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The Record for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

12:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suicide in Steamboat.

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Scholars discuss economic impacts from cycling

One of the images shown during Zac Cole's presentation depicted a $100 bill with Benjamin Franklin wearing a cycling helmet.

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Lynne Cheney holds book signing, kicks off 6th Freedom Conference

Former Second Lady of the United States and New York Times Bestselling author Lynne Cheney kicked off the Steamboat Institute's sixth-annual Freedom Conference. Cheney held a book signing for her 2014 biography on James Madison, and addressed a crowded Steamboat Grand ballroom Friday afternoon.

Steamboat Springs 2014 Triathlon results

Steamboat Springs 2014 Triathlon results

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State energy director praises local mineral rights advocacy group

Hayden’s Jody Camilletti among those seeking seat on Hickenlooper’s new oil and gas task force

Camilletti said her motivations for seeking a spot on the energy task force are tied to economic health of Colorado farms and ranches

New hearing dates set to review Oak Creek marijuana business

Hearing dates have been changed in Oak Creek to consider a land-use change for a property at 208 S. Sharp St., where a company by the name of Dank Frank’s wants to operate a retail marijuana cultivation facility, infused products production and retail storefront.

Rio Blanco sheriff recovering from being stabbed

Rio Blanco County’s sheriff was stabbed Thursday and underwent surgery to “repair the wound” at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, according to a press release from the county.

Steamboat briefs: Powder Daze winter sports sale starts at 7 a.m. Friday

Christy Sports announced in a news release that the Powder Daze ski and snowboard sale event will begin at 7 a.m. Friday in the Meadows Parking Lot.

Sailors get a sweep in tennis season opener

The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team had no problems in its season opener.

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Musician brings back memories

This weekend singer, songwriter, and tribute artist of John Denver will be in Steamboat for a local fundraiser.

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Adventure of the Week: Ambition taken to a whole new level

Rock climbing in Steamboat is one of the many adventures that people can take part in. Reporter Audrey Dwyer wrote about her experience climbing the Bob Grey Tower.

Top 5 things to do in Steamboat this weekend of Aug. 22 to 24

Wondering what is going on this weekend? Here are Explore's top picks for events to go to this weekend.

Janet Sheridan: For teachers

Last August, a niece who teaches high school posted on Facebook, “Oh, hello, teaching anxiety. There you are. I was wondering when you’d show up.” A week later, a friend in Alabama wrote, “I am going to start my 10th year of teaching next week. Can a person be full of excitement and dread at the same time?”

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The Bock’s Office: ‘The Giver’ suffers from sameness

Rarely are the days to come presented in a positive light when it comes to the movies, and “The Giver” is no exception. Of course, everything looks bleak when you’re seeing it all in black and white.

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Aerobatic flights coming to Steamboat's Wild West Air Fest

Denver-based pilot Don Nelson is bringing his Sukhoi SU-26, a supercharged Russian plane with 400 horsepower that was built in the mid 1980s specifically to win the World Aerobatics Championships.

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Young competitors show what they are made of

In correlation to the International Mountain Biking Association World Summit, Steamboat's High School League Mountain Bike team will host a movie night of a film that shows what it takes to compete at the high school level.

Amid controversy, Fisher resigns from Massachusetts marijuana nonprofit

Amid controversy, a Steamboat Springs marijuana businessman has resigned from the leadership role he held with a Massachusetts company trying to open two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Boston area.

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Continental Divide Trail Run returns Saturday

The Continental Divide Trail Run, set to return to the mountains above Steamboat Springs on Saturday, has acted as a mirror to the running world in its nearly 15 years of existence.

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Rain, snow mix could give peaks in Zirkel a taste of autumn Saturday night

A weather change arrives Saturday night when a fall-like storm will bring dropping temperatures and heavy rain, possibly mixed with snow at high elevation as the main front moves through the area.

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

12:32 a.m. Officers were called to help a woman in the 400 block of Rollingstone Drive. She was concerned about bears and wanted an officer to escort her to her residence.