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Bowman emerging as one of Steamboat's best downhill bikers

Whether it’s on skis or a bike, Nate Bowman likes to go fast. And when it comes to downhill races — where the intervals are short and the potential for disaster is high — Bowman can’t get enough.

The Record for Friday, July 31, 2015

12:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of four or five people taking a traffic cone in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. They could not be located.

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Design modified for 180-unit Steamboat Crossings South development

Plans for a 180-unit residential development near Walgreens have undergone some building and design modifications as a result of the city’s planning process.

Business Briefs: Local restaurants get props for quality of wine lists

Carl's Tavern, Harwig's L'Apogee and the Home Ranch were among Wine Spectator's 2015 Restaurant Awards winners.

Routt Council on Aging menus for the week of Aug. 3

Routt Council on Aging menus for the week of Aug. 3

Steamboat briefs: Pet adoption event to take place Saturday, Aug. 1, Sunday, Aug. 2

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is teaming up with the Routt County Humane Society to participate in the first-ever Homes for Dogs National Pet Adoption Weekend from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 and Sunday, Aug. 2 at the animal shelter in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Thursday, July 30, 2015

8:55 a.m. Officers were called to a report of an 82-year old woman in the 400 block of Sixth Street, who said someone had trespassed on her property and picked a bunch of cherries. The woman did not know the value of the stolen cherries, but she told police she usually can make about 20 pies with them. The woman did not think a bear took her cherries.

Man's bond set at $50,000 after high-speed chase

After crashing through fences at a ranch and running his car into a ditch, Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jeffrey DePue on suspicion of four felonies and two misdemeanors.

Interior Department takes comments on federal coal leasing

The Department of the Interior and Bureau of Land Management are hosting the sessions in an effort to seek public comment on how the BLM can ensure that the American taxpayers receive a fair return on federal coal resources.

Unknown whether other police investigation reports will be released

Interim Police Chief Jerry DeLong is not expected to consider releasing Nuanes additional reports related to the police department investigation until the week of Aug.10.

Interim chief to brief council on changes at police department

The changes are a response to a report prepared by Katherine Nuanes, an independent investigator hired to look into allegations related to conduct by Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle.

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'Trip of a lifetime': Historic house on Yampa Street successfully moved to quieter spot

Brooke and Ryan Lightner were celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary at a sushi restaurant on Yampa Street late Thursday night when they saw something surreal happening outside.

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Fundraising website set up for woman who lost home

A fundraising website has been set up for the woman whose home was destroyed by a fire Wednesday in Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat briefs: Eve Phillips named Hayden Library’s Reader of the Week

Hayden Public Library’s Reader of the Week is 2-year-old Eve Phillips, who is one of the youngest honorees in the history of the program. She is a Craig resident, along with her parents, Courtney Archuleta and Seth Phillips. She has an 11-year-old brother, Tyler, a boxer mix dog named Zeus and a bunny named Storm.

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Community convenes for Colowyo

Craig community leaders hosted a meeting Thursday night at Moffat County High School to provide a brief update on the situation at Colowyo Coal Mine, answer questions and facilitate public comment on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s environmental assessment.