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Jimmy Westlake: Cassiopeia hosts Comet Jacques this week

Passing close to the "W" of Cassiopeia this week is the little green fuzz ball called Comet Jacques. Discovered last March 13, Comet Jacques is due to pass a safe 52.4 million miles from Earth on Thursday.

Eugene Buchanan: Hail to the new trail

Those with mortal lungs were milking freshies on the 4.25-mile Morning Gloria, Steamboat Springs' newest mountain bike trail. You only get one chance at a first impression and Morning Gloria’s was...glorious.

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Nordic combined team reaches ski pass deal with USSA

They won’t be coming to your door, unsolicited and in uniform — that’s your domain, for now, Girl Scouts — but the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team does have something to sell, and team members hope there are a few buyers out there.

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Broncos kicker Matt Prater faces 4-game ban

Matt Prater’s lawyer said the NFL initially threatened a yearlong suspension before agreeing to ban the Denver Broncos kicker four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

Steamboat briefs: Stress Management for Dads workshop slated for Thursday

The Fatherhood Program of Routt County will host a Stress Management for Dads workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Steamboat Counseling office above Chrysalis, 810 Lincoln Ave.

Thoughtful Parenting: SAT vs. ACT: A breakdown

One the most frequently asked questions from parents is, Should my student(s) take the SAT or the ACT? What is the difference? Do colleges or universities accept both? What should we be on the lookout for?

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

12:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of tenants stomping on the floor of their apartment in the 600 block of Tamarack Drive. Officers contacted the tenants and advised them to quiet down.

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New rabbi brings a different approach to Steamboat

Coming to Steamboat in June, Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman has already started to develop strong ties to the Steamboat community and has a few new plans for the upcoming winter season.

Steamboat Springs School Board to revisit 2015-16 school calendar options

The Steamboat Springs School Board will continue to review options for the 2015-16 school calendar and reveal the results of a demographic study during its Monday night meeting.

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Downhill race works as IMBA World Summit closer

Sunday's Summit-X race at Steamboat Ski Area drew dozens of downhill riders as the unofficial International Mountain Bicycling Association World Summit closing ceremony.

Healthy Eating: Roasted Corn and Edamame Salad

Roasted Corn and Edamame Salad adapted from "Créme de Colorado" cookbook.

Mind Springs Health: Techniques to help your feelings, productivity

The study of psychology needs to be about more than mental illness. For years, the focus of psychology and therapy has been on helping people suffering with mental illness. The goal of bringing those that are below average in happiness and well-being up to the average.

Monday Medical: Understanding breast cancer screenings

Most women’s biggest concerns about breast cancer boil down to a simple question: Do I have it? The answer, however, is not always simple. Depending on risk factors, such as family history and breast density, screening and/or diagnosis may require multiple tests and procedures.

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Altitude adjustment: Colorado 14ers by elevation

Rank, Peak, Elevation, Range of Colorado 14ers

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Altitude adjustment: The story behind the summit

Everyone who has conquered 14,000-feet elevations has their reason — and their story — behind what brought motivated them to climb Colorado’s tallest peaks.

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Altitude adjustment: The allure of climbing Colorado's 14ers

Allure of Colorado’s 14ers captivates hikers near and far, leaving them wanting more

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Altitude adjustment: Tips from mountain meteorologist Chris Tomer

Some must-know things about 14ers from Denver mountain meteorologist Chris Tomer.

Our View: Steamboat bear regulations falling short

The large number of photographs of urban bears being shared by the readers of Steamboat Today this summer confirms that the potential for human/bear encounters here is on the rise. But if you want to get a sense of how prevalent garbage bears have become in Steamboat Springs, you need to walk the length of Old Town via its alleyways.

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Local event brings together a community to help save lives

As the sixth annual Chicken Pickin' BBQ & Family Fun Day, this REPS event brought local musicians and community members together for a cause that helps save lives.

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Book Reviews: "Lucky Us" and "The End of Innocence"

Reviews for "Lucky Us" by Amy Bloom and "The End of Innocence" by Allegra Jordan.