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Steamboat briefs: Enrollment for kids’ fall skating session II now open

Session II Fall Skating class enrollment is now open.

Jon Quinn: Vote ‘yes’ on broadband

Seeking broadband independence, opting out of Senate Bill 152

The Record for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

3:08 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear in the 1100 block of Soda Ridge Way. A man was concerned the bear was going to try and attack his goat. The bear was scared away.

Traffic stop yields three heroin arrests

During a traffic stop early Thursday morning, Routt County Sheriff's Office K-9 Boomer smelled drugs, and three heroin arrests were made.

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Steamboat police chief finalists wrap up second day of interviews

Five members of the Steamboat Springs community learned a lot more about the five police chief finalists, who were chosen from a pool of 96 applicants.

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Steamboat Springs City Council cuts city's 2016 staffing proposal

Worried about rising payroll costs, the Steamboat Springs City Council won't let the city increase its work force by nearly 10 full-time equivalents next year.

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Fundraisers launched for Steamboat restaurant owner displaced by house fire

Stone, who owns Sharon's Restaurant in Steamboat Springs, came home from work on Wednesday afternoon to discover the living room of the home she was renting in Hayden was engulfed in smoke and flames.

County commissioners urge housing authority to consult Hayden and Oak Creek

Routt County Commissioner Doug Monger sees a need for Routt County to grow as a whole, rather than concentrating residential growth only in Steamboat, in order to promote more resilient communities.

Steamboat Sneak returns Saturday

The sixth annual fundraiser starts at 10 a.m. and benefits Strawberry Park and Soda Creek elementary schools.

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Latest Google poll shows support dropping for Steamboat school bond

When asked how a person was planning to vote on the $92 million bond, 41.3 percent of respondents said they would vote ‘no,’ 36.8 percent were ‘undecided’ and 21.9 percent responded they would vote ‘yes.’

Steamboat briefs: City honored for upgrades to river funded by lottery

The Colorado Lottery will award a 2015 Starburst Community Award to the city of Steamboat Springs for using lottery funds to help with Yampa River improvements, according to a news release.

Kathy Goudy: Incumbent wants to continue service

Colorado Mountain College needs trustees with energy and vision. As a taxpayer-subsidized institution, trustees must be accessible, listen to the communities comments and understand fiscal responsibility. I have done this for the past four years as the sitting trustee for Eastern Garfield County and hope for your vote for re-election.

Jon Warnick: Experience duration to benefit board

I have always had a passion for education and have been directly involved with CMC the past 15 years. This includes serving seven years on the CMC Foundation Board, where I headed the finance committee, served as treasurer and was the board chairman for four years.

The Record for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

4:29 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance at Rita Valentine Park. Dog owners had gotten into a fight over aggressive dogs and threatened to kill each others dogs. Police spoke to the people involved, and no citations were issued.

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Park ranger proposal gets tepid response from Steamboat Springs City Council

The Steamboat Springs City Council isn't convinced a new park ranger program is the best investment the city can make to keep the Yampa River from being loved to death.