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Health briefs: Hep A vaccination recommended for travel

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association recommends people planning travel to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America receive a Hepatitis A vaccination.

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Doak Walker Legends Award reunites old friends in Dallas

Annual Doak Walker Legends Award ceremony reunites old friends

This weekend's Doak Walker Legends Award presentation in Dallas was a trip down memory lane for Steamboat Springs residents Rod Hanna and Dean Vogelaar.

Up to 2 feet expected in the mountains early this week

Forecasters are predicting one to two feet of snow will fall in the mountains surrounding Steamboat between Monday and Wednesday, with nearly a foot expected in town.

Routt County Grand Futures to see leadership change

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will see a leadership change this spring, when current Routt County Program Director Kate Elkins steps down and Grand County program director Megan McCord takes her place.

Fletchers pair finishes 9th in final World Championships event

Despite recording the day's fifth-best cross country time, the Steamboat Springs duo of Bryan and Taylor Fletcher slipped to ninth overall in the final Nordic combined team competition at the World Championships in Sweden.

4 youth hockey girls tabbed all-league

Four girls on Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey League squads made the Mountain States Girls Hockey All-League squads, announced last weekend in Denver.

The Record for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

12:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a noise complaint in the 2500 block of Longthong Road. The complaint was about loud music and loud talking, and officers advised the party to keep it down.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for March 2 and 3

The meeting agenda for the Routt County Board of Commissioners for the week of March 2.

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Experts say youth should steer clear of energy drinks

Everyone needs a little boost now and then, but some health experts have raised concerns about the possible dangers of energy drinks.

Focus on Fitness: Don't give up on New Year's resolutions

Don’t give up on those New Year’s resolutions to improve your health, wellness and fitness. It takes more than 90 days to develop a new habit.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: What is the deal with fruits and vegetables?

When it comes to eating the recommended nine to 11 servings (4.5 to 5.5 cups) of fruits and vegetables each day, Routt County is way behind, according to data collected by LiveWell Northwest Colorado.

Healthy Eating: Cinnamon Oat Pancakes

A recipe for cinnamon oat pancakes adapted from the "Best of Simply Colorado" cookbook.

Thoughtful Parenting: For parents of babysitters

Babysitting is a great way for kids to gain independence and responsibility while earning a few dollars, but there are tips parents need to know for keeping their children who babysit safe while taking care of others.

Monday Medical: Colorectal cancer awareness not just for those over 50

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and an important time to understand that while colorectal cancer is the number two cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., the disease is preventable, as well as treatable, when detected early.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Feb. 19 to Feb. 25

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

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Banked slalom proves to be a hit in year 2

The now-annual Slash and Burn Banked Slalom at Howelsen Hill drew a larger crowd and a larger pool of contestants to hit the nearly three-times bigger course from its inaugural year.

Our View: Sweeping streets is more than cosmetic

We can empathize with downtown residents who are losing sleep over the noise made by the city of Steamboat Springs’ pre-dawn street-sweeping operations this winter. However, we believe City Council’s plans to exempt street sweeping from the city noise ordinance, as it has already for emergency vehicles and snow plows, is a necessary step.

Rams girls again edge Vail Christian in district 3rd-place game

Another close win over Vail Christian earned the Soroco High School girls basketball team third place at the 2A District 5 tournament, and now the Rams wait for their regional pairing.

Vail Christian hits 2 big free throws late to down Soroco boys

The Soroco High School boys basketball team held a slim lead late against Vail Christian in the district third-place game, but the Rams couldn't hang on in a 42-41 heartbreaking loss.

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Regis professor says business must be sustainable

By 2050, the average daily temperature across the world may be 5.4 degrees higher than it is today, the global population will top 9.6 billion and forest wildfires will be up between 50 and 175 percent, according to a Regis University assistant professor who spoke at Colorado Mountain College this week.

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