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Nancy Spillane: Cruel health care bill hits children, seniors in nursing homes

June 23, 2017 — In less than one day, these organizations agree that the new Senate health care bill asks low- and middle-income Americans to spend significantly more for less coverage. The hardest hit will be children, millions living in nursing homes with conditions like Alzheimer's or the aftereffects […]

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Colorado teachers, administrators train to take action against active shooters

June 23, 2017 — The bark of gunfire rang in the air as 17 Colorado teachers and school administrators squeezed off round after round from their pistols Thursday afternoon.

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Western Colorado leading the state in roadkill deaths, 7,000 overall in 2016

June 23, 2017 — The amount of wildlife hit and killed by motorists in Colorado has grown by nearly 50 percent in the last four years and two state agencies are now streamlining efforts to reduce these deadly collisions.

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Paul Wellman: Coal mining is antique industry

June 23, 2017 — Western coal mining is fast disappearing along with all coal mining. Tipton’s American Energy Act is a cruel joke on all people whether they know it or not — better than hoping that this act does not pass so Colorado miners will be able to […]

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‘Go & Do’ in Steamboat Springs for the weekend of June 23 to 25

June 23, 2017 — Wondering what to do and where to go exploring in Steamboat Springs? We’ve got you covered with this weekend’s top events. Friday, June 23 Left Lane Cruiser 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Moe's Original Bar B Que, 1898 Kamar Plaza Join the Free Concert Series […]

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Jimmy “Gaffer” Billys

June 22, 2017 — Jimmy “Gaffer” Billys, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Steamboat Springs following a brief illness. Gaffer’s generous deeds, kind words, friendly smile and contagious chuckle endeared many friends and relatives and instilled a sense of community within his staff at the Cantina […]

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Jimmy “Gaffer” Billys

June 22, 2017 — Jimmy “Gaffer” Billys, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Steamboat Springs following a brief illness. Gaffer’s generous deeds, kind words, friendly smile and contagious chuckle endeared many friends and relatives and instilled a sense of community within his staff at the Cantina […]

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Glenn Francis Redding

June 22, 2017 — Glenn Francis Redding, 73, passed away March 7, 2017, with his family by his side. A celebration of Glenn’s life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at Yampa Valley Funeral Home with interment to follow at Steamboat Springs Cemetery. Following interment, a reception […]

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John Robert Wither

June 22, 2017 — July 14, 1944- June 20, 2017 John was born July 14th, 1944 to Frances Colt Wither and Robert Archibald Wither of Steamboat Springs, CO.  John died on June 20th, 2017 after a six-month battle with brain cancer.  He passed peacefully at home while surrounded by […]

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Routt County in photos: June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 —

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Town Challenge Results – Emerald Envy XC for June 21, 2017

June 22, 2017 — NOVICE Men's Novice 19-34 Place Name Time 1 Joshua Swanson 40:25 Women's Novice 19-34 1 Kirsten Tidik 41:22 Women's Novice 35+ 1 Mariana Ishida 46:16 2 Tonya Haack 1:08:35 SPORT Men's Sport 19 to 34 1 Liam Connelly 1:00:56 2 Greg Jaeger 1:12:45 3 Chris […]

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Steamboat briefs: Lodging barometer predicts more than 12,000 visitors

June 22, 2017 — About 12,700 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association's lodging barometer released Thursday. The figure represents 80 percent capacity at area lodging properties, with downtown occupancy at 96 percent. On the mountain, hotels are forecast at […]

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Steamboat Free Summer Concert Series: Survival Guide

June 22, 2017 — Whether you’re new to the Steamboat Free Summer Concert Series or a seasoned local, here are a few things you should know before you go. Concert Etiquette – don't be that guy/girl If you're tall, don't stand in front of someone shorter than you. Please. […]

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Wales couple wins bike, trip to Steamboat for Moots Ranch Rally

June 22, 2017 — No one was more psyched to ride last Saturday's fourth annual Moots Ranch Rally than police officers Ian Bancroft, 50, and Ruth Cousins, 43, of Wales. Was it Steamboat Springs’ wide-open spaces, compared to their close quarters back home? The beautiful sunny weather of a […]

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An “Amazing” experience for Ladley

June 22, 2017 — Matt Ladley wasn't new to the idea of having fans. The Steamboat Springs professional snowboarder followed up multiple X-Games appearances with a gold medal in 2016, then a silver in 2017, and along the way, he’s built a big fanbase. Things were a little different […]

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From Soroco to Georgetown University, teacher earns prestigious fellowship

June 22, 2017 — Soroco High School teacher Jill Duplessis pursues masters studies in Washington D.C.

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Singer songwriter Morgan James to headline Strings Music Festival Friday

June 22, 2017 — From Juilliard to Broadway, one virtuosic singer-songwriter is making her mark on the music industry. And this weekend she will arrive in Steamboat Springs for the first time to headline the Strings Music Festival's Different Tempo performance at 8 p.m. Friday An Idaho native and now […]

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Former Steamboat Ski Area president to be inducted into Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame

June 22, 2017 — Even in retirement, the former president of Steamboat Ski Area cannot seem to get away from the industry. The accolades keep coming, and in October, Chris Diamond will be inducted into the Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame. "It's a real honor that they’re recognizing a […]

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Car camping: The Record for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 22, 2017 — Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:41 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help with an unattended death in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. 5:58 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 900 […]

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Steamboat Free Summer Concert Series Guide: A look back through 25 years

June 22, 2017 — As the sun starts to disappear behind Howelsen Hill, a spectacle unfolds. An ever-growing crowd fills the lawn in front of Howelsen Hill. They gather before a stage that holds a certain nostalgia for locals and visitors, alike. It's a stage that some of music […]

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