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Steamboat briefs: Free historic bicycle tour Saturday to start at 10 a.m.

Grab your bike and helmet and join the city of Steamboat Springs for a free bike tour of several historic barn and ranch sites, guided by members of City Council, the city’s Historic Preservation Commission and city staff.

Exclusive 9-hole golf course gets nod of approval from Routt County Planning Commission

Peter Patten, a land use planner consulting for the ownership group that paid $17.65 million for Windwalker Ranch in 2012, said he prefers to refer to the project as a “golf amenity” instead of a nine-hole golf course.

Steamboat business claims employee stole more than $10,000 for psychic hotlines

Embezzlement charges against a Steamboat Springs woman include an accusation that she spent more than $10,000 of her employer’s money on psychic hotlines.

The Record for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

11:46 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who stole gas from a station in the 2000 block of Curve Plaza. It was a mistake, and the person came back and paid.

South Routt School District selects two new principals

South Routt School District officials have selected new principals for the district’s elementary and middle/high schools, and each will begin July 1, Superintendent Darci Mohr announced this week.

Dog's Eye View: It's the little things that count

Dog training never ends.

Steamboat briefs: Lodging barometer calls for 10K visitors this weekend

About 10,100 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday for Memorial Day weekend, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

Routt County Planning Commission considers approving very private golf course

Windwalker Ranch is expected to seek to persuade county officials to permit a private golf course by offering to spend at least $100,000 to improve the Yampa River banks.

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It's unclear what will be released from investigator's report

It is unclear whether a final report will be made public related to the investigation into accusations against Steamboat Springs Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle.

City council members raise concern about Triple Crown meetings

A series of one-on-one meetings between Steamboat Springs City Council members and the head of the city's parks and community services department were cancelled last week after two council members expressed concern the meetings could violate open meetings laws.

City council satisfied with city manager's work performance

Steamboat Springs City Manager Deb Hinsvark continues to have the support of five of her seven bosses.

Hayden officials to discuss water tank, mosquito spraying

Hayden officials Thursday will be updated on the Seneca Hill water tank project and will discuss whether to stop spraying for mosquitos.

The Record for Tuesday, May 19, 2015

3:18 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear stuck in a construction site in the 2200 block of Après Ski Way. The bear got out on its own.

Hearing set to determine whether to unseal documents in Zimmerman homicide case

A hearing has been scheduled to determine whether documents currently sealed in the Ed Zimmerman homicide case should be unsealed.

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Council members satisfied with marijuana status quo

A strong majority of Steamboat Springs City Council members are not interested in allowing any more marijuana dispensaries.