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Community members could soon pitch proposals for excess lodging tax revenue

The Steamboat Springs CIty Council could soon invite the public to submit their ideas for how to best spend hundreds of thousands of excess lodging tax dollars to draw more visitors to town.

Ski jumpers soar over heartland

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski jumpers left the mountains last week and headed for the plains for a major competition. They came away with plenty of strong performances.

The Record for Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

2:33 a.m. Officers found a suspicious open garage door in the 2600 block of Ski Trail Lane. They tried to contact the residents and then closed the door.

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Southwest Airlines makes rare appearance at Yampa Valley Regional Airport, serving Steamboat Springs

Charter flights boost tourism here

A pair of chartered Boeing 737s — one from Southwest Airlines and a second from the new version of Eastern Airlines — delivered ski vacationers from New Orleans to Yampa Valley Regional Airport this week.

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Behind the gold: Establishing a teenaged legacy

At just 15, snowboarder Chloe Kim already has back-to-back X Games wins. She’s headed off this week to the Youth Olympic Games followed by the European X Games in Oslo, and has PyeongChang firmly in her sights – the homeland of her Korean parents.

Skiers score well at A-Basin

Young Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skiers made the most of a trip last month to Arapahoe Basin.

YVMC to host reception for “Is There a Hospital in This Place?”

A book signing and reception for Christine McKelvie, author of the new book “Is There a Hospital in This Place?”, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Coffee with Council returns Friday

Coffee with Council will continue with councilman Scott Ford from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12 in the Crawford Room of Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

Film about historic Buckley, Vidal debates screens Thursday

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of the documentary “Best of Enemies,” a film by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon about 10 political debates in the summer of 1968 that changed television news forever, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 in Library Hall. 

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South Routt superintendent finalist for South Dakota job

South Routt School District Superintendent Darci Mohr is a finalist for a superintendent position in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Regular season wraps up for wrestlers, regionals next

Hayden and Soroco both go to Grand Junction for their regional, while Steamboat heads to Montrose. Regional action gets underway late Friday afternoon and will conclude Saturday.

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Jimmy Westlake: Behold the Dog Star

There are 6,000 or so stars visible to the naked eye under ideal conditions, but only Sirius, the famous Dog Star, can claim the title of “The Brightest Star.”

Steamboat briefs: City to host Bear River Park master plan open house

The city of Steamboat Springs, in conjunction with the National Parks Service, is working to update the Bear River Park master plan and will host a series of open houses to present information regarding the project and solicit public feedback.

Donna Stich: Ignite new rivalry

I read with great dismay the article in the Friday’s Steamboat Today that the Winter Carnival sculptures were discontinued this year, which sounds as a lack of interest on the students’ part.

Ed Miklus: City manager solved

I ask for your indulgence as I foray into the first person. I have previously expressed my displeasure with an interim city manager appointing a permanent chief of police. Though still not endorsing the process, the outcome could not have been better. The city of Steamboat Springs is extremely fortunate to have a man of Cory Christensen’s expertise, experience and most of all character as our chief of police. Our fair city will be a better place with his leadership.

John F. Russell: Panthers, commentators find out why expectations can be so dangerous

Before last Sunday's Super Bowl, game expectations were flying all around Santa Clara, California, like footballs. But when the game came to a close, those expectations had taken their toll and taught players and fans a valuable lesson about sports.

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Hahn's Peak water system at issue in long-term housing of workers in country inn

Resort workers living in the Hahn's Peak Inn in North Routt County face an uncertain housing future in mid-ski season.

The Record for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

10 p.m. Police were called to a report of two intoxicated men who had gotten lost in the Hilltop Parkway area while they were trying to get home to the Iron Horse Inn.

Local choirs to present Valentine’s Happy Hour Soiree

The Steamboat Chamber Singers will present their third annual ‘Love and Harmony’ Valentine’s Happy Hour Soiree on at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb.14 at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall.

Filmmaker to screen, discuss human trafficking documentary

Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free screening of the documentary film “Untouchable: Children of God” and a conversation with the film’s director, Grant Knisely, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 in Library Hall.