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Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins prevails in lawsuit

February 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A former Steamboat Springs Police Department officer has lost a lawsuit she filed against Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins nearly two years ago. Kristin Bantle filed the lawsuit in federal court May 13, 2016, alleging Wiggins violated her constitutional right to privacy

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3 Routt County deputies hurt during incident with inmate

February 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Three Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were injured during a scuffle with a jail inmate Sunday night. Keak C. Taing, 47, was being held at the jail until a bed became available at a state-run mental health hospital. He now faces three

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Moose at college: The Record for Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

February 20, 2018 — Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 4:23 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a man with frostbite near Quaker Mountain. The man was rescued. 7:51 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person who fell in the 2800

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Man arrested for DUI after urinating by car: The Record for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

February 19, 2018 — Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 7:24 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of money taken from a hotel room in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. 7:25 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to investigate an odor

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Items taken from vehicle: The Record for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

February 18, 2018 — Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 4:19 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person having difficulty breathing in the 100 block of Moffat Avenue. 1:35 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a man in the

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Dead dog turns out to be a dead porcupine: The Record for Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

February 17, 2018 — Friday, Feb. 16, 2018   3:34 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue. When the officers arrived, they found a man was trying to warm up from the cold

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Planning for the unthinkable in Steamboat; school shooting in Florida prompts reflection in Routt County

February 15, 2018 — Could it happen in Steamboat?

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Stomping on floor: The Record for Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 2:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 400 block of Laurel Street. A man wanted a woman to leave his home. She left. 7:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were

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Snow removal dispute: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

February 14, 2018 — Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 12:36 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of two underage students who had been drinking at Colorado Mountain College. They were cited. 7:55 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a dispute between neighbors related

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Possible Zamboni sighting: The Record for Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

February 13, 2018 — Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 12:26 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person who fell in the 2800 block of Owl Hoot Trail. 1:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the

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Man arrested after altercation with Steamboat Ski Area parking attendant

February 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A Steamboat Springs man faces three misdemeanor charges after an altercation with a parking attendant at the Meadows parking lot. At about noon Sunday, Steamboat police responded to a report of an assault at the parking lot, where the Steamboat Ski Area

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Parking dispute: The Record for Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018

February 12, 2018 — Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 12:26 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a sick person at a motel in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. 3:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to check on the welfare of someone's drunken

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Person stumbling around: The Record for Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018

February 11, 2018 — Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 12:39 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with chest pain in the 26600 block of Katy Court. 12:41 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to check on the welfare of a person who

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Fireworks, animal bite: The Record for Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

February 10, 2018 —  Friday, Feb. 9   1:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fight near Central Park Plaza. 10:19 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 700 block of Critter Court. 10:26 a.m. Officers were

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Driver seriously injured in head-on crash near Hayden: The Record for Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

February 9, 2018 — Thursday, Feb. 8 8:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 2800 block of Village Drive. 1:30 p.m. Officers were called to a disturbance in the 3000 block of South Lincoln Avenue. 1:49 p.m. Routt

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Tenant leaves behind shotgun shell at base area condo: The Record for Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

February 8, 2018 — Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 8:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a complaint about a liquor violation at a restaurant in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. No other information was available. 9:10 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a

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Hayden man leads police on car chase

February 7, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A Hayden man was arrested after he lead police on a high-speed pursuit early Wednesday morning. At about 2 a.m., Hayden police were called after they learned Cliffton Riele, 40, was possibly going to violate a restraining order. After arriving at a

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Car in ditch: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

February 7, 2018 — Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 7:38 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a man yelling at people in the 700 block of Marketplace Plaza. 8:27 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with abdominal

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Lost car: The Record for Monday, Feb. 5, 2018

February 6, 2018 — Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 12:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with trauma in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. 2:33 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken woman yelling and

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Two arrested for DUI after crashing into emergency vehicles at fuel spill near Hayden

February 5, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Colorado State Patrol on Friday night arrested two men on suspicion of DUI after they drove into emergency vehicles at the scene of a tanker rollover east of Hayden. U.S. Highway 40 was closed for more than seven hours, and detours

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