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Weather Forecast For Steamboat Springs

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Steamboat Springs: Thursday, July 22: Isolated rain showers then scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day; while scattered showers and thunderstorms then mostly cloudy overnight; Friday, July 23: Scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers
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Downtown Steamboat public restroom finalist for America’s best restroom contest

To most, the public restroom in downtown Steamboat Springs may not look like much. The restroom, which is a secluded building on the west side of Seventh Street, stands relatively unused during the week but sees packed lines during the Main Street Steamboat Farmers Market each Saturday and in the height of winter sports season, when groups of visitors flock to town and explore downtown Steamboat.
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Cooler temps, rain help slow Morgan Creek Fire

Cooler and wetter weather is helping the almost 400 crew members working on the Morgan Creek Fire in North Routt County, but warmer temperatures and drier conditions are expected into the weekend. Remapped by aerial crews Wednesday, the fire is now at 5,548 acres, which is only minimal growth from...
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Bestselling author Karin Slaughter to speak about latest thriller

The Bud Werner Memorial Library is teaming up with libraries across the country to bring a live event to Steamboat Springs, featuring New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter. At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Slaughter will join author and film critic Jackie Cooper in a conversation about her latest thriller, “False...
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Howelsen Hill Tennis Courts close Monday for maintenance

The Howelsen Hill tennis and pickleball courts will undergo maintenance beginning Monday and will be closed to the public for the duration of the work, which is scheduled to conclude July 31. The courts will reopen Aug. 1, according to a news release from the city of Steamboat Springs. The...
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Muddy Slide Fire forest closure reduced

The forest closure around the Muddy Slide Fire was reduced Wednesday, opening up parts of the Routt National Forest east of Routt County Road 16 that had previously been closed because of the fire. Lynx Pass Campground, the Morrison-Divide Trail and several U.S. Forest Service roads remain closed, but others...
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Steamboat City Council extends short-term rental moratorium

Six of the seven Steamboat Springs City Council members voted Tuesday to extend the moratorium on vacation home rental applications to Dec. 13, which it initially approved in June. “There is no silver bullet for affordable housing, but we’re trying to do all these small things to help,” said council...
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Steamboat Hatter brings age-old art to downtown

The art of making hats is on full display at the new Steamboat Hatter location in downtown Steamboat Springs thanks to an idea owners Kay McKenzie and Sam Daniels dreamed up in the middle of a pandemic. “Our vision is that we have a place where customers can come in...
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Several noise complaints: The Record for Wednesday, July 21

1:57 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a noise complaint on Oak and Eighth streets. 2:01 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded with officers to several complaints about a vehicle in the 100 block of U.S. Highway 40. 7:31 p.m. Officers took a report of a...
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Morgan Creek Fire Grows Unchecked To 5,115+ Acres

ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Morgan Creek Fire continues to burn unchecked in Routt County. The fire has burned more than 5,115 acres since it was sparked earlier this month. Morgan Creek Fire (credit: U.S. Forest Service) The fire started July 9 and remains at 0% containment. Fire crews say the fire behavior has been extreme. It is one of many wildfires in the West that are creating smoke that is moving through the atmosphere and into many parts of Colorado, including the Denver metro area. The fire is believed to have started south of the Hinman Campground near County Road 64 and Forest...
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Explore More: 10 events around Routt County this weekend

Explore a mix of events happening this weekend in Routt County. Bud Werner Memorial Library presents “Wolf-Livestock Damage Minimization and Compensation,” the third part of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s series of educational sessions dedicated to wolf reintroduction, a controversial measure that state voters in approved in 2020. Guided Walking Tours.
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Steamboat Radio News for Friday, July 23

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Evan Jones from Craig has received the prestigious Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Award. It had to do with cases in Moffat and Routt Counties that helped catch multiple poachers in the northwest region. One was an outfitter who was baiting elk and hunting on public land with invalid licenses. Another was an illegal harvest and transport of a mule deer to Mississippi. The third was catching a poacher known as “The Ghost” who was buying fake licenses and harvesting big game in Colorado. Jones was honored at a special ceremony recently in Reno, Nev.
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Obituary: Richard Howe

May 4, 1948 – June 28, 2021. Richard Howe, age 73, passed away in Grand Junction, Colorado on June 28, 2021 due to complications from a stroke. Born May 4, 1948 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Rick is the son of Steve and Valene Howe of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Rick lived in Steamboat Springs and Grand Junction, Colorado.
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Piknik Theatre returns to Steamboat Springs

Piknik Theatre returns to Steamboat on Sunday. Here is Stuart Handloff. Those free performances of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, and also Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, the Mole, The Fox, and The Horse are at 6 p.m. every Sunday through Thursday night for the next two weeks. The free shows...
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Jay Hamric named interim head coach for SSHS football team

Jay Hamric will officially head the 2021 Steamboat Springs High School football team. He’ll do so on an interim basis, becoming the third head coach in three years for the Sailors. Hamric also holds the position as director of teaching and learning for the Steamboat Springs School District, a position that means a lot to him. Balancing the two will be tricky, but he wanted the players to have a coach that cared.