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Steamboat briefs: School safety presentation set for Wednesday at high school

A school safety presentation for Steamboat Springs School District parents will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the high school auditorium. The purpose of the presentation is to teach parents, teachers and any adult interested in school safety the Standard Response Protocol, which is used by all law enforcement and first responders in the event of an emergency.

Wendy Lind: Votes 'yes' on 3A

It’s seemingly simple — check a button on the polling computer or fill in a box on the mail-in ballot. However, as we all know, the circumstances behind each of those boxes are often anything but simple.

Jeremy Johnston: Support Prop. 105

Don’t you think that you have a right to know what’s in your food? In response to your editorial, “Our View: Proposition 105 is costly and confusing,” here are a couple of facts to help clear up some misconceptions about Prop. 105 and genetically modified organisms.

Kevin Copeland: Facts 1st on coal

A good historian first will research all available information, then cross reference the data in order to concur that factual events indeed took place. This information should not in any way be infused with personal views or beliefs in order to make a political statement that might be construed as actual recorded history.

Ann C. Ball: ‘Yes’ to transparency

Steamboat Springs public schools are funded with our public tax dollars, and that money should be spent with transparency and accountability to the public.

Our View: Proposition 104 deserves passing grade

In support of transparency and open government, the Steamboat Pilot & Today endorses Proposition 104, a ballot measure that will require Colorado’s public schools to negotiate collective bargaining agreements with their teachers in open meetings.

Adult rec volleyball results for Oct. 20, 2014

Adult rec volleyball results for Oct. 20, 2014

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Led by seniors, Sailors volleyball beats Bears

The Sailors dismissed Rifle in three quick games, 25-15, 25-11, 25-17. They played efficiently and powerfully and got plenty of help from a Bears squad that struggled throughout the night.

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Steamboat Springs mountain bike team places 5th

The Steamboat Springs mountain bike team raced to a fifth-place overall finish at the Colorado High School Cycling League state championships Sunday in Eagle.

Routt County colleage athlete update for Oct. 22

Collegiate athletes with ties to Routt County have been busy working their way through the fall season.

Exploring Steamboat: Social club is a bridge builder

Steamboat Springs' Over the Hill Gang is one of the most active organizations I’ve encountered since moving here a little over a year ago.

Local political volunteers know who has voted and who is waiting to cast a ballot

Political volunteers might want to set down their phones just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday, when the Denver Broncos take to Sports Authority Field to take on the rival San Diego Chargers.

The Record for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

9:23 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who lost a woman’s wallet Saturday in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Steamboat hiker sustains serious injuries after falling on mountain in Summit County

A well-known Steamboat Springs man suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday after falling while hiking Mount Royal in Summit County.

College enrollment and retention rates high for Steamboat graduates

Steamboat Springs High School graduates continue to exceed state averages for the number of students enrolling and staying in college, according to the Colorado Department of Higher Education's District at a Glance annual report, released earlier this month.

Search and Rescue called to search for overdue hunters

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called three times Monday night to help lost hunters.

Ciao from Cortina: The rules of Italy

When we were first planning our move to Italy four years ago, we didn’t do much research beforehand except to borrow a Rosetta Stone CD, which taught us how to say “the apple is on the table," a phrase I don’t believe either of us has ever used.

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Tales from the Tread: Spooky storytelling at the Crawford mansion

Ski Town USA surrounded by zombies! Piranhas infest the Yampa River during tubing season! Poltergeists on skis crash the Winter Carnival parade! While these faux headlines grab me, they don’t hold my morbid curiosity the way that true stories do.

Oak Creek Planning Commission to consider new building for marijuana grow

The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night will consider a proposal for a new building that will house a marijuana cultivation facility.

Steamboat briefs: Spots remain in city of Steamboat teen programs

A few spots remain in several of the city of Steamboat Springs teen programs this fall. Register at www.steamboatsprings.net/teen for a spot in one of the following programs.

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