathered together last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction, heroin abuse and what might be done to work on these problems now, before they become community epidemics.

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New high school CEO program begins Tuesday

As most children in the Steamboat Springs School District head for their classrooms on the first day of school Tuesday, one group of students will pilot a new course meeting outside a traditional classroom.

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Public invited to open house on ski area arrival experience

The ease with which guests are able to navigate streets, bike trails and intersections contribute to a sense of arrival at the resort base at the foot of Mount Werner.

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Celestial News: Spot King Sobieski’s Shield this week

Only two constellations can be traced back to actual historical figures. One is Coma Berenices, a spring constellation representing the hair of Queen Berenices of Egypt. The other is the summer constellation named Scutum Sobiescianum, or Scutum, for short.


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