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The Record for Thursday, June 23, 2016

8:09 a.m. Officers were called to a report of prescription medications stolen from a car overnight at a motel in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Surveillance video was reviewed, and no one was seen going into he car.

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Downtown business critical of execution of Yampa Street project

While the business owners remain excited about the improvements the project will bring, they are faulting the city for not doing enough to mitigate the impact of the work, which they say has significantly impacted their revenue.

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Philanthropists honored for commitment to community

Philanthropy does not go unnoticed in Routt County, and for the 19th year, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation honored a handful of individuals who put their community first.

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More than 12,000 visitors expected in town today

Approximately 10,200 visitors are expected to be in town today, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

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Steamboat briefs: Routt County Riders lead Emerald Trail work day

The North Routt Fire Protection District is inviting community members to an open house to check out the fire department’s new engine.

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Tuesday's primary election heats up for Colorado U.S. Senate race

On Tuesday, registered Republicans in Northwest Colorado who have not already participated in early voting will have some decisions to make. Following is a brief overview of the primary races concluding on Tuesday and the candidates competing.

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Steamboat firefighters join fray

Beaver Creek Fire continues to push east

Chief Mel Stewart said firefighters Julie Wernig and Matt Mathison have been assigned to protect structures and are scheduled to return to Steamboat on Sunday. They join the 150 people that are working the fire.

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Adventure of the Week: All-terrain vehicles

The only real memory I have of being on an all-terrain vehicle is of me — probably elementary school aged — sitting on the back, terrified, as my cousin took us over a small hill on his family ranch in south-central Kansas.

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Fire chief to make call on fireworks show next week

Steamboat Springs Fire Chief Mel Stewart said Thursday the outlook for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show has looked favorable, but he's waiting to see what the weather does next week before making the final call on Wednesday.

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Parks and rec commission endorses new master plan for Bear River Park

The city's Parks and Community Services Department will propose the city fund design of the park improvements next year, with funding for the project's first phase coming in 2018.

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Woman rescued from Fish Creek trail

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers helped rescue a woman with a broken ankle on the Fish Creek trail Wednesday afternoon.

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The Record for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

12:16 p.m. Officers were called to a report of missing money from a room at a hotel that is being used for long-term housing in the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue.

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Community invited to see new fire engine

The North Routt Fire Protection District is inviting community members to an open house to check out the fire department's new engine.

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Buzz around downtown at upcoming Pollinator Garden Tour

Jackie Grimaldi’s garden is one of three featured downtown spaces on Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s annual Green Garden Tour, taking place Tuesday evening at three houses near Steamboat Springs High School.

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Dog's Eye View: He's just being stubborn

Think about the times you may have called your dog to come, and he hesitated. He may have stood still and looked at you, and you thought he was being stubborn. My question is, “How did you teach your dog to do that?”