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Longtime Routt County Attorney John Merrill retires this week

The side of Routt County Attorney John Merrill the public didn’t see was the man who liked to go on walkabouts, popping in on employees in other departments just to chat and form relationships.

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Epic challenge awaits triathletes in Boulder

Fast or slow, a pack of Steamboat Springs triathletes are focused on finishing Sunday's Ironman Boulder triathlon, a 140.6-mile test that's in many ways taken over their lives this summer.

Jimmy Westlake: Friday’s full moon — blue or not?

You’ll have an opportunity to witness an unusual “blue moon” this month but don’t expect to go outside and literally see a blue-colored moon staring back at you. The term “blue moon” has an unusual and uncertain history, but it certainly does not refer to the actual spectrum of the moon.

The Record for Sunday, July 26, 2015

12:05 p.m. Officers were called to a report of two roommates who were arguing about leaving each other's property alone in the 500 block of Harms Court. Police mediated the argument.

Driving to the Front Range? Construction projects make planning ahead important

Delays on Colorado Highway 9 could reach up to 45 minutes because of the major highway improvement project there. Meanwhile, road work is also expected to create significant delays on U.S. Highway 40 on Berthoud Pass, which some drivers have been using as a detour.

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Police station committee finalizes recommendation

The Steamboat Springs City Council will weigh the committee's recommendation on Aug. 4 and decide what to do next.

Camping hookups at Routt County Fairgrounds viewed as economic benefit in all seasons

The plan to create modern RV hookup camp sites at the Routt County Fairground is viewed as a piece of economic development for both the Fair Board and the town of Hayden.

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Steamboat ski passes getting tech upgrade

The era of fumbling through jackets and layers to find and display that ski pass to a lift agent at the Steamboat Ski Area is over.

Steamboat briefs: Art museum to host 3-day workshop starting Tuesday

The Steamboat Art Museum will be holding a workshop taught by our exhibiting artist, John Fawcett, at 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. The cost is $450.

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Local father-daughter duo wins top doubles draw at STA tourney

At 55, Dave Lorenzen looked out of place on the court Sunday, the final day of the annual Steamboat Tennis Association tournament at The Tennis Center of Steamboat Springs.

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Arts and Entertainment reporter attends first yoga festival held in Steamboat Springs

This weekend was the inaugural Steamboat Movement Fest which brought a sense of ease and enlightenment to the community of attendees through a wide variety of classes and events offered at the Steamboat Grand.

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Strings Music Festival: Kay Clagett says farewell to Strings

Kay Clagett, has announced her retirement effective at the conclusion of the 2015 season.

The Record for Saturday, July 25, 2015

3:02 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a dog locked in a vehicle in the 1700 block of Fetcher Park Drive. Animal Control took the dog into custody and took it to the animal shelter.

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Study: Consumers still find sunscreen labels confusing

Though its been more than two years since the United States Food and Drug Administration rewrote the rules on sunscreen labeling, many consumers are still confused at what the numbers and letters on bottles mean.

Health briefs: Counselor will hold one-day mindfulness retreat

Marchele McCarthy, licensed professional counselor, will hold a one-day mindfulness retreat to rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit.

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Eleven Routt County school board seats open this fall

Routt County’s three school district boards of education have a combined 11 seats opening up this fall, and candidates can being circulating election petitions next week.

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Hunting for answers: What Steamboat officials could learn from extensive Durango bear research project

Step close to Lyle Willmarth’s pickup, and it is easy to detect an odor that is disgusting to humans but is an irresistible scent to bears.

Our View: The little town that could

When a community of fewer than 900 souls finds itself facing flat population numbers, declining property values and a stretched-to-the-limit revenue stream, it essentially has two options: Give up and allow the prevailing trends to run their inevitable course … or band together in a effort to reverse those trends.

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