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Lost hunter found on Buffalo Pass

The Routt County Sheriff's Office and Search and Rescue volunteers successfully found a lost hunter Thursday afternoon.

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The Record for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

11:32 p.m. Officers were called to a report of two men who looked like they were about to fight at a bar in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police found them on the street, and police saw them shaking hands and apologizing.

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Colorado Water Trust praises local agencies for leadership, buys water to boost Yampa River

Water Trust acquires water to keep Yampa healthy into October

The Colorado Water Trust has joined the city of Steamboat Springs, Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District and the Catamount Metropolitan District in ongoing efforts to boost Yampa River flows deeper into autumn.

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BLM to bait-trap Sand Wash Basin wild horses in October

News on BLM wild horse bait-trap happening in October.

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Steamboat Springs resident asks City Council to allow small pigs as pets

“Pigs are incredibly smart, and they’re wonderful companions,” Rory Clow said before listing the other benefits of having small pigs as pets.

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Talking Green: U.N. renewable energy advisor to speak Sept. 27

Fresh off a trip to Bonn, Germany, earlier this month to advise the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paul Komor, who holds a Ph.D. in in engineering, will be the speaker for the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Talking Green on Sept. 27.

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Steamboat briefs: Inspiration Classes set at Emerald Mountain School

Emerald Mountain School is offering two Inspiration Classes this fall for students in second through eighth grades.

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Donald Trump Jr. revs crowd in Grand Junction Thursday night

Billed as a candid conversation on public lands with Donald Trump Jr., one thing was noticeably missing from the younger Trump’s roughly 17-minute speech at the Mesa County Fairgrounds Thursday: public lands.

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Old fire lookouts a reflection of ranger's unique talents

Celebrating the restoration of the Hahn's Peak Lookout

The work wasn’t as romantic as it sounds, and the days when lonely lookouts guarded the timber are all but gone. But the historic buildings remain important cultural markers in the National Forest.

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Yampa's final farmers market of summer set for Sunday

Rain may have dampened the Yampa Farmers Market in July, but organizers hope residents who are still craving fresh, locally grown produce will turn out Sept. 25 for the final market of the summer.

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Police to carry life-saving overdose drug

Local police and members of the public will be trained to administer a drug that could save the life of someone who has overdosed on drugs.

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Routt County commissioners 'energized' at forum

The future of coal and oil

Kiwanis Club President Bud Romberg asked asked candidates for county commissioner how they foresee energy development proceeding over the next few years.

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The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

5:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a man riding a bike with no lights or reflectors on South Lincoln Avenue.

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Dog’s Eye View: Don’t stop — training never ends

Training a dog is not like tuning up your skis before the season starts; it’s a continual process to keep their skills sharp and compliance dependable.

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Deadline extended for annual business plan competition

An annual business plan competition, hosted by Colorado Mountain College and sponsored by the City of Steamboat Springs and Alpine Bank, has extended its deadline for entries.