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Steamboat Briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper is set for 7:30 a.m. June 3

The Steamboat Pilot & Today will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza.

Steamboat City Council to talk Emerald Park history, field usage on Tuesday

The discussion comes as the city negotiates a new five-year contract with Triple Crown that could allow the games at Emerald for the first time.

Hayden Planning Commission to further explore allowing marijuana grows

The Hayden Planning Commission on Thursday is expected to decide whether to recommend allowing marijuana grow facilities to the town council.

Gardening with Deb: Plant now for fall color

Many perennials will bloom in the fall at our altitude … and many of our spring and summer blooming plants will reflower in the fall if we're quick about cutting them down once they’ve finished their first bloom.

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Northwest Colorado water officials update status of Colorado's new water plan

The big water buffalo in the room was the possibility that Front Range interests will succeed in influencing the water plan to include a new trans-mountain diversion (TMD) of water from the Western Slope to the rapidly growing Eastern Slope.

The Record for Tuesday, May 27, 2015

1:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a dirt bike stolen in the 1300 block of 13th Street.

Judge considers releasing documents related to Zimmerman homicide

During a hearing Wednesday, Judge Shelley Hill again expressed her desire to unseal records related to the Ed Zimmerman homicide case.

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30-student preschool opening in Yampa in early June

A new preschool in Yampa operated by the South Routt School District will begin offering childcare and education to families early next month.

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Soda Creek Elementary students work on bear awareness project

A partnership between two classes at Soda Creek Elementary is aiming to make students and the community more aware of practices to keep bears wild, safe and out of people’s trash.

Fielding: Another name proposed

In response to Ken Collins’ support of gay marriage, I offer the following observations.

Weintraub: Find the care you need

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) empowers people to make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health by providing high quality health care, comprehensive sex education and strategic advocacy.

Stehle: Thank you, YVMC staff

I would like to say thank you to the staff at Yampa Valley Medical Center for the care they gave me before, during and after my surgery — the doctors, nurses, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, the diabetes educator and the nurse navigator for the joint replacement.

Steamboat briefs: ‘Jaguar’s Children’ author makes stop in Steamboat

Award-winning, international bestselling author John Vaillant will make an appearance at Off the Beaten Path bookstore at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Daily roundtrips to Denver from Yampa Valley Regional Airport drop to two for summer

Reports suggest that Republic Airlines will retired its Q400 fleet by September 2016 and United Airlines has plans to reconfigure its United Express service based at the Denver hub in a similar timeframe.

Legion baseball team travels to Summit County, splits doubleheader

Steamboat Springs Legion baseball team splits double header in Summit County.

Steamboat Storm names coach, selects players, hopes to find community support

The Steamboat Storm, a new collegiate level baseball team that will represent Steamboat Springs this summer, is slated to open play next month, as players continue to look for homes in the community.

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North Routt snowmobile, ATV operator wins favorable response from Routt County Planning Commission

The operators of Hahn's Peak Roadhouse seek to free their growing numbers of overnight guests from having to enjoy their ATVs and snowmobiles in a guided tour rather than riding on their own.

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Catch the Drift event Thursday at Chief Theater

An event at the Chief Theater Thursday evening formally kicks off the “Catch the Drift” river stewardship project of the 2015 Leadership Steamboat class.

Steamboat Springs School District bargaining teams agree on compensation plan

Bargaining teams for the Steamboat Springs School District hammered out a tentative compensation plan for classified and certified staff Tuesday, which if approved will leave the district with a $399,000 deficit for next year.

The Record for Monday, May 25, 2015

4:12 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who was seen passed out on the railroad tracks in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue. After officers saw a fishing pole nearby, they found out that it was just someone laying on the railroad tracks taking a break from fishing.