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City hires interim police chief, public information officer for remainder of police misconduct investigation

Craig Police Department Commander Jerry DeLong will lead the Steamboat Springs Police Department while an investigator looks into the claims of misconduct against Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Police Chief Bob DelValle.

Preliminary hearing dates set for woman charged with murder

Kristen Johnson appeared in court Wednesday. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 28-29.

Nordic skiers rub skis with nation's best

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers made the most of their opportunity to ski with some of the best in the nation at a week of racing late last month.

Hayden Town Council to consider request pertaining to garage sales

A Hayden resident is asking the Hayden Town Council to consider the impacts of some regularly-occurring garage sales in town.

The Record for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

10:55 a.m. Officers were called to a report of shoplifting at a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. The suspected shoplifter ran away before officers arrived. Chapstick and some other items were taken.

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Two art pieces donated to Saturday's Challenge Fund auction

Two prominent local artists have donated pieces of their art for this Saturday’s School Auction Night, a benefit for the Challenge Fund.

Steamboat Briefs: Rotary Club announces its new Springalicious event

A new event will arrive on the slopes of Mount Werner at 3 p.m. Saturday when the Ski Town USA Rotary Club hosts the Red Ball Express in conjunction with Steamboat’s annual Springalicious Festival.

Duane Koukol: Train poem

The train runs to a ski resort. Nine-hundred tickets sold, in 14 hours!

Scott Bideau: URA frustrations

As a member of the Steamboat Springs School Board, I’ve had an opportunity to publicly express my personal frustrations with the proposed downtown Urban Renewal Authority and its impact on school funding. I’d also like to point out two significant concerns I have as an individual citizen of our community.

Scott L. Ford: TIF is a bag of snakes

There are many infrastructure improvements planned for downtown. I agree many of these are warranted and long overdue. Also overdue is a discussion about options on how to pay for them.

Our View: Integrity of investigation compromised

The investigation into police misconduct allegations against Steamboat Springs Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle began Monday. City Manager Deb Hinsvark chose former police chief Heather Coogan, who runs her own company that offers workplace investigations, management coaching and human resources, to conduct the investigation. Coogan was recommended to Hinsvark by the city’s insurance company, and in our minds, that connection compromises the integrity of the investigation from the very start.

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Major road construction project starts this week between Silverthorne and Kremmling

In the coming weeks, drivers who take the highway between Silverthorne and Kremmling will encounter delays of up to 45 minutes from a combination of reduced speed limits, alternating lanes of traffic and traffic holds as construction crews start a major project to make the road safer.

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Steamboat Springs High School presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The biblical story of Joseph comes to musical, bright life this week at Steamboat Springs High School, where students will perform their rendition of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Resized rehab center in rural Routt County deemed a 'use by right,' gets the go-ahead

Developer Scott Borden knew last week when his permit was denied that he could still gain approval for The Foundry rehab center by limiting the number of residents staying there for treatment to a dozen residents.

Moffat County Commissioner March 31 recap

A recap of the Moffat County Commissioner's meeting.

Skiing History Week: Take in a movie or five

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame will announce the Snow-100 Film Festival winners on April 8th as part of Skiing History Week in Steamboat but a few of the winners from past years will play Tuesday at the Chief Theater.

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Big Mountain skiers shine in Breck

Bryce Zetzman and Parker Temple skied well for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club big mountain team last week at the GoPro Big Mountain Challenge in Breckenridge.

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Eugene Buchanan: Skiing with STARS

Forget dancing with the stars ... I’ll take skiing for STARS.

Colorado Mountain College names 2014 instructors of the year

Betsy Frick’s efforts to make geology fun and interesting for her students helped her to earn recognition as the campus adjunct (part-time) Faculty of the Year for 2014.

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Vaughan nearing end of strong season

Steamboat Springs half-pipe skier Lennon Vaughan has been riding high approaching the end of the season. He recently wrapped up a long road trip that was highlighted by a ninth-place finish in men’s half-pipe at the junior world championships in Valmalenco, Italy this week.

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