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Steamboat briefs: Yampatika in search of volunteers, training Dec. 4

Yampatika is recruiting volunteers to help with winter programs, including weekly ski and snowshoe tours. Volunteers support Yampatika naturalists leading education programs and are vital to keeping the tour group together and assisting participants as needed.

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Turkey Trot sees big turnout despite snow

A layer of fresh snow wasn’t going to slow Bruce Darcy Thursday morning, nor was the warmth and comfort of his own bed. A 2015 Steamboat Springs High School graduate, Darcy was bursting at the seams to be reunited with his hometown buddies.

The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

12:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a woman who injured her arm dancing at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

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Steamboat residents thankful for community meal

Students in Shannon Forbes’ third-grade classroom washed their hands and gloved up in class earlier this week to put together six dishes for the annual community Thanksgiving dinner.

Dog's Eye View: The dog trainer's song

For some reason, the catchy melody and easy-to-remember words of this song have stayed with me since early childhood, when I watched television on our bulky black-and-white TV. Maybe the words just made sense to me. The song is titled “Accentuate The Positive,” and here are the words to the first verse: “Accentuate the positive. Eliminate the negative. Latch on to the affirmative. and don’t mess with Mr. In-between.”

Operation Round Up transitioning to "opt out" program

Yampa Valley Electric Association’s Operation Round Up is transitioning from an “opt-in” to an “opt-out” proposition.

Steamboat briefs: Law enforcement efforts step up for holiday weekend

Colorado’s law enforcement officers throughout the state will be working overtime throughout the holiday weekend citing and arresting those that choose to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Steamboat locals talk about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions

From recipes, events and games, a few Steamboat locals share their favorite Thanksgiving traditions.

The Record for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

8:36 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a vandalism in the 2900 block of West Acres Drive. A car window had been broken.

Cause of death determined for missing hunter

On Sept. 7, Harkins was not feeling well and chose to stay at camp while the four people he was hunting with headed out to hunt. When the hunters returned, Harkins was gone.

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Community welcomes winter season with “Light Up the Night” this Friday

Kickoff the holiday season this Friday at the "Light Up the Night" Community Tree Lighting on the Routt County Courthouse Lawn from 6 to 7 p.m.

Judge dismisses Class 1 felony kidnapping case

A judge has dismissed the case against a 54-year-old Craig man accused of kidnapping related to an incident in the late 1970s.

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Season gets rolling with annual Scholarship Day to support the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club

The traditions that surround Steamboat Ski Area's Scholarship Day helps make the opening day something to remember.

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Steamboat Springs Symphony Orchestra holiday concert set for next week

Next week, the Steamboat Springs Symphony Orchestra will present its holiday concert, "Finding Christmas," at the Strings Music Pavilion. The concert will feature Broadway star Tiffany Haas and a variety of local musicians and singers.

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Explore’s Top 5 events Nov. 27 to Nov. 29

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you its top five picks for this weekend's round of events.