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As Steamboat continues to cope with tragic deaths of 2 children, local officials push child abuse prevention

Two deaths of children allegedly caused by child abuse and neglect are part of a broader issue in Routt County.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Spring snowpack could mean many things for Routt National Forest

While it is still too early to tell what will come from the current above average snowpack in the Yampa River Basin, it could mean many things for the Routt National Forest’s resources and visitors in the coming months.

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Local nonprofits receive IMPACT 100 grants

Four local nonprofits recently received $10,200 from the Yampa Valley Community Foundation’s IMPACT 100 program.

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Steamboat to host Amnesty International fundraiser

Jamnesty, a benefit for Amnesty International, returns to Old Town Pub on Friday.

The Record for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

8:38 a.m. A person came to the Steamboat Springs Police Department and turned in a found personal organizer.

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A guide to get through mud season

Mud season produces different emotions. But just because town is dead doesn't mean there aren't things to do.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, April 17

Steamboat's ski season saw measurable snow on 88 mornings, supply of single-family homes under $450,000 is dwindling and Steamboat Parks and Recreation Commission talk about city funding challenges.

Steamboat briefs: Easter Eggstravaganza is Saturday at Meadows lot

The annual Easter Eggstravaganza will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Meadows Parking Lot by the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs.

Omar M. Campbell: Changing America

A talking head on TV said that the only thing Obama has bettered in five-plus years in office was his golf score. I have to agree with that.

Ben Beall: Where are GenXers, millennials?

At the meeting last week, most of the members of the planning commissions showed their preferences through straw votes. If these preferences stand, the concept of the UGB will be changed forever. It was unbelievable to witness member after member unwilling to consider the community’s previously developed vision. Their objective only was to make it easier to change the UGB.

Steamboat girls lacrosse struggles at Aspen, loses, 16-0

Aspen scored easily and it scored early, and it rolled Wednesday to a 16-0 victory against the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team in Aspen.

New triathlon team looks to push local athletes to the next level

A new triathlon team will start competing in May and hopes to take athletes from Steamboat Springs to the next level.

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Steamboat's 2013-2014 ski season saw measurable snow on 88 mornings

The best powder day of the season at mid-mountain arrived Dec. 23 with 13.5 inches, which landed in the midst of a six-day run ending Christmas Day that saw 27 inches accumulate at Thunderhead.

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Students sign to follow their sports to college

They often made it look easy on the court, on the field and on the mat, but not everything came easy to the the 12 athletes who signed collegiate letters of intent on Wednesday morning at Steamboat Springs High School.

The Record for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

12:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a couple at Rotary Park. They were watching the eclipse.

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Steamboat single-family home supply low under $450,000

In Steamboat Springs, prices for single family homes have faced upward pressure in the past year and increasingly are concentrated above the threshold for what’s considered affordable.

Steamboat Parks and Recreation Commission candidates talk about city funding challenges

City Council members asked prospective commission members about their views on such things as a possible parks and recreation taxing district and whether they'd want the commission to dive back into master plans for Rita Valentine and Bear River parks.

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Seed exchange program sprouts at Hayden library

Spring is in the air at the Hayden Public Library, where patrons have been given access to a variety of free seeds to plant in their gardens.

Officials to get update on Hayden Speedway

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday is expected to get an update on bringing back racing to the Hayden Speedway.

Gardening with Deb Babcock: Itching to work in the garden?

With hints of spring in the air, many of us who enjoy gardening are itching to get out and start working in the garden. Should we? Not yet, unless you want to do a little clean up and pruning of trees that haven't leafed out yet. It's too early to start digging around in the soil.