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Remains identified as missing longtime Routt County resident

The Routt County Sheriff's Office on Friday confirmed that the remains of missing longtime Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman were discovered this week.

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Straightline owners plan to make the most of inconvenient situation this spring

Some retailers would be peevish over having to temporarily abandon their store for eight or nine weeks and move their merchandise and fixtures not once, but twice. But the owners of Straightline are seizing upon the disruption as an opportunity to rejuvenate their store.

Soroco girls blow by Mancos to reach regional title game

The Soroco High School girls basketball team took care of business Friday afternoon in its regional opener, downing Mancos by 16 to advance to Saturday's finals.

Steamboat soccer opens season with win

The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team got the best start it could have imagined to the start of its season, scoring three quick goals en route to a 5-4 victory Thursday against Glenwood Springs.

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Winter Sports Club U16 skiers climb up a bit at championships

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Mary Kate Hackworthy scored the club's best finish thus far in the U16 Alpine championships during Friday's girls giant slalom.

Planning Commission denies application for The Foundry rehab center

The Routt County Planning Commission has denied approval of a special use permit to create a drug rehabilitation facility off Highway 131 outside Steamboat.

More public parking now available in downtown Steamboat Springs

The city of Steamboat Springs and Yampa Valley Electric Association recently reached an agreement to open up the electric cooperative's old parking lot on 10th Street to public parking.

Routt County commissioners suing local couple over 'illegal' A-frame

The Routt County commissioners are asking the court to either compel Mark and Lori Elliott to take down their 'illegal' A-frame or authorize the county to remove it and bill the owners.

Hometown astronaut Steve Swanson will be CMC commencement speaker

Swanson, who recently returned from a six-month mission to the International Space Station, will be the keynote speaker at the Colorado Mountain College commencement in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Thursday, March 5, 2015

7:53 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. A mother said her daughter was stopped by two Mormon women, and they prayed with her. The mother thought that was suspicious.

Steamboat briefs: Kids’ Dance Party benefits free Children’s Book Feast

Bud Werner Memorial Library is hosting a Kids’ Dance Party on from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today in Library Hall. The event will include a baked goods table, raffle drawing and costume contest.

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Local youth believe underage marijuana use has increased with legalization

Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council are unanimous in their opinion that legalizing recreational marijuana has upped the chances that local teens will give the drug a try.

Golds qualify for finals at U.S. Open

Taylor Gold and Arielle Gold both rode well enough Thursday in the U.S. Open half-pipe qualification round to earn a spot in Saturday's finals.

Steamboat swimmers head to Thornton for State Swimming Championships

Swimmers in Steamboat Springs spend the winter outside training in all types of weather, but this weekend a group of five will head to Thornton looking to stay warm inside and drop time in the pool.

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Steamboat's Madden scores thrilling win at Nordic Combined Junior Nationals

Opening competition of the 2015 Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Junior Nationals at Howelsen Hill didn't disappoint with a thrilling, near photo finish in the final event.