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Penalty kicks sink Sailors in playoffs

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team proved every bit a match for Silver Creek during regulation and overtime on Wednesday night. The game went to penalty kicks, however, and there the Sailors' season ended.

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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Today to host coffee, newspaper event

Steamboat Pilot & Today will host Coffee and a Newspaper from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza. Publisher Suzanne Schlicht and Editor Lisa Schlichtman will lead the meeting and answer questions about the newspaper’s transition to new ownership. The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and pastries will be served.

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The Record for Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

8:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person packing a pipe with marijuana while driving at Lincoln Avenue and Dream Island Plaza. The driver was contacted and cited for possessing marijuana as a minor.

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High School sports preview, Oct. 27 to Oct. 29

It's rivalry week for the Soroco and Hayden football teams, as the Tigers cross the county to face the Rams. It'd be a sweet win for Hayden, for sure, but there's a lot more on the line for Soroco. Elsewhere, the Steamboat volleyball team plays twice, and the football team, playing at home, has a great shot at a win.

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Soroco hopes to stengthen program's foundation with strong showing at state cross county meet

Routt County runners head to Colorado Springs with hopes of bringing home titles at the Colorado State High School cross country championships.

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Yampa Valley Wellness Conference returns Friday

More than a dozen health and wellness experts from Steamboat Springs and beyond will share their know-how Friday as part of the sixth annual Yampa Valley Wellness Conference.

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City of Steamboat Springs might sue property owner, developer over neglect of iconic Arnold Barn

Community members hope to stabilize structure before winter

The company that owns the land the barn sits on, and the development company that had plans to build homes at the site in the Wildhorse Meadows development, recently denied responsibility for maintaining the structure.

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Man suspected of selling heroin

This was the second arrest by the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force in the past two weeks related to the sale of heroin.

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Steamboat survivor looks back on difficult year

Andrea Brunton speaks calmly when reflecting on how breast cancer has affected the last year of her life.

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Daniel H. Smilkstein: Medical center provides essential service to South Routt

"The additional revenue generated by the increased mill levy will essentially bring us back to parity and help cover operating and capital expenses." — Daniel H. Smilkstein 

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High risk women turn to genetic testing for breast cancer

When actress Angelina Jolie chose to have a double mastectomy in 2013, she didn’t have any signs of breast cancer but was instead acting on the results of a genetic test.

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Ben Beall: What's the future of our public lands?

"There is one question that I don’t think has gotten enough exposure in this election and it is important for the future of Routt County. What is the future of our public lands?" — Ben Beall

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Al Rosenthal: Vote 'no' letter was false

"The letter “Vote ‘no’ on Amendment 69," which ran in the Oct. 24 issue of Steamboat Today, is a letter of fear and speculation disguised as certainty." — Al Rosenthal

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Jay Gallagher: Where we grow is as important as how we grow

"Healthy rivers and streams provide high-quality municipal water supplies and support fishing and whitewater sports that are of growing importance to the economies of Colorado’s smaller communities." — Jay Gallagher

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Steamboat Springs students will embark on educational tour of Greece and Rome

A group of Steamboat Springs seventh and eighth graders will embark on a nine-day educational expedition to Italy and Greece during spring break 2017.

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Steamboat briefs: Authors plan for National Novel Writing Month

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Off the Beaten Path Bookstore are sponsoring National Novel Writing Month for local writers, who will embark on writing a 175-page (50,000-words) novel during November.

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After Tuesday win, Hayden Tigers volleyball team eyes district upsets

The Hayden High School volleyball team won Tuesday night, punching its ticket to this weekend's district tournament. The Tigers hope they're hitting their stride at the right time of the season.

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City Council passes on proposed water plan for new neighborhoods in West Steamboat Springs

Elected officials open to negotiating alternative proposal

Steamboat Springs City Council members on Tuesday night told the developers who want to build new neighborhoods on the west end of town that they need to come back to the table with more water, and a phased plan for annexation, if they want to make their vision a reality.

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State Historian Patty Limerick regales Steamboat Springs audience with Wallace Stegner stories

It was the cumulative work of author Wallace Stegner that helped to batter down barriers to publishing for those who wrote about the American West like Norman Maclean, author of “A River Runs Through It."

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Ouija’ sequel summons spookiness

Nobody thinks of the term “toy movie” as anything other than pejorative, but just because the name Hasbro is attached doesn’t mean a film can’t rise above “Transformers,” “G.I. Joe” and “Battleship.” Sometimes, such as in “Ouija: Origin of Evil,” there actually is more than meets the eye.


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