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Routt County commissioners 'energized' at forum

The future of coal and oil

Kiwanis Club President Bud Romberg asked asked candidates for county commissioner how they foresee energy development proceeding over the next few years.

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The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

5:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a man riding a bike with no lights or reflectors on South Lincoln Avenue.

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Dog’s Eye View: Don’t stop — training never ends

Training a dog is not like tuning up your skis before the season starts; it’s a continual process to keep their skills sharp and compliance dependable.

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Deadline extended for annual business plan competition

An annual business plan competition, hosted by Colorado Mountain College and sponsored by the City of Steamboat Springs and Alpine Bank, has extended its deadline for entries.

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The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

12:06 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of items, including a rock collection, stolen from a car in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue.

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Steamboat briefs: United Way celebration kicks off fundraising campaign

Routt County United Way will host a 2016 Campaign Kickoff Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Haymaker Golf Course. The event marks the beginning of the organization’s annual fundraising campaign in Routt County.

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Former Craig police officer suspected of third-degree assault and child abuse

A former Craig Police Department Officer has been charged with third-degree assault and child abuse, according to court documents.

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Radar offline for upgrades

The radar at the National Weather Service in Grand Junction is offline through at least Friday while upgrades are made.

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Logs snarl Routt County Road 129 after crash

It took a small community to clear the road Wednesday morning after a log truck rolled and scattered its load of lodgepole pine trees along Routt County Road 129.

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City Council weighs in on capital improvement plan

The Steamboat Springs City Council is poised to soon debate the future of Spring Creek Park, the timing of the construction of a new fire station and whether to add seat belts to regional buses in the wake of a city bus crash that sent several people to the hospital.

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Candidates discuss balancing growth and open space

Kiwanis member Bud Romberg asked candidates for Routt County commissioner their outlook on permitting a new mobile home park in the county.

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South Routt working on new academic strategic plan

South Routt School District’s new assessment coordinator Rim Watson is eager to get the district on the right track when it comes to improving test scores.

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New Emerald Park access slowly chugging along

The city of Steamboat Springs is now hoping to have the new and much-anticipated entrance to Emerald Park open by fall 2017 or spring 2018. But the schedule for the new access remains at the mercy of the railroad.

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Steamboat briefs: City plans for 1-day closure of frontside of Emerald

The city of Steamboat Springs is anticipating a one-day closure of the majority of the front side of Emerald Mountain due to helicopter logging that will extract logged trees from the Morning Gloria Trail. The closures could occur Thursday, Sept. 22, Friday, Sept. 23 or Monday, Sept. 26.

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City's 4-year-old quest to build new police station nearing finish line?

City, county resolve to reach agreement over shared law enforcement facility

When Routt County commissioners and Steamboat Springs City Council members sit down at their Thanksgiving dinner tables this year, they could be saying they are thankful for successfully negotiating a deal to build a shared law enforcement facility that could save taxpayers more than $1 million.