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Education Fund Board to review $2.62 million in grants in May

At Wednesday's Steamboat Springs Grant Commission meeting, the board pushed along more than $2.62 million in potential 2014-15 grants for Steamboat, Hayden and South Routt school districts. Approval will be made in May by the Fund Board.

Milner Landfill planning its own recyling bailer west of Steamboat

The new recycling center at the landfill is planned to have its own bailer, but glass is likely to be removed from single-stream recycling.

Steamboat wrestling dropped to 3A

The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling program is dropping down to Class 3A, which could be a boost to the program.

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SportsMed physical therapist earns high level certification

Jennifer Kerr, a physical therapist at Yampa Valley Medical Center's SportsMed, recently got designated as a board certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy.

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Developer outlines plans for historic YVEA building

At an informal meeting of the city of Steamboat Springs’ Historic Preservation Commission, Steve Shelesky laid out some early plans for the future of Yampa Valley Electric Association’s downtown building.

The Record for Thursday, April 17, 2014

6:15 p.m. Officers were called to a complaint about a boy who was skateboarding too fast with his small yellow dog in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. The caller said the dog was being dragged on a leash while failing to keep up with the skateboard. Police contacted the boy at McDonald's and documented the incident, but officers didn't find any evidence he did anything wrong.

City of Steamboat reviews LEED certification requirements

The city of Steamboat Springs is researching green energy standards in anticipation of a request from the local development community to reduce the costs associated with energy efficiency certifications such as LEED and Green Globes.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, April 18

The nanogram level for marijuana was tested with two Routt County juries, local officials are pushing child abuse prevention and Jamnesty returns to the Old Town Pub.

Shannon Fatjo: Life-changing professors

As I near the end of my academic career here in Steamboat at Colorado Mountain College, I can’t help but reflect on the experiences I have had, the diversity of the campus within students and staff, the knowledge I have gained and the growth I have experienced.

Steamboat briefs: Casey’s Pond to host information session, lunch

The seminar will focus on nursing home myths. Participants will learn about the common nursing home myths, the new resort-style senior living environments, the history of nursing homes and new trends in senior care. Participants also will be able to take a tour of the community.

Nanogram marijuana law tested with Routt County juries

In the past month, two Routt County juries have been asked to consider nanogram levels to decide whether defendants were too high to drive.

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Sailors soccer trounces Rifle on senior night

Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer sent its three seniors out with a 7-0 win against Rifle on Thursday night at Gardner Field.

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The Bock’s Office: Zany European exploits abound in ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

A story doesn’t have to be true, moral or even make complete sense in order to be meaningful. If none of these things bother you, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has a vacancy.

Janet Sheridan: Troublesome technology

When my husband and I entered our assigned room in the downtown Denver hotel, we saw an open suitcase on an easy chair, clothes strewn about, and a football game on TV. Joel about-faced, dragged a baffled me back into the corridor, and rushed off to the lobby.

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Craig's Randy Morton set to run in historic Boston Marathon

After last year's bombings at the finish line, the avid runner decided making it to Boston was a must in 2014.

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Yampa wildlife officer named Officer of the Year

A local wildlife officer known for being a leader in land management issues and relationship building has been named Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Officer of the Year.

Dog's Eye View: Reaching critical mass

Most of us are environmentally conscious. We recycle, leave no foot print when we camp, take our own bags to the grocery store and purchase environmentally friendly products. We work at respecting our Earth and preserving our planet for future generations.

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As Steamboat continues to cope with tragic deaths of 2 children, local officials push child abuse prevention

Two deaths of children allegedly caused by child abuse and neglect are part of a broader issue in Routt County.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Spring snowpack could mean many things for Routt National Forest

While it is still too early to tell what will come from the current above average snowpack in the Yampa River Basin, it could mean many things for the Routt National Forest’s resources and visitors in the coming months.

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Local nonprofits receive IMPACT 100 grants

Four local nonprofits recently received $10,200 from the Yampa Valley Community Foundation’s IMPACT 100 program.

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