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Our view: Surveying the community

This week, 3,000 randomly selected residents of Steamboat Springs will receive a community survey in the mail, and today, our message is simple — fill the surveys out and return them to the city.

Steamboat briefs: Business plan competition workshop to be held Wednesday night

The Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center is hosting the fourth annual business plan competition for 2015.

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Boomer joins ranks at Sheriff's Office

Boomer, a 16-month-old German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois mix from the Czech Republic, began duty three weeks ago. Already, he is being credited with four heroin arrests.

Steamboat man suspected of dealing heroin

Cody Greatbatch has been charged with two counts of unlawful distribution of heroin, a Class 3 drug felony. He has also been charged with two counts of distribution within 1,000 feet of a school, a Class 1 drug felony.

The Record for Monday, April 20, 2015

11:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person in the first block of Arapahoe Lane who was receiving harassing emails related to a past relationship.

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Yampa Valley airport faces a decade of austerity due to slow recovery in passenger numbers

If an airline consultant's projection of 2.6 percent annual growth in passenger numbers proves out, Yampa Valley Airport would face a decade of austerity.

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Club honors 34, celebrates the season

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club took time last week to reflect back on its recently finished season, handing out awards April 15 to recognize the best performances of what was a long and successful season for club skiers.

2015 Literary Sojourn lineup

The lineup for the 2015 Literary Sojourn includes renowned authors with national recognition and numerous awards. Tickets for the 23rd annual event go on sale in July.

County Commissioners put pedal down on plan to shave Yellowjacket's crown

Driver sight distances on the steep, winding climb to the top of Yellowjacket Pass south of Steamboat are inadequate particularly when the curve causes approaching motorists to stray into the oncoming lane.

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Idea of police unification raised in Routt County

Some elected officials and the city's police station building committee have had some brief discussions about the concept of unification in recent weeks.

Ciao from Cortina: What we found, North to South

In Italy, people always talk about the great divide between the North and the South. It's all Italy.

Crime Stoppers Tip: Citizens urged to 'bear' responsibility

Enjoy the wildlife that living in Steamboat affords, but please do your part to ensure wildlife can exist around us. Steamboat without bears would be unbearable.

Dog's Eye View: Distracted training yields disjointed results

Distracted training methods lead to disjointed training results.

Steamboat briefs: Earth Day edition of Wild Films is Tuesday at library

In honor of Earth Day, Bud Werner Memorial Library will present a free screening of “Wildlife Defenders,” an award-winning film by Rakiz Tuffile.

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Police station committee learns about pros and cons of joint public safety facility

Moffat County's top law enforcement officials traveled to Steamboat on Monday to talk about what it's like for multiple agencies to work together under the same roof.

City will hire deputy city manager

City Manager Deb Hinsvark said the deputy city manager will oversee things including public outreach and performance management programs.

April snow raises hopes for traditional Mother's Day ski outing

Normal families associate Mother’s Day with a large Sunday brunch, but our tradition is to throw several pairs of older Nordic skis in the car-top box and head up to the pass to bid the ski season farewell.

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Colorado Mountain College leader named finalist for positions outside Colorado

Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus leader Dr. Peter Perhac was named as a finalist for president positions at two colleges outside Colorado in March but he said he won’t be taking either position and hasn’t applied elsewhere.

Routt County Humane Society seeking van for animal shelter operations

Routt County Humane Society is making final preparations for a May 1 takeover of the city’s animal shelter, but the organization is still in search of a van to transport animals.

New master plan at regional airport serving Steamboat describes tight finances for next five years

The ski season flight operation is subsidized by the resort industry, lodging taxes and a quarter point of sales tax in Steamboat. But the airport’s revenues are linked to passenger numbers.