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Ford production company to film along Lincoln Avenue on Thursday

Steamboat was selected by a Ford production company for its unique small town ambiance. On Thursday morning, Lincoln Avenue will be shut down for the Ford's Ranch Exit Media crew to shoot footage for various commercials.

Live updates from the Steamboat Springs City Council meeting

City reporter Scott Franz will provide live news updates from tonight's Steamboat Springs CIty Council meeting. A strengthening of the city's trash rules to prevent problems with wildlife headlines the agenda.

Yampa Valley Housing Authority explores means to address rental housing shortage in Routt County

With the recognition that there is an acute shortage of rental apartments in Steamboat, there is renewed hope that the Yampa Valley Housing Authority's land on Elk River Road could be used for community housing.

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Tales from the Tread: Fly Gulch School doors to reopen

Fly Gulch School is an historic one-room schoolhouse sitting on the picturesque Strawberry Park Elementary School campus.

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Steamboat Ski Area logs 22.5 inches of snow over 3 days

If 22.5 inches of snow at the Steamboat Ski Area in 72 hours was not enough, weather forecasters say more is on the way.

Ciao from Cortina: Living in a snow globe

December always has been my favorite time of the year. When I was young, I loved driving around after dinner with my parents looking at Christmas lights.

Crime Prevention Tip of the Week: Drug-facilitated sexual assault

The Steamboat Springs Police Department and Routt County Crime Stoppers wishes you a joyous holiday season. With holiday parties in full swing, we are suggesting everyone take a few precautionary steps to protect themselves from “date rape” drugs.

Man suspected of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

Hayden police arrested a 37-year-old man Monday that they believe sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl.

The Record for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

9:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a camera bag with lenses stolen from an unlocked car.

Former Routt County couple will pay back $5 million they embezzled

A former Routt County couple accused of embezzling nearly $5 million from window covering company Hunter Douglas will pay back the money they received.

Steamboat briefs: Andrea Clark named Rotary Club Student of the Month

Andrea Clark was named the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs’ Student of the Month for December. She is a senior at Heritage Christian School.

Brodie Farquhar: Decoration decorum

Thank you so much for protecting the delicate sensibilities of your readership Friday, regarding the front-page article about dog zapped, Christmas tree lights turned off.

Steamboat Springs School Board reviews deficit budget

Steamboat Springs School Board members Monday reviewed an updated 2014-15 district budget that leaves it operating at a nearly $74,000 deficit.

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Tougher trash ordinance from city would require more Steamboat residents to buy wildlife-proof containers

The city's proposed ordinance would require all residents to use an approved wildlife-resistant trash container outdoors regardless of what time they put out their trash to be collected.

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Steamboat-based air ambulance logs 100th mission in 9 months

Classic Air Medical employs eight medical crew members, four pilots and a full-time mechanic to be ready to respond to a call at all times.

The Record for Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

2:36 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken man who had passed out on the Yampa River Core Trail near the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police gave the man a ride home.

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United Way's Holiday Exchange Market serves 320 families

A new Holiday Exchange Market organized by Routt County United Way allowed more than 300 local families to shop for Christmas gifts during the weekend.

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Yampa Valley Medical Center withdraws from police station real estate talks

The hospital's decision leaves the city without one of the Steamboat Springs City Council's top three potential building sites for the station and will delay the council's consideration of building locations until at least January.

Snowstorm brings powder, more skiable terrain to Steamboat Ski Area

A weekend storm dropped more than a foot of fresh Champagne Powder on Steamboat Springs in the past 24 hours and 17 inches in the past 48 hours, creating a 39-inch base on the summit of Mount Werner and allowing Steamboat Ski Area to open new terrain Monday morning.

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Local swimmer Samantha Terranova hoping hard work, dedication will lead to college career

Swimming in Steamboat Springs comes with a long list of challenges, but for Steamboat Springs High School junior Samantha Terranova, the water is just perfect.