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Stories from Scotland: When travel brings you home

Here in Scotland, when I hear the seagulls start calling to each other in the early morning light, I feel at home. At low tide, when I find razor clams and tiny crabs and those yellow shells we used to call “witch’s toenails,” I am transported back to my childhood.

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Six men successfully complete canoe expedition across North America

A month after their journey ended, members of the Rediscovering North America canoe expedition are still trying to fathom that their eight-month, 5,230-mile canoe trip is over as they settle back into reality.

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Local skiers looking for support, assistance as season draws closer

Ski racers Anna Marno and Hig Roberts are carrying on Steamboat's rich Alpine traditions, but they understand they will need the support of the community to chase their Olympic dreams.

Routt County retains specialized architect to lead conceptual design of shared police, sheriff's building

The commissioners are taking on the contract in order to make progress this year and with the expectation they will be able to work out a cost-sharing agreement with the city at a later time.

Steamboat enrollment as projected, despite small kindergarten class

The district managed to come in on target for total enrollment, despite lower than expected kindergarten enrollment of 175 students, compared to a moderate projection of 198 kindergarteners in a demography report.

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Steamboat Springs City Council to weigh in on $56 million budget proposal

Council President Bart Kounovsky said as he was reviewing the 281-page budget book this weekend, it was the city's proposal to increase its workforce by nearly 10 full-time equivalents that stood out the most.

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2015 economic summit to showcase local business innovations

In one presentation, attendees of the 2015 Economic Summit will see how a medical technology company, a farm, an outdoor retail manufacturer and a high school teacher have innovated their businesses in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

12:53 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who couldn't find the cruiser bikes they rode in the Steamboat Springs Mustache Ride the night before.

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Jimmy Westlake: Planets parade in morning sky

If you are an early riser, you might have noticed several bright objects in the pre-dawn sky and wondered what they are.

Steamboat briefs: Primal Birthing to be offered at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 13

Primal Birthing: The Art of Childbirth, an intense two-day childbirth and breast-feeding education class, is being offered from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13.

Robin Schepper and Eric Washburn: School needs help

With one son in fourth grade and another in eighth grade, we are closely following the debate about the high school bond issue. Reading the Sept. 29 front page article about that topic, we were struck by the following three facts.

Health briefs: YVMC and VNA partnering on health needs assessment

Yampa Valley Medical Center and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association are teaming up to conduct a community health needs assessment this fall.

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Breaking Silence exhibit at CMC this week

A unique exhibit called Breaking Silence is at Colorado Mountain College for the week and aims to start a dialogue about domestic violence and sexual assault.

The Record for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

12:27 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a fight at a bar in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue.

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Sailors in Longmont for state golf tournament

Steamboat Springs High School has three seniors competing in the 4A state finale Monday and Tuesday, led by regional champion Britt Walton.

First of two election forums held Wednesday at The Steamboat Grand

Community members looking to learn more information about candidates running for the Steamboat Springs School Board or City Council can do so during a two-part election forum kicking off Wednesday night.

Thoughtful Parenting: Setting boundaries for teens

It is nothing new for teens to test limits; pushing their parents’ boundaries is practically a given during the teen years and part of learning how to be independent. However, it is extremely important that teens do have set parameters, that they know they are responsible for their actions, and that those actions have consequences.

Healthy eating: Orange pound cake

A lighter version of a traditional pound cake … unbelievably good!

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Waste not, want not

Ever have a parent tell you to “eat everything on your plate because there are starving children in Africa?” I want to explain the reality of that statement in two parts.