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Colorado Mountain College trustees approve balanced 2016-17 budget

Colorado Mountain College leaders have made targeted cuts to the 2016-17 budget to offset decreased revenue, while still allowing eligible employees to receive a cost-of-living raise.

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State Board of Education will consider South Routt funding request

The district is facing a cashflow issue related to about $1 million in property tax revenue that’s gone uncollected from Peabody.

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School board approves raise, contract extension for Superintendent Meeks

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members have agreed to give Superintendent Brad Meeks a 2.5 percent salary increase for 2016-17 as part of a new contract agreement lasting through June 2019.

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Jimmy Westlake: Scorpius livens up the summer sky

This celestial scorpion scurries across our southern sky on summer evenings, so this month is prime time for scorpion hunting.

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School board discusses MLO to fund free all-day kindergarten

The board on Friday heard from Superintendent Brad Meeks about how such a levy would work, how much it would raise and a timeline to consider if the board wishes to put a question on this year’s ballot.

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School board approves 2016-17 budget in split vote

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education Friday voted 3-2 to approve the budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

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Peabody bankruptcy causing financial crisis for Soroco schools

The South Routt School District is facing an immediate financial crisis related to Peabody Energy’s missed property tax payment, Superintendent Darci Mohr said Monday.

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Steamboat schools will charge $600 for all-day kindergarten this fall

The Steamboat Springs School District will charge families of kindergarten students $600 during the upcoming school year to upgrade to a full-day kindergarten program.

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Education Fund Board appoints new members

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board has appointed three new members to begin serving with the group, which sets budget guidelines for spending Steamboat’s half-cent sales tax for education.

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Steamboat High class of 1966 celebrates 50-year reunion

This weekend, 38 classmates from Steamboat Springs High School will come together to celebrate their 50-year reunion.

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Teacher honored after 26 years in district

Beloved teacher, student advocate, wildlife rescuer and mother Tracy Bye retired from the middle school this spring and was honored as Educator of the Year by the Steamboat Springs School District.

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2016 graduates: Riley Wilkinson — Steamboat Springs teen earns dual degrees

Even as a freshman, Riley Wilkinson had her sights set on something more than Steamboat Springs High School.

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2016 graduates: Sabrina Ray — Soroco grad catches up to her peers, heads for Hawaii

Soroco High School senior Sabrina Ray plans to take her love of science from the classroom to the shores of Hawaii, where she will pursue a degree in marine biology.

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2016 graduates: Siena Podgorny — Steamboat Mountain School senior takes "say yes" approach

Many teenagers that transfer schools during their junior year would have a hard time finding their place again just 18 months before graduation.

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2016 graduates: Zack Skubiz — Steamboat grad heads to Transylvania

Zack Skubiz has come a long way since he was a freshman at Steamboat Springs High School four years ago.