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Car hits boulder: The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

August 16, 2017 — Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 10:14 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a report of a possible structure fire at a bar in the 100 block of East Jefferson Avenue. There was no fire; just smoke from the fryer that had been […]

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Locked in bathroom: The Record for Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 8 a.m. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with a head injury in the 54800 block of Routt County Road 129. 12:34 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with […]

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Police ID man who died in crash south of Kremmling Saturday, driver to face criminal charges

August 15, 2017 — Police have identified the man who died after a crash Saturday south of Kremmling as 33-year-old Brian Ward of Denver. Ward and seven other individuals were involved in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 4:11 p.m. Aug. 12 on Highway 9 south of Kremmling. The […]

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Underage drinking: The Record for Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017

August 14, 2017 — Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 12:07 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an ongoing issue with neighbors being loud at night in the 3700 block of Lincoln Avenue. They were asked to quiet down. 2:45 a.m. Officers were called to […]

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Possible abduction: The Record for Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017

August 13, 2017 — Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 2:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person in the 2600 block of Medicine Springs Drive. 3:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person having difficulty breathing in […]

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Drunken pedestrian at bar: The Record for Aug. 11, 2017

August 12, 2017 — Friday, Aug. 11 2:17 a.m. Deputies with the Routt County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to investigate a residential intrusion alarm in the 43000 block of Elk Park Trail. 5:57 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to investigate a residential intrusion alarm in teh 30000 block of Emerald […]

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Jail report for Aug. 5 through 11

August 12, 2017 — The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses. Saturday, Aug. 5 Levi G. Wynne — 20 — Flight to avoid prosecution/fugitive from justice (Steamboat Springs Police Department) Christopher […]

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Police investigate possible child abduction at Steamboat Lake, report was unfounded

August 12, 2017 — 2:02 p.m. Police were swarming North Routt County Saturday afternoon looking for a silver extended cab pickup in connection with a possible child abduction at Steamboat Lake State Park. Undersheriff Ray Birch said the incident was reported at 12:34 p.m. Saturday. A 14-year-old boy told […]

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With Moffat County case in spotlight, pot-sniffing dogs role unclear with marijuana legalized

August 12, 2017 — Deuce, a German Shepard with the Aurora Police Department, is sniffing around tables and a barbeque at a picnic area outside a police station. After a few minutes, he sits and fixes his gaze on a plastic trash can. Deuce’s handler, Sgt. Brandon Samuels, removes […]

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3 Steamboat bars to pay fines after liquor license violations

August 10, 2017 — A trio of Steamboat Springs bar owners whose establishments were recently cited for liquor license violations have agreed to pay fines to avoid having to stop serving alcohol for two days later this summer. The Cabin at the Steamboat Grand and Slopeside Grill were cited […]

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Man passed out by bathroom: The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

August 10, 2017 — 3:27 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken man in the 1400 block of Pine Grove Road. 7:25 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a pot shop burglarized in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue. 8:29 […]

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Pathologist shows jurors what caused Steamboat woman’s death

August 9, 2017 — Members of the Darin Dickey jury on Wednesday saw graphic autopsy photos that showed the massive bleeding in Sarah Lay's head that caused her death. Dickey has been charged with a single count of manslaughter related to Lay's July 2016 death. Prosecutors believe Dickey became […]

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Police investigating burglary at Golden Leaf dispensary

August 9, 2017 — The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating a burglary at one of the city's pot shops. Police sent out a very vague news release about the burglary that occurred early Wednesday morning at Golden Leaf, 1755 Lincoln Ave. Commander Annette Dopplick said she did not […]

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Homeless man at church: The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

August 9, 2017 — 7:58 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person in emotional distress in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. 8:55 a.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to help a sick person in the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue. 9:19 a.m. Steamboat […]

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New DUI law to take effect

August 8, 2017 — A new law that goes into effect today gives judges more guidance when it comes to sentencing someone who has been convicted of a fourth DUI. The law addresses what The Denver Post discovered was a wide range of sentences being handed down by judges. […]

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Stolen scooter: The Record for Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

August 8, 2017 — 12:41 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of about 20 people being loud at a restaurant patio in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue. 4:56 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a locked bike stolen in the 600 […]

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Trial begins for Steamboat man charged with manslaughter

August 7, 2017 — After two and a half days, a jury was seated Monday to determine whether a Steamboat Springs man is guilty of manslaughter. Chief Judge Michael O'Hara said it was the longest jury selection he has overseen. "This jury selection process took a long time in […]

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Cause of bunkhouse fire south of Steamboat undetermined

August 7, 2017 — Officials have been unable to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a bunkhouse last week at a ranch just south of Steamboat Springs along Colorado Highway 131. Investigators were trying to figure out whether extension cords leading into the bunkhouse caused the fire. "They […]

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Stolen cat: The Record for Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017

August 6, 2017 — Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 12:23 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a sick person in the 1900 block of Cimarron Circle. 12:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious man loitering at a convenience […]

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Sheriff’s Office lieutenant graduates from FBI Academy

August 6, 2017 — A Steamboat Springs native has completed an elite training that has helped him realize that the challenges facing local law enforcement are shared by other agencies throughout the world. Routt County Sheriff's Office Lt. Doug Scherar was joined by 227 other law enforcement officers who […]

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