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Trio of Sailors sign for college

A college scholarship to play football wasn’t off the table for Steamboat Springs High School senior Zach Holm. He looked at NCAA Division 2 schools, for instance, and some schools expressed their interest. He dreams of a bigger stage, however, and that’s what led him to University of Wyoming.

The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

5:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of three moose in a driveway in the 2100 block of Clubhouse Drive. The resident needed to go to work and could not get out. The moose left the area.

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Steamboat Springs City Council weighs in on proposed changes to city snow plowing ops

City Street Superintendent said the city's reliance on sand trucks as the workhorse of the snow removal fleet has proven both inefficient and unsafe, in recent years.

Moonshine Ski & Dine with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps will host its 10th annual Moonshine Ski and Dine fundraiser from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at Catamount Lake House.

About 14,000 visitors expected in town Saturday

Some 14,000 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

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New police station option emerges in west Steamboat

Some Steamboat Springs City Council members now want to explore the possibility of constructing the new police station on the Yampa Valley Electric Association campus in west Steamboat.

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New lift, mountain coaster, mini golf slated for Steamboat Ski Area

Intrawest CEO Tom Marano announced Wednesday morning that a mountain coaster, mini golf course and new Elkhead lift will be built this year at the Steamboat Ski Area.

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Routt County commissioners consider a strategic shift on energy jobs

Coal fuels local jobs

“Specifically, it’s defending the local coal industry, and we’re willing to throw Front Range coal plants under the bus.” – Routt County commissioner Tim Corrigan

Behind the Gold: Risks and rewards, the story of snowboard cross

Snowboardcross is one of the most nail-biting of all Olympic sports. Six athletes line up side-by-side to vault themselves through a crazy course of bumps, banks, berms and massive jumps — all with their rivals just an elbow away.

Bennet: Diverse energy portfolio positioned for 21st century

Colorado’s diverse energy sector has powered our state’s economy, helping to create thousands of jobs and driving our unemployment rate down to about 3.5 percent. It’s one reason our recovery has outpaced the rest of the nation.

Partners in Routt County Board members: Thank you for support

As board members of Partners in Routt County, we want to thank the community for 20 years of supporting our mentoring programs. Community-based mentoring between adult volunteers and at-risk youth, along with our school-based mentoring led by a committed staff, have served thousands of young people across the valley.

Our View: New era for school communications

The Steamboat Springs School District used its new emergency messaging system for the first time last week when it notified parents that students at Strawberry Park Elementary School were being evacuated to the middle school gym due to an unexplained odor of gas at the campus.

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New committee will tackle housing issues in Routt County

Elected officials support new effort to address local issue

Business leaders, human resource managers, the head of the county's human services department and several other citizens filled Citizens Hall on Tuesday night to urge their elected officials in Routt County to quickly come up with a plan to address local housing issues.

For Collins, ultra races hurt so good

Steamboat Springs ultra-marathon runner Avery Collins said the pain of a long race helps motivate him. He found plenty of motivation last month in a 100-mile race in Hawaii.

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Skiers go big in rare freeskiing event

Weather conspired to prevent what could have been the best lines and the biggest jumps from Saturday’s International Freeskiing and Snowboard Association big mountain ski event at Steamboat Ski Area, but scores of young skiers still took advantage of a rare opportunity on local terrain, and local skiers came away with some top finishes.

Man arrested after detox worker assaulted

Law enforcement officials are concerned after a 59-year-old woman working at Routt County’s alcohol detox facility was assaulted Friday night while taking care of a man who had been brought in after officers investigated a fight in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat Springs City Council to distribute 2016 funding to nonprofits this month

With a total amount of $412,807, the Steamboat Springs City Council will distribute funds to the environmental coalition, the arts and culture coalition and the human resources coalition.

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Chamber Economic Director Jane Blackstone has plans to land companies and new hires

Partners need jobs too

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association's Trailing Partner Program s intended to support the employment goals of partners of people who have already landed a new position in Routt County.

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Presenters talk about importance of trust during 17th annual Airline Partners' Summit

Dan Thurmon said his wife was a little concerned when he told her one day that he planned to juggle flaming torches inside a steel globe while two longtime friends rode their motorcycles in tight circles around him.

LEAP offers more than just help with home heating bills

The primary mission of the Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is to help Coloradans pay winter home heating costs but that program is complemented by the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) and the Weatherization Assistance Program.