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Law enforcement seeking person involved in suspicious incident at Steamboat elementary school

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Local law enforcement officers are seeking more information about a man who allegedly asked an elementary student to get in his car after school Monday. Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins said a blond man wearing goggles in a dark blue car asked a

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Dog bite in dog park: Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

September 25, 2018 — Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 9:52 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a report of theft in the 10 block of Maple Street. A person ordered an item on Ebay, but when the item was delivered, the box was empty. Officers took a report. 1:10

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Man accidentally shoots self in hand Monday in Steamboat parking lot

September 24, 2018 — A 67-year-old man from Moffat County accidentally shot himself in the left hand Monday evening and was taken to UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening.

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Offensive chalk sign: The Record for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

September 24, 2018 — Sunday, Sept. 23 12:32 a.m. Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a non-injury crash at Routt County roads 18 and 18D near Oak Creek. A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI per se and received traffic citations for an open alcohol

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Forest Service firefighters extinguish escaped campfire in North Routt

September 24, 2018 — CLARK — U.S. Forest Service firefighters fought an escaped campfire south of Hinman Park Campground in Routt National Forest on Sunday. The illegal fire was in a dispersed campsite off of Forest Service Road 471, about two miles south of the campground. The fire escaped a

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Cyclist hit by truck Thursday in downtown Steamboat Springs

September 24, 2018 — Steamboat Springs resident Helen Beall was hit by a truck Thursday morning while cycling at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat. 

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Bar fight: The Record for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018

September 23, 2018 — Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 12:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers and Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a drunken pedestrian at a bar in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. A person called because he or she was concerned

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Drunken pedestrian: The Record for Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

September 22, 2018 — Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 12:28 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a report of a drunken pedestrian at a business in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. 12:51 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a bear spotted near a hotel in

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Pedestrian hit by car: The Record for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

September 21, 2018 — Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 1:32 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a missing person in Yampa. 8:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. A pedestrian

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Drug violation: The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

September 20, 2018 — Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 12:28 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of Weiss Circle. A 31-year-old person was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and DUI per se. The person also received citations for driving

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Animal bites: The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

September 19, 2018 — Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 1:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers conducted a traffic stop at Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue. A 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving under a suspended license. The woman also received a citation

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Estimated $4K intended for nonprofits stolen at Run Rabbit Run race in Steamboat

September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Run Rabbit Run racers were not the only ones to pull a fast one Saturday. Thousands of dollars in cash were stolen from the race's merchandise tent, money that race organizers had planned to give to nonprofits. As Race Director Paul Sachs

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Suspicious geocache: The Record for Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

September 18, 2018 — Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 8:57 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of possible drug activity in the 1600 block of Shadow Run Frontage. A person found a pill bottle in the parking lot. Officers collected the pill bottle and found

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Indecent exposure: The Record for Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

September 17, 2018 — Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 11:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue. A person was walking around and cursing. Officers were unable to locate the person. 3:13 p.m. Officers were called

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Stupid hat and suspicious Youtubers: The Record for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018

September 16, 2018 — Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 12:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Officers conducted a traffic stop at Yampa and Eighth streets. A 33-year-old man was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and received a traffic citation for failing to use required lights. 2:29 a.m. Officers

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Raccoon acting strangely: The Record for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

September 15, 2018 — Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 12:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken woman missing a shoe in the 3300 block of Columbine Drive. She also had a cut on her knee that was bleeding. She was given a

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Family dispute: The Record for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

September 14, 2018 — Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 4:35 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of trucks running and being loud in the 1400 block of Hilltop Parkway. 7:06 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a sick person in

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Stolen camping equipment: The Record for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

September 13, 2018 — Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 10:15 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of someone who found camping equipment and a wallet at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena. It belonged to three transient men. One had gone to detox, one went to

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Assault reported: The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

September 12, 2018 — Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 5:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 2000 block of Bear Drive. 9:55 a.m. Officers were called to a report of an animal bite in the 200 block of Hill

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Autopsy confirms Steamboat man’s cause of death

September 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — An autopsy determined Marc Sehler died by suicide, according to Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers found Sehler's body in a difficult-to-access area of Emerald Mountain on Sunday, Sept. 9, Ryg said. Prior to his death, Sehler was

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