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Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Dec. 15 and 16, 2014

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Dec. 15 and 16, 2014

Thoughtful Parenting: Creating a peaceful holiday season for you and your teen

As students get excited for the holidays and receive an academic break from schooling, it can be a time that adds stress to the family household. The combination of a long to-do list, excitement of the season and academic stress can affect the family relationship, possibly in a negative way.

The Record for Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

1:40 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a theft at a bar at the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. A jacket was taken from the bar.

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Flu season underway in Colorado; few cases locally

Flu season is ramping up in Colorado, with the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics showing increased influenza activity across the state.

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Top 4 performances of the weekend in Routt County high school sports

Steamboat boys basketball player Robi Powers has a big weekend and some area hoops teams bounced back in Saturday games.

Health briefs: Health insurance enrollment problems

Some people are encountering problems enrolling in health insurance through the Connect for Health website. Anyone who is having problems should send an email to with name, phone number and account number as it appears in the application. Dec. 15 is the deadline to enroll in health insurance that will be effective Jan. 1. For those who have encountered an error, the deadline may be extended.

NW BOCES secured 1st round of matching funds for $2.9 million i3 grant

The Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services has secured its first round of necessary funding to move forward with a federal innovation grant worth $2.9 million.

Healthy eating: Cran-apple Crisp

If cranberries are not available, just use apples; and decrease the brown sugar for the filling to 1/4 cup.

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The story never ends: Yurich dedicated to preserving Oak Creek history

Since he was a little boy, Oak Creek’s Mike Yurich has dedicated most his life to preserving the town’s history. Inside the rickety building restored to become the Tracks & Trails Museum along downtown’s main drag, Yurich’s life work is on display. But at 80 years old, he fears his days as Oak Creek’s unofficial historian may be numbered. He’s on a mission to make sure even if he’s forgotten years down the road, the town’s history isn’t.

The story never ends: Mike Yurich’s significant moments in South Routt history

In 1914, the now-ghost town of Ludlow was undergoing a massive strike among its miners, one that culminated in an attack of more than a thousand workers.

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The story never ends: Tracks & Trails Museum’s foundation

When the Tracks & Trails Museum finally got a home in 2007 to house the town’s century-long history, there was a reason the Historical Society of Oak Creek and Phippsburg dedicated it to Mike Yurich.

Our View: Putting parking in gear

We like the plan announced by the city of Steamboat Springs in November to convert the Eighth Street parking lot from a maximum of four-hour parking to eight hours.

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Club riders again dominate at Howelsen

Converse Fields and Maggie Carrigan were tops in Saturday's Race to the Cup event, ensuring another strong day for Steamboat Springs snowboarders.

Taylor Fletcher leads team in Park City

Taylor Fletcher flew past 15 competitors Saturday for a fifth-place finish in the Continental Cup Nordic combined event at Park City.

Sailors hockey falls again, looks toward 1st home game

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team lost big to state power Regis Jesuit Saturday evening, 6-2. The Sailors will make their home debut on Friday against Chatfield.

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Golds again great: Taylor wins Dew Tour, Arielle gets 3rd

The Golds were at it again. Taylor Gold won his fourth event in a row by taking the Dew Tour men's super-pipe title. Arielle Gold was third in the women's super-pipe.

Hayden girls bounce back in big win against Dubois

The Hayden High School girls basketball team righted the ship in a big way Saturday afternoon, snapping a big two-game losing streak to knock off Dubois, of Wyoming, 45-28.

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Sailors girls basketball snap to it, pick up big win

Steamboat was listless and uncompetitive this weekend after one of its best players went down injured. Saturday, the Sailors woke back up and picked up a big win.

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Powers performance not enough for Steamboat boys

Robi Powers scored 24 points but it wasn't enough for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team in the finale of the Steamboat Shoot-Out.

Tigers remain winless after loss to Caprock Academy

Hayden High School boys basketball remained winless on Saturday, losing to Caprock Academy while playing without its top-two players.