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Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of July 27

Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of July 27

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Dinosaur National Monument celebrates 100 years

National Park in Colorado, Utah featuring special activities throughout the year

Come October, Dinosaur National Monument will celebrate its 100th birthday, and park staff as well as surrounding communities are coming together to highlight all of the features and attractions that make the monument an international tourist hotspot.

The Record for Thursday, July 23, 2015

11:19 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear at a car wash in the 100 block of Trafalgar Drive. The bear was scared away.

Thoughtful Parenting: Avoiding the "summer slide"

The importance of keeping children engaged throughout the summer is cited in numerous research studies. The fact is, if students don’t practice the skills they have gained throughout the school year, they lose them. This is commonly known as the “summer slide.”

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School district, YVEA reach agreement on purchase of school site in west Steamboat

The school district is considering using the 70-acre Overlook property as a home for the new high school that would have capacity for more than 1,100 students.

Focus on Fitness: Safety is the number one priority

At Old Town Hot Springs, safety is our number-one priority. We teach Red Cross swim lessons and base our privates on Red Cross standards. The Red Cross program not only teaches kids proper swim technique, but also emphasizes how to be safe in and around the water.

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Tennis Center changeover planned for 2016

It’s just time, said Jim Swiggart, 26 years the director at Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs. Or, rather, it will be time, in about 14 months.

Rob Douglas: Police report is deficient

Further eroding the public’s trust in the investigation of Steamboat Springs Police Department Chief Joel Rae, Deputy Chief Bob DelValle and City Manager Deb Hinsvark, on Tuesday, Hinsvark released a “Community Summary” of the investigation reports to the public before discussing the reports or the summary with the Steamboat Springs City Council in an executive session scheduled for that evening.

No one injured after plane goes off YVRA runway

NTSB releases info on 2014 crash

Monday Medical: Help prevent the spread of superbugs

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are on the rise, and Yampa Valley Medical Center is responding vigilantly and proactively.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of July 16 to 22, 2015

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week and see what you missed.

Steamboat Springs BMX Race No. 6

Race No. 6 July 23, 2015

Steamboat briefs: Tipton speaks about Colowyo on House floor

Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Colorado, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, July 22 to continue to pressure U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to take every action necessary to save the 220 jobs at the Colowyo Mine, according to a release from Tipton’s office.

Hayden Reader of the Week: Hadassah 'Dassa' Ward

Reader of the Week for Hayden Public Library’s Summer Reading program is vivacious and lovely 5-year-old Hadassah Faith Ward. Hadassah “Dassa” Ward has been coming to the library since she was a baby, along with her sister Ariana, 8, and Will, 7, who both have been “Readers of the Week” in the past.

DA says deadly force justified in officer involved shooting near Dinosaur

Moffat County's District Attorney finds deadly force was justified in the death of James Damon on March 9 near Dinosaur in Northwest Colorado.

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Adventure of the Week: The Golf Bike

The bunkers at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs were terribly tempting. Often, I wanted to take my rented bicycle off the road, off the fairway and straight into the sandy abyss.

Tri-State's financials attacked by WildEarth Guardians

In a recent column, John Horning, executive director of WildEarth of Guardians, made allegations about the finances of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association – an energy cooperative the Guardians have become intimately associated with through a federal lawsuit.

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Yampa River waters a hot commodity

Northwest Colorado residents, legislators discuss future allocation

The debate is heating up as the first-ever Colorado Water Plan moves through a second-draft phase before it goes to the governor’s desk this December. Both legislators and members from the Colorado Water Conservation Board appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper visited Craig Wednesday to present information on the plan and listen to public input.

Explore’s Top 5 events for July 24 to 26

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you the top five picks for this weekend's round of events.

The Record for Wednesday, July 22, 2015

12:51 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the block of Lincoln Avenue at the Yampa River. A white male was seen smoking marijuana, was building a four-foot-tall structure with rocks and was yelling at people.