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Kim Hess, Chhiring Dorje Sherpa reach Everest summit

Steamboat Springs mountain climber Kim Hess reached the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday morning. Chhiring Dorje Sherpa made it Thursday.

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City Council approves city manager contract

City Council approves city manager contract offer for Gary Suiter

The Steamboat Springs City Council has offered Gary Suiter a city manager contract that would pay him an annual base salary of $185,000 and give him a more generous severance package in the event his contract is ever terminated within six months of a council election.

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On again, off again: Schwartz, Steamboat athletes strive for U.S. team

This month's U.S. team announcements meant great news for some local skiers and snowboarders and bad news for some others. Moguls skier Sophia Schwartz was on the bad news side, but she said she's intent on continuing her career.

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Grouse habitat conserved with former Acord Ranch hay meadow

724 acres added to ranch conservation corridor on edge of Flat Tops

Great Outdoors Colorado is contributing $214,050, or 35.7 percent of the value, to a new conservation easement outside the town of Yampa in South Routt County.

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The Record for Monday, May 23, 2016

1:18 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers investigated trash that was not secure in the 1300 block of Lincoln Avenue. There were four other similar incidents investigated during the day.

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Steamboat Springs School Board struggling to work as a team

Poor communication and collaboration may be causing a disconnect between old and new members of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education.

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Kelly Ann Parkinson: Life-saving response

"I feel like my life was saved and that my daughter has her mother only because of the care that I received." — Kelly Ann Parkinson

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Our view: Applause for new arts education initiative

"We can’t wait to see what develops from this new collaboration between one of Steamboat’s most revered performing arts programs and two of Routt County’s rural schools." — Editorial Board

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Joy Carlson: Tribute to the people of South Routt

"That village is the South Routt community — made up of ordinary people who cared enough to do something — even at personal sacrifice." — Joy Carlson

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Colorado Master Gardeners: Vole control

When the snow melts in the spring, you may notice tunneling throughout your lawn and damage to the bark of your trees and shrubs. This damage is likely caused by voles.

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District may create policy to govern use of medical marijuana in schools

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.

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Plea deal in murder case results in 50-year sentence

A 22-year-old Routt County man was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years in prison for murdering Patricia Richmond.

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Steamboat briefs: City to hold third Bear River Park master plan meeting

The city of Steamboat Springs is working to update the Bear River Park master plan and has hosted a series of open houses to present information regarding the project and solicit public feedback.

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School board split on employee compensation package

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members were split 2-2 on Monday on whether to approve a proposed employee compensation package, meaning the package won’t be put in place as-is.

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John F. Russell: Finding a home on the field, and off, in the mountains of Steamboat Springs

With the start of the season only two weeks away, organizers of the Storm Baseball team are rounding third and hoping to find homes.

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Cow Creek takes a big bite out of Routt County Road 45

Routt County road workers are tackling the repair of a road leading to popular cycling trails that was deeply gouged by Cow Creek.

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After 30-plus years of planning, Yampa Street project begins

Some Steamboat Springs residents have waited more than 30 years to see the groundbreaking ceremony that occured Friday on Yampa Street.

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The Record for Sunday, May 22, 2016

2:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called of a report of a bear that knocked over a trash can at Fish Creek Trailer Park. The bear was gone before officers arrived.

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City Council debates whether to keep new style of parking spaces

The city of Steamboat Springs' great reverse-angle parking experiment will continue despite some concerns from the city's elected officials.

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Jimmy Westlake: Meet the Crow and the Cup

Winging his way across our springtime sky is a delightful little constellation named Corvus, the Crow.

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