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Moffat County boys golf switches to match-play format for tourney

MCHS, Steamboat coaches: Good event for JV players

A change of plans was an opportunity for something different and very beneficial Friday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Moffat County High School was scheduled to host the Bulldog Invitational, but when teams including Summit, Basalt and more were unable to attend, coach Justin Folley opted to turn the tournament format into a match-play event between his Moffat County golfers and the Steamboat Springs team.

Suspected forest marijuana growers remain in custody

Two men suspected of growing nearly 1,000 marijuana plants in the Routt National Forest remained in federal custody Friday.

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New group formed to tackle public safety building project

The new group will have its first meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the commissioner's hearing room.

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$92 million school bond opposition group forms

'Citizens for a Better Plan' say district plan has bad location, high cost

The group is against the bond for a handful of reasons, primarily because it moves the district high school from downtown and because it increases the capacity of the high school, which group members don’t believe is necessary.

Routt County work sessions explore solution to neighbor conflicts over short-term rentals

Routt County explores possibility of legalizing vacation rentals in order to better regulate the them.

The Record for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

12:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a driver possibly under the influence of marijuana. A clerk at a convenience store in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza smelled marijuana on the driver. The driver could not be located.

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Interior Department approves mining plan for Colowyo Coal Mine

After months of nail biting, Moffat County can breathe a heavy sigh of relief - The Department of the Interior has given the thumbs up to Colowyo’s new mining plan.

Green building workshop aims to answer what works in Steamboat and Routt County

The free community green building workshop will feature short segments from a variety of local builders, architects and homeowners who currently are working on or have completed residential or commercial buildings.

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Man dies in North Routt crash

Joggers found the crash, which Colorado State Patrol Cpl. Rob Debelak said occurred during the early morning hours Thursday.

The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

7:48 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person having a seizure in the 400 block of Tamarack Drive.

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Oak Creek Labor Day festivities celebrate traditions old and new

This weekend, South Routt will offer a variety of events that encompass Oak Creek's heritage. The Labor Day celebrate begins Friday and continues through Monday.

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Longtime friends partner in law firm

Two longtime friends and Steamboat Springs residents have joined to form the Cantafio Hammond law firm.

Judge makes ruling in Pollard case

A judge has ruled on whether a man accused of murder in Routt County can appear at hearings without shackles and in street clothes.

Dog's Eye View: The sport of canine scent detection

Last month, I teamed up with Sue Sternberg to host one of the co-founders of the National Association of Canine Scent Work LLC® in a series of daylong workshops. Ron Gaunt, co-founder of the NACSW traveled to Craig to bring CNCC students and other nose work teams to a new level of understanding about just how scent moves in a particular environment.

Children in poverty and lack of childcare highlight Kids Count presentation

A presentation Thursday by Denver-based advocacy group Colorado Children’s Campaign highlighted two important issues impacting Routt County youth — poverty and lack of affordable childcare.