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Jim Boyne: Thank you, Steamboat

On behalf of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, I want to thank our entire community for a fantastic 103rd Winter Carnival. Once again, our army of community supporters and volunteers came together to pull off one of the most unique celebrations anywhere in the world.

Our View: Join the community conversation

On Jan. 31, the Steamboat Pilot & Today published an in-depth article on opiate and heroin addiction in Steamboat Springs and Routt County titled “Breaking the silence.” The article brought attention to a national crisis that has hit home, and the information provided in the piece is only the beginning of a larger community conversation we think needs to happen now.

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Newly found map shows early glimpse of Craig

“To me this is the first official document of the town of Craig,” said Paul Knowles, assistant director of the Museum of Northwest Colorado. “This really is kind of what started the town. It shows the first streets, the first lots.”

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City Council wants more police station sites to consider

Police Chief Cory Christensen on Tuesday told the Steamboat Springs City Council he is worried about the working environment of his employees, adding that the city cannot wait many more years to build a new police headquarters.

Duryea strikes late to lift Sailors

Raya Duryea pretty much sent Steamboat Springs girls basketball to the district tournament Tuesday night.

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Sailor boys keep rolling on road

The Sailors proved themselves to be road warriors again, knocking off Battle Mountain, 65-47, in Edwards for an Eagle County sweep in 2016.

Marijuana store seeking more visible retail space

A local marijuana business has proposed moving its retail operations to a more visible location at Curve Plaza between two restaurants and a liquor store.

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Moose charges hikers, man with baby on Spring Creek Trail

Nobody was hurt Tuesday afternoon after a moose charged hikers, their dogs and a man walking along Spring Creek Trail with his baby in a backpack.

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Community members could soon pitch proposals for excess lodging tax revenue

The Steamboat Springs CIty Council could soon invite the public to submit their ideas for how to best spend hundreds of thousands of excess lodging tax dollars to draw more visitors to town.

Ski jumpers soar over heartland

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski jumpers left the mountains last week and headed for the plains for a major competition. They came away with plenty of strong performances.

The Record for Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

2:33 a.m. Officers found a suspicious open garage door in the 2600 block of Ski Trail Lane. They tried to contact the residents and then closed the door.

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Southwest Airlines makes rare appearance at Yampa Valley Regional Airport, serving Steamboat Springs

Charter flights boost tourism here

A pair of chartered Boeing 737s — one from Southwest Airlines and a second from the new version of Eastern Airlines — delivered ski vacationers from New Orleans to Yampa Valley Regional Airport this week.

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Behind the gold: Establishing a teenaged legacy

At just 15, snowboarder Chloe Kim already has back-to-back X Games wins. She’s headed off this week to the Youth Olympic Games followed by the European X Games in Oslo, and has PyeongChang firmly in her sights – the homeland of her Korean parents.

Skiers score well at A-Basin

Young Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skiers made the most of a trip last month to Arapahoe Basin.

YVMC to host reception for “Is There a Hospital in This Place?”

A book signing and reception for Christine McKelvie, author of the new book “Is There a Hospital in This Place?”, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Coffee with Council returns Friday

Coffee with Council will continue with councilman Scott Ford from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12 in the Crawford Room of Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

Film about historic Buckley, Vidal debates screens Thursday

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of the documentary “Best of Enemies,” a film by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon about 10 political debates in the summer of 1968 that changed television news forever, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 in Library Hall. 

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South Routt superintendent finalist for South Dakota job

South Routt School District Superintendent Darci Mohr is a finalist for a superintendent position in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Regular season wraps up for wrestlers, regionals next

Hayden and Soroco both go to Grand Junction for their regional, while Steamboat heads to Montrose. Regional action gets underway late Friday afternoon and will conclude Saturday.

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Jimmy Westlake: Behold the Dog Star

There are 6,000 or so stars visible to the naked eye under ideal conditions, but only Sirius, the famous Dog Star, can claim the title of “The Brightest Star.”

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