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A cleaner coal

A piece of Routt County’s coal industry is undergoing a major addition.

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Kindness of Soroco seniors leaves lasting mark for commencement speaker

When Oak Creek’s Julie Hoff rolled her vehicle this winter, she learned a lot about the students at Soroco High School. While she somehow escaped without injury, it didn’t stop the kids from showing concern for the former middle school teacher.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of May 14 to May 20

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

The Record for Friday, May 22, 2015

12:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in trash in the 2700 block of Village Drive.

Jail Report for May 16 to May 22, 2015

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

Steamboat briefs: Fifth Street stormwater project gets underway

City ready to begin construction of storm water treatment project.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of May 25

Routt County school lunch menus for week of May 25

Campers brave conditions for Memorial Day weekend

Despite the damp weather, people were filling up propane tanks, and campers were rolling into Routt County for Memorial Day weekend.

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Soggy holiday weekend forecast sets up nicely for Steamboat's 35th Yampa River Fest May 30-31

Drought is not in Steamboat’s forecast this summer. The National Climate Center says odds favor a wetter summer than usual, with the probability that June, July and August will also see above average precipitation.

Vehicle repairs adding up after fuel contamination in Steamboat

Bad fuel is suspected of sending numerous cars to local mechanics this week, each one requiring hundreds or even thousands of dollars in repairs.

The Record for Thursday, May 21, 2015

12:29 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of loud music at a business in the 700 block of Yampa Street. It was turned off.

Steamboat briefs: Free historic bicycle tour Saturday to start at 10 a.m.

Grab your bike and helmet and join the city of Steamboat Springs for a free bike tour of several historic barn and ranch sites, guided by members of City Council, the city’s Historic Preservation Commission and city staff.

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Exclusive 9-hole golf course gets nod of approval from Routt County Planning Commission

Peter Patten, a land use planner consulting for the ownership group that paid $17.65 million for Windwalker Ranch in 2012, said he prefers to refer to the project as a “golf amenity” instead of a nine-hole golf course.

Steamboat business claims employee stole more than $10,000 for psychic hotlines

Embezzlement charges against a Steamboat Springs woman include an accusation that she spent more than $10,000 of her employer’s money on psychic hotlines.

The Record for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

11:46 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who stole gas from a station in the 2000 block of Curve Plaza. It was a mistake, and the person came back and paid.