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A few inches of water didn’t stop Steamboat Springs resident Ben Ratliff from riding his bike along the flooded Yampa River Core Trail this summer. Record high-country snowpack resulted in flooding in parts of the county. An article about the Yampa River spilling its banks on the east side of the city cracked the list of most-read stories at No. 10.

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Routt County has seen it all in the past 365 days, from record snowpack in the spring to a phenomenally dry start to winter, from horses and riders hoofing through bars to tragedies and stories of survival.


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