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Letter to the Editor: Punishing and taxing

In what is usually the worst day of someone’s life, when they find themselves behind bars, only a family member or close friend coming to visit can provide solace. That practice is scheduled to come to an end for Routt County residents.

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Steamboat's Flores wins national powerlifting title

Charlie Chase has been training professional and amateur athletes for 20 years, so there was no reason to doubt him when he said Rodrigo Flores had the raw talent to enter the world of powerlifting.

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Steamboat Springs Arts Council’s Young at Art students show off latest work at Paper Fashion Show

Bringing new life to recycled materials, a group of 9- to 11-year-old girls used their creativity to construct a spring collection of designer-inspired clothing during this week's Young at Art session, sponsored by the Steamboat Springs Arts Council.

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Howelsen proves magnetic for Fisher

Ski jumper returning to coach for Winter Sports Club

After learning to ski jump on Howelsen Hill, Steamboat Springs' son Corby Fisher is returning to coach with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

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Yampa Valley Philanthropists of the Year honored

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation honored Glen and Stephany Traylor, BAP/Big Agnes/Honey Stinger and Jessica Rossi as recipients of this year’s Philanthropist of the Year awards Friday night at the organization's Celebration of Philanthropy dinner at Larson Barn in Steamboat Springs.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of June 18 to 24, 2015

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

Southwestern Energy plans second well on existing Dill Gulch pad and a new well to the north of U.S. 40

Southwestern energy, which acquired the mineral leases of Shell Oil here for $180 million in 2012, also has a pending permit application at the state level for a new well north of Hayden.

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Routt County Jail launching video conferencing for visits

The Routt County Jail is changing the way it allows inmates to visit with friends and loved ones on the outside.

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College grad more than halfway done with scooter ride from Colorado to Alaska

On May 12, Robert Shearon was in Steamboat Springs talking to students about overcoming addictions to drugs and alcohol. Today, he is getting close to completing his goal of driving his 49 cc Honda Ruckus scooter 4,600 miles from Colorado to Anchorage, Alaska.

Colowyo case continues in the courts

On June 12, legal counsel for WildEarth Guardians filed their response in opposition to Colowyo Coal Co.’s motion for stay pending appeal.

The Record for Thursday, June 25, 2015

3:32 p.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a 13-year-old boy who got his leg stuck in a baby swing at Decker Park.

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Perlman named president, COO of Steamboat Ski Area

Steamboat’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Rob Perlman has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. effective July 1.

Jail Report for June 20 to June 26, 2015

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

Steamboat briefs: Bear, not dog, attacks elk on Emerald Mountain

Wildlife officers Wednesday responded to a report of another dog attacking a calf elk on Emerald Mountain, but it was actually a bear that did the killing.

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Adventure of the Week: A beginner's guide to biking Steamboat

I am not a professional mountain biker. The numerous scrapes, bruises and trips to the bike shop can attest to this. I’ll be headed there Friday to fix yet another flat tire. I can, however, tell you what I’ve learned about biking in Steamboat Springs since I moved here from Kansas last month.

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Gulfstream G-200 leads the jet parade as Yampa Valley Regional Airport reopens

A chartered Gulfstream jet inbound from Rocky Mountain Metro Airport swooped over the runway at Yampa Valley Regional Airport to gauge a stiff cross wind, circled back and touched down.

The Record for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

2:49 p.m. Officers were called to a report of an employee who found a small bag with a substance at a convenience store in the first block of Anglers Drive. It tested positive for THC.

My dewlap is none of your darn business

Politeness counts. When threatened by a cow moose with youngsters in tow, do not say “Excuse me for living Mrs. Bullwinkle.”

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Steamboat Bike Town USA Initiative introduces newly released 4K mountain bike film

Teton Gravity Research and Anthill Films have recently released the 4K mountain bike film, "unReal," featuring riders who explore unknown territory and push boundaries within the sport.