News for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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Pollard being held on suspicion of murder

Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins on Wednesday described a troubled young man who possibly made a series of decisions that ultimately led to the death of 22-year-old Patricia Richmond.

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Home, sweet home for ski jumpers on Fourth of July

There’s something different, something sweet and something thrilling about the annual summer ski jumping event in Steamboat Springs.

Mountain Madness gives runners one more go on the pavement

For fans of the Steamboat Springs Running Series who enjoy the pavement, Saturday’s Mountain Madness half marathon and 10-kilometer races are something of a last hoorah for the summer schedule.

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Cole Pollard located, arrested, will likely face homicide charges

Cole Pollard has been taken into custody, and Sheriff Wiggins said Pollard will likely face charges related to the death of Patricia Richmond.

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Search on for 'person of interest' in Flat Tops Wilderness Area

Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins says they have located Cole Pollard's vehicle above Trappers Lake in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.

Gardening with Deb: Poisonous plants of Routt County

Many plants are as poisonous as they are beautiful.

Dog's Eye View: I can hear you!

In training animals, raising one's voice can do more harm than good.

Tri the Boat results for June 27

Triathlon results

Steamboat briefs: Routt County OEM lists fireworks precautions

Routt County Office of Emergency Management has released a list of fireworks safety tips in advance of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The wildland fire partners of Routt County remind residents and visitors that fireworks are not toys. They can cause severe injuries and pose a fire hazard.

Our View: Rodeo: Part of Steamboat’s authentic brand

More than a century ago, Steamboat Springs was the place where cowboys from area ranches would gather to show off their roping and riding skills. Those early rodeo events, which date all the way back to 1897, often took place right on Steamboat’s Main Street.