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Nothing easy about Mount Werner Classic 50K

The Mount Werner Classic drew about 90 finishers on Saturday, and each finished with a flourish.

Jail Report for July 19 to 25, 2014

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

The Record for Friday, July 25, 2014

1:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department were called to a report of a car stolen from Seventh and Oak Streets. It was recovered at the mountain area.

Book Reviews: Books to check out for children

Great children's books to check out for a range of ages.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of July 17 to 23, 2014

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of July 17 to 23, 2014

John F. Russell: Learning the parent position

I've learned that being the parent of a competitive soccer player isn't always easy, but it's a position I'm welling to learn.

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Downtown Steamboat Springs on verge of one of its biggest makeovers in years

Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Manager Tracy Barnett is used to things being busy downtown.

North Routt BBQ proceeds will benefit charter school

The North Routt BBQ will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse. The event will include wagon rides, games, food, live music, silent auction, dunk tank, cow plop bingo and more.

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Northwest Colorado residents to rally for coal in Denver

EPA carbon emission hearings to be held next Tuesday and Wednesday

Next week is a big deal for friends of coal. Dozens of Northwest Colorado residents and lawmakers will head to Denver on Tuesday to testify and rally on behalf of the coal industry.

Officiating football as simple as loving the game, head ref says

The Northwest Colorado prep football region is in need of game officials for the upcoming season and beyond, a strenuous time commitment at times, one ref says, but worth it for those who love the game.

Thinking About Health: Who wins race for patients — the ER or urgent care?

Tracy Hume, a freelance writer who lives in Greeley, and a reader of Thinking About Health columns, recently sent along this provocative question. “Do ER-affiliated urgent care providers ever try to escalate patients to the ER when it is not medically necessary?” she asked. “Why? How should a consumer respond?”

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At last! Permission to drink whole milk

Since I was a kid, I’ve heard, “Drink skim milk, it’s better for you.” Even now, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Heart Association and the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommend children drink three glasses of skim milk each day to receive the benefits of vitamin D and calcium without the calories.

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Strings co-music directors Cárdenes and Mead to lead final concert Saturday

For the past five years, Andrés Cárdenes and his wife, Monique Mead, have brought a new vision to Strings Music Festival. As change leads them in a new direction, their legacy lives on.

Fire remains at 6 acres in Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area

The South Fork Fire burning in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area this week was still an estimated six acres in size Friday.

Residents advised not to let strangers into homes

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is advising residents to be careful of who they invite into their homes.

Transients passing through Steamboat from Rainbow Family gathering

A spike in the number of transients passing through Steamboat Springs can be attributed partly to the Rainbow Family of Living of Light's annual gathering.

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Author discusses Steamboat's seedy past

The talk was focused on the historic Brooklyn neighborhood and its reputation between 1890 and 1916 as being a red light district.

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Friends, community remember Father Tom as caring, active and loving person

When Father Tom Dentici passed away July 17, he left behind a long legacy of caring that inspired the members of his parish, and the community of Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Thursday, July 24, 2014

12:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear dragging food from a Dumpster in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.

Steamboat swimmers impress at league championships

The Steamboat Springs Swim Team showed well at the annual Western Slope League Championships last weekend, taking home several podium finishes as well as some berths to the state meet.