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Steamboat, Routt County to explore expanded regional bus system

March 19, 2019 — In a joint meeting Tuesday, local leadership decided to explore several options that would provide public transit to South Routt.

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Steamboat Resort to close some trails, extend hours for summer season

March 19, 2019 — Steamboat Resort will soon break ground on a new gondola this, which will close several trails in the resort’s Bike Park summer as well as Thunderhead Lodge.

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Steamboat swimmers finish winter season at state competitions

March 19, 2019 — The Steamboat Springs swim team sent 10 swimmers to the state, silver state and bronze championships over the course of the past month.

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Our view: Vaccines work

March 19, 2019 — Debate over whether or not vaccines cause autism and whether or not parents should risk vaccinating their children has been going on for two decades, and as a result of more parents opting not to vaccinate, Colorado now tops the list of states facing a

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Blood donations needed after ‘bomb cyclone’ cancels drives across region

March 19, 2019 — Last week’s “bomb cyclone” brought blizzards, hurricane-force winds, and massive flooding across the country. It also forced the cancellation of numerous blood drives, leaving a shortage in what typically is a reliable supply. In Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota, the severe storm caused the cancellation of 25 drives and a deficiency of about 900 units of blood, according to Vitalint, a national nonprofit transfusion organization.

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Routt County commissioners fast-track emergency power supply for law enforcement building

March 19, 2019 — The Routt County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to wave the formal purchasing process for a backup power supply in the new combined police and sheriff's building, which is projected to cost almost double what the county originally budgeted.

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Martha “Chris” Young: Rita Valentine Park is a city park, not a dog park

March 19, 2019 — According to a Steamboat Today article published in May 2014, the current Rita Valentine Park consists of "the 40 acres donated by Curci and Turner didn't become a park until 1992 by a vote of the City Council. These votes to this day do not prohibit

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Jan and W.M. Stalcup: Answers about school site selection needed

March 19, 2019 — I was involved in and supported the last school bond election and their committees. My interest stems from being a former educator, school volunteer, school board trustee for 12 years — board chair for eight — in Cheyenne, Wyoming. During my tenure, we built six

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Opera Steamboat brings Mozart’s ‘The Impresario’ to town

March 19, 2019 — Opera Steamboat will be hosting Mozart's "The Impresario" with the help of young aspiring opera singers from Fort Collins at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Helping a Hitchhiker: The Record for Monday, March 18, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Monday, March 18, 2019 10 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about vehicles parked on both sides of the road in the 3200 block of Snowflake Circle. The caller worried a fire truck would not be able to fit through in the event of

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Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

March 19, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Pilot & Today has partnered with Routt County United Way to offer a listing of volunteer opportunities across Routt County. For a complete list of volunteer opportunities and more information, visit routtcountyunitedway.org. Featured volunteer opportunity  • LiftUp of Routt County is in

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Steamboat Sotheby’s community fund accepting grant applications

March 19, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty Community Fund is now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 grant-funding cycle. The fund was established in order to support local nonprofit organizations through a collective funding and semiannual granting process. Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty agents, owners and staff

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Charlee remains at Children’s Hospital as Shaw family unveils scholarship to honor Sancy

March 19, 2019 — Brett Shaw said Monday that his 6-year-old daughter, Charlee, likely will remain at Children’s Hospital in Aurora for the next three to five weeks for rehabilitation after complications with surgery last week.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Where do cows come from?

March 19, 2019 — Recently I was asked, in all seriousness, "Where do cows come from?" Outside of my Biblical answer "on the sixth day God created animals," I found my knowledge was pathetically lacking. So, like any good student, I Googled. Genetic studies show domestic cattle descended from

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Tales from the Tread: There’s 4 seasons of ranching in Routt County

March 19, 2019 — This week we celebrate Agriculture Appreciation Week. Most cattle operations in Routt County are cow-calf operations, which means the cow herd is maintained year-round and a calf crop is sold in the fall.  But there is so much more to it.

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Letter to the editor: Thank your Steamboat school board for caring for every student

March 19, 2019 — Driving home from Aurora last week, following a conference held by the Colorado League of Charter Schools, members of the North Routt Community Charter School District board realized yet another reason we are thankful we live in Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Springs board of education

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Routt County in photos: March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 — 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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West Steamboat annexation petition lacks signatures to trigger citywide vote

March 18, 2019 — Steamboat Springs City Clerk Julie Franklin confirmed that a petition that would send the annexation of 191 acres west of current city limits to a citywide vote did not receive enough verified signatures to get on the ballot.

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Steamboat council, Routt County commissioners to discuss new law enforcement facility, regional transportation, marijuana

March 18, 2019 — In a joint meeting Tuesday, the Steamboat Springs City Council and Routt County Board of Commissioners will discuss marijuana, regional transportation, the new combined police and sheriff’s building, and an update on redevelopment at the base of the ski area.

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Rep. Dylan Roberts to host town hall in Hayden on Saturday

March 18, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Rep. Dylan Roberts will be hosting a town hall meeting from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at Wild Goose at the Granary, 198 E. Lincoln Ave. in Hayden. Roberts, a Democrat who represents Routt and Eagle counties, will be providing a

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