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    1. Steamboat startups: Click Medical brings comfort, convenience to medical devices

      Steamboat startups: Click Medical brings comfort, convenience to medical devices

      Tucked into home offices, rented shops and basements around town is the next batch of Steamboat Springs entrepreneurs.

      Some are starting with modest ideas, like a duo of young clothing designers who want to help animals, while others bring decades of experience to operations that seem destined for success...

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    2. School district considering budget cuts

      School district considering budget cuts

      Steamboat Springs School District administrators are considering several cuts as they work to build a budget to present to the school board for approval later this spring.

      The reductions up for discussion are related to a decrease in grant funding from the Steamboat Springs Education Fund for the upcoming year and a desire to achieve a balanced budget.

      The district is beginning the upcoming year’s budget cycle $515,000 in the red due to an unbalanced budget for the current year.

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    3. Two new adventure apps could appeal to Steamboat residents

      Two new adventure apps could appeal to Steamboat residents

      The developers of two new apps are hopeful their software will appeal to adventurous Steamboat residents.

      RageLife is a social adventure app that allows users to connect with like-minded strangers and friends in the same area who share common interests, such as skiing, hiking or kayaking.

      More info on RageLife is available at www.ragelife.com.

      More info on FATMAP is available at www.fatmap.com. Receive discounted features by visiting www.bit.ly/FATMAPDeepSnow.

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    4. 2015 economic summit to showcase local business innovations

      2015 economic summit to showcase local business innovations

      Local business leaders will gather at Colorado Mountain College's Alpine campus in Steamboat Springs Friday to discuss the state of the economy in the Yampa Valley and showcase the latest innovations by local businesses.

      In one presentation, attendees of the 2015 Economic Summit will see how a medical technology company, a farm, an outdoor retail manufacturer and a high school teacher have innovated their businesses in Steamboat Springs.

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    5. Steamboat ski passes getting tech upgrade

      Steamboat ski passes getting tech upgrade

      — The era of fumbling through jackets and layers to find and display that ski pass to a lift agent at Steamboat Ski Area is over. The ski area announced Monday it is incorporating a new technology in its lift tickets and season passes that will allow hands-free access to lifts and the gondola. It's called radio frequency identification, or RFID, and the RFID chip embedded in the passes and tickets will automatically open access gates to the lifts when a skier or rider approaches.

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    6. Alternative fuels and technology auto expo in Steamboat attracts everything from buses to bikes

      Alternative fuels and technology auto expo in Steamboat attracts everything from buses to bikes

      The parking lot of Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot was filled Tuesday afternoon with green cars of every color.

      The Alternative Fuels and Gas Saving Technology Expo attracted a propane powered school bus, a vintage hybrid diesel/recycled-cooking-oil vintage Mercedes, a hulking hydrogen fuel Hummer, a sporty Chevy Volt and a delicate little open-sided GEM electric car made by Polaris. And if you like your hybrids Euro style, there was even a sleek looking Porsche.

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    7. NW BOCES secured 1st round of matching funds for $2.9 million i3 grant

      NW BOCES secured 1st round of matching funds for $2.9 million i3 grant

      The Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services has secured its first round of necessary funding to move forward with a federal innovation grant worth $2.9 million.

      NW BOCES had until last Wednesday to secure $219,000 of a total $438,000 needed in matching funding needed for the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation, or i3, grant.

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    8. Steamboat Springs Transit releases new winter schedule, prepares to launch GPS tracking system

      Steamboat Springs Transit releases new winter schedule, prepares to launch GPS tracking system

      When Steamboat Springs Transit launches its new winter bus service next month, a technical support team will be standing by.

      The launch of the new daytime winter schedule Dec. 7 will coincide with the launch of a new GPS tracking service that will allow riders to use their smartphones to track buses in real time and see exactly when a bus is due to arrive at any of the bus stops in the city.

      If a bus is delayed, riders can see its new estimated arrival time.

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    9. Steamboat Springs School Board workshop focuses on technology and career programs

      Steamboat Springs School Board workshop focuses on technology and career programs

      The Steamboat Springs School Board on Monday heard a report on the district's business, career and technology programs, including a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program at the high school. Steamboat Springs High School business teacher Kipp Rillos said staff from the business, career and technology department are working with a new STEM instructional coach to develop a ...

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    10. Tools not toys: Technology changes the way K-12 students learn

      Tools not toys: Technology changes the way K-12 students learn

      Steamboat Springs School District technology director Tim Miles remembers the very first time he saw a computer. It was the mid-1980s when the bulky piece of equipment was rolled into his high school. Nothing groundbreaking had hit the shelves yet, but even the biggest, clunkiest tech devices were building a foundation for incredible electronic advancements decades later. Likewise, district ...

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    11. Steamboat Economic Summit this Friday

      Steamboat Economic Summit this Friday

      For a company to keep a competitive edge, it must know what lies ahead in the future of the industry, according to futurist Thomas Frey.

      “It's about having an understanding of what's coming next,” said Frey, who is one of several speakers in Steamboat this week for Friday's Steamboat Economic Summit, a conference put on by the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.

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    12. Business briefs: U Grok It wins 2014 GROW conference Smackdown

      Business briefs: U Grok It wins 2014 GROW conference Smackdown

      U Grok It Inc., the makers of a UHF RFID reader and system for iOS and Android devices with offices in Steamboat Springs, San Francisco and Seattle, was selected as the winner of the 2014 GROW conference Startup Smackdown, according to a news release.

      A select group of companies were given one minute to pitch to press and investors from across North America in Whistler, British Columbia, on Aug. 21.

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    13. Expert educates about cyber security during final Seminars at Steamboat event

      Expert educates about cyber security during final Seminars at Steamboat event

      According to Richard Danzig, Americans need to realize they are living on a diet of poisoned fruit when it comes to technology.

      "The diet is nutritious, but it's also poisonous," said Danzig, the final speaker for the Seminars at Steamboat 2014 summer season.

      Danzig is a former Secretary of the Navy and today is a consultant to the Unites States Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.

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    14. Breaking down old practices: Confluence Energy powering the future with diversity

      Breaking down old practices: Confluence Energy powering the future with diversity

      The process of creating bio-based products begins deep in the forest-filled mountains of Northwest Colorado, at the end of recently abandoned logging roads and somewhere in the 20-foot-plus-high piles of twisted limbs, logs and tree parts left behind by logging companies that have taken what they can use. Slash Material left behind by logging companies after a timber sale has been completed ...

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    15. Yampa Valley Medical Center gives patients new way to access medical records

      Yampa Valley Medical Center gives patients new way to access medical records

      To find out more about YVMC's new patient portal, visit yvmc.org/mychart

      Physicians at Yampa Valley Medical Center no longer are surprised to see a patient arrive at the hospital with an iPad containing their detailed medical history.

      Just a few months ago, the wife of an emergency room patient handed doctors a tablet of records when her husband was seeking treatment.

      The move saved some precious time.

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    16. Room has power to change broadband access in Steamboat, Routt County

      Room has power to change broadband access in Steamboat, Routt County

      Several feet above where coal was once shoveled into an old boiler room in the Steamboat Springs School District administrative building now sits a room that has the potential to reshape broadband access in the city of Steamboat Springs and Routt County.

      Members of the Northwest Colorado Broadband co-op and other public and private organizations gathered Tuesday afternoon to dedicate the room, known as a carrier-neutral location, that is the product of two-and-a-half years of hard work.

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