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Police misconduct investigation begins in Steamboat Springs

While the city prepared for the investigation to ramp up, recent Steamboat Springs High School graduate Jessica Miller organized the modest protest that started with about six protestors.

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Police station committee to explore wide range of options for new station

In many ways, the citizen police station committee is taking the police station project back to square one.

Steamboat Springs School District strategic plan unveiled

After nearly a year in the making, a comprehensive strategic plan for the Steamboat Springs School District was presented to the School Board Monday night.

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High levels of meth found in man who held officers hostage

An autopsy report revealed that James Brent Damon, the man who briefly held two officers hostage in Moffat County on March 9 before being shot and killed, had extremely high levels of methamphetamines in his blood.

The Record for Sunday, March 29, 2015

7:04 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue. A person saw an outdoor freezer door open, and it appeared as though food items were thawing in the sun.

Steamboat briefs: Click It or Ticket campaign set to begin on Monday

Steamboat Springs Police Department officers this week will be on the lookout for drivers who are not buckled up. The statewide rural enforcement Click It or Ticket campaign begins Monday and runs through Sunday.

The Record for Saturday, March 28, 2015

4:39 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Yampa Street and Seventh Street. An officer checked on a car parked in a parking lot at an odd hour but determined it was nothing serious.

South Routt schools will have new leaders

Both South Routt Elementary and Soroco middle and high schools will see new leadership this fall, following the resignation of one principal and the position change of another.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for March 30 and 31

Agendas for the Routt County Board of County Commissioners meetings on March 30 and 31.

Thoughtful Parenting: College tours, visits and interviews for student athletes

Here’s a “to-do list” to help ensure your university, college or trade school visit is a success.

Monday Medical: SportsMed wraps up season as official U.S. Ski Teams' medical provider

From the top of the 2015 National US Freestyle Championships moguls course at Steamboat Ski Area, Yampa Valley Medical Center SportsMed physical therapist, Jennifer Kerr, doesn't have the best view.

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The Day Steamboat Shook: Buddy Werner's death changed Steamboat forever

The church overflowed the day they buried Buddy Werner. The crowds flooded the United Methodist Church on the corner of Oak and Eighth, hundreds from the Steamboat Springs community showing up and so many more from out of town — skiers and friends and coaches and competitors overwhelming the grand brick chapel.

Steamboat briefs: Ski area accepting entries for GoPro photo contest

Steamboat Ski Area is accepting entries for its season-long GoPro photo and video con-test. The contest asks entrants to share their Steamboat story through a still photo or video edit captured on a GoPro.

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Bohonnon goes big, runs away with U.S. men's aerials title

The new national champions put on a high-flying show in Saturday's U.S. Freestyle Championships men's and women's aerials finals at Steamboat Ski Area.

The Record for Friday, March 27, 2015

3:57 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a woman who woke up and found a man passed out on her couch in the 3200 block of Snowflake Circle.