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Jennifer Schubert-Akin: Bill would reaffirm students’ First Amendment rights

Colorado's free speech bill reaffirms the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment freedom of speech and freedom of assembly protections for students at Colorado’s public universities.

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Steamboat briefs: Hands-on tours of Three Wire Winter with library staff

Bud Werner Memorial Library’s reference department is offering free hands-on Three Wire Winter crash courses to help familiarize everyone with the new Three Wire Winter oral history and magazine digital collection, its contents and function.

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Suspicious ATM activity: The Record for Monday, March 27, 2017

9:07 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 2500 block of Copper Ridge Drive. An employee was refusing to hand over his keys and leave. The employee left.

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Groomers rob snow stashes to keep terrain open

With about 2 1/2 weeks left in the ski season, the patches of brown at Steamboat Ski Area are growing larger, but veteran groomers are fighting to keep terrain open.

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Salt River Project abatements hit Moffat, Routt county pocketbooks

Utility company's reduced value doesn't indicate reductions for other Craig, Hayden station owners

Many publicly funded Northwest Colorado organizations will have to tighten their belts this year after Moffat County Commissioners elected not to protest tax abatement requests from Salt River Project, an Arizona-based utility and partial owner of coal-fired Craig and Hayden stations.

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Steamboat Springs hotel owner raises concerns about new hotel's potential to increase flood risk

A city official and the developers of the new hotel told Steamboat Today that drainage and hydrology studies for the new development show it will have a “negligible impact” on the runoff situation in the area.

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12 acres of West Routt wheat secures return of sandhill cranes

When the greater sandhill cranes returned to the Yampa Valley earlier this month, there was a sizable flock that hadn’t forgotten Robert Bruchez’s grain field on Routt County Road 70.

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City lands $75,000 GOCO parks to boost open space plan update

Population growth and finding that the Yampa River is warming add new impetus to updating Steamboat's parks and open space master plan.

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Grant targets human impact at local wildlife area

The wildlife area, known affectionately as “The Chuck,” is an easy bicycle ride south of Steamboat Springs on Routt County Road 14.

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Skier dies at Loveland Ski Area

A 35-year-old skier died Friday morning, March 24, at Loveland Ski Area, just east of the Eisenhower Tunnel outside of Summit County, the resort confirmed Monday afternoon.

Steamboat Springs girls lacrosse returns to winning ways

Lucy Shimek scored her first goal off the opening draw only 11 seconds into Monday's game against Eagle Valley in Vail, helping the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team get back in the win column with an 11-9 victory over the Devils.

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Tickets on sale for Red Ball Express fundraiser April 8

Six Steamboat Springs nonprofits serving children will benefit from the third annual Red Ball Express, a fundraiser that sends more than 100 giant red exercise balls down the slopes of Steamboat Ski Area.

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Steamboat briefs: Three Wire Winter launches with celebration, learning sessions

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Tread of Pioneers Museum invite the community to a celebration of the digital launch of the Three Wire Winter oral history and magazine collection at 6:30 p.m. today in Library Hall. Learn more about this ambitious project that is making Routt County’s local history magazine accessible to the world.

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Steamboat Springs athletes reach new heights at Grand Traverse

Grand Traverse challenges athletes from across the country and allows Steamboat Springs athletes to shine.

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Court is in session: Shut off that saber saw

Court's in session, shut off that saw

“Interruption of court proceedings due to excessive construction noise will not be allowed.”