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Jury's verdict: Former Craig police officer not guilty of child abuse, third-degree assault

The jury trial of former Craig Police Officer Tracy Reneau started on Thursday at Routt County Combined Court and ended on Friday with a verdict of not guilty. The six-person jury — three men and three women — deliberated for about two hours before exonerating Reneau on charges of child abuse and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.

Powder day lures skiers to climb for their turns in pre-dawn

Endorphins are uphill skiers' reward

In the age of high speed quads, why would anyone in their right mind climb a couple of thousand vertical feet for the equivalent of two ski runs and then go home? Answer: endorphins.

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Group launches fundraising efforts for dog park improvements in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs dog owners who want better parks and amenities for their animals can now pitch in to help make those dreams a reality.

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Oak Creek apartment building declared dangerous

Following an inspection, an Oak Creek apartment buidling has been deemed uninhabitable, displacing at least six people.

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Housing group expected to reveal obstacles to creating new supply

Valley needs 300-plus new homes a year

People at the Dec. 13 housing steering committee meeting may be taken aback by the number of housing units needed to meet current shortfalls and continue to keep pace with demand into the future.

Steamboat Springs Sailors bring home post-season honors

The fall season is in the books, but the cover wasn't closed before the top Steamboat Springs athletes were honored by the conference and the state.

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Oak Creek Holly Festival set for Saturday

Riding the tails of winter’s return to the Yampa Valley, the town of Oak Creek will host its annual Oak Creek Holly festival Saturday in downtown.

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Grey Schuhmacher: Trails building process needs scrutiny

"I'm concerned about the lack of disclosure regarding the use of the 1 percent lodging tax and impediments to building trails with those funds." — Grey Schuhmacher

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Steamboat briefs: Clue No. 5 available for area 2016 Yule Log Hunt

The second clue for the 2016 Yule Log Hunt has been released.

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Sailors fly by Moffat in home tourney

Steamboat set to play at 8:15 p.m.

Explosive in the second and third quarters and — eventually, anyway — sharp from 3-point range, the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team charged ahead in the winner’s bracket at the Steamboat Shoot-Out on Thursday, blasting rival Moffat County, 58-35.

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Home mats sweet for local wrestlers

Soroco High School wrestling coach Jay Whaley has a pretty simple rule when it comes to any opportunity for his team to wrestle in Routt County.

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The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016: Pushing shopping carts and yelling

12:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a barn on fire at Colo. Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22. The fire was put out, and the goats and ducks living in the barn were fine. A heater started the fire.

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Steamboat can look forward to milder temperatures, wet snow for weekend

Thermometers close to the Yampa River in Steamboat were reading 14 degrees below zero before dawn on Dec. 8, but weather forecasters were predicting temperatures above freezing and a rain snow mix Dec. 9 and 10.

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Buena Vista homeowners appeal Steamboat Springs Planning Commission decision

A group of property owners on Buena Vista Court is appealing the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission’s decision not to legalize their secondary dwelling units.

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Woman suspected of breaking into condo

A 31-year-old Milner woman was arrested Wednesday after police believe she broken into a condo and did significant damage.

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Downtown bar cited for allegedly over-serving patron

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is continuing to crack down on bars that it thinks are breaking the city’s alcohol rules by over-serving customers or handing out drinks beyond 2 a.m.

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Unique culture reflected in “Celtic Christmas” at the Chief

Jessie Burns returns to Steamboat and the Chief Theater on Saturday, Dec. 10 for “Celtic Christmas” with fellow band mates Beth Gadbaw on Irish drums, Adam Agee on fiddle, Eric Thorin on double bass and Frederic Pouille on bass guitar.

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Ski area to open 29 new trails

As the snow continues to pile up, Steamboat Ski Resort plans to open Storm Peak Express lift and 29 new trails Friday, Dec. 9.

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Rabbit Ears Pass reopened following crash

U.S. Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass has been reopened following a head-on crash that critically injured one driver.

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Charlie Williams: Advice for elected official

"Email is so impersonal, especially for a local elected official in a small tightly knit community." — Charlie Williams

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