Steamboat briefs: Fall registration for classes is underway at college

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Registration for fall semester at Colorado Mountain College is underway with some classes starting the week of Aug. 26.

A course schedule and registration is available at www.coloradomtn.edu/register or at the campus, 1275 Crawford Ave.

■ New students: Those who have not taken a credit class within the past year can go to the college’s website to complete an application. After the application has been processed, students can complete their registration online. Students also can drop off their application and registration form on campus, fax them to 970-870-0485 or send by mail.

■ Returning students: Register online, by fax, by mail or in person.

■ Noncredit students: Go to http://webadvisor.coloradomtn.edu and click on “Continuing Education/Noncredit” to begin the registration process online.

For more information, call 970-870-4444 or 1-800-621-8559.

Seminars at Steamboat series wraps up Tuesday

The Seminars at Steamboat speaker series wraps up Tuesday with a discussion about tax reform with economists Martin Feldstein and William Gale.

Feldstein is a professor of economics at Harvard University and is a former director of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Ronald Regan. 

“Any serious plan to reduce government spending that is built into tax law should raise more revenue and call on most taxpayers to participate,” according to Feldstein. 

Gale is chairman of Federal Economic Policy in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution.

“Reforms include broadening the income tax base, establishing a consumption tax, and bringing carbon taxation in line with the modern economy,” Gale said.

The discussion between the two will be moderated by Isabel Sawhill, a senior fellow at Brookings and a founder of Seminars at Steamboat.

The free seminar will be held at 5 p.m. at the Strings Music Pavilion, 900 Strings Road. Tickets will be distributed at 4:15 p.m. 

For more information, visit www.seminarsatsteamboat.com.

Elise Anderson graduates from CSU with bachelor’s

Elise M. Anderson, a 2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, graduated May 17 from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in human development and family studies with specializations in early childhood education and Spanish, according to a news release. She will continue her education this fall at Hawaii Pacific University pursuing a master’s degree in elementary education.

Enduro-X meeting, check-in and registration is Friday

Enduro-X racer check-in and late registration is from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday with a racer meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare’s mountain location at One Steamboat Place. Saturday’s racer check-in and late registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sunday’s racer check-in and late registration is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., both at the stage in Gondola Square.

Volunteers still are needed for Saturday and Sunday’s Enduro-X races. Volunteers receive lunch and an event T-shirt. For more information, contact David Scully at 970-846-5012 or david@enduro-race.com.

Complete event information is available at www.enduro-xrace.com.

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