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Colorado bluegrass band to headline free concert at Colorado Mountain College Saturday

With their own unique take on traditional bluegrass music, the Colorado-based, five-piece band Finnders & Youngberg will headline a free concert at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs on Saturday.

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Partners mentoring program may get reprieve

Partners in Routt County’s school-based mentor program, in jeopardy of ending next school year, may receive a reprieve in the form of funding from the Education Fund.

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School steering committee members identified, first meeting held

A new 18-member steering committee held its first meeting Tuesday evening to begin discussions of how to address the needs of the Steamboat Springs School District.

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School facility steering committee members identified

The members of a new steering committee to help address facility and program needs within the Steamboat Springs School District was released Tuesday.

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Emerald Mountain students learn winter skills

Emerald Mountain School students last week trekked outdoors to learn and practice winter survival skills as part of the school’s outdoor education curriculum.

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Steamboat schools facility steering committee to meet Tuesday

The 18-member committee will meet Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in a public session at the district office boardroom, 325 Seventh St.

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New keyboarding courses offered at Steamboat Springs Middle School

A new keyboarding class at Steamboat Springs Middle School could offer valuable help for students learning how to type, a skill now needed to complete state assessments.

South Routt could have new principal by early April

South Routt School District officials are hopeful a new Soroco high and middle school principal will be identified by early April.

Search for principal on agenda for South Routt Board of Education meeting Thursday

The South Routt Board of Education has a busy agenda for its monthly meeting Thursday at the district office.

Financial statements topic of next Success Steps seminar

“Understanding Financial Statements” is the title of the next Success Steps seminar, which will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 at Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs.

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SSSD considers impacts of Montessori school

A new Montessori charter school opening this fall is unlikely to provide much relief in overcrowding within the Steamboat Springs School District, district administration said.

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Heritage Christian School to close

When Kyan Strong learned Thursday his school will soon close its doors, the fourth grader put $142 of his hard-earned chore money in an envelope and tucked it into his backpack.

Oak Creek adopts 2015 comprehensive plan

The Oak Creek Town Board met Thursday, where it approved and certified Resolution 2016-003 to adopt the 2015 Oak Creek Comprehensive Plan.

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South Routt superintendent finalist for South Dakota job

South Routt School District Superintendent Darci Mohr is a finalist for a superintendent position in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Jimmy Westlake: Behold the Dog Star

There are 6,000 or so stars visible to the naked eye under ideal conditions, but only Sirius, the famous Dog Star, can claim the title of “The Brightest Star.”