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The Record for Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

1:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to check on a very drunken women in a bar bathroom in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. She was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center.

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Jury hears taped confession

The jury in the Thomas Lee Johnson first-degree murder trial Friday heard a taped confession between Johnson and his ex-wife, but it was not necessarily a slam dunk for the prosecution.

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One of three owners at Hayden power plant appeals state's valuation for local property taxes

Hayden power plant owner challenges state's property tax valuation

Routt County Assessor: $10.5 million in assessed valuation at risk in Salt River Project's challenge to state's property tax appraisal of of its assets at Hayden Generating Station

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One Book Steamboat Trivia Contest begins

Each fall, the Bud Werner Memorial Library presents One Book Steamboat, a community read for Steamboat Springs. In 2016, we are reading “Angle of Repose,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Wallace Stegner, honoring the Pulitzer centennial and “the dean of Western writers.”

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Construction managers banking on good weather

Yampa Street construction managers are hoping for a long Indian summer as they approach a late November deadline to have the first phase complete.

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Steamboat briefs: Drop-off to accept difficult-to-recycle materials

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council will host its comprehensive Community Recycling Drop-Off from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Meadows Parking Lot. The event has become a fall ritual for residents to clean out their garages before winter arrives.

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The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

2:09 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who had fraudulent charges on a credit card. There were two other reports during the day, and it was suspected the fraud occurred due to a skimming device at gas stations.

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Lodwick, Dunn-Downing highlight class of 2016 at Colorado Ski & Snowboard celebration

On Saturday night in Vail Steamboat Springs legends Todd Lodwick, and Shannon Dunn-Downing will take their place in Colroado skiing history when then are inducted into Colroado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.

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Search continues for Craig teen missing since August

Katrina Treacy, 14, last seen Aug. 23

The disappearance of a Craig teenager has been ongoing for more than a month. Katrina Treacy, 14, was last seen Aug. 23 by her mother, Jean Robertson, who has not heard from her since.

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Steamboat police warn of suspicious pay-at-the-pump activity

The Steamboat Springs Police Department warns consumers to stay alert for suspicious devices when they pay-at-the-pump.

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Overcoming obstacles only part of the race for local endurance athlete

Local triathletes have found a new pursuit for overcoming obstacles in the Spartan racer series.

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Juror dismissed after dozing off

A juror was dismissed Thursday because he was having trouble staying awake during the Thomas Lee Johnson murder trial.

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Colorado Group Realty, Young Professionals host coat drive

On Saturday, Oct. 8, Colorado Group Realty and Young Professionals Network will be collecting lightly worn coats in a coat drive for LiftUp of Routt County.

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Routt county riders to lead trail work day

Routt County Riders will lead a trail work day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, on Emerald Mountain.

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Montessori leader recognized for charter school advocacy work

Mountain Village Montessori Charter School Head of School Michael Hayes was recognized earlier this week for his work advocating for rural charter schools on a state and national level.