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Colorado Parks and Wildlife removes sick mountain lion kitten from private home

November 16, 2018 — Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials removed a mountain lion kitten from a private home Tuesday in Walsenburg, a small town south of Pueblo, according to a news release. 

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Brian Kotowski: Plastic bags, silly walks

November 16, 2018 — While following the efforts to ban plastic bags in Steamboat, I am reminded of Monty Python's epic "Ministry Of Silly Walks" sketch — yet another ludicrous bureaucratic initiative writ large. The prevailing and accepted fiction is that paper bags are more eco-freindly because they are

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Steamboat tennis icon Jim Swiggart dies at 69

November 16, 2018 — Jim Swiggart, who ran the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs from 1991 until 2016, passed away at the age of 69 Wednesday at Rose Medical Center in Denver after suffering a stroke in September.

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Top 10 stories of the week: Alcohol sold illegally, missing man found, Low restaurant to move

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Tread of Pioneers transforms into forest of holiday tidings with Festival of Trees

November 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Christmas spirit will be aglow this weekend at the Tread of Pioneers Museum for the 24th annual Festival of Trees.

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Steamboat’s alternative to Black Friday: 2018 holiday markets and bazaars

November 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The holidays are almost here. Don't panic. Embrace it. Plus, there's still a month left to plan, and luckily, Steamboat Springs is home to its fair share of talented artists, artisans, crafters and makers, with gifts suited for each person on the shopping

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Routt County in photos: Nov. 15, 2018

November 15, 2018 — Check out our latest photos from readers in and across Routt County, and submit your own to share@SteamboatPilot.com. See more photos at SteamboatPilot.com/photos/galleries.

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Albert brings leadership perspective to Steamboat Wranglers on, off the ice

November 15, 2018 — Junior hockey players tend to take the roads more traveled, and there's no guarantee they'll pursue hockey at the next level.

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Steamboat Resort fills ranks for ski season workers despite low unemployment

November 15, 2018 — Despite an unemployment rate of only 2.5 percent in Routt County, Steamboat Resort is successfully finding their seasonal workforce.

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Ultimate Ladies Night Out returns to Chief Theater on Monday

November 15, 2018 —   STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Chief Theater's Ultimate Ladies Night Out is back, and it's bringing the Cali Men to the stage at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the Chief Theater. According to Ashley Waters, event director for the Chief, last year was the

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Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

November 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Pilot & Today and Routt County United Way team up to bring you the latest volunteer opportunities across Routt County each week. Featured volunteer opportunity Routt County United Way needs food donations for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Cook a classic holiday

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Iconic ‘Steamboat Barn’ gets new interpretative sign

November 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — After thousands of photos taken over the decades with tourists, high school graduates and even wedding parties, the famous Steamboat Barn, officially known as the More Barn, now has its own history sign. "People have come here for years to have their

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Mountain Tap Brewery, Harvest Skis collaborate on new brew

November 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Mountain Tap Brewery and Harvest Skis collaborated to create and brew a beer using all-Colorado grown malt, hops and yeast. The beer will be tapped at a community celebration from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the brewery on Yampa Street.

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Steamboat Parks and Rec seeks new off-leash area to replace Blackmer Trail

November 15, 2018 — The search is on to establish a new off-leash trail for dog owners and pets as off-leash dogs will no longer be allowed on Blackmer Trail beginning Jan. 1.

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Man found in North Routt County remembered as ‘family man’

November 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The family of 66-year-old Broomfield resident Ron Sellers was mourning his death Thursday. As a tribute, Sellers' nephew Skyler Pichon said the family was wearing hunter orange. "He was a very good person," Pichon said. "He was a hunter. He was always

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Auditions set for Chief Theater’s new production

November 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Chief Players will present a new production this season, "All New People," written by actor Zach Braff and directed by AJ Jennings, an area residents. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Chief Theater. No preparation is needed, and

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Community raises $84K for tennis, pickleball endowment fund

November 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Tennis and Pickleball Maintenance Endowment Fund met and exceeded the largest matching challenge hosted at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation to date. The challenge started in late August with a $25,000 match from local avid tennis and pickleball players Moz and

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Going to bathroom on the sidewalk: The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

November 15, 2018 — Going to bathroom on the sidewalk: The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

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Steamboat high drama troupe presents ‘Waaay Off Broadway’

November 15, 2018 — Steamboat Springs High School students will present their newest production, “Waaay Off Broadway,” on Friday.

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Welcome a season of powder days the Steamboat way

November 15, 2018 — Opening Day at Steamboat Resort is less than a week away, and the question remains – what will this ski season bring?

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