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Andy Kennedy and Emilie Rogers: Recycle drop-off spots

We at Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, in partnership with Routt County, Waste Management, Twin Enviro and the city of Steamboat Springs, have spent the past two years struggling to provide adequate options for the high demand on our public recycling drop-off locations.

Steamboat briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper is Wednesday at newspaper

This month’s Coffee and a Newspaper will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza.

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Annual Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge brings new competitors, secret recipes

Bringing new competitors and secret recipes the ninth annual Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge will take place this Sunday in downtown Steamboat.

New 'feel' to Rams as volleyball season begins

The Soroco High School volleyball team is looking to bounce back from a rough 2013.

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Steamboat optimistic as volleyball season begins

As the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team heads into the season, the Sailors are positively high on this year's squad.

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Unrelenting rain ratchets up pressure on farmers, ranchers

City dwellers are saying “Enough already!” But the real pain is being felt by farmers and ranchers who depend upon the valley’s grass hay crop to make their world go around.

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Before the end of summer, embark on a new adventure

Surrounded by national forest, Steamboat is far enough out of the way that there are many secret getaways for a weekend adventure. A few locals shared their favorite trails for hiking, biking, camping, and climbing.

Being choosy important in choosing right animals for Bull Bash

The annual Professional Bull Riders event is headed back to Steamboat Springs this weekend, and organizer Judd Mortensen said a pen full of top-tier bulls and a lineup of elite riders await fans.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘If I Stay’ offers mellifluous music-based melodrama

Hopefully you’re consulting something other than contemporary cinema when you look at the big questions, such as, “What’s the point of life?” Indeed, “If I Stay” can’t answer queries like this — and doesn’t try — but it maintains its own charms nonetheless.

2nd man suspected of marijuana crimes turns self in

The second man who police believe produced marijuana that was then mailed to Illinois turned himself into authorities Wednesday.

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

12:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted several drunken juveniles in an alley near 10th Street. One summons was issued for minor in possession of alcohol.

Free, drop-off recycling program meets demise in Steamboat

After Saturday, recycling for some Steamboat Springs area residents will require a little more effort and possibly money.

Top 5 events this weekend for Aug. 29 to Sept. 1

It's Labor Day weekend in Steamboat! Even though the summer is soon coming to an end, there still are plenty of events to attend.

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Eyes to the sky this Labor Day Weekend for Wild West Air Fest

A new kind of show in the sky brings pilots from all over the country for Steamboat Spring's 10th Annual Wild West Air Fest.

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Late-summer run to boost early winter skiing

It’s with an eye toward the fall that Dave Miller is trying to bolster participation in one of the final running events of the summer.

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Labor Day weekend brings downtown sidewalk sales

With an eventful Labor Day weekend coming, the annual Sidewalk Sale will take place at businesses along Lincoln Avenue, each offering end-of-season and back-to-school bargains starting Friday at 9 a.m.

Railroad roots the theme of this year's Oak Creek Labor Day fun

Oak Creek is honoring 105 years of the railroad as its 2014 theme during this year's Labor Day celebration, taking place Friday through Monday.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Soil health

Soil health — you may have heard this latest descriptor and wondered what it is. Hopefully, by now you are aware that soil is not just dirt. It’s a complicated ecosystem that takes place beneath our feet to support the environment that we see above ground.

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Adventure of the Week: Gold Creek Lake proves to be a great 1st backpacking trip

Leave it to Steamboat Springs for you to drive an hour outside of town, hike for two hours in the wilderness and still see several people you know along the way. That was the case when my fiance, Erik, and I decided to go on our first backpacking trip in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area.

Tyler Goodman: The vision of a bike town

Ski Town USA is firmly rooted into Steamboat’s culture with many memories of true visionaries. Community members like Carl Howelsen and Buddy Werner left an incredible mark as they showed us how to take advantage of one of the Yampa Valley’s many perks. The skiing culture they created gave us many things including the necessity to find something else to occupy our time the other six months of the year.

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