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Colorado teachers, administrators train to take action against active shooters

June 23, 2017 — The bark of gunfire rang in the air as 17 Colorado teachers and school administrators squeezed off round after round from their pistols Thursday afternoon.

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Car camping: The Record for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 22, 2017 — Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:41 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help with an unattended death in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. 5:58 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 900 […]

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Woman drinks cleaning solution: The Record for Tuesday, June 20, 2017

June 21, 2017 — Tuesday, June 20, 2017 12:30 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person at Steamboat Springs High School. 5:10 a.m. Officers were called to a report of loud noise in the first block of Spruce Street. 8:54 a.m. […]

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Trial date set for Craig power plant worker charged with manslaughter

June 21, 2017 — Justin Blodgett, a Craig Station contract worker who was charged with manslaughter after the death of a co-worker in late March, appeared in Moffat County Court Tuesday afternoon for an arraignment hearing.

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Deadly carfentanil changes how Basalt first responders handle drug overdoses

June 21, 2017 — Basalt police and medical responders have altered their policies on how to handle drug overdoses after the deadly substance carfentanil played a role in the fatalities of two men in El Jebel earlier this year.

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Stolen bikes: The Record for Sunday, June 18, 2017

June 19, 2017 — Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:58 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with chest pain in the 1400 block of Park Court. 10:57 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person in the […]

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Bear breaks into car: The Record for Saturday, June 17, 2017

June 18, 2017 — Saturday, June 17, 2017 6:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in a car in the 2200 block of Storm Meadows Drive. A window was broken, and the bear was scared off. 8:20 a.m. Officers were called […]

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Jail Report for June 10 to June 16, 2017

June 17, 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, June 10
 Joseph A. Thompson, 25 — driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under restraint, disregarded stop sign […]

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Officers investigate bear report: The Record for Thursday, June 15, 2017

June 16, 2017 — Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:16 a.m. Officers with Steamboat Springs Police Department were dispatched to a report of a bear in the 500 block of Eighth Street. 10:14 a.m. Deputies with Routt County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an animal complaint in the 26000 block […]

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Cologne sales: The Record for Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 15, 2017 — Wednesday, June 14, 2017 5:17 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help with a crash at Routt County Road 51C and Routt County Road 27. 8:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious man […]

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Former Steamboat Springs High School teacher pleads guilty to theft

June 15, 2017 — A former Steamboat Springs High School industrial arts teacher pleaded guilty to a felony and a misdemeanor Thursday.

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Aspen DUI driver shrugs off rollover, hitches to bar

June 14, 2017 — A Snowmass Village man who flipped his car Saturday night on Owl Creek Road and then abandoned it and hitched a ride to an Aspen bar was later arrested for drunken driving, according to police.

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Bomb-looking object found in Routt National Forest deemed a hoax

June 13, 2017 — Authorities believe a bomb-looking object found along the main Buffalo Pass road Tuesday morning was a hoax. Undersheriff Ray Birch said whoever placed it there faces serious state and federal charges, because the incident stressed police resources when they were trying to handle other calls. […]

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Shed being dragged on highway: The Record for Monday, June 12, 2017

June 13, 2017 — Monday, June 12, 2017 12:11 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with abdominal pain in the 300 block of Vista Verde Drive. 12:18 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident […]

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Steamboat man suspected of receiving meth in mail

June 13, 2017 — Police suspect a Steamboat Springs man was receiving illegal drugs through U.S. Postal Service mail. James Branneky, 32, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia, felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. On June 5, […]

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Bomb squad to investigate suspicious package on Buffalo Pass

June 13, 2017 — Police were turning people away at Buffalo Pass Tuesday until a bomb squad arrived to take care of a suspicious package. Undersheriff Ray Birch said the device was found at about 11 a.m. along the road about four miles up from Dry Lake Campground by […]

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Breathalyzer accuracy questioned, Colorado DUI cases from 2015 to 2017 in legal limbo

June 13, 2017 — The order potentially affects all Colorado DUI cases from July 2015 to January 2017 that include test results from the Intoxilyzer-9000 machines used in police stations and jails statewide.

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Yelling for dog: The Record for Sunday, June 11, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Sunday, June 11, 2017 1:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a suspicious person in the 100 block of Anglers Drive. 12:14 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with trauma in the 37800 block of Routt County Road […]

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K-9 Murray joins Routt County Sheriff’s Office

June 11, 2017 — With a new canine named Murray, the Routt County Sheriff’s Office has doubled downed on its efforts to fight illegal drug activity.

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Bar could face consequences related to man who died in Yampa River

June 11, 2017 — A Steamboat Springs bar could face penalties related to the 22-year-old Steamboat Springs man who went into the Yampa River and drowned. According to police reports, Arman Qureshi had been drinking at Schmiggity’s the night of May 21. About 11:30 p.m., Qureshi took a woman's coat […]

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