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Steamboat briefs: Earth Day Film Festival at library starts Tuesday

Bud Werner Memorial Library and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Sustainable Schools program present a two-night film festival in honor of Earth Day 2014. Screenings are Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Bill would give Colorado counties more say in how cities form urban renewal authorities

Cities including Steamboat see these URAs as an important tool to restore run-down or "blighted" areas, while some counties see them as an abused tool that has diverted millions of dollars' worth of property taxes away from counties, school districts and other entities.

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Steamboat's flirtation with springlike weather comes to a frigid halt

The recorded high temperatures in Steamboat last week included: April 8, 59 degrees; April 9, 63 degrees; April 10, 57 degrees; April 11, 65 degrees and April 12, 63.

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Heritage Christian students set to perform semi-annual musical

Heritage Christian School first- through sixth-graders are putting on a Western-themed play titled "Jonah's Druthers," which will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Record for Sunday, April 13, 2014

7:38 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken driver in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. Police said the driver had reportedly left a free concert intoxicated. The driver was found in Grand County and arrested by the Kremmling Police Department.

Registration open for Oak Creek summer camp

Registration is open for the Oak Creek Summer Day Camp, which runs from June 2 to Aug. 15.

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New support group for teenagers grieving loss of a loved one being formed in Steamboat

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is starting the group for 12- to 15-year-olds.

Steamboat briefs: Tread of Pioneers Museum looking for volunteers

The Tread of Pioneers Museum needs front-desk volunteers to work three-hour shifts. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, collecting admissions and gift shop sales.

The Record for Saturday, April 12, 2014

10:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a hit and run at the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police learned someone's wheel came off their vehicle while driving and rolled from the highway and into a trailer at a campground, causing damage.

Hayden names Cripple Creek's Vader new superintendent

The Hayden School District named Trudy Vader — the current principal at Cripple Creek-Victor Junior-Senior High School — its new superintendent for 2014-15 and beyond.

Montessori charter school eyes 2015-16 implementation

A group of parents is in the initial stages of establishing Steamboat's first Montessori charter school after the public-school program was closed fully before the 2013-14 school year.

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One for the books: Colorado Mountain College student balances skiing, class

Persistent snow made for a great day of skiing on the final day of the season at Steamboat Ski Area. For one area student, it was one more highlight from what's been a great winter.

Monday Medical: April is occupational therapy month

Occupational Therapy — you may have heard of it, but do you actually know what it is? Occupational therapists are an integral member of a rehabilitation team. In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, we thought we would shed some light on this lesser-known profession.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for April 14 and 15, 2014

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for April 14 and 15, 2014

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Questioning authority: City of Steamboat Springs quietly fights lawsuit alleging excessive use of force

Steamboat Springs Police Department officer Evan Driscoll thought the scene looked suspicious.