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Planning Commission weighs in on plans for ski area's mountain coaster, golf course

The Steamboat Ski Area's plan to build a new mountain coaster and mini-golf course at the base of Mount Werner had a mostly smooth ride Tuesday at a city planning commission meeting.

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Book reviews: New novels great gift ideas for Mom

Two highly entertaining, new novels would make great gifts for the mom who needs a Sunday afternoon on the couch.

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Steamboat briefs: Discounted area season golf passes deadline Saturday

Season passes are now available for purchase at Haymaker Golf Course, and early season prices will apply to those who purchase a pass by today.

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Routt Council on Aging menus for week of May 2

For week of May 2

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of May 2

For week of May 2

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Soroco's Veilleux crushes mile, two-mile fields in Craig

For the first time in a handful of weeks, the Soroco High School track and field team did not break any school records when it competed Friday at the Clint Wells Invitational in Craig. In fact, nothing really stood out to Soroco coach David Bruner as being special. Even freshman Chloe Veilleux’s dominance in the mile and two-mile races was nothing surprising.

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Baseball fundraiser set for Tuesday

Baseball season is well underway around the country and even for a few Steamboat Springs teams. The season is coming hard for Steamboat itself, too, and Tuesday, the local youth league organization, Yampa Valley Youth Baseball, will host a fundraiser to help prepare.

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Girls lacrosse loses on the road

The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team lost Friday, falling 20-5 on the road against Grand Junction.

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Win keeps Sailors in Slope lead

The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team didn’t get a ton of chances Friday afternoon, but it took advantage of enough of them, then again leaned on a strong defensive effort and on a few outstanding plays from goalie Ocoee Wilson.

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Steamboat tops 3 inches of precipitation after frequent April showers

Sundberg tends rain gauge for 44 years

The National Weather Service is reporting that the official weather site for Steamboat Springs has seen 3.24 inches of precipitation this month compared to the “normal” amount for April 29 of 2.32 inches.

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Circle 7 Fine Art Gallery artists have left the building

Artists of the Circle 7 Fine Art Gallery no longer have their work at the 1009 Lincoln Ave. location.

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Great American Horse Drive rides through Maybell on Sunday

Four hundred domestic horses, driven by authentic cowboys and city slickers alike, will trot their way through Maybell on Sunday.

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Peabody posts bonds to ensure Twentymile Mine reclamation

The biggest mining company in the United States, which declared bankruptcy April 13, has posted bonds to ensure its Twentymile Mine in Routt County gets reclaimed in the event it were to close.

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Paul Wellman: Steamboat could lead the way

"The real issue is not baiting the poor bears and inciting them to do battle with trash containers." — Paul Wellman

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One hospitalized after head-on crash

A head-on crash on the top of a snowy Rabbit Ears Pass closed down U.S. Highway 40 on Friday afternoon.

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The Record for Thursday, April 28, 2016

8:38 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear at a home in the 2500 block of Liftline Way. A bear reportedly had broken into the home last year. This time, the resident could hear the bear pawing on the back of the house. Police found a screen had been torn off, and footprints were found. The bear could not be located.

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Steamboat briefs: Groups partner to offer student activities training

RMC Health, the Colorado Department of Education and The Colorado Education Initiative are partnering to present a training session for school-level staff to foster healthy student choices outside the classroom, according to a news release.

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From sun to fun: Sailors fight through nasty mid-game storm, lose 12-7

Sailors battle through nasty mid-game storm, lose 12-7

Mother Nature did about all she could to end Thursday's high school girls lacrosse game between Steamboat Springs and Battle Mountain. But an army of shovel-wielding parents, a determined coach and an athletic director with a snow-plow equipped pickup didn't let a nasty mid-game storm cancel the game.

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Yampa River Fine Art Stroll among five juried art shows this summer

The national festival promoter, Howard Alan Events, will return to Colorado this summer with five juried art shows, including the Yampa River Fine Art Stroll in August.

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