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Philanthropists honored for commitment to community

Philanthropy does not go unnoticed in Routt County, and for the 19th year, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation honored a handful of individuals who put their community first.

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More than 12,000 visitors expected in town today

Approximately 10,200 visitors are expected to be in town today, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

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Steamboat briefs: Routt County Riders lead Emerald Trail work day

The North Routt Fire Protection District is inviting community members to an open house to check out the fire department’s new engine.

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Tuesday's primary election heats up for Colorado U.S. Senate race

On Tuesday, registered Republicans in Northwest Colorado who have not already participated in early voting will have some decisions to make. Following is a brief overview of the primary races concluding on Tuesday and the candidates competing.

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Steamboat firefighters join fray

Beaver Creek Fire continues to push east

Chief Mel Stewart said firefighters Julie Wernig and Matt Mathison have been assigned to protect structures and are scheduled to return to Steamboat on Sunday. They join the 150 people that are working the fire.

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Adventure of the Week: All-terrain vehicles

The only real memory I have of being on an all-terrain vehicle is of me — probably elementary school aged — sitting on the back, terrified, as my cousin took us over a small hill on his family ranch in south-central Kansas.

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Valicenti treasures final swings

Steamboat Springs High School grad Christi Valicenti didn't get a Disney-approved ending to her collegiate tennis career, but that did little to tarnish her four years as a college athlete.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Finding Dory’ a fine, funny fin-tastic sequel

Memory is a tricky thing. A movie you held in high regard more than 10 years ago may remain in your mind as the best thing you’ve ever seen, or it could just as easily be replaced by the next big fad. Most viewers aren’t likely to forget the feature that preceded “Finding Dory,” yet most who watch this sequel will be remembering it for new reasons.

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Zest: Carl’s Tavern keeps focus on fresh

One of Steamboat Springs’ most popular restaurants and bars, Carl’s Tavern is named after Carl Howelsen, the Norwegian who brought skiing to Steamboat. Its fare flies out of the kitchen just as Howelsen did off the ski jumps he built a stone’s throw away.

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Jazzing up the 'Boat

Steamboat native, saxophone sensation Kenyon Brenner to open Jazz Night at the Chief

Though small mountain towns aren’t typically known as mainstays for jazz music, Steamboat Springs is home to more than its share of jazz fans, and Saturday evening, those fans will be treated to the Chief Theater’s inaugural Jazz Night at the Chief, featuring saxophonist Kenyon Brenner.

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Sponsorship Day nets $3K for Riders

Downhill mountain bikers helped raise more than $3,000 for Routt County Riders earlier this month when Steamboat Bike Park donated proceeds from its first day of operation to the local nonprofit club.

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Fire chief to make call on fireworks show next week

Steamboat Springs Fire Chief Mel Stewart said Thursday the outlook for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show has looked favorable, but he's waiting to see what the weather does next week before making the final call on Wednesday.

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Parks and rec commission endorses new master plan for Bear River Park

The city's Parks and Community Services Department will propose the city fund design of the park improvements next year, with funding for the project's first phase coming in 2018.

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Woman rescued from Fish Creek trail

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers helped rescue a woman with a broken ankle on the Fish Creek trail Wednesday afternoon.

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The Record for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

12:16 p.m. Officers were called to a report of missing money from a room at a hotel that is being used for long-term housing in the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue.