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Foreclosure rates down in Routt County

In 2014, County Treasurer Brita Horn anticipates just 100 homes will begin the foreclosure process, down from 134 in 2013, 233 in 2012 and 306 in 2011.

Routt County school district lunch menus for the week of Sept. 1

Routt school district lunch menus for week of Sept. 1

Steamboat briefs: Hayden Public Library to be closed Saturday and Monday

Hayden Public Library will be closed Saturday and Monday, Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

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Elkhead Reservoir's future uncertain as non-native fish populate Northwest Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking at different ways to manage four endangered fish along the Yampa River, and Elkhead Reservoir is the focus of a discussion in which officials are looking at removing non-native fish and draining the 900-acre body of water located in Moffat County.

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Audrey Dwyer: A visceral experience above the Yampa Valley

Friday afternoon reporter Audrey Dwyer had the opportunity to fly with the International World Aerobatic Champion, Dagmar Kress who will be performing for the Wild West Air Fest this weekend.

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Tom Ross: Linda Long talks about 6 generations of ranching in Routt County

Before the railroad came to Yampa, Doc Marshall and another man drove most of the cattle in South Routt to Salida where there was a railhead that passed them on to Texas.

DUI enforcement stepped up for holiday weekend

Despite a drop in DUI arrests last year, Steamboat Springs police continue to step up enforcement during busy holiday weekends.

Nighttime road construction to begin Tuesday

Night road construction is slated to begin Tuesday on Lincoln Avenue on either side of downtown Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

1:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a loud party in the 2900 block of Whistler Road. A warning was given.

Steamboat briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper is Wednesday at newspaper

This month’s Coffee and a Newspaper will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza.

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Unrelenting rain ratchets up pressure on farmers, ranchers

City dwellers are saying “Enough already!” But the real pain is being felt by farmers and ranchers who depend upon the valley’s grass hay crop to make their world go around.

2nd man suspected of marijuana crimes turns self in

The second man who police believe produced marijuana that was then mailed to Illinois turned himself into authorities Wednesday.

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

12:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted several drunken juveniles in an alley near 10th Street. One summons was issued for minor in possession of alcohol.

Free, drop-off recycling program meets demise in Steamboat

After Saturday, recycling for some Steamboat Springs area residents will require a little more effort and possibly money.

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Eyes to the sky this Labor Day Weekend for Wild West Air Fest

A new kind of show in the sky brings pilots from all over the country for Steamboat Spring's 10th Annual Wild West Air Fest.