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The Record for Sunday, April 13, 2014

7:38 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken driver in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. Police said the driver had reportedly left a free concert intoxicated. The driver was found in Grand County and arrested by the Kremmling Police Department.

Registration open for Oak Creek summer camp

Registration is open for the Oak Creek Summer Day Camp, which runs from June 2 to Aug. 15.

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New support group for teenagers grieving loss of a loved one being formed in Steamboat

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is starting the group for 12- to 15-year-olds.

Steamboat briefs: Tread of Pioneers Museum looking for volunteers

The Tread of Pioneers Museum needs front-desk volunteers to work three-hour shifts. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, collecting admissions and gift shop sales.

The Record for Saturday, April 12, 2014

10:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a hit and run at the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police learned someone's wheel came off their vehicle while driving and rolled from the highway and into a trailer at a campground, causing damage.

Hayden names Cripple Creek's Vader new superintendent

The Hayden School District named Trudy Vader — the current principal at Cripple Creek-Victor Junior-Senior High School — its new superintendent for 2014-15 and beyond.

Montessori charter school eyes 2015-16 implementation

A group of parents is in the initial stages of establishing Steamboat's first Montessori charter school after the public-school program was closed fully before the 2013-14 school year.

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One for the books: Colorado Mountain College student balances skiing, class

Persistent snow made for a great day of skiing on the final day of the season at Steamboat Ski Area. For one area student, it was one more highlight from what's been a great winter.

Monday Medical: April is occupational therapy month

Occupational Therapy — you may have heard of it, but do you actually know what it is? Occupational therapists are an integral member of a rehabilitation team. In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, we thought we would shed some light on this lesser-known profession.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for April 14 and 15, 2014

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for April 14 and 15, 2014

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Questioning authority: City of Steamboat Springs quietly fights lawsuit alleging excessive use of force

Steamboat Springs Police Department officer Evan Driscoll thought the scene looked suspicious.

Steamboat briefs: 2014 Tour de Steamboat bike event seeks sponsors

The 2014 Tour de Steamboat, an annual bike event benefitting local nonprofit organizations, is seeking sponsors. The event is July 19 and includes several noncompetitive scenic road rides, VIP tent, BBQ and silent auction. The event attracts riders and volunteers from throughout Colorado and other states.

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Soda Creek students turn Cardboard Classic into engineering project

For one group of youngsters at the 34th annual Cardboard Classic, the friendly competition was converted into the students' first taste at real engineering.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of April 3 to 9, 2014

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of April 3 to 9, 2014

Routt County seeks animal response team volunteers

The Routt County Animal Response Team currently is looking for volunteers to help evacuate animals and run sheltering facilities in Routt County in the event of an animal emergency.