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Chemical spill clean-up complete on Rabbit Ears Pass

In total, 5,880 tons of soil was removed from the area by Custom Environmental Services and disposed of at the Twin Enviro landfill in Milner.

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Frank Alfone to replace Jay Gallagher after 10 years at helm of Mount Werner Water District

Frank Alfone has Colorado experience in water utility management on resume as he prepares to take charge at Mount Werner Water in Steamboat Springs.

May rainfall record broken

According to Matthew Aleksa, at the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, 6.37 inches of rain have been recorded at the official measuring station in Steamboat.

The Record for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

7:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a theft at a wood business in the 1600 block of Shield Drive. A person reportedly went onto the property and stole a pallet of wood worth $600. Police contacted the suspect, and charges may be filed.

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Yampatika partnering with agencies to provide mini-grants for environmental education

Groups interested in providing environmental literacy curriculum in Northwest Colorado have until Monday to apply for mini-grants offered through the Environmental Protection Agency.

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BLM sage grouse plans set new precedent for conservation

An effort to protect the greater sage grou¬¬¬se across 11 Western states took a step forward Thursday with the release of 14 Final Environmental Impact Statements from the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service.

Dog's Eye View: The other side of the story

Awareness and a leash can prevent an unpleasant encounter while walking your "friendly dog."

Steamboat Briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper is set for 7:30 a.m. June 3

The Steamboat Pilot & Today will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza.

Steamboat City Council to talk Emerald Park history, field usage on Tuesday

The discussion comes as the city negotiates a new five-year contract with Triple Crown that could allow the games at Emerald for the first time.

Hayden Planning Commission to further explore allowing marijuana grows

The Hayden Planning Commission on Thursday is expected to decide whether to recommend allowing marijuana grow facilities to the town council.

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Northwest Colorado water officials update status of Colorado's new water plan

The big water buffalo in the room was the possibility that Front Range interests will succeed in influencing the water plan to include a new trans-mountain diversion (TMD) of water from the Western Slope to the rapidly growing Eastern Slope.

The Record for Tuesday, May 27, 2015

1:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a dirt bike stolen in the 1300 block of 13th Street.

Judge considers releasing documents related to Zimmerman homicide

During a hearing Wednesday, Judge Shelley Hill again expressed her desire to unseal records related to the Ed Zimmerman homicide case.

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30-student preschool opening in Yampa in early June

A new preschool in Yampa operated by the South Routt School District will begin offering childcare and education to families early next month.

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Soda Creek Elementary students work on bear awareness project

A partnership between two classes at Soda Creek Elementary is aiming to make students and the community more aware of practices to keep bears wild, safe and out of people’s trash.