Steamboat briefs: Board of Realtors awards 7 annual scholarships


Seven Routt County high school graduates currently attending college were awarded the annual Tyler Gates Gooding Renewable Scholarship, according to a news release.

The recipients include: Hayley Brookshire, attending Colorado Mesa University for nursing; Mallory Hoots, attending Colorado State University for health and exercise science; Alexis Baden, attending the University of Colorado for business management; Dylan Pivarnik, attending the University of Colorado for mechanical engineering; Ali Diehl, attending George Fox University for psychology; Lev Tsypin, attending the University of Chicago for pre-med; and Sean Kuusinen, attending the University of Colorado for ecology.

The Board of Realtors has awarded $318,000 in renewable scholarships since 2006, according to the release.

Town of Hayden launches new website for businesses

The town of Hayden recently launched a new website,, to help attract business attention, according to a news release.

“The website shows more of what we have to offer businesswise,” Hayden Chamber of Commerce President Louis Nijsten said in the release. “It’s a platform both for people who live here and people who don’t live here yet, for businesses here and future businesses.”

The website also emphasizes the proximity of Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden and includes a new communitywide online calendar to list local events at

Nijsten said the website represents a collaborative effort among the Chamber, Hayden Economic Development Commission and Routt County.


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