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Our View: All Routt County's students matter

The plain language South Routt School District Superintendent Darcy Mohr used this month to describe the future of the schools in Oak Creek and Yampa should the district fail to reverse the downward spiral of student enrollment struck us as not only appropriate, but also courageous.

Donations still needed

The annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner in Steamboat Springs is in urgent need of food. There is still a need for stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet and mashed potatoes, gravy, Jello salad and cranberry sauce. Items can be delivered between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.

Behind the Gold: Ligety gives back

Ted Ligety, a world and Olympic champion ski racer, spent a day helping a wide-eyed 8-year old learn to shave time off his runs.

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Mainstreet Steamboat Springs to roll out several changes in new year

Steamboat Springs is one of three communities in Colorado selected to participate in a National Main Street Center pilot program that will test a "revamped" approach to the Mainstreet program.

Chance for snow returns to Steamboat area

Weather forecasters are calling for snow, but perhaps not as much as they initially thought.

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Trail maintenance endowment fund launches with $10k donation

City officials and local land managers have made it clear they currently don't have enough funds in their own budgets to take on the responsibility of maintaining the new trails that are being created with the backing of millions of dollars in lodging tax funds.

Rare copies of Three Wire Winter Steamboat history magazine find new digital history

The digitization of the Three Wire Winter magazine will preserve the recorded voices of mid-Twentieth Century Routt County pioneers.

The Record for Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

8:21 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a Colorado Mountain College student with marijuana. The student was under 21 years old and was given a ticket.

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Trot, then turkey on Thursday

The annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day running race returns at 9 a.m. on Thursday with a slightly shorter course of 5 kilometers.

Steamboat briefs: Artists sought for expansion project, deadline extended

Noyes Art Designs invites artists on behalf of Yampa Valley Medical Center to submit artwork proposals to be commissioned for purchase and permanent exhibition in the interior of the expansion.

The Record for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

8:01 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Department firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire in the 200 block of North Grant Avenue in Oak Creek. The fire was mostly out when firefighters arrived.

School Board meeting abruptly adjourned over conflict of interest concerns

A meeting of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education was called to recess, then abruptly adjourned Monday after a community member initiated a discussion about board member conflicts of interest.

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City seeks proposals for new sidewalk and trail connections in southern city limits

New concrete trail connections would allow hotel guests and others safer, more convenient access to the Walton Creek Trail and the Core Trail.

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Steamboat Ski Area will offer top-to-bottom skiing on Scholarship Day

The Steamboat Ski Area plans to open 31 trails across 168 acres Wednesday.

D Bar K tells county it plans to boost non-profit STARS while expanding storage units

STARS inline to use 'active' open space at storage expansion

D Bar K proposes 270 additional storage units south of Steamboat Springs city limits

1 dead in rollover on Colorado Highway 13 north of Craig

Driver tried to avoid hitting a deer

One person is dead and another was transported to The Memorial Hospital after a vehicle roll over crash on Highway 13 near mile marker 112 early Monday morning.

Westlake: Comet Catalina's pre-dawn performance

Formally named C/2013 US10, Comet Catalina comes to us from the distant Oort comet cloud that surrounds our solar system. Several million years ago, some unknown disturbance, such as a passing star, nudged C/2013 US10 into a trajectory that would take it into the inner solar system for the first time.

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Access to dental care improving for Routt County Medicaid patients

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association hires hygienist, working with dentists

Access to affordable dental care in Routt County has been limited in recent years, but local public health officials are hopeful availability will improve in the coming months.

Steamboat briefs: Tread of Pioneers Museum closed Tuesday, Thursday

The Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 24 and Thursday, Nov. 26.

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Steamboat man completes 2,000-mile bike ride to Grand Canyon

Sergio Ryan had already surpassed 2,000 miles on his 1980s-era Fuji bicycle, a heavy hunk of steel borrowed from his father. Even so, there was honor in finishing what he started, and no amount of cold or rain was going to bring him to take his brother up on his offer.


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