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Jail Report for Nov. 14 to Nov. 20, 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.

Book reviews: Stevens' Coil mysteries bring intrigue to Flat Tops

This autumn, we were delighted to discover the Allison Coil Mysteries, an environmental thriller series by author Mark Stevens. The Allison Coil mysteries take place in the Flat Tops Wilderness and follow Allison Coil, a hunting guide who often seems to find herself on the trail of a killer and outside the purview of the law.

John F. Russell: Ski jumping perfect fit for summer fun

Imagine Bermuda shorts, loud, flowered shirts and a World Cup ski-jumping event taking place on an island with a tropical backdrop. It might sound like a crazy idea, but it's not out of the question with today's modern jumping complexes.

County Council on Aging menus for week of Nov. 23

County Council on Aging menus for week of Nov. 23

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Nov. 23

For the week of Nov. 23

Steamboat briefs: Community Thanksgiving dinner in dire need of food

The annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner in Steamboat Springs is in urgent need of food. There is a need for cooked turkeys, stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet and mashed potatoes, gravy, Jello salad and cranberry sauce.

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Grand Unified Theory: The merging of snowboard and ski cultures

Amid a tumultuous history, the two sports are more similar now than ever

Almost everything about Brian Erhart screams snowboarder. From the grunge clothing to the general company he keeps, there is little reason to doubt he hits the powder on anything but a single piece of wood and fiberglass

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Backcountry safety important as ski season gets into gear

Maybe it’s the isolation getting to him, but Alex Pashley’s fondness for playing with avalanche transceivers is both odd and incredibly smart.

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Georgie Hand to face two attempted first-degree murder charges

A Mississippi woman accused of holding two law enforcement officers at gun point will be prosecuted on all 17 charges brought against her, including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Twentymile Mine being sold to Bowie Resource Partners

Peabody Energy on Friday announced it is selling Routt County's Twentymile mine to Bowie Resource Partners.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2015

9:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a raccoon stuck in a dumpster in the 2000 block of Snow Bowl Plaza. The people who called were told to put a ladder in the dumpster so the raccoon could get out.

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Police department looking forward with new chief

The Steamboat Springs Police Department turned a new page Friday with the swearing in of its new chief, Cory Christensen.

Hayden names athletes of the month

Cassidy Crawford and Christian Carson were named November’s athletes of the month at Hayden High School.

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Planning commission approves conceptual plan for 180-unit condo complex near Walgreens

The city's Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve the conceptual plans for a 180-unit development that would feature 11 four-story residential buildings on a 6.73-acre lot.

Business briefs: Christy Sports opens new location in Steamboat

The new store at 2500 Village Drive will support the Christy Sports Gondola Square location, giving customers two rental and retail options while at the resort.

Routt County Planning Commission: Master plan precludes nightly rentals outside commercial zones

A large majority of the members of the Routt County Planning Commission agreed that the current master plan allows for short-term rentals, but only in a handful of existing commercial zone districts.

Steamboat briefs: Evangelical Lutheran Church secures new pastor

Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church is installing the Rev. Craig Henningfield as its new pastor at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. Henningfield is moving to Steamboat with his wife, Sheryl, after serving as a missionary at large for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. He is the founder of the Church Without Walls in the greater Denver area and is a graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He also earned his doctor of ministry degree from George Fox Seminary. Henningfield and his wife have two children and six grandchildren. Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church has served the community of Steamboat Springs since 1936 and its membership currently numbers 265.

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The Bock’s Office: Final ‘Hunger Games’ nails it

In any fantasy or science fiction series, there are bound to be weak portions in the unfolding of a lengthy story. Fortunately, unlike the movie that preceded it, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2” is right on target.

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With love and ski wax, Blair family still racing

For 14-year old Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski racer Alex Blair, skiing is an escape from the more than two years of stress and tears that have endured since her father, Scott Blair, was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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International Celtic fiddle player back in Steamboat Springs on Sunday

Former Steamboat local and member of the popular American-Irish Supergroup Gaelic Storm, Jessie Burns will bring her musical talents of playing the fiddle with new and old tunes to the Chief Theater this Sunday.