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Steamboat briefs: Coffee, newspaper event scheduled for Wednesday

Steamboat Pilot & Today will host its next Coffee and a Newspaper event from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the newspaper’s office, 1901 Curve Plaza. Kim Keith, executive director of the Steamboat Springs Art Council, and Wendy Kowynia, vice president of the SSAC board, will be the featured speakers. They will talk about the arts and culture scene in Steamboat Springs and the effort underway for Steamboat to be designated as a creative district.

The Record for Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

12:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person bitten by a friend's dog.

Jail Report for Nov. 21 to Nov. 27, 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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City plans to start releasing more marijuana sales tax data

The upcoming monthly releases of marijuana sales tax data also could be used to estimate how many of the sales are coming from locals and tourists.

County Council on Aging menus for week of Nov. 30

■ Steamboat Springs Community Center Monday: Turkey sandwich, squash soup, fruit salad, chocolate chip cookie Tuesday: Fish sticks, scalloped potatoes, broccoli salad, wheat roll, oranges Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, Texas toast, fruit parfait Friday: Chili, rice, spinach, biscuit, fruit

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Nov. 30

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Hamburger bar Tuesday: Broccoli cheese soup Wednesday: Pasta Tuscan style or alfredo sauce Thursday: Hot dog bar Friday: Homemade pizza

Steamboat briefs: Hayden Turkey Trot, Fun Run set for 10 a.m. today

The event will include a 5K run/walk, plus a one-mile fun run for kids. Prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers in the 5K and for kids who grab a feather from the running turkeys during the fun run.

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Town of Dinosaur might get natural gas

Residents in the town of Dinosaur may have access to natural gas before next winter.

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Colbert: Learning to (love) snowboard(ing)

Friday, sitting on that run just up from Christie Peak Express, I was pretty sure I was the worst snowboarder in the history of Steamboat Springs.

Greg Brown: Leafy Spurge control proves challenging

Leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) is an aggressive invasive weed that is responsible for considerable impacts on native and agricultural plant communities. This rhizomatous perennial is found in pasture, rangeland, cropland, roadsides, shelter-belts and other non-cultivated sites, including riparian habitats up to water's edge.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Nov. 19 to Nov. 25, 2015

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site and see what you missed.

Officials address cannabis and detox

Routt County's detox facility is intended for alcohol only, but a need also exists for people who have ingested too much cannabis.

Rabbit Ears Pass sees above average snowpack

Recent storms have helped build an above average snowpack on Rabbit Ears Pass.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

2:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of threats in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. People in a car yelled at pedestrians. The car then did a donut and drove off. It could not be located.

Steamboat briefs: Yampatika in search of volunteers, training Dec. 4

Yampatika is recruiting volunteers to help with winter programs, including weekly ski and snowshoe tours. Volunteers support Yampatika naturalists leading education programs and are vital to keeping the tour group together and assisting participants as needed.