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Steamboat briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper event set for Wednesday

Steamboat Today’s next Coffee and a Newspaper will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza. The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club will be the topic of discussion, and SSWSC Executive Director Jim Boyne will present information about the club, including an update on its new Alpine ski racing venue on Mount Werner.

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

8:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help with an accident at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue. A man had a medical emergency and crashed his truck into four cars, a light pole and a street pole. The man had minor injuries.

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As Steamboat Springs City Council weighs Iron Horse sale, tight-knit community of tenants hopes to stay

For the second time in three years, residents at the city-owned Iron Horse Inn are worried they may soon lose their homes and have to scramble to find another piece of workforce housing they can afford.

Haze moves out, drier weather moving in

After a soggy Thursday, mostly clear skies were expected to return to the Yampa Valley Friday.

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Steamboat firefighters helping at Montana fire

With forest fire firefighting resources stretched thin across the country, three Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called up Wednesday to help with a fire in Montana.

Colowyo and Trapper continue to sift through legal woes

As OSMRE approaches its Sept. 6 deadline, Craig and Moffat County are faced with a pivotal moment in the future of the area’s economy. Although the situation at Colowyo may be approaching resolution, Trapper Mine, which was originally spared from a remedial assessment in Jackson’s ruling, has been thrown back into the ring and will likely be subject to an OSMRE redo.

Dog's Eye View: On demand companionship and the dog

Your dog needs you. The most important ingredient in any relationship is being present and doing right by the dog living in your household.

Steamboat briefs: 6.1K visitors expected Saturday, 3.6K on Wednesday

About 6,100 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

Six weeks after records request, councilman sees 'pattern of avoidance'

It has been more than six weeks after a records request and interim Steamboat Springs police chief Jerry DeLong still has not decided whether to release three reports related to an independent police department investigation that led to the resignations of the department's two leaders.

Hayden resident pursuing option to recall marijuana vote

A Hayden resident has taken the next step to let voters decide whether marijuana cultivation should be allowed in Hayden.

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14th annual North Routt BBQ slated for Saturday

Benefiting the North Routt Community Charter School, the annual North Routt BBQ is one of the school's biggest fundraisers and will take place this Saturday at the Hahn's Peak Roadhouse.

Proposed childcare center would offer stimulating classes for youngsters and freedom for parents

Play Garden would engage children in hands-on learning and play with the objective of supporting their sense of independence, self-confidence and self-respect.

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Steamboat Institute's Freedom Conference kicks off Friday

The conference will feature Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, radio and television personality Laura Ingraham and a handful of authors, social activists and leaders as conference speakers.

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Finance director warns South Routt School Board about spending

New South Routt School District finance director Mark Rydberg was stern with school board members this week about the need to be fiscally conservative.