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Routt County couple arrested on first-degree murder charges

Before being able to post a $10,000 bond, a man being held at Routt County Jail was booked on charges of first-degree murder, according to Routt County Court records.

Steamboat briefs: Moonshine Ski & Dine fundraiser set for Friday

The ninth annual Moonshine Ski & Dine fundraiser benefitting Rocky Mountain Youth Corps programs will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Catamount Lake House, 30065 Waters Edge Trail.

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DA: Suspect "at large" in case involving missing Stagecoach man

Authorities on Wednesday were still saying very little about the investigation into the disappearance of 46-year-old Stagecoach resident Edward Zimmerman.

Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects $530,000 more for 2015-16

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects to have about $3.89 million in its budget for the 2015-16 school year, about $530,000 more than last year.

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City plans more pedestrian-safety improvements on 13th Street

After years of complaints about the safety of 13th Street, which is used by many bikers and Fairview residents, there are now plans to install new digital speed limit signs this spring that will aim to slow down vehicular traffic.

Hayden officials to continue discussion about residency requirements

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday is expected to continue its discussion of policies affecting town employees.

The Record for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

10:22 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a noise complaint in the 600 block of Mountain Village Circle. A resident said it sounded like an upstairs neighbor was dropping bowling balls on the floor and slamming a door.

Crimes of the Week: Suspects sought in pair of bus-related incidents

On Saturday, Feb. 21 at approximately 11:30 p.m. an unidentified male subject brandished a knife toward a passenger on the Steamboat Springs Transit bus at the Village Drive and Walton Creek Road bus stop.

After losing a landmark, town of Yampa invited to look to the future

When the Royal Hotel burned in January, the town of Yampa also lost a watering hole that offered much more than cold beer.

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Steamboat Springs City Council moves closer to forming downtown URA

Council President Bart Kounovsky said past councils have for decades passed on opportunities to invest in the downtown corridor, and the current council should be the one to pull the trigger.

Yampa Valley Housing Authority close to applying for permit to build 48 affordable apartments

The tentative business arrangement with Overland Property Group to build the affordable apartments in Steamboat calls for the developers to absorb the entirety of the nearly $2 million debt on the land incurred by the authority in the real estate run-up of the last decade.

Sheriff's Office investigating disappearance of Stagecoach man

The Routt County Sheriff's Office is releasing very little information related to the investigation of a missing Routt County man.

Twentymile Mine asks to mine additional acres

Routt County's Twentymile Coal Mine is asking permission from the federal government to mine coal from an additional 310 acres under ground.

Police station committee applications will be accepted through March 12

Community members who want to help the city of Steamboat Springs build a new police station can now apply for the job online at the city's website or in person at City Hall.

Mitsch Bush bill would eliminate red tape for Colorado Mountain College

A bill sponsored by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush would provide administrative relief for Colorado Mountain College, which currently keeps two separate budgets for two- and four-year programs at the school.