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South Routt moving to 4-day school week

The South Routt School District plans to implement a four-day school week for the 2016-17 school year, following a vote last week by the Board of Education.

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The Record for Monday, May 2, 2016

3:53 p.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with a headache in the 100 block of East Main Street.

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Ann Ross: Ode to mud season

"I love mud season for many a reason ..." — Ann Ross

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Tales from the Tread: "Two Friends Meet"

The new "Two Friends Meet" exhibit at Tread of Pioneers Museum features fine art prints depicting local rancher Vernon Summer by watercolor artist Gary Hawk.

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet: Making air travel more family friendly

"Between growing security lines, shrinking seat sizes and paying extra for everything from carry-ons to window seats, there’s plenty to grumble about in modern air travel." — Michael Bennet 

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Jimmy Westlake: See rare transit of Mercury Monday

For seven and a half hours on May 9, Mercury will slowly transit all the way across the face of the sun, although, we in Colorado won’t see the entire event.

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Steamboat briefs: Coffee, newspaper event to focus on local education

The Community Committee for Education, CC4E, will be the featured topic at Steamboat Today’s next Coffee and a Newspaper, which will be held 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 4 at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza.

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John F. Russell: Inspiring love for the game

It's not Major League Baseball or even a minor league franchise, but longtime baseball supporter Dave Roy is hoping the Storm will entice Steamboat Springs locals to head to the ball fields and fall in love with baseball this summer.

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Routt County commissioners say no thanks to parks district beyond Steamboat city limits

A committee that has been exploring other ways of funding the region's vast portfolio of parks and recreation amenities made its case Monday for why it wants the city to look into forming a new government that could levy an additional tax.

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Steamboat high school students, teachers working on outdoor classroom

Steamboat Springs High School construction students have broken ground on a new outdoor classroom to replace a defunct structure that was used by classes in the past.

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The Record for Sunday, May 1, 2016

4:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear getting into a trash can in the 200 block of Missouri Avenue.

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Tree Haus Bridge paint job attracts just one bid for $31,540

Tree Haus wooden truss bridge to receive facelift

Construction on the “new” wooden version of the Tree Haus Bridge began in July 1998 with the help of a $517,000 state grant. The total cost of the project was $646,000.

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Spring into Summer Carnival returns May 19 to 22

Tickets are on sale for the annual Spring into Summer Carnival, a fundraiser for Steamboat Springs Middle School’s Parent Information Committee.

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New hockey team headed to Howelsen

Junior hockey team to begin play in October

Steamboat Springs is home to plenty of athletes who dream big and dedicate themselves to their sports. It’s about to become home to at least 25 more. A junior hockey team will begin play in town this fall.

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Future of Steamboat's Sports Authority uncertain after company abandons reorganization plans

According to national news reports, debt-saddled Sports Authority is now considering closing all 467 of its stores after abandoning a plan to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Storm brings its brand of baseball to Steamboat for second year in row

Top college baseball players from around the county will come to Steamboat Springs in June to put on Storm uniforms and represent Steamboat Springs in the Mountain West Collegiate Baseball League.

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The Foundry: Auricular acupuncture offered

Chinese Medicine has long been shown to help regulate the body’s functions and bring a person closer to homeostasis.

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Steamboat briefs: Indie Lens Pop-Up season continues with documentary

Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Indie Lens Pop-Up season continues with a free advance screening of “Peace Officer,” a film by Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber, at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Library Hall.

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Freshmen making big waves for girls soccer team

Before the girls soccer season started, Steamboat Springs High School freshman Delaney Moon was assigned a teammate to help aid her, both on and off the field. In this case, that person was junior Brooke Buchanan, who plays a similar role in the attacking third of the Sailors’ offense.


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