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Steamboat briefs: Full payment of property taxes is due Wednesday

The Routt County Treasurer’s Office reminds residents that full payment of property taxes is due Wednesday.

School district lunch menus for the week of April 27

School district lunch menus for the week of April 27

The Record for Thursday, April 23, 2015

8:04 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of harassment between neighbors in the 1300 block of Walton Creek Road.

New Colorado water rights transfer allows farmers to irrigate, then profit by leaving water in the stream

The new model for sharing water rights allows rights holders to to use their water to raise a crop in early summer and then choose to be compensated for leaving it in the river in late summer and early fall.

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Steamboat recognized for being veteran friendly

When local veteran and rancher Jim Stanko was asked back in December whether Steamboat Springs deserved to be named "The Most Veteran Friendly Little City in Colorado" for 2015, Stanko put together a list of 15 reasons why the answer is a resounding "yes."

Hayden superintendent finalists named

The Hayden School District has announced its finalists for a new superintendent.

Routt County Board Of County Commissioners meeting agendas for April 27 and 28

Meeting agendas for the Routt County commissioners meetings April 27 and 21.

Steamboat briefs: Artists invited to submit works for gallery guide

Professional artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of their work to be entered into a contest for the front cover of the summer Yampa Valley Arts and Gallery Guide. Organizers are looking for seasonally and regionally appropriate pieces that can be used in a vertical format. The contest is open to artists 18 and older who are full- or part-time residents of Routt County. Email grant@steamboatmagazine.com for an application and more information.

The Record for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

1:06 p.m. Officers were called to check on a male skateboarder on Downhill Drive. It looked like the skateboarder had crashed. His jeans were ripped up, and his knees were bloody. He could not be located.

Police chief, deputy chief investigation expected to last into June

An investigation is expected to be completed in June related to accusations against Steamboat Springs Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle, who are on administrative leave.

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Regional bus service between Steamboat and Craig gets additional grant funding

The planned improvements include two new diesel-electric hybrid buses that will replace a pair of 18-year-old diesel buses, GPS tracking system upgrades and a potential service improvement to the regional bus line that runs between Steamboat and Craig.

Aspen man charged with three felonies

An Aspen man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of charges related to interfering with an investigation by the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Steamboat briefs: Middle school to host #bettermeyv photo gallery

Steamboat Springs Middle School will host an art gallery featuring photos chosen from the Bettermeyv youth healthy living campaign.

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City eyes new Emerald Park access in 2016

Community members can learn more about the specifics of the project at the Steamboat Springs City Council meeting on Tuesday night.

The Record for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

7:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a theft at a convenience store in the 500 block of Marketplace. A woman ate a banana and left without paying. She returned later to buy items, and the clerk charged her for the banana.