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Bed and breakfast planned for historic ranch on the Yampa River just north of Hayden town limits

Ryan and Rachel Wattles would host as many as eight people at a time in the guest house and as many as 10 special events — like wedding and family reunions — per year. No amplified music will be allowed.

Steamboat briefs: Free social media marketing workshop slated for Monday

The Steamboat Workforce Center, in partnership with Colorado Mountain College, is sponsoring a free workshop on social media.

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Oak Creek swears in new police chief, looks to fill out full-time patrol

The town of Oak Creek has its new police chief after Ralph Maher was sworn in prior to Thursday night's Town Board meeting.

Dog's Eye View: Socialization: Everybody knows about that, Part 1

I’m so glad that dog owners are thinking about the importance of socializing their new puppy or adult dog. Here’s some specific information about socialization.

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Boulder scientist to talk about groundbreaking mission to Pluto

A NASA spacecraft that has traveled nearly 3 billion miles from earth over the last nine years has nearly reached Pluto, the smallest and furthest away of the original nine planets, and the one which people know the least about.

Steamboat Springs City Council reviews affordable housing issue

Steamboat Springs City Council members agree that access to affordable housing in the city is an issue they should address.

The Record for Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

12:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken man who was refusing to pay for nachos he was eating at the corner of a convenience store in the first block of Anglers Drive. He eventually paid and left.

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Hometown astronaut Steve Swanson to share space stories Sunday night in Steamboat

It won't be a trip to the International Space Station, but it will be as close to one as you can get right now here on Earth.

Education Fund Board Grant Commission awards $105,000 to community groups

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board Grant Commission tentatively awarded $105,000 to eight community groups Wednesday night.

Steamboat briefs: Around 8.8K visitors are expected in Steamboat

About 8,856 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday.

Downtown URA plan gets strong support from local business community

The Steamboat Springs City Council made it clear Tuesday night that it wants to soon invest in some major improvements like sidewalks and lighting in downtown Steamboat.

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Free Summer Concert Series funding cut doesn't sit well with some City Council members

Although the cut was "disappointing," a majority of the council agreed it should respect the city's grant vetting process that led to the reduced funding and not invest any more city dollars in the series of concerts this year.

Crime Tip of the Week: Credit card fraud protection tips

Here are some tips on how to prevent credit and debit card fraud.

The Record for Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

10:29 a.m. Officers were called to a report of vandalism in the 2700 block of Burgess Creek Road. A pedestrian carrying skis and poles was startled by an oncoming shuttle bus and accidentally broke a shuttle window with a pole.

Steamboat briefs: Kids Night Out scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at Igloo

The city of Steamboat Springs is hosting Kids Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Igloo at Howelsen Hill. The event is open to kids in kindergarten through fifth-grades. The movie “Ribbit” will be shown.