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Steamboat's Enduro-X race helping put bike park on the map

Rawhide, one of Steamboat Bike Park’s most difficult downhill mountain bike trails, is no joke. Starting from the top of the gondola, the trail is a viciously fast descent through aspens, with a few switchbacks and plenty of rocky obstacles waiting to surprise you.

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

11:18 a.m. Deputies were called to a report of a dog bite at the Meadows Campground. The bitten party was transferred to the hospital and the dog owner was issued a summons.

Health briefs: Primal birthing class slated for September

An intense two-day “Primal Birthing” childbirth and breastfeeding education class will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 in the small meeting room at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

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Essential oils attract devoted following, offer health benefits

Holly Rogers used to think that impressive benefits advertised with the use of essential oils were just hype. But about a year ago, Rogers decided to give the oils a try anyway.

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Perhac to leave Colorado Mountain College after seven years

Kathy Kiser-Miller to serve as replacement

The campus has matured significantly under the leadership of Perhac, who oversaw the planning and completion of the new academic building.

Iran nuclear deal topic of Seminars program Monday

This season’s final Seminars at Steamboat program may also be the most proactive subject presented this summer — a discussion of Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian talks.

Book reviews: Two great reads to close out summer

"Circling the Sun," by Paula McLain, and "Big Magic," by Elizabeth Gilbert, are two great reads to close out summer

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Keeping it wild

Tracy Bye’s commitment to wildlife rehabilitation led her to open a center near Steamboat Springs

There is love in Tracy Bye’s voice as she prepares specially formulated bottles in the kitchen sink of her home just outside of Steamboat Springs. As she talks, she describes the animals she has saved, the ones she has lost and the ones she is caring for now at the Born Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, which is located just a few steps outside her back door.

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Wildlife rehabilitation center has humble beginnings

Back in 1989, Colorado Department of Wildlife officer Jim Hicks started coming into Tracy Bye’s Soda Creek Elementary School classroom to talk with students about animal tracks.

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Born Free: Stories from the heart

You can find many of Born Free’s most heartwarming stories on the center’s website — — under the tab “Stories From the Heart.” There you can read about Bee, a hummingbird who came to the wildlife center after the nest she was in blew off its perch on a satellite dish, or the story of Sailor, a golden eagle found dehydrated near Maybell.

USA Pro Challenge 2015 - Stage 6 results

Loveland to Ft. Collins

Our View: Keeping wheels spinning

After 98 miles and some deceptively taxing hill climbs, the difference between first and 15th place in the opening circuit race of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge bicycle race here Aug. 17 could be measured in a handful of seconds. We think it’s time for the community of Steamboat Springs to scrutinize the measurable results — or “measurables,”

Continental Divide Run results

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Steamboat briefs: Partners in Routt County to hold anniversary event

Partners in Routt County will be kicking off its 20-year anniversary at this year’s Java & Jazz, scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Larson Barn. The event will feature live jazz/blues from Tera Johnson and Friends as well as great food, wine, coffee, specialty drinks and an incredible silent auction.

The Record for Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

11:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of shoplifting in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.

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Charity strong in women's race

Steamboat Springs cyclist Amy Charity got a strong start to the women’s USA Pro Challenge on Friday and Saturday and after Stage 2 of the three-day stage race, she sat in 25th place.

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Charity ride another big success for STARS program

Sal Malone just gets it. The Steamboat Springs resident turns 10 on Monday, but his lack of years doesn’t keep him from understanding the big picture and importance of Saturday’s STARS Biking the Boat Charity Ride.

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Runner gets redemption during Continental Divide Trail Run

Exactly a year ago, Tammy Jacques was coming down the last hairpin turn on her mountain bike at Beaver Creek when she got a flat.

John F. Russell: Hanging with the peloton at the USA Pro Challenge

On Monday, I covered my second USA Pro Challenge in Steamboat Springs, and thanks to a BMW motorcycle, I had a front row seat for all the heart-stopping action.

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Downtown businesses undergoing late summer shuffle

Goodbye, cups of coffee at Paddlewheel and margaritas on the Rio Grande rooftop. Hello, half rack of ribs on Fifth Street and a pizza pub in Old Town Square.