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The Record for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

1:29 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a cover that was stolen off of a motorcycle parked in the 600 block of Anglers Drive. Police found the cover on the property, and they don't believe it was stolen. It is believed wind blew the cover off of the motorcycle.

Steamboat residents arrested on suspicion of extorting money from boy who damaged their vehicles

Isaias Simon and his sister, Ana Simon, are accused of threatening to have a boy deported if he did not pay them $2,000 to fix their vehicles.

Dog's Eye View: Reaching critical mass

Leaving dog poop on the ground is not recycling. It’s a pollutant, and it’s damaging our environment.

Steamboat briefs: Hayden to consider body cameras for officers

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday will consider purchasing body cameras to be worn by the town’s police officers.

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Steamboat Springs baseball comes out on top of Moffat County, 6-3, in 10-inning game

Baseball in Northwest Colorado means having to play in all kinds of weather, a fact both teams knew as Moffat County High School hosted Steamboat Springs Wednesday afternoon. What they didn’t expect was that the day would go so long. Steamboat took the game, 6-3, against MCHS in a game that lasted 10 innings and saw a small amount of snowfall as the Bulldogs and Sailors fought hard for nearly four hours.

Water restrictions begin May 1

With snowpack at levels well below average, local water providers Wednesday announced water restrictions that will go into place May 1.

Hayden Town Council to consider purchasing body cameras for officers

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday will consider purchasing body cameras to be worn by the town's police officers.

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Steamboat Ski Patrol member dies after last week’s crash

The Steamboat Ski Patrol member who sustained serious injuries in an accident Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area died Tuesday afternoon at Denver Health Medical Center.

Community members review four options for Steamboat school expansion

About 50 people turned out for a Steamboat Springs School District master planning presentation Wednesday to learn more about four options the district is considering to update its facilities.

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Snow tire legislation loses traction in Colorado Senate

State Representative Diane Mitsch Bush will continue to push for new legislation that would require more drivers to use snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 in the mountains despite the State Senate's move to study the issue first.

The Record for Tuesday, April 14, 2015

2:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted suspicious people in a car in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue. A male and female in a car ducked as police drove by. The couple said they were fine and were just talking.

Steamboat briefs: College to offer off-site registration at three places

Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs will offer off-site registration for its summer classes at three different locations and times Wednesday and Thursday.

Two-month closure begins at Yampa Valley Regional Airport

A $16.6 million construction project is under way at Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

Bear season arrives, Steamboat police stepping up enforcement of trash rules

In light of increasing amounts of bear problems, the Steamboat Springs Police Department is stepping up enforcement related to trash rules.

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Yampa River Botanic Park opens early this season

Due to the early spring, the snow has melted and the bulbs are blooming at the Yampa River Botanic Park which opened on Tuesday.