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Smoke in Steamboat Springs area caused by controlled burn

December 13, 2017 — The smell and sight of smoke in the Steamboat Springs area Wednesday was attributed to a controlled burn east of the city. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue Chief Mel Stewart said a ranch on Routt County Road 24 was burning slash piles, and because of a

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Routt County in photos: Dec. 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Check out our latest photos from readers in and across Routt County, and submit your own to share@SteamboatToday.com. See more photos at SteamboatToday.com/photos/galleries.    

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Obituary: Laurie Lynn Weaver

December 13, 2017 — 1971 – Nov. 10, 2017 Laurie Lynn Weaver, 46, of Oak Creek Colorado, formerly of Trumansburg, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 10. She is survived by her daughter Georgia Pearl Manewal, her mother Helen M Alford, brothers Russell Weaver, Wayne (Amie Roe) Weaver, Lee

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U.S. skiers try to ignore Olympic qualifying pressure at Continental Cup

December 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Olympic dreams can't be entirely broken for any United States Nordic combined skiers on Howelsen Hill this weekend, just as they can't be entirely made. The U.S. team is near the beginning of a roughly month-long process that, by mid-January, will yield

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Steamboat’s Dierdorff 9th, leads U.S. in key Snowboard Cross World Cup

December 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — He didn't achieve one of the qualifying standards, but Steamboat Springs snowboard cross competitor Mick Dierdorff certainly didn't hurt his chances of making the United States Olympics team on Wednesday competing at a World Cup event in Val Thorens, France. Dierdorff placed

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Busy season lifts off at Yampa Valley Regional Airport

December 13, 2017 — HAYDEN — Local businesses have been preparing for it, and the busy winter visitors season ramped up Wednesday with the arrival of flights into Yampa Valley Regional Airport that connect Steamboat Springs with big cities throughout the United States. "Today, everybody is excited," said Rhonda

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Man involved in serious accident on Rabbit Ears reunited with first responders

December 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — These days Matt Ingles takes life at a little slower pace. You won’t find him driving on mountain roads at night, and he gives a little more thought about what the future might hold. It's been a little over a year since

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Yampa Valley Regional Airport crew prepped to handle flights from 14 cities

December 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Wednesday marked a milestone in the history of Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden with the arrival of flights on Via Airlines from both Austin, Texas, and Kansas City. The new flights, on a 50-passenger Embraer 145 jet, will operate three times weekly

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Smoke in Steamboat Springs area caused by controlled burn

December 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The smell and sight of smoke in the Steamboat Springs area can be blamed on a controlled burn east of the city. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue Chief Mel Stewart said a ranch on Routt County Road 24 is burning slash piles. Because

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Snow possible in Steamboat Springs Wednesday night and Saturday

December 13, 2017 — Forecast provided by snowalarm.com. Your snow dances are working! What looked like a dry Wednesday night into Thursday morning in Steamboat Springs has turned into a snowy forecast, as energy moving southward along the east side of a dominant West Coast ridge has trended further

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New standards mean more people will be diagnosed with high blood pressure

December 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There is a new normal for blood pressure standards, and that news may come as a shock to many Routt County residents the next time they head to the doctor’s office for their yearly physical. "The new data is based on all

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Threatening email regarding bitcoins: The Record for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 9:26 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person who had a stroke in the 100 block of Fourth Street. 10:28 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a woman stealing

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Brian Kotowski: Character, integrity matter

December 13, 2017 — Congratulations to Doug Jones, who defeated Roy Moore in the race to fill the Alabama Senate seat previously held by Jeff Sessions. Democrats can be justifiably ecstatic at a victory won in such deeply red territory. Donald Trump won Alabama last year by 28 points.

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Clue No. 3 — 2017 Yule Log Hunt

December 13, 2017 — Clue No. 3 — Wednesday, Dec. 13 With Walton and Crawford, he made his claim. Road and water now bear his name. A Renaissance man, with much invested. Catch the spirit, you're being tested! Clue No. 2 — Tuesday, Dec. 12 Milk the cows and

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Routt County in photos: Dec. 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 — Check out our latest photos from readers in and across Routt County, and submit your own to share@SteamboatToday.com. See more photos at SteamboatToday.com/photos/galleries.    

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Yampa Valley Fly Fishers to host holiday meeting Wednesday

December 12, 2017 — Yampa Valley Fly Fishers will host its annual holiday meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rex's American Grill. This meeting will feature an extended social hour with pizza and appetizers, as well as a Christmas tree decorated with flies donated by members. Everyone is encouraged

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Obituary: Mary Kay Ferguson

December 12, 2017 — April 6, 1944 – December 5, 2017 Mary “Kay” Ferguson passed away on December 5, 2017, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, at the age of 73 years following a sudden illness. She was born in Elgin, Illinois to Herbert John and Edna Mary (Sederstram) Beacon on

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Passion for the game draws former Steamboat coach Kelly Meek back to basketball court

December 12, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Longtime Steamboat Springs High School coach Kelly Meek officially retired as the Sailors head basketball coach after the 2008 season, but he has never stopped working. "My wife, Karen, was upset when I retired out of this job, because she knew I was not

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Steamboat robotics team headed to state

December 12, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Last month in Aspen, five eighth-graders guided a robot they built and programmed themselves to victory in the "Robot Game," one of four events in the regional FIRST Lego League competition. The winning team is one of three from the Steamboat Springs

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VIDEO and PHOTOS: 5 Black Hawk helicopters visit Steamboat for training mission

December 12, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As Steamboat Springs residents craned their necks Tuesday morning to see what was hovering above them rattling their windows, Luster Vickrey Jr. was at Steamboat Springs Airport feeling a bit homesick as he watched the five Black Hawk helicopters touch down. Vickrey,

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