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Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Sept. 4 to 10, 2014

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Sept. 4 to 10, 2014

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City aims to educate residents on lodging taxes

When a property owner in Steamboat Springs rents out an accommodation for less than 30 days, the transaction is legally subject to a variety of taxes, and the city is aiming to make residents more compliant with the process.

Steamboat briefs: Colorado Mountain College hosts Town Hall meetings

Colorado Mountain College is hosting a series of Town Hall meetings at campuses across the Western Slope. One of the meetings will be held at the Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22. A focus of the meeting will be the college’s new strategic plan, and those attending will have the opportunity to meet CMC President Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser and other college leaders.

Council on Aging menus for the week of Sept. 15

Lunch menus for Steamboat Springs Community Center, Hayden American Legion Hall and South Routt Community Center.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 15

Lunch menus for Steamboat Springs School District, Hayden School District, South Routt School District and Heritage Christian School

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Steamboat City Council to weigh sustainability plan Tuesday

City staff on Tuesday night will outline its plan to revive and repurpose the city's green team that used to spearhead sustainability initiatives at the city ranging from a bike sharing program to composting at some city facilities.

The Record for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

12:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with an unknown medical problem at Colorado Mountain College.

Parks and Rec's John Overstreet reorganizing staff under lands and enterprise directors

Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department Director John Overstreet thinks his department can bring in more revenues while attracting more people — both residents and visitors — to the city’s parks and recreational facilities.

Steamboat briefs: Community Barbecue and Barn Dance set for Saturday

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs will host its seventh annual Community Barbecue and Barn Dance from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Wandering Creek Ranch. The event raises funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs and other Rotary charities.

Routt County Human Services eager to make the most of new child care funding

A significant share of Routtt County’s low-income households are headed by single parents, making it even tougher for a lot of families to place their children in a secure child care setting while they hold down jobs.

Dog's Eye View: The sport of scent detection

Earlier this year, I traveled to Fort Collins, with my Rat Terrier named Skippy, to participate in a Nose Work Trial sponsored by the National Association of Canine Scent Work. The trial site was located at the Equine Center in an amazing place filled with all types of delicious doggy smells.

Legislators coming to Steamboat to hear what locals say about Colorado's future water supply

State water plan meeting affords a chance to speak directly to a state legislator about Colorado's future water supply.

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Steamboat resident Kevin Nerney battling brain cancer

After a lifetime of serving others in New York City, longtime Steamboat Springs resident Kevin Nerney is battling brain cancer.

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With new faces and energy, Steamboat's Parks and Recreation Commission hashes out 2015 priorities

There's something very different about Steamboat's current parks and recreation commission.

The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

5:56 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person at Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue. A man was reportedly dancing on the corner and looked like he was on drugs. He was then seen dancing on a bench and then someone picked him up in a car. Officers could not locate him.