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Routt County trails programs receive funding from Colorado Parks and Wildlifel

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced the distribution of $6.18 million in grants for motorized and non-motorized trails programs throughout the state. Of the $1,525,095 granted to northwest Colorado, $224,780 was given to Howelsen Hill, Hahn's Peak, and Routt National Forest.

Chance for rain in Steamboat increases Sunday after dry second half of June

The dry spell could break over the holiday weekend with the greatest chance of rain arriving Sunday in the Park Range outside Steamboat as well as in the Flat Tops.

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Fourth of July parades, fireworks and events around Routt County

This weekend there is no shortage of activities or events to attend in celebration of the Fourth of July from parades, picnics, music and fireworks there is something for all to enjoy.

Post office lockouts in Steamboat follow national USPS protocol

When longtime Steamboat resident Brian Harvey visited the Steamboat Springs Post Office to check his mail this week, he found he was locked out of his mailbox.

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Accused murderer told deputies he 'snapped'

Court records show Cole Pollard told deputies he “snapped,” choked Patricia Richmond to death and then raped her.

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Perry-Mansfield and First Friday Artwalk bring street performances to art galleries this Friday

Combining movement and art, dancers from Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp will partner with First Friday Artwalk this weekend for unique street performances reflecting local artwork.

Steamboat briefs: Trails to be temporarily closed for July 4 activities

Due to the July 4 fireworks set-up and show, all trails on the Howelsen Hill Ski Area will be closed from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday. This includes all access points and the area from Bluffs Loop to Mile Run.

Decisions, Decisions: Choose your own adventure on a wild sports Saturday

Decisions, Decisions. There’s so many sports events Saturday, no one can hit them all. Let us help decide what’s the best choice for you.

The Record for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

11:47 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a possible structure fire on Loggers Lane. There was a lot of smoke in the area. The smoke was coming from a chimney. A coffee company was roasting beans.

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Flying Diamond Ranch completes its conservation goals

Flying Diamond Ranch is a year-round cattle operation occupying the northern ridges of Thorpe Mountain where conserved land is visible to motorists traveling a two-mile stretch of the highway.

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Pollard being held on suspicion of murder

Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins on Wednesday described a troubled young man who possibly made a series of decisions that ultimately led to the death of 22-year-old Patricia Richmond.

Steamboat makes another appearance on a Top 10 list, this time for business-friendliness

In 2013, Steamboat Springs became Dog Town USA. In 2014, it was one of MarketWatch's 10 greatest mountain towns for retirees.

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Home, sweet home for ski jumpers on Fourth of July

There’s something different, something sweet and something thrilling about the annual summer ski jumping event in Steamboat Springs.

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Rural hospital bill that would benefit YVMC moves through Senate

A bill introduced by democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and others earlier this year to extend a program helping rural hospitals including Yampa Valley Medical Center has passed through the Senate Finance Committee.

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Cole Pollard located, arrested, will likely face homicide charges

Cole Pollard has been taken into custody, and Sheriff Wiggins said Pollard will likely face charges related to the death of Patricia Richmond.