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The Record for Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

12:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. It was trying to get into a locked dumpster and was scared away.

Thomas Lee Johnson's latest murder trial could be held in Routt County

The man imprisoned for the May 2000 slaying of a Steamboat Springs woman is returning to Routt County, where a new trial might take place.

Karzen promoted to assistant district attorney

The former Routt County chief deputy district attorney is now the assistant district attorney for the district, encompassing Routt, Moffat and Grand counties.

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

6:21 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a home that was on fire at Routt County Roads 33 and 41. The home was not on fire. A campfire near the home was putting up smoke.

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Authorities dismantle illegal marijuana grow site on Buffalo Pass; 2 Mexican nationals arrested

Two men who were camping at the grow site were taken into custody without incident after an early morning operation that started at 4 a.m.

Routt County Jail inmate accused of assaulting 3 jailers

The incident started just after 6 p.m. when deputies said inmate Threasa Lynn McIntosh, 45, tore pages out of a book and flushed them down the toilet, causing it to plug and overflow and flood the holding cell.

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

10:29 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person passed out on the hillside near McDonald’s. The person was contacted and given a ride home.

The Record for Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

1:38 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the first block of Anglers Drive.

Jail Report for Aug. 22 to 28, 2015

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.

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Marijuana legalization debated at Freedom Conference

Fox journalist and Fox News contributor Mary Katherine Ham, it was difficult to take a side during Friday's Freedom Conference debate on marijuana legalization.

The Record for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

7:45 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunk woman who unloaded the Gondola. A sober friend came and picked her up.

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Oak Creek opens first recreational dispensary

Naturally, Mark Stepp is putting the blame on his wife, Lindsay. If it weren’t for her, Stepp might not be living his dream as a master grower and co-owner of Oak Creek’s Park Range Recreationals.

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

8:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help with an accident at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue. A man had a medical emergency and crashed his truck into four cars, a light pole and a street pole. The man had minor injuries.

Six weeks after records request, councilman sees 'pattern of avoidance'

It has been more than six weeks after a records request and interim Steamboat Springs police chief Jerry DeLong still has not decided whether to release three reports related to an independent police department investigation that led to the resignations of the department's two leaders.

Hayden resident pursuing option to recall marijuana vote

A Hayden resident has taken the next step to let voters decide whether marijuana cultivation should be allowed in Hayden.

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