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Golf season in Steamboat Springs expected to be in full swing by the end of the week

Three local courses will open by the end of the week meaning that the golf season in Steamboat Springs will be in full swing.

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Erick Knaus selected as Routt County's new attorney, succeeding John Merrill July 31

Erick Knaus, chosen to succeed retiring John Merrill as Routt County attorney in late July, said what he enjoys most about his role is the broad range of work that comes through the door in a county attorney’s office.

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Future of Emerald Mountain trails will be subject of Wednesday gathering

Community members who are interested in the future of the trail system on Emerald Mountain are invited to take a quick field trip with the Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday.

The Record for Sunday, April 26, 2015

9:56 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person at a brewery in the 2800 block of Elk River Road. The suspicious person turned out to be an employee of the brewery who was just working late.

"Cyber-Seniors" screening kicks off senior-teen mentor program in Routt and Moffat counties

Upcoming screenings of a documentary about a group of teens teaching seniors how to navigate the Internet and social media will kick off a local program pairing teens and seniors in the same way.

Steamboat City Council to consider downtown investment plan Tuesday night

City staff will present the council with more details about the plans to improve the downtown corridor with new sidewalks and pedestrian lighting, among other things.

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Howelsen Hill landslide damages chairlift, Alpine slide

City Manager Deb Hinsvark told the Steamboat Springs City Council the repairs are expected to be costly.

Jimmy Westlake: Conquer the Hydra this spring

What has nine heads, deadly breath, poisonous blood and stretches nearly one-third of the way around the whole sky? It’s the dreaded sea serpent known as the Hydra.

Steamboat briefs: Deadline to nominate a philanthropist is Thursday

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Philanthropist of the Year Award, which was established in 1998 by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation to heighten visibility of philanthropy and giving in the Yampa Valley.

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Steamboat Springs OB-GYN to deliver the last of more than 2,000 babies next month

Some of the fondest memories Dr. Leslie Ahlmeyer has of her two decades in Steamboat Springs include the deliveries of more than 2,000 local babies.

Organizers move forward with Mountain Montessori Charter School proposal

A steering committee working to bring an elementary Montessori school to Steamboat Springs is several steps closer to making the school a reality.

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CMC running-target shooting club one week from Nationals

Colorado Mountain College's running-target shooting club geared up Sunday for next week's U.S. National Championships in Amarillo, Texas.

Thoughtful parenting: Children and water safety

It is important to keep water safety in mind with the increased opportunities to recreate in and be around water.

The Record for Saturday, April 25, 2015

12:30 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A woman was knocking on the wrong door of an apartment complex, and officers gave her a courtesy ride to where she intended to be.

New initiative aims to reduce low-weight and preterm births in Colorado

A new two-year initiative will aim to reduce the number of pre-term births and low-weight births at hospitals across Colorado.