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Radar offline for upgrades

The radar at the National Weather Service in Grand Junction is offline through at least Friday while upgrades are made.

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Logs snarl Routt County Road 129 after crash

It took a small community to clear the road Wednesday morning after a log truck rolled and scattered its load of lodgepole pine trees along Routt County Road 129.

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City Council weighs in on capital improvement plan

The Steamboat Springs City Council is poised to soon debate the future of Spring Creek Park, the timing of the construction of a new fire station and whether to add seat belts to regional buses in the wake of a city bus crash that sent several people to the hospital.

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Sailors to face Evergreen as team returns to Tennis Center

The Steamboat Springs Sailors will be looking to return to winning Saturday when they come home to face a solid Evergreen team.

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Candidates discuss balancing growth and open space

Kiwanis member Bud Romberg asked candidates for Routt County commissioner their outlook on permitting a new mobile home park in the county.

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South Routt working on new academic strategic plan

South Routt School District’s new assessment coordinator Rim Watson is eager to get the district on the right track when it comes to improving test scores.

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Spoke Talk: New world of mountain biking

As bikes are becoming better, so are the trails we ride them on. I feel lucky to live in a community that has seen such a huge growth in mountain biking and to be part of the nonprofit trail building crew, Routt County Riders — Trail Builders.

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New Emerald Park access slowly chugging along

The city of Steamboat Springs is now hoping to have the new and much-anticipated entrance to Emerald Park open by fall 2017 or spring 2018. But the schedule for the new access remains at the mercy of the railroad.

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Steamboat briefs: City plans for 1-day closure of frontside of Emerald

The city of Steamboat Springs is anticipating a one-day closure of the majority of the front side of Emerald Mountain due to helicopter logging that will extract logged trees from the Morning Gloria Trail. The closures could occur Thursday, Sept. 22, Friday, Sept. 23 or Monday, Sept. 26.

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Resilient Rams fight back for win

They were down — way down — but the Soroco High School girls volleyball team wasn’t out Tuesday, playing at home against North Park. The Rams lost the first two sets of the match before bouncing back to win in five, 20-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-6.

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Battle again bests Steamboat

Sailors fall 3-0 against league rival

The Battle Mountain High School soccer team took advantage of its first big opportunity Tuesday night. Steamboat, meanwhile, missed moments later, setting the tone for another tough game for the Sailors against their league rivals.

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Aspen knocks off Steamboat tennis

Had the Aspen High School boys tennis team played Steamboat Springs first in Tuesday’s triangular at the Aspen Golf and Tennis Club, Skier coach Gary Quandt admits the score could have been a lot worse.

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City's 4-year-old quest to build new police station nearing finish line?

City, county resolve to reach agreement over shared law enforcement facility

When Routt County commissioners and Steamboat Springs City Council members sit down at their Thanksgiving dinner tables this year, they could be saying they are thankful for successfully negotiating a deal to build a shared law enforcement facility that could save taxpayers more than $1 million.

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CC4E school group reporting progress

CC4E members representing task forces studying areas including district facilities, accountability and policy, demographics and finance reported meaningful progress during a meeting Tuesday.

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Routt County losing 2 emergency response department heads to retirement

Routt County Director of Emergency Management Bob Struble, who has been in that role since 2009, intends to retire Oct. 7.

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The Record for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

12:55 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a car idling with no one inside in the 100 block of 11th Street. It was gone when officers arrived.

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Fire activity increases in Routt County

On Tuesday morning, smoke had settled in the Yampa Valley after the previous day's increased fire activity.

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Our view: New airport parking system a plus

"We think the money the county spent on the new parking system is a wise investment." — Editorial Board

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Joni Stiles: Thank you for everything

"It will not be possible for me to thank every person who helped us during these last nine weeks as I know there are still many I am unaware of, but I will do my best." — Joni Stiles

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Erin Biggs: Clean water, sacred land

"The level of love, dedication and peace we experienced at the Sacred Stone Camp has changed each and every one of us." — Erin Biggs