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Steamboat volleyball utilizes strong hitting, smart defense in victory over Battle Mountain

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The scramble for the top spots in the Western Slope League could go many different ways, and with Steamboat Springs' upset win over Palisade on Saturday, it got even messier. Palisade (8-3,4-1) held on to the top spot despite the loss, but

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Routt County in photos: Sept. 25, 2018

September 25, 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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Death Notice: Randy L. Sink

September 25, 2018 — October 6, 1964 — September 9, 2018 Randy Sink, of Hayden, died Saturday, September 9, 2018 at North Canyon Medical Center in Gooding, Idaho. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Oak Creek Cemetery.

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Sparks fly at Shadow Run leaving residents without power for days

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — For the past six days, Steamboat Springs resident Brian Cofer and his fiancee have been living in a hotel room. "I'm out $500 right now, out of pocket just for staying in the only hotel that I could find for the last

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Sports briefs: Steamboat Springs boys tennis and soccer see weekend victories

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team won its home match against Basalt 7-0 on Saturday, Sept. 22. Freshman Andy Schuiling defeated David Zalinkski in No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0. Junior Roy Lundeen, making his third appearance at No. 2 singles,

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UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center CEO Frank May announces retirement

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Frank May announced on Tuesday his retirement as chief executive officer of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. May spent the past 20 years of his career with the hospital, serving as chief operating officer, chief financial officer, compliance officer, interim CEO and

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Integrated Community is recruiting volunteers

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Integrated Community/Comunidad Integrada is seeking volunteers for its tutoring programs. In the Study Friends program, volunteers are matched with an immigrant youth in need of academic support. In the adult ESL program, volunteers are trained to teach English to a limited-English speaking community member. Pairs are asked

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‘Dark Money’ screens Monday at library

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free community screening of “Dark Money,” the Sundance award-winning documentary by Kimberly Reed and Katy Chevigny, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in Library Hall. This film is a political thriller that examines one of the

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‘Kissed by God’ documentary shines light on mental illness, substance abuse

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Mara Rhodes, community prevention coordinator for the Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership, hopes the story of one of surfing's greatest icons attracts folks to the Chief Theater this week, especially the younger crowd in their 20s and 30s. The Andy Irons documentary,

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Steamboat school board to host workshop Thursday

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs School District board of education will be holding a workshop on guiding questions for facility operations at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave. The meeting is open to the public, but it will not be

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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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Routt County to enter Stage 2 fire ban Wednesday; National Forest remains under Stage 1

September 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Stage 2 fire restrictions will be in effect in unincorporated parts of Routt County at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday morning. Routt National Forest remains under Stage 1 fire restrictions. A Stage 2 fire ban is more restrictive, with the biggest difference being that campfires

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Robert Nestora: I’d be ashamed to be a Democrat

September 25, 2018 — There are so many legitimate cases of sexual misconduct that will be diminished by the Democrats hijacking the issue of Brent Kavanaugh’s nomination for political purposes. It happens in Florida when the weatherman predicting the storm of the century becomes a cry wolf and people

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Our View: Vote ‘yes’ on 2A

September 25, 2018 — Steamboat Springs voters will be deciding on a 0.20 percent sales tax for air service this fall, and we hope the measure flies. The tax, if approved, will fund the airline program, which we believe has been a success and is the envy of other

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Master Gardener: 2018 — A big year for the Master Gardeners

September 25, 2018 — The Routt County CSU Master Gardeners always have busy growing seasons, but this was amongst the busiest. As the trees turn, and our many gardens are put to bed, our volunteers reflect on the growing season and the lessons we learned from it and one

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Routt County 4-H shooters take aim at nationals

September 25, 2018 — Routt County 4-H sent a record number of students — 34 in all — to the state shooting championships this year, and three of those competitors qualified for nationals, which will be held in Nebraska in June 2019 next June.

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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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Kent Myers: Vote ‘yes’ on 2A

September 25, 2018 — This letter is to encourage the citizens of Steamboat Springs to vote yes on referendum 2A supporting the 0.20 percent sales tax to fund increased air service to the Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden.  The 0.20 percent benefits each and every local as it

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New donor-based CMC program to help Dreamers pay for college

September 25, 2018 — Colorado Mountain College is rolling out a new donor-funded initiative to provide access to higher education financing for undocumented students and others not eligible to receive federal financial aid.

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Chris Johnson: Vote to continue sales tax for education

September 25, 2018 — This year, the half-cent sales tax will pay for many staff members for our schools including instructional coaches, mental health therapists, a behavior specialist, English as language learners and gifted and talented teachers, plus 17 classroom teachers. It will also pay for items and services

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