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Ed Miklus: City manager solved

I ask for your indulgence as I foray into the first person. I have previously expressed my displeasure with an interim city manager appointing a permanent chief of police. Though still not endorsing the process, the outcome could not have been better. The city of Steamboat Springs is extremely fortunate to have a man of Cory Christensen’s expertise, experience and most of all character as our chief of police. Our fair city will be a better place with his leadership.

John F. Russell: Panthers, commentators find out why expectations can be so dangerous

Before last Sunday's Super Bowl, game expectations were flying all around Santa Clara, California, like footballs. But when the game came to a close, those expectations had taken their toll and taught players and fans a valuable lesson about sports.

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Hahn's Peak water system at issue in long-term housing of workers in country inn

Resort workers living in the Hahn's Peak Inn in North Routt County face an uncertain housing future in mid-ski season.

The Record for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

10 p.m. Police were called to a report of two intoxicated men who had gotten lost in the Hilltop Parkway area while they were trying to get home to the Iron Horse Inn.

Local choirs to present Valentine’s Happy Hour Soiree

The Steamboat Chamber Singers will present their third annual ‘Love and Harmony’ Valentine’s Happy Hour Soiree on at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb.14 at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall.

Filmmaker to screen, discuss human trafficking documentary

Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free screening of the documentary film “Untouchable: Children of God” and a conversation with the film’s director, Grant Knisely, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 in Library Hall. 

City to host Bear River Park master plan open house

The city of Steamboat Springs, in conjunction with the National Parks Service, will host an open house to discuss the Bear River Park master plan update from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, 1605 Lincoln Ave.

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Steamboat schools embrace K-12 Junior Achievement program

A nationwide program that matches community volunteers with K-12 classes to give lessons about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness is starting up in Steamboat Springs.

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Winter Sports Club to share its vision for future of Howelsen Hill

The Winter Sports Club on Tuesday night will meet with the City Council for a work session focused on the historic ski hill's future.

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City Council to discuss downtown sidewalk assessment plan

About 42 property owners in downtown Steamboat Springs who don't currently have complete or adequate sidewalks in front of their homes or businesses may want to tune into a Steamboat Sprigns City Council work session on Tuesday night.

Business brief: CrossFit to celebration renovation, new ownership

Steamboat CrossFit will host a grand-reopening party at its newly renovated Riverside Plaza location from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 21.

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Steamboat football's move to 2A is official

Steamboat’s league will look a lot different from recent years, but with some familiarity as well. Currently dubbed “Conference F,” the Sailors will play in a league with Aspen, Basalt, Coal Ridge, Roaring Fork and Moffat County.

Steamboat briefs: Arts and Culture Coalition grant applications available

Applications for the Steamboat Springs Arts and Culture Coalition 2016 Common Grant grant program are available.

The Record for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

12:33 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunk person near Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue.

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Gelande jumpers take to Howelsen in Winter Carnival finale

How does a ski legend, a man that once went 147 miles per hour down the face of a mountain, wind down after launching himself nearly 100 feet off a ski jump? He grabs an energy drink.

Health briefs: Volunteers needed for Hospice Daffodils fundraiser

The Northwest Colorado VNA is seeking volunteers to help with the annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to drop off and pick up pre-order packets at businesses, help wrap and deliver daffodils and help sell daffodils at Routt County locations on March 15.

SSHS Nordic skiers strong against club teams at Cordillera

The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic ski team competed Saturday at The Club at Cordillera in a three-kilometer mass start classic and pursuit skate race, hosted by Eagle Valley High School.

Montessori charter school releases enrollment numbers

Mountain Village Montessori Charter School has accepted 127 applications for students who plan to enroll this fall when the school opens.

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Street Events, parade wrap up 2016 Winter Carnival

Chris Kubat-Reilly’s hand shot into the air Sunday when an announcer on Lincoln Avenue asked who in the crowd was enjoying their first Winter Carnival.