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58-year-old woman dies in ATV accident in South Routt Sunday

August 21, 2017 — A 58-year-old woman from Craig died Sunday after being ejected from an ATV she was riding northeast of Toponas in the southern part of Routt County, according to a news release from the Routt County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Sheriff’s Office, two women were […]

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New Steamboat Ski Area owners acquire Utah’s Deer Valley Resort

August 21, 2017 — The new ski conglomerate affiliated with Steamboat Ski Area and Aspen Skiing Co. made another move Monday by reaching an agreement to acquire Deer Valley Resort in Utah. The new ski company, which is still unnamed, said the purchase is anticipated to be completed prior […]

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It’s eclipse day in Steamboat and across the U.S. — where are you watching from?

August 21, 2017 — The August 21 total solar eclipse has finally arrived here in Steamboat Springs and across the United States, and we want to share your experiences with our readers. Tell us where you are watching from, and send us photos of yourself and others wearing your […]

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Americans prepare for most observed eclipse in history

August 21, 2017 — Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history. Eclipse-watchers everywhere […]

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Routt County in photos: Aug. 20, 2017

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Steamboat briefs: Registration for Yampa Valley Crane Festival now open

August 20, 2017 — Registration for Yampa Valley Crane Festival now open Registration for the 2017 Yampa Valley Crane Festival, which will be held Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, is now open. To register and view the full festival schedule, visit coloradocranes.org. Many events for the four-day festival are […]

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Latest weather forecast for Monday’s eclipse

August 20, 2017 — Forecast provided by snowalarm.com. A wave traveling over the top of a ridge of high pressure in the Gulf of Alaska has split, with the northern part of the split moving across Montana and the Dakotas tomorrow. The southern end has taken up position off […]

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Freedom Conference to feature former presidential candidate, Boston bombing survivor

August 20, 2017 — This week's Freedom Conference & Festival, organized and hosted by The Steamboat Institute, will feature artwork by a former president, a visit from a former presidential candidate and inspiring words from a Boston Marathon bombing survivor. New this year, the event will show two films […]

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Routt County Fair concludes with rodeo and pig wrestling

August 20, 2017 — Rodeo and pig wrestling concluded another successful year of the Routt County Fair on Sunday. While there was no official winner, 12-year-old Logan Silva held onto a miniature bucking horse for eight seconds during the mini bareback riding event. "Just hang on," Logan said after […]

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Stolen money: The Record for Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017

August 20, 2017 — Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 12:26 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fight behind condos in the 2500 block of Cattle Kate Circle. No one was there when officers arrived. 1:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called […]

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Craig teacher charged with 10 felonies allegedly exchanged sexually suggestive messages with 15-year-old student

August 20, 2017 — Details from his arrest affidavit paint a dark picture of how Moffat County High School coach and teacher Justin Folley allegedly groomed his victim in a child sexual exploitation case, which is detailed after a months-long investigation. Folley has been charged with 10 counts of […]

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City offers construction updates

August 20, 2017 — Work continues on the Yampa River Core Trail replacement between 10th and 11th streets, including a new concrete curb and gutter and splash band, which were completed last week. Crews also completed ornamental grasses and striping installations near the 12th and Yampa street intersection and […]

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Health briefs: NWCH seeks new board members

August 20, 2017 — Northwest Colorado Health, a nonprofit organization based in Routt and Moffat counties, is accepting applications for new board members. Northwest Colorado Health delivers health and wellness services to residents through three program areas: primary care (including dental and behavioral health services), public health and home […]

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Thoughtful Parenting: Be a lighthouse

August 20, 2017 — What kind of parent are you? What parenting style is best for your child? We've seen trends come and go through the years, with varying outcomes. Between tiger moms, dolphin dads and helicopter, snowplow and free-range parents, how do we determine who will end up […]

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Northwest Colorado Health: Rubber Ducky fundraiser supports end-of-life care

August 20, 2017 — Sharon Stoddard didn't think she needed hospice. Her mother, Nina, had been living with her for several years when Nina's health began to decline. Stoddard knew her mother was nearing end-of-life and was prepared to care for her on her own. Then, a friend who […]

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Monday Medical: Back to school, back to sleep

August 20, 2017 — The long, lazy days of summer are coming to an end, which means parents might face one of the biggest challenges of the year: getting their kids to go to bed on time. But, the work is worth it. "Sleep can affect everything," said Patrick […]

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Riding the California Zephyr from Colorado to the redwoods

August 20, 2017 — When I stepped onto the platform at the Amtrak station in Glenwood Springs and watched dozens of Amish community members embark from the cars, it was a surprise, and the start to a great journey. For years, I had wanted to visit the giant redwood […]

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YVMC donation helps promote behavioral health in Routt County schools

August 20, 2017 — Routt County children will be headed back to class this week, hoping to make the most of the upcoming school year. The arrival of students is something the administration and board of Yampa Valley Medical Center is keenly aware of, and the local hospital thinks schools […]

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Real estate transactions for Aug. 11 through 17

August 19, 2017 — • 2700 Eagleridge Drive Seller: Giant View Inc. Buyer: Christian M. Jorgensen Date: Aug. 11 Price: $473,000 Property description:  condo C21 Terraces • 2300 Mount Werner Circle Seller: Cornell, Brend, Thomas and Suzanne Clapp Buyer: Hindsight SBS LLC Date: Aug. 11 Price: $28,500 Property description: […]

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Steamboat briefs: Rotary Peace Pavilion pavers now available for purchase

August 19, 2017 — The Rotary Peace Pavilion was built three years ago by the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs, and residents and visitors frequently stop by this peaceful setting along the Yampa River Core Trail and read the nearly 200 personalized pavers, which are displayed on the pavilion […]

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