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The Record for Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

8:21 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a Colorado Mountain College student with marijuana. The student was under 21 years old and was given a ticket.

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Trot, then turkey on Thursday

The annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day running race returns at 9 a.m. on Thursday with a slightly shorter course of 5 kilometers.

Steamboat briefs: Artists sought for expansion project, deadline extended

Noyes Art Designs invites artists on behalf of Yampa Valley Medical Center to submit artwork proposals to be commissioned for purchase and permanent exhibition in the interior of the expansion.

The Record for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

8:01 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Department firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire in the 200 block of North Grant Avenue in Oak Creek. The fire was mostly out when firefighters arrived.

School Board meeting abruptly adjourned over conflict of interest concerns

A meeting of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education was called to recess, then abruptly adjourned Monday after a community member initiated a discussion about board member conflicts of interest.

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City seeks proposals for new sidewalk and trail connections in southern city limits

New concrete trail connections would allow hotel guests and others safer, more convenient access to the Walton Creek Trail and the Core Trail.

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Steamboat Ski Area will offer top-to-bottom skiing on Scholarship Day

The Steamboat Ski Area plans to open 31 trails across 168 acres Wednesday.

D Bar K tells county it plans to boost non-profit STARS while expanding storage units

STARS inline to use 'active' open space at storage expansion

D Bar K proposes 270 additional storage units south of Steamboat Springs city limits

1 dead in rollover on Colorado Highway 13 north of Craig

Driver tried to avoid hitting a deer

One person is dead and another was transported to The Memorial Hospital after a vehicle roll over crash on Highway 13 near mile marker 112 early Monday morning.

Westlake: Comet Catalina's pre-dawn performance

Formally named C/2013 US10, Comet Catalina comes to us from the distant Oort comet cloud that surrounds our solar system. Several million years ago, some unknown disturbance, such as a passing star, nudged C/2013 US10 into a trajectory that would take it into the inner solar system for the first time.

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Access to dental care improving for Routt County Medicaid patients

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association hires hygienist, working with dentists

Access to affordable dental care in Routt County has been limited in recent years, but local public health officials are hopeful availability will improve in the coming months.

Steamboat briefs: Tread of Pioneers Museum closed Tuesday, Thursday

The Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 24 and Thursday, Nov. 26.

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Steamboat man completes 2,000-mile bike ride to Grand Canyon

Sergio Ryan had already surpassed 2,000 miles on his 1980s-era Fuji bicycle, a heavy hunk of steel borrowed from his father. Even so, there was honor in finishing what he started, and no amount of cold or rain was going to bring him to take his brother up on his offer.

Moffat, Routt counties no exemption to national heroin presence

Across Northwest Colorado, law enforcement is witnessing an influx of heroin.

The Record for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

11:43 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a hit and run accident in the 200 block of River Road. The driver was found and arrested for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident.

Health briefs: Help available for health insurance enrollment

Individuals who need health insurance or need to renew their plans must do so by Jan. 31 and they need to be aware of some important information.

Cellphone policies vary among high schools

They are powerful tools, and policies related to cellphone use vary throughout Routt County's high schools.

Challenge Fund grants $68,000 to Steamboat elementary schools

The Steamboat Springs Challenge Fund has awarded 44 grants totaling $68,000, its largest amount ever, to teachers and programs at Strawberry Park and Soda Creek elementary schools.

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2016 Winter Carnival button art contest underway

Young artists have until 5 p.m. Monday to turn in submissions for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s Winter Carnival button contest.

Three aspects for a pre-ski season workout

Welcome back to the third and final installment of my ski-specific fall workout. To recap, we are aiming for 30 minutes of cardio each day and 10 to 15 minutes of either plyometric or strength exercises.