Steamboat briefs: 4 Yellow Foundation Fund grant applications accepted

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The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is accepting annual grant applications from the 4 Yellow Foundation Fund for local cancer-related services. Download an application at www.yvcf.org/forms.php. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Feb 28 to grants@yvcf.org. For more information, call 970-879-8632.

Applicants sought for Local Marketing District board

The Local Marketing District is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the board of directors. To qualify, applicants must reside within the district’s boundaries. A map of the district is available at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association office, 125 Anglers Drive. The map also is available through the city’s website at www.steamboatsprings.net. To find out if you live within the boundaries and to request an application, contact Kara Givnish at 970-875-7002 or kara@steamboatchamber.com. Applications are due March 6.

Applications for historic designation are due Wednesday

Applications for designation on the Routt County Register of Historic Properties are due Wednesday in the Commissioners Office at the Routt County Courthouse. The applications will be reviewed by the Routt County Historic Preservation Board at its March 13 meeting. Call Dee Bolton at 970-879-0108 for more information. An application may be accessed at www.co.routt.co.us.

Registration for symphony classes will end Thursday

The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Spring Education Programs for violin, cello and flute are open for enrollment. Classes begin in March, and musicians will perform “Together in Concert” at 7 p.m. April 4. Registration forms are available at www.steamboatorchestra.org or at the Depot Art Center. Registration forms are due Thursday.

Backcountry Film Festival to start at 6 p.m. Wednesday

Yampatika and Friends of the Routt Backcountry are co-hosting the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Colorado Mountain College auditorium.

Films that will be screened include:

■ “Skiing the Void” by Sweetgrass Productions: The Best of the Backcountry award winner is a reflection on taking chances during a two-year odyssey in the Andes.

■ “Further” by Teton Gravity Research: The festival cut brings the return of Jeremy Jones and friends to push the limits of their mountain experience under their own power. 

■ “Alaska Wilderness Classic” by Luc Mehl: The Hans Sari Scholarship and Best Grassroots Film winner chronicles an epic trip across the wild.

■ “A Story of Trust”: The Best Environmental Film winner is a call for climate recovery from a 9-year-old activist.

■ “Denali Experiment” by Camp4Collective: A look at a different type of expedition film.

■ “Freedom Chair” by Switchback Entertainment: An athlete’s journey back to the slopes and his love of winter.

■ “Unicorn Sashimi” by Felt Soul Media: Winter snowscapes of Japan.

Tickets are $15 or $10 for those with a student ID and are available at All That Jazz, Ski Haus and at the door.

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