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Whistleblower bill clears initial hurdle in legislature

The initial approval came despite opposition from the Colorado Municipal League, which lobbies on behalf of Colorado's cities.

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Gary Suiter interested in becoming Steamboat Springs' next city manager

Steamboat's interim city manager said he is still performing due diligence before deciding to throw his hat into the ring.

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Ski patrol members on Chinese exchange

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. has sent three of its veteran ski patrol managers to China for two weeks to share their expertise.

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Entertainment guide to the 2016 Winter Carnival events

This year marks the 103rd Winter Carnival featuring a variety of traditional events from the community tubing party to the street events and Night Extravaganza.

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Steamboat Springs City Council members concerned about recent length, frequency of meetings

Since they were sworn in Nov. 10, the new council has met for 55 and a half hours through the course of 10 meetings in Citizens Hall.

The Record for Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

10:46 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of tools missing in the 1100 block of Soda Ridge Way.

Soroco principal abruptly resigns

Soroco high school and middle school Principal Lyn McCarty submitted her immediate resignation Thursday, district administration said.

Dog's Eye View: Man's best friend and science

There will soon be more information about how genetics is playing out in some of the breed-specific illnesses, such as cancer and blindness.

Education Fund Board will consider Partners request in March

Partners in Routt County leaders must wait until March to learn whether the AmeriCorps school-based mentor program will continue during the 2016-17 school year.

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Routt County seeks applicants for Planning Commission

Master plan update is an issue

Routt County is seeking candidates for seats up for renewal on its Planning Commission at a time when the Board of Commissioners is sending strong signals that it would like the commission to tackle the task of updating its master plan.

The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

5:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of three moose in a driveway in the 2100 block of Clubhouse Drive. The resident needed to go to work and could not get out. The moose left the area.

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Steamboat Springs City Council weighs in on proposed changes to city snow plowing ops

City Street Superintendent said the city's reliance on sand trucks as the workhorse of the snow removal fleet has proven both inefficient and unsafe, in recent years.

Moonshine Ski & Dine with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps will host its 10th annual Moonshine Ski and Dine fundraiser from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at Catamount Lake House.

About 14,000 visitors expected in town Saturday

Some 14,000 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

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New police station option emerges in west Steamboat

Some Steamboat Springs City Council members now want to explore the possibility of constructing the new police station on the Yampa Valley Electric Association campus in west Steamboat.