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6 months in, marijuana sales are 'low impact,' a 'non-issue,' officials say

The roll out of recreational marijuana sales during the first six months in Steamboat Springs has gone smoothly, according to local officials.

The Record for Monday, July 28, 2014

10:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a homeowner who discovered a bear eating pistachios in the kitchen in the 2900 block of Alpenglow Way. The bear entered through a screen window in the living room and did not want to leave. Officers used non-lethal methods to scare the bear. It jumped through another window and left.

The Record for Sunday, July 27, 2014

9:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a woman who was getting several phone calls saying she had won a car and money. Police determined the call was a scam.

The Record for July 26, 2014

8:07 a.m. Police were called to a report of found property in the 1600 block of Red Hawk Court. Someone found a cowboy hat, a cellphone and $5 in their front yard and turned them in.

Jail Report for July 19 to 25, 2014

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

The Record for Friday, July 25, 2014

1:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department were called to a report of a car stolen from Seventh and Oak Streets. It was recovered at the mountain area.

Residents advised not to let strangers into homes

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is advising residents to be careful of who they invite into their homes.

Transients passing through Steamboat from Rainbow Family gathering

A spike in the number of transients passing through Steamboat Springs can be attributed partly to the Rainbow Family of Living of Light's annual gathering.

The Record for Thursday, July 24, 2014

12:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear dragging food from a Dumpster in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.

Oak Creek sides against sin tax on pot

Steamboat Springs residents also have not been asked whether they want an additional tax placed on recreational marijuana sales.

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Alkali Fire 50 percent contained after burning nearly 20,700 acres

Several lighting-caused fires keeping firefighters on their toes

The Alkali fire in Moffat County is now 50 percent contained after burning roughly 20,7000 acres 14 miles west of Maybell, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

The Record for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

1:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a person who fell off a bike at Yampa and 10th streets. The person was taken to detox.

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20,000 acres ignited by Alkali fire in Moffat County; no containment in sight

BLM reports three smaller fires in Northwest Colorado

The Alkali Fire located in Moffat County has scorched roughly 20,000 acres since it was ignited Wednesday, burning a homestead, a barn and killing three cattle, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

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Alkali Fire jumps to 8,000 acres, burns homestead and barn

The Alkali Fire quickly jumped to 8,000 acres on Wednesday, threatening the lives of three people before it burned a homestead and a barn.

The Record for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

6:36 p.m. Officers were called to a report of shoplifting from a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. A man reportedly stole burritos, chicken and fish and then fled from the security guard. The 29-year-old suspect was found during a traffic stop and arrested on suspicion of theft and possession of a controlled substance. Police said he had heroin.

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