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Steamboat Institute's Freedom Conference kicks off Friday

The conference will feature Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, radio and television personality Laura Ingraham and a handful of authors, social activists and leaders as conference speakers.

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Finance director warns South Routt School Board about spending

New South Routt School District finance director Mark Rydberg was stern with school board members this week about the need to be fiscally conservative.

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Another 60 students join Steamboat Springs School District

Enrollment is up yet again in the Steamboat Springs School District, with about 60 new students reporting to class Wednesday, bringing the district total to 2,527 students.

The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

1:15 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a car alarm going off every 15 minutes in the 1100 block of Natures Lane.

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City of Steamboat Springs proposes new regulations for private marijuana grows

The city's unlicensed growing facilities were thrust into the spotlight on June 13 when a caregiver's medical marijuana grow operation caught fire on Downhill Drive and caused $20,000 worth of damage to the building.

Steamboat briefs: 2nd summer small business series slated for Thursday

Steamboat Springs Young Professionals Network will host the second installment of its small business series at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 at The Rusted Porch, 690 Marketplace Plaza.

The Record for Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

11:26 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a taxi passenger on Skyview Lane who was so intoxicated he couldn't tell the driver where he lived. The intoxicated passenger was taken to the hospital.

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13 community members file for Steamboat Springs City Council race

All four seats are now contested, and six candidates are vying for district 1.

Two men airlifted off of Mount Werner on Monday in separate incidents

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue headed up the mountain around 4:20 p.m. to help a 55-year-old man who had possibly broken his neck in a mountain bike crash on the advanced Flying Diamond trail.

Spoke Talk: ‘Twilight Takeover’ is Thursday

To show Routt County Riders’ genuine appreciation for Steamboat Ski Area's donation to the organization, we’ve planned a "Twilight Takeover" for the final Thursday Twilight Biking night of the summer, and we’re encouraging anyone who enjoys riding trails throughout Routt County to head to the gondola, purchase a bike park ticket and enjoy this great amenity.

Monday Medical: Try out a surgeon's high-tech tool — the robot

This Thursday, the community is invited to try out an actual da Vinci Surgical System. Yampa Valley Medical Center's Robotic Showdown promises a unique, behind-the-scenes opportunity to play with cutting-edge technology.

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$92 million Steamboat Springs school construction bond will be on November ballot

It’s official — voters will be asked this November to support a $92 million bond measure to fund the construction of a new high school and upgrades to buildings across the Steamboat Springs School District.

Steamboat briefs: First Impressions set to host brainstorming session

First Impressions will host an infant and toddler capacity building brainstorming session from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 in the Routt County Commissioners’ Hearing Room on the third floor of the Historic Routt County Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave.

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

2:26 p.m. Officers were called to help a group of volleyball players who showed up to their reserved court at Howelsen Hill and found a group of intoxicated people playing there. The intoxicated people wouldn't give up the court. Police mediated the situation.

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Sustainability Council's ReTree program heads to the classroom

Students at Steamboat Springs High School will be the first to pilot a new environmental literacy curriculum created by the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council.