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Thrift Store Treasures: Sifting through the hidden gems of Routt County's thrift shops

A thrift store is a place where people can donate items they no longer need, and the stores are dependent on donations from the community. Customers come from all walks of life, and one never knows what they’ll be looking to buy.

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Steamboat playing host to World Telemark Championships for 1st time

For the first time in more than a decade, the United State is hosting the FIS World Telemark Skiing Championships. And for the first time ever, Steamboat Springs is playing host to the biennial event.

The Record for Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

1:35 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken person who drove away after trying to buy beer at a convenience store in the first block of Anglers Drive. The driver could not be located.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Feb. 12 to Feb, 18, 2015

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

Jail Report for Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, 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.

Routt County had six suicides in 2014

With two suicides in Routt County already in 2015, the leader of a local suicide prevention group is concerned.

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Steamboat Pilot & Today sweeps CPA awards

The Steamboat Pilot & Today swept the awards in its circulation category the 2014 Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Awards during the CPA’s annual convention Saturday at Westin Downtown Denver.

Steamboat briefs: WWFM 91.1 to present classical music Friday

Please tune in to WWFM 91.1 on your radio dial at 10 a.m. Friday for Live from Steamboat, classical music from our own Strings Music Festival concerts, part of WWFM’s “Celebrating Our Musical Community” program.

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Steamboat Pilot & Today wins 25 CAPER awards at state contest

The Steamboat Pilot & Today won 25 awards in the Colorado Associated Press Editors and Reporters annual awards contest.

Detox facility moved out of jail

Officials say the new location for Routt County’s detox facility is working out well.

Proposed Ridge at Deer Mountain subdivision straddles urban growth boundary

A majority of the Planning Commission agreed that the five-acre lots called for in the Deer Mountain plan are preferable to the existing platted subdivision of 35-acre parcels.

The Record for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

12:20 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of loud music coming from a car in the first block of Cedar Court.

Steamboat airline program officials making progress on switch from unreliable turbo-prop service to and from Denver

A search of United Airlines flights confirms that flights between YVRA and Denver June 18 will be on a 50-passenger Embraer RJ145 jet flown by Trans States. A search in mid-July still reflects service by Republic Airlines on the Q400.

Steamboat briefs: Extended spring lift hours begin Saturday at ski area

Spring hours at Steamboat Ski Area begin Saturday. Skiing and riding will be available through 4:30 p.m. daily on Christie Peak Express. Burgess Creek, Elkhead, Morningside, Pony Express, South Peak, Storm Peak Express, Sundown Express, Sunshine Express and Thunderhead Express lifts will remain open 15 to 30 minutes later for the rest of the season.

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Businesses cash in on cannabis in Steamboat Springs

At Steamboat Treasures & Tees, tourists are currently buying a lot more shot glasses adorned with marijuana leaves than ones adorned with this city's most iconic barn.