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Scott Wedel: Editorial on seniors based on false assumption

February 19, 2018 — The editorial writers when musing about local aging trends apparently failed to read the source study. The editorial’s statement “According to the study, based on the share of new arrivals who are moving into Steamboat” is simply not stated within the study. The study stated,

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Lindsey Lambek: Spring Creek Trail needs to be developed correctly

February 19, 2018 — The problems created by downhill bicyclists that Johnny Walkers's letter to the editor addresses occurs on the entire length of Spring Creek Trail. To say there is a problem on only one section is myopic. I have been riding mountain bikes and walking dogs on

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Haley and Bill Doyne: You can’t legislate crazy

February 19, 2018 — To even write these words, I struggle. Again, and regrettably again, our fountain of youth are targeted for no reasonable explanation. Our parents remember where they were when John and Bobby Kennedy were shot. They were landmark events. Sept. 11, 2001, was Tuesday morning. My

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Northwest Colorado Health’s Hospice Daffodils can be ordered online

February 19, 2018 — Northwest Colorado Health's annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser will be held March 13. Daffodils can be ordered at northwestcoloradohealth.org/daffodils. Delivery is available for orders of 10 bunches or more; deliveries will occur March 12. Daffodil orders also can be picked up March 13 at Northwest Colorado

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Monday Medical: A healthy heart at high altitude

February 19, 2018 — If you're coming to the mountains from sea level, the change in elevation can do more than bring on a bout of altitude sickness: it can also impact your heart. At higher elevations, the thinner air means each breath draws in fewer oxygen molecules. In

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Updated: Gondola, lifts now open after windy morning at Steamboat Ski Area

February 19, 2018 — 1:30 p.m. The gondola and all previously closed lifts with the exception of Rough Rider are now open, according to a 12:15 p.m. update from the Steamboat Ski Area. 10:30 a.m. The Gondola, Storm Peak and Morningside lifts at Steamboat Ski Area are on a

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Wendy Lind: Life is rarely black and white

February 19, 2018 — Current atmosphere that it is, it seems likely that the occurrences of mass shootings will only continue to grow. Though it would appear we can all agree that the pain and loss of lives in each of these events is tragic, debate over the best

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Winter Park Resort bucks bad snowpack perception

February 19, 2018 — For months reports have been coming in from all over the country regarding the well-below average snowpack that’s plagued winter resorts this season, but while some are suffering, other are thriving. Despite dry spells in November and December, Winter Park Resort is sitting pretty. The

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Knoll Parking Lots scheduled to be closed for music festival

February 18, 2018 — The upper and lower sections of Steamboat Ski Area's Knoll Parking Lots will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 20 to Feb. 28 during WinterWonderGrass to accommodate festival tents. The Knoll lots are located on Mount Werner Circle near Gondola Transportation Center. The resort will continue to

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Hayden’s ‘Science Ninja’ star defends doctoral thesis with honors

February 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A Routt County scholar who tackles televised obstacle course competitions in his free time now goes by Dr. Mitchell VeDepo. The 2009 Hayden High School graduate presented his doctoral dissertation at the University of Kansas on Friday and passed with honors. "Ideally,

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North Routt fire department adds ladder truck to fleet

February 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — One local fire department is helping another with the donation of a truck equipped with a 75-foot ladder. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue decided it was time for an upgrade, but the department in North Routt County thought the 1985 Sutphen Ladder Truck

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Health book review: ‘Polio: An American Story’  

February 18, 2018 — ‘Polio: An American Story’   by David M. Oshinsky In a nonfiction book that reads more like your favorite novel with many parallels to current hot issues, Oshinsky explains the Salk-Sabin race to develop their respective vaccines for Polio — one live-attenuated, one killed virus

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Matching Challenge helps South Routt Education Endowment get closer to $1M goal

February 18, 2018 — OAK CREEK — Climbing its way to an ultimate goal of $1 million, the South Routt Education Endowment Fund earned an extra $4,027 in 2017 by taking advantage of a Matching Challenge sponsored by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation. And they can raise more, as

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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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In the NBC booth with Johnny Spillane: A look inside the hard work and thrilling moments of calling the 2018 Winter Olympics

February 18, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It's 7:45 p.m. at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the NBC crew that's preparing to broadcast the night’s big event, one of the biggest events of the Olympics, has a problem. They've prepared a segment about

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Soroco’s Sky Carlson claims state wrestling title

February 18, 2018 — DENVER — Like a freight train barreling forward toward a destination, one Routt County wrestler mowed down everything that crossed his tracks in the final round of the CHSAA State Wrestling Championships Saturday night at Denver’s Pepsi Center. Soroco grappler Sky Carlson went 4-0 during the

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Looking south on the border from North Korea

February 18, 2018 — KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE — Even on the South Korean side of the border — the sane side, right? — actual facts can sometimes be difficult to come by. On a tour of the Korean Demilitarized Zone, the facts tend to differ from tour guide to tour guide, dates

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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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SnowFest brings Olympic Spirit home to Strawberry Park

February 17, 2018 —

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Abandoning a campfire in Colorado could carry up to six months in jail under proposed law

February 17, 2018 — Leaving a campfire unattended in Colorado could soon be punishable by up to six months in jail under a bill in the state legislature that aims to stamp out an increasingly common source of wildfires. The measure, which sailed through the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on

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