News for Sunday, July 1, 2012

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Craig officials: Water situation is just fine

Three fires this weekend were the latest reminders for Craig and Moffat County residents of the extreme fire danger in Northwest Colorado.

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River outfitting shops in Steamboat adapt to life after tubing

Steamboat’s river outfitters are seeing fewer customers this summer, and they’re each poised to lose tens of thousands of dollars worth of revenue while the Yampa runs too low to support recreation.

Routt County Search and Rescue called to King Solomon Falls

Routt County Search and Rescue was called Sunday afternoon to rescue a 26-year-old man who possibly broke his back after he jumped off of King Solomon Falls in far North Routt County, according to emergency radio traffic.

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat graduate Vincent Abate earns bachelor’s

Vincent Abate, the son of Francis and Ruth Abate and a 2008 Steamboat Springs High School graduate, has graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Denver with a bachelor’s degree in culinary nutrition.

The Record for June 30

12:04 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a complaint about fireworks being set off in the area of Tamarack Drive.

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Luke Graham: It could be worse

There is good news and bad news.  The good is that swimming has become a regular exercise for me, and it become easier every time I hit the pool.

Deb Babcock: Lawn care in drought conditions

Many of us Master Gardeners, as well as the Routt County Extension Office staff, have been getting a lot of questions lately from local homeowners asking what they should do about their parched lawns during this hot, dry and windy summer.

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Rain returns to Steamboat's forecast Wednesday

Weather forecasters are calling for another toasty and dry start to the workweek in Steamboat Springs. But much-needed moisture could be just days away.

Monday Medical: Weigh and Win rewards health

If you are planning to lose weight this year, LiveWell Northwest Colorado has an amazing deal for you. The Weigh and Win program is free, fast and easy. Plus, it actually pays you to lose weight.

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Mountain Madness in Steamboat draws 160 on Sunday

Steamboat Springs isn’t the loftiest of Colorado mountain towns, but the city’s elevation at nearly 7,000 feet does have a way of gassing even the best runners from sea level.

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Firefighters contain blaze Saturday night near Colowyo

Dennis Jones, Craig/Fire Rescue battalion chief, confirmed late Saturday night a fire burning on land owned by Colowyo Coal Co. had been contained.

County Agenda for July 2 and 3

County Agenda for July 2 and 3

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Cristin Frey: Celebrating passion of music at Strings

This week, you can see Grammy Award-winner Alison Brown, who struck national fame when she joined Alison Krauss’ band Union Station.

2012 Mountain Madness race results

Mountain Madness Half Marathon and 10K Results

The Record for June 29

12:56 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a disturbance on Yampa Street. A man confronted people who took his bike and were trying to put it into a taxi. Officers arrested a 22-year-old Longmont man on suspicion of theft by receiving. They also arrested the man’s dad, a 48-year-old Longmont man, on suspicion of harassment, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Jail Report for June 22 to 29

The Jail Report for June 22 to 29

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Fire near Colowyo Coal Co. contained

Dennis Jones, Craig/Fire Rescue battalion chief, confirmed late Saturday night that a fire burning on land owned by Colowyo Coal Co. had been contained.

Laurie Hallenbeck: Around the county for July 1

Happy birthday wishes to Kelly Potter, Gunnar Hughes, Jenny Kelton, Melvin Richardson and Dana Skof.

Real estate transactions for June 22 to 28

Real estate transactions for June 22 to 28

Steamboat closes June with a couple of big sales

The sale of a $1.87 million condominium at One Steamboat Place on Friday put the finishing touches on the real estate month of June 2012. And if anything, this was a month when Realtors didn’t have to worry about carrying an umbrella in the car for their clients.

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Market sales add up for Marabou in the midst of foreclosures

Spring and early summer 2012 have marked an interesting time at the Marabou Ranch luxury land preservation subdivision west of Steamboat.

On the Market: Walker named to Resort Group’s president post

CEO Dan A. Dean announced this week that Mark Walker has been promoted to president of Resort Group LLC.