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The Record for Sept. 17

The Record for Sept. 17

Steamboat briefs: Colorado attorney general to speak in Steamboat

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will travel to Northwest Colorado Monday to speak about scams and fraud, especially those affecting seniors in Colorado.

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Luke Graham: CMC's dreamer

Thursday wasn’t a day to remind anyone of skiing. The drizzle of rain and gobs and gobs of mud building up at Howelsen Hill made it seem more like the Pacific Northwest. But under an umbrella, with a thick white mustache, glasses and a huge grin, CMC Alpine coach Terry Leonard was dreaming big.

Soroco football rocks Plateau Valley

The Soroco High School football team was good before and good after, but it was one short stretch of the second quarter in Saturday’s game at Plateau Valley that really made the difference. The Rams scored three touchdowns in the final six minutes of the second quarter, greasing the wheels for a big 48-18 win.

County Agenda for Sept. 19 and 20

County Agenda for Sept. 19 and 20

Deb Babcock: Routt County woodland oddity

Nearly every year hiking in the forests around Steamboat Springs, my attention is captured by a plant that is unusual for its strange coloring and composition. It is shaped like a stalk of asparagus but looks like a weird form of mushroom.

Monday Medical: Vaccines help protect the community

A letter to the editor published in the Sept. 3 Steamboat Today titled “The right thing to do” focused on the importance of childhood immunizations. It was signed by 29 physicians and health care providers. Follow-up discussion has highlighted additional information about this issue.

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Steamboat Springs Class of 1971 gathers for 40th reunion

As 60 classmates and their spouses were welcomed back this weekend to a 40th high school graduation reunion in Steamboat, the class of friends began opening their old yearbooks and reflected on the four decades that have passed since they were teenage Sailors.

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Steamboat chamber CEO Kern focuses on marketing efforts

Tom Kern said he understands the importance of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s summer marketing program, having been a visitor here since 1973. But the new chamber CEO also said with less revenue from city sales taxes, the program needs a more sustainable funding source.

Hayden approves higher parking fines at Yampa Valley Regional Airport

Starting next month, drivers who park illegally at the Yampa Valley Regional Airport will be facing significantly higher ticket prices.