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Jury's verdict: Former Craig police officer not guilty of child abuse, third-degree assault

The jury trial of former Craig Police Officer Tracy Reneau started on Thursday at Routt County Combined Court and ended on Friday with a verdict of not guilty. The six-person jury — three men and three women — deliberated for about two hours before exonerating Reneau on charges of child abuse and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.

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The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016: Pushing shopping carts and yelling

12:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a barn on fire at Colo. Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22. The fire was put out, and the goats and ducks living in the barn were fine. A heater started the fire.

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Woman suspected of breaking into condo

A 31-year-old Milner woman was arrested Wednesday after police believe she broken into a condo and did significant damage.

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Downtown bar cited for allegedly over-serving patron

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is continuing to crack down on bars that it thinks are breaking the city’s alcohol rules by over-serving customers or handing out drinks beyond 2 a.m.

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Rabbit Ears Pass reopened following crash

U.S. Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass has been reopened following a head-on crash that critically injured one driver.

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Steamboat Springs City Council gives initial approval to marijuana code changes

The Steamboat Springs City Council is moving ahead with rule changes that would allow pot shops to stay open three hours later until 10 p.m.

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High cost hijacks detox program

Due to the high cost, those in need of detox are again being taken to Routt County Jail.

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Additional victims come forward in sex assault case

Bond remains at $1 million for the 60-year-old Steamboat Springs man charged with 21 felonies related to sexual assault and engaging in prostitution with children.

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The Record for Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016: Landlord wants to evict

7:53 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a car with trash coming out the back on Mount Werner Road. It could not be located.

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Heat lamp causes barn fire near Steamboat Springs

Fire officials believe a heat lamp caused a fire at a barn early Wednesday morning at Colo. Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22.

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The Record for Monday, Dec. 5, 2016: Stolen car found parked on other side of parking lot

3:18 a.m. A person who was recently released from the Routt County Jail called the Steamboat Springs Police Department to report his or her bike had been stolen.

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Private donors step up to fund a second drug-sniffing dog to cut down on heroin in Routt County

The Board of County Commissioners have cleared Sheriff Wiggins to accept the generosity of a local couple who have offered to pay for the purchase and training of a second drug-sniffing dog.

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The Record for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2016: Stolen four-wheeler found abandoned in middle of intersection

4:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a four-wheeler that was sitting unattended in the middle of the intersection at North Park Road and Nob Street.

Private donors come through for Boomer, Routt County

Boomer gets drug sniffing sidekick

The Board of County Commissioners have cleared Sheriff Wiggins to accept the generosity of an local couple that that has offered to pay for the purchase and training of a second drug-sniffing dog.

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Pot shops in Steamboat Springs could stay open later under proposed rule changes

The ordinance going before the city’s elected officials would allow all marijuana dispensaries to stay open until 10 p.m., three hours later than their current closing time.

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