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Steamboat briefs: Pet adoption event to take place Saturday, Aug. 1, Sunday, Aug. 2

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is teaming up with the Routt County Humane Society to participate in the first-ever Homes for Dogs National Pet Adoption Weekend from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 and Sunday, Aug. 2 at the animal shelter in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Thursday, July 30, 2015

8:55 a.m. Officers were called to a report of an 82-year old woman in the 400 block of Sixth Street, who said someone had trespassed on her property and picked a bunch of cherries. The woman did not know the value of the stolen cherries, but she told police she usually can make about 20 pies with them. The woman did not think a bear took her cherries.

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Safe at home: Wounded Marines step in as umpires at Triple Crown

Wounded Marines step in as umpires at Triple Crown

In the chaos of the Triple Crown World Series playing out this weekend in Steamboat Springs, wounded warrior Marines serving as umpires find solace.

Unique combination of harp and guitar to headline Strings Chamber Music concert Wednesday

Next Wednesday renowned harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and guitarist Jason Vieaux will headline the Strings' Chamber Music concert bringing two instruments otherwise known as an unlikely pair.

Man's bond set at $50,000 after high-speed chase

After crashing through fences at a ranch and running his car into a ditch, Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jeffrey DePue on suspicion of four felonies and two misdemeanors.

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Two generations of competitive skiers from Steamboat Springs entertain Tread of Pioneers audience

Nancy (Barrows) Gray and Sanse (Neish) Berry were teammates at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club among a group of young women who dominated Alpine ski racing in the Rocky Mountain Division.

Interior Department takes comments on federal coal leasing

The Department of the Interior and Bureau of Land Management are hosting the sessions in an effort to seek public comment on how the BLM can ensure that the American taxpayers receive a fair return on federal coal resources.

Unknown whether other police investigation reports will be released

Interim Police Chief Jerry DeLong is not expected to consider releasing Nuanes additional reports related to the police department investigation until the week of Aug.10.

Interim chief to brief council on changes at police department

The changes are a response to a report prepared by Katherine Nuanes, an independent investigator hired to look into allegations related to conduct by Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle.

Eugene Buchanan: Getting your Zen on in Steamboat

Blame it on my Boulder upbringing. How else would you explain my jumping at the chance to hop in a giant clam to test the new, space-age float tanks at Neptune Healing and Float Spa downtown?

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'Trip of a lifetime': Historic house on Yampa Street successfully moved to quieter spot

Brooke and Ryan Lightner were celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary at a sushi restaurant on Yampa Street late Thursday night when they saw something surreal happening outside.

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Steamboat swimmer to represent state in Hawaii

Jenna Smith has proven repeatedly throughout the summer she is one of Colorado’s top swimmers. Now the 11-year-old Steamboat Springs Swim Team member will have a chance to prove her prowess against some of the country’s best youth.

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Fundraising website set up for woman who lost home

A fundraising website has been set up for the woman whose home was destroyed by a fire Wednesday in Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat briefs: Eve Phillips named Hayden Library’s Reader of the Week

Hayden Public Library’s Reader of the Week is 2-year-old Eve Phillips, who is one of the youngest honorees in the history of the program. She is a Craig resident, along with her parents, Courtney Archuleta and Seth Phillips. She has an 11-year-old brother, Tyler, a boxer mix dog named Zeus and a bunny named Storm.

Libby Meyring: 4-H youth hard at work

Scattered across the county, Routt County 4-H youth members are busy at work every day getting ready for the Routt County Fair. Many have had their animals since November, feeding and caring for them daily.

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Community convenes for Colowyo

Craig community leaders hosted a meeting Thursday night at Moffat County High School to provide a brief update on the situation at Colowyo Coal Mine, answer questions and facilitate public comment on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s environmental assessment.

The Record for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

1:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the 800 block of Yampa Street. It was scared away with beanbag rounds.

Explore’s Top 5 events for July 31 to Aug. 2

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you the top five picks for this weekend's round of events.

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High-speed chase ends at equestrian ranch

A high-speed pursuit Thursday ended with the arrest of a Fort Collins man, as well as some broken fences at a local equestrian ranch.

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ZEST: Casual elegant dining at The Laundry

Using local products and slow cooking and smoking, The Laundrey ensures casually elegant dining experience with a contemporary urban, at-home atmosphere.