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Yampa River Fest returns with new event

The only new event at this year’s Yampa River Festival, which takes place Friday and Saturday in Steamboat Springs, Tube Rodeo promises to bring a little extra havoc than previous years.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ a satisfying but cyclical sing-quel

Music and comedy go together well when they both work, but it can be tricky to stay original. And, while “Pitch Perfect 2” has both these elements in abundance, it’s hard not to consider it as being on a loop.

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Friends and Family Series to feature internationally renowned pianist this weekend

This weekend internationally renowned soloist, chamber musician, choral conductor, composer and artist-teacher Judith Lynn Stillman will perform with John Sant’Ambrogio for the Chief Theater's Friends and Family Series.

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Chemical spill clean-up complete on Rabbit Ears Pass

In total, 5,880 tons of soil was removed from the area by Custom Environmental Services and disposed of at the Twin Enviro landfill in Milner.

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Frank Alfone to replace Jay Gallagher after 10 years at helm of Mount Werner Water District

Frank Alfone has Colorado experience in water utility management on resume as he prepares to take charge at Mount Werner Water in Steamboat Springs.

May rainfall record broken

According to Matthew Aleksa, at the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, 6.37 inches of rain have been recorded at the official measuring station in Steamboat.

Steamboat Springs Arts Council to introduce new art resource program with donation day

This Saturday, community artists or art enthusiasts will have a chance to donate gently used art supplies or tools to the Create Space program to be repurposed for educational art projects.

Local Humane Society to celebrate milestones at open house on Saturday

When it welcomes community members to the public open house, the Humane Society will get to show off the animal shelter it recently assumed management of.

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Ciao Gelato opening in new Lincoln Avenue location on Friday

A quick glance at Ciao Gelato's Facebook page this week reveals just how excited Steamboat Springs residents and visitors are to see the local eatery and hangout back in business.

The Record for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

7:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a theft at a wood business in the 1600 block of Shield Drive. A person reportedly went onto the property and stole a pallet of wood worth $600. Police contacted the suspect, and charges may be filed.

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Yampatika partnering with agencies to provide mini-grants for environmental education

Groups interested in providing environmental literacy curriculum in Northwest Colorado have until Monday to apply for mini-grants offered through the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Annual spring carnival returns for its seventh year

Benefiting the Steamboat Springs Middle School, the annual Spring Into Summer Carnival will take place this weekend featuring a number of rides and games for all ages.

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BLM sage grouse plans set new precedent for conservation

An effort to protect the greater sage grou¬¬¬se across 11 Western states took a step forward Thursday with the release of 14 Final Environmental Impact Statements from the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service.

Community Ag Alliance: A unique opportunity for mountain irrigators

Innovative device could lower irrigation costs for mountain agricultural producers.

Dog's Eye View: The other side of the story

Awareness and a leash can prevent an unpleasant encounter while walking your "friendly dog."

Our view: The public deserves to know

Last week, in an article reporting on the status of an ongoing investigation into allegations of misconduct by Steamboat Springs Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle, a city spokesman confirmed there may not be a final report released at the end of the investigation, which we find extremely troubling.

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.