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Dave Lambeth: Government without science is ship without rudder

July 16, 2018 — Science is not political. Rather, it is the best process to discover truths about our world. Over the last 150 years, our government wisely established agencies and branches that acquire and summarize scientific knowledge and provide this to the executive and legislative branches so as

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Part of Routt County Road 14 to close road paving, cleaning

July 15, 2018 — Effective Wednesday, July 18, Routt County Road 14 will close from Mount Werner Road/Routt County Road 36G to Steamboat Springs city limits due to ditch clearing and roadway patching. All traffic will be restricted in this area. The closure will be in effect 6 a.m.

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Art, food and fun at Steamboat’s Art in the Park

July 15, 2018 —

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Choose When helps pay for long-acting, reversible contraceptives

July 15, 2018 — Choose When is a community-funded project that is helping women in the area get IUDs and hormonal implants at low or no cost. IUDs and implants are long-acting, reversible and safe. Call Northwest Colorado Health at 970-879-1632 or Planned Parenthood at 970-879-2212 for more information.

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Man self-splints broken arm after being thrown from horse in Zirkels

July 15, 2018 — ROUTT COUNTY — A 35-year-old Routt County man straightened and self-splinted his broken arm and walked out to meet an ambulance after being thrown from a horse in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area, according to the North Routt Fire Protection District. North Routt firefighters and EMS

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New fund for habitat improvement established at Yampa Valley Community Foundation

July 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A recently established endowment fund will benefit Routt County's wildlife, from "fish to bugs to elk." The fund will support a range of habitat projects, including capital projects, planning, research, studies, management, enforcement, education and other wildlife habitat improvement projects, the Yampa

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From the publisher: Pilot & Today is on the move

July 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The last month has been one of big changes at the Steamboat Pilot & Today, first with new leadership and now, with an office move back to downtown Steamboat Springs. First, let me introduce myself. I am the new publisher here at

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Drinking in the library: The Record for Saturday, July 14, 2018

July 15, 2018 — Saturday, July 14, 2018 8:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of criminal mischief. A camper trailer was damaged. 11:56 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a dog bite in Fetcher Park. A dog bit a person. The

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Thoughtful Parenting: Early childhood community plan

July 15, 2018 — Whether you're a parent or not, early childhood education impacts you. The availability, affordability and quality of childcare, preschool and school-age programs shape not just the dynamic of a community, but also the economy. Parents face a nerve-wracking process to find childcare in Routt County

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Northwest Colorado Health: Be ready for a wildfire emergency

July 15, 2018 — Summer monsoons are providing some relief, but Smokey Bear has not changed his mind; fire danger across Routt County remains very high. While local, state and federal agencies monitor wildfire risk and bolster emergency response and notification plans, it's important residents assume a role in

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Northwest Colorado Health now operating dental clinic in Oak Creek

July 15, 2018 — OAK CREEK — Bolstered by a new partnership with Northwest Colorado Health, South Routt Medical Center will continue to provide dental services in Oak Creek. "They are the only dental provider offering Medicaid to the adult population in Routt County," said Stephanie Einfeld, CEO of

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Warmer than normal water temperature is endangering trout across Colorado

July 15, 2018 — SUMMIT COUNTY– Colorado’s fish are in hot water. Low river flows and high water temperatures are endangering trout in rivers and streams across the state, and wildlife officials are urging anglers to fish early in the day and take their lines out when the water

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20 Under 40: Family is important theme for Lindsey Garey

July 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From an early age, Lindsey Garey understood that people are much more than they appear, and one instance stands out her in her mind. "I had a friend in fifth grade who was non-verbal and on the autism spectrum," she explained. "I realized

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20 Under 40: Alison Brodie passionate about helping young adults navigate Steamboat

July 15, 2018 — In 2001, after graduating from the University of Arkansas, Alison Brodie came to Steamboat for “just one year.” Seventeen years later, she’s still here with no plans to leave.

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Routt County in photos: July 14, 2018

July 14, 2018 — 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: Lottie Turon

July 14, 2018 — April 27, 1928 — July 12, 2018 Lottie Turon, Lifelong resident of Oak Creek, died Thursday, July 12, 2018 at The Sandrock Ridge Care Center in Craig. Lutheran memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018 at St. Martin of Tours

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Obituary: Johanna Russell

July 14, 2018 — 2/28/39 – 5/23/18 There will be a celebration of Johanna's life from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on July 22nd at 17 E. Logan Ave. in downtown Steamboat.  Johanna was a long time local resident who moved to Steamboat in 1979. Locals will remember Johanna as

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Obituary: Bruce A. Lindahl

July 14, 2018 — Feb. 7, 1937 – Dec. 4, 2017 Celebration of Life will be held for Bruce A. Lindahl (Feb.7, l937—Dec. 4, 2017) Thursday, July 19, at 6 p.m.  at Heart of Steamboat Springs United Methodist Church, 8th & Oak.  A supper reception will follow.  Bruce lived

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Free energy efficiency Jump Starts available in Routt County

July 14, 2018 — Middle- to lower-income families and individuals who own a home in Routt County with any type of utility services are eligible for a free Jump Start energy efficiency service through nonprofit Yampa Valley Sustainability Council. This free service includes a comprehensive home energy efficiency evaluation

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Annual Pioneer Picnic to celebrate heritage and a centennial

July 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Imagine leaving behind relatives and friends, packing a life into a wagon and setting out to the uncharted West. Some of the first Routt County pioneers did just that in the 1800s. Leaving family behind only to create a new one, the

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