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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 26

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Sloppy Joe Tuesday: Chicken mole over rice

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Steamboat briefs: BLM to bait-trap Sand Wash Basin wild horses in October

Wild horses from the Sand Wash Herd Management Area, about 40 miles west of Craig, will be gathered beginning Oct. 21 by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Craig briefs: Spirit Pass in local mall closes doors Saturday

The Spirit Pass in Centennial Mall will close its doors Saturday. Everything in the store is currently 50 percent off.

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Jury seated for murder trial

After a selection process that took nearly four days, a jury of 10 men and five women was selected Friday to decide whether 46-year-old Thomas Lee Johnson is guilty of the May 2000 slaying of Lori Bases.

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Head-on crash briefly closes 1 lane of U.S. 40

A head-on collision briefly closed the eastbound lane of U.S. Highway 40 just inside Steamboat Springs city limits Friday afternoon.

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Hahns Peak hike cancelled; barbecue still on

The Hahns Peak hike, which was scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, has been cancelled due to bad weather resulting in muddy trails.

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California couple seeks permit for wedding venue on Elk River Valley ranch

The owners of La Joya Dulce are seeking a county permit to establish a new wedding venue on what was once part of Three Diamond Ranch on Elk River Road.

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Lost hunter found on Buffalo Pass

The Routt County Sheriff's Office and Search and Rescue volunteers successfully found a lost hunter Thursday afternoon.

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The Record for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

11:32 p.m. Officers were called to a report of two men who looked like they were about to fight at a bar in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police found them on the street, and police saw them shaking hands and apologizing.

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Colorado Water Trust praises local agencies for leadership, buys water to boost Yampa River

Water Trust acquires water to keep Yampa healthy into October

The Colorado Water Trust has joined the city of Steamboat Springs, Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District and the Catamount Metropolitan District in ongoing efforts to boost Yampa River flows deeper into autumn.

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BLM to bait-trap Sand Wash Basin wild horses in October

News on BLM wild horse bait-trap happening in October.

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Steamboat Springs resident asks City Council to allow small pigs as pets

“Pigs are incredibly smart, and they’re wonderful companions,” Rory Clow said before listing the other benefits of having small pigs as pets.

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Talking Green: U.N. renewable energy advisor to speak Sept. 27

Fresh off a trip to Bonn, Germany, earlier this month to advise the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paul Komor, who holds a Ph.D. in in engineering, will be the speaker for the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Talking Green on Sept. 27.

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Steamboat briefs: Inspiration Classes set at Emerald Mountain School

Emerald Mountain School is offering two Inspiration Classes this fall for students in second through eighth grades.

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Donald Trump Jr. revs crowd in Grand Junction Thursday night

Billed as a candid conversation on public lands with Donald Trump Jr., one thing was noticeably missing from the younger Trump’s roughly 17-minute speech at the Mesa County Fairgrounds Thursday: public lands.