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Routt County commissioners set to sign off on beer garden at the fair

Routt County Fairgrounds manager Jill Delay reminded the board that alcohol sales at the fair had been banned by the county commissioners in the early 1990s and then approved in 2010, but the only time a beer garden was actually offered was in 2012.

Red Cross gives out free smoke alarms in Steamboat mobile home parks

Red Cross volunteers went door to door in the Fish Creek and Sleepy Bear mobile home parks Saturday, visiting 25 homes, installing 38 new smoke alarms and changing nine batteries in existing alarms at no charge.

The Record for Sunday, May 17, 2015

2:07 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at a fast food restaurant in the 600 block of Snapdragon Way. A delivery truck driver was supposed to show up at the business at 3 a.m., but he never showed up. The caller wanted to make sure the driver was OK. The driver was located, and he was fine.

Steamboat briefs: Fundraiser on Tuesday includes dinner and movie

A dinner and a movie fundraiser for Integrated Community will be held Tuesday.

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Hayden sends off 31 graduates

Hayden teacher, coach and rancher Ty Zabel wasted no words telling the class of 2015 what lies ahead.

The Record for Saturday, May 16, 2015

1:37 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of “someone driving sideways in the alley” in the 300 block of Pine Street. They could not be located.

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Grant funds classroom stability balls at Strawberry Park Elementary

When Alexandra Bigras-Masse started teaching at Strawberry Park Elementary earlier this school year, she was looking for a way to bring some movement into a class of energetic first-graders.

Teacher and student from Steamboat Springs High School uncover details of Craig soldier's life and death

Steamboat Springs High School history teacher Patrick Slowey never expected a research project with the Normandy Institute would lead to fascinating discoveries about a solider from here in Northwest Colorado.

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The next stop: Steamboat City Council weighs future of bus service

The pared-down winter bus service sputtered and irked many local riders. Now, city officials are hoping to avoid a repeat next winter by recruiting more drivers and walking back the cuts they made to the service.

Steamboat briefs: Hayden Library to close for Memorial Day

Hayden Public Library to close in celebration of Memorial Day.

The Record for Friday, May 15

8:35 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to check on an 11-year-old who had not shown up to school.

Jail Report for May 9 to May 15, 2015

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

Steamboat briefs: Fundraiser proceeds benefit Center for Independence

A Spring Run-Off Celebration of Independence fundraiser will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Butcherknife Brewing Company.

Coroner still awaiting final Zimmerman autopsy report

Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg still has not yet received a final autopsy report for Steamboat Springs resident Ed Zimmerman, a suspected murder victim whose body was found March 4.

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