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Former Hayden Tiger Letlow gearing up for DII football championship

Hayden High School alumnus Treyben Letlow is a long way removed from his illustrious Tigers athletic career, but on Saturday, he will start at tight end for the CSU-Pueblo football team in the biggest game of his life: the Division II national championship.

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Steamboat Springs bars make top 10 list for best après ski

According to information recently pulled from the Foursquare mobile search and discovery app, two Steamboat bars made a national top 10 list for best après-ski destinations.

Steamboat briefs: Christmas tree disposal available through January

Now through the end of January, trees may be dropped off anytime at the northeast corner of the Howelsen Ice Arena parking lot.

US Senator-elect Cory Gardner visits Steamboat

During his first appearance in Steamboat Springs since the Nov. 4 election, U.S. Senator-elect Cory Gardner spoke about his road to candidacy and his plans for when in office.

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Holiday Classic Alpine skiing back at Howelsen this weekend

The annual Holiday Classic Alpine ski races are back at Howelsen Hill this weekend, featuring some top-level local, collegiate, national and international talent.

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High school sports weekend preview for Dec. 19 and 20

Steamboat hockey will make its home debut, Sailors boys and girls hoops continue league play, Soroco boys and girls basketball teams play host to South Park and Routt County wrestlers will be at West Grand.

Multi-agency conservation effort brings stretch of Yampa River south of Steamboat into public domain

“This property is extremely important, both from a conservation perspective and as a place where people can fish, hunt and hike.” – BLM's Tim Wilson

Animal cruelty case moves to District Court

A case is now in District Court involving a fifth-generation Routt County rancher accused of shooting a neighbor’s bulls in the scrotums, killing one of them.

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'The Nutcracker' returns to the stage in Steamboat this weekend

For the third year in a row, dancers from Elevation Dance Studio will perform their own rendition of "The Nutcracker" at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium.

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Top 10 activities to do in December

Locals around town know the best places to go or sights to see. Explore asked them their thoughts on the Top 10 activities to do in Steamboat during the month of December.

The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

9:45 a.m. Officers were called to a report of an employee stealing lottery tickets from a convenience store in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘The Hobbit’ — For the love of gold…

Too much of a good thing inevitably has to have its downside. For those who have grown to love the cinematic tales of J.R.R. Tolkien, that aftereffect has finally come in the form of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.”

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Katie Carroll: My holiday playlist

There are a number of Christmas tunes to hear throughout the holiday season. But which ones do music gurus suggest are a few of the best? Our new music contributor, Katie Carroll shares her list.

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Grammy Award-winning cellist will play at the Chief Theater in Steamboat Springs

Taking pieces of songs that have withstood the test of time, Grammy Award-winning cellist, Sara Sant'Ambrogio arranges music for the Friends & Family Series: The Music Thief, to take place at the Chief Theater on Friday and Saturday this weekend.

Dog's Eye View: Puppies are for life, not just for Christmas

Most of the time the gift-giver has a heartfelt and emotional reason for this precious gift, or seeing the puppy in the pet store is just too much to resist. Sometimes the puppy is used as an expression of love and fulfilling a desire but no education has taken place to prepare the recipient.

Community Agriculture Alliance: My favorite things

‘Tis the season to reflect on the past year and to savor what we’ve accomplished at Historic Routt County. We are proud of our role in saving Routt County’s special places, and the year has been a whirlwind of activity with preservation projects, events, socials, awards and win-win partnerships.

Steamboat Briefs: Rabbi to visit Steamboat Friday through Sunday

Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman, spiritual leader of Har Mishpacha, the Jewish congregation of Steamboat, will visit Steamboat from Friday to Sunday.

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Key buckets from Kerbs help lift Sailor boys

Steamboat got a big game from senior Austin Kerbs to get a home win against Rifle.

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1st-half spurt sinks Steamboat girls

One strong run and an endless string of answers gave the Rifle High School girls basketball team a comfortable win in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday night.

Routt County's improving economy confronts a shortage of workers

Yampa Valley Data Partners declared a labor shortage in Routt County in its Fast Facts release on Wednesday based on a statistical analysis that shows employment opportunities are out of balance with the work force.