Information sought on homeschool graduates
To ensure complete coverage of Routt County's graduating high school seniors, the Steamboat Pilot & Today is seeking information about homeschooled students who are graduating this spring. Submit a photograph along with any information about scholarships received, college plans and graduation ceremonies by Friday to education reporter Brent Boyer at email@example.com
Huck Finn Day is June 5
at Hayden Town Park
Hayden Huck Finn Day begins with registration at 9 a.m. June 5 at the Hayden Town Park. The day includes a fishing derby, Colorado Division of Wildlife activity stations, Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher look-alike contests and a barbecue, sponsored by the Hayden Recreation Department and the DOW.
Economic Summit 2004
is May 26, 27 at the Grand
Economic Summit 2004, "Finding Diversification in a Regional Resort Economy," takes place May 26 and 27 at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel.
This year's summit will focus on how a regional resort economy is reshaping itself or how the region's economy is being reshaped by trends that were not even considered a decade ago, such as second-home owners, location neutral businesses and the emergence of arts, cultural and heritage tourism.
Nationally renowned economists will discuss the implications of global economics on the Yampa Valley and its tourism and retail industries. To register, call 879-0882, ext. 201, or visit www.steamboatchamber.com/es2004.
is at 2 p.m. Saturday
Graduation for the Steamboat Springs High School Class of 2004 will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the high school gymnasium. A baccalaureate ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the high school theater. Seating for graduation will begin after the baccalaureate program. Overflow parking will be available in the Wells Fargo parking lot, with shuttle buses running to the high school beginning at 12:15 p.m. All graduating seniors must attend a mandatory rehearsal at 10 a.m. Friday at the high school. Seating for the disabled will be available in the gymnasium. Call 879-1562.
Rivers, streams in
the area drop steadily
Rivers and streams near Steamboat Springs have continued to drop steadily this week. The Yampa River at Fifth Street was flowing at 1,000 cubic feet per second at midday Tuesday compared with typical flows of 2,000 cfs for the date. Fish Creek was flowing at 189 cfs compared with the historic average of 340 cfs. The Elk River at its confluence with the Yampa east of Milner was flowing at 1,260 cfs compared with the typical 2,500 cfs.
Torian Plum seeking artists for Art Walks
The Torian Plum merchants are looking for artists to participate in their three summer Art Walks. Call Shawn Donnelly at 879-6296.