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Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects $530,000 more for 2015-16

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects to have about $3.89 million in its budget for the 2015-16 school year, about $530,000 more than last year.

Mitsch Bush bill would eliminate red tape for Colorado Mountain College

A bill sponsored by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush would provide administrative relief for Colorado Mountain College, which currently keeps two separate budgets for two- and four-year programs at the school.

Routt County Grand Futures to see leadership change

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will see a leadership change this spring, when current Routt County Program Director Kate Elkins steps down and Grand County program director Megan McCord takes her place.

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Regis professor says business must be sustainable

By 2050, the average daily temperature across the world may be 5.4 degrees higher than it is today, the global population will top 9.6 billion and forest wildfires will be up between 50 and 175 percent, according to a Regis University assistant professor who spoke at Colorado Mountain College this week.

School district lunch menus for week of March 2

School district lunch menus for week of March 2

Heritage Christian School offers to sell property to Steamboat Springs School District

The owners of Heritage Christian School west of Steamboat are offering to sell the campus to the Steamboat Springs School District for $9.8 million.

Routt County graduation rates remain above Colorado average for 2014

The graduation rate for all Routt County students climbed from 89.9 percent in 2013 to 93.4 percent in 2014, according to calculations based on Colorado Department of Education data released in late January.

Colorado Senator Bennet introduces bill to restore rural school payments

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined in introducing a bill last week to renew the Secure Rural Schools program for three years, helping fund schools, roads and law enforcement programs in Routt County and other rural areas.

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Spring recruitment event for Heeling Friends animal therapy organization next week

Animal-assisted therapy organization Heeling Friends will hold its spring recruit next week, and the group is seeking new animal-owner therapy teams to serve locally.

Testing waiver unlikely for Steamboat Springs School District

The Colorado attorney general has ruled that the Colorado State Board of Education does not have the authority to grant school districts waivers from state-mandated tests.

Capital construction on the horizon for Steamboat Springs School District

All signs point to capital construction on the horizon for the Steamboat Springs School District — provided the community is on board and funding falls into place.

School Board approves 5-year extension for North Routt charter

The Steamboat Springs School District will renew its charter with North Routt Community Charter School for a period of five years.

Steamboat Springs High School speech and debate team scores well at state competition

Four members of Steamboat Springs High School’s speech and debate team recently took top honors at a state tournament.

School officials keeping close eye on measles outbreak

A measles outbreak traced to California’s Disneyland amusement park has led to more than 100 cases in several states since December, including one confirmed measles patient in Colorado.