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Tales from the Tread: Cemetery stories

July 17, 2018 — Steamboat Springs' premier historian, Jim Stanko, has served on the local cemetery board for 23 years. He jokes, "there's only one way off the cemetery board." On July 6, Stanko and the Tread of Pioneers Museum teamed up for his popular Steamboat Springs Cemetery Tour.

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20 Under 40: George Eck III committed to serving newfound home

July 17, 2018 — Relocating to Steamboat Springs four years ago from Chicago to become a managing attorney for the Steamboat law office of Feldmann Nagel Margulis, George Eck III, 31, has quickly made a lasting impression on everyone from his coworkers to the community.

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Volunteers needed for annual Steamboat soccer tournament

July 16, 2018 — Steamboat Springs Soccer Club will welcome 155 teams to town for the annual Steamboat Mountain Soccer tournament. Teams travel to Steamboat from Nebraska, Utah, Wyoming, Texas, Missouri, South Dakota and all across Colorado. The tournament starts Thursday, July 19 and runs through Sunday, July 22,

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Death notice: Harriet Figley Urschel “Hattie”

July 16, 2018 — Harriet Figley Urschel “Hattie” 95, resident of Steamboat Springs, passed away June 12, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 AM on July 20, 2018 at the St. Paul’s Old Stone Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the

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Obituary: Roberta Elizabeth Elkins

July 16, 2018 — March 28th 1927- October 5th 2017 Roberta Elizabeth Elkins, who was married to Steamboat native, Marvin Elkins, passed away in Steamboat Springs October 5, 2017 at the age of 90. Roberta was born March 28, 1927 in Colorado Springs. Her parents were Loren and Dorothea

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Obituary: Lottie May Turon

July 16, 2018 — April 27, 1928 –  July 12, 2018 Lottie May Turon passed away on July 12, 2018 at Sandrock Ridge Care Center in Craig at the age of 90. Lottie was born on April 27, 1928 in Oak Creek, Colorado, the third of three children born

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Routt County in photos: July 16, 2018

July 16, 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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Steamboat dog makes miraculous recovery

July 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – When Steamboat natives Adam and Brittany Grimes met their dog Diesel, the connection was instantaneous. "We like to say he picked us," said Brittany, remembering when their miniature pinscher stood out from the litter of puppies grabbing her husband's shoelace in a

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City to consider vacating easements in the area of new RiverView development on Yampa River

July 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS– The Steamboat Springs City Council will consider vacating several easements at the site of the RiverView development project. The project is slated to include duplexes, a hotel and other commercial spaces surrounding a pedestrian plaza in the area near Third and Fifth streets at the

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Drunken pedestrians: Sunday, July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — Sunday, July 16, 2018 12:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person. A drunken person was knocking on the wrong door to a residence. The person was released to a sober person. 1:04 p.m. Officers were called

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Steamboat man takes pride in restoring vintage cars

July 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Don Bongiorno considers himself an artist, a craftsman, a businessman and a historian, of sorts. He said the owner of a 1939 Packard, which Bongiorno restored a while ago, told him, "You didn't just redo the upholstery. You restored a little piece

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Steamboat’s Jimmy Howe biked to 50 14ers and climbed them, too

July 16, 2018 — Hayden native and Steamboat resident Jimmy Howe embarked upon an 1,800-mile, self-supported, bike-packing trip last summer in which he also hiked 50 14ers (including Mount Rainier and Mount Shasta) and ascended nearly 350,000 vertical feet, both biking and hiking.

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Lou Coggia: Cal Thomas off base, again

July 16, 2018 — Again Cal Thomas in his column on the Brett Kavanaugh nominations, claims that most Democrats care only about abortion and same sex marriage. His narrow-minded view on what he believes concerns Democrats, liberals or progressives deserves a response. Yes, Democrats are concerned about personal freedoms

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VIDEO: Behind the Bylines with Matt Stensland

July 16, 2018 — Matt Stensland is the crime and courts reporter at the Steamboat Pilot & Today. Behind the Byline is a video series that gives readers insight into what makes their local news professionals tick, including why they became journalists, how they tackle tough stories and what it’s

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Winter Park man coaches Afghani female ultra-runners, finds rarely seen side of Afghanistan

July 16, 2018 — GRANBY — When Tyler Tomasello returned to Winter Park from Afghanistan, he wasn’t expecting it to be harder than when he left for the war-torn country. But it was — and still is, he said. “I got to see a part of Afghanistan not many

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Monday Medical: Horse safety basics

July 16, 2018 — There's nothing quite like riding a horse through an Alpine meadow, with mountains peaks in every direction. But just as with other outdoor activities, it's smart to stay safe. "Horseback riding is an awesome activity, and we need to encourage it in our valley as

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20 Under 40: Kendall Yeager loves to lead

July 16, 2018 — According to Routt County native Kendall Yeager, growing up in Steamboat Springs was always an adventure. Especially as the oldest of six girls.

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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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RESULTS: Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series week No. 6, July 14, 2018

July 15, 2018 — Howelsen Arena Steamboat Springs Total payout: $22,032.00   All around cowboy Bareback riding 1. Tolman Moore $466.24 2. Tyler Ferguson $349.68 3. Ground $349.68 Saddle bronc riding 1. Joe Lufkin $466.24 2. Brady Thurston $349.68 3. Ground $349.68 Bull riding 1. layton Savage $622.40 2.

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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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