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County Council on Aging menus for week of Nov. 23

County Council on Aging menus for week of Nov. 23

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Nov. 23

For the week of Nov. 23

Steamboat briefs: Community Thanksgiving dinner in dire need of food

The annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner in Steamboat Springs is in urgent need of food. There is a need for cooked turkeys, stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet and mashed potatoes, gravy, Jello salad and cranberry sauce.

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Backcountry safety important as ski season gets into gear

Maybe it’s the isolation getting to him, but Alex Pashley’s fondness for playing with avalanche transceivers is both odd and incredibly smart.

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Georgie Hand to face two attempted first-degree murder charges

A Mississippi woman accused of holding two law enforcement officers at gun point will be prosecuted on all 17 charges brought against her, including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Twentymile Mine being sold to Bowie Resource Partners

Peabody Energy on Friday announced it is selling Routt County's Twentymile mine to Bowie Resource Partners.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2015

9:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a raccoon stuck in a dumpster in the 2000 block of Snow Bowl Plaza. The people who called were told to put a ladder in the dumpster so the raccoon could get out.

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Police department looking forward with new chief

The Steamboat Springs Police Department turned a new page Friday with the swearing in of its new chief, Cory Christensen.

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Planning commission approves conceptual plan for 180-unit condo complex near Walgreens

The city's Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve the conceptual plans for a 180-unit development that would feature 11 four-story residential buildings on a 6.73-acre lot.

Business briefs: Christy Sports opens new location in Steamboat

The new store at 2500 Village Drive will support the Christy Sports Gondola Square location, giving customers two rental and retail options while at the resort.

Routt County Planning Commission: Master plan precludes nightly rentals outside commercial zones

A large majority of the members of the Routt County Planning Commission agreed that the current master plan allows for short-term rentals, but only in a handful of existing commercial zone districts.

Steamboat briefs: Evangelical Lutheran Church secures new pastor

Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church is installing the Rev. Craig Henningfield as its new pastor at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. Henningfield is moving to Steamboat with his wife, Sheryl, after serving as a missionary at large for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. He is the founder of the Church Without Walls in the greater Denver area and is a graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He also earned his doctor of ministry degree from George Fox Seminary. Henningfield and his wife have two children and six grandchildren. Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church has served the community of Steamboat Springs since 1936 and its membership currently numbers 265.

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Bamboo ski pole company, agriculture tech entrepreneur take top prizes in business plan competition

A growing bamboo ski pole company and a local entrepreneur trying to create the equivalent of a Fitbit for cattle now have some more money to grow their businesses thanks to their victories in a local business plan competition.

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Christmas tree permits available

The holiday tradition of cutting down the annual Christmas tree is quickly approaching.

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Hayden granary placed on national historic register

The Delaney family in Hayden is now the proud owner of two properties listed on the National Register of Historic places.