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• Airport Manager Dave Ruppel confirmed that the lowest bid for widening and resurfacing the runway at the airport came in 30.5 percent higher than the estimate, and the county’s consultant on the project, Jviation, pins the bulk of the overrun on the unusually high cost of gravel in the wake of last fall’s floods on Colorado’s Front Range. Runway bid at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden $4 million over engineer's estimate
• Colorado real estate inventory increased while sales slowed during the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from the Colorado Association of Realtors. Real estate report details 1st quarter results for Colorado mountain region
• Swanson's talk aboard the International Space Station will be broadcast live Tuesday on NASA Television starting at 2:45 p.m. local time. Steamboat astronaut Steve Swanson to be featured Tuesday in live TV interview aboard space station
• The competition is LiveWell's Get Movin' challenge, and it aims to get residents around the state to commit to doing at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day for 30 days. Steamboat's reputation as an active community will be put to test during statewide fitness challenge
Jimmy Westlake: The pivot of the sky
Steamboat briefs: Student Kelly Borgerding receives grant for travel
The Record for Sunday, April 27, 2014