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Man fires shot after being contacted by Routt County deputy

A wanted man shot himself Wednesday night after being contacted by a Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

The Record for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

12:55 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with an unknown medical problem in the 300 block of Myers Street.

Benefit for Steamboat resident Mary Stone is Monday

Mary Stone is home in Steamboat Springs, off oxygen for the first time since 2005 and recovering nicely from a double lung transplant in July necessitated by the severity of her cystic fibrosis.

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Ken Rogers settling in as new manager at South Routt Medical Center

The recently renovated South Routt Medical Center has been operating without a manager since its doors reopened earlier this year. Since Oct. 20, 10-year Oak Creek resident Ken Rogers has filled that void, bringing in roughly 40 years of medical and business experience.

Tree Haus district seeks referendum to improve sewer line

A referendum on the local ballot next week will ask the residents of Steamboat's Tree Haus Metropolitan District to approve an increase in their mill levy to help pay off the cost of improving its sewer system.

Dog's Eye View: The crow in the cartoon

In the Oct. 5 issue of the Denver Post’s cartoon section, I found a little gem that spoke eloquently to one premise of understanding dog behavior; the importance of looking at the environment surrounding a specific behavior.

Tina Kyprios, Kay Weinland and Catherine Carson: Exercise your right to vote

The 2014 General Election is a mail ballot election. Mail ballots were sent to all eligible voters to the address on their voter registration, beginning Oct. 14.

Steamboat briefs: Boys & Girls Club to host open house, lifestyle event

The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs will host an open house and healthy lifestyles event from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the club’s gym on Eighth Street between Pine and Aspen streets.

Steamboat Springs City Council continues to tweak city manager review process

"We're still just working on the process," Council President Bart Kounovsky said Wednesday following an awkward conclusion to what was supposed to be City Manager Deb Hinsvark's regularly scheduled performance review Tuesday night.

Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat to hold open house

The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs is inviting the public to an open house at the club Thursday afternoon, which will coincide with an event for the statewide Rise Above Colorado organization to prevent teen drug use.

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Ruppel resigns as airport manager, search for replacement underway

Routt County does not expect to have a manager hired for Yampa Valley Regional Airport until after the busy December holiday season when vacationing skiers pour into Steamboat Springs.

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1st same-sex couple applies for marriage in Routt County

Two North Routt women became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage certificate in Routt County on Wednesday.

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Dogman's tips for pet owners this Halloween

Pet owners with new dogs or those looking for new training tips, Dogman share his insight for Halloween weekend with Do's and Don'ts.

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Wendy's closing after long run in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat residents looking for Baconators, spicy chicken sandwiches and Frosty treats soon won't be able to find them at the Wendy's at the corner of U.S. Highway 40 and Anglers Drive.

The Record for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

8:10 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a rollover accident on Fish Creek Falls Road. The driver lost control and was not injured.