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Callie Bradley: 1st DitchFest a success

If you weren’t in Decker Park in Oak Creek on Sept. 20, you may very well wish you had been. Locals and out-of-towners alike were entertained by some great music, art, exhibits and games.

Tom and Rosie Kern: Thanks to community

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the entire community of Steamboat Springs and Routt County for being so welcoming and helpful over the last three years.

Quick & Chainless downhill mountain biking race results for Sept. 27, 2014

Quick & Chainless downhill mountain biking race results for Sept. 27, 2014

Routt County ready for Colorado's 1st partisan mail ballot election

Voters who complete mail ballots may choose to drop them off in a secure, outdoor box located under the elevated walkway linking the old Routt County Courthouse with the annex.

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New Soroco ag program designed to create work-ready students

Soroco High School is jump starting its new agriculture certificate program, a concurrent-enrollment plan that allows graduates to more readily enter the workforce or gain credits toward two- or four-year degrees.

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Jimmy Westlake: Total lunar eclipse coming next week

The second total eclipse of the moon this year happens during the wee morning hours of Oct. 8 when the full Harvest Moon once again slips into the shadow of the Earth.

Steamboat briefs: Downtown BID election information session to be held Monday

The Downtown Steamboat Springs Business Improvement District will host a BID election information session at 6 p.m. Monday at the Chief Theater.  The meeting is being held in advance of the Nov. 4 election in which property owners and tenants located within the downtown BID district will be asked if they approve a property tax increase of as much as 4 mills to be used for enhanced services, like beautification and maintenance measures and marketing of the district. 

Health briefs: Lifestyle change class for preventing Type 2 diabetes offered

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free evidence-based lifestyle change class for preventing Type 2 diabetes.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: 5-2-1-0 October challenge

October brings to mind so many images, colors and feelings. Changing leaves, cooler nights, ski passes, preparation for snowy days, colorful hikes, Halloween, pumpkins, amber sunsets, the 5-2-1-0 October challenge. What is the October challenge you ask?

Healthy Eating: Zucchini Pancakes

It's time for zucchini recipes! Try out this recipe for Zucchini Pancakes.

The Record for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

1:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle at Howelsen Hill. The car was parked by the volleyball courts, and when officers checked on it everything was fine.

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Top 4 performances of the weekend in Routt County high school sports

Mitch McCannon scored touchdowns on the ground, through the air and on defense in the fourth quarter of Sailors football's 47-26 homecoming win against Grand Junction Central.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Sept. 29 and 30, 2014

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Sept. 29 and 30, 2014

Wet weather, chance of mountain snow in forecast

Wet weather will continue through most of the week in the region, with snowfall levels dropping as low as 10,000 feet later Monday, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.

Couple faces hurdles in getting approvals for new building to house Oak Creek marijuana businesses

Two Stagecoach residents will plead with the Oak Creek Town Board on Oct. 9 to let them construct a building to house their marijuana businesses.

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Former SSHS player King leading middle school volleyball program to new heights

Former Steamboat Springs High School volleyball standout Tara King now is leading the middle school program, building the girls into not only promising young players but young women, as well.

Thoughtful Parenting: 2-year-olds live here

For parents of children in the 2-year-old age range, daily life has an unpredictable factor. The child has a sense of being an independent individual. Parents are trying to interpret the child’s behaviors and trying to keep the child safe.

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Get in shape for the slopes with fitness classes

Conditioning muscles to be prepared for heavy use while skiing or snowboarding is something those in the fitness community said should begin several weeks before hitting the slopes.

Monday Medical: Diabetes eye screenings critical

Many of us take our vision for granted and may delay eye exams that help ensure our eyes stay healthy. This can have consequences, particularly for people with diabetes, which can severely damage a person’s eyes often without a person even knowing it.

Steamboat Economic Summit kicks off Friday

The summit is targeted toward the Steamboat business community and offers a great networking opportunity in addition to its educational value.