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Dangerous Martians: The Record for Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

8:07 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken man walking up Elk River Road. He was contacted and was fine.

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Women's March on Steamboat Springs surpasses expectations

Organizers were filled with pride as an estimated 1,000 people marched through downtown Saturday during the Women’s March on Steamboat Springs.

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Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of Jan. 23

• Steamboat Springs Community Center Monday: Sloppy Joe, baked beans, macaroni salad, banana, cake Tuesday: Clam chowder, chef salad, crackers, brownie Thursday: Roast chicken, brown rice, broccoli, tossed salad, carrot cake Friday: Ham and cheese, macaroni, Brussels sprouts, wheat roll, Waldorf salad, chocolate pudding

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Steamboat briefs: Area Women’s March begins 10 a.m. Saturday

The Women’s March is a national movement to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties and social justice for all. Cities across the country are marching in solidarity for human rights, and a march is planned in Steamboat Springs from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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Moffat County wrestlers close home schedule with win over Soroco

Bulldogs, Rams well-matched in Friday night dual; Soroco to compete at Paonia

The Dog Pound of Moffat County High School has seen its last wrestling mat rolled out for competition this season, but the last home event of the year was a memorable one, albeit quick. MCHS wrestlers hosted Soroco Friday for the Bulldogs’ final dual in front of a home crowd, Moffat County taking the win, 53-15.

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Hayden superintendent to retire

Hayden School Board President Brian Hoza said the board was disappointed to learn Kasper would be leaving.

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Steamboat Springs City Council to weigh in on housing recommendations on Tuesday

Members of a steering committee that spent months studying the region’s housing woes are hoping elected officials in Steamboat Springs will soon be willing to start taking some action and “do things differently” than the city has in the past.

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Search and Rescue called to help snowmobilers

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called Thursday to help a group of three snowmobilers that got stuck on Buffalo Pass.

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Steamboat Springs' Olympic heritage comes to life in Thunderhead gondola building this winter

New series brings history to life and offers locals and visitors a chance to meet Steamboat Olympic athletes face-to-face.

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Disorderly drunken man at pool: The Record for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

2:56 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a car parked in someone’s carport in the first block of Blue Sage Lane. It belonged to a person cleaning a neighbor’s house.

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Wildlife biologist tells Steamboat audience that some birds exploit aftermath of wildfire

Birds of a feather differ over wildfire

Ask a western tanager, a woodpecker and an olive-sided flycatcher how they feel about forest fires and you’re apt to get three different answers.

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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Springs lodging barometer predicts 70 percent capacity

About 11,000 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

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Steamboat's days are gradually getting longer, but they're already longer in Durango

The duration of daylight in Steamboat Springs is increasing by about two minutes every day in January and will reach 10 hours and 7 minutes by the last day of the month.

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Homeowners on Buena Vista Court given 47 days to try and solve parking, snow removal woes

Renters living in illegal secondary units on Buena Vista Court will have some more time to stay in their homes while their landlords try to solve some contentious parking and snow-removal problems that have been causing headaches on the cul-de-sac.

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Low avalanche danger could quickly change in Steamboat Springs area

After a period of high avalanche danger, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has downgraded the local avalanche danger to low.