Briefs for April 11


— Tread of Pioneers Museum closed April 15 to 30

The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed from April 15 through April 30 and will reopen May 1. The museum's operating hours will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

First construction

update to be held today

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Economic Development Council is presenting a Workforce Forum Series to be held once a month from April until August, covering information relating to the Yampa Valley with construction updates, housing the workforce, workforce retention, workforce recruitment and workforce training.

The first forum is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at Rex's American Grill and Bar. The forum will focus on a construction update. There will be a panel of local government officials, contractors, developers and school officials.

The cost is $15 per forum or $70 for all five; lunch is included. RSVP to Kyleigh DeMicco at the Chamber at 875-7000.

Clay Artisans looking for beneficiary organization

The Steamboat Clay Artisans is looking for a local nonprofit organization that would like to be the beneficiary of this year's Soup Bowl Supper. The annual fall fundraiser has raised more than $32,000 for local nonprofit groups during the past five years. Past recipients include LIFT-UP of Routt County, Yampa Valley Recycles, Northwest Animal Assistance League and Historic Routt County.

To be considered as the beneficiary for this year's event, submit a letter of interest by May 1 that states the name and purpose of your organization, how you would use the proceeds and the extent of volunteer assistance your organization would provide. Letters should be sent to SCA, P.O. Box 882111, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488. A decision will be announced in mid-May.

Call Deb Babcock at 846-9349 or e-mail


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